Oct 21, 2016

# IBPS RRBs Office Assistant, Specialist Officer Reasoning Model Papers

## Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Directions (1-5) : Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and —
Give answer (1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer: (4) if the data given in both the statements I & II together are not sufficient to answer the question, and
Give answer (5) if the data in both the statements I & II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. Village P is towards which direction of village R ?
I. Village R is to the South-East of village T and T is to the North of village P.
II. Village Q is to the South of village P and to the South West of village R.

2. Who among A, B, C, D and E. each having a different height, is the third tallest ?
I. E is shorter than only B.
II. C is taller than only A.

3. How many sisters does K have?
I. M is sister of K.
II. K‘s mother has three children.

4. In a row of thirty students facing North, what is R's position from the left end ?
I. There are twelve students between R and Q.
II. T is tenth from the right end and there are sixteen students between T and R.

5. How is ‘go’ written in a code language.
I. ‘go over there‘ is written as ‘pa da na' in that code language,
II. ‘go and sit’ is written as 'sa ka pa‘ in that code language.

Directions (6-10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below; Following are the conditions for selecting Accounts Officer in an organization :
The candidate must —
(i) be at least 21 years and not more than 26 years as on 1.11.2011.
(ii) be a commerce graduate (B.Com.) with at least 55% aggregate marks,
(iii) have work experience of at least 2 years in the Accounts department of an organization.
(iv) have secured at least 50% marks in the selection process.
In the case of a candidate who fulfils all the conditions except -
(a) at (i) above but at least 21 years old and not more than 28 years old and has work experience of five years as Accounts Assistant in an organization, his/ her case is to be referred to GM- Accounts.
(b) at (ii) above, but has secured at least 50% aggregate marks in graduation and has secured at least 55% marks in the selection process, his / her case is to be referred to VP-Accounts.
In each question below, details of one candidate are provided. You have to take one of the following courses of actions based on the conditions given above and the information provided in each question and mark the number of that course of action as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1.11.2011.
Mark answer (1) if the case is to be referred to GM-Accounts.
Mark answer (2) if the case is to be referred to VP-Accounts.
Mark answer (3) if the candidate is to be selected.
Mark answer (4) if the candidate is not to be selected.
Mark answer (5) if the data provided are inadequate to take a decision.

6. Umesh Choksi was born on 25th November 1989. He has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 65% marks in the Selection Process. He has been working in the Accounts department of an organization for the past three years.

7. Pratibha Kale was born on 61th June 1988. She has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 49% marks in the Selection Process. She has been working in the Accounts Department of an organization for the past three years.

8. Arun Patil has secured 55% aggregate marks in graduation. He has been working for past four years in the Accounts department of an organization. He has secured 50% marks in the Selection process. He was born on 12th July 1988.

9. Prabha Dixit was born on 18th April 1985. She has been working as Accounts Assistant in an organization for the past five years. She has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 55% marks in the Selection Process.

10. Amul Verma has secured 50% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 60% marks in the Selection process. He has been working-in the Accounts department of an organization for past four years. He was born on 2nd January 1987.

Directions (11-15) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven friends. Each of them likes a particular fruit, viz. Apple, Banana. Pear. Guava, Orange, Mango and Watermelon and each of them has a favourite city, viz. Mumbai, Pune, Delhi. Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Cochin. The choices of fruit and favourite city of the seven friends are not necessarily in the same order.
Q likes Mango and his favourite city is Chennai. The one whose favourite city is Pune likes Watermelon. T's favourite city is Kolkata. R likes Guava and his favourite city is not Mumbai, W's favourite" city is Cochin and he does not like either "Banana or Pear, the favourite city of the one who likes Orange is Hyderabad. T does not like Pear. P's favourite city is neither Pune nor Hyderabad. S does not like Watermelon.

11. Who likes Apple?
(1) W
(2) T
(3) V
(4) P

12. Which fruit does P like?
(1) Apple
(2) Orange
(3) Pear
(4) Watermelon
(5) None of these

13. Which is R's favourite city?
(1) Mumbai
(2) Pune
(4) Delhi
(5) None of these

14. Which of the following combinations of Person-Fruit-City is incorrect ?
(1) R - Guava – Kolkata
(2) V — Watermelon – Hyderabad
(3) T-Banana-Cochin
(4) S - Guava – Delhi
(5) All are incorrect

15. Which is V's favourite city?
(2) Pune
(3) Mumbai
(5) None of these

Directions (16-20) : In each question below are two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II.
You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically commonly follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (1) if only conclusion I follows.
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
Give answer (4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows,
Give answer (5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

16. Statements:
Some gears are wheels.
All wheels are brakes.
Conclusions :
I. No brake is gear.
II. Atleast some gears are brakes.

17. Statements:
No month is a year.
No year is a second.
Conclusions :
I. All months are seconds.
II. No second is month.

18. Statements:
No plane is hill.
Some hills are towns.
Conclusions:
I. No town is plane.
II. Some towns are plane.

19. Statements :
All metals are Liquids.
All liquids are gases.
Conclusions :
I. All metals are gases.
II. Atleast some gases are liquids.

20. Statements :
Some cities are towns.
Some villages are cities.
Conclusions :
I. Atleast some villages are towns.
II. No village is a town.

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