# Quantitative Aptitude For IBPS PO/CLERK Prelim

Directions (Q.1-9): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Q.1) Kumar purchased 320 kg of rice at Rs.17.60 per kg and mixed it with 160 kg ofrice purchased at Rs.16.40 per kg. He wants to earn a proiit of Rs.9.45 per kg by selling it. What should be the selling price of the mixture per kg?
1)Rs.25
2)Rs.26.65
3)Rs.28.45
4)Rs.25.65
5) None of these
Q.2) A dealer marked the price of an article 25% above the cost price and allowed two successive discounts of 15% and 24% respectively to a particular customer. As a result, he incurred a loss of Rs.539. At what price did he sell the item to the customer?
1)Rs.2000
2)Rs.2261
3)Rs.2250
4)Rs.2500
5) None of these
Q.3) Suraj loses 13% of his money and after spending 65% of the remaining he is left with Rs.1522.5. How much money did he have in the beginning?
1)Rs.6000
2)Rs.6525
3)Rs.7500
4)Rs.5225
5)Rs.15000
Q.4) Dehradun-bound Shatabdi Express has a capacity of 600 seats, of which 15% are Executive class and the rest are Chair cars. The train was booked to 80% of its capacity. If the Executive class was booked to 90% of its capacity, then how many Chair car seats were vacant?
1)99
2)100
3)111
4)120
5) None ofthese
Q.5) In a school, there are 70% permanent teachers and the remaining are temporary teachers. 60% of the permanent teachers are 15-year experienced and the remaining are 10-year experienced. 40% of the temporary teachers are 5-year experienced and the remaining are 3-year experienced. If the total number of temporary teachers is 360 then what is the sum of the total number of permanent teachers who have below 15 years experience and the number of temporary teachers who have below 5 years experience?
1)552
2)550
3)540
4)560
5)None of these

Q.6) A bag contain’s 4 Redmi mobiles, 3 Nokia mobiles and 6 Samsung mobiles. 8 mobiles are drawn at random. What is the probability that the drawn mobiles has no Redmi mobile?
1)1/3
2)2/5
3)142/143
4)9/1426
5)1/143
Q.7) Two pipes X and Ycan fill a tank in 16 minutes and 24 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, after how much time should pipe X be closed so that the tank is fill in 21 minutes?
1)5 minutes
2)2 minutes
3)6 minutes
4)8 minutes
5)None of these

Q.8)In how many different ways can the letters of the word MAGAZINE be arranged so that vowels always come together? 1)1020
2)720
3)1440
4)2880
5)None of these
Q.9) Suraj received Rs.12000 as Diwali Bonus. He invested a part of it at 6% per annum and the remaining at 5% per annum simple interest. The total interest earned by him in 4 years is Rs.2580. The sum invested at 6% per annum is
1)Rs.4500
2)Rs.5000
3)Rs.7500
4)Rs.5500
5) None of these

Directions (Q.10-14): In each question two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and mark the appropriate answer.
1) if x>y
2 )if x≥y
3) if x<y
4) if x≤y
5) if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y

Q.10) I. 9x2-41x+46=0               II. 12y2+43y+38=0

Q.11) I. 6x2+13x-169=0             II. Y2+8y-65=0

Q.12) I. 3x+5y=4                      II. 6x-7y=25

Q.13) I. x2-5x+4=0                    II. y2+11y-12=0

Q.14) I. 8x2+50x+57=0              II. 6y2-y-57=0

Directions (Q.15-19): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Production of different food grains (in thousand tonnes) by five states in 2014.

Q.15) What was the average food grains production in MP in the given year (in thousand tonnes)?
1)656
2)650
3)646
4)676
5) None of these
Q.16)If in MP 20% of the total production of Rice is Basmati and 25% of the remaining is Katami, then what is the percentage of Katami Rice to the total production of Rice in that state?
1)18%
2)20%
3)25%
4) 30%
5) None of these
Q.17) What is the difference between the total production (in thousand tonnes) of Wheat in West Bengal, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and the total production of Pulse in UP, MP and WB?
1)280
2)300
3)320
4)380
5) None of these
Q.18)What is the difference between the total production of Rice in all five states andthe total production of Jowar in all five states (in thousand tonnes) .
1)860
2)850
3)750
4)760
5) None of these

Q.19) What is the ratio of the total production of Bajra in MP, WB and Bihar together to the total production of Pulse in WB, UP and Chhattisgarh together?
1)28:25
2)25:47
3)47:25
4)24:25
5) None of these
Directions (Q.20-24): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
The pie-charts show the expenses of a family in two months

Q.20) What is the difference between the total expenses on Rent for both months and the total expenses on School fee and Food in October?
1)Rs.1860
2)Rs.1580
3)Rs.1680
4)Rs.1608
5) None of these
Q.21)What is average expenses on Clothes, Entertainment and Rent in October and the total expenses on Rent, Clothes and School fee in November?
1)Rs.9390
2)Rs.9690
3)Rs.9750
4)Rs.9930
5)Rs.9650
Q.22) What is the percentage increase in expenses on Clothes from October to November?
1) 18%
2) 6%
3) 16%
4) 24%
5) None of these
Q.23) The total amount spent on Entertainment and School fee in both months is
1)Rs.8240
2)Rs.9420
3)Rs.7320
4)Rs.7140
5)Rs.7840

Q.24) The total expenses on Entertainment in October is what per cent of the total expenses on Entertainmentin November?1)44.85%
2)42.85%
3)48%
4)46.85%
5)None of these

Q.25) 18% of 256+ 35% of 290-15% 385=?

1)83
2)80
3)90
4)70
5)85