**IBPS Exam solved Papers.**IBPS Bank PO (CWE) Question Paper with answers for Reasoning, Quatitative Aptitude and General Awareness held on March 2012.

**IBPS Bank PO CWE Quantitive Aptitude Questions**

**QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE**

101. If the persons A and B have incomes in the ratio 7 : 5 andexpenditures in the ratio 3 : 2 and each one of them saves Rs R, then,the income of A is:

102. If x + a is a factor of x3 + ax2 – 2x + a + 4, then a equals:

103. At 7 : 55 a.m. a police jeep started chasing a stolen carrunning at 85 km/hr ahead of it by 5 km. At what time will the police jeepovertake the stolen car, if its speed is 100 km/hr?

(1) 8 : 30 a.m.

(2) 8 : 20 a.m.

(3) 8 : 25 a.m.

(4) 8 : 15 a.m.

(5) 9 : 00 a.m.

104. It takes the same time to go 20 km downstream as it takes to go 12 km upstream. If the speed of the boat used is 8 km/hr in still water, the speed of the stream (in km/hr) is:

(1) 4 (2)1 (3)0 (4) 3 (5)2

105. Ravi and Dev have an age ratio of 15 : 8, which will be 5 : 3nin 10 years time. Their present ages (in years) are:

(1) 15, 8

(2) 30, 16

(3) 45, 24

(4) 60, 32

(5) 75, 40

**Directions (Qs. 106-108):**Each of the following questions has two equations on the basis of which you have to find the relation between a and b. Provide the answers as:

106. I: a2 – 10a + 25 = 0.

II: 300% of 60% + 10% of 32 = b.

107. I: a2 – 3a – 18 = 0.

II: b2 + 6b + 9 = 0

108.

**Directions (Qs. 109-110)**: Find the approximate value of x

109. x = log10 160 (given log10 2 = 0.3010).

(1) 2.5

(2) 2.2

(3) 2.4

(4) 2.1

(5) 2.8

110. 2 sin2 x – cos x + 4 = 0

**Directions (Qs. 111-115):**In these questions, each question is followed by two statements. On the basis of the question asked and the given statements, you have to decide whether the data is/are sufficient to answer the question. Give answer as:

(1) if the data in statement I alone is sufficient, while not in II alone

(2) if the data in statement II alone is sufficient, while I alone is not

(3) if the data in either statement I alone or II alone is sufficient

(4) if the data in both statements together is not sufficient

(5) if the data in both statements I and II are needed together

111. How many straight lines can be formed from 6 points in a plane?

Statement I: 4 points are collinear.

Statement II: 3 points are collinear.

112. What is the probability that Ravi and Dev contradict a given statement?

Statement I: Ravi speaks truth in 60% cases.

Statement II: Dev speaks truth in 50% cases.

113. The simple interest on a certain sum of money for 2 years is

Rs 260. Find the sum.

Statement I: The sum amounts to Rs 5590 in 3 years and Rs 5850 in 5 years.

Statement II: The sum is doubled in 40 years.

114. Is the two-digit number N divisible by 18?

Statement I: When N is multiplied with 3, the result is a 3-digit number.

Statement II: When N is divided by 3, the remainder is 1.

115. A boat goes upstream and then returns downstream. What is the total distance?

Statement I: Upstream speed is 4 km/hr and downstream speed is 8 km/hr.

Statement II: Average speed is

116. The value of x in the inequality 2x2 – x + 15 < 0 is:

117. What should be the value of the question mark:

118. 2 rice varieties costing Rs 25 per kg and Rs 35 per kg were mixed as 2 : 3 and sold so as to gain 20%. What was the SP of the mixture (Rs/kg)?

(1) 37.2

(2) 28.6

(3) 30

(4) 32

(5) 40.5

119. A huge jar contains 2 liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 4.When 12 litres of mixture is removed and replaced by B, the ratio now 4 : 7. The capacity of the vessel (in litres) is:

(1) 120

(2) 240

(3) 280

(4) 300

(5) 560

120. If the difference between CI and SI on Rs 1 lakh was Rs 36 in 2 years, the rate of yearly interest is:

121. Toffees are bought at 4 for a rupee and the same number at 6 for a rupee. Then, they are mixed and sold at 5 per rupee. What is the net profit or loss?

(1) 2% loss

(2) 10% profit

(3) no profit or loss

(4) 4% loss

(5) None of these

122. How many triangles can be obtained from 5 coplanar points? (No 3 points are collinear).

(1) 5

(2) 3

(3) 10

(4) 20

(5) 8

123. If the chances that Sonu, Monu, Mahesh can solve a problem are what is the probability that given problem can be solved if they all try?

124. In an examination, a candidate can provide answers as True or False. For ten questions, how many sequences are possible?

(1) 512

(2) 1024

(3) 100

(4) 10

(5) 2048

**Directions (Qs. 125-127):**Each question comprises 4 parts, one of which may be wrong and does not yield the same answer as the others. Find out the wrong part and if none is wrong, mark 5 as your answer.

125.

126.

127.

128.

