03 October 2015

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for Bank PO Prelims Exams

1. Shashank bought 36 kg of sugar @ Rs.45 per kg and 24 kg of sugar @ Rs.42 per kg. He mixed them and sold the mixture so as to earn 20% profit. What rate per kg did he sell it?
1) Rs.52.56 2) Rs.52.42 3) Rs.52.36 4) Rs.55.44 5) Rs.54.25

2. The difference between the length and the breadth of a rectangle is 6 m. The length of the rectangle is equal to the side of a square whose area is 729 sq. m. What is the perimeter of the rectangle? (in m)
1) 96 2) 108 3) 92 4) 88 5) 84

3. Soumith purchased 10 calculators and 16 watches for Rs.56,100 and sold them so as to earn an overall profit of 20%. At what total price should he sell 15 calculators and 24 watches together so as to earn the same percentage of profit?
1) Rs.1,00,980 2) Rs.1,16,176
3) Rs.1,21,176 4) Rs.1,00,660 5) Rs.1,24,132

4. Some chocolates were distributed among 4 friends A, B, C and D such that the ratio of chocolates received by A to those received by C was 7 : 9. B received 29 more chocolates than A and D received 33 more chocolates than C. If B received 15 more chocolates than C, how many chocolates did D receive?
1) 84 2) 96 3) 72 4) 99 5) 87

5. Abhi invested an amount with Company X for two years at simple rate of interest 15 pcpa. He invested the entire amount obtained from Company X after two years with company Y at compound rate of interest 12 pcpa for two years. If the amount finally received by him was Rs.81,536, what was the amount invested by him originally with Company X?
1) Rs.65,000 2) Rs.60,000
3) Rs.56,000 4) Rs.50,000 5) Rs.45,000

6. The average weight of 60 students in a class is 55 kg. Six of them, whose average weight is 52 kg, left the
class and another set of six students, whose average weight is 42 kg, joined the class. What is the new average weight of the class? (in kg)
1) 54.25 2) 52.75 3) 53.5 4) 54 5) 53

7. What will be the compound interest on Rs.18,600 for 2 years, the rate of interest being 8% for the first year and 15% for the second year?
1) Rs.4,489.90 2) Rs.4,967.20
3) Rs.4,232.80 4) Rs.4,501.20 5) Rs.3,837.10

8. A certain number of capsules were purchased for Rs.176. Six more capsules could have been purchased for the same
amount if each capsule was cheaper by Rs. 3. What was the number of capsules purchased?
1) 13 2) 16 3) 17 4) 8 5) 11

9. 36 workers can finish a piece of work in 14 days. If the work is to be completed in 8 days, how many extra workers are required?
1) 29 2) 33 3) 23 4) 31 5) 27

10. A man can row 13 kmph downstream and 9 kmph upstream. What is the speed of the man in still water? (in kmph)
1) 12 2) 10.5 3) 11 4) 10 5) 11.5

11. The ratio of roses to lilies in a garden is 3 : 2. The average number of roses and lilies is 180. What is the number of lilies in the garden?
1) 144 2) 360 3) 182 4) 216 5) None of these

12. The sum of five numbers is 260. The average of the first two numbers is 30 and the average of the last two numbers is 70. What is the third number?
1) 33 2) 75 3) 60 4) Can't be determined 5) None

Answers:

1-1; 2-1; 3-1; 4-2; 5-4; 6-4; 7-4; 8-2; 9-5; 10-3; 11-1; 12-3.

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