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**IBPS Clerk 2017 Question Paper (with Answers): Numerical Ability Section**

** Quantitative ability – 2 ^{nd} Bank Clerk Question Bank **

**25. The sum of the ages of A and B is 20 years. If C is as much younger than A as he is older than B, what will be the difference between A and C's age? **

a) 2 years

b) 12 years

c) 1 year

d) None of these

e) Cannot be determined**Answer (d) Explanation:** According to the question,

C – A = B – C

B + A = 2C

20 = 2C

C = 10

Required difference = A – C

Now, the value of C is 10 but the value of the A is unknown thus, the required difference cannot be found.

Hence, correct choice is D.**26. A group of men decided to do a job in 10 days. But since 20 men dropped out every day, the job completed at the end of the 14th day. How many men were there at the beginning?**

a) 240

b) 345

c) 455

d) 560

e) Can’t determined**Answer (c) Explanation:**

Let n be the initial number of worker then

10n = n + (n – 20) + (n – 40) + … + (n – 260)

10n = 14n – 1820

4n = 1820

n = 455 workers

**27. Sales of cars in the year 2001 for company A forms what per cent of total sales of Company A for all the years together? (Rounded off to two decimal points)**

a) 19.64

b) 18.30

c) 22.46

d) 24.19

e) None of these

**28. Which of the following combinations of year and percentage rise in sales of cars from the previous year for company A is correct? (Percentage rounded off to two decimal points)**a) 2000 – 99.85

b) 2001 – 83.33

c) 1998 – 43.21

d) 2003 – 7.68

e) None of these

**The correct combinations should be as follows:**

Answer (b) Explanation:

Answer (b) Explanation:

(i) 2000 – 100%

(ii) 1998 – 50%

(iii) 2003 – 10%

**33. A sum of Rs 400 went up to Rs 440 on a simple interest in 5 years. What is the total amount if the rate is raised by 2%?**

a) Rs 412

b) Rs 425

c) Rs 480

d) Rs 625

e) Rs 600

**34. A person invests Rs 10000 at a simple interest of 8% and another amount at 5% interest simple interest to earn an interest after one year at a rate of 6% of the total amount invested. What is the total amount invested?**

a) Rs. 24000

b) Rs. 22000

c) Rs. 23000

d) Rs. 30000

e) None of these

**35. The difference between simple and compound interest on a principal amount for two years at a rate of 25% is Rs 1700. What is the principal amount?**

a) Rs 1700

b) Rs 1600

c) Rs 1800

d) Rs 2000

e) None of these