Apr 3, 2017

1. In a class Smita is 6th from the top and Harsha is 18th from the bottom. Mangesh is 14 ranks below Smita and 15 ranks above Harsha. How many students are there in the class?
1) 55
2) 53
3) 52
5) None of these

2. In a certain code language the word NUMERICAL is written as LMUIREACN. How will the word PUBLISHED be written in that language?
1) DUBSILEHP
2) DBULISEHP
3) DUBILSEHP
4) DBUSILEHP
5) None of these

3. If each alphabet is assigned a sequential numerical value in terms of odd numbers on the basis of their position in the English alphabet; viz. A = 1; B = 3; C = 5 and so on. What will be the value of the word DESK?
1) 76
2) 74
3) 64
4) 68
5) None of these

4. If every third letter from the following English alphabet is dropped, which letter will be seventh to the right of eleventh letter from your right?
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q B S T U V W X Y Z
1) V
2) U
3) K
4) I
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 5-11): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
A number arrangement machine when given an input of numbers, rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.
 Input 25 280 345 36 93 147 550 Step I 550 280 345 36 93 147 25 Step II 550 345 280 36 93 147 25 Step III 550 345 280 147 93 36 25
This is the final arrangement and Step III is the last step for this input.
5. If ‘842 485 68 358 236 123 93’ is the second step of an input, which of the following steps will be ‘ 842 485 358 236123 68 93’?
1) Fourth
2) Fifth
3) Sixth
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

6. How many steps will be required to get the final output from the following input?
Input: 78 293 585 740 64 132 26
1) 4
2) 5
3) 3
4) 5
5) None of these

## MP Rajya Sahakari Bank Maryadit Modle Question

7. What will be the third step for the following input?
Input: 113 18 48 225 462 175 288
1) 462 288 48 225 113 175 18
2) 462 288 225 175 113 48 18
3) 462 225 288 48 113 175 18
4) 462 288 225 48 113 175 18
5) None of these

8. If following is the first step for an input, what will be the fourth step?
Step I: 498 175 292 96 79 387 158
1) 498 387 292175 158 79 96
2) 498 387 292 175 96 158 79
3) 498 387 292 175 158 96 79
4) 498 387 292 175 79 158 96
5) None of these

9. Following is the step II for an input. What will be the first step for the input?
Step II: 595 438 28 142 38 65 289
1) 595 28 438 142 38 65 289
2) 595 438 142 28 38 65 289
3) 595 28 142 438 38 65 289
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

10. What will be the second step for the following input?
Input: 158 294 22 89 142 385 463
1) 463 385 294 22 89 142 158
2) 463 385 89 221 42 294 158
3) 463 385 22 89 142 158 294
4) 463 385 221 42 89 158 294
5) None of these

11. Which of the following is the last step for the following input?
Input: 145 227 900 49 116 243 356
1) 900 356 243 227 49 145 116
2) 900 356 243 227 145 116 49
3) 900 356 227 243 145 116 49
4) 900 356 243 227 116 145 49
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 12-18): A reputed Research Institutes decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.1999.
However, if a candidate fulfils all other conditions except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute.
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director.
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President.
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.99.

### MP Rajya Sahakari Bank Maryadit Previous Year Question Paper

12. Divya Bose is a post-graduate having studied Research-Methodology as one of the papers at post-graduation. She secured 75% marks at post-graduation. She is working as a Research Assistant in a private firm since June 1998 and has got three of her papers published during her tenure in the firm. Her date of birth is 25.4.72.
1) Refer to the Director
2) Refer to the Executive Director
3) Refer to the Chairman
4) Not to be selected
5) None of these

13. Shashidhar, a 27-year-old post-graduate in Statistics with 65% marks, is working as a lecturer in a degree college for past two years. Statistics was his main subject at B.Sc. He is doing M.Phil. and plans to do Ph.D.
1) Refer to the Chairman
2) Refer to the Executive Director
3) Refer to the President
4) Not to be selected
5) To be selected

14. Shmsh Kurnar has completed graduation with 67% marks, having Statistics as main subject. He has also completed post-graduation with 70% marks. His date of birth is 19.7.73. He has registered for Ph.D. In 1996 and has four research publications to his credit. He has been working as a lecturer since 1997.
1) Refer to the President
2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the Director
4) Not to be selected
5) To be selected

15. Milind, a post-graduate with 55% marks in Commerce, has studied Economics and Statistics in graduation as well as post-graduation. He has also done M.Phil. and has more than five research paper publications. He is teaching in the University since January 1997. His date of birth is 5.9.72.
1) Refer to the Chairman
2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director
4) Not to be selected
5) To be selected

16. Laxmi has done her graduation and post-graduation in Statistics with 70% and 78% marks respectively. She has registered for Ph.D. and has also got around five research paper publications to her credit. Her date of birth is 17.7.69. She is working in a private company since 1995.
1) Refer to the Director
2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the President
4) To be selected
5) Not to be selected

17. Rita has completed 25 years recently, and has a bright academic career all through. She is B.Sc. in Statistics with distinction. She has done her post-graduation securing 70% marks, and has got her Ph.D. very recently. She is working as a research fellow in a reputed academic institute since 1997.
1) Refer to the Chairman
2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director
4) Not to be selected
5) To be selected

