# 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

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