Quantitative Aptitude section of the IBPS Clerk exam is the section which requires a lot of time to solve. Quantitative aptitude is the section where you will be racing against the time, therefore you are supposed to know all the smart ways and techniques to solve aptitude questions.

In this post, we will solve the aptitude section of the IBPS Clerk Question Paper 2016 to help you learn the IBPS Clerk question paper pattern and the smart techniques to solve them in the given limited time.

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Quantitative Apitude**

**Directions (36-40):**What will come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 36**

**Question:**9 11 16 26 ? 69

(a) 40

(b) 41

(c) 42

(d) 43

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 37**

**Question:**3 4 10 33 136 ? 183

(a) 700

(b) 590

(c) 695

(d) 685

(e) None of these

**Solution:****(× 1 +1), (× 2 + 2), (× 3 + 3) .....**

**136 × 5 + 5**

**= 685**

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 38**

**Question:**21 24 32 45 63 ?

(a) 85

(b) 86

(c) 84

(d) 82

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 39**

**Question:**6 3 3 6 24 ?

(a) 192

(b) 191

(c) 190

(d) 189

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

**(× 0.5), (× 1), (× 2), (× 4), (× 8)**

**24 × 8 = 192**

**Answer: a**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 40**

**Question:**7 10 16 28 ? 100

(a) 49

(b) 53

(c) 50

(d) 51

**Question:**5% of one number (X) is 25% more than another number (Y). If the difference between the numbers is 96 then find

the value of X?

(a) 90

(b) 100

(c) 92

(d) 96

**Question:**The ratio of A’s age 3 years ago and B’s age 5 years ago is 4:5. If A is 4 years younger than B then what is the present

age of B?

(a) 16

(b) 14

(c) 11

(d) 15

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 43**

**Question:**Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 16 hrs and 12 hrs respectively. The capacity of the tank is 240 litres. Both the

pipes are opened simultaneously and closed after 2 hrs. How much more water (In Liters) needed to fill the tank?

(a) 100

(b) 170

(c) 70

(d) 190

(e) None of these

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 44**

**Question:**A person cover 32km downstream is 240 minutes and the same person cover 48 km upstream in 1440 minutes. Then find the rate of current?

(a) 4kmph

(b) 5kmph

(c) 3kmph

(d) 2kmph

(e) None of these

Speed of current = y kmph

x = 5kmph, y = 3 kmph

**Solution:**Let speed of person = x kmphSpeed of current = y kmph

x + y = 8

x − y = 2

x = 5kmph, y = 3 kmph

**Answer: c**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 45**

**Question:**The simple interest on a certain sum at 15% per annum for 5 year is Rs1500 more to the simple interest on the

same at 12% per annum for the same period. Find the sum-

(a) Rs 12000

(b) Rs12500

(c) Rs 8000

(d) Rs 10000

(e) None of these

75% of P – 60% of P = 1500

P = Rs.10000

**Solution:**75% of P – 60% of P = 1500

P = Rs.10000

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 46**

**Question:**The numerator of a fraction is decreased by 25% and the denominator is increased by 250%. If the resultant fraction is 6/ 5, what is the original fraction?

(a) 22/ 5

(b) 24/ 5

(c) 27/ 6

(d) 28/ 5

**Question:**A dishonest vendor professes to sell fruits at the cost price but he uses a weight of 800 grams in lieu of 1 kg weight. Find his percentage gain.

(a) 22% (b) 24%

(c) 25% (d) 30%

(e) 20%

Percentage gain = (200/800) x 100

= 25%

**Solution:**Percentage gain = (200/800) x 100

= 25%

**Answer: c**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 48**

**Question:**A is 2.5 times as good workman as B and A is able to finish the work in 50 days less than B. Find the time in which they can do it working together.

**Solution:**

**Answer: b**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 49**

**Question:**The total of the ages of a class of 60 girls is 900 years. The average age of 20 girls is 12 years and that of the other 20 girls is 16 years. What is the average age of the remaining girls?

(a) 14 years

(b) 15 years

(c) 16 years

(d) 17 years

(e) none of these

**Solution:**
20 x 12 + 12 x 16 = 900

20x = 900 − 240 – 320

20x = 340

x = 17 years

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 50**

**Question:**Mr. Ankit invests 14% of his monthly income every month i.e. Rs.1,750 in shares, 8% in Insurance policies and 7% in fixed deposits. What is the total annual amount invested by him?

