Memory Based Questions asked IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam – 7th October


IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Questions : In this article we are providing some of the questions asked in IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2017 held on 7th October 2017 . The subjects asked in this exam are – Reasoning, Aptitude and English. 


Number Series asked in First Shift :

1 ) 17, 98, 26, 89, 35, ?

2 ) 2, 17, 89, 359, 1079, ?

3 ) 3, 5, 15, 45, 113, ?

4 ) 7, 4.5, 5.5, 12, 49, ?

5 ) 3240, 540, 108, 27, ?, 4.5


Solution – Series 1st : 

1 ) +81….-72…..+63…..-54….+45

2 ) x6+5….x5+4….x4+3…..x3+2….x2+1

3 ) +2…..+10….+30…..+68…..+130



4 ) x0.5+1…..x1+1…..x2+1…..x4+1……x8+1

5 ) x6…..x5…..x4……x3…..x2


Number Series asked in 2nd shift :

1 ) 3, 5, 3 ,43, 177, ?

2 ) 68, 117, 61, 124, 54, ?

3 ) 9 ,3.5, 2.5, 4, 15, ?

4 ) 7, 7, 13, 37, 97, ?

5 ) 3.25, 6.5, 19.5, 78, ?


Solution – Series 2nd :

1 ) x1+2….x2+3….x3+4….x4+5

2 ) Alternate -7 and +7

3 ) x0.5-1…..x1-1…..x2-1…..x4-1….x8-1

4 ) 13-1…23-2……33-3….. 43-4…. 53-5

5 ) x2…..x3…..x4….x5….x6


Approximation questions asked :

1 ) (√80.997 – √25.001) × (√120.98 + √16.02)= ?

2). 53.01 – 345.02 ÷ 22.99 = 2×?

3). √(3099.985 ÷ 62.001+14.001) = ?

4). (184.002 – 29 ÷ 5)x 29.997= ?

5). (111.91×51) ÷ 14.02 = 11.002+ ?. (√80.997 – √25.001) × (√120.98 + l√16.02)= ?


Inequalities Asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2017 :

(i) E>P (ii) R<L

2.S>A=N≥D; A≥L>E; M≤L≤D
(i) S>E (i) L<S

3. P≥V≥R<=E<Y; G≥E>N
(i)P>N (ii) G≥Y

4.L>I=N>P; I≥R>K; N≤E<Z
(i) K>N (ii) I<Z


Word Problems asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2017 : 

Q. Ranjeet has three varieties of rice costing 18 rs. / kg., 22 rs. /kg. and 40 rs./kg. Find the possible ratio in which
he should mix these three varieties so that on selling mixture at 32 rs./kg, he may get a profit of 28%.

Q. A, B, C, D are four members of a family whose sum of ages is 176. Four years ago the ratio of A:B:C:D is 11:9:4:16. What is A’s percentage ?

Q. Length of two trains is 660. The ratio of their speeds is 5:8. The ratio between the time taken to cross an electric pole by them is 4:3. Find the difference of the lengths of the trains.

Q. At present, the sum of ages of 4 people is 76. After 7 years, the ratio will be 7:6:5:8. What is the present age of C?

Q. There are four consecutive even integers. Sum of the reciprocals of the first two is (11/60). Find the reciprocal of the third largest number of the series.

Q. There is a three digit number. The digit at the tenth place is 3. If the place of all the three digits are replaced then the new number obtained is 396 more than the original three digit number. The sum of the digits at unit & hundredth place is 14. What is the original number?

Q. Simple interest on the sum A @ 11% per annum and compound interest on Sum B which is 400 more than A in 2yrs is 140% more of simple interest of A. Find the value of A.

Q. Marked price of an article is 1600 Rs. more than the cot price. When the same article is sold at a discount of Rs. 500 then the percent profit earned is 25%. For earning a profit of 30%, the article should be sold at what price?

Q. A takes 24 day in completing a work. TIme taken by A in completing 1/3rd of the work is equal to the time taken by B in completing half of the work. How many days will be taken in completing the work if both A & B start working together?


Puzzle asked in 1st Shift :

J, K, L, M, N, O and P are seven different boxes of different colours i.e. Brown, Orange, Silver, Pink, Yellow, White and Green but not necessarily in the same order. 
Box which is of Brown colour is immediately above J. There are only two box between M and the box which is of Brown colour. Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. Only three box are between L and the box which is of Silver colour. 
The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. Only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour.


Square Puzzle asked in 4th Shift :

Eight persons A,B, C, D, E, F, G & H seats in a square table. Person seat in middle facing north and sits at the corner facing outside. G seat second to the right of H. H sits in the middle of the square. As many person seat between G and F is the same sits between G and D. F and D are not neighbours of G. C seats at the corner. E seats 2nd to the right of C. A is not an immediate neighbour of D.


Syllogism asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2017 :

All remarks are feedbacks
Some feedbacks are words
No word is a digit
1). Conclusion:
Some Feedbacks are definitely not digits.
All digits being feedbacks is a possibility.

2). Statements:
Some files are boxes
All boxes are carton
No carton is a plastic
No file is a plastic.
Some files are plastics.

3). Statement:
Some desks are chairs
Some chairs are seats
No seat is a table
All desks can never be table
Some chains are definitely not tables.

4). Statements:
All routes are ways
All ways are paths
Some ways are bridges
At least some bridges are routes
All routes being bridge is a possibility.


Error Correction Pattern :

Direction: In the question given below, there is error in one or more sentences. Please select the most appropriate option, out of the five options given for each of the following sentences.

(I)Please put on your shoes.
(II)Please put your shoes on.
(III)Please put on them.
(IV)Please put them on.

Select the most appropriate option
(a) ONLY I
(b) Only II
(c) Only III
(d) Only Iv
(e) both (II) and (IV)


Error Questions asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2017 :


a)Many food items have now been exempt from GST to ostensibly soften the
b)blow on the poor. But an exemption should not be conflated 
c) into zero-rating, given that no input tax credit
d) will be available by manufacturers of exempt items.


a) Technology is not to blame, as Luddites would have it. 
b)The notional reality a phone provides, with its replicas
c) of social interactions and experiences perceived as the
d) only ones to be had, is the bogeyman.


a) The Centre has debarred real estate developers for marketing ongoing 
b) projects that are yet to be registered with the real estate regulatory authority
c) in the respective state, as per the Real Estate Act, 2016.
d) The Union housing ministry need to get real and reconsider.


a) Construction is a key driver of economic
b) activity in general. Real estate and construction
c) have not been done too well
d) and was hit by demonetisation.


a)A zero rate of import duty means no protection for the
b)domestic manufacturer. Still, a range of information technology products
c) came to be selling under Indian brand names, 
d)competing with products in China.




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