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

Q1. The population of a town is 126800. It increases by 15% in the first year and decreases by 20% in the second year. What is the population of the town at the end of 2 years?
(a) 174984
(b) 135996
(c) 116656
(d) 145820
(e) 161656

Q2. A started a work and left after working for 2 days. Then B was called and he finished the work in 9 days. Had A left the work after working for 3 days, B would have finished the remining work in 6 days. In how many days they will finish the whole work?

Q3. The ratio of efficiencies of A, B and C is 2 : 3 : 4. While A and C work on alternate days and B work for all days. Now the work completed in total 10 days and total amount they get is Rs. 1200. Find the amount of each person respectively.
(a) Rs. 200, Rs. 600, Rs. 400
(b) Rs. 500, Rs. 500, Rs. 200
(c) Rs. 600, Rs. 400, Rs. 200
(d) Rs. 400, Rs. 200, Rs. 600
(e) Rs. 450, Rs. 150, Rs. 600

Q4. A pipe can fill a cistern in 12 min and another pipe can fill it in 15 min but a third pipe can empty it in 6 minutes. The first two pipes are kept open for 5 minutes in the beginning and then the third pipe is also opened. Time taken to empty the cistern is:
(a) 38 minutes
(b) 22 minutes
(c) 42 minutes
(d) 45 minutes
(e) 60 minutes

Q5. Taps A, B and C are attached with a tank and velocity of water coming through them are 42 litre per hours, 56 litre per hours and 48 litre per hours, respectively. A and B are inlets and C is outlet. If all the taps are opened simultaneously, tank is filled in 16 hours. What is the capacity of the tank?
(a) 2346 litres
(b) 1600 litres
(c) 800 litres
(d) 960 litres
(e) 2330 litres

Q6. Karan and Arjun run a 100 metre race, where Karan beats Arjun by 10 metre. To do a favour to Arjun, Karan starts 10 metre behind the starting line in a second 100 metre race. They both run at their earlier speeds. Which of the following is true in connection with the second race?
(a) Karan beats Arjun By 1 metre
(b) Arjun beats Karan By 1 metre
(c) Karan beats Arjun reaches at same time
(d) Karan beats Arjun By 10 metre
(e) None of these

Q7. Ravi travels 300 km partly by train and partly by car. He takes 4 hours to reach, if he travels 60 km by train and rest by car. He will take 10 minutes more if he were to travel 100 km by train and rest by car. The speed of the train is:
(a) 50 kmph
(b) 60 kmph
(c) 100 kmph
(d) 120 kmph
(e) 140 kmph

Q8. An alloy contains only zinc and copper. One such alloy weighing 15 gm contains zinc and copper in the ratio of 2 : 3 by weight. If 10 gm of zinc is added then find what amount of copper has to be removed from the alloy such that the final alloy has zinc and copper in the ratio of 4 : 1 by weight?
(a) 5 gm
(b) 5.5 gm
(c) 6 gm
(d) 4.8 gm
(e) 6.4 gm

Q9. A solution of sugar syrup has 15% sugar. Another solution has 5% sugar. How many litres of the second solution must be added to 20 litres of the first solution to make a solution of 10% sugar?
(a) 10
(b) 5
(c) 15
(d) 20
(e) 25

Q10. Find the compound interest on Rs 80000 for 3 years if the rate of interest is 5% for the first year, 4% for the second year and 5% for the third year.
(a) Rs 17128
(b) Rs 11728
(c) Rs 11278
(d) Rs 11738
(e) Rs 17138

Directions (11-15): Find out the approximate value which should replace the question mark (?) in the following questions. (You are not expected to find out the exact value)

Q11. 8,24,799 × 299 = ? × 80,000
(a) 3040
(b) 4080
(c) 3090
(d) 3045
(e) 3010

Q13. 673.966 + 73.9791 × 34.981 – 1454.971 = ?
(a) 1880
(b) 1810
(c) 1740
(d) 1725
(e) 2120

Q14. (57% of 1650.02 – 32% of 1124.98) ÷ 124.97 = ?
(a) 11
(b) 5
(c) 1
(d) 13
(e) 15

Q15. (532679 + 369321) ÷ (7854 – 7629) = ?
(a) 4008
(b) 4020
(c) 4108
(d) 4206
(e) 125