SBI PO New Pattern Based Questions Exercise 10

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New Pattern English Quiz for SBI PO

Directions (1-7): In each of the following questions a related pair of words or phrases is followed by four pairs of words or phrases. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship that is least similar to the one expressed in the question pair.

Q1. DELUSION: HALLUCINATION

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(a) cheat: counterfeit

(b) sophism: deception

(c) eidolon: ghost

(d) phantom: reality
(e) None of the above is correct

 

Q2. JUVENILE: MATURE

(a) calumny: slander

(b) fallacy: verity

(c) exhortation: discourage

(d) solvency: debts

(e) None of the above is correct

Q3. SPINACH: PINK

(a) apple: red

(b) pear: blue

(c) turquoise: orange

(d) rose: green

(e) None of the above is correct

Q4. CABLE: ELECTRICITY

(a) wire: sound

(b) artery: blood

(c) lamp: oil

(d) canal: water

(e) None of the above is correct

Q5. EXOTIC: INDIGENOUS

(a) routine: extraordinary

(b) culture: refinement

(c) callow: mature

(d) tame: wild

(e) None of the above is correct

Q6. CLOTHES: BODY

(a) antimacassar: chair

(b) carpet: floor

(c) frame: picture

(d) paint: signboard

(e) None of the above is correct

Q7. ASININE: VACUOUS

(a) nefarious: villainous

(b) heinous: flagitious

(c) deciduous: evergreen

(d) synonymous: equal

(e) None of the above is correct

Directions (8-15): In each question, there are four sentences. Each sentence has pairs of words/phrases that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then choose the best option.

Q8. (i) The vacuum cleaner came with several complementary [A]/complimentary [B] attachments for cleaning different surfaces.

(ii) In an age infatuated of machines, life becomes amoral [A]/immoral [B], without moral bearings, devoid of moral categories.

(iii) The trainer mounted the horse and rode for some distance in order to dispel [A]/expel [B] the fears of the child.

(iv) It was as if she had seen a ghost that her face had a deadly [A]/deathly [B] pallor.

(a) ABAB

(b) AAAB

(c) BAAA

(d) BAAB

(e) BBBB

Q9. (i) When he was upset, one could see his juggler [A]/jugular [B] veins standing out in his neck.

(ii) At this junction [A]/juncture [B] students are required to make careful decisions about their future course.

(iii) He made a few unexceptionable [A]/unexceptional [B] propositions, all quite relevant to the discussion.

(iv) As an architect she was involved in the development of urbane [A]/urban [B] housing projects in the city.

(a) ABAB

(b) ABBA

(c) BAAA

(d) BBAB

(e) AAAA

Q10. (i) The speaker could not shout over the babble [A]/bauble [B] of the crowd and he was not heard.

(ii) She felt bad [A]/badly [B] about having to lie to her friend; but she had no choice.

(iii) The farmers were loading bails [A]/bales [B] of hay onto the truck.

(iv) The students waited for the answer to a question that has vexed them for many days with baited [A]/bated [B] breath.

(a) ABAB

(b) AABB

(c) BABB

(d) BAAB

(e) BBBB

Q11. (i) On television, we have been witnessing the baneful [A]/baleful [B] results of war as Israel attacks Hamas in Gaza.

(ii) The wrestler appeared to be tall and burly [A]/burley [B] as he stood by the TV announcer.

(iii) Clouds smoke billowed [A]/bellowed [B] into the air as the fire engulfed the building.

(iv) The old patriarch uttered a malediction [A]/benediction [B] against the rival clan.

(a) BAAA

(b) AAAA

(c) ABAB

(d) AAAB

(e) BBBB

Q12. (i) Sudha Murthy’s beneficent [A]/beneficial [B] activities have resulted in many organizations that help the poor.

(ii) She could not think of any earthly [A]/earthy [B] reason to go out with him in such heavy rain.

(iii) His egoism [A]/egotism [B] prevented him from making practical decisions.

(iv) To go out of the building, you are requested to use the egress [A]/ingress [B] behind the building.

(a) AABA

(b) BBBA

(c) BABB

(d) BBAA

(e) AAAA

Q13. (i) She demonstrated immanent [A]/imminent [B] good sense in her dress and behaviour.

