# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 31

## 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. 31 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
Aptitude Trainer and Software Developer

## 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

"73 90 card king gave 36 18 talk" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. card 90 73 king gave 36 18 talk
2. card 18 73 king gave 36 90 talk
3. card 18 gave king 73 36 90 talk
4. card 18 gave 36 73 king 90 talk
5. card 18 gave 36 king 73 90 talk
6. card 18 gave 36 king 73 talk 90

If an input is: 56 unto 01 ugly yeti 41 15 oily, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

4

B

6

C

5

D

7

Soln.
Ans: C

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 56 unto 01 ugly yeti 41 15 oily:

1. oily unto 01 ugly yeti 41 15 56
2. oily 01 unto ugly yeti 41 15 56
3. oily 01 ugly unto yeti 41 15 56
4. oily 01 ugly 15 yeti 41 unto 56
5. oily 01 ugly 15 unto 41 yeti 56
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-005.
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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?

A

3

B

2

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-166.
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### Question 3

This is a series of digits and alphabets. How many pairs are such that the consecutive items are both numbers?

2 9 9 X 4 P I U K 7 A B 1 Z Q 5 N S 6 L

A

1

B

3

C

2

D

0

Soln.
Ans: C

At these locations: 2-9 ;9-9 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1248.
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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

2

B

3

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-129.
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### Question 5

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 - 2MWY

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

I6, J5, Q4, R1

B

I8, K7, P1, J8

C

J9, J8, R1, L7

D

L7, M6, O0, N0

Soln.
Ans: D

2 occurs at: I6 ;I8 ;J9 ;K9 ;L7 ;
M occurs at: J5 ;J8 ;K7 ;K8 ;M6 ;
W occurs at: N3 ;O0 ;P1 ;Q4 ;R1 ;
Y occurs at: N0 ;N2 ;N4 ;P0 ;Q0 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-098.
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### Question 6

Statements:All tubes are pumps. No pumps is cable. Some cables are brushes. All brushes are paints.

Conclusions:

1. Some paints are cables.
2. Some pumps are tubes.
3. Some brushes are pumps.
4. Some cables are tubes.
A

None follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only I and II follows.

D

Only III follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-126.
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### Question 7

How many blocks touch block S?

A

exactly 2.

B

exactly 1.

C

at least 2.

D

at least 1.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-058.
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### Question 8

Seven friends L, M, N, P, Q, R and S are arranged in a line left to right.

1. N, who is the neighbor of P, is not the neighbor of R.
2. Q is the second to the left of R.
3. N is second to left of S, who is the neighbor of M.

Which of the following pairs has the second person sitting second to the right of the first person?

A

QS.

B

RM.

C

RQ.

D

NQ.

Soln.
Ans: C

They are arranged like this:

```N---P/M---R---L---Q---S---P/M
```

Q is sitting second to the right of R.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-089.
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### Question 9

Which number is on the face opposite to 6 ?

A
2
B
4
C
3
D
1
Soln.
Ans: D
As the numbers 2, 3, 4 and 5 are adjacent to 6, so the number on the face opposite to 6 is 1.
Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-040.
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### Question 10

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

Question Image:

A
3
B
4
C
1
D
2
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-033.
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### Question 11

18, 24, 21, 27, (?), 30, 27.

A

21.

B

33.

C

24.

D

30.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-039.
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### Question 12

Barometer is to Air pressure as Bolometer is to.

A

Refraction.

B

Current.

C

Sound.

D

Soln.
Ans: D

Instruments and what they measure.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-288.
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### Question 13

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 - PAGE

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

03, 41, 96, 12

B

31, 12, 98, 32

C

23, 24, 56, 98

D

32, 34, 67, 95

Soln.
Ans: D

P occurs at: 03 ;23 ;30 ;31 ;32 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;12 ;24 ;34 ;41 ;
G occurs at: 56 ;67 ;89 ;96 ;98 ;
E occurs at: 55 ;59 ;79 ;86 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-055.
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### Question 14

Find the missing number in the following square.

A

12

B

34

C

23

D

45

Soln.
Ans: D

From 1 row 1+12 = 32

From 2 row 2+23 = 83

From 3 row 3 + ? = 195

So ? = 195 - 3 = 45

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-047.
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### Question 15

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 4, 8 and 12 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

8 years.

B

4 years.

C

12 years.

D

13 years.

