Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Bank Preparation 152

Directions (Q. 46-50) In each of the questions below are given four 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 from 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.

46. Statements: All cups are bottles.
Some bottles are jugs.
No jug is plate.
Some plates are tables.
Conclusions: I. Some tables are bottles.
II. Some plates are cups.
III. No table is bottle.
IV. Some jugs are cups.a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Only III follows
d) Only IV follows
e) Only either I or III follows

47. Statements: All birds are horses.
All horses are tigers.
Some tigers are lions.
Some lions are monkeys.
Conclusions: I. Some tigers are horses.
II. Some monkeys are birds.
III. Some tigers are birds.
IV. Some monkeys are horses.
a) Only I and III follow
b) Only I, II and III follow
c) Only II, III and IV follow
d) All I, II, III and IV follow
e) None of these

48. Statements: Some chairs are handles.
All handles are pots.
All pots are mats.
Some mats are buses.
Conclusions: I. Some buses are handles.
II. Some mats are chairs.
III. No bus is handle.
IV. Some mats are handles.
a) Only I, II and IV follow
b) Only II, III and IV follow
c) Only either I or III and II follow
d) Only either I or III and IV follow
e) Only either I or III and II and IV follow

49. Statements: Some sticks are lamps.
Some flowers are lamps.
Some lamps are dresses.
All dresses are shirts.
Conclusions: I. Some shirts are sticks.
II. Some shirts are flowers.
III. Some flowers are sticks.
IV. Some dresses are sticks.
a) None follows
b) Only I follows
c) Only II follows
d) Only III follows
e) Only IV follows

50. Statements: Some benches are walls.
All walls are houses.
Some houses are jungles.
All jungles are roads.
Conclusions: I. Some roads are benches.
II. Some jungles are walls.
III. Some houses are benches.
IV. Some roads are houses.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only I and III follow
c) Only III and IV follow
d) Only II, III and IV follow

Monday, May 30, 2016

Bank Preparation 151

41. Ashok started walking towards South. After walking 50 m he took a right turn and walked 30
m. He then took a right turn and walked 100 m. He again took a right turn and walked 30 m
and stopped. How far and in which direction was he from the starting point?
a) 50 m South
b) 150 m North
c) 180 m East
d) 50 m North
e) None of these

42. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters DLEI using each letter
only once in each word?
a) None b) One c) Two
d) Three e) More than three

43. In a certain code TEMPORAL is written as OLDSMBSP. How is CONSIDER written in that
code?
a) RMNBSFEJ b) BNMRSFEJ c) RMNBJEFS
d) TOPDQDCH e) None of these

44. In a certain code language ‘how many goals scored’ is written as ‘5 3 9 7’; ‘many more
matches’ is written as ‘9 8 2’ and ‘he scored five’ is written as ‘1 6 3’. How is ‘goals’ written
in that code language?
a) 5 b) 7 c) 5 or 7
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

45. Pratap correctly remembers that his mother’s birthday is before 23rd of April but after 19th of
April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother’s birthday is not on or after
22nd of April. On which day in April is definitely their mother’s birthday?
a) 20th b) 21st c) 20th or 21st
d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Bank Preparation 150

36. Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the next higher digit and each even
digit is substituted by the previous lower digit and the digits so obtained are rearranged in
ascending order, which of the following will be the 3rd digit from the left end after the
rearrangement?
a) 2 b) 4 c) 5
d) 6 e) None of these

37. Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards
South of town B. Towards which directions is town H from town F?
a) East b) South-East c) North-East
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

38. Among A, B, C, D and E each having different weight, D is heavier than only A and C is
lighter than B and E. Who among them is the heaviest?
a) B b) E c) C
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

39. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEARCHES each of which has as many
letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
a) None b) One c) Two
d) Three e) More than three

40. If ‘÷ means’ ‘+’, ‘⎯’ means ‘×’, ‘×’ means ‘÷’ and ‘+’ means ‘⎯’, then
15 ⎯8 × 6 ÷ 12 + 4 = ?
a) 20 b) 28 c) 8-4/7
d) 2-2/3 e) None of these

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bank Preparation 149

29. The average of 20 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be greater than
zero?
a) 0 b) 1 c) 10
d) 19 e) None of these

