SBI Bank (Po) Reasoning Exam [18-04-2010]

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  • 1. 
    Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the  next higher digit and each even digit is substituted by the previous lower digit and the digits so obtained are rearranged in ascending order, which of the following will  be the third digit 'from the left end after the rearrangement?  
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Among A, B, C, D and E, each having different weight, D is heavier than only A and C is lighter than B and E. Who among them is the heaviest?
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      E

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      Data inadequate

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    In a certain code TEMPORAL is written as OLUSMBSP. How is CONSIDER written in that code?  
    • A. 

      RMNBSFEJ

    • B. 

      BNMRSFEJ

    • C. 

      RMNBJEFS

    • D. 

      TOPDQDCH

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters DLEI using each letter only once in each word? 
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      More than 3

  • 5. 
    In a certain code language, 'how many goals scored' is written as '5 3 9 7'; 'many more matches' is written as '9 8 2'; and 'he scored five' is written as '1 6 3'. How is 'goals' written in that code language?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5 or 7

    • D. 

      Data inadequate

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Pratap correctly remembers that his mother's birthday is before twenty third April but after nineteenth April, whereas his sister corsectly remembers that their mother's birthday is not on or after twentysec~ndApril. On which day in April is definitely their mother's birthday?
    • A. 

      Twentieth

    • B. 

      Twenty First

    • C. 

      Twentieth or Twenty First

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Ashok started walking towards South.After walking 50 metres he took a right turn and walked 30 metres. He then  took a right turn and walked 100 metres. He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres and stopped. How far and  in which direction was he from the starting point?
    • A. 

      50 metres South

    • B. 

      150 metres North

    • C. 

      180 metres East

    • D. 

      50 metres North

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    If' '/' means '+'; '-' means 'x'; 'x' means '/' and '+' means '-'; then 15-8x6/12+4=?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town B. Towards which direction is town H from town F?
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      South East

    • C. 

      North East

    • D. 

      Data inadequate

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEARCHES each of which has as many letters between them in the wordas in the English alphabet?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      More than 3

  • 11. 
    • There are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given, statements disregarding commonly known facts.
    Statements:
    • All cups are bottles.
    • Some bottles are jugs.  
    • No jug is plate.
    • Some plates are tables
      Conclusions: 
    1. Some tables are bottles  
    2. Some plates are cups 
    3. No table is bottle
    4. Some jugs are cups
    • A. 

      Only 1 follows

    • B. 

      Only 2 follows

    • C. 

      Only 3 follows

    • D. 

      Only 4 follows

    • E. 

      Only either 1 or 3 follows

  • 12. 
    • There are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given, statements disregarding commonly known facts.
    Statements:
    • Some chairs are handles
    • All handles are pots
    • All pots are mats
    • Some mats are busses
      Conclusions:
    1. Some busses are handles 
    2. Some mats are chairs  
    3. No bus is a handle
    4. Some mats are handles
    • A. 

      Only 1, I2 and I4 follow

    • B. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 follow

    • C. 

      Only either 1 or 3 and 2 follow

    • D. 

      Only either 1 or 3 and 4 follow

    • E. 

      Only either 1 or 3, 2 and 4 follow

  • 13. 
    • There are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given, statements disregarding commonly known facts.
    Statements:
    • All birds are horses
    • All horses are tigers  
    • Some tigers are lions
    • Some lions are monkeys
      Conclusions:
    1. Some tigers are horses  
    2. Some monkes are birds 
    3. Some tigers are birds
    4. Some monkeys are horses
    • A. 

      Only 1 and 3 follow

    • B. 

      Only 1, 2 and 3 follow

    • C. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 follow

    • D. 

      All 1, 2, 3 and 4 follow

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    • There are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given, statements disregarding commonly known facts.
    Statements:
    • Some benches are walls
    • All walls are houses
    • Some houses are jungles
    • All jungles are roads
      Conclusions:
    1. Some roads are benches  
    2. Some jungles are walls 
    3. Some houses are benches
    4. Some roads are houses
    • A. 

      Only 1 and 2 follow

    • B. 

      Only 1 and 3 follow

    • C. 

