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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.

Direction (1-5): Study the given table carefully and answer the following questions. Table shown below shows the ratio of literate and illiterate population of five cities

Q1. If the number of literate male in city B is 34,440 and that of illiterate female in city D is 24,000. Then by what percentage population of city B is less than population of city D.
(a) 12%
(b) 14%
(c) 16%
(d) 18%
(e) 20%

Q2. Find the difference between the illiterate male in city C to the literate female in same city if the difference between the literate and illiterate population is 52800.
(a) 17,800
(b) 18,800
(c) 18,830
(d) 19,300
(e) 20,290

Q3. By what percentage population of city E is more than population of city A if illiterate male in city A is 31200 whereas literate female in city E is 36000.
(a) 50%
(b) 75%
(c) 100%
(d) 125%
(e) 150%

Q4. Find the ratio of population of literate male in city C to illiterate female in city E if illiterate female in city C is 14,000 and literate male in city E is 81,000.
(a) 81/64
(b) 64/81
(c) 93/67
(d) 67/93
(e) None of these

Q5. Find the population of illiterate females in city B if the difference between the population of literate male and illiterate males is 5740.
(a) 24,200
(b) 22,250
(c) 18,750
(d) 20,500
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in following number series problems?

Q6. 729,   81,  ?,  27,   81,   9
(a) 27
(b) 243
(c) 233
(d) 241
(e) 162

Q7. 848,   422,   208,   100,   45,  ?
(a) 16.5
(b) 18
(c) 22.5
(d) 24
(e) None of these

Q8. 15,  19,   83,   119,   631,  ?
(a) 731
(b) 693
(c) 712
(d) 683
(e) 709

Q9. 19,  10,  11,  18,   38,   ?
(a) 92.5
(b) 97.5
(c) 97
(d) 87.5
(e) None of these

Q10. 59,   84,  184,   409,   809,   ?
(a) 1434
(b) 1443
(c) 1343
(d) 1344
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. In a management entrance test, a student scores 2 marks for every correct answer and loses 0.5 marks for every wrong answer. A student attempts all the 100 questions and scores 120 marks. The number of questions he answered correctly was?
(a) 50
(b) 45
(c) 60
(d) 68
(e) None of these

Q12. The average weight of 5 men is decreased by 3 kg when one of them weighing 150 kg is replaced by another person. This new person is again replaced by another person whose weight is 30 kg lower than the person he replaced. What is the overall change in the average due to this dual change?
(a) 6 kg
(b) 9 kg
(c) 12 kg
(d) 15 kg
(e) None of these

Q13. A dishonest milkman purchased milk at Rs 10 per litre and mixed 5 litres of water in it. By selling the mixture at the rate of Rs 10 per litre he earns a profit of 25%. The quantity of the amount of the mixture that he had was?
(a) 15 l
(b) 20 l
(c) 25 l
(d) 30 l
(e) None of these

Q14. A cistern contains 50 litres of water. 5 litres of water is taken out of it and replaced by wine. The process is repeated again. Find the proportion of wine and water in the resulting mixture.
(a) 1 : 4
(b) 41 : 50
(c) 19 : 81
(d) 81 : 19
(e) None of these

Q15. At an election, the candidate who got 56% of the votes cast won by 144 votes. Find the total number of voters on the voting list if 80% people cast their vote and there were no invalid votes.
(a) 360
(b) 720
(c) 1800
(d) 1500
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):