# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 24th 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 pie graph below shows the break-up of incomes of a man in various heads of expenditure. Study the graph and answer the following questions.

Q1. The expenditure on ‘clothing’ and ‘food’ together is what percent more than expenditure on ‘transport’ and money saved by the man ?

65%
61%
67%
70%
85%

Q2. What is the ratio of average expenditure on transport, education and housing together to that of clothing, food and other ?

39 : 56
32 : 53
21 : 53
31 : 51
None of these

Q3. ‘Saving’ of man is what percent of his expenditure on education, food and clothing together ?

Q4. 20% of the expenditure on ‘others’ is how much less than expenditure on transport ?

10%
25%
30%
20%
None of these

Q5. The income of man is 20% more than that of his friend. Man’s expenditure on education is what percent of his friends income?

14.4%
12.5%
16.7%
18.2%
None of these

Directions (6-10): Find out the approximate value which should replace the question mark (?) in the following questions. (You are not expected to find out the exact value)

Q6. 127.001 × 7.998 + 6.05 × 4.001 = ?

1440
1400
1000
1040
1140
Solution:

≈ 127×8+6×4
= 1016+24
= 1040

Q7. 85.147 + 34.912 × 6.2 + ? = 802.293

400
450
550
600
500
Solution:

≈ 85+35×6.2+?=802
or, ? = 802-85-217
= 500
32
16
64
256
512

Q9. 24% of 4568 ÷ 8% of 246 = ?

32
43
89
78
55

Q10. 50.001% of 99.99 ÷ 49.999 = ?

1
0.1
0.01
0.02
1.01

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

Q11. 3, 52, 88, 113, 129, ?

128
142
133
145
138
Solution:

The pattern of the number series is+7²,+6²,+5²,+4²,+3²

Q12. 2, 3, 8, ?, 112, 565

36
14
27
45
24
Solution:

The pattern of the number series is ×1+1,×2+2,×3+3,×4+4,×5+5

Q13. 6, 4, 8, 23, ?, 385.25

84.5
73
78.5
82
84.25
Solution:

The pattern of the number series is×0.5+1,×1.5+2,×2.5+3,×3.5+4,×4.5+5

Q14. 8, 64, 216, 512, ?, 1728

729
1331
684
1000
343
Solution:

The number series is 2³,4³,6³,8³,10³,12³

Q15. 5, 11, 32, 108, 444, ?

1780
2230
1784
2225
2260
Solution:

The pattern is ×1+1×6,×2+2×5,×3+3×4,×4+4×3,×5+5×2

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