# Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: 16h March 2018

**Dear Students,**

**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 price of a commodity is decreased by 20% and its consumption is increased by 10%, what will be the increase or decrease in the expenditure on the commodity?**

(a) 4% increase

(b) 4% decrease

(c) 12% decrease

(d) 8% increase

(e) 12% increase

**Q2. Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks were 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are:**

(a) 42, 33

(b) 43, 34

(c) 41, 32

(d) 39, 30

(e) None of these

**Q3. A tradesman gives 4% discount on the marked price and gives 1 article free for buying every 15 articles and thus gains 35%. The marked price is increased above the cost price by:**

(a) 40%

(b) 39%

(c) 50%

(d) 20%

(e) 30%

**Q4. The difference between a discount of 35% and two successive discounts of 20% on a certain bill was Rs. 22. Find the amount of the bill.**

(a) Rs. 200

(b) Rs. 1100

(c) Rs. 2200

(d) Rs. 2400

(e) Rs. 2150

**Q5. On retirement, a person gets 1.53 lakhs of his provident fund which he invests in a scheme at 20% per annum. His monthly income from this scheme will be**

(a) Rs. 2450

(b) Rs. 2500

(c) Rs. 2550

(d) Rs. 2600

(e) Rs. 2350

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Direction (6-10): What will come in place of ‘?’ in the following questions.**

**Q7. 225% of 5468 – 87% of 3700 =?**

(a) 9,218

(b) 9,368

(c) 9,084

(d) 9,628

(e) 9448

**Q8. 1532+ 857 + 496 – ?= 2005**

(a) 880

(b) 870

(c) 980

(d) 788

(e) 780

**Q9. 19.2 × 6 + 8.9 – 13.3 =? + 37.9**

(a) 75.7

(b) 81.6

(c) 74.8

(d) 72.9

(e) 85.2

**Q10. 67/3% of 2100 + 32% of 350 =? – 207**

(a) 878

(b) 788

(c) 877

(d) 792

(e) 787

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (Q.11-15): What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in following questions?**

**Q11. √(?)=(1248.28+51.7)÷99.9-7.98**

(a) 49

(b) 81

(c) 64

(d) 16

(e) 25

**Q13. 69.008% of 699.998 + 32.99% of 399.999 =?**

(a) 615

(b) 645

(c) 675

(d) 715

(e) 725

**Q14. 180% of 25501 + 50% of 28999 =?**

(a) 62400

(b) 64000

(c) 60400

(d) 64200

(e) 61600