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Re: Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude questions of SBI Clerk Exam
Here I am giving you question paper for Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude for clerk post examination of state bank of India below : Reasoning paper : 1.Study each of the following table and choose the alternative which can best replace the question mark (?) 1 2 3 2 10 12 2 5 12 10 16 13 1 2 1 ? 10 24 (a) 5 (b) 11 (c) 13 (d) 8 Ans (c) 2. Study each of the following table and choose the alternative which can best replace the question mark (?) 3 8 10 2 ? 1 6 56 90 2 20 0 (a) 0 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 7 Ans (c) 3.In the following question one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term. 11, 5, 20, 12, 40, 26, 74, 54 (a) 5 (b) 20 (c) 40 (d) 26 Ans (c) 4. In the following question one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term. 8, 14, 26, 48, 98, 194, 386 (a) 14 (b) 48 (c) 98 (d) 194 Ans (b) 5. Calculate value of each word by the following formula: Consonants = (2 Ã— Position of the letter in alphabet) - 1 Vowels = (3 Ã— Position in alphabet) + 1 CHANGE (a) 77 (b) 79 (c) 83 (d) 80 Ans (d) 6. Calculate value of each word by the following formula: Consonants = (2 Ã— Position of the letter in alphabet) - 1 Vowels = (3 Ã— Position in alphabet) + 1 FLUTE (a) 153 (b) 157 (c) 151 (d) 149 Ans (a) 7. Calculate value of each word by the following formula: Consonants = (2 Ã— Position of the letter in alphabet) - 1 Vowels = (3 Ã— Position in alphabet) + 1 BREAD (a) 67 (b) 62 (c) 59 (d) 65 Ans (d) 8. In a certain code language, â€˜3a, 2b, 7câ€™ means â€˜Truth is Eternalâ€™; â€˜7c, 9a, 8b, 3aâ€™ means â€˜Enmity is not Eternalâ€™ and 6a, 4d, 2b, 8bâ€™ means â€˜Truth does not perishâ€™. Which of the following means â€˜enmityâ€™ in that language? (a) 3a (b) 7c (c) 8b (d) 9a Ans (d) 9. In a certain code language, â€˜po ki top maâ€™ means â€˜Usha is playing cardsâ€™; â€˜Kop ja ki maâ€™ means â€˜Asha is playing tennisâ€™; ki top sop hoâ€™ means â€˜they are playing footballâ€™; and â€˜po sur kopâ€™ means â€˜cards and tennisâ€™. Which word in that language means â€˜Ashaâ€™? (a) ja (b) ma (c) kop (d) top Ans (a) 10. A girl was born on September 6, 1970, which happened to be a Sunday. Her birthday has again fall on Sunday in (a) 1975 (b) 1976 (c) 1977 (d) 1981 Ans (d) 11. A long rope has to be cut to make 23 small pieces. If it is double folded to start with how many times does it need to be cut? (a) 9 (b) 23 (c) 11 (d) 12 Ans (c) 12. There are 19 hockey players in a club. On a particular day 14 were wearing the hockey shirts prescribed, while 11 were wearing the prescribed hockey pants. None of them was without either hockey pants or hockey shirts. How many were in complete hockey uniform? (a) 8 (b) 6 (c) 9 (d) 7 Ans (b) 13. In a class room three fourth of the boys are above 160 cm in height and they are 18 in number. Also out of the total strength, the boys form only two third and the rest are girls. The total number of girls in the class is (a) 18 (b) 24 (c) 12 (d) 30 Ans (c) 14. â€˜Aâ€™ is east of â€˜Bâ€™ and west of â€˜Câ€™. â€˜Hâ€™ is South-West of â€˜Câ€™, â€˜Bâ€™ is South-East of â€˜Xâ€™. which is farthest West? (a) C (b) A (c) X (d) B Ans (c) 15. A girl earns twice as much in December as in each of the other months. What part of her entire yearâ€™s earning does she earn in December? (a) 2/11 (b) 2/13 (c) 3/14 (d) 1/6 Ans (b) 16. One watch is 1 minute slow at 1 pm on Tuesday and 2 minutes fast at 1 pm on Thursday. When did it show the correct time? (a) 1.00 am on Wednesday (b) 5.00 am on Wednesday (c) 1.00 pm on Wednesday (d) 5.00 pm on Wednesday Directions (Question 17 to 22) :Given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Mark (a) if only assumption I is implicit Mark (b) if only assumption II is implicit Mark (c) if either I or II is implicit Mark (d) if neither I or II is implicit 17.Statement: Even with the increase in the number of sugar factories in India. We still continue to import sugar. Assumptions :I. The consumption of sugar per capita has increased in India. II. Many of the factories are not in a position to produce sugar to their fullest capacity. Ans (c) 18.Statement :I cannot contact you on phone from Karshik. Assumption : I. Telephone facility is not available at Karshik. II. Nowadays it is difficult to contact on phone. Ans (b) 19.Statement : The government has decided to reduce the custom duty on computer peripherals. Assumptions : I. The domestic market price of computer peripherals may go up in near future. II. the domestic manufacturers may oppose the decision. Ans (a) 20. Statement : In Bombay, railway trains are indispensable for people in the suburbs to reach their places of work on time. Assumptions : I. Railway trains are the only mode of transport available in the suburbs of Bombay. II. Only railway trains run punctually. Ans (a) 21. Statement :The private bus services in the city has virtually collapsed because of the ongoing strike of its employees. Assumptions : I. Going on strikes has become the right of every employee. II. People no more require the services of private bus operators. Ans (b) 22. Statement : Detergents should be used. to clean clothes. Assumptions : I. Detergents from more lather. II. Detergents help to dislodge grease and dirt. Ans (d) 23. Which letter when placed at the sign of interrogation shall complete the matrix? A D H F I M ? N R (a) P (b) N (c) K (c) O Ans (c) 24. Which letter when placed at the sign of interrogation shall complete the matrix? A M B N R C S D E U F ? (a) T (b) F (c) V (d) R Ans (c) 25. Which number when placed at the sign of interrogation shall complete the matrix? 