30. The greatest possible length which can be used to measure exactly the length 7m, 3m, 85cm,
12m, 95 cm is
a) 15 cm b) 25 cm c) 35 cm
d) 42 cm e) None of these

32. Simran started a software business by investing Rs.50,000. After six months, Nanda joined
her with a capital of Rs.80,000. After 3 years, they earned a profit of Rs.24,500. What was
Simran's share in the profit?
a) Rs.9423 b) Rs.10,250 c) Rs.10,500
d) Rs.14,000 e) None of these

33. Out of 7 consonants and 4 vowels, how many words of 3 consonants and 2 vowels can be
formed?
a) 210 b) 1050 c) 25200
d) 21400 e) None of these

34. What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice?
a) 1/6 b) 1/8 c) 1/9
d) 1/12 e) None of these

35. My brother is 3 years elder to me. My father was 28 years of age when my sister was born
while my mother was 26 years of age when I was born. If my sister was 4 years of age when
my brother was born, then, what was the age of my father and mother respectively when my
brother was born?
a) 32 yrs., 23 yrs. b) 32 yrs., 29 yrs. c) 35 yrs., 29 yrs.
d) 35 yrs., 33 yrs. e) None of these

Friday, May 27, 2016

Bank Preparation 148

23. How many times are the hands of a clock at right angle in a day?
a) 22 b) 24 c) 44
d) 48 e) None of these

24. Two vessels A and B contain milk and water mixed in the ratio 8 : 5 and 5 : 2 respectively.
The ratio in which these two mixtures be mixed to get a new mixture containing 69 % milk
is :
a) 2 : 7 b) 3 : 5 c) 5 : 2
d) 5 : 7 e) None of these

25. A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled, three more similar taps are
opened. What is the total time taken to fill the tank completely ?
a) 3 hrs 15 min b) 3 hrs 45 min c) 4 hrs
d) 4 hrs 15 mins e) None of these

26. How much time will it take for an amount of Rs.450 to yield Rs.81 as interest at 4.5% per
annum of simple interest?
a) 3.5 years b) 4 years c) 4.5 years
d) 5 years e) None of these

27. If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as :
a) 4% of a b) 5% of a c) 20% of a
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Bank Preparation 147

14. 10 women can complete a work in 7 days and 10 children take 14 days to complete the work.
How many days will 5 women and 10 children take to complete the work?
a) 3 b) 5 c) 7
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

15. BH is perpendicular to AC. Find x the length of BC.
a) 12.3 b) 2.3 c) 3.2
d) 13.2 e) None of these

16. Find the lengths of the other two sides of a right triangle if the length of the hypotenuse is 8
inches and one of the angles is 30°.
a) 4, 4√3 inches b) 5, 6 inches c) 2, 4√2
d) 3, 4√2 inches e) None of these

17. A man takes 3 hours 45 minutes to row a boat 15 km downstream of a river and 2 hours 30
minutes to cover a distance of 5 km upstream. Find the speed of the river current in km/hr.
a) 1 km/hr b) 2 km/hr c) 3 km/hr
d) 4 km/hr e) None of these

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Bank Preparation 146

11. In an A.P. consisting of 23 terms, the sum of the three terms in the middle is 114 and that of
the last three is 204. Find the sum of first three terms :
a) 14 b) 42 c) 24
d) 69 e) None of these

12. Which one of the following numbers has rational square root?
a) 0.4 b) 0.09 c) 0.9
d) 0.025 e) None of these

13. The distance between two cities A and B is 330 Km. A train starts from A at 8 a.m. and travel
towards B at 60 km/hr. Another train starts from B at 9a.m and travels towards A at 75
Km/hr. At what time do they meet?
a) 10 a.m b) 10:30a.m c) 11a.m
d) 11:30a.m e) None of these

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Bank Preparation 145

7. A letter lock consists of 4 rings, each ring contains 9 non-zero digits. This lock can be opened
by setting a 4 digit code with the proper combination of each of the 4 rings Maximum how
many codes can be formed to open the lock?
a) 4 b) 9p4 c) 9
d) Data inadequate e) None of these

8. A bag contains 6 black and 8 white balls. One ball is drawn at random. What is the
probability that the ball drawn is white?
a) 3/4 b) 4/7 c) 1/8
d) 3/7 e) None of these

