SBI PO New Pattern Based Questions Exercise 7

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New Pattern English Quiz for SBI PO

Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions, a paragraph with a blank is given. From the five choices given below, select the sentence which can go into the blank to make the paragraph logically coherent.

Q1. Srinagar is the capital of Kashmir. There are very beautiful scenes all round. The Dal Lake is one among them. [__________] We can hire one of them and voyage along the length and breadth of the lake or live in it for a week or so.

(a) There are several guides to take us round.
(b)There we can see a number of house boats waiting to be hired by the tourists.
(c)It is difficult to count them.
(d)It was dark inside and bright outside.
(e) There are several tourists looking around the place.

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Q2.Polio-affected children are found everywhere in India. Recently the Government has started Polio-eradication Scheme. [__________] Unless we take care to co-operate the purpose cannot be fulfilled.

(a) We must help children to take the proper vaccine.
(b) We must take the children to get vaccinated.
(c) Children must remain without any movement.
(d) We must make children exercise.
(e) We need experts to undertake such projects.

Q3. Many film-stars have recently migrated to the area of television. [__________] As the viewers increase their popularity also increases. T.V serials appear to be more paying than the feature films.

(a) Television gives a better chance of action.
(b) There they have a greater number of viewers.
(c) Television is a house hold affair.
(d) If we do not like a TV program we can turn it off.
(e) Television is useful in many ways.

Q4. Man is trying to find out modern means of producing electric power. The solar panel is one of them. [__________] This electricity can light lamps, turn fans or work small household appliances.

(a) It is very cheap and affordable.
(b) We ourselves can make one such device.
(c) It converts sunlight into electricity.
(d) It is easy to work and beautiful to look at.
(e) Electricity is a good substitute for sunlight.

Q5. Air-pollution is one of the gravest problems faced by city-dwellers. Foul gas liberated from heaps of waste matter is one source of pollution. [__________] Recently the Government has made arrangements to measure it. If it is above the allowable limit the vehicles are prohibited from plying along the public roads.

(a) Another source is the smoke emitted by vehicles.
(b) Foul water in the channels is another.
(c) The smell from toddy shops pollutes the air.
(d) Open drainage pollutes the air.
(e) People suffer due to smoke emitted by vehicles.

Q6. Corruption has become rampant in India. Corrupt officials and politicians are ruling over the hapless common man. [__________] People must join together and force them to take necessary legal action.

(a) Politicians with integrity simply withdraw from the scene.
(b) Such officials are welcomed by the general public.
(c) Even police authorities are reluctant to face them.
(d) They do it with the connivance of topmost authorities.
(e) Corruption is the breeding ground for all evils.

Q7. Feature films have a very great influence upon the common people. They have no hesitation in regarding actors as gods. [__________] They must utilize this love and regards to serve the people, not to exploit them.

(a) Gods are expected to protect the devotees.
(b) Though they are gods they are human enough to err.
(c) Gods never walk on earth or collect money.
(d) Some people are ready even to die for them.
(e) Actors are viewed as gods.

Q8. Most of us fall victim to some sort of disease or the other. We can avoid diseases by leading a hygienic life. It is better to bear in mind a simple truth. [__________] The consciousness of this truth will lead us to happiness.

(a) It is impossible to have constant health.
(b) Hygienic life is less costly than medical treatment.
(c) Man is mortal and likely to die at any moment.
(d) Happiness is always evasive.
(e) Health needs good care as we may fall victim to some sort of disease.

Q9. A doctor has succeeded in raising a variety of monkeys similar to human beings. They clean their teeth with brushes and mop their face with towels. [__________] In that case these animals may be called monkey – man and we may be called man – monkeys. 

(a) Perhaps they may learn and use human language.
(b) Sometimes they may die after a few days.
(c) The method adopted by the doctor is wonderful.
(d) We can expect a lot of change in the case of other animals also.
(e) Monkeys are good subjects unlike human beings.

Q10. It is wonderful how a word can acquire diagonally opposite meaning. Gandhiji called the socially downcast people by the name Harijans. [__________] But now the Harijans themselves feel that it is a word of insult.

(a) Gandhiji was a social reformer.
(b) Gandhiji had many Harijan friends.
(c) Gandhiji expected to bring them respect by calling them the children of God.
(d) Harijans have risen to such a high position that they feel their brand name ‘Harijan’ to be degrading.
(e) Only Harijans are children of God.

Directions (11-15): Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which the last sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the one that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.

