January 06, 2017

Quantitative Aptitude #1 for India Post Payments Bank exam

Quantitative Aptitude IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC, IPPB exams


  1. Four years ago, father's age was 6 times that of his son. Twelve years from now, father's age will be twice that of son. What is the present ration of father and son's age?
    1. 6 : 1
    2. 7 : 1
    3. 8 : 2
    4. 7 : 2
    5. 2 : 8
  2. 80 L of a mixture of milk and water is in the ratio of 5 : 3. If 16 L of this mixture is replaced by 16 L of milk, then the ratio of milk and water becomes,
    1. 2 : 1
    2. 6 : 3
    3. 7 : 3
    4. 8 : 3
    5. 1 : 5
  3. At what percent above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 33% after allowing a discount of 5%?
    1. 38
    2. 40
    3. 43
    4. 48
    5. 50
  4. A river runs at 2 kmph. If a boat takes twice as long to go up the river as to come down, then what is the speed of the boat in still water?
    1. 5 kmph
    2. 4 kmph
    3. 10 kmph
    4. 8 kmph
    5. 6 kmph
  5. Three men can complete a piece of work in 6 days. Two days after they start, 3 more men joined them. How many days will they take to complete the remaining work?
    1. 3 days
    2. 2 days
    3. 1 day
    4. 4 days
    5. 6 days
  6. 5 L of milk is mixed with 500 ml of sugar solution. What is the ratio of sugar solution to the rest of the mixture, after adding 1.5 L of water?
    1. 1 : 14
    2. 1 : 15
    3. 1 : 12
    4. 2 : 13
    5. 1 : 13
  7. The rate of interest on a sum of money is 4% per annum for the first 2 years. 6% per annum for the next three years and 8% per annum for the period beyond 5 years. If the simple interest accrued by the sum for a total of 8 years is Rs. 1280. What is the sum?
    1. Rs. 3200
    2. Rs. 2880
    3. Rs. 2560
    4. Rs. 5120
    5. Rs. 3840
  8. The length of a rectangle is increased by 60%. By what percent would the breadth have to be decreased to maintain the same area?
    1. 30%
      Quantitative Aptitude IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC, IPPB exams
    2. 40%
    3. 37.5%
    4. 44.8%
    5. 60%
  9. The sum of two numbers is 2500. When the bigger number is divided by the difference of the numbers, it gives quotient of 2 and remainder of 113. What is the smaller number?
    1. 871
    2. 637
    3. 928
    4. 737
    5. 517
  10. In the first year, the turnover of a company A was Rs. 95 crores. If in the second year, the turnover is Rs. 114.95 crores, then what is the percentage increase?
    1. 21.50%
    2. 21.05%
    3. 21%
    4. 21.25%
    5. 21.75%

Answers

  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 2
  6. 5
  7. 3
  8. 3
  9. 1
  10. 5
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Finding Errors #3 - English for India Post Payments Bank Exam

General English for IBPS, English, LIC, RBI, IPPB exams


Directions: Find out in which part of the sentence there is a grammatical error.

  1. He has a scheme (1)/ which he thinks is preferable (2)/ than that proposed (3)/ by the planning commission. (4)/ No error (5)
  2. The details (1)/ are the matters (2)/ for future (3)/ considerations. (4)/ No error (5)
  3. The rise and fall (1)/ of the British Empire (2)/ were (3)/ historical process. (4)/ No error (5)
  4. Information technology (1)/ as well as (2)/ management are (3)/ taught here. (4)/ No error (5)
  5. This is the only one (1)/ of his ideas (2)/ that have not found (3)/ favour with biologists. (4)/ No error (5)
  6. He has promised (1)/ to buy shares (2)/ in whatever company (3)/ you are interested. (4)/ No error (5)
  7. One has to reckon with paying (1)/ for supporting services (2)/ although it may not be apparent (3)/ from the glib sales talk of the bank personnel. (4)/ No error (5)
  8. There is a general perception in our society (1)/ that public administrators and business executives (2)/ sit in their air-conditioned chambers and quietly administer (3)/ the affairs of the states or business. (4)/ No error (5)
  9. General English for India Post Payments Bank exam
  10. The greatest need (1)/ of the hour is (2)/ we must learn (3)/ to work together as a team. (4)/ No error (5)
  11. A virtuous man, (1)/ under all misfortune of life, (2)/ still finds an inward comfort (3)/ and satisfaction. (4)/ No error (5)

Answers

  1. 3 - to that proposed; Prefer should be followed by 'TO'
  2. 2 - matter; singular
  3. 3 - was; singular verb; British Empire is one
  4. 4 - being taught here; sentence is in present tense
  5. 3 - that has not found; referring to only one idea
  6. 3 - use WHICHEVER instead of whatever
  7. 5 - No error
  8. 4 - affairs of the state; not states
  9. 5 - No error
  10. 2 - all misfortunes; it should be plural
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