9. The ratio between the present ages of P and Q is 6 : 7. If Q is 4 years old than P, what will be
the ratio of the ages of P and Q after 4 years?
a) 3 : 4 b) 3 : 5 c) 4 : 3
d) 7 : 8 e) None of these

10. I gain 70 paise on Rs.70. My gain percent is
a) 0.1% b) 1% c) 7%
d) 10% e) None of these

Monday, May 23, 2016

Bank Preparation 144

4. The LCM of two numbers is 495 and their HCF is 5. If the sum of the numbers is 10, then
their difference is
a) 10 b) 46 c) 70
d) 90 e) None of these

5. A child has three different kinds of chocolates costing Rs.2, Rs.5 and Rs.10. He spends total
Rs.120 on the chocolates. What is the minimum possible number of chocolates, he can buy, if
there must be atleast one chocolate of each kind?
a) 22 b) 19 c) 17
d) 15 e) None of these

6. A, B, C rent a pasture. A puts 10 oxen for 7 months, B puts 12 oxen for 5 months and C puts
15 oxen for 3 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 175, how much must C pay
as his share of rent?
a) Rs.45 b) Rs.50 c) Rs.55
d) Rs.60 e) None of these

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Bank Preparation 143

1. A sphere of 30 cm radius is dropped into a cylindrical vessel of 80 cm diameter, which is
partly filled wikth water, then its level rises by x cm. Find x:
a) 27.5 cm b) 22.5 cm c) 18.5 cm d) Data inadequate e) None of these

2. On dividing a number by 357, we get 39 as remainder. On dividing the same number by 17,
what will be the remainder?
a) 0 b) 3 c) 5 d) 11 e) None of these

3. After replacing an old member by a new member, it was found that the average age of five
members of a club is the same as it was 3 years ago. What is the difference between the ages
of the replaced and the new member?
a) 2 years b) 4 years c) 8 years d) 15 years e) None of these

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Bank Preparation 142

Directions (Q. 111-120) In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.
These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of
which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. Twenty years (111) now, nearly 60% of the World’s population will live in urban areas. The impact of urbanization might not all be positive on India as urban expansion is happening at a much (112) rate than infrastructure expansion. Sustainability issues need to be (113) so that economic development is not at the (114) of
public health. Some urban services that ought to be in (115) in a city like water, electricity, transport
etc. need special consideration. TERI has put together a detailed report that (116) sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities. (117) public transport is a major reason for the proliferation of private vehicles on the road. Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas is on the (118) with more cases of Asthma being (119) because of pollution. The future of cities of Indian dreams depends of (120) we can build better cities today.

111. a) till b) since c) from d) after e) on
112. a) faster b) slower c) changed d) speed e) quick
113. a) speculated b) believed c) imagined d) considered e) understand
114. a) payment b) rate c) costs d) charge e) expense
115. a) abundance b) large c) functional d) vicinity e) location
116. a) bring b) emphasizes c) speculates d) postulates e) requests
117. a) Good b) Competent c) Absence d) Inadequate e) Sufficient
118. a) multiplication b) expansion c) rise d) inflation e) grow
119. a) produced b) develop c) composed d) resulted e) reported
120. a) if b) whether c) unless d) provided e) weather

Friday, May 20, 2016

Bank Preparation 141

Directions (Q. 106-110) Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something
has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as
a whole.
106. Many teachers ____ the lack of professional freedom as the ____ for leaving the job.
a) cited, reason
b) explained, force
c) claimed, understanding
d) argued, culprit
e) believe, ground
107. Skeptics would not ____ that the earth actually moves, let alone that it ____ around
the sun.
a) permit, orbits
b) accept, revolves
c) experience, circles
d) assume, went
e) challenge, spins
108. Unpredictable ____ of the child could not lead the consultants to any ____.
a) performance, setting
b) belief, judgement
c) operation, purpose
d) behavior, conclusion
e) react, decision
109. A public servant who is guilty will not ____ punishment and no ____ person will be
punished.
a) be, sincere
b) flee, guilty
c) defend, common
d) avoid, uninformed
e) escape, innocent
110. Few professions can ____ the sheer variety and constant ____ of being a doctor.
a) like, struggle
b) share, enthusiast
c) match, challenge
d) draw, work-load
e) justify, exception

