Practice is the key to perfection in Quant, so brush up your skills and test yourself with these 15 questions of Quantitative Aptitude for NABARD Grade B 2017.

Q1. In a public library, there are 110,000 books, 40% of which are science books. It was decided to add 20,000 new books to the library. How many of the new books should be science books in order to bring the percentage of science books in the library up to 45%?
(a) 15000
(b) 1500
(c) 1450
(d) 14500
(e) None of these

Q2. An inspector rejects 0.08% of the metres as defective. How many meters will he examine to reject 2 metres?
(a) 200m
(b) 250 m
(c) 2500m
(d) 3000m
(e) None of these

Q3. Vijay decides to leave 100 acres of his land to his three daughters Vijaya, Sunanda and Ansuya in the proportion of one-third, one-fourth, and one-fifth respectively. But Vijaya suddenly expires. Now how should Vijay divide the land between Sunanda and Anusuya?

Q4. Given that 24 carat gold is pure gold. 18 carat gold is 3/4  pure gold and 20 carat gold is 5/6 pure gold. What will be The ratio of the pure gold in 18 carat gold to the pure gold in 20 carat gold
(a)3 : 8
(b)9 : 10
(c)15 : 24
(d)8 : 5
(e)None of these

Q5. 10 horses and 15 cows eat grass of 5 acres in a certain time. How many acres will feed 15 horses and 10 cows for the same time, supposing  a horse eats as much as 2cows?
(a )40/7 acres
(b) 39/8 acres
(c)  40/11 acres
(d)  25/9 acres
(e) None of these

Directions (Q. 6 – 10) :This data is regarding total number of employees working in Administration (admin), Operations (Ops.) and other departments of corporate divisions of Companies A and B.
The total number of employees working in both the companies together is 4800. The respective ratio of number of employees in Companies A and B is 5 : 7. Each employee works in only one of the 3 Departments i.e. “ops” , “Admin” and “others”.
In company A, 70% of the total employees are males. 60% of the total male employees of company A work in ‘Ops’ out of the remaining male employees, 1/8 th work in ‘Admin’. Out of the total female employees of company A, 24% work in ‘Admin’ and 5/8th of the remaining female employees work in ‘Ops’.
In company B, 80% of the total employees are males. 65% of the total male employees of company B work in ‘Ops’. Number of male employees who work in other departments in Company B is 20% more than the male employees who work in ‘Other Departments’ in company A. Number of female employees who work in Ops in Company B are less than the number of male employees who work for ‘Ops’ in the same company by 75%. Out of the remaining female employees, 1/4 work in ‘Admin’.

Q6. What per cent of the total number of male employees in company A work in ‘other’ departments?
(a) 45
(b) 25
(c) 30
(d) 35
(e) 40

Q7. What per centof the total number of female employees of company B work in administration department in company B only?
(a) 18.5
(b) 8.75
(c) 14
(d) 16
(e) 19

Q8. What is the total number of female employees who work on Ops in Company A and B together?
(a) 681
(b) 781
(c) 689
(d) 649
(e) 788

Q9. What is the difference between the average number of males working in ‘Admin’ in both the companies together and average number of females working ‘Other Departments’ in both the companies together?
(a) 26
(b) 36
(c) 16
(d) 24
(e) 14
Q10. In company B, what is the respective ratio between the total number of employees (both male and female) who work in ‘Admin’ and the total number of employees (both male and female) who work in ‘Other Department’ in the same company?
(a) 2 : 3
(b) 1 : 3
(c) 1 : 4
(d) 3 : 5
(e) 1 : 5

Solution (6 - 10)

Directions (11–15): What will come in place of the question-mark (?) in the following questions?

Q12. 36251 + 43261 = ? + 52310
(a) 27202
(b) 28102
(c) 29302
(d) 26602
(e) None of these

S12. (a); 27202

Q13. 16.5% of 1399.921 + 114.78% of 1211 = ?
(a) 1270
(b) 1350
(c) 1490
(d) 1530
(e) 1610

S13. (e); 230.9+1389.98
≈1610

Q14.√1220  × 16.06 + √4897= ?
(a) 610
(b) 620
(c) 630
(d) 640
(e) 650

S14. (c); 560+70=630

Q15. 18.08× 11.898 + 22.922 × 14.94 = ?
(a) 520
(b) 560
(c) 540
(d) 580
(e) 610