# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 7

## 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. 7 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

John remembers that picnic with Radhika is after Dec 10 but before Dec 15, but Sham remembers that it is between 11 and 13 Dec. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

11.

B

12.

C

14.

D

13.

Soln.
Ans: B

Probable dates according to John are 11; 12; 13; 14; Probable dates according to Sham are 12; The common date is: 12.

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### Question 2

How many times from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. the hands are at right angles?

A

21.

B

24.

C

22.

D

16.

Soln.
Ans: C

The hands are 22 times at right angles in every 12 hours.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-115.
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### Question 3

1. Ten cages numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are situated adjacent to one another in two different rows of 5 cages each.
2. Ten animals M, N, O, P, Q, R, S T, U and V are housed in these cages.
3. Cages with odd numbers are situated opposite to the cages with even numbers, and no two cages with even numbers and no two cages with odd numbers are adjacent to each other.
4. Cage No. 8 is occupied by N and it is to the extreme left of one row.
5. Cages 4 and 6 are not in the row of cage no. 8 and any of the cages numbered 4, 6, 2 are not in the middle of the row.
6. T lives in cage no. 5 and its cage is not situated in the row in which cage no. 6 is situated.
7. O is housed in an odd numbered cage and resides in the row in which the N resides but both are not adjacent to each other.
8. Q's and R's cages are adjacent to cage no. 6 However, R's cage is not adjacent to cage no 4.
9. M's and V's cages are in the same row.
10. P's cage is even numbered and is diagonally opposite to cage no. 1.
11. Cage no. 6 is second from one of the ends of its own row.
12. No two cages have consecutive number on them and S's cage is neither opposite to Q's cage nor adjacent to it.

Which cage is contains O?

A

1.

B

7.

C

2.

D

10.

Soln.
Ans: B

Arrangement is like this:

```1(S)---4(M/V)---9 (Q)---6(M/V)---3(R)
=====================================
8(N)---5(T)-----10(U)---7(O)-----2(P)
```
Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-070.
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### Question 4

Study the following series.

P N V U A @ J S L B 6 O 3 D 1 % 4 G F 8

Find what should come in place of the question mark(?)

VU , ? , LO , O%

A

JN

B

SU

C

JJ

D

@S

Soln.
Ans: D

There is a gap of 2 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is increasingly moving one position to the right of the first character.

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### Question 5

What is missing?

A

16.

B

8.

C

32.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: D

162 = 256 ∴ 22 = 4. Although the question can have many answers, this reasoning is most suitable if we look only at the four choices given.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-027.
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### Question 6

Arjun and Sham are twin brothers. Ridham is younger than Sham. Ridham is younger than Jaspreet but older than Varma. Sham is younger than Jaspreet. Who is the youngest of all?

A

Jaspreet.

B

Arjun.

C

Varma.

D

Ridham.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

1. A = S.
2. R < S.
3. V < R < J.
4. S < J.

By examining the left side, we can see that the answer is one of R, V or S. But if we examine the right sides, S and R appear there also. So we can strike them off. We are left with V for Varma as the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-053.
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### Question 7

A dress always has a -

A

B

Color.

C

Size.

D

Designer.

Soln.
Ans: D

A dress of any color or size always has a dress designer or tailor.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-050.
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### Question 8

Statement: People put their money in banks.

Assumptions:

1. It is secure from thieves.
2. They do it for aggregation.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

I and II are implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

The money can be saved from stealing and robbery, so I is implicit. The money can be accumulated and aggregated by depositing in the banks which same as saving it for future, small, small amounts add to a bigger amount, so II is also implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-182.
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### Question 9

"94 41 40 obey pace 10 damn ware" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. damn 41 40 obey pace 10 94 ware
2. damn 94 40 obey pace 10 41 ware
3. damn 94 obey 40 pace 10 41 ware
4. damn 94 obey 41 pace 10 40 ware
5. damn 94 obey 41 pace 40 10 ware
6. damn 94 obey 41 pace 40 ware 10

If an input is: 16 89 53 oath damn 21 cage unit, then what is step 1, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

cage 89 damn oath 53 21 16 unit

B

cage 89 damn 53 oath 21 unit 16

C

cage 89 53 oath damn 21 16 unit

D

cage 89 damn 53 oath 21 16 unit

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in ascending order, and numbers are in descending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 16 89 53 oath damn 21 cage unit:

1. cage 89 53 oath damn 21 16 unit
2. cage 89 damn oath 53 21 16 unit
3. cage 89 damn 53 oath 21 16 unit
4. cage 89 damn 53 oath 21 unit 16
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-049.
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### Question 10

Which of the following bears the same relation to Bold as is the relation between "Build" and "Destroy"?

