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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 (Q1-5): What approximate value should come in place of question mark (?) in following problems?

Q1. (29.989% of 4530.11) – (22.04% of 4599.99) = ?+ 125.99
(a) 289
(b) 296
(c) 278
(d) 221
(e) 323

Q2. 14.95% of 679.98 + 19.9% of 219.89 = ?
(a) 116
(b) 146
(c) 165
(d) 176
(e) 85

Q3. 820.01 – 21 × 32.99 + ? = 240
(a) 105
(b) 173
(c) 113
(d) 234
(e) 143

Q4. 8537.986 – 2416.005 – 221.996 = ?
(a) 6500
(b) 5900
(c) 4300
(d) 3900
(e) 5050

Q5. 2489.99 ÷ 9.97 + 54.94% 279.95 = ?
(a) 373
(b) 445
(c) 507
(d) 302
(e) 403

Directions (Q.6-10): In these questions, two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer:
(a) if x < y
(b) if x > y
(c) if x ≤ y
(d) if x ≥ y
(e) if relationship between x and y cannot be determined

Q6. I. x² – 9x + 18 = 0
II. 5y² – 22y + 24 = 0

Q7. I. 6x² + 11x + 5 = 0
II. 2y² + 5y + 3 = 0

Q8. I. x² + 10x + 24 = 0
II. y² – √625=0

Q9. I. 10x² + 11x + 1 = 0
II. 15y² + 8y + 1 = 0

Q10. I.15x² – 11x + 2 = 0
II. 10y² – 9y + 2 = 0

Q11. The dimensions of a rectangular room when increased by 4 metres are in the ratio of 4 : 3 and when decreased by 4 metres, are in the ratio of 2 : 1. The dimensions of the room are
(a) 6 m and 4 m
(b) 12 m and 8 m
(c) 16 m and 12 m
(d) 24 m and 16 m
(e) None of these

Q12. A is 30% more efficient than B. How much time will they, working together, take to complete a job which A alone could have done in 23 days ?
(a) 11 days
(b) 13 days
(c) 20 3/17 days
(d) 9 days
(e) 15 days

Q13. 12 men complete a work in 18 days. Six days after they had started working, 4 men joined them. How many days will all of them take to complete the remaining work ?
(a) 10 days
(b) 12 days
(c) 15 days
(d) 9 days
(e) 8 days

Q14. 12 men and 16 boys can do a piece of work in 5 days, 13 men and 24 boys can do it in 4 days. Then the ratio of daily work done by a man to that of a boy is
(a) 2 : 1
(b) 3 : 1
(c) 3 : 2
(d) 5 : 4
(e) None of these

Q15. A cistern normally takes 6 hours to be filled by a tap but because of a leak, 2 hours more. In how many hours will the leak empty a full cistern ?
(a) 20 hrs
(b) 24 hrs
(c) 26 hrs
(d) None of these
(e) Can’t be determined

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