STATE BANK OF INDIA PO EXAMINATION HELD ON: 27.04.2008 REASONING ABILITY (TIER-I) 1.

In a certain code BOARD is written as 53169 and NEAR is written as 2416. How is NODE written in that Cade O? a) b) c) d) e) 2394 2894 2934 2694 None of these

2. What should come next in the following sequence of letters? BDCBCDBCDEBCD EFBCDEFGBCDEF a) b) c) d) e) B G H D None of these

3. In a certain code SPORADIC is written as QNORDJEB. Haw is TROUBLES written in that code? a) b) c) d) e) SQTNTFMC TNQSRDKA TNQSTFMC TFQSCMFT None of these

4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group, Which is the one that does not belong to that group? a) b) c) d) e) Mica Zinc Iron Chlorine Aluminum

5. If It is possible to make only one meaningful ward with the first, the third, the fifth and the eighth letters of the ward SHAREHOLDING which of the following will be the second letter of that ward? If no such ward can be made, give "X' as the answer and if more than one such ward can be made, give 'Y' as the answer. a) b) c) d) e) L E S X Y

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? a) b) c) d) e) 18 24 36 34 26

7. If 'green' means 'yellow', 'yellow' means 'white' : 'white' means 'red'; 'red' means 'violet': 'Violet' means 'black; then which of the following will be the colour of human blood? a) b) c) d) e) Red Black Green White None of these

8. Haw many such pairs of letters are there in the ward: GLIMPSE each of which has as many letters between them in the ward as in the English alphabet? a) b) c) d) e) None One Two Three More than three

9. EARN is related to. RANE and BOND is related to NODB in the same way as TEAR is related to. a) b) c) d) e) AERT ATRE ARIT RE None of these

10. Haw many such digits are there in the number 5831649 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are rearranged in ascending order? a) b) c) d) e) None One Two Three More than three

11. If 'x' means 'added to '÷' means 'multiplied by'; '+' means 'subtracted from' and '-' means 'divided by' then 24 + 36 - 12 x 8 -;. 4 =? a) b) c) d) e) 36 53 5 20 None of these

12. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? a) b) c) d) e) Coconut Latus Lilly Rase Marigold

Directions (13-15): (i) 'P x Q' means 'Po is brother of Q' (ii) 'P - Q' means 'P is sister of Q'. (iii) 'P + Q' means' P is sister of Q'. (iv) 'P 7- Q' means' P is mother of Q'. 13. Which of the fallowing represents 'M is nephew of N'? a) b) c) d) e) N-K+M N x K. ÷ M N÷KxM N-K+MxT None of these

IV. Some shirts are bags. . Conclusions: I.14. II. Some shops are shirts. Some shops are bags.D? a) b) c) d) e) Nephew Niece Nephew or Niece Data inadequate None of these 15. Statements: All pens are chairs. Same shirts are books. Haw is T related to. You have to take the given statements to. Some books are bags. II. All chairs are trucks. 0 in the expression: H+ T÷ R. be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Statements: Same bags are trunks. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Which of the following represents F is daughter of W? a) b) c) d) e) W÷R+F WxRxF W+RxF-T W+R-F+T None of these Directions (16-20): In each of the questions be law are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I. All books are shops. III and IV. All flowers are chairs. All trees are trucks. All trunks are shirts. a) b) c) d) e) Only I and II follow Only I and III follow Only III and IV follow Only II and IV follow None of these 17. 16. III.

Some ponds are houses. Statements: All desks are pillars. II. Conclusions: I. No pond is station. Some benches are desks. Some benches are pillars. II. a) b) c) d) e) Only I and III follow Only I and II foIIow Only III and IV follow Only II and IV foIIow None of these 18. Some ponds are gardens. Some pillars are towns. a) b) c) d) e) Only I follow Only either II or IV follows Only I and II follow Only I and IV follow None of these . III. II. Some trees are pens. III. Some cars are pillars. Some trees are chairs. No house is garden.Conclusions: I. III. Some benches are cars. Some ponds are stations. Statements: All stations are houses. All rivers are ponds. Some trucks are chairs. Some gardens are rivers. IV. IV. IV. Conclusions: I. Some cars are towns. Some trucks are pens. All towns are benches. a) b) c) d) e) None follows Only I follows Only II follows Only III follows Only IV follows 19.

Conclusions: I. IV. Some lanes are roads. Some roads are lanes. No jungle is road. III. (a) Only I follows (b) Only II follows (c) Only either I or IV follows (d) Only IV follows (e) Only either I or IV and II follow Directions (21-25): Study the following arrangement care-fully and answer the questions given belowB T AM 3 # D 2 E K 9 $ F @ NIT 4 1 U W © H 8 % V J 5 Y 6 * 7 R 21. Some jungles are roads. Some roads are rivers. Statements: Some towers are lanes. If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped which of the following will be the twelfth from the left end? a) b) c) d) e) 9 U I I None of these 23. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a consonant but not immediately preceded by a letter? a) b) c) d) None One Two Three . Some rivers are jungles. II. Some jungles are towers.20. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is either immediately preceded by a letter or immediately followed by a letter but not both? a) b) c) d) e) None One Two Three More than three 22.

