# Exampundit's Pop Quiz - SBI Clerk Prelims 2016

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. So, as per Chitrarth's recommendation, we will having a Pop Quiz now and then. The pop quiz will have all the tests and it will be exam specific. We are kicking off with SBI Clerk Prelims.

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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