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High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO

High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight family members sitting around a circular table in a restaurant. All of them are facing the centre. Three of the family members are non-vegetarian and other are vegetatian. All the eight family members are government servants. They are Doctor, Engineer, IAS, IPS, Colonel, Scientist, Professor and Teacher, but not necessarily in the same order. There are two married couples, three brothers, two daughters, one granddaughter and one grandson in the group. Two of the female members in the group A and H order for the same food. The food ordered in the restaurant are Mixed Veg, Kofta, Matar-Paneer, Mutton Korma, Veg Biryani, Egg Biryani and Dal Makhani.

• G, a Doctor, is the head of the family, and is immediate neighbor of H and D.
• The granddaughter F is sitting third to the left of G. The grandmother of F is sitting on the immediate left of her. F is a vegetarian.
• E is sitting seconds right of his father G. He is a Colonel and orders for Dal Makhani.
• Only G’s daughter is sitting exactly between A and E. She orders for Veg Biryani and she is a Scientist.
• H is an IAS officer and B is an IPS. Neither likes Kofta.
• The son of H is sitting on the immediate left of his father. His father is an Engineer.
• C is a Scientist and is sitting on the immediate left of her mother. She orders for Veg Biryani.
• D, the husband of the IAS, ordered for Egg Biryani and his mother orders for Mutton Korma.
• The one who is an IPS sits second to the right of A, who is an immediate neighbor of the Scientist and the Professor.
• The Professor does not like Mixed Veg and the Doctor does not like Matar Paneer or Kofta.

Q1. Among the family members who is an IPS and what food does he/she order?
(a) G – Egg Biryani
(b) H – Mutton Korma
(c) B – Veg Biryani
(d) C – Dal Makhni
(e) Other than the given options

Q2. Find the correct combination of the family members’ professions and their liking for foods?
(a) Professor – Matar Paneer
(b) Scientist - Kofta
(c) Doctor – Veg Biryani
(d) Professor – Kofta
(e) Engineer – Dal Makhani

Q3. Which of the following combinations is correct?
(a) H – IAS – Matar Paneer
(b) E – IPS – Dal Makhani
(c) G – Doctor – Kofta
(d) A – Teacher – Mutton Korma
(e) Other than the given options

Q4. Who are mother and father of B and F respectively?
(a) A and G
(b) E and H
(c) C and D
(d) H and D
(e) F and E

Q5. Who among the following is daughter of G?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) H
(d) E
(e) None of the above

Q6. Which of the following is a group of only females?
(a) H, A, F and E
(b) H, C, A and F
(c) A, C and F
(d) C, E, H and F
(e) Other than the given options

Directions (7-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II 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 either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
(e) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

Q7. Four friend Rohit, Avinash, Aman and Vikash are sitting at the corners of a square table and are facing the centre. Find Rohit’s position with respect to Vikash from his left.
I. Rohit is sitting second to the right of Vikash. Aman is sitting on the immediate left of Rohit.
II. Avinash is sitting second to the right of Aman. Rohit is sitting on the immediate right of Avinash.

Q8. A six-storey building with floors numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are occupied by five different people, namely A, B, C, D and E. The floor number 3 is vacant. On which of the floors does A live?
I. C lives on even-numbered floor. A lives on the floor immediately above C’s floor.
II. B lives on an even-numbered floor. B does not live above or below the vacant floor. Only one person lives between B’s and C’s floor. D lives immediately below E’s floor.

Q9. Six people Rahul, Rajeev, Raman, Ravi, Rohit and Raghu are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. What is Rajeev’s position with respect to Raghu?
I. Only two people sit between Raman and Rohit, Raghu sits second to the left of Rohit. Ravi and Rajeev are immediate neighbor of each other.
II. Rajeev is an immediate neighbor of Ravi. There are only two persons between Rajeev and Rahul. Raghu is an immediate neighbor of Rahul, but not of Ravi.

Q10. Tower A is in which direction with respect to Tower D?
I. Tower B is to the south of Tower A and to the east of Tower C.
II. Tower C is to the south of Tower D, at the same distance as Town B is from Tower A.


Answers

(1-6):







A – Mutton Korma
B – Matar Paneer
C – Veg Biryani
D – Egg Biryani
E – Dal Makhani
F – Kofta
G – Mixed Veg
H – Mutton Korma

1. Ans.(e)
Sol. B – Matar Paneer

2. Ans.(d)

3. Ans.(d)

4. Ans.(d)

5. Ans.(a)

6. Ans.(b)

7. Ans.(a)
Sol. From statement I.




Clearly, Rohit sits second to the left of Vikash. So statement I alone is sufficient.
From statement II.

