# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 2

## Free online sample papers on for your practice. Each paper has 30 questions to be answered in 30 minutes. These questions cover the reasoning portion, like Venn Diagrams, Course of Action, etc., It will be useful for those preparing for IBPS Bank PO, Special Officers Exam, Regional Rural Banks Exam, Clerical Exams, etc., This is quiz no. 2 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
Aptitude Trainer and Software Developer

## Quiz Questions

Each question has four choices. More than one option can be correct. After you have finished the quiz scroll towards the last question to view your result. I have provided solutions and answers to all the questions.

### Question 1

If Suggestion : Order, then?

A

Plan : Implement.

B

Anger : Shout.

C

D

Negotiation : War.

Soln.
Ans: D

Suggestion is given before ordering, and discussions or negotiations take precede a war. Both are stages of aggression.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-231.
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### Question 2

In the number series written below, how many 6 are there that are completely divisible by both the two successors to their right?

4 2 5 6 3 6 6 4 8 3 6 2 2 6 9 8 3 1 9

A

5

B

0

C

3

D

2

Soln.
Ans: D

At these locations: 6-3-6 ;6-2-2 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-410.
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### Question 3

Position of Chetan from the left in a row of students is 16, whereas the position of Rajni sitting in the same row is 15th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Chetan becomes 17th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

A

31

B

33

C

30

D

27

Soln.
Ans: A

Sum of positions of an item from top(right) and bottom(left) of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total items is = 15 + 17 - 1 = 31.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1118.
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### Question 4

Statement: Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain peak of the world.

Assumptions: .

1. It is good for skiing and tourists because it is the tallest.
2. Other mountain peaks of the world are safer to travel.
A

Only I is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

I and II are implicit.

D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

The statement is about the height above sea level, and not about the utility of tall peaks from the tourism or safety angle.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-159.
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### Question 5

Statement: Any one found smoking in the 'non-smoking' area would be penalized.

Assumptions: .

1. There are separate smoking and non-smoking areas.
2. There are some people who do not smoke.
A

Only II is implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

Both I and II are implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Assumption (I) is implicit because some one would be penalized in the non-smoking area means smoking and non-smoking areas are separated for convenience of people. The second statement is also implied because two areas are there because two types of people are there - smokers and non-smokers.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-138.
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### Question 6

Carefully scan the following series of digits from 1-9, and determine how many 3 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not divisible by the number that is second to their left?

2 3 8 9 1 7 1 3 3 3 4 3 7 2 3 3 4 5 6

A

0

B

1

C

5

D

2

Soln.
Ans: D

At these locations: 7-1-3 ;2-3-3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1141.
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### Question 7

Which letter will be the 4th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word SUBJECTIVISM?

A

E

B

I

C

S

D

M

Soln.
Ans: B

The new letter is: USJBCEITIVMS

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-983.
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### Question 8

if Noon : Evening, then Dawn :

A

Dusk.

B

Summers.

C

Afternoon.

D

Morning.

Soln.
Ans: A

Evening comes after noon, and dusk comes after dawn.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-002.
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### Question 9

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed at the bottom of the image?

A

2

B

4

C

3

D

1

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-248.
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### Question 10

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed at the bottom of the image?

A

4

B

2

C

3

D

1

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-157.
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### Question 11

Statements:Some houses are beds. Some beds are benches. Some benches are tables.

Conclusions:

1. Some tables are beds.
2. No table is beds.
A

Only II follows.

B

Only neither I nor II follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-078.
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### Question 12

Statements:All stars are huts. No hut is a building. All buildings are moons.

Conclusions:

1. Some moons being stars is a possibility.
2. No moons is a hut.
A

Only conclusion I follows.

B

Only conclusion II follows.

C

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

D

Either conclusion I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D

This is a bit tricky. The circle for moons either doesn't intersect the circle for huts, or it intersects it and possibly interesects the circle for stars. So, either I or II follows.

Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-187.
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### Question 13

If Fly : Parrot, then Creep :

A

Snake.

B

Creeper.

C

Walk.

D

Crow.

Soln.
Ans: A

A parrot flies, and a snake creeps.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-228.
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### Question 14

In a row of alphabets, S is fifteenth from the left and J is third to the left of S. R who is seventh to the right of J is fifth from the right end of the row. What is the position of S from the right end?

A

12th.

B

9th.

C

8th.

D

10th.

Soln.
Ans: B

Positions are:

```Right End: 1-2-3-4-R-6-7-8-S-10-11-J--> Left End
```
Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-072.
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### Question 15

The question image is embedded and hidden inside which one of the answer images below?

Question Image:

A
3
B
4
C
2
D
1
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-042.
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### Question 16

In a certain code language 'celebrity status comes good' means 'zep rax uia zop', 'good luck is required' means 'xuo zoo uia bas', 'then hardwork is important' means 'zoo vox nej rop' and 'follow rules and important' means 'poj jay nej wac'. Then 'zoo nej' is the code for which words?

