RRB Reasoning
Quantitative aptitude /Maths previous questions based on RRB Kolkata
(Commercial Apprentice) Exam

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questions on

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History

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Reasoning

English Language

here is the previous
paper

**Reasoning**

Directions(Q. 1-5)

Facing towards centre,
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle.

F is third from B’s
right which is third from H’s right.

A is third from H’s left
C is fourth from A’s left

E is third from D’s
right, Which is not A’s neighbour.

1. In which of the
following pairs, second one is immediately right to the first one ?

(A)FA

(B) GB

(C)BE

(D) None of these

2. Who is second to the
D’s left?

(A)A

(B)G

(C)DG

(D) Data insufficient

3. Who is third to the G’s
left?

(A)F

(B)C

(C)H

(D)D

4.Who is fourth to the C’s
left?

(A)A

(B)E

(C)F

(D) Data insufficient

5. What is the place of ˜B’
with reference to D ?

(I) Fourth-Right

(II)Fourth-Left

(III)Fifth-Left

(IV)Fifth-Right

(A) Only I

(B) Only I and II

(C) Only II

(D) Only Ill and IV

**English
language**

Directions”(Q 6-8) Which
of the following is correctly spelt?

6.

(A)Appologise

(B) Apologise

(C)Appalogise

(D) Apollogise

7.

(A) Destinguishably

(B) Distenguishably

(C) Distinguishably

(D) Disifinguishably

8.

(A) Assignment

(B) Asignment

(C) Assignmant

(D) Acinement

Directions”(Q. 9 and 10)
Choose the one which best expresses the same sentence in lndirect/Direct Speech

9. I don’t know the way.
Do you ? he asked”

(A) He asked me if I
knew the way which he didn’t.

(B) He said that he didn’t
know the way and asked me I did.

(C) He told that he was
not knowing the way, but wondered if knew.

(D) He said that he didn’t
know the way and did I know it.

10. Animals which feed
on grass are called ”

(A) Cannibals

(B) Omnivorous

(C) Herbivorous

(D) Carnivorous

Directions(Q. 11-15)
Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given capital.

11. CONSEQUENCE

(A)Result

(B) End

(C)Proof

(D) Conclusion

12. DISCLOSE

(A) Express

(B) Reveal

(C)Report

(D) Blackmail

13.ASSURANCE

(A) Suspicion

(B) Promise

(C) Suggestion

(D) Blackmail

14. ACCESS

(A) Entry

(B) Permission

(C) Nearness

(D) Exit

15. ANXIOUS

(A) Serious

(B) Eager

(C) Worried

(D) Forced

** Maths**

16. 1 kg mass has a
potential energy of 1 joule relative to the ground when it is at a height of?

(A) 0.102 m

(B) 1 m

(C)9.8m

(D) 32m

17. A particle moves in
a circle of radius r. In half the period of revolution, its displacement
,distance covered are”

(A) 2r,?r

(B) r?2, ?r

(C) 2?,?r

(D)r,?r

18. A fort has
provisions for 80 days. If after 15 days 500 men strengthen them and the food
lasts 40 days thereafter, how many men were there in the fort?

(A)3,500

(8) 4,000

(C)6,000

(D) 10,000

19. The ratio of marks
obtained by Vinod and Vasu is 6: 5. If the combined average of their percentage
is 68.75 and their sum of the marks is 275, the total marks for which exam was
conducted

is?

(A) 150

(B) 200

(C) 400

(D) 500

20. A zookeeper counted
the heads of the animals in a zoo and found it to be 80. When he counted the
legs of the animals he found it to be 260. If the zoo had either pigeons or horses,
how many horses were there in the zoo?

(A)40

(B) 30

(C)50

(D) 60

21. A Railway halt
ticket costs half the full fare and the reservation charge is the same on half
ticket on full ticket. One reserved first class ticket from Chennai to
Trivandrum costs Rs, 216 and one full reserved and one-half reserved first
class tickets cost As. 327. What is the basic first class full fare and what is
the reservation charge?

