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Important Questions Asked In IBPS Clerk (Pre) - 2nd & 3rd December

Mahendra Guru
As you all know, the Paper consisted of three sections, i.e Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language with a total time duration of 1 hour. Here are some of the questions asked in IBPS Clerk(Pre) exam which will help all the aspirants to prepare well and get a brief idea of the type of questions coming in the exam so that they can perform well in their upcoming exams.

We wish you ALL THE BEST for the upcoming IBPS Clerk (Pre) exam.

Quantitative Aptitude

What should come in the place of questions marks (?) in the following number series?

Q1. 2,3,6,15,45,?

Q2. 10,12,16,24,40,?

Q3. 310,220,148,92,50,20?

Q4. 221,?,165,140,117,96.

Q5. 43,58,89,146 ?

Q6. 129, 127, 112, ?, 69

Q7. 3.5, 6, 10, 17, 30, ?

Q8. 0.5, 1.5, 5, 18, 76, ?

Q9. 0.25, 8, 128, 1024, 8192, ?

Q10. 60, 89, 112, 131, ?, 161

Q11--Length of rectangle is 80% of diagonal of square of area 1225, then find area of rectangle if it's perimeter is 94√2.

Q12. A can do a work in 36 days & B is 20% more efficient than A, If A started working and worked for 8 days and left then in how many days will B do the remaining work?

Q13. The average age is 19 years of a class. While the average age of girls is 18 and the average age of boys is 21. If the number of girls is 16, then find the total number of students in the class.

Q14. In a mixture of 60 Ltr, the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1. If this ratio is to be 1 : 2, then what is the quantity of water to be further added ?

Q15--Annual salary of Arun is 7.68 lac. If he spends 12000 on his childrens, 1/13th of rest in food, 8000 in mutual funds, then find the monthly saving he is left with?

REASONING ABILITY

Q1. In a row of 40 girls, when Sujata was shifted to her left by 4 places her number from
the left end to the row became 10. What was the number of Kamala from the right
end of the row if Kamala was three places to the right of Sujata’s original position?

1. 22

2. 26

3. 25

4. 23

5. None of these

Q2. Statement: F<J, J < T,T > R

Conclusions:

I. F > T

II. F = R

(A) Only I is true

(B) Only II is true

(C) Either I or II is true

(D) Neither I nor II is true

(E) Both are true

Q3. Statement: D > E, E > I, I > K

Conclusions:

I. D > I

II. E > K

(A) Only I is true

(B) Only II is true

(C) Either I or II is true

(D) Neither I nor II is true

(E) Both are true

Q (4-7). Eight friends A.B.C.D.E.F.G.and H are sitting around a circle facing the center. A sits third to the left of B, while second to the right of F.D does not sit next to A or B.
C and G always sit next to each other. H never sits next to D and C does not sit next to B.

Q4 Which of the following pairs sits between H and E?

A. F,D

B. H,B

C. C,G

D. E,G

E. None of these

Q5 Which of the following pairs has only one person sitting between them,if counting is done in clockwise direction?

A. A,B

B. C,D

C. F,E

D. G,H

E. None of these

Q6. Who sits to the immediate right of E?

A. A

B. D

C. F

D. H

E. None of these

Q7 What is the position of B with respect to C?

A. Second to the left

B. Third to the right

C. Third to the left

D. Can’t be determined

E. None of these

Q8. In a row of 40 girls, when Sujata was shifted to her left by 4 places her number from the left end to the row became 10. What was the number of Kamala from the right end of the row if Kamala was three places to the right of Sujata’s original position?

1. 22

2. 26

3. 25

4. 23

5. None of these

Q9. When Rahul reached his office gate, he was facing towards South. Starting from his house he went 200m straight then turned right and went 300m again turned right and went 500m then he turned left and covered 200m and reached his office gate. In
which direction Rahul started moving from his house?

1.North

2. West

3. North

4. South

5. Can’t be determined

Q10. If all the letters in the word EQUALITY rearranged as they appear in English alphabet,then the position of how many letters will remain unchanged after the rearrangement?

A. None

B. One

C. Two

D. Three

E. More than three

English Language

In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/ Phrase printed in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase

Q1. There is no cut and dried method for doing this.

1. simple

2. honest

4. understandable

5. New and innovative

Q2. Suddenly the man blacked out during the parade and had to be helped to a quiet place.

1. lost temper

2. lost control over himself

3 lost consciousness

4.lost balance

5. To fall down

Q3. Hold your horses for a moment while I make a phone call.

1. Be patient

2. Stay out

3 Be quiet

4. Wait

5. To maintain silence

(Q4-7). Directions: The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denominated by A, B, C, D, E and F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

Q4. It has come to the notice of Sebi that some companies/entities are illegally mobilising funds from the public by making false promise of ________ rates of return/interest under various schemes/arrangement.

(A) extreme

(B) unreasonable

(C) illegal

(D) high

(E) exorbitant

(F) little

1. (A) and (B)

2. (B) and (C)

3. (C) and (D)

4. (C) and (E)

5. (B) and (E)

Q5. President Pranab Mukherjee will meet two groups of people who will give him the ________ on the deteriorating law-and-order situation in West Bengal.

(A) lowdown

(B) letter

(C) dossier

(D) details

(E) brochure

(F) information

1. (A) and (C)

2. (B) and (E)

3. (A) and (F)

4. (C) and (D)

5. (C) and (F)

Q6. The space between Damascus and Baghdad is becoming an area for Jihadists to ________ into a global terrorist army.

(A) convert

(B) unite

(C) coalesce

(D) develop

(E) collapse

(F) collect

1. (A) and (F)

2. (B) and (E)

3. (C) and (F)

4. (D) and (F)

5. (B) and (F)

Q7. Public sector banks are ________ to pick up a stake in Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.

(A) eager

(B) motivated

(D) keen

(E) coming

(F) reluctant

1. (A) and (B)

2. (B) and (E)

3. (C) and (E)

4. (D) and (F)

5. (A) and (E)

Q8. Reliance Industries Limited yet again ________ at the upper boundary and then moved back into previous consolidation band.

(A) touched

(B) picked

(C) continued

(D) stopped

(E) stayed

(F) faltered

1. (B) and (D)

2. (E) and (F)

3. (A) and (B)

4. (B) and (F)

5. (A) and (F)

(Q9 – 10)Directions : In each of the questions given below , the given sentence is divided into five parts where the fifth highlighted part is grammatically correct. Out of the remaining four parts, three parts are not correct and one part is correct. Choose the part as your answer which has no error. If there is no error in any part of the sentence, mark option (5) as your answer.

Q9. Newborns on India (A)/have a least chance (B)/of survival then (C)/babies born in (D)/Afganistan and Somalia(E).

Q10.If things will go well(A)/on one part of the world,(B)/it will have(C)/ripple effects(D)/in other places(E).