# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam**

You should try to solve these set of questions within 17-18 minutes If you fail to complete it in the stipulated time, then try again with full force. These quantitative aptitude questions are very important from exam point of view like IBPS RRB Exam, IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk.

*Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following graph carefully and answer accordingly:***The following graph shows the percentage profit of two companies over the years.**

**Q1. The difference between the income of company B in 2002 and that of A in 1997 was Rs. 405 lakhs, what was the difference in expenditure of B in 2002 and that of A in 1997?**

(a) Rs 325 lakhs

(b) Rs 350 lakhs

(c) Rs 300 lakhs

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) None of these

**Q2. In which of the following years is the ratio of expenditure to income for company B the least?**

(a) 1999

(b) 1996

(c) 2001

(d) 1998

(e) 2000

**S2. Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**

Ratio of expenditure to income for company B is the least when the percentage profit is Maximum. Hence, in 1999 the ratio was least.

**Q3. If the income of company A in 2000 was equal to the expenditure of company B in 1997, find the ratio of the income of company B in 1997 to expenditure of company a in 2000.**

(a) 8 : 15

(b) 5 : 6

(c) 6 : 5

(d) 15 :8

(e) None of these

**Q4. If the income of company A in 2002 was Rs 660 lakhs, find the expenditure of company A in the same year.**

(a) Rs 600 lakhs

(b) Rs 450 lakhs

(c) Rs 400 lakhs

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

**Q5. If the income of company B in 1998 was Rs 450 lakhs, find the expenditure of company B in 2000.**

(a) Rs 300 lakhs

(b) Rs 400 lakhs

(c) Rs 675 lakhs

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) None of these

**S5. Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**Without knowing the income of B for year 2002, the expenditure value can’t be determined

**Q6. A bag contains 7 blue balls and 5 yellow balls. If two balls are selected at random, what is the probability that non is yellow?**

(a) 5/33

(b) 5/22

(c) 7/22

(d) 7/33

(e) 7/66

**Q7. A right cylindrical vessel is full with water. How many right cones having the same diameter and height as that of the right cylinder will be needed to store that water? (take Ï€ = 22/7)**

(a) 4

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 5

(e) None of these

**Q8. If the simple interest on a certain sum of money for 15 months at 7 1/2% p.a. exceeds the simple interest on the same sum for 8 months at 12 1/2% p.a. by Rs 32.50. The sum is**

(a) Rs. 312

(b) Rs. 312.50

(c) Rs. 3120

(d) Rs. 3120. 50

(e) None of these

**Q9. A and B entered into a partnership, investing Rs. 16000 and Rs. 12000 respectively. After 3 months, ‘A’ withdrawRs. 5000, while B invested Rs. 5000 more. After 3 months more, C joins the business with a capital of Rs. 21,000. After an year, they obtained a profit of Rs. 26400. What is B’s share in the profit?**

(a) Rs.10050

(b) Rs.11600

(c) Rs.10500

(d) Rs.10800

(e) None of these

**Q10. There are 6 filling pipes each capable of filling a cistern alone in 16 minutes and 4 emptying pipes each capable of emptying a cistern alone in 20 minutes. All pipes are opened together and as a result, tank fills 28 litres of water per minute. Find the capacity of the tank.**

(a) 145 l

(b) 160 l

(c) 240 l

(d) 180 l

(e) None of these

**Directions (Q.11-15): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer**

(a) if p>q

(b) if p≥q

(c) if p<q

(d) if p≤q

(e) if p = q or there is no relation between p and q.

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