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## SBI PO Prelim July 2016 Reasoning Paper Solution

**Directions (01-05): **In the Bar-chart, total members enrolled in different years from 1990 to 1994 in two gymnasium A and B. Based on this Bar chart solve the following questions-

**1.In the year 1995, 30% increase in total number of members enrolled in 1994 of both gymnasium, then find the total no. of members enrolled in 1995?**

(a) 282

(b)296

(c) 292

(d)286

(e) none of these

**2.The ratio between total members of both gymnasium in 1991 to total members in 1994 of both gymnasium**

is-

(a) 22:27

(b) 21:11

(c) 11:21

(d) 25:13

(e) 27:22

**3.The number of members of gymnasium A in 1991 is what % of the no. of members of gymnasium B in**

1994.

(a) 60%

(b) 55%

(c) 58%

(d) 62%

(e) none of these

**4.The average of members enrolled in gymnasium A from 1991 to 1994 together is what percent more then ****the The average of members enrolled in gymnasium B in 1993 and 1994 together?**(Rounded off to 2 decimal places)

(a) 10.51%

(b) 20.51%

(c) 15.51%

(d) 17.51%

(e) none of these

**5. Total member enrolled in gymnasium B in 1993 and 1994 together is what % more then members enrolled in gymnasium A in 1990 and 1994 together?**

(a) 60%

(b) 65%

(c) 62.5%

(d) 61.5%

(e) none of these

**Directions (06-10): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**6. 4,3,4,7,15, ?**

a)38.5 b)40 c)45

d)37.5 e)none of these

**7. 7,5,7,17,63, ?**

a)321 b)309 c)305

d)301 e)none of these

**8. 11,14,19,28,43, ?**

a)60 b)63 c)66

d)70 e)none of these

**9. 2 60 10 120 30 ?**

(a) 222 (b) 216 (c) 208

(d) 230 (e) None of these

**10. 23 50 108 232 492 ?**

(a) 1028 (b) 1024 (c) 1020

(d) 1032 (e) None of these

**Directions (11-15): ***There are five companies and we have given the no. of employee working in different companies. In the table we have also given the percentage of male and female employees of HR and Marketing department.*

**11.If 60% of the employees of company T in HR department have MBA degree and 40% of the employees of the same company in the Marketing dept. have MBA degree, then how many employees have MBA degree in company T in both dept. together.**

(a) 98

(b) 108

(c) 106

(d) 92

(e) 66

**12.The ratio of female employee of company Q in HR dept. to male employee of company R in Marketing dept. ?**

(a) 4:13

(b) 5:22

(c) 22:5

(d)13:4

(e) none of these

**13.Total number of HR employees of company P is what % more then the total no. of marketing employee in company T?**

(a) 236.76%

(b) 226.67%

(c) 276.76%

(d) 246.67%

(e) none of these

**14.The ratio of male employee in HR dept. of company P and R together to female employee of Marketing department in company S and T together?**

(a) 187:27

(b) 43:188

(c) 188:43

(d) 27:187

(e) none of these

**15.Difference between female employees of HR dept. in all companies together (excluding company S) and the female employees of Marketing dept. in all companies together (excluding company Q)?**

(a) 139

(b) 129

(c) 135

(d) 141

(e) none of these

**16.A mixture contains wine and water in the ratio 3 : 2 and another mixture contains them in the ratio 4 : 5. How many litres of the latter must be mixed with 3 litres of the former so that the resultant mixture may contain equal quantities of wine and water ?**

(a) litre (b) littre (c) litre (d) litre (e) None of these

**17. A trader sells two bullocks for Rs. 8,400 each, neither losing nor gaining in total. If he sold one of the bullocks at a gain of 20%, the other is sold at a loss of**

(a) 20% (b) % (c) %

(d) 21% (e) None of these

**18. Two trains, A and B, start from stations X and Y towards each other, they take 4 hours 48 minutes and 3 hours 20 minutes to reach Y and X respectively after they meet if train A is moving at 45 km/hr., then the speed of the train B is**

(a) 60 km/hr (b) 64.8 km/hr (c) 54 km/hr

(d) 37.5 km/hr (e) None of these

**19. Out of his total income, Mr. Kapoor spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on house hold expenses. If he saves Rs 1,800 what is his total income (in rupees)?**

(a) Rs 7,800 (b) Rs 7,000 (c) Rs 8,000

(d) Rs 7,500 (e) None of these

**20. A can do a piece of work in 8 days which B can destroy in 3 days. A has worked for 6 days, during the last 2 days of which B has been destroying. How many days must A now work alone to complete the work?**

(a) 7 days (b) 7 days (c) 7 days

(d) 8 days (e) None of these

**Directions (21-25):** What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value.)

**Directions (26-30):** Solve the equations given below in the image:

**31.A and B are partners in a business. They invest in the ratio 5 : 6, at the end of 8 months A withdraws. If they receive profits in the ratio of 5 : 9, find how long B’s investment was used?**

(a) 12 months

(b) 10 months (c) 15 months

(d) 14 months

(e) 18 months

**32.There are 3 red balls, 4 blue balls and 5 white balls. 2 balls are chosen randomly. Find probability that 1 is red and the other is white.**

(a) 5/22

(b) 5/23

(c) 7/22

(d) 4/9

(e) None of these

**33.According to a new plan rolled out by HISP Bank, the rate of simple interest on a sum of money is 8% p.a. for the first two years, 10% p.a. for the next three years and 6% p.a. for the period beyond the first five years. Simple interest accrued on a sum for a period of eight**

years is Rs. 12,800. Find the sum.

(a) Rs. 24, 000

(b) Rs. 16, 000 (c) Rs. 15, 000

(d) Rs. 13,500

(e) None of these

**34.Three Science classes A, B and C take a Life Science test. The average score of students of class A is 83. The average score of students class B is 76. The average score of class C is 85. The average score of class A and ****B is 79 and average score of class B and C is 81. Then the average score. Of classes A, B and C is**

(a) 80

(b) 80.5

(c) 81

(d) 81.5

(e) None of these

**35.A hemispherical bowl of internal diameter 54 cm contains a liquid. The liquid is to be filled in cylindrical bottles of radius 3 cm and height 9 cm. How many ****bottles are required to empty the bowl?**

(a) 221

(b) 343

(c) 81

(d) 243

(e) None of these

### Answers:

Question No. | Answers | Question No. | Answers | Question No. | Answers | Question No. | Answers |

1. | A | 11. | C | 21. | B | 31. | B |

2. | D | 12. | D | 22. | A | 32. | A |

3. | B | 13. | B | 23. | C | 33. | A |

4. | D | 14. | C | 24. | D | 34. | E |

5. | E | 15. | C | 25. | C | 35. | B |

6. | B | 16. | B | 26. | C | ||

7. | C | 17. | D | 27. | C | ||

8. | A | 18. | B | 28. | D | ||

9. | C | 19. | A | 29. | E | ||

10. | E | 20. | B | 30. | C |