Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IPPB PO Mains 2017


Directions (1-5): The following graph shows the production of cement (in lakh tonnes) of four factories A, B, C and D over the years. 

Q1. The percentage increase in production of cement by factory B from 2008 to 2009 is about  
(a) 30.8
(b) 16.7
(c) 18.2
(d) 22.2
(e) None of these 

Q2. The production of cement by factory B in 2009 and production of cement by factory D in 2010 together is what per cent of production by factory A in 2008?  
(a) 200
(b) 50
(c) 100
(d) 150
(e) None of these 

Q3. Which of the four factories has recorded the maximum percentage growth in production of cement from 2008 to 2009?  
(a) D
(b) A
(c) B
(d) C
(e) None of these 

Q4. Which of the given factories has recorded the maximum percentage growth in production of cement from 2009 to 2010?  
(a) D
(b) A
(c) B
(d) C
(e) None of these 

Q5. The difference (in lakh tonnes) between the average production of cement by four factories in 2009 and average production by the same factories in 2008 is   
(a) 12.75
(b) 11.50
(c) 11.75
(d) 12.50
(e) None of these 

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below is followed by two statements I and II. You are to determine whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the question. You should use the data and your knowledge of Mathematics to choose between the possible answers. 
Give answer 
(a) If the statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question but the statement II alone is not sufficient  
(b) If the statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question but the statement I alone is not sufficient 
(c) If both the statements I and II together are needed to answer the question  
(d) If either the statement I alone or statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question 
(e) If you cannot get the answer from the statements I and II together but need even more data 

Q6. The ages of Anand and Sujeet are in the ratio of 6 : 5. What is the age of Anand?  
I. The ages of Anand and Sandeep are in the ratio of 10 : 7.
II. After 5 yr, the ratio of Anand’s and Sujeet’s ages will be 7 : 6

Q7. What is the three digit number? 
I. Three-fifth of that number is less than that number by 90.
II. One-fourth of that number is 25% of that number.

Q8. In how many days 14 men can complete a piece of work? 
I. If 18 women can complete the same piece of work in 24 days.
II. If 28 children can complete the same piece of work in 26 days.

Q9. What is the salary of A, in a group of A, B, C, D and E whose average salary is Rs. 65780? 
I. Total of the salaries of B and C is Rs. 88545.
II. Total of the salaries of D and E is Rs. 59020.

Q10. What is the profit earned by selling a watch for Rs. 15675? 
I. Total cost price of 5 such watches is equal to selling price of 4 such watches.
II. 25% profit is earned by selling each watch. 

Q11. Kamlesh purchased 120 reams of paper at Rs. 100 per ream and the expenditure on transport was Rs. 480. He had to pay an octroy duty of 50 paise per ream and the coolie charges were Rs. 60. What should be charge per ream to gain 40%? 
(a) Rs. 155
(b) Rs. 147
(c) Rs. 138
(d) Rs. 165
(e) None of these 

Q12. Simple interest for a sum of Rs. 1550 for 2 yr is Rs. 20 more than the simple interest for Rs. 1450 for the same duration. Find the rate of interest. 
(a) 10%
(b) 10.25%
(c) 20%
(d) 15%
(e) 12%

Q13. A retailer uses A type of drink which contains 80% of spirit with B type of drink which contains 32% of spirit in such a way that the final mixture contains 48% of spirit. In what ratio did he mixed the A type drink with B type drink?  
(a) 1/4
(b) 3/5
(c) 2/1
(d) 2/3
(e) None of these

Q14. The length of a rectangle is twice the diameter of a circle. The circumference of the circle is equal to the area of a square of side 22 cm. What is the breadth of the rectangle, if its perimeter is 668 cm? 
(a) 24 cm 
(b) 26 cm 
(c) 52 cm 
(d) Cannot be determined 
(e) None of these 

Q15. A single card is chosen at random from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. What is the probability of choosing a king or a club?  
(a) 2/13
(b) 1/13
(c) 3/13
(d)  4/13
(e) 13/52