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bank Preparation 140

Directions (Q. 96-100) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it.
The error if any will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part is the answer. If there is no
error, mark (5) as the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

96. To be a king and (1) / wear a crown are (2) / more glamorous to (3) see than to bear. (4) No
error (5)

97. None of the student (1) / in the class (2) / scored below the (3) / given cut-off marks. (4) No
error (5)

98. Ashok is among the (1) / few people in the World (2) / which did not blindly follow (3) / the
path of others. (4) No error (5)

99. Most people like to (1) / rest after a day’s hard work (2) / but he seemed to have (3) / an
inexhastive supply of energy. (4) No error (5)

100. Ancient artifacts are (1) / a part of global heritage (2) / and should not be (3) sold to
the highest bidder. (4) No error (5)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bank Preparation 139

(Q. 74-80) In each of the questions below is given a statement followed by three courses
of action numbered I, II and III. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for
improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of
information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true and then
decide which of the three given suggested courses of action logically follows worth pursuing. Then,
decide which of the alternatives (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) is correct.

74. Statement: The army has been alerted in the District following floods triggered by incessant
rains.
Courses of action
I. Relief to flood affected people should be arranged.
II. Supply of flood articles should be arranged.
III. Adequate medical facilities should be arranged.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Both I and III follow
d) All follow
e) None of these

75. Statement: Faced with a serious resource crunch and a depressing overall economic scenario,
the state ‘X’ is unlikely to achieve the targeted percent compound annual growth rate during
the 10th plan.
Courses of action
I. The target growth should be reduced for the next plan.
II. The reasons for the failures should be studied.
III. The state ‘X’s performance should be compared with that of other states.
a) Only I follows
b) Both I and III follow
c) Both II and III follow
d) None follows
e) None of these

76. Statement: Over 27000 bonded labourers identified and freed are still awaiting rehabilitation.
Courses of action
I. More cases of bonded labourers should be identified.
II. Till the proper rehabilitation facilities are available, the bonded labourers should not
be freed.
III. The impediments in the way of speedy and proper rehabilitation of bonded labourers
should be removed.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Only III follows
d) Both II and III follow
e) None of these

77. Statement: Higher disposal costs encourage those who produce waste to look for cheaper
ways to get rid of it.
Courses of action
I. The disposal costs should be made higher.
II. The disposal costs should be brought down.
III. A committee should be set up to study the details in this respect.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Either I or II follos
d) Both II and III follow
e) None of these

78. Statement: If the faculty members also join the strike, there is going to be a serious problem.
Courses of action
I. The faculty members should be persuaded not to go on strike.
II. Those faculty members who join the strike should be suspended.
III. The management should not worry about such small things.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Both II and III follow
d) None follows
e) None of these

79. Statement: According to the officials, paucity of funds with the organization has led to the
pathetic condition of this brilliant architectural structure.
Courses of action
I. A new architectural structure for the building should be designed.
II. The reasons for the poor condition of the structure should be found out.
III. Grant should be given to improve the condition of the structure.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows
c) Only III follows
d) Both II and III follow
e) None of these

80. Statement: In the Teacher’s Day function, Shri Sharma, a State Awardee and a retired
Principal, had questioned the celebration of Teacher’s Day in today’s materialistic World.
Courses of action
I. The expenditure of Teacher’s Day celebration should be reduced.
II. More funds should be allocated for the celebration of Teacher’s Day.
III. The role and responsibilities of teachers should be seen in today’s perspective.
a) All follow
b) None follows
c) Either I or II follows
d) Only III follows
e) None of these

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Bank Preparation 138

Directions (Q. 69-73) Read the following information carefully and answer the question given below
it. Following are the criteria for selection of interpreter in different embassies in India.
A. The candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university.
B. He or she should be 23 to 26 years of age as on 07th March, 2006.
C. The candidate should have the ability to read,write and speak English and Hindi besides the
foreign language to which he/she has applied.
D. The candidate should have his/her own accommodation, either rental or own, in Delhi.
However, if a candidate fulfills all criteria except.
(i) At D but he/she has accommodation either rental or own, in NCT Delhi, his/her case is to
be referred to foreign secretary.
(ii) At B but he/she has a PG degree in any discipline, his/her case is to be referred to
personal assistant, foreign secretary.
Now, based on the above criteria and the information given below, you have to take decision in
regard to each case. You are not to assume any information which is not available.
Give answer:
(a) If to be referred to foreign secretary
(b) If to be referred to PA foreign secretary
(c) If data is inadequate
(d) If to be selected
(e) If not to be selected

69. Sweta Singh is a Hindi Hons. Graduate from Hindu College, Delhi. Recently, she has
celebrated her 23rd birthday on 09th January, 2006. She possesses her own house in Vikaspuri,
Delhi. She can speak, write and read English, Hindi and French equally well.

