## Nov 22, 2013

### IBPS Specialist Officer Aptitude Question Paper : Quantitative Aptitude

1. Out of 15 students studying in a class, 7 are from Maharashtra, 5 are from Karnataka and 3 are from Goa. Four students are to be selected at random. What are the chances that at least one is from Karnataka?
(1) 12/13

(2) 11/13

(3) 10/15

(4) 1/15

(5) None of these
2. 4 boys and 2 girls are to be seated in a row in such a way that the two girls are always together. In how many different ways can they be seated?
(1) 120

(2) 720

(3) 148

(4) 240

(5) None of these
3. A shopkeeper sold an article for 720 after giving 10% discount on the labeled price and made 20% profit on the cost price. What would have been the percentage profit, had he not given the discount?
(1) 25%

(2) 30%

(3) 23%

(4) 28%

(5) None of these
4. Amit Kumar invested an amount of Rs 15000 at compound interest rate 10pcpa for a period of two years. What amount will he receive at the end of two years?
(1) Rs 18000

(2) Rs 18500

(3) Rs 17000

(4) Rs 17500

(5) None of these
5. If the length of rectangle is increased by 20% and the breadth is reduced by 20% what will be the effect on its area?
(1) 4% increase

(2) 6% increase

(3) 4% decrease

(4) No change

(5) None of these

Direction (6 – 10) : In each of the following questions a number series is given. After the series, a number is given followed by (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). You have to complete the series starting with the number given following the sequence of the given series. Then answer the question given below it.
6. 9 19.5 41 84.5
12 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Which of the following number will come in place of (c)?
(1) 111.5

(2) 118.5

(3) 108.25

(4) 106.75

(5) None of these
7. 4 5 22 201
7 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Which of the following number will come in place of (d)?
(1) 4948

(2) 4840

(3) 4048

(4) 4984

(5) None of these
8. 5 5.25 11.5 36.75
3 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

What will come in the place of (c)?
(1) 34.75

(2) 24.75

(3) 24.5

(4) 34.5

(5) None of these
9. 38 19 28.5 71.25
18 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Which of the following will come in the place of (d)?
(1) 118.75

(2) 118.25

(3) 108.25

(4) 118.125

(5) None of these
10. 25 146 65 114
39 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Which of the following numbers will come in place of (e)?
(1) 122

(2) 19

(3) 112

(4) 94

(5) None of these
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