1 4 9 ? 1 2 3 4 2 4 6 ? (a) 16 and 8 (b) 36 and 4 (c) 25 and 5 (d) 49 and 7 Ans (a) 26. Which number when placed at the sign of interrogation shall complete the matrix? 6 6 8 5 7 5 4 3 ? 120 126 320 (a) 12 (b) 16 (c) 8 (d) 4 Ans (c) 27. In the following questions, there are given 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 commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Read both the statements and give answer as: (a) If only conclusion I follows. (b) If only conclusion II follows. (c) If either I or II follows. (d) If neither I nor II follows. Statements: I. Many scooters are trucks. II. All trucks are trains Conclusions: I. Some scooters are trains. II. No truck is a scooter. Ans (a) 28. In the following questions, there are given 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 commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Read both the statements and give answer as: (a) If only conclusion I follows. (b) If only conclusion II follows. (c) If either I or II follows. (d) If neither I nor II follows. Statements: I. All cars are cats. II. All fans are cats. Conclusions: I. All cars are fans. II. Some fans are cars. Ans (d) 29. In the following questions, there are given 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 commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Read both the statements and give answer as: (a) If only conclusion I follows. (b) If only conclusion II follows. (c) If either I or II follows. (d) If neither I nor II follows. Statements: I. All pilots are experts. II. All authors are pilots. Conclusions: I. All authors are experts. II. No expert in an author. Ans (a) 30.In the following questions, there are given 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 commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Read both the statements and give answer as: (a) If only conclusion I follows. (b) If only conclusion II follows. (c) If either I or II follows. (d) If neither I nor II follows. Statements: I. Some doctors are institutes. II. Some crooks are institutes. Conclusions: I. All institutes are doctors. II. Some institutes are crooks. Ans (b) 1. The sum of two consecutive numbers is 55, which is the largest number? (a) 25 (b) 28 (c) 26 (d) 27 Answer : (b) 28 2. The radii of two spheres are in the ratio 2:3. What is the ratio of their surface areas? (a) 4:9 (b) 2:3 (c) 8:27 (d) 4:6 Answer : (c) 8:27 3. What is the chance of getting a 2 or 4 in rolling a die? (a) 2/3 (b) 1/6 (c) 1/3 (d) 1/2 Answer : (b) 1/6 4. What is the common ratio of the progression 3√2, 6, 6√2 ? (a) 3 (b) 2 (c) √2 (d) √3 Answer : (c) √2 5. Five times an unknown number is 5 less than 50. The unknown number . (a) 10 (b) 11 (c) 9 (d) 5 Answer : (c) 9 6. Water is filled in a cylindrical vessel in such a way that its volume doubles after every five minutes. If it takes 30 minutes for the vessel to be full, then the vessel will be one fourth full in . (a) 20 minute (b) 25 minutes (c) 7 minutes 30 seconds (d) 10 minutes Answer : (a) 20 minutes 7. At what rate of simple interest per annum an amount will be doubled in 10 years? (a) 10% (b) 7.5% (c) 16% (d) 15% Answer : (a) 10% 8. If 10 cats can kill 10 rats in 10 minutes how long will it take 100 cats to kill 100 rats . (a) 1 minutes (b) 10 minute (c) 100 minutes (d) 10000 minutes Answer : (b) 10 minutes 9. The acute angle between the hour hand and minute hand of a clock at 4 PM. (a) 900 (b) 1200 (c) 1500 (d) 2400 Answer : (b) 1200 10. When a shop keeper sold 2/3 of an item, he got the cost price of the whole lot. What is the percentage of his profit? (a) 33 1/8 % (b) 66 2/3 % (c) 25 % (d) 50 % Answer : (d) 50% 11. If you add 100 to a certain number, the result will be more than, if you multiply that number by 1000 what is thatnumber? (a) 1.5 (b) 1.0 (c) 2.5 (d) 2.0 Answer : (b) 1.0 12. If 75 % of a number is added to 75, the result is the number itself, then the number is: (a) 250 (b) 750 (c) 400 (d) 300 Answer : (d) 300 13. A student has to secure 40 % marks to pass. He gets 150 marks and fails by 30 marks. What is the maximum marks? (a) 400 (b) 500 (c) 475 (d) 450 Answer : (d) 450 14. A school has enough food for 400 children for 12 days. How long will the food last if 80 more children join them? (a) 6 days (b) 7 days (c) 10 days (d) 8 days Answer : (c) 10 days 15. The height of a cone and its base diameter are equal. If the base radius is ‘r’ what is its slant height? (a) 3r (b) 4r (c) √5r (d) √3r Answer : (c) √5r |