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# IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-I Previous Year Exam Paper - 2014, "Quantitative Aptitude"

## IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-1 Previous Year Exam Paper - 2014

## Subject : Quantitative Aptitude

**1. A sold an article with 10% loss on the cost price. He bought the article at a discount of 20% on the labelled price. What would have been the percentage loss had he bought it at the labelled price?**

(a) 34

(b) 18

(c) Data provided are not adequate to answer the question

(d) 28

(e) 16

**Directions (Q. Nos. 2-6)** Refer to the line graph and answer the given questions.

Data Related to Income and Expenditure (In Rs. Hundred) of a Businessman during 7 Years

**Note**

· Profit = Income – Expenditure

· Loss = Expenditure – Income

· Percent Profit = (Profit/Expenditure) × 100

· Percent Loss = (Loss/Expenditure) × 100

**2. What is the average profit earned by the businessman in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007 together?**

(a) Rs. 27400

(b) Rs. 28800

(c) Rs. 29200

(d) Rs. 26800

(e) Rs. 28400

**3. What is the percent loss incurred by the businessman in 2002 and 2005 together?**

**4. The respective ratio of expenditure of the businessman in 2003 and 2008 was 7 : 13. If the end earned a profit of 19% in 2008, what was his income in that particular year?**

(a) Rs. 94060

(b) Rs. 93720

(c) Rs. 92820

(d) Rs. 90560

(e) Rs. 88760

**5. What is the approximate percent profit earned by the businessman in 2004 and 2007 together?**

(a) 73

(b) 79

(c) 77

(d) 69

(e) 64

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**6. What is the ratio between profit earned by the businessman in 2003 and 2006 together and loss incurred by him in 2002 and 2005 together?**

(a) 9 : 8

(b) 11 : 8

(c) 17 : 14

(d) 7 : 6

(e) 13 : 12

**7. In a class, the average age of both male and female students together is 18 years. The total age of these 15 female students is 240. Definitely how many male students are there in the class?**

(a) 20

(b) 40

(c) 30

(d) Data provided are inadequate to answer the question

(e) 25

**Directions (Q. Nos. 8-12)** In the given questions, two equations are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer.

**8. **

**I. x ^{2} + 3x – 28 = 0
II. y^{2} – y – 20 = 0**

**9. **

**I. 5x ^{2} + 11x + 6 = 0
II. y^{2} + 34y – 336 = 0**

**10. **

**I. 2x ^{2} + 18x + 40 = 0
II. 2y^{2} + 15y + 27 = 0**

**11. **

**I. 6x ^{2} – 29x + 35 = 0
II. 3y^{2} – 11y + 10 = 0**

**12. **

**I. x ^{2} + x – 20 = 0
II. y^{2} – y – 30 = 0**

**Directions (Q. Nos. 13-17)** What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the given number series?

**13. 3600 1800 600 150 30 ?**

(a) 10

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 15

(e) 7.5

**14. 33 16.5 ? 24.75 49.5 123.75**

(a) 16.5

(b) 13.5

(c) 22.5

(d) 20.5

(e) 12.5

**15. 20 23 30 43 64 ?**

(a) 85

(b) 92

(c) 95

(d) 99

(e) 88

**16. 44 ? 99 148.5 222.75 334.125**

(a) 72

(b) 77

(c) 66

(d) 54

(e) 84

**17. 2 4 10 ? 82 244**

(a) 28

(b) 30

(c) 46

(d) 48

(e) 34

**Directions (Q. Nos. 18-20)** Study the table and answer the given questions :

**Data Related to Number of Employees in Six**

**Companies During 6 Years**

M = Male; F = Female

**18. What is the difference between average number of male employees in all the given companies in 2006 and average number of female employees in all the given companies in 2009?**

(a) 68

(b) 64

(c) 58

(d) 52

(e) 74

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**19. Total number of female employees in company L in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 together is what percent more than the total number of female employees in company T in the same years together? (Rounded off to nearest integer)**

(a) 20

(b) 14

(c) 18

(d) 12

(e) 16

**20. In which of the given years is percentage increase in the number of male employees of company T from previous year the highest ?**

(a) 2009

(b) 2007

(c) 2008

(d) 2005

(e) 2006

**21. Total number of female employees in company J during all the given years together is what percent of the total number of male employees in company I during all the given years together?**