Soln.
Ans: B

The least of the given time periods is 4. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-200.
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### Question 16

If the alphabets at the positions 4, 5, 9 and 12 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

L

B

R

C

I

D

D

Soln.
Ans: D

The letters are: D, E, I, L. The word is IDLE

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-253.
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### Question 17

If axe : tree, then?

A

razor : hair.

B

knife : carrot.

C

wind : tree.

D

bulldozer : building.

Soln.
Ans: D

Axe is used to fell a tree, and bulldozer is used to demolish in the same sense.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-161.
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### Question 18

if Aromatic : Fragrant, then Arrive :

A

Visit.

B

Meet.

C

Reach.

D

See.

Soln.
Ans: C

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-280.
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### Question 19

Time :: Second as Electric current :: ?

A

Ampere.

B

Bill.

C

Voltage.

D

Death.

Soln.
Ans: A

Physical quantities and their units.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-215.
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### Question 20

As per the below diagram, which diagram correctly represents the relationship: Shirts, Beds, Goldfish

A
(a)
B
(d)
C
(b)
D
(c)
Soln.
Ans: A

Shirts, beds and goldfish are entirely different things, so they are represented by three independent circles.

Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-018.
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### Question 21

"far descriptive visual than presentation words more a" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. a than far presentation words descriptive visual more
2. descriptive words more far visual presentation than a
3. far descriptive than visual words a more presentation
4. descriptive words a presentation more than far visual
5. than visual words a more far descriptive presentation
6. presentation a words descriptive more far than visual

If an input is: appearance cannot on judge deeper primarily needed is, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

is judge appearance deeper primarily cannot on needed

B

cannot primarily is deeper needed judge appearance on

C

deeper is primarily cannot needed appearance judge on

D

appearance cannot judge on primarily is needed deeper

Soln.
Ans: C

Each time the arrangement is done in a random order.

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

These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with appearance cannot on judge deeper primarily needed is:

• is judge appearance deeper primarily cannot on needed
• cannot primarily needed appearance on deeper judge is
• appearance cannot judge on primarily is needed deeper
• cannot primarily is deeper needed judge appearance on
• judge on primarily is needed appearance cannot deeper
• deeper is primarily cannot needed appearance judge on
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-013.
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### Question 22

Study the following series.

@ M 3 W A 8 N L Y F X S P K T E R H J %

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

3W, 8L, YS, ?

A

3A

B

SE

C

F@

D

38

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: 16-02-10-11-59-51-734.
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### Question 23

Which letter will be the 5th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word DENUCLEARISE?

A

A

B

N

C

C

D

E

Soln.
Ans: D

The new letter is: EDUNLCAEIRES

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-833.
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### Question 24

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

Question Image:

A
3
B
1
C
4
D
2
Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-001.
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### Question 25

5, 16, 49, 104, (?)

A

181.

B

115.

C

148.

D

170.

Soln.
Ans: A

5 (+ 11), 16 (+ 33), 49 (+ 55), 104 (+ 77), 181.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-071.
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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

3

B

2

C

4

D

1

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-103.
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### Question 27

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 - MATH

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

13, 01, 65, 03

B

33, 03, 67, 42

C

42, 11, 55, 95

D

43, 40, 78, 67

Soln.
Ans: C

M occurs at: 13 ;22 ;33 ;42 ;43 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;03 ;11 ;32 ;40 ;
T occurs at: 55 ;65 ;67 ;68 ;78 ;
H occurs at: 85 ;87 ;95 ;96 ;98 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-073.
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### Question 28

A doctor always has -

A

Stethoscope.

B

C

Thermometer.

D

Degree.

Soln.
Ans: D

A doctor must have a valid degree or qualification.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-063.
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### Question 29

Eight friends A, B, C , D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle facing the centre. B is sitting between G and D. H is third to the left of B and second to the right of A. C is sitting between A and G and B and E are not sitting opposite to each other.

Which of the following statements is not correct?

A

E is sitting between F and D.

B

A is sitting between C and F.

C

C is third to the right of D.

D

D and A are sitting opposite to each other.

Soln.
Ans: A

They are sitting like this clockwise: G-B-D-E-H-F-A-C.

E is sitting between H and D. Hence, alternative (c) is not correct.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-076.
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### Question 30

19, 2, 38, 3, 114, 4, (?)

A

228.

B

256.

C

352.

D

456.

Soln.
Ans: D

19 x 2 = 38, then 38 x 3 = 114, then 114 x 4 = 456.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-063.
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