Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: 24th March 2018

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Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018
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): What approximate value should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value.
Q2. 9999 ÷ 99) ÷ 9 =?
(a) 18
(b) 15
(c) 6
(d) 11
(e) 20 

Q3. 22.005% of 449.999 =?
(a) 85
(b) 99
(c) 125
(d) 75
(e) 150 

Q4. 5554.999 ÷ 50.007 =?
(a) 111
(b) 150
(c) 200
(d) 50
(e) 125 

Q5. 23.001 × 18.999 × 7.998 =?
(a) 4200
(b) 3000
(c) 3496
(d) 4000
(e) 2500

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. The average of 6 observations is 45.5. If one new observation is added to the previous observation, then the new average becomes 47. The new observation is:
(a) 58
(b) 56
(c) 50
(d) 46
(e) 48

Q7. The average age of 40 students of a class is 15 years. When 10 new students are admitted, the average age is increased by 0.2 year. The average age of the new students is:
(a) 15.2 years
(b) 16 years
(c) 16.2 years
(d) 16.4 years
(e) 12 years

Q8. The mean weight of 120 student in the second year’s class of a college is 56 kg. If the mean weight of boys and that of the girls in the class are 60 kg and 50 kg respectively, then the number of boys and girls in the class are respectively:
(a) 72,64
(b) 38,64
(c) 72,48
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q9.  A reduction of 20% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more rice for Rs 385. The original price of rice is:
(a)Rs 20 per kg 
(b) Rs 22.50 per kg
(c) Rs 25 per kg
(d) Rs 27.50 per kg
(e) Rs 29.50 per kg

Q10. A’s income is 20% more than that of B. By how much percent is B’s income is less than that of A?

Solutions (6-10):

Q11.  Sushil got 103 marks in Hindi, 111 marks in Science, 98 marks in Sanskrit, 110 marks in Maths and 88 marks in English. If the maximum marks of each subject are equal and if Sushil scored 85 percent marks in all the subjects together, what are the maximum marks of each subject?
(a) 110
(b) 120
(c) 115
(d) 100
(e) 140

Q12. A committee of five members is to be formed out of 3 trainees, 4 professors and 6 research associates. In how many different ways can this be done if the committee should have all the 4 professors and 1 research associate or all 3 trainees and 2 professors? 
(a) 15
(b) 18
(c) 25
(d) 12
(e) 16

Q13. An amount of money is to be divided among P, Q and R in the ratio 4 : 9 : 16. If R gets 4 times more than P, what is Q’s share in it? 
(a) Rs. 1800 
(b) Rs. 2700 
(c) Rs. 3600 
(d) Data inadequate 
(e) None of these 

Q14. A sum of Rs. 1440 is lent out in three parts in such a way that the interest on first part at 2% for 3 years, second part at 3% for 4 years and third part at 4% for 5 years are equal. Then the difference between the largest and the smallest sum is 
(a) Rs. 400 
(b) Rs. 560 
(c) Rs. 460 
(d) Rs. 200 
(e) Rs. 250

Q15. If a sum of money at compound interest doubles itself in 15 years, it will become eight times of itself in 
(a) 60 years  
(b) 48 years 
(c) 54 years  
(d) 45 years  
(e) 30 years

Solutions (11-15):


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