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IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2014 - Practice Set 01

Here is IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2014 - Practice set - Numerical ability questions to check candidate's preparation of QA section. This QA Quiz will not only help you determine your speed to solve questions but also help you increase the calculation speed. As you all know, it is a very important step to have faster calculation speed if you want to qualify ibps exams like PO, Clerk, SO and RRB. These IBPS PO Quantitative aptitude questions will help you determine your speed.
The quantitative aptitude questions in this quiz are the type of questions that are asked in IBPS exams. So it will also help you determine your potential as it is important for IBPS PO exam to have better calculation as well as speed. If any candidate who want to qualify IBPS PO 2014, then he/she must have fast calculation speed to solve questions in seconds. This quiz will help you determine your speed.

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2014 - Practice Set 01 to check calculation speed


Time to solve - 10 minutes
Number of Questions - 10
Total marks - 10 (each question carry 1 marks and 0.25 negative mark for wrong answer)
Candidates can check their answers which are provided below. Also explanations/answers to the questions are also provided at the end.

So here is the Quiz for IBPS PO Quantitive aptitude section.

1. If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent.

A. 100
B. 125
C. 105
D. 120
E. 110


2. The cost price of 20 items is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

A. 18
B. 16
C. 12
D. 28
E. 15


3. A can do a piece of work in 6 days alone. B can do that work alone in 8 days. A and B both undertook that work to be done for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed that work in 3 days. Determine how much should be paid to C?

A. Rs. 375
B. Rs. 600
C. Rs. 400
D. Rs. 800
E. Rs. 500


4. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 20, 30 and 60 days respectively. In how many days can A do the work if he is assisted by B and C on every third day?

A. 12 days
B. 15 days
C. 16 days
D. 18 days
E. 20 days

5. If a person walks at 14 km/hr instead of 10 km/hr, he would have walked 20 km more. The actual distance travelled by him is:

A. 50 km
B. 56 km
C. 70 km
D. 80 km
E. 100 km


Questions 6-10: Arithmatic Aptitude:

6.  696 ÷ 58 * 15 + 468 = (?)3  - 164
(1) 512
(2) 624
(3) 642
(4) 946
(5) None of these


7. (9 * 9)­3 ÷ (243 ÷ 27)4 * (243 * 9)3  = (9 * 27)? + 1
(1) 30
(2) 22
(3) 46
(4) 4
(5) None of these

8. (√180 + 11) + (√5 - 3)2 = (?)2
(1) 5
(2) 10
(3) 25
(4) 30
(5) 40

9. 7(1/2) + 4(1/3) – 6(1/4) = ? + 5(1/6)
(1) 5/24
(2) 7/24
(3) 5/12
(4) 11/12
(5) None of these

10.  19 % of 2570 = 35% of 628 + ?
(1) 372.5
(2) 268.5
(3) 373.5
(4) 256.5
(5) None of these

ANSWERS

1. A

2. B

3. C

4. B

5. A

6. (5)

7. (4)

8. (1)

9. (3)

10. (2)



Explanations to difficult questions:

Questions from 6-10 should be solved using BODMAS rule. That will easily clear them in seconds.

1. Let Cost Price be Rs. x
and Selling Price be Rs. y.

forming the equation as per question, we get
Then, 3(y - x) = (2y - x)  
y = 2x.

Profit = Rs. (y - x)
= Rs. (2x - x)
= Rs. x.

Profit % = (x/x) x 100 %
So Profit = 100%


2. Let Cost Price of each article be Re. 1
Then C.P. of x articles = Rs. x.

Also Selling Price of x articles = Rs. 20.

Profit = Rs. (20 - x).

(20 - x)/x * 100 = 25
2000 - 100x = 25x
125x = 2000
So x = 16.


3. C's one day work = (1/3)-[(1/6)+(1/8)] = 1/24
So A's wages : B's wages : C's wages = (1/6):(1/8): (1/24) = 4:3:1
So C's will be paid (for his 3 days work) = 3*(1/24)*3200 = 400

4. A's 1 day work = 1/20
So A's 2 day work will be  = 2/20 = 1/10
All A, B, C's (A+B+C) one day work will be = (1/20)+(1/30)+ (1/60) = 1/10
Total work done in 3 days = (1/10) + (1/10) = 1/5
Since 1/5 work is done in 3 days, so total work will be done in = 3*5  = 15 days

5. Let actual distance travelled be = x km
then as per question,
x/10 = (x+20)/14
14x = 10x+200
x = 50 km