# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 10

## 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. 10 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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## 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

Ram saw a cube of ice that had already melted because of the sun.

A

Sometimes.

B

Never.

C

Often.

D

Always.

Soln.
Ans: B

When an ice cube melts it no longer remains an ice cube, it becomes water. So it can never happen.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-096.
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### Question 2

Two matrices are shown in the figure below. Their rows and columns are labelled as (0,1,2,3,4) and (5,6,7,8,9) in the manner shown. Find the correct row-column pairs out of the following matrices that decode to the word - NECK

 0 1 2 3 4 0 T V B N E 1 O E T N N 2 O F L U L 3 F N E Q N 4 R E G E B
 5 6 7 8 9 5 K C U J I 6 K T K C Z 7 S K S H U 8 K Y B R U 9 C C W Z C
A

03, 11, 95, 32

B

14, 43, 56, 68

C

31, 41, 99, 76

D

34, 32, 68, 31

Soln.
Ans: C

N occurs at: 03 ;13 ;14 ;31 ;34 ;
E occurs at: 04 ;11 ;32 ;41 ;43 ;
C occurs at: 56 ;68 ;95 ;96 ;99 ;
K occurs at: 55 ;65 ;67 ;76 ;85 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-132.
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### Question 3

Statement: The govt. has decided to earmark a separate lane in the city for cars with more than one occupant.

Assumptions: .

1. The move may help decongest the roads of the city.
2. Many people may resort to pool car system to avoid traffic snarls.
A

Both I and II are implicit.

B

Neither I nor II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

This move will encourage people to pool their cars to take advantage of separate lane where lesser vehicles can move faster. This will also decongest the roads.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-043.
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### Question 4

Statements:Some cows are bhulls. All bhulls are goats. All goats are walls.

Conclusions:

1. Some walls are bhulls.
2. All goats are walls.
A

Only II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only either I or II follows.

D

Both I and II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-010.
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### Question 5

In a certain code language 'A B C D' means 'iou iur gaw paz', 'B E F G' means 'paz tol jap iai', 'G H I J' means 'bod jap hex caq' and 'J K L M' means 'koo baz aei caq'. Then what is the code for 'B G J'?

A

paz jap caq

B

iur koo iai

C

tol iou aei

D

baz gaw hex

Soln.
Ans: A

'paz' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'paz' = 'B'. Next we can see that 'jap' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'jap' = 'G'. Again we can see that 'caq' is common to items 3 and 4. So 'caq' = 'J'. Hence 'B G J' should be from 'paz jap caq'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-113.
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### Question 6

If every letter beginning from position 9, counted from left, is replaced by its successor in the English alphabet, and any Z after this position is replaced by A, then, how many R will be there in the resulting sequence?

L X S W G P O U R U S X W C T E S T E G Z F D N V

A

6

B

7

C

2

D

0

Soln.
Ans: D

The series becomes:

L X S W G P O U S V T Y X D U F T U F H A G E O W

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### Question 7

Out of the following diagrams which best explains the relation between: Father, Mother, Child.

A
(C)
B
(B)
C
(D)
D
(A)
Soln.
Ans: A
Since father, mother, child are disjointed entities, they can be represented by figure (C). But from another angle Father+Child share a blood relation, and Mother+Child share blood relation. So A could be an answer from this viewpoint.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-015.
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### Question 8

If the 11th of a month is 5 days earlier than Thursday, what day will be on the 19th of that month.

A

Saturday.

B

Sunday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: B

5 days earlier than Thursday will be Saturday. So day 11 of that month is Saturday. Number of days between 19 and 11 is 8. Since 8 = 1 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Sunday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-095.
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### Question 9

"game 47 12 81 balm gain able 53" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. game 81 12 47 balm gain able 53
2. game 81 gain 47 balm 12 able 53
3. game 81 gain 53 balm 12 able 47
4. game 81 gain 53 balm 47 able 12

If an input is: lack vary 13 95 jaws fade 44 97, then what is step 1, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

vary 97 lack 95 jaws 44 fade 13

B

vary 97 13 95 jaws fade 44 lack

C

vary 97 lack 95 jaws fade 44 13

D

vary lack 13 95 jaws fade 44 97

Soln.
Ans: D

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 lack vary 13 95 jaws fade 44 97:

1. vary lack 13 95 jaws fade 44 97
2. vary 97 13 95 jaws fade 44 lack
3. vary 97 lack 95 jaws fade 44 13
4. vary 97 lack 95 jaws 44 fade 13
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-019.
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### Question 10

Statement: "Go and buy grocery from the market. If you don't get apples, call me so that I can ask you to buy something else.", Master said to his servant.

Assumptions: .

1. The servant won't obey his master.
2. The servant won't inform his mater about the non-availability of apple, unless he is instructed.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Only II is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-173.
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### Question 11

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 5, 15, 17, 18, 20 and 21 are picked up and a meaningful word is formed out of them, what would be the second letter of that word?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

U

B

Q

C

E

D

P

Soln.
Ans: B

The letters are: A, E, O, Q, R, T, U. The word is EQUATOR

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-183.
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### Question 12

This is a series of digits and alphabets. How many pairs are such that the consecutive items are both alphabets?

U 1 Y 5 T D F O 8 3 4 C 3 N L V G B R P

A

9

B

0

C

6

D

5

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: T-D ;D-F ;F-O ;N-L ;L-V ;V-G ;G-B ;B-R ;R-P ;

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### Question 13

How many blocks touch block B?

