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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. A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7 : 2 and 7 : 11 respectively. If equal quantities of alloys are melted to form a third alloy C, find the ratio of gold and copper in C.
(a) 7 : 12
(b) 14 : 13
(c) 7 : 5
(d) 2 : 11
(e) 11 : 2

Q2. The ratio of present ages of two brothers is 1 : 2 and 5 years back, the ratio was 1 : 3. What will be the ratio of their ages after 5 years?
(a) 1 : 4
(b) 2 : 3
(c) 3 : 5
(d) 5 : 6
(e) 6 : 5

Q3. Annual incomes of A and B are in the ratio 5 : 4 and their annual expenses are in the ratio 4 : 3. If each of them saves Rs. 700 at the end of the month, what is the monthly income of A?
(a) Rs. 3500
(b) Rs. 2400
(c) Rs. 4200
(d) Rs. 8400
(e) Rs. 9400

Q4. A water pipe is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 70% of the length of the pipe. By how much percentage is the longer piece longer than the shorter piece?
(a) 140%
(b) 400/3%
(c) 40%
(d) 200/3%
(e) 45%

Q5. In a certain shop, 9 oranges cost as much as 5 apples, 5 apples cost as much as 3 mangoes, 4 mangoes cost as much as 9 lemons. If 3 lemons cost 48 paisa, price of an orange is?
(a) 12 paisa
(b) 14 paisa
(c) 13 paisa
(d) 15 paisa
(e) 20 paisa

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. A shopkeeper sells 3/4 th of article at a gain of 20% and the remaining at cost price. His actual gain in the whole transaction is
(a) 10%
(b) 15%
(c) 20%
(d) 25%
(e) 30%

Q7. A sum of money lent out at simple interest amounts to Rs. 720 after 2 years and to Rs. 1020 after a further period of 5 years. The sum is:
(a) Rs. 500
(b) Rs. 600
(c) Rs. 700
(d) Rs. 710
(e) Rs. 810

Q8. The compound interest on a sum of Rs. 4000 is Rs. 630.50 in 9 months. Find the rate of interest, if interest is compound quarterly.
(a) 20%
(b) 23%
(c) 19%
(d) 21%
(e) 25%

Q9. If a number x is 10% less than another number y and y is 10% more than 125, then x is equal
(a) 150
(b) 143
(c) 140.55
(d) 123.75
(e) 127.35

Q10. If the amount is 2.25 times of the sum after 2 years at compound interest (compound annually), the rate of interest per annum is:
(a) 25%
(b) 30%
(c) 45%
(d) 50%
(e) 55%

Solutions (6-10):
Directions (Q11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in following simplification problems?

Q11. 361 × 250 ÷ 50 = 25 ×?
(a) 74.2
(b) 72.2
(c) 70.4
(d) 72.4
(e) 68.4

Q12. 56% of 450 +? = 300
(a) 52
(b) 48
(c) 42
(d) 56
(e) 54

Q13. 40% of 250 = 50% of ?
(a) 200
(b) 100
(c) 150
(d) 400
(e) 420

Q14. 81 + 20 × 0.75 – 9 =?
(a) 97
(b) 107
(c) 87
(d) 77
(e) 82

Q15. 22440 ÷ √(?)=34×12
(a) 55
(b) 3136
(c) 65
(d) 3025
(e) 3020 