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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. A shopkeeper gives 10% discount on marked price and earns a profit of 25%. If cost price of thing is Rs. 2160, what is the marked price of thing?
(a) Rs. 2500
(b) Rs. 2700
(c) Rs. 3500
(d) Rs. 3000
(e) None of these

Q2. The ratio between present ages of Ram and Shyam is 3 : 5. After 6 years, this ratio becomes 2 : 3. Find the present age of Shyam?
(a) 25 years
(b) 32 years
(c) 30 years
(d) 27 years
(e) None of these

Q3. The speed of a boat in still water is 12 kmph. If the boat covers 36 km upstream in 4 hours,what is the speed of stream?
(a) 3 km/hr
(b) 4km/hr
(c) 5km/hr
(d) 2km/hr
(e) None of these

Q4. Three persons A, B and C enter into a business with their initial capital of Rs. 15,000. Rs. 12000 and Rs. 18000 respectively. After 6 months, C withdrew 6000 and B invests an additional amount of 3000. After a year total profit is Rs. 6,670. Find what is the share of B in the profit?
(a) Rs. 2,250
(b) Rs. 2,007
(c) Rs. 2,150
(d) Rs. 2,070
(e) None of these

Q5. In a 68 litre mixture of spirit and water, the ratio of  water to spirit is 11 : 6. To make this ratio 4 : 3, how much amount of spirit should be added?
(a) 11 li
(b) 10 li
(c) 9 li
(d) 7 li
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): The following table shows the total number of persons who qualified UGC-NET in six different years and the ratio of male and female in them. Study the table carefully and answer the following questions.

Q6. What is the total number of female candidates who qualified the UGC-NET exam in years 2006, 2008 and 2010 together ?
(a) 24,900
(b) 26,500
(c) 25,800
(d) 23,800
(e) None of these

Q7. The number of male candidates who qualified in year 2007 are approximately what percent of total number of candidates who qualified the exam in year 2006?
(a) 88%
(b) 80%
(c) 72%
(d) 70%
(e) 91%

Q8. What is the average number of male candidates who qualified the exam in years 2006, 2007 and 2010 together?
(a) 17,875
(b) 20,450
(c) 18,980
(d) 18,875
(e) None of these

Q9. What is the difference between the number of male candidates who qualified in the year 2009 and number of female candidates who qualified in the year 2011?
(a) 3,630
(b) 3,450
(c) 3,600
(d) 3,360
(e) None of these

Q10. The number of male candidates who qualified the exam in 2008 are approximately what percent more or less than number of male candidates who qualified the exam in the year 2011?
(a) 17% more
(b) 17% less
(c) 20% less
(d) 20% more
(e) 21% less

Solutions (6-10):

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

Solutions (11-15):