SBI Associate Clerk Exam Paper (Reasoning Ability) held On 16.01.2011

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State Bank of India

Associate Clerk Exam



Q.121. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, fourth, fifth and tenth letters of the word TELEVISION, which of the following would be the second letter of that word from the right end ? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as your answer and if more than one such word can be formed, give your answer as ‘Y’,
1. X
2. L
3. N
4. E
5. Y

Q.122.In a certain code TRUMP is written SUTQN. How is FRIED written in that code ?
1. GJQEF
2. JGEQF
3. JQGEF
4. JGQFE
5. JGQEF

Q.123. If each of the vowels in the word GOLIATHS is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series and each consonant is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabetical series, and then the alphabets so formed are arranged in alphabetical order from left to right, which of the following will be sixth from the left of the new arrangement thus formed ?
1. S
2. P
3. G
4. J
5. F

Q.124. In a certain language ‘WEAK’ is coded as ‘4$9β’ is coded ‘REST’ is coded as ‘7$8#’ and ‘WREK’ is coded as ‘4$β7’, How will ‘KEWRA’ be coded in the same code ?
1. 7 4 $ β #
2. β 7 $ 8 #
3. # β 9 7 4
4. $ β 7 9 4
5. 4 7 8 β $

Q.125. How many such pairs of letter are there in the word FORMATION each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical order ?
1. None
2. One
3. Two
4. Three
5. More than three

Q.126. ‘Music’ is related to notes’ in the same way as ‘ Language’ is related to ____
1. Sentences
2. Combination
3. Grammar
4. Alphabets
5. Syntax

Q.127. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letter ADIC using each letter only once in each word ?
1. None
2. One
3. Two
4. Three
5. More than three

Q.128. If the digits in the number 79246358 are arranged in descending order from left to right, what will be the difference between the digits which are third from the right and second from the left in the new arrangement ?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5

Q.129. Four of the following five are alike in certain way and so form a group, which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1. Violin
2. Harp
3. Guitar
4. Flute
5. Sitar

Q.130. In a certain language ‘ give me more’ is coded as ‘7 3 5’, she has more’ is coded as ‘9 7 1’ and ‘she asked me gently’ is coded as ‘6 3 2 1’, which of the following is the code for ‘give’ in that language ?
1. 5
2. 7
3. 6
4. 9
5. 1

Q.131-135. Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follow :
If ‘P * Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’,
If ‘P × Q‘ means ‘P is the father of Q’,
If ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the sister of Q’,
If ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’,
If ‘P > Q’, means ‘P is the son of Q’,
If ‘P < Q’, means ‘P is the daughter of Q’,

Q.131. In the expression ‘A × B + R > S’ how is S related to A ?
(1) Daughter-in-law
(2) Daughter
(3) Wife
(4) Sister
(5) Cannot be determined

Q.132. In the expression ‘P + Q > A – B’ how is related to B ?
(1) Daughter
(2) Son
(3) Niece
(4) Nephew
(5) Cannot be determined

Q.133. In the expression ‘W > X < Y * Z ‘ how is W related to Z ?
(1) Nephew
(2) Uncle
(3) Son
(4) Brother – in – law
(5) None of these

Q.134. Which of the following means P is the father of S ?
(1) P × Q < R * S
(2) R × P < Q – S
(3) R + S > Q + P
(4) S + Q – R * P
(5) Cannot be determined

Q.135. Which of the following means D is the aunt of C ?
(1) D > B * A * C
(2) D + B – C * A
(3) D – B – A × C
(4) D + B × A × C
(5) None of these

Q.136-140. In each of the question below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You to take the 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 the 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 conclusion II follows.
  • Give answer (4) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
  • Give answer (5) If both conclusion I and II follow.
Q.136. Statements : Some casual are formal. All formal are expensive. All expensive are elegant
Conclusions :
  • I. All formal are elegant
  • II. Some casual are expensive.
Q.137. Statements : All roses are red. Some red are colour. All colour are rural.
Conclusions :
  • I. Some red are paints
  • II. All red are rose
Q.138. Statements : All towns are cities. All cities are urban. Some urban are rural.
Conclusions :
  • I. Some towns are rural.
  • II. All rural are towns
Q.139. Statements : All medicines are tablets. Some tablets are tonics. Some tonics are bitter.
Conclusion :
  • I. Some tablets are bitter
  • II. No medicine is a tonic.
Q.140. Statements : All incomes are salaries. Some salaries are perks. Some perks are tangible.
Conclusion :
  • I. Some incomes are tangible.
  • II. At least some perks are salaries.
Q.141-145. The following questions are based on five words given below:

RAT ONE BUT AND SAW ( The new words formed after performing the mentioned operations may  or may not necessarily be meaningful English words.)
Q.141. If in each of the given words, each alphabet is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series, in how many words thus formed have the consonants changed to vowels ?
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four
(5) Five

Q.142. How many such pairs of letter are there in the word highlighted in bold, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and back ---ward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical order ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5)Four

Q.143. If the first alphabet of each of the word is changed to the next alphabet in English alphabetical series, how many meaningful English words will be formed ?
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four
(5) Five

Q.144. If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in the dictionary from left to right which of the following would be fourth from the left ?
(1) RAT
(2) ONE
(3) BUT
(4) AND
(5) SAW

Q.145. If in each of the given words, only the consonants are changed to the next in the English alphabetical series and the vowels are retained, in how many words thus formed will the vowels appear twice or more times ? (same or different vowels)
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) Four

Q.146-150. Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.namely Chennai, Kolkata Delhi, Hyderabad and Mangalore by different modes of transport, i.e. by bus, train, aeroplane, car and boat from Goa. Five friends P, Q, R, S and T traveled separately to five different cities The person who traveled to Delhi did not travel by boat. R traveled to Mangalore by car and S traveled by boat. Q traveled to Kolkata by aeroplane and T traveled by train. Goa is not connected by bus to Delhi and Chennai.
Q.146. S traveled to _____ by ______ ?
(1) Hyderabad, train
(2) Chennai, boat
(3) Chennai, train
(4) Delhi, boat
(5) Delhi, train

Q.147. Who amongst the following traveled to Delhi ?
(1) T
(2) R
(3) S
(4) P
(5) Q

Q.148. Q : Kolkata in the same way as S : ?
(1) Hyderabad
(2) Chennai
(3) Mangalore
(4) Delhi
(5) Cannot be determined

Q.149. which of the following combinations of place and transport is correct ?
(1) Kolkata – Bus
(2) Delhi – Aeroplane
(3) Manglore – Train
(4) Chennai – Boat
(5) Hyderabad – Car

Q.150. Which of the following combinations is true for P ?
(1) Travelled to Kolkata by bus
(2) Travelled to Delhi by train
(3) Travelled to Chennai by boat
(4) Travelled to Hyderabad by bus
(5) None of these