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**Instructions**

Following are the conditions for selecting Senior Manager-Credit in a bank. The candidate must:

(i) be a graduate in any discipline with atleast 60 percent marks.

(ii) have post qualification work experience of at least ten years in the Advances Section of a bank.

(iii) be at least 30 years and not more than 40 years as on 1.4.2010.

(iv) have secured at least 40 percent marks in the group discussion.

(v) have secured at least 50 percent marks in interview.

In the case of a candidate who satisfies all the conditions EXCEPT:

(A) at (i) above but has secured at least 50 percent marks in graduation and at least 60 percent marks in post graduation in any discipline the case is to be referred to the General Manager Advances.

(B) at (ii) above but has total post qualification work experience of at least seven years out of which at least three years as Manager-Credit in a bank, the case is to be referred to Executive Director.

In each question below details of one candidate is given. You have to take one of the following courses of action based on the information provided and the conditions and sub-conditions given above 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 01.04.2010.

**Question 1:Â **Shobha Gupta has secured 50 percent marks in the Interview and 40 percent marks in the Group Discussion. She has been working for the past eight years out of which four years as Manager-Credit in a bank after completing her B. A. degree with 60 percent marks. She was born on 12th September 1978.

a)Â The case is to be referred to Executive Director.

b)Â The case is to be referred to General Manager-Advances.

c)Â The data are inadequate to take a decision.

d)Â The candidate is not to be selected.

e)Â The candidate is to be selected.

**Question 2:Â **Rohan Maskare was born on 8th March 1974. He has been working in a bank for the past twelve years after completing his B.Com. degree with 70 percent marks. He has secured 50 percent marks in both the Group Discussion and the Interview.

a)Â The case is to be referred to Executive Director.

b)Â The case is to be referred to General Manager-Advances.

c)Â The data is inadequate to take a decision.

d)Â The candidate is not to be selected.

e)Â The candidate is to be selected.

**Question 3:Â **Prakash Gokhale was born on 4th August 1977. He has secured 65 percent marks in. post graduation and 58 percent marks in graduation. He has been working for the past ten years in the Advances Department of a bank after completing his post graduation. He has secured 45 percent marks in the Group Discussion and 50 percent marks in the Interview.

a)Â The case is to be referred to Executive Director.

b)Â The case is to be referred to General Manager-Advances.

c)Â The data are inadequate to take a decision.

d)Â The candidate is not to be selected.

e)Â The candidate is to be selected.

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**Question 4:Â **Sudha Mehrotra has been working in the Advances department of a bank for the past twelve years after completing her B.Com. degree with 60 percent marks. She has secured 50 percent marks in the Group Discussion and 40 percent marks in the Interview. She was born on 15th February 1972.

a)Â The case is to be referred to Executive Director.

b)Â The case is to be referred to General Manager-Advances.

c)Â The data are inadequate to take a decision.

d)Â The candidate is not to be selected.

e)Â The candidate is to be selected.

**Question 5:Â **Amit Narayan was born on 28th May 1974. He has been working in the Advances department of a bank for the past eleven years after completing his B.Sc. degree with 65 percent marks. He has secured 55 percent marks in the Group discussion and 50 percent marks in the interview.

a)Â The case is to be referred to Executive Director.

b)Â The case is to be referred to General Manager-Advances.

c)Â The data are inadequate to take a decision.

d)Â The candidate is not to be selected.

e)Â The candidate is to be selected.

**Instructions**

Number (n) of candidates (in lakhs) appearing for an entrance examination from six different states and the percentage (p) of candidates clearing the same over the years

**Question 6:Â **What is the respective ratio of total number of candidates clearing the entrance exam from State B in the year 2004 to those clearing the entrance exam from State C in the same year

a)Â 221: 148

b)Â 218: 143

c)Â 148: 221

d)Â 143: 218

e)Â None of these

**Question 7:Â **In which year did the highest number of candidates clear the entrance exam from State D ?

a)Â 2008

b)Â 2006

c)Â 2009

d)Â 2007

e)Â None of these

**Question 8:Â **What is the number of candidates not clearing the entrance exam from State A in the year 2007?

a)Â 186820

b)Â 11682

c)Â 1868200

d)Â 116820

e)Â None of these

**Question 9:Â **What is the total numberof candidates clearing the entrance exam from States E and F together in the year 2006 ?

a)Â 16160

b)Â 110660

c)Â 1.1066

d)Â 1106600

e)Â None of these

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**Question 10:Â **What is the average number of candidates appearing for the entrance exam from State D in the years 2007, 2008 and 2009 together ?

a)Â 190766.66

b)Â 180666.66

c)Â 180666.33

d)Â 190666.66

e)Â None of these

**Instructions**

Direction: Study the given pie-charts carefully to answer the questions that follow.