(a) 87

(b) 93

(c) 89

(d) 91

(e) 95

**22. What is the respective ratio between total number of employees (male and female) in companies J, K and N together in 2006 and total number of employees (male and female) in the same companies together in 2007?**

(a) 11 : 16

(b) 13 : 16

(c) 9 : 14

(d) 11 : 18

(e) 13 : 18

**23. The numerical value of area of a rectangular field is 90 times the numerical value of its breadth. If the perimeter of field is 240 metres, what is the breadth of the field ?**

(a) 60 m

(b) Data provided are not inadequate to answer the question

(c) 30 m

(d) 20 m

(e) 15 m

**24. A’s monthly income is Rs. 10000 less than B’s monthly income. B’s monthly income is Rs. 15000 less than C’s monthly income. If the total monthly income of A, B and C together is Rs. 65000. What is A**’s monthly income?

(a) Rs. 10000

(b) Rs. 15000

(c) Rs. 20000

(d) None of the answers given is correct

(e) Rs. 5000

**25. The total present ages of P and Q is 25 years more than the present age of R. If at present Q is 5 years older than R, what is P’s present age? **

**(in years)**

(a) 20

(b) Data provided are not adequate to answer the question

(c) 40

(d) 35

(e) 30

**26. The difference between the total simple interest and total compound interest compounded annually at the same rate of interest on a sum of money at the end of two years is Rs. 50. What is definitely the rate of interest percent per annum?**

(a) 10

(b) 4

(c) Data provided are not adequate to answer the question

(d) 5

(e) 7.5

**Directions (Q. Nos. 27-31)** What approximate value will come in place of the question mark (?) in the given questions? (You are not expected to calculate exact value)

**27.**

(a) 185

(b) 395

(c) 295

(d) 245

(e) 355

**28.**

(a) 88

(b) 44

(c) 72

(d) 50

(e) 64

**29. **

(a) 525

(b) 455

(c) 645

(d) 395

(e) 275

**30. **

(a) 32

(b) 39

(c) 24

(d) 28

(e) 12

**31. 12.95 × 7.05 + 85.01 ^{2} × 10.99 = ?**

(a) 77586

(b) 77776

(c) 79566

(d) 78356

(e) 76876

**32. One-fourth of two-fifth of 30% of a number is 15. What is 20% of that number?**

(a) 100

(b) 50

(c) Data provided are not adequate to answer the question

(d) 200

(e) 75

**33. The ratio between the base and height of a right angled triangle is 4 : 5, respectively. If the area of the right angled triangle is 80 sq cm, what is the height of the triangle?**

**Directions (Q. Nos. 34-38)** Read the information given in the passage and answer the given questions:

There are 19000 students in College ‘P’. Each of them are studying either one or more of the given languages – Japanese,Korean and Latin. The respective ratio of male and female students is 9 : 11.

14% of the male students study only Japanese. 12% study only Korean and 20% study only Latin. 16% of the male students study only Japanese and Korean, 22% study only Korean and Latin and 8% study only Japanese and Latin. The remaining male students study all the given languages.

22% of the female students study only Japanese, 18% study only Korean and 20% study only Latin. 12% of the female students study only Japanese and Korean, 16% study only Korean and Latin and 10% study only Japanese and Latin. The remaining female students study all the given languages.

**34. Number of male students who study more than one of the given languages is what percent more than the number of female students who study more than one of the given languages?**

**35. How many male students study Japanese?**

(a) 3389

(b) 3572

(c) 3933

(d) 3782

(e) 3258

**36. What is the respective ratio between number of male students who study Korean and number of female students who study the same?**

(a) 58 : 59

(b) 57 : 88

(c) 87 : 88

(d) 63 : 64

(e) 61 : 62

**37. What is the difference between number of female students who study Latin and number of male students who study the same?**

(a) 43

(b) 76

(c) 83

(d) 62

(e) 57

**38. Number of male students who do not study Korean is what percent of the number of female students in college P?**

**39. The sum of two even numbers is 6 more than twice of the smaller number. If the difference between these two numbers is 6, what is definitely the smaller number?**

(a) 18

(b) 20

(c) Data provided are not adequate to answer the question

(d) 12

(e) 24

**40. Sixteen men and twelve women together can complete a work in eight days. Twenty men can complete the same work in sixteen days. How many days will sixteen women take to complete the same work?**

(a) 40

(b) 30

(c) 24

(d) 20

(e) 10