Hence it is clear that Rohit is sitting second to the left of Vikash.
So, statement II is sufficient.
So, either statement I or II alone is sufficient.

8. Ans.(a)
Sol. From statement I.


Hence from statement I it is clear that A lives on the 5th floor.
From statement II.

From statement II it is clear that A lives on the fifth floor. Hence either statement I or statement II alone is sufficient.

9. Ans.(d)
Sol. From statement I.





From the statement it is not clear what is the exact position of Rajeev with respect to Raghu.
From statement II.

From statement II the position of Rajeev is not clear with respect to Raghu.
From I and II.



Clearly A is to the east of D. Hence statement I and II together are sufficient.
Banking Awareness Questions and Answers

Banking Awareness Questions and Answers

Dear Readers, Banking Awareness Questions and Answers play important role in Banking exams. Around 50-60% of questions come from Banking Awareness which includes recent Banking updates also.


Banking Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO, Clerk, SBI PO,Clerk, IBPS RRB PO, Clerk, RBI Assistant and Other competitive exams.
89th Academy Awards (Oscar 2017)- List of Winners

89th Academy Awards (Oscar 2017)- List of Winners

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2016, and took place on February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd and directed by Glenn Weiss. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony for the first time.


Moonlight won three awards, including Best Picture, and La La Land won the most awards of the ceremony, with six, after receiving a record-tying 14 nominations.

These are the winners of the 89th annual Academy Awards.

Best Picture - 'Moonlight' by Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

Best Actress in a Leading Role - Emma Stone for 'La La Land'

Best Actor in a Leading Role - Casey Affleck for 'Manchester By The Sea'

Best Director - Damien Chazelle for 'La La Land'

Best Adapted Screenplay - Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for 'Moonlight'

Best Original Screenplay - Kenneth Lonergan for 'Manchester By The Sea'

Best Original Song - 'City Of Stars' from 'La La Land' by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Best Original Score - Justin Hurwitz for 'La La Land'

Best Cinematography - Linus Sandgren for 'La La Land'

Best Live Action Short - 'Sing' by Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy

Best Documentary Short - 'The White Helmets' by Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

Best Film Editing - John Gilbert for 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Best Visual Effects
- Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones and Dan Lemmon for 'The Jungle Book'

Best Production Design - David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco for 'La La Land'

Best Animated Feature - 'Zootopia' by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Best Animated Short - 'Piper' by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer

Best Foreign Language Film
- 'The Salesman' by Asghar Farhadi

Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Viola Davis for 'Fences'

Best Sound Mixing - Kevin O'Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace for 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Best Sound Editing - Sylvian Bellemare for 'Arrival'

Best Documentary Feature - Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow for 'O J: Made In America'
SSC Quiz-English for CGL 2017

SSC Quiz-English for CGL 2017

Directions (1-5): In this section item consists of a word or a phrase which is BOLD in the sentence given. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or phrase which is closest to the opposite in meaning of the BOLD word or phrase.
                                                  
Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam – UPJN Recruitment – 383 Routine Clerk & Steno Vacancies

Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam – UPJN Recruitment – 383 Routine Clerk & Steno Vacancies

Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam (UPJN) invites application for the post of 383 Routine Clerk & Steno (Grade-IV). Apply Online before 27 December 2016 extended upto 29 February 2017.

Important Dates to Remember:
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application : 23.02.2017
Last Date for Submission of Online Application : 28.02.2017
Last Date for Submission of Application fee through Challan : 01.03.2017

UPJN Job Details :
Post Name : Routine Clerk
No. of Vacancy : 306 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs.1900/-
Post Name : Steno (Grade-IV)
No. of Vacancy : 77 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs.2800/-

Eligibility Criteria for UPJN Recruitment :
Educational Qualification :
For Routine Clerk : Candidates should have passed 12th Board or any recognized Board and typing speed in Hindi and English 25 and 30 wpm on Computer.

For Steno : Candidates should have passed 12th Board or any recognized Board and Steno speed in Hindi 80 wpm.

Age Limit : Minimum & Maximum Age limit is 18 to 40 years as on 01.08.2016.
Age of Relaxation : For SC/ST/ OBC Candidates 5 years (Only U.P. Domicile)

Selection Process : Selection will be through Written Test & Interview.

