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SBI CLEKRS ONE
TEST I-- REASONING

NOTE: (Qn. 1 – 40) If none of the given answers (1,2,3 or 4) is correct, please mark “(5) None of these.”

1. Find the sixth number:

1, 2, 6, 42, 1806, ?

1) 3623442 2) 3263442 3) 3326422 4)2443263
5) None of these
2. There are five different houses, A to E, in a row. A is to the right of B and E is to the left of C and right of A. B is to the right of D. Which of the house is in the middle?

1) B 2) A 3) D 4) E
5) None of these

3. If the letters in PRABA are coded as 27595 and THILAK are coded 36851, How can BHARATHI be coded?

1) 96575368 2) 57686535 3) 96855368 4) 37536689

4) If C= 3, CEP = 24, then what will be the value of HUX?

1) 47 2) 49 3) 51 4) 53

5. Mohan travels from a point to east 10 km and turned right and travelled 8 km and turned right travelled 6 km and turned right travelled 5 km. How far is he from the starting point?

1) 4 km 2) 6 km 3) 26 km 4) 22 km

Directions (Q 6-10): Below is given a question followed by four statements numbered I, II, III and IV. The question may (or may not) be answered using any or more of the given statements. You have to decide which of these statements are sufficient to answer the given question. Pick out the appropriate choices.
6. How is P related to Q?
STATEMENTS: I. Q is the father of P.
II. P is a bright student of the class.
III. P is a devoted husband.
IV. P is the brother of Y.
1. Only I suffices 2. I and III suffice.
3. I and either III or IV suffice 4. III and IV suffice.

7. On which day of the week did Atul reach Bombay?
STATEMENTS: I. Atul reached Bombay on 16th July.
II. Atul reached Bombay day before Sudha.
III. Sudha reached Bombay on a Friday.
iv. 25TH July is a Saturday.
1. I and IV suffice. 2. II and III suffice.
3. I, II and III suffice.
4. Either I and IV, or II and III suffice.

8. Among X, Y and Z who is the most intelligent?
STATEMENTS: I. X is more intelligent than Y.
II. Z is more intelligent than M.
III. M is more intelligent than N.
IV. X is more intelligent than N.
1. Only I suffices. 2. I and IV suffice.
3. I, II and IV suffice. 4. Still more data needed.

9. What is the age of Poornima?
STATEMENTS: I. Poornima is half as old as her mother.
II. Poornima was one-third as old as her mother was
8 years ago.
III. Poornima is 16 years younger than her mother.
IV. 12 years ago her mother was five times as old
as Poornima.
1. I and II suffice. 2. I and either II or III suffice.
3. Either I or II and either III or IV suffice. 4. Any two out of I, II, III,IV suffice.

10. Are some gardens wardens?
STATEMENTS: I. Some gardens are birds.
II. Some wardens are gardens.
III. All birds are wardens.
IV. No bird is a match box.
1. I and III suffice. 2. I and IV suffice. 3. II and IV suffice.
4. 4. Either II or I and III suffice.

Direction (Q 11 to 15): Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
i) Eight doctors P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W visit a charitable dispensary run by Ram Mandir Trust every day except on a holiday i.e. Monday.
ii) Each doctor’s visit is of 1 hour from Tuesday to Sunday except Saturday. The timings are 9 AM to 1 PM and 2 PM to 6 PM. ! PM to 2 PM is lunch break.
iii) On Saturdays it is open only in the morning, i.e. 9 AM to 1 PM and on this day each doctor’s visit is of half an hour only.
iv) No other doctor visits the dispensary before Q and after U.
v) Doctor W comes immediately after lunch break and is followed by R.
vi) S comes in the same order as P in the afternoon session.

11. At what time is the visit of Doctor R over on Sunday?
1. 3 pm 2. 4pm 3. 5 pm 4. 1 pm
12. If lunch break and subsequent visit hours are reduced by 15 minutes, at what time is Doctor U expected to attend the dispensary?
1. 3.15 pm 2. 4.15 pm 3. 4.45 pm 4. 4 pm
13. At what time would the visit of T be over on Saturday?
1. 10 am 2. 11 am 3. Either 10 am or 11 am
14. Doctor P visits in between which of the following pairs of doctors?
1. R and W 2. S and T 3. U and W 4. R and U
15. S appears immediately after Doctor
1. T 2. V 3. Data inadequate 4. R

16. If it is possible to make a meaningful word using the second, fourth, fifth and seventh letters of the word CAPITALIST, write down the third letter of this word. If no meaningful word is possible, mark X as your answer. If more than one such word is possible, mark M as your answer.
1.S 2.M 3.X 4.I

17. You are given three primary colours red, blue and yellow. Now combine these colours and you get the secondary colours. Again, combine these colours (primary + secondary as well as secondary + secondary) and you get the tertiary colours. How many colours do you have in all now? (By combining is meant bringing two colours together)
1.27 2.15 3.18 4.21
18. Kamal’s son is the son-in-law of Achyut’s father. Rani is Achyut’s only sister. Kamal has only one grandson Pramod. How is Pramod related to Rani?
1. Father 2. Uncle 3. Son 4. Brother .
19. Arun is fatter than Ram who is thinner than Babu. Mani is thinner than Arun but fatter than Babu. Two other men are fatter than Arun. Who is the thinnest?
1. Arun 2. Ram 3. Babu 4. Mani