You have to find out which of the combination correctly represents the group of digits/ symbols based on the following ceding system and the conditions those follow. certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group.e. (c) and (d). both are to be coded as 'Z'. (b). both are to be coded as the code for the odd digit. 3$95#1 a) b) c) d) e) FENADB BENADF ZENADZ FENADF None of these . If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters/ digits. give (e) i. 26. (ii) If the first element is a symbol and the last element is an even digit. and the last element is a symbol. Digit/Symbol: # $ 9 8 6 % @ © 7 2 4 * 35 Letter/Code: B D E N I V R G H K T J P FA Conditions: (i) If both the first and the last elements in the group are odd digits then both are to be coded as y. Which of the following is the seventh to the right of the eighteenth from the right end of the above arrangement? a) b) c) d) e) H 9 % E None of these Directions (26-30): In each question below is given a group of digits/symbols followed by four combinations of letters numbered (a). Which is the one that does not belong to that group? a) b) c) d) e) DK3 4NU 8J© FKN 5 *% 25. (iv) If the first element is an even digit and the last element' is odd digit. (iii) If the first element is an odd digit. Four of the following five are alike in a. 'None of these' as the answer. the codes for the first and the last elements are to be interchanged.e) More than three 24.

while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.27. . 6%@9#3 a) b) c) d) e) VRGNDF FRGNDF YRGNDF ZRGNDZ None of these 30. Give answer (c) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question. 8%©3#5 a) b) c) d) e) YRHFDY ARHFDI ARHFDA YRHFDA None of these 28. 6724 a) b) c) d) e) JEVKTP PEVKTJ YEVKIY ZEVKTZ None of these Directions (31-35): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. Read both the statements and Give answer (a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question. Give answer (b) 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. *S. ©8143# a) b) c) d) e) EIBJFPH VIBJFPY EIBJFP# HIBJFPE None of these 29. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

East of village H. Village H is to the South of village A which is to the South-East of village D. 33. Pravin correctly remembers that his father's birthday is after 14th but before 19th March. N is younger than only 0 among them. 34. 'Enjoy eating good food' is written as 'ni haja pa' in that code language Directions (36-40): In each of the following questions series begins with unnumbered figure on the extreme left. One and only one of the five numbered figures in the series do not fit into the series. 32. 'Always eat good food' is written as 'ha na pa ta' in that code language. . Village 0 in which direction of village H? Statements: I. II. Rand 0 each having different age that is the youngest? Statements: I. 35. Give answer (e) if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question. You have to take as many aspects into account as possible of the figures in the series and find out the one and only one of the five numbered figures which does not fit into the series. T is older than R and younger than M. F is sister of N who is mother of R. The number of that figure is the answer. II. Pravin's sister correctly remembers that their father's birthday is after 17th but before 2 I st March. How is M related to F? Statements: I. II. N. M has two brothers of which one is R. On which date in March was Pravin's father's birthday? Statements: I. How is 'food' written in a code language? Statements: I.Give answer (d) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question. II. 31. II. Village M is to the East of village 0 and to the North. Among M. The two unnumbered figures one each one the extreme left and the extreme right fit into the series.

25.04) <=8 a) b) c) d) e) 12 6. (-251 x21 x-12) +? = 158.6% of 250 + J? = 119 a) b) c) d) e) 4225 3025 2025 5625 None of these 53.Directions (51 -70): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions? 51.13 a) b) c) d) e) 250 400 300 150 None of these 52. 36865 + 12473 +21045-44102 =? a) b) c) d) e) 114485 28081 26281 114845 None of these 54. 1(15.5 8.20)1-103.2 16 None of these .

5/0.5 1.25 None of these 58.2 a) b) c) d) e) 2 9 1.2% of 500 x 2A% of? = 288 a) b) c) d) e) 650 700 600 750 None of these 60.55. 7428x-32/49x-x?=619 a) b) c) d) e) 0.2 0. 3. (560 ÷ 32) x (720 ÷ 48) =? a) b) c) d) e) 262.5 02 2.3 None of these 56.5 271. 333 x 33 x 3 =? a) b) c) d) e) 32697 36297 32679 39267 None of these .4 None of these 57. 10 ×1.5 255 263. 748 x ? x 9 = 861696 a) b) c) d) e) 122 132 128 124 None of these 59.

