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Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

Today is the Day 40 of the SBI Clerk 60 Days Study PlanNumerical 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 average age of Abhishek, Veer and Neeraj is 27 years and the average of the age of Abhishek, Veer and Gopal is 32 years. If the age of Gopal is 41 years. Then find the average age of Neeraj and Gopal.
(a) 28 years
(b) 29.5 years
(c) 33.5 years
(d) 35 years
(e) 36 years

Q2.  Ritu and Neha started a business with capital Rs. 12000 and Rs. 16000 respectively. After 6 months Sonakshi also joined the business with capital Rs. 22000. At the end of year average of profit share of Ritu and Sonakshi is Rs. 1725. Find the total annual profit of the business.
(a) Rs. 4500
(b) Rs. 5850
(c) Rs. 5360
(d) Rs. 4800
(e) Rs. 6000

Q3. Satish calculates his loss percentage on selling price in place of cost price and found 20% loss. He again calculates it and found that he sold articles at Rs. 96 less than cost price. Find the cost price of article.
(a) Rs. 800
(b) Rs. 460
(c) Rs. 644
(d) Rs. 680
(e) Rs. 576

Q4. Average age of Raj, his wife Arti and his son Maddy 2 year before was 42 years. His son Maddy married 1 year before and the average of present ages of the family is 38 years. Then find the present age of Maddy’s wife.
(a) 20 years
(b) 19 years
(c) 23 years
(d) 25 years
(e) None of these

Q5. Satish and Veer started a business with initial capital of Rs. 35000 and Rs. 40000 respectively. After 4 months Satish withdrew  1/7th of his initial capital and Veer added 25% extra money of his initial capital. If after 6 months of starting the business Lalit also joined with capital Rs. 45000 and total yearly profit is Rs. 21780, then find the profit share of Satish.
(a) Rs. 8250
(b) Rs. 7540
(c) Rs. 6840
(d) Rs. 6400
(e) Rs. 7280

Solutions (1-5):

Q6.  Dewesh distributes Rs. 435 among his 3 sons A, B and C in such a way that ratio of share of A to C is 3 : 5 and B receives ⅓ of C. Then find the share of B.
(a) Rs. 90
(b) Rs. 65
(c) Rs. 85
(d) Rs. 75
(e) Rs. 80

Q7. The price of sugar is increased by 20%. If the expenditure on sugar has to be kept the same as earlier, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and the original consumption is:
(a) 1 : 3
(b) 1 : 4
(c) 1 : 6
(d) 1 : 5
(e) 6 : 1

Q8. Two articles were sold at same selling price. If first article was sold at 20% profit and second article was sold at 40% loss. Then find overall profit/loss percentage on selling both articles.
(a) 20% profit
(b) 20% loss
(c) 15% loss
(d) 10% profit
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-8):

Directions (09-12): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q9.  25,     42,     60,     82,     113,     ?
(a) 160
(b) 145
(c) 150
(d) 164
(e) 173

Q10.  17,     22,     29,     40,     53,     ?
(a) 69
(b) 70
(c) 75
(d) 83
(e) 64

Q11.  9,     5,     6,     14,     60,     ?
(a) 488
(b) 258
(c) 348
(d) 396
(e) 435

Q12.  52,     60,     71,     88,     114,     ?
(a) 145
(b) 161
(c) 138
(d) 149
(e) 152

Solutions (9-12):

Directions (13-15): What value should come in place of (x) in the following questions

Solutions (13-15):