# Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - All Slots

## Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - All Slots

This year IBPS has invited applications for Clerical Cadre posts to fill 7883 vacancies. The exam is taking place in 4 shifts i.e 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 11:30 – 12:30, 2:00 – 3:00 PM and 4:30 – 5:30 PM.  We have compiled the list of questions asked in today’s IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam to help you prepare better for the upcoming slots.

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## Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - SLOT 1

### Questions Asked from Quantitative Aptitude

Number Series:
1). 346, 345, 337, 310, 246
Logic: Difference are like 13, 23, 33, 43, 53 .Answer: 121
2). 159, 79, 39, 19, ?, 4
Logic: Difference are like -80, -40, -20, -10, -5 . Answer: 9
3). 7.5, 9, 13.5, 27, 67.5, ?
Logic: Difference are 1.5, 4.5, 13.5, 40.5, 121.5 .1.5×3=4.5, 4.5×3=13.5, 13.5×3=40.5
4). 4, 2.5, 3.5, 9, 40, ?
Logic: ×0.5+0.5, ×1+1, ×2+2, ×4+4, ×8+8 Answer: 328
5). 4.5, 3.5, 6, 17, 67, ?
Logic: ×1-1, ×2-1, ×3-1, ×4-1, ×5-1 Answer: 334

Simplification:
6) ? ÷ 60 – 3/4 = 3 1/3
7) ?% of ( 152 ÷ 19 × 45) = 126
8) 46% of 600+ 44% of 225 = ?
9) 12 × 9 ÷ ? × 15 = 16 + 38
10) ? ÷ 12 × 4/0.6=250
11) ? + 0.4= (1.6 + 5.4) ÷ 2.5

12) Two years hence the average age of A and B is 37. Three years ago the age of B is 36. If C is 11 years older than A then, find the sum of present ages of A and C?

13) A and B invest Rs. 116000 and 144000 respectively. B invests for 6 months . At the end of the year B’s share 9000 find the overall profit?

14). Length and speed of the train A is 170m and 20 m/s respectively. Length of the train B is 180m both running at opposite direction and time taken by the trains to cross each other is 10sec. Find speed B’s speed.

15). The average monthly income of P and Q is Rs. 5050. The average monthly income of Q and R is Rs. 6250 and the average monthly income of P and R is Rs. 5200. The monthly income of P is:

16). A person’s present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at present?

17). A boat running upstream takes 8 hours 48 minutes to cover a certain distance, while it takes 4 hours to cover the same distance running downstream. What is the ratio between the speed of the boat and speed of the water current respectively?

18). A sum of Rs. 725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs. 362.50 more is lent but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the year, Rs. 33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was the original rate of interest?

19). The salaries A, B, C are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5. If the increments of 15%, 10% and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, then what will be new ratio of their salaries?

20). A is 10 km to the north of B. C is 5 Km to the east of B. D is 2.5 Km to the north of C. E is north-west of point C and west of point D. Find the distance between point E & A.

21). A can do a work in 36 days & B is 20% more efficient than A, If A started working and worked for 8 days and left then in how many days will B do the remaining work?

22). A invest 9600 and B invests X Rs. B leaves after 6 months. Total profit earned is 4600. A’s share is 3400. Find how much did B invest.

23). A vessel contains mixture of milk and water in the ratio 6:1. 7 litres of mixture is taken out and replaced with 3 litres of water. The content of water is now 14.5% of the total mixture. Find the original content of water.

24). A can do a work in 24 days. He worked alone for 15 days and then B joined and they finished the work in 5 days. In how many days can B alone do the work.

### Questions Asked from Reasoning Ability

Linear Arrangement Puzzle:
There are twelve candidates A, B, C, D, E, F, P, Q, R, S, T, U.All of them are seated on two parallel rows, each row consist of six chairs. A, B, C, D, E and F sit at Row 1, which is facing north direction and P, Q, R, S, T ans U sit at Row 2, which faces south direction. R is sitting third to the right of T. R does not sit at extreme ends. The one facing R sits second to the right of A. Two people sits between F and A. D sits third to the left of E. E does not face R. There are as many people between F and E as in between T and U. More than two people sit between U and P. C faces the person who is sitting to the immediate right of Q

Floor Puzzle: Based on 8 floors.