70. Miss Anu knows how to speak, write and read Hindi, English and Portuguese. She also knows
how to handle computers. She has done GNIIT after doing her graduation from a recognized
university. She can arrange a house in Delhi for her accommodation.

71. Pinki has done her graduation from Oxford University. Her date of birth is 09th November,
1979. She knows how to speak, write and read Hindi, English and Spanish. Her grandfather
owns a house in Ghaziabad, in NCT, Delhi. She can live with her grandfather during her job
in Delhi.

72. Kiran, wife of Ajay and a graduate from a recognized university, lives with her husband at
Kamla Nagar in North. Delhi in their rental house. She has passed her post-graduation in
History in February, 2003 at the age of 23 years. She can speak, read and write Maithili,
Hindi, English and Nepali. Three languages Nepali, Maithili and Bhojpuri are being spoken in
Nepal.

73. Reena has done the graduation from Jabalpur University, Madhya Pradesh. She can arrange
her accommodation with her brother-in-law in Delhi. Her date of birth is 12th January, 1983.
She can speak more than two languages including a foreign language.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Bank Preparation 137

Directions (Q. 64-68) Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle facing the centre, not necessarily
in the same order. D sits 3rd to the left of A. E sits to the immediate right of A. B is 3rd to the left of D.G is 2nd to the right of B. C is an immediate neighbor of B. C is 3rd to the left of H.

64. Who amongst the following is sitting exactly between F and D?
a) C b) E c) H
d) A e) None of these

65. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way based on the information given above
and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) DC b) AH c) EF
d) CB e) None of these

66. Who amongst the following is sitting 2nd to the left of H?
a) E b) B c) A
d) None of these e) Can’t be determined

67. Who amongst the following are immediate neighbours of G?
a) CA b) AF c) DC
d) DF e) None of these

68. Who amongst the following is sitting 3rd to the right of A?
a) F b) H c) B
d) C e) None of these

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Bank Preparation 136

61. If 1st January 2001 was Monday, then what day of the week was it on 31st December, 2001?
a) Wednesday b) Friday c) Monday
d) Saturday e) None of these

62. A direction pole was situated on the road crossing. Due to an accident, the pole turned in such
a manner that the pointer which was showing East, started showing South. Sita, a traveller
went to the wrong direction thinking it to be West. In what direction actually she was
travelling?
a) North b) West c) East
d) South e) None of these

63. 5 friends are sitting on a bench. A is to the left of B but on the right of C. D is to the right of B
but on the left of E. Who are at the extremes?
a) A, B b) A, D c) B, D
d) C, E e) None of these

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Bank Preparation 135

58. Neelam, who is Rohit’s daughter, says to Indu, your mother Reeta is the younger sister of my
father, who is third child of Sohanji. How is Sohanji related to Indu?
a) Maternal Uncle b) Father c) Grandfather
d) Father-in-law e) None of these

59. If ‘A × D’ means ‘A is sister of D’, ‘A + D’ means ‘D is the daughter of A’ and ‘A ÷ D’
means ‘A is the mother of D’, then how will ‘N is the aunt of M’ be denoted?
a) M + L × N
b) M ÷ L + N
c) L × N ÷ M
d) N × L ÷ M
e) None of these

60. What will be the measurement of the angle made by the hands of a clock when the time is 8 :
35 ?
a) 32.4˚ b) 37.5˚ c) 45˚
d) 47.5˚ e) None of these

Friday, May 13, 2016

Bank Preparation 134

Directions (Q. 52-57) In the following questions, the symbols ©, %, $ and @ are used with the
following meaning as illustrated below.
P © Q means P is either smaller than or equal to Q.
P % Q means P is smaller than Q.
P @ Q means P is equal to Q.
P * Q means P is either greater than or equal to Q.
P $ Q means P is greater than Q.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the
two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true?
Give answer:
(a) If only conclusion I is true
(b) If only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) If both conclusion I and II are true

