IBPS SO Prelims GT Quantitative Aptitude Practice Test  3
101. 432 ml of mixture ‘A’ contains 40% more water than milk in it, is mixed with 588 ml of mixture ‘B’ which contains 45% more water than milk in it. Find the ratio of milk to water in the resulting mixture.
a) 14 : 15
b) 7 : 10
c) 7 : 5
d) 9 : 10
e) None of these
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 Answer: b
102. ‘A’ entered into a business with an initial investment of Rs. 720. After 4 months. ‘A’ withdrew Rs. 120 and was joined by ‘B’ who invested Rs. 960 initially. After 5 more months, ‘A’ added Rs. 200 more while ‘B’ increased his investment by 116(2/3)%. If total profit earned at the end of the year is Rs. 50400, then profit share of ‘B’ will be:
a) Rs. 28800
b) Rs. 21600
c) Rs. 28000
d) Rs. 29600
e) None of these
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 Answer:a
103. Two boats ‘A’ and ‘B’ are rowing in a river flowing at a rate of 12 km/h. Ratio of upstream speeds of boat ‘A’ to boat ‘B’ is 2 : 3, respectively. Sum of time taken by boat ‘A’ to cover 48 km in downstream and by boat ‘B’ to cover 54 km in downstream, is 3 hours. Find the ratio of upstream to downstream speed of boat ‘A’.
a) 1 : 3
b) 2 : 3
c) 1 : 4
d) 1 : 2
e) None of these
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 Answer:c
104. The average weight of a group of eight friends is 42 kg. When A, B and C leave the group the average weight becomes 46 kg and after A and C rejoin the group it becomes 40 kg. What is the weight (in kg) of A, if weight of C is 36 kg less than B?
a) 27
b) 32
c) 35
d) 30
e) 25
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 Answer:d
105. There is enough food in a store for 120 men that will last for 60 days. 10 days later, 30 more men arrive and the remaining food is finished in X days, what is the value of X?
a) 36
b) 32
c) 60
d) 40
e) 30
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 Answer:d
106. The still water speed of a boat is 27 km/h and the speed of stream is 3.5 km/h. If the boat travels for 5 hours in downstream and for 8 hours in upstream. What is the total distance (in km) travelled by the boat?
a) 315
b) 361.5
c) 384
d) 324.5
e) 340.
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 Answer:e
Directions (Q. No. 107111) : What approximate value will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question? (Note: You are not expected to calculate the exact value)
107. {624.324 – 224.989 – 430.475 ÷ 8.05} × 5.25 = ?
a) 1725
b) 725
c) 2925
d) 1075
e) 975
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 Answer:a
108. 118.56% of 1198.62 + ?% of 478.89 = 128.08 × 8.99 + 24.022
a) 900
b) 620
c) 360
d) 60
e) 2000
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 Answer:d
109. [{383.87 ÷ 7.99 × 5.07 + 323.96} ÷ 12.12] × 5.02 = 25.25% of ?
a) 40
b) 940
c) 1440
d) 640
e) 320
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 Answer:b
110. 74.98 × 60.01 + 16.99 × 2.03 = ?
a) 4278
b) 3450
c) 4534
d) 2846
e) 4170
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 Answer:c
111. 299.99 + 3999 ÷ 40.01 × 79.98 = ?
a) 6700
b) 1800
c) 7600
d) 2500
e) 8300
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 Answer:e
112. Ratio between time taken to cover same distance in upstream to downstream is 2 : 1. If speed of stream is 4 km/hr then find time taken to cover 48km in upstream?
a) 8 hours
b) 4 hours
c) 6 hours
d) 3 hours
e) 1.5 hours
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 Answer:c
113. ‘A’ and ‘B’ started a business together. A invested 25% more than B. After a year ‘A’ got 15% of profit for managing business and rest profit is divided according to their investments. Find total profit earned by them if A’s share of profit is Rs.9520?
a) Rs.12,600
b) Rs.13,500
c) Rs.14,400
d) Rs.15,300
e) Rs.16,200
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 Answer:d
114. A man invests Rs. X in scheme ‘A’ and Rs. 1.5X in scheme ‘B’. Scheme ‘A’ offers 20% p.a. at S.I and scheme ‘B’ offers 10% p.a. at C.I. If total interest earned by him after 2 years is Rs. 572, then find the interest earned from scheme ‘B’?
a) Rs. 320
b) Rs. 252
c) Rs. 168
d) Rs. 420
e) Rs. 336
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 Answer:b
115. (X – 4) men can complete a work in 5 day while (X + 5) men can complete the same work in 4 days. (Y – 15) women can complete a work in 6 days while (Y + 15) women can complete the same work in 3 days.
Quantity I: Value of ‘X’
Quantity II: Value of ‘Y’
a) Quantity I > Quantity II
b) Quantity I < Quantity II
c) Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
d) Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
e) Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
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 Answer:b
Directions (Q. no. 116120) : Answer the questions based on the information given below.
