# Aptitude questions for bank exams

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## Aptitude questions for bank exams

Multiple choice aptitude questions and answers for bank exams. These are model questions that are frequently asked in bank exams.

1. 40 feet rope is cut into 2. One piece is 18 feet longer than the other. What is the length of the shorter piece?

9
11
18
22

2. If x2 = 2y3 and 2y = 4, what is the value of x2 + y?

-14
18
3
6

3. If x + 5y = 16 and x= -3y, then y =

-24
-8
8
2

4. A restaurant buys fruit in cans containing 3 and 1/2 cups of fruit each. If the restaurant uses 1/2 cup of fruit in each serving of its fruit salad, what is the number of cans needed to prepare 60 servings of salad?

7
8
9
10

5. A trader gives a discount of 10% on list price of Rs.50 of certain articles and makes a profit of Rs.25. What is his profit margin?

100%
125%
150%
120%

6. By how much should the list price be increased so that the loss of 5% incurred in selling an article at Rs.475 is converted into a profit of 5.6% after a trade discount of 4% at the new list price (in Rs.)?

51.75
55
75
53

7. A certain amount is divided among 3 persons in the ratio of 6:8:9. Adding 500 more to the least share equals a third of the total amount. The total amount is -

4600
6900
5750
7800

8. Rs.88 are divided among 55 boys and girls. Each girl gets 1.75 and each boy 1.50. How many boys were there?

18
26
22
32

9. The fourth proportional to 6, 15 and 20 is

28
42
50
None of the above

10. Two liquids are mixed in ratio 5: 7 and sold at a profit of 25% at Rs.10 a liter. If the first liquid costs Rs.3 more than the second one, what was the cost price of both the liquids?

9.25; 6.25
11; 8
9.75; 6.75
10.5; 7.5

11. X buys 200 shares at Rs.99.70, 300 at Rs.100.10, and 100 at Rs.100.50. Then the price settles at Rs.99.95. How many should he buy at this price, so that his average cost is Rs.100 per T-bill?

600
400
250
500

12. 7 men and 3 women earn Rs.95 in a day; 5 men and 6 women earn Rs.100 in a day. How much will a man and woman earn in two days?

10
25/3
55/3
110/3

13. If x + 2y = 10 and x/y =3 then x =

-2
2
4
6

14. If x +y = 8 and 3x + y = 12 then 2x - y is

-2
2
4
8

15. If Rs. 5 becomes Rs. 5.75 at simple interest in 3 years, what will amount Rs. 600 become in two years?

Rs. 690
Rs. 660
Rs. 760
Rs. 630

16. X wishes to divide Rs. 226 into 3 parts to be given to three friends in the ratio 1/3: 3/4 : 4/5. How much does her second friend get?

Rs. 75
Rs. 90
Rs. 100
Rs. 169

17. 1296 persons died from heat waves. If an average 48 persons/day died by heat wave, how many days did the heat waves last?

25
26
27
28

18. A man and his son can do a piece of work in 10 hours, while his wife alone takes 16 hours to complete it. If all three do the work together, they will finish it in nearly..... hours.

8.72
7.08
6.15
5.22

19. The rate at which a sum becomes four times of itself in 15 years, at simple interest, will be

25%
20%
17%
15%

20. In a recent survey, 40% houses had 2 or more members. Of those houses containing only 1 person, 25% were having only a male. What is the %age of all the houses, which contain exactly one female and no males?

75%
40%
None of these

21. A boy was asked to multiply a number by 7/8. Instead he divided the number by 7/8 and got the result 15/14 more than what he should have got if he had multiplied the number by 7/8. The number is -

4
7
8
9

22. A sum of money was to be divided amongst A and B in the ratio of 2:3. If the money is divided in the ratio of 3: 2, A will benefit by Rs. 75. The total money is

Rs. 325
Rs. 375
Rs. 250
Rs. 225

23. An author gets a royalty of 13% on the printed price of books written by him. If the printed price of this particular book is Rs. 4.50 and if 600 copies of the book are sold, how much royalty did he earn?

Rs. 2700
Rs. 351
Rs. 2349
Rs. 312

24. The monthly salaries of two persons are in the ratio 3 : 5. If each receives an increment of Rs. 20 in salary, the ratio is altered to 13 : 21. Their initial respective salaries are ( in Rs.)

