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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.  If the length and breadth of a rectangle is increased by 10% and 20% respectively then find the overall change in its area.
(a) 28%
(b) 32%
(c) 36%
(d) 40%
(e) 25%

Q2.  If the radius of a semicircle is increased by 20%, what will be increment in its area?
(a) 20%
(b) 40%
(c) 44%
(d) 50%
(e) 45%

Q3.  If the price of a commodity is increased by 18% then by how much percent one should decrease his consumption in order to keep expenditure same as previous?
(a) 900/59%
(b) 800/59%
(c) 700/59%
(d) 600/49%
(e) 100/9%

Q4.  Find the ratio of ages of A and B after 15 yrs. If the ratio between the present ages of A to B is 2 : 3 and after 5 years is 3 : 4.
(a) 5 : 6
(b) 6 : 5
(c) 3 : 4
(d) 4 : 3
(e) 2 : 1

Q5.  In what ratio, the shopkeeper should mix water in pure milk so that he can get a profit of 16.66% after selling this mixture of water and milk at its cost price?
(a) 1 : 7
(b) 1 : 8
(c) 1 : 9
(d) 1 : 6
(e) 1 : 5

Directions (6-10): In these questions, two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer

Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark(?) in the questions given below (you are not expected to get exact values)?

Q11.  3739.98 + 164.89 × 29.95 =?
(a) 10540
(b) 8800
(c) 8690
(d) 6900
(e) 6300

Q12.  6524.98 ÷ 544.98 × 1.02 =?
(a) 21
(b) 33
(c) 14
(d) 12
(e) 28

Q13.  50.045% of 5086 – 3/7 of 899.78 =?
(a) 2215
(b) 2315
(c) 2025
(d) 2157
(e) 2351

Q14.  21 + 4.9 × 7.9 + 9.88 =?
(a) 65
(b) 71
(c) 66
(d) 75
(e) 81

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