Price of ticket per person for visiting an amusement park is different on different days of a week. The table given below shows total revenue collected, price of ticket per person and ratio of number of males to females who visited the park on the respective days.
Days  Total revenue collected  Price of ticket per person  Ratio of number of males to females who visited the park 
Monday  61440  Rs. 120  3 : 5 
Tuesday  86400  Rs.150  7 : 5 
Wednesday  69120  Rs. 80  5 : 4 
Thursday  108000  Rs. 180  8 : 7 
116. Number of males who visited the park on Monday is:
a) 192
b) 320
c) 240
d) 216
e) None of these
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 Answer:a
117. Ratio of number of females who visited the park on Monday and Tuesday, respectively is :
a) 2 : 1
b) 5 : 4
c) 4 : 3
d) 3 : 2
e) None of these
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 Answer:c
118. Number of males who visited the park on Tuesday is how much percent more/less than that on Wednesday?
a) 40%
b) 30%
c) 10%
d) 20%
e) None of these
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 Answer:b
119. Total number of people who visited the park on Friday is 52% more than that on Thursday while ratio of number of females who visited the park on Friday and Wednesday is 17 : 12, respectively, then number of males who visited the park on Friday is:
a) 348
b) 398
c) 368
d) 318
e) None of these
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 Answer:c
120. Average number of females who visited the park on Wednesday and Thursday together is :
a) 322
b) 352
c) 332
d) 312
e) None of these
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 Answer:c
Directions (Q. 121124) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside.
In a society, data of 1200 people were collected and used for a survey. A survey is conducted for three news papers TOI, HT and DNA.
150 people don't read any newspaper. 450 people read DNA and 13.33% of them read HT also. The number of people who read both HT and DNA is 20% more than the number of people who read both TOI and HT.
10 people read all the three newspapers and 260 people read only TOI.
The number of people who read Tol and DNA both is 30% of the total number of people who read only HT.
121. What is the number of people who read only DNA?
a) 350
b) 300
c) 310
d) 290
e) 320
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 Answer:c
122. What is the number of people who read exactly two newspapers?
a) 170
b) 150
c) 130
d) 180
e) 200
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 Answer:a
123. The total number of people who read TOI and DNA both in what percent of the total number of the number of people who read at least two newspapers and one of them is HT?
a) 90%
b) 88.88%
c) 75%
d) 80%
e) 87.5%
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 Answer:a
124. Among the HT readers 60% are females. The number of male HT readers is what percent of the total number of TOI readers? (to the nearest integer)
a) 35
b) 39
c) 41
d) 43
e) 45
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 Answer:c
Directions (Q. No. 125129) : The following numbers form a series. Find the odd one out.
125. 12, 16, 28, 87, 352, 1765
a) 28
b) 16
c) 352
d) 1765
e) 87
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 Answer:b
126. 80, 88, 102,128, 160,200
a) 160
b) 102
c) 80
d) 88
e) 128
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 Answer:b
127. 120, 129, 104, 151, 72, 193
a) 129
b) 193
c) 72
d) 104
e) 151
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 Answer:e
128. 649, 650, 328, 112, 32, 11.4
a) 32
b) 11.4
c) 650
d) 113
e) 328
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 Answer:e
129. 12 26 81 328 1646 9876
a) 81
b) 328
c) 26
d) 1646
e) 9876
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 Answer:d
130. A and B starting a business together. B invested 60% more than that of A. Ratio of time period of investment of A and B is 8 : 9.
Quantity I: A’s share of profit out of total profit of Rs. 25,200.
Quantity II; B’s share of profit out of total profit of Rs. 14,000.
a) Quantity I > Quantity II
b) Quantity I < Quantity II
c) Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
d) Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
e) Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
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 Answer:e
131. I. 2^{(y+4)} × 12^{(2y+4) }= 9^{(y+2) }× 16^{(y+4)}
II. x2 10x + 24 = 0
Quantity I: Value of ‘y’
Quantity II: Value of ‘x’
a) Quantity I > Quantity II
b) Quantity I < Quantity II
c) Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
d) Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
e) Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
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 Answer:d
Directions (Q. No. 132135) : Answer the questions based on the information given below.
The given line graph shows the total number of packets of butter milk (Masala + plain) sold and the percentage of packets of masala butter milk sold out of total packets of butter milk sold, by five different sellers.
