# Quantitative Aptitude For IBPS Clerk Mains: 19th January 2019

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### Quantitative Aptitude For IBPS Clerk Main

If talked about banking exams, Quant Section is considered to be one of the most difficult sections and so, gives heebie-jeebies to many. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming and if you do not practice it well, it can make your blood run cold during the exam. The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam is scheduled to be held on the 20th of January 2019. Adda247 is here with “Practice Marathon for Clerk Mains 2018” with practice questions on all the topics that are likely to be asked in the exam. Today is Day 25 of IBPS Clerk Mains Practice Marathon, attempt the quiz and win this marathon against lakhs of IBPS Clerk Candidates.

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Q1. A Shopkeeper’s earning increases by 25% in one year but decreases by 4% in the next. After 5 years his total earnings would be Rs. 72,000. What is his present earning?

Rs. 10,000
Rs. 80,000
Rs. 40,000
Rs. 45,000
None of these

Q2. Length of rectangle is 20% more than its width. Find the diagonal of rectangle if area of rectangle is 4320 cm².

15√17
12√61
14√21
10√21
10√3

Q3. In a wine bottle there is 32% spirit. Some quantity of the wine is taken out and is replaced with another type of wine which contains 18% spirit. Now the spirit in the bottle becomes 28%. Find what part of the wine was taken out ?

2/5
5/2
2/7
5/9
2/9

Q4. Ishmita bought 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 9.50 per kg of wheat and the same amount of another type of wheat at the rate of Rs. 8.50 per kg and mixed them. She sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 8.90 per kg. Her total profit or loss in the transaction was :

Rs. 2 loss
Rs. 2 profit
Rs. 6 loss
Rs. 6 profit
Rs. 4 profit
Solution:

According to question,
CP = 30 × 9.50 + 30 × 8.5
= 30 [9.5 + 8.5]
= 30 × 18 = Rs. 540
SP = 60 × 8.90
= Rs. 534
Loss = CP – SP = 540 – 534 = Rs. 6

Q5. A copper wire is bent in the form of an equilateral triangle and has area 121√3 cm². If the same wire is bent to form a circle, the area (in cm2) enclosed by the wire is (take π = 22/7)

364.5
693.5
346.5
639.5
None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following table carefully and answer the questions that follow.

The table shows the percentage of students of five branches who vote in favour of different lecturers participating for election of DEAN in a college. The line graph shows the percentage distribution of students in different branches.

Total number of students is 5000.

Q6. Find the difference between total number of votes casted for Vishnu Pratap and that of Nilesh Jindal?

26
28
34
38
None of these
Solution:

Required difference
= (0.04 × 1100) – (0.06 × 900) + (0.01 × 800) + (0.08 × 1200) – (0.06 × 1000)
= 44 – 54 + 8 + 96 – 60 = 34

Q7. Total number of students who favour Meraaj Sekh are what percent of total number of students in ECE?

65%
70%
75%
68%
72%

Q8. Among the supporters of Vishnu Pratap in mechanical boys and girls are in ratio 5 : 3. If total number of girls is 36 times of mechanical girls supporting Vishnu Pratap, find the total number of boy.

2634
2264
2642
2624
none of these

Q9. Find the ratio of number of students who support Ramesh Patni to number of students in chemical branch?

2 : 3
3 : 4
4 : 5
5 : 7
None of these
Solution:

Number of students supporting Ramesh Patni
= 154 + 144 + 176 + 240 + 120 = 834
∴ Required ratio = 834/1000 = 417/500

Q10. By what percent of total votes Murli Nath beats Srikantha?

4.38%
5.23%
6.38%
6%
None of these

Directions (11 -15): What will come in place of (?) in the following number series?

Q11. 5, 26, 68, 152, 320, ?

652
654
566
656
756
Solution:

Series is +21, +42, +84, +168, +336,…
∴ ? = 320 + 336 = 656

Q12. 63, 123, 213, 339, 507, ?

722
720
723
736
721

Q13. 1, 5, 17, 37, 65, 101, ?

145
143
138
142
140
Solution:

Series is +4×1, +4×3, +4×5, +4×7, +4×9, +4×11
∴ ? = 101 + 4 × 11 = 145

Q14. 254, 249, 259, 244, 264, 239, ?

272
269
296
264
279
Solution:

Series is –5, +10, –15, +20, –25, +30,…
∴ ? = 239 + 30 = 269

Q15. 6561, 2187, 364.5, 40.5, 3.375, ?

1.225
0.225
0.0225
2.225
0.255
Solution:

Series is ÷3, ÷6, ÷9, ÷12, ÷15,….
∴ ? = 3.375 ÷ 15 = 0.225

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