Appearing for banking sector examination is every job-seeker’s dream. But you need to prepare yourself properly to crack the written test. *IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)* conducts a series of *common written examinations (known as CWEs)* as a basic criteria for the selection of eligible candidates in different banking posts like *Probationary Officers (PO), clerk, management trainee* etc. You need to go through vigorous preparation to be a successful employee in banking sector.You will get plenty of study materials in the market for the exam, where aptitude test is very important part of that.

Below you will find **20 aptitude questions with their proper answers**, that was asked in banking exams in different years:

**Q1.** Calculate the number of times the hands of a clock point towards each other in a day ?

**Answer Option:**

a.) 12

b.) 20

c.) 22

d.) 24

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**Q2.** At what time between 5 and 6 are the hands of a clock coincident ?

**Answer Option:**

a.) 22 minutes past 5

b.) 24 minutes past 5

c.) 27 minutes past 5

d.) 30 minutes past 5

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**Q3.** 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 :

**Answer Option:**

a.) 59 minutes past 3

b.) 4 p.m.

c.) 58 minutes past 3

d.) 2 minutes past 4

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**Q4.** How many times are the hands of a clock at right angles in a day ?

**Answer Option:**

a.) 20

b.) 24

c.) 34

d.) 44

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**Q5.** A sum is invested at compound interest payable annually. The interest in two successive years was Rs. 500 and Rs. 540. The sum is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 3700

b.) 4500

c.) 5600

d.) 6250

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**Q6.** A man borrows Rs.4000 from a beak at 71/2 compound interest. At the end of every year he pays Rs. 1500 as part repayment of loan and interest. How much does he still how to the bank after three such installments:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 123.25

b.) 130

c.) 450

d.) 469.18

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**Q7.** Avik started a business, investing Rs. 6000. Six months later Samik joined him, investing Rs. 4000, If they made a profit of Rs. 5200 at the end of the year, how much must be the share of Samik?

**Answer Option:**

a.) 1200

b.) 1800

c.) 2080

d.) 2600

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**Q8.** Ram’s capital is equal to twice Sam’s capital and Sam’s capital is three times Rahim’s capital. The ratio of the capital is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 2:1:3

b.) 1:2:6

c.) 6:3:1

d.) 1:3:6

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**Q9.** Today is 1st august. The day of the week is Monday this is a leap year. The day of the week on this day after 3 years will be:

**Answer Option:**

a.) Monday

b.) Wednesday

c.) Thursday

d.) Saturday

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**Q10.** The first republic day of India was celebrated on 26 the January. 1950. It was:

**Answer Option:**

a.) Monday

b.) Tuesday

c.) Thursday

d.) Friday

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**Q11.** The number of old days in a leap year is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 1

b.) 2

c.) 3

d.) 4

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**Q12.** How many days are there from 2 nd January 1993 to 15 th March 1993:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 70

b.) 73

c.) 78

d.) 81

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**Q13.** The length and breadth of a square are increased by 40$ and 30% respectively. The area of the resulting rectangle exceeds the area of the square by:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 32%

b.) 52%

c.) 72%

d.) 82%

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**Q14.** If the ratio of the areas of two squares is 9:1, the ratio of their perimeters is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 8:2

b.) 3:1

c.) 4:2

d.) 1:5

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**Q15.** A park is 10 meters long and 8 meters broad. What is the length of the longest pole that can be placed in the park?

**Answer Option:**

a.) 10 meters

b.) 12.8 meters

c.) 13.4 meters

d.) 18 meters

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**Q16. **The length of hall is 4/3) times its breadth. If the area of the hall be 300 square meters the difference between the length and the breadth is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 10 meters

b.) 12.8 meters

c.) 13.4 meters

d.) 18 meters

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**Q17. **If the side of a square is doubled then the ratio of the resulting square to that of the given square is:

**Answer Option:**

a.) 1:3

b.) 3:1

c.) 1:4

d.) 4:1

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**Q18.** If 12 boys can earn Rs. 240 in 5 days, how many boys can earn Rs. 420 in 21 days ?

Answer Option:

a.) 5 boys

b.) 10 boys

c.) 13 boys

d.) 16 boys

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**Q19. **If 18 binders bind 900 books in 10 days, how many binders will be reguired to bind 660 books in 12 days ?

Answer Option:

a.) 10

b.) 14

c.) 16

d.) 21

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**Q20. **If 22.5 meters of a uniform iron rod weighs 85.5 kg., what will be the weight of 6 meters of the same rod ?

Answer Option:

a.) 22.8 kg

b.) 25.0 kg

c.) 28.0 kg

d.) None of these

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