**Directions (Qs. 129-130):**What should come in place of question mark in these number series:

129. 4 5 18 81 ? 2065.

(1) 388

(2) 365

(3) 350

(4) 361

(5) 1032

130. 3 ? 50.5 202.5 810.5.

(1) 6

(2) 7.5

(3) 10.5

(4) 22.5

(5) 12.5

**Directions (Qs. 131-135):**Study the following table carefullyand answer the questions that follow. A few data are assigned alphabetically:(Sales of shirts and jeans sold by Co. X in various years,Rs crores)

131. The per cent increase in the shirts’ sale between years2002 and 2004 is:

(1) 40%

(2) 50%

(3) 45%

(4) 60%

(5) 100%

132. The per cent increase in the jeans’ sale between 2001 and2005 is:

(1) 75%

(2) 37.5%

(3) 375%

(4) 750%

(5) Can’t be determined

133. If G = 1.5, what per cent is sales of jeans in 2005 of salesof jeans in 2002?

(1) 150

(2) 175

(3) 87.5

(4) 160

(5) 190.5

134. If C : D : G = 1 : 2 : 3, then F : B = ?

(1) 15.0

(2) 57.3

(3) 7.50

(4) 3.75

(5) 37.5

135. The value of A : E is:

(1) 0.6

(2) 0.8

(3) 1.01.2

(5) 1.5

**Directions (Qs. 136-140):**Study the pie-charts and answer thequestions below them.

136. How much extra is the availability of spending on otheritems, during 1980-2005 period?

(1) Rs 2760

(2) Rs 2000

(3) Rs 3150

(4) Rs 2250

(5) Rs 2350

137. The ratio of actual spending on food in 2005 to that in 1980is:

(1) 10 : 7 (2) 20 : 9 (3) 5 : 2(4) 3 : 1 (5) 2 : 3

138. In 1980, people in rural India had 30% less earning andspent 40% on food and out of this, expenditure on milk products was only 10%. Its value is:

(1) Rs 84 (2) Rs 92 (3) Rs 60 (4) Rs 42 (5) Rs 90

139. How much other food items are available in 2005, in Rs terms?

(1) Rs 180 (2) Rs 93 (3) Rs 642 (4) Rs 1200 (5) Rs 558

140. In relative per cent terms, is there an increase or decrease in the expenditure on milk etc?

**Directions (Qs. 141-145):**The following bar chart gives theamount of imports and exports of a leather company over theyears (Imports .., Exports .. ) in Rupees crores:

141. Total imports for Ist 2 years are what per cent of totalexports for these 2 years?

(1) 50% (2) 100% (3) 120%(4) 80% (5) 200%

142. For which years is the value of the total imports equal to thetotal exports?

(1) 1970, 1990 (2) 1970, 1980 (3) 1990, 2000(4) 2000, 2005 (5) None of these

143. The ratio of exports to imports was maximum in the year:

(1) 1990, 2000, 2005 (2) 1900, 2005 (3) 2000, 2005

(4) 1970, 1990, 2000 (5) 1970, 1990, 2000

144. When was the per cent increase in exports, over theprevious 10-year, the least?

(1) 1980 (2) 2000 (3) 1990(4) 2005 (5) 1970

145. The ratio of total exports to the total of imports for all theyears is:

(1) 8 : 7 (2) 6 : 5 (3) 4 : 3 (4) 2 : 3 (5) 8 : 5

**Directions (Qs. 146-150):**Study the following graph andanswer the questions(No. of motorcycles in 1,000s sold by Companies A and B, in the recent years) (A ____ , B _ _ _ _).

146. Approximately what per cent is the sale of Company A in2003, compared to its total sale?

(1) 13% (2) 12% (3) 15%(4) 11% (5) 10%

147. What per cent is total sale of Company A with respect toCompany B? (approx)

(1) 75%

(2) 85%

(3) 90%

(4) 95%

(5) 100%

148. For which year(s) did Company B experience the highest per cent increase, compared to the previous year?

(1) 2003

(2) 2004

(3) 2004, 2005

(4) 2003, 2004

(5) 2002, 2005

149. The total sale for years 2000, 2001, 2002 for Company B forms what per cent of its total sale? (approx)

(1) 20%

(2) 25%

(3) 30%

(4) 35%

(5) 40%

150. For Company A, which combination of year and per cent rise in sale from previous year, correct?

(1) 2001—40%

(2) 2002—30%

(3) 2003—100%

(4) 2004—50%

(5) 2005—20%

**Answers for Quantitative Aptitude of IBPS**

101. (3) 103. (4)104. (5) 105.(4)106. (3)107. (4)108. (2) 109.(2)110. (5) 111. (3)112. (5)113. (3) 114. (2)115. (4)116. (2)117. (3)118. (1)119. (3)120. (1)121. (4)122. (3)123. (5)124. (2)125. (5)126. (3) 127. (3)128. (2)129. (1)130. (5)131. (2)132. (5)133. (3)134. (4)135. (1)136. (3)137. (1)138. (1)139. (3) 149. (2)150. (5)