RBI Assistant 2022 : Previous Year Question paper

Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: Eight persons i.e. P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W attend meeting in different months i.e. January, March, April, May, July, August, September, October in same year but not necessarily in same order. Three persons attend meeting between T and P who attend meeting in the month of 30 days. W attend meeting before V and after R. There are as many persons attend meeting before P as after Q. U attend meeting before S and after Q. S attend meeting before V and after W who doesn’t attend meeting in May.

Q1. Who among the following attend meeting in July?

  • P (b) Q (c) R (d) W (e) None of these

Q2. There are as many persons who attend meeting before W as after ______?

  • P (b) Q (c) V (d) R (e) None of these

 Q3. How many persons attend meeting after U?

  • Two (b) Three (c) Four (d) One (e) None of these

 Q4. In which of the following month V attend meeting?

  • January (b) July (c) August (d) October (e) None of these

Q5. Four of the following five are alike in certain way and hence form a group, find the one which does not belong to that group?

  • R (b) Q (c) T (d) U (e) W

Directions (6-8): In each of the questions below. Some statements are given followed by conclusions/group of conclusions. You have to assume all the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the information given in the statements:

(a)If only conclusion I follows

(b)If only conclusion II follows

 (c) If either I or II follows

(d) If neither I nor II follows

 (e) If both I and II follows

Q6. Statement: All numbers are digits. All digits are fraction. No fraction is multiply.


I. All multiply can be digit

II. Some fraction is number.

Q7. Statement: No words are letters. Some letters are alphabet. Only a few alphabets are sentence Conclusions:

  1. Some alphabets are not word.
  2. Some sentence can be word.

Q8. Statement: Only e few river is lake. Some lake is mountain. All mountain is hill.


 I. Some rivers can be mountain.

II. Some lakes can be hill

Q9. In the word ‘PLANTED’, how many pairs of the letters have the same number of letters between them in the given word as they have in the English alphabet series?

  • One (b) Two (c) Four (d) Three (e) More than four

Direction (10-14): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. Eight persons are sitting around a circular table facing towards the center of the table. A sits second to the left of B. Only two persons sit between A and H. G sits third to the right of H. E sits immediate left of G. D sit second to the left of C. F sits third to the right of C.

 Q10. Who among the following sits second to the left of H?

  • C (b) D (c) B (d) F (e) None of these

Q11. Who among the following faces D?

  • A (b) H (c) E (d) G (e) None of these

Q12. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group which of the following does not belong to the group?

  • H-C (b) F-H (c) B-A (d) A-G (e) G-F

Q13. Which of the following is true regarding B?

  • B sits third left of D (b) B is an immediate neighbor of F (c) B faces G (d) Both (a) and (b) (e) Both (a) and (c)

Q14. How many persons sit between H and E when counted from right of H?

  • None (b) One (c) Two (d) Three (e) More than three

 Direction (15-19): Following questions are based on the five words given below, Study the following numbers and answer the following question:


Q15. If the vowel in each of the given words is changed to its next letter and each consonant is changed to its previous letter according to the English alphabetical series, then in how many words there are repeated letters?

  • One (b) Two (c) Three (d) Four (e) Five

Q16. How many letters are there between the first letter of the second word from left and first letter of the third word from right end in English alphabetical series?

(a) Eight (b) Six (c) Seven (d) Five (e) More than eight

 Q17. If the words are arranged according to the English dictionary from left to right then which of the following word is second from the left end?

  • BOY (b) SIT (c) CAT (d) RAT (e) None of these

Q18. If all the letters in each word are arranged according to the English alphabetical series from left to right, then how many meaningful words are formed?

  • One (b) Two (c) Three (d) Five (e) Four

Q19. If the first letter is interchanged with the third letter within the word then how many words starts with a vowel?

  • None (b) One (c) Two (d) Three (e) More than three

 Q20. In the given number ‘69286257’, If all digits are arranged in increasing and decreasing order in 1st and 2nd arrangement respectively from left to right, then how many digits are remains the same position in both new arrangement?

(a) Three (b) Two (c) None (d) One (e) None of these

Directions (21-25): Read each sentence to find out if there is any 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 (e).

21.     Mr. Singh later flew with (A)/ Ms. Parly to Merignac, which Dassault (B)/ Aviation’s Rafale final assembly (C)/ facility is located (D).

        (a) (B)                         (b) (C)                        (c) (D)

        (d) (A)                        (e) No error

22.     The meeting between the two leaders,(A)/ which follows the Wuhan summit (B)/last April that reset ties, are expected (C)/ to enhance bilateral cooperation (D).

        (a) (B)                         (b) (C)                        (c) (D)

        (d) (A)                        (e) No error

23.     Though the Congress government has claimed (A)/ that a “transparent process” was adopted (B)/ for transfers yet the teachers, (C)/students and their parents are agitated over its impact on studies(D).

        (a) (B)                         (b) (C)                        (c) (D)

        (d) (A)                        (e) No error

24.     If India will agree to the provisions (A)/ of Chapter 10 on e-commerce, (B)/ it will mean it won’t be allowed to impose data localisation (C)/rules on companies looking to do business in India (D).

        (a) (B)                         (b) (C)                        (c) (D)

        (d) (A)                        (e) No error

25.     The Bihar police said that they found the (A)/ sedition case lodged against 49 celebrities,(B)/ who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister,(C)/to be “false” and would take action against the complainant(D).