A

rules luck

B

is important

C

required then

D

and good

Soln.
Ans: B

'is' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'is' = 'zoo'. Next we can see that 'important' is common to items 3 and 4. So 'important' = 'nej'. Hence 'zoo nej' should be 'is important' or 'important is'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-092.
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### Question 17

In the following series which item is 6th to the left of the 9th item from the right side? The series is:

R A W S Q K 1 8 4 D 9 2 E N P C 3 L T @

A

S

B

N

C

K

D

9

Soln.
Ans: C

We have to find 9 + 6 = 15th item from the right side which is: K.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1167.
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### Question 18

"23 90 76 unit sack idea hand 41" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. unit 90 76 23 sack idea hand 41
2. unit 90 sack 23 76 idea hand 41
3. unit 90 sack 76 23 idea hand 41
4. unit 90 sack 76 idea 23 hand 41
5. unit 90 sack 76 idea 41 hand 23

If an input is: 49 41 63 33 tail pace malt lack, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

6

C

7

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged in decreasing order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 49 41 63 33 tail pace malt lack:

1. tail 41 63 33 49 pace malt lack
2. tail 63 41 33 49 pace malt lack
3. tail 63 pace 33 49 41 malt lack
4. tail 63 pace 49 33 41 malt lack
5. tail 63 pace 49 malt 41 33 lack
6. tail 63 pace 49 malt 41 lack 33
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-023.
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### Question 19

Directions: Understand the coding pattern and answer the questions.

```Column I Column II
(1) FAMOUS (A) kcqhnp
(2) SATIRE (B) hqdbyx
(3) FRIGHT (C) ybcxje
(4) TANGLE (D) zewhxd
(5) ROVING (E) epbmyw
(6) HUNTER (F) wdxbnj
```

What is the code used for the letter M?

A

q.

B

x.

C

k.

D

e.

Soln.
Ans: C

FAMOUS has the letter M, and from its coding we see that k not common in any other coding.

We can also otherwise see that code for FAMOUS contains only k from the four given options. This is very straightforward.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-130.
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### Question 20

Statements:All trees are keys. Some keys are ropes. All ropes are discs. Some discs are bricks.

Conclusions:

1. Some bricks are ropes.
2. Some discs are trees.
3. Some bricks are keys.
A

Only I follows.

B

None follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Only III follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-148.
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### Question 21

Daughters care more for their parents than sons.

A

Never.

B

Always.

C

Sometimes.

D

Often.

Soln.
Ans: D

This is generally so.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-072.
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### Question 22

Venkat remembers that birthday of Radhika is after Feb 9 but before Feb 13, but Vaibhav remembers that it is between 10 and 12 Feb. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

11.

B

12.

C

10.

D

13.

Soln.
Ans: A

Probable dates according to Venkat are 10; 11; 12; Probable dates according to Vaibhav are 11; The common date is: 11.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-173.
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### Question 23

If 13th January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Tuesday, then what will be the day of week on 1st March of that year?

A

Thursday.

B

Sunday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: B

Count the days from months between January 13 and March 1 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;Add 1 days of March. Subtract 13 days of January. So total days = 47. Since 47 = 6 X 7 + 5, so excess days are 5. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 5 = Sunday.

.
Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-027.
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### Question 24

If NEWZEALAND is coded as @Q+?Q*#*@x, then DEALWON may be coded as -

A

x Q * # + ? @

B

x Q * # + b @

C

x Q * # b + @

D

x Q * ? + b @

Soln.
Ans: B

The word are being coded using the direct substitution method.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-077.
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### Question 25

Statements:All books are leaves. Some leaves are paper. No paper is house.

Conclusions:

1. Some house are books.
2. Some paper are books.
3. No house is books.
A

Only either I or III follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only III follows.

Soln.
Ans: A

Either I or III is always true.

Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-051.
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### Question 26

"himalayas are the highest and toughest mountains in the world" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. and are the highest himalayas toughest mountains in the world
2. and are highest the himalayas toughest mountains in the world
3. and are highest himalayas the toughest mountains in the world
4. and are highest himalayas in toughest mountains the the world
5. and are highest himalayas in mountains toughest the the world
6. and are highest himalayas in mountains the toughest the world
7. and are highest himalayas in mountains toughest the the world
8. and are highest himalayas in mountains toughest the the world

If step 5 of an input is: and be by can continuous hard work exams passed effort, then what is step 7, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

and be can passed by hard work exams continuous effort

B

and be by can continuous hard work exams passed effort

C

and be by can continuous effort exams work passed hard

D

and be by can continuous effort work exams passed hard

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the words that appear earlier in a dictionary are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with and be by can continuous hard work exams passed effort:

• and be by can continuous hard work exams passed effort
• and be by can continuous effort work exams passed hard
• and be by can continuous effort exams work passed hard
• and be by can continuous effort exams hard passed work
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-030.
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### Question 27

Out of the following diagrams which best explains the relation between: Earth, Jupiter, planet

A
(B)
B
(A)
C
(C)
D
(D)
Soln.
Ans: C
Both Earth and Jupiter are planets.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-033.
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### Question 28

If Shortage : Surplus, then?

A

Simple : Complicated.

B

Touch : Repulsion.

C

Dream : Fantasy.

D

Game : Sport.

Soln.
Ans: A

Words are opposite in meaning to each other.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-279.
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### Question 29

Study the following series and find the odd man out from the choices below.

6 2 M W B Z I R P Y H T V O + A 7 Q 4 5

A

O 7 5

B

B R H

C

Y H 7

D

W I Y

Soln.
Ans: C

There is a gap of 2 in similar items, except the odd one.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-236.
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### Question 30

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and F, G, H, I, J, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and K, L, M, N, O. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - NKS8

 5 6 7 8 9 F H K K K U G K 6 6 K N H 6 N H H N I U U H U N J H U 6 6 N
 0 1 2 3 4 K 8 S S 2 2 L S A X X A M A 8 S 2 2 N 8 S X 8 A O X X A 2 8
A

G9, G8, K1, N0

B

H9, G5, M2, F7

C

I9, F7, K2, G9

D

J9, F8, L0, K2

Soln.
Ans: A

N occurs at: G9 ;H6 ;H9 ;I9 ;J9 ;
K occurs at: F6 ;F7 ;F8 ;G5 ;G8 ;
S occurs at: K1 ;K2 ;L0 ;M2 ;N1 ;
8 occurs at: K0 ;M1 ;N0 ;N3 ;O4 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-005.
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