IBPS Clerk Exam Sample Paper for General aptitude.
1. The difference
between the place values of 7 in the numeral 574873 is
(a)
69930 (b)
59930 (c)
96390 (d)
69305 (e)
None of these
2.
(387*387+114*114+2*387*114) = (?)
(a)
250001 (b)
251001
(c) 260110 (d)
261001
(e) None of these
3. A trader has three
types of oils: 400 litres and 465 litres, respectively. If he wants to fill
them separately in tins of equal capacity, what is the least number so tins
required?
(a)
42
(b)
21
(c) 7
(d)
84
(e) None of these
4. The length and
breadth of a room are 13m and 7.5m, respectively. The floor of the room is to
be paved with square tiles of uniform size. Determine the length of the largest
possible size of the tile.
(a) 1.0
m
(b) 0.5
m (c)
1.5 m
(d)
5.0
(e) 6.0
5. If the unit digit in
the product (459*46*28?*484) is 2, the digit in place of ?is
(a)
3
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 8
(e) None of these
6. Which one of the
following numbers is not a square of any natural number?
(a)
17956 (b)
18225 (c)
53361 (d)
63592 (e)
None of these
7. A third of Vinod’s
marks in mathematics exceeds a half of his marks in social studies by 30. If he
got 240 marks in the two subjects together, how many marks did he get in social
studies?
(a) 40
(b)
60
(c) 80
(d)
90
(e) None of these
8. A class starts at 10
a.m. and lasts till 1.27 p.m. Four periods are held during this interval. After
every period, 5 minutes are given free to the students. The exact duration of
each period is
9. If (64)^{2}(36)^{2}=
20z, the value of z is
(a)
70
(b)
180
(c) 120
(d)
50
(e) None of these
10. What number should
replace both the asterisks in (?/21*?/189) = 1?
(a)
21
(b)
63
(c) 147
(d)
3969
(e) 4968
11. Which one of the
following fractions is the smallest?
(a)
13/16
(b)
15/19
(c)
17/21
(d) 7/8
(e) None of these
12. If the difference
between the 4/5^{th} part
and 1/3^{rd} part of a number is 4 what is the number?
(a)
60
(b)
100
(c)
80
(d) 120
(e) None of these
13. If x and y are +ive
integers such that (3x+7y) is a multiple of 11, then which of the following
will also be divisible by 11?
(a0
4x+6y (b)
x+y+4 (c)
9x+4y (d)
4x9y
(e) None of these
14. If x and y are the
two digits of the number 653 xy such that this number is divisible by so, then
x+y is equal to
(a)
2
(b)
3
(c)
4
(d)
6
(e) None of these
15. What is the
smallest number by which 3600 be divided to make it a perfect cube?
(a)
9
(b)
50
(c) 300
(d)
450
(e) 500
16. What may be substracted
from 39468 to make it perfect square?
(a)
192
(b)
264
(dc) 246
(d)
280
(e) None of these
17. 1399*1399=?
(a)
1687401 (b)
1901541 (c)
1943211 (d)
1957201 (e) None of these
18. The product of two
numbers is y/x. IF one of the numbers is x/y^{2}, then the other one is
(a) y^{3}/x^{2}
(b) y^{2}/x^{3}
(c) x^{2}/y
(d) x/y^{2}
(e) x^{2}/y^{2}
19. Mukesh has twice as
much money as Sohan and Sohan has 50% more money than what Pankaj has. If the
average money with them is Rs 110, then Mukesh has
(a) Rs
55 (b)
Rs 60
(c) Rs
90 (d)
Rs 180 (e) Rs 200
20. A cricketer has a
certain average for 9 innings. In the tenth inning, he scores 100 runs, thereby
increasing his average by 8 runs. His new average is
(a) 20
runs (b) 24
runs (c) 28
runs (d) 32
runs (e) None of these
21. A number when
divided by 296 gives a remainder 75. What will be the remainder when the same
number is divided by 37?
(a)
3
(b)
5
(c)
1
(d)
6
(e) 8
22. What will be the
sum of all odd numbers between 30 and 50?
(a)
625
(b)
400
(c) 225
(d)
500
(e) 600
23. In an election
between two candidates, a candidate who gets 40 percent of total votes is
defeated by 15000 votes. The number of votes polled by the winning candidate is
(a)
6000
(b) 10000 (c)
22500 (d)
45000 (e) 10%
increase
24. The population of a
town increases by 15 percent annually. If its population was 8000 in 1995, what
would it be in 1997?
(a)
9200
(b) 10400 (c)
9600
(d) 10580 (e)
None of these
25. What will be the
sum of all the even numbers between 1 and 60?
(a)
870
(b)
960
(c) 840
(d)
720
(e) None of these
26. Find the largest
number of five digits which is divisible by 17.
(a)
99999 (b)
99960 (c)
99994 (d)
10013 (e)
10014
27. A sum of money was
divided between A, B and C, such that when A gets Re 1 then B gets 65 paise and
C gets 40 paise. If C’s share be Rs 40 then what is that sum of money?
