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Important Arithmetic Questions for IBPS PO/RRB/NABARD

1. An article was purchased for ₹ 78,350. Its price was marked up by 30%. It was sold at a discount of 20% on the marked-up price. What was the profit per cent on the cost price?
1) 4%
2) 7%
3) 5%
4) 3%
5) 6%
2. When X is subtracted from the numbers 9, 15 and 27, the remainders are in continued proportion. What is the value of X?
1) 8
2) 6
3) 4
4) 5
5) None of these
3. What is the difference between the simple and the compound interest on ₹ 7,300 at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. in 2 years?
1) ₹ 29.37
2) ₹ 26.28
3) ₹ 31.41
4) ₹ 23.22
5) ₹ 21.34
4. The sum of three consecutive numbers is 2262. What is 41% of the highest number?
1) 301.51
2) 303.14
3) 308.73
4) 306.35
5) 309.55
5. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘THERAPY’ be arranged so that the vowels never come together?
1) 720
2) 1440
3) 5040
4) 3600
5) 4800
6. A certain amount was to be distributed among A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4, but was erroneously distributed in the ratio 7 : 2 : 5. As a result of this, B got ₹ 40 less. What is the amount?
1) ₹ 210
2) ₹ 270
3) ₹ 230
4) ₹ 280
5) None of these
7. Rachita enters a shop to buy ice-creams, cookies and pastries. She has to buy at least 9 units of each. She buys more cookies than ice-creams and more pastries than cookies. She picks up a total of 32 items. How many cookies does she buy?
1) Either 12 or 13
2) Either 11 or 12
3) Either 10 or 11
4) Either 9 or 11
5) Either 9 or 10
8. The fare of a bus is ₹ X for the first five kilometres and ₹ 13 per kilometre thereafter. If a passenger pays ₹ 2402 for a journey of 187 kilometres, what is the value of X?
1) ₹ 29
2) ₹ 39
3) ₹ 36
4) ₹ 31
5) None of these
9. The product of three consecutive even numbers is 4032. The product of the first and the third number is 252. What is five times the second number?
1) 80
2) 100
3) 60
4) 70
5) 90
10. The sum of the ages of 4 members of a family 5 years ago was 94 years. Today, when the daughter has been married off and replaced by a daughter-in-law, the sum of their ages is 92. Assuming that there has been no other change in the family structure and all the people are alive, what is the difference between the age of the daughter and that of the daughter-in-law?
1) 22 years
2) 11 years
3) 25 years
4) 19 years
5) 15 years

Answers:

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