# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 20

## 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. 20 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

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: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-257.
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### Question 2

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and C, D, E, F, G, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and H, I, J, K, L. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - X986

 0 1 2 3 4 C 9 9 5 5 D D 5 V V V V E D 9 5 9 D F X D V 5 9 G D X X X X
 5 6 7 8 9 H M 8 M 6 7 I K M 8 K 7 J 7 K 8 K 7 K M 6 8 6 6 L 8 7 M K 6
A

G3, E3, J7, K6

B

G1, E1, I7, C0

C

F0, C0, H6, G3

D

G4, C1, L5, H6

Soln.
Ans: A

X occurs at: F0 ;G1 ;G2 ;G3 ;G4 ;
9 occurs at: C0 ;C1 ;E1 ;E3 ;F4 ;
8 occurs at: H6 ;I7 ;J7 ;K7 ;L5 ;
6 occurs at: H8 ;K6 ;K8 ;K9 ;L9 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-044.
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### Question 3

Study the following series.

T Z 4 5 F 7 N O + @ G J \$ D 6 H 3 K % P

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

5F , ? , @\$ , \$3

A

T7

B

N+

C

OO

D

OT

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: 16-02-10-11-59-51-181.
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### Question 4

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

A

4

B

2

C

3

D

1

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-213.
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### Question 5

In the number series written below, how many 6 are there that are completely divisible by both the two successors to their right?

9 2 8 4 7 2 3 7 6 6 6 9 6 9 8 8 6 7 2

A

1

B

3

C

2

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 6-6-6 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-006.
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### Question 6

Which of the following bears the same relation to Chronometer as is the relation between "Caliper" and "Distance"?

A

Time.

B

Pulse rate.

C

Speed.

D

Acceleration.

Soln.
Ans: A

Instruments and what they measure.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-032.
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### Question 7

If day before yesterday was Saturday, then day after tomorrow will be-

A

Wednesday.

B

Thursday.

C

Friday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: A

If day before yesterday is Saturday, the today is Monday ad day after tomorrow it will be Wednesday.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-013.
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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?

A

1

B

3

C

2

D

4

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-067.
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### Question 9

How many pairs of letters are there in the word HYPERCOMPLEX which have as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

A

7

B

2

C

0

D

6

Soln.
Ans: D
1. HypErcomplex
2. HyperComplex
3. HypercomPlex
4. hyPeRcomplex
5. hypErComplex
6. hypercOmpLex
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-017.
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### Question 10

How many blocks touch block B?

A

at least 3.

B

at least 4.

C

exactly 5.

D

at least 5.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-010.
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### Question 11

In a certain code language 'is op er' means 'book is thick', 'it an er' means 'bag is heavy', 'ak is' means 'interesting book' and 'ed it' means 'that bag'. Which of the following means 'that is interesting' in that code language?
A
ed is er
B
ak er an
C
ak ed er
D
it op ak
Soln.
Ans: C
'op' stands for thick, 'an for heavy', 'ak for interesting' and 'ed' for that'.
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-107.
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### Question 12

A dog bite causes rabies.

A

Often.

B

Sometimes.

C

Always.

D

Never.

Soln.
Ans: B

Only if the dog is itself infected. Not always.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-100.
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### Question 13

In a certain code language 'indrani likes food' means '173 274 549' and 'food is god' means '924 764 274'. Then what is the code for 'food'?

A

549

B

924

C

274

D

764

Soln.
Ans: C

'food' is common to items 1 and 2. From their codes we can see that '274' is common, and therefore the required answer.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-070.
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### Question 14

What is missing?

A

47.

B

57.

C

49.

D

50.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-057.
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### Question 15

Gurleen is taller than Sham but not as tall as Dimpy. Dimpy and Ridham are of same height. Gurleen is shorter then Parveen. Who is the tallest in all?

A

Gurleen or Sham.

B

Dimpy or Parveen.

C

Ridham or Dimpy.

D

Sham or Ridham.

Soln.
Ans: B

Facts are:

1. S < G < D.
2. D = R.
3. G < P.

By inspection, D and P are on the right side, so we can shortlist them as possible answer. So D for Dimpy and P for Parveen are the tallest.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-050.
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### Question 16

"dame main 86 balm cage 94 91 05" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. balm main 86 dame cage 94 91 05
2. balm 05 86 dame cage 94 91 main
3. balm 05 cage dame 86 94 91 main
4. balm 05 cage 86 dame 94 91 main
5. balm 05 cage 86 dame 91 94 main
6. balm 05 cage 86 dame 91 main 94

If step 1 of an input is: damn 93 99 33 21 malt sack each, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

damn 21 each 33 93 malt sack 99

B

damn 21 99 33 93 malt sack each

C

damn 21 each 33 malt 93 sack 99

D

damn 93 99 33 21 malt sack each

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 21 93 99 33 damn malt sack each:

1. damn 93 99 33 21 malt sack each
2. damn 21 99 33 93 malt sack each
3. damn 21 each 33 93 malt sack 99
4. damn 21 each 33 malt 93 sack 99
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-031.
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### Question 17

"pace 73 fade icon 82 each 87 05" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. pace 73 fade icon 82 each 05 87
2. pace icon fade 73 82 each 05 87
3. pace icon fade 73 05 each 82 87
4. pace icon fade each 05 73 82 87

If an input is: keys vain 56 urea 76 64 fade 34, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

6

C

7

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B

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 keys vain 56 urea 76 64 fade 34:

1. vain keys 56 urea 76 64 fade 34
2. vain keys 56 urea 34 64 fade 76
3. vain urea 56 keys 34 64 fade 76
4. vain urea 56 keys 34 fade 64 76
5. vain urea keys 56 34 fade 64 76
6. vain urea keys fade 34 56 64 76
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-016.
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### Question 18

Which letter will be the 8th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word EXTEMPORISED?

