SBI_2009 REASONING 1.

If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the Third, Seventh, Eighth and Tenth letters of the word COMPATIBILITY, which of the following would be the last letter of that word ? 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’. (A) I (B) B (C) L (D) X (E) Y Ans : (B) 2. 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) Stem (B) Tree (C) Root (D) Branch (E) Leaf Ans : (B) 3. How many meaningful three letter English words can be formed with the letters AER, using each letter only once in each word ? (A) None (B) One (C) Two (D) Three (E) Four Ans : (D) 4. In a certain code FINE is written HGPC. How is SLIT written in that code ? (A) UTGR (B) UTKR (C) TUGR (D) RUGT (E) None of these Ans : (E) 5. If ‘Apple’ is called ‘Orange’, ‘Orange’ is called ‘Peach’, ‘Peach’ is called ‘Potato’, ‘Potato’ is called ‘Banana’, ‘Banana’ is called ‘Papaya’ and ‘Papaya’ is called ‘Guava’, which of the following grows underground ? (A) Potato (B) Guava (C) Apple

(D) Banana (E) None of these Ans : (D) 6. If the digits in the number 86435192 are arranged in ascending order, what will be the difference between the digits which are second from the right and fourth from the left in the new arrangement ? (A) One (B) Two (C) Three (D) Four (E) None Ans : (D) 7. Each vowel of the word ADJECTIVE is substituted with the next letter of the English alphabetical series, and each consonant is substituted with the letter preceding it. How many vowels are present in the new arrangement ? (A) None (B) One (C) Two (D) Three (E) None of these Ans : (C) 8. If in a certain language LATE is coded as 8&4$ and HIRE is coded as 7*3$ then how will HAIL be coded in the same language ? (A) 7&8* (B) &7*8 (C) 7*&8 (D) 7&*8 (E) None of these Ans : (D) 9. How many such pairs of letters are there in word ENGLISH, each of which has as many letters between its two letters as there are between them in the English alphabets ? (A) None (B) One (C) Two (D) Three (E) More than three Ans : (E) 10. In a certain code ‘na pa ka so’ means ‘birds fly very high’, ‘ri so la pa’ means ‘birds are very beautiful’ and ‘ti me ka bo’ means ‘the parrots could fly’. Which of the following is the code for ‘high’ in that language ? (A) na

Read the statements and the conclusions which follow it and Give answer— (A) if only conclusion I is true. All birds are cows II. All planets are satellites. 11. . Some satellites are stars. All birds are rats. (B) if only conclusion II is true. Conclusions : I. Some windows are doors. II. Statements : All fishes are birds. Some sheets are pillows. Conclusions : I. II. Read both the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.(B) ka (C) bo (D) so (E) None of these Ans : (A) Directions—(Q. 11–15) In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. All rats are fishes Ans : (A) 13. No star is a satellite. Statements : Some walls are windows. (C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true. Statements : All stars are suns. Some rods are curtains. Ans : (C) 12. Conclusions : I. Some pillows are rods. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Ans : (B) 14. (D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true (E) if both conclusions I and II are true. Some rods are sheets. All rats are cows. Some suns are planets. Statements : All curtains are rods.

Ans : (E) Directions—(Q. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the first digit of lowest number is subtracted from the second digit of highest number after adding one to each of the numbers ? (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4 (E) 5 Ans : (A) . Conclusions : I. If in each number. Statements : All switches are plugs. If in each number. II. No roof is a window.All doors are roofs. Some doors are walls. Some plugs are bulbs. the first and the last digits are interchanged. All bulbs are sockets. Conclusions : I. which of the following will be the second highest number ? (A) 489 (B) 541 (C) 654 (D) 953 (E) 783 Ans : (C) 17. which of the following will be the lowest number ? (A) 489 (B) 541 (C) 654 (D) 953 (E) 783 Ans : (B) 18. Ans : (D) 15. Some plugs are switches. which follow : 489 – 541 – 654 – 953 – 983 16. 16–20) Study the sets of numbers given below and answer the questions. Some sockets are plugs. all the three digits are arranged in ascending order. II.

