# Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018 (Ratio and Proportion)

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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

**Ratio and Proportion quiz**on Numerical Ability to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

**Q1. A man divided his wealth so that his son’s share to his wife’s share and the wife’s share to his daughter’s share are both in the ratio 3 : 1 and the daughter’s share is Rs.64,000 less than that of the son. What is the value of the total wealth?**

(a) 94,000

(b) 104,000

(c) 832,000

(d) 68,000

(e) 108000

**Q2. The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to the second is 2 : 3 and that of second to the third is 5 : 8 then the second numbers is :**

(a) 20

(b) 30

(c) 38

(d) 48

(e) 45

**Q3. One fraction is in the ratio 2 : 3. If 6 is subtracted from antecedent than resulted it 2/3 of original fraction. Find out antecedent.**

(a) 6

(b) 18

(c) 27

(d) 26

(e) 21

**Q4. The total number of students of a school was 660. The ratio between boys and girls was 13 : 9. After some days, 30 girls joined the school and some boys left the school and new ratio between boys and girls became 6 : 5. The number of boys who left the school is :**

(a) 50

(b) 40

(c) 20

(d) 60

(e) 30

**Q5. Between two consecutive years my incomes are in the ratio of 2 : 3 and expenses in the ratio 5 : 9. If my income in the second year is Rs. 45000 and my expenses in the first year is Rs. 25000. My total savings for the two years is :**

(a) Nil

(b) Rs. 15000

(c) Rs. 10000

(d) Rs. 5000

(e) None of these

**Solutions (1-5):****Q6. A bag contains Rs. 90 in coins of denominations of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag is**

(a) 80

(b) 120

(c) 100

(d) 135

(e) 140

**Q7. At the start of a seminar, the ratio of the number of male participants to the number of female participants was 3 : 1. During the tea break 16 participants left and 6 more female participants registered. The ratio of the male to the female participants become 2 : 1. What was the total number of participants at the start of the seminar?**

(a) 64

(b) 48

(c) 54

(d) 72

(e) 68

**Q8. A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 1. On adding 5 litres of water, the ratio of milk and water becomes 5 : 2. The quantity of milk in the original mixture is.**

(a) 16 litres

(b) 25 lires

(c) 22.75 litres

(d) 32.5 litres

(e) 30 litres

**Q9. Twenty years ago the ratio between the ages of Sita and Meena was 1 : 4 and at present it is 1 : 2. What is the age of Sita at present?**

(a) 25

(b) 35

(c) 30

(d) 60

(e) 40

**Q10. The ratio between Sumit’s and Prakash’s age at present in 2 : 3. Sumit is 6 years younger than Prakash. The ratio of Sumit’s age to Prakash’s age after 6 years will be :**

(a) 2 : 3

(b) 1 : 2

(c) 4 : 3

(d) 3 : 4

(e) 3 : 5

**Q11. In express train, the number of passengers travelling in AC sleeper class, First class and Sleeper class are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 and the fares to each of these classes are in the ratio 5 : 4 : 2. If the total income from this train is Rs. 57000, then the income from the AC sleeper class is :**

(a) Rs. 8000

(b) Rs. 15000

(c) Rs. 10000

(d) Rs. 6000

(e) None of these

**Q12. The expenses of a hotel consist of two parts. One part varies with the number of inmates while the other is constant. When the number of inmates is 200 and 250, the expenses are respectively Rs. 1300 and Rs. 1600. Then, the expenses for 300 inmates are :**

(a) Rs. 1800

(b) Rs. 1900

(c) Rs. 2000

(d) Rs. 2100

(e) Rs. 2300

**Q13. An amount of money is to be distributed among A, B and C in the ratio 3 : 1 : 5. The difference between B’s and C’s share is Rs. 3600. What is the total of A’s and B’s share ?**

(a) Rs. 5400

(b) Rs. 3600

(c) Rs. 2700

(d) Rs. 1800

(e) Rs. 2100

**Q14. A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7 : 2 and 7 : 11 respectively. If equal quantities of alloys are melted to form a third alloy C, find the ratio of gold and copper in C.**

(a) 7 : 12

(b) 14 : 13

(c) 7 : 5

(d) 2 : 11

(e) 5 : 3

**Q15. A dog pursues a cat and takes 5 leaps for every 6 leaps of the cat, but 4 leaps of the dog are equal to 5 leaps of the cat. Compare the speeds of the dog and the cat.**

(a) 15 : 22

(b) 9 : 25

(c) 25 : 21

(d) 25 : 24