IBPS and Clerk Exam Mental Ability Questions and Answers Paper

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Directions (Q.26-30): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Following are the conditions for selecting a Marketing Manager in an organisation. The candidate must

1) Be at least 25 years and not more than 35 years old as on 1.12.2011.

2) Be a graduate in any discipline with at least 55% aggregate marks.

3) Have completed postgraduate degree/diploma in Management with specialisation in Marketing Management with at least 60% marks.

4) Have post-qualification work experience of at least 5 years as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation. In the case of a candidate who fulfils all the conditions except

a) (ii) above, but has scored at least 50% in graduation and at least 65% in postgraduate degree/diploma in Management with specialisation in Marketing Management, his/her case is to be referred to the Head-Marketing.

b) (i) above, but is not more than 40 years old and has work experience of eight years as Assistant Marketing Manager, his/her case is to be referred to the Managing Director.

In each question below, details of one candidate are provided. You have to take one of the following courses of action based on the conditions and sub-conditions given above and the information provided in each question and mark the number of that course of action as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1.12.2011. Give answer

1) If the data provided are inadequate to take a decision.

2) If the candidate is not to be selected.

3) If the candidate is to be selected.

4) If the case is to be referred to the Head-Marketing.

5) If the case is to be referred to the Managing Director. Now, read the information provided in each question and mark your answer accordingly.

Q. 26. Megha Gosavi was born on 8th March 1982. She has been working as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation for the past six years after completing her postgraduate degree in Management with specialisation in Marketing Management With 70% marks. She has scored 53% marks in B. Com.

Ans: If the case is to be referred to the Head-Marketing.

Q. 27. Mihir Sengupta was born on 24th July 1980. He has been working as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation for the past seven years after completing his postgraduate diploma in Marketing Management with 60% marks. He has scored 54% marks in graduation.

Ans: If the candidate is not to be selected.

Q. 28. Arup Pathak has scored 59% marks in graduation and has been working as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation for the past seven years after completing his postgraduate diploma in Management with specialisation in Marketing Management. He was born on 15 th February 1981.

Ans: If the data provided are inadequate to take a decision.

Q. 29. Manish Agrawal was born on 2nd January 1978. He has scored 58% marks in B. Sc and 65% marks in postgraduate degree in Marketing Management. He has been working as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation for the past six years after completing his postgraduation.

Ans: If the candidate is to be selected.

Q. 30. Nilima Patkar has scored 60% marks in graduation. She has been working as Assistant Marketing Manager in an organisation for the past nine years after completing her postgraduate degree in Marketing Management with 65% marks. She was born on 18th August 1972.

Ans: If the case is to be referred to the Managing Director. Now, read the information provided in each question and mark your answer accordingly.

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Directions (Q. 31-35): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

P, Q, R, S, T, V and W study in Std IV, V and VI with at least two in any of these standards. Each one of them has a favourite (likes) colour, viz black, red, yellow, green, white, blue and pink, not necessarily in the same order. Q likes yellow and does not study in Std VI. The one who likes black studies in the same Std as T. R likes blue and studies in the same Standard as W. S studies in Std V only with the one who likes pink. W does not study either in Std V or VI. V does not like black. W does not like either green or white. S does not like green. T does not like pink.

Q. 31. Who likes white?

1) P

2) W

3) S

4) V

Ans: S

Q. 32. Which of the following combinations is correct?

1) P Black V

2) S-White-IV

3) Q-Red-IV

4) R Blue-IV

Ans: R Blue-IV

Q. 33. What is P’s favourite colour?

l) Red

2) Black

3) White

4) Either Black or White

Ans: Black

Q. 34. Which of the following students study in Std IV?

1) QR

2) QW

3) QRS

4) QRW

Ans: QRW

Q. 35. Who likes red?

1) W

2) S

3) P

4) Data inadequate

5) None of these

Ans: W

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