# Bank PO Questions

Q:

What was the day on 15th august 1947 ?

 A) Friday B) Saturday C) Sunday D) Thursday

Explanation:

15 Aug, 1947 = (1946 years + Period from 1.1.1947 to 15.8.1947)

Odd days in 1600 years = 0

Odd days in 300 years = 1

46 years = (35 ordinary years + 11 leap years) = (35 x 1 + 11 x 2)= 57 (8 weeks + 1 day) = 1 odd day

Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.   May.   Jun.   Jul.   Aug

( 31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 15 ) = 227 days = (32 weeks + 3 days) = 3 odd days.

Total number of odd days = (0 + 1 + 1 + 3) = 5 odd days.

Hence, as the number of odd days = 5 , given day is Friday.

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Q:

Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be :

 A) Tuesday B) Monday C) Sunday D) Saturday

Explanation:

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days. So, after 63 days, it will be Monday.

After 61 days, it will be Saturday.

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Q:

If each side of a square is increased by 25%, find the percentage change in its area?

 A) 65.25 B) 56.25 C) 65 D) 56

Explanation:

let each side of the square be a , then area = ${a}^{2}$

As given that The side is increased by 25%, then

New side = 125a/100 = 5a/4

New area = ${\left(\frac{5a}{4}\right)}^{2}$

Increased area= $\frac{25{a}^{2}}{16}-{a}^{2}$

Increase %=$\frac{\left[9{a}^{2}/16\right]}{{a}^{2}}*100$  % = 56.25%

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Q:

If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as :

 A) 4% of a B) 6% of a C) 8% of a D) 10% of a

Explanation:

20% of a = b  => (20/100)a = b

b% of 20 =(b/100) x 20 = (20a/100) x (1/100) x (20) = 4a/100 = 4% of a.

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Q:

Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kg of fresh fruits ?

 A) 20 B) 30 C) 40 D) 50

Explanation:

The fruit content in both the fresh fruit and dry fruit is the same.

Given, fresh fruit has 68% water.so remaining 32% is fruit content. weight of fresh fruits is 100kg

Dry fruit has 20% water.so remaining 80% is fruit content.let weight if dry fruit be y kg.

Fruit % in freshfruit = Fruit% in dryfruit

Therefore, (32/100) x 100 = (80/100 ) x y

we get, y = 40 kg.

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Q:

The purest form of iron is

 A) wrought iron B) steel C) pig iron D) nickel steel

Explanation:

Wrought Iron is the purest form of iron. It contains 0.12 to 0.25% carbon and so it is the purest form of iron.

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Q:

Fathometer is used to measure

 A) Earthquakes B) Rainfall C) Ocean depth D) Sound intensity

Explanation:

Fathometer is used to measure Ocean depth.

Fathometer is A depth finder that uses sound waves to determine the depth of water.

The Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of Earthquakes.

The Decibel Scale is used to measure sound intensity.

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Q:

The tropic of cancer does not pass through which of these Indian states ?

Explanation:

The tropic of cancer passes through 8 Indian states.

They are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkand, Tripura and Mizoram.