# Quantitative Aptitude for Syndicate Bank and Canara Bank PO 2018

**Dear Students,**

**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. A cistern has two inlet taps (which fill it in 12 minutes and 15 minutes, respectively) and an exhaust tap. When all the three taps are opened together, it takes 20 minutes to fill an empty cistern. How long will the exhaust tap take to empty it?**

(a) 20 minutes

(b) 16 minutes

(c) 12 minutes

(d) 10 minutes

(e) 14 minutes

**Q2. Raja was on a long distance trip. He travelled by air 2/5 of the distance which was 1200 km. Then, he hired a car and travelled 1/3 of the whole trip. Thereafter, he completed the rest of the journey by train. Calculate the distance that Raja travelled by train.**

(a) 480 km

(b) 800 km

(c) 1600 km

(d) 1800 km

(e) 1200 km

**Q3. A dairy man pays Rs. 6.4 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs. 8 per litre, thereby making 37.5% profit. Find the proportion of the water to that of the milk received by the customers.**

(a) 1 : 15

(b) 1 : 10

(c) 1 : 20

(d) 1 : 12

(e) 3 : 11

**Q4. Pankaj bought a new house. 2% of the total price of the house will be given to broker as commission. 5% of the price of house is Rs. 2.5 lacs then what is the amount earned by the broker ?**

(a) Rs. 1,00,000

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 5,00,000

(d) Rs. 15,000

(e) Rs. 20,500

**Q5. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum at 10% per annum for 3 years is Rs. 124. What is the sum?**

(a) Rs. 4000

(b) Rs. 8000

(c) Rs. 12400

(d) Rs. 6200

(e) Rs. 8400

**Solutions (1-5):****Directions (6-10): Study the following pie chart and table carefully to answer the following questions that follow:**

**Percentage break up of employees working in various departments of an organization and the ratio of men to women in them**

**Total Number of Employees = 1800**

**Percentage Break up of employees**

(a) 132

(b) 174

(c) 126

(d) 189

(e) None of these

**Q7. The number of women working in the IT department of the organization forms approximately what per cent of the total number of employees in the organizations from all departments together?**

(a) 7

(b) 5

(c) 19

(d) 15

(e) 10

**Q8. What is the respective ratio of the number of women working in the HR department of the organization and the total number of employees in that department?**

(a) 3 : 4

(b) 2 : 5

(c) 2 : 9

(d) 3 : 7

(e) 5 : 7

**Q9. What is the respective ratio of the number of men working in the Accounts departments to the total number of employees working in that departments?**

(a) 9 : 2

(b) 7 : 6

(c) 2 : 9

(d) 6 : 7

(e) 5 : 9

**Q10. The number of men working in the production department of the organization forms what per cent of total number of employees working in that department? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)**

(a) 89.76

(b) 91.67

(c) 88.56

(d) 94.29

(e) 96.25

**Solutions (6-10):****Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark in the following questions?**

**Solutions (11-15):**