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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for 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. Simple interest on a certain sum at 7 p.c.p.a for 4 years is Rs. 3584. What will be the compound interest on the same principal at 4 p.c.p.a. in two years?
(a) Rs. 1054.48
(b) Rs. 1044.48
(c) Rs. 938
(d) Rs. 1064.84
(e) Rs. 1144.48

Q2. Average score of a cricketer in 13 matches is 42 runs. If the average score in the first 5 matches be 54 runs, what is the average score in the last eight matches?
(a) 36.5
(b) 34.5
(c) 35.4
(d) 38.5
(e) 32.5

Q3. The average of five positive numbers is 308. The average of first two numbers is 482.5 and the average of last two numbers is 258.5. What is the third number?
(a) 224
(b) 58
(c) 121
(d) 68
(e) 78

Q4. The ratio of roses and lilies in a garden is 3 : 2 respectively. The average number of roses and lilies is 180. What is the number of lilies in the garden?
(a) 144
(b) 182
(c) 216
(d) 360
(e) 108

Q5. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘HAPPY’ be arranged?
(a) 120
(b) 140
(c) 60
(d) 70
(e) 80

Solutions (1-5):
Directions (Q6 – 10): find out the missing no. in the following given series

Q6. 4, 21, 56, 115, 204, ?
(a) 319
(b) 327
(c) 323
(d) 329
(e) 339

Q7.  1/3  ,1 ,7/3  ,13/3  ,7,31/3  ,?
(a) 9
(b) 43/3
(c) 38/3
(d) 8
(e) 37/3

Q8.  3, 7, 13, 21, ?, 43
(a) 45
(b) 35
(c) 31
(d) 40
(e) 38

Q9. 14,     27,     82,     327,     1636,    ?
(a) 9916
(b) 9815
(c) 9906
(d) 9705
(e) 9601

Q10. 7, 15,  ?, 88, 113, 329
(a) 27
(b) 25
(c) 24
(d) 31
(e) 26

Solutions (6-10):
Directions (11-15): The following pie chart shows the % distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book.

Q11. Which of the two expenditure together have a central angle is 72°?
(a) Transportation & Royality
(b) Transportation & Printing  cost
(c) Binding & Printing
(d) Binding & Royalty
(e) None of these

Q12. If for an edition of book, the cost of paper is Rs. 66850, what will be the promotion cost for this edition.
(a) Rs. 54580
(b) Rs. 23480
(c) Rs. 22302
(d) Rs. 21392
(e) Rs. 21932

Q13. If 5000 copies are published and the transportation cost on them amounts to Rs. 96000, then what should be the selling price of the books so that publisher can earn a profit of 30%?
(a) Rs. 1098000
(b) Rs. 2345678
(c) Rs. 1040000
(d) Rs. 1045680
(e) Rs. 1060000

Q14. For an edition of 1250 copies, Binding cost amounts to Rs. 887500, what should be the SP of the one book if publisher desires a profit of 10%?
(a) Rs. 3000
(b) Rs. 3124
(c) Rs. 4125
(d) Rs. 5214
(e) Rs. 3024

Q15. If printing cost is Rs. 99000 for an edition. What would be the difference between the cost of binding & promotion cost?
(a) Rs. 75550
(b) Rs. 74520
(c) Rs. 76500
(d) Rs. 77850
(e) Rs. 73500