Q11. Lower winter temperatures were common in Europe during the second half of the 17th century, famously allowing frost fairs to be held on the frozen Thames in London before riverine developments increased the flow rate. These cold winters coincided with the Maunder minimum in solar activity when the Sun remained virtually free of sunspots for almost 50 years. However, establishing that this was not just a chance occurrence requires that the relationship continue to hold over a long interval, such that cold European winters become less frequent when solar activity is high and then more common again when solar activity falls. Various indicators show that during the recent minimum of the 11 year sunspot cycle, the Sun has been quieter than at any time in the previous 90 years.

(a) This means that solar activity during the current sunspot minimum has fallen to levels unknown since the start of the 20th century.
(b) This yields an opportunity for a better test of the relationship between solar activity and cold European winters.
(c) This proves that cold winters occur more commonly in the UK during low solar activity.
(d) This regional and seasonal effect relating to European winters may have a global effect.
(e) None of the above

Q12. Debt is more common in families with disabled children: the parents were unable to keep up with any local property taxes, water, and telephone bills, and were not likely to be able to afford basic items such as a family holiday once a year,a bicycle, or even two pairs of shoes. A disabled baby needs more nappies. Families’ ability to work grows difficult, and finding childcare is a real burden. Households with disabled childrenwill depend more on social security benefits and are faced with the additional financial costs associated with caring for a disabled child.

(a) There is a strong link between child disability and poverty.
(b) The highest prevalence of childhood disability is found in the poorest families.
(c) It is an adverse and serious social gradient that families with disabled face.
(d) But thanks to science, these children live longer and medicines keep them alive.
(e) None of the above

Q13. What a super film experience Green Zone is! From the firecracker opening to the sucker-punch climax, the film is a non-stop adrenalin rush. The hand-held camera and natural light make you feel as if you are seeing the action from the front, as if you have access to footage shot from a sniper’s sights. Whether it is a Bourne-in-Baghdad kind of relentless action thriller or a strong statement against the U.S. war in Iraq, (incidentally, it is both) Green Zone succeeds as a pure cinema, delivering thrills, spills and chills in breathless succession hardly giving anyone time to breathe.

(a) This is a movie that takes you on a thrilling, provocative, exhilarating ride.
(b) There is really nothing more you could ask for from a movie.
(c) Green Zone effectively knits several strands together to make a cohesive whole.
(d) The plot is taut and truthful.
(e) None of the above

Q14. Talented youth can ill-afford to resign to their fate just because they can’t properly communicate in English. They should confront the challenges which should, in fact, bring out their best. A little confidence and hard work are all that is needed for them to climb up the career ladder. For that they need to develop communication skills in English, shape up their personalities and acquire the much-needed knowledge.

(a) Knowledge and communication skills are the key ingredients that make up the recipe for success.
(b) Students have to act as leaders in the college itself.
(c) Success will automatically follow.
(d) Speaking and writing in English are important, thinking in English is twice as important.
(e) None of the above

Q15. Philosophy of music has been dominated by the view that the best music is autonomous and formally complex. As recently as 1990, philosophy of popular music consisted of variations on a single theme. Philosophers defended the twin assumptions that popular music is essentially different from “serious” or art music, and that the former is aesthetically inferior to the latter.

(a) As a result, music could not be regarded as art if it lacked genius and autonomy.
(b) As a result, popular music competes with and replaces local and regional folk traditions.
(c) As a result, most philosophers concentrated on identifying the aesthetic deficiencies inherent in popular music.
(d) As a result, philosophers have investigated popular music by identifying and critiquing key concepts that shape our response to this music.
(e) None of the above


