**IBPS CLERK EXAM QUESTION PAPERS**

IBPS clerk exam will be held on December 2011, you have 1 months for clerk exam

preparation. All the best.

**Questions and answers;**

1. The average age of a class of 39 students is 15 years .If the age of the teacher be included,

then the average increases by 3 months .Find the age of the teacher.

A) 25 years

B) 27 years

C) 35 years

D) 28 years

ans A

2. The average of eight numbers is 14. The average of six of these numbers is 16.The average

of the remaining two numbers is :

A)4

B) 8

C)16

D)none

ans B

3. The average of ten numbers is 7 . If each number is multiplied by 12 ,then the average of new

set of numbers is :

A) 7

B)19

C) 82

D) 84

ans D

4. The average of six numbers is 30.If the average of first four is 25 and that of last three is 35,

the fourth number is :

A) 25

B) 30

C)35

D)40

ans A

5. The average age of 30 students is 9 years .If the age of their teacher is included ,it becomes

10 years . The age of the teacher (in years ) is :

A) 27 B) 31 C) 35 D) 40

ans D

6. After replacing an old member by a new member, it was found that the average age of five

members of a club is the same as it was 3 years ago.what is the difference between the ages of

the replaced and the new member ?

A) 15 yrs

B) 8 yrs

C) 4 yrs

D) 2 yrs

ans A

7. Three years ago , the average age of A, B and C was 27 years and that of B and C, 5 years

ago was 20 years. A’s present age is :

A) 30 yrs B) 35 yrs C) 40 yrs D)48 yrs

ans C

8. three years ago, the average age of a family of 5 members was 17 years. A baby having been

born , the average age of the family is the same today. The present age of the baby is :

A) 2 yrs

B) 2.4 yrs

C) 3 yrs

D)1.5 yrs

ans A

9. The average weight of 6 men decreases by 3 kg when one of them weighing 80 kg is replaced

by a new man . The weight of the new man is :

A) 56kg

B) 58 kg

C)62 kg

D) 76 kg

ans C

10. The average of ten numbers is 7 .If each number is multiplied by 12 , then the average of

new set of numbers is :

a) 7

B) 19

C) 82

d) 84

ans D

11. A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th inning and thus increases his average by 3

. Find his average after 17th inning.

A) 39

B) 38

C) 38.5

D) 39.5

ans A

12. Out of four numbers ,the average of first three is 16 and that of the last three is 15 .If the last

number is 18,the first number is :

A) 20

B) 21

C) 23

D) 25

Ans B

13. Narasimha,Madhu and pavan started a business by investing

Rs. 1, 20,000, Rs. 1, 35,000 and Rs 1, 50,000 respectively. Find the

share of Pavan, out of an annual profit of Rs 56,700.

A) Rs .16, 800

B) Rs.18, 900

C) Rs.21, 000

D) none

ANS: C

14. Anand and Deepak started a business investing Rs. 22,500 and Rs.35, 000 respectively. Out

of a total profit of Rs. 13,800, Deepak’s share is_______.

A) Rs .5400

B) Rs. 7200

C) Rs. 84,000

D) 94,000

ANS: C

15. A starts business with Rs. 35,000 and after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner. After a

year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2:3. What is B’s contribution in the capital?

A) Rs .7500 B) Rs. 8000 C) Rs. 8500 D) Rs. 9000

ANS: D

16. A and B are partners in a business. A contributes 1/4 of the capital for 15 months and B

received 2/3 of the profit .For how long B’s money was used.

A) 6 months

B) 9 months

C) 10 months

D) 1 year

ANS: C

17. X and Y invested in a business. They earned the profit, which they divided in the ratio of 2:3.

If X invested Rs. 40,000, the amount invested by Y is

A) Rs .60, 000

B) Rs. 8000

C) Rs. 50,000

D) Rs. 90,000

ANS: A

18. A, B and C enter into a partnership and their shares are in the ratio 1/2:1/3:1/4.After 2

months, A withdraws half of his capital and after 10 months, a profit of Rs. 378 is divided among

them. What is B’s share?

A) Rs .129

B) Rs. 144

C) Rs. 156

D) Rs. 168

ANS: B

19. A, B, C enters into a partnership investing Rs 35000 Rs 45000 and Rs 55000 respectively.

The respective shares of A, B and C in annual profit of Rs 40,500 are

A) Rs.10, 500 Rs.13, 500 Rs.16, 500

B) Rs.11, 500 Rs.13, 000Rs.16, 000

C) Rs.11, 000 Rs.14, 000 Rs.15, 500

D) Rs.11, 500 Rs.12, 500 Rs16,500

ANS: A

20. 2 is what percent of 50?

A)2%

B)10%

C)100%

D)4%

ANS D

21. 5% of (25% of Rs1600) is

A)Rs. 5

B)Rs 17.50

C) Rs 20

D)Rs 25

ANS C

22. In an examination, 35% of the students passed and 455 failed. How many students

appeared for the examination?

A) 490

B) 700

C) 845

D) 1300

ANS B

23. At an election a candidate who gets 84% of the votes is elected by a majority of 476

Votes what is the total number of votes polled?

A) 672

B) 700

C) 749

D) 848

ANS B

24.1100 boys and 700 girls are examined in a test; 42% of the boys and 30% of thegirlsPass.The

percentage of the total who failed is:

A) 58%

B) 62 2/3%

C) 64%

D) 78%

ANS B

25. Find S.P when C.P= Rs 56.25,gain=20%.

A) 68.34

B) 67.50

C) 61.25

D) 66.66

ANS B

26. Find C.P when S.P =Rs 40.60, gain =16%

A) 25

B) 45

C) 35

D) 55

ANS C

27. A man buys a cycle for Rs 1400 and sells it at loss of 15% what is the selling price of the

cycle?

A) Rs 1090

B) 1160

C) 1202

D) 1190

ANS D

28. A shopkeeper purchased 70 kg of potatoes for Rs. 420 and sold the whole lot at the rate of

Rs 6.50 per kg .What will be his gain percent?

A) 4 1/6 % B) 6 1/4 % C) 8 1/3 % D) 20%

ANS C

29. A man buys an article for Rs 27.50 and sells it for Rs 28.60 .Find his gain %?

A) 4

B) 8

C) 2

D) none

ANS A

30.How is my father’s wife’s grandfather’s only child’s sons is related to me?

A) Brother

B) Uncle

C) Cousin

D) Nephew

ANS B