# Quants Quiz for IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB Mains 2018: 17 Sep

## Quants Quiz for IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB Mains 2018: 17 Sep

1. An amount of ₹ 7800 is lent at the beginning of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 54 months, an additional sum of ₹ 4700 is lent at the rate 2.5 times the former. At the end of seven years ₹ 5038.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was the original rate of interest?
1) 4.5%
2) 6%
3) 7.5%
4) 12%
5) 15%
2. A person swims a certain distance downstream in 30 minutes and comes back upstream in 180 minutes . If the speed of stream is 2.5 kmh–1, what is the speed of the swimmer in still water?
1) 3 kmh–1
2) 3.5 kmh–1
3) 4 kmh–1
4) 4.5 kmh–1
5) 6 kmh–1
3. At what rate of interest per annum will the interest on ₹ 16000 be ₹ 8334 in three years? The interest is compounded yearly.
1) 10%
2) 12%
3) 15%
4) 16%
5) 17.5%
4. 272 litres mixture of milk and water contains milk and water in the ratio of 5 : 3. How much milk is to be added to the mixture to get a new mixture of milk and water in the ratio of 7 : 2?
1) 181 litres
2) 187 litres
3) 192 litres
4) 198 litres
5) 144 litres
5. A shopkeeper sells an item at a profit of 12%. If he reduces the price of the item by `130, he makes a loss of 8%. What is the cost price of the item?
1) 500
2) 540
3) 600
4) 650
5) 720

1. 2
2. 2
3. 3
4. 2
5. 4
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