# IBPS Clerk Pre Quant 24/10/2018

**Q1. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price. The shopkeeper sells this article at a discount of 15% on its marked price. If selling price of article is Rs. 1360 then what is the cost price of article ?**

Rs.1360

Rs.1280

Rs.1080

Rs.1680

Rs.1240

**Q2. A shopkeeper sells rice at its cost price. In order to gain profit of 16 ⅔% he mixes concretes in it. Find the ratio of rice to concrete mixed in it. (concrete is available at free of cost)**

8 : 1

1 : 6

6 : 1

7 : 1

9 : 1

**Q3. The ages of X, Y and Z are in arithmetic progression series. If average age of all of them is 4 years less than the age of oldest one then what is the common difference between their ages ?**

6

3

2

4

5

**Q4. Rita and Gita enter into a partnership with their initial investments of Rs. 24000 and Rs. 40,000 respectively. They decided to distribute 40% of profit equally between them and rest according to their investments ratio. If total profit after a year was Rs. 16,800 then find profit of Rita.**

Rs.7,140

Rs.8,140

Rs.6,140

Rs.7,410

Rs.8,110

**Q5. A coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of coming exactly two heads.**

⅞

¼

⅛

⅜

⅝

Solution:

Total possible outcomes = (2)³ = 8
Favorable outcomes = (HHT), (HTH), (THH) = 3
∴ Required Probability = ⅜

**Directions (6-10): study the pie-chart carefully and answer the questions that follow.**

**Total JBL Headphones sold in a year in different cities of India = 15,00,000**

**Q6. Find the average no. of headphones sold in Noida, Surat and Agra together.**

1,00,000

1,50,000

1,25,000

1,20,000

None of these

**Q7. In previous year, if total selling of headphones in Agra was 80,000 then find by what percent the selling of headphones in Agra has decreased in this year?**

350

20%

30%

25%

None of these

**Q8. Find the difference between total no. of JBL headphones sold in Mumbai, Gurugram together and that in Noida and New Delhi together.**

3,40,000

3,30,000

3,20,000

2,90,000

None of these

**Q9. The total no. of JBL headphones sold in New Delhi is what percent more or less than that in Gurugram?**

**Q10. If in previous year selling of JBL Headphones in Surat was 75000 then by what percent selling of headphones in Surat has increased than previous year?**

25%

20%

30%

40%

None of these

**Directions (11-15): Find out the missing no. in the given series.**

**Q11. 2, 7, 24, 61, ?, 227**

116

126

129

136

125

Solution:

Pattern is +2² + 1, + 4² + 1, + 6² + 1, + 8² + 1, and so on

Hence, ? = 126

Hence, ? = 126

**Q12. 76, 151, 454, 1815, ?**

9070

9072

9054

9074

9076

**Q13. 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, ?**

960

1440

1080

1920

1620

Solution:

Go on multiplying the given numbers by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

So, the correct next number is 1440.

So, the correct next number is 1440.

**Q14. 7, 26, 63, 124, 215, 342, ?**

481

511

391

421

381

Solution:

Number are (2³ – 1), (3³ – 1), (4³ – 1), (5³ – 1), (6³ – 1), (7³ – 1) etc.

So, the next number is (83 – 1) = (512 – 1) = 511.

So, the next number is (83 – 1) = (512 – 1) = 511.

**Q15. 8, 24, 12, 36, 18, 54, ?**

27

108

68

72

96

Solution:

Numbers are alternately multiplied by 3 and divided by 2.

So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.

So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.

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