Quant Quiz for IBPS Clerk

1. If one-third of one-fourth of a number is 15, then three-tenth of that number is:
A. 35
B. 36
C. 45
D. 54
E. 56


2. Three times the first of three consecutive odd integers is 3 more than twice the third. The third integer is:
A. 9
B. 11
C. 13
D. 15
E. 19

3. The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the positions of its digits is 36. What is the difference between the two digits of that number?
A. 3
B. 4
C. 9
D. Cannot be determined
E. None of these

4. The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the digits is 36. What is the difference between the sum and the difference of the digits of the number if the ratio between the digits of the number is 1 : 2 ?
A. 4
B. 8
C. 16
D. None of these
E.  18

5. A two-digit number is such that the product of the digits is 8. When 18 is added to the number, then the digits are reversed. The number is:
A. 18
B. 24
C. 42
D. 81
E. 78

6. The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 15 and the difference between the digits is 3. What is the two-digit number?
A. 69
B. 78
C. 96
D. Cannot be determined
E. None of these

7. The sum of the squares of three numbers is 138, while the sum of their products taken two at a time is 131. Their sum is:
A. 20
B. 30
C. 40
D. 54
E. None of these

8. A number consists of two digits. If the digits interchange places and the new number is added to the original number, then the resulting number will be divisible by:
A. 3
B. 5
C. 9
D. 11
E. 13

9. In a two-digit, if it is known that its unit's digit exceeds its ten's digit by 2 and that the product of the given number and the sum of its digits is equal to 144, then the number is:
A. 24
B. 26
C. 42
D. 46
E.  48

10. Find a positive number which when increased by 17 is equal to 60 times the reciprocal of the number.
A. 3
B. 10
C. 17
D. 20
E. 25

ANSWERS
1.D

2. D
Let the three integers be x, x + 2 and x + 4.
Then, 3x = 2(x + 4) + 3      x = 11.
Third integer = x + 4 = 15.

3.B
Let the ten's digit be x and unit's digit be y.
Then, (10x + y) - (10y + x) = 36
9(x - y) = 36
x - y = 4

4.B
5.B
6.D
Let the ten's digit be x and unit's digit be y.
Then, x + y = 15 and x - y = 3   or   y - x = 3.
 x + y = 15   and   x - y = 3, we get: x = 9, y = 6.
 x + y = 15   and   y - x = 3, we get: x = 6, y = 9.
 number is either 96 or 69.
the number cannot be determined.

7.A

8.D
Let the ten's digit be x and unit's digit be y.
 number = 10x + y.
Number obtained by interchanging the digits = 10y + x.
(10x + y) + (10y + x) = 11(x + y), which is divisible by 11.

9.A

10.A
Let the number be x.
Then, x + 17 = 60/X

 x^2 + 17x - 60 = 0

 (x + 20)(x - 3) = 0

 x = 3.



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