52. Statements: M % T, T $ K, K © D
Conclusions: I. T $ D II. D $ M

53. Statements: F @ B, B % N, N $ H
Conclusions: I. N $ F II. H $ F

54. Statements: R * M, M @ K, K © J
Conclusions: I. J $ M II. J @ M

55. Statements: B $ N, N * R, R @ K
Conclusions: I. K © N II. B $ K

56. Statements: J © K, K $ N, N * D
Conclusions: I. J % N II. D % K

57. Statements: R @ D, D © M, M $ T
Conclusions: I. T % D II. M * R

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bank Preparation 133

Directions (Q. 47-51) In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the
statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions.
Give answer:
(a) If only conclusion I follows
(b) If only conclusion II follows
(c) If either conclusion I or II follows
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows
(e) If both conclusions I and II follow

47. Statements: L > M, M > N, N > P
Conclusions: I. L > P II. M > P

48. Statements: A > B, B = H, H > G
Conclusions: I. A > G II. A > H

49. Statements: H < J, F < H, I ≤ J = K
Conclusions: I. H > I II. I ≥ F

50. Statements: A < B < C ≤ D = E
Conclusions: I. B ≤ E II. B < E

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Bank Preparation 132

44. Rashmi is 14th from the right end in a row of 40 girls. What is her position from the left end?
a) 25th b) 27th c) 21st d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

45. Ayush remembers that Sanjay’s birthday is certainly after January 12 but not later than 16th
January. If Mehar remembers that Sanjay’s birthday is before 17th of January but not before
13th January. On which of the following day was Sanjay’s birthday?
a) 14th b) 15th c) 16th d) Either 14th or 15th e) None of these

46. If ‘+’ means ‘÷’, ‘÷’ means ‘−‘, ‘−‘ means ‘×’ and ‘×’ means ‘+’, then 12 + 6 ÷ 3 – 2 × 8 = ?
a) −2 b) 4 c) 2 d) 8 e) None of these

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Bank Preparation 131

41. In a certain code language ‘MADRAS’ is written as ‘DAMSAR’ how can ‘MUMBAI’ be
written in that code language?
a) BAIUMM b) MUMIAB c) IABMUM d) MBIAUM e) None of these

42. If in a certain code ‘INSTITUTION’ is written as ‘NOITUTITSNI’. How will
‘PERFECTION’ be written in that language?
a) NOICTEFREP
b) NOITCEFERP
c) NOITCEFRPE
d) NOITCEFREP
e) None of these

43. Seema’s younger brother Sohan is older than Seeta. Sweta is younger than Deepti but elder
than Seema. Who is the eldest?
a) Seema b) Sweta c) Seeta d) Deepti e) None of these

Monday, May 9, 2016

Bank Preparation 130

Directions (Q. 36-40) Study the following information carefully to answer the questions.
The teacher’s colony has 2800 members, out of which 650 members read only English
newspaper, 550 members read only Hindi newspaper and 450 members read only Marathi newspaper.
The number of members reading all the 3 newspapers is 100. Members reading Hindi as well as
English newspaper are 200, 400 members read Hindi as well as Marathi newspaper and 300 members
read English as well as Marathi newspaper.

36. Find the difference between number of members reading English as well as Marathi
newspaper and the number of members reading English as well as Hindi newspaper?
a) 300 b) 200 c) 100 d) 50 e) None of these

37. How many members read at least 2 newspapers?
a) 600 b) 800 c) 500 d) 1000 e) None of these

38. Find the number of members reading Hindi newspaper?
a) 750 b) 980 c) 1000 d) 1020 e) None of these

39. How many members read only one newspaper?
a) 1560 b) 1650 c) 1640 d) 1540 e) None of these

40. Find the number of members reading no newspaper?
a) 150 b) 460 c) 550 d) 750 e) None of these

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Bank Preparation 129

31. How much part of a day is 45 min.?
a) 1/42 b) 1/24 c) 1/32 d) 1/48 e) None of these

32. What is the greater of two numbers whose product is 640, if the sum of the two numbers,
exceeds their difference by 32?
a) 45 b) 50 c) 55 d) 40 e) None of these

