# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 214

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 214 Questions and Answers

1 .

How many such 4's are there in the following sequence that the sum of the immediately following two digits is greater than the sum of the immediately preceding two digits ?
2 4 4 5 4 7 4 2 9 8 7 4 7 3 4 5 2 1 4 1 3 4 4 4 8 7 3 3 9 1 1 4 2 1

seven
six
five
four
2 .

If the position of the first letter of English alphabet is interchanged with the position of the fourteenth letter, second letter with fifteenth letter, and so on, in such a way that M is interchanged with Z, then which of the following letters will be 7th to the right of 13th letter from the right ?

U
G
H
1
3 .

If all the consonants starting from B are given sequen tially the value of even numbers such as B = 2, C = 4 and so on, and all the vowels are given double the value of the preceding vowel and value of A is 5, then what is the value of REASONING ?

167
177
185
187
4 .

If A + B means "A is the sister of B", A x B means "A is the wife of B", A + B means "A is the father of B", and A - B means "A is the brother of B", then which of the following expresses the relationship that "Z is the son of L" ?

K ÷ L ÷ P - U + Z + M
M ÷ Z ÷ U - P + L - K
K ÷ L ÷ P - U + Z - M
Z - B + T - K ÷ T x L
5 .

Direction (Q. 5 - 10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
An institute XYZ provides scholarship to its employees for higher studies in the US. Following are the conditions for awarding scholarship to the employees. The candidate must:
(i) not be more than 30 years of age as on April 1,2011
(ii) have secured more than 70 per cent marks in postgraduation and 75 per cent marks in graduation.
(iii) have at least two years' work experience in the XYZ institute.
(iv) be ready to sign a bond for two years with the company.
(v) have got A or A+ rating for his/her work in the last two years.
However, in case of a candidate who fulfils all the criteria EXCEPT
(a) (ii) above, but has secured minimum 60 per cent marks in graduation and postgraduation and he/ she has PhD, may be referred to the Director.
(b) (v) above, but has work experience of three years with B+, may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (iv) above, but is ready to pay Rs 50,000 in case he/ she has to leave the institute, may be referred to the President.
Based on these criteria and information provided below decide the appropriate course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything. The cases are given to you as on April 1,2011. If the data provided are not adequate to decide the given course of action, your answer will be "data inadequate".

Kapil Sachdeva is twenty-six years old. He is a postgraduate in Physics. He has registered for PhD. He scored 80% and 82% marks in graduation and postgraduation respectively. He has been working in the XYZ institute since 2007. His performance ratings in the last three years are B+, A+ and A respectively. He is ready to sign two years' bond with the institute.

To be selected
Refer to the President
Refer to the Chairman
Refer to the Director
6 .

Gopal Mishra is 29 years old and has PhD and postgraduation in chemistry. His percentages of marks in postgraduation and graduation are 76% and 77% respectively. He has been working in the institute for last three-and-a-half years and his performance ratings in the last three years are A+, B+ and A respectively. He is ready to sign the bond for two years.

Not to be selected
To be selected
Refer to the Director
Refer to the Chairman
7 .

Ankita Suman is a postgraduate in History. She had secured 7 1% marks in postgraduation and 75% marks in graduation. She has been working in the institute for a period of more than two years. Her performance ratings are A+ and A in the last two years. She is not ready for a bond for two years but is ready to pay the required money if required to leave. Her date of birth is 02.04.1981.

To be selected
Refer to the President
Refer to the Director
Refer to the Chairman
8 .

Amarnath Tripathy has been working in the XYZ institute for the last two years. His'performance is good and he secured rating A+ in both years. He secured 70 per cent and 75 per cent marks in graduation and postgraduation respectively. He is ready to sign the bond for two years. His date of birth is 31-01-1984. He has done PhD also.

To be selected
Refer to the Director
Refer to the President
9 .

Manoj Bhave has been working in the XYZ institute for the last three years. He has shown miraculous performance and has got A+ rating in these three years. He has done postgraduation and graduation with 70% marks in each. He is ready for the bond for two years. His date of birth is 1 April, 1982.

To be selected
Refer to the Director
None of these
10 .

Dinesh Malhotra, whose date of birth is 31 March, 1981, has secured 71 % marks in postgraduation and 76% marks in graduation. He has been working in the XYZ institute for the last five years. His performance during this period has been praiseworthy. Each year he got A+ rating for his work. He is ready to sign a bond for two years with the company.

Not to be selected
To be selected