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Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

Numerical Ability Section has given heebie-jeebies to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the Numerical Ability quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q1. 2,    16,     112,     672,    3360,    ?
(a) 3430
(b) 3340
(c) 40320
(d) 43240
(e) 13440

Q2. 4,     9,      19,      ?,      79,      159,      319
(a) 59
(b) 39
(c) 49
(d) 29
(e) 40

Q3. 87,     89,     95,      107,      ?,      157
(a) 127
(b) 122
(c) 139
(d) 140
(e) None of these

Q4. 474,      459,       429,      369,      249,      ?
(a) 9
(b) 0
(c) 4
(d) 11
(e) None of these

Q5. 7,      10,      16,      28,     52,     ?,      196
(a) 100
(b) 90
(c) 160
(d) 150
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?

Q6. 34928 – 2591 – 14986 = ?
(a) 17546
(b) 17355
(c) 17351
(d) 17390
(e) None of these

Q7. 27% of 450 – ?% of 375 = 76.5
(a) 14
(b) 19
(c) 12
(d) 15
(e) None of these

Q9. (12 × 19) + (13 × 8) = (15 × 14) + ?
(a) 124
(b) 122
(c) 126
(d) 128
(e) None of these

Q11. Two trains one 160 m and the other 140 m long are running in opposite directions on parallel track, the first at 77 km an hour and the other at 67 km an hour. How long will they take to cross each other?
(a) 7 seconds
(b) 7.5 seconds
(c) 6 seconds
(d) 10 seconds
(e) None of these

Q12. The respective ratio between the speed of the boat upstream and speed of the boat downstream is 2 : 3. What is the speed of the boat in still water if it covers 42 km downstream in 2 hours 20 minutes? (in km/h)
(a) 13.5
(b) 15
(c) 12
(d) 11
(e) 10

Q13. The sum of the radius and height of a cylinder is 18m. The total surface area of the cylinder is 792 m², what is the volume of the cylinder ? (in m³)
(a) 1848
(b) 1440
(c) 1716
(d) 1724
(e) 1694

Q14. A certain sum is divided among A, B and C in such a way that A gets Rs 40/- more than the ½ of the sum. B gets Rs 120/- less than 3/8th of the sum and C gets Rs 200/- . What is the total sum?
(a) Rs 1,100/-
(b) Rs 850/-
(c) Rs 960/-
(d) Rs 1,200/-
(e) None of these

Q15. A bag contains 3 red balls, 5 yellow balls and 7 pink balls. If one ball is drawn at random from the bag, what is the  probability that it is either pink or red?
(a) 1/7
(b) 2/3
(c) 4/9
(d) 5/7
(e) None of these