SBI PO New Pattern Based Questions Exercise 14

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Directions for questions 1 to 5: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. Twelve cars – Ford, Skoda, Toyota, Honda, Maruti, BMW, Mitsubishi, Fiat, Audi, Opel, Hyundai and Nissan – are parked in two parallel rows containing six cars each. Each car in one row is facing a car of other row. The cars parked in one row are facing North while in the other row are facing South. It is also known that: (i) Audi is facing Hyundai and Toyota is facing BMW. (ii) Nissan is facing North and it is parked adjacent to Audi. (iii) Toyota is parked third to the right of Ford. (iv) Skoda is facing Opel and Mitsubishi is facing Honda. (v) BMW is parked second to the left of Audi. (vi) Maruti is parked at one of the extreme ends. (vii) Honda is parked next to Hyundai. (viii) All the cars whose names start with same letters are parked in the same row. (ix) Neither Audi nor Nissan is parked at the extreme ends. (x) There are at least two cars parked between Fiat and Skoda.

Question.1. How many cars are parked between BMW and Nissan? 1) 3 2) 0 3) 2 4) 1 5) Both cars are not parked in the same row.

Question.2. Toyota is related to BMW in the same way as Nissan is related to: 1) Honda 2) Fiat 3) Hyundai 4) Ford 5) None of these

Question.3. If Skoda is parked adjacent to Toyota, then which of the following pair of cars is parked at the extreme ends of the row? 1) Skoda and Ford 2) Toyota and Fiat 3) Opel and Maruti 4) Maruti and BMW 5) Maruti and Mitsubishi

Question.4. Which of the following cars is facing Maruti? 1) Fiat 2) Ford 3) Audi 4) Skoda 5) None of these

Question.5. Which of the following is true regarding Skoda? 1) It is not parked at any of the extreme ends. 2) It is parked in the row in which Maruti is parked. 3) Either Toyota or Ford is parked adjacent to it. 4) It is parked second to the right of Hyundai. 5) It is parked adjacent to Honda.


Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the given information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Seven persons – A, B, C, D, E, F and G – of different ages – are standing in a row facing North. It is also known that: (i) The oldest person has as many persons to his left as to his right. (ii) The youngest person is standing at the extreme left end of the row. The second youngest person is standing at the extreme right end of the row. (iii) F is younger than C, who is standing immediately to the left of E. (iv) There are exactly two persons between D and G, but E is not one of them. (v) A is younger than G, who is not the oldest. (vi) Neither D nor G is the youngest. E is not the second youngest. (vii) F is older than E, but younger than B.

Question.6. Who is the oldest person of the group? 1) C 2) D 3) B 4) F 5) None of these

Question.7. How many persons are standing between C and G? 1) 3 2) 2 3) 5 4) 4 5) None of these

Question.8. Who are the immediate neighbours of E? 1) F and B 2) F and D 3) C and D 4) A and C 5) None of these

Question.9. How many different standing arrangement(s) can be formed? 1) 2 2) 3 3) 1 4) 4 5) None of these

Question.10. Who is standing immediately to the left of D? 1) E 2) C 3) B 4) F 5) None of these

Solutions: Solutions for Questions (1- 5): Nissan is facing North and it is parked next to Audi. BMW is second to left of Audi. i.e Audi and BMW are inteh same row. Audi faces Hyundai, Mitsubishi faces Honda and Toyota faces BMW. Therefore, Fiat and Ford must be parked in the same row facing South in which Toyota is parked because Toyota is third to the right of Ford. Answer.1. 3

Answer.2. 4

Answer.3. 3

Answer.4. 1

Answer.5. 3

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Questions (6- 10): The given information can be shown below: Where Y1 to Y7 are ages of Oldest to Youngest persons in that particular order.

