Feb 20, 2017

South Indian Bank PO Old Reasoning Question Paper

South Indian Bank PO Old Reasoning Question Paper

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question below there 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. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
1. Statements:
All books are notes.
Some notes are pencils.
No pencil is paper.
Conclusions:
I. Some notes are books.
II. Some pencils are books.
III. Some books are papers.
IV. No book is a paper.
1) Only I follows
2) Only I and either III or IV follow
3) Either III or IV follows
4) Only I and III follow
5) None of these

2. Statements:
Some cups are utensils.
No utensil is a bucket.
All buckets are plates.
Conclusions:
I. Some cups are buckets.
II. Some utensils are plates.
III. No utensil is a plate.
IV. Some cups are plates.
1) Only I follows
2) Only III follows
3) Either II or III follows
4) Either III or IV follows
5) None of these

3. Statements:
Some keys are locks.
All locks are doors.
Some doors are windows.
Conclusions:
I. Some locks are windows.
II. Some windows are keys.
III. Some windows are doors.
IV. No window is a lock.
1) Either I or IV follows
2) Only II follows
3) Only III and IV follow
4) None follows
5) None of these

4. Statements:
All pins are staplers.
Some staplers are sharpeners.
Some sharpeners are stands.
Conclusions:
I. Some staplers are stands.
II. Some sharpeners are pins.
III. Some pins are stands.
IV. Some stands are sharpeners.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only II and IV follow
3) Only III follows
4) Only IV follows
5) None of these

5. Statements:
Some oranges are apples.
All apples are guavas.
No guava is a banana.
Conclusions:
I. Some guavas are oranges.
II. No apple is a banana.
III. Some oranges are bananas.
IV. Some apples are bananas.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only I and either II or IV follow
3) Only I, II and IV follow
4) Only III and either II or IV follow
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
In a certain code, the symbol for 0 (zero) is Δ and for 1 is $. There is no other symbol for all other numbers greater than 1. The numbers greater than 1 are to be written using only the two symbols given above. The value of symbol for l doubles itself every time it shifts one place to the left. Study the following example.
‘O’ is written as Δ ‘1’ is written as $
‘2’ is written as $ Δ ‘3’ is written as $$
‘4’ is written as $ΔΔ
and so on.
6. Which of the following will represent 7 x (1 + 4 ÷ 2)?
1) $ Δ $ Δ $
2) $ $ Δ $ Δ
3) $ Δ Δ $ $
4) $ Δ Δ $ Δ
5) None of these

7. Which of the following symbol arrangement will represent ‘9’?
1) Δ $$$
2) $ Δ $ Δ
3) $ Δ Δ $
4) $$ Δ Δ
5) None of these

8. The symbol arrangement $ Δ Δ $$ represents which of the following numbers?
1) 18
2) 15
3) 17
4) 16
5) None of these

9. The symbol arrangement $$ Δ Δ $ Δ represents which of the following?
1) 28
2) 48
3) 26
4) 50
5) None of these

10. Which of the following represents the number 24?
1) $ Δ Δ $ Δ
2) $$ Δ Δ Δ
3) $$$ Δ Δ
4) $ Δ Δ $$
5) None of these

11. In the following number series how many such 7’s are there which are immediately preceded by a pair of numbers whose product is more than the product of pair of numbers immediately following 7?
2 2 7 1 3 9 4 8 1 6 5 4 2 8 3 5 7 4 6 5 9 7 8 6 4 3 9 7 4 6 5 2
1) 1
2) 4
3) 2
4) 3
5) None of these

12. If ‘P$Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’, ‘P#Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’ and ‘P*Q’ means ‘P is daughter of Q’, then who is the father in ‘A#B$C*D’?
1) D
2) B
3) C
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

13. If it is possible to make a meaningful word from the third, sixth, eighth and eleventh letters of the word ‘DISTINGUISH’ using each letter only once, first letter of the word would be your answer. If more than one such word can be formed, your answer would be ‘M’ and if no such word can be formed, answer is ‘X’.
1) N
2) S
3) H
4) M
5) X

14. A B C D E E G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Four of the following five letter groups of the English alphabet given above are alike in a certain way and so form a group. On the basis of their position in English alphabet, which is the one that does not belong to the group?
1) DKG
2) FMI
3) MTP
4) JQM
5) HOL

15. In a certain code language ‘allow children to play on the ground’ is written as ‘play allow on children the to ground’ then how will ‘the do open not electric touch wires’ be decoded from that language?
1) not the electric do touch open wries
2) do not touch the electric open wires
3) do not touch the open electric wires
4) not the do electric touch open wires
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 16-19): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(a) An examination board has organised examination for ten subjects viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J on six days of the week with a holiday on Sunday, not having more than two papers on any of the days.
(b) Exam begins on Wednesday with subject F.
(c) D is accompanied by some other subject but not on Thursday. A and G are on the same day immediately after holiday.
(d) There is only one paper on last day and Saturday. B is immediately followed by*H, which is immediately followed by I.
(e) C is on Saturday. H is not on the same day as J.