A

3.

B

1.

C

2.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-025.
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### Question 14

if Cometology : Comets, then Cosmology :

A

Beauty.

B

Universe.

C

Skin.

D

Cosmetics.

Soln.
Ans: B

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-300.
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### Question 15

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and E, F, G, H, I, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and J, K, L, M, N. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - 2HQ4

 5 6 7 8 9 E 2 5 T 2 T F H U 5 T 5 G H H 2 U 2 H H T U H U I 2 T 5 U 5
 0 1 2 3 4 J 9 Q 4 Q 9 K Q 9 K 4 K L F 4 F 4 9 M Q F K K F N F 4 Q 9 K
A

I5, G5, J1, N2

B

E5, H5, K0, G6

C

E8, H8, J3, N1

D

G7, G6, N2, E8

Soln.
Ans: C

2 occurs at: E5 ;E8 ;G7 ;G9 ;I5 ;
H occurs at: F5 ;G5 ;G6 ;H5 ;H8 ;
Q occurs at: J1 ;J3 ;K0 ;M0 ;N2 ;
4 occurs at: J2 ;K3 ;L1 ;L3 ;N1 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-063.
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### Question 16

if Thermodynamic temperature : Kelvin, then Amount of substance :

A

Mole.

B

Molecule.

C

Substantial.

D

Soln.
Ans: A

Physical quantities and their units.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-236.
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### Question 17

Assumptions:

1. People like to go for a holiday.
2. People going for a holiday like to save money on their stay in hotels.
A

Only II is implicit.

B

I and II are implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Both the assumptions follow.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-065.
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### Question 18

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

Question Image:

A
4
B
1
C
3
D
2
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-049.
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### Question 19

Position of Sham from the left in a row of students is 12, whereas the position of Rajni sitting in the same row is 12th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Sham becomes 16th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

A

23

B

20

C

27

D

29

Soln.
Ans: C

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 = 12 + 16 - 1 = 27.

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### Question 20

Siron sounds at regular intervals of 40 minutes. The last siron rang 22 minutes ago The next event is due at 07::25 AM. What is the time now?

A

07::04 AM.

B

07::05 AM.

C

07::09 AM.

D

07::07 AM.

Soln.
Ans: D

The last event took place at 07::25 AM - 40 minutes, i.e., at 06::45 AM, which was 22 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 06::45 AM + 22 mins = 07::07 AM.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-171.
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### Question 21

If Grief : Tears, then?

A

Pain : Aspirin.

B

Laugh : Teeth.

C

Plan : Execute.

D

Tobacco : Cancer.

Soln.
Ans: D

Cause and effect.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-064.
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### Question 22

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 7, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

W W T L Q Q Y C N J X B K S C Z S E G A D O V Y S

A

V

B

S

C

A

D

Y

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

S Y V O D A G S C K X N Y Q T W

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-218.
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### Question 23

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

T X V A Z \$ N K % 7 O J 1 C 9 U 2 F R 4

A

J U

B

% J

C

Z %

D

O 9

Soln.
Ans: B

There is a gap of 3 in similar items, except the odd one.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-023.
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### Question 24

This is a series of digits that has been written by randomly arranging 19 digits. How many consequetive pairs of numbers does it contain?

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

A

2

B

1

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 5-6 ;6-7 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-102.
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### Question 25

If Prince : Queen, then?

A

Princess : King.

B

State : Country.

C

Colt : Mare.

D

Boat : Ship.

Soln.
Ans: C

Former is the male child of latter.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-016.
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### Question 26

How many blocks touch block A?

A

at least 1.

B

exactly 1.

C

exactly 2.

D

exactly 3.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-042.
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### Question 27

"jaws icon 33 easy 80 yard 38 70" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. easy icon 33 jaws 80 yard 38 70
2. easy 80 33 jaws icon yard 38 70
3. easy 80 icon jaws 33 yard 38 70
4. easy 80 icon 70 33 yard 38 jaws
5. easy 80 icon 70 jaws yard 38 33
6. easy 80 icon 70 jaws 38 yard 33

If an input is: cafe 52 tale 89 kids 21 55 face, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

4

C

6

D

5

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 cafe 52 tale 89 kids 21 55 face:

1. cafe 89 tale 52 kids 21 55 face
2. cafe 89 face 52 kids 21 55 tale
3. cafe 89 face 55 kids 21 52 tale
4. cafe 89 face 55 kids 52 21 tale
5. cafe 89 face 55 kids 52 tale 21
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-049.
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### Question 28

Aman travels 7 m Northwards, then he turns towards right and walks 3 m. Then he again turns to his right and moves 7 m forward. How many meters is Aman away from the place where he started his journey ?

A

3 m.

B

6 m.

C

14 m.

D

7 m.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-004.
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### Question 29

Pulp :: Paper as Clay :: ?

A

Earth.

B

Ceramics.

C

Steel.

D

Water.

Soln.
Ans: B

Products and their raw materials.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-251.
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### Question 30

Arrange the following words in a meaningful order:

(A) House, (B) Street, (C) Room, (D) City, (E) District.

A

C, B, A, D, E.

B

C, A, B, D, E.

C

C, A, D, B, E.

D

C, A, B, E, D.

Soln.
Ans: B

The correct order is :

Room(C) - House(A) - Street(B) - City(D) - District(E)

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-023.
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