Solutions of Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: 11th March 2018

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Numerical Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018
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.

Q1. A , B and C invested different amounts in a business for 4 months, 6 months and 12 months respectively. B’s investment was 2 times A’s investment and C’s investment was 2.5 times A’s investment. If at the end of the year, they together received an amount of Rs 5,819/- as  total profit, what was B’s share in the total profit.
(a) Rs 1,404/-
(b) Rs 1,428/-
(c) Rs 1,518/-
(d) Rs 1,536/-
(e) Rs 1,644/-

Q2. The perimeter of a square is twice the perimeter of a rectangle. If the perimeter of the square is 56 cm and the length of the rectangle is 9 cm, then what is the difference between the breadth of the rectangle and the side of the square.
(a) 7 cm
(b) 9 cm
(c) 11 cm
(d) 5 cm
(e) 8 cm

Q3. The compound interest accrued in 2 years on a principal of Rs 16,250/- is Rs 5,616/- What is the rate of interest p.c.p.a.?
(a) 22%
(b) 16%
(c) 18%
(d) 15%
(e) 12%

Q4. The respective ratio of milk to water in the mixture is 4 : 3 respective. If 6 litre of water is added to this mixture, the respective ratio of milk to water becomes 8 : 7. What is the quantity of milk in the original mixture?
(a) 96 litre
(b) 36 litre
(c) 84 litre
(d) 48 litre
(e) 56 liter

Q5. The diameter of a circle is equal to the perimeter of a square whose area is 3136 cm². What is the circumference of the circle?
(a) 352 cm
(b) 704 cm
(c) 39424 cm
(d) 1024 cm
(e) 804 cm

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A certain amount was to be distributed among A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4 respectively, but was erroneously distributed in the ratio 7 : 2 : 5 respectively. As a result of this, B got Rs 40/- less. What was the amount?
(a) Rs 210/-
(b) Rs 270/-
(c) Rs 230/-
(d) Rs 280/-
(e) Rs. 260/-

Q7. The fare of a bus is Rs x for the first five kilometers and Rs 13 per kilometre thereafter. If a passenger pays Rs 2,402/- for a journey of 187 kilometers, what is the value of x?
(a) Rs 29/-
(b) Rs 39/-
(c) Rs 36/-
(d) Rs 31/-
(e) Rs. 38/-

Q8. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘VIRTUAL’ be arranged?
(a) 840
(b) 5040
(c) 252
(d) 1680
(e) 720

Q9. A juice center requires 35 dozen guavas for 28 days. How many dozen guavas will it require for 36 days?
(a) 50
(b) 52
(c) 40
(d) 45
(e) 48

Q10. The sum of digits of a two-digit number is 12 and the difference between the two-digits of the two-digit number is 6. What is the two-digit number?
(a) 39
(b) 84
(c) 93
(d) 75
(e) Either (a) or (c)

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In the following table, detail of five exams (A, B, C, D, and E) is given in which number of students enrolled, number of students appeared out of the enrolled students  and number of students qualified out of the appeared students in the given exams. Read the table carefully and answer the given questions.

Q11. Total number of students qualified in all the five exams is approximately what Percentage of the total students enrolled in all the five examination.
(a) 62%
(b) 67%
(c) 80%
(d) 58%
(e) 73%

Q12. What is the ratio between students enrolled in the exam C & D together to the students appeared for the exam D & E together?
(a) 13 : 9
(b) 9 : 13
(c) 7 : 13
(d) 10 : 13
(e) 13 : 10

Q13. What is the difference between the Percentage of students appeared for exam ‘B’ to the Percentage of students appeared for exam ‘C
(a) 24.875%
(b) 26.875%
(c) 28.875%
(d) 30.875%
(e) 32.875%

Q14. If in exam ‘A’ 25% of the students who enrolled for exam are female, then what is the number of males who qualified the exam A?
(a) 33,750
(b) 45,000
(c) 40,500
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q15. Out of the number of students who qualified the exam D, 22% of them disqualified due to malpractice, then find the total number of students who are not qualified in exam D?
(a) 5,000
(c) 5,600
(d) 10,000
(e) 5,445

Solutions (11-15):


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