RBI Assistant Exam 2012 Question Paper: Reasoning

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RBI Assistant Exam 2012 Question Paper: Reasoning

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  • 1. 
    How many meaningful English words can be formed with  the letters PC YO using all the letters, but each letter only once in each word?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      More than three

  • 2. 
    The positions of the first and fifth letters of the word SUITABLE are interchanged. Similarly, the positions of second and sixth letters, third and seventh letters, and fourth and eighth letters are interchanged. In the new arrangement, how many letters are there in the English alphabetical series between the alphabet which is third from the left end and the alphabet which is second from the right end?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      More than four

  • 3. 
    Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follow. Among A, B, C, D and E, each scored different marks in an examination. Only one person scored more than C. E scored more than a but less than D. D did not score the highest marks. The one who scored the second lowest scored 71 % marks. C scored 92% marks. Who among the following is most likely to have scored 87% marks?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      E

    • E. 

      Either A or D

  • 4. 
    Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follow.  Among A, B, C, D and E, each scored different marks in an examination. Only one person scored more than C. E scored more than a but less than D. D did not score the highest marks. The one who scored the second lowest scored 71 % marks. C scored 92% marks. Which of the following percentages is most likely to be B's percentage in the exam?
    • A. 

      68%

    • B. 

      71%

    • C. 

      84%

    • D. 

      76%

    • E. 

      97%

  • 5. 
    The following question is based on the alphabetical series given below.                 . M  J  L  I  T  Q  S  R  K  U  F  H  C  B  D  E  A  V  P  O  G  N What will come in place of question (?) mark in the following series based on the above alphabetical series? N             PO          BDE        ?
    • A. 

      UKR

    • B. 

      SRKU

    • C. 

      RKUF

    • D. 

      QSRK

    • E. 

      FUK

  • 6. 
    The following question is based on the alphabetical series given below.                 . M  J  L  I  T  Q  S  R  K  U  F  H  C  B  D  E  A  V  P  O  G  N If in a certain code, 'BIND' is coded as 'CLGB' and 'HELD' is coded as 'FDJB' based on the series given above. How will 'FORK' be coded in the same code language?
    • A. 

      HGKU

    • B. 

      UPKR

    • C. 

      KPSR

    • D. 

      UPSR

    • E. 

      UGSR

  • 7. 
    The following question is based on the alphabetical series given below.                 . M  J  L  I  T  Q  S  R  K  U  F  H  C  B  D  E  A  V  P  O  G  N   'HC' is related to 'KQ' in a certain way. Similarly, ‘OG’ is related to 'AB' in the same way. To which of the following is 'RK' related, following the same pattern?
    • A. 

      TJ

    • B. 

      SI

    • C. 

      TI

    • D. 

      HD

    • E. 

      IM

  • 8. 
    Each vowel of the word SAVOURY is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series and each consonant is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabetical series. If the new alphabets thus formed are arranged in alphabetical order (from left to right), which of the following will be fifth from the right?
    • A. 

      U

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      Q

    • D. 

      P

    • E. 

      X

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      More than four

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A,C,P

    • B. 

      B,C,P

    • C. 

      Q,C,A

    • D. 

      A,B,Q

    • E. 

      A,B,C

  • 11. 
    In this question, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer Statements:        Conclusions:     
    • A. 

      If only conclusion I is true

    • B. 

      If only conclusion II is true

    • C. 

      If either conclusion I or II is true

    • D. 

      If neither conclusion I nor II is true

    • E. 

      If both conclusions I and II are true

  • 12. 
    In this question, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer Statements:        Conclusions:     
    • A. 

      If only conclusion I is true

    • B. 

      If only conclusion II is true

    • C. 

      If either conclusion I or II is true

    • D. 

      If neither conclusion I nor II is true

    • E. 

      If both conclusions I and II are true

  • 13. 
    In this question, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer Statements:         Conclusions:      
    • A. 

      If only conclusion I is true

    • B. 

      If only conclusion II is true

    • C. 

      If either conclusion I or II is true

    • D. 

      If neither conclusion I nor II is true

    • E. 

      If both conclusions I and II are true

  • 14. 
    In this question, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer Statements:        Conclusions:      
    • A. 

      If only conclusion I is true

    • B. 

      If only conclusion II is true

    • C. 

      If either conclusion I or II is true

    • D. 

      If neither conclusion I nor II is true

    • E. 

      If both conclusions I and II are true

  • 15. 
    In this question, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer Statements:        Conclusions:      
    • A. 

      If only conclusion I is true

    • B. 

      If only conclusion II is true

    • C. 

      If either conclusion I or II is true

    • D. 

      If neither conclusion I nor II is true

    • E. 

      If both conclusions I and II are true

  • 16. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question.        Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P, Q, Rand S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.         S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A. Which of the following is true regarding D?
    • A. 

      D sits at one of the extreme ends of the line

    • B. 

      A sits on the immediate left of D

    • C. 

      Q faces D

    • D. 

      C is an immediate neighbour of D

    • E. 

      No immediate neighbour of D faces R

  • 17. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question.          Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P, Q, Rand S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.          S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.   Who among the following faces C?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      Q

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      S

    • E. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 18. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question.          Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P, Q, Rand S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.          S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.   Who among the following sits on the immediate right of the person who faces C?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      Q

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      S

    • E. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 19. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question.              Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P, Q, Rand S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.              S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.   Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      Q

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      S

  • 20. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question.            Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P, Q, Rand S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.             S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.   Who among the following faces R?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 21. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question: In a certain code, 'time and money' is written as 'ma jo ki', ' manage time well' is written as 'pa ru jo', 'earn more money' is written as 'zi ha ma' and 'earn well enough' is written as 'si ru ha'. What is the code for 'earn'?
    • A. 

      Si

    • B. 

      Ru

    • C. 

      Ha

    • D. 

      Ma

    • E. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 22. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question: In a certain code, 'time and money' is written as 'ma jo ki', ' manage time well' is written as 'pa ru jo', 'earn more money' is written as 'zi ha ma' and 'earn well enough' is written as 'si ru ha'. Which of the following represents 'more time'?
    • A. 

      Pa jo

    • B. 

      Zi ki

    • C. 

      Ma ki

    • D. 

      Si jo

    • E. 

      Jo zi

  • 23. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question: In a certain code, 'time and money' is written as 'ma jo ki', ' manage time well' is written as 'pa ru jo', 'earn more money' is written as 'zi ha ma' and 'earn well enough' is written as 'si ru ha'.   What is the code for 'manage'?
    • A. 

      Ru

    • B. 

      Pa

    • C. 

      Jo

    • D. 

      Ha

    • E. 

      Either 'jo' or 'ru'

  • 24. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question: In a certain code, 'time and money' is written as 'ma jo ki', ' manage time well' is written as 'pa ru jo', 'earn more money' is written as 'zi ha ma' and 'earn well enough' is written as 'si ru ha'.   Which of the following may represent' 'money matters'?
    • A. 

      Ki to

    • B. 

      Ma pa

    • C. 

      Fi ma

    • D. 

      Ha ma

    • E. 

      Ma jo

  • 25. 
    Study the following information to answer the given question: In a certain code, 'time and money' is written as 'ma jo ki', ' manage time well' is written as 'pa ru jo', 'earn more money' is written as 'zi ha ma' and 'earn well enough' is written as 'si ru ha'.   What does 'ru' stand for?
    • A. 

      Well

    • B. 

      Manage

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Enough

    • E. 

      Either 'time' or 'enough'