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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.

Directions (1-5): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q1. 121,    130,     155,     204,     285,       406,      ?
(a) 558
(b) 575
(c) 564
(d) 550
(e) 580

Q2. 5,     7,     30,     272,     ?,     108852
(a) 4534
(b) 4554
(c) 4354
(d) 4252
(e) 4054

Q3. 1,    1,    2,    4.5,    11,     30,      ?
(a) 87
(b) 99
(c) 85
(d) 93
(e) 94

Q4. 1571,    1614,    1664,    1728,    1813,    ?
(a) 1926
(b) 1920
(c) 1936
(d) 1896
(e) 1698

Q5. 51,    64,     116,      233,    441,     766,     ?
(a) 1334
(b) 1234
(c) 1254
(d) 1285
(e) 1433

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. One type of liquid contains 25% of milk, the other contains 30% of milk. A container is filled with 6 parts of the first liquid and 4 parts of the second liquid. The percentage of milk in the mixture is:
(a) 27%
(b) 31%
(c) 29%
(d) 33%
(e) 36%

Q8. There are two circles of different radii. The area of a square is 196 sq. cm, whose side is half of the radius of the larger circle. The radius of the smaller circle is three-seventh that of the larger circle. What is the circumference of the smaller circle?
(a) 12Ï€ cm
(b) 16Ï€ cm
(c) 24Ï€ cm
(d) 32Ï€ cm
(e) 36Ï€ cm

Q9. A sum was put at SI at a certain rate for 4 years. Had it been put at 6% lower rate, it would have fetched Rs720 less. Find the sum.
(a) Rs 3000
(b) Rs 4000
(c) Rs 3500
(d) Rs 2400
(e) Rs 3600

Q10. The ratio of two numbers is 3/2:8/3. If each of the number is increased by 15 the ratio becomes 5/3:5/2. the bigger number is
(a) 27
(b) 36
(c) 48
(d) 64
(e) 63

Solutions (6-10):

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

Q11.  (√( 6083)×7) ÷ (3.9×5.5) =?
(a) 48
(b) 22
(c) 43
(d) 36
(e) 25

Q12. 459.008+3.0056×88.862=?
(a) 738
(b) 726
(c) 695
(d) 752
(e) 666

Q13. 133.008×2.97-111.17+74.93=?
(a) 311
(b) 234
(c) 360
(d) 280
(e) 399

Q14. √624.9995+(4.9989)^2=? ÷ 1/4.9900865
(a) 6
(b) 50
(c) 10
(d) 125
(e) 15

Q15. 564.966 + 82.0091 × 44.981 – 34.011 =?
(a) 28450
(b) 4000
(c) 1600
(d) 14225
(e) 4220

Solutions (11-15):