# SBI PO Exam – Solved Model Question Paper 24

1. 26-30. In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (1), (2), n(3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following coding system and mark the number of that combination as the answer. If none of the four combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (5) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.

Letter : P M A K T I J E R N D F U W B

Digit/Symbol : 7 # 8 % 1 9 2 @ 3 © S 4 ? 5 6

Conditions :

(i) If both the first and the last letters of the group are consonants, both are to be coded as the code for the last letter.

(ii) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel, the codes are to be interchanged.

1. BDATFE

(1) 6\$8146

(2) 6\$814@

(3) @\$814@

(4) @\$8146 (Ans)

(5) None of these

1. AWBRND:

(5) None of these

1. EMNTKU:

(5) None of these

1. MDEAJI:

(1) 1\$@82#

(2) #\$@821

(3) 1\$@821

(4) #\$@82#

(5) None of these (Ans)

1. RKUMFP:

(1) 7%?#43

(2) 3?%#47

(3) 3%?#43

(4) 3%?#47

(5) None of these (Ans)

Q.31-35. In the following questions, the symbols S, @, ©, % and ? are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.

‘P ? Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.

‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true?

(1) if only Conclusion I is true.

(2) if only Conclusion II is true.

(3) if either Conclusion I or II is true.

(4) if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.

(5) if both Conclusions I and II are true.

Ans: P @ Q P ? Q; P % Q P = Q; P * Q P = Q

P © Q P < Q; P \$ Q p > Q

Statements :

1. R \$ M, M © F, F % J.

Conclusions :

1. R \$ J

(Ans : 4) Explanation : R > M; M < F; F = J

Statements :

1. M © D, D @ K, K ? N.

Conclusions :

1. N \$ D
2. K \$ N

(Ans : 2) Explanation : M < D; D ? K; K = N

Statements :

1. B @ D, D \$ M, M ? N.

Conclusions :

1. N @ D
2. D \$ N

(Ans : 2) Explanation : B ? D; D > M; M = N

Statements :

1. F \$ W, W % J, K @ N.

Conclusions :

1. J @ F
2. N % W

(Ans : 4) Explanation : F > W; W = J; J ? N

Statements :

1. F © T, T % R, R \$ W.

Conclusions :

(Ans : 4) Explanation : F < T; T = R; R > W

1. 36-40. 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?

SBI -Reasoning Part -1 -Qno. 36-40
SBI -Reasoning Part -1 -Ans No. 36-40

(Ans : 36 – 2)(Ans : 37 – 1)(Ans : 38 – 1)(Ans : 39 – 1)(Ans : 40 – 3)
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1. 1 – 5. What should come in place of question Mark (?) in the following questions?
2. 92.5% of 550 = ?

(1) 506.45

(2) 521.65

(3) 518.55

(4) 508.75 (Ans)

(5) None of these

1. 124 * 1213 = ?

(1) 127

(2) 1239

(3) 1217 (Ans)

(4) 12-7

(5) None of these

1. 12.22 + 22.21 + 221.12?

(1) 250.55

(2) 255.50

(3) 250.05

(4) 255.05

(5) None of these (Ans)

Explanation : 255.55

1. 464 ÷ (16 * 2.32) = ?

(1) 12.5 (Ans)

(2) 14.5

(3) 10.5

(4) 8.5

(5) None of these

1. 78 ÷ 5 ÷ 0.5 = ?

(1) 15.6

(2) 31.2 (Ans)

(3) 7.8

(4) 20.4

(5) None of these

1. A bus covers a distance of 2,924 kms. in 43 hours. What is the speed of the bus?

(1) 72 kms/hr

(2) 60 kms/hr

(3) 68 kms/hr (Ans)

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

Explanation : Speed = D/t

1. If (9)3 is subtracted from the square of a number, the answer so obtained is 567. What is the number?

(1) 36 (Ans)

(2) 28

(3) 42

(4) 48

(5) None of these

Explanation : x2 – 93 = 567 ? x = 36

1. What would be the simple interest obtained on an amount of Rs. 5,760 at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. after 3 years?

(1) Rs. 1,036.80 (Ans)

(2) Rs. 1,666.80

(3) Rs. 1,336.80

(4) Rs. 1,063.80

(5) None of these

Explanation : S. I. = 5760 * 6 * 3/100 = Rs. 1036.80

1. What is 333 times 131?

(1) 46,323

(2) 43,623 (Ans)

(3) 43,290

(4) 42,957

(5) None of these

1. The product of two successive numbers is 8556. What is the smaller number?

(1) 89

(2) 94

(3) 90

(4) 92 (Ans)

(5) None of these

Explanation : x(x +1) = 8556 ? x = 92

1. The owner of an electronics shop charges his customer 22% more than the the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 10,980 for a DVD Player, then what was the cost price of the DVD Player?

