Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam

You should try to attempt this quantitative aptitude questions test within 16-17 minutes. If you fail to complete it in the stipulated time, then try again with full force. Quant is a scoring section and these questions are very important for IBPS RRB Exam, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, other banking, and insurance sector recruitment exams.

Q1. A obtains 100/3% of the marks in a paper for which the maximum was 300. B is ahead of A by 40% of A’s marks, while C is ahead of B by Two-ninths of his own marks. How many marks does C get?
(a) 180
(b) 140
(c) 150
(d) 210
(e) None of these

Q2. A scooter costs Rs 25,000 when it is brand new. At the end of each year, its value is only 80% of what it was at the beginning of the year. What is the value of the scooter at the end of 3 years?
(a) Rs 10,000
(b) Rs 12,500
(c) Rs 12,800
(d) Rs 12,000 
(e) None of these

Q3. The strength of a school increase and decreases every alternate year. It starts with the increase by 10% and thereafter the percentage of increase/decrease is the same. Which of the following is definitely true about the strength of the school in 2001 as compared to that in 1996?
(a) Increase approximately by 8%
(b) Decrease approximately by 8%
(c) Increase approximately by 20%
(d) Decrease approximately by 20% 
(e) None of these

Q4. A number is mistakenly divided by 5 instead of being multiplied by 5. Find the percentage change in the result due to this mistake.
(a) 96%
(b) 95%
(c) 2400%
(d) 200% 
(e) None of these

Q5. Ambani, a businessman, started off a business with very little capital. In the first year, he earned a profit of 50% and donated 50% of the total capital (initial capital + profit) to a charitable organisation. The same course was followed in the 2nd and 3rd years also. If at the end of three years he is left with Rs 16,875, then find the amount donated by him at the end of the 2nd year.
(a) Rs 45,000
(b) Rs 12,500
(c) Rs 22,500
(d) Rs 20,000
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A sum was put at simple interest at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been put at 1% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs 24 more? The sum is
(a) 1200
(b) 1500
(c) 1800
(d) 2000 
(e) None of these

Q7. If the simple interest is 10.5% annual and compound interest is 10% annual, find the difference between the interests after 3years on a sum of Rs 1000.
(a) Rs 15
(b) Rs 12
(c) Rs 16
(d) Rs 11
(e) None of these

Q8. Three amounts x, y and z are such that y is the simple interest on x and z is the simple interest on y. If in all the two cases, the rate of interest per annum and the time for which interest is calculated is the same, then find the relation between x, y and z.
(a) xyz = 1
(b) x² = yz
(c) z = x²y
(d) y² = xz
(e) None of these

Q9. A, B and C can do a work in 8, 16 and 24 days respectively. They all begin together. A continues to work till it is finished, C leaving off 2 days and B one day before its completion. In what time is the work finished?
(a) 3 days
(b) 4 days
(c) 5 days
(d) 8 days
(e) None of these

Q10. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 15 hours and 20 hours respectively while a third pipe C can empty the full tank in 25 hours. All the three pipes are opened in the beginning. After 10 hours, C is closed, In how much time, will the tank be full?
(a) 12 hrs
(b) 13 hrs
(c) 16 hrs
(d) 18 hrs
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of students (in thousands) enrolled in three different districts in six different years
Q11. What was the percentage increase in enrolment in the number of students in District C in the year 2007 as compared to that in the previous year?
(a) 115.5
(b) 112.5
(c) 15.5a
(d) 12.5
(e) None of these

Q12. What was the difference between the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together in the year 2008 and the number of students enrolled in District B over all the years together?
(a) 12000
(b) 11000
(c) 1100
(d) 1400
(e) None of these

Q13. What was the approximate average number of students enrolled in District A over all the years together?
(a) 5999
(b) 5666
(c) 5444
(d) 5333
(e) None of these

Q14. In which year was the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together the second highest?
(a) 2006
(b) 2007
(c) 2008
(d) 2009
(e) 2010

Q15. The total number of students enrolled in District A and District B together in the year 2010 was what percentage of the total number of students enrolled in District A in the year 2008?
(a) 150
(b) 120
(c) 250
(d) 220
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):

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