# Bank Probationary Officer Recruitment Exam -Sample Paper

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1. If the following alphabets were written in the reverse order, which would be the fourth letter to the right of the fifteenth letter from the left?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

1. G

2. H

3. I

4. S

5. None of these

2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1. Ears

2. Hands

3. Fingers

4. Eyes

5. Legs

3. How many 4’s immediately preceded by 5 but not immediately followed by 7 are there in the following series of numbers?

5 4 8 7 4 9 5 4 7 7 4 5 5 4 6 5 4 7 5 4 7 3 2 4 7

1. 2

2. 3

3. 4

4. 5

5. None of these

4. If the first and second letters in the word ‘COMMUNICATIONS’ were interchanged, also the third and the fourth letters, the fifth and the sixth letters and so on, which letter would be the tenth letter counting from your right?

1. U

2. A

3. T

4. N

5. None of these

5. Lokesh remembers that his brother Laxman’s birthday falls after 20th of August but before 28th of August, while Rita remember that Laxman’s birthday falls before 22nd of August but after 12th of August. On what date Laxman’s birthday falls?

1. 20th August

2. 21st August

3. 22nd August

4. Cannot be determined

5. None of these

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1. 12

2. 13

3. 15

4. 18

5. 26

7. In a certain code ‘BELOW’ is written as ‘FCKVN’. How is ‘GIVEN’ written in that code?

1. JHWMD

2. HJUMD

3. JHMUD

4. JHUMD

5. None of these

8. In a certain code ‘2 5 6’ means ‘Red Colour Chalk’, ‘ 5 8 9’ means ‘Green Colour Flower’ and ‘ 2 4 5’ means ‘White Colour Chalk’. What digit in the code means ‘White’?

1. 2

2. 4

3. 5

4. Cannot be determined

5. None of these

9. If the following words were rearranged in alphabetical order as in a dictionary, which will come in the middle?

1. Plane

2. Plain

3. Plenty

4. Player

5. Place

10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1. Bud

2. Branch

3. Leaf

4. Root

5. Plant

11. ‘Needle’ is related to ‘Clock’ as ‘Wheel’ is related to…?

1. Drive

2. Vehicle

3. Circular

4. Move

12. Two letters in the word ‘PRESENCE’ have as many letters between them in the word as there are between them in the alphabet and in the same order. Which one of the two letters comes earlier in the alphabet?

1. C

2. E

3. R

4. P

5. None of these

13. Rakesh is standing at a point. He walks 20 m towards the East and further 10 m towards the South; then he walks 35 m towards the West; and further 5 m towards the East. What is the straight distance in metres between his starting point and the point where he reached last?

1. 0

2. 5

3. 10

4. Cannot be determined

5. None of these

14. Which of the following pairs of letters should come in the place of question mark(?) in the twin letter series given below?

BY IQ NK QG ?

1. RF

2. TF

3. RE

4. SE

5. None of these

15. If ‘+’ means ‘/’, ‘/’ means ‘-‘, ‘-‘ means ‘x’ and ‘x’ means ‘+’ then

48 + 16 / 4 – 2 x 8 = ?

1. 3

2. 6

3. -28

4. 112

5. None of these

1. 2, 2. 3, 3. 1, 4. 4, 5. 2, 6. 2, 7. 4, 8. 2, 9. 1, 10. 5, 11. 2, 12. 4, 13. 2, 14. 3, 15. 1

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