A

Stubborn.

B

Active.

C

Beautiful.

D

Meek.

Soln.
Ans: D

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-027.
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### Question 11

1. Eight boxes P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are located adjacent to one another in two different rows with four in each row.
2. No boxes of consecutive letter are either adjacent or opposite to each other.
3. P and Q are located at the end of two different rows.
4. R is just left of T and is located in the same row in which P is located.
5. U is just left of Q.
Which box is opposite to P?
A

V.

B

U.

C

W.

D

S.

Soln.
Ans: D

Locations are:

```V---R---T---P
Q---U---W---S
```
Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-015.
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### Question 12

"51 gain oath obey 53 08 54 hair" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. gain 51 oath obey 53 08 54 hair
2. gain 51 oath obey 53 hair 54 08
3. gain hair oath obey 53 51 54 08
4. gain hair oath obey 53 54 51 08
5. gain hair oath obey 54 53 51 08

If an input is: each 00 vary 05 69 fade malt 47, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

4

B

3

C

5

D

2

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, English words are moving to the left in the order in which they appear in a dictionary. The numbers are moving to the right in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with each 00 vary 05 69 fade malt 47:

1. each 47 vary 05 69 fade malt 00
2. each fade vary 05 69 47 malt 00
3. each fade vary malt 69 47 05 00
4. each fade malt vary 69 47 05 00
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### Question 13

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 10, 20 and 30 years respectively. If a comet has passed just now, what is the minimum time that we must wait for a comet to appear in the sky?

A

31 years.

B

10 years.

C

30 years.

D

20 years.

Soln.
Ans: B

The least of the given time periods is 10. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-021.
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### Question 14

In a certain code language 'he is very small' means '8%\$Z', 'small babies are cute' means '9%@1' and 'cute can be pretty' means '3@62'. Then '% @' is the code for which words?

A

babies very

B

small cute

C

is can

D

pretty are

Soln.
Ans: B

'small' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'small' = '%'. Next we can see that 'cute' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'cute' = '@'. Hence '% @' should be 'small cute' or 'cute small'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-090.
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### Question 15

A plane flies 20 km North. Then it turns right and flies for a distance of 30 km. Then it turns right and travels straight for 35 km. Then it turns left and flies for 15 km. Finally it turns left and moves for 15 km. In which direction and how many km is it from the starting position ?

A

15 km West.

B

30 km East.

C

30 km West.

D

45 km East.

Soln.
Ans: D

Reqd. distance = EJ = FG + HI.

= 30 + 15.

= 45 km towards east.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-038.
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### Question 16

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 14, 28 and 42 years respectively. If a comet has passed just now, what is the minimum time that we must wait for a comet to appear in the sky?

A

43 years.

B

42 years.

C

28 years.

D

14 years.

Soln.
Ans: D

The least of the given time periods is 14. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-133.
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### Question 17

Madhu drives a scooter 14 km towards West, then turns to her right and further drives for 14 km and then turns to her left and travels for 10 km. Again turning to her left she drives a distance of 14 km. what is the shortest distance between her starting point and her present position ?

A

28 km.

B

10 km.

C

38 km.

D

24 km.

Soln.
Ans: D

Shortest distance = 14 + 10 = 24 km.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-008.
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### Question 18

What is found necessarily in a newspaper?

A

News.

B

C

Printing Press.

D

Editorial.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-097.
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### Question 19

Directions: In the following question some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding have been given.

```A B C D E F G H I J
n l m j x o y i b f

K L M N O P Q R S T
a t z w v q r k d c

U V W X Y Z
p h s g u e
```

CEMENT : jowjzd : : MATURE : ?

A

wlpcrj.

B

tedcrj.

C

zncpkx.

D

wlphdo.

Soln.
Ans: A

First three letters of the word CEMENT have been coded one position ahead and last three letters one position back in the coding order in relation to their position in the table.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-092.
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### Question 20

"pacific ocean is the largest ocean of all" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. pacific largest is the ocean ocean of all
2. pacific largest ocean the is ocean of all
3. pacific largest the ocean is ocean of all
4. pacific largest the is ocean ocean of all
5. pacific largest the is ocean ocean of all
6. pacific largest the is ocean ocean all of

If an input is: join a popular trend or activity, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

3

B

2

C

4

D

5

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the longest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with activity a popular trend or join:

1. activity a popular trend or join
2. activity popular a trend or join
3. activity popular trend a or join
4. activity popular trend join or a
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### Question 21

How many blocks touch block M?

