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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.

Directions (Q.1-5): Find out the wrong number in the following number series.

Q1. 14,  29, 41, 63, 65, 131, 133
(a) 63
(b) 131
(c) 29
(d) 41
(e) 133

Q2. 2478, 819, 257, 84, 24, 5
(a) 257
(b) 24
(c) 5
(d) 819
(e) 1

Q3. 4, 6, 12, 30, 90 ,     315, 1240
(a) 315
(b) 90
(c) 6
(d) 12
(e) 1240

Q4. 289,  266,  285,  270,  281,  275,  277
(a) 266
(b) 275
(c) 277
(d) 281
(e) 285

Q5. 7, 13, 49, 295, 2305,  23041
(a) 7
(b) 13
(c) 49
(d) 295
(e) 2305

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. At what percentage above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 36% after allowing a customer a discount of 15% ?
(a) 68%
(b) 63%
(c) 60%
(d) 58%
(e) 68%

Q7. Akshay starts working on a job and continues for 15 days and completes 36% of the work. To complete the work, he employs Monika and together they work for 20 days and completed the work.  What will be the efficiency ratio of Akshay and Monika ?
(a) 7 : 5
(b) 4 : 3
(c) 5 : 3
(d) 1 : 3
(e) 3 : 1

Q8. The average monthly expenditure of Ravi was Rs. 1100 during the first 3 months, Rs. 2200 during the next 4 months and Rs. 4620 during the subsequent five months of the year. It the total saving during the year was Rs. 2100, find Ravi’s average monthly income.
(a) Rs. 1858
(b) Rs. 3108.33
(c) Rs. 3100
(d) Rs. 3200
(e)  Rs. 2908.33

Q9. A man invests Rs. 1,200 at 10% p.a. At the end of the year he withdraws 30% of total amount and pays Rs. 24 as transaction fee. At the end of 2nd year he withdraws 30% of the amount and pays Rs. 93 as transaction fee. What is the balance at the end of the second year?
(a) Rs. 660
(b) Rs. 825
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 770
(e) Rs. 870

Q10. X started from a point A towards point B. After 2 hours, Y started from B towards A. By the time X travelled one-fifth of the total distance, Y had also travelled the same. If Y’s speed is thrice that of X’s speed, find the difference in the times (in hours) taken by X and Y to reach their destinations.
(a) 10
(b) 20
(c) 15
(d) 25
(e) 30

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11 – 15): Study the following pie chart and answer the following questions.
Percentage distribution of Income of 7 firms in year 2010 and 2013 is given below in pie chart. Percentage distribution of some firms are not given. You have to calculate these values if required to answer the questions.
Q11. If expenditure of B in 2010 is 80% of its income and expenditure of E in 2013 is 60% of its income and income of E in 2013 is 100/3% more than the income of E in 2010 then saving of B in 2010 is what percent of saving of E in 2013.
Q12. What is the ratio of average income of firm A, B and E together in 2010 to the average of income of firm B, C and D together in 2013.
(a) 203 : 201
(b) 133 : 123
(c) 185 : 126
(d) 119 : 143
(e) 123 : 133

Q13. If income of firm E in 2013 is 400/7% of income of E in 2010 and ratio between percentage distribution of  income of firm F and G is 11 : 8 in 2013 then what is the percentage distribution of income of firm F in 2013 ?
(a) 45/23%
(b) 133/7%
(c) 253/7%
(d) 255/103%
(e) 253/133%

Q14. Income of firm A, B and E together in 2010 is approximate what % more or less than income of firm C, D and E together in 2013 if income of firm E in 2013 is 50% more than income of firm A in 2010 (approximately)?
(a) 7%
(b) 5%
(c) 5.1%
(d) 8%
(e) 48%

Q15. If income of firm A and B together in 2013 is 120% of income of firm A and B together in 2012 then income of firm A and B together increase/decrease by what percent approximately in 2012 with respect to 2010.
(a) 30%
(b) 23%
(c) 20%
(d) 9%
(e) 12% 