(ii) The thunder was heard immediately [A]/imminently [B] after they saw lightning.

(iii) He went to the diary [A]/dairy [B] section to pick a few packets of milk.

(iv) Her nervousness was obvious with her forehead damp [A]/dank [B] with perspiration.

(a) ABBA

(b) BBBA

(c) AABA

(d) BBAB

(e) BBBB

Q14. (i) In the internet age there is no dearth [A]/death [B] of uncensored, firsthand information.

(ii) He would often digress [A]/regress [B] into his past and talk at length about his childhood.

(iii) His small physique worked against him minimizing [A]/diminishing [B] his authority as a CEO.

(iv) She had a very official [A]/officious [B] manner, always offering her services even when she was not asked nor needed.

(a) ABAB

(b) ABBB

(c) BABA

(d) BAAB

(e) BBBB

Q15. (i) The newlywed couple was facilitated [A]/felicitated [B] by their friends before they left the town.

(ii) If my girlfriend invited me to dinner I would feign [A]/fain [B] do it for sure.

(iii) We hung [A]/hanged [B] the painting on the wall.

(iv) The law has a structure [A]/stricture [B] against sale and possession of guns.

(a) BBAB

(b) ABAB

(c) BBAB

(d) AAAB

(e) AAAA

 

Quant New Pattern SBI PO 2017

Q1. The average monthly expenditure of a family was Rs. 2200 during the first 3 months; Rs. 2250 during the next 4 months and Rs. 3120 during the last 5 months of a year. If the total savings during the year were Rs. 1260, then the average monthly income was:   

(a) Rs. 2605

(b) Rs. 2805

(c) Rs. 2705

(d) Rs. 2905

(e) Rs. 2995

Q2. A man fell in love with a woman who lived 63 miles away. He decided to propose his beloved and invited her to travel to his place and offered to meet her en route and bring her home. The man is able to cover 4 miles per hour to the woman’s 3 miles per hour. How far will each have travelled upon meetings?  

(a) Man = 27 miles; woman = 36 miles

(b) Man = 36 miles; woman = 27 miles

(c) Man = 40 miles; woman = 23 miles

(d) Man = 45 miles; woman = 18 miles

(e) Man = 40 miles; woman = 18 miles

Q3. Between two stations, the first, second and third class fares are in the ratio 9 : 7 : 2. The number of passengers travelling in a day are in the ratio 5 : 3 : 2, respectively, in the above classes. If the sale of tickets generated revenue of Rs. 98,000 that day and if 200 passengers travelled by third class, what was the fare for a first class ticket? 

(a) Rs. 84

(b) Rs. 92

(c) Rs. 106

(d) Rs. 126

(e) Rs. 116

Directions (4-6): Answer the questions based on the following information.

Alphonso, on his death bed, keeps half his property for his wife and divides the rest equally his three sons; Ben, Carl and Dave. Some years later, Ben dies leaving half his property to his widow and half to his brothers Carl and Dave together, sharing equally. When Carl makes his will, he keeps half his property for his widow the rest he bequeaths to his younger brother Dave. When Dave dies some years later, he keeps half his property for his widow and the remaining for his mother. The mother now has Rs. 15,75,000.

Q4. What was the worth of the total property? 

(a) Rs. 30 lakhs

(b) Rs. 8 lakhs

(c) Rs. 18 lakhs

(d) Rs. 24 lakhs

(e) Rs. 25 lakhs

Q5. What was Carl’s original share? 

(a) Rs. 4 lakhs

(b) Rs. 12 lakhs

(c) Rs. 6 lakhs

(d) Rs. 5 lakhs

(e) Rs. 2 lakhs

Q6. What was the ratio of the property owned by the widows of the three sons in the end?  

(a) 7 : 9 : 13

(b) 8 : 10 : 15

(c) 5 : 7 : 9

(d) 9 : 12 : 13

(e) 8 : 9 : 13

Q7. Two partners invested Rs. 1250 and Rs. 850 respectively in a business. Both the partners shared 60% of the profit and distributed the rest 40% as the interest on their capital. If one partner received Rs. 30 more than the other, then the total profit is:  

(a) Rs. 262.50

(b) Rs. 622.50

(c) Rs. 220.50

(d) Rs. 226.50

(e) Rs. 522.25

Directions (8-9): Answer the questions based on the following information. 