(a) Rs
82 (b)
Rs 126.15 (c) Rs
105 (d) Rs
205 (e) Rs 305
28. Marks obtained by
Komal in English are equal to 1/3^{rd} of marks obtained by her in Music.
Total marks obtained by her in both the subjects is 160. How many marks did she
secure in Music?
(a)
120
(b)
60
(c) 30
(d)
90
(e) 100
29. How many numbers up
to three digits are divisible by 19?
(a)
48
(b)
47
(c) 25
(d)
52
(e) 54
30. What is the largest
prime number by which 871 is exactly divisible?
(a)
13
(b)
1
(c)
67
(d)
871
(e) None of these
31. Vivek purchased 120
tables at a price of Rs 110 per table. He sold 30 tables at a profit of Rs 12
per table and 75 tables at a profit of Rs 14 per table. The remaining tables
were sold at a loss of Rs 7 per table. What is the average profit per table?
(a) Rs
12.875 (b) Rs
10.04 (c)
10.875 (d) Rs
12.80 (e) Rs 13.80
32. A book dealer
allows 16 per cent discount to a retailer and the retailer allows 10 per cent discount
to a customer. These both discounts are given on the printed price of the book.
If the customer pays Rs 270 for a book and the dealer makes a profit of 5 per
cent what is the cost price of the book for the dealer?
(a) Rs
252 (b) Rs
243 (c) Rs
240 (d) Rs
250 (e) Rs 350
33. The difference
between the greatest and the least numbers of eight digits which begin with 8
and end with 6 is
(a)
99999999 (b) 10000000 (c)
80000006 (d)
9999996 (e) None of these
34. If a*b=a2+b2 then
3*5 is equal to
(a)
16
(b)
34
(c) 8
(d)
15
(e) 18
35. The Simple interest
on a sum of money at 8 per cent per annum for 6 years is half the sum. The sum is
(a) Rs
4800 (b) Rs
6000 (c) Rs
8000 (d) Rs
7000 (e) Data inadequate
36. How long will it
take a sum of money invested at 5 per cent per annum simple interest to
increase its value by 40 per cent?
(a) 5
years (b) 6 years
(c) 7 years
(d) 8 years
(e) 10 years
37. A number, when
successively divided by 3 and 5, leaves remainder of 2 and 1, when the same
number is divided by 15, the remainder is
(a)
1
(b) 2
(c)
5
(d) 7
(e) 10
38. The numbers 1, 3,
5, ………., 25 are multiplied together. The numbers of zeros at the right end of
the product is
(a)
1
(b)
0
(c)
2
(d)
3
(e) 8
39. What will be the
compound interest on Rs 240 for 2 years at 4 per cent per annum?
(a) Rs
19.20 (b) Rs
9.60
(c) Rs 19.18 (d) Rs 19.58
(e) Rs 20.58
40. Find the compound
interest on Rs 15000 at 8 per cent per annum payable halfyearly for 1 year.
(a) Rs
1500 (b) Rs
1432 (c) Rs
1200 (d) Rs
1224 (e) Rs 1324
41. A is twice as good
a workman as B and together they finish a piece of work in 14 days. The number
of days taken by A alone to finish the work, is
(a)
11
(b)
21
(c) 28
(d)
42
(e) 50
42. A and B can do a
work in 10 days. B and C in 12 days while C and A in 15 days. How long would
they take if all the three work together?
(a) 5days
(b) 4 days
(c) 7 days
(d) 8 days
(e) 10 days
43. A is twice as fast
as B and B is thrice as fast as C is. The journey covered by C in 54 minutes
will be covered by B in
(a) 18
min (b) 27
min (c) 38
min (d) 9
min (e)
10 min
44. In how many seconds
a cyclist will pass a distance of 100 metres at the speed of 10 km/hr.
(a) 25
sec (b)
36 sec (c) 40
sec (d)
42 sec (e) 50
sec
45. At 3.40, the hour
hand and the minute hand of a clock form an angle of
(a) 120^{o}
(b) 125^{o}
(c) 130^{o}
(d) 135^{o}
(e) 140^{o}
46. How many times are
the hands of a clock at right angles in a day?
(a)
22
(b)
24
(c) 44
(d)
48
(e) 50
47. Today is Tuesday.
After 62 days it will be
(a)
Wednesday (b) Monday (c)
Thursday (d) Sunday
(e) Tuesday
48. The day on March of
5 of a year is the same day on what date of the same year?
(a) 5^{th} August
(b) 5^{th} October
(c) 5 November (d) 5 December (e) None of these
49. A garden is 70 m
long and 30 m wide. It is surrounded by a footpath 5 m wide outside. What is
the area of the path?
(a) 2200 m^{2}
(b) 1100 m^{2} (c) 550 m^{2}
(d) 625 m^{2}
(e) 700 m^{2}
50. If the volume of a
sphere is divided by its surface area, the result is 27 cm. The radius of the
sphere is
(a) 81
cm (b)
9
cm
(c) 54 cm
(d) 36 cm (e)
40 cm
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