# Most Important Questions of Simple Interest for SBI PO

**As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you to go through this exam.**

**So, here we are with the Most important questions of SI and CI.**

**Q1. A borrowed Rs. 5000 from B at simple interest. After 4 years, B received Rs. 1000 more than the amount given to A on loan. The rate of interest was :**

(a) 5%

(b) 25%

(c) 20%

(d) 4%

(e) None of these

**Q2. The sum of money that will give Re 1 as interest per day at 5% per annum simple interest is :**

(a) Rs.3650

(b) Rs.36500

(c) Rs.730

(d) Rs.7300

(e) None of these

**Q3. A man deposits Rs. 4000 in a bank at 15% per annum and Rs. 6000 in another bank at 16% per annum. Find the rate of interest for the whole sum.**

(a) 15.86%

(b) 31%

(c) 14.6%

(d) 15.6%

(e) None of these

**Q4. The simple interest on a sum of money is equal to the principal and the number of years is equal to the rate per cent per annum. Find the rate per cent.**

(a) 25%

(b) 100%

(c) 10%

(d) Can’t be possible

(e) None of these

**Q5. What annual payment will discharge a debt of Rs. 9270 due 3 years hence at the rate of 3% simple interest ?**

(a) Rs. 3000

(b) Rs. 2000

(c) Rs. 2500

(d) Rs. 3500

(e) None of these

**Q6. A certain sum is invested for certain time. It amounts to Rs. 400 at 10% per annum. But when invested at 4% per annum, it amounts to Rs. 200. Find the time.**

(a) 100 years

(b) 75 years

(c) 50 years

(d) 60 years

(e) None of these

**Q7. Sudarshan has Rs. 1500, part of which he lent at 3 per cent and the rest at 2 per cent. The whole annual interest was Rs. 32. How much did he lend at 2 per cent ?**

(a) Rs. 200

(b) Rs. 1300

(c) Rs. 300

(d) Rs. 1200

(e) None of these

**Q8. Rs. 1,200 amounts to Rs. 1,632 in 4 years at a certain rate of simple interest. If the rate of interest is increased by 1%, it would amount to how much ?**

(a) Rs. 1635

(b) Rs. 1644

(c) Rs. 1670

(d) Rs. 1680

(e) None of these

**Q9. Shudhir invested Rs. 16000 in a scheme which earned him simple interest @ 15% per annum. After two years he withdrew the principal amount plus interest and invested the entire amount in another scheme for two years, which earned him compound interest @ 12% per annum. What would be the total interest earned by Sudhir at the end of 4 years?**

(a) Rs. 9792

(b) Rs. 10152.11

(c) Rs. 9012.14

(d) Rs. 6,000

(e) None of these

**Q10. A certain sum of money amounted to Rs. 1020 at 9% in a time in which Rs. 720 amounted to Rs. 880 at 4%. If the rate of interest is simple, find the sum.**

(a) Rs. 680

(b) Rs. 780

(c) Rs. 700

(d) Rs. 580

(e) None of these

**Q11. Rs. 7930 is so divided into three parts such that their amounts after 2, 3 and 4 years respectively are equal, the simple interest being at the rate of 5% per annum. Find the difference between the greatest and the smallest parts of the sum.**

(a) Rs. 250

(b) Rs. 230

(c) Rs. 280

(d) Rs. 330

(e) None of these

**Q12. The amount of a certain sum with simple interest for 20 years is Rs. 586.40 and with simple interest for 10 years more is Rs. 696.35. Find the rate per cent per annum at which interest is reckoned.**

(a) 3%

(b) 4%

(c) 5%

(d) 8%

(e) None of these

**Q13. Rakesh borrows Rs. 3500 from a bank at SI. After three years he paid Rs. 1500 to the bank and at the end of 5 years from the date of borrowing he paid Rs. 2725 to the bank to settle the account. Find the rate of interest.**

(a) 10%

(b) 5%

(c) 2.5%

(d) 4%

(e) None of these

**Q14. Out of a certain sum, 1/3rd is invested at 3%, 1/6th at 6% and the rest at 8%. If the simple interest for 2 years from all these investments amounts to Rs. 600, find the original sum.**

(a) Rs. 5000

(b) Rs. 6000

(c) Rs. 5200

(d) Rs. 5500

(e) None of these

**Q15. On Rs. 3000 invested at a simple interest at rate of 6 per cent per annum, Rs. 900 is obtained as interest in certain years. In order to earn Rs. 1600 as interest on Rs. 4000 in the same number of years, what should be the rate of simple interest ?**

(a) 7%

(b) 8%

(c) 9%

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

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