Here are some solved Clerical Aptitude questions, which helps u lot in Bank Clerical & Probationary Officer Exams…..

1. A boatman goes 2 km against the current of the stream in 1 hour and goes 1 km along the current in 10 minutes. How long will it take to go 5 km in stationary water?

A. 40 minutes B. 1 hour C. 1 hr 15 min D. 1 hr 30 min

A. 40 minutes B. 1 hour C. 1 hr 15 min D. 1 hr 30 min

Answer: Option C

2. Speed of a boat in standing water is 9 kmph and the speed of the stream is 1.5 kmph. A man rows to a place at a distance of 105 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is:

A. 16 hours B. 18 hours C. 20 hours D. 24 hours

A. 16 hours B. 18 hours C. 20 hours D. 24 hours

Answer: Option D

3. A hall is 15 m long and 12 m broad. If the sum of the areas of the floor and the ceiling is equal to the sum of the areas of four walls, the volume of the hall is:

A. 720 B. 900 C. 1200 D. 1800

A. 720 B. 900 C. 1200 D. 1800

Answer: Option C

4. A large cube is formed from the material obtained by melting three smaller cubes of 3, 4 and 5 cm side. What is the ratio of the total surface areas of the smaller cubes and the large cube?

A. 2 : 1 B. 3 : 2 C. 25 : 18 D. 27 : 20

A. 2 : 1 B. 3 : 2 C. 25 : 18 D. 27 : 20

Answer: Option C

5. Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A : B.

A. 2 : 3 B. 1 : 1 C. 3 : 4 D. 4 : 3

A. 2 : 3 B. 1 : 1 C. 3 : 4 D. 4 : 3

Answer: Option D

6. Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

A. Rs. 15 B. Rs. 15.70 C. Rs. 19.70 D. Rs. 20

A. Rs. 15 B. Rs. 15.70 C. Rs. 19.70 D. Rs. 20

Answer: Option C

7. Albert invested an amount of Rs. 8000 in a fixed deposit scheme for 2 years at compound interest rate 5 p.c.p.a. How much amount will Albert get on maturity of the fixed deposit?

A. Rs. 8600 B. Rs. 8620 C. Rs. 8820 D. None of these

A. Rs. 8600 B. Rs. 8620 C. Rs. 8820 D. None of these

Answer: Option C

8. The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years at 10% per annum is Rs. 525. The simple interest on the same sum for double the time at half the rate percent per annum is:

A. Rs. 400 B. Rs. 500 C. Rs. 600 D. Rs. 800

A. Rs. 400 B. Rs. 500 C. Rs. 600 D. Rs. 800

Answer: Option B

9. Two ships are sailing in the sea on the two sides of a lighthouse. The angle of elevation of the top of the lighthouse is observed from the ships are 30Âº and 45Âº respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:

A. 173 m B. 200 m C. 273 m D. 300 m

A. 173 m B. 200 m C. 273 m D. 300 m

Answer: Option C

10. A bag contains 4 white, 5 red and 6 blue balls. Three balls are drawn at random from the bag. The probability that all of them are red, is:

A. 1/22 B. 3/22 C. 2/91 D. 2/77

A. 1/22 B. 3/22 C. 2/91 D. 2/77

Answer: Option C

11. In a lottery, there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks. A lottery is drawn at random. What is the probability of getting a prize?

A. 1/10 B. 2/5 C. 2/7 D. 5/7

A. 1/10 B. 2/5 C. 2/7 D. 5/7

Answer: Option C

12. A tank is filled in 5 hours by three pipes A, B and C. The pipe C is twice as fast as B and B is twice as fast as A. How much time will pipe A alone take to fill the tank?

A. 20 hours B. 25 hours C. 35 hours D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

A. 20 hours B. 25 hours C. 35 hours D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

Answer: Option C

13. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill the remaining part in 7 hours. The number of hours taken by C alone to fill the tank is:

A. 10 B. 12 C. 14 D. 16

A. 10 B. 12 C. 14 D. 16

Answer: Option C

14. A, B and C jointly thought of engaging themselves in a business venture. It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 6500 for 6 months, B, Rs. 8400 for 5 months and C, Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. A wants to be the working member for which, he was to receive 5% of the profits. The profit earned was Rs. 7400. Calculate the share of B in the profit.

A. Rs. 1900 B. Rs. 2660 C. Rs. 2800 D. Rs. 2840

A. Rs. 1900 B. Rs. 2660 C. Rs. 2800 D. Rs. 2840

Answer: Option B

15. Aman started a business investing Rs. 70,000. Rakhi joined him after six months with an amount of Rs.. 1,05,000 and Sagar joined them with Rs. 1.4 lakhs after another six months. The amount of profit earned should be distributed in what ratio among Aman, Rakhi and Sagar respectively, 3 years after Aman started the business?

A. 7 : 6 : 10 B. 12 : 15 : 16 C. 42 : 45 : 56 D. Cannot be determined

A. 7 : 6 : 10 B. 12 : 15 : 16 C. 42 : 45 : 56 D. Cannot be determined

Answer: Option B

16. Reena took a loan of Rs. 1200 with simple interest for as many years as the rate of interest. If she paid Rs. 432 as interest at the end of the loan period, what was the rate of interest?

A. 3.6 B. 6 C. 18 D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

A. 3.6 B. 6 C. 18 D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

Answer: Option B

17. An automobile financier claims to be lending money at simple interest, but he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes:

A. 10% B. 10.25% C. 10.5% D. None of these

A. 10% B. 10.25% C. 10.5% D. None of these

Answer: Option B

18. A train can travel 50% faster than a car. Both start from point A at the same time and reach point B 75 kms away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the train lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the stations. The speed of the car is:

A. 100 kmph B. 110 kmph C. 120 kmph D. 130 kmph

A. 100 kmph B. 110 kmph C. 120 kmph D. 130 kmph

Answer: Option B

19. A farmer travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours. He travelled partly on foot @ 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle @ 9 km/hr. The distance travelled on foot is:

A. 14 km B. 15 km C. 16 km D. 17 km

A. 14 km B. 15 km C. 16 km D. 17 km

Answer: Option C

20. Six years ago, the ratio of the ages of Kunal and Sagar was 6 : 5. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 11 : 10. What is Sagar’s age at present?

A. 16 years B. 18 years C. 20 years D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

A. 16 years B. 18 years C. 20 years D. Cannot be determined E. None of these

Answer: Option A

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