# Arithmetic Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk Prelims 2018: 02 November

## Arithmetic Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk Prelims 2018: 02 November

1. What will be the cost of fencing a circular field whose area is 1386 sq m? The cost of fenc­ing is `5 per square metre.
1) `660                   2) `639                   3) `699
4) `654                   5) None of these
1. The difference between 5/6 of a number and 35 per cent of the same number is 1392. What will be 55% of that number?
1) 2880                  2) 1584                  3) 1854
4) 1485                  5) None of these
1. A carbon copier requires 27 bundles of paper for 6 days. How many bundles of paper will be required for 14 days?
1) 43                       2) 36                       3) 63
4) 44                       5) None of these
1. If downstream speed of a boat is 16 kmph and its upstream speed is 11 kmph, what is the speed of the stream?
1) 1.5 kmph          2) 2 kmph             3) 3 kmph
4) 2.5 kmph          5) None of these
1. The ratio of the present ages of A to B is 2 : 3. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 5 : 7. What is the present age of A?
1) 24 years            2) 20 years            3) 21 years
4) 16 years            5) None of these
1. A person sells an article for `890 at a loss of 11%. What will be the price of the article when sold at a profit of 10%?
1) `1100                 2) `1010                 3) `1200
4) `1150                 5) None of these
1. The total number of students in a college is 3906. The num­ber of girls is 1638. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the college ?
1) 18: 13                2) 13 : 18               3) 13: 19
4) 19: 13                5) None of these
1. The breadth of a rectangular field is 9 metres. Its diagonal is 15 metres long. What will be the area of the rectangular field?
1) 110 sq m           2) 108 sq m           3) 115 sq m
4) 120 sq m           5) 135 sq m
1. A and B together can finish a work in 9 days. A alone can finish the same work in 12 days. In how many days will B alone finish the work?
1) 24 days             2) 28 days             3) 32 days
4) 36 days             5) None of these
1. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 9 : 7. If the number of boys increases by 40%, and that of girls by 20%, what will be the new ra­tio of boys to girls?
1) 3 : 2                   2) 2 : 3                   3) 4 : 3
4) 3 : 4                   5) None of these
1. In what time will the simple interest on a certain sum become 0.125 times the principal at 10% per annum?
1)  11/4 years                 2)  13/4 years                 3)  21/4 years
4)  23/4 years                 5) None of these

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