Central-Bank-of-India Placement-Paper on 25 May 2013

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    Directions (For Questions 1 to 4): In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which express the correct meaning of the given word printed in bold.

    1. Encompassing

    a) Surrounding

    b) Incorporating (Ans)

    c) Enveloping

    d) Accepting

    2. Prudence

    a) Wisdom (Ans)

    b) Gentleness

    c) Providence

    d) Pride



    3. Fetter

    a) Restore

    b) Lavish

    c) Squander

    d) Chain (Ans)



    4. Diligent

    a) Slack

    b) Steady

    c) Careful

    d) Laborious (Ans)

    Directions (For Question 5 and 6) : In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which is the most opposite in meaning to the word printed in bold

    5. Commendable

    a) Invaluable

    b) Undeserved

    c) Unreliable

    d) Unworthy (Ans)

    6. Frugality

    a) Luxury

    b) Extravagance (Ans)

    c) Providence

    d) Familiarity

    7. Substitute a single word for One who hates mankind

    a) Mercenary

    b) Philanthropist

    c) Neurotic

    d) Misanthropist (Ans)

    8. Substitute a single word for 'Violation of something holy and sacred'

    a) Pollution

    b) Pilferage

    c) Sacrilege (Ans)

    d) Pittance

    9. Fill in the blank with a suitable word

    He was apprised ......... the latest developments on the war front

    a) of (Ans)

    b) about

    c) on

    d) for

    10. Find out the word which is spelt incorrect

    a) Proficient

    b) Efficient

    c) Sufficient

    d) Magnificient (Ans)

    Part II General Knowledge

    11. The Chilka Lake liea in between the deltas of

    a) Ganga and Mahanadi

    b) Godavari and Krishna

    c) Mahanadi and Godavari (Ans)

    d) Krishna and Kaveri

    12. The deficiency of which one of the following leads to dental caries?

    a) Zinc

    b) Iron

    c) Fluorine (Ans)

    d) Copper

    13. Who built the Red Fort in Delhi?

    a) Aurangzed

    b) Shah Jahan (Ans)

    c) Jahangir

    d) Akbar

    14. Which country has the world's youngest monarch?

    a) Togo

    b) Qatar

    c) Monaco

    d) Bhutan (Ans)

    15. Which languages have recently been declared as classical languages?

    a) Kannada and Telugu (Ans)

    b) Tamil and Telugu

    c) Tamil and Marathi

    d) Bengali and Urdu

    16. Who has written 'The White Tiger'?

    a) Jhumpa Lahiri

    b) Aravind Adiga (Ans)

    c) Kiran Desai

    d) Salman Rushdie

    17. India is the ......... country to send a spacecraft to the moon

    a) 4th

    b) 5th

    c) 6th (Ans)

    d) 7th

    18. The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is located in

    a) Mumbai

    b) Kolkata

    c) Bengaluru

    d) Hyderabad (Ans)

    19. The highest Civilian award of India, the 'Bharat Ratna' was last awarded to

    a) Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (Ans)

    b) Ustad Bismillah Khan

    c) Pandit Jasraj

    d) Ustad Zakir Hussain

    20. Mr. Barack Hussein Obama is set to become the ..... President of the United States of America on 20th January 2009

    a) 42nd

    b) 44th (Ans)

    c) 46th

    d) 48th

    21. India has the ........ rank in teledensity in the world at present

    a) 1st

    b) 2nd (Ans)

    c) 3rd

    d) 4th

    22. Where are Asiatic wild ass found

    a) Sikkim

    b) Assam

    c) Arunachal Pradesh

    d) Gujarat (Ans)

    23. Which Article of the Indian Constitution includes the Fundamental Duties of the Indian Citizens

    a) Article 50 A

    b) Article 51 A (Ans)

    c) Article 52 A

    d) Article 53 A

    24. Under the Indian Constitution, the power to issue a writ of 'Habeas corpus' is vested in

    a) Both Supreme Court and High Courts (Ans)

    b) Only High Courts

    c) Only Supreme Court

    d) All courts down to District Courts

    25. During whose regime did the 'Cripps Mission' visit India

    a) Lord Wellington

    b) Lord Mountbatten

    c) Lord Wavell

    d) Lord Linlithgow (Ans)

