# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 19

## 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. 19 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

Statement: A girl started to become friendly with a boy who had a costly car.

Assumptions: .

1. The girl likes cars.
2. The girl has long term objectives of marrying the boy.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

One of the two possibilities is there.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-070.
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### Question 2

If health : life, then?

A

pollution : air.

B

C

education : career.

D

petrol : average.

Soln.
Ans: C

If you have good health, you have good life, similarly, if you have good education, you have good career.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-276.
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### Question 3

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as P, Q, R, S, T and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, whereas those of the right matrix are K, L, M, N, O and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - T1LV

 P Q R S T 5 G T 1 I T 6 D D I I 1 7 I D 1 T G 8 1 G I D T 9 G 1 G D T
 K L M N O 0 L L J P V 1 V P H P V 2 P J L L V 3 J H H J L 4 H J V P H
A

5T, 9Q, 3O, 2M

B

5Q, 5R, 0K, 1O

C

7S, 6T, 2N, 8P

D

9T, 8P, 2M, 5Q

Soln.
Ans: B

T occurs at: 5Q ;5T ;7S ;8T ;9T ;
1 occurs at: 5R ;6T ;7R ;8P ;9Q ;
L occurs at: 0K ;0L ;2M ;2N ;3O ;
V occurs at: 0O ;1K ;1O ;2O ;4M ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-075.
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### Question 4

"hear from very to source important authoritative something" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. hear to important from authoritative something source very
2. very important hear to source authoritative something from
3. source something important to very from hear authoritative
4. to very source something authoritative from hear important
5. from source authoritative to very important something hear
6. source very something to authoritative hear from important

If an input is: something work good you not very harder at, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

good very something you not harder at work

B

something you very work harder at not good

C

you good not at harder work something very

D

work not harder you good very at something

Soln.
Ans: A

Each time the arrangement is done in a random order.

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

These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with something work good you not very harder at:

• something you very work harder at not good
• good very something you not harder at work
• not at very you good work something harder
• you good not at harder work something very
• work not harder you good very at something
• not good at you harder something work very
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-028.
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### Question 5

Good : Bad : : Virtue : ?

A

Blame.

B

Vice.

C

Despair.

D

Sin.

Soln.
Ans: B

Both the words are opposite in meaning to each other.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-258.
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### Question 6

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed to the right of the image?

A

3

B

2

C

4

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-299.
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### Question 7

"idea 89 28 fade 41 name verb 58" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. verb 89 28 fade 41 name idea 58
2. verb 58 28 fade 41 name idea 89
3. verb name 28 fade 41 58 idea 89
4. verb name 28 fade 41 idea 58 89
5. verb name idea fade 41 28 58 89
6. verb name idea fade 28 41 58 89

If an input is: balm 17 rack name 31 84 34 urea, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

4

B

7

C

6

D

5

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, English words are moving to the left in the last to first order in which they appear in a dictionary. The numbers are moving to the right in decreasing order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with balm 17 rack name 31 84 34 urea:

1. urea 17 rack name 31 84 34 balm
2. urea 17 rack name 31 balm 34 84
3. urea rack 17 name 31 balm 34 84
4. urea rack name 17 31 balm 34 84
5. urea rack name 17 balm 31 34 84
6. urea rack name balm 17 31 34 84
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-006.
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### Question 8

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed to the right of the image?

A

3

B

2

C

4

D

1

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-216.
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### Question 9

"main abys each 37 80 vary 53 64" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. abys main each 37 80 vary 53 64
2. abys 80 each 37 main vary 53 64
3. abys 80 each 64 main vary 53 37
4. abys 80 each 64 main 53 vary 37

If step 1 of an input is: balm 43 56 kids each 73 13 yagi, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

balm 73 56 kids each 43 13 yagi

B

balm 73 each 56 kids 43 yagi 13

C

balm 73 each 56 kids 43 13 yagi

D

balm 43 56 kids each 73 13 yagi

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 yagi 43 56 kids each 73 13 balm:

1. balm 43 56 kids each 73 13 yagi
2. balm 73 56 kids each 43 13 yagi
3. balm 73 each kids 56 43 13 yagi
4. balm 73 each 56 kids 43 13 yagi
5. balm 73 each 56 kids 43 yagi 13
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-044.
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### Question 10

If the items from position 4 to the position 10 are reversed, then which item comes at position 9 in the following series? The series is:

Q \$ X P A % V U 2 Z I B T 1 H R 7 N @ 5

A

Q

B

2

C

%

D

A

Soln.
Ans: D

The position 9 falls within the reversed positions. So the item at this position is the item at position 4 + 10 - 9 = 5 in the original series. We can count, the item is A

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1182.
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### Question 11

Study the following series.

9 D V B 5 O @ + A I W P F 1 3 6 G N 8 7

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

5O , +I , ? , 1N

A

+5

B

W1

C

+B

D

II

Soln.
Ans: B

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.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-926.
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### Question 12

How many blocks touch block P?

A

5.

B

2.

C

3.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-030.
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### Question 13

Ten army cadets A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H ,I and J are standing in a queue.

1. B and F are not either of the start or end.
2. G is before D, but not necessarily behind him, and H ahead of J.
3. There are four persons between E and A.
4. I is ahead of B and F is before D.
5. J is in between A and D and G is in between E and F.
6. There are two persons between H and C.

Who are the immediate neighbors of I?

A

B and C.

B

B and H.

C

B for sure, but one of H or C.

D

A and H.