### Questions Asked from English Language

Double Filler – Two blanks were present in a sentence & yu have to fit the correct words in the banks.
Phrase & Idioms – You have to replace the highlighted part of the sentence with the appropriate Phrase or Idioms.

## Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - SLOT 2

### Questions Asked from Quantitative Aptitude

Number Series:
1). 3 ,4 , 6, 14, 62 ,?

Simplification:
1). √x+√62.5÷0.1=23

Data Interpretation – Tabular GRaph based on production of companies.

### Questions Asked from Reasoning Ability

Circular Puzzles – 8 People, all facing towards the center.
Linear Arrangement – 8 Persons sitting in a single row. Some facing north & some facing south.
Scheduling Puzzle – Based on Month

Q1.Statements: Z < B ≥ C ≥ D; G ≥ Z; E ≥ B; B ≤ F
Conclusions:
I. E ≥ D II. Z < F III. F > G IV. Z < E

(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only III is true
(D) Only I, II and IV are true
(E) All are true
Ans: (D)
Q2.Statements: A ≥ Q< R; T ≥ A ≤ U; S > T
Conclusions:
I. U ≤ T II. S > Q III. T ≥ R IV. R < S

(A) Both I and II are true
(B) Only III is False
(C) Only II is true
(D) Only II and IV are true
(E) None is true
Ans: (C)
Q3.Statements: Z < B ≥ C ≥ D; G ≥ Z; E ≥ B; B ≤ F
Conclusions:
I. E ≥ D II. Z < F III. F > G IV. Z < E

(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only III is true
(D) Only I, II and IV are true
(E) All are true
Ans: (D)
Alphabetical Series - 2nd Shift
Q1.Which of the following will come in place of the question mark?
AC BE DH ? KQ

(A) FK (B) GK (C) HL (D) GL (E) HM
Ans: (D) GL
Q2.Which of the following will come in the place of question mark?
? GJ LO QT VY

(A) AZ (B) BE (C) SV (D) WZ (E) AD
Ans: (B) BE

### Questions Asked from English Language

Reading Comprehension – Based on North Korea Politics.

## Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - SLOT 3

### Questions Asked from Quantitative Aptitude

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### Questions Asked from Reasoning Ability

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### Questions Asked from English Language in ALL SHIFTS

Directions :-(1-10) Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. The problem of unemployment …………. with the population explosion has also been ……….. by this policy.
A. projected, discussed
B. threatened, manifested
C. dispensed, acknowledged
E. united, heralded

2. The quality of …………. between individuals and the organization for which they work can be ………… to the benefit of both parties.
A. life, conceptualized
B. service, evaluated
C. interaction, improved
D. sophistication, developed
E. development, impeded

3. Textiles constitute an important …………. of the decentralized sector of India’s economy and ………….. employment to over six million individuals.
A. factor, aims
B. segment, provides
C. extension, plants
D. period, projects
E. element, retards

4. In one shocking instance of …………. research, one of the nations’s most influential researchers in the field of genetics reported on experiments that were never carried out and published ………… scientific papers on his non-existent work.
A. comprehensive, abstract
B. theoretical, challenging
C. fraudulent, deceptive
D. erroneous, impartial
E. spontaneous, false

5. Her novel published to universal acclaim, her literary gifts; her reputation as yet ………… by envious slights, Hurston clearly was at the …………. of her carrier.
A. undamaged, ebb
B. untarnished, zenith
C. unmarred, brink
D. untainted, extremity
E. unstained, end

