IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Review, Analysis and Questions asked in Exams
IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Review, Analysis and Questions asked in Exams
Dear Bankersdaily Aspirant,
The most expected exam of the year, IBPS PO exams are going to be happen by tomorrow (7th October 2017). The first step in the Recruitment process IBPS PO Preliminary exam will be held at 7th, 8th, 13th and 14th October. Time management is the important factor in the exam because you need to attend 100 questions in 60 minutes.
The most expected question tomorrow will be “How was the 1st Slot of the Examination?”.
You will get the answers for the following questions from this analysis:
What is the difficulty level of IBPS PO Prelims Exam?
What is the best attempt made by the students who attended the Exams in the Slot 1 which is the introductory slot for the IBPS PO 2017?
Number series questions asked in the IBPS PO Preliminary examination 2017?
Whether comprehension is story based or Economy based?
What may be the expected cutoff?
Difficulty level of each section in the exam?
Whether any new pattern questions are asked?
Quantitative Aptitude memory based questions: IBPS PO Prelims Slot 1
D.15) Study the following graph and answer the given questions:
Q.1) What is the difference between the number of chairs on Wednesday and the number of chairs on Monday in both the stores together?
a) 24
b) 32
c) 28
d) 30
e) 20
Q.2) What is the ratio between the total number of chairs on Tuesday and Thursday together in store A and the total number of chairs onsame days in store B?
a) 5:7
b) 4:5
c) 7:6
d) 7:8
e) 3:5
Q.3) If the number of chairs in store A on Saturday is 25% of total number of chairs on Thursday, what is the average number of chairs in store A on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday together?
a) 24
b) 36
c) 30
d) 38
e) 20
Q.4) If the number of chairs sold in store A and Bon Tuesdayis and respectively, what is the number of unsold chairs in both the stores together?
a) 12
b) 15
c) 16
d) 18
e) 20
Q.5) The number of chairs in both the stores on Friday is approximately what percentage less than the number of chairs in both the stores on Wednesday?
a) 12%
b) 15%
c) 16%
d) 10%
e) 11%
D.610) Study the following graph and answer the given questions:
Class

Total students  % of students participated  
Dance  Play  
VI  500  15  8 
VII  400  10  6 
VIII  360  25  10 
IX  250  10  12 
Q.6) Find the total number of student’s participated dance competition in class VI and VII together
a) 120
b) 125
c) 115
d) 130
e) 135
Q.7) What is the difference between the total number of students in class VIII who did not participated in any competitionand the total number of students in class IX who did not participated in any competition?
a) 30
b) 36
c) 24
d) 34
e) 39
Q.8) What is the approximate average number of students participated dance competition in class VI, VII and VIII together?
a) 54
b) 72
c) 78
d) 50
e) 68
Q.9) What is the ratio between the number of students participated dance competition in class IX and the number of students participated play competition in class VIII?
a) 21:32
b) 23:35
c) 22:23
d) 25:36
e) 21:23
Q.10) If the number of students in class VIII, ratio of male to female who did not participated in any competition is 7:6, what is the total number of female did not participated in any competition?
a) 120
b) 115
c) 108
d) 96
e) 124
Q.11) 2, 17, 89, 359, 1079, ?
a) 2159
b) 2345
c) 1895
d) 1279
e) 2239
Q.12) 7, 4.5, 5.5, 12, 49, ?
a) 392
b) 393
c) 320
d) 380
e) 375
Q.13) 17, 98, 26, 89, 35, ?
a) 72
b) 82
c) 80
d) 78
e) 44
Q.14) 3240, 540, 108, 27, ?, 4.5
a) 6
b) 8
c) 5
d) 9
e) 7
Q.15) 3, 5, 15, 45, 113, ?
a) 243
b) 234
c) 235
d) 243
e) 254
Q.16) (√80.965√25.24)×(√120.97+√16.32)=?
a) 80
b) 70
c) 85
d) 60
e) 90
Q.17) 55.24345.34÷22.96=2×?
a) 40
b) 20
c) 30
d) 10
e) 15
Q.18) √(3100.17÷62.043+13.978)=?
