## Description

Sterling Bank Aptitude test past questions and answers contains updated 2023 past questions and answers from Previous Sterling bank recruitment. It contains well explained answers to help you solve your actual tests faster, and gain more confidence to pass the test easy.

**Selection Process**

- Computer-Based Test
- Assessment Centre
- Management Interview

Learn how to effectively solve the questions and pick the appropriate answers during your test.

The Sterling Bank aptitude test is conducted by Workforce Group and it covers the following areas:

**1. Online Assessment: **

- Error Checking,
- Logical reasoning,
- Quantitative reasoning/Mathematics

**2. On-Site Assessment:**

- Numerical Reasoning
- Verbal/Critical Reasoning and
- Abstract Reasoning

### Sample Online Test

Select the first line of the company address.

(A) 110 Glester Road

(B) 191 Glester Road

(C) 119 Gleester Road

(D) 119 Glester Road

(E) None of the above.

**Correct Answer: D**

The errors in the other options have been highlighted in red text. The correct answer was available;

therefore “none of the above” cannot be selected as the right answer. In this case some of the items

are spelt incorrectly or the correct items are present, but in the wrong order.

### Sample Questions for Sterling Bank Aptitude Aptitude Test

**NUMERICAL REASONING TEST**

**Question:If a jacket costs $120 and its price is increased by 25%, what will be the new price?**

A $130

B $140

C $150

D $160

**Answer:C $150**

**Question: A company’s revenue for the first quarter was $800,000. If this represents a 20% increase from the previous quarter, what was the revenue for the previous quarter?**

(A) $600,000

(B) $640,000

(C) $680,000

(D) $720,000

**Answer:B $640,000**

**Question:A container holds 500 liters of water. If 30% of the water is removed, how many liters of water remain?**

A 150 liters

B 250 liters

C 350 liters

D 450 liters

**Answer:C 350 liters**

**Question:The price of a smartphone decreased by 15% from $400. What is the new price?**

**A $320**

B $340

C $360

D $380

**Answer:A $320**

**Question:A car travels 240 miles on 12 gallons of gasoline. What is the car’s miles-per-gallon (MPG) rate?**

A 15 MPG

B 18 MPG

C 20 MPG

D 24 MPG

**Answer:D 24 MPG**

**Question: If the cost of 5 books is $75, what is the cost of 12 books at the same price?**

A $140

B $180

C $200

D $220

**Answer:B $180**

**Question:A shop sells a shirt at a 30% discount. If the original price was $50, what is the discounted price?**

A $15

B $25

C $30

D $35

**Answer:A $25**

**Question:If a train travels at a speed of 80 miles per hour, how far will it travel in 2.5 hours?**

A 180 miles

B 200 miles

C 220 miles

D 250 miles

**Answer:C 220 miles**

**Question:The price of a stock increased by 10% on Monday and decreased by 5% on Tuesday. If the initial price was $100, what is the price after Tuesday?**

A $95

B $97.50

C $99

D $100.50

**Answer:B $97.50**

**Question: If the area of a square garden is 144 square meters, what is the length of one side of the square?**

A 9 meters

B 10 meters

C 12 meters

D 14 meters

**Answer:C 12 meters**

**Question:A store offers a 20% discount on all items. If a customer buys a $60 item, how much will they pay after the discount?**

A $40

B $44

C $48

D $52

**Answer:B $44**

**Question: If a recipe requires 2/3 cup of sugar and the entire recipe is doubled, how much sugar will be needed?**

A 1/3 cup

B 2/3 cup

C 1 cup

D 1 1/3 cups

**Answer:D 1 1/3 cups**

**Question:A swimming pool is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide. What is its total perimeter?**

A 80 meters

B 100 meters

C 120 meters

D 160 meters

**Answer:C 120 meters**

**Question: If a package of pens contains 24 pens and costs $12, what is the cost per pen?**

A $0.25

B $0.40

C $0.50

D $0.75

**Answer:A $0.25**

**Question: The population of a city increased from 80,000 to 100,000 in a year. What is the percentage increase?**

A 10%

B 20%

C 25%

D 30%

**Answer:B 20%**

**CRITICAL REASONING TEST**

**Question: A farmer has 10 apples and gives 3 to his friend. How many apples does the farmer have now?**

A) 10

B) 7

C) 3

D) 13

**Answer:B 7**

**Question:If all roses are flowers and some flowers fade quickly, can we conclude that some roses fade quickly?**

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) Not enough information

**Answer:B No**

**Question: If a shirt costs $20 and is on sale for 25% off, what is the sale price of the shirt?**

A) $5

B) $15

C) $17.50

D) $25

**Answer:C $17.50**

**Question: Arrange the following words to form a logical sentence: “Quickly / dog / the / the / street / ran / across.”**

A) Quickly ran the dog across the street.

