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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.
Q1. A jar full of whisky contains 40% alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing 19% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be 26%. The part of whisky replaced is:
(a)  1/3
(b)  2/3
(c)  2/5
(d)  3/5
(e)  4/5

Q2. A trader marked his goods at 20% above the cost price. He sold half the stock at the marked price, one quarter at a discount of 20% on the marked price and the rest at a discount of 40% on the marked price. His total gain is
(a) 2%
(b) 4.5%
(c) 13.5%
(d) 15%
(e) 12%

Q3. A can complete 1/4 of a work in 10 days, B can complete 40% of the work in 15 days, C completes 1/3 of the work in 13 days and D 1/6 of work in 7 days. Who will be able to complete work fastest?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) Can’t be determined

Q4. Annually income of Sameer is 8.4 lakh Rs. he spend 100/7% on Rent, 50/3% of remaining on Food and 11/20 of remaining spend on Cloth and travel together monthly. then find the difference between total saving and amount spend on travel annually, if given ratio between amount spend on Cloth to travel is 17 : 8 ?
(a) 164400 Rs.
(b) 165400 Rs.
(c) 160400 Rs.
(d) 175400 Rs.
(e) 150400 Rs.

Q5. When the price of sugar was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on sugar was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption of family?
(a) 42 kg
(b) 35 kg
(c) 25 kg
(d) 16 kg
(e) 27.5kg

Q6. One year ago, the ratio between Mahesh’s and Suresh’s salaries was 3 : 5. The ratio of their individual salaries of last year and present year are 2 : 3 and 4 : 5 respectively. If their total salaries for the present year are Rs. 43000, what is the present salary of Mahesh ?
(a) Rs. 19000
(b) Rs. 18000
(c) Rs. 16000
(d) Rs. 15500
(e) Rs. 23000

Q7. A hostel has provision for 250 students for 35 days. After 5 days, a fresh batch of 25 students was admitted to the hostel. Again after 10 days, a batch of 25 students left the hostel. How long will the remaining provision survive ?
(a) 18 days
(b) 19 days
(c) 20 days
(d) 17 days
(e) 16 days

Q8. The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 22,500 at the end of four years is Rs. 10,800. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate of interest at the end of two years ?
(a) Rs. 16,908
(b) Rs. 5,724
(c) Rs. 28,224
(d) Rs. 8,586
(e) Rs. 5424

Q9. The diameter of a cycle wheel is 70 cm. A cyclist takes 30 hrs to reach a destination at the speed of 22 km/h. How many revolutions will the wheel make during this journey ?
(a) 1 lakhs
(b) 3 lakhs
(c) 4 lakhs
(d) 5 lakhs
(e) 2 lakhs

Q10. P, Q and R enter into a partnership with investment of Rs. 3500, Rs. 4500 and Rs. 5500 respectively. if at the end of six months total profit is Rs. 405. Find share of P’s  in the total profit?
(a) Rs. 200
(b) Rs. 105
(c) Rs. 250
(d) Rs. 151
(e) Rs. 251

Directions (11-15): Given below is the table showing the average marks scored by students of five various classes of five different schools in annual examination. Study the table carefully and answer the questions based on it.

Q11. Students of class IV in school D scored a total of 7000 marks while the students of class VI of same school scored a total of 10,400 marks. Find the difference in number of students of these two classes.
(a) 25
(b) 15
(c) 40
(d) 12
(e) 18

Q12. In school E, the students of class V scored a total of 11900 marks. But in revision of mark sheet it was found that marks of five students were misread as 280, 370, 480, 450 and 320 instead of 420, 400, 310, 200 and 210 respectively. Find the new average (approximate) after correction:
(a) 320
(b) 325
(c) 340
(d) 330
(e) 335

Q13. Which class has its average marks 160% of the average marks of class V of school B ?
(a) Class II school D
(b) Class V school E
(c) Class VI school C
(d) Class II school B
(e) class II school A

Q14. Find the average of the numerical value of average marks of class III, V, II and VI of schools C, E, D and A respectively.
(a) 336.5
(b) 327.5
(c) 334.5
(d) 337.5
(e) 335.5

Q15. By approximately what percent the average marks of class VI of school C is more or less than that of class IV of school E?
(a) 62%
(b) 60%
(c) 64%
(d) 68%
(e) 55%

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