a) 7
b) 6
c) 8
d) 9
e) 11
Q.19) (184.2329.95÷5)×29.96=?
a) 5340
b) 5430
c) 5240
d) 5450
e) 5140
Q.20) (111.87×51÷14.24)=11.32+?
a) 388
b) 397
c) 367
d) 390
e) 379
Q.21) A alone can do a piece of work in 24 days. The time taken by A to complete onethird of work is equal to time taken by B to complete half of the work. How many days are required to complete by A and B working together?
a) 7 2/5
b) 6 2/3
c) 7 3/5
d) 8 3/5
e) 9 3/5
Q.22) Sum of the ages of A, B, C and D is 76 years. 7 years hence, their age ratio is 7:6:5:8. Find C’s present age?
a) 20
b) 12
c) 11
d) 13
e) 14
Answer keys
1. B 2. C 3. D 4. B 5. A 6. C 7. E 8. E 9. d10. C 11. A 12. B 13. C 14. D 15. D 16. E 17. B 18. C 19. A 20. B 21. E 22. D
Puzzle Questions Asked in (1st Slot) IBPS PO Prelims 2017
Puzzles Set1:
Seven person A, B, C, D, E, F G likes seven colours. Yellow White Red Orange Blue Gray Black. They visit in different days starting from Monday to Sunday
1) A visits one day after Thursday.
2) Only 4 people are in between A and B
3) The one who likes Red colour visits immediately after B.
4) Only one person visit between Red and Blue
5) The one who like white colour visit before one of days on which day C visits
6) The one who like white colour does not visit on Monday.
7) Only 1 person is in between D and E. D like Yellow.
8) There are same as many person in between A and Blue colour which are one less in between B and C.
9) Neither G nor F likes Black.
10) G does not visit on Saturday and does not like grey colour.
Solutions
Monday D Yellow
TuesdayBWhite
WednesdayERed
ThursdayGOrange
FridayCBlue
SaturdayFGrey
SundayABlack
Puzzle Set2:
J, K, L, M, N, O and P are seven different boxes of different colours i.e. Brown, Orange, Silver, Pink, Yellow, White and Green but not necessarily in the same order.
Box which is of Brown colour is immediately above J. There are only two box between M and the box which is of Brown colour. Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. Only three box are between L and the box which is of Silver colour.
The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box P. Only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour.
Solution
O Silver
K Orange
M Yellow
N Green
L Pink
P Brown
J White
Approximation Questions asked in IBPS PO Prelims 1st Slot:
1) (√80.997 – √25.001) × (√120.98 + √16.02)= ?
Answer:
(√80.997 – √25.001) × (√120.98 + √16.02)
= (√81 – √25) × (√121 + √16)
= 4*15 = 60
2) (184.002 – 29 ÷ 5)x 29.997= ?
Solution:
= (18430/5 ) x 30
= 5340
3) (111.91×51) ÷ 14.02 = 11.002+ ?
Solution:
(112×51) ÷ 14 = 11+ ?
(8×51) = 11+ ?
= 397
4) 53.01 – 345.02 ÷ 22.99 = 2×?
Solution:
53 – 345 ÷ 23 = 2×?
5315 = 2×?
=17
5) √(3099.985 ÷ 62.001+14.001) = ?
Solution:
√(3100 ÷ 62+14) = ?
√(50+14) = ?
= 8
Syllogism Questions asked in IBPS PO Prelims 1st Slot:
Direction (12):
Statement:
All remarks are feedbacks
Some feedbacks are words
No word is a digit
1) Conclusion:
Some Feedbacks are definitely not digits.
All digits being feedbacks is a possibility.
2) Conclusion:
All remarks being words is a possibility
At least some remarks are digits.
3) Statements:
Some files are boxes
All boxes are carton
No carton is a plastic
Conclusion:
No file is a plastic.
Some files are plastics.
4) Statement:
Some desks are chairs
Some chairs are seats
No seat is a table
Conclusion:
All desks can never be table
Some chains are definitely not tables.