Quant New Pattern SBI PO 2017

Q1. Three papers were set in an examination and the maximum marks per were in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 2, respectively. If a student obtained 50% in the first paper, 60% in the second, and 65% in the third, what percent did he obtain overall? 
(a) 58.3%
(b) 66.66%
(c) 33.33%
(d) 60%
(e) None of these
Q2. A recipe gives directions to mix 4 pats of substance A with 7 parts of substance B. These substances are to be taken by weight, but by mistake they were taken by volume. Find the error in the percentage of the weight of A in the mixture, if 117 cm3 of the substance A weighs as much as 151 cm3 of the substance B.
(a) 5.05%
(b) 6.00%
(c) 7.05%
(d) 6.02%
(e) None of these
Q3. Tom’s salary is 125% of Tina’s salary. Tito’s salary is 80% of Tina’s salary. The total of all the three salaries is Rs. 61,000. What is Tito’s salary? 
(a) Rs. 16,000
(b) Rs. 16,500
(c) Rs. 15,500
(d) Rs. 15,000
(e) None of these
Q4. A bag contains 600 pens of brand A and 1200 pens of brand B. If 12% of brand A pens and 25% of brand B pens are removed, then what is the approximately percentage of total pens removed from the bag? 
(a) 37%
(b) 36%
(c) 22%
(d) 18%
(e) None of these
Q5. A person spends 40% of his salary on his educational expenses. He spends 60% of it in purchasing books and one-half of the remaining in purchasing stationery items. If he saves Rs. 160 every month, which is one-fourth of the balance after spending over books and stationery items, what is his monthly salary? 
(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 4800
(c) Rs. 9600
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these
Q6. A salesman’s terms were changed from a flat commission of 5% on all his sales to a fixed salary of Rs. 1000 plus 2.5% commission on all sales exceeding Rs. 4000. If his remuneration as per the new scheme was Rs. 600 more than by the first scheme, what were his sales worth? 
(a) Rs. 11000
(b) Rs. 17000
(c) Rs. 16000
(d) Rs. 12000
(e) None of these
Q7. In an examination it is required to get 296of the total maximum aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 259 marks and is declared failed. The difference of marks obtained by the student and that required to pass is 5%. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get?
(a) 690
(b) 780
(c) 740
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these
Q8. A monthly return railway ticket costs 25% more than a single ticket. A week’s extension can be had for the former by paying 5% of the monthly paid for the monthly ticket (with extensions) is Rs. 84, the price of the single ticket is
(a) Rs. 64
(b) Rs. 80
(c) Rs 48
(d) Rs 72
(e) None of these
Q9. In three vessels, each of 100 L capacity, mixture of milk and water is failed. The ratio of milk and water are 4 : 1, 2 : 3, 4 : 3 in the respective vessels. If all three vessels are emptied into a single large vessel, then what will be the ratio of water to milk in the resultant mixture?
(a) 43 : 62
(b) 197 : 214
(c) 219 : 117
(d) 179 : 234
(e) None of these
Q10. In a town, 60% of the adult population is male. a% of the adult males and b% adult females are educated. The total number of educated adult male and uneducated adult females is equal in number to the total number of uneducated adult males and educated adult females. If a and b are both integers, which of the following could be the set of values (a, b)? 
(a) (20, 30)
(b) (20, 10)
(c) (30, 15)
(d) (30, 20)
(e) None of these
Q11. A survey shows that 61%, 46% and 29% of the people watched ‘Airlift’, Neerja’ and ‘Jolly LLB’ respectively. 25% people watched exactly two of the three movies and 3% watched more, what percentage of people watched all the three movies?
(a) 39%
(b) 11%
(c) 14%
(d) 7%
(e) None of these
Q12. Bennett distribution company, a subsidiary of a major cosmetics manufacture Bavlon, is forecasting the zonal sales for the next year. Zone I with current yearly sales to Rs. 193.8 lakhs is expected to achieve a sales growth of 7.25%; Zone II with current sales of Rs. 79.3 lakhs is expected to grow by 8.2% and Zone III with sales of Rs. 57.5 lakhs is expected to increase sales by 7.15%. What is the Bennett’s expected sales growth for the next year?
(a) 7.46%
(b) 7.53%
(c) 7.88%
(d) 7.41%
(e) None of these
Q13. A man sold a wristwatch for Rs. 2,400 at a loss of twenty five percent. At what rate should he have sold the wristwatch to earn a proflt of twenty five per cent?
(a) Rs. 3,600
(b) Rs. 4,000
(c) Rs. 3,500
(d) Rs. 3,800
(e) Rs. 2,500
Q14. Out of the total production of iron hematite, an ore of iron, 20% of the ore gets wasted. Out of the remaining iron, only 25% is pure iron, if the pure iron obtained in a year from a mine of hematite was 8000 kg then the quantity of hematite mined in the year is:
(a) 400000 kg
(b) 500000 kg
(c) 450000 kg
(d) 600000 kg
(e) None of these
Q15. The total tractor population in a State is 294000, out of which 150000 are made by Mahindra and Mahindra. Out of every 1000 Mahindra tractors, 98 are red in colour. But only 5.3% of the total tractor population is red. Find percentage of non-Mahindra tractors that are red.
(a) 0.612%
(b) 5.025%
(c) 5.130%
(d) 6.140%
(e) None of these

