SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANTS

UNITED INDIA INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

This is a test to see how well you can think. It contains questions of various kinds. Here are some sample

questions.

Directions : In each of the following questions, there is a group of letters or words given. Four of the five are

alike in a certain way, while one is different. Find out the one which is different.

Q.1. In the series given below count each 5 which is not immediately preceded by 3 but is immediately

followed by 7. How many such 5’s are there ?

1 5 7 3 5 7 4 7 3 7 2 5 6 5 8 5 7 4 5 6 5 5 7 1 5 7 7 5 5

(1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 3 (4) 4 (5) 5

Q.2. The town of Paranda is located on Green lake. The town of Akram is West of Paranda. Tokhada is

East of Akram but West of Paranda. Kakran is East of Bopri but West of Tokhada and Akram. If

they are all in the same district, which town is the farthest West ?

(1) Paranda (2) Kakran (3) Akram (4) Tokhada (5) Bopri

Q.3. STAMMERING is related to SPEECH in the same way as DEAFNESS is related to which of the

following ?

(1) EAR (2) HEARING (3) DUMB (4) SILENCE (5) TALK

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Q.4. Madhav ranks seventeenth in a class of thirty-one. What is his rank from the last ?

(1) 13 (2) 14 (3) 15 (4) 16 (5) 17

Q.5. Sapling is related to Tree as -----

(1) Horse is related to Mare (2) River is related to Brook (3) Bud is related to Flower

(4) Student is related to Teacher (5) Tree is related to Furniture

Q.6. Which letter should be in place of the question mark in the following series ?

G H J M ? V

(1) T (2) S (3) R (4) U (5) Q

This is a test to see how well you ‘know’ English. Your English language ability would be tested through

questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of a passage,

etc. Study and answer the sample questions given below. Please remember, in the test paper there may be

questions of several other types also.

Directions : Pick out the most appropriate word from amongst the words given below each sentence to

Q.1. He quickly glanced .............................. the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.

(1) at (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) over

Q.2. The counsel urged the court to ........................... down the obnoxious law.

(1) enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare

Q.3. The local official ........................... the Minister of the situation.

(1) explained (2) warned (3) apprised (4) told (5) intimated

Directions : Read each sentence given below to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

complete it meaningfully.

error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part of the sentence is your

answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘No error’.

(Ignore errors of punctuations, if any)

Q.4. I am twenty / two years old / when I first / joined the bank. No error

 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Q.5. To the Hindus / the Ganga is / holier than / any other river. No error

 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Q.6. Of all the teachers / in our school / our class teacher / were very strict. No error

 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Directions : In each of the following questions select from amongst the five alternatives, the word nearest

in meaning of the word given in capitals.

Q.7. CENTENARY

(1) a guard (2) a hundred years (3) a very old man (4) hundred runs (5) hundredth anniversary

Q.8. TRIUMPH

(1) conquer (2) smash (3) earn (4) brave (5) capture

Directions : In each of the following questions, select from amongst the five alternatives, the word most

opposite in meaning of the word given in capitals.

Q.9. LIVELY

(1) simple (2) weak (3) dull (4) angry (5) moron

Q.10. INADVERTENT

(1) adequate (2) available (3) sluggish (4) negligent (5) intentional

In addition to the above questions, there will be a passage in English for comprehension. You will be asked

questions based on the passage.

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NUMERICAL ABILITY

This test is to measure how fast and accurate you are in dealing with numbers.

Q.1. At 10 paise each, how many paise will 6 lemons cost ?

(1) 6 (2) 10 (3) 60 (4) 61 (5) 610

Q.2. Which of the following can be exact multiple of 4 ?

(1) 27114 (2) 58204 (3) 48402 (4) 32286 (5) Other than those given as options

Q.3-6. In each of the following questions one number is missing. The place where the number is missing is

shown by a question mark (?). You have to find out which one of the answers shown against 1, 2, 3

and 4 can replace the question mark. If none of these four can replace the question mark, you will

indicate (5) i.e. ‘Other than those given as options’ as your answer.

Q.3. 42 + 73 + 137 = ?

(1) 352 (2) 252 (3) 242 (4) 142 (5) Other than those given as options

Q.4. 20 × 

(1) 4 (2) 5 (3) 12 (4) 20 (5) Other than those given as options

Q.5. 0.7 × 0.5 = ?

(1) 35 (2) 0.35 (3) 0.0035 (4) 0.035 (5) Other than those given as options

Q.6. 15 : 25 : : 6 : ?

(1) 9 (2) 10 (3) 30 (4) 15 (5) Other than those given as options

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 = ?

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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

This test is designed to measure your awareness about the past and present events, socio economic

developments as well as awareness about developments in the Banking Industry etc.

Q.1. Which of the following financial institutions has introduced the ‘Know Your Customer’ guidelines for Banks ?

(1) IDBI (2) RBI (3) NABARD 4) SIDBI (5) Other than those given as options

Q.2. OSCAR awards are given for best performance in which of the following field ?

(1) Films (2) Literature (3) Sports (4) Science (5) Social Service

Q.3. Who among the following is the current Prime Minister of India ?

(1) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2) Shri Narendra Modi (3) Mrs. Sonia Gandhi

(4) Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (5) Other than those given as options


COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE

This test is designed to measure your computer knowledge.

Q.1. ------------- is an output device of a computer.

(1) Printer (2) CPU (3) Monitor (4) Keyboard (5) CD

Q.2. What is the full form of RAM ?

(1) Random Adaptive Mouse (2) Random Adaptive Memory (3) Random Access Memory

(4) Random Access Mouse (5) Other than those given as options

Q.3. Pick the odd man out.

(1) Monitor (2) Keyboard (3) Floppy drive (4) Windows (5) Hard-disk drive

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