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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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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