        (a) (B)                         (b) (C)                        (c) (D)

        (d) (A)                        (e) No error

Direction (26-30): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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 (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

26.     There were a number (a)/ of intellectuals in the seminar (b)/ but it was Nisha (c)/ who remained a centre of attraction. (d)/ No error. (e)

27.     A cell (a)/ is the smallest (b)/ identifiable unit of life and cannot be (c)/ seen with a naked eye. (d)/ No error. (e)

28.     A Quarrel arose between the five members (a)/ and for a time (b)/ it appeared as if the party (c)/ had been heading for a split. (d)/ No error. (e)

29.     The smuggler yielded (a)/ for the temptation (b)/ and fell into (c)/ the police trap. (d)/No error. (e)

30.  Found guilty (a)/ on murder (b)/ the accused was (c)/ sentenced to death. (d)/ No error. (e)

Directions (31-38): Each question below has two blanks. There are five pairs of words below the sentence. Each pair is lettered. Choose the pair of words which can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same order so as to complete the sentences meaningfully.

31.  With just three months left in state assembly elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Rao Bhagwat will be on a 10-day _________ of Rajasthan where he will _________ in Jodhpur, Nagaur and Jaipur.

        (a) pleasure, stay   (b) stay, sleep          (c) tour, camp

        (d) running, run     (e) visit, sleep

32.  Jet Airways (India) Ltd _________ it would _________ its 49% stake in Jet Privilege Pvt. Ltd, the frequent-flyer loyalty programme subsidiary.

        (a) walked, sell

        (b) slept, eat

        (c) asserted, play

        (d) said, monetize

        (e) asserted, manages

33.  For the first two decades after the ___________ of the Soviet Union, Ukraine was one of the most poorly governed of the ___________ states.

        (a) rebate, abundant

        (b) collapse, successor

        (c) deduction, untidy

        (d) brotherhood, urging

        (e) None of these

34.  Former JNU Students’ Union vice-president Shehla Rashid, who made her ________into mainstream politics six months ago, ____________that she was quitting electoral politics in Kashmir.

        (a) Maiden, declare

        (b) debuted, preached

        (c) foray, announced

        (d) attempt, tell

        (e) None of these.

35.  The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) _____________the amendments to the Master Plan for Delhi (MPD-2021) to ________________fitness centres, gyms and yoga centres, officials said.

        (a) Pass, inculcate

        (b) Apologized, included

        (c) Approved, include

        (d) Rights, posterior

        (e) None of these.

36.  Considering various ___________________received for continuation, fitness centres have been allowed to _________________, considering their role to make the Fit India Movement a success.

        (a) Applications, receive

        (b) Representations, continue

        (c) Appeals, make

        (d) Approvals, submit

        (e) None of these.

Directions (37): In the following questions, a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence is given which is divided into four parts, (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to arrange the four parts to make a contextually and grammatically meaningful sentence (the meaning can be different from the one given in the question). If no such rearrangement is possible mark (e) as your answer i.e. ‘No rearrangement is possible’.

37.  landfills are seedbeds (A)/ contribute to global warming (B)/ greenhouse gases, which (C)/ of methane and other (D)

        (a) ADCB                  (b) BACD                  (c) CDBA

        (d) DABC                 (e) No rearrangement is possible

Directions (38): In each question below a sentence are given which is divided into five parts. The first part of the sentence (1) is correct and is given in bold followed by four parts named A, B, C and D. Rearrange the four parts to make a coherent sentence. The rearranged sequence of the parts will be your answer.

38.  The bench said Gandhi had (1)/to the top court (A)/ observations and findings” in (B)/ incorrectly attributed “views, (C)/ the Rafale case (D)

        (a) BADC                  (b) CBDA                  (c) ACBD

        (d) DABC                 (e) No arrangement required

Directions (39-43): There are two different sentences with a blank space in each sentence. Choose the word from the given options which fits appropriately in both the blanks adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

39.  (I) Heart attacks are __________ by destruction of heart tissue.

        (II) The nurse __________ the old lady everywhere.

        (a) accepted             (b) agreed                 (c) bagged

        (d) accompanied   (e) bathed

40.  (I) Mosquito buzzing in my ear really ____________ me.

        (II) Indulging me in conversation on certain topics __________ me.

        (a) annoys                (b) become               (c) begins

        (d) cites                     (e) brings

41.  (I) It would have been __________ at twice this price.

        (II) The higher usage of public transport in Chennai is because local buses in Chennai are more reliable and __________.

        (a) Buddhist            (b) Cheaper              (c) Burned

        (d) Capital               (e) Careful

42.  (I) The Senate __________ the President’s candidate for Secretary of Defense.

        (II) The witness __________ the victim’s account in the court of law.

        (a) dragged              (b) kidnapped         (c) deleted

        (d) confirmed          (e) developed

43.  (I) The mother was greatly concerned not to __________ her small child.

        (II) The Prime Minister of Greece doesn’t want to __________ everyone by postponing the visit to India.

        (a) do                         (b) drag                     (c) excuse

        (d) fashion               (e) disappoint

Directions (44-48): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given with one blank. Below each sentence FOUR words are given out of which two can fit the sentence. Five options are given with various combinations of these words. You must choose the combination with the correct set of words which can fit in the given sentence.

44.  At 6.30 everyone gathered for drinks and __________ in the lounge.

        (A) Titbit

        (B) Bite

        (C) Appetizer

        (D) Sweetness

        (a) A-B                       (b) B-C                       (c) A-D

        (d) A-C                      (e) B-D

45.  They took her resignation from TCS as ___________ of their suspicions.

        (A) Flaying              (B) Confirmation   (C) Testimony

        (D) Drubbing

        (a) C-D                      (b) B-C                       (c) A-D

        (d) A-C                      (e) B-D