# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 24th October 2018

### Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk

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.

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Q1. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price. The shopkeeper sells this article at a discount of 15% on its marked price. If selling price of article is Rs. 1360 then what is the cost price of article ?

Rs.1360
Rs.1280
Rs.1080
Rs.1680
Rs.1240
Solution:

Q2. A shopkeeper sells rice at its cost price. In order to gain profit of 16 ⅔% he mixes concretes in it. Find the ratio of rice to concrete mixed in it. (concrete is available at free of cost)

8 : 1
1 : 6
6 : 1
7 : 1
9 : 1
Solution:

Q3. The ages of X, Y and Z are in arithmetic progression series. If average age of all of them is 4 years less than the age of oldest one then what is the common difference between their ages ?

6
3
2
4
5
Solution:

Q4. Rita and Gita enter into a partnership with their initial investments of Rs. 24000 and Rs. 40,000 respectively. They decided to distribute 40% of profit equally between them and rest according to their investments ratio. If total profit after a year was Rs. 16,800 then find profit of Rita.

Rs.7,140
Rs.8,140
Rs.6,140
Rs.7,410
Rs.8,110
Solution:

Q5. A coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of coming exactly two heads.

¼
Solution:

Total possible outcomes = (2)³ = 8 Favorable outcomes = (HHT), (HTH), (THH) = 3 ∴ Required Probability =

Directions (6-10): study the pie-chart carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Total JBL Headphones sold in a year in different cities of India = 15,00,000

Q6. Find the average no. of headphones sold in Noida, Surat and Agra together.

1,00,000
1,50,000
1,25,000
1,20,000
None of these
Solution:

Q7. In previous year, if total selling of headphones in Agra was 80,000 then find by what percent the selling of headphones in Agra has decreased in this year?

350
20%
30%
25%
None of these
Solution:

Q8. Find the difference between total no. of JBL headphones sold in Mumbai, Gurugram together and that in Noida and New Delhi together.

3,40,000
3,30,000
3,20,000
2,90,000
None of these
Solution:

Q9. The total no. of JBL headphones sold in New Delhi is what percent more or less than that in Gurugram?

Solution:

Q10. If in previous year selling of JBL Headphones in Surat was 75000 then by what percent selling of headphones in Surat has increased than previous year?

25%
20%
30%
40%
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Find out the missing no. in the given series.

Q11. 2, 7, 24, 61, ?, 227

116
126
129
136
125
Solution:

Pattern is +2² + 1, + 4² + 1, + 6² + 1, + 8² + 1, and so on
Hence, ? = 126

Q12. 76, 151, 454, 1815, ?

9070
9072
9054
9074
9076
Solution:

Q13. 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, ?

960
1440
1080
1920
1620
Solution:

Go on multiplying the given numbers by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
So, the correct next number is 1440.

Q14. 7, 26, 63, 124, 215, 342, ?

481
511
391
421
381
Solution:

Number are (2³ – 1), (3³ – 1), (4³ – 1), (5³ – 1), (6³ – 1), (7³ – 1) etc.
So, the next number is (83 – 1) = (512 – 1) = 511.

Q15. 8, 24, 12, 36, 18, 54, ?

27
108
68
72
96
Solution:

Numbers are alternately multiplied by 3 and divided by 2.
So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.

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