Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 18

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. 18 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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Question 1

In the number series given below, how many 4 are there that are not divisible by the number on their left but completely divisible by the number that is second to their right?

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

 A

2

 B

4

 C

5

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 7-4-9-4 ;9-4-8-4 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-576.
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Question 2

If hut : villa, then?

 A

Fort : Fortress.

 B

Stove : Kitchen.

 C

Ship : Steamer.

 D

Wheel : Car.

Soln.
Ans: A

Fort is the bigger form of Fortress.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-017.
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Question 3

Statement: The government has reduced the base price for auctioning plots in the newly developed sectors.

Assumptions:

  1. Last time the auctions were not very successful.
  2. Next time the base prices will be reduced even further.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

Last the bidders felt the base price to be high, so this time the base prices have been reduced. Only I is implicit. As far as II is concerned, it's not yet known what future policy will be followed if the current auction fails.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-078.
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Question 4

In a certain code 'what else can you do for me, Mr. Ajay' is written as 'You Mr. what can Ajay else do me'. How will 'anyone else who can do such favour to me' be written in that code?
 A
can to anyone who me else do such favour
 B
None of these
 C
can to anyone who me do else favoru such
 D
can favour anyone who me else to to such
Soln.
Ans: B

What(1) else(2) can(3) you(4) do(5) for(6) me(7) Mr.(8) Ajay(9)
You(4) Mr.(8) what(1) can(3) Ajay(9) else(2) do(5) me(7) for(6)
Hence,
anyone(1) else(2) who(3) can(4) do(5) such(6) favour(7) to(8) me(9)
can(4) to(8) anyone(1) who(3) me(9) else(2) do(5) me(7) such(6)
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-050.
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Question 5

If police : interrogation, then?

 A

lawyer : cross examine.

 B

army : gun.

 C

university : examination.

 D

court : justice.

Soln.
Ans: A

Police use interrogation, and lawyers do cross examination to find who is behind a crime.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-238.
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Question 6

"82 36 29 20 vice rack abys gain" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. vice 36 29 20 82 rack abys gain
  2. vice 82 29 20 36 rack abys gain
  3. vice 82 rack 20 36 29 abys gain
  4. vice 82 rack 36 20 29 abys gain
  5. vice 82 rack 36 gain 29 abys 20

If an input is: 76 jaws lady 48 easy 15 95 sack, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

6

 B

7

 C

4

 D

5

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 76 jaws lady 48 easy 15 95 sack:

  1. sack jaws lady 48 easy 15 95 76
  2. sack 95 lady 48 easy 15 jaws 76
  3. sack 95 lady 76 easy 15 jaws 48
  4. sack 95 lady 76 jaws 15 easy 48
  5. sack 95 lady 76 jaws 48 easy 15
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-044.
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Question 7

"81 35 46 61 77 98 49 30" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. 30 35 46 61 77 98 49 81
  2. 30 61 46 35 77 98 49 81
  3. 30 61 35 46 77 98 49 81
  4. 30 61 35 81 77 98 49 46
  5. 30 61 35 81 46 98 49 77
  6. 30 61 35 81 46 49 98 77
  7. 30 61 35 81 46 49 77 98

If step 1 of an input is: 23 94 49 36 27 26 74 75, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

23 94 49 36 27 26 74 75

 B

23 26 49 36 27 94 74 75

 C

23 26 36 27 74 75 49 94

 D

23 26 36 49 27 94 74 75

Soln.
Ans: B

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 23 94 49 36 27 26 74 75:

  • 23 94 49 36 27 26 74 75
  • 23 26 49 36 27 94 74 75
  • 23 26 36 49 27 94 74 75
  • 23 26 36 27 49 94 74 75
  • 23 26 36 27 74 94 49 75
  • 23 26 36 27 74 75 49 94
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-033.
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Question 8

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

These are the answer Images.