33. Samir drove at the speed of 45 km/hr from home to a resort. Returning over the same route,
he got stuck in traffic and took an hour longer, also he could drive only at the speed of 40
km/hr. How many kilometres did he drive each way?
a) 250 km b) 300 km c) 310 km d) 275 km e) None of these

34. 20 boys and 25 girls from a group of social workers. During their membership drive, the same
number of boys and girls joined the group (e.g. if 7 boys joined, 7 girls joined). How many
members does the group have now, if the ratio of boys to girls is 7 : 8?
a) 75 b) 65 c) 70 d) 60 e) None of these

35. Vaishali spent Rs.31897 on the air conditioner for her home. Rs.38789 on buying plasma
television and the remaining 23% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the
total amount?
a) Rs.74625 b) Rs.86750 c) Rs.91800 d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Bank Preparation 128

Directions (Q. 26-30) 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 in both the Statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the
question.

26. What is the two digit number?
I. Difference between the two digits of the number is 9.
II. The sum of the two digits of the number is 9.

27. What is the area of the square?
I. The measure of the side of the square is 21 cm.
II. The perimeter of the square is 84 cm.

28. What is Seema’s age?
I. Seema is half Reema’s age.
II. Reema is 5 years younger than her sister.

29. In how many days can 10 men complete the piece of work?
I. 12 women alone can complete the work in 16 days.
II. 4 men and 6 women together can complete the work in 16 days.

30. What is the speed of the boat?
I. The boat takes 4 hours to travel a distance of 12 km. down streams
II. The boat takes 6 hours to travel a distance of 12 km. in still water

Friday, May 6, 2016

Bank Preparation 127

21. Kruti took a loan at simple interest rate of 6% in the first year with an increase of 0.5% in
each subsequent year. She paid interest of Rs.3375 after four years. How much loan did she
take?
a) Rs.12500 b) Rs.33250 c) Rs.15800 d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

22. A 240 m long train takes 40 s longer to cross a platform twice its length than the time it takes
to cross a pole at the same speed. What is the speed of the train?
a) 6 m/s b) 24 m/s c) 48 m/s d) 12 m/s e) None of these

23. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘RIDDLED’ be arranged?
a) 1680 b) 840 c) 2520 d) 5040 e) None of these

24. What would be the cost of building a fence around a circular plot of area 98.56 sq. feet, if the
cost of fencing per foot is Rs.614?
a) Rs.60515.84 b) Rs.30257.92 c) Rs.21612.80 d) Rs.43324.60 e) None of these

25. Michelle got married 9 years ago. Today her age is 1-1/3 times her age at the time of
marriage. At present her daughter’s age is one-sixth of her age. What was her daughter’s age
two years ago?
a) 6 years b) 7 years c) 3 years d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Bank Preparation 126

17. By how much is 3/4th of 568 lesser than 7/8th of 1008?
a) 444 b) 448 c) 455 d) 456 e) None of these

18. Which number should replace both the question marks in the following equation?
? /171 = 76/?
a) 114 b) 116 c) 57 d) 176 e) None of these

19. Vishakha spent Rs.68357 on the renovation for her home, Rs.25675 on buying music system
and the remaining 28% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the total
amount?
a) Rs.94032 b) Rs.36568 c) Rs.130600 d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

20. Five-sixth of a number is 720. What will 45% of that number be?
a) 346.6 b) 388.8 c) 392.2 d) 344.4 e) None of these

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Bank Preparation 125

11. The product of two consecutive even numbers is 9408. Which is the greater of the two
numbers?
a) 96 b) 98 c) 94 d) 92 e) None of these

12. What is 27% of 36% of 5/9th of 4500?
a) 239 b) 241 c) 243 d) 245 e) None of these

13. The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs.40000 at the end of three years is Rs.12000.
What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the
same period?
a) Rs.18765 b) Rs.15350 c) Rs.21555 d) Rs.13240 e) None of these

14. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 300% and the denominator is increased by
100%. The resultant fraction is 1-11/19. What was the original fraction?
a) 15/19 b) 13/19 c) 5/9 d) 4/9 e) None of these

15. 42 women can do a piece of work in 18 days. How many women would be required to do the
same work in 21 days?
a) 36 b) 24 c) 30 d) 44 e) None of these

