Updated On : April 3, 2024

Numerical reasoning is a psychometric test to assess your ability to interpret, analyze and make conclusions from the given sets of data.

Unlike normal mathematics, numerical reasoning helps apply mathematics in a realistic context.

In the National Aptitude Test in Architecture, you can expect 10-12 questions based on numerical reasoning.

To ease your preparation, we have provided some of the important numerical reasoning questions for NATA 2024 exam in this post.

So, why late? Let's dig into the post to know the topics under numerical reasoning and expected questions in the upcoming NATA exam 2024.

Before starting your preparation, you must familiarize yourself with the topic as per **NATA syllabus**, from where the questions are asked in the exam.

In the **NATA Entrance Exam**, most of the questions are based on the following topics.

- General Arithmetic
- Numerical computation
- Percentage
- Averages
- Number series
- Data interpretation

We have provided a few sample questions for your reference here to help you understand the type of questions asked from the numerical reasoning.

These questions are curated from the **previous year's questions papers for NATA**. Practising these questions regularly will help you perform well in the upcoming exam.

**Q) Two numbers are in the ratio 3: 5. If 9 is subtracted from each, the new numbers are in the ratio 12: 23. The smaller number is:**

A) 27

B) 33

C) 49

D) 55

**Q) If 0.75 : x :: 5 : 8, then x is equal to:**

A) 1.12

B) 1.2

C) 1.25

D) 1.30

**Q) The salaries A, B, and C are in the ratio 2: 3: 5. If the increments of 15%, 10%, and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, then what will be the new ratio of their salaries?**

A) 3 : 3 : 10

B) 10 : 11 : 20

C) 23 : 33 : 60

D) Cannot be determined

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**Q) If 40% of a number is equal to two-thirds of another number, what is the ratio of the first number to the second number?**

A) 2 : 5

B) 3 : 7

C) 5 : 3

D) 7 : 3

**Q) A team of three lumberjacks cut an average of 45,000 cubic feet of timber in a week. How many thousand cubic feet will seven lumberjacks cut in two weeks?**

A) 21

B) 105

C) 225

D) 210

E) 22

**Q) A man covers a distance on a scooter. Had he moved 3kmph faster, he would have taken 40 min less. If he had moved 2kmph slower, he would have taken 40min more. The distance is**

A) 30 km

B) 40 km

C) 45 km

D) 50 km

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**Q) 20, 19, 17, ?, 10, 5**

A) 15

b) 14

C) 13

D) 12

**Q) An express train traveled at an average speed of 100 km/hr, stopping for 3 minutes after every 75 km. How long did it take to reach its destination 600 km from the starting point?**

A) 6 hrs 30 min

B) 6 hrs 49 min

C) 6 hrs 45 min

D) 6 hrs 21 min

**Q) 12 men can complete work in 18 days. Six days after they started working, 4 more men joined them. How many days will all of them together complete the remaining work? **

A) 10 days

B) 8 days

C) 11 days

D) 9 days

**Q) A two-digit number is three times the sum of its digits. If 45 is added to it, the digits are reversed. The number is **

A) 23

B) 32

C) 27

D) 72

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**Q) A square garden has fourteen posts along each side at equal intervals. Find how many posts are there on all four sides.**

A) 56

B) 44

C) 52

D) 60

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April 3, 2024

Numerical reasoning is a psychometric test to assess your ability to interpret, analyze and make conclusions from the given sets of data.

Unlike normal mathematics, numerical reasoning helps apply mathematics in a realistic context.

In the National Aptitude Test in Architecture, you can expect 10-12 questions based on numerical reasoning.

To ease your preparation, we have provided some of the important numerical reasoning questions for NATA 2024 exam in this post.

So, why late? Let's dig into the post to know the topics under numerical reasoning and expected questions in the upcoming NATA exam 2024.

Before starting your preparation, you must familiarize yourself with the topic as per **NATA syllabus**, from where the questions are asked in the exam.

In the **NATA Entrance Exam**, most of the questions are based on the following topics.

- General Arithmetic
- Numerical computation
- Percentage
- Averages
- Number series
- Data interpretation

We have provided a few sample questions for your reference here to help you understand the type of questions asked from the numerical reasoning.

These questions are curated from the **previous year's questions papers for NATA**. Practising these questions regularly will help you perform well in the upcoming exam.

**Q) Two numbers are in the ratio 3: 5. If 9 is subtracted from each, the new numbers are in the ratio 12: 23. The smaller number is:**

A) 27

B) 33

C) 49

D) 55

**Q) If 0.75 : x :: 5 : 8, then x is equal to:**

A) 1.12

B) 1.2

C) 1.25

D) 1.30

**Q) The salaries A, B, and C are in the ratio 2: 3: 5. If the increments of 15%, 10%, and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, then what will be the new ratio of their salaries?**

A) 3 : 3 : 10

B) 10 : 11 : 20

C) 23 : 33 : 60

D) Cannot be determined

* Read more*:

**Q) If 40% of a number is equal to two-thirds of another number, what is the ratio of the first number to the second number?**

A) 2 : 5

B) 3 : 7

C) 5 : 3

D) 7 : 3

**Q) A team of three lumberjacks cut an average of 45,000 cubic feet of timber in a week. How many thousand cubic feet will seven lumberjacks cut in two weeks?**

A) 21

B) 105

C) 225

D) 210

E) 22

**Q) A man covers a distance on a scooter. Had he moved 3kmph faster, he would have taken 40 min less. If he had moved 2kmph slower, he would have taken 40min more. The distance is**

A) 30 km

B) 40 km

C) 45 km

D) 50 km

* Read more*:

**Q) 20, 19, 17, ?, 10, 5**

A) 15

b) 14

C) 13

D) 12

**Q) An express train traveled at an average speed of 100 km/hr, stopping for 3 minutes after every 75 km. How long did it take to reach its destination 600 km from the starting point?**

A) 6 hrs 30 min

B) 6 hrs 49 min

C) 6 hrs 45 min

D) 6 hrs 21 min

**Q) 12 men can complete work in 18 days. Six days after they started working, 4 more men joined them. How many days will all of them together complete the remaining work? **

A) 10 days

B) 8 days

C) 11 days

D) 9 days

**Q) A two-digit number is three times the sum of its digits. If 45 is added to it, the digits are reversed. The number is **

A) 23

B) 32

C) 27

D) 72

* Read more*:

**Q) A square garden has fourteen posts along each side at equal intervals. Find how many posts are there on all four sides.**

A) 56

B) 44

C) 52

D) 60

Download Your NATA Prep Material

Fill your details

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find NATA Previous Year Question Papers?

Can I prepare for NATA in one month?

How much time does it take to prepare for NATA Exam 2024?

How much time should I keep aside for revision in the NATA Exam Preparation plan?

How can I improve my creative skills for NATA drawing?