# SBI Solved Probationary Officer Exam Question Papers - 07-Mar-2010

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Probationary Officers Exam
Held on: 07-03-2010

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Reasoning (High Level)

1. If 'R' denotes '−', 'Q' denotes '×', 'W' denotes '÷' and 'A' denotes '+', then ---
42 W 7 R 8 A 6 Q 4 = ?
1) −22 2) −168 3) 22 4) 28
5) None of these

2. Mohan walked 30 meters towards South, took a left turn and walked 15 metres.
He then took a right turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a right turn and
walked 15 metres. How far is he from the starting point?
1) 95 metres 2) 50 metres 3) 70 metres
4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

3. What should come next in the following letter series based on English alphabet?
CEA IKG OQM ?
1) STW 2) WUS 3) SWU
4) UWS 5) None of these

4. The positions of how many digits in the number 59164823 will remain
unchanged after the digits are rearranged in descending order within the
number?
1) None 2) One 3) Two
4) Three 5) More than three

5. What should come next in the following letter series?
P Q R S T A B C D E P Q R S A B C D E P Q R S A B C D P Q
1) R 2) T 3) A
4) B 5) None of these

6. In a certain code language, 'how can you go' is written as 'ja da ka pa', 'can you
come here' is writen as 'na ka sa ja' and 'come and go' is written as 'ra pa sa'.
How is 'here' written in that code language?
1) ja 2) na 3) pa 4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

7. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word TRIBUNAL 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

8. In a certain code DOWN is written as '5@9#' and NAME is written as '#6%3'.
How is MODE written in that code?
1) %653 2) %@63 3) %5@3
4) %@53 5) None of these

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

10. In a certain code THRIVES is written as SIUHRDU. How is SOULFUL
written in that code?
1) VPTKKTE 2) VPTKETK 3) TPVKKTE
4) TNRKMVG 5) None of these

Q. 11-15. In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four
conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV. You have to take the given statement
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: Some trains are cars. All cars are branches. All branches are nets.
Some nets are dresses.
Conclusions: I. Some dresses are cars
II. Some nets are trains
III. Some branches are trains
IV. Some dresses are trains
1) Only I, III follow 2) Only II, III follow
3) Only I, IV follow 4) Only II, III, IV follow
5) None of these

12. Statements: Some pencils are kites. Some kites are desks. All desks are jungles.
All jungles are mountains.
Conclusions: I. Some mountains are pencils
II. Some jungles are pencils
III. Some mountains are desks
IV. Some jungles are kites
1) Only I, III follow 2) Only I, II, III follow
3) Only III, IV follow 4) Only II, III, IV follow
5) None of these

13. Statements: All papers are clips. Some clips are boards. Some boards are lanes.
Conclusions: I. Some roads are boards
II. Some lanes are clips
III. Some boards are papers
1) Only I, II follow 2) Only I, III follow
3) Only I, II, III follow 4) Only II, III, IV follow
5) None of these

14. Statements: All pens are clocks. Some clocks are tyres. Some tyres are wheels.
Some wheels are buses.
Conclusions: I. Some buses are tyres
II. Some wheels are clocks
III. Some wheels are pens
IV. Some buses are clocks
1) None follows 2) Only I follows 3) Only II follows
4) Only III follows 5) Only IV follows

15. Statements: All stones are hammers. No hammer is ring. Some rings are doors.
All doors are windows.
Conclusions: I. Some windows are stones
II. Some windows are rings
III. No window is stone
IV. Some rings are stones
1) Only I follows 2) Only II follows 3) Only III follows
4) Only either I or III follows 5) Only either I or III and II follow