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# 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
 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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Clerical Exam Sample Paper, Test of Reasoning

1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(A)215
(B) 143
(C)247
(D) 91
(B)65
2. In a certain code CROWNED is written as PSDVEFO. How is
STREAMS written in that code?
(A) SUTDBNT
(B) TUSDTNB
(C) SUTFTNB
(D) QSRDTNB
(E)None of these
3. ‘DEAN’ is related to ‘NDAE’ and ‘ROAD’ is related to ‘DRAO’ in the same way as ‘SOME’ is related to
(A)ESMO
(B) BOMS
(C)EMOS
(D) MSEO
(B) None of these
4. In a row of thirty five children, M is fifteenth from the right end and there are ten children between M and R. What is R’s position from the left end of the row?
(A) 15th
(B) 5th
C) 30th
(E) None of these
5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(A)Gold
(B) Nickel
(C) Platinum
(D) Tungsten
(E) Diamond
6. Among P, Q, T, A and B each having a different height, T is taller than P and B but shorter than A and Q. P is not the shortest. Who among them is the tallest?
(A) 15th
(B) 5th
(C) 30th
(E) None of these
7. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters RBAE using each letter only once in each word?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three

8. In a certain code TRAIN is written as ‘39*7%’ and MEAL is written as ‘4\$*@
How is ITEM written in that code?
(A)7\$34
(B) 73\$4
(C)79\$4
(D) 73*4
(E) None of these
9. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word OBJECTIVE each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three
10. If each consonant in the word TOLERANT is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet and each vowel in the word is replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet and the new set of letters are arranged alphabetically, which of the following will be the fourth from the right end after the replacement?
(A) M
(B) P
(C) Q
(D) K
(E) None of these
11. How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 8429516 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are arranged in ascending order within the number?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three
12. The positions of the first and the second digits in the number 85341279 are interchanged. Similarly, the positions of the third and the fourth digits are interchanged and so on till the positions of the seventh and the eighth digits. Which of the following will be the third to the right of 3 after the rearrange ent?
(A)9
(B)7
(C)8
(D)2
(E) None of these
13. Jn a certain code language ‘over and above’ is written as ‘da pa ta’ and ‘old and beautiful’ is written as ‘sa na pa’. How is ‘over’ written in that code language?
(A)da
(B) ta
(C)na
(D)da or ta
(E) None of these
14. Mohan correctly remembers that his father’s birthday is before twentieth January but after sixteenth January whereas his sister correctly remembers that their father’s birthday is after eighteenth January but before twenty-third January. On which date in January is definitely their father’s birthday?
(A) Eighteenth
(B) Nineteenth
(C) Twentieth
(E) None of these
Directions—(Q. 15-17) Following questions are based on the five three- digit numbers given below—
832 719 654 967 481
15.If the positions of the second and the third digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the sum of the first and the second digits of the third highest number?
(A) 16
(B) 10
(C) 9
(D) 15
(E) None of these
16. If the positions of the first and the second digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the difference between the highest and the second highest number?
(A) 203
(B) 133
(C) 385
(D) 182
(E) 144
17. If the positions of the first and the third digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the sum of the second and third digits of the lowest number?
(A) 8
(B)11
(C) 15
(D)12
(E) None of these
Directions—(Q. 18-24) In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I ,II & III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from 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.

18. Statements:
All chairs are keys.
All keys are balloons.
Some balloons are mirrors.
Some mirrors are desks.
Conclusions:
I. Some desks are keys.
II. Some balloons are chairs.
III Some mirrors are balloons.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Only III follows
(D) Only II and III follow
(E ) All Follow
19. Statements:
Some drums are posters.
All posters are windows.
Some windows are tablets.
All tablets are books.
Conclusions:
I. Some windows are drums.
II. Some books are posters.
III. Some tablets are drums.
(A) None follows
(B) Only I follows
(C) Only II follows
(D) Only III follows
(E) Only I land II follow
20. Statements:
Some boxes are toys.
Some toys are nails.
Some nails are stores.
Some stores are shops.
Conclusions:
I. Some shops are toys.
II. Some nails are boxes.
III. No shop is toy.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only III follows
(C) Only either I or III follows
(D) Only I follows
(B) None of these
21. Statements:
All doors are windows. No window is house.
Some houses are buildings.
All buildings are skies.
Conclusions:
I. Some skies are doors.
II. Some skies are houses.
III. Some buildings are doors.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Only III follows
(0) Only II and III follow
(E) None of these
22. Statements:
All rivers are wails.
All walls are stones.
All stones are clothes.
All clothes are frees.
Conclusions:
I. Some trees are stones.
II Some clothes are rivers.
III. All walls are clothes.
(A) Only I and II follow
(B) Only I and III follow
(C) Only II and III follow
(D) All follow
(B) None of these
23. Statements:
Some letters are glasses. Some glasses are plates.
All plates are buses. All buses are cars.
Conclusions:
I. Some cars are letters.
II. Some cars are glasses.
III. Some buses are glasses.
(A) Only I and II follow
(B) Only I and III follow
(C) Only II follows
(U) Only III follows
(E) Only II and III follow
24. Statements:
All books are pens.
Some pens are ropes.
All ropes are discs.
Some discs are bricks.
Conclusions:
I. Some bricks are ropes.
II. Some discs are books.
III. Some bricks are pens.
(A) None follows
(B) Only I follows
(C) Only II follows
(D) Only III follows
(B) Only II and III follow
Directions—(Q. 25—31) Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below—
B 4 @ D A © 7 9 F % 2 R 5 H 6 E
* N \$ 1 U W 3 P T 8 & v # Y I

25. Which of the following is the twelfth to the left of the twenty- first from the left end of the above arrangement?
(A)R
(B)1
(C)5
(D)\$
(E) None of these
26. If all the numbers from the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the fifteenth from the right end?
(A)W
(B)6
(C)*
(D)R
(E) None of these
27. How many such consonants are there in the above e arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a vowel?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E)Four
28. In which of the following com binations the first element is in between the second and the third elements in the above arrange
ment? -
(A)2%F
(C)5H6
(D) TP3
(E) *EN
29. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(A)562
(B) WPU
(D) &#T
(E)U3\$
30. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a number?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three
31. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol?
(A)None
(B) One
(C)Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three