5) Statements:
All routes are ways
All ways are paths
Some ways are bridges
Conclusion:
At least some bridges are routes
All routes being bridge is a possibility.
Number Series questions asked in IBPS PO 2017 slot 1
1) 17, 98, 26,89,35, (80)
(17 + 9 =26, 26 + 9 =35, 989 =89, 899 =80)
2) 2,17,89,359,1079, 2159
(2*6+5 , 17*5+4, 89*4+3, 359*3+2, 1079*2+1)
3) 3,5,15,45,113, 243
(1^{3}+1, 2^{3}+2,3^{3}+3,4^{3}+4,5^{3}+5)
4) 7,4.5,5.5,12,49,393
(7*0.5+1, 4.5*1+1, 5.5*2+1, 12*4+1, 49*8+1)
5) 3240, 540, 108,27,9,4.5
(3240/6, 540/5, 108/4, 27/3,9/2)
Team Bankersdaily wishes all the aspirants who are attending the IBPS PO Preliminary examination 2017 on 7th October 2017.
Best Attempts: 4555
English Language Review of IBPS PO Prelims 2017 1^{st} Slot (30 Questions)
Level :Moderate
Best Attempts : 1315
Reading Comprehension
(Based on Past Financial Condition) 
10 questions 
Cloze Test  Not asked 
Sentence Rearrangement  Not asked 
Sentence Improvement/Phrase Replacement  10 questions 
Spotting Errors
(New Pattern) 1). Para Based 2). Four Sentence ABCD is given asked to point out the errors 
10 questions 
Reasoning Ability review of IBPS PO Prelims 2017 1^{st} Slot (35 Questions)
Level – Easy to Moderate
Seating Arrangement
1) Facing N/S (10 Persons) 2) Facing North (7 Persons) 
10 Questions 
Syllogism  5 questions 
Puzzle
1) Box 2) Days, Month, Colour 3 variable 
10 Questions 
Inequality  5 questions 
Rest were Miscellaneous  5 Questions 
Quantitative Aptitude review of IBPS PO Prelims 2017 1^{st} Slot (35 Questions)
Level – Moderate
Data Interpretation
1) Table 2) Line Graph 
12 Question 
Number Series  5 questions 
Quadratic Equations  not asked 
Application Sums  13 
Approximation  5 
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IBPS PO 2016 Preliminary Examination Cutoff Marks
The individual cutoff marks for different sections in the IBPS PO 2016 for various categories are given below
S.No  Section  Category  
General  SC / ST / OBC  
1  English Language  7  4.5 
2  Reasoning Ability  8.5  5.5 
3  Quantitative Aptitude  8.25  5.25 
The overall cutoff marks for various categories in the IBPS PO 2015 preliminary examination. This is the Overall cutoff marks which is obtained for the total 100 marks of the examination.
Category  General  OBC  SC  ST 
Cut Off Marks *  47.5  46.5  40  31.25 
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13 comments
MondayGOrange
TuesdayBWhite
WednesdayFRed
ThursdayDYellow
FridayCBlue
SaturdayEGrey
SundayABlack
What about this arrangement for puzzle 1 slot 1 07/10/2017 ibps po
hi do these questions repeat in upcoming slots
Q 21 ka soln btao koi?
A’s one day work=1/24
1/3rd work= 1/8=B’s work
B’s full day work =1/16
So (A+B)’s together work=1/16+1/24=9 3/5
guys any 1 can post the answers for syllogism
whats ur answer
solution of puzzle is wrong please see G likes grey color and you have giiiiiiven that g orange. correct it
See Arun it is clearly mentioned in the passage given above that G does not visit on Saturday and does not like grey colour
No ….. Same level of difficult ……questions differs in each slot
….. Types of questions same in each slot…….
Maximum attempt good attempt easy attempt not change……
Post all post questions in all shifts by end of the day it will be useful for upcoming slot aspirants
the exam gets tougher on the last date??? I have my exam on 14th oct. 3rd slot…
plz dont think like that.. prepare well for the exam.. all slots will be in the same pattern and same level of questions..