# Questions Asked in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 30 December 2017

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## Quant Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

Directions (Q1-5): Find the missing number in the following Number Series.
1. 38, 51, 25, 64, 12, ? ANS. 77
2. 6, 5, 9, 26, ?, 514 ANS.103
3. 2 , 1.5, 2.5, ?, 32 ANS. 7
4. 7, 11, 18, 34, 77, ? ANS. 201
5. 3,  5, 10, 20, 37, ? ANS. 63

Directions (Q6-10) Find the value of '?' in the following questions.
6. 9.09% of 99 + 11.11% of 90 =? ANS. 19
7. 20% of 105 + 300% of  51 + .009=? ANS. 174.009
8. 29 + (12)2 + 27 ÷ 3=?  ANS.  182
9. 26 × 19 + 232 – 52% of 1350 = ? ANS. 321
10. 12% of 650 – 728 ÷ ? + 24% of 450 = 130 ANS. 13

Directions (Q11-15): Find the relation between the given questions.
11.
i) 3x2 – 5x – 12 = 0
ii) 4y2 – 9y – 9 = 0
A) If x > y
B) If x < y
C) If x ≥ y
D) If x ≤ y
E) If x = y or relation cannot be established

12.
i)  2x2 + 11x + 14 = 0
ii) 3y2 – 7y – 6 = 0
A) If x > y
B) If x < y
C) If x ≥ y
D) If x ≤ y
E) If x = y or relation cannot be established

13.
i)  3x2 + 19x + 20 = 0
ii) 4y2 – 13y – 12 = 0
A) If x > y
B) If x < y
C) If x ≥ y
D) If x ≤ y
E) If x = y or relation cannot be established

14.
i)  4x2 – 9x – 9 = 0
ii) 4y2 + 15y + 9 = 0
A) If x > y
B) If x < y
C) If x ≥ y
D) If x ≤ y
E) If x = y or relation cannot be established

15.
i)  2x2 – 3x – 9 = 0
ii) 4y2 + 23y + 15 = 0
A) If x > y
B) If x < y
C) If x ≥ y
D) If x ≤ y
E) If x = y or relation cannot be established

Directions (16-20) : Study the following graph to answer the given questions.

16. A shopkeeper bought 72 oranges for Rs. 324. He sold 50 of them at Rs 6 each and the remaining ar Rs 165. Find his profit
A.) Rs 121
B.) Rs 151
C.) Rs 111
D.) Rs 141
E.) Rs 150

17. Find the total cost for producting 50000 units if total find cost is Rs 24000 and variable cost/unit is Rs 15.

A.) Rs. 96000
B.) Rs  99000
C.) Rs  91000
D.) Rs. 97000
E.) Rs. 99150

18. For how many years is the per cent rise more than 100?
A.) One
B.) Two
C.) Three
D.) Four
E.) None

19. What is the average of the percent rise over the given years?
A.) 110
B.) 105
C.) 100.5
D.) 92.5
E.) 150

20. For how many years is the percent rise lower than the average of the percent rise over the given years?
A.) One
B.) Two
C.) Three
D.) Four
E.) None

21. A profit of 30% is made on goods when a discount of 20% is given on the marked price. What profit per cent will be made when a discount of 30% is given on the marked price?
A) 11
B) 13.75
C) 12.5
D) 6.5
E) None

22. A shopkeeper marks up the price of his product by 20%. If he increases the discount from 5% to 10% ,the proﬁt would decrease by Rs 21. How much proﬁt/ loss would he earn if he gives a discount of 20% on the marked price?
A) Rs 14 loss
B) Rs 14 profit
C) Rs20 loss
D) Rs20 profit
E) None

23.  A number, x equals 80% of the average of 5, 7, 14 and a number y. If the average of x and y is 26, then value of y is
A) 28
B) 36
C) 25
D) 39
E) None

24. The average age of a family of 6 members is 20 years. If the age of the youngest member be 5 years, the average age of the family at the birth of the youngest member was?
A) 19 yrs
B) 22 yrs
C) 16 yrs
D) 21 yrs
E) None

25. The distance between two cities A and B is 330km. A train starts from A at 7am. and travels towards B at 60 km/hr. Another train starts from B at 8am. and travels towards A at 75 km/hr. At what time do they meet?
A) 11am
B) 11.30am
C) 10.30am
D) 10am
E) None