    26. Which of the following elements is not present in stainless steel?

    a) Chromium

    b) Iron

    c) Tungsten (Ans)

    d) Nickel

    27. Which of the following wave lengths of light is absorbed maximum for photosynthesis

    a) Blue Light (Ans)

    b) Red Light

    c) Green Light

    d) Yellow Light

    28. Inflation occurs when aggregate supply is

    a) Equal to aggregate demand

    b) More than aggregate demand

    c) Less than aggregate demand (Ans)

    d) None of the above

    29. El Nino is

    a) A sea storm (Ans)

    b) A tropical disturbance

    c) a warm ocean current

    d) Another name of typhoon

    30. Nuclear reactors used to produce electricity are based on?

    a) Cold Fusion

    b) Superconductivity

    c) Nuclear Fusion

    d) Nuclear Fission (Ans)

    31. A car covers a distance of 200 kms in 2 hours 40 minutes, whereas a jeep covers the same distance in 2 hours. What is the ratio of their speeds?

    a) 3 : 4 (Ans)

    b) 4 : 3

    c) 4 : 5

    d) 5 : 4

    32. In a certain code language CROWN is written as DPRSS. How will PRINT be written in that code language

    a) QTMJU

    b) QPLJY (Ans)

    c) QTLJO

    d) QTLKO

    33. Which word cannot be made from the letters of following word: 'OBSTETRICIAN'

    a) SIREN

    b) TERMITE (Ans)

    c) RETAIN

    d) SOBER

    34. Which one of the numbers is wrong in the following series?

    4, 8, 7, 14, 12, 24, 19, 36, 28

    a) 12

    b) 24 (Ans)

    c) 28

    d) 36



    35. Starting from a point 'P' Dinesh walked 18 metres towards south. He turned to his left and walked 25 metres. He then turned to his left and walked 18 metres. He gain turned to his left and walked 35 metres and reached a point 'Q'. How far is Dinesh from the point 'P' and in which direction?

    a) 10 metres East

    b) 10 metres West (Ans)

    c) 35 metres West

    d) 10 metres South



    36. Sun : Star ::

    a) Day : Night

    b) Lamp : Light

    c) Bed : Sleep

    d) Dove : Bird (Ans)



    37. 'Hillock' is related to 'Mountains' in the same way as Bush is related to

    a) Ground

    b) Jungle (Ans)

    c) Plant

    d) Tree



    38. Find the odd one out

    a) Swan (Ans)

    b) Vulture

    c) Ostrich

    d) Eagle



    39. The total cost price of two watches is Rs.840. One is sold at a profit of 16% and other at a loss of 12%. There is no loss or gain in the whole transaction the cost price of the watch on which the shopkeeper gains is

    a) Rs.360 (Ans)

    b) Rs.370

    c) Rs.380

    d) Rs.390





    40. If a person repaid Rs.22,500 after 10 years of borrowing a loan at 10% per annum simple interest find out what amount did he take as loan

    a) Rs.11,225

    b) Rs.11,250 (Ans)

    c) Rs.10,000

    d) Rs.7500



    41. 'A, B' and 'C' entered into partnership 'A' invested Rs.2,560 and 'B' Rs. 2,000. At end of the year they gained Rs. 1,105 out of which 'A' got Rs.320, 'C's capital was

    a) Rs.4280 (Ans)

    b) Rs.2840

    c) Rs.4820

    d) Rs.4028



    42. The average age of 24 boys and their teacher is 15 years. When the teachers age is excluded the average age decreases by one year. The age of the teacher is

    a) 38 years

    b) 39 years (Ans)

    c) 40 years

    d) 41 years



    43. A tank can be filled by two pipe in 20 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. When the tank was empty the two pipes were opened. After sometime, the first pipe were opened. After sometime, the first pipe was stopped and the tank was filled in 18 minutes. After how much time of the start was the first pipe stopped

    a) 5 minutes

    b) 8 minutes (Ans)

    c) 10 minutes

    d) 12 minutes



    44. Complete the following series : 380, 465, 557, 656, 762, 875 ....

    a) 995 (Ans)

    b) 992

    c) 975

    d) 985



    45. Two trains are moving on two parallel tracks but in opposite directions. A person sitting in the train moving at the speed of 80 km/hr passes the second train in 18 seconds. If the length of the second train is 1000 metres, its speed is

    a) 100 km/hr

    b) 120 km/hr (Ans)

    c) 140 km/hr

    d) 160 km/hr



    46. Fill in the blank

    BLOCKED : YOLXPVW :: ........?........ OZFMXS

    a) RESULT

    b) LAUNCH (Ans)

    c) LABOUR

    d) NAUGHT



    47. If in a certain language PRIVATE is coded as 1234567 and RISK is coded as 2098 how is RIVETS coded in that language?

    a) 687543

    b) 234769 (Ans)

    c) 496321

    d) 246598



    48. In an examination 65% of the total examinees passed. If the number of failures was 420 what was the total number of examinees?