which follow : ‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’ ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’ ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is son of B’ ‘A × B’ means ‘A is wife of B’ 21. If in each number the first and the second digits are interchanged. which will be the third highest number ? (A) 489 (B) 541 (C) 654 (D) 953 (E) 783 Ans : (D) Directions—(Q. 21–25) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions. In the expression ‘P + Q × T’ how is T related to P ? (A) Mother (B) Father (C) Son .19. If five is subtracted from each of the numbers. How is P related to T in the expression ‘P + S – T’ ? (A) Sister (B) Wife (C) Son (D) Daughter (E) None of these Ans : (A) 23. Which of the following means P is grandson of S ? (A) P + Q – S (B) P ÷ Q × S (C) P ÷ Q + S (D) P × Q ÷ S (E) None of these Ans : (C) 22. which of the following numbers will be the difference between the second digit of second highest number and the second digit of the highest number ? (A) Zero (B) 3 (C) 1 (D) 4 (E) 2 Ans : (B) 20.

Serial letter of that combination is your answer.(D) Brother (E) None of these Ans : (B) 24. (C) & (D). 26. Letters are to be coded as per the scheme and conditions given below. 26–30) In each of these questions a group of letters is given followed by four combinations of number/symbol lettered (A). You have to find out the serial letter of the combination. the second and the fifth letters are to be coded as ©. If none of the combinations is correct. the codes for the first and the last are to be interchanged. Which of the following means T is wife of P ? (A) P × S ÷ T (B) P ÷ S × T (C) P – S ÷ T (D) P + T ÷ S (E) None of these Ans : (E) 25. None of these : Letters# Q M S I N G D K A L P R B J E Number/ Symbol# 7 @ 4 # % $ 6 1 2 £ 5 * 9 8 3 Conditions : (i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last a vowel.e. BKGQJN (A) 9©$7©% (B) ©9$7%© (C) 91$78% (D) %1$789 (E) None of these Ans : (A) . (B). both are to be coded as the code of the vowel. your answer is (E) i. (iii) If no vowel is present in the group of letters. (ii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last a consonant. which represents the letter group. In the expression ‘P × Q – T’ how is T related to P ? (A) Daughter (B) Sister (C) Mother (D) Can’t be determined (E) None of these Ans : (D) Directions—(Q.

Not more than three persons work for a company. G and H work for three different companies namely X.27. Eight persons A. F. E. Y and Z. Of the group of friends. For which of the following companies does C work ? (A) Y . D. Finance and Marketing. C. two have specialization in each HR. H is an HR specialist and works with a Marketing specialist B who does not work for company Y. IJBRLG (A) #89*£$ (B) #89*£# (C) $89*£# (D) $89*£$ (E) None of these Ans : (C) 28. There are only two ladies in the group who have different specializations and work for different companies. BARNIS (A) 92*#%4 (B) 924#*% (C) 92*#%9 (D) 42*#%4 (E) None of these Ans : (E) 29. No lady is a marketing specialist or a doctor. 31. No two persons having the same specialization work together. B. 31–35) Study the following information carefully to answer these questions. C is an engineer and his sister works in company Z. D is a specialist in HR working in company X while her friend G is a finance specialist and works for company Z. Marketing specialist F works for company Y and his friend A who is a Finance expert works for company X in which only two specialists work. EGAKRL (A) #£$21* (B) £$21*3 (C) £$21*# (D) #£$21# (E) None of these Ans : (B) 30. DMBNIA (A) 6@9%#2 (B) 2@9%#6 (C) 2@9%#2 (D) 2©9%#2 (E) None of these Ans : (C) Directions—(Q. One member is an engineer and one is a doctor.

Which of the following combination is correct ? (A) C–Z-Engineer (B) E–X–Doctor (C) H–X–HR (D) C–Y–Engineer (E) None of these Ans : (D) 34. Who amongst the friends is a doctor ? (A) H (B) E (C) C (D) Either E or C (E) None of these Ans : (B) 35.(B) X (C) Z (D) Data inadequate (E) None of these Ans : (A) 32. Which of the following represents the pair working in the same company ? (A) D and C (B) A and B (C) A and E (D) H and F (E) None of these Ans : (E) 33. Which of the following pairs represents the two ladies in the group ? (A) A and D (B) B and D (C) D and G (D) Data inadequate (E) None of these Ans:c SBI MODEL PAPER State Bank of India Clerical Exam Model Qn paper .