Given below are three charts showing break ups of

a) Number of employees working in different departments of an organization

b) Number of males in the organization and

c) Number of employees who recently got promoted in each department

**Question 11:Â **If half of the number of employees who got promoted from the IT department were males, what was the approximate percentage of males who got promoted from the IT department ?

a)Â 61

b)Â 29

c)Â 54

d)Â 42

e)Â 38

**Question 12:Â **What is the total number of females working in the Production and Marketing departments together?

a)Â 468

b)Â 812

c)Â 582

d)Â 972

e)Â None of these

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**Question 13:Â **How many females work in the Accounts department?

a)Â 618

b)Â 592

c)Â 566

d)Â 624

e)Â None of these

**Question 14:Â **The total number of employees who got promoted from all the departments together was what percent of the total number of employees working in all the departments together? (Rounded off to the nearest integer)

a)Â 56

b)Â 21

c)Â 45

d)Â 33

e)Â 51

**Question 15:Â **The number of employees who got promoted from the HR department was what percent of the total number of employees working in that department ? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)

a)Â 36.18

b)Â 30.56

c)Â 47.22

d)Â 28.16

e)Â None of these

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**Instructions**

Direction: The graph below gives the percentage rise in profits of two companies over the years. Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.

**Question 16:Â **If the profit earned by Company L in the year 2005 was Rs. 1.84 lakhs, what was the profit earned by the company in the year 2006 ?

a)Â Rs. 2.12 lakhs

b)Â Rs. 2.3 lakhs

c)Â Rs. 2.04 lakhs

d)Â Cannot be determined

e)Â None of these

**Question 17:Â **If the profit earned by Company M in the year 2008 was Rs. 3.63 lakhs, what was he amount of profit earned by it in the year 2006 ?

a)Â Rs. 2.16 lakhs

b)Â Rs.1.98 lakhs

c)Â Rs. 2.42 lakhs

d)Â Cannot be determined

e)Â None of these

**Question 18:Â **What is the average percent rise in profit of Company L over all the years together?

a)Â 15.33

b)Â 25.33

c)Â 18.83

d)Â 25.83

e)Â None of these

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**Question 19:Â **Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the above graph ?

a)Â Company M made the highest profit in the year 2009

b)Â Company L made least profit in the year 2005

c)Â The respective ratio between the profits earned by Company L and M In the year 2006 was 6:5

d)Â Company L made the highest profit in the year 2008

e)Â All are true

**Question 20:Â **What is the percentage increase in percent rise in profit of Company M in the year 2009 from the previour year ?

a)Â 25

b)Â 15

c)Â 50

d)Â 75

e)Â None of these

**Answers & Solutions:**

**1)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Shobha has the 50% cutoff in the interview, 40% cutoff in group discussion and the 60% cutoff in graduation. Also, her age is between 30 and 40. But, she does not have ten years of experience. According to the passage, if the candidate has more than 7 years, of which at least 3 years of experience is as a Manager-Credit in aÂ bank, the candidate is to be referred to the executive director.

Since Shobha has eight years of experience of which 4 years was as a Manager-Credit in a bank, she has to be referred to the executive director.

**2)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Rohan’s age is 36, which is between 30 and 40 and is hence eligible for the job. He has 50% in both interview and group discussion, hence clearing the cutoffs of both the criterions. However, we do not know whether his work experience was in the advances section of the bank. As no information is given regarding his 12 years at the bank, the data is inadequate.

