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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. Akshay starts working on a job and continues for 15 days and completes 36% of the work. To complete the work, he employs Monika and together they work for 20 days and completed the work.  What will be the efficiency ratio of Akshay and Monika?
(a) 7 : 5
(b) 4 : 3
(c) 5 : 3
(d) 1 : 3
(e) 3 : 1

Q2. Three taps A, B and C are connected to a water tank and the rate of flow of water from them is 42 litres/hr, 56 litre/hr and 48 litres/hr. Tap A and B fill the tank and tap C empties it. If the tank gets completely filled in 16 hours, what is the capacity of the tank?
(a) 146 litres
(b) 960 litres
(c) 800 litres
(d) 1200 litres
(e) 500 litres

Q3. A 180 metres long train crosses another 270 metres long train running in the opposite direction in 10.8 seconds. If the speed of the first train is 60 kmph, what is the speed of the second train in kmph?
(a) 80 kmph
(b) 90 kmph
(c) 150 kmph
(d) 160 kmph
(e) 120 kmph

Q4. The ratio between the speed of a train and a car is 16 : 15 respectively. Also a bus covered a distance of 480 kms. In 8 hours. The speed of the bus is three-forth the speed of the train. How much distance will the car cover in 6 hours?
(a) 450 km
(b) 480 km
(c) 360 km
(d) 380 km
(e) 420 km

Q5. For admission in a graduation program of Delhi University, 90% of the candidates who appeared for the written test were males and the rest were females, 60% of the males and 80% of the females passed in the written test. What is the total number of students who appeared for the written test, if the total number of passed candidates were 1240?
(a) 2,500
(b) 2,000
(c) 2,750
(d) 3,500
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?

Q8. 820.15 + 2379.85 + 140.01 × 4.99 =?
(a) 4400
(b) 3900
(c) 3000
(d) 4000
(e) 4300

Q9. 39.97% of 649.8 ÷ 13.05 = 45.12 –?
(a) 40
(b) 15
(c) 25
(d) 10
(e) 30

Q10. (674.87 + 59.98) ÷ 35.02 =?
(a) 29
(b) 27
(c) 19
(d) 21
(e) 11

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Number of students (In thousands) enrolled in three different districts in six different years

Q11. What was percentage increase in enrollment in the number of students in District-R in year 2013 as compared to that of the previous year?
(a) 115.5%
(b) 112.5%
(c) 15.5%
(d) 12.5%
(e) 16.5%

Q12. What was the difference between the number of students enrolled in all the three districts in the year 2014 together and the number of students enrolled in District-Q over all the years together?
(a) 12,000
(b) 11,000
(c) 1,100
(d) 1,400
(e) 16,000

Q13. What was the approximate average number of students enrolled in District-P over all the years together?
(a) 5,999
(b) 5,666
(c) 5,444
(d) 53,333
(e) 43,333

Q14. In which year was the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together second highest?
(a) 2011
(b) 2012
(c) 2014
(d) 2013
(e) 2016

Q15. Total number of students enrolled in the District-P and District –Q together in the year 2016 was what percentage of the total number of students enrolled in District-P in the year 2014?
(a) 150
(b) 120
(c) 250
(d) 220
(e) 240

Solutions (11-15):