Answer.6. 2

Answer.7. 4

Answer.8. 3

Answer.9. 1

Answer.10. 1

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Directions (Q. 1 to 5): Each question below has two blanks. Choose the word for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Question.1. She hadn’t eaten all day, and by the time she got home she was ______. 1) blighted 2) confutative 3) ravenous 4) ostentatious 5) blissful

Question.2. The movie offended many of the parents of its younger viewers by including unnecessary __ in the dialogue. 1) vulgarity 2) verbosity 3) vocalizations 4) garishness 5) tonality

Question.3. His neighbors found his __ manner bossy and irritating, and they stopped inviting him to backyard barbecues. 1) insentient 2) magisterial 3) reparatory 4) restorative 5) modest

Question.4. Steven is always __ about showing up for work because he feels that tardiness is a sign of irresponsibility. 1) legible 2) tolerable 3) punctual 4) literal 5) belligerent

Question.5. Candace would __ her little sister into an argument by teasing her and calling her names. 1) advocate 2) provoke 3) perforate 4) lamente 5) expunge


Directions (Q. 6-10): 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 will be the answer. If there is no error, (5) is the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

Question.6. Narayan’s role in Indian writing in English has been 1)/ pioneering and many scholars of literature 2)/ do not hesitate to rate him between 3)/ the greatest English language writers. 4)/ No error 5)

Question.7. His writing is simple and accessible, which perhaps explains 2)/ part of his popularity, but the themes 2)/ that he deals to are also modern and densely textured 3)/ because of which his work remains continuously relevant. 4)/ No error 5)

Question.8. Those who conceived and executed the decision to send 1)/ an all-party delegation to Jammu & Kashmir should not have 2)/ been surprised on the fiasco that greeted 3)/ its members in Srinagar on September 4, 2016. 4)/ No error 5)

Question.9. All we have witnessed is a riot of metaphors. 1)/ Politicians are prone to use them to conceal 2)/ their purpose or lack of 3)/ it and deceive the people. 4)/ No error 5)

Question.10. It does not have many artifacts that poignantly provoke 1)/ any engagement with Narayan’s memory, 2)/ as a good museum dedicated for 3)/ a person should ideally do. 4)/ No error 5)

Answers & Explanations:

Answer.1. 3; Ravenous (adj.) means extremely hungry.

Answer.2. 1; Vulgarity (n.) means offensive speech or conduct.

Answer.3. 2; Magisterial (adj.) means overbearing or offensively self-assured.

Answer.4. 3; Punctual (adj.) means arriving exactly on time.

Answer.5. 2; To provoke (v.) is to incite anger or resentment; to call forth a feeling or action

Answers & Explanations Question (6 – 10):

Answer.6. 3; “Among” will be there in the place of “between”. Between gets used for when there are only two people, while “Among” gets used for more than two.

Answer.7. 3; “With” will be there in the place of “to”.

Answer.8. 3; “At” will be there in the place of “on”, inappropriate usage of preposition.

Answer.9. 5; The sentence is correct in its given form. Answer.10. 3; Preposition “to” will be there in the place of “for”.

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Directions (Q6. to Q10.) : In the following questions two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and Give answer (1) x > y (2) x ≥ y (3) x < y (4) x ≤ y (5) x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

Q6. I. x² – 1 = 0 II. y² + 4y + 3 = 0

Q7. I. x² – 7x + 12 = 0 II. y² – 12y + 32 = 0

Q8. 75% of a number is equal to three-seventh of another number. What is the ratio between the first number and the second number respectively ? 1. 4 : 7 2. 7 : 4 3. 12 : 7 4. 7 : 12 5. None of these

Q9. A 275 metre long train crosses a platform of equal length in 33 seconds. What is the speed of the train in kmph ? 1. 66 2. 60 3. 64 4. 72 5. None of these

Q10. The value of a machine depreciates every year by 10%. If its present value is 50,000 then the value of the machine after 2 is 1. 40,000 2. 45,000 3. 40,005 4. 40,500 5. None of these


Q6. 2) X = +- 1 Y = -3, -1

Q7. 4) X = 4, 3 Y = 8, 4

Q8. 1) Let the number be x and y Now, according to the question, x * 75/100 = Y *3/7 or x/y = 3/7 *100/75 = 4/7

Q9. 2) Distance = 2 * 275 = 550m and Time = 33sec Speed of the train = 550/33 * 18/5 = 60km/hr

Q10. 4) 40500

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