[(36)2 + (47)2] ÷? =28. 3 ? (28 x 24) +14 a) b) c) d) e) 85184 140608 97336 117649 None of these 63.8 418.2 None of these 65. 156+328 x 0.2 352.358-4158-9514=? a) b) c) d) e) 755 825 721 785 None of these 64. 1148 ÷ 28 x 1408 ÷ 32 =? a) b) c) d) e) 1800 1804 1814 1822 None of these .04 a) b) c) d) e) 55 75 105 125 None of these 62.8=? a) b) c) d) e) 287.61. 14785.4 451.

25 (e) None of these 69.24 (b) 1764 (c) 126 (d) 104. 1425 + 8560 + 1680 ÷ 200=? a) b) c) d) e) 58. [(12)2 x (14)2÷ (l6)2=? (a) 282. 3 148877 = ? a) b) c) d) e) 51 59 53 49 None of these 67.325 9973.4 None of these 68.66.425 9939.4 56. 2 25 + 3 5 ? (a) 1 15 (b) 6 25 (c) 6 15 9 4 4 7 4 1 (d) 5 25 (e) None of these .

4 640 420 560 540 None of these . 7413 7422 7440 ? 7503 7548 a) b) c) d) e) 7464 7456 7466 7477 None of these 36 64 100 ? 72. 70000 a) b) c) d) e) 2800 ? 112 22. 12 33 96 ? a) b) c) d) e) 285 288 250 384 None of these 14000 74.5 8. 45÷5-0. 4 16 a) b) c) d) e) 120 180 136 144 None of these 852 2553 73.5 =? a) b) c) d) e) 10 12 9.5 None of these Directions (71-75): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series? 71.70.

425 Rs.8. Rao invests a sum of Rs.c. 41. The profit after selling a pair of trousers for Rs. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator of the fraction is 4 increased by 120%. the resultant fraction is 11 . p.631.863 is the same as the loss incurred after selling the same pair of trousers for Rs. Mr.75.7. 750 Rs.a. 100 Rs.250 at the rate of 6 p. 879 Rs. 210 Rs.7.7. What approximate amount of compound interest will he obtain at the end of 3 years? a) b) c) d) e) Rs. 763 Cannot be determined None of these . What is the cost price of the pair of trousers? a) b) c) d) e) Rs. What is the original fraction? a) b) 4 15 3 11 c) 5 12 d) 6 11 e) None of these 77.8. 800 Rs. 102 99 104 97 106 ? a) b) c) d) e) 96 95 100 94 None of these 76. 295 78.

What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question? 6523 ÷ 544 x 1.250. 25. in how many days can 'B' alone complete the same piece of work? a) b) c) d) e) 15 days 18 days 24 days 28 days None of these 83. Vikas invests double the amount after 6 months and Manav invests thrice the amount invested by Ninad after 8 months.1.15. 000 Rs.2 =? a) b) c) d) 21 33 14 8 . 'A' can complete a piece of work in 12 days.9. What is Manav's share in the profit? a) b) c) d) e) Rs. 500 Rs. 45.79.500 Rs.750 Cannot be determined None of these 82. 48. The cost of 7 tables and 12 chairs is Rs. The ratio of the length and the breadth of a rectangular plot is 6:5 respectively. 'A' and' B' together can complete the same piece of work in 8 days. Ninad. 000 None of these 81. They earn a profit of Rs. 000 Rs. 44. 000 Rs.000 at the end of Ihe year.25.12. Ninad invests some amount at the beginning.1.96. If the breadth of the plot is 34 metres less than the length. what is the perimeter of the rectangular plot? a) b) c) d) e) 374 metres 408 metres 814 metres 748 metres None of these 80. Vikas and Manav enter into a partnership. What is the cost of 21 tables and 36 chairs? a) b) c) d) e) Rs.

he drove at the speed of 45 kms. What is the actual average weight of the group of 75 girls? (Rounded off to two digits after decimal) a) b) c) d) e) 46.96 kgs Cannot be determined None of these 87./hr. 900 kms. 225 kms. What is 50% of that number? 3794 3749 3734 3739 None of these 2 1 a) b) c) d) e) 86. It was later discovered that the weight of one of the girls was read as 45 kgs./hr and on his returning journey.6. The sum of the two digits of a two digit number is 12 and the difference between the twodigits of the two digit number is 6.Longer to reach home.e) 28 84.64 kgs 45.73 kgs 46. What distance did he cover each way? a) b) c) d) e) 85. whereas her actual weight was 25kgs. 500 kms. What is the two-digit number? a) b) c) d) 39 84 93 Cannot be determined . In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'MIRACLE' be arranged? a) b) c) d) e) 720 5040 2520 40320 None of these 88. Raman drove from home to a neighboring town at the speed of 50 kms. and also took an hour . None of these th of 9 th of 5 of a number is 249. 3 4 450 kms. The average weight of a group of 75 girls was calculated as 47 kgs.