Soln.
Ans: C

Last to first like this: E - G - F - D - J - A - (H or C) - B - I - (H or C)

One of the immediate neighbors of I will either be H or C.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-010.
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### Question 14

"06 68 78 90 05 94 43 29" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 05 68 78 90 06 94 43 29
2. 05 68 78 90 06 29 43 94
3. 05 06 78 90 68 29 43 94
4. 05 06 78 43 68 29 90 94
5. 05 06 29 43 68 78 90 94

If step 3 of an input is: 03 10 29 58 13 64 62 95, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

03 10 13 29 58 62 64 95

B

03 29 10 58 13 64 62 95

C

03 95 10 58 13 64 62 29

D

03 10 29 58 13 62 64 95

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, the smallest numbers are being moved to the left, and in the next step largest to the right side. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 03 10 29 58 13 64 62 95:

• 03 10 29 58 13 64 62 95
• 03 10 29 58 13 62 64 95
• 03 10 13 58 29 62 64 95
• 03 10 13 29 58 62 64 95
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-058.
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### Question 15

Statement: Most of the private companies have decided against awarding annual increase in the salaries to their employees due to current economic situations.

Assumptions: .

1. Majority of the employees may leave their job to protest against the decision.
2. These companies may announce hike in salaries next year.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Assumption (I) is not implicit because the company already makes an analysis before taking any step. The employees also understand the limitations in such cases. (II) is also not implicit because future is not predictable.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-012.
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### Question 16

In a dinner party both fish and mutton were served. Some took only fish and some only mutton. There were some vegetarians who did not accept either. The rest accepted both fish and mutton.Which one of the following logic diagrams correctly reflects the above situation ?

A
B
C
D
Soln.
Ans: A
The circle of vegetarians is a separate circle. The circles of mutton eaters and fish eaters intersect because some "some took only fish, only mutton" and "others took both".
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-045.
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### Question 17

Summer : Raining.

Choose the correct relationship from amongst the following.

A

Summer : Winter.

B

December : January.

C

Monday : Sunday.

D

46 : 47.

Soln.
Ans: C

Raining follows summer season. In the same way January follows December.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-194.
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### Question 18

Statement: If it does not rain throughout this month, most farmers would be in trouble this year.

Assumptions: .

1. Timely rain in essential for farming.
2. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Both I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Absolutely, both I and II follow.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-120.
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### Question 19

Find the meaningful sequence according to the chronological order:

A

B, C, D, E, A.

B

C, D, B, A, E.

C

A, E, D, C, B.

D

E, D, C, B, A.

Soln.
Ans: C

The correct order is :

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-083.
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### Question 20

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 - VAIN

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

20, 34, 85, 58

B

24, 33, 58, 41

C

31, 10, 96, 33

D

41, 12, 65, 69

Soln.
Ans: D

V occurs at: 00 ;20 ;24 ;31 ;41 ;
A occurs at: 10 ;11 ;12 ;33 ;34 ;
I occurs at: 57 ;58 ;65 ;85 ;96 ;
N occurs at: 68 ;69 ;76 ;95 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-089.
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### Question 21

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed to the right of the image?

A

4

B

2

C

1

D

3

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-298.
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### Question 22

In a certain code if MILLION is written as IMLLOIN, how will HILTON be coded?

A

HILTNO.

B

IHTLNO.

C

HITLON.

D

IHLOTN.

Soln.
Ans: B

First and second, third and fourth, fifth and sixth letters of the first word are reversed.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-081.
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### Question 23

Statements:

Industrial research has shown that the internal problems of an organization can be successfully managed through quality circles. They also lead to an increase in the motivation levels of employees.

Courses of Action:
1. Organizations should now educate their employees about the idea of quality circles.
2. Employees should be encouraged to join quality circles.
A

Only II follows.

B

Both I and II follow.

C

Only I follows.

D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-055.
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### Question 24

If Amandeep is taller than Surinder but shorter than Komal and Surinder is just as tall as Kamala but taller than Vandna, then who is second tallest?

A

Surinder.

B

Komal.

C

Amandeep.

D

Vandna.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

1. Su < A < Ko.
2. V < (Su = Ka)

The ordering is: V < Su(=Ka) < A < Ko.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-007.
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### Question 25

1, 4, 9, 16, 25, (?)

A

48.

B

35.

C

49.

D

36.

Soln.
Ans: D

The series is squares of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and so on. Another alternative is as shown below.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-100.
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### Question 26

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: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-130.
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### Question 27

Statements:Some stars are moons. Some moons are sticks. All sticks are chairs. All chairs are tables.

Conclusions:

1. Some tables are moons.
2. Some chairs are stars.
3. Some sticks are stars.
A

None follows.

B

Only III follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-195.
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### Question 28

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 5, 9, 13, 14, 20 and 25 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

E

B

M

C

N

D

A

Soln.
Ans: B

The letters are: A, E, I, M, N, T, Y. The word is AMENITY

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-553.
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### Question 29

The following sequence is first reversed, then every letter beginning from position 13, counted from the left of the new sequence, is replaced by its successor in the English alphabet, and any Z after this position is replaced by A, then, how many Q will be there in the resulting sequence?

A I A D H D N F O F T J U G M T H K R F C L L C T

A

3

B

0

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

T C L L C F R K H T M G V K U G P G O E I E B J B

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-951.
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### Question 30

In a certain code language, 'loc pit tom' means 'singing is appreciable', 'tom jab nim' means 'dancing is good'. Which of the following means 'good' in that code language?
A
Cannot be determined
B
jab
C
tom
D
nim
Soln.
Ans: D
In the second and third sentences, common word is 'dancing' and common code is 'jab'. In the first and second sentences, common word is 'is' and common code is 'tom'. os 'nim' means 'good'.
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-029.
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