May 7, 2016

Model Question Paper SBI PO Preliminary Examination

Model Question Paper SBI PO Preliminary Examination

SBI PO Preliminary Examination Preparation 2016 - Model Questions on Reasoning


Directions (1-6) : ‘Our Glory of Cricket’ club intends to give its membership to a selected few players based on the following criteria :
The player must be above 16 years and not more than 24 years of age as on 1.2.1999. He must pay Rs. 15,000/- as entrance tee and Rs. 1 ,000/- as monthly fee throughout his membership period. In case, he pay Rs. 25,000/- as additional entrance fee the monthly payment conditions waived. In addition to this he should satisfy at least one of the following conditions.
(i) He has won any one intercollege cricket tournament by leading his college team and has scored at least one century in college level tournaments.
(ii) He has scored at least one century and two fifties in inter-university or interstate tournament.
(iii) He has led his cricket team at college level at least thrice and has taken 10 or more wickets either by bowling or while wicket keeping or has made aggregate 1000 runs in college level matches.
(iv) He has represented his state in national level matches at least thrice with a remarkable bowling or batting or wicket keeping record. .
(v) He has six centuries at his credit in college level matches and is a spin or medium fast bowler having taken at least one wicket per match in college level matches.
Based on the above conditions and the data given in each of the following cases you have to take decision. You are not supposed to assume anything. All the facts are given as on 1.2.1999.

1. Ameya started his cricket career exactly 5 years ago by celebrating his 18th birthday by scoring a century. He is ready to pay Rs. 40,000/- at entry level. He scored three fifties representing his state as captain. He is an excellent leg spinner.
(1) Membership be given – Satisfies (ii) only
(2) Data inadequate
(3) Membership be given Satisfies (ii) & (iv)
(4) Membership not to be given
(5) None of these

2. Satyen is a good wicket keeper having 11 stump-outs and 16 behind the wicket catches in his 6 years tenure as state level player. He has scored two centuries and one fifty. He is willing to pay entrance tee as well as monthly changes. He started representing his state in March 1991 at the age of 16 years.
(1) Membership be given. Satisfies only (ii)
(2) Membership be given. Satisfies only (iv)
(3) Membership be given. Satisfies (ii) and (iv)
(4) Data inadequate
(5) Membership not to be given.

3. Atul has represented his college as captain for 3 years and represented his university for two years. He has taken 15 wickets in seven matches as spin bowler. He has two centuries at his credit while playing for his college. His team has won twice and thrice under his leadership in college level and university level matches respectively. His date of birth is 2.1.1976. He is ready to pay Rs, 40.000/- as entrance fee.
(1) Membership be given- Satisfies only (i)
(2) Membership be given- Satisfies only (ii)
(3) Membership be given- Satisfies both (i) & (iii)
(4) Membership not to be given
(5) None of these

4. Anil has been playing for his college, university and state during his 7 years cricket tenure. He started playing for his college in January 1992 when he was 17 years old. He has 7 centuries and 5 fifties at his credit aggregating 1600 runs. He led his university and state for two years and 3 years respectively. He has taken 11 wickets as medium fast bowler while playing for his state in national level matches. He is willing to pay requisite entrance fee and monthly fee.
(1) Membership to be given- Satisfies only (ii) & (iv)
(2) Membership to be given- Satisfies only (iv) & (v)
(3) Membership‘ to be given- Satisfies only (ii), (iv) & (v)
(4) Membership not to be given
(5) None of these

5. Divyen is an exceptionally brilliant wicket keeper. He has to his credit 22 stumpings and 20 catches while representing his state in national level matches for consecutive 4 years. His first century was while he was leading his college team to win in February 1991 at the age of 16 years. He will be able to pay Rs. 15,000/- and monthly dues. Before playing for the state he played many matches for his college.
(1) Membership is not to be given
(2) Membership be given – Satisfies only (v)
(3) Membership be given –Satisfies (ii) & (iv)
(4) Membership be given – Satisfies (i) & (iv)
(5) None of these

6. Sarvesh has a record of having taken two or more wickets at every match played by him for his college. He is a medium fast bowler. He is a good batsman also and has scored three centuries and four fifties while playing interuniversity matches. His college has always won the match under his captaincy during the last 4 years. He has amassed 1200 runs in these matches. He is ready to pay Rs. 40,000/- at entry level. His date of birth is 30.01.1976.
(1) Membership be given- Satisfies (i) only
(2) Membership be given – Satisfies (i) & (ii) only
(3) Membership be given – Satisfies (i) & (v)
(4) Membership be given – Satisfies (i), (ii) & (iii)
(5) None of these

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Directions (7-10): Read the following information and answer the given questions.
(i) Six friends Ramesh, Dinesh, Lokesh, Nilesh, Shailesh and Hitesh work in different companies namely ‘P’, ‘Q’ , ‘R’, ‘S’, ‘T’ and ‘U’, and each one wears company sponsored different coloured tie i.e. Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, Purple and Red though not necessarily in the same order.
(ii) The one wearing Blue tie works in company ‘S’ and the one wearing Green tie works in company ‘P’.
(iii) Hitesh does not work in company ‘R’ or ‘T’.
(iv) Ramesh wears Pink tie and works in company ‘Q’.
(v) Nilesh does not work in company ‘T’ and Purple colour tie is not sponsored by company ‘R’.
(vi) Shailesh works in company ‘U’ and either Nilesh nor Dinesh works in company ‘S’.
(vii) Company ’T’ does not sponsor Purple or Yellow coloured tie and Lokesh works in company P.

