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# Numerical Ability Questions and Answers for SBI Clerks

Numerical Ability
1. A, B and C started a business together. The respective ratio of investment of A and B was 5:7 and that of B and C was 14:9. All of them invested for equal period of time. If the total profit earned by them was Rs 18,150, what was C’s share of profit?
1) Rs 5,125
2) Rs 5.225
3) Rs 4,950
4) Rs 8.880
5) Rs 5,040
2. A tank has 2 inlets A and B which take 26 hrs to fill the tank when they are opened simultaneously and function together. If A fills the tank twice as fast as B fills the tank, how much time will A alone take to fill the tank independently?
1) 39 (4/9) hrs
2) 44 hrs
3) 36 hrs
4) 38- hrs
5) 39 hrs
3. Ramesh and Suresh starting from the same place, at the same time, are at a distance of 492 kms after driving for 6 hours in the opposite direction. If Ramesh’s speed is 3 km/h more than Suresh’s speed, what is Suresh’s speed? (in km/h)
1) 38
2) 35.6
3) 39.5
4) 42,5
5) 34,4
4. 1076 pens were distributed equally among students of Class VII, VIII, DK and X. Each class consisted of equal number of students. If each student got 6 pens and 68 pens remained undistributed, how many students were there in each class?
1) 60
2) 48
3) 35
4) 56
5) 42
5.  There are two circles One with centre A and the other with centre B. The radius of circle with centre Bis 7 m more than the radius of circle with centre A. If the area of circle with centre A is 616 m2, what is the difference between the circumferences of the two given circles? (in m)
1) 54
2) 36
3) 42
4) 48
5) 44
6. Rajesh invested a certain sum of money in scheme A which offers compound interest (compounded annually) at a certain rate of interest (p.c. p.a.). If the sum invested by him amounts to Rs 20,240 after two years and to Rs.22,264 after 3 years, what is the rate of interest (p.c.p.a.) offered by scheme A?
1) 15
2) 7.5
3) 12.5
4) 5
5) 10
7. The height and base of a triangle are equal to the length and breadth of a rectangle respectively. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 78 m and the difference between its length and breadth is 3 m, what is the area of the triangle? (in m
1) 197
2) 177
3) 183
4) 193
5) 189
8. Ramesh and Suresh starting from the same place, at the same time, are at a distance of 492 kms after driving for 6 hours in the opposite direction. If Ramesh’s speed is 3 km/h more than Suresh’s speed, what is Suresh’s speed? (in km/h)
1) 36
2) 35.6
3) 39.5
4) 42.5
5) 34.4
9. When 25% of a number is subtracted from 5/9 of the same number the result is 473. What is the number?
1) 1256
2) 1548
3) 1351
4) 1692
5) 1428
10. A can do a piece of work in 30 days. After he had worked for 12 days, B replaced him. B completes the remaining work in 15 days, in how many days can B alone finish the entire work?
1) 30
2) 25
3) 15
4) 35
5) 20
11. The average weight of 42 students of a class was 52.5 kg. After 8 new students joined the class, its average weight increased by 1.44 kg. What is the average weight of 8 new students who joined the class? (in kg)
1) 57.5
2) 60.5
3) 59
4) 63
5) 61.5
12. Abhijeet after spending 25% of his monthly salary in buying electronic goods and 15% of the monthly salary in repair work of furniture, invested 35% of the remaining amount in fixed deposits. If he was left with Rs.15,054. How much is his monthly salary?
1) Rs.38,600
2) Rs.38,700
3) Rs.42,500
4) Rs.35,800
5) Rs 41,200