# Solved paper OBC PO Exam 2009 General Awareness GK

Solved paper OBC PO Exam 2009 quantitative aptitude
Oriental Bank of Commerce Probationary Officers examination 2009
Held on 13th December 2009
Based on memory
Directions—(Q. 1-5) What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?
1. 188.21 -27.54 – 11.93 = ?
(A) 139.74
(B) 126.64
(C) 148.74
(D) 184.64
(E) None of these
2. 81.1 x 422.7 x 23.3 = 2?
(A) 7.1
(B) 14
(C) 0.5
(D) 9
(E) None of these
3.
3√ 1331=?
(A) 27
(B) 21
(C) 17
(13)9
(E) None of these
4. 18.5% of 220+ 12.4% of 680 =?
(A) 132.05
(B) 125.02
(C) 142.07
(D) 118.07
(E) None of these
5. 1268 ÷8 ÷ 2 = ?.
(A) 71.75
(B) 317
(C) 268
(D) 79.25
(E) None of these
Directions—(Q. 6-10) In the following number series only one number is wrong. Find out the wrong
number.
6.
4 5 12 38 160 805 4836
(A) 12
(B) 160
(C) 38
(D) 805
(E) None of these
7.
3 7 16 32 56 93 142
(A) 56
(B) 16
(C) 32
(D) 7
(E) None of these
8.
11 18 29 42 59 80 101
(A) 42
(B) 18
(C) 29
(D) 59
(E) None of these
9.
2 9 32 105 436 2195 13182
(A) 436
(B) 2195
(C) 9
(D) 32
(E) None of these
10.
5 55 495 3465 17325 34650 51975
(A) 495
(B) 34650
(C) 55
(D) 17325
(E) None of these
Directions-(Q. 11-15) Study the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow
A box contains 2 blue caps, 4 red caps, 5 green caps and 1 yellow cap.
11. If two caps are picked at random, what is the probability that both are blue ?
(A) 1/6
(B)1/ 10
(C) 1/12
(D)1/45
(E) None of these
12, If four caps are picked at random, what is the probability that none is green ?
(A) 7/99
(B)5/99
(C) 7/12
(D)5/12
(E) None of these
13. If three caps are picked at random, what is the probability that
two are red and one is green ?
(A) 9/22
(B)6/19
(C) 1/6
(D)3/22
(E) None of these
14. If one cap is picked at random, what is the probability that it is either blue or yellow ?
(A) 2/9
(B)1/ 4
(C) 3/8
(D)6/11
(E) None of these
15. If two caps are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is red ?
(A) 1/3
(B)16/ 21
(C) 19/33
(D)7/19
(E) None of these
16. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 8000 at the rate of 15 p.c.p.a.in three years ?
(A) Rs. 4283
(B) Rs. 4051
(C) Rs. 4167
(D) Rs. 4325
(E) None of these
17. What would be the cost of building a fence around a square plot with area equal to 361 sq. ft.
if the price per foot of building the fence is Rs. 62 ?
(A) Rs. 4026
(B) Rs. 4712
(C) Rs. 3948
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these
18. The difference between a two digit numbers and the number obtained by interchanging the
two digits of the number is 9. If the sum of the two digits of the number is 15, then what is the
original number ?
(A) 89
(B) 67
(C) 87
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these
19. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ’TRUST’ be arranged ?
(A) 240
(B) 120
(C) 80
(D) 25
(E) None of these
20. The ages of Shirish and Kunder are in the ratio of 5 : 6 respectively. After 8 years the ratio of
their ages will be 7 : 8. What is the difference in their ages ?
(A) 4 years
(B) 8 years
(C) 10 years
(D) 12 years
(E) None of these
Directions-—(Q. 21-25) What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions ? (Note : You are not expected to calculate the exact value.)
21.
5554.999 /50.007 = ?
(A) 110
(B) 150
(C) 200
(D) 50
(E) 125
22. (18.001)3 = ?
(A) 5830
(B) 5500
(C) 6000
(D) 6480
(E) 5240
23. 23.001 x 18.999 x 7.998 = ?
(A) 4200
(B) 3000
(C) 3500
(D) 4000
(E) 2500
24. 9999÷99÷9=?
(A) 18
(B) 15
(C) 6
(D) 11
(E) 20
25. 22.005% of 449.999 = ?
(A) 85
(B) 100
(C) 125
(D) 75
(E) 150
Directions—(Q. 26-30) Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions
Note :Y axis  denotes Per Cent increase in Profit