8. 050 Rs. 500 None of these 92. 488 e) Rs. If there are 14 such boxes how many candles are there in all the boxes together? a) b) c) d) e) 1176 98 1216 168 None of these . A trader sells 145 metres of cloth for Rs. 496 d) Rs. What is the cost price of 1 meter of Cloth? a) b) c) d) e) Rs.85 None of these 93.336 is equally divided amongst 150 people.e) None of these 89. 522 b) Rs. What is the total annual amount invested by Mr.9. 74. 485 c) Rs.e. Also he invests 8% of his monthly salary on family med claim policies and another 9% of his salary on NSCs. 510 90.95 Rs. 100 on insurance policies. What is 170% of 1140? a) b) c) d) e) 1938 1824 1995 1881 None of these 91. 12. Sarang? a) b) c) d) e) Rs. Sarang invests 6% of his monthly salary i. Mr.11.325 at the profit of Rs.96. 600 Rs. Rs. If an amount of Rs.75 Rs. 400 Rs.65 Rs. There are 7 dozen candles kept in a box. how much approximate amount would each person get? a) Rs. 10 per meter of cloth.2.

a. after 6 years. 450 None of these 97. The difference between the present ages of Arun and Deepak is 14 years.p. Seven years ago the ratio of their ages was 5:7 respectively. What is the amount invested by Veena') a) b) c) d) e) Rs. Which of the following smallest numbers should be added to 6659 to make it a perfect square? a) b) c) d) e) 230 65 98 56 None of these 95. What is the greater of two numbers whose product is 1092 and the sum of the two numbers exceeds their difference by 42? a) b) c) d) e) 48 44 52 54 None of these 96. 660 Rs. 110 Rs. What is Deepak's present age? a) b) c) d) e) 49 years 42 years 63 years 35 years None of these .c. 3 76 as simple interest on a certain amount at 8 p. Two numbers are such that the sum of twice the first number and thrice the second number is 36 and the sum of thrice the first number and twice the second number is 39. Veena obtained an amount of Rs.18.17.17. 180 Rs. 8.16.94. Which is the smaller number? a) b) c) d) e) 9 5 7 3 None of these 98.

Which of the following is/are the part(s) of the deal? (A) India will get nuclear fuel for all its existing Atomic Power Plants from France. d and e are five consecutive even numbers. What are 348 times 265? a) b) c) d) e) 88740 89570 95700 92220 None of these 101. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) All (A) (B) and (C) None of these 102. (C) Agriculture has again become the major employment-generating sector as its share during 2007 was 58% globally. Which of the following is/are NOT the part of the annual Global Employment Trends report of the International Lab our Organization released in January 2008? (A) Economic turbulence throughout the world owing to credit market turmoil and rising oil prices could spur an increase in global unemployment in the year 2008. (C) India will help France in redesigning three major Atomic Power Plants in France based on Fission Technology in which only India has gained the expertise in the world. (B) The report mentions that the service sector which used to provide jobs to about 43% people has lost its craze as its percentage has come down to 36% only.99. b. a. What is the sum of all the numbers? a) b) c) d) e) 400 380 420 Cannot be determined None of these 100. If the sum of 'a' and’d’ is 162. c. a) b) c) d) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) Both (B) and (C) . (B) France will help India in building seven new Atomic Power Plants in India from 2008-2012 based on French Technology. India recently signed an agreement with France for seeking cooperation in the field of nuclear energy for civil purposes.

a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) Both (A) and (B) All (A).6% 105. Which of the following is NOT the recommendation of the Economic Survey 2007-08 which was presented in the parliament sometime back? (A) Decontrol sugar. (B) and (C) 104. 1. 00.33% 8% 8. (C) Debt waiver scheme launched to help all farmers irrespective of their land holdings. (B) National feral Employing Guarantee Act is intended to air the rural districts. Which of the following is/are NOT the part(s) of the Union Budget 2008-09 presented in the Lok Sabha in February 2008? (A) Defense allocation is increased by 10% to reach more than Rs.7% 7.e) Both (A) and (B) 103.000 crore. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Both (A) and (C) Only (C) None of these 106. (C) Introduce multi-application smart cards to empower recipients of the benefits of the wide range of Government schemes sp that recipients can receive remittances directly into their bank accounts via smart cards without any leakages or corruption. fertilizer and pharmaceutical segments/sectors. Which of the following states has declared 2008 as the "year of Education"? a) b) c) d) Haryana Bihar Gujarat Uttar Pradesh . (B) Do not sign 123 nuclear agreements with USA as corporate investment in nuclear sector is very dangerous trerid. As per the reports in the newspapers what has been the average growth of GDP during 10th plan period (2002-07)? a) b) c) d) e) 9% 9.

