IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice Quantitative Aptitude Questions

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice Mixed Questions set of 10 questions  for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these Mixed Questions and share time taken to solve these Mixed Questions  and your attempt.


In Quantitative Aptitude section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Data Interpretation, simplification,series, mixed type questions play important role in preliminary exam.

1. A man sold an item for RS 6,750 at a loss of 25%. What will be the selling price of same item if he sells it at a profit of 15% ?
(1) RS 10,530
(2) RS 9,950
(3) RS 10,350
(4) RS 11,340
(5) None of these

2. The sum of the circumference of a circle and the perimeter of a rectangle is 132 cm. The area of the rectangle is 112 sq cm and breadth of the rectangle is 8 cm. What is the area of the circle ?
(1) 616 sq cm
(2) 540 sq cm
(3) 396 sq cm
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

3. The cost of 5 kg of apple is equal to the cost of 12 kg of rice. The cost of 3 kg of flour is equal to one kg of rice. The cost of one kg. of flour is RS 17.50. What is the total cost of 3 kg of apple, 2 kg of rice and 4 kg of flour together ?
(1) RS 543
(2) RS 527
(3) RS 563
(4) RS 553
(5) None of these

4. Thirty-five per cent of 740 is 34 more than a number. What is two-fifth of the number ?
(1) 45
(2) 90
(3) 180
(4) 120
(5) None of these

5. A bag contains 7 red balls, 4 green balls and 5 yellow balls. What is the probability that 3 balls drawn at random are either green or yellow ?
(1) 1/140
(2) 1/60
(3) 3/280
(4) 3/40
(5) None of these

Directions (6-10): Percentages of different types of employees of two different companies A and Bare given in the following pie-charts. The numbers of IT executives in Company A and Company B are 880 and 864 respectively. Answer the following questions based on this information.


6. What is the difference between the number of Software Developers in Company A and that in Company B?
(1) 132
(2) 134
(3) 136
(4) 138
(5) 140

7. In which pair is the difference between the numbers of employees of these two types the same for Company A and Company B?
(1) I & IV
(2) II & VI
(3) III & V
(4) I & VI
(5) None of these

8. What is the ratio of the number of Accountants in Company A to that in Company B?
(1) 55 : 54
(2) 4 : 3
(3) 5 : 4
(4) 25 : 22
(5) None of these

9. In Company B the number of IT Executives is what percentage more than the number of Quality Analysts?
(1) 112 %
(2) 133.33%
(3) 166%
(4) 176.6%
(5) None of these

10. If the number of Administrative staff was 770 in Company A, what would be its approximate percentage in the company?
(1) 13.5%
(2) 15%
(3) 16%
(4) 17%
(5) 18.5%


Answers
1. (3)
C.P. of the item = ( 6750 ×100 )/75 = Rs 9000
So, Reqd. S.P. of the item = (9000 × 115)/100=Rs 10350

2. (1)
Length of the rectangle = 112/8 = 14 cm, so  perimeter= 44 cm,
Circumference= 132-44=88 cm,
R = (88 × 7 )/(2 ×22)  = 14cm

3. (4)

4. 2)
Number = 740 × 35/100 - 34 = 225
2/5  of the number=90

5. 5) Total ways = 16C3   = 16!/(13!×3!) = 560
Favourable ways = 4C3 + 5C3  = 4!/(3!×1!) + 5!/(3!×2!)
Required probability = 1/40

6. (3)
Total number of Employees of Software Developers in company A = 26/100 * 4400 = 1144
Total number of Employees of Software Developers in company B = 28/100 * 3600 = 1008
Required Difference = 1144 - 1008 = 136

7. (2)

8. (2) Ratio of the number of Accountants of company A to B =  528 : 396 = 4:3

9. (3) Required Percentage = (864 - 324)/324 * 100 = 166%

10. (4) Required Percentage = (770/4400) * 100 = 17.5% = 17%


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