# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims

## Quantitative Aptitude Mini Practice Test

Q.1 what sum of money at compound interest will amount to Rs. 5623.8 in 3yr, if the rate of interest is 3% for the 1st yr, 5% for the 2nd year and 4% for the 3rd yr?
a). 5000
b). 5050
c). 6000
d). 7050
e).None of these
Q.2 Sanjib borrowed some money on compound interest and returned it in 3yr in equal annual instalments. If rate of interest is 30% per annum and annual instalment is Rs 973360, then find the sum borrowed.
a) Rs.17677316340
b). Rs.17677318520
c). Rs.17677319856
d). Rs.17677323645
e). None of these.

Q3. If the simple interest for a certain sum for 2 yr at 10% pa is Rs. 400, then what will be the compound interest for same sum for same period and at the same rate of interest?
a). 420
b). 412
c). 421
d). 422
e) None of these.

Q4. Find the compound interest on Rs. 16000 at 40% for 9 months, compound quarterly.
a). 5300
b). 5296
c). 5200
d) 4800
e) None of these.

Q.5 A sum of money invested at compound interest amounts to Rs. 1600 in 2yr and Rs. 1680 in 3 yr. Find the rate of interest per annul?
a). 6%
b). 8%
c). 4.5%
d). 5%
e) None of these.

Q.6 The true discount on a certain sum of money due 10 yr hence is Rs. 78 and the simple interest on the same sum for the same time and the same rate of interest is Rs. 120. Find the sum due.
a). 189.285
b). 189
c). 188
d). 214.256
e) None of these.

Q.7 The face value of a bill due 3 yr hence is Rs 27600. If the rate of simple interest is 10% per annum, what will be the banker’s gain at the bill?
a).Rs. 2190.34
b). Rs. 2200
c).Rs. 2194.80
d). Rs. 2198.23
e) None of these.

Q.8. If BD and TD on a sum due certain time hence at a certain rate are Rs 144 and Rs 160 respectively, find the sum.
a). 750
b). 820
c). 720
d).650
e). None of these.

Q.9. Amit tans Bubai invested Rs. 24000 ad Rs. 8000 for a period of 2 yr. After 2 yr. Earned Rs. 48000. What will be the shares of A and B out of these earning?
a).Amit and Bubai= 36000 and 12000
b). Amit and Bubai= 36500and 12000
c). Amit and Bubai= 36000 and 12600
d). Amit and Bubai= 36000 and 19520
e). None of these.

Q.10 In a cotton industries if 60 man working men working 18 h per day can do a peace of work in 64 days, in how many days can 72 men do this working 16 hr per day.
a).32 days
b). 61days
c).70days
d).60days
e) none of these

Directions: (Q 11 – Q 15). What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following series.
Q.11        7         ?          46         85          137          202
a).7
b). 20
c). 45
d).84
e) None of these.

Q.12.     15         34          ?       148          300         604
a).72
b). 120
c).85
d) 110
e) None of these.

Q.13.     3       17       112          ?         3361          13441
a).673
b). 560
c).140
d). 440
e). None of these

Q.14.        5         18         52         ?        364            784
a).75
b). 140
c). 158
d).165
e) None of these

Q.15.     180       90       88         44         ?          21         19
a).48
b). 44
c). 42
d). 21
e) None of these

Solution

Ans.1 –a
Hints:
Amount=P(1+R1/100)(1 + R2/100)(1 + R3/100)
Here A=5623.8, R1=3%, R2=5%, R3=4%

Ans.2 – a
Hints:
P=x[(100/(100+R)) + (100/(100 + R))2 + (100/(100+R))3]
Here R=30%, x=973360, Total no of instalments=n.

Ans.3 – c
Hints: CI=SI(1 + R/200)
Here R=10%, SI=400

Ans.4 –b
Hints:
Amount=P(1+R/400)4n
Here P=16000, R= 40%, n=9 months=3/4 yr.

Ans.5 – d
Hints:
SI=(P x R x T)/100
Here. P=1600, SI=1680-1600, T=1yr.

Ans.6 – a
Hints:
Sum due(A)=(SI x TD)/(SI-TD)
Here SI=120, TD=78

Ans.7 – d
Hints: BG=A(R x T)2 / 100(10 +R + T)
Here A=27600, R=5%, T= 3yr.

Ans.8 – c
Hints: Required Sum (A) = (BD x TD)/ (BD-TD)

Ans.9 – a).
Amit share: Bubai Share = 3:1
Amit’s share=(3 x 48000)/4=36000
Bubai share=(1 x 48000)/4 =12000

Ans.10 – d
Hints: Here M1=60, D1=64, T1=18h. M2=72, D2=?, T2=16hr.
M1 D1 T1 = M2D2T2

Ans.11 –b
7+ 13
20 + 26
46 + 39
85 + 52
137 + 65
And so on

Ans.12 –a
15 x 2 +4
34 x 2 + 4
72 x 2 +4
148 x 2 +4
And so on

Ans.13 –a
2nd term= 3 x 8 -7
3rd term= 17 x 7 -6
4th term= 112 x 6 -5
5th term = 673 x 5 -4
6th term = 3361 x 4 -3

Ans.14 –c
2nd term= 5 + 4 x 2
3rd term= 18 + 8 x 2
4th term= 52 + 12 x 2
5th term = 158 + 24 x 2
6th term = 364 + 28 x2

Ans. 15 – c.
Hints:
Pattern is ÷2, -2, ÷2, -2, .... 