A

at least 6.

B

at least 5.

C

at least 3.

D

at least 4.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-057.
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### Question 22

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 6th to the right of the 12th item from the right side? The series is:

\$ U K Y S P B O 9 C 8 V @ 1 D 6 T J H N

A

H

B

D

C

P

D

9

Soln.
Ans: B

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 12 + 6 = 14 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the right half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is D.

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### Question 23

6, 14, 30, (?)

A

69.

B

67.

C

62.

D

68.

Soln.
Ans: C

6 (6 x 2 + 2), 14 (14 x 2 + 2), 30 (30 x 2 + 2), 62.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-017.
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### Question 24

In a certain code language 'radha is fine' means 'hau tid nol' and 'fine means okay' means 'hau dub teq'. Then what is the code for 'fine'?

A

dub

B

teq

C

nol

D

hau

Soln.
Ans: D

'fine' is common to items 1 and 2. From their codes we can see that 'hau' is common, and therefore the required answer.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-143.
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### Question 25

"19 aero 66 84 unto bake 80 omen" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. aero 19 66 84 unto bake 80 omen
2. aero 19 bake 84 unto 66 80 omen
3. aero 19 bake 66 unto 84 80 omen
4. aero 19 bake 66 omen 84 80 unto
5. aero 19 bake 66 omen 80 84 unto
6. aero 19 bake 66 omen 80 unto 84

If an input is: 04 21 33 fair dark 69 idle aero, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

4

C

7

D

6

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 04 21 33 fair dark 69 idle aero:

1. aero 21 33 fair dark 69 idle 04
2. aero 04 33 fair dark 69 idle 21
3. aero 04 dark fair 33 69 idle 21
4. aero 04 dark 21 33 69 idle fair
5. aero 04 dark 21 fair 69 idle 33
6. aero 04 dark 21 fair 33 idle 69
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### Question 26

"fade 43 quad 57 race 14 46 main" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

If step 3 of an input is: able 88 dame 63 pack walk 42 33, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

able 88 dame 63 pack walk 42 33

B

able 88 dame pack 63 walk 42 33

C

able 88 63 pack dame walk 42 33

D

able 88 dame 63 pack 42 walk 33

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in ascending order, and numbers are in descending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with able 42 63 pack dame walk 88 33:

1. able 88 63 pack dame walk 42 33
2. able 88 dame pack 63 walk 42 33
3. able 88 dame 63 pack walk 42 33
4. able 88 dame 63 pack 42 walk 33
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-034.
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### Question 27

What is missing?

A

169.

B

64.

C

144.

D

25.

Soln.
Ans: B

The numbers are squared in ascending order. ∴ 82= 64.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-055.
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### Question 28

"directly the good issue about not thing is" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. about not thing is directly the good issue
2. not about is thing the directly issue good
3. the directly issue good not about is thing
4. directly the good issue about not thing is
5. about not thing is directly the good issue
6. not about is thing the directly issue good

If an input is: good words speak deeds louder actions so do, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

words good deeds speak actions louder do so

B

louder actions so do good words speak deeds

C

actions louder do so words good deeds speak

D

louder actions so do good words speak deeds

Soln.
Ans: B

The first four and last four elements are interchanged. In the second step, adjacent ones are interchanged. This sequence is repeated.

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

These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with good words speak deeds louder actions so do:

• louder actions so do good words speak deeds
• actions louder do so words good deeds speak
• words good deeds speak actions louder do so
• good words speak deeds louder actions so do
• louder actions so do good words speak deeds
• actions louder do so words good deeds speak
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### Question 29

If each letter is attached a value equal to its serial number in the above arrangement starting from the left, then what will be the sum of the numbers attached to all the vowels in the sequence?

Y N F K B G F R U Q I O Z G S A V P K T S Y T Q D

A

51

B

47

C

43

D

48

Soln.
Ans: D

The vowels are:

1. U at position 9
2. I at position 11
3. O at position 12
4. A at position 16
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### Question 30

Statements:All trees are fruits. All fruits are blue. No blue is green.

Conclusions:

1. No tree is green.
2. Most blue are fruits.
A

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

B

Either conclusion I or II follows.

C

Only conclusion II follows.

D

Only conclusion I and II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-155.
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