| Updated On February 21st, 2020 at 03:01 pm
What is Quantitative Aptitude?
Quantitative Aptitude is important for almost each and every competitive exam preparation as this section judges the ability of a candidate to be able to solve numerical and mathematical calculations. Most of the students preparing for various exams have a fear of quantitative aptitude as they struggle in practicing with the right questions in trend to be able to score in quant.
Quantitative Aptitude is also called as Numerical Ability in various clerical level exams where the level of questions asked is a bit moderate when compared to the questions in Quantitative Aptitude section of officer level examinations. It doesn’t matter if a candidate is preparing for private or public sector competitive examinations, he must prepare quantitative aptitude as it is a very important section in every recruitment exam. Here we are giving elaborate details of topics and study material with practice questions of quantitative aptitude for various competitive examinations.
If you are preparing for banking and insurance sector recruitment exams, then it is a must that you should prepare quantitative aptitude or numerical ability because you’ll have to face this section in both preliminary and main exam of every bank recruitment- IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Assistant, RBI Grade B, IBPS RRB Recruitments, NABARD etc.
Topics to Cover in Quantitative Aptitude
- Data Interpretation and Analysis – This includes different types of Data Interpretations like Tabular DI, Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Radar or Spider Web DI, Caselet and other miscellaneous Data Interpretations.
- Number Series- Wrong number series, missing number series
- Quadratic Equations or Inequalities- This also includes Quantity 1, Quantity 2 based questions.
- Simplification and Approximation- These questions test calculation speed of a candidate.
- Arithmetic Word Problems – This includes word problems based on formulas and calculations on various miscellaneous topics of arithmetic like Profit and Loss, Time, Speed and Distance, Work and Time, Problem on Ages, Average, Percentage, Problem on Trains, Mensuration, Probability, Permutation and Combination etc.
- Data Sufficiency- It covers various arithmetic topics and usually a question is followed by two or three statements and candidates have to determine if any of those statement individually or together are required to satisfy the criteria given in the question or not.
Tips to Prepare Quantitative Aptitude
Follow these guidelines to prepare quantitative aptitude for bank exams and other competitive exams:
- Improve your calculation speed by doing calculations manually, learning tables till 30, square roots and cube roots.
- Practice arithmetic portion thoroughly and learn all important formulas to solve arithmetic word problems.
- Learn BODMAS and basic mathematical tips for calculation.
- Read the instructions of every question very carefully.
- It is important to practice with a time bound approach as time management is a must for competitive exams.
- Practice with latest pattern based questions on bankersadda.com Also check previous years’ papers to get an idea about the level and types of questions in trend.
Quantitative Aptitude Topics
- Number System
- Quadratic Equation
- Quantity Based Inequality
- Data Sufficiency
- Simple Interest
- Compound Interest
- Profit And Loss
- Ratio And Proportion
- Mixture and Alligation
- Time And Work
- Speed Time And Distance
- Pipe And Cistern
- Boat And Streams
- Permutation And Combination
- Data Interpretation
- Numerical Reasoning
- Quantitative Ability
- Abstract Reasoning skills
Quantitative Aptitude Quizzes
Salient Features of the Book
- Based on Latest Pattern
- 3 Level of Exercises
- 2000+ Multiple Choice Questions with 100% solutions
- Includes the Previous Year Questions of all the chapters.
About the Book
Quantitative Aptitude" book is carefully divided into chapters with each chapter explaining the concepts and formulas from the basic level to the advanced level. To reinforce the concepts in student’s mind, we have categorised the questions into Foundation, Moderate and Difficult level. Chapter-wise Previous Year questions are also included for efficient learning and to help students understand the level of competitive examinations.