# Quant Test for IBPS PO 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 13

Directions(1-5): Find the missing term of the following series.

1. 5, 14, 40, 117, 347, ?
1010
1030
1000
1025
1036
Option E
× 3 – 1, × 3 – 2, × 3 –3, × 3 – 4, × 3 – 5,
=> ? = 347 × 3 – 5 = 1036

2. 8, 9, 20, 63, ?, 1285, 7716
270
233
256
245
250
Option C
is × 1 + 1, × 2 + 2, × 3 + 3, × 4 + 4, × 5 + 5, ….
=>? = 63 × 4 + 4 = 256

3. 1, 1, 2, 6, 24, 120, 720, ?
5025
5040
5100
5040
5445
Option B
*1,*2,*3,*4,*5,*6,*7
=>? = *7 = 5040

4. 64, 77, 66, 73, 68, ?
65
70
62
69
72
Option D
Alternatively, add 2 and substract 4.
=> ? = 69

5. 6, 4, 8, 23, ?, 385.25
81.6
78.7
84.5
83.8
80.4
Option C
× 0.5 + 1,× 1.5 + 2,× 2.5 + 3,× 3.5 + 4,× 4.5 + 5
=> ? = 84.5

6. A spider climbed 62(1/2)% of the height of the pole in one hour and in the next hour it covered 12(1/2)% of the remaining height. If pole’s height is 192 m, then find the distance climed in second hour.
6 metre
8 metre
9 metre
5 metre
10 metre
Option C
Total height = 192 metre
Distance climbed in second hour
= 1/8 = 192 × (8−5)/8 × 1/8 = 192 × 3/8 × 1/8 = 9 metre

7. A man buys a truck for Rs. 2,50,000. The annual repair cost comes to 2.0% of the price of purchase. Besides, he has to pay an annual tax of Rs. 2000. At what monthly rent must he rent out the truck to get a return of 15% on his net investment of the first year?
Rs.3132.0
Rs.3212.5
Rs.3725.8
Rs.3035.7
Rs.3420.4
Option B
Total yearly expenditure for man
= 250,000 + 2000 + 2/100 ×250,000
= 257000
Total monthly expenditure for man = 257000/12
Required monthly rent = 15/100 × 257000/12
= Rs.3212.5

8. Prakash lent Rs.9000 to Ram for 4 years and Rs.6000 to Harish for 2 years on simple interest and at same rate of interest. If Prakash received Rs.2500 as total interest from both, What is the rate of interest?
5.34%
5.07%
4.15%
4.35%
5.20%
Option E
SI = PRT/ 100
=>[ 9000 × R × 4]/ 100 + [6000 × R × 2]/ 100 = 2500
=> 360 R+120 R =2500
=>480R = 2500
R = 5.20%

9. Rahul went to purchase a Nokia mobile handset, the shopkeeper told him to pay 20% tax if he asked the bill. Rahul manages to get the discount of 5% on the actual saleprice of the mobile and he paid the shopkeeper Rs. 3325 without tax. Besides he manages to avoid to pay 20% tax on the already discounted price, what is the amount of discount that he has gotten?
875
800
858
880
825
Option A
CP = 100, SP (with tax) = 120
New SP = 100 – 5 = 95
Effective discount = 120 – 95 = 25
So, at SP of 95 —-> discount = 25
And at SP of 3325 —–> discount = 25/95×3325 = 875

10. The Indian Cricket team consists of 16 players. It includes 2 wicket keepers and 5 bowlers. In how many ways can a cricket eleven be selected if we have to select 1 wicket keeper and atleast 4 bowlers?
1015
1000
1092
1220
1502
Option C
Number of ways of selecting 1 wicket keeper, 4 bowlers and 6 other players = 2C1*5C4*9C6 = 840
Number of ways of selecting 1 wicket keeper, 5 bowlers and 5 other players = 2C1*5C5*9C5 = 252
Total number of ways of selecting the team = 840 + 252 = 1092