Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Specialist Officers is just similar to

that of Probationary Officers exam. About 10 questions from

simplifications, about 5 questions from Number Series, around 5 from

quadratic equations, about 20 from Data Interpretation and remaining

questions from Arithmetic and other model of questions. A lot of

practice is required as mathematics takes more time.

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following number series questions,

a number is wrong. You have to identify that number.

1. 19 21 45 139 560 2811

1) 19 2) 2811 3) 45 4) 560 5) None of these

2. 4 18 49 100 180 294

1) 294 2) 18 3) 49 4) 100 5) 148

3. 47 72 121 202 324 492

1) 324 2) 492 3) 47 4) 121 5) None of these

4. 2.5 4.6 0.3 9.1 -8.5 26.7

1) 26.7 2) 9.1 3) 4.6 4) -8.5 5) 26.7

5. 16 66 326 1626 8126 40626

1) 326 2) 16 3) 8126 4) 1626 5) 66

6. A student scores 55% marks in 8 papers of 100 marks each. He scores

15% of his total marks in English. How much does he score in English?

1) 55 2) 66 3) 77 4) 44 5) None of these

7. A man walks at the speed of 15 kms/hr and runs at the speed of 10

kms/hr. How much time will the man require to cover the distance of 42

kms, if he covers half his journey walking and half his journey

running?

1) 8.2 hrs 2) 6 hrs 3) 3.5 hrs

4) 4.2 hrs 5) None of these

8. Three friends divide an amount of Rs.15,000, such that one of them takes

1/4th of the total amount and the other two divide the rest of the

amount equally amongst themselves. What is the ratio of amount taken

by one of the friends to the total amount taken by the other two

friends together?

1) 1 : 3 2) 1 : 2 3) 3 : 2 4) 2 : 3 5) None of these

9. A reduction of 20% enables a house wife to buy 2 kg more sugar for

Rs.250. Find the original price of sugar per kg?

1) Rs.25 2) Rs.31.25 3) Rs.35 4) Rs.29 5) None of these

10. The length of a rectangle, which is 25 cms, is equal to the length

of a square and the area of the rectangle is 125 cms less than the

area of the square. What is the breadth of the rectangle?

1) 15 cms 2) 20 cms 3) 12 cms 4) 10 cms 5) None of these

Answers:

1-4; 2-3; 3-1; 4-3; 5-2; 6-2; 7-3; 8-1; 9-2; 10-2.

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