(a)Rs. 3275

(b) Rs. 3450

(c) Rs. 3625

(d) Rs. 3800

(e) none of these

**Solution:**

**Answer: e**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 51****Question:**What is the difference between the total score of B on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday together and the total score of E on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday together?
(a) 12

(b) 14

(c) 10

(d) 20

(e) None of these

Required difference = 65 + 82 + 72 − 72 + 59 + 74

= 219 − 205 = 14

**Solution:**Required difference = 65 + 82 + 72 − 72 + 59 + 74

= 219 − 205 = 14

**Answer: b**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 52**

**Question:**Marks of E on Monday is what percent more than marks of B on Thursday?

(a) 15%

(b) 16( 2/ 3%)

(c) 20%

(d) 25%

**Answer: b**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 53**

**Question:**What is the average marks scored by C on the given days?

(a) 60

(b) 62

(c) 52

(d) 64

(e) None of these

Required average = 320/5 = 64

**Solution:**Required average = 320/5 = 64

**Answer: d****IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 54**

**Question:**What is the ratio of total marks scored by C on Tuesday and Wednesday together to the total marks scored by D on the same days together?

(a) 23: 28

(b) 28: 23

(c) 29: 23

(d) 23: 29

**Question:**Total marks scored by E on all days together are how much more than total marks scored by A on all days together?

(a) 43

(b) 45

(c) 55

(d) 65

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

Required difference = 357 − 314 = 43

**Answer: a**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 56**

**Question:**36% of 170 + ? %of 592 = 150

(a )14.6

(b) 17.8

(c) 16.4

(d) 15

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 57**

**Question:**(12.11)² + (?)²= 732.2921

(a)20.2

(b) 24.2

(c)23.1

(d) 19.2

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

?² = 732.2921 − 146.6521 = 24.2

**Answer: b**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 58**

**Question:**288 ÷ ? x 57 = 2052

(a) 8

(b) 7

(c) 6

(d) 9

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

**Answer: a**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 59**

**Question:**(1125—274—323)÷(875—654— 155) =?

(a) 9

(b) 6

(c) 7

(d) 8

(e) None of these

**Solution:**528 ÷ 66 = 8

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 60**

**Question:**(42)² ÷ 6.3 x 26 =?

(a) 7182

(b) 7269

(c) 7260

(d) 7240

(e) None of these

**Solution:**? = 280 × 26 = 7280

**Answer: e**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 61**

**Question:**

115% of 4880 – 85% of 1640 = ?

(a) 4218 (b) 4368

(c) 4448

(d) 4628

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

? = 5612 – 1394 = 4218

**Answer: a**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 62**

**Question:**

3251+ 587 + 369 – ? = 3007

(a) 1250

(b) 1300

(c) 1375

(d) 1400

(e) None of these

**Solution:**? = 4207 – 3007 = 1200

**Answer: e**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 63**

**Question:**

**Solution:**

? = 21 × 7921 – 89 = 166252

**Answer: d**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 64**

**Question:**

18.6 × 3 + 7.2 – 16.5 = ? + 21.7

(a) 35.7

(b) 21.6

(c) 24.8

(d) 27.6

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

? = 55.8 + 7.2 – 38.2 = 24.8

**Answer: c**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 65**

**Question:**

5

**.**35 + 4.43 + 0.45 + 45.34 + 534 = ?

(a) 597.27

(b) 589.57

(c) 596.87

(d) 596.67

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

? = 589.57

**Answer: b**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 66**

**Question:**

**Solution:**

**Answer: c**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 67**

**Question:**

0.5% of 674 of 0.8% of 225 = ?

(a) 7.066

(b) 9.12

(c) 6.066

(d) 5.17

(e) None of these

**Solution:**

**Answer: c**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 68**

**Question:**

**Solution:**

**Answer: b**

**Solve the questions given below from the IBPS Clerk Question Paper 2016 and leave your answers in the comment section.**

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 69**

**Question:**

56% of 225 + 20% of 150 = ? – 109

(a) 49

(b) 103

(c) 53

(d) 47

(e) None of these

**IBPS Clerk question paper 2016 - Question 70**

**Question:**

12% of 1885 = ? ÷ 6

(a) 1248.4

(b) 1292.2

(c) 1312.6

(d) 1357.2

(e) None of these

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