# Race IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice Aptitude Questions (Arithmetic) Set-25

Race IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice Aptitude Questions (Arithmetic) Set-25:

Dear Readers, Important Practice Aptitude Questions for Upcoming IBPS Clerk V Exam was given here with solutions. Aspirants those who are preparing for the examination can use this.

1). What will be the compound interest accrued on a principal amount of Rs.36000 at the rate of 11 p. c. p. a. after a period of 2 years?
a)ย ย ย Rs. 7355.6
b)ย ย ย Rs. 8355.6
c)ย ย ย Rs. 7255.6
d)ย ย ย Rs. 8255.6
e)ย ย ย None of these
2). A plot 1800 square ft. is available at the rate of Rs.640 per square ft. If 45% of the total cost of the plot is to be paid at the time of booking it. How much is the booking amount?
a)ย ย ย Rs. 518400
b)ย ย ย Rs. 528400
c)ย ย ย Rs. 538400
d)ย ย ย Rs. 508400
e)ย ย ย None of these
3).If the sides of a triangle are 3 cm., 4 cm. and 5 cm. then what is area?
a)ย ย ย 12 cm2.
b)ย ย ย 8 cm2.
c)ย ย ย 6 cm2.
d)ย ย ย 7 cm2.
e)ย ย ย None of these
4).In a class of 65 students 4 teacher each student got sweets are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 40% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?
a)ย ย ย 890
b)ย ย ย 860
c)ย ย ย 845
d)ย ย ย 790
e)ย ย ย None of these
5). Sri Ram bought 60 kg. of wheat at Rs.14.50 per kg. and 25 kg. at Rs.15.10 kg. He mixed them together. At what rate should he sell the mixture to earn 10% profit? (approx)
a)ย ย ย Rs.22
b)ย ย ย Rs.25
c)ย ย ย Rs.24
d)ย ย ย Rs.16
e)ย ย ย Rs.30
6).A chemical solution contains 30% water and 70% Alkali. What quantity of water should be added to 6 liters of solution so that the water content became 40%. (In liter)
a)ย ย ย 5
b)ย ย ย 3
c)ย ย ย 1
d)ย ย ย 2
e)ย ย ย None of these
7).In a bag the 25 paise, 10 paise and 5 paise coins are in the ratio of 1:2:3. If the total value of coins Rs.30 the number of 5 paise coins?
a)ย ย ย 100
b)ย ย ย 120
c)ย ย ย 180
d)ย ย ย 160
e)ย ย ย None of these
8).A train running at the speed of 20 meters/ second crosses a pole in 24 seconds less than the time it required to cross a platform thrice its length at the same speed. What is the length of the train?
a)ย ย ย 100 meters
b)ย ย ย 120 meters
c)ย ย ย 160 meters
d)ย ย ย Cannot be determined
e)ย ย ย None of these
9). 6 years ago Shankar was thrice as old as Ashish. 6 years hence Shankar will be 9/7 times as old as Ashish. How old is Shankar today?
a)ย ย ย 15 years
b)ย ย ย 16 years
c)ย ย ย 10 years
d)ย ย ย 12 years
e)ย ย ย None of these
10).16 men can complete a piece of work in 8 days. 20 women take 16 day to complete the same piece of work, 12 men and 10 women work together for 6 days. How many more days would 10 women alone required to complete the remaining piece of work?
a)ย ย ย 8 days
b)ย ย ย 9 days
c)ย ย ย 12 days
d)ย ย ย 16 days
e)ย ย ย None of these

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Answers:ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย
1). b) 2). a) 3). c) 4). e) 5).d ) 6). c) 7). e) 8). c) 9). d) 10). a)
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Solutions:
1). A=36000 [( 1+ (11/100) )2-1]
=36000ร(111/100) ร (111/100)
= Rs.44355.6
Compound interest = 44355.6 โ 36000 = Rs.8355.6
2).ย Booking amount = Rs.640 ร 1800 ร (45/100) = Rs.518400
3).ย s= (a+ b+ c)/2 = (3+4+5)/2 =12/2 =6
ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  Area of โ=โ[s(s-a) (s-b) (s-c)]
ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  =โ[6 (6-3) (6-4) (6-5)] =โ(6ร3ร2ร1)=6 cmยฒ.
4). Number of sweets =65ร13 + 4ร26 = 949
5).ย Cost price = (60ร14.50) + (25ร15.10) = 870+377.5 = Rs.1247.5
ย ย ย ย ย  Selling price =1247.5ร(110/100) = Rs.1372.25
ย ย ย ย ย  Price per kg.= 1372.25/85 = Rs.16
6). Required quantity of water= [6ร(70-6)] / 60= 1 liter
7). Ratio of the value=1/4 : 2/10 : 3/20 = 5 : 4 : 3
Value of the 5 paise coins = (3/12)ร30 =7.5
Number of 5 paise coins = 7.5ร20=150
8). (4L/20) – (L/20) = 24
ย ย ย ย  ( where L is length )
ย ย ย ย ย ย  L= (24ร20)/3=160 meters
9). Let the present age is Shankar is x years and the present age of Ashish is y years.
ย ย ย ย ย ย x-6 = 3(y-6)
ย ย ย ย ย ย  x-3y=-12ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  (โ )
ย ย ย ย ย ย  7x+42=9y+54
ย ย ย ย ย ย  7x-9y=12ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  (โก)
ย ย ย ย ย ย  By equation (โ ) and (โก), x=12, y=8
ย ย ย ย ย ย  Shankarโs present age =12 years
10). (16ร0.8) / (20ร16)
ย ย ย ย ย ย  1 men =2.5 women and the total work can be finished by 320 women in one day.
ย ย ย ย ย  Now 12 men +10 women = 12ร2.5+10=40 women
ย ย ย ย ย  During 6 days the work done is equal to the work of 240 women in one day.
ย ย ย ย ย  Remain work will finished in day = (320-240)/ 10=8 days
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