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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 Data Interpretation quiz on Numerical Ability to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): Answer the following questions using the table. The following table shows the speeds of three different trains and time taken by them to travel a certain distance.

Q1. Find the ratio of distance covered by A to that of B.
(a) 48 : 25
(b) 25 : 48
(c) 36 : 31
(d) 31 : 36
(e) 46 : 27

Q2. By how much percent C increase its speed so that it covers the same distance in 45 min.
(a) 100/3 %
(b) 25%
(c) 30%
(d) 40%
(e) 45%

Q3. Find the ratio of distances covered by all of them.
(a) 25 : 18 : 48
(b) 25 : 48 : 18
(c) 48 : 25 : 18
(d) 25 : 30 : 31
(e) None of these

Q4. Speed of A is how much percent more than C.
Q5. If speed of B is reduced by 15%, by how much percent the time will increase to cover same distance?
(a) 17.5%
(b) 20%
(c) 25%
(d) 15%
(e) 28%

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): Study the following table carefully to answer these questions:

Table showing number (in lakhs) of instruments manufactured by six companies over the years

Q6. What is the average number of instruments manufactured by Company C for all the given years?
(a) 49,00,000
(b) 49,50,000
(c) 48,50,000
(d) 48,00,000
(e) 56,00,000

Q7. The number of instruments manufactured by Company E in 2004 is approximately what per cent of the total no. of instruments manufactured by all the companies together in 2004?
(a) 23
(b) 25
(c) 20
(d) 16
(e) 18

Q8. The total number of instruments manufactured by Company A is approximately what per cent of the total number of instrument manufactured by Company F for all the given years together?
(a) 97
(b) 87
(c) 92
(d) 90
(e) 85

Q9. The number of instruments manufactured by Company B in 2005 is approximately what per cent of the total number of instruments manufactured by Company B in all the years together?
(a) 20
(b) 16
(c) 14
(d) 18
(e) 22

Q10. What is the ratio of total number of instruments manufactured by all the companies together in 2007 to that in 2006?
(a) 56 : 57
(b) 57 : 56
(c) 29 : 28
(d) 28 : 29
(e) 33 : 37

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): The following table shows the percentage of marks obtained by five students of engineering stream in six different subjects. Answer the following questions based on this table.

Q11. What is the average marks scored by Rahul in all subjects together? [up to 2 decimal places]
(a) 66.43
(b) 64.73
(c) 72.83
(d) 69.83
(e) 70.25

Q12. The marks obtained by Nitin in Art and Engg.drawing together are approximately what percent of total marks obtained by him in Sociology and Human values together?
(a) 124
(b) 118
(c) 113
(d) 107
(e) 102

Q13. What is the difference between the total marks obtained by Jagriti in Maths and Art together and that obtained by her in Sociology and Psychology together?
(a) 42.75
(b) 41.5
(c) 38.5
(d) 36.5
(e) 43.3

Q14. What is the ratio between marks scored by Ravi in Maths and Sociology together to the Rahul in the same subjects?
(a) 116 : 135
(b) 120 : 115
(c) 135 : 116
(d) 120 : 157
(e) 183 : 193

Q15. Marks scored by Rishi in Psychology is how much more or less than the marks scored by him in Art?
(a) 45
(b) 47
(c) 43
(d) 44
(e) 49

Solutions (11-15):