# Important Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Prelims & IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

# Important Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Prelims & IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Dear Banking Aspirant,

Aptitude section is one of the scoring part in the recently over IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2017 and also the IBPS CLERK MAINS Examination 2017. So this could be a major breakthrough for your scores in the exams, so concentrating more on this topic will lead you to score more in this particular section where the time is needed when compared to the other sections.

We are providing daily questions based on various topics from the Aptitude section and you can practice the same to score more in the forthcoming exams.

Q.1) Ram takes 30 minutes less to reach his destination which is 10 km away from the strating point if he increases his speed by 10 km/hr. What is his regular speed?

a) 15km/hr

b) 10 km/hr

c) 20 km/hr

d) 25 km/hr

e) 24 km/hr

Q.2) A being a dishonest person speaks truth only 2 out of 5 times whereas B being an honest person speaks truth 3 out of 5 times. What is the probability that A contradicts B while reciting the same story?

a) 0.48

b) 0.52

c) 0.284

d) 0.348

e) None of these

Q.3) In how many ways can the letters of the word ‘Jagging’ be arranged such that three G’s don’t come together?

a) 840

b) 6720

c) 5400

d) 720

e) 5040

Q.4) If three man or six women or five boys can do a piece of work in 28 days then how many days will one man, one woman and one boy together take to complete the same piece of work?

a)

b)

c)

d)

e) None of these

Q.5) A project manager hired 160 men to complete a project in 150 days. However, after 75 days, he realised that only 1/4^{th} of the work is completed. How many more men does he need to hire to complete the project on time?

a) 264

b) 276

c) 280

d) 320

e) 300

D.6-10) Find the missing number in the following series.

Q.6) 8, 9, 22, 75, 316, ?

a) 1585

b) 1635

c) 1605

d) 1615

e) None of these

Q.7) 17, 31, 59, 101, 157, ?

a) 217

b) 227

c) 222

d) 226

e) 237

Q.8) 133, 127, 118, 103, 79, ?

a) 49

b) 51

c) 47

d) 43

e) 39

Q.9) 28, 168, 840, 3360, 10080, ?

a) 20160

b) 19020

c) 19950

d) 20610

e) None of these

Q.10) 33, 97, 222, 438, 781, ?

a) 1187

b) 1234

c) 1293

d) 1307

e) None of these

Q.11) A cricket player scores 80 runs and 84 runs in 15^{th} and 16^{th} innings respectively. Average score of first 16 innings is 2 less than the average score of first 14 innings. Find average score of first 15 innings.

a) 98.6

b) 94.2

c) 96.8

d) 91.9

e) 92.7

Q.12) Six years ago ratio of age of Ravi and Rahul was 13:12 and four years hence age of Rahul and Raja will be 17:15. If age difference between Rahul and Raja is twice the age difference between Ravi and Rahul, find the age of Rahul.

a) 33 years

b) 30 years

c) 35 years

d) 32 years

e) None of these

Q.13) A tank contains two inlet pipes A and B and one outlet pipe C. Pipes A and B together can fill the tank in 5 hours, pipes A and C together empty the tank in 30 hours and pipes B and C together can fill the tank in 30 hours, in how many hours pipe C alone empty the full tank?

a)

b)

c)

d)

e) None of these

Q.14) 16 men or 24 women or 32 children can complete a piece of work in 20 days. In how many days 12 men, 15 women and 20 children can complete the same work?

a) 15 days

b) 18 days

c) 10 days

d) 12 days

e) 16 days

Q.15) Two trains each 250 m length travel in same direction. If the speeds of two trains are 46 km/hr and 54 km/hr respectively, find the time of overtaking.

a) 3 min 45 sec

b) 4 min

c) 4 min 25 sec

d) 5 min 15 sec

e) None of these

**Answer with Explanation**

Q.21) b

Let his regular speed be x km/hr

Hence, x= 10km/hr.

Q.22) b

They will contradict each other if A speaks truth and B lies or A lies and B speaks the truth.

Requird probability

= 0.52

Q.23) d

Number of ways in which no two G’s are together = Total number of ways – all the G’s are together.

Total number of ways =

Number of ways in which all the G’s are together = 5! = 120

Required ways = 840-120= 720

Q.24) e

One man’s output per day

One woman’s output per day=

One boy’s output per day

Required one day output

Number of days = 40

Q.25) d

Therefore,

X = 320

Q.26) c

Q.27) b

17 31 59 101 157 227

14 28 42 56 70

Q.28) d

133 127 118 103 79 43

-6 -9 -15 -24 -36

-3 -6 -9 -12

Q.29) a

28 168 840 3360 10080 20160

×6 ×5 ×4 ×3 ×2

Q.30) c

33 97 222 438 781 1293

Q.31) c

Let average of 14 innings be x.

x=98

Q.32) b

Let age of Ravi, Rahul and Raja be x, y and z.

Solve the above three equation

x=32 years

y=30 years

z=26 years

Age of Rahul=30 years

Q.33) d

Solve (1), (2) and (3)

Q.34) c

16 men=24 women=32 children

2 men=3 women=4 children

x=10 days

Q.35) a