# (Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2016 "Held on: 16-10-2016" ::QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE::

## (Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2016 "Held on: 16-10-2016"

## ::QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE::

**1. Vikram invests some money in three different schemes for 4 years, 8
years and 12 years at 10%, 15% and 20% Simple Interest respectively. At the
completion of each scheme, he gets the same interest. The ratio of his
investments is**

(a) 6 : 2 : 1

(b) 5 : 2 : 1

(c) 5 : 2 : 3

(d) 5 : 2 : 7

(e) None of these

**2. A sum of `3903 is divided between P and Q such that the share of P at
the end of 8 years is equal to the share of Q after 10 years. Find the share of
P if rate of interest is 4% compounded annually.**

(a) 2012

(b) 2029

(c) 2028

(d) 2081

(e) None of these

**3. Shopkeeper purchased some goods for `900 and sold onethird of the goods
at a loss of what 12%, then at gain % should the remainder goods he sold to gain
18% profit on the whole transaction ?**

(a) 31%

(b) 26%

(c) 33%

(d) 18%

(e) None of these

**4. A truck covers a distance of 376 km at a certain speed in 8 hours. How
much time would a car take at an average speed which is 18 kmph more than that
of the speed of the truck to cover a distance which is 14 km more than that
travelled by the truck ?**

(a) 6 hours

(b) 5 hours

(c) 7 hours

(d) 8 hours

(e) 7.5 hours

**5. Two trains are moving in opposite directions at 60 km/hr and 90 km/hr.
Their lengths are 1.10 km and 0.9 km respectively. The time taken by the slower
train to cross the faster train in seconds is:**

(a) 58 sec

(b) 50 sec

(c) 48 sec

(d) 56 sec

(e) None of these

**6. James' father was 30 years old when he was born. His mother's age was
24 when his sister who is 5 years younger to him, was born. What is the
difference between the age of James' father and mother?**

(a) 8

(b) 10

(c) 6

(d) 11

(e) 9

**7. The average monthly expenditure of Mr. Ravi's family for the first
three months is `2,750, for the next three months is `2,940 and for the last
three months `3,150. If his family saves `4980 for nine months, find the average
monthly income of the family for the 9 months?**

(a) `3800

(b) `3500

(c) `3400

(d) `4200

(e) `4500

**8. A and B undertake to complete a piece of work for Rupees 1200. A can do
it in 8 days, B can do it in 12 days and with the help of C they complete the
work in 4 days. Find the share of C?**

(a) 100

(b) 200

(c) 300

(d) 400

(e) None of these

**9. Three pipes A, B, and C can fill the tank in 10 hours, 20 hours and 40
hours respectively. In the beginning all of them are opened simultaneously.
After 2 hours, tap C is closed and A and B are kept running. After the 4th hour,
tap B is also closed. The remaining work is done by tap A alone. What is the
percentage of the work done by tap A alone?**

(a) 30 %

(b) 35 %

(c) 45 %

(d) 50 %

(e) None of these

**10. In a school the number of boys and girls are in the ratio of 4:7. If
the number of boys are increased by 25% and the number of girls are increased by
15%. What will be the new ratio of number of boys to that of girls?**

(a) 100:131

(b) 100:151

(c) 100:161

(d) 100:181

(e) None of these

**DIRECTIONS (11-15) :** In these questions, a number series is given.
Find out the missing number.

**11. 279936, 46656, 7776, 1296, 216, ?**

(a) 60

(b) 66

(c) 46

(d) 26

(e) 36

**12. 139, 142, 133, 160, 79, ?**

(a) 326

(b) 322

(c) 331

(d) 340

(e) 355

**13. 164, 40, ?, 43, 188**

(a) 224

(b) 68

(c) 90

(d) 176

(e) None of these

**14. 96, 320, 800, 1600, ?**

(a) 640

(b) 2666.7

(c) 2500

(d) 2400

(e) None of these

**15. 6 4 6 12 22 ?**

(a) 26

(b) 36

(c) 86

(d) 66

(e) 46

## Printed Study Material for IBPS PO Exam

**DIRECTIONS (16-20) :** In the following questions two equations numbered
I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer

**(a) x > y
(b) x < y
(c) x ³ y
(d) x £ y
(e) x = y or relation cannot be established**

**16.** x² + 30x + 221 = 0

y² - 53y + 196 = 0

**17.** 2x² - 9x + 10 = 0

y² - 18y + 72 = 0

**18.** x(35 - x) = 124

y(2y + 3) = 90

**19.** 1/(x - 3) + 1/(x + 5) = 1/3

(y + 2)(27 - y) = 210

**20.** 36x + 64 = 0

81y + (4)2 = 0

**DIRECTIONS (21-25) : **What approximate value should come in place of
the question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to
calculate the exact value.)

**21. 25.675% of 1321 + 64.328% of 4001= ?**

(a) 2912

(b) 3016

(c) 3126

(d) 3254

(e) 3348

**22. 8(2/7) + 30% of 60 + 10(5/9) = ?**

(a) 32

(b) 34

(c) 37

(d) 44

(e) 41

**23. 46% of ? = 46916**

(a) 101993.3

(b) 101991.3

(c) 101993.1

(d) 101993.2

(e) None of these

**24. [(729)1/2 + (0.0016)1/2 ]/8 of 134.567 = ?**

(a) 451

(b) 453

(c) 455

(d) 456

(e) 457

**25. 299 ÷ 12 × 13.95 + ? = 252**

(a) 277

(b) 270

(c) 287

(d) 275

(e) None of these

**DIRECTIONS (26-30) : **The graph below shows the end of the month market
values of 4 shares for the period from January to June. Answer the following
questions based on this graph

**26. Which share showed the greatest percentage increase in market value in
any month during the entire period?**

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

(e) Both a and b

**27. In which month was the greatest absolute change in market value for
any share recorded?**

(a) March

(b) April

(c) May

(d) June

(e) Feb

**28. In which month was the greatest percentage increase in market value
for any share recorded?**

(a) February

(b) March

(c) April

(d) May

(e) June

**29. An individual wishes to sell 1 share of C and 1 share of D to buy 1
share of A at the end of a month. At which month-end would the individual's loss
from this decision, due to share value changes, be the most?**

(a) February

(b) March

(c) April

(d) June

(e) Jan

**30. An individual decides to sell 1 share of C and 1 share of D to buy 1
share of A at the end of the month. What can be the individual's greatest gain
from this decision, due to share value changes?**

(a) 5

(b) 10

(c) 15

(d) none

(e) 20

**DIRECTION (31-35):** Study the following graph carefully to answer the
questions given below

**31. What is the average number of units produce by all companies together
?(approx)**

(a) 700

(b) 720

(c) 733

(d) 740

(e) 750

**32. Which company had the lowest percentage of sales with respect to its
production ?**

(a) Company A

(b) Company B

(c) Company C

(d) Company D

(e) Company E

**33. What is the ratio of the total production of the company B and C
together to the total sales of the same companies ?**

(a) 4:5

(b) 5:4

(c) 5:2

(d) 2:3

(e) None of these

**34. The total unit sold by D, E, F together is approximately what
percentage of the total units produced by these companies ?**

(a) 72%

(b) 72.12%

(c) 72.22%

(d) 72.72%

(e) 73.67%

**35. What is the ratio of total production of all the companies to the
total sales of all the companies ?**

(a) 4:3

(b) 3:4

(c) 3:2

(d) 2:3

(e) None of these