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IBPS SO Solved Question Paper - March 2013

  • Question 7 :
  • Which of the following can be a good arguments in favour of shopping from Kirana stores instead of supermarkets

  • APeople prefer supermarkets because they offer a larger range of products, i.e, products other than FMCG and they can buy every thing under one roof.
  • BPeople ene-up buying other irrelevant things along with those on their shopping lists in Supermarkets and then they have to stand in long queues at the billing counters.
  • CMost Kirana stores are closed at least one day in a week whereas supermarkets are open 365 days a year.
  • DKirana stores do not accept debit and credit cards.
  • EVery few Kirana stores sell products at a bargained price.
  • Question 13 :
  • Which of the following can be concluded from the given information

  • ABuying a phone with a camera is more convenient than buying two different devices.
  • BMobile phones that are basic last longer than the ones with added features.
  • CNot many people are interested in clicking pictures with mobile phones.
  • DIt is possible to share picture with someone having a similar camera.
  • ENo one will buy cameras now onwards.
  • Question 17 :
  • What is the code for ‘thou’

  • ANone of these
  • B5
  • C2
  • D8
  • E9
  • Explanation:

    Word Code
    how 2
    art 9
    thou 8
    good 5
    thy 1 or 7 or 3
    and  1 or 7 or 3
    bad 1 or 7 or 3

  • Question 18 :
  • What is the code for ‘how’ 

  • ANone of these
  • B9
  • C2
  • D8
  • E5
  • Explanation:

    Word Code
    how 2
    art 9
    thou 8
    good 5
    thy 1 or 7 or 3
    and  1 or 7 or 3
    bad 1 or 7 or 3

  • Question 28 :
  • Which of these words/ numbers would be fourth (from left side) in step IV for the input

  • Ame
  • B43
  • C81
  • Dwake
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

     

     

     

     

  • Question 29 :
  • The following stands for which step of the rearrangement 

  • AStep IX
  • BStep IV
  • CStep VI
  • DStep V
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

     

     

     

  • Question 30 :
  • Which of the following would be step II for the above input

  • A23 you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before
  • B23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before
  • C23 you wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before 13
  • D23 you wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before 13
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

     

  • Question 31 :
  • Employees who suffer from cardiovascular disease are mostly unable to return to work.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Question 32 :
  • Employees suffering from cardio-vascular diseases are unable to handle stressful situations.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Question 33 :
  • Physical and stressful work definitely leads to heart attack.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Question 34 :
  • Heart disease can affect employees in any type of business.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Question 35 :
  • Employees above the age of 50 are found to suffer from cardiovascular disease.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Explanation:

     

     

  • Question 49 :
  • Which of the following statements would weaken the argument put forward by the committee to the sports ministry

  • AA good conduct in the past and a lack of evidence against the players make the case against them very weak.
  • BThe ministry of sports has never declined the recommendations made by the committee earlier.
  • CTaking the award back from the players would set a good example of other players for avoiding such actions in the future.
  • DThere have been past cases where the award had to be taken back from the players owing to some misconduct later on.
  • EThe committee is constituted of some of the most respected and esteemed members from the field of sports and politics.
  • Question 50 :
  • Many organizations have been resorting to recruitment based upon performance at graduate/post-graduate level exams rather than conducting exams for the same purpose.

  • AA recent study shows no link of past performance with the performance in recruitment exams.
  • BThe graduate/post-graduate exams are considered to be severely deficient in training in job related environment.
  • COrganizations which had undertaken recruitment on the basis of graduate/post-graduate exams report a significant drop in the quality of the recruited employees.
  • DSuch policies would add to unemployment among students having below average performance in students having below average performance in graduation or post-graduation.
  • ESuch policies could save time, money and rsources of the organization which are wasted in the conduct of recruitment examinations.
  • Question 67 :
  • 1.5×78÷0.5=?

  • A238
  • B234
  • C243
  • D216
  • E261
  • Explanation:


    ? = 1.5×78/0.5 = 234

  • Question 68 :
  • 302.46+395.72-123.47=?