**3)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Prakash’s age is 33, which is between 30 and 40 and is hence eligible for the job. Also, he has cleared the cutoffs of group discussion and interview by scoring 45% and 50% respectively. He has 10 years of experience in advances section after post graduation. But his graduation marks are less than 60% and more than 50% and his post graduation marks are more than 60%. Therefore, Prakash has to be referred to the General Manager – Advances.

**4)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Sudha’s age is 38, which is between 30 and 40, and is hence eligible for the job. She has an experience of 12 years in advances section, hence clearing the cutoff. She has scored only 40% in Interview, which is less than the cutoff. Hence Sudha must not be selected.

**5)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Amit’s age is between 30 and 40. He has scored 65% in B.Sc, 55% in group discussion and 50% in the interview and also has 11 years of experience, thereby clearing all the cutoffs. Hence he has to be selected.

**6)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

The number of students from State B who cleared the exam in 2004 is 51%*1.04*100000 = 53040

The number of students from State CÂ who cleared the exam in 2004 is 32%*1.11*100000 = 35520

Hence, the ratio is 221:148

**7)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2004 was 24%*1.32*100000 = 31680

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2005 was 49%*1.15*100000 = 56350

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2006 was 24%*1.32*100000 = 68600

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2007 was 46%*1.88*100000 = 86480

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2008 was 60%*1.83*100000 = 109800

The number of students who cleared the exam in 2009 was 56%*2.01*100000 = 112560

Hence, the year with the highest number of successful candidates from Section D is 2009

**8)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

The percentage of students from State A who passed the exam in 2007 is 41%

So, the percentage of students from State A who failed the exam in 2007 is 59%

Hence, the number of students who failed the exam in 2007 is 59%*1.98*100000= 116820

**9)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

The number of students who passed the exam from State E in 2006 is 49%*1.42*100000 = 69,580

The number of students who passed the exam from State FÂ in 2006 is 26%*1.58*100000 = 41,080

Hence, the total is 110,660

**10)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

The number of students who appeared for the exam from State D in 2007 is 1.88*100000 = 188000

The number of students who appeared for the exam from State D in 2008Â is 1.83*100000 = 183000

The number of students who appeared forÂ the exam from State D in 2009Â is 2.01*100000 = 201000

Hence, the required average is 190,666.66

**11)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Number of IT employees = 20% of 2040 = 408

Number of IT employees promoted = 26% of 1200 = 312

Half of these are males => number of male IT employees promoted = 156

=> Percentage of male IT employees promoted = $\frac{156}{408}*100$ = 38%

**12)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Total number of employees in production and marketing = 53% of 3600 = 1908

Total number of male employees in production and marketing = 65% of 2040 = 1326

Total number of female employees in production and marketing = 1908 – 1326 =582

**13)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Number of employees in accounts department = 20% of 3600 = 720

Number of male employees in accounts department = 5% of 2040 = 102

Number of female employees in accounts department = 720 – 102 = 618

**14)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Total number of employees promoted = 1200

Total number of employees working = 3600

Percentage of employees promoted = $\frac{1200}{3600}*100$ = 33 (approx)

**15)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

The number of employees promoted in HR = 11% of 1200 = 132

Total number of employees in HR = 12% of 3600 = 432

=> percentage of employees promoted in HR = $\frac{132}{432}*100$ = 30.56%

**16)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Profit in 2006 = 1.84 * 125/100 = 1.84*5/4 = 0.46*5 = 2.3 lakh

**17)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Let the profit in 2006 be x.

Profit in 2007 = 5x/4

Profit in 2008 = 6/5 * 5x/4 = 3x/2 = 3.63 lakh

=> x = 1.21*2 = 2.42 lakh

**18)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

The average percentage rise in profits over all the years for company L is average of the 6 years values ie. sum of each years value divided by 6 = 150/6 = 25%.

**19)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

The graphs show the percentage rise in profits. So, the profits for the two companies are increasing from 2004 to 2009. So, the highest profit by both the companies is made in 2009 and the least profit in 2004.

Consider statement A: M made the highest profit in 2009. This statement is true.

Consider statement B: L made the least profit in 2005. This statement is false.

So, the answer is option a) (Since option e) is not true anymore).

**20)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Percent rise in profit of company M in 2008 = 20%

Percent rise in profit of company M in 2009 = 30%

Percentage increase = (30-20)/20 * 100 = 50%

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