The Reser. (B) Banks have to ensure that agents are trained and sensitised. 10.000 crore to which of the following states of the North-East India? a) b) c) d) e) Assam Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh Meghalaya. (C) Banks can only rely on legal remedies for recovery of dues. Which of the following is the name of India’s one of the major microfinance Institution? a) b) c) d) e) Grameen Com partamos Brac Bantra Spandana 110. Which of the following is/are part(s) of these guidelines? (A) Agents cannot resort to intimidation verbal or physical.ve Bank of India has issued certain guidelines of Recovery Agents. Which of the following is/are not the constituent sector(s) of the Gross Domestic Product (G DP) of India? (A) Agriculture and all inductivities . The Government of India recently provided a special developmental package of Rs. None of these 108. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) Both (A) and (B) All (A) (B) and (C) 111. The provision of credit and other financial services and products of very small amount to the poor in rural and semi urban and urban areas to enable them to raise their income level and living standard is known as a) b) c) d) e) Corporate l3anking Personal Banking Micro Credit Non-Banking finance One of these 109.e) None of these 107.

(C) The input costs are relatively high due to purchase of fertilizer and pesticides. Who amongst the following is selected as the "Banker of the year 2007" by the Business Standard? a) b) c) d) e) M. In the Union Budget 2008-09 the Government has provided a huge amount to help agricultural sector. Charkrabarty Anil Khandelwal O. which has become highly erratic and irregular since last few years. These crops are not as productive as they were supposed to be. Which of the following countries has recently joined the World Trade Organization for which a special ceremony was organized? a) b) c) d) e) Russia Bhutan Nepal Afghanistan Ukraine .(B) Foreign Exchange Reserve (C) Industry a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) All (A) (B) and (C) Only (C) Both (A) and (C) Only (B) 112. C. What in fact is/are the problem(s) of the farmers owing to which they are in crisis? (A) Agriculture inmost part of the country is based on rains. Kamath K. (B) Most of the farmers are using genetically modified crops in some regions.P. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) All (A) (B) and (C) None of these 114. Bhatt None of these 113.Y.

India recently signed an agreement with which of the following countries which is named as "A Shared Vision for the 21st Century"? a) b) c) d) e) Russia Singapore China France None of these 118.115. Kenya is passing through a state of turmoil these days and at least 1000 people have been killed in recent past. (B) Some European countries are trying to develop some secret nuclear facilities there which is not liked by opposition leaders of Kenya. Their protest has taken a violent turn. (Bland (C) are true None of these 116. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) is true Only (B) is true Only (C) is true All (A). Which of the following is considered an Annual Indicator of the Economy of the country? (A) Actual Rainfall (B) Population (C) Whole sale price index a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) All (A) (B) and (C) None of these 117. Locals are dead against this proposal. What was/were the main reasons for this civil unrest there? (A) The Presidential elections took place in Kenya in December 2007 which was not considered fair by a group of people there. Which of the following is the part of Non-Life Insurance which is very much popular these days? (A) Insurance of Livestock (B) Crop Insurance (C) Insurance against natural disasters a) Only (A) b) Only (B) . (C) Kenya has been asked by the UNO to accommodate around one lakh refugees from various African countries.

(C) This agreement would be valid for a period of 20 years. What is "H5N I" a term which was very much in news recently? a) b) c) d) e) It is a new category of visa provided by the USA for students It is the name of the virus which causes Bird flu It is the code name of India’s Space Mission 2010 It was the code name of the military operation launched by Sri Lanka against LTTE None of these 123. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of a Non-Governmenta Organisation (NGO) which provides financial security and independence to rural people? a) b) c) d) e) SEWA AMUL MY IFSM None of these 122. India and Japan signed a Currency Swap deal. 40. Which of the following State Governments launched a Rs. 'How will this deal help each other? (A) Japan would swap up to US$ 3 billion for Indian rupee to prevent any currency crisis in India.000 crore "Ganga Expressway project"? a) Bihar . Samak Sundaravej has taken over as the new a) b) c) d) e) Prime Minister of Singapore Prime Minister of Thailand President of Singapore President of Thailand None of these 120. (B) India would swap up to US$ 3 billion for Yen if Japan were in trouble. a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Both (A) and (B) Only (C) All (A) (B) and (C) 121.c) Only (C) d) All (A) (B) and (C) e) None of these 119.

b) c) d) e) Gujarat Madhya Pradesh West Bengal Uttar Pradesh 124. Which of the following State Governments has launched a special scheme for girl child named as "Ladki-2008 scheme"? a) Bihar . Which of the following countries is going to elect its first 47 members' parliament for the first time in the history of the country? a) b) c) d) e) Bhutan Pakistan Myanmar Nepal None of these 125. Which of the following countries has landed into deep turmoil and the Government of the country has announced the formal end of the 2002 Norwegian-Mediated ceasefire Agreement with the rebel group of the country? a) b) c) d) e) Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Sri Lanka None of these 128. India recently prepared a Draft of the Labour Pact with which of the following countries to protect the rights of the large number of Indian labour working there"? a) b) c) d) e) China USA UK Malaysia None of these 126. Which of the following was one major reason of crash landing of the market in recent past? a) b) c) d) e) Subprime crisis Economic Reforms GDP Growth General Budget 2008-09 None of these 127. The Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange is highly volatile and fluctuates violently.