  • A576.77
  • B547.17
  • C547.77
  • D574.74
  • E577.71
  • Explanation:

    ? = 302.46+395.72-123.47

    ?=574.71

  • Question 76 :
  • (13.001)3

  • A1900
  • B2200
  • C2000
  • D1800
  • E2100
  • Explanation:

    ? = (13)3 = 2197 = 2200

  • Question 91 :
  • I. x2+5x+6=0

    II. y2+7y+12=0

  • AIf x ≥ y
  • BIf x > y
  • Cif x ≤ y
  • DIf x < y
  • EIf x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
  • Explanation:

    I. x2+5x+6=0

    (x+2)(x+3) = 0

    x=-2,-3

    II. y2+7y+12=0

    (y+3)(y+4)=0

    y=-3,-4

  • Question 92 :
  • I. x2+20 = 9x

    II. y2+42=13y

  • AIf x ≥ y
  • BIf x > y
  • Cif x ≤ y
  • DIf x < y
  • EIf x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
  • Explanation:

    I. x2+20 = 9x

    x2-9x+20=0

    (x-4)(x-5)=0

    x=4,5

    II. y2+42=13y

    y2-13y+42=0

    (y-6)(y-7)=0

    y=6,7

    x<y

     

  • Question 93 :
  • I. 2x+3y=14

    II. 4x+2y=16

  • AIf x ≥ y
  • BIf x > y
  • Cif x ≤ y
  • DIf x < y
  • EIf x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
  • Explanation:

    I. 2x+3y=14

    II. 4x+2y=16

    Solving I and II, we get, 

    x= 2.5, y=3

    x<y

  • Question 94 :
  • I. x=√625

    II. y=√676

  • AIf x ≥ y
  • BIf x > y
  • Cif x ≤ y
  • DIf x < y
  • EIf x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
  • Explanation:

    I. x=√625 = ±25

    II. y=√676 = ±26

     

  • Question 95 :
  • I. x2+4x+4=0

    II. y2-8y+16=0

  • AIf x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
  • BIf x < y
  • Cif x ≤ y
  • DIf x ≥ y
  • EIf x > y
  • Explanation:

    I. x2+4x+4=0

    (x+2)2=0

    x=-2

    II. y2-8y+16=0

    (y-4)2=0

    y=4

    x<y

  • Question 96 :
  • 3 1731 ? 3243 3459 3523

  • ANone of these
  • B3127
  • C3731
  • D2731
  • E2371
  • Explanation:

    3((+12)3)1731((+10)3)2731((+8)3)3243((+6)3)3523((+4)3)3523

  • Question 98 :
  • 4 10 33 136 ? 4116

  • A548
  • B745
  • C685
  • D534
  • E822
  • Explanation:

    4(×2+2)10(×3+3)33(×4+4)136(×5+5)685(×6+6)4116

  • Question 113 :
  • QST # 111

  • AThe couple’s work in
  • Bupgrading rural technicians
  • Chas set a benchmarking
  • Dhas set a benchmarking
  • ENo error
  • Question 114 :
  • QST # 112

  • AIt has taking almost
  • Ba year for India
  • Cto let its its pessimism
  • Dtranslate into fewer jobs.
  • ENo error
  • Question 115 :
  • QST # 113

  • AThe city needs an airport
  • Bthat can efficiently manage
  • Ca constantly flow of
  • Dpassengers and flights.
  • ENo error
  • Question 116 :
  • QST # 114

  • AThis group of
  • Brural achievers is very
  • Cdifferent that the
  • Dones in the past.
  • ENo error
  • Question 117 :
  • QST # 115

  • AThe government has announced
  • Bplans to creating
  • Cone million new
  • Dtraning places
  • ENo error
  • Question 118 :
  • QST # 117

  • AThe argument assumes that
  • Bearly detection of the disease
  • Cwill lead to an immediate drop in
  • Dthe mortality rating from this disease.
  • ENo error
  • Question 119 :
  • QST # 117

  • AThe two most important numbers
  • Bwhich the mandarins of an
  • Ceconomy have to watch
  • Dare inflation and unemployment.
  • ENo error
  • Question 120 :
  • QST # 118

  • A. Witnessed the young soldier’s ability
  • Bto repeatedly hit bull’s eye at
  • Carms traning. Instructors pushed him
  • Dto participate in the Army marksmanship competitions
  • ENo error
  • Question 121 :
  • QST # 119

  • Alight topics like jokes and expression
  • Bwomen are generally in favour of
  • CIt is all well known that
  • Dthat causing laughter all around.
  • ENo error
  • Question 122 :
  • QST # 121

  • AEuropeans rehabilitation focused
  • Bon a multi-disciplinary approach
  • CWe are bring in the idea that
  • Don a multi-disciplinary approach
  • ENo error
  • Question 123 :
  • QST # 120