Application Fee :
For Unreserved (General) & OBC Category : Rs.600/-
For SC/ST Category : Rs.300/-
For PWD Category : Nil

Candidates submitted fee through SBI -E-collect OR Challan.

SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Highlights of SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern & Syllabus




SBI PO exam pattern 2017 for preliminary and main exam is given in detail in following lines. Candidates must check below to know the exam pattern and prepare accordingly –

SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • The online preliminary exam has 1-hour duration
  • The paper contains 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
  • The test carries as many as 100 marks
  • The sections are English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability
SBI PO Preliminary Exam Pattern
SL.
Name of Test
No. of Questions
Marks
Duration
1.
English Language
30
30
Composite Time
of
1 hour

2.
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
3.
Reasoning Ability
35
35
 
Total
100
100

SBI PO 2017 Main Exam Pattern

  • The online main exam is a total of 3-hour-30-minute duration paper
  • The 3-hour objective-type tests carry 200 marks
  • These tests are from English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.), General Awareness, Marketing & Computers, Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation and Reasoning (High Level)
  • The descriptive test belongs to English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) will be of 30 minutes with 50 marks
SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern
Test
Name of test
No. of
Max.
Duration
Questions
Marks
   
I
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
45
60
60 minutes
II
Data Analysis & Interpretation
35
60
45 minutes
III
General/Economy/Banking Awareness
40
40
35 minutes
IV
English Language
35
40
40 minutes
 
Total
155
200
3 hours
SBI PO Group Discussion & Interview:

The Phase III will carry a total of 50 marks. Group Discussion will be of 20 marks and Interview will be of 30 marks.

As negative marking is applicable for both preliminary and main exams, for every wrong answer marked by candidate, there will be a duduction of 1/4th of the mark allotted to that question as penalty.

SBI PO Syllabus 2017


Below are given the important topics which are covered under the syllabus of SBI PO 2017 -

SBI PO Syllabus
S.N.
Section
Topics
1
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Reasoning Aptitude
Analogy, Coding & decoding, Critical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Directions & Arrangements (Circular Arrangements), Sequential Output Tracing, Syllogism, Visual and Logical Reasoning, Puzzle & Blood Relation, Input Output & Number series, Series Completion, Statement & Argument, Passage & conclusion, Order & ranking

Computer Aptitude
Computer Hardware, Operating System concepts, Shortcut keys, MS Word, Excel, MS Power Point, Access, Internet & Networks, Basic Security Concepts, Latest Technologies

2
Data Analysis & Interpretation
Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie-Charts, Quantitative Aptitude, Tables, Case Lets, Probability and Series

3
Quantitative Aptitude
Number System, Ranking & Time Sequence, Clocks and Calendars, Alphabet Test & Mathematical Operations, Boats and Streams, Roots and Average, Percentage, Profits & Loss, Time & distances and Time & Work, Partnership and Ratio & Proportion, Simple, Interest, Compound Interest, Allegation and Mixtures, Mensuartion and Volume & surface area, Problems on trains, Surds and Indices

4
General/Economy/Banking Awareness
General Awareness
Current Events, Sports, History, Geography, Culture, Indian Constitution, Technology & Research news and updates, India and its Neighbouring Countries news and updates

Financial Awareness
Marketing Aptitude, Economy, Banking & Finance

5
English Language
Close Passages, Faulty Construction, Jumbled Sentences, Reading Comprehension, Synonyms and Antonyms, Spotting Errors

6
Descriptive Exam
Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Paragraph Writing, Precise Writing, Reading Comprehension



SSC English- Idioms and Phrases

SSC English- Idioms and Phrases

Directions (1-15): An idiom and four possible meanings are given. Identify the meaning of the idiom from among the answer choices and mark its number as your answer.
                                           
Rules for Spotting Errors (Re-post)

Rules for Spotting Errors (Re-post)

Question on ‘spotting the Errors’ can be answered on the basis of candidate’s knowledge of grammar especially parts of speech. The important rules of parts of speech can be mentioned categorically in the following manner.



1. Certain nouns always take a singular verb.

Scenery, advice, information, machinery, stationery, furniture, abuse, fuel, gram, issue, bedding, repair, news, poetry, business, economics, physics, mathematics, classics, ethics, innings. Examples: (a) The scenery of Shimla is enchanting. (b) She has given advice.