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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. The population of vultures in a particular locality is decreases by a certain rate (compounded annually). If the current population of vultures be 29160 and the ratio of population after second year to after 3rd year be 10 : 9. What was the population of vultures 3 years ago?
(a) 30000
(b) 35000
(c) 40000
(d) 50000
(e) 55000

Q2. Dutta Ram lends equal sum of money at the same rate of interest to A and B. The money lends to A becomes twice of the original amount in just four years at simple interest. While Dutta Ram lends to B for the first two years at compound interest and amount obtained after two years from B (principal+C.I.) is again lent to B at same rate of interest for the rest two years at simple interest. If the difference between the amount of A and B after 4 years is Rs. 2750. What is the amount of money that Dutta Ram lends to each one?
(a) Rs. 40000
(b) Rs. 6000
(c) Rs. 8000
(d) Rs. 80000
(e) Rs. 8400

Q3. Rohit can do a piece of work in 12 days, Roshan can do the same work in 8 days, and Ritesh can do the same job in 4/5th time required by Rohit and Roshan both to complete the work together. Rohit and Roshan work together for 3 days, then Ritesh completes the job. How many days did Ritesh work?
(a) 51/25
(b) 4
(c) 2
(d) 36/25
(e) 86/25

Q4. Ram sells onions as part time business. Due to recent shortfall in the supply of onions, he doubles his selling price despite the cost price remains same for him due to a fixed contract. He realizes that his profit has tripled. Find the original profit percent.
(a) 200/3%
(b) 100%
(c) 120%
(d) 316/3%
(e) None of these

Q5.  Bahu is as much younger than Bhalla as he is older than Veer. If the sum of the ages of Bhalla and Veer is 50 years, what is the difference between Bhalla and Bahu’s age?
(a) 12
(b) 10
(c) 8
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (Q.6-10): Study the given graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.
The graph shows the number of people using mobile services of three different companies.
Q7. The total number of people using all the three mobile services in the year 2017 is what per cent of the total number of people using all the three mobile services in the year 2018? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
(a) 89.72%
(b) 93.46 %
(c) 88.18%
(d) 91.67%
(e) 79.46%

Q8. The number of people using mobile service of Jio in the year 2016 forms approximately what per cent of the total number of people using all the three mobile services in that year?
(a) 18%
(b) 26 %
(c) 11%
(d) 23%
(e) 29%

Q9. What is the ratio of the number of people using mobile service of Verizon in the year 2015 to that of those using the same service in the year 2014?
(a) 8 : 7
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 19 : 13
(d) 15 : 11
(e) 7 : 8

Q10. What is the total number of people using mobile service of Loop in the years 2018 and 2019 together?
(a) 35,000
(b) 30,000
(c) 45,000
(d) 25,000
(e) 40,000

Solutions (6-10):

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

Q11. 56% of 225 + 20% of 150 = ? – 109
(a) 49
(b) 103
(c) 53
(d) 47
(e) 265

Q12. 68% of 625 + ? % of 185 = 499
(a) 42
(b) 40
(c) 28
(d) 25
(e) 32

Q15. 36% of 245-40% of 210=10- ?
(a) 4.2
(b) 6.8
(c) 4.9
(d) 5.6
(e) 5.8

Solutions (11-15):