Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 25th December 2018

Dear Aspirants,

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. A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 1. On adding 5 liters of water, the ratio of milk and water becomes 5 : 2. The quantity of milk in the original mixture is?

16 litres
25 litres
22.75 liters
32.5 liters
28 litres

Q2. A vessel contains 1 litre mixture of kerosine and disel and the other vessel contains 2 litre mixture of the same. The ratio of kerosine and disel in first and second vessels is 5 : 4 and 7 : 2 respectively. The mixture of second vessel is poured back to first vessel. Find the ratio of kerosine and disel in the first vessel.

8 : 11
9 : 8
19 : 8
11 : 19
11 : 8

Q3. Rishabh bought 25 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 6 per kg and 35 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 7 per kg. He mixed both type of wheat and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 6.75 per kg. What was his gain or loss in the transaction?

Rs. 16, gain
Rs. 16, Loss
Rs. 20, gain
Rs. 10, gain
Rs. 10, loss
Solution:

Loss or gain in the transaction
= 6.75 × 60 – (25 × 6 + 35 × 7)
= Rs. 10, gain

Q4. In an examination 34% of the students failed in Mathematics and 42% failed in English. If 20% of the students failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of students who passed in both the subjects was

56%
54%
50%
44%
36%
Solution:

Let the total students were 100
Failed in any or both subjects = 14 + 20 + 22 = 56%
Passed in both the subjects = 100 – 56 = 44%

Q5. Rahul started a business with a capital of Rs. 8000. After six months, Sanjay joined him with some investment. If at the end of the year each of them gets equal amount as profit, how much did Sanjay invest in the business?

Rs. 16000
Rs. 17500
Rs. 18000
Rs. 16500
Rs. 18500

Directions (6 – 10): The Graph shows the number of houses to be constructed in various states over the Years Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna. Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below.

Q6. The total number of houses to be constructed across the states in the year 2016 are approximately what percent of the total number of houses to be constructed across the State in the year 2021?

40 %
44 %
35 %
49 %
39 %

Q7. What is the difference between the total number of houses to be constructed in the year 2018 and the year 2021 across all states?

41,000
51,500
50,000
51,000
61,000
Solution:

2018: 40,000 + 25,000 + 10,000 + 15,000 + 10,000 + 12,000 = 1,12,000
2021: 50,000 + 40,000 + 20,000 + 20,500 + 12,500 + 20,000 = 1,63,000
Difference = 1,63,000 – 1,12,000 = 51,000

Q8. Which among the following states has to construct maximum houses in all the given years together?

HP
MP
Telangana
Bihar
UP
Solution:

The total number of houses to be constructed in all the years for the States:
UP: (10 + 20 + 25 + 40 + 40 + 60 + 50) 1000 = 2,45,000
MP: 5,500 + 20,000 +18,000 + 25,000 +25000+ 30,500 + 40,000 = 1,64,000
HP: 2,000 + 5,000 + 5,000 + 10,000 + 5,000 + 15,000 + 20,000 = 62,000
Gujarat: 12,000 + 10,000 + 15,000 + 15,000 + 20,000 + 15,000 + 20,500 = 1,07,500
Telangana: 12,500 + 7500 + 5500 + 10,000 + 5,500 + 7,500 + 12,500 = 61,000
Bihar: 10,000 + 8,500 + 6,500 + 12,000 + 15,000 + 12,500 + 20,000 = 84,500
Clearly, UP has maximum number of houses to be constructed all over the years.

Q9. If the 60 % of the number of houses to be constructed in 2016 in U.P. would be rescheduled for next year and added to the next year’s tally then, now what is the ratio of houses to be constructed in 2016 to houses to be constructed in 2017 in UP?

9 : 37
7 : 37
8 : 37
17 : 43
None of the above

Q10. Total houses to be constructed in Gujarat over all year is what percent more/less than total houses to be constructed in H.P. over all the years?

73.4%
70 %
78 %
63.4%
82%

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

Q11. 1, 5, 29, 209, ?, 20789

2223
1889
1771
1828
2148

Q12. 71 , 88, 113, 150, 203, ?

412
328
276
282
316

Q13. 359, 437, 523, 615, 711, ?

809
812
936
984
778

Q14. 3, 5, 17, 97, 769, ?

9217
4609
6145
7681
7679

Q15. 15.5, 29, 56, 96.5, 150.5, ?

238
252
312
328
218

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