# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 14

## 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. 14 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

A day after tomorrow will be X-MAS day. What will be the day on Jan 1 new year if today is Monday?

A

Tuesday.

B

Monday.

C

Sunday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: D

Since XMAS day falls on 25th Dec., therefore, today it will be 23rd Dec. Hence on 23rd Dec. it is Monday. The number of days between 23rd Dec. and 1st Jan. is 9 days. Dividing 9 by 7 we get 2 as remainder. So it will be Wednesday on New Years day.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-015.
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### Question 2

Bible : Quran.

A

Good : Man.

B

Temple : Worship.

C

Guava : Apple.

D

Mecca : Medina.

Soln.
Ans: C

Two types of religious books, and two type of fruits.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-136.
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### Question 3

In the following diagram, circle represents politicians, rectangle represents criminals and triangle represents M. P.

Based on the above figure, answer the following:

The M. P. s who are not criminals and politicians is represented by

A
3
B
1
C
4
D
2
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-012.
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### Question 4

"in is punjab asia north which india of" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. punjab asia in is india of north which
2. asia punjab is in of india which north
3. north asia punjab is in of india which
4. punjab is north asia india which in of
5. is punjab asia north which india of in
6. in is punjab asia north which india of

If step 2 of an input is: even be difficult times better days lead will, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

be difficult will even days lead times better

B

will even be difficult times better days lead

C

difficult be even will lead days better times

D

even be difficult times better days lead will

Soln.
Ans: A

First, each alternate pair interchanged. In the second step, adjacent ones are interchanged. In the third step a rotation is done from left to right. This sequence is repeated.

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

These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with even be difficult times better days lead will:

• even be difficult times better days lead will
• will even be difficult times better days lead
• be difficult will even days lead times better
• difficult be even will lead days better times
• times difficult be even will lead days better
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-041.
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### Question 5

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

A

1

B

2

C

4

D

3

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-222.
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### Question 6

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

H C \$ D G 6 S 4 8 V 1 K X R P 9 Y F M A

A

\$ G S

B

C \$ 6

C

4 V K

D

V K R

Soln.
Ans: B

There is a gap of 1 in similar items, except the odd one.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1195.
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### Question 7

A

Silly.

B

Take.

C

Manage.

D

Confess.

Soln.
Ans: D

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-260.
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### Question 8

In the following series how many 7 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not by the number on their right?

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

A

2

B

4

C

5

D

3

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 7-7-9 ;1-7-3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-033.
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### Question 9

How many blocks touch block C?

A

at least 4.

B

exactly 2.

C

at least 3.

D

at least 2.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-054.
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### Question 10

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and I, J, K, L, M, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and N, O, P, Q, R. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - MH4J

 5 6 7 8 9 I Y 5 E E H J H 5 E Y 5 K M Y M H E L M M M Y H M 5 H E 5 Y
 0 1 2 3 4 N 4 Z J Z Z O 3 K 4 K Z P 3 K K 4 4 Q Z 4 3 K J R 3 J 3 J J
A

L7, J5, O2, P4

B

K5, M6, Q1, K8

C

K7, K8, P4, L5

D

L5, L9, N0, N2

Soln.
Ans: D

M occurs at: K5 ;K7 ;L5 ;L6 ;L7 ;
H occurs at: I9 ;J5 ;K8 ;L9 ;M6 ;
4 occurs at: N0 ;O2 ;P3 ;P4 ;Q1 ;
J occurs at: N2 ;Q4 ;R1 ;R3 ;R4 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-103.
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### Question 11

In a certain code language 'disturb me now' means '697 395 917', 'disturb others never' means '819 365 697' and 'others are neighbors' means '289 369 819'. Then '365' is the code for?

A

disturb

B

others

C

never

D

now

Soln.
Ans: C

'others' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'others' = '819'. Next we can see that 'disturb' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'disturb' = '697'. Hence from item 2, 'never' should be '365'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-142.
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### Question 12

Out of the following diagrams which best explains the relation between: Sales, Marketing and Service.

A
(A)
B
(D)
C
(C)
D
(B)
Soln.
Ans: D
All three are different streams.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-049.
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### Question 13

If every letter beginning from J is replaced by consecutive even number beginning with 2, which number or letter will be 6th to the right of the 23th number or letter counting from the right end?

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

H

B

2

C

32

D

I

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

A B C D E F G H I 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-198.
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### Question 14

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

A

4

B

1

C

2

D

3

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-180.
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### Question 15

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

A

1

B

2

C

3

D

4

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-236.
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### Question 16

If the 10th of a month is 3 days earlier than Monday, what day will be on the 18th of that month.

A

Saturday.

B

Thursday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: A

3 days earlier than Monday will be Friday. So day 10 of that month is Friday. Number of days between 18 and 10 is 8. Since 8 = 1 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Saturday

.
Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-016.
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### Question 17

Statements:All the dogs are monkeys. All the monkeys are bulls.

Conclusions:

1. All the dogs are bulls.
2. All the bulls are dogs.
3. Some bulls are dogs.
4. Some monkeys are dogs.
A

Only I, III and IV follows.

B

All follows.

C

Only II, III and IV follows.

