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Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For SBI PO/Clerk Prelims

Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude 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 Quantitative Aptitude quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-15): What will come in place of (?) in the following number series?

Q1. 3, 4, 10, 33, ?, 685
140
136
154
156
144
Q2. 8, 4, 6, 15, ? , 236.25
46.5
48.5
50.5
52.5
54.5
Solution:
Pattern of series –
8×0.5=4
4×1.5=6
6×2.5=15
15×3.5=52.5

Q3. 13, 31, 52, 79, 115, ?
163
153
160
167
175
Q4. 119, 167, 287, 359, ?, 839
523
627
623
527
529
Q5. 4, 7, 13, 25, 49, ?
79
97
93
89
127
Q6. 126, 134, 158, 198, 254, ?
326
342
270
286
336
Solution:
Pattern is
126 + 8 × 1 = 126 + 8 = 134
134 + 8 × 3 = 134 + 24 = 158
158 + 8 × 5 = 158 + 40 = 198
198 + 8 × 7 = 198 +56 = 254
254 + 8 × 9 = 254 + 72 = 326

Q7. 2, 5, 17, 71, 359, ?
2169
2149
2159
1799
2519
Solution:
Series is
2 × 2 +1 = 5
5 × 3 + 2 = 17
17 × 4 + 3 = 71
71 × 5 + 4 = 359
359 × 6 + 5 = 2159

Q8. 27, 148, 317, 542, 831, ?
1219
1192
1272
1360
1553
Q9. 255, 323, 399, 483, 575, ?
1023
899
783
675
674
Solution:
Pattern is
16² – 1 = 255
18² – 1 = 323
20² – 1 = 399
22² – 1 = 483
24² – 1 = 575
26² – 1 = 675

Q10. 4, 2, 2, 3, 6, 15, ?
37.5
52.5
60
45
48
Solution:
Series is
4 × 0.5 = 2
2 × 1 = 2
2 × 1.5 = 3
3 × 2 = 6
6 × 2.5 = 15
15 × 3 = 45

Q11. 3, 3, 9, 45, 315, ?
2205
2835
2520
3465
2385
Solution:
Pattern is
3 × 1 = 3
3 × 3 = 9
9 × 5 = 45
45 × 7 = 315
315 × 9 = 2835

Q12. 4.5, 10, 12, 25, 27, 55, ?
57
58
111
53
110
Solution:
Series is
4.5 × 2 + 1 = 10
10 × 1 + 2 = 12
12 × 2 + 1 = 25
25 × 1 + 2 = 27
27 × 2 + 1 = 55
55 × 1 + 2 = 57

Q13. 131, 707, 1107, 1363, 1507, ?
1651
1523
1571
1588
1581
Solution:
Series is
131 + 576 = 707
707 + 400 = 1107
1107 + 256 = 1363
1363 + 144 = 1507
1507 + 64 = 1571

Q14. 1, 2, 7, 44, 532, ?
12676
12677
12576
12776
1176
Q15. 17, 40, 109, 224, 385, ?
582
500
546
592
638

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