# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 35

## 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. 35 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

In the following figure circle represents those selected for I.A.S., square represents those selected for I.P.S. and triangle represents engineers.

The different regions have been marked by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and so on. On the basis of these numbers, answer the following question:

The I.A.S. who were not engineers, are

A
3
B
5
C
2
D
1
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-038.
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### Question 2

NTPC, TISCO and SAIL can be represented by

A
B
C
D
Soln.
Ans: B
All there are different organisations.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-042.
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### Question 3

If 1 is taller than 2 and 3 is taller than 4. If 4 is taller than 2, who is the tallest?

A

1.

B

3.

C

1 or 3.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

1. 2 < 1.
2. 4 < 3.
3. 2 < 4.

By inspecting the right sides we can shortlist 1, 3 and 4. But 4 appears on the left side in the second condition, it can be ruled out. So the tallest is either 1 or 3.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-015.
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### Question 4

Below is a series of numbers from 1 through 9. Some of them repeat. How many 8 does it contain such that they are completely divisible by both the two predecessors to their left?

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

A

0

B

4

C

1

D

3

Soln.
Ans: D

At these locations: 8-4-8 ;2-4-8 ;8-1-8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-163.
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### Question 5

Statement: The company has started a pick up service for the employees in the morning, but there is no such service for the evening.

Assumptions: .

1. The company wants to ensure that the employees reach the office in time.
2. The employees are not coming in time.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

The service is started because the company must have felt this problem. Both I and II are implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-122.
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### Question 6

Statements:All laptops are cements. Some cements are sticks. No stick is garden.

Conclusions:

1. Some gardens are laptops.
2. Some sticks are laptops.
3. No garden is laptops.
A

Only III follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only either I or III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-176.
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### Question 7

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 of R?

A

T.

B

S.

C

P.

D

U.

Soln.
Ans: D

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

U is sitting opposite to R.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-065.
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### Question 8

If Frankness : Blunt, then?

A

Sickness : Death.

B

Rest : Activity.

C

Weep : Laugh.

D

Wisdom : Intelligent.

Soln.
Ans: D

'Frankness' and 'Blunt' are synonyms and so are Wisdom and intelligence.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-298.
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### Question 9

"83 sage lady 44 fade vain 58 08" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

If step 1 of an input is: yagi 90 icon 05 10 quad 67 cafe, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

yagi 90 quad 05 10 icon 67 cafe

B

yagi 90 icon 05 10 quad 67 cafe

C

yagi 90 quad 67 icon 10 05 cafe

D

yagi 90 quad 67 icon 10 cafe 05

Soln.
Ans: B

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 05 90 icon yagi 10 quad 67 cafe:

1. yagi 90 icon 05 10 quad 67 cafe
2. yagi 90 quad 05 10 icon 67 cafe
3. yagi 90 quad 67 10 icon 05 cafe
4. yagi 90 quad 67 icon 10 05 cafe
5. yagi 90 quad 67 icon 10 cafe 05
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-045.
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### Question 10

Directions: In the following question some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding have been given.

```A B C D E F G H I J
c l d j x k y i b f

K L M N O P Q R S T
a t z w v q r e m n

U V W X Y Z
p h s g u o
```

RETURN : eknhev : : EQUATION : ?

A

krhcqbqw.

B

kehlpfqv.

C

xeplnfvv.

D

xrpcnbvw.

Soln.
Ans: C

Letters at the odd places have been coded directly from the table, and letters at the even places have been coded one position ahead in the table.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-141.
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### Question 11

Statements:All beds are room. All room are books. All books are nets. All nets are gardens.

Conclusions:

1. Some nets are room.
2. Some gardens are books.
3. Some nets are beds.
A

Only II and III follows.

B

All I, II and III follows.

C

Only I and II follows.

D

Only I and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-098.
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### Question 12

"the company reported that yearly profit growth" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. reported company the that yearly profit growth
2. reported company yearly that the profit growth
3. reported company yearly profit the that growth
4. reported company yearly profit growth that the

If an input is: they would instead work to preserve animals natural habitat, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

4

C

5

D

7

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, the longest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with preserve would instead work to they animals natural habitat:

1. preserve would instead work to they animals natural habitat
2. preserve instead would work to they animals natural habitat
3. preserve instead animals work to they would natural habitat
4. preserve instead animals natural to they would work habitat
5. preserve instead animals natural habitat they would work to
6. preserve instead animals natural habitat would they work to
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-021.
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### Question 13

A man jumped from a plane and survived even though his parachute didn't open.

A

Never.

B

Often.

C

Sometimes.

D

Always.

Soln.
Ans: C

Perhaps he fell into a river, or on trees.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-046.
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### Question 14

Mohit takes casual leave only on first working day of every month. The office has weekly offs on Saturday and Sunday. In a month of 30 days, the first working day happened to be Tuesday. What will be the day for his next casual leave?

