Dear students,
Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

Today is the Day 29 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.

Directions (1-5): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q1. 2,    16,     112,     672,    3360,    ?
(a) 3430
(b) 3340
(c) 40320
(d) 43240
(e) 13440

Q2. 4,     9,      19,      ?,      79,      159,      319
(a) 59
(b) 39
(c) 49
(d) 29
(e) 40

Q3. 87,     89,     95,      107,      ?,      157
(a) 127
(b) 122
(c) 139
(d) 140
(e) 144

Q4. 474,      459,       429,      369,      249,      ?
(a) 9
(b) 0
(c) 4
(d) 11
(e) 15

Q5. 7,      10,      16,      28,     52,     ?,      196
(a) 100
(b) 90
(c) 160
(d) 150
(e) 120

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Raju sells an article at a gain of 15%. Had he sold it for Rs 3780 more, he would have gained 20%. What is the cost price of the article?
(a) Rs 75000
(b) Rs 75600
(c) Rs 75800
(d) Rs 76500
(e) Rs 78400

Q7. Shailesh was conducting an experiment in which the average of 11 observations came to 82, while the average of the first five observations was 77, and that of the last five was 78. What was the measure of the 6th observation?
(a) 127
(b) 125
(c) 123
(d) 120
(e) 132

Q8. How much water must be added to a cask which contains 35 litres of milk at a cost price of Rs 44 per litre so that the cost of milk reduces to Rs 40 per litre?
(a) 6 Litre
(b) 5 Litre
(c) 3.5 Litre
(d) 4 Litre
(e) 8 Litre

Q9. The speed of a man in still water is 7.5 kmph and the rate of flow of water is 2.5 kmph. He takes 30 hours to row to a place and back. What is the distance between these two places?
(a) 160 km
(b) 100 km
(c) 120 km
(d) 150 km
(e) 180 km

Q10. A sum of Rs 11700 each is lent by three brothers Rangesh, Mangesh and Ganesh at a simple interest of 5% per annum for 2 years, 3 years and 4 years respectively. The interest earned by Ganesh is how much more (in Rs) than that of Mangesh?
(a) 558
(b) 568
(c) 658
(d) 585
(e) 628

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer-
Solutions (11-15):