      Only 3 and 4 follow

    • D. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 follow

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    • There are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given, statements disregarding commonly known facts.
    Statements:
    • Some sticks are lamps
    • Some flowers are lamps
    • Some lamps are dresses
    • All dresses are shirts
      Conclusions:
    1. Some shirts are sticks  
    2. Some shirts are flowers 
    3. Some flowers are sticks
    4. Some dresses are sticks
    • A. 

      None follows

    • B. 

      Only 1 follows

    • C. 

      Only 2 follows

    • D. 

      Only 3 follows

    • E. 

      Only 4 follows

  • 16. 
    • A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments, viz Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis, not necessarily in the same order.
    • D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A, who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
    In which department does E work?
    • A. 

      Personnel

    • B. 

      Marketing

    • C. 

      Administration

    • D. 

      Data inadequate

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    • A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments, viz Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis, not necessarily in the same order.
    • D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A, who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
    Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department?
    • A. 

      EGH

    • B. 

      AF

    • C. 

      BCD

    • D. 

      BGD

    • E. 

      Data inadequate

  • 18. 
    • A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments, viz Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis, not necessarily in the same order.
    • D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A, who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
    Which of the following combinations of employee-department-favourite sport is correct?
    • A. 

      E-Administration-Cricket

    • B. 

      F-Personel-Lawn Tennis

    • C. 

      H-Marketing-Lawn Tennis

    • D. 

      B-Administration-Table Tennis

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    • A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments, viz Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis, not necessarily in the same order.
    • D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A, who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
    Which is G's favourite sport?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Badminton

    • C. 

      Basketball

    • D. 

      Lawn Tennis

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    • A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments, viz Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis, not necessarily in the same order.
    • D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A, who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
    Which is E's favourite sport?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Badminton

    • C. 

      Basketball

    • D. 

      Lawn Tennis

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    In the question:
    • 'P$Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q'
    • '[email protected]' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P#Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P&Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'
    • 'P*Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
    • Now assuming that the given statements are true, read all the conclusions and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow.
    Statements: Conclusions:
    1. V$F
    2. [email protected]
    3. [email protected]
    4. T#V
    • A. 

      Only 1, 2 and 3 are true

    • B. 

      Only 1, 2 and 4 are true

    • C. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 are true

    • D. 

      Only 1, 3 and 4 are true

    • E. 

      All 1, 2, 3 and 4 are true

  • 22. 
    In the question:
    • 'P$Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q'
    • '[email protected]' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P#Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P&Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'
    • 'P*Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
    • Now assuming that the given statements are true, read all the conclusions and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow.
    Statements: Conclusions:
    1. J#R
    2. J#K
    3. R#F
    4. [email protected]
    • A. 

      Only 1, 2 and 3 are true

    • B. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 are true

    • C. 

      Only 1, 3 and 4 are true

    • D. 

      All 1, 2, 3 and 4 are true

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
    In the question:
    • 'P$Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q'
    • '[email protected]' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P#Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P&Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'
    • 'P*Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
    • Now assuming that the given statements are true, read all the conclusions and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow.
    Statements:
    • N&B
    • B$W
    • W#H
    • H*M
    Conclusions:
    1. [email protected]
    2. [email protected]
    3. W&N
    4. W#N
    • A. 

      Only 1 is true

    • B. 

      Only 3 is true

    • C. 

      Only 4 is true

    • D. 

      Only either 3 or 4 is true

    • E. 

      Only either 3 or 4 and 1 are true

  • 24. 
    In the question:
    • 'P$Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q'
    • '[email protected]' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P#Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P&Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'
    • 'P*Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
    • Now assuming that the given statements are true, read all the conclusions and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow.
    Statements: Conclusions:
    1. K#J
    2. [email protected]
    3. R#M
    4. [email protected]
    • A. 

      None is true

    • B. 

      Only 1 is true

    • C. 

      Only 2 is true

    • D. 

      Only 3 is true

    • E. 

      Only 4 is true

  • 25. 
    In the question:
    • 'P$Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q'
    • '[email protected]' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P#Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'
    • 'P&Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'
    • 'P*Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
    • Now assuming that the given statements are true, read all the conclusions and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow.
    Statements: Conclusions:
    1. [email protected]
    2. M$R
    3. [email protected]
    4. [email protected]
    • A. 

      Only 1 and 2 are true

    • B. 

      Only 1, 2 and 3 are true

    • C. 

      Only 3 and 4 are true

    • D. 

      Only 2, 3 and 4 are true

    • E. 

      None of these