 A

4

 B

3

 C

2

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-008.
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Question 9

"sony corporation is located in japan" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. corporation sony is located in japan
  2. corporation in is located sony japan
  3. corporation in is japan sony located
  4. corporation in is japan located sony

If step 5 of an input is: accomplish at different same the to things two time, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

accomplish at different same the things to two time

 B

accomplish at different same the things time to two

 C

accomplish at different two things to the same time

 D

accomplish at different same the to things two time

Soln.
Ans: A

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 accomplish at different same the to things two time:

  • accomplish at different same the to things two time
  • accomplish at different same the things to two time
  • accomplish at different same the things time two to
  • accomplish at different same the things time to two
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-010.
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Question 10

"this idiom is used when something is very expensive" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. when idiom is used this something is very expensive
  2. when very is used this something is idiom expensive
  3. when very used is this something is idiom expensive
  4. when very used this is something is idiom expensive
  5. when very used this something is is idiom expensive
  6. when very used this something is is idiom expensive

If step 5 of an input is: when want used to this someone not is does choose or make a decision, then what is step 10, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

when want used to this someone or not make is does choose a decision

 B

when want used to this someone or not make is choose does a decision

 C

when want used this someone does not is to choose or make a decision

 D

when want used to this someone or not does choose is make a decision

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, the words that appear later in a dictionary are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with when want used to this someone not is does choose or make a decision:

  • when want used to this someone not is does choose or make a decision
  • when want used to this someone or is does choose not make a decision
  • when want used to this someone or not does choose is make a decision
  • when want used to this someone or not make choose is does a decision
  • when want used to this someone or not make is choose does a decision
  • when want used to this someone or not make is does choose a decision
  • when want used to this someone or not make is does decision a choose
  • when want used to this someone or not make is does decision choose a
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-013.
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Question 11

If Warm : Hot, then?

 A

Sob : Weep.

 B

Laugh : Cry.

 C

Cold : Ice.

 D

Heat : Sun.

Soln.
Ans: A

Both the words are synonyms to each other.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-044.
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Question 12

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 - CAFE

01234
0AJLNA
1AHAZJ
2WCXWV
3OACVK
4LCOCC
56789
5JFJEN
6EEFUK
7FNEJH
8FOZTE
9FLDPI
 A

21, 12, 95, 65

 B

44, 04, 75, 21

 C

41, 10, 67, 75

 D

43, 00, 56, 04

Soln.
Ans: A

C occurs at: 21 ;32 ;41 ;43 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 00 ;04 ;10 ;12 ;31 ;
F occurs at: 56 ;67 ;75 ;85 ;95 ;
E occurs at: 58 ;65 ;66 ;77 ;89 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-159.
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Question 13

How many blocks touch block K?

 A

at least 3.

 B

exactly 4.

 C

exactly 3.

 D

at least 4.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-061.
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Question 14

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 9, 18 and 27 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

18 years.

 B

9 years.

 C

28 years.

 D

27 years.

Soln.
Ans: B

The least of the given time periods is 9. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-146.
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Question 15

Study the three different positions of a cube given below and answer the question.

What is printed on the bottom face of figure 1.

 A
None of these.
 B
A
 C
E
 D
D
Soln.
Ans: B

By seeing all the three figures we can conclude that D, B, E and F cannot be opposite C. So the alphabet that is left is the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-017.
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Question 16

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

These are the answer Images.

 A

4

 B

3

 C

2

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-076.
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Question 17

How many minimum number of blocks touch block C?

 A

2.

 B

5.

 C

3.

 D

4.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-039.
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Question 18

Statement: Over 1.4 lakh quintals of cotton has been procured in the state under Cotton Procurement Scheme, a press note said.

Assumptions: .

  1. Cotton procurement has been successful.
  2. No cotton procurement should be done now.
 A

Either I or II is implicit.

 B

Only I is implicit.

 C

Only II is implicit.

 D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

We cannot say about success or failure, unless we know the target also. So neither of the two statements is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-021.
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Question 19

Following is a series of digits from 1-9. How many 6 are there that are not divisible by the number on their left but completely divisible by the number on their right?

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

 A

5

 B

1

 C

3

 D

2

Soln.
Ans: D

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

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1224.
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Question 20

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

01234
G2F03F
HZ223Z
IZ02Z3
JF33F2
K0Z00F
56789
B1QS1Q
CQYQLL
DQLYSY
E1S11Y
FLLSSY
 A

G0, J0, C6, J4

 B

I2, K4, E9, J0

 C

J4, G1, D7, D8

 D

H1, J3, F9, C6

Soln.
Ans: C

2 occurs at: G0 ;H1 ;H2 ;I2 ;J4 ;
F occurs at: G1 ;G4 ;J0 ;J3 ;K4 ;
Y occurs at: C6 ;D7 ;D9 ;E9 ;F9 ;
S occurs at: B7 ;D8 ;E6 ;F7 ;F8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-099.
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Question 21

Prabh is heavier than Amrit who is lighter than Vikram. Param is lighter than Prabh and heavier than Vikram.

