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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, B and C can do a piece of work in 12, 18 and 24 days respectively, they work at it together, A stops the work after 4 days and B is called off 2 days before the work is done. In what time was the work finished?
(a) 12 days
(b) 14 days
(c) 16 days
(d) 8 days
(e)10 days

Q2. The weight of three heaps of gold are in the ratio 5 : 6 : 7. By what fractions of themselves must the first two be increased so that the ratio of the weights may be changed to 7 : 6 : 5?
(a) 24/25,2/5
(b) 48/50,4/5
(c) 48/50,3/5
(d) 24/25,3/7
(e)None of these

Q3. Sumit lent some money to Mohit at 5% per annum simple interest. Mohit lent the entire amount to Birju on the same day at 8 1/2% per annum. In this transaction after a year, Mohit earned a profit of Rs. 350. Find the sum of money lent by Sumit to Mohit.
(a) Rs. 10000
(b) Rs. 9000
(c) Rs. 10200
(d) Rs. 8000
(e) Rs. 12000

Q4. An automobile financier claims to be lending money at simple interest but he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes
(a) 10%
(b) 10.25%
(c) 10.5%
(d) 10.35%
(e) 12.5%

Q5. The ratio of A’s and B’s ages is 4 : 5. If the difference between the present age of B and the age of A 5 years hence is 3 years, then what is the total of present ages of A and B?
(a) 68 years
(b) 72 years
(c) 76 years
(d) 64 years
(e) 56 years

Directions (6-10): Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Q6. What was the per cent increase in profit of company Q in the year 2014 from the previous year?
(a) 2 %
(b) 10%
(c) 20%
(d) 14%
(e) 16%

Q7. What was the approximate percent increase in the profit of company R in the year 2011 from the previous year?
(a) 14 %
(b) 21%
(c) 8%
(d) 26%
(e) 19%

Q8. If the profit earned by company P in the year 2010 was Rs. 2,65,000, what was its profit in the year 2012?
(a) Rs. 6,21,560
(b) Rs 4,68,290
(c) Rs 7,05,211
(d) Rs 5,00,850
(e) Rs 5,21,660

Q10. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the graph?
(a) Company P incurred a loss in the year 2010
(b) The amount of profit earned by company Q in the years 2012 and 2013 is the same
(c) Company R earned the highest profit in the year 2014 as compared to the other years
(d) Profit earned by company P in the year 2010 is lesser than the profit earned by company R in that year
(e) None of these

Directions (Q.11-15): In following questions two equations are given. Solve the equations and give answer
(a) if x < y
(b) if x > y
(c) if x ≤ y
(d) if x ≥ y
(e) if x = y or no relation can be established

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