    a) 1200 (Ans)

    b) 685

    c) 690

    d) 1000



    49. Dr. Sharma bought a car and got 15% of its original price as dealers discount. He then sold it with 20% profit on his purchase price. What percentage profit did he get on the original price

    a) 2% (Ans)

    b) 12%

    c) 5%

    d) 17%

    50. A and B together can complete a work in 8 days and B and C together in 12 days. All of the three together can complete the work in 6 days. In how much time can A and C together complete the work?

    a) 8 days (Ans)

    b) 10 days

    c) 12 days

    d) 14 days
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    Central Bank of India Aptitude/Reasoning/General awareness questions with answers

    1. Which of the following launched in Octoberr 2012,a management tool called Horizon Scanning country's sovereign debt, a meeting of finances ministers of 61 countries in Tokyo Japan

    OECD

    IBRD

    IMF

    ADB

    Answer:OECD



    2. Which of these countries Announced in October 2012 introduction of Hindi and Mandarim languages in the school to establish deep and strong links

    USA

    Canada

    Australia

    Britain

    Germany

    3. As per Gartner''s report research house of USA in October 2012 which of the following became worlds no1 PC maker by end of 3 rd quarter of 2012?

    Lenova

    Hewalett Packard

    IBM

    Samsung

    None of these

    4.Who among these was honored in USA with the prestigious 2012 Hoover media?

    Union Ministry of HRD

    IGNOU

    EDC12 (India) Ltd

    University Grants Commission (UGC)

    All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)

    5.World Allergy summit 2012 was held in which of these cities in India in December 2012?

    Hyderabad

    Banglore

    Chennai

    New Delhi

    Kolkata

    6.Which of the following countries is the major producer of Gold in the word as of November 2012

    India

    China

    Canda

    South Africa

    UK

    7. Which of the following cities is selected to host G20 Summit in 2014?

    Amsterdam

    Bristbane

    Madrid

    Ottawa

    Reykavik

    8 Aam Admi party was launched by

    Swami Agnivesh

    Anna Hazare

    Kiran Bedi

    Medha Patkar

    9.Pick the odd one out

    Kitchen

    Bathroom

    Bedroom

    Floor

    10 Hear

    Smell

    See

    Talk

    11 Head

    Heart

    Lung

    Kidney



    12 Madho walks 30 metres towards East,Then he turns to his right and walks 20 metres.Then again turning to his right he walks 30 metres. How far and in which direction is he from his original postition

    20 metres north

    50 metres south

    10 metres west

    None of these



    13 Beena is the mother of Chirag and Mihika. If Kapil is the husband of Mihika.what is the relation of Beena to Kapil

    Daughter

    Mother

    Sister in Law

    Mother in Law

    14 Ajay travels towards East.Vikas travels towards North.Sonu and Rachit travel in opposite directions. Rachit travels towards right of Ajay which of the follwing is definitely true?

    Vikas and Sonu travel in opposite directions

    Sonu travels towards west

    Rachit travels towards North

    Vikas and sonu travel in the same direction

    15 If KOLKATA is coded as LPMLBUB then MUMBAI can be caded as

    NVODBJ

    PVQDEI

    LOLBAI

    NVNCRI
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    Directions (Q. 1-5) In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (5) ie. None of the these as you answer.
    Letter T A G R S D N E V U X P
    Digit/Symbol Code @ 4 9 # % 3 © 5 1 β 7 6

    Conditions

    (i) if the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel only the first letter may be coded and no code may be given to the last letter.

    (ii) if both the first and last letter are vowels then both are to be coded as $

    (iii) if the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant then the codes are to be interchanged.



    1. DESGRT

    (1) 35%9#

    (2) 35%9#@

    (3) @5%9#3

    (4) 359%#@

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (2)

    Solutions : D E S G R T
    ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
    3 5 % 9 # @

    2. NERSPU

    (1) @5#%6@

    (2) @5#56©

    (3) ©5#%6

    (4) ©5#%6β

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (4)

    Solutions : N E R S P U
    ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
    © 5 # % 6 β

    So, condition (i) follows.

