www.eenadupratibha.net IBPS PROBATIONARY OFFICERS QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE t e Directions (Q. 1 - 5): In each of the following number series questions a number is wrong. You have to identify that number. 1. 2. 3. 3 4 9 32 156 1) 32 2) 156 4) 9 5) 4 4 6 9 13.5 20.25 4) 6 5) 20.25 12 13 30 99 5. 2085 a n e e . w w 208 214 232 262 2) 232 4) 208 5) 302 156 170 192 3) 99 5) 13 1) 358 w 3) 9 p u d 410 2) 30 4) 2085 t a r 30.125 2) 30.125 n . a h b i 3) 924 1) 13.5 1) 410 4. 924 226 1) 280 2) 156 4) 226 5) 170 302 358 3) 262 280 364 3) 364 Directions (Q. 6 - 10): Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow: Candidates who appeared and passed in the test from four schools in six different years. Year A B C D Appeared Passed Appeared Passed Appeared Passed Appeared Passed 2004 124 78 445 354 454 343 546 345 2005 234 124 545 435 732 567 565 456 2006 456 235 664 454 693 456 235 112 2007 398 156 345 144 645 545 546 234 2008 546 346 584 354 354 258 656 564 2009 547 435 704 347 578 313 456 252 R-13-10-14 www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net 6. 7. 8. What was the total number of failed candidates from school-D in the year 2006 and the number of candidates who appeared in the exam from School-B in the year 2008? 1) 705 2) 725 4) 707 5) None of these n . a In which year was the difference between the number of candidates who appeared and passed in the exam from School-B second lowest? 1) 2004 2) 2005 4) 2007 5) 2008 h b i 3) 2006 t a r What was the respective ratio between the number of candidates who passed from school-C in the year 2006 and the number of candidates who appeared in the exam from school-B in the year 2008? p u d a n 1) 11 : 8 4) 9 : 11 9. t e 3) 726 2) 13 : 6 e e . w w 3) 15 : 19 5) None of these Number of candidates who passed in the exam from school-B in the year 2005 was approximately what percent of number of candidates who appeared from school-A in the year 2008? w 1) 74% 2) 82% 4) 86% 5) 90% 3) 80% t e n . a h 10. What is the percent decrease in the number of candidates who failed in the exam from school-A in the year 2009 as compared to the previous year? 1) 44% 2) 64% 4) 22% 5) 38% b i t 3) 88% a r p Directions (Q. 11 - 13): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and three statements denoted A, B and C. You have to study the questions and the statements and decide whether the question can be answered with any one or two or all of the statements together. u d a n e e . ww 11. Find the volume of a cone? A) Lateral surface area of the cone is 550 sq.cm. B) Area of a square, whose side is equal to the radius of the base of the cone is 49 sq.cm. w C) Height of the cone is 24 cm. 1) B & C 2) A & B 4) 1 or 2 5) All the three 3) Any two www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net 12. Find the percentage profit earned on selling the article. A) Marked price of the article is Rs.520. B) 20% discount is offered on the article. t e C) The cost price of the article is Rs.320. 1) B and C 2) A and C 4) Any two 5) All the three n . a 3) A and B h b i 13. For how long B's capital was there in the business? 1 A) A, one of two partners contributes of the capital for 12 months. 3 5 B) B receives of the total profit. 7 t a r p u d 2 C) A's profit was of the total profit. 7 1) Only A and C a n e e . w w 2) Only B and C 4) 1 or 3 3) A and B only 5) None 14. Production of a company in 2012 was 468 tonnes. If it increases by 15% in the first year and decreases by 8% in the second year, find the production of the company after two years? w 1) 500.76 2) 493.875 4) 495.144 5) None of these t e n . a h 3) 487.468 b i t 15. The mean temperature of Monday to Wednesday was 39°C and of Tuesday to 4 th Thursday was 36°C. If the temperature on Thursday was that of Monday, 5 then what was the temperature on Thursday? du a r p 1) 45°C 2) 36°C 3) 36.5°C a n 4) 54°C 5) None of these e e . ww Directions (Q.16 - 20): Study the information carefully to answer the following questions. A school consists of 2500 students. The ratio of boys to girls is 3 : 2 w respectively. All the students are involved in five different games viz. Hockey, Boxing, Tennis, Football and Volleyball. 