1943211 d. 6700 b. –n c. None of these 7. 199999 b. 1957201 e. Sum of smallest six digit no. 41625 b. -4 d. 211110 d. 1901541 c. 42135 c. None of these 4. Value of 112 * 54. If n is –ve no. is: a. 70000 c. 1687401 b. is multiplied by 13 product consist of all 5’s. 0 b. 76500 d. n2 e. 42735 e. then which of the following is least. 2 . is a. and greatest five digit no. -5 e. 1099999 e. 42515 d. If -1<=x <=2 and 1<= y <= 3 then least value of 2y-3x is : a. 0 b. 1399*1399 a. None of these 5.1. is : a. When a no. None of these 3. None of these 2. is : a. The least prime no. 77200 e. 0 b. 2n d. 1 c. -3 c. The smallest such no. 201110 c. a. None of these 6.

2140 e. None of these 13. How many No’s B/w 400 and 600 begin with or end with digit 5. 1280 c. The unit’s digit in the product of 771 * 659 * 3 65 is : a. None of these 9.’s is : a. 40 b. 199 b. 0 b. 2 c. None e. The sum of prime no. 2 c. None of these 11. 0 b. a. 2 d. 100 c. 211 d. None of these 8. None of these 12. 3 e. The digit in unit’s place of product 81*82……. 110 d. 4 d. 1035 b.. of even prime no.*89 is: a. 2070 d. Total no. None of these . 201 c. 1 c. None of these 10. 272 e.’s b/w 60 and 75 is: a. 6 e. 6 d.d. The sum of first 45 natural no’s is : a. 1 b. 120 e. 8 e.

which exactly divides the product of any 4 consecutive natural no’s is: a. 315624 d. 5 e. None of these 16. to be added to 1000 so that 45 divides the sum exactly is : a. Find the no. 10 b. 2 b. b/w squares of 2 consecutive odd integers is always divisible by: a. 415624 e. by which 72 must be multiplied in order to produce a multiple of 112 is a. 35 d. None of these 17. The diff. The largest natural no. 8 e. 24 d. nearest to 99547 and exactly divisible by 687: a. The least no. 7 d. 100166 e.14. 235641 b. is exactly divisible by 11 a. 3 b. None of these 19. 12 c. 245642 c. 80 e. 120 e. 6 . 99479 c. Which no. 6 b. The smallest no. None of these 18. 98928 b. 20 c. None of these 15. None of these 20. 3 c. 99615 d. which must be subtracted from 6709 to make it exactly divisible by 9 is : a. The least no. 6 c. 4 d.

b. 7 d. 9987 c. 9996 e. is divided by 19 the remainder will be a. b/w 2 no’s is 1365 when larger no. 99909 b. of 5 digits is divisible by 99: a. None of these 23. 240 b. None of these 21. 9989 d. 5336 e. divisible by 7 becomes divisible by 3 when 10 is added to it the largest such no. 21 e. 295 d. 4306 c. 360 e. A no. None of these 25. 99990 d. 99981 c. A four digit no. 2 c. when divided by 114 leaves the remainder 21 if same no. 270 c. is divided by smaller the quotient is 6 and the remainder is 15. None of these 24. None of these ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION : . 99999 e. 18 e. The divisor is 10 times the quotient and 5 times the remainder if remainder is 46 then dividend is : a. 12 c. is : a. 4336 d. is : a. The smaller no. None of these 22. 14 d. The diff. 4236 b. 1 b. Which largest no. 9947 b.

second letter of that word is your answer.1) a 2) 1120000/16 = b 3) (1400-1)*(1400-1) = d 4) 555555/13 = d 5)c 6)c 7)c 8)d 9)b 10)c 11)a 12)a 13)c 14)d 15)c 16)d 17)a 18)c 19)c 20)c 21)c 22)d 23)b 24)d 25)b SBI_2008 In a certain code DATE is written as #%$@ and STYLE is written as «$© @. If more than one word can be formed your answer is M and if no such word can be formed your answer is N. the fourth. the sixth and the ninth letters of the word PROACTIVE. How is SUBMIT written in that code? (1) UJWCVT (2) NJUCVT (3) NJUTVC (4) UJNTVC (5) None of these 3. using each letter only once. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word from the second. In a certain code DETAIL is written as BJMUFE. How is DELAY written in that code? (1) #@ %© (2) #©$%@ (3) #@$%© (4) #$ %© (5) None of these 2. (1) A (2) E (3) T (4) M .

