Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 23

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. 23 in this series.

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

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 15, 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

Y

 B

A

 C

U

 D

T

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: A, O, T, U. The word is AUTO

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-350.
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Question 2

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

1

 B

3

 C

2

 D

4

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-283.
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Question 3

A man has a job which requires to work 8 straight days and rest on the ninth day. If he started work on a Monday, the 12th time he rests will be on what day of the week?

 A

Friday.

 B

Saturday.

 C

Thursday.

 D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: C

He rests every 9 days. So when he rests for the 12th time, the days will be 12 X 9 = 108. And, 108 = 7x15 + 3. Adding 3 to Monday we get Thursday.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-057.
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Question 4

Rank of a student in his class from the top is 12. If the total number of students in the class is 30, what is his position from the bottom of the class?

 A

24

 B

13

 C

14

 D

19

Soln.
Ans: D

Sum of positions of an item from top and bottom of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So position from bottom is = 30 - 12 + 1 = 19.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-210.
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Question 5

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

Question Image:

Answer Images:

 A
2
 B
1
 C
3
 D
4
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-021.
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Question 6

A camera always has-

 A

Films.

 B

Stand.

 C

Lens.

 D

Flash.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-088.
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Question 7

Statements:

There are so many departments with overlapping functions. When something goes wrong, no one can be held responsible. The departments start pointing fingers at each other, and all of them escape safely.

Courses of Action:
  1. There should be only one department.
  2. All departments should be jointly held responsible, and punished.
 A

Only II follows.

 B

Only I follows.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Neither I nor II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D

There should be a coordinating agency that can control and coordinate all these departments.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-016.
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Question 8

Eight alphabets D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are arranged in a row. G is between D and H only, I is second to the left of H. E is between F and J only. I is between J and K only.

Which of the following is definitely true?

 A

D is second to the right of H.

 B

H is to the immediate left of F.

 C

G is second to the left of K.

 D

F is to the immediate right of E.

Soln.
Ans: A

They are arranged like this:

F-E-J-I-K-H-G-D

So, D is second to the right of H.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-109.
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Question 9

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

2

 B

4

 C

1

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-025.
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Question 10

Statements:

Two dreaded terrorists have escaped from the prison. They also took away revolvers of the policemen.

Courses of Action:
  1. Police should publish their photos through news and print media, and seek public help in tracing them.
  2. Curfew should be imposed so that there is no one on the streets who could be killed by the terrorists.
 A

Neither I or II follows.

 B

Only I follows.

 C

Only II follows.

 D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B

Course of action I follows because it the right step.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-061.
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Question 11

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

2

 C

1

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-292.
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Question 12

if Ophiology : Snakes, then Philology :

 A

Songs.

 B

Philosophy.

 C

Languages.

 D

Reptiles.

Soln.
Ans: C

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-292.
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Question 13

Six persons P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting in a circle facing one another front to front. P is sitting in front of Q. Q is sitting to the right of T and left of R. P is to the left of U and right of S.

Who is sitting opposite to S?

 A

T.

 B

R.

 C

U.

 D

P.

Soln.
Ans: A

They are sitting clockwise like this: U-P-S-R-Q-T.

T is sitting opposite to S.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-099.
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Question 14

How many minimum number of blocks touch block C?

 A

2.

 B

4.

 C

3.

 D

5.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-004.
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Question 15

"a car met with an accident on saturday" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. a an met with car accident on saturday
  2. a an on with car accident met saturday
  3. a an on car with accident met saturday
  4. a an on car met accident with saturday
  5. a an on car met with accident saturday

If step 1 of an input is: in life iceland is difficult because of snow, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

in is iceland life difficult because of snow

 B

in is of life snow because iceland difficult

 C

in life iceland is difficult because of snow

 D

in is of life difficult because iceland snow

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with in life iceland is difficult because of snow:

  • in life iceland is difficult because of snow
  • in is iceland life difficult because of snow
  • in is of life difficult because iceland snow
  • in is of life snow because iceland difficult
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-039.
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Question 16

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and J, K, L, M, N, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and O, P, Q, R, S. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - B4MW

01234
J994BC
KF4B9B
LC9FBC
M9F4F4
NBCCF4
56789
OW1MNW
PMNM1P
QNPWW1
RPMNWP
SMN1P1
 A

K2, M4, O7, P7

 B

L3, K1, P7, N0

 C

J3, M2, S5, K1

 D

N0, J2, P5, O9

Soln.
Ans: D

B occurs at: J3 ;K2 ;K4 ;L3 ;N0 ;
4 occurs at: J2 ;K1 ;M2 ;M4 ;N4 ;
M occurs at: O7 ;P5 ;P7 ;R6 ;S5 ;
W occurs at: O5 ;O9 ;Q7 ;Q8 ;R8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-122.
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Question 17

What is missing?

