Bank PO Questions


Q:

How many cubes of 3cm edge can be cut out of a cube of 18cm edge

A) 36 B) 232
C) 216 D) 484
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 216

Explanation:

number of cubes=(18 x 18 x 18) / (3 x 3 x 3) = 216

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A watch which gains 5 seconds in 3 minutes was set right at 7 a.m. In the afternoon of the same day, when the watch indicated quarter past 4 o'clock, the true time is:

A) 4pm B) 5pm
C) 6pm D) 7pm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4pm

Explanation:

Time from 7 am to 4.15 pm  = 9 hrs 15 min =  hrs

 

3 min. 5 sec. of this clock = 3 min. of the correct clock.

Now 3min.5sec. is hrs of this clock = 3 min.is hrs of the correct clock

 hrs of clock =  hrs of the correct clock.

  = 9 hrs of the correct clock.

 The correct time is 9 hrs after 7 am. i.e., 4 pm.

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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 tank is 25m long 12m wide and 6m deep. The cost of plastering its walls and bottom at 75 paise per sq m is

A) Rs. 258 B) Rs. 358
C) Rs. 458 D) Rs. 558
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rs. 558

Explanation:

Area to be plastered = 

=

Cost of plastering =                        

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Q:

What annual payment will discharge a debt of Rs.7620 due in 3years at % per annum interest?

A) 5430 B) 4430
C) 3430 D) 2430
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 3430

Explanation:

Let each installment be Rs.x. Then,

(P.W. of Rs.x due 1 year hence) + (P.W of Rs.x due 2 years hence) + (P.W of Rs. X due 3 years hence) = 7620.

Amount of each installment = Rs.3430

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