# Quantitative Aptitude Practice Test for Bank and Insurance Exams

1. A shop keeper sells milk which contains 5% water. What quantity of pure milk should be added to 2 liters milk (containing 5% water) so that proportion of water becomes 4% ?
1. 100 ml
2. 250 m1
3. 400 ml
4. 350 ml
5. None of these
2. A and B started a business in partnership investing Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 15,000 respectively. After six months C joined them with Rs. 20,000. What will be B's share in the total profit of Rs. 25,000 earned at the end of two years from the starting of the business ?
1.  Rs. 9,000
2. Rs. 10,000
3. Rs. 7,500
4. Rs. 9,500
5. None of these
3. What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following equation ?                   158.25 x 4.6 + 21% of 847 + ? = 950.93
1. 35
2. 40
3. 25
4. 50
5. 45
4. The average of the first and the second of three numbers is 15 more than the average of the second and the third of these numbers. What is the difference between the first and the third of these three numbers ?
1. 15
2. 45
3. 60
5. None of these
5. A man starts going for morning walk every day. The distance walked by him on the first day was 2 km. Every day he walks half of the distance walked on the previous day. What can be the maximum total distance walked by him in his lifetime ?
1. 4 km
2. 20 km
3. 8 km
5. None of these
Directions (Q. No. 6 - 10) : Answer these questions on the basis of the information given below.
In a class of 80 students the girls and the boys are in the ratio of 3:5. The students can speak only Hindi or only English or both Hindi and English.
The number of boys and the number of girls who can speak only Hindi is equal and each of them is 40% of the total number of girls.
10% of the girls can speak both the languages and 58% of the boys can speak only English.

6. How many girls can speak only English ?
1. 12
2. 29
3. 18
4. 15
5. None of these
7. In all how many boys can speak Hindi ?
1. 12
2. 24
4. None
8. What percentage of all the students (boys and girls together) can speak only Hindi ?
1. 24
2. 40
3. 50
4. 30
5. None of these
9. In all how many students (boys and girls together) can speak both the languages ?
1. 15
2. 12
3. 29
4. None of these
10. How many boys can speak either only Hindi or only English ?
1.  25
2. 38
3. 41
4. 29
5. None of these
Directions (Q. No. 11 - 15) : Find out the wrong numbers in the given following sequence.

11. 7, 4, 6, 9, 20, 52.5, 160.5
1. 20
2. 52.5
12. 4, 6, 12, 30, 75, 315, 1260
1. 315
2. 75
3. 12
4. 30
13. 3, 4, 13, 38, 87, 166, 289
1. 38
2. 13
3. 87
4. 166
14. 4, 5, 9, 29, 111, 556, 3335
1. 29
2. 111
3. 556
15. 2, 6, 16, 38, 84, 176, 368
1. 16
2. 38
3. 84
4. 176
16. √ 1.5625 = ?
1. 125
2. 12.5
3. 1.05
4. 1.25
5. None of these
17. What will be the compound interest on a sum of Rs. 25,000 after three years at the rate of 12% pa.
1. Rs. 10123.20
2. Rs. 9000.30
3. Rs. 10483.20
4. Rs. 9720
5. None of these
18. In how many ways can a group of 5 men and 2 women be made out of a total of 7 men and 3 women ?
1. 63
2. 45
3. 126
4. 90
5. None of these
19. In how many different ways can the letters of the word CORPORATION be arranged in such a way that the vowels always come together ?
1. 840
2. 86400
3. 8400
4. 1440
5. None of these
20. Present ages of Seema and Naresh are in the respective ratio of 5:7. Five years hence the ratio of their ages becomes 3:4 respectively. What is Naresh's present age in years ?
1. 25
2. 40
3. 30
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these
21. In a competitive examination in State 'A', 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State 13' had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got selected with 80 more candidates got selected than State 'A'. What was the number of candidates appeared from each state ?
1. 8000
2. 8400
3. 7600
5. None of these
22. Four of the following five parts numbered (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) are equal. Number of the part which is not equal to the other four parts is the answer.
1. 136 x 12÷17 + 4 =
2. 152 x 12÷19 + 48÷12 =
3. 268÷67 x 42+ 62=
4. 234÷13 x 4 + 84÷3 =
5. 378÷42 x 9 + 32+ 4 =
23. A class room has equal number of boys and girls. Eight girls left to play Kho-Kho, leaving twice as many boys as girls in the classroom. What was the total number of girls and boys present initially?
1. Cannot be determined
2. 16
3. 24
4. 32
5. None of these.
24. If 3x + 7 = x2 + M = 7x + 5, What is the value of M ?
1. 1/2
2. 8 1/4
3. 8 1/2
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these
25. Mr X, a businessman, had income in the year 1995 such that he earned a profit of 20% on his in-vestment in the business. In the year 1996 his investment was less by Rs 5000 but still had the same income (Income = Investment + Profit) as that in 1995. Thus the per cent profit earned in 1996 increased by 6%. What was his investment in 1995 ?
1. Rs 1,00,000
2. Rs 1,00,500
3. Rs 1,05,000
5. None of these
26. Sunitha invested an amount of Rs 50,000 to start a software business. After six months Nikhil joined her with an amount of Rs 80,000. At the end of 3 years they earned a profit of Rs 24,500. What is Sunitha's share in the profit ?
1. Rs 14,000
2. Rs 9,423
3. Rs 10,250
4. Rs 12,500
5. None of these
27. Two girls and four boys are to be seated in a row in such a way that the girls do not sit together. In how many different ways can it be done ?
1. 720
2. 480
3. 360
4. 240
5. None of these
28. Average weight of three boys P, T, and R is 54 1/3 kg, while the average weight of three boys T, F and G is 53kg. What is the ave-rage weight of P, T, R, F and G ?
1. 53.8 kg
2. 52.4 kg
3. 53.2 kg
5. None of these
29. Three men, four women and six children can complete a work in 7 days. A woman does double the work a man does and a child does half the work a man does. How many women can complete this work in 7 days ?
1. 12
2. Cannot be determined
3. None of these
30. By how much is three-fifths of 350 greater than four-sevenths of 210 ?
1. 120
2. 210
3. 90
4. 110
5. None of these
31. Sonika spent Rs 45,760 on the interior decoration for her home, Rs 27,896 on buying air conditioner and the remaining 28% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the total amount ?
1. Rs. 98,540
2. Rs. 1,02,300
3. Rs. 1,34,560
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these
32. The profit earned after selling an article for Rs. 878 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs. 636. What is the cost price of the article ?
1. Rs. 797
2. Rs. 787
3. Rs. 767
4. Rs. 757
5. None of these
33. A sum of money is divided among A, B, C and D in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 9 : 13 respectively. If the share of C is Rs. 2412 more than the share of A, then what is the total amount of money of B and D together ?
1. Rs. 4422
2. Rs. 7236
3. Rs. 6030
4. Rs. 4824
5. None of these
34. A 200 meter long train crosses a platform double its length in 36 seconds. What is the speed of the train in km/hr ?
1. 60
2. 48
3. 64
4. 66
5. None of these
35. The number obtained by interchanging the digits of a two digit number is less than the original number by 63. If the sum of the digits of the number is 11, what is the original number ?
1. 29
2. 92
3. 74
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these