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

Q1. Mr. Yadav spends 80% of his monthly salary on consumable items and 50% of the remaining on clothes and transport. He saves the remaining amount. If his savings at the end of the year are Rs. 5370, how much amount per month he spends on clothes and transport?
(a) Rs. 403.70
(b) Rs. 807.60
(c) Rs. 969.20
(d) Rs. 447.50
(e) Rs. 480.55

Q2. In an election only two candidates contested. 30% of the registered voters did not cast their votes and 180 votes were declared invalid and the winner got 684 valid votes more than his opponent, if the number of valid votes received by the winner is 42% of the number of registered voters ,then How many registered voters cast their votes ?
(a) 2660
(b) 2260
(c) 2160
(d) 2800
(e) 2520

Q3. The respective ratio of the present age of Swati and Trupti is 4 : 5, Six years hence the respective ratio of their age will be 6 : 7. Then what will be the difference between their age after 6 year ?
(a) 2 years
(b) 3 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 5 years
(e) 6 years

Q4. Monthly income of Anil and Sunil are in the ratio 5 : 4 and their expenses are in the ratio 4 : 3, If each of them saves Rs. 1200 at the end of the month, then what will be their monthly incomes respectively
(a) Rs. 6000, Rs. 4800
(b) Rs. 800, Rs. 6400
(c) Rs. 8000, Rs. 7200
(d) Rs. 2000, Rs. 1600
(e) Rs. 5500, Rs. 4300

Q5. The average score of boys in an examination in a school is 71 and that of the girls is 73 and the average score of the school is 71.8. then what will be ratio between the number of boys to the number of girls, who appeared in the examination
(a) 1 : 2
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 2 : 3
(d) 4 : 2
(e) 5 : 3

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. In a one day cricket match. Agarkar, Sehwag, Sachin, Dravid and Ganguly scored an average of 39 runs. Dravid scored 7 more than Ganguly. Ganguly scored 9 fewer than Agarkar. Sehwag scored as many as Dravid and Ganguly combined; and Sehwag and Sachin scored 110 runs between them. How many runs did Sachin score ?
(a) 47
(b) 57
(c) 53
(d) 67
(e) 54

Q7. A machine is sold at a profit of 10%. Had it been sold for Rs. 40 less, there would have been a loss of 10%. What was the cost price ?
(a) Rs. 175
(b) Rs. 200
(c) Rs. 225
(d) Rs. 250
(e) Rs. 300

Q8. When a number is added to another number, the total becomes  10/3 of the second number. What is the ratio between the first and the second number?
(a) 3 : 7
(b) 7 : 4
(c) 7 : 3
(e) None of these

Q9. Divide Rs. 7500 among A, B and C such that A’s share to B’s share is in the ratio 5 : 2 and B’s share to C’s share is in the ratio 7 : 13. How much will B receive ?
(a) Rs. 1400
(b) Rs. 3500
(c) Rs. 2600
(d) Rs. 7000
(e) Rs. 7500

Q10. Instead of dividing Rs. 117 among P, Q and R in the ratio 1/2 ∶1/3 ∶1/4, it was divided in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4 by mistake. Who gained in the transaction?
(a) only P
(b) only Q
(c) only R
(d) Both Q and R
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):
Directions (11-15) : Find the approximate value of the following questions.

Q11. (13.96)² – (15.03)² + (18.09)² – 32.65 = ?
(a) 223
(b) 262
(c) 334
(d) 354
(e) 201 Q13. 9228.789 – 5021.832 + 1496.989 = ?
(a) 6500
(b) 6004
(c) 6314
(d) 5704
(e) 5104

Q14. 1001 ÷ 49 × 99 – 1299 = ?
(a) 700
(b) 600
(c) 900
(d) 250
(e) 400

Q15. 7999.99 + 72 × 49.99 = ?
(a) 12000
(b) 12600
(c) 12500
(d) 11600
(e) 11000

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