Dear Students,

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam

Quantitative Aptitude is a very important section you must prepare if you are aiming for a job in Bank or Insurance sector. These two weeks are very important as IBPS RRB PO and IBPS RRB Clerk Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Directions (1-5): Study the following bar graph to answer the questions that follow.
Total vacancy in three different departments of central government
Agriculture = 1,50,000
IT department = 2,45,000
Home Ministry = 2,75,000

Q1. The employees working in Agriculture and IT departments together in the year 2007 are approximate what percent of employees working in Home Ministry in the same year?
(a) 78%
(b) 74%
(c) 82%
(d) 84%
(e) 95%

Q2. Find the approximate average number of employees working in IT department over all years.
(a) 95,500
(b) 90,000
(c) 88,812
(d) 10,550
(e) 65,000

Q3. In which department, average number of vacant seats is the most among all the three departments?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Home ministry
(c) Can’t determined
(d) IT
(e) None of these

Q4. Find the ratio of employees working in Agriculture and IT departments together in year 2008 to the employees working in Home ministry in the same year.
(a) 73 : 66
(b) 66 :73
(c) 55 : 76
(d) 83 : 65
(e) None of these

Q5. What is the difference between the average number of employees working in IT department over all years and the average number of employees working in home ministry over all years?
(a) 50,000
(b) 45,250
(c) 48,500
(d) 55,500
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Rs 6100/- was partly invested in Scheme A at 10% p.a. compound interest (compound annually) for 2 years and partly in Scheme B at 10% p.a. simple interest for 4 years. Both the schemes pay equal interests. How much was invested in Scheme A?
(a) Rs 3,750/-
(b) Rs 4,500/-
(c) Rs 4,000/-
(d) Rs 3,250/-
(e) Rs 5,000/-

Q7. ‘A’ bought a certain quantity of oranges at the total cost of Rs 1200/-. He sold 1/3rd of those oranges at 20% loss. If A earns an overall profit of 10%, at what percent profit did A sell the rest of the oranges?
(a) 16%
(b) 15%
(c) 22%
(d) 25%
(e) 20%

Q8. The present age of Bob is equal to Abby’s age 8 years ago. Four years hence, the respective ratio between Bob’s age and Abby’s age will be 4 : 5 at that time. What is Bob’s present age?
(a) 24 years
(b) 32 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 20 years
(e) 28 years

Q9. Find the total number of arrangements of the word ‘FEELING’ such that letters L and I come at end places.
(a) 120
(b) 620
(c) 720
(d) 130
(e) None of these

Q10. The respective ratio of curved surface area and total surface area of a cylinder is 4:5. If the curved surface area of the cylinder is 1232 cm sqaure, what is the height? (in cm)
(a) 14 cm
(b) 28 cm
(c) 7 cm
(d) 56 cm
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In these questions, two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and Give answer:
(a) If x > y
(b) If x ≥ y
(c) If x < y
(d) If relationship between x and y cannot be determined
(e) If x ≤ y

Solutions (11-15):