6-10. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follow. T 6 # I J 1 % L E 3 K 9 @ A H 7 B © D 2 U $ R 4 « 8 6. These questions are based on the following arrangement. Which is the one that does not belong to the group? (1) 17 (2) 31 (3) 23 (4) 13 (5) 21 Q. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group? (1) JI1 (2) EL3 (3) @9A (4) 7HB (5) R4$ . Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group.(5) N 4. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word FOREHAND each of which have as many letters between them in the word as they have in the English alphabet? (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three 5.

Which element is fifth to the right of eleventh from the right end? (1) $ (2) U (3) 1 (4) 3 (5) None of these . What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement? 6IJ %E3 9AH ? (1) B©2 (2) 7©D (3) 7BD (4) BD2 (5) None of these 8. If all the vowels are removed from the above arrangement which element will be sixth to the right of fourth element from the left? (1) 9 (2) K (3) 3 (4) @ (5) None of these 9.7. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number? (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three 10.

Statements: 12. All books are journals. Conclusions: I. II. Statements: 11. (3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. (2) if only conclusion II follows. Give answer:(1) if only conclusion I follows. II. Conclusions: I. In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. (4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. Some apples are grapes. You have to take the three 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 three statements disregarding commonly known facts. Statements: 13. (5) if both conclusions I and II follow. .Q. All canals are rivers. Some papers are journals. 11-15. All taps are wells. Some files are journals. Some rivers are taps. Some papers are books. Some wells are canals. Some files are papers. Some wells are rivers.

(4) 4. Statements: 15. (2) 11. 5 SBI_COMP_2008 1. 1 13. Some screens are movies. Answers:1. Some guavas are apples. Some movies are scripts. (5) 7. All corals are gems. (5) 6. (3) 5. 2 14. (1) 2. II. 2 12. Conclusions: I. All corals are diamonds. (5) 10. Some computers are movies. II. Conclusions: I. Some screens are scripts. All pearls are gems. II. Bank MarketinG menas (A) Selling of Bnaks (B) Buting of banks . Some computers are screens. No mango is guava. (1) 9. No guava is apple. Statements: 14. All pearls are diamonds. All gems are diamonds.Some grapes are mangoes. (4) 8. 4 15. Conclusions: I. (2) 3.

Home loans are granted to (A) Individuals (B) Institutions (C) Builders (D) All of these . Proper pricing is needed for (A) Extra charges of extra services (B) Levy of VAT (C) Good customer services (D) Putting burden on the customer (E) Service with extra facilities ANS -(C) 3. but firm (E) Talkative ANS -(D) 5. A good salesman should be(A) Agressive (B) Pushy (C) Fierce (D) Polite. Alead means (A) Abank's marketing staff (B) Areligious leader (C) Bank's chairman (D) Target Customer (E) Leash tied to a dog ANS -(D) 4.ATM are (A) Branches of banks (B) Manned couters of banks (C) Unmanned .(C) Merger of banks (D) selling bank's produts and services (E) Selling various items in banks ANS -(D) 2. cash dispensers (D) All of these (E) None of these ANS -(C) 7. Relationship selling means (A) Preparing a list of relatives (B) Cross selling (C) Selling to relatives (D) Selling to strangers (E) Telemarketing ANS -(B) 6.

The primary purpose of software is to turn data into (A) Web sites (B) Information (C) Programs (D) Objects (E) None of these ANS -(C) 13. and pest ? (A) File (B) Tools (C) Special (D) Edit (E) None of these ANS -(D) 11. copy. Which of the following is the largest unit of storage ? (A) GB (B) KB (C) MB (D) TB . Credit cards are used for (A) Cash withdrawals (B) Purchase of air tickets (C) Purchase of consumable items from retail outlets (D) All of these (E) None of these ANS -(D) 9. The most important or powerful computer in a typical network (A) Desktop (B) Network client (C) Network server (D) Network station (E) None of these ANS -(C) 12. HNI means (A) Highly negative individual (B) High growth individual (C) High neutral individual (D) Highly necessary individual (E) All of these ANS -(B) 10. What menu is selected to cut .(E) None of these ANS -(A) 8.

(E) None of these ANS -(D) 14. A collection of related file is called a (A) Character (B) Field (C) Database (D) Record (E) None of these ANS -(C) . Which of the following is an example of connectivity ? (A) Internet (B) Floppy disk (C) Power cord (D) Data (E) None of these ANS -(A) 15.

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