Bank PO Questions


Q:

At what time between 5 and 6 o' clock are the hands of a 3 minutes apart ?

A) 24min B) 12min
C) 13min D) 14min
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 24min

Explanation:

In this type of problems the formuae is
(5*x+ or - t)*12/11
Here x is replaced by the first interval of given time. Here x is 5.
t is spaces apart

 

Case 1 : (5*x + t) * 12/11

(5*5 + 3) * 12/11

28 * 12/11 = 336/11=  min

therefore the hands will be 3 min apart at 31 5/11 min past 5.

 

Case 2 : (5*x - t) * 12/11

(5*5 -3 ) * 12/11

 22 *12/11 = 24 min

 therefore the hands will be 3 min apart at 24 min past 5

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Q:

A sum of money amounts to Rs.6690 after 3 years and to Rs.10,035 after 6 years on compound interest.find the sum.

A) 4360 B) 4460
C) 4560 D) 4660
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 4460

Explanation:

Let the sum be Rs.P.then
P(1+R/100)^3=6690…(i) and P(1+R/100)^6=10035…(ii)
On dividing,we get (1+R/100)^3=10025/6690=3/2.
Substituting this value in (i),we get:
P*(3/2)=6690 or P=(6690*2/3)=4460
Hence,the sum is rs.4460.

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Q:

Find the ratio of the areas of the incircle and circumcircle of a square.

A) 1:1 B) 1:2
C) 1:3 D) 1:4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1:2

Explanation:

Let the side of the square be x. Then, its diagonal = {\color{Black}\sqrt{2x^{2}}=\sqrt{2}x}

Radius of incircle = 

Radius of circum circle= {\color{Black}\sqrt{{2}}\times \frac{x}{2}=\frac{x}{\sqrt{2}}}

Required ratio = 

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Q:

Find compound interest on Rs. 8000 at 15% per annum for 2 years 4 months, compounded annually

A) 2109 B) 3109
C) 4109 D) 6109
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 3109

Explanation:

Time = 2 years 4 months = 2(4/12) years = 2(1/3) years.
Amount = Rs'. [8000 X (1+(15/100))^2 X (1+((1/3)*15)/100)]
=Rs. [8000 * (23/20) * (23/20) * (21/20)]
= Rs. 11109. .
:. C.I. = Rs. (11109 - 8000) = Rs. 3109.

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The length of a rectangular hall is 5m more than its breadth. The area of the hall is 750 m. The length of the hall is

A) 20 B) 25
C) 30 D) 35
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 25

Explanation:

Let breadth = x m

Then, length = (x+5)m

x(x+5) = 750 

x² + 5x - 750= 0

(x+30)(x-25)= 0

x = 25

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