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# (Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2016 "Held on: 20-11-2016" ::QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE::

## (Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2016 "Held on: 20-11-2016"

## ::QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE::

**1. Ankita borrows ` 7000 at simple Interest from a lender. At
the end of 3 years, she again borrows ` 3000 and settled that amount after
paying ` 4615 as interest after 8 years
from the time she made the first borrowing. What is the rate of interest?**

(a) 5.5%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 7.5%

(d) 6.5%

(e) None of the Above

**2. The difference between compound interest compounded every 6 months and
simple interest after 2 years is 248.10. The rate of interest is 10 percent.
Find the sum**

(a) 12000

(b) 14000

(c) 16000

(d) 18000

(e) None of these

**3. Deepak found that he had made a loss of 10% while selling his
smartphone. He also found that had he sold it for ` 50 more, he would have made
a profit of 5%. The initial loss was what percentage of the profit earned, had
he sold the smartphone for a 5% profit ?**

(a) 100%

(b) 200%

(c) 75%

(d) 85%

(e) None of the Above

**4. An inspector is 228 meter behind the thief. The inspector runs 42
meters and the thief runs 30 meters in a minute. In what time will the inspector
catch the thief?**

(a) 19 minutes

(b) 20 minutes

(c) 18 minutes

(d) 21 minutes

(e) None of these

**5. Ashok can row upstream at 8 kmph and downstream at 12 kmph.What is the
speed of the stream ?**

(a) 6 km/hr

(b) 3 km/h

(c) 2 km/hr

(d) 4 km/hr

(e) 4.5 km/hr

**6. James' present age is 2/7th of his father's present age. James' brother
is three year older to James. The respective ratio between present ages of
James' father and James' brother is 14:5. What is the present age of James?**

(a) 12 years

(b) 23 years

(c) 19 years

(d) 27 years

(e) 13 years

**7. The average value of property of Agil, Mugilan and Anitha is
`130cr.
The Property of Agil is 20cr greater than the property value of Mugilan and
Anitha property value is
50cr greater than the Agil property value. The value of property of Anitha is**

(a) 120 cr

(b) 170 cr

(c) 100 cr

(d) 150 cr

(e) None of these

**8. A and B can do a piece of work in 24 and 30 days respectively. Both
started the work and worked for 6 days. Then B leaves the work and C joins and
the remaining work
is completed by A and C together in 11 days. Find the days in which C alone can
do the work**

(a) 80

(b) 100

(c) 120

(d) 130

(e) None of these

**9. Three pipe P, Q and R can fill a tank in 12 minutes, 18 minutes and 24
minutes respectively. The pipe R is closed 12 minutes before the tank is filled.
In what time the tank is full?**

**10. A company reduces his employee in the ratio 14 : 12 and increases
their wages in the ratio 16:18. Determine whether the bill of wages increases or
not and in what ratio.**

(a) Decreases, 28: 27

(b) Increases, 27:28

(c) Decreases, 29:28

(d) Increases, 28:29

(e) None of these

**11. A slice from a circular pizza of diameter 14 inches is cut in a such a
way that each slice of pizza has a central angle of 45°. What is the area of
each slice of Pizza(in square inches)?**

(a) 16.25

(b) 19.25

(c) 18.25

(d) 17.25

(e) None of the Above

**12. 8 litres are drawn from a flask containing milk and then filled with
water. The operation is performed 3 more times. The ratio of the quantity of
milk left and total solution is 81/625. How much milk the flask initially holds?**

(a) 10 ltr

(b) 20 ltr

(c) 30 ltr

(d) 40 ltr

(e) None of these

**13. Two persons A and B invested in a business with 115000 and 75000
rupees respectively. They agree that 40% of the profit should be divided equally
among them and rest is divided between them according to their investment. If A
got 500 rupee more than B, then the total profit is.**

(a) 3599.34

(b) 699.34

(c) 3958.34

(d) 999.34

(e) None of these

**14. The ratio of the monthly salaries of A and B is in the ratio 5 : 16
and that of B and C is in the ratio 17 : 18. Find the monthly income of C if the
total of their monthly salary is
`
1,87,450.**

(a)
`
66,240

(b)
` 72,100

(c)
` 62,200

(d)
` 65,800

(e)
` 60,300

**15. Pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 15 hours together. But if these
pipes operate separately A takes 40 hours less than B to fill the tank. In how
many hours the pipe A will fill the cistern working alone?**

(a) 60

(b) 20

(c) 40

(d) 15

(e) 25

**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 16-20) :** In these questions, a number series is given.
Find out the missing number.

**16. 20 39 74 ? 262 499**

(a) 146

(b) 169

(c) 166

(d) 139

(e) 129

**17. 14 8 6 6 7 ?**

(a) 6.5

(b) 7.5

(c) 8.5

(d) 9.5

(e) None of these

**18. 6 13 20 65 256 ?**

(a) 1283

(b) 1756

(c) 2786

(d) 2686

(e) None of these

**19. 14 6 4 4 8 ?**

(a) 26

(b) 32

(c) 46

(d) 27

(e) None of these

**20. 6 16 45 184 917 ?**

(a) 5506

(b) 4756

(c) 5786

(d) 5686

(e) None of these

**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 21-25) :** 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
≤ y

(d) x ≥ y

(e) x = y or relation cannot be established

**22. 5x + 2y = 31
3x + 7y = 36**

(a) x > y

(b) x < y

(c) x≤
y

(d) x≥ y

(e) x = y or relation cannot be established

**23. 7x + 6y + 4z = 122
4x + 5y + 3z = 88
9x + 2y + z = 78**

(a) x < y = z

(b) x ≥ y < z

(c) x < y > z

(d) x = y > z

(e) x = y = z or relation cannot be established

**24. 4x + 2y =8.5, 2x + 4y = 9.5**

(a) x > y

(b) x < y

(c) x
≤ y

(d) x ≥ y

(e) x = y or relation cannot be established

**25. I. 56×2 + 37x + 6 = 0
II. 66y2 – 13y – 4 = 0**

(a) if x≤
y

(b) if x > y

(c) if x < y

(d) if x ≥ y

(e) if the relation between x and y cannot be established.

