# Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: 8th March 2018

**Dear Students,**

**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): Study the following line graph and answer the questions based on it.**

**Given below is the line graph which shows the percentage rise in price of Wheat & Rice over the given years.**

**Q1. If ratio between price of rice & wheat in 2014 is 3 : 4 then what will be their ratio of price in 2015?**

(a) 20 : 23

(b) 19 : 21

(c) 18 : 23

(d) 23 : 28

(e) 17 : 19

**Q2. If price of wheat in year 2011 is 7200 Rs per quintal then what will be its price in year 2013 per quintal?**

(a) 8420

(b) 9012

(c) 10500

(d) 83250

(e) 9108

**Q3. What is the effective percentage increase in price of wheat from year 2011 to year 2013?**

(a) 30%

(b) 22%

(c) 23.5%

(d) 26.5%

(e) 32.75%

**Q4. If a person expends Rs 4140 in buying rice at the rate of 120 Rs/kg in year 2012 then he has to reduce his consumption of rice by how many kg in year 2013 for the same expenditure of 4140?**

(a) 4.5 kg

(b) 3 kg

(c) 2 kg

(d) 2.5 kg

(e) 4 kg

**Q5. If the price of wheat in 2013 is 132 Rs/kg then what will be total cost of 25 kg of wheat in 2012?**

(a) 1250 Rs

(b) 3000 Rs

(c) 1500 Rs

(d) 2000 Rs

(e) 2500 Rs

**Solutions (1-5):****Q6. In an examination, it is required to get 296 marks out of aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 222 marks and is declared failed by 10% marks. What are the maximum aggregate marks as student can get?**

(a) 830

(b) 810

(c) 780

(d) 740

(e) 760

**Q7. The profit earned by selling an article of Rs. 900 is double the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 600. What should be the salling price (in Rs.) of the article for marking 50 percent profit?**

(a) 1050

(b) 1000

(c) 1020

(d) 1025

(e) 1075

**Q8. Mukesh purchased 40 kg of wheat at Rs. 12.50 per kg and 25 kg of of wheat at Rs. 15.10 per kg. He mixed the two qualities of wheat for selling. At what rate should it be sold to gain 10%?**

(a) Rs. 13.25

(b) Rs. 13.50

(c) Rs. 14.75

(d) Rs. 14.85

(e) Rs. 14.65

**Q9. A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the customer pays Rs. 3,402 as the price including the sales tax, then the marked price is?**

(a) Rs. 3400

(b) Rs. 3500

(c) Rs. 3900

(d) Rs. 3600

(e) Rs. 3800

**Q10. A container contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio of 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture is drawn off and the container is filled with B. The ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquids A was contained by the container initially?**

(a) 10 liters

(b) 20 liters

(c) 21 liters

(d) 25 liters

(e) 27 liters

**Solutions (6-10):****Directions (11-15): What value will come in place of (x) in the following questions?**

**Solutions (11-15):**