# Quantitative Aptitude for SBI Clerk Exam: 6th May 2018

**Dear Students,**

**Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018**

Today is the

**Day 15 of the SBI Clerk 60 Days Study Plan**and the topic for Today's Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude Practice Questions is Based on**Miscellaneous Topics**.**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.**Q1. The percentage of water in fresh fruit is 68% and in dry fruit is 20%. How much dried fruit can be extracted from 100 kg of fresh fruit?**

(a) 32 kg

(b) 40 kg

(c) 52 kg

(d) 80 kg

(e) 84 kg

**Q2. An item is sold at a loss of 10%. Had it sold for Rs. 9 more, a profit of 25/2% would have gained. What is the cost price of the item?**

(a) Rs. 40

(b) Rs. 45

(c) Rs. 50

(d) Rs. 35

(e) Rs. 25

**Q3. A trader marked his goods 20% more than the cost price. He sold half of goods in marked price, one fourth at 20% discount and the rest on 40% discount. His total profit would be**

(a) 2%

(b) 4.5%

(c) 13.5%

(d) 15%

(e) 18%

**Q4. A and B started a business after investing Rs. 12,000 and Rs. 14,400 respectively. At the end of the year B gets 12% of the total profit as management fees and the rest amount is distributed between both the partners in the ratio of their investments. If total annual profit is Rs. 7,500, then find the difference between their profits.**

(a) Rs. 1550

(b) Rs. 1400

(c) Rs. 1650

(d) Rs. 1500

(e) Rs. 1800

**Q5. What will be the compound interest on Rs. 43200 at the rate of 50/3% per annum in 2 years and 6 months, compounded annually?**

(a) Rs. 20050

(b) Rs. 2050

(c) Rs. 25000

(d) Rs. 20500

(e) Rs. 20400

**Solutions (1-5):****Q6. The simple interest on a certain sum at a certain rate in 3 years is Rs. 3000. If one the same sum and at the same rate compound interest of the third year is Rs. 1102.5, then what is the rate of interest?**

(a) 4.5%

(b) 5%

(c) 6%

(d) 5.1%

(e) 8.5%

**Q7. If a scooter rider drives at a speed of 24 km/h then he reaches his destination late by 5 min from his scheduled time but when he drives at a speed of 30 km/h then he reaches 4 min earlier from his scheduled time. What is the distance of the destination from the origin place?**

(a) 18 km

(b) 36 km

(c) 9 km

(d) 27 km

(e) 24 km

**Q8. If 3 men or 6 women can complete a work in 16 days then in how many days will 12 men and 8 women finish that work?**

(a) 4 days

(b) 5 days

(c) 3 days

(d) 2 days

(e) 6 days

**Q9. 16 men and 12 women can complete a work in 20 days. 18 women can complete the same work in 40 days. In how many days will 12 men 27 women complete the same work?**

(a) 12

(b) 16

(c) 18

(d) 24

(e) 28

**Q10. Two numbers are respectively 30% and 40% less than a third number. What is the second number as a percentage of the first?**

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Q11. Divide Rs 6100 between A and B, so that A’s share at the end of 3 years may equal B’s share at the end of 5 years, compound interest being at 20%**

(a) Rs 3800, Rs 2500

(b) Rs 3500, Rs 2600

(c) Rs 3400, Rs 2700

(d) RS 3450, Rs 2650

(e) Rs 3600, Rs 2500

**Q12. Anoop sells a book to Mayank at a profit of 20% and Mayank sells this book to Siddharth at a profit of 25%. Now Siddharth sells this book at a loss of 10% to Shishir. At what percentage loss should Shishir sell this book now so that his SP becomes equal to Anoop’s CP?**

(a) 36.68%

(b) 25.92%

(c) 48.66

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q13. The ratio of roses and lilies in a garden is 3 : 2 respectively. The average number of roses and lilies is 180. What is the number of lilies in the garden?**

(a) 144

(b) 182

(c) 216

(d) 360

(e) 460

**Q14. A car runs at the speed of 40 km/h when not serviced and runs at 65 km/h, when serviced. After servicing the car covers a certain distance in 5 h. How much approximate time will the car take to cover the same distance when not serviced?**

(a) 10

(b) 7

(c) 12

(d) 8

(e) 6

**Q15. An article is listed at Rs 65. A customer bought this article for Rs 56.16 and got two successive discounts of which the first one is 10%. The other rate of discount of this scheme that was allowed by the shopkeeper was:**

(a) 3%

(b) 4%

(c) 6%

(d) 2%

(e) 8%