  • Aof peace beyond
  • Bwon't carrying the poetry
  • CThe evening breeze
  • Dthe school building
  • ENo error
  • Question 124 :
  • QST # 122

  • AIf parents are able to
  • Bget their children into schools
  • Cthat are far away, the
  • Dnext challenge is transportation.
  • ENo error
  • Question 125 :
  • QST # 123

  • AThe perception of others
  • Bparticulary family members
  • Cchanged when he
  • Dqualified on a government job.
  • ENo error
  • Question 126 :
  • QST # 124

  • AEvery house should
  • Bhave the device as it
  • Cprotects people from a
  • Dcommon household disaster.
  • ENo error
  • Question 127 :
  • QST # 125

  • AAutomated baggage handling systems are
  • Bensuring that on the time passengers
  • Care out of the plane their
  • Dbaggage is already waiting for them.
  • ENo error
  • Question 131 :
  • According to the author, what is the main cause of Japanese recession

  • AOnly a handful of corporations earned profits and not the people in general.
  • BNon-creditworthy people defaulted which led to a collapse of the entire system.
  • CConsumers were sold newer products which were similar in quality to the existing ones.
  • DJapanese do not purchase endlessly and thus when products had been sold to every customer, the market slowed down.
  • ENone of these
  • Question 135 :
  • What does the author mean by ‘Dustbinisation’ of  the customer 

  • AConvincing the customer to buy products he does not need.
  • BDenying the non-credit worthy people of any loans.
  • CDenying more loans to people who have already taken loans to a logical limit.
  • DMoving from old customers at the home market to foreign markets.
  • ENone of these.
  • Question 137 :
  • CATERING

  • AConsidering
  • BLending
  • CSupplying
  • DWorking
  • EIndulging
  • Question 138 :
  • KEY

  • AFoundation
  • BSolution
  • CRequisite
  • DDifficult
  • EImportant
  • Question 139 :
  • AGGRESSIVE

  • AViolent
  • BDetermined
  • CDemanding
  • DOffensive
  • EBrutish
  • Question 140 :
  • PROSPEROUS

  • ADistressed
  • BHelpless
  • CWorse
  • DWorthless
  • EUnderprivileged
  • Question 141 :
  • CONSUMING

  • ADestroying
  • BExhausting
  • CGreedy
  • DCultailing
  • ESpending
  • Question 142 :
  • SURGE

  • ADecrease
  • BDeteriorating
  • CWeakening
  • DAtrophy
  • ECrumble
  • Question 143 :
  • QST # 141

  • Atill
  • Bsince
  • Cfrom
  • Dafter
  • Eon
  • Question 144 :
  • QST # 142

  • Afaster
  • Bslower
  • Cchanged
  • Dspeed
  • Equick
  • Question 145 :
  • QST # 143

  • Aspeculated
  • Bbelieved
  • Cimagined
  • Dconsidered
  • Eunderstand
  • Question 146 :
  • QST # 144

  • Apayment
  • Brate
  • Ccosts
  • Dcharge
  • Eexpense
  • Question 147 :
  • QST # 145

  • Aabundance
  • Blarge
  • Cfunctional
  • Dvicinity
  • Elocation
  • Question 148 :
  • QST # 146

  • Abring
  • Bemphasizes
  • Cspeculates
  • Dpostulates
  • Erequests
  • Question 149 :
  • QST # 147

  • AGood
  • BCompetent
  • CAbsence
  • DInadequate
  • ESufficient
  • Question 150 :
  • QST # 148

  • Amultiplication
  • Bexpansion
  • Crise
  • Dinflation
  • Egrow
  • Question 151 :
  • QST # 149

  • Aproduced
  • Bdevelop
  • Ccomposed
  • Dresulted
  • Ereported
  • Question 152 :
  • QST # 150

  • Aif
  • Bwhether
  • Cunless
  • Dprovided
  • Eweather
  • Question 168 :
  • Point out the correct statement

  • ARaw data is original source of data
  • BPreprocessed data is original source of data
  • CRaw data is the data obtained after processing steps
  • DRaw data is the secondary source of data
  • ENone of these
  • Question 176 :
  • Network congestion occurs………….

  • Ain case of traffic overloading
  • BWhen a system terminates
  • Cwhen connection between two nodes terminates
  • Dwhen link disconnect
  • ENone of these
  • Question 192 :
  • WML is :

  • AWAP Markup Language
  • BWAO Manipulation Language
  • CWireless Manipulation Language
  • DWirless Markup Language
  • ENone of these