IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam 2016 Question paper and Key

IBPS Conducted the RRB Assistant Main examination 2016 on 18th December 2016. The examination had objective questions for 200 marks in the following pattern.

Analysis of IBPS RRB Mains exam paper 2016

English Language:

  • Easy: Cloze Test(10 Questions), Error Finding (5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Reading Comprehesion (15 Questions), Para Jumbles (5Questions)
  • Difficult: Sentence filling (5 Questions)
    Average Good Attempt: 20+

Reasoning Ability:

  • Easy: Coding Decoding (5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Data Sufficiency (5 Questions), Puzzles(10 Questions), Sitting Arrangement(10 Questions)
  • Difficult: Nil
    Average Good Attempt: 25+

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Easy: Quadratic Equations(5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Data Interpretation(5 Questions), Data Sufficiency(5 Questions), Averages, Time and Work, Ratio, Speed &Time (20 Questions)
  • Difficult: Nil
    Average Good Attempt: 20+

General Awareness:

  • Banking Awareness had the maximum number of questions. Candidates who were good in this section found the paper very easy
    Average Good Attempt: 30

Computer Knowledge

  • Very easy section. Paper was very easy for candidates
    Average Good Attempt: 22

RRB Assistant Final Selection 2016 Cutoff Marks

To see the cutoff marks of the examination see Statewise and Catogorywise Cutoff and Provisional Allotment List for IBPS RRB Assistant exam CWE V 2016

Questions from Reasoning Ability part of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

Directions (1-4) : The following questions arc based on the five three-digit numbers given below :

761   248   435   924   657

1. If ‘2’ is added to the second digit of all the odd numbers and ‘4’ Is subtracted from the third digit of all the teven numbers, In how many numbers thus formed will a digit appear twice?

(1) Two
(2) Three
(3) None
(4) One
(5) More than three

2. If all the digits of the given numbers are arranged in ascending order within the number, what will be the sum of the second and third digits of the third highest number thus formed ?
(1) 9
(2) 14
(3) 12
(4) 13
(5) 16

3. If the first and the second digits of all the given numbers are interchanged. which of the following will become the second highest number after performing the said operation?

(1) 657
(2) 248
(3) 924
(4) 435
(5) 761

4. The difference of the second and third digits in how many of the given numbers is greater than the first digit of the same number?
(1) Three
(2) None
(3) Two
(4) More than three
(5) One

Questions from Quantitative Aptitude paper of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

1. The perimeter of a square whose diagonal is 26√2 metre, is equal to the perimeter of a rectangle. The difference between the length and breadth of the rectangle is 6 metre. Find the area of the rectangle. (in square metre)

(1) 676
(2) 667
(3) 557
(4) 567
(5) 578

2. A shopkeeper bought two units of an article at the same price. He sold the first article at a profit of 40% and he incurred a loss on the second article. By selling both units of article he got an overall profit of 10%. Find the loss per cent incurred on the second unit.

(1) 19%
(2) 15%
(3) 20%
(4) 14%
(5) 25%

3. A is 20% more efficient di B. B starts working and work for 12 days. After that he is replaced by A who completes the remaining work alone in 30 days. Find the number of days taken by B alone in doing hal of the same work ?

(1) 24
(2) 48
(3) 32
(4) 45
(5) 20

4. In an examination 80% of the students passed in English. 85% in Mathematics and 75% in both English and Mathe-matics. If 40 students failed in both the subjects, find the to-tal number of students.

(1) 360
(2) 440
(3) 420
(4) 380
(5) 400

5. One year ago, the ratio of Gaurav’s and Sachin’s age was 6 : 7 respectively. Four years hence, this ratio would become 7 : 8. How old is Sachin? (in years)

(1) 36
(2) 38
(3) 35
(4) 34
(5) 39

Questions from Quantitative Aptitude paper of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

1. Getting___________the nights was still hard.Even after all these years, she still hated sleeping with her mother.
(1) up
(2) with
(3) through
(4) off
(5) in

2. The boy walked in the dark _________they saw the glowing lights of capital city.

(1) though
(2) unless
(3) if
(4) until
(5) even if

3. Brick and mortar outlets on high streets and inside malls are trying to__________to the business that has been theirs alone for years, through lower prices and deals.
(1) hold off
(2) hold on
(3) hold beyond
(4) leave
(5) forsake

4. I can say is that it depends on context. “I hope you enjoy” would apply to something in the present or the __________ future.
(1) immediately
(2) impressive
(3) exceptional
(4) immediate
(5) distantly

3. She had a fit of the __________and had to leave the room.
(1) gilding
(2) gills
(3) gimmick
(4) giggly
(5) giggles

Questions from Computer Awareness section of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

1. Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called
(1) Entry codes
(2) Passwords
(3) Security commands
(4) Codewords
(5) None of these

2._______ is the process of carrying out commands.
(1) Fetching
(2) Executing
(3) Storing
(4) Decoding
(5) None of these

3. To access the services of operating system, the interface is provided by the
(1) System calls
(2) API
(3) Library
(4) Assembly instructions
(5) None of these

4. Which one of the following error will be handle by the operating system?
(1) Power failure
(2) Lack of paper in printer
(3) Connection failure in the network
(4) All of the above
(5) None of the above

5. The OS X has
(1) Monolithic kernel
(2) Hybrid kernel
(3) Microkemel
(4) Monolithic kernel wit modules
(5) None of the above

6. The structure or format of data is called
(1) Syntax
(2) Semantics
(3) Struct
(4) Grammar
(5) None of the above

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14 thoughts on “IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam 2016 Question paper and Key

  1. Thanks a lot Sir for the questions, looking forward for the answers.

  2. Santhome Sharma says:

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  3. Sharanya Sharma says:

    Please share complete solutions to this question paper

  4. Malini Tripathi says:

    Thank you sir… This question paper helped me a lot to understand about the exam structure and pattern. Thanks a lot

  5. Milind Soman says:

    thank you sir for the study materials

  6. Muneer Kolath says:

    Thanks. where is the question papers for the other session examinations ?

  7. shamina Malhotra says:

    thank you for the question paper iPhone to reasoning section was really difficult

  8. Thanks a lot

  9. Thanks a lot sir