Arithmetic Quiz for IBPS RRB Exams

## Arithmetic Quiz for IBPS RRB Exams

**1. A bag contains 4 Red, 8 Black and 12 White balls. Three balls are drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls drawn are of different colours?**

1)

^{12}/_{253}
2)

^{16}/_{253}
3)

^{24}/_{253}
4)

^{48}/_{253}
5)

^{205}/_{253}**2. How many different words can be formed with the letters of the word ‘HINDUSTAN’ so that all the vowels come together?**

1) 30240

2) 15120

3) 7560

4) 362880

5) 181440

**3. A rectangular garden has a four-metre-wide road along all the four sides. The area of the road is 1104 sq metre. What is the sum of the length and the breadth of the garden?**

1) 120m

2) 125m

3) 130m

4) 144m

5) 160m

**4. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a certain amount of money in two years is ₹ 6410. If the interest is compounded half-yearly and the rate of interest is 20% per annum, what is the sum?**

1) ₹ 80000

2) ₹ 200000

3) ₹ 96000

4) ₹ 100000

5) None of these

**5. A sum was put on simple interest at a certain rate of interest for three years. Had it been put at 3% higher than the previous rate of interest, it would have fetched ₹ 16.2 more. What is the sum?**

1) ₹ 320

2) ₹ 250

3) ₹ 210

4) ₹ 200

5) ₹ 180

**6. 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%

**7. 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

**8. 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%

**9. 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

**10. 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

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**Answers:**

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