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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.

Directions (1-5): The following table provides information about the number of students applied for AIEEE examination from 5 different states in 5 different years. Study the table carefully and answer the following questions.

Q1. Find the difference between average number of students applied for AIEEE  for year 2008 and 2011 from Assam and the average number of students applied for AIEEE exam for year 2007 and 2011 from Guajrat?
(a) 45
(b) 55
(c) 65
(d) 90
(e) 35

Q2. Number of students applied for AIEEE in 2009 from Assam is what percent of total number of students applied for AIEEE from Punjab in year 2009 and 2010 together?
(a) 800/17%
(b) 800/13%
(c) 400/17%
(d) 500/13%
(e) 900/17%

Q3. Find the increase in total number of students applied for AIEEE in 2010 as compared to previous year?
(a) 160
(b) 120
(c) 180
(d) 100
(e) 140

Q4.  If 20 percent of the total students applied for AIEEE from Odissa in all five years left Odissa and went to Haryana then find the new total number of students applied for AIEEE from Haryana?
(a) 4698
(b) 4688
(c) 4678
(d) 4628
(e) 4668

Q5. If the ratio of male and female who applied for AIEEE from Odissa is 2: 3 then find the number of males and females who applied for AIEEE in year 2011 from Odissa?
(a) 360,540
(b) 1776, 2664
(c) 2000, 3000
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. The average sale of a car dealership was 15 cars per week. After a promotional scheme, the average sale increased to 21 cars per week. The percentage increases in the sale of cars was:
(a) 40%
(b) 140%
(c) 66.67%
(d) 39.33%
(e) 45%

Q7. The prices of a room air conditioner and an automatic washing machine are in the ratio of 3 : 2. What would be the price of the washing machine if it costs Rs. 6000 less than the air conditioner?
(a) Rs. 18000
(b) Rs. 10000
(c) Rs. 12000
(d) Rs. 6000
(e) Rs. 16000

Q8. A property dealer sells a house for Rs. 6,30,000 and in the bargain makes a profit of 5% Had he sold it for Rs. 5,00,000, then what percentage of loss or gain he would have made?

Q9. A and B together can do a piece of work in 30 days. A and B worked for 16 days and B finished the remaining work alone in 28 days. In how many days will B  finish the whole work alone?
(a) 24 days
(b) 10 days
(c) 32 days
(d) 60 days
(e) 45 days

Q10. Three taps A, B and C can fill a tank in 12, 15 and 20 hrs, respectively. If A is open all the time and B and C are open for one hour each alternatively, the tank will be filled in:
(a) 6 hrs
(b) 7 hrs
(c) 5 hrs
(d) 8 hrs
(e) 4 hrs

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. If train runs at 40 Km/h, it reaches its destination late by 11 minutes but if it runs at 50 Km/h it is late by 5 minutes only. The correct time for the train to complete its journey is
(a) 13 minutes
(b) 15 minutes
(c) 19 minutes
(d) 21 minutes
(e) 16 minutes

Q12. Three vessels contain equal mixtures of milk and water in the ratio 6 : 1, 5 : 2 and 3 : 1 respectively. If all the solutions are mixed together, the ratio of milk to water in the final mixture will be:
(a) 64 : 65
(b) 65 : 64
(c) 19 : 65
(d) 65 : 19
(e) 65:23

Q13. 1 year ago, a mother was 4 times older to her son. After 6 years, her age becomes more than double her son’s age by 5 years. The present ratio of mother and son age will be:
(a) 13 : 12
(b) 3 : 1
(c) 11 : 3
(d) 25 : 7
(e) 7:25

Q14. A man divided his share to his sons A and B in such a way that the interest received by A at 15% per annum for 3 years is double the interest received by B at 12% per annum for 5 years. At what ratio was his share divided?
(a) 2/3
(b) 8/3
(c) 3/8
(d) 3/2
(e) 8/5

Q15. A committee of 5 is to be formed from a group of 12 students consisting of 8 boys and 4 girls. In how many ways can the committee be formed if it consists of exactly 3 boys and 2 girls?
(a) 436
(b) 336
(c) 548
(d) 256
(e) 326

Solutions (11-15):