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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. Rs. 1500 in invested in two such part that if one invested at 6%, and the other at 5% the total interest in one year from both investments is Rs. 85. How much amount was invested at 5%?
(a) Rs. 500
(b) Rs. 1000
(c) Rs. 1500
(d) Rs. 4500
(e) Rs. 5000

Q2. An empty fuel tank of a car was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty, it was filled with B type petrol. Again, when the tank was half-empty, it was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty again, it was filled with B type petrol. What is the percentage of A type petrol at present in the tank?
(a) 33.5%
(b) 37.5%
(c) 40%
(d) 50%
(e) 22.75%

Q3. A sum is divided between A and B in the ratio of 1 : 2. A purchased a car from his part, which depreciates 14 2/7% per annum and B deposited his amount in a bank, which pays him 20% interest per annum compounded annually. By what percentage will the total sum of money increase after two years due to this investment pattern (approximately)?
(a) 20%
(b) 26.66%
(c) 30%
(d) 25%
(e) 33.33%

Q4. An electronics company sold 12 LED TV at a profit of 20% and 8 LED TV at a profit of 10%. If it had sold all the 20 LED TVs at a profit of 15%, then its profit would have been reduced by Rs. 36000. What is the cost price of each LED TV?
(a) 1,85,000
(b) 1,82,000
(c) 1,80,000
(d) 1,90,000
(e) 2,00,000

Q5. Four examiners can examine a certain number of answer papers in 10 days by working for 5 hours a day. For how many hours in a day would 2 examiners have to work in order to examine twice the number of answer papers in 20 days?
(a) 10 hours
(b) 10.5 hours
(c) 8 hours
(d) 9 hours
(e) 6 hours

Directions (6 – 10): Given below are the tables showing total production of Rice (in million tonnes) and the percentage export from total production by three states (Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal) individually for four different years. Read the following tables carefully and answer the following Tables carefully and answer the following questions.

Q6. What is the approximate average export of Rice (in million tonnes) in Maharashtra of all years together?
(a) 140
(b) 146
(c) 152
(d) 158
(e) 162

Q7. Total export of Rice from West Bengal is approximately what percent of total production in West Bengal in all years together?
(a) 41
(b) 45
(c) 49
(d) 33
(e) 37

Q8. Export of Rice from Maharashtra in 2001 and 2005 together is What percent of production in Andhra Pradesh in years 2010 and 2015 together (round off to 2 decimal places)?
(a) 57.93
(b) 65.43
(c) 59.93
(d) 53.21
(e) 47.53

Q9. What is half of the difference between average production of Rice (in million tonnes) in Maharashtra and the Same in Andhra Pradesh in all mentioned years?
(a) 19.12875
(b) 38.2575
(c) 76.515
(d) 78.2135
(e) 57.2575

Q10. The export from West Bengal is maximum in which year?
(a) 2001
(b) 2005
(c) 2010
(d) 2015
(e) cannot be determined

Directions (Q.11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in following number series problems?

Q11. 35, 63, 99, 143, ?
(a) 175
(b) 185
(c) 195
(d) 205
(e) 155

Q12. 26, 105, 400, 1185, ?, 2355
(a) 2360
(b) 2350
(c) 2355
(d) 2340
(e) 2430

Q13. 83, 87, 183, 565, ?, 11461
(a) 2270
(b) 2275
(c) 2280
(d) 2290
(e) 2285

Q14. 7, 23, 55, 109, 191, ?
(a) 307
(b) 317
(c) 333
(d) 343
(e) 729

Q15. 81, 82, 42, 15, ?
(a) 3.75
(b) 4.75
(c) 5.75
(d) 5.25
(e) 6.75

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