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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. X’s age 3 years ago was three time the present age of Y. At present, Z’s age is twice the age of Y. Also Z is 12 years younger than X. What is the present age of Z?
(a) 15 years
(b) 24 years
(c) 12 years
(d) 6 years
(e) 18 years

Q2. A batsman played three matches in a tournament. The respective ratio between the scores of 1st and 2nd matches was 5 : 4 and that between the scores of 2nd and 3rd matches was 2 : 1. The difference the 1st and 3rd matches was 48 runs. What was the batsman’s average score in all the three matches?

Q3. A invests a certain sum in scheme A at compound interest (compounded annually) of 10% per annum for 2 years. In scheme B he invests at simple interest of 8% per annum for 2 years. He invests in schemes A and B in the ratio of 1 : 2.The difference between the interest earned from both the schemes is Rs 990. Find the amount invested in scheme A.
(a) Rs 7500
(b) Rs 8000
(c) Rs 9000
(d) Rs 8500
(e) Rs 8600

Q4. Seema’s present age is four times her son’s present age and four sevenths of her father’s present age. The average of the present age of all three of them is 32 years. What is the difference between the present age of Seema’s father and present age of Seema’s son?
(a) 44 years
(b) 48 years
(c) 46 years
(d) 42 years
(e) 56 years

Q5. In a factory, producing of an automobile, the parts manufactured on the shop floor are required to go through quality checks, each conducted after a specific part of the processing on the raw material is completed. Only parts that are not rejected at one stage are put through subsequent stages of production and testing. If average rejection rates at these three testing stages during a month are 10%, 5% and 2% respectively, then what is the effective rejection rate for the whole plant?
(a) 17%
(b) 15.20%
(c) 84.80%
(d) 16.21%
(e) 1.621 %

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Two partners invest Rs 12500 and Rs 8500 respectively in a business and agree that 60% of the profit should be divided equally between them and the remaining profit is to be treated as interest on capital. If one partner gets Rs 240 more than the other, find the total profit made in the business.
(a) 3250
(b) 3150
(c) 4050
(d) 3550
(e) 3450

Q7. A and B invest Rs 4000 and Rs 5000 in a business. A receives Rs 100 per month out of the profit as a remuneration for running the business and the rest of profit is divided in proportion to the investments. If in an year ‘A’ totally receives Rs 3600, what does B receive?
(a) 4000
(b) 3000
(c) 5000
(d) 6000
(e) 3500

Q8. A bag contains 5 red balls, 6 yellow and 3 green balls. If two balls are picked at random, what is the probability that both are red or both are green in colour?
(a) 3/7
(b) 5/14
(c) 1/7
(d) 2/7
(e) 3/14

Q9. A bag contains 4 red balls, 6 green balls and 5 blue balls. If three balls are picked at random, what is the probability that two of them are green and one of them is blue in colour?
(a) 20/91
(b) 10/91
(c) 15/91
(d) 5/91
(e) 25/91

Q10. Find the total number of arrangements by which the word LAPTOP can be arranged?
(a) 360
(b) 365
(c) 345
(d) 400
(e) 720

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Find the wrong term in the following series.

Q11. 196, 168, 143, 120, 99, 80, 63
(a) 168
(b) 120
(c) 99
(d) 196
(e) 143

Q12. 6072, 1008, 200, 48, 14, 5, 3
(a) 200
(b) 1008
(c) 14
(d) 5
(e) 6072

Q13. 2, 6, 24, 96, 285, 568, 567
(a) 285
(b) 24
(c) 568
(d) 2
(e) 568

Q14. 258, 130, 66, 34, 18, 8, 6
(a) 8
(b) 18
(c) 6
(d) 130
(e) 34

Q15. 4,  10,  22,  46,  96,  190,  382
(a) 8
(b) 10
(c) 96
(d) 382
(e) 190

Solutions (11-15):