A

R

B

O

C

E

D

P

Soln.
Ans: D

The new letter is: XEETPMROSIDE

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-469.
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### Question 19

Alto, Esteem and Maruti can be represented by which diagram

A
B
C
D
Soln.
Ans: B
Both Alto and Esteem are car models of Maruti.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-020.
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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 - RACE

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

01, 42, 96, 55

B

22, 02, 98, 66

C

40, 03, 56, 13

D

10, 13, 66, 01

Soln.
Ans: A

R occurs at: 00 ;01 ;10 ;22 ;40 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;03 ;11 ;13 ;42 ;
C occurs at: 56 ;66 ;85 ;96 ;98 ;
E occurs at: 55 ;65 ;68 ;79 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-021.
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### Question 21

If Amandeep is taller than Surinder but shorter than Komal and Surinder is just as tall as Kamala but taller than Vandna, then Kamala is.

A

taller than Komal.

B

shorter than Surinder.

C

shorter than Amandeep.

D

just as tall as Amandeep.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

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

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

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-036.
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### Question 22

Which letter will be the 4th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word DENUCLEARISE?

A

L

B

E

C

I

D

A

Soln.
Ans: C

The new letter is: EDUNLCAEIRES

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-369.
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### Question 23

If Seismography : Earthquake, then Taseometer : ?

A

Volcanoes.

B

Landslides.

C

Resistances.

D

Strains.

Soln.
Ans: D

Taseometer is an instrument for measuring stresses within structures.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-157.
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### Question 24

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and F, G, H, I, J, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and A, B, C, D, E. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - M4LC

 5 6 7 8 9 F 0 4 4 2 2 G 4 0 0 0 M H 2 M Q M M I 4 2 Q 4 Q J M 2 Q Q 0
 0 1 2 3 4 A N N C H N B N L L J L C L C H N L D J H J J J E C C H H C
A

J5, I5, B2, G9

B

H8, I8, B4, I5

C

H6, F7, C0, B2

D

G9, G5, C4, C1

Soln.
Ans: D

M occurs at: G9 ;H6 ;H8 ;H9 ;J5 ;
4 occurs at: F6 ;F7 ;G5 ;I5 ;I8 ;
L occurs at: B1 ;B2 ;B4 ;C0 ;C4 ;
C occurs at: A2 ;C1 ;E0 ;E1 ;E4 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-051.
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### Question 25

"ugly vase pale 53 78 kilo 81 29" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 81 vase ugly 53 78 kilo pale 29
2. ugly 81 vase kilo 78 53 pale 29
3. ugly 53 vase kilo pale 78 81 29
4. 78 ugly 53 81 vase kilo pale 29
5. 78 kilo ugly 53 pale vase 81 29
6. 78 81 ugly 53 kilo vase pale 29
7. ugly 78 53 81 kilo vase pale 29
8. ugly 81 kilo 53 78 pale vase 29

Which of the following steps would read as "jinx echo 40 05 unto 48 dare 57" if the input is "40 05 48 echo dare jinx unto 57", and the re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

5

C

4

D

3

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step items at 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 respectively move to 2-4-5-1-7-3-6-8-. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 40 05 48 echo dare jinx unto 57:

1. echo 40 jinx 05 48 unto dare 57
2. jinx 40 05 48 echo unto dare 57
3. jinx echo 40 05 unto 48 dare 57
4. dare echo 48 40 jinx 05 unto 57
5. dare 40 48 jinx 05 unto echo 57
6. 48 dare 40 05 jinx unto echo 57
7. 40 unto 05 jinx dare 48 echo 57
8. 40 jinx unto 05 48 echo dare 57
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-024.
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### Question 26

Statements:All businessmen are hardworking. No hardworking men are superstitious.

Conclusions:

2. All superstitious are not businessmen.
A

Only I follows.

B

Both I and II follows.

C

None follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-066.
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### Question 27

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

Question Image:

A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-031.
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### Question 28

if Deep : Shallow, then Definite :

A

Indefinite.

B

Always.

C

Never.

D

Sure.

Soln.
Ans: A

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-039.
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### Question 29

0, 6, 24, 60, 120, 210, (?)

A

240.

B

336.

C

504.

D

290.

Soln.
Ans: B

This is how the series is made.

0, 6, 24, 60, 120, 210, 336
(1)3 - 1 = 0
(2)3 - 2 = 6
(3)3 - 3 = 24
(4)3 - 4 = 60
(5)3 - 5 = 120
(6)3 - 6 = 210
? = (7)3 - 7 = 336

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-058.
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### Question 30

Among five friends, Malkeet is older than Ravi but not as old as Lakbeer. Lakbeer is older than Nirmal and Karamjeet. Nirmal is younger than Ravi but not the youngest. Who is the second in the descending order of age ?

A

Nirmal.

B

Malkeet.

C

Lakbeer.

D

Ravi.

Soln.
Ans: B

The facts are:

1. R < M < L.
2. N(K) < L.
3. N < R.

Since N is not the youngest, the second fact above becomes K < N < L. The arrangement becomes:

K < N < R < M < L.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-082.
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