A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs. 150 for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. 30,000 that is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs. 250. If he fails to do so, he has to sell each watch for Rs. 100. 

Q8. If he is able to sell only 1200 out of 1500 watches he has made in the season, then he has made a profit of: 

(a) Rs. 90,000

(b) Rs. 75,000

(c) Rs. 45,000

(d) Rs. 60,000

(e) Rs. 50,000

Q9. If he produces 1500 watches, what is number of watches that he must sell during the season in order to breakeven, given that he is able to sell all the watches produced?   

(a) 500

(b) 700

(c) 800

(d) 1000

(e) 550

Q10. Robin, the cook, can cut either 120 carrots or 72 potatoes or 60 beetroots in t mins. One day, during the first K mins, he spent an equal amount of time cutting each of three types of vegetables. However, in the next K mins, he cut exactly n carrots, n beetroots and n potatoes. If he cut a total of 282 vegetables during the first 2K mins on that day, what is value of n?  

(a) 225

(b) 72

(c) 45

(d) 135

(e) 155

Q11. A team of 30 men is supposed to do a work in 38 days. After 25 days, 5 more men were employed the work was finished one day earlier. How many would it have been delayed if 5 more men were not employed? 

(a) 1 day

(b) 4 days

(c) 3 days

(d) 5 days

(e) 6 days

Q12. Three pipes A, B and C are connected to a tank. These pipes can fill the tank separately is 5 hrs, 10 hrs and 15 hrs, respectively. When all the three pipes were opened simultaneously, it was observed that pipes A and B were supplying water at three-fourths of their normal rates for the 1st hrs after which they supplied water at the normal rate. Pipe C supplied water at two-thirds of its normal rate for first 2 hrs, after which it supplied at its normal rate. In how much time, tank would be filled?  

(a) 1.05 hrs

(b) 2.05 hrs

(c) 3.05 hrs

(d) 4.05 hrs

(e) 2.55 hrs

Q13. A pump can be used to either fill or drain a tank. The capacity of the tank is 3600 m3. The draining capacity of the pump is 10 m3/minute higher than its filling capacity. What is the draining capacity of the pump if it takes 12 minutes more to fill the tank than to drain it?  

(a) 50 m3/minute

(b) 60 m3/minute

(c) 45 m3/minute

(d) 90 m3/minute

(e) 95 m3/minute

Q14. Two trains A and B, 100 m long are moving on parallel tracks at speeds of 20 m/s and 30 m/s respectively. They are travelling in opposite direction. 

The driver of train A sees the driver of train B when he is closest to high. He throws a ball at a speed of 2 m/s which hits the tail of train B. What is the distance between the two trains? 

(a) 0 m

(b) 10 m

(c) 4 m

(d) 8 m

(e) 5 m

Q15. The cost of fencing a circular plot at the rate of Rs. 15 per metre is Rs. 3,300. What will be the cost of flooring the plot at the rate of Rs. 100 per square metre?

(a) Rs. 3,85,000

(b) Rs. 2,20,000

(c) Rs. 3,50,000

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

 