7. Which colour is sponsored by Company ‘R’?
(1) It cannot be ascertained
(2) Blue
(3) Green
(4) Pink
(5) None of these

8. Which of the following “colour of tie-company-person” combinations is correct?
(1) Green-R-Nilesh
(2) Blue-S-Lokesh
(3) Red-T-Dinesh
(4) Yellow-R-Shailesh
(5) None of these

9. Which of the following is true?
(1) Company ‘U’ sponsors Green tie
(2) Shailesh wears Red tie
(3) Nilesh works in Company ‘T’
(4) Red colour is sponsored by company ‘T’
(5) None of these

10. Which of the following sequence of companies represents Ramesh, Dinesh, Lokesh, Nilesh, Sailesh and Hitesh in the same order?
(1) Q, P,T, R, U, S
(2) Q, T, P, R, U, S
(3) Q, P, T, S, U, R
(4) Q, T, P, S, U, R
(5) None of these

Directions (11-13) : Answer the following questions based on the alphabet given below:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

11. lf the letters of the word PRODUCTIVE which are at the odd numbered position in the English alphabet are picked up and are arranged in alphabetical order from left and if they are now substituted by Z, Y, X and get substituted by W?
(1) No letter will get substituted by W
(2) O
(3) E
(4) C
(5) None of these

12. What will come in the place of question (?) mark in the following series?
GPW, GPUW, GIPUW, GIPSUW, ?
(1) GIHPSUW
(2) GIPQSUW
(3) GIKPSUW
(4) GIJPSUV
(5) None of these

13. If the alphabets are written in reverse order after interchanging alphabets from ‘D’ to ‘l.’ with those from ‘R’ to ‘Z’ respectively, which letter would be midway between W and E in the new order?
(1) Z
(2) N
(3) L
(4) There is no such letter
(5) None of these

Directions (14-15) : Given below is one passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
Mark, if you think answer
(1) the inference is ‘Definitely True’ i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
(2) the inference is ‘Probably True’ though not ‘Definitely True’ in the light of the facts given.
(3) the ‘Data are Inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
(4) the inference is ‘Probably False’ though not ‘Definitely False‘ in the light of the facts given.
(5) the inference is ‘Definitely False’ i.e it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

‘Holidays on installment Payment (HIP)’ plans are being introduced. According to an Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) study, at least 12,000 families in Mumbai alone will opt for such deferred payment plans for their holidays in the next three years.

14. In Mumbai Holidays on installment Payment (HIP) seems to be fulfilling need of people.

15. Compared to the total number of membership of HIP from Mumbai appears to be a ‘Tip of Iceberg’.

Directions (16-20) : In each questions below there are 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 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.

16. Statements:
No Cloud is Bird.
Some Goats are Birds.
All Cars are Goats.
Conclusions:
I. No Car is Cloud.
II. Some Cars are Birds.
III. No Bird is Car
IV. Some Clouds are Goats.
(1) Only II follows
(2) Only either II or III follows
(3) Only I follows
(4) Only I and either II or III follow
(5) None of these

17. Statements :
All Grapes are Bananas.
All Potatoes are Bananas.
Some Bananas are Mangoes.
Conclusions:
I. No Grape is Mango.
II. Some Potatoes are not Mangoes.
III. Some Grapes are Potatoes.
IV. All Mangoes are Grapes.
(1) Only I follows
(2) Either I or III follows
(3) Only II & III follow
(4) Only I, II and III follow
(5) None of these

18. Statements:
Some Cats are Rats.
Some Rats are Ants.
Some Ants are Flies.
Conclusions:
I. Some Flies are Cats.
II. Some Flies are not Ants.
III. No Flat is Fly.
IV. No Cat is Fly.
(1) Only I and IV follow
(2) Only II follows
(3) Only I and III follow
(4) Only I or IV follows
(5) None of these

19. Statements:
All Chalks are Dusters.
Some Chalks are Boards.
Some Dusters are Pens.
Conclusions:
I. Some Pens are Chalks.
II. Some Dusters are Boards.
III. Some Pens are Boards.
IV. All Chalks are Pens.
(1) Either I or IV follows
(2) Only II & III follow
(3) Either I or IV & follow
(4) Only II follows
(5) None of these

20. Statements :
Some Bags are Books.
All Books are Boxes.
No Box is Board.
Conclusions:
I. Some Bags are not Boards.
II. Some Bags are not Boxes.
III. All Bags are Boxes.
IV. No Bag is Board.
(1) Only I follows
(2) I and either II or III follow
(3) Only IV follows
(4) Only II follows
(5) None of these

Directions (21-25): In the questions given below, certain symbols are used with the following meaning :
A @ B means A is greater than B.
A + B means A is either greater than or equal to B.
A © B means a is smaller than B.
A ® B means A is either smaller than or equal to B.
A $ B means A is equal to B.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true ?
Give answer (1) if only conclusion I is true.
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II is true.
Give answer (3) if either I or II is true.
Give answer (4) it neither I nor II is true.
Give answer (5) if both I and II are true.

21. Statements :
T$G, K@P, M©T, P+M
Conclusions:
I. K @ T
II. G $ P

22. Statements :
R+N, S®B, A@R, B$A
Conclusions:
I. S $ N
II. A @ N

23. Statements :
G$K, F@J, K+Q, Q+F
Conclusions:
I. K $ F
II. F © K

24. Statements :
W@S, K®Z, U+W, S$K
Conclusions:
I. U @ K
II. Z @ S

25. Statements :
G$E, D©K, E©S, K®G
Conclusions:
I. S @ D
II. D © E


Questions Answers
1 4
2 1
3 1
4 4
5 4
6 4
7 5
8 3
9 4
10 2
11 2
12 3
13 2
14 2
15 3
16 5
17 5
18 5
19 4
20 2
21 4
22 2
23 3
24 1
25 5

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