20. “Cricket” is related to “ball” as “badminton” is related to
1. racquet 2. Shuttlecock 3. net 4. court .
. Direction (Q 21-25): Study the following letter/number sequence and answer the questions that follow:

Z U V 5 A 1 E F G H I J 3 K 4 O P Q 6 T S R 2 D C B L M N W X Y

21. which letter or number if 18th to the right of the 26th letter or number from the right?
1. 2 2. D 3. C 4. B

22. If the second half of the series above was reversed what would be the answer to Q.11 above?
1. 2 2. D 3. C 4. B

23. What would be the answer to Q 11 if all the number of the sequence were dropped?
1. 2 2. D 3. C 4. B
24. What will come in place of the (?) question mark in the sequence below?
U1F 5FH 1HJ (?)
1. FJ4 2. FHK 3. FJ3 4. FJK
25. If only the letters from E to Q were written in the reverse order and other letters were left unaltered, which letter would be 10th to the right of the 32nd letter from the right?
1. K 2. L 3. M 4. 4

Directions. Q 26-29: Read the following information and answer the questions given below:
I. A factory holds a competition to decide “Best Performance” and “Most Popular” awards. Each worker gives marks out of 100 for ‘performance’ as well as ‘popularity’ for nominated six workers.
II. A,B, C, D, E and F are six workers who are given ranks separately for ‘performance’ and ‘popularity’ on the basis of marks obtained by them.
III. The ranking for ‘performance’ given in descending order on the basis of marks obtained by the six workers was such that ‘A’ was fifth and ‘F’ was first. ‘B’s marks on performance were slightly lower than’F’ but slightly better than ‘E’. ‘D’s rank in one case was sixth and in other it was fourth. D’s marks on performance were slightly better than A.
IV. When the ranks for ‘popularity’ were given in ascending order of their marks, with rank one for least popular and rank six for most popular. E’s rank remains unchanged but C’s rank was replaced by D and A replaced B’s rank.
Q.26. Who was most popular?
1. D 2. C 3. B 4. Data inadequate
Q.27. Who among the following is likely to have lower marks in performance as well as popularity?
1. B 2. A 3. E 4. D
Q.28. Who got lowest marks in performance?
1. A 2. B 3. C 4. Data inadequate
Q.29. What rank ‘F” received on popularity?
1. One 2. Two 3. Six 4. Data inadequate

30. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) 19 (2) 17 (3) 23 (4)27

Directions (Q 31-35): In each question below, there are two or three 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 with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.

31. STATEMENTS: All birds are books.
All books are quarters.

CONCLUSIONS: I. All birds are quarters.
II. Some quarters are birds.
III. Some quarters are books.
IV. Some books are birds.
1. I, II and III follow. 2. II, III and IV follow.
3. I, III and IV follow. 4.. All follow.

32. STATEMENTS: Some books are novels.
All novels are dishes.
CONCLUSIONS: I. Some books are dishes.
II. Some books are not dishes.
III. Some dishes are novels.
IV. Some dishes are not novels.
1. Either I or II follows 2. Either III or IV follows.
3. Either I or II, and III or IV follow.
4. I and III follow.

33. STATEMENTS: Some desks are pens.
No pen is a paper.

CONCLUSIONS; I. Some desks are papers.
II. Some desks are not papers.
III. No desk is paper.
IV. No paper is a pen.
1. Only II and IV follow. 2. Either I or II follows.
3. Either I or III follows. 4. Only II and III follow.

34. STATEMENTS: All boys are girls.
No books are boys.
CONCLUSIONS: I. Some books are girls.
II. Some books are not girls.
III. Some girls are books.
IV. Some girls are not books.
1. Either I or II follows. 2. Either III or IV follows.
3. Only II and IV follow. 4. Either I or II and IV follow.

35. STATEMENTS: All books are pens.
All books are tigers.
CONCLUSIONS: I. Some pens are books.
II. Some pens are tigers.
III. Some tigers are pens.
IV. Some pens are not tigers.
1. Only I and III follow. 2. Only II and III follow.
3. Only I follows. 4. I, II and III follow.

36. How many pairs of letters are there in the word CIGARETTE which have as many letter between them as in the alphabet?
1. One 2. Two 3. Three 4. Four

37. What will be the last letter of the word made of the first, sixth, ninth and tenth letters of the word SUPPLEMENT? If no such word can be made, give M as your answer. If more than one such word can be made, give P as your answer.
1. S 2. N 3. T 4. P.

38. If COLOUR is called MUSIC, MUSIC is called ENGINE, ENGINE is called CAR, CAR is called CARAVAN, CARAVAN is called TENT, and TENT is called IGLOO, then what do soldiers on battlefield live in?
1. CAR 2. CARAVAN 3. IGLOO 4. TENT

39. SONG is related to COMPOSER in the same way as FILM is related to:
1. ACTOR 2. DIRECTOR 3. PRODUCER 4. FINANCIER

40. If ANACONDA is written as ANADNADN in a certain code, how will MOVEMENT be written in the same code?
1. MOVFLENT 2. MOVFLTNE 3. VOMFLTNE 4. VOMDNTNE
TEST OF REASONING
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11.2 12.3 13.3 14.4 15.3 16.4 17.3 18.3 19.2 20.2

21.3 22.2 23.3 24.4 25.1 26.4 27.4 28.3 29.4 30. 4

31.4 32.4 33.1 34.4 35.4 36.2 37.4 38.3 39.2 40.3
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