SBI and SBI Rural Business PO Exam Solved Question Paper

SBI & SBI RURAL BUSINESS PO EXAM
Held On: 18-04-2010

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REASONING
1. 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?
1) 5 2) 7 3) 5 or 7
4) Data Inadequate 5) None of these

2. In a certain code TEMPORAL is written as OLDSMBSP. How is CONSIDER
written in that code?
1) RMNBSFEJ 2) BNMRSFEJ 3) RMNBJEFS
4) TOPDQDCH 5) None of these

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

4. 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?
1) B 2) E 3) C
4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

5. Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the next higher digit and
each even digit is substitued 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?
1) 2 2) 4 3) 5
4) 6 5) None of these

6. Pratap correctly remembers that his mother's birthday is before twenty third April
but after nineteenth April. whereas his sister correctly remembers that their
mother's birthday is not on or after twenty second April. On which day in April
is definitely their mother's birthday?
1) Twentieth 2) Twenty-first 3) Twentieth or twenty-first
4) Cannot be determined 5) 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?
1) 50 metres South 2) 150 metres North 3) 180 metres East
4) 50 metres North 5) None of these

8. If '÷' means '+'; '-' means '×'; '×' means '÷' and '+' means '-'; then
15 - 8 × 6 ÷ 12 + 4 = ?
1) 20 2) 28 3) 8 47
4) 2 2 5) None of these 3

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?
1) East 2) South-East 3) North-East

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

Directions (11 - 15): 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.

11. Statements: All cups are bottles.
Some bottles are jugs.
No Jug is plate.
Some plates are tables.
Conclusions: I. Some tables are bottles.
II. Some plates are cups.
III. No table is bottle.
IV. Some Jugs are cups.
1) Only I follows 2) Only II follows 3) Only III follows
4) Only IV follows 5) Only either I or III follows

12. Statements: Some chairs are handles.
All handles are pots.
All pots are mats.
Some mats are buses.
Conclusions: I. Some buses are handles.
II. Some mats are chairs.
III. No bus is handle.
IV. Some mats are handles.
1) Only I, II and IV follow 2) Only II, III and IV follow
3) Only either I or III and II follow 4) Only either I or III and IV follow
5) Only either I or III and II and IV follow

13. Statements: All birds are horses.
All horses are tigers.
Some tigers are lions.
Some lions are monkeys.
Conclusions: I. Some tigers are horses.
II. Some monkeys are birds.
III. Some tigers are birds.
IV. Some monkeys are horses.
1) Only I and III follow 2) Only I, II and III follow
3) Only II, III and IV follow 4) All I, II, III and IV follow
5) None of these

14. Statements: Some benches are walls.
All walls are houses.
Some houses are jungles.
Conclusions: I. Some roads are benches.
II. Some jungles are walls.
III. Some houses are benches.
1) Only I and II follow 2) Only I and III follow
3) Only III and IV follow 4) Only II, III and IV follow
5) None of these

15. Statements: Some stickes are lamps.
Some flowers are lamps.
Some lamps are dresses.
All dresses are shirts.
Conclusions:
I. Some shirts are sticks.
II. Some shirts are flowers.
III. Some flowers are sticks.
IV. Some dresses are sticks.
1) None follows 2) Only I follows 3) Only II follows
4) Only III follows 5) Only IV follows

Directions (16 - 20): Study the following Information carefully and answer the
questions given below:
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
table tennis not necessarily in the same order.
D works in administration and does not like either footbal 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.

16. Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department?
1) EGH 2) AF 3) BCD