# Allahabad Bank Clerk Exam 14-Mar-2010 Solved Question Paper

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REASONING ABILITY

1. In row of forty children, R is eleven h from the right end and there are fifteen children between R and M. What Is M's position from the left end of the row ?
(1) Fourteenth
(2) Fifteenth
(3) Thirteenth
(4) Cannot be determined
i (5) None of these

2. In a certain code language 'how many are there' is written as 'ka na ta da' and 'many are welcome here' is written as 'na pi ni ka'. How is 'how' written in that code language ?
(1) ta (2) da
(3)taorda
(5) None of these r

3. If the positions of the first and the fifth digits of the number 83591427 are interchanged, similarly the positions of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged and so on then which of the following will be the second digit from the right end after the rearrangement ?
(1) 5 (2) 3
(3). 9 (4)2
(5) None of these

4. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ADJUSTING each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

5. How many meaningful English words, can be formed with the letters LBAE using each letter only once in each word ?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

6. In a certain code BUILDER is written as JVCKSFE. How is SEALING written in that code ?
(1) BTFKHOJ
(2) JOHKBFT
(3) TFBKHOJ
(4) BFTKJOH
(5) None of these

7. If 'R' denotes V; T denotes '-'; "M", denotes '+' and W denotes V,then — 27 T 15 R 3 W 4 M 6 = ?
(1) 7 (2) 13
(3) -23 (4) 1
(5) None of these

8. In a certain code WAVE is written as '5%3*' and WINS is written as '59@©'. How is SANE written in that code ?
(5) None of these

9. Which of the following is the middle digit of the third highest among the five three-digit numbers given below ?.
368 931 472 715 647
(1) 6 (2) 3
(3) 7 (4) 1
(5) 4

10. Among P, Q, R, S and T each having a different height, Q is shorter than only T and S is shorter than P and R. Who among them is the shortest ?
(1) R
(2)S
(3)P
(5) None of these

Directions (11-15) : Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :
B M % R 3 J @ K © D F 6 9 W 4 • N E P 2 \$ A Y 5 I Q Z # 7 U G

11. Which of the following is the sixth to the left of the twentieth from the left end of the above arrangement?
(1) J (2) Q
(3) W . (4) E
(5) None of these

12. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number ?
• (1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

13. If all the symbols and all the |' vowels are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be twelfth from the , right end ?
(1) 9 (2) 6
(3) P (4) Y
(5) None of these

14. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter but not immediately followed by a letter ?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

15. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the fol- ; lowing series based on the above , arrangement ?
(1) Y5I (2) YIQ
(3) A5Q (4) YIZ
(5) None of these

Directions (16-20) : In each of, the questions below are given foui*- statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be al variance from commonly known facts. . Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions  logically follows from the given state- : ments disregarding commonly known . facts.
and II are given below it. You have to
decide whether the data provided in
the statements are sufficient to answer
the question.
Read both the statements and -
Give answer (1) if the data in
Statement I alone are sufficient to answer
the question, while the data in
Statement II alone are not sufficient to
Give answer (2) if the data in
Statement II alone are sufficient to answer
the question, while the data in
statement I alone are not sufficient to
Give answer (3) if the data in
Statement I alone or in Statement II
alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data in
both the Statements I and II are not
Give answer (5) if the data in
both the Statements I and II together
are necessary to answer the question.

17. What does 'ka' mean in a codelanguage ?
I. 'sa ka na' means 'she may
work' in that code language.
II. 'ha ka ta' means 'work is worship' in that code language.

18. What is Sonal's rank from the top in a group of 10 students ?
I. Meenu's rank is three ranks above Sonal.
II. Sita is second from the\bottom
and is three ranks below Sonal.

19. On which day of the month is definitely Dheeraj's birthday ?
I. Dheeraj's brother correctly remembers
that Dheeraj's birthday
is after 15th but before
19th of the month.
II. Dheeraj's friend correctly remembers
that Dheeraj's birthday
is after 17th but before
21 st of the month.
20. How far is A from the starting
point ?
I. A drives 10 km. towards East,
then takes a right turn and
drives another 10 km. He
again drives 5 km. towards left
and again drives 15 km. towards
left. Finally, he moves
15 km. towards left and stops.
II. A drives 20 km. towards East,
then takes a left turn and
drives another 20 km. He
again drives 10 km. towards
right and again drives 25 km.
towards right. Finally, he
moves 30 km. towards right
and stops.
Directions (21 - 23): Following
questions are based on the five three
digit numbers given below:
756 421 843 615 597
21. What will be the product of the
first and the third digits of the
third highest number ?
0)40 (2)30
(3) 35 (4) 24
(5) 32
22. If the positions of the first and
the third digits of each of the
numbers are interchanged,
which of the following will be the
sum of the first and the second
digits of the lowest number ?
(1)3 (2)7
(3)6 (4)8
(5)2
23. If '3' is subtracted from the first
digit in each number and T is
added to the third digit in each
number and then if the positions
of the first and second digits in
each number are interchanged,
then which of the following numbers
will be the second lowest ?
(1)615 (2)421
(3) 756 (4) 597
(5) 843

Directions (24- 29) : In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV, You have to
take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from 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.

24. Statements:
All silver are metals.
All metals are steel.
Some steel are stones.
All stones are stands.
Conclusions:
I. Some stands are metals.
II. Some stones are silver.
III. Some stands are steel.
IV. Some stones are steel.
(1) Only III and IV follow
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) None of these

25. Statements:
All chairs are tables.
All tables are songs.
Some songs are rhythms.
Some rhythms are pillows.
Conclusions:
I. Some tables are chairs.
II. All tables are rhythms.
III. All chairs are songs.
IV. Some pillows are songs.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only I and IV follow
(3) Only I follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) None of these

26. - Statements:
Some mobiles are pens.
Some pens are covers.
Some covers are plates.
All plates are papers.
Conclusions:
I. All mobiles are covers.
II. Some pens are papers.
III. All plates are pens.
IV. Some papers are mobiles.
(1) Only I follows
(2) Only II follows
(3) Only 1 and IV follow
(4) Only II and IV follow
(5) None follows

27. Statements:
All shoes are tables.
Some tables are lanes.
All caps are lanes.
Some lanes are row.

Conclusions:
I. Some tables are rows.
II. Some tables are shoes.
III. Some rows are caps.
IV. Some lanes are shoes.

(1) Only I and II follow
(2) Only II follows
(3) Only III follows
(4) Only either I or IV follows
(5) None of these

28. Statements:
All brands are bottles.
All bottles are machines.
All machines are files.
All files.are roots.