# SBI Clerk 20 Minutes Marathon | Numerical Ability Sectional Test

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Bankersadda brings to you the SBI Clerk 20 Minutes Marathon of Numerical Ability...its time to Chase your Success. This is a timer-based quiz of 20 minutes to help you practice for SBI Clerk Preliminary exam. You’ll also get full-length sectional tests of other two subjects English and Reasoning so keep practicing on bankersadda. You can also take up this challenge on Adda247 App. So, start practicing for the real examination right away. This will not only ensure your success in the exam but will also help you bag maximum marks in the Quantitative Aptitude Section with a planned strategy.

Following is the Quantitative Aptitude Full-Length quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Q1. The price of sugar is increased by 20%. If the expenditure on sugar has to be kept the same as earlier, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and the original consumption is:

1 : 3
1 : 4
1 : 6
1 : 5
2 : 5
Solution:

Q2. An ore contains 25% of an alloy that has 90% iron. Other than this, in the remaining 75% of the ore, there is no iron. To obtain 60 kg of pure iron, the quantity of the ore needed, in kg, is approximately:

250.57
266.67
275.23
300
320.67
Solution:

Q3. A dishonest trader marks up his goods by 80% above its original cost price and gives discount of 25% on mark price. Besides it he gets 20% more amount per kg from wholesaler and sells 10% less per kg to customer. What is the overall profit percentage?

80%
60%
70%
85%
90%
Solution:

Q4. How much above the cost price should a man mark his goods so that after allowing a discount of 10% for cash payment, he may still make a profit of 8%?

20%
18%
28%
25%
35%
Solution:

Q5. The cost of a piece of diamond varies with the square of its weight. A diamond of Rs. 5184 value is cut into 3 pieces whose weights are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. Find the loss involved in the cutting.

Rs. 3068
Rs. 3088
Rs. 3175
Rs. 3168
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q6. 7, 20, 46, 98, 202, (?)

420
410
310
320
220
Solution:

Q7. 210, 209, 213, 186, 202, (?)

138
77
177
327
227
Solution:

Q8. 27, 38, 71, 126, 203, (?)

212
202
301
312
302
Solution:

Q9. 435, 354, 282, 219, 165, (?)

103
112
120
130
230
Solution:

Q10. 4,200, 369, 513, 634, (?)

788
715
734
755
855
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Number of students (In thousands) enrolled in three different districts in six different years

Q11. What was percentage increase in enrollment in the number of students in District-R in year 2013 as compared to that of the previous year?

115.5%
112.5%
15.5%
12.5%
16.5%
Solution:

Q12. What was the difference between the number of students enrolled in all the three districts in the year 2014 together and the number of students enrolled in District-Q over all the years together?

12,000
11,000
1,100
1,400
16,000
Solution:

Q13. What was the approximate average number of students enrolled in District-P over all the years together?

5,999
5,666
5,444
53,333
43,333
Solution:

Q14. In which year was the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together second highest?

2011
2012
2014
2013
2016
Solution:

Q15. Total number of students enrolled in the District-P and District –Q together in the year 2016 was what percentage of the total number of students enrolled in District-P in the year 2014?

150
120
250
220
240
Solution:

Directions (16-25): Find the value of the (?) in the following problems.

Q16.

5
6
3
8
7
Solution:

Q17. 454.58 - 376.89 + 121.45 - 95.42 = ?

102.22
103.72
91.72
92.32
104.42
Solution:

Q18.

123.9
121.1
111.4
122.1
123.1
Solution:

Q19.

15
17
18
21
24
Solution:

Q20. (7.9% of 134) – (3.4% of 79) =?

8.1
7.9
8.6
7.3
6.8
Solution:

Q21.

83000
82944
82954
82950
82590
Solution:

Q22.

32
36
42
48
52
Solution:

Q23.

65
42
13
21
27
Solution:

Q24. 3.5% of 40 + 3.5% of 80 =? % of 10

30
32
36
40
42
Solution:

Q25.

2 (13/45)
(17/45)
(16/45)
(17/45)
4 (13/45 )
Solution:

Q26. Ravi gave Rs. 1200 on loan in which some amount he gave at 4% per annum simple interest and remaining at 5% per annum simple interest. After two years, he got Rs. 110 as total interest. Then the amounts given at 4% and 5% per annum are, respectively:

Rs. 500, Rs. 700
Rs. 400, Rs. 800
Rs. 800, Rs. 400
Rs. 700, Rs. 500
None of these
Solution:

Q27. The total strength of capital Education is 5000. The number of males and females increases by 8% and 16% respectively and strength becomes 5600. What was the number of males at Capital Education?

2500
2000
3000
4000
4500
Solution:

Q28. In three vessels of 10L capacity, mixture of milk and water is filled. The ratio of milk and water are 2 : 1, 3 : 1 and 3 : 2 in the respective vessels. If all the three vessels are emptied into a single large vessel, find the ratio of milk and water in the resultant mixture.

121 : 41
117 : 22
121 : 59
127 : 41
41 : 121
Solution:

Q29. ‘A’ does half as much work as B in three-fourth of the time. If together they take 18 days to complete a work, how much time shall B take to do it alone?

30 days
35 days
40 days
45 days
50 days
Solution:

Q30. P is thrice as good a workman as Q and therefore became able to finish a job in 48 days less than Q. Working together, they can do it in:

12 days
24 days
30 days
18 days
16 days
Solution:

Q31. SBI lent Rs. 1331 lakh to the TATAs group at compound interest and got Rs. 1728 lakh after 3 years. What is the rate of interest charged, if compounded annually?

11%
9.09%
12%
8.33%
9.33%
Solution:

Q32. A milkman buys milk contained in 10 vessels of equal size. If he sells his milk at Rs. 5 a litre, he loses Rs. 200; if he sells it at Rs. 6 a litre, he would gain Rs. 150 on the whole. Find the number of litres contained in each vessel:

20 L
30 L
25 L
35 L
40 L
Solution:

Q33. A trader has 50 kg of rice, a part of which he sells at 10% profit and the rest at 5% loss. He gains 7% on the whole. How much was sold at 10% gain and how much was sold at 5% loss?

40 kg and 15 kg
30 kg and 10 kg
35 kg and 40 kg
40 kg and 10 kg
None of these
Solution:

Q34. By selling 12 marbles for a rupee, a shopkeeper loses 20%. In order to gain 20% in the transaction, he should sell the marbles at the rate of how many marbles for a rupee?

8
6
4
3
10
Solution:

Q35. The rates of simple interest in two banks A and B are in the ratio 5 : 4. A person wants to deposit his total savings in these two banks in such a way that he receives equal half yearly interest from both. He should deposit the savings in banks A and B in the ratio:

2 : 5
4 : 5
5 : 2
5 : 4
3 : 5
Solution:

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