Arithmetic Ability practice questions for SBI, IBPS Clerk and PO and SSC CHSL exams.

**1. A man completes a journey in 10 hours. He travels the first half of the journey at the rate of 21 km/hr and the second half at the rate of 24 km/hr. Find the total journey in km.**

A. 220 km

B. 224 km

C. 230 km

D. 234 km

**2. A car travelling with 5/7 of its actual speed covers 42 km in 1 hr 40 min 48 sec. Find the actual speed of the car.**

A. 17 6/7 km/hr

B. 25 km/hr

C. 30 km/hr

D. 35 km/hr

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

A. 14 km

B. 15 km

C. 16 km

D. 17 km

**4. A sum fetched a total simple interest of 4016.25 at the rate of 9 %.p.a. in 5 years. What is the sum?**

A. 4462.50

B. 8032.50

C. 8925

D. None of these

**5. Sheela took a loan of 1200 with simple interest for as many years as the rate of interest. If she paid 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

**6. 53, 53, 40, 40, 27, 27, … What number should come next?**

A. 12

B. 14

C. 27

D. 53

**7. 2, 6, 18, 54, … What number should come next?**

A. 108

B. 148

C. 162

D. 216

**8. Tickets numbered 1 to 20 are mixed up and then a ticket is drawn at random. What is the probability that the ticket drawn has a number which is a multiple of 3 or 5?**

A. 1/2

B. 2/5

C. 8/15

D. 9/20

**9. What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice?**

A. 1/6

B. 1/8

C. 1/9

D. 1/12

**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

**Answers: **

**1.** B

**2.** D

**3.** C

**4.** C

**5.** B

**6.** B

**7.** C

**8.** D

**9.** C

**10.** C