Download Papers IBPS PO Exam Previous Year Paper 2012

Download Papers IBPS PO Exam Previous Year Paper 2012

Papers IBPS PO Exam Previous Year Paper 2012 Reasoning

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • B sits second to the left of H’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of B.

  • D’s daughter sits second to right of F. F is the sister of G. F is not an immediate neighbour of H’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between A and F. A sis the father of G. H’s brother D sits to the immediate left of H’s mother. Only one person sits between H’s mother and E.

  • Only one person sits between H and G. G is the mother of C. G is not an immediate neighbour of E.

1. What position of A with respect to his mother-in-law?

(a) Immediate left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Third to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) Fourth to the left

2. Who amongst the following is D’s daughter?

(a) B
(b) C
(c) E
(d) G
(e) H

3. What is the position of A with respect to his grandchild?

(a) Immediate right
(b) Third to the right
(c) Third to the left
(d) Second to the left
(e) Fourth to the left

4. How many people sit between G and her uncle?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) More than four

5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(a) F
(b) C
(c) E
(d) H
(e) G

:: Quantitative Aptitude ::

6. An article was purchased for Rs. 78,350/-. Its price was marked up by 30%. It was sold at a discount of 20% on the marked up price. What was the profit percent on the cost price?

(a) 4
(b) 7
(c) 5
(d) 3
(e) 6

7. When X is subtracted from numbers 9, 15 and 27, the remainders are in continued proportion. What is the value of X?

(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) None of these

8. What is the difference between the simple and compound interest on Rs. 7,300/- at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. in 2 years?

(a) Rs. 29.37/-
(b) Rs. 26.28/-
(c) Rs. 31.41/-
(d) Rs. 23.22/-
(e) Rs. 21.034/-

9. Sum of three consecutive numbers is 2262. What is 41% of the highest number?

(a) 301.51
(b) 303.14
(c) 308.73
(d) 306.35
(e) 309.55

10. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘THERAPY’ be arranged so that the vowels never come together?

(a) 720
(b) 1440
(c) 5040
(d) 3600
(e) 4800

:: General Awareness ::

11. A money deposited at a bank that cannot we withdrawn for a present fixed period of time is known as a _________

(a) Term deposit
(b) Checking Account
(c) Savings Bank Deposit
(d) No Frills Account
(e) Current Deposit

12. A worldwide financial messaging network which exchanges messages between banks and financial institution is known as _________

(c) NEFT
(d) SFMS

13. Which of the following Ministries along with Planning Commission of India has decided to set up a Corpus Fund of Rs. 500 crore, so that Tribals in Naxal-hit areas can be provided proper means of livelihood?

(a) Ministry of Rural Development
(b) Ministry of Home Affairs
(c) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
(d) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
(e) Ministry of Finance

14. Which of the following was the issue over which India decided to vote against Sri Lanka in the meeting of one of the UN governed bodies/agencies?

(a) Violations of human rights in Sri Lanka
(b) Allowing China to establish a military base in India ocean
(c) Issue of subsidy on agricultural products in the meeting of the WTO
(d) Allowing parts of Sri Lanka to become an independent country governed by LTTE
(e) Sri Lanka’s claim to become a permanent member of UN Security Council

15. The terms ‘Smart Money’ refers to ________

(a) Foreign Currency
(b) Internet Banking
(c) US Dollars
(d) Travelers’ cheques
(e) Credit Cards

:: Computer Knowledge ::

16. _____ allows users to upload files to an online site so they can be viewed and edited from another location.

(a) General-purpose applications
(b) Microsoft Outlook
(c) Web-hosted technology
(d) Office Live
(e) None of these

17. What feature adjusts the top and bottom margins so that the text is centered vertically on the printed page?

(a) Vertical justifying
(b) Vertical adjusting
(c) Dual centering
(d) Horizontal centering
(e) Vertical centering

18. Which of these is not a means of personal communication of the Internet?

(a) chat
(b) instant messaging
(c) instanotes
(d) electronic mail
(e) None of these

19. What is the overall term for creating, editing, formatting, storing, retrieving, and printing a text document?

(a) Word processing
(b) Spreadsheet design
(c) Web design
(d) Database management
(e) Presentation generation

20. Fourth-generation mobile technology provides enhanced capabilities allowing the transfer of both _____ data, including full-motion video, high-speed Internet access, and videoconferencing.

(a) video data and information
(b) voice and nonvoice
(c) music and video
(d) video and audio
(e) None of these

:: English Language ::

Direction: The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denoted by A, B, C, D, E & F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

21. ______ before the clock struck 8 on Saturday night, India Gate was swamped with people wearing back tee-shirts and holding candles.

(a) Minutes
(b) Time
(c) Later
(d) Quickly
(e) Since
(f) Second

(a) (b) and (c)
(b) (a) and (c)
(c) (a) and (f)
(d) (b) and (c)
(e) (c) and (e)

22. The Status should take steps to _____ the process of teachers’ appointments as the Centre has already sanctioned six lakh posts.

(a) fasten
(b) move
(c) hasten
(d) speed
(e) early
(f) quicken

(a) (d) and (f)
(b) (a) and (c)
(c) (c) and (f)
(d) (d) and (e)
(e) (b) and (d)

23. A senior citizen’s son _______ threatened her every day and physically harmed her, forcing her to transfer her property to him.

(1) superficially
(2) mistakenly
(3) allegedly
(4) miserably
(5) doubtfully
(6) purportedly

(a) (3) & (6)
(b) (1) & (5)
(c) (3) & (5)
(d) (4) & (6)
(e) (1)& (3)

24. Medical teachers said that the management had continued to remain ______ to their cause leading to the stretching of their strike.

(1) unmoved
(2) lethargic
(3) unconcerned
(4) apathetic
(5) indifferent
(6) bored

(a) (2) & (3)
(b) (3) & (6)
(c) (1) & (5)
(d) (1) & (4)
(e) (4) & (5)

25. The present had approached the high court to ________ the government order after their children, who passed UKG, were denied admission by a school.

(1) void
(2) quash
(3) annual
(4) stay
(5) lift
(6) post

(a) (1) & (4)
(b) (2) & (3)
(c) (3) & (5)
(d) (5) & (6)
(e) (3) & ( 4)