Quant Questions For NABARD Mains Exam 2016


Directions (1-5): Find out the wrong number in the series: 
Q1. 32, 36, 41, 61, 86, 122, 171, 235    
(a) 41
(b) 61
(c) 86
(d) 122
(e) 171 

Q2. 3, 4, 9, 22.5, 67.5, 202.5, 810 
(a) 4
(b) 9
(c) 22.5
(d) 67.5
(e) 202.5 
Q3. 1, 2, 8, 33, 148, 760, 4626 
(a) 2
(b) 8
(c) 33
(d) 148
(e) 760 
Q4. 3, 8, 18, 46, 100, 210, 432 
(a) 8
(b) 18
(c) 46
(d) 100
(e) 210
Q5. 789, 645, 545, 481, 440, 429, 425
(a) 645
(b) 545
(c) 481
(d) 440
(e) 429 

Directions (6-10): The circle-graph given here shows the spending of a country on various sports during a particular year. Study the graph carefully and answer the questions given below it. 


Q6. What percent of the total spending is spent to tennis?  
(a) 12 (1/2)%
(b) 22 (1/2)%
(c) 25%
(d) 45%
(e) None of these
Q7. How much percent more is spent on Hockey than that on Golf?  
(a) 27%
(b) 35%
(c) 37.5%
(d) 75%
(e) None of these
Q8. How much percent less is spent on Football than that on Cricket? 
(a) 22 (2/9)%
(b) 27%
(c) 33 (1/3)%
(d) 37 (1/2)%
(e) None of these
Q9. If the total amount spent on sports during the year was Rs. 2 crores, the amount spent, on Cricket and Hockey together was:   
(a) Rs. 8,00,000
(b) Rs. 80,00,000
(c) Rs. 1,20,00,000
(d) Rs. 1,60,00,000 
(e) None of these
Q10. If the total amount spent on sports during the year be Rs. 1,80,00,000, the amount spent on Basketball exceeds that on Tennis by:  
(a) Rs. 2,50,000
(b) Rs. 3,60,000
(c) Rs. 3,75,000
(d) Rs. 4,10,000
(e) None of these
Directions (11-15): The following bar-graph, shows the income and expenditure (in million US $) of five companies in the year 2001. The percent profit or loss of a company is given by 
(Profit/Loss)% (Income – Expenditure)/Expenditure×100  
Study the graph and answer the questions that are based on it. 

Q11. Which company earned the maximum percentage profit in the year 2001?   
(a) M
(b) N
(c) P
(d) Q
(e) R

Q12. The companies M and N together had a percentage profit/loss of:  
(a) 12% loss 
(b) 10% loss 
(c) 10% profit 
(d) 12% profit 
(e) There was no loss or profit 
Q13. In 2001 what was the approximate percentage of profit/loss of all the five companies taken together?  
(a) 5% profit 
(b) 6.5% profit 
(c) 4% loss 
(d) 7% loss 
(e) 10% profit 
Q14. If the income of company Q in 2001 was 10% more than its income in 2000 and the company had earned a profit of 20% in 2000, then its expenditure in 2000 (in million US $) was:  
(a) 28.28
(b) 30.30
(c) 32.32
(d) 34.34
(e) 36.36 
Q15. For company R, if the expenditure had increased by 20% in year 2001 from year 2000 and the company had earned a profit of 10% in 2000, what was the company’s income in 2000 (in million US $)?  
(a) 35.75
(b) 37.25 
(c) 38.5 
(d) 41.25 
(e) 42.75