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**IBPS RRBs PO and Clerk 2017.****Q1. There are five boxes in a cargo hold. The weight of the first box is 200 kg and the weight of the second box is 20% higher than the weight of the third box, whose weight is 25% higher than the first box’s weight. The fourth box at 350 kg is 30% lighter than the fifth box. Find the difference in the average weight of the heaviest three and the lightest three.**

(a) 116.66 kg

(b) 133.33 kg

(c) 150 kg

(d) 112.5 kg

(e) None of these

**Q2. A boat went down the river for a distance of 20 km. It then turned back and returned to its starting point, having travelled a total of 7 hours. On its return trip, at a distance of 12 km from the starting point, it encountered a log, which had passed the starting point at the moment at which the boat had started downstream. The downstream speed of the boat is**

(a) 7 kmph

(b) 13 kmph

(c) 16 kmph

(d) 10 kmph

(e) None of these

**Q3. Rahul and Mayank left their house simultaneously. Thirty six minutes later, Rahul met his uncle travelling to their house, while Mayank met the uncle twelve minutes after Rahul. Twenty four minutes after his meeting with Mayank, the uncle rang the door bell at Rahul and Mayank’s house. Assume each person travels at a constant speed. Find the ratio of the speeds of Rahul to Mayank to the uncle.**

(a) 1 : 2 : 2

(b) 1 : 3 : 2

(c) 3 : 1 : 3

(d) 2 : 1 : 2

(e) None of these

**Q4. According to a plan, a team of woodcutters decided to harvest 216 cubic meters of wheat in several days. In the first three days, the team fulfilled the daily assignment, and then it harvested 8 cubic meters of wheat over and above the plan every day. Therefore, a day before the planned date, they had already harvested 232 cubic meters of wheat. How many cubic metres of wheat a day did the team have to cut according to the plan?**

(a) 12

(b) 13

(c) 24

(d) 25

(e) None of these

**Q5. The petrol prices shot up by 7% as a result of the hike in the price of crudes. The price of petrol before the hike was Rs. 28 per litre. Vawal travels 2400 kilometres every month and his car gives a mileage of 18 kilometres to a litre. Find the increase in the expenditure that Vawal has to incur due to the increase in the price of petrol (to the nearest rupee)?**

(a) Rs. 270

(b) Rs. 262

(c) Rs. 276

(d) Rs. 272

(e) None of these

**Q6. One fashion house has to make 810 dresses and another one 900 dresses during the same period of time. In the first house, the order was ready 3 days ahead of time and in the second house, 6 days ahead of time. How many dresses did each fashion house make a day if the second house made 21 dresses more a day than the first?**

(a) 54 and 75

(b) 24 and 48

(c) 44 and 68

(d) 04 and 25

(e) None of these

**Q7. Three friends Aniket, Bimlesh and Chahar decide to run around a circular track. They start at the same time and run in the same direction. Aniket is the quickest and when Aniket finishes a lap, it is seen that Chahar is as much behind Bimlesh as Bimlesh is behind Aniket. When Aniket completes 3 laps, Chahar is the exact same position on the circular track as Bimlesh was when Aniket finished 1 lap. Find the ratio of the speeds of Aniket, Bimlesh and Chahar?**

(a) 5 : 4 : 2 or 5:3:1

(b) 4 : 3 : 2 or 5:3:1

(c) 5 : 4 : 3 or 5:3:1

(d) 3 : 2 : 1 or 5:3:1

(e) None of these

**Q8. Rahul, Surya and Samuel set out to complete a work. Samuel being the eldest would take 1 day less than Rahul if he were to complete the work alone. All three together could complete the work in a day. However, Samuel was kidnapped by Gabbar. Rahul and Surya began the work in his absence. After a day, Rahul was also kidnapped. Surya took 3 more days to finish the work. How much portion of the work Samuel could do in a day?**

(a) 2/3

(b) 1/6

(c) 1/2

(d) 1/3

(e) None of these

**Q9. Pipe A, B and C are kept open and together fill a tank in t minutes. Pipe A is kept open throughout, pipe B is kept open for the first 10 minutes and then closed. Two minutes after pipe B is closed, pipe C is opened and is kept open till the tank is full. Each pipe fills an equal share of the tank. Furthermore, it is known that if pipe A and B are kept open continuously, the tank would be filled completely in t minutes. How long will C alone take to fill the tank?**

(a) 18

(b) 36

(c) 27

(d) 24

(e) None of these

**Q10. Prabhat ordered 4 Arrow shirts and some additional Park Avenue shirts. The price of one Arrow shirt was twice that of one Park Avenue shirt. When the order was executed it was found that the number of the two brands had been interchanged. This increased the bill by 40%. The ratio of the number of Arrow shirts to the number of Park Avenue shirts in the original order was :**

(a) 1 : 3

(b) 1 : 4

(c) 1 : 2

(d) 1 : 5

(e) None of these

**Q11. Rupu completes 2/3 of a certain job in 6 days. Bubun can complete 1/3 of the same job in 8 days and Fuchu can complete 3/4 of the work in 12 days. All of them work together for 4 days and then Rupu and Fuchu quit. How long will it take for Bubun to complete the remaining work alone?**

(a) 3.8 days

(b) 2.22 days

(c) 3.33 days

(d) 4.3 days

(e) None of these

**Q12. The Chandil dam has four inlets. Through the first three inlets, the dam can be filled in 12 minutes; through the second, the third and the fourth inlet, it can be filled in 15 minutes; and through the first and the fourth inlet, in 20 minutes. How much time will it take all the four inlets to fill up the dam?**

(a) 8 min

(b) 10 min

(c) 12 min

(d) 15 min

(e) None of these

**Q13. In the town of Andher Nagari Chaupat Raja, shopkeepers have to buy and sell goods in the range of Rs. 500 to Rs. 999(both inclusive). A shopkeeper in such a town decides not to buy or sell goods for amounts that contain the digit 9 or for amounts that add up to 13 or are a multiple of 13. What is the maximum possible profit he can earn?**

(a) Rs. 388

(b) Rs. 389

(c) Rs. 488

(d) Rs. 588

(e) None of these

**Q14. Australia scored a total of x runs in 50 overs. India tied the scores in 20% less overs. If India’s average run rate had been 33.33% higher the scores would have been tied 10 overs earlier. Find how many runs were scored by Australia.**

(a) 250

(b) 240

(c) 200

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q15.Shweta invested one-half of her savings in a bond that paid simple interest for 2 years and received Rs.1400 as interest. She invested the remaining in a bond that paid compound interest, interest being compounded annually, for the same 2 years at the same rate of interest and received Rs.1540 as interest. What was the value of her total savings before investing in these two bonds?**

(a) Rs.5500

(b) Rs.11000

(c) Rs. 14000

(d) Rs.7000

(e) None of these

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