**Dear students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018**

**Day 60 of the SBI Clerk 60 Days Study Plan**.

**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. One year ago, the ratio between Mahesh’s and Suresh’s salaries was 3 : 5. The ratio between the salary of last year to that of present year of Mahesh and Suresh are 2 : 3 and 4 : 5 respectively. If their total salaries for the present year is Rs. 43000, what is the present salary of Mahesh?**

(a) Rs. 19000

(b) Rs. 18000

(c) Rs. 16000

(d) Rs. 15500

(e) Rs. 14400

**Q2. A hostel has provision for 250 students for 35 days. After 5 days, a fresh batch of 25 students was admitted to the hostel. Again after 10 days, a batch of 25 students left the hostel. How long will the remaining provisions survive?**

(a) 18 days

(b) 19 days

(c) 20 days

(d) 17 days

(e) 13 days

**Q3. Two taps individually can fill a tank in 20 minutes and 30 minutes, respectively. There is an outlet tap at exactly half level of that rectangular tank which can pump out 100 litres of water per minute. If the outlet tap is open, then it takes 24 minutes to fill an empty tank. What is the volume of the tank?**

(a) 1800 litres

(b) 1500 litres

(c) 1200 litres

(d) 2400 litres

(e) 2800lyres

**Q4. A sum of money becomes eight times in 3 years if the rate is compounded annually. In how much time the same amount at the same compound interest rate will become sixteen times?**

(a) 6 years

(b) 4 years

(c) 8 years

(d) 5 years

(e) 2 years

**Q5. Atal can hit a target 3 times in 6 shots, Bhola can hit the target 2 times in 6 shots and Chandra can hit the target 4 times in 4 shots. What is the probability that at least 2 shots hit the target?**

(a) 1/2

(b) 2/3

(c) 1/3

(d) 11/18

(e) None of these

**Directions (6-10): What approximate value will come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value)**

**Q6. 9219.889 – 5020.232 + 1499.889 =?**

(a) 6500

(b) 6000

(c) 6300

(d) 5700

(e) 5100

**Q7. 1000.23 ÷ 49.89 × 99 – 1299.76 =?**

(a) 680

(b) 610

(c) 925

(d) 435

(e) 560

**Q8. 29.8% of 260 + 60.01% of 510 – 103.87 =?**

(a) 450

(b) 320

(c) 210

(d) 280

(e) 350

**Q9. (21.98) ² – (25.02) ² + (13.03) ² =?**

(a) 28

(b) 125

(c) 6

(d) 65

(e) 140

**Direction (Q.11-15): The following table shows the percentage distribution of 21,000 professionals according to their professions and the percentage of females among professionals of each profession. Study it carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**Q11. What is the average number of male professionals excluding those who are designers?**

(a) 1880

(b) 1890

(c) 1980

(d) 1900

(e) 1885

**Q12. Total numbers of female professionals are by what percent more or less than total male professionals?**

(a) 18%

(b) 18.2%

(c) 21%

(d) 18.5%

(e) 19.5%

**Q13. Among Engineer professionals 25% are from civil background and among civil engineers males are 271 more than females. What is the number of female civil engineers?**

(a) 328

(b) 317

(c) 327

(d) 338

(e) 337

**Q14. What is the ratio of female engineers to female teachers?**

(a) 10 : 9

(b) 9 : 11

(c) 9 : 10

(d) 11 : 9

(e) 7: 9

**Q15. What is the difference between total professionals and total male professionals?**

(a) 9338

(b) 9363

(c) 9336

(d) 9366

(e) 8339