Quant questions For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016


Directions (1-5): The following table gives the sales of batteries manufactured by a company over the years. Study the table and answer the questions that follow: 
     NUMBER OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF BATTERIES SOLD BY A COMPANY 
      OVER THE YEARS (NUMBERS IN THOUSANDS)  
Year
TYPES OF BATTERIES
4AH
7AH
32AH
35AH
55AH
Total
1992
75
144
114
102
108
543
1993
90
126
102
84
126
528
1994
96
114
75
105
135
525
1995
105
90
150
90
75
510
1996
90
75
135
75
90
465
1997
105
60
165
45
120
495
1998
115
85
160
100
145
605

Q1. The total sales of all the seven years is the maximum for which battery?   
(a) 4AH
(b) 7AH
(c) 32AH
(d) 35AH
(e) 55AH
Q2. What is the difference in the number of 35AH batteries sold in 1993 and 1997?  
(a) 24000
(b) 28000
(c) 35000
(d) 39000
(e) 42000  

Q3. The percentage of 4AH batteries sold to the total number of batteries sold was maximum in the year? 
(a) 1994
(b) 1995
(c) 1996
(d) 1997 
(e) 1998

Q4. In the case of which battery there was a continuous decrease in sales from 1992 to 1997?  
(a) 4AH
(b) 7AH
(c) 32AH
(d) 35AH
(e) 55AH 
Q5. What was the approximately percentage increase in the sales of 55AH batteries in 1998 compared to that in 1992? 
(a) 28%
(b) 31%
(c) 33%
(d) 34%
(e) 37%

Directions (6-10): Find out the wrong number in each sequence: 
Q6. 56, 72, 90, 110, 132, 150
(a) 72
(b) 110
(c) 132
(d) 150  
(e) None of these

Q7. 1, 2, 6, 15, 31, 56, 91  
(a) 31
(b) 91
(c) 56
(d) 15
(e) None of these
Q8. 105, 85, 60, 30, 0, -45, -90 
(a) 0
(b) 85
(c) -45
(d) 60
(e) None of these
Q9. 125, 127, 130, 135, 142, 153, 165  
(a) 130
(b) 142
(c) 153 
(d) 165
(e) None of these
Q10. 3, 10, 21, 36, 55, 70, 105 
(a) 105
(b) 70
(c) 36
(d) 55
(e) None of these
Q11. The average monthly salary of 20 employees in an organisation is Rs. 1500. If the manager’s salary is added, then the average salary increases by Rs. 100. What is the manager’s monthly salary? 
(a) Rs. 2000
(b) Rs. 2400
(c) Rs. 3600
(d) Rs. 4800
(e) None of these
Q12. The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years ago father’s age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son’s age will be: 
(a) 12 years 
(b) 14 years 
(c) 18 years 
(d) 20 years 
(e) None of these

Q13. In an examination, there are three papers and a candidate has to get 35% of the total to pass. In one paper, he gets 62 out of 150 and in the second 35 out of 150. How much must he get, out of 180, in the third paper to just qualify for a pass?  
(a) 60.5
(b) 68
(c) 70
(d) 71
(e) None of these
Q14. At what percent above the cost price must a shopkeeper mark his goods so that he gains 20% even after giving a discount of 10% on the marked price? 
(a) 25%
(b) 30%
(c) 33 1/3%
(d) 37 1/2%
(e) None of these

Q15. The prices of a scooter and a T.V. are in the ratio 7 : 5. If the scooter costs Rs. 8000 more than a T.V. set, then the price of a T.V. set is:  
(a) Rs. 20,000
(b) Rs. 24,000
(c) Rs. 28,000
(d) Rs. 32,000
(e) None of these