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): What value should come in place of (x) in the following questions?

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): In the following questions two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both equations and
(a) if x > y
(b) if x ≥ y
(c) if x < y
(d) if x ≤ y
(e) If x = y or the relationship cannot be established

Q6. I. x² – 7x + 10 = 0
II. y² + 11y + 10 = 0

Q7. I. x² + 28x + 192 = 0
II. y² + 16y + 48 = 0

Q8. I. 2x – 3y = -3.5
II. 3x – 2y = –6.5

Q9. I. x² + 8x + 15 = 0
II. y²+ 11y + 30 = 0

Q10. I. x =√3136
II. y² = 3136

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q11.  ?, 7800, 1560, 390, 130, 65
(a) 47120
(b) 49900
(c) 46800
(d) 48350
(e) 48600

Q12. 7, 11, 19, ?, 67, 131
(a) 35
(b) 23
(c) 46
(d) 51
(e) 37

Q13. 5, 10, 25, 70, 205, ?
(a) 650
(b) 670
(c) 550
(d) 610
(e) 620

Q14. 7, 35, 210, ?, 6300, 31500
(a) 1040
(b) 1060
(c) 1080
(d) 1030
(e) 1015

Q15. 513, 495, ?, 462, 447, 433
(a) 460
(b) 491
(c) 488
(d) 478
(e) 498

Solutions (11-15):