# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 15th August 2018

Dear students,

Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude Section has given heebie-jeebies to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the Quantitative Aptitude quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): In the following pie-chart, the distribution of students of a school is given in year 2015. The table gives the ratio of boys to girls among them. Total students studying in six different classes of the school is 1800.

Q1. If in year 2016 there is an increase of 15% in number of boys while decrease of 5% in number of girls in class V as compared to the last year. Total students of class V in 2016 are
(a) 285
(b) 272
(c) 275
(d) 305
(e) None of these

Q2. What is the ratio of number of boys of class I to number of girls of class IV?
(a) 26:47
(b) 26:45
(c) 13:22
(d) 13:21
(e) None of these

Q3. Girls of class VI constitute approximately what percent of total number of students in the given classes except that of class IV ?
(a) 10%
(b) 12.8%
(c) 21.5%
(d) 11.5%
(e) 15%

Q4. The difference between the number of boys and the number of girls in class V is by what number more or less than the difference between the number of boys and the number of girls in class III ?
(a) 210
(b) 110
(c) 150
(d) 125
(e) None of these

Q5. The total number of boys in class VI is what percentage more or less than the total number of girls in class I ?
(a) 31.25%
(b) 35.5%
(c) 25.4%
(d) 28%
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series ?

Q6. 177,     170,     159,     146,     ? ,     110
(a) 132
(b) 106
(c) 129
(d) 127
(e) None of these

Q7. 2,     3,     11,     38,     ?  ,     227
(a) 402
(b) 182
(c) 227
(d) 168
(e) 102

Q8. 7,     17,     54,        ?,        1098,     6591
(a) 204
(b) 212
(c) 223
(d) 219
(e) None of these

Q9. 55,     109,     ? ,     433,     865,     1729
(a) 279
(b) 372
(c) 217
(d) 318
(e) None of these

Q10. 1/2,     1,     3/2,     2,     5/2,     3,     ?
(a) 3 1/2
(b) 2 1/3
(c) 4
(d) 13/4
(e) None of these

Direction (11-15): Refer the following line graph and answer the questions based on it.

The line graph shows the percentages of markup on CP and discount offered on MP of six different articles sold by a shopkeeper.

Q11. Selling price of article C is Rs.528 and the marked prices of articles C and E are the same. What is the average selling price of both the articles?
(a) Rs.534.5
(b) Rs.544.5
(c) Rs.554.5
(d) Rs.524.5
(e) None of these
Q12. Cost Price of article A is Rs.450 and that of article D is Rs.600. What is the ratio of marked price of both the articles?
(a) 5 : 6
(b) 3 : 4
(c) 3 : 5
(d) 4 : 5
(e) None of these
Q13. If the cost price of article E is double to that of article A, the marked price of article E is how much percent more than that of article A?
(a) 50%
(b) 40%
(c) 60%
(d) 30%
(e) None of these
Q14. For which article, the profit percent is the minimum?
(a) D and E
(b) D
(c) E
(d) E and F
(e) None of these
Q15. If the cost price of each of the article B and F is Rs.800, then what is the total profit earned by shopkeeper on both the articles?
(a) Rs.152
(b) Rs.248
(c) Rs.184
(d) Rs.216
(e) Cannot be determined