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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 Age Problems quiz on Numerical Ability to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Q1. At present meena is eight times her daughter age. 8 years hence from now, the ratio of the ages of Meena and her daughter will be 10 : 3, respectively. What is Meena’s present age?
(a) 32 years
(b) 40 years
(c) 36 years
(d) 34 years
(e) 46 years

Q2. 7 years ago, the ages of P and Q were in the ratio 4 : 5 and 7 years hence, they will be in the ratio 5 : 6 . The present age of Q is:
(a) 56 years
(b) 63 years
(c) 70 years
(d) 77 years
(e) 87 years

Q3. The ages of Rahul and Parul are 40 years and 60 years, respectively. How many years before the ratio of their ages was 3 : 5?
(a) 15 years
(b) 20 years
(c) 37 years
(d) 10 years
(e) 16 years

Q4. Birdi’s brother is 3 years elder to him. His father was 28 years of age when his sister was born. His mother was 26 years of age when he was born. His sister was 4 years of age when his brother was born, the ages of Birdi’s father and mother respectively when his brother was born.
(a) 32 years and 23 years
(b) 35 years and 29 years
(c) 35 years and 29 years
(d) 35 years and 33 years
(e) 28 years and 26 years

Q5. A is greater than B by 1/4 the sum of A and B. If B is increased by 45, it becomes greater than twice of A by 10. Find 2A + B.
(a) 85
(b) 65
(c) 75
(d) 45
(e) 55

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Father is aged three times more than the age of his son Ronit. After 8 years, he would be two and a half times of Ronit’s age. After further 8 years, how many times would he be of Ronit’s age?

Q7. Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between R and Q’s age?
(a) 2 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 3 years
(e) None of these

Q8. The ages of two persons differ by 16 years. If 6 years ago, the older one be 3 times as old as the younger one, find their present ages.
(a) 30, 14
(b) 15, 30
(c) 16, 32
(d) 14, 31
(e) 32, 16

Q9. Eighteen years ago, a father was three times as old as his son. Now the father is only twice as old as his son. Then the sum of the present ages of the son and the father is:
(a) 54
(b) 72
(c) 105
(d) 108
(e) 112

Q10. If the ages of A and C are added to twice the age of B, the total becomes 59. If the ages of B and C are added to thrice the age of A, the total becomes 68. And if the age of A is added to thrice the age of B and thrice the age of C, the total becomes 108. What is the age of A?
(a) 17 years
(b) 19 years
(c) 12 years
(d) 11 years
(e) 21 years

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. The sum of present ages of father and his son is 57 years. 6 years ago, the father was 4 times as old as his son at that time. The present age of son is:
(a) 12 years
(b) 9 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 16 years
(e) 18 years

Q12. A and B are friends and their ages differ by 2 years (B is older than A). A’s father D is twice as old as A and B is twice as old as his sister C. The age of D and C differ by 40 years. Find the age of A and B.

Q13. Present age of Rahul is 5 years less than Ritu’s present age. If 3 years ago Ritu’s age was x, which of the following represents Rahul’s age?
(a) x + 2
(b) x – 2
(c) x – 2 + 5
(d) x + 2 + 5
(e) x

Q14. A person was asked to state his age in years. His reply was, “Take my age three years hence, multiply it by 3 and then subtract three times my age three years ago and you will know how old I am.” What was the age of the person?
(a) 18 years
(b) 20 years
(c) 24 years
(d) 32 years
(e) 36 years

Q15. Sunil got married 6 years ago. His age is 7/6  times his age at the time of his marriage. Three years ago his son was 3 years old. The ratio of their present age is:
(a) 1 : 6
(b) 1 : 7
(c) 2 : 7
(d) 6 : 1
(e) 8 : 1

Solutions (11-15):