18. Nikita, a 28-year-old lady, is working as Assistant Teacher in a Junior College since June 1996. She has completed post-graduation in 1995, securing 68% marks. She regularly writes research papers and has eight to ten publications to her credit. Statistics was one of the papers studied by her at graduation.
1) To be selected
2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director
5) Not to be selected

Directions (Q. 19-20); Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
i) Six books on different subjects, viz History, Geography, English, Hindi, Economics and Psychology, are arranged in a pile not necessarily in the same order. Each book belongs to different persons whose names are Dinesh, Harish, Vishwas, Lalita, Sanjay and Neeta.
ii) English book, which is kept on the top, belongs to Dinesh. Psychology book, which is kept at the bottom, does not belong to Sanjay or Lalita.
iii) Economics book belongs to Harish and is kept immediately after Hindi.
iv) History book is immediately above Geography and immediately below Economics. Hindi book belongs to Neeta and History book belongs to Lalita.

19. Whom does the Psychology book belong to?
1) Neeta
2) Vishwas
3) Harish
5) None of these

20. Which book is fourth from the bottom?
1) History
2) Geography
3) Economics
4) Hindi
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 21-25): Below is given a 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.
1) If the inference is "definitely true", i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
2) If the inference is "probably true" though not "definitely true" in the light of the facts given.
3) If the "data are inadequate", i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
4) If the inference is "probably false" though not "definitely false" in the light of the facts given.
5) If the inference is "definitely false", i.e. it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
The Noon Meal Scheme (NMS) in Tamil Nadu has grown to gigantic proportions today covering students from pre-school to school children upto 15 years of age. Recent studies have seen positive impact in the nutritional status of the children due to the Noon Meal Scheme (NMS). Sample surveys in the high-literacy districts have concluded that NMS has a definite impact on school attendance and dropout rate.
On the employment front, the NMS is claimed as the single largest employment programme for the rural areas with more than 1.6 lakh of people, mostly women, employed as organisers, cooks and helpers.

21. The NMS is applicable to all the children in Tamil Nadu up to age of 15 years.
22. The NMS is run by only women and children.
23. In the high-literacy districts of Tamil Nadu, school attendance seems to have improved after introduction of NMS.
24. The NMS is also being run in big cities and towns of Tamil Nadu.
25. The food items supplied under NMS are very cost-effective.

Directions (Q. 26-30): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Give answer
1) if only assumption I is implicit,
2) if only assumption II is implicit,
3) if either I or II is implicit,
4) if neither I nor II is implicit, and
5) if both I and II are implicit.

26. Statement: Since the First Five-Year Plan, the Indian policy-makers have acknowledged the services rendered by the voluntary agencies.
Assumptions:
I. Voluntary agencies have been in existence in India even before the First Five-Year Plan.
II. Voluntary agencies have contribution in designing of the First Five-Year-Plan.

27. Statement: As a nation we are committed to protect and promote the interests of all those who are socio-economically vulnerable.
Assumptions:
I. It is possible to protect and promote interests of socio-economically weak people.
II. A nation should have certain commitments for its people.

28. Statement: ‘This book has been written for everyone and does not require readers to have any experience in handling computers.’ — An author of a book on computers.
Assumptions:
I. It is possible to learn computers with the help of a book only.
II. It is possible to learn to handle computers only after reading the book.

29. Statement: Health is the foundation of well-being, virtue, prosperity, wealth, happiness and salvation.
Assumptions:
I. Happiness results in health and well-being.
II. People desire to be happy, prosperous and virtuous.

30. Statement: ‘Authorised Indian Edition — illegal for sale or distribution outside India’ — A publisher’s note on the cover page of a book.
Assumptions:
I. Indian editions may be in demand in nearby countries.
II. It may be possible to sell or distribute this book outside India.

Directions (Q. 31-35): In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between "strong" arguments and "weak" arguments insofar as they relate to the question. "Strong" arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. "Weak" arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.
Instructions: Each statement below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a "strong" argument and which is a "weak" argument. Give answer
1) if only argument I is "strong".
2) if only argument II is "strong".
3) if either I or II is "strong".
4) if neither I nor II is "strong".
5) if both I and II are "strong".

31. Statement: Should one close relative of a retiring government employee be given a job in government in India?
Arguments:
I. Yes, where else will the relative get a job like this?
II. No, it will close doors of government service to competent and needy youth.

32. Statement: Should purchase of gold by individuals be restricted in India to improve its foreign exchange position?
Arguments:
I. Yes, interference on customers’ right and freedom is desirable.
II. No, business interest has to be guarded first.

33. Statement: Should teaching of ‘Sanskrit’ be made compulsory at school level in India?
Arguments:
I. No, where are the trained teachers to teach this language?
II. Yes, we should be proud of our ancient language.

34. Statement: Should all education be made free for girls and Women of all ages in India?
Arguments:
I. No, this will weaken our present social structure.
II. Yes, this is the only way to bring back glory to Indian womanhood.

35. Statement: Should private colleges offering professional courses like Engineering, Medical, management be banned in India?
Arguments:
I. Yes, such courses should be run by Government Colleges only.
II. Yes, no other country allows private colleges to run professional courses.

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