132. The number of packets of plain butter milk sold by seller ‘B’ is how much percent more/less than the total number of packets of butter milk sold by seller ‘D’?
a) 10.5%
b) 12.5%
c) 14.5%
d) 7.5%
e) 9.25%
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 Answer:b
133. Find the ratio of number of packets of masala butter milk sold by seller ‘B’ to that by seller ‘D’.
a) 35 : 48
b) 12 : 25
c) 15 : 34
d) 25 : 42
e) None of these
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 Answer:a
134. Find the average of number of packets of plain butter milk sold by sellers ‘D’ and ‘E’.
a) 709
b) 649
c) 712
d) 548
e) 699
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 Answer:e
135. The ratio of the number of packets of plain butter milk sold by seller ‘A’ and another seller ‘F’ is 3 : 5, respectively. If seller ‘F’ sold 196 more packets of masala butter milk than that by seller ‘E’, then find the number of packets of butter milk (plain + masala) sold by seller ‘F’.
a) 2840
b) 2760
c) 2920
d) 2680
e) 2790
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 Answer:a
Directions (Q. No. 136140) : Study the following bar chart carefully and answer the questions given below.
The bar chart below shows the total number of people who visited ‘Tajmahal’ and number of females who visited ‘Tajmahal’ on five different days.
136. Find the difference between percentage of male who visited on Monday and percentage of male who visited on Thursday?
a) 11%
b) 9%
c) 18%
d) 5%
e) 13%
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 Answer:b
Directions (Q. No. 136140) : Study the following bar chart carefully and answer the questions given below.
The bar chart below shows the total number of people who visited ‘Tajmahal’ and number of females who visited ‘Tajmahal’ on five different days.
137. Find the ratio of number of male who visited on Wednesday to number of male who visited on Friday.
a) 12 : 19
b) 81 : 200
c) 88 : 217
d) 46 : 91
e) 61 : 94
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 Answer:c
138. Out of total number of male who visited on Tuesday, 237 were above 40 years of age. Number of male who were above 40 years of age is what percentage of number of male who were below or equal to 40 years of age?
a) 50.8%
b) 45.6%
c) 42.8%
d) 47.4%
e) 52.4%
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 Answer:d
139. Price of each ticket for visiting ‘Tajmahal’ is Rs. 180 per person. If there was discount of 20% on Thursday for female, then find the total amount earned on Thursday?
a) Rs. 1,50,624
b) Rs. 1,58,812
c) Rs. 1,68,304
d) Rs. 1,52,512
e) Rs. 1,63,404
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 Answer:e
140. Out of total number of people who visited ‘Tajmahal’ on given five days, ratio of number of people from North India, South India. West India and East India was 3 : 4 : 2 : 1. What was the number of people who visited on Tajmahl on five days were from South India?
a) 2396
b) 2214
c) 2356
d) 2248
e) 2384
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 Answer:a
Directions (Q.141145) : Data given below shows number of girls and boys in two different classes in a school. Study the data carefully and answer the following question.
No. of boys in class ‘X’ is equal to number of girls in class ‘Y’. Number of boys in class ‘Y’ is 10 more than that of boys in class ‘X’. Ratio between number of girls in class ‘X’ to class ‘Y’ is 1 : 2. Total number of students in class ‘Y’ is 40% more than that in class ‘X’.
→ No. of mentors in class ‘X’ = 40% of boys in class ‘X’
→ No. of mentors in class ‘Y’ = 60% of girls in class ‘Y’
141. Total number of boys in class ‘Y’ is what percent more than total number of girls in class X ?
a) 120%
b) 220%
c) 20%
d) 60%
e) 160%
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 Answer:a
142. Total number of mentors in class ‘Y’ is how much more than that in class ‘X’.
a) 20
b) 40
c) 60
d) 80
e)100
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 Answer:a
143. Boys in class ‘Z’ is 40% more than boys in class ‘Y’ while girls in class ‘Z’ is 20% more than girls in class ‘X’. Find total number of students in class ‘Z’.
a) 284
b) 194
c) 224
d) 204
e) 214
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 Answer:e
144. Total number of boys in class X and Y together is how much more than total number of girls in class X and Y together.
a) 180
b) 120
c) 90
d) 30
e) 60
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 Answer:e
145. Total girls passed in class ‘X’ and class ‘Y’ are 20% and 45% respectively. Find total number of girls who failed?
a) 105
b) 85
c) 95
d) 115
e)125
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 Answer:c
Directions (Q. no. 146150) : Study the following charts and answer the given questions.
The following pie chart shows that the percentage breakup of five lakh literate people among six states.
The following table shows the ratio of literate males to literate females in each state.
146. What is the ratio of literate females for the states E and F?
a) 2 : 5
b) 5 : 1
c) 2 : 7
d) 7 : 2
e) 3 : 5
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 Answer:b
147. By what percentage is the literacy rate in F less than that of in A?
a) 53%
b) 63%
c) 24%
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of the above
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 Answer:e
148. The number of literate males in state A is approximately what percent of the number of literate males in state D?
a) 61%
b) 15%
c) 82%
d) 63%
e) 71%
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 Answer:e
149. Which state has twice the number of literate females as compared to the state A?
a) A
b) C
c) D
d) B
e) E
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 Answer:d
150. What is the total number of literate males in states F and C?
a) 89300
b) 54700
c) 87320
d) 79030
e) 67000
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Answer:e
