# 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

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. 8

(A) 7.1

(B) 14

(C) 0.5

(D) 9

(E) None of these

1. 188.21 -27.54 – 11.93 = ?

(A) 139.74

(B) 126.64

(C) 148.74

(D) 184.64

(E) None of these

2. 8

^{1.1}x 4^{22.7}x 2^{3.3}= 2^{?}(A) 7.1

(B) 14

(C) 0.5

(D) 9

(E) None of these

3.

(A) 27

(B) 21

(C) 17

(13)9

(E) None of these

^{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

(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

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)

(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

(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

(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

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

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 ?

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. x

II. y

32.

I. x

II. y

(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. x

^{2}+12x+32=0II. y

^{2}+17y+72=032.

I. x

^{2}+13x+42=0II. y

^{2}+19y+90=033.

I. x

II. y

34.

I. x

II. y

35

I. x

II. y

I. x

^{2}-15x +56=0II. y

^{2}-23y+132=034.

I. x

^{2}+7x+12=0II. y

^{2}+6y+8=035

I. x

^{2}-22x +120=0II. y

^{2}—26y + 168 = 0Directions-(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

(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-

(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) 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

(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

Answers

1 | C |

2 | A |

3 | B |

4 | E |

5 | B |

6 | B |

7 | D |

8 | E |

9 | A |

10 | B |

11 | A |

12 | E |

13 | C |

14 | C |

15 | B |

16 | A |

17 | E |

18 | C |

19 | C |

20 | D |

21 | A |

22 | B |

23 | E |

24 | D |

25 | C |

26 | D |

27 | C |

28 | A |

29 | E |

30 | B |

31 | C |

32 | E |

33 | C |

34 | D |

35 | B |

36 | B |

37 | E |

38 | B |

39 | B |

40 | D |

41 | D |

42 | C |

43 | E |

44 | D |

45 | E |

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