D

Only I, II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-101.
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### Question 18

"back face xylo 54 86 46 quid 88" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. back 88 xylo 54 86 46 quid face
2. back 88 face 54 86 46 quid xylo
3. back 88 face 86 54 46 quid xylo
4. back 88 face 86 quid 46 54 xylo
5. back 88 face 86 quid 54 46 xylo
6. back 88 face 86 quid 54 xylo 46

If an input is: 37 sack back oath 10 icon 39 17, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

6

C

4

D

7

Soln.
Ans: B

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 37 sack back oath 10 icon 39 17:

1. back sack 37 oath 10 icon 39 17
2. back 39 37 oath 10 icon sack 17
3. back 39 icon oath 10 37 sack 17
4. back 39 icon 37 10 oath sack 17
5. back 39 icon 37 oath 10 sack 17
6. back 39 icon 37 oath 17 sack 10
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-044.
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### Question 19

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

A

3

B

2

C

4

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-210.
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### Question 20

In a certain code language 'good food makes strong' means '\$9R%', 'strong mind in body' means '4897', 'body lives long life' means '8235' and 'life happy dozen benefits' means '@621'. Then what is the code for 'body strong life'?

A

5 1 \$

B

8 9 2

C

% R 4

D

@ 6 3

Soln.
Ans: B

'8' is common to items 2 and 3. So '8' = 'body'. Next we can see that '9' is common to items 1 and 2. So '9' = 'strong'. Again we can see that '2' is common to items 3 and 4. So '2' = 'life'. Hence 'body strong life' should be from '8 9 2'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-122.
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### Question 21

"lady oath 04 00 ware name 19 98" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. ware oath 04 00 lady name 19 98
2. ware 00 04 oath lady name 19 98
3. ware 00 oath 04 lady name 19 98
4. ware 00 oath 04 name lady 19 98
5. ware 00 oath 04 name 19 lady 98

If an input is: nail 67 36 59 vain keys xylo 90, then what is step 3, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

xylo 36 vain 59 67 keys nail 90

B

xylo 36 vain 59 nail 67 keys 90

C

xylo 36 vain 59 nail keys 67 90

D

xylo 67 36 59 vain keys nail 90

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in descending order, and numbers are in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with nail 67 36 59 vain keys xylo 90:

1. xylo 67 36 59 vain keys nail 90
2. xylo 36 67 59 vain keys nail 90
3. xylo 36 vain 59 67 keys nail 90
4. xylo 36 vain 59 nail keys 67 90
5. xylo 36 vain 59 nail 67 keys 90
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-010.
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### Question 22

Statements:

Tribal leaders have lodged a protest with the state government asking it not to construct a highway road through their area. They have threatened an agitation in this regard.

Courses of Action:
1. Government should deploy armed forces and proceed with the proposed construction, because it is constructing the road only for the benefit of the tribal population.
2. Government should shelve the project, and rather invest in cities, where there would be no protests or resistance.
A

Neither I or II follows.

B

Either I or II follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A

The government should discuss the matter with the local population, and convince them about the benefits that would accrue to them. India follows a policy of balanced regional development under which tribal regions cannot be ignored.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-008.
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### Question 23

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

Question Image:

A
1
B
4
C
2
D
3
Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-012.
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### Question 24

"Artful" is related to "Crafty" in the same way as "Association" is related to.

A

Disturbance.

B

Riot.

C

Organization.

D

Meeting.

Soln.
Ans: C

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-056.
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### Question 25

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

A

3

B

4

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-043.
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### Question 26

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

Question Image:

A
2
B
3
C
4
D
1
Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-020.
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### Question 27

Statement: Government issued guidelines in public interest: "Don't eat uncovered food items from roadside vendors."

Assumptions:

2. The government wants to benefit the restaurant owners of this city.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

The basic intent of the govt. is to prevent the outbreak of epidemics like cholera. So neither is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-088.
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### Question 28

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 - NAZI

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

10, 01, 78, 89

B

14, 02, 99, 58

C

32, 23, 89, 14

D

24, 42, 88, 23

Soln.
Ans: B

N occurs at: 10 ;14 ;24 ;32 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;02 ;03 ;23 ;42 ;
Z occurs at: 76 ;78 ;88 ;89 ;99 ;
I occurs at: 57 ;58 ;67 ;68 ;98 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-186.
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### Question 29

Statement: Rohit's friend asked him, "Nice phone! Where did you buy it from?"

Assumptions:

1. The friend wants to own a good phone.
2. The friend wants to imitate Rohit.
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: B

Only I is implicit because the friend has appreciated the phone and himself wants to own a good phone. It would be wrong to conclude that the friend is merely imitating Rohit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-097.
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### Question 30

"04 79 14 42 87 22 56 28" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 04 22 14 42 87 79 56 28
2. 04 22 14 42 28 79 56 87
3. 04 22 14 42 28 56 79 87
4. 04 22 14 42 28 56 87 79

If step 1 of an input is: 10 25 48 56 53 14 12 40, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

10 12 48 56 53 14 25 40

B

10 12 40 14 53 56 25 48

C

10 12 40 14 25 53 56 48

D

10 12 40 56 53 14 25 48

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the numbers whose sum of digits is smallest are being moved to the left. If the sum is equal, then the number on the left is given preference. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 10 25 48 56 53 14 12 40:

• 10 25 48 56 53 14 12 40
• 10 12 48 56 53 14 25 40
• 10 12 40 56 53 14 25 48
• 10 12 40 14 53 56 25 48
• 10 12 40 14 25 56 53 48
• 10 12 40 14 25 53 56 48
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-001.
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