    3. XNTPGA

    (1) 7©@694

    (2) 7©@964

    (3) 4©@69

    (4) 7©@69

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    Solutions : X N T P G A
    ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
    7 © @ 6 9 4

    So, condition (i) follows.

    4. ESVNTU

    (1) $%1©@$

    (2) 5%1©@β

    (3) $%1©@β

    (4) $%1©β5

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    Solutions : E S V N T U
    ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
    $ % 1 © @ $

    So, condition (II) follows.

    5. UXPTGN

    (1) ©76@9β

    (2) $76@9©

    (3) β76@9©

    (4) β76@9β

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    Solutions : U X P T G N
    ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
    © 7 6 @ 9 β

    So, condition (iii) follows.

    6 A man had returned after a day's bird-shooting. He was asked how many birds he had in the bag. He said "they are all sparrows but six; all pigeons but six and all doves but six",

    How many birds had he in all ?

    (1) 18

    (2) 9

    (3) 27

    (4) 64

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (2)

    Explanation : Let the no. of birds be x

    ∴ (x - 6) + (x - 6) + (x - 6) = x

    ∴ 3x - 18 = x

    ⇒ 2x = 18 ⇒ x = 9.

    7 If HKUJ means FISH, what does UVCD mean ?

    (1) STAR

    (2) STAK

    (3) STAL

    (4) STAB

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (4)

    Explanation : HKUJ means FISH

    The word FISH is obtained from the word HKUJ by replacing every alphabet by the second alphabet to the left of each alphabet of the word HKUJ. Applying same rule to UVCD we can see that. UVCD means STAB

    8 Supply the missing figure :

    2, 6, 12, 20, 30 ... 56

    (1) 42

    (2) 38

    (3) 46

    (4) 56

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    Explanation : The series is 12 + 1, 22 + 2, 32 + 3, 42 + 4, 52 + 5, 62 + 6 ......

    Hence missing figure : 62 + 6 = 42

    10. Supply the missing figure :

    1, 4, 9, 16, 25 .... 49

    (1) 27

    (2) 36

    (3) 64

    (4) 81

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (2)

    Explanation : The series is 12, 22, 32, 42, 52, 62, 72 ......

    ∴ Missing figure = 62 = 36

    11. A Shephered had 17 sheep. All but nine died. How many did he have left ?

    (1) 9

    (2) 8

    (3) 12

    (4) 7

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    12. Write the next number in the series : 14, 16, 13, 17, 12, 18, 11 ....

    (1) 12

    (2) 19

    (3) 22

    (4) 14

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (2)

    Explanation : Sree the alternate terms starting from 2nd term in the series 16, 17, 18, 19, ......

    13. The Twenty-First Century will start on January 1 in the year

    (1) 2001

    (2) 2000

    (3) 2101

    (4) 2100

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (1)

    14. If A = 1, B = 3, C = 5 and so on, what do the numbers 3, 9, 7 stand for ?

    (a) BID

    (b) BAD

    (c) BED

    (d) CAR

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (3)

    Explanation : A → 1st position → 1

    B → 2nd position → 2 + 1 = 3

    C → 3rd position → 3 + 2 = 5

    D → 4th position → 4 + 3 = 7

    E → 5th position → 5 + 4 = 9

    Hence, 3, 9, 7 stands for B, E, D.

    15. Which choice provides the answer : If 2 + 3 = 10, 6 + 5 = 66, 7 + 2 = 63, 9 + 7 = 144 then, 8 + 4 = ?

    (a) 48

    (b) 144

    (c) 96

    (d) 55

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (3)

    Explanation : By the rule 2 + 3 = 10

    6 + 5 = 66

    7 + 2 = 63

    We see that two numbers are added first and then multiplied by first number. For, example see 7 + 2 = 9 then 9 * 7 = 63

    ∴ Here 8 + 4 = 12

    then 8 * 12 = 96.

    16. Which choice provides the answer in the following : If 2 * 3 = 36, 5 * 4 = 400, 6 * 2 = 144, 3 * 3 = 81; then, 5 * 5 = ?

    (1) 255

    (2) 625

    (3) 10

    (4) 25

    (5) None of these

    Ans : (2)

    Explanation : As 2 * 3 = 6 But here the rule framed as

    2 * 3 → 62 → 36

    5 * 4 → 202 → 400

    3 * 3 → 92 → 81

    ∴ 5 * 5 → (25)2 → 625

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