# Quant Test for IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 02

Directions(1-5): Find the odd number of the following series.

1. 21,39,73,137,237,381
137
73
39
21
237
Option C
+4^2
+6^2
+8^2
+10^2
+12^2
37 should be in place of 39.

2. 68,75,98,117,173,285
98
173
68
117
75
Option A
+7
+14
+28
+56
+112
89 should be in place of 98.

3. 52,45,64,31,80,17
80
31
17
64
52
Option D
-7*1
+7*3
-7*5
+7*7
-7*9
66 should be in place of 64.

4. 4320,720,72,36,12,6
720
12
36
6
72
Option E
/6
/5
/4
/3
/2
144 should be in place of 72.

5. 7,35,32,160,157,795
160
795
7
35
32
Option B
*5
-3
*5
-3
*5
785 should be in place of 795.

6. A man deposited 65% of his salary in a scheme which offers simple interest at therate of 7% per annum. If the interest earned by him after 3 years is Rs. 5733. Find his salary.
Rs. 40000
Rs. 39000
Rs. 48000
Rs. 42000
Rs. 55000
Option D
Let salary be Rs. X.
Amount deposited on scheme = Rs. 0.65x
Now, 0.65x*7*3/100 = 5733
=>x = Rs. 42000

7. The age of Radha and Ravina is in the ratio of 12:13 resp. If Ritisha’s age is 23 years who is one year younger than Radha , find the age of Ravina.
32 years
22 years
26 years
18 years
20 years
Option C
Age of Radha = 23 + 1 = 24 years
Age of Ravina = 13/12*24 = 26 years

8. The average run scored by a batsman in 14 innings is 42.5 runs. If the overall average runs scored by the batsman in 15 innings decreases by 0.5 runs when he played the 15th innings , find the runs scored by the batsman in the 15th inning.
35 runs
33 runs
21 runs
30 runs
25 runs
Option A
Total runs scored by the batsman in 14th innings
= 42.5*14 = 595 runs
Total runs scored in 15th innings = 42*15 = 630 runs
Runs scored by batsman in 15th innings = 630 – 595 = 35 runs

9. A and B started a business with investment of Rs. 4800 and Rs. 6000 resp. If the total profit earned in business is Rs. 2025, find the profit share of A.
Rs. 600
Rs. 800
Rs. 900
Rs. 700
Rs. 500
Option C
Ratio of profit shared between A and B = 4:5
Share of A = 4/9*2025 = Rs. 900

10. The number of balls in bag A and bag B is in the ratio 7:6 resp. and the number of balls in bag B and bag C is in the ratio 2:3 resp. Find the number of balls in bag A, if the average number of balls in each bag is 22.
15
21
29
23
18
Option B
Ratio of the number of balls in A , B and C = 7:6:9
Now, 7x+6x+9x = 22*3
=> x = 3
Number of balls in bag A = 7x = 21