Sunita Williams is the recipient of which of the following awards given away recently"? a) b) c) d) e) Woman of the year 2007 Padrna Bhushan Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award Pravasi Indian Award 2007 None of these 133. 'World Day for water" was observed on which of the following days? a) b) c) d) e) 22nd January 22nd February 22nd March 22ndApril None of these 132.b) c) d) e) Maharashtra Delhi Goa None of these 129. Who amongst the following is the author of the novel "Without Dreams"? a) b) c) d) e) Shahbano Bilgrami Saeed Mirza Javed Akhtar ShabanaAzmi None of these 131. The Fifth National Winter Games were organized in? a) b) c) d) e) Jaipur Gulmarg Hyderabad Chennai Delhi . Rahul Banerjee won which of the following National Senior Championship held in January 2008? a) b) c) d) e) Badminton Chess Archery Golf None of these 130.

Which of the following films won the Best Film Award in the 65th Golden Globe Awards ceremony? a) b) c) d) e) Away from Her Atonement No country for old Man I am not there None of these 135. a) b) c) d) e) Menu bar Task bar Title bar Status bar None of these 138. Which of the following displays to the right of the space where the text will be inserted when you type? a) Screen tip . a) b) c) d) e) Hardware Icon Information Software None of these 137. In order to save a World document as a web page you need to a) b) c) d) e) Put the appropriate graphics and links on the document Save the document in simple text format Use your web browser as an editor and save as URL Save as HTML None of these 139. Which of the following displays programs that are currently running? A single click on one of the program icons will bring the window up.134. Who amongst the following won the Men's singles title of Australian Open Tennis 2008"? a) b) c) d) e) Novak Dj okovic Jo-Wolf ride Tsonga Jonathan Erlich Andy Ram None of these 136. The _______ of a system includes the programs or instructions.

An example of non-numeric data is a) b) c) d) e) Bank balance Examination marks Real Numbers Employee Address None of these 143. Which of the following displays the buttons for changing text style alignment and size'? a) b) c) d) e) Standard toolbar Status bar Drawing toolbar Formatting toolbar None of these 144. The copy command saves to? a) b) c) d) e) The desktop The clipboard Microsoft Word Paste None of these 142. Something which has easily-understood instructions is said to be? a) b) c) d) e) user friendly Information Word processing Icon None of these 141.b) c) d) e) Insertion point Rulers. Arranging of data in a logical sequence is known as a) b) c) d) e) Classifying Searching Sorting Reproducing None of these . Office Assistant None of these 140.

The word processing task associated with changing the appearance of documents is a) b) c) d) e) Writing Formatting Editing Storing None of these 148. It is better to copy a file from a floppy disk to a hard disk then open the copy on the hard disk because a) b) c) d) e) A floppy disk is easily moved from one computer to another You can store more on a hard disk The computer cannot open a file stored on a floppy disk Reading a hard disk is much faster and safer None of these 150. Which of the following tools is not normally used during system analyses? a) b) c) d) e) Program Flow Chart Grid Chart System Flow Chart Question Check-list None of these 146. The best reason that a computer needs to have a hard disk is because a) It can then use the same programs as other computers b) It would not work without one . In order to save an existing document with a different name you need to a) b) c) d) e) retype the document and give it a different name use the Save as command copy and paste the original document to a new document and then save use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it None of these 149.145. A single application that combines the major features of several types of applications is called a) b) c) d) e) Integrated software A suite a combo package High-end None of these 147.

Higher prices usually mean fewer customers. reduced profit means less capital investment. Enthusing employees with workaholic spirit through traditional authority and financial incentives has become increasingly difficult as employees become economically secure and their dependency on anyone particular organization decreases. However. or augmenting labour productivity. in many organizations today employees are entitled to organizational rewards just by being employed. such alternative forms of reinforcement will require increased understanding of motivational theories and programmer. Unions. But-. there has been pressure for increased productivity and higher earnings for workers in industry. The development of economic resources. but being motivated to join an organization is not the same as being motivated to exert effort in an organization. The challenge to management is to find and administer alternative form of incentives which will induce employees to improve work performance. There are several ways for increasing employees' earnings. Employee earnings can be increased by raising the selling price of the firm's products and services reducing profits or costs of raw materials. People may be attracted to join and remain in organizations to receive organizational rewards. Nevertheless. governmental regulations. Which of the following statements is TRUE in the context of the passage? a) b) c) d) e) Development of economic resources is primarily the product of market conditions Earnings can be increased' by lowering the selling price of products Employees can be best motivated by providing financial incentives All employees should be entitled to organizational rewards just by being employed None of these 152. 151. increasing employee earning by means other than increased labour productivity jeopardizes the firm's competitive strength in the market. increasing labour productivity by enhancing skills and motivation creates an almost unlimited resource. and low-cost materials mean poor product quality.c) It can store information when it is switch d) It can store information while it is working e) None of these Directions (151-160): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below & certain words are printed in bold to help you to locate them while answering some of the questions. human as well as nonnuman. Organizations can derive maximum advantages by a) Providing financial incentives to employees regardless of performance b) Enhancing labour productivity by increasing skills and motivation . According to expectancy theorists the motivation to work increases when an employee feels his performance is an instrument for obtaining desired rewards. and the quality of human effort in large part depends on human motivation. and the nature of the job itself in some cases prevent management from relating financial rewards to performance. is the product of human effort. There is absolutely no point in complaining that over the years.

