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IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

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IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

The first day of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam concluded now. And if you are yet to give the exam, you can benefit from this post by taking a look at IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked. The exam will be conducted for different batches separately in four different shifts. There are three more exam dates pending – 3rd, 9th, and 10th December 2017.

There’s a total number of 7883 vacancies in 19 banks across India. Let us see some other information like important dates and exam pattern first.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Important Dates



IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card Download

From 18th November 2017

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date

2nd, 3rd, 9th, and 10th December 2017

IBPS Clerk Prelims Result

December 2017

IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card Download

January 2018

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date 2017

21st January 2018

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment

April 2018

Exam Pattern


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


English Language



60 minutes in total

Numerical Ability



Reasoning Ability






IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked (All Shifts)

English Language IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

Slot 1

  1.  1 Long Passage was provided. And 5 questions were asked based on the passage.
  2. New Pattern Filler Type Questions
  3. No Synonym / Antonym Questions
  4. 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.

1. It has come to the notice of RBI that some Banks are illegally mobilizing funds from the public by making false promise of ________ rates of return/interest under various schemes.

(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)

2. Defence Minister will meet two groups of people who will give him the ________ on the deteriorating law-and-order situation in Doklam.

(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)

Slot 2

1. One Reading Comprehension based on ‘Health Research’

Slot 3

1. Reading Comprehension –  Passage was based on the “China’s contribution to the world regarding deforestation and its implications around the world”.

2. Idioms & Phrase Replacement – based on “Called off”.
The chief guest did not arrive in the function, therefore the function was Called off.
a) Postponed           b) Delayed            c) Cancelled                d) Deleted        e) Abolished

Quantitative Aptitude IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

Slot 1

1. Profit & Loss –
Two items A and B cost price equal, item A sold at 40% profit and item B sold at 20% less than the selling price of item A, total profit is 189.find the cost price of A?
1) 440
2) 420
3) 480
4) 485

2. Number Series –
2 3 6 15 45 ?
10 12 16 24 40 ?
310 220 148 92 50 20 ?
221 ? 165 140 117 96

3. A shopkeeper sold a mobile phone for Rs.12000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the Selling Price, there would be a loss of 4%. What is the Cost Price of that Mobile phone?

4. 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.

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

Slot 2

1. Data Interpretation – Qs asked were based on:
Ratio – 2 Qs
Average – 1 Qs
Difference – 1 Qs
Percentage more than – 1 Qs

2. Number Series – Find the missing number in the given series.
2, 16, 64, 128, ?, 64
0.5, 3, 12, 52, ?
3, 2, 3, 6, ?, 37.5 

3. Ratio of speed of boat down stream and speed of stream is 9:1, speed of current is 3 km per hr. Find the distance travelled upstream in 5 hours.

4. Sum of 4 consecutive even numbers are greater than three consecutive odd numbers by 81. If sum of last odd and even number is 59, then find the sum of largest odd and even number.

5. Sum of Money invested in two schemes, in scheme A, X principle with 8 % per annum and in scheme B with X+1400 principle for 2 years and difference is 189. Find the value of X?

6. Average age of A and B, 2 years ago was 26. If age of A 5 years hence is 40 yrs, and B is 5 year younger to C, then find difference between age of A and C?

7. Cost price of two articles is same. A trade man got profit of 40% on first article. The selling price of second article is 25% less than first article, then find overall profit percent?

8. Length of rectangle is 80% of diagonal of square of area 1225, then find area of rectangle if its perimeter is 94√2.

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

10. A can do a work in 24 days, B is 20% more efficient than A. If C can do the work in 10 more days than B, find days taken by A and C together to complete the work.

11. The ratio of Milk to water is 5:4, if two litres of water is added, ratio becomes 10:9, then find new amount of water in the mixture.

Slot 3

1. Number Series – Find the missing number in the series below:
4096, 256, 32, 8, ?, 4
0.5, 3, 12, 52, ?, 1596
3, 2, 3, 6, ?, 37.5

2. Data Interpretation – 5 stores i.e A, B, C, D & E sold books on 5 different weekdays

Reasoning Ability IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

Slot 1

1. One Linear Arrangement based on North sitting arrangement

2. One circle based arrangement involving 8 entities

3. One Floor based puzzle

4. Syllogism questions

5. Alphanumeric number series

6. MOT

7. Statements: G = C ≥ T = S, K ≥ C, S < V

          Conclusions:  I. K ≥ S II. T < V

8. Statements: B = R ≥ Q < U = P ≥ S

          Conclusions:  I. B < U II. Q ≥ S

Slot 2

1. One seating arrangement question

2. One puzzle question –

a) 8 members – X,Y,Z,S.W,T,U,V

b) X – Odd no floor , Except 3

c) Z lives immediately below of X

d) More  than 2 members lives between  Z and Y

e) As per the number of persons lives above Y is same as number of persons lives below S.

f) W lives one of the floor above U but one of the floor below

Slot 3

1) Statements: Z < B ≥ C ≥ D; G ≥ Z; E ≥ B; B ≤ F
Conclusions: I. E ≥ D     II. Z < F     III. F > G     IV. Z < E
(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only III is true
(D) Only I, II and IV are true
(E) All are true

2) Statements: A ≥ Q< R; T ≥ A ≤ U; S > T
    Conclusions: I. U ≤ T     II. S > Q     III. T ≥ R     IV. R < S
(A) Both I and II are true
(B) Only III is False
(C) Only II is true
(D) Only II and IV are true
(E) None is true

3) Statements: Z < B ≥ C ≥ D; G ≥ Z; E ≥ B; B ≤ F
 Conclusions: I. E ≥ D     II. Z < F     III. F > G     IV. Z < E
(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only III is true
(D) Only I, II and IV are true
(E) All are true

4) Which of the following will come in place of the question mark?
AC        BE        DH       ?          KQ
(A) FK
(B) GK
(C) HL
(D) GL  
(E) HM

5)Which of the following will come in the place of question mark?
?      GJ    LO    QT    VY
(A) AZ
(B) BE
(C) SV
(D) WZ
(E) AD

All the best!

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2nd December 2017 Questions Asked

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