# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam Set – 27

Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude section in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample From all topics , which are Important for upcoming IBPS and RRB exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in exams.

1. In what proportion must water be mixed with alcohol to gain 13 1/3% by selling it at cost price?
A. 1 : 5
B. 2 : 15
C. 3: 10
D. 10 : 3
B. 2 : 15
Explanation:
Ratio:
13 1/3 : 100
40/3 : 100
40 : 300
2: 15

2. If 2 men or 4 boys can do a piece of work in 126 days, how long will 6 men and 9 boys take to do the same work?
A. 12 days
B. 16 days
C. 20 days
D. 24 days
D. 24 days
Explanation:
126*2*4 / 2*9 + 4*6 = 24

3. At simple interest, Rs 64 amounts to Rs 83.2 in 2 yrs, what will rs 86 amount to in 4 yrs?
A. Rs 137.6
B. Rs 130
C. Rs 135.6
D. Rs 135.7
A. Rs 137.6
Explanation:
Rs 64 in 2 yrs give SI = 83.2–64 = Rs 19.2
Interest on Rs 86 for 4 yrs = 19.2 * [86/64] [4/2] = Rs 51.6
Amount on Rs 86 = 86+51.6 =137.6

4. 8 men and 16 women do a work in 8 days, then in how many days 6 men and 12 women do the same work?
A. 6 days
B. 10 days
C. 10 2/3 days
D. Cannot be determined
C. 10 2/3 days
Explanation:
In this 8 : 16 is same as 6 : 12
So we can use as:
8m + 16w = 8 days
8(1m + 2w) = 8 days
1m + 2w = 8*8 days
6(1m + 2w) = 8*8/ 6 days
6m + 12w = 10 2/3 days

5. A is twice good as workman as B. A and B together do a piece of work in 18 days, then in how many days A does the work alone?
A. 15 days
B. 18 days
C. 25 days
D. 27 days
D. 27 days
Explanation:
A+B do work in 18 days, this implies twice good + once good workman do in 18 days.
3 times good in 18 days
1 time good in 18*3 days
A(twice good) work in 18*3 / 2 = 27 days

6. A man purchases apples at 11 for Rs 10 and sells them at 10 for Rs 11. Find the profit/loss percent?
A. 21%
B. 22 2/3%
C. 25%
D. 27%
A. 21%
Explanation:
Profit% = (11*11 – 10*10 / 10*10) * 100 = 21%

7. The incomes of A and B are in the ratio 2 : 5 and their expenditures are in the ratio 4 : 9. If A saves Rs 2000 and B saves Rs 6000, what is B’s income?
A. Rs 15,000
B. Rs 12,000
C. Rs 14,000
D. Rs 13,000
A. Rs 15,000
Explanation:
2x – 4y = 2000
5x – 9y = 6000
Solve the equations, x = 3000
So A’s income = 5x = 5*3000 = 15,000

8. A man bought a shirt at 5/6th of its list price and sold it at 20% above its list price. What is his percentage gain in the transaction?
A. 26%
B. 34%
C. 40%
D. 44%
D. 44%
Explanation:
6/5 [100+20] – 100 = 44%

9. In going 30 km upstream and come back, speed of boat in still water is 12 km/hr and speed of stream is 4 km/hr. If it takes 2 hrs to go upstream, then find the time taken for downstream journey?
A. 1 hr
B. 2 hr
C. 3 hr
D. 4 hr
A. 1 hr
Explanation:
Use:
B = [tu + td] / [tu – td] * R
12 = [2+ td] / [2- td] * 3
td = 1 hr

10. A man can row 9 km/hr in still water. When the river is running at 6 km/hr, it takes him 6 hrs to row to a place and come back. How far is the place?
A. 15 km
B. 18 km
C. 20 km
D. 22 km
A. 15 km
Explanation:
Time is total time to go upstream and downstream
B is speed of boat in still water, R is speed of river/stream
Distance = time * [B^2 – R^2] / 2*B
= 3 * [9^2 – 6^2] / 2*9

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