28 percent of girls are in Hockey. 16 percent of the boys are in Tennis. One- fifth of the boys are in Volleyball. The ratio of girls to boys in Tennis is 2 : 3 respectively. 25 percent of the total number of students is in Boxing. Girls in Volleyball are 60 percent of the boys are in the same game. 22 www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net percent of the girls are in Football. The remaining girls are in Boxing. 18 percent of the boys are in Hockey and the remaining in Football. 16. Number of boys in Tennis is what percent of the number of girls in the same t e game? 1) 90% 2) 150% 4) 87.25% 5) None of these n . a 3) 66.67% h b i 17. How many girls are there in Boxing? 1) 180 2) 220 3) 160 4) 200 5) None of these p u d t a r 18. Number of boys in Football forms what percent of total number of the students in the school? a n 1) 10.8 2) 9 e e . w w 4)16 3) 12 5) 18.6 19. What is the total number of girls in Hockey and Volleyball together? 1) 380 w 4) 460 2) 340 t e n 3) 400 5) None of these . a h 20. The number of boys in Volleyball is how much percent more than the boys in Tennis? 1) 25% 2) 40% 4) 50% 5) None of these b i t 3) 30% a r p KEY u d a 1-2; 2-2; 3-1; 4-5; 5-3; 6-4; 7-2; 8-5; 9-3; 10-1; 11-4; 12-5; 13-4; 14-4; 15-2; 16-2; 17-3; 18-2; 19-4; 20-1. 1. n e e . ww EXPLANATIONS 3×2−2=4 4×3−3=9 w 9 × 4 − 4 = 32 32 × 5 − 5 = 155 155 × 6 − 6 = 924 www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net 2. 4 × 1.5 = 6 6 × 1.5 = 9 9 × 1.5 = 13.5 t e 13.5 × 1.5 = 20.25 n . a 20.25 × 1.5 = 30.375 3. 12 × 1 + 1 = 13 h b i 13 × 2 + 4 = 30 30 × 3 + 9 = 99 t a r 99 × 4 + 16 = 412 412 × 5 + 25 = 2085 4. p u d 208 + 6 = 214 214 + 18 = 232 a n 232 + 30 = 262 e e . w w 262 + 42 = 304 t e n 304 + 54 = 358 5. 156 + 14 = 170 w . a h 170 + 14 + 8 = 192 192 + 22 + 12 = 226 b i t 226 + 34 + 20 = 280 280 + 54 + 32 = 366 a r p 6. Required answer = (235 − 112) + 584 = 707 7. Failed candidates in School - B u d a 2004 ⇒ 445 − 354 = 91 2005 ⇒ 545 − 435 = 110 n e e . ww 2006 ⇒ 664 − 454 = 210 2007 ⇒ 345 − 144 = 201 2008 ⇒ 584 − 354 = 230 2009 ⇒ 704 − 347 = 357 8. 9. w Required ratio = 456 : 584 = 57 : 73 435 Required percentage = × 100 ≈ 80% 546 10. Failed in 2009 = 547 − 435 = 112 www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net Failed in 2008 = 546 − 346 = 200 200 − 112 Percent decrease = × 100 200 t e 88 = × 100 = 44% 200 n . a 1 11. Volume of cone = π × r2 × h 3 h b i From statement A, Lateral surface area = πrl = 550 t a r From B, p u d we get radius of cone From statements A & B we get radius and height (... h2 = l2 − r2) a n ∴ A and B are sufficient e e . w w From B and C we get radius and height t e n ∴ B and C also sufficient w 100 + P% 12. M.P = × C.P 100 − D% 100 + P% 520 = × 320 ⇒ P% = 30% 80 All the three statements are required b i t a r p 13. By taking A & B or A & C 1 2 2 5 × 12 : × x = : 3 3 7 7 . a h u d a 14. 115% of 92% of 468 n e e . ww 115 92 × × 468 = 495.144 100 100 15. Let the temperature of Monday be 'x' 4x Temperature of Thursday = 5 w Temperatures of Monday + Tuesday + Wednesday = 3 × 39 = 117° Temperatures of Tuesday + Wednesday + Thursday = 3 × 36 = 108° Difference between Monday and Thursday is 117 − 108 = 9° www.eenadupratibha.net www.eenadupratibha.net 4x ∴ x − = 9 ⇒ x = 45 5 4 × 45 ∴ Thursday's temperature = = 36° 5 (Q.16 - 20): Girls Boys Total Hockey 280 270 550 Boxing 160 465 625 i t 160 240 400 220 225 445 Volleyball 180 300 480 Total 1000 1500 2500 225 18. Required Percent = × 100 = 9% 2500 Tennis bh Football a r 300 − 240 20. Required Percent = × 100% 240 n . a Games 240 16. Required Percent = × 100 = 150% 160 19. Reqd. number of girls = 280 + 180 = 460 t e up d a 60 = × 100 = 25% 240 en Writer: Dr. G.S. Giridhar e . w w t e n w . a h b i t a r p u d a n e e . ww w www.eenadupratibha.net

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