B) The dog quickly ran across the street.

C) The quickly dog ran across street the.

D) Across the dog quickly ran the street.

**Answer:B The dog quickly ran across the street.**

**Question: If a bicycle has two wheels, and a tricycle has three wheels, how many wheels does a unicycle have?**

A) 1

B) 2

C) 3

D) 4

**Answer: A 1**

**Question: If some doctors are scientists and all scientists are researchers, can we conclude that some doctors are researchers?**

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) Not enough information

**Answer: A Yes**

**Question: In a group of 30 people, 18 like tea, and 12 like coffee. How many people like both tea and coffee?**

A) 6

B) 12

C) 18

D) 24

**Answer: A 6**

**Question: If birds have feathers and can fly, can we conclude that all animals with feathers can fly?**

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) Not enough information

**Answer: B No**

**Question: A recipe calls for 2 cups of flour, but you only have a 1-cup measuring cup. How many times do you need to use the 1-cup measuring cup to measure the flour?**

A) 1 time

B) 2 times

C) 3 times

D) 4 times

**Answer: B 2 times**

Question: If Mary is older than John, and John is older than Lisa, who is the youngest among them?

A) Mary

B) John

C) Lisa

D) Not enough information

**Answer:C Lisa**

**Question: Arrange the following numbers in ascending order: 8, 3, 12, 6, 1, 9.**

A) 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12

B) 12, 9, 8, 6, 3, 1

C) 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 1

D) 12, 8, 9, 6, 3, 1

**Answer: A 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12**

**Question:If all mammals have a backbone and a cat is a mammal, can we conclude that a cat has a backbone?**

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) Not enough information

**Answer: A Yes**

**Question: If 3 pencils cost $6, how much would 5 pencils cost?**

A) $5

B) $8

C) $10

D) $15

**Answer: B $8**

**Question: If trees are plants and some plants are green, can we conclude that some trees are green?**

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) Not enough information

**Answer: A Yes**

**Question: If there are 24 hours in a day and 60 minutes in an hour, how many minutes are there in a day?**

A) 240

B) 600

C) 1440

D) 3600

**Answer: C 1440**

### Some Frequently Asked Questions About Sterling Bank Aptitude Test 2024

**Q: Can I take the test on my phone?**

A: We strongly advise against using your phone for the test. Using your phone can result in your test

being terminated when calls or SMS come in during the test as this can be considered suspicious

activities (see the question on suspicious activities for more details).

**Q: Can I take the test more than once?**

A: You are only allowed to take the test only once. If you take the test more than once, it is only your

score from the first attempt that will be recorded.

**Q: Is the test timed?**

A: Yes. All tests have a time duration in which they must be completed. Once the duration is

reached, the test will be terminated, and your score recorded and submitted.

**Q: What if I mistakenly end the test before I am done?**

A: Once a test is submitted or closed, it will be assumed that the test has been completed and

submitted.

**Q: Would I be allowed to retake the test if my test automatically ended because of network or**

internet issues?

A: No, you would not be allowed to retake the test. You are advised to make sure you have quality

internet service to avoid this.

**Q: Would I be allowed to use the calculator on my system for the test for mathematical questions?**

A: Opening another app on your device while taking the test is considered an unusual behaviour so

we advise you have a physical calculator for the test.

**Q: My test just ended. I don’t know what happened. What should I do?**

A: Your test can be terminated for several reasons – internet connection, suspicious behaviour, or test

time elapsed.

Please ensure you have good and reliable internet before starting the examination to prevent

termination due to poor internet connection.

If you perform five (5) suspicious activities, your test will be terminated. Every time a suspicious

activity is noticed, you will get a warning. By the fifth (5th) warning, your test will be terminated.

**Q: What are suspicious activities?**

A: Your test will be terminated if you perform five (5) suspicious activities. The following activities are

considered suspicious activities /unusual behaviour:

˗ Minimizing the browser.

˗ Resizing the browser.

˗ Opening a new tab.

˗ Opening a new program.

˗ Take a screenshot. (Desktop)

˗ Pressing Ctrl + C.

˗ Pressing Ctrl + V.

˗ Pressing Print Screen.

˗ Pressing F12.

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