6. While war has never been absent from the ……….. of man, there have been periods in History which appear remarkably …………
A. archives – ambivalent
B. posterity – serene
C. mind – desultory
D. annals – pacific
E. life – belligerent

7. While the world was ……….. to the happenings in Washington and New York, America’s political class was ……….. by the attacks.
A. watching, worried
C. averse, excited
D. glued, devastated
E. unaware, shocked

8. This biography we are given a glimpse of the young man ……….. pursuing the path of the poet despite ……….. and rejection slips.
A. doggedly, disappointment
B. tirelessly , encouragement
D. successfully , acclaim
E. avidly , loss

9. Archaeology is a poor profession; only ……….. sums are available for excavating sites and even more ……….. amounts for preserving the excavations.
A. paltry – meager
B. miniscule – substantial
C. average – augmented
D. judicious – penurious
E. modest – generous

10. An essential purpose of the criminal justice system is to enable purgation to take place; that is, to provide a  ……….. by which a community expresses its collective  ……….. the transgression of the criminal
A. catharsis, outrage at
B. disclaimer, forgiveness of
C. procedure, distaste for
D. document, disapprobation of
E. source, action for

Directions (11 to 20): Which of the phrase/ word from the options (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

11. The teacher tried for arguing of the student down, but he couldn’t.
A. for argument
B. to argue
C. in argue
D. for argue of
E. No Correction Required

12. The politician banged on out competition and the free market.
A. bangs from
C. banged on in
D. bangs on in
E. No Correction Required

13. He hadn’t bargained for so many people trying the new product.
A. bargain on
B. bargain from
C. bargained into
D. bargained of
E. No Correction Required

14. You should read the newspaper every day to keep into with the news.
A. for keeping of
B. to keep for
C. to keep up
D. for keeping into
E. No Correction Required

15. It’s not nice for making fun of people who are poor.
A. to making fun of
B. to make fun for
C. to make fun of
D. for making fun to
E. No Correction Required

16. I was so tired after the match that I nod off on the couch.
A. nodded of
B. nodded into
C. nod on
D. nodded off
E. No Correction Required

17. The local authorities have decided to clamp up for illegal parking in handicapped parking places.
A. clamp of
B. clamp down on
C. clamping on
D. clamp down by
E. No Correction Required

18. Only people who are good at making these kind of cookies will be considered for the post of head Chef.
A. these kind of activity
B. this kinds of activity
C. these kinds of activities
D. the kind of activities like these
E. No Change Required

19. Law-breakers should severely punished when they are found out.
A. should be severe punished
B. should have severely punished
C. shall have severe punished
D. should be severely punished
E. No Change Required

20. She didn’t get a salary this month, so she’ll have for doing without extra treats.
A. to done without
B. to do without
C. done without
D. for done with
E. No Correction Required

Directions (21 to 25): Rearrange the following jumbled words/phrases to make meaningful sentences

21. (A) a few things are clear (B) But from videos shared on (C) from the police,(D) social media and initial information.
A. BDCA
B. DBCA
C. ABDC
D. ACDB
E. No correction required

22. (A) brought to book (B) this case comes to trial swiftly (C) It is imperative that (D) and the guilty are
A. BDCA
B. DBCA
C. CBDA
D. ACDB
E. No correction required

23. Cause fractures/ excrete more calcium/ coffee drinking/ but it does not appear to weaken bones.
A. BDCA
B. DBCA
C. CBDA
D. ACDB
E. No correction required

24.  (A) that submitted a report in 2014 (B) The Centre should revisit its draft (C) committee and an expert panel (D) and incorporate the inputs of the standing
A. BDCA
B. DBCA
C. CBDA
D. ACDB
E. No correction required

25. (A) protests and repression (B) The Jerusalem gambit risks (C) in the Occupied Territories (D) triggering another cycle of
A. BDCA
B. DBCA
C. CBDA
D. BDAC
E. No correction required

## Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 9th December 2017 - SLOT 4

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## IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 9th Dec 2017 (Slot 4)

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