# Most Important Questions of Arithmetic for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 Online Examination

Q1. 5% of one number (X) is 25% more than another number (Y). If the difference between the numbers is 96 then find the value of X?
(a) 90
(b) 100
(c) 92
(d) 96
(e) None of these
Q2. The ratio of A’s age 3 years ago and B’s age 5 years ago is 4:5. If A is 4 years younger than B then what is the present age of B?
(a) 16
(b) 14
(c) 11
(d) 15
(e) None of these
Q3. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 16 hrs and 12 hrs respectively. The capacity of the tank is 240 litres. Both the pipes are opened simultaneously and closed after 2 hrs. How much more water (In Liters) needed to fill the tank?
(a) 100
(b) 170
(c) 70
(d) 190
(e) None of these

Q4. A person cover 32km downstream is 240 minutes and same person cover 48 km upstream in 1440 minutes. Then find the rate of current?
(a) 4kmph
(b) 5kmph
(c) 3kmph
(d) 2kmph
(e) None of these
Q5. The simple interest on a certain sum at 15% per annum for 5 year is Rs1500 more to the simple interest on the same at 12% per annum for the same period. Find the sum-
(a) Rs 12000
(b) Rs12500
(c) Rs 8000
(d) Rs 10000
(e) None of these