Who is the lightest of all?

 A

Param.

 B

Amrit.

 C

Prabh.

 D

Vikram.

Soln.
Ans: B

Facts are:

  1. A < V < Pr.
  2. V < Pa < Pr.

The sequence becomes: A < V < Pa < Pr.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-084.
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Question 22

If every letter beginning from position 10, 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 U will be there in the resulting sequence?

W S R O G P A V S T F D C A X N O X K W X B Q I Z

 A

1

 B

0

 C

6

 D

4

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

W S R O G P A V S U G E D B Y O P Y L X Y C R J A

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-630.
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Question 23

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and L, M, N, O, P, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and G, H, I, J, K. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - L1SQ

01234
LZP1PP
M11ZU1
NUZLLU
OULZPU
P1LLZP
56789
GBQBBQ
HVBVVS
IVQSQE
JSEEVQ
KEBSSE
 A

N2, L2, K7, I7

 B

P1, M4, K8, J9

 C

N3, M0, I7, P1

 D

O1, M1, J5, M0

Soln.
Ans: B

L occurs at: N2 ;N3 ;O1 ;P1 ;P2 ;
1 occurs at: L2 ;M0 ;M1 ;M4 ;P0 ;
S occurs at: H9 ;I7 ;J5 ;K7 ;K8 ;
Q occurs at: G6 ;G9 ;I6 ;I8 ;J9 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-139.
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Question 24

Confectioner is to Cake as Cook is to.

 A

Restaurant.

 B

Dishes.

 C

Hotel.

 D

Dinner.

Soln.
Ans: B

Professionals and the primary instrument or thing they deal and work with.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-004.
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Question 25

If the second half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 6th to the left of the 8th item from the right side? The series is:

+ N 1 S X U P @ I $ F 9 V W Q T O K H %

 A

V

 B

N

 C

P

 D

K

Soln.
Ans: C

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 8 - 6 = 6 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the left half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is P.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1177.
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Question 26

Statements:All the tables are chairs. No chairs is rooms.

Conclusions:

  1. All the chairs are tables.
  2. Some rooms are tables.
  3. No tables is rooms.
  4. Some tables are rooms.
 A

Only III follows.

 B

Only I and III follows.

 C

Only II and III follows.

 D

Only I and II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-099.
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Question 27

"able 76 81 jaws walk 94 62 dame" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. able 62 81 jaws walk 94 76 dame
  2. able 62 dame jaws walk 94 76 81
  3. able 62 dame 76 walk 94 jaws 81
  4. able 62 dame 76 jaws 94 walk 81
  5. able 62 dame 76 jaws 81 walk 94

If step 3 of an input is: abys 22 gain hair 46 57 keys 64, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

abys 57 46 hair gain 22 keys 64

 B

abys 22 gain hair 46 57 keys 64

 C

abys 22 46 hair gain 57 keys 64

 D

abys 22 gain 46 hair 57 keys 64

Soln.
Ans: B

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 46 57 abys hair gain 22 keys 64:

  1. abys 57 46 hair gain 22 keys 64
  2. abys 22 46 hair gain 57 keys 64
  3. abys 22 gain hair 46 57 keys 64
  4. abys 22 gain 46 hair 57 keys 64
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-020.
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Question 28

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

Based on the above figure, answer the following:

Which region indicates the politicians who are criminals also ?

 A
5
 B
4
 C
8
 D
7
Soln.
Ans: D
The region which is common to politicians and criminals i. e., 7.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-040.
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Question 29

If in a certain language, FIELD is coded as GJFME, how is 'SICKLE' coded in that code?

 A

TJDLMF.

 B

TJDMLF.

 C

RHJBKD.

 D

RHBJKD.

Soln.
Ans: A

Each letter of GJFME stands for each corresponding letter of the word FIELD, one place ahead.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-124.
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Question 30

At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined when it is half past 8?

 A

60°

 B

70°

 C

75°

 D

80°

Soln.
Ans: C

At half past 8 the minute hand points to wards 6 and the hour hand points towards 212 marks between 8 and 9. The angle between 6 and 8 is 60° and the angle 212 min. space is 15°. Hence total angle between two hands is 75°

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-100.
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