# Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: 30th 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.

**Directions (1-5): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:**

**Cost of three different fruits (in rupees per kg.) in five different cities.**

**Q1. In which city is the difference between the cost of one kg. of Mango and cost of one kg. of Orange second lowest?**

(a) Kanpur

(b) Bhagalpur or Mumbai

(c) Indore

(d) Raipur

(e) Kanpur or Raipur

**Q2. Cost of one kg. of Orange in Kanpur is approximately what percent of the cost of two kgs. Of Cheeku in Mumbai?**

(a) 66

(b) 24

(c) 28

(d) 33

(e) 58

**Q3. Total cost of Mango in all the five cities together is how much percent more than total cost of orange in all the five cities together?**

(a) 90%

(b) 82.5%

(c) 87.5%

(d) 75%

(e) 85%

**Q4. Ravinder had to purchase 45 kgs. of Cheeku from Bhagalpur. Shopkeeper gave him discount of 4% per kg. What amount did he pay to the shopkeeper after the discount?**

(a) Rs 8,208

(b) Rs 8,104

(c) Rs 8340

(d) Rs 8,550

(e) Rs 8,410

**Q5. What is the respective ratio between the cost of 5/2 kg. of Cheeku from Raipur and the cost of 3/2 kg. of Mango from Kanpur?**

(a) 3 : 2

(b) 2 : 3

(c) 5 : 11

(d) 4 : 9

(e) 5 : 3

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): In these questions, two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer**

**(a) x ≥ y**

**(b) x ≤ y**

**(c) x < y**

**(d) x > y**

**(e) Relationship between x and y cannot be established**

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**Q11. 2, 13, 67, ?, 817, 1639**

(a) 271

(b) 205

(c) 218

(d) 262

(e) 264

**Q12. 1, 2, 6, 21, ?, 445, 2676**

(a) 88

(b) 77

(c) 52

(d) 64

(e) 68

**Q13. 8, 48, ?, 1320, 5940, 23760**

(a) 260

(b) 264

(c) 254

(d) 256

(e) 246

**Q14. 250000, 62500, 12500, 3125, 625, ?, 31.25**

(a) 156.25

(b) 172.25

(c) 125

(d) 150

(e) 250

**Q15. 588, 563, 540, 519, ?, 483, 468**

(a) 500

(b) 496

(c) 494

(d) 490

(e) 480