(A) Rs 105 and Rs.6

(B) As. 216 and Rs. 12

(C) Rs. 210 and Rs. 12

(D) Rs 210 and Rs.6

22. If each child is
given 10 sweets, there are 3 sweets left over. But if each is given 11, then
the number of sweet is 4 less. Find the number of sweets”

(A)37

(B) 73

(C)75

(D) 57

23. The product of the
digits of a two digit number is 24. If its unit’s exceeds twice its ten’s digit
by 2, find the number?

(A) 46

(B) 64

(C) 38

(D) 21

24. The number of
triangles possible in a regular octagon is?

(A)326

(B) 120

(C)56

(D) 28

25. A stairway 10 ft
high is such that each step accounts for half a foot upward and one foot
forward. What distance will an ant travel if it starts from ground level to
reach the lop of the stairway?

(A)30 ft.

(B) 33ft.

(C)10 ft.

(D) 29ft.

26. If the sum of the
interior angles of a regular polygon measures up to 1440 degrees, how many
sides does the polygon have?

(A)10

(B) 8

(C)12

(D) 9

27. If the diagonal and
the area of a rectangle are 25 m and 168 vu what is the length of the
rectangle?

(A)17m

(B) 31m

(C)12m

(D) 24m

28. A force F is applied
on a square plate of side L. If the percentage error in the determination of L
is 2% and that of F is 4%, the maximum permissible error in

pressure is?

(A)2%

(B) 4%

(C)6%

(D) 8%

29. Two forces, equal in
magnitude, have a resultant with its magnitude equal to either. The angle
between them is?

(A)45°

(B) 60°

(C)90°

(D) 120°

30. A trader increases
the cost of an article by 10% and gives 5% discount. Find his profit or loss

(A) 10% profit

(B) 10% loss

(C) 4.5% loss

(D) 4.5% profit

31. A student secured
210 marks in an examination and failed by 21 marks. If the pass marks are 33%

find the maximum marks”

(A)700

(B) 610

(C)800

(D) 720

32. If simple interest
on Rs. 600 for 4 years and on Rs. 600 for 2 years, combined together is Rs.
180, find the rate of interest?

(A) 5.5%

(B) 5%

(C) 6%

(D) 4%

33. A group of labour
wished to complete the work in 25 days. But 10 labourers did not turn-up and
the work got completed in 35 days.

Find the approximate
number of labourers in the beginning?

(A)30

(B) 25

(C)35

(D) 20

34. A clock shows 6 hrs.
40 min. What time will the plane mirror, kept before it, show?

(A) 3:20 hrs.

(B) 6:20 hrs.

(C) 4:20 hrs

(D) 9:20 hrs

35. In a party 15 people
shake their hands with each other. How many times did the hand-shake take
place?

(A) 165

(B) 120

(C) 135

(D) 105

36. A is father of B,
who is sister of C, but C is neither B’s sister, nor A’s daughter. D is mother
of B and C, how C is related to D?

(A) Nephew

(B) Son

(C)Niece

(D) Daughter

37. The selling price of
a pen is Rs.16. If the shopkeeper bears the per cent loss equal to its cost
price find out its cost price?

(A)Rs. 20

(B) Rs. 25

(C)Rs.35

(D) Rs.30

38. A train 160 m long
crosses 160 m long platform in 16 seconds.The speed of the train is?

(A)72 km/h

(B) 75 km/h

(C)45 km/h

(D) 60 km/h

39. In a class of 30
students and 2 teachers, the students got sweets worth 20% of the total number
of students and teacher got sweets worth 30% of the total number of students.

Find the total quantity
of the sweets

(A)208

(B) 178

(C)188

(D) None of these

40. A man takes 8
minutes to type a page. If 1710 pages are to be typed in the afternoon between
1 O’clock to 2 O’ clock, how many men are required ?

(A)249

(B) 221

(C)256

(D) None of these

Ans:

1:D

2:A

3:B

4:A

5:B

6:B

7:C

8:A

9:B

10:C

11:A

12:B

13:B

14:A

15:B

16:A

17:A

18:B

19:B

20:C

21:D

22::B

23:C

24:C

25:D

26:A

27:D

28:D

29:D

30:D

31:A

32:B

33:C

34:D

35:D

36:B

37:A

38:A

39:D

40:D