## Reasoning Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

1. 08 Persons, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W had different no. of books. The no. of books were 2, 4, 5, 6 , 8 , 9 , 13, 16.
2. Linear Arrangement – 2 sets  asked:
Set 1 – Normal – 7 People (J, K, L , M, N, O and P) owned different cars – TATA, Toyota, Hyundai, Audi, Suzuki, BMWand Tesla.
Set 2 – No. of people were not specified.
3. Order & Ranking – 6 friends that have different no. of books.
4. Alphabetical order – word was INVESTOR – Question was, “How many groups of letters in the word are in the alphabetical order”.
5. Similarly, in another qs, the word was ‘NORMAL’, the Qs was, “Replace 1st alphabet with 6th, 2nd with 5th, 3rd with 4th. How many alphabets are there (according to the alphabetical order) between the 4th and 5th letters of the new word that is formed”.
6. 05 Qs on Data Sufficiency – Coding Decoding, Blood relations, Directions and Distances, Scheduling & Ordering and Ranking.

## English Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

Q1. 2 sets of Reading Comprehension (which did not include question based on vocabulary) and the topics of RCs were -

• RC 1 - 8 Qs. - Driver less Cars, their Pros & Cons, no fact-based questions,
• RC 2- 7 Qs. Passage was based on Bitcoin-Cryptocurrency.

Q2. Phrase Replacement - Grammar based, asked for multiple options.

Q3. Parajumble - 5 Qs- Only 1st sentence was given.

Q4. Fill in the Blanks – One blank with multiple words that could fit the blank – options were ‘a only’, ‘both a and b’, etc.
• Words given against the blank were – (A) Comforts, (B) Merits, (C) Profit, (D) Advantages . However, options were like ‘only (A)’, ‘(A) and (B)’, ‘(B) and (C)’, ‘Only (C)’, ‘None Fits’ or ‘All Fit’.
Q5. Error Spotting – 02 Error Spotting
1. Future of offline or physical shopping. This was actually a vocab-based error spotting but asked as Cloze Test.
2. This means, 4 words in each sentence of the passage were printed in bold and one of the words out of the 4 was not grammatically and contextually correct.
3. Grammar based Error Spotting. You had to find the erroneous pair in the sentence. The error was in 2 parts and you had to find the combination of the erroneous parts! Options were given like: ‘AC’,  ‘BD’, ‘AD’, ‘BC’ and ‘No Error’

## Quant Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

1. Three Data Interpretation Questions were asked.
2. One Line graph, one Pie chat and one Table DI was asked. Out of this Line Graph was easier and the others were calculative.
3. Missing Number series questions were also asked like that of the previous slot.
5. Approximation questions and Miscellaneous questions were asked and they constituted for maximum number of questions in quantitative section.
6. Probability, Percentages, Averages , Time and Work , Trains, Compound Interest and Simple Interest, Allegations and Mixtures were asked in the Miscellaneous section.
7. No new pattern questions were asked in the quantitative aptitude section.

## Reasoning Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

1. One Square seating arrangement was asked in which every participant faces inside.
2. One Linear Arrangement  was asked with conditions pertaining to members facing north.
3. One Puzzle was asked which was way less when compared to the previous batches.
4. Syllogism , Inequalities and Coding and Decoding questions were asked which constituted for 5 questions each.
5. There were also questions on Course of action , statement and arguments , statements and assumptions.
6. Even in this batch too Data Sufficiency Questions were asked accounting for 5 questions in total.
7. Less Number of Seating based questions were asked which was in the easier level.

## English Questions Asked in IBPS SO Pre Exam 30 Dec 2017

1. One set of Reading Comprehension was asked – One Synonym and One Antonym was asked in that set.
2. 1 set of Single Fillers were asked and also 1 set of Double Fillers were asked.
3. One set of Phrasal Replacement questions contributed to 5 questions were asked.
4. Cloze test questions consisting of 10 questions were asked in total.
5. This slot has got Sentence Rearrangement questions which was in the old pattern.
6. Only Single and Double Fillers questions were in the New pattern and also error spotting were in the new pattern.

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