Quantitative Aptitude Questions for Syndicate and Canara Bank PO

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.

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Q1. A man goes uphill with an average speed of 24 kmph and comes down with an average speed of 36 kmph. The distance travelled in both the cases being the same, the average speed for the entire journey is: 
(a) 30 kmph 
(b) 28.8 kmph 
(c) 32.6 kmph 
(d) 24.4 kmph
(e) 26 kmph

Q2. A person travels one-fourth of a certain distance AE at x kmph, one-third of the remaining distance at 3x kmph and the remaining distance at 2x kmph. If his average speed for the entire journey is (x + 14) kmph, then find the total distance he covers? 
(a) 31.2 
(b) 36 
(c) 40 
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q3. The ratio of the age of a father’s to that of his son is 5 : 2. If the product of their ages in years is 1000, then the father’s age (in years) after 10 years will be : 
(a) 50
(b) 60 
(c) 80 
(d) 85
(e) 65

Q4. A milkman makes 20% profit by selling milk mixed with water at Rs. 9 per litre. If the cost price of 1 litre pure milk is Rs. 10, then the ratio of milk to water in the sold mixture is 
(a) 3 : 1
(b) 4 : 1  
(c) 3 : 2  
(d) 4 : 3 
(e) 1 : 3

Q5. Mahesh starts working as a sales representative on an annual salary of Rs. 160000. If he receives a 15% pay-rise each year, the number of years he has worked for the company, when his annual salary became Rs. 279841 is:  
(a) 4 years 
(b) 5 years  
(c) 2 years  
(d) 3 years 
(e) 4.5 years

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Sohan spends 23% of an amount of money on an insurance policy, 33% on food, 19% on children’s education and 16% on recreation. He deposits the remaining amount of Rs. 504 in bank. How much total amount does he spend on food and insurance policy together? 
(a) Rs. 3200  
(b) Rs. 3126  
(c) Rs. 3136  
(d) Rs. 3080
(e) Rs. 3800

Q7. Fresh grapes contain 80% water, while dry grapes contain 10% water. If the weight of dry grapes is 500 kg, then what was it when grapes were fresh? 
(a) 2350 kg 
(b) 2085 kg 
(c) 2255 kg 
(d) 2250 kg 
(e) None of these

Q8. A sells a scooter priced Rs. 36000. He gives a discount of 8% on the first Rs. 20000 and 5% on the next Rs. 10000. How much discount can he afford on the remaining Rs. 6000 if he is to get as much as when 7% discount is allowed on the total? 
(a) 5% 
(b) 6% 
(c) 7% 
(d) 8%
(e) 7.5%

Q9. The cost price of two dozen bananas is Rs. 32. After selling 18 bananas at the rate of Rs. 12 per dozen, the shopkeeper reduced the rate by Rs. 4 per dozen. The percent loss is 
(a) 31.25% 
(b) 25% 
(c) 36.5%
(d) 37.5%
(e) 32.2%

Q10. The simple interest on a certain sum for 8 months at 4% per annum is Rs. 129 less than the simple interest on the same sum for 15 months at 5% per annum. The sum is: 
(a) Rs. 2580 
(b) Rs. 2400  
(c) Rs. 2529  
(d) Rs. 3600 
(e) Rs. 3500

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. A money-lender borrows money at 4% per annum and pays the interest at the end of the year. On the same time, he lends it at 6% per annum compound interest compounded half yearly and receives the interest at the end of the year. In this way, he gains Rs. 104.50 a year. The amount of money he borrows, is: 
(a) Rs. 6,000
(b) Rs. 5,500  
(c) Rs. 5,000
(d) Rs. 4,500 
(e) Rs. 5250

Q12. The base of a triangluar field is three times of its altitude. If the cost of cultivating the field at Rs 50 per hectare be Rs 675, find its base and height. (1 hectare = 10000 m²)
(a) 900 m , 300 m
(b) 350 m , 850 m
(c) 750 m , 450 m
(d) 875 m, 325 m
(e) None of these

Q13. A and B can separately complete a piece of work in 20 days and 30 days respectively. They worked together for some time, then B left the work. If A completed the rest of the work in 10 days, then B worked for 
(a) 6 days 
(b) 8 days  
(c) 12 days   
(d) 16 days 
(e) 5 days

Q14. The work done by a woman in 8 hours is equal to the work done by a man in 6 hours and by a boy in 12 hours. If working 6 hours per day 9 men can complete a work in 6 days, then in how many days can 12 men, 12 women and 12 boys together finished the same working 8 hours per day? 
Q15. Two trains start from the station A and B and travel towards each other at speeds of 50 kmph and 60 kmph respectively. At the time of their meeting the second train has traveled 100 km more than the first. The distance between A and B is: 
(a) 990 km 
(b) 1200 km   
(c) 1100 km 
(d) 1440 km 
(e) 1240 Km

Solutions (11-15):

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