120,125
120,200
240,450
240,400

25. A produces 120 bolts/40 seconds; B produces 100/20 seconds. If the two run simultaneously, how many seconds will it take for them to produce a total of 200 bolts?

22
25
28
32

26. A produces 100 parts twice as fast as B. B produces 100 in 40 min. How many does A produce in 6 minutes?

30
25
20
15

27. 1.125 in fraction form is –

6/5
8/7
7/8
9/8

28. 10 + 1 + 0.1 + 0.01 =

10.001
10.011
11.11
11.111

29. Which of the following fractions is the largest?

12/29
108/129
76/130
101/200

30. If 3n is an even number, which of the following must be an odd number?

n x 3
2n
2n + 1
2(n + 1)

31. By selling oranges at 32 a rupee, a man loses 40%. How many a rupee must he sell to gain 20 %?

16
24
12
None of these

32. The gain is 5% more by selling a cow for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340. The cost price of the cow is (in Rs.)

220
300
2000
200

33. A man buys apples at a certain price per dozen and sells them at eight times that price per hundred. His gain or loss percent is

4% loss
5% profit
4 1/6% profit
10% loss

34. A businessman sells a lot of shirts at a profit of 12.5% and then invests the proceeds in purchasing a lot of trousers, which he sells at a profit of 20%. If he makes a net profit of Rs. 700, the cost of the shirts was?

2400
2000
2500
1600

35. A manufacturer sells goods to an agent at a profit of 20%. The agent’s wholesale price to a shopkeeper is at a profit of 10% and the shopkeeper retails his goods at a profit of 12%. Find the retailer’s price of an article, which had cost the manufacturer \$25.

30
35
36
None of these

36. X buys some bananas at 9/rupee and an equal number at 7/rupee, and he sells at 8/rupee. Find his profit %.

2%
1%
1 9/16%
No profit is earned.

37. By which one of the following should 152207 be multiplied so that the product is 11111111?

53
64
73
87

38. A 3-digit number xyz is squared, which of the following could be the last digit of the square?

1
2
3
8

39. The sum of ages of 2 brothers, having a difference of 8 years between them, will double after 10 years. What is the younger brother's present age in years?

2
1
4
None of these

40. Each student in a class contributed as many paise as the number of students in the class. The teacher contributed Rs. 13. Total collection was Rs. 49. How many students were there in the class ?

36
69
70
None of these

#### Discussion

• Aptitude questions for bank exams -Aptitude questions (10/09/13)
• 41. If you cut 10% and 30% of the length and breadth of a rectangle, then the percentage of area cut off is

20
25
37
None of these

42. A’s income is Rs. 9400. Income Tax is 6 %. If the tax is reduced by 2%, the increase in his income is (in Rs.).

200
160
150
400

43. Without stoppages, a train travels certain distance with an average speed of 80 km/hr, and with stoppages, it covers the same distance with an average speed of 60 km/hr. How many minutes per hour does the train stop?

15 min/hr
5 min/hr
10 min/hr
20 min/hr

44. A man covers a certain distance on a toy train. If the train moved 4 km/hr faster, it would have taken 30 minutes less. If it moved 2km/hr slower, it would have taken 20 minutes more. Find the distance.

40 km
60 km
50 km
72 km

45. A thief is spotted by a policeman from a distance of 400 meters. When the policeman starts the chase, the thief also starts running. Assuming the speed of the thief as 10 km/hr and that of police man as 15 km/hr how far would the thief have run, before he is overtaken?

1200 meters
600 meters
800 meters
900 meters

46. A car during its journey travels 30 minutes at a speed of 40 km/hr, another 45 minutes at a speed of 60 km/hr and 2 hours at a speed of 70 km/hr. Find its average.

50 km/hr
63 km/hr
55.5 km/hr
48 km/hr

47. If a car travels a distance of 240 km in 6 hours, partly at a speed of 60 km/hr and partly at 30 km/hr, then find the time it travels at 60 km/hr.

2 hours
3 hours
4 hours
4.5 hours

48. Twenty years ago, my age was 1/3 of what it is now. What is my present age?

66 years
30 years
33 years
36 years

49. Vijay’s age is one-third of his father’s age minus 5 years. If his age is 7 years, his father’s age is

30 years
36 years
32 years
34 years

50. Find two natural numbers, whose sum is 85 and whose LCM is 102.

34, 51
17, 68
2, 51
6, 17