Quant Questions For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016


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Q1. A person bought 20 kg of rice at Rs. 10.50 per kg and 30 kgs at Rs. 12 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture at Rs. 11.40 per kg. What was the gain in this deal (in Rs.)?
(a) 0
(b) 20
(c) 100
(d) 75
(e) 5


Q2. How many litres of fresh water should be mixed with 30 litres of 50% milk solution so that resultant solution is a 10% milk solution?
(a) 120 litres
(b) 25 litres
(c) 150 litres
(d) 60 litres
(e) 160 litres


Q3. Ranbir purchased 30 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 17.50 per kg and another 30 kg rice at a certain rate. He mixed the two and sold the entire quantity at the rate of Rs. 18.60 per kg and made 20 per cent overall profit. At what price per kg did he purchase the lot of another 30 kg rice?   
(a) Rs. 14.50 
(b) Rs. 12.50
(c) Rs. 15.50
(d) Rs. 13.50 
(e) None of the above


Q4. In three vessels, the ratio of water and milk is 6 : 7, 5 : 9 and 8 : 7, respectively. If the mixture of the three vessels is mixed, then what will be the ratio of water and milk? 
(a) 2431 : 3781   
(b) 3691 : 4499 
(c) 4381 : 5469  
(d) 5469 : 3691 
(e) None of the above


Q5. Two vessels contain milk and water in the ratio 3 : 2 and 7 : 3. Find the ratio in which the contents of the two vessels have to be mixed to get a new mixture in which the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1.   
(a) 2 : 1
(b) 1 : 2 
(c) 4 : 1 
(d) 1 : 4
(e) None of the above


Q6. There are two vessels A and B. Vessel A is containing 40 litres of pure milk and vessel B is containing 22 litres of pure water. From vessel A, 8 litres of milk is taken out and poured into vessel B. Then 6 litres of mixture (milk and water) is taken out and from vessel B poured into vessel A. What is the ratio of the quantity of pure milk in vessel A to the quantity of pure water in vessel B?  
(a) 14 : 9
(b) 21 : 11
(c) 24 : 13 
(d) 14 : 5 
(e) 21 : 13 


Q7. How many kg of salt at Rs. 2 per kg must a man mix with 25 kg of salt at 1 Rs. per kg so that he may, on selling the mixture at Rs. 1.5 per kg gain 25% on the outlay?
(a) 6.25 kg
(b) 18 kg
(c) 12 kg
(d) 12.5 kg
(e) 15 kg


Q8. There is a mixture of alcohol and water containing 60% alcohol. Amit wants to dilute the mixture to 50% by adding some quantity of water to it. But instead of adding pure water he added pure alcohol to the mixture, now to get the mixture to 50% diluted, how much water as a fraction of the mixture must be added?
(a) 1/2
(b) 1/4
(c) 1/3
(d) 1/5
(e) None of these


Q9. Two equal glasses filled with mixtures of alcohol and water in the proportions of 2 : 1 and 1 : 1 respectively were emptied into third glass. What is the proportion of alcohol and water in the third glass?
(a) 5:7
(b) 7:5
(c) 7:6
(d) 6:7
(e) None of these


Q10. Several litres of acid were drawn off from a 54 litre vessel full of acid and equal amount of water was added. Again the same volume of the mixture was drawn off and replaced by water. As a result now, the vessel contained 24 litres of pure acid. How much of the acid (in litres) was drawn off initially?
(a) 12
(b) 16
(c) 18
(d) 24
(e) None of these


Q11. Gold is 19 times as heavy as water and copper is 9 times as heavy as water. In what ratio must these metals be mixed so that the mixture may be 12 times as heavy as water?
(a) 2:3
(b) 3:7
(c) 1:3
(d) 7:3
(e) None of these


Q12. In an examination, out of 480 students 85% of the girls and 70% of the boys passed. How many boys appeared in the examination if total pass percentage was 75%?  
(a) 370
(b) 340
(c) 320
(d) 360 
(e) None of the above


Q13. A tea producer mixes two categories of tea from two gardens is the ratio 5 : 3. The cost price of one category is Rs. 27 per kg and that of other is Rs. 30 per kg. The mixture is sold at Rs. 30.25 a kg. Find his gain per cent.  
(a) 8(5/3)
(b) 7(5/9)
(c) 9(5/9)
(d) 11(5/9)
(e) None of the above


Q14. What quantity of water should be added to 3 litres of 10% solution of salt, so that it becomes 5% salt solution?   
(a) 1.5 litres 
(b) 2.7 litres  
(c) 3 litres 
(d) Cannot be determined 
(e) None of the above


Q15. In what ratio two varieties of tea, one costing Rs. 25 per kg and the other costing Rs. 30 per kg should be blended to produce blended variety of tea worth Rs. 28 per kg?   
(a) 3 : 4 
(b) 4 : 3 
(c) 2 : 3 
(d) 3 : 5 
(e) None of the above