(C) Employees can be easily motivated with traditional authority today. Which of the statements is/are not true in the context of the passage? (A) Human effort is the cause of the development of economic resources. Which of the following factors according to the passage. a) Both (A) and (B) . Choose the word which is MOST SIMILAR in meaning to the word 'Induce' as used in the passage. adversely affects the organization’s competitive strength? a) b) c) d) e) Making rewards contingent on performance Anti-productivity and anti-management activities of labour unions I Motivating employees with traditional authority today. (B) Management is free to relate financial rewards to performance. According to the passage all of the following contribute to an increase in employee earnings EXCEPT a) b) c) d) e) Increasing the selling price of the company's products Reducing profits in favour of employees Providing incentives and fringe benefits to employees Enhancing labour productivity Increased capital investment 154. Employees feel motivated to work when they a) b) c) d) e) Experience good working conditions in the organization Decide to produce goods and services as a result of team work Think of performance as a tool for obtaining rewards Relate rewards to material prosperity Are members of the union? 155. a) b) c) d) e) Appreciate Stimulate Exhibit Inflate Threaten 156.c) Encouraging employees to expend greater physical energy d) Inducing employees to improve work performance and control their demands e) Strictly adhering to governmental regulations 153. Increasing employee earnings regardless of their productivity None of these 157.

If all the four words are correctly spelt mark (e) i. ‘All Correct' as the answer. 161. a company's competitive strength in the market is affected mainly because of (A) A slump in the international market (B) Poor inter-departmental coordination (C) Decreased labour productivity a) b) c) d) e) Only (A) Only (B) Only(C) Both (B) and(C) None of these 160. (a) defamation (b) Arrogant 162. (a) decompose (b) Prejudice (c) Solitude (d) Exorbitant (e)All Correct (c) Venturesome (d) Embarrassing (e) All Correct . In the context of the passage.b) c) d) e) Only (C) Both (A) and (C) Both (B) and (C) None of these 158.e. Which of the following words is most opposite in meaning to the word 'jeopardizes' as used in the passage? a) b) c) d) e) Safeguards Endangers Projects Devalues Decreases Directions (161-165): One of the four words given in each of these questions may be wrongly spelled. Which of the following factors determine the quality of human efforts? a) b) c) d) e) Desire and willingness of an individual to excel in whatever he undertakes Economic resources available with the organization The individual's innovativeness Authoritarian leadership and job security None of these 159. The number of that wrongly spelt word is the answer.

(E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph. six sentences (A). (d)/No error (e) 167. He gave me all the details of when he (a)/ had visited all the temples (b)/While he will be going. (D) I shall be applying for a loan of Rs. (A) The insurance policy has to be deposited with NABARD. (B). (Ignore the errors of punctuation. will be in one part of the sentence. (d)/ No error (e). 170. 'No Error'. (d) No error (e). six lakhs from NABARO for that purpose. (a) prosperous (b) Prejudice (c) Expensive (d) Device (e) All Correct (c) Impatient (d) Derogatory (e) All Correct (c) Dormant (d) Expensive (e) All correct Directions (166-170): Read each sentence to find out if there is any error in it the error if any. (C) I shall therefore feel obliged if you send your representative to inspect the equiprncnts. (a) significant (b) Glumly 165. i. (c)/ on official tour. (a) waste full (b) Possessive 164. Which of the following will be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement? . 169. 171.e. (C). if any) 166. (d)/No error (e). Directions (171-175): Rearrange the following. (B) I intend to purchase a tractor and certain other agricultural equip-merits. which (c)/ is difficult to unfold. 168. It is strange that (a) /even after/fifteen years of experience (b)/ he is still not (c)/ able to be performed. The number of that part is the answer.' your representative may kindly inform me of the annual insurance premium. (d)/ No error (e). (E) On completion. then answer the questions given below them. If there is no error the answer is (e). The process was so simple (a)/ and easy to understand (b)/ that it hardly took (c)/five minutes for us to learn it. (D). What to make people (a) / tense is actually (b)/ a mystery.163. (F) The rules state that the equipments have to be insured against accidents and fire. Let's all work (a)/Together as like homogeneous (b)/group so that (c)/Success would be obvious.

Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement? a) b) c) d) e) A B C D E Directions (176-180): In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given: These are number beredas (a). (c) and (d). if any: The number of that word is your answer: If all the words print &d in bold are correctly spelt and also are appropriate in the context of the sentence mark (e) i. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement? a) b) c) d) e) A B C D E 173. Which of the following will be the FI FTH sentence after rearrangement? a) b) c) d) e) A B C D E 174. ‘All Correct’ as your answer. One of these four boldly printed words may be either wrongly spelt or ill appropriate in the context of the sentence. Which of the following will be SECOND sentence after rearrangement? a) b) c) d) e) A B C D E 175. .e.a) b) c) d) e) A B C D E 172. (b).

(d)/All Correct (e) 178. I was surprised/(a)when I got confirmation (b)/of the news that he was the recipient (c)/ of the prestigious (d)/award. a) b) c) d) e) Must have been stopped May have been stopped Might have been stopped Must stop No correction required 183. a) b) c) d) e) Threat of natural calamities Threat against natural calamities Threatened due to natural calamity Natural calamities threatened No correction required . All Correct (e) 179. 181. (b)/ too grievous (c)/to be born. When they start investigating. It may contain an error: If so. several irregularities were detected. (b).176. All Correct (e) Directions (181-185): In each question below. mark (e) as the answer. (d) All Correct (e) 180. The authorities (a)/always request our assistance b/ whenever they felt (c)/they require (d)/ it. Some people think that their life is full off grief (a)/and miseries. find out which of the phrases (a). a) b) c) d) e) Started investigate Started an investigation Start investigation Started off investigation No correction required 182. a part is printed in bold. The Circumstances (a)/ in which the claim (b)/was made are certainly (c)/Unbelievable. The opinion/(a)expressed (b)/is based only on our transactions (c)/with the party concerns. If the sentence is correct as it is and 'no correction is required'. You must be stopped these undesirable activities immediately. (c) and (d) given below should replace the part primed in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. (d) All Correct (e) 177. Farmers in our country suffer because of an over dependence on rain and the threat to natural calamities like floods.

The killers dare not attack them. for instance. They become members of what has been called a 'warning club'. in the present (195) is that some harmless species of insects have taken (196) of this system by developing colour patterns similar to those of the poisonous members of the 'warning club. They lead to more employment They lead to more unemployment It leads to more unemployment No correction required 185. Other unrelated. Automation in agriculture and farm-management is considered a boon but in fact. one of which fits the blanks appropriately without changing its meaning. for example. (190) a conspicuous colour pattern of black and yellow (191) on its body. After a few unfortunate experiences is quickly learns to (194) in sects bearing this pattern. Certain innocuous flies. The typical wasp. (197) black and yellow bands on their bodies that mimic the. a) b) c) d) e) It leads to more employment. This is (192) distinctive that it is easy for a (193) animal to remember it. It is in the (188) of these insects to show a (189) flag of some kind. Find out the appropriate word in each case. even though they would. each of which has been numbered.184. (a) flying (b) Conspicuous 187. it is not true as they lid to more Unemployment. a) b) c) d) e) Deserves attention more Deserving more attention Deserve more attention Deserve to be attended more No correction required Directions (186-200): In the following passage there are blanks. By becomingly W members of the 'warning club' they reap the benefits without having to (198) any real poison. The agricultural sector deserves more attention than the industrial sector in our country. In Reality make a (200) meal. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested.colour patterns of the wasps. poisonous insect species may also carry a similar pattern. 186. The important point for us. (a) desist (b) Adjust (c) Vulnerable (d) Big (e) Poisonous (c) Prefer (d) Avoid (e) Nurture . Many kinds of insects are (186) and larger animals learn to (187) eating them.

(a) so (b) Extremely 193. (a) display (b) Indicates 198. (a) transport (c) Goodwill (d) Welfare (e) Help (c) Warning (d) Colored (e) Safety (c) Flashes (d) Carried (e) Loaded (c) Paint (d) colours (e) Clothes (c) Normally (d) Too (e) Very (c) Chased (d) Predatory (e) Hunted (c) Approach (d) Abstain (e) Avoid (c) Context (d) Day (e) View (c) Disadvantage (d) Ride (e) Advantage (c) Announce (d) Wear (e) Bears (c) Honorary (d) Sycophant (e) Original (b) Inject (c) Possess . (a) dangerous (b) Ambiguous 190.188. (a) profit. (a) reveal (b) Paints 191. (a) unregistered (b) Fake 199. (a) bands (b) Pieces 192. (b) Yield 197. (a) habit (b) Interest 189. (a) text (b) Premise 196. (a) hate (b) Love 195. (a) bold (b) Prey 194.

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