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**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 26-30) :** What approximate value should come in place
of the question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to
calculate the exact value.)

(a) 5600

(b) 6550

(c) 6552

(d) 5662

(e) 5500

**27 (0.0144)1/2 + (2.5)2 = ?**

(a) 5

(b) 11

(c) 6

(d) 9

(e) 10

**28. 276.75 + 4% of 678 + 0.0169 = ?**

(a) 304

(b) 124

(c) 122

(d) 228

(e) None of these

**29. 6(7/11) × 5(4/9) ÷ 9(1/4) = ?**

(a) 21

(b) 13

(c) 9

(d) 4

(e) None of these

**30. 56% of 4356 = 76% of 564 + ?**

(a) 1789

(b) 2100

(c) 2500

(d) 2011

(e) None of these

**31. A five digit number is formed with the digits 0,1,2,3 and 4 without
repetition. Find the chance that the number is divisible by 5.**

(a) 3/5

(b) 1/5

(c) 2/5

(d) 4/5

(e) None of these

**32. A box contains 5 green, 4 yellow and 3 white marbles. Three marbles
are drawn at random. What is the probability that they are not of the same
colour ?**

(a) 40/44

(b) 44/41

(c) 41/44

(d) 40/39

(e) 44/39

**33. Out of 6 green ball, 4 blue ball, in how many ways we select one or
more balls ?**

(a) 42

(b) 34

(c) 31

(d) 22

(e) None of these

**34. From a pack of 52 cards, 3 cards are drawn together at random, What is
the probability of both the cards are king?**

(e) None of these

**35. 16 persons are participated in a party. In how many different ways can
they host the seat in a circular table, if the 2 particular persons are to be
seated on either side of the host?**

(a) 16! × 2

(b) 14! × 2

(c) 18! × 2

(d) 14!

(e) 14! × 3

**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 36-40) :** Study the following graph to answer the given
questions

**36. What is the ratio between the Female population of state UP and the
male population of M?**

(a) 60 : 95

(b) 80 : 117

(c) 85 : 112

(d) 45 : 77

(e) None of these

**37. What is the total population of State J & K ?**

(a) 11.55 lak

(b) 10.65 lak

(c) 10.55 lak

(d) 9.78 lak

(e) None of these

**38. Find the difference between Male population and Female population in
the state WB ?**

(a) 5.76 lak

(b) 4.67 lak

(c) 3.69 lak

(d) 3.96 lak

(e) None of these

**39. Find the average number of males in all the 7 states ?**

(a) 5 lak

(b) 6 lak

(c) 5.57 lak

(d) 6.57 lak

(e) None of these

**40. The angle corresponding to the female population in the states AP and
M ?**

(a) 56.9 degree

(b) 76.5 degree

(c) 48.6 degree

(d) 68.4 degree

(e) None of these

**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 41-45) :** Study the following graph carefully to answer
the given Questions

**41. What is the difference between the no of players participating in
Football in the year 2012 and the no of players participating in Cricket in the
year 2015 ?**

(a) 1000

(b) 2000

(c) 2200

(d) 1700

(e) 1800

**42. The total no of players who participated in all the 3 sports together
in the year 2014 was What % of the total no of players who participated in
Tennis over all the years together (approx) ?**

(a) 50%

(b) 45%

(c) 47%

(d) 53%

(e) 52%

**43. What was the average no of players who participated in Football over
all the years together ?**

(a) 11417

(b) 11490

(c) 12476

(d) 10976

(e) 10990

**44. What was the % decrease in the no of players participating in Cricket
in the year 2003 as compared to that in the year 2001 ?**

(a) 45%

(b) 35%

(c) 25%

(d) None of these

(e) 47%

**45. Find the ratio between the no of students participated in Cricket &
Football in 2001 to the total no of students participated in Cricket and Tennis
in 2004 ?**

(a) 20 : 17

(b) 65 : 63

(c) 60 : 43

(d) 55 : 52

(e) 52 : 55

**DIRECTIONS (Qs. 46-50) :** Study the following information to answer the
given questions

**46. What is the ratio of total number of staff in ECE,EEE to the total no
of students in CSE and IT ?**

(a) 14:1

(b) 1:14

(c) 1:12

(d) 1:17

(e) None of these

**47. The total no of male staff in IT and EIE is what % of the total number
of staff in these 2 dept ?**

(a) 44.5%

(b) 45.7%

(c) 47.5%

(d) 45.00%

(e) None of these

**48 Total no of female students in CSE is what % more than the male
students in the same Dept ?**

(a) 44.45%

(b) 40.76%

(c) 40.75%

(d) 40.66%

(e) None of these

**49. Find the number of female students in ME dept ?**

(a) 850

(b) 650

(c) 150

(d) 750

(e) None of these

**50 Find the average of total no of staff in all the dept ?**

(a) 103.8

(b) 108.3

(c) 108.2

(d) 108

(e) None of these