(Paper) SBI STENOGRAPHER Clerk 1st SITTING EXAM Paper - 2012 "Held On 27-05-2012"(REASONING)

(Paper) SBI STENOGRAPHER Clerk 1st SITTING EXAM Paper - 2012 "Held On 27-05-2012"

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Directions (1-5) : In each question below are two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/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 given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Give answer (1) if only conclusion I follows.
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (3) if either conclusion I or conclusion. II follows.
Give answer (4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (5) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

1. Statements : No corner is a side. All sides are ends.

Conclusions :

I. No end is a corner.
II. All ends are sides.

2. Statements : All questions are answers. All answers are replies. All replies are inquiries.

Conclusions :

I. All answers are inquiries.
II. All replies are questions.

3. Statements : All planets are stars. No star is a moon.

Conclusions :

I. Some moons are planets.
II. No planet is a moon.

4. Statements : Some laws are rules. All rules are sentences.

Conclusions :

I. Atleast some sentences are laws.
II. Atleast Some rules are laws.

5. Statements : Some kites are birds. Some birds are animals.

Conclusions :

I. No animal is a kite.
II. Some animals are definitely not birds.

Directions (6-10) : Study the following information to answer the given questions :In a certain code

‘answer it right’ is written as ‘ba ja hu’
‘where is it’ is written as ‘fi ba to’,
‘right from here’ is written as `sa vi ja’ and
‘here she is’ is written as ‘fi sa jo’

6. Which of the following may represent `absolutely right answer’ ?

(1) ja nu vi
(2) ko zi nu
(3) nu ko ja
(4) nu ja ft
(5) zi ba nu

7. What is the code for ‘from’ ?

(1) sa
(2) vi
(3) ja
(4) ba
(5) Either ‘vi’ or ‘ba’

8. What is the code for ‘is’ ?

(1) ba
(2) to
(3) fi
(4) ho
(5) Cannot be determined

9. What is the code for ‘she’ ?

(1) fi
(2) sa
(3) ho
(4) ja
(5) Cannot be determined

10. What does the code `sa’ stand for ?

(1) here
(2) from
(3) she
(4) right
(5) Either ‘from’ or ‘is’

Directions (11-15) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

C is an immediate neighbour of both G and A. E sits second to left of C.
Two people sit between E and H.
B is an immediate neighbour of G. Only one person sits between B and F.

11. What is the position of D with respect to H in the above arrangement ?

(1) Third to the left
(2) Immediate left
(3) Fifth to the right
(4) Immediate right
(5) Second to the right

12. 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 ?

(1) CH
(2) FE
(3) AB
(4) GF
(5) DC

13. Who sits second to the left of A?

(1) F
(2) B
(3) D
(4) H
(5) Cannot be determined

14. Who amongst the following is an immediate neighbour of both B and F ?

(1) G
(2) C
(3)D
(4) A
(5) H

15. B is related to E in-a certain way based on the given seating arrangement. In the same way A is related to H. To whom amongst the following is D related to. following the same pattern ?

(1) B
(2) C
(3) A
(4) G
(5) F

Directions (16-20) : In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions.

Give answer (1) if only Conclusion I is true.
Give answer (2) if only Conclusion II is true.
Give answer (3) if either Conclusion I or II is true.
Give answer (4) if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.
Give answer (5) if both Conclusions I and II are true.

16. Statements : F < R ≥ O = M ≤ T = K

Conclusions :

I. K ≥ O
II. F < M

17. Statements : G = N ≤ O ≥ P > Q = R

Conclusions :

I. 0 > R
II. P ≤ G

18. Statements : F < O = L ≥ W = S

Conclusions :

I. W ≤ F
II. O ≥ S

19. Statements : B = R ≥ T < O = P ≥ S

Conclusions :

I. B < O
II.T < S

20. Statements : P > Q ≥ A < R = I

Conclusions :

I. A < P
II. I > A

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Directions (21-25) : Study the following information to answer the given questions :P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seated in a straight line facing North but not necessarily in the same order. R sits third to the left of W. Neither R nor W sits at extreme ends of the line. Only one person sits between R and T. S is not an immediate neighbour of either R or W. Two people sit between T and P. 9 is an immediate neighbour of S.

21. Who amongst the following sits exactly between R and T?

(1) P
(2) Q
(3) V
(4) S
(5) None of these

22. How many persons are seated between P and W ?

(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four
(5) More than four

23. What is the position of T with respect to Q ?

(1) Third to the left
(2) Fourth to the right
(3) Second to the right
(4) Second to the left
(5) Immediate left

24. Which of the following pairs represents persons seated at the two extreme ends of the line ?

(1) S, V
(2) P, S
(3) T. V
(4) P, Q
(5) P, T

25. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement ?

(1) Two people sit to the left of R
(2) S sits to the immediate left of Q
(3) W and V sit between T and P
(4) Only one person sits to the right of S
(5) None is true

Directions (26-28) : Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the English alphabetical series and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

26. (1) OPKL
(2) TUXY
(3) YZUV
(4) MNIJ
(5) FGBC

27. (1) GHJE
(2) TUWR
(3) MNPK
(4) DEGC
(5) WXZU

28. (1) TVQ
(2) DFB
(3) HJE
(4) LNI
(5) PRM

Directions (29-30) : 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?

29. (1) Heavy
(2) High
(3) Short
(4) Low
(5) Tall

30. (1) Outstanding
(2) Nice
(3) Excellent
(4) Good
(5) Kind

Directions (31-40) : In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued ?

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