Subscribe Now

# IBPS Clerk Quiz : Quantitative Aptitude | 24 -10 - 17

Unknown

Q.1 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?

13 14 16 20 28 ?
1. 40
2. 44
3. 42
4. 56
5. 48
SOL:

Q.2 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?

123 171 227 291 ?
1. 355
2. 402
3. 389
4. 363
5. 420
SOL:

Q.3 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?

11 9 15 41 159 ?
1. 789
2. 655
3. 695
4. 720
5. 755
SOL:

×1-2,×2-3,×3-4,×4-5,×5-6

Q.4 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?

2001 1000 499 248 122 ?
1. 61
2. 60
3. 58.5
4. 59.5
5. 59
SOL:

-1÷2 ,-2÷2, -3÷2,- 4÷2,  -5÷2

Q.5 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?

15      8       13.5       36.25       ?

1. 125.5
2. 130.125
3. 89.75
4. 45.625
5. 130.375
×0.5+0.5 ,×1.5+1.5,×2.5+2.5,×3.5+3.5

Q.6 Somesh spent Rs. 38460 on the renovation of his home, Rs. 24468 on buying furniture and remaining 28% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount?
1. 75500 Rs
2. 64800 Rs
3. 85900 Rs
4. 87400 Rs
5. None of these
72%  =38460+24468
=  62928
100% = 87400

Q.7 A starts a business with a capital of Rs. 85000. B joins in the business with Rs. 42500 after some time. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3 : 1?
1. 8 month
2. 5 month
3. 4 month
4. 6 month
5. None of these
SOL :

85000×12:42500×x=3:1

x= 8 months

Q.8 A rectangular field has to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. If the area of the field is 680 feet2 and cost of fencing is Rs. 8 / feet then find the total expenditure.
1. 580 Rs
2. 704 Rs
3. 696 Rs
4. 722 Rs
5. 814 Rs
SOL:

b=680/20=34

required perimeter=(34+34+20)×8=704

Q 9. P and Q can complete a job in 24 days working together. P alone can complete it in 32 days. Both of them worked together for 8 days and then P left. The number of days Q will take to complete the remaining work is?
1. 64 days
2. 62 days
3. 72 days
4. 56 days
5. None of these
SOL :
P +Q  24     LCM-96    4
P        32                       3
Q's work/day = 1 w/d
(P+Q)'s work of 8 days = 4×8 = 32
Remaining work = 64
Time taken by Q = 64/1= 64 days

Q 10. A dishonest trader marks up his goods by 80% and gives a discount of 25%. Besides, he cheats 20% while purchasing and 10% while selling. Find the overall profit percentage of shopkeeper.
1. 60%
2. 40%
3. 75%
4. 80%
5. None of these
Sol: Profit through cheating =
Profit After Discount =
Overall profit percent =