(1) Rs. 8,000

(2) Rs. 8,800

(3) Rs. 9,500

(4) Rs. 9,200

(5) None of these (Ans)

Explanation : 122/100 x = 10980 ? x = Rs. 9000

1. What would be the compound interest obtained on an amount of Rs. 3,000 at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a after 2 years?

(1) Rs. 501.50

(2) Rs. 499.20 (Ans)

(3) Rs. 495

(4) Rs. 510

(5) None of these

Explanation : C.I = P |(1+ R/100)n – 1|

= 3000 | (1 + 8/100)2- 1| = Rs. 499.20

1. What is the least number of be added to 4321 to make it a perfect square?

(1) 32

(2) 34

(3) 36

(4) 38

(5) None of these (Ans)

Explanation : Image _ SBI _ Ans No. 13

652 < 4321 < 662

Reqd. No. = 662 – 4321 = 35

1. 45% of a number is 255.6. What is 25% of that number?

(1) 162

(2) 132

(3) 152

(4) 142 (Ans)

(5) None of these

Explanation : 45/100 of x = 255.6 ? x = 255.6 x 100/45

? 25/100 x 255.6 x 100/45 = 142

1. Find the average of the following Set of Scores :

221, 231, 441, 359, 665, 525

(1) 399

(2) 428

(3) 407 (Ans)

(4) 415

(5) None of these

1. If (78)2 is subtracted from the square of the number, the answer so obtained is 6,460. What is the number?

(1) 109

(2) 111

(3) 113

(4) 115

(5) None of these (Ans)

Explanation : x2 – 782 = 6460 ? x =112

1. In an examination it is required to get 40% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 261 marks and is declared failed by 4% marks. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get?

(1) 700

(2) 730

(3) 745

(4) 765

(5) None of these (Ans)

Explanation : 40/100 x = 261 + 4/100 x ? x = 725

1. Pinku, Rinku and Tinku divide an amount of Rs. 4,200 amongst themselves in the ratio of 7 : 8 : 6 respectively. If an amount of Rs. 200 is added to each of their shares, what will be the new respective ratio of their shares of amount?

(1) 8 : 9 : 6

(2) 7 : 9 : 5

(3) 7 : 8 : 6

(4) 8 : 9 : 7 (Ans)

(5) None of these

Explanation : Share of Pinku, Rinku and Tinku in

Rs. 4200 are 7/ 7 + 8 + 6 x 4200, 8/ 21 x 4200, 6/ 21 x 4200 i.e. 1400, Rs. 1600, Rs. 1200

Reqd. ratio

= (1400 + 200) : (1600 + 200) : (1200 + 200)

= 8 : 9 : 7

1. Ms Suchi deposits an amount of Rs. 24,000 to obtain a simple interest at the rate of 14 p.c.p.a. for 8 years. What total amount will Ms Suchi get at the end of 8 years?

(1) Rs. 52,080

(2) Rs. 28,000

(3) Rs. 50,880 (Ans)

(4) Rs. 26,880

(5) None of these

Explanation : Total Amount

= Rs. 24000 + 24000 x 14 x 8/100 = Rs. 50880

1. The average of 5 consecutive even numbers A, B, C, D and E is 52. What is the product of B and E?

(1) 2912

(2) 2688

(3) 3024

(4) 2800 (Ans)

(5) None of these

Explanation : A + B + C + D + E

x + (x + 2) + (x + 4) + (x + 6) + (x + 8)

= 5 x 52 ? x = 48 = A, B = 50

? E = 48 + 8 = 56

? BE = 50 x 56 = 2800

1. The difference between 42% of a number and 28% of the same number is 210. What is 59% of that number?

(1) 630

(2) 885 (Ans)

(3) 420

(4) 900

(5) None of these

Explanation : (42 – 28)% of x = 210 ? x = 210 x 100/14 = 1500

? 59/100 * 15 = 885

1. What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question? 4275 496 x (21)2 = ?

(1) 3795

(2) 3800 (Ans)

(3) 3810

(4) 3875

(5) 3995

Explanation : Use BODMAS

1. A canteen requires 112 kgs of wheat for a week. How many kgs of wheat will it require for 69 days?

(1) 1,204 kgs

(2) 1,401 kgs

(3) 1,104 kgs (Ans)

(4) 1,014 kgs

(5) None of these

Explanation : 112/7 x 69 = 1104 kg

= Reqd. quantity of wheat

1. If an amount of Rs 41,910 is distributed equally amongst 22 persons. How much amount would each person get?

(1) Rs. 1,905 (Ans)

(2) Rs. 2,000

(3) Rs. 1,885

(4) Rs. 2,105

(5) None of these

1. The cost of 4 Cell-phones and 7 Digital cameras is Rs 1,25,627. What is the cost of 8 Cell-phones and 14 Digital cameras?

(1) Rs. 2,51,254 (Ans)

(2) Rs. 2,52,627

(3) Rs. 2,25,524

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

Explanation : 4x + 7y = 125627] x 2

? 8x + 14y = 251254