Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 26th 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.

Directions (1-5): The bar graph given below shows the marks obtained by five students - Amit, Raksha Rishabh, Jyoti and Kaushal in three subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The five students are denoted as S1, S2, S3, S4 and S5 respectively.

Q1. What is the total marks obtained by Kaushal ?

127
144
148
125
154
Solution:

After solving,
S1 → Amit → 148 marks
S2 → Raksha → 125 marks
S3 → Rishabh → 121 marks
S4 → Jyoti → 144 marks
S5 → Kaushal → 127 marks
∴ Required total marks of Kaushal = 127

Q2. By what approximate percent total marks obtained by Kaushal is more or less than that of Jyoti ?

8.5%
15.6%
10.81%
11.8%
13.2%

Q3. Find the difference in total marks scored in Chemistry and total marks scored by Raksha ?

106
96
88
121
132
Solution:

Total marks in Chemistry = 221
Total marks in Raksha = 125
∴ Required difference = 96

Q4. Total marks obtained by Raksha is how much approximate percent more or less than the total mark obtained by Rishabh?

2.5%
4.3%
3.3%
5.8%
3.92%

Q5. Find the total marks scored by Rishabh in Chemistry, Raksha in Physics and Kaushal in Mathematics together.

148
135
137
142
138
Solution:

Required marks = 43 + 45 + 50 = 138

Q6. The average age of all the 100 employees in an office is 29 years, where 2/5 employees are ladies and the ratio of average age of men to women is 5 : 7. The average age of female employees is:

18 years
35 years
25 years
22 years
28 years

Q7. A man sells an article at 5% profit. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Rs 1 less, he would have gained 10%. The cost price of the article is:

Rs 200
Rs 150
Rs 240
Rs 280
Rs 340

Q8. Two trains of equal lengths are running on parallel tracks in the same direction at 46 km/h and 36 km/h, respectively. The faster train passes the slower train in 36 sec. The length of each train is

50 m
80 m
72 m
82 m
92 m

Q9. A slab of ice 8 inches in length, 11 inches in breadth, and 2 inches thick was melted and resolidified in the form of a rod of 8 inches diameter. The length of such a rod, in inches, is

3
3.5
4
4.5
6.5

Q10. Mr. Duggal invested Rs. 20,000 with rate of interest at 20 p.c.p.a. The interest was compounded half yearly for first year and in the next year it was compounded yearly. What will be the total interest earned at the end of two years?

Rs. 8,800
Rs. 9,040
Rs. 8,040
Rs. 9,800
Rs. 8,420

Directions (11–15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?

Q11. 378
756
252
332
456
5
4
7
6
9

Q13. 14.2% of 5500 + 15.6% of ? = 1795

6500
6200
5600
5800
4800

Q14. 64.5% of 800 + 36.4% of 1500 = (?)² + 38

32
38
42
48
34
Solution:

(?)² = 516 + 546 – 38 = 1024
⇒ ? = 32

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