New Pattern Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2017

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
J, K, L, G, P, Q, R, and S are sitting around a circular table facing the center at equal distances between each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them is also related to G in some way or the other.Only two people sit between Q and L. G sits second to the left of Q. Only three people sit between L and G’s sister. G’s son sits second to the right of G’s sister.Only one person sits between the son of G and S. J sits on the immediate right of R. R is neither the son nor the mother of G. S is an immediate neighbour of G’s mother. Only three people sit between G’s mother andG’s brother. G’s daughter sits second to the left of G’s brother.G’s father is not an immediate neighbour of G. G’s wife sits third to the right of K.
Q1. How many Person are sitting between L and P(When counted from L in a clockwise direction)?
(a) Two
(e)None of these
Q2.P is related to J and S is related to L, in the same way, J is related to?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) S
(d) L
(e)None of these
Q3.Who is the daughter of G?
(a) L
(c) R
(d) S
(e)None of these
Q4.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) Q, S
(b) L, K
(c) G, J
(d)R, L
(e)G, P
Q5.Who sits third to the right to S?
(a) K
(b) P
(c) R
(d) J
(e)None of these


Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
A, B, C, D, E, F, and G are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. B sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. Either B or the person living on the 6th floor sits at the extreme ends of the line. Only one person sits between B and G. G lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on 1st floor sits third to the right of D. D is not an immediate neighbour of G. Only one person lives between E and the person who lives on the 2nd floor. A and C are immediate neighbours of each other. A does not live on the 6th floor. One who lives on 5th floor sits third to the right of the one who lives on the 7th floor.
6. Who amongst the following lives on the 4th floor?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) F
7. On which of the following floors does E live?
(a) 1 st
(b) 2nd
(c) 5th
(d) 6th
(e) 7th
8. How many floors are there between the floors on which F and A live?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None
9. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement?
(a) The one who lives on the 5th floor is an immediate neighbour of D
(b) F lives on the 1 st floor
(c) E sits second to the left of the person who lives on 2nd floor
(d) C and F are immediate neighbours of each other
(e) The one who lives on the 4th floor sits immediate left of F.
10. If all the persons are made to live in alphabetical order from the bottom-most floor to the top-most floor (i.e. A lives on the 1st floor, B lives on the 2nd floor and finally G lives on the 7th floor) who would still live on the same floor as
the original arrangement?
(a) C
(b) F
(e)None of these
Directions (11-13): In each of the questions below are the two conclusions followed by four statements numbered a, b, c &d, you have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the answers and then decide which of the given statements definitely follows from the given conclusions.
Q11. Conclusion:  Some Pen is Bulb. Some Pen is Mobile.
(a) All pen is pencils. Some pencils is Bulb. Some bulb is mobile. All mobile are paper.
(b) All pen is mobile. Some mobile is bulb. Some bulb is paper. All paper are pencil.
(c) All mobile are pen. Some pen are paper. All paper are bulb. Some bulb arepencil.
(d) Some bulb is pencil. All pencil is mobile. Some mobile is paper. All paper is pen.
(e) None of these

Q12. Conclusion: All kind are heart. Some heart is cruel.
(a) All heart are cruel. Some cruel are kind. All kind are man. Some man are made.
(b) All heart are Kind. Some kind areman. Some man are mad. All mad are cruel.
(c) All man are kind. All man are heart. All mad are heart. Some heart are cruel.
(d) Some man arekind . All kind are mad. Some mad are heart. All heart are cruel.
(e) None of the above

Q13. Conclusion: Some speed test are necessary. All necessary is selection.
(a)  Some speed test is good. All speed test is necessary. All good is way. Some way is selection.
(b)  All speed test are good. Some good is way. All way is necessary. Some necassary is selection.
(c) Some speed test is good. All good is necessary. All necessary is way. All way is selection.
(d) Some speed test is good. Some good is way. Some way is necessary. Some necessary is selection.
(e) None of these

Directions (14-15): In each question below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Q14. Statements:
Some boy are cakes.
No cakes is a paint.
All paint are sugars.
I. No boy is a paint.
II. Some cakes are sugars.
III. No paint is a cakes.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Both I and II follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) All follow
(e) None of these
Q15. Statements:
Some camels are joys.
Some joys are source.
All source are motives.
I. Some joys are motives.
II. All motives are being camels is a possibility.
III. All camels being source is a possibility.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) All follow
(e) None follows

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