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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for Syndicate and Canara Bank PO

Quantitative Aptitude 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 quiz on Quantitative Aptitude to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Q1. The distance travelled by a train is 1830 km. The speed of the train is one more than twice the time taken to travel the distance. What will be the respective ratio of the speed of the train and time taken to travel?
(a) 30 : 61
(b) 61 : 30
(c) 25 : 51
(d) 51 : 25
(e) 59 : 30

Q2. The compound interest on a sum of money at 5% per annum for 3 years is Rs. 2522. What would be the simple interest on this sum at the same rate and for the same period?
(a) Rs. 2500
(b) Rs. 2400
(c) Rs. 2450
(d) Rs. 2350
(e) Rs. 2640

Q3. The simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs. 8000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. Find the sum on which simple interest is calculated.
(a) Rs. 3500
(b) Rs. 3800
(c) Rs. 4000
(d) Rs. 3600
(e) Rs. 3200

Q4. Rohit, Harsha and Sanjeev are three typists who working simultaneously can type 216 pages in four hours. In one hour Sanjeev can type as many pages more than Harsha as Harsha can type more than Rohit, During a period of five hours Sanjeev can type as many pages as Rohit can during seven hours. How many pages does each of them type per hour?
(a) 16, 18, 22
(b) 14, 17, 20
(c) 15, 17, 22
(d) 15, 18, 21
(e) None of these

Q5. According to a plan, a drilling team had to drill to a depth of 270 metres below the ground level. For the first three days the team drilled as per the plan. However, subsequently finding that their resources were getting underutilized according to the plan, it started to drill 8 metres more than the plan every day. Therefore, a day before the planned date they had drilled to the depth of 280 metres. How many metres of drilling was the plan for each day?
(a) 38 metres
(b) 30 metres
(c) 27 metres
(d) 28 metres
(e) 24 metres

Q6. Alok bought 25 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 6 per kg and 35 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 7 per kg. He mixed both type of rice and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 6.75 per kg. What was his gain or loss in the transaction?
(a) Rs. 16 gain
(b) Rs. 16 Loss
(c) Rs. 20 gain
(d) Rs. 10 gain
(e) Rs. 10 loss

Q7. In a class 60% of the students pass in Hindi and 45% pass in Sanskrit. If 25% of them pass in both subjects, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?
(a) 80%
(b) 75%
(c) 20%
(d) 25%
(e) 30%

Q8. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 4 : 1. If 75% of boys and 70% of the girls are scholarship holders, then the percentage of students who do not get scholarship is :
(a) 50%
(b) 28%
(c) 75%
(d) 26%
(e) 36%

Direction for the questions 9 to 12:  Following bar diagram shows the monthly expenditure of two families i.e. A and B on food, clothing, education, fuel, house rent and miscellaneous (in percentage).

Q9. What fraction of the total expenditure is spent on Education in Family A?
(a) 2/5
(b) 1/5
(c) 3/5
(d) 4/5
(e) 5/7

Q10. If the total annual expenditure of family B is Rs. 10,000 then money spent on clothes during the year is :
(a) Rs. 200
(b) Rs. 2000
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 6000
(e) Rs. 2400

Q11. If the total annual expenditure of family A is Rs. 30,000 then money spend on food, clothes and house rent is:
(a) Rs. 16,500
(b) Rs. 18000
(c) Rs. 21,000
(d) Rs. 15,000
(e) Rs. 12,500

Q12. If both the families have the same expenditure, which one spends more on education and miscellaneous together?
(a) Family A
(b) Family B
(c) Both families spend same
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q13. In an election between 2 candidates, 75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in the election was:
(a) 16000
(b) 16400
(c) 16800
(d) 18000
(e) 18600

Q14. Two vessels A and B contains milk and water mixed in the ratio 8:5 and 5:2 respectively. The ratio in which these two mixture be mixed to get a new mixture containing 693/13% milk is
(a) 3 : 5
(b) 5 : 2
(c) 5 : 7
(d) 2 : 7
(e) 2 : 5

Q15. A sells a horse to B for Rs. 4860, thereby losing 19 per cent, B sells it to C at a price which would have given 17 per cent profit to A. Find B’s gain.
(a) Rs. 2160
(b) Rs. 2610
(c) Rs. 1260
(d) Rs. 2260
(e) Rs. 2450

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