 A

61.

 B

64.

 C

35.

 D

41.

Soln.
Ans: B
(1)3 , (2)3 and (3)3 ∴ 43 = 64
Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-099.
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Question 18

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 - VOTE

01234
0KVBKV
1AHUWS
2VOJVQ
3COOGO
4QOVUJ
56789
5EXSEX
6TKBFE
7EHQTP
8TSAJE
9TZZTZ
 A

01, 41, 65, 21

 B

23, 31, 98, 55

 C

20, 32, 95, 85

 D

04, 21, 85, 23

Soln.
Ans: B

V occurs at: 01 ;04 ;20 ;23 ;42 ;
O occurs at: 21 ;31 ;32 ;34 ;41 ;
T occurs at: 65 ;78 ;85 ;95 ;98 ;
E occurs at: 55 ;58 ;69 ;75 ;89 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-118.
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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?

These are the answer Images.

 A

1

 B

4

 C

3

 D

2

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-237.
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Question 20

Study the following series.

8 N I L Z S P M 6 A 9 1 G 4 F 2 V Q $ W

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

NL , ? , MA , 9G

 A

ZP

 B

88

 C

MS

 D

MA

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 2 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is separated by one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1202.
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Question 21

Statement: The government has decided to distribute 3 kgs. of food-grains to every family living below poverty line for the next three months at a nominal price of Rs. 5 per kgs.

Assumptions: .

  1. The govt. has enough stock to distribute food grains for the entire period.
  2. Families living below poverty line may be able to afford and buy food grains at Rs. 5 per kg.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

 D

Both I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Both assumption (I) and (II) are implicit. The government has good stock, and it knows that people will be able to spend at least Rs. five per kg.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-009.
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Question 22

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 - MAPS

01234
0QEMCU
1MKMBR
2RABAZ
3AGMAO
4XVIAM
56789
5EGPPF
6ISLCW
7WKPSP
8WIPOW
9ESSVS
 A

44, 23, 79, 30

 B

12, 43, 77, 78

 C

10, 33, 58, 87

 D

32, 30, 87, 12

Soln.
Ans: B

M occurs at: 02 ;10 ;12 ;32 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 21 ;23 ;30 ;33 ;43 ;
P occurs at: 57 ;58 ;77 ;79 ;87 ;
S occurs at: 66 ;78 ;96 ;97 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-170.
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Question 23

Statements:All stars are huts. No hut is a building. All buildings are moons.

Conclusions:

  1. No star are moons.
  2. Some buildings being stars is a possibility.
 A

Either conclusion I or II follows.

 B

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

 C

Only conclusion I follows.

 D

Only conclusion II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-034.
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Question 24

Statements:All flowers are buildings. Some buildings are halls. All halls are leaves.

Conclusions:

  1. Some leaves are flowers.
  2. Some halls are flowers.
  3. Some leaves are buildings.
 A

None follows.

 B

Only II follows.

 C

Only III follows.

 D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-142.
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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?

These are the answer Images.

 A

1

 B

4

 C

3

 D

2

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-295.
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Question 26

Point E is 5 km towards the West of point F. Point G is 2 km towards the North of point F. Point H is 3 km towards the East of point G. Point J is 2 km towards the South of point H.

If a person walks 2 km towards the north from point F, and takes a right turn and continues to walk, which of the following points would he reach the first ?

 A

G.

 B

F.

 C

J.

 D

H.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-006.
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Question 27

How many blocks touch block C?

 A

3.

 B

2.

 C

1.

 D

4.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-096.
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Question 28

Disclosure is associated with-

 A

secrets.

 B

display.

 C

exposition.

 D

spy.

Soln.
Ans: A

Secrets are revealed in a disclosure.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-071.
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Question 29

Carefully scan the following series of digits from 1-9, and determine how many 8 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not divisible by the number that is second to their left?

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

 A

6

 B

3

 C

2

 D

5

Soln.
Ans: B

At these locations: 7-2-8 ;9-8-8 ;7-4-8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1042.
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Question 30

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

Who among them is in the third place from the top when they are arranged in descending order of their weight ?

 A

Prabh.

 B

Vikram.

 C

Amrit.

 D

Param.

Soln.
Ans: B

Facts are:

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

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

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-089.
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