# Quant Test for IBPS PO Prelims Exam set – 7

1. Ratio of the number of apples eaten by A and B is 4:7. While ratio of the number of apples eaten by B and C is 5:3. If the number of apples eaten by C is 21. Find the number of apples eaten by A.
35
25
30
20
15
Option D
Number of apples eaten by A = 4/7*5/3*21 = 20

2. Rita and Gita started a business together with an investment of Rs.800 and Rs.1000 resp. After a year, Rita added Rs.200 while Gita withdrew Rs.400. Find the profit share of Rita after 2 years, if total profit in 2 years was Rs.1700.
Rs.500
Rs.800
Rs.900
Rs.700
Rs.600
Option C
Ratio of profit share = (800+800+200): (1000+1000-400) =9:8
Profit share of Rita = 9/17*1700 = Rs.900

3. If Rs.1500 and Rs.1200 is deposited at 10% compound interest and 10% simple interest per annum. Find the difference between simple interest and compound interest earned after 2 years.
Rs.60
Rs.75
Rs.80
Rs.64
Rs.78
Option B
CI = 1500*{(1.1)^2 – 1} = Rs.315
SI = 1200*0.1*2 = Rs.240
Difference = Rs.75

4. Two articles A and B of cost prices Rs.400 and Rs.600 resp. have been sold for Rs.480 and Rs.640 resp. Find the overall profit percentage earned .
13%
19%
12%
16%
10%
Option C
Total cost price = Rs.1000
Total Selling Price = Rs.1120
Profit% = [(1120-1000)/1000]*100 = 12%

5. If the time taken by a boat to travel 180 km upstream and 80 km downstream is 5 hours.Find the time taken by the boat to cover 126 km upstream and 56 km downstream.
5.5 hours
3.5 hours
4.9 hours
2.2 hours
1.5 hours
Option B
Let the upstream and downstream speed be x km/hr. and y km/hr. resp.
180/x + 180/y = 5
Multiply both sides by 7/10, we get
126/x + 56/y = 3.5
Time taken = 3.5 hours

6. Directions(6-10): What approximate value will come in place of question mark ‘?’ in the following questions.

7. 60*3 – 420/21 – 100 = ?
70
60
40
30
50
Option B
60*3 – 420/21 – 100 = ?
=>180 – 20 – 100 = ?
=>? = 60

8. 10*5 + 50% of 200 – 12*10 = ?
40
20
50
10
30
Option E
10*5 + 50% of 200 – 12*10 = ?
=>50+ 100 – 120 = ?
=>? = 30

9. 360 /12 + 40% of 400 – 6*5 = ?
144
125
160
200
175
Option C
360 /12 + 40% of 400 – 6*5 = ?
=>30 + 160 – 30 = ?
=>? = 160

10. 120*2 + 3*50 – 500 /25 = ?
300
325
370
320
355
Option C
120*2 + 3*50 – 500 /25 = ?
=>240 + 150 – 20 = ?
=>? = 370

11. 336/14 – 378/9 + 552/12 = ?
22
12
19
28
20
Option D
336/14 – 378/9 + 552/12 = ?
=>24 – 42 + 46 = ?
=>? = 28