New Pattern Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2017

Directions (1-5): In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions (A), (B) and (C). An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Q1.Statement: The Government has decided to auction construction of highways to private entities in several blocks across the country on the build-operate-transfer basis.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) An adequate number of private entities may not respond to the Government’s auction notification.
(B) May private entities in the country are capable of constructing highways within the reasonable time.
(C) The Government’s proposal of build-operate-transfer may financially benefit the private entities.
(a) A and B are implicit
(b)B and C are implicit
(c)Only B is implicit
(d)A and C are implicit
(e)None of these
Q2.Statement: Government has urged all the citizens to use electronic media for carrying out their daily activities, whenever possible, instead of using paper as the manufacture of paper requires the cutting down of a large number of trees causing severe damage to the ecosystem.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Most people may be capable of using electronic media to carry out various routines.
(B) Most people may have access to electronic media for carrying out their daily routine activities.
(C) People at large may reject the Governments’ appeal and continue using paper as before.
(a) Only A is implicit
(b) Only B is implicit
(c) A and B are implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e)None of these
Q3.Statement: The apex body controlling universities in the country has decided to revise the syllabus of all the technical courses to make them focused towards the present needs of the industry thereby making the technical graduates more employable than they are at present.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Technical colleges affiliated to different universities may not welcome the apex body’s decision and may continue with the same syllabus as at present.
(B) The industry may welcome the decision of the apex body and scale up their hiring from these colleges.
(C) The Government may not allow the apex body to implement its decision in all the colleges are it may lead to chaos.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e)A and B are implicit
Q4.Statement: Police authority cordoned off the entire locality for the entire day and stopped all vehicular movement for the visit of a top functionary of the government in view of the threat perception and advised all the residents in the area to limit their movement outside their dwellings.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Police personnel may not be able to control the vehicular movement in the locality and may seek help from the armed forces.
(B) People living in the locality may move out of their houses for the day to avoid inconvenience.
(C) The Government functionary may request the police authority to lift the ban on movement residents of the locality outside their dwellings.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e)B and C are implicit
Q5.Statement: The airlines have requested all their bona fide passengers to check the status of flight operations before leaving their homes as heavy fog is causing immense problems to normal flight operations.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) The majority of the air passengers may check the flight status before starting their journey to the airport.
(B) The Government may take serious objection to the notice issued by the airline company.
(C) The majority of the passengers may cancel their tickets and postpone their journey till the situation becomes normal.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e)A and C are implicit
Directions (6-10): Each question below is followed by three arguments numbered (A), (B) and (C). You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument.
 
Q6.Statement: Should there be the acomplete ban on setting up of thermal power plants in India?
Arguments:
(A) Yes, this is the only way to arrest further addition to environmental pollution.
(B) No, there is a huge shortage of electricity in most parts of the country and hence generation of electricity needs to be augmented.
(C) No, many developed countries continue to set up thermal power plants in their countries.
(a) None is strong
(b) Only A is strong
(c) Only B is strong
(d) Only C is strong
(e)Either An or B is strong
Q7.Statement: Should road repair work in big cities be carried out only late at night?
Arguments:
(A) No, this way the work will never get completed.
(B) No, there will be an unnecessary use of electricity.
(C) Yes, the commuters will face a lot of problems due to repair work during the day.
(a) None is strong
(b) Only A is strong
(c) Only C is strong
(d) B and C are strong
(e)A and B are strong
 
Q8.Statement: Should all the deemed universities be derecognized and attached to any of the central of state universities in India?
Arguments:
(A) Yes, many of these deemed universities do not conform to their required standards of a full-fledged university and hence the level of education is compromised.
(B) No, these deemed universities have been able to introduce innovative courses suitable to the requirement of various industries as they are free from strict government controls.
(C) Yes, many such universities are basically money spinning activities and education takes a backseat in these institutions.
(a) A and B are strong
(b) B and C are strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d) All are strong
(e)None of these
Q9. Statement: Should there be a cap on drawing groundwater for irrigation purposes in India?
Arguments:
(A) No, irrigation is of prime importance for food production in India and it is heavily dependent on groundwater in many parts of the country.
(B) Yes, water labels have gone down to alarmingly low levels in some parts of the country where irrigation is primarily dependent on groundwater, which may lead to serious environmental consequences.
(C) Yes, India just cannot afford to draw groundwater any further as the international agencies have cautioned India against it.
(a) A and B are strong
(b) B and C are strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d)All are strong
(e)None of these
 
Q10.Statement: Should there be a restriction on the construction of high-rise buildings in big cities in India?
Arguments:
(A) No, big cities in India do not have adequate open land plots to accommodate the growing population.
(B) Yes, only the builders and developers benefit from the construction of high-rise buildings.
(C) Yes, the government should first provide adequate infrastructural facilities to existing buildings before allowing the construction of new high-rise buildings.
(a) Only B is strong
(b) Only C is strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d) Only A is strong
(e)None of these

 

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