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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 Revision Of The Week quiz on Numerical Ability to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): The following pie-charts show the percentage distribution of Budget presented by finance Minister Arun Jately for various sectors in two different years 2017 and 2018.

Q1. Total budget allotted for education sector in 2017 is what percent less than total budget for the same sector in 2018?
(a) 14%
(b) 12%
(c) 16%
(d) 10%
(e) 18%

Q2. What is the ratio of average of budget allotted for Agriculture and public sector together in 2017 to that for public and infrastructure sectors together in 2018?
(a) 21 : 23
(b) 20 : 17
(c) 17 : 20
(d) 23 : 21
(e) 13 : 21

Q3. If extra budget allotted for defence sector in 2018 than that in 2017 is used to buy supersonic cruise missiles from Russia and cost price per missile to India was 25 crore then how many missile may India purchase from Russia?
(a) 6.4 lakhs
(b) 4.6 lakhs
(c) 5.4 lakhs
(d) 4.4 lakhs
(e) 3.6 lakhs

Q4. The average budget allotted for public sector, agriculture and infrastructure together in 2018 is how much more (in crores) than that in 2017 for same sectors together?
(a) 2800/3 crore
(b) 280000/3 crore
(c) 29800/3 crore
(d) 28003/4 crore
(e) None of these

Q5. If budget allotted for health sector in 2018 be 25% more than the budget allotted for public sector in 2017 then budget allotted for health sector is what percent of total budget allotted in 2018?
(a) 25%
(b) 20%
(c) 18%
(d) 16%
(e) 14%

Q6. The simple interest and compound interest (compounded annually) on a certain sum of money with a given rate for a period of 2 years are Rs. 900 and Rs. 954 respectively. The sum of money is:
(a) Rs. 3700
(b) Rs. 3650
(c) Rs. 3850
(d) Rs. 3750
(e) Rs. 3570

Q7. Divide Rs. 2602 between X and Y, so that the amount of X after 7 years is equal to the amount of Y after 9 years, the interest being compounded at 4% pa.
(a) Rs. 1352, Rs. 1250
(b) Rs. 1400, Rs. 1350
(c) Rs. 1415, Rs. 1300
(d) Rs. 1500, Rs. 1450
(e) None of these

Q8. A money is lent at 12% compound interest for one year, compounded half yearly. At what rate should it be given to get the equivalent of this if compounding is done annually?
(a) 12.5%
(b) 12.4%
(c) 12.36%
(d) 12.8%
(e) 12.63%

Q9. Find the probability that sun rises in the west.
(a) 1/4
(b) 1/2
(c) 0
(d) 1
(e)0.2

Q10. 3 unbiased coins are tossed. Find the probability of getting exactly two ‘Heads’.
(a) 1/8
(b) 1/4
(c) 3/8
(d) 1/2
(e)  3/5

Directions (11-15): Find the approximate value of the following questions.

Q11. 8537.986 – 2416.005 – 221.998 =?
(a) 6500
(b) 5900
(c) 4300
(d) 3900
(e) 4500

Q12. 1019.999 ÷ 60.007 =?
(a) 11
(b) 23
(c) 17
(d) 27
(e) 21

Q13. 111111 ÷ 1111 ÷ 11 =?
(a) 1180
(b) 15
(c) 1100
(d) 9
(e) 11

Q14. 16.001×30.999×8.999=?
(a) 4464
(b) 4864
(c) 4160
(d) 5900
(e) 4644

Q15. 88.25% of 450 =? % of 530
(a) 70
(b) 68
(c) 75
(d) 80
(e) 90