Exampundit’s Pop Quiz – SBI Clerk Prelims 2016

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Rules:

EVERY POP QUIZ will have 15 Questions 5 from each test. You must attempt  minimum 3 from each test and total 10 questions in order to get scores.

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Directions
(Q. 1–2): Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given words to
fill in the blank to
make
the sentence meaningfully complete.
1. Man needs food not
______ for the body but for the soul also. The satisfaction of his physical
wants
does not imply his ______.
1) merely-contentment
2) properly-superiority
3) only-spirituality
4) necessarily-commitment
5) certainly-entitlement
2. It is said that
knowledge is power. The hunger for power is ______ and therefore most difficult
to
______.
1) accumulative-subsume
2) enormous-apply
3) empowering-delegate
4) insatiable-contain
5) evolutionary-rationalize
3. The difference
between the compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum of money at
10%
pa for two years is Rs 67.5.
What is the sum?
1) Rs 6250
2) Rs 6500
3) Rs 6750
4) Rs 7000
5) Rs 7250

Solutions –
4. A man, a woman or
a boy can do a job in 30 days, 60 days and 90 days respectively. How many boys

must work with five men and four women
to finish the same work in three days?
1) 3
2) 6
3) 9
4) 12
5) 15

Solutions –
5. In a party, every
person shakes hands with every other person. If there occur a total of 351
handshakes in the party, how many persons
were present at the party?
1) 25
2) 26
3) 27
4) 28
5) 29

Solutions –

Directions
(Q. 6-10): Study the following information and answer the following questions:
There are 7 bidder- P, Q, R, S, T, U and W – in a Auction.
Each of them has a different favourite things, viz. Painting, Book, Wooden
Furniture, Terracotta Artifacts, Chandelier, Idols and Ancient Artifacts. Each
of the bidder bids different price for his favourite thing. R has bids second
highest bid and neither Painting nor Terracotta Artifacts is his favourite thing.
T bids the least price and neither Idol nor Book is his favourite thing. The
favourite thing of S is Wooden Furniture and he bids more price than the price
of Q and W but less than the price of P. The favourite thing of Q is Chandelier
and his price is more then the price of T but less than the price of W. The
favourite thing of P is Ancient Artifcats and he has not bid the highest price.
The bidder whose favourite thing is Terracotta Artifacts bet the highest price.
The favourite thing of R is not book.
6. Which is the
favourite thing of T?
1) Book
2) Painting
3) Chandelier
5) None of these
7. Who bid second
lowest price?
1) W
2) S
3) R
4) U
5) None of these
8. Terracotta
Artifacts is the favourite thing of-
1) R
2) P
3) W
4) U
5) None of these

9. What is the
favourite thing of W?
1) Book
2) Idols
3) Wooden Furniture
4) Either Book or Idol
5) None of these
10. When all the
seven bidders are arranged according to their price in the favourite thing in
which
position is P from top?
1) First
2) fourth
3) Third
5) None of these

Solutions –

• Name – Object – Rank
• P – Ancient Artifacts – 3
• Q – Chandelier – 6
• R – Idols – 2
• S – Wooden Furniture – 4
• T – Paintings – 7
• U – Terracotta Artifacts – 1
• W – Books – 5
11. 7 men and 11
women can earn Rs 9512 in 8 days. 8 men and 5 women can earn Rs 5700 in 6 days.
In
how many days will 6 men and 7
women earn Rs 3552?
1) 4 days
2) 6 days
3) 8 days
4) 9 days
5) None of these

Solutions –

Direction
(Q. 12–13): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical
error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number
of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘5’. (Ignore
errors of punctunation, if any.)
12. With many of the leaders 1) / neither sulking nor
shirking work 2) / the party has been forced to 3) / bring Uma Bharti into the
election campaign. 4) / No Error 5)

Solutions – Replace ‘neither sulking nor’ with ‘either sulking or’.
13. Your doubts would 1) / kill your chances 2) / and opportunity
in life as they 3) / goes hand in hand. 4) / No Error 5)

Solutions –  Replace ‘goes’ with ‘go

Directions
(Q. 14–15): What number should come in place of question mark in the following
number series?
14. 5, 21, 57, 121,
221, 365, ?
1) 536 2) 561
3) 584 4) 604
5) 628

Solutions – +42, +62, +82, +102,
+122

15. 5, 49, 481, 3841,
?
1) 23041 2) 22031
3) 21021 4) 20011
5) 19001

Solutions – × 12 – 11, × 10 – 9, × 8 – 7, × 6 – 5
Winners:

1. Chip ‘n’ Dale
2. Achilish
3. KS
4. Emmaa
5. Ruchi/Chitrarth

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