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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. Ruby’s monthly income is three times Gayatri’s monthly income. Gayatri’s monthly income is fifteen percent more than Priya’s monthly income. Priya’s monthly income is Rs. 32,000. What is Ruby’s Annual income?
(a) Rs. 1,20,300
(b) Rs. 13,24,800
(c) Rs. 38,800
(d) Rs. 54,600
(e) Rs. 12,34,800

Q2. Akash scored 73 marks in subject A. He scored 56% marks in subject B and x marks in subject C. Maximum marks in each subject were 150. The overall percentage marks obtained by Akash in all the three subjects together were 54%. How many marks did he score in subject C?
(a) 84
(b) 86
(c) 79
(d) 73
(e) 94

Q3. In order to maximize his gain, a theatre owner decides to reduce the price of tickets by 20% and as a result of this, the sales of tickets increase by 40%. If, as a result of these changes, he is able to increase his weekly collection by Rs. 1,68,000, find by what value did the gross collection increase per day?
(a) 14,000
(b) 18,000
(c) 24,000
(d) 20,000
(e) 16,000

Q4. Mr. X a businessman, had the income in the years 1995, such that he earned a profit of 20% on his investment in the business. In the year 1996 his investment was less by Rs. 5000 but still had the same income (income = investment + profit) as that in 1995. Thus the percentage value of profit earned in 1996 increased by 6 than that in 1995. What was his investment in 1995?
(a) Rs. 1,02,000
(b) Rs. 1,50,500
(c) Rs. 1,05,000
(d) Rs. 1,50,500
(e) None of these

Q5. A person bought 864 articles and sold 800 of them for the price he paid 864 articles. He sold the remaining articles at the same price per article as the other 800. The percentage gain on the entire transaction is
(a) 7.5%
(b) 8%
(c) 8.5 %
(d) 9 %
(e) 10 %

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Pamela invested an amount of Rs. 35,000 for two years at the rate of 5p.c.p.a. What amount of compound interest would she receive at the end of two years?
(a) Rs. 3587.50
(b) Rs.3500
(c) Rs. 3580.50
(d) Rs. 3565.50
(e) Rs. 3485.7

Q7. Rashmi had Rs. 4200. She invested some of it in scheme A for 4 yours and rest of the money she invest in scheme B for two years. Scheme A offers simple interest at a rate of 22% p.a. and scheme B offers  compound interest (compounded annually) at a rate of 10% p.a. if the interest received from Scheme A is Rs. 1516 more than the interest received from Scheme B, what was the sum invested by her in scheme A?
(a) Rs. 2,600
(b) Rs. 2,000
(c) Rs. 2,200
(d) Rs. 2,400
(e) Rs. 1800

Q8. The expenses of all boys of a institute are partly constant and partly vary as the number of boys. The expenses were Rs. 10,000 for 150 boys and Rs. 8400 for 120 boys. What will be the expenses  when there are 330 boys?
(a) 18,000
(b) 19,600
(c) 22,400
(d) 24,000
(e) 20,600

Q9. There are 5 consecutive odd numbers. If the difference between square of the average of first two odd number and the of the average last two odd numbers is 492, what is the smallest odd number?
(a) 37
(b) 42
(c) 41
(d) 35
(e) 39

Q10. An alloy of gold and silver weight 50g. It contains 80% Gold. How much gold should be added to the alloy so that percentage of gold is increased to 90?
(a) 50 g
(b) 60 g
(c) 30 g
(d) 40 g
(e) 60 g

Solutions (6-10:

Directions (11-15): Find the approximate value of the following questions.

Q11. 424.99 × 23.95 ÷ 8.05 = ?
(a) 1300
(b) 1225
(c) 1325
(d) 1275
(e) 1375

Q12. 25.05 × 123.95 + 388.999 × 15.001 = ?
(a) 9000
(b) 8950
(c) 8935
(d) 8975
(e) 8995

Q13. 561 ÷ 35.05 × 19.99 = ?
(a) 320
(b) 330
(c) 315
(d) 325
(e) 335

Q14. √625.04 × 16.96 + 136.001 ÷ 17 = ?
(a) 418
(b) 441
(c) 425
(d) 433
(e) 546

Q15. 32.05% of 259.99 = ?
(a) 92
(b) 88
(c) 78
(d) 90
(e) 83

Solutions (11-15):