16. The ages of Sulekha and Arunima are in the ratio of 9 : 8 respectively. After 5 years the ratio
of their ages will be 10 : 9. What is the difference in years between their ages?
a) 4 years b) 5 years c) 6 years d) 7 years e) None of these

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Bank Preparation 124

Directions (Q. 6-10) Each question below is followed by two statements A and B. You are to
determine whether the data given in the statement is sufficient for answering the question. You should
use the data and your knowledge of Mathematics to choose between the possible answers.
Give answer (1) if the statement A alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement B
alone is not sufficient.
Give answer (2) if the statement B alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement A
alone is not sufficient.
Give answer (3) if both statements A and B together are needed to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if either the statement A alone or statement B alone is sufficient to answer the
question.
Give answer (5) if you cannot get the answer from the statements A and B together, but need even
more data.
6. Is A an odd number?
A. A multiplied by an odd number is equal to an odd number.
B. A is not divisible by 2.

7. The ages of Pradumn and Gunit are in the ratio of 7 : 5. What is the age of Pradumn?
A. The ages of Pradumnand Nandini are in the ratio of 3 : 1.
B. After 7 years the ratio of Pradumn’s and Aviral’s ages will be 4:3.

8. What is the salary of B, in a group of A, B, C and D whose average salary is Rs.62880?
A. Total of the salary of A and C is exact multiple of 8.
B. Average of the salary of A, C and D is Rs.61665.

9. What is the three digit number?
A. The three digit number is divisible by 9.
B. The 1st and 3rd digit is 6.

10. What is the profit earned by selling a printer for Rs.3000?
A. The cost price of 6 such printers is equal to selling price of 5 such printers.
B. 20% profit is earned by selling each printer.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Bank Preparation 123

Directions (Q. 89-97) Pick out the most effective word/s from the given word/s to fill in the blanks to
make the sentence meaningfully complete in the context of the sentence.
89. ____ I not informed you about this, you would have missed the opportunity.
a) If b) Provided c) Unless d) Had e) Have

90. Many with ____ I have shared my thoughts have shown initial surprise.
a) whom b) who c) which d) that e) me

91. Our present ____ towards the environment contrasts quite sharply with our historical
reverence for nature.
a) state b) apathy c) nature d) disposition e) appeal

92. Changing lifestyles in India are causing many frustrations, ____ people to lash out at the
weekest.
a) motivating b) tempting c) leading d) killing e) stressing

93. There was this new belief among people that they could be successful, and that there were
opportunities here for the ____.
a) taking b) all c) daringly d) granted e) grabbing

94. ____ a country’s current account is in deficit, it would imply that its imports of goods and
services are higher than its income from exports and remittances from non-residents.
a) As b) Given c) Unless d) Rather e) If

95. In fact, ____ the many years of being a closed, high-tariff economy, we have always been
more open minded than the economic models we have lived under.
a) inspite b) besides c) of d) provided e) despite
96. The most encouraging fact is that change is spreading ____ the country and reaching villages
and small towns.
a) from b) over c) across d) far e) among

97. In a string of decisions, information commissions have forced public authorities to implement
the RTI stipulation that they should all put ____ information proactively so that citizens don’t
have to file applicable for every small thing.
a) as b) out c) on d) into e) forwards

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Bank Preparation 122

Directions (Q. 75-80) Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that
there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row – 1 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all
of them are facing South. In row – 2 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing North.
Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
V sits third to right of S. S faces F and F does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. D
sits third to right of C. R faces C. The one facing E sits third to right of P. B and P do not sit at the
extreme ends of the line. T is not an immediate neighbour of V and A is not an immediate neighbour
of C.

75. Who amongst the following faces D?
a) T b) P c) Q d) R e) None of these

76. Who amongst the following represent the people sitting at extreme ends of the rows?
a) R, F b) T, A c) D, R d) C, Q e) S, A

77. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one
that does not belong to that group?
a) B-T b) A-Q c) C-S d) F-P e) D-R

78. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one
that does not belong to that group?
a) D b) S c) V d) T e) A

79. How many persons are seated between R and T?
a) One b) Two c) Three d) Four e) None of these

80. Who amongst the following faces Q?
a) D b) B c) E d) A e) None of these