Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2009 Solved Reasoning Paper
Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2009 Solved Reasoning Paper
1. In a certain code DESPAIR is written as TFEQSJB. How is NUMERAL written in that code ?
2. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, second, sixth and tenth letters of the word DISCLAIMER, which of the following will be the third letter from the left ? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as your answer and if more than one such words can be made, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
3. How many such digits are there in the number 27561493 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are arranged in descending order within the number ?
4. If ‘yellow’ is called ‘red’, ‘red’ is called ‘blue’, ‘blue’ is called ‘white’, ‘white’ is called ‘black’, ‘black’ is called ‘green’, and ‘green’ is called ‘violet’, what is the colour of clear sky ?
5. It was 9•35 a.m. in Rakhi’s watch, which kept correct time, when Reena informed her that the last bus left the bus stop at 9•25 a.m. Reena’s watch is 5 minutes fast. The frequency of the bus is every 20 minutes. For how long Rakhi must wait to catch the next bus ?
6. Which of the following should come next in the given sequence of numbers ?
7. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters EDOM using each letter only once in each word ?
8. 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 ?
9. How many pairs of letters are there in the word SECURITY each of which has as many alphabets between them as there are in the English alphabetical series ?
10. In a certain code STAR is written as 5$*2 and TORE is written as $32@. How is OATS written in that code ?
Directions—(Q. 11–15) In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. 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.
11. Statements : Some doctors are lawyers. All teachers are lawyers. Some engineers are lawyers. All engineers are businessmen.
12. Statements : All plastics are glasses. Some sponges are glasses. All sponges are clothes. All clothes are liquids.
13. Statements : All sands are beaches. All shores are beaches. Some beaches are trees. All trees are hotels.
14. Statements : All parrots are pigeons. Some crows are pigeons. Some sparrows are crows. All sparrows are koels.
15. Statements : All chairs are tables. All tables are cushions. Some cushions are trolleys. All trolleys are lamps.
Directions—(Q. 16–20) Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions—
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight friends sitting around a circular table facing the centre. A sits second to the left of D who is third to the left of E. C sits third to the right of G who is not an immediate neighbour of E.
16. Who sits between D and C ?
17. Who sits second to the right of E ?
18. What is the position of A with respect to H ?
19. Four of the following five are alike based upon their seating arrangements and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
20. Which of the following pairs has the second person sitting to the immediate left of the first person ?
Directions—(Q. 21–25) These questions are based on the following letter/number/symbol arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions.
21. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also followed by a symbol ?
22. Which of the following should replace the question mark in the following series based on the above arrangement ?
23. Which of the following is the fifth to the left of seventeenth from the left end of the arrangement ?
24. If all the numbers are deleted from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the twelfth from the right end ?
25. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number and also immediately followed by a letter ?
Directions—(Q. 26–30) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions, which follow :
26. How is T related to S in the expression ‘T ×R + V ÷ S’ ?
27. How is T related to S in the expression ‘T ×R ÷ V – S’ ?
28. How is S related to T in the expression ‘T + R – V + S’ ?
29. Which of the following means that ‘S is the husband of T’ ?
30. How is V related to T in the expression ‘T ÷ R + V × S’ ?
Directions—(Q. 31–35) Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II are given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and Give answer—
(A) If the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
31. How is A related to B ?
32. Amongst A, B, C, D, E and F each are having a different height, who is the shortest ?
33. Point X is in which direction with respect to Y ?
34. How is ‘must’ written in a code language ?
35. On which day of the week does Arti’s birthday fall ?
Directions—(Q. 36–40) Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
36. I. Computer education has been made compulsory for all the classes by many schools.
37. I. The standard of education in evening colleges of the State has been deteriorating.
38. I. All domestic airlines increased the fares in all sectors with immediate effect.
39. I. The prices of fruits and vegetables fell substantially over the last few days.
40. I. Recent floods in the area changed the nutritional contents of the soil.
Directions—(Q. 41–45) In the following questions, the symbols #, $, %, * and @ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below :
‘A # B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’.
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 and give your answer accordingly. Mark answer—
41. Statements :
42. Statements :
43. Statements :
44. Statements :
45. Statements :
Directions—(Q. 46–50) Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :
A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven friends studying seven different branches of engineering, namely Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computer and Aeronautical Engineering, not necessarily in this order. Each of them studies in three different colleges, X, Y and Z. Not less than two study in any college. D studies Electrical engineering in College X. The one who studies Chemical Engineering does not study in college Z. F studies Aeronautical engineering in college Y with only B. A does not study in college X and does not study Civil engineering. E studies Computer engineering and does not study in college X. G studies Electronics engineering but not in college X. None in college X studies Mechanical or Civil engineering.
46. Which of the following groups represents the persons studying in college Z ?
47. In which of the following colleges does C study ?
48. Which of the following combinations is correct ?
49. B studies in which of the following branches of engineering ?
50. Who studies Chemical engineering ?
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