26. In which year did Company A earn the maximum amount of profit ?
(A) 2009
(B) 2006
(C) 2007
(D) Can not be determined
(E) None of these
27. If the amount of profit earned by Company B in the year 2007 was Rs. 7•56 lakhs, what was the
profit earned by it in the year 2005 ?
(A) Rs. 5 lakhs
(B) Rs. 3.5 lakhs
(C) Rs. 4 lakhs
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these
28. What is the approximate average per cent increase in profit of Company A over all the years
together ?
(A) 31
(B) 27
(C) 40
(D) 39
(E) 34

29. What is the average percent increase in profit of Company B in the year 2007 and 2009
together ?
(A) 40
(B) 45
(C) 38
(D) 42
(E) None of these
30. What is the respective ratio of per cent increase in profit of Company A in the year 2008 to
the per cent increase in profit of Company B in the same year ?
(A) 9:7
(B)6:11
(C) 11:6
(D) 7:9
(E) None of these

Directions-—(Q. 31-35) In each of these questions two equations numbered I and II are given. You
have to solve both the equations and give answer, if
(A) x < y
(B) x<- y (C) x > y
(D) x >- y
(E) x = y or the relationship cannot be established
31.
I. x2 +12x+32=0
II. y2 +17y+72=0
32.
I. x2 +13x+42=0
II. y2 +19y+90=0
33.
I. x2-15x +56=0
II. y2-23y+132=0
34.
I. x2+7x+12=0
II. y2+6y+8=0
35
I. x2-22x +120=0
II. y2 —26y + 168 = 0
Directions-(Q. 36-40) Study the following table carefully to answer the questions that follows
 Number of Students studying in Six Different Colleges over the years Year College P Q R S T U 2004 2500 2250 2450 2150 2020 2300 2005 2040 2300 2400 2200 2090 2120 2006 2100 2150 2330 2250 2180 2260 2007 2280 2600 2260 2340 2250 2490 2008 2540 2540 2120 2380 2310 2520 2009 2320 2440 2500 2480 2400 2440
36. What is the total number of students from all the Colleges together in the year 2005 ?
(A) 10350
(B) 13150
(C) 15310
(D) 11350
(E) None of these
37. What is the per cent increase in the number of students in College T in the year 2007 from
the previous year ? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
(A) 8.33
(B) 5.18
(C) 6.63
(D) 3.21
(E) None of these
38. Number of students in College P in the year 2008 forms approximately what per cent ot the total
number of students in that College from all the years together ?
(A) 11
(B) 31
(C) 18
(D) 26
(E) 23
39 What is the respective ratio of total number of students in College S in the years 2006 and
2009 together to the total number of students in College U from the same years ?
(A) 473 :470
(B) 470 : 473
(C) 371 :390
(D) 390 :371
(E) None of these
40. What is the average number of students in all the Colleges together in the year 2004?
(rounded off to the nearest integer)
(A) 2208
(B) 2196
(C) 2144
(D) 2324
(E) 2278
Directions—(Q. 41-45) Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow-
 Total Number of Employees in Different Departments of an Organization and (of these) Percentage of Females and Males Department Total No of Employees % of Females % of Males IT 840 45 55 Accounts 220 35 65 Production 900 23 77 HR 360 65 35 Marketing 450 44 56 Customer Service 540 40 60
41. What is the respective ratio of the number of females in Production department to the number of females in the Marketing department ?
(A) 22:23
(B) 35:33
(C) 23:22
(D) 33:35
(E) None of these
42. What is the total number of males in the IT and Customer Service departments together 7
(A) 687
(B) 678
(C) 768
(D) 876
(E) None of these
43. The total number of employees in the HR department forms approximately what per cent of
the total number of employees in the Accounts department ?
(A) 149
(B) 178
(C) 157
(D) 164
(E) 137
44. What is the respective ratio of the number of females in the HR and Accounts departments together to the number of males in the same departments together ?
(A) 311 :269
(B) 268:319
(C) 269 :311
(D) 319 :268
(E) None of these
45. What is the total number of employees in all the departments together ?
(A) 3260
(B) 3310
(C) 3140
(D) 3020
(E) None of these