# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Clerk 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.

Q1. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘HAPPY’ be arranged?
(a) 120
(b) 140
(c) 60
(d) 70
(e) None of these

Q2. Two persons A and B started a business with investments in the ratio 7 : 11. After 6 months C joined the business with an investment equal to that of B. They received a profit of Rs 13160 at the end of the year. Find the share of A in the profit.
(a) Rs 3920
(b) Rs 3940
(c) Rs 3960
(d) Rs 3820
(e) Rs 3720

Q3. The perimeter of a rectangle whose length is 6 m more than its breadth is 84 m. What will be the area of the rectangle? (in meter sq.)
(a) 446
(b) 340
(c) 432
(d) 468
(e) 348

Q4. What is the difference between the compound interest and simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 12,000 at the end of three years at the rate of 10% ?
(a) Rs. 372
(b) Rs. 396
(c) Rs. 384
(d) Rs. 368
(e) None of these

Q5. Rajni decided to donate 20% of her monthly salary to a temple. On the day of donation she changed her mind and donated Rs. 6900 which was 75% of what she had decided earlier. How much is Rajni’s monthly salary ?
(a) Rs. 46000
(b) Rs. 54000
(c) Rs. 56000
(d) Rs. 43000
(e) None of these

Directions (Q6-10): In each of these questions, two equations (i) and (ii) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer
(a) if x>y
(b) if x≥y
(c) if x<y
(d) if x ≤y
(e) if x = y or  no relation can be established between x and y.

Directions (11-15): Pie-chart given below shows number of bags sold by five sellers. Study the data carefully and answer the following questions:

Q11. Bags sold by C and E together is what percent less than bags sold by B and D together ?
(a) 25%
(b) 30%
(c) 35%
(d) 40%
(e) 45%

Q12. Bags sold by A and B together is how much less than bags sold by C and D together ?
(a) 660
(b) 880
(c) 1100
(d) 770
(e) 990

Q13. D sell three type of bags i.e, X, Y and Z in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5. Find the difference between the Z type bags sold to the X type bags sold ?
(a) 440
(b) 330
(c) 110
(d) 220
(e) 550

Q14. Find the average number of bags sold by A, B and C together ?
(a) 880
(b) 660
(c) 770
(d) 550
(e) 440

Q15. Bags sold by B is what percent more than bags sold by A ?
(a) 25%
(b) 33 1/3%
(c) 50%
(d) 66 2/3%
(e) 75%