16. Examination for which of the following pairs of subjects is on Thursday?
1) HE
2) DB
3) FD
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

17. Examination for which of the following subjects is on the next y of D?
1) B
2) C
3) I
4) H
5) None of these

18. Examination for which of the following subjects is on the last day?
1) B
2) E
3) J
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

19. Examination for subject F is on the same day as which of the following subjects?
1) E
2) D
3) I
4) B
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 20-26): A company ‘XYZ Ltd’, has decided to appoint Technical Officers in its Technical Division applying following eligibility criteria:
The candidate must be
(i) a Science graduate (B. Sc.) with minimum 70% marks.
(ii) having postgraduate or diploma in Computer Science with minimum 50% marks.
(iii) of age not less than 24 years and not more than 28 years as on 1.9.99
In addition to the above criteria, he must satisfy at least one or more of the following conditions:
(a) The candidate must have work experience of minimum one year.
(b) represented school/college team in at least one of the sports at district/state level.
(c) participated in drama or music competitions at district/state level.
(d) secured distinction in the main subject of specialization at B.Sc.
(e) secured minimum 60% marks in the post-graduate degree/diploma.
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 1.7.99.
20. Sushant is a 26-year--old Science graduate with specialisation in Physics. He is working in an electronics company as Sales Officer since August 97. He has secured 75% marks at graduation. He is a football player and has represented his college team at inter-university level. He has obtained a post-graduate diploma in Computer Science with 54% marks.
1) To be appointed - satisfies (a) only
2) To be appointed - satisfies (a) and (b) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (b) and (c) only
4) Not to be appointed
5) None of these

21. Uday is a Science graduate with 75% marks and has done his diploma in Computer Science with 58% marks. His date of birth is 2.7.75. He has participated in inter-collegiate music competitions and has also won the awards.
1) Not to be appointed
2) To be appointed - satisfies (c) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (e) only
4) To be appointed - satisfies (c) and (e) only
5) None of these

22. Rajiv Kumar, a 25-year-old boy, has completed B.Sc in Computer Science with 76% marks and has also done post-graduation in Computer Science with 68% marks. He is a good dancer and has won prizes in state level dance competitions. He can also sing well.
1) To be appointed - satisfies (c) only
2) To be appointed - satisfies (c) and (e) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (e) only
4) Not to be appointed
5) None of these

23. Varsha Khanolkar, a B.Sc with Mathematics as her main subject, secured 79% marks at graduation. She was a kho-kho player and has represented her college team at state level. She has completed her post-graduation in 1998 at the age of 24 years with 56% marks.
1) Not to be appointed
2) To be appointed - satisfies (c) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (b) and (c) only
4) To be appointed - satisfies (b) and (d) only
5) None of these

24. Devendra Kumar has done his B.Sc. with specialization in Chemistry securing 73% marks and has secured distinction in Chemistry. He joined a Chemical company at the age of 23 years and has been working there for last two years. He has completed post- graduation in Computer Science with 60% marks.
1) To be appointed - satisfies (a) and (e) only
2) To be appointed - satisfies (d) and (e) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (a), (d) and (e) only
4) Not to be appointed
5) None of these

25. Aniket is a post-graduate in Computer Science with 65% marks and a graduate in Science with 68% marks. He is a dramatist and had always been participating in competitions at state level and has won the state level ‘best actor’ award. His date of birth is 29.8.74.
1) To be appointed - satisfies (c) only
2) To be appointed - satisfies (e) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (c) and (e) only
4) Not to be appointed
5) None of these

26. Nidhi Sharma is an executive in a private company since September 1998. She has done B.Sc. with Botany as main subject and has secured 72% marks at B.Sc. with distinction in Botany. She is good at music and has participated in state-level music competitions. She is a post-graduate in Computer Science with 65% marks. Her date of birth is 12.9.71.
1) To be appointed - satisfies (a) and (c) only
2) To be appointed - satisfies (c) and (e) only
3) To be appointed - satisfies (c) and (d) only
4) Not to be appointed
5) None of these

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