Held on: 18-04-2010
SBI Bank (PO)
Test-I: Reasoning (High Level)
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)5or7 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 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? 1)2 2)4 3)5 4)6 5) None of these 6. Pratap correctly remembers that his mother's birthday is before twentythird April but after nineteenth April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother's birthday is not on or after twentysecond April. On which day in April is definitely their mother's birthday? 1) Twentieth 2) Twenty first 3) Twentieth or twentyfirst 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 ' x ' ; ' ' m e a n s a n d ' + ' means '-'; then 15-8*6-12 + 4 = ? 1)20 2)28 3)8 4)2 5) 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? 1) East 2) South-East 3) North-East r x
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 many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet? 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three Directions (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 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. 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 1 or III follows 12. Statements: Some chairs are handlts. 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 a 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, 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...