A

Thursday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Monday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: A

According of the question, first date of the month will be Tuesday. So the dates 8, 15, 22 and 29 will be on Tuesday also, therefore the first date of the month will be on Thursday. Hence Thursday will be the day of his next casual leave.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-023.
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### Question 15

If the following series is reversed, then which item comes at position 18 counted from the left? The series is:

K 3 I J 6 F 7 H T B A G L E \$ P 9 X 4 S

A

J

B

P

C

I

D

H

Soln.
Ans: C

The item at position 18 is total items + 1 - 18 which is 20 + 1 - 18 = 3. Counting from the left we get I.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-855.
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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?

A

2

B

1

C

3

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-152.
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### Question 17

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: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-064.
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### Question 18

Statement: The function will start at 11 A.M. You are requested to take yours seats before 11 A.M. - written on an invitation card.

Assumptions: .

1. If the invitee is not in his seat before 11 A.M., the function will not start.
2. Function will start as scheduled.
A

Only I is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Only II is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-083.
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### Question 19

"18 93 66 64 46 34 73 19" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 34 93 66 64 46 18 73 19
2. 34 18 66 64 46 93 73 19
3. 34 18 64 66 46 93 73 19
4. 34 18 64 46 66 93 73 19
5. 34 18 64 46 73 93 66 19
6. 34 18 64 46 73 19 66 93

If step 2 of an input is: 20 41 87 52 15 28 68 56, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

20 41 15 52 28 56 68 87

B

20 15 87 52 41 28 68 56

C

20 41 87 52 15 28 68 56

D

20 41 15 52 28 87 68 56

Soln.
Ans: A

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 20 41 87 52 15 28 68 56:

• 20 41 87 52 15 28 68 56
• 20 41 15 52 87 28 68 56
• 20 41 15 52 28 87 68 56
• 20 41 15 52 28 56 68 87
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-052.
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### Question 20

Which set of numbers is like given set 256, 64, 16?

A

64, 32, 8.

B

160, 40, 10.

C

144, 36, 9.

D

80, 20, 5.

Soln.
Ans: C

Each term is a perfect square.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-009.
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### Question 21

Which of these is not a leap year?

A

2143.

B

2100.

C

1990.

D

1996.

Soln.
Ans: D

The year 1996 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-184.
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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 - RACK

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

32, 14, 77, 43

B

43, 41, 69, 78

C

12, 30, 75, 14

D

10, 02, 56, 77

Soln.
Ans: B

R occurs at: 10 ;11 ;12 ;32 ;43 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;14 ;23 ;30 ;41 ;
C occurs at: 56 ;69 ;75 ;76 ;77 ;
K occurs at: 57 ;59 ;78 ;95 ;96 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-126.
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### Question 23

If Seeta is more beautiful than Lovely but not so beautiful as Neetu. Who is the least beautiful?

A

Lovely.

B

Seeta.

C

Both Lovely and Seeta.

D

Neetu.

Soln.
Ans: A

Arrange in order first. Use abbreviations like I have done -

L < S < N.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-004.
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### Question 24

As per the below diagram, which diagram correctly represents the relationship: Jeeps, Police officers, Females.

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

Jeeps are independent of the other two so the circle for jeeps doesn't intersect any other circle. But some females can be police officers, and vice versa, so the circles for the other two intersect.

Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-008.
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### Question 25

Position of Jack from the left in a row of students is 18, whereas the position of Kalpana sitting in the same row is 5th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Jack becomes 6th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

A

17

B

10

C

14

D

15

Soln.
Ans: B

Sum of positions of an item from top(right) and bottom(left) of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total items is = 5 + 6 - 1 = 10.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-344.
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### Question 26

Statement: "Pakistan should stop supporting terrorist organizations" - Indian government to the Pakistan Prime Minister.

Assumptions: .

1. India has sufficient proof to pin point who is behind it all.
2. India will soon start a war against Pakistan.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Only I is assumed. There is nothing to suggest II.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-002.
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### Question 27

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

4

D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-168.
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### Question 28

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 - QUIP

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

20, 40, 66, 31

B

01, 43, 95, 40

C

03, 42, 77, 66

D

31, 24, 56, 96

Soln.
Ans: D

Q occurs at: 01 ;03 ;04 ;20 ;31 ;
U occurs at: 24 ;32 ;40 ;42 ;43 ;
I occurs at: 55 ;56 ;66 ;77 ;95 ;
P occurs at: 69 ;78 ;88 ;96 ;97 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-167.
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### Question 29

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

 5 6 7 8 9 K Y N 2 Y A L N N 2 2 N M A A 2 2 Y N A 8 A 8 8 O Y Y N 8 8
 0 1 2 3 4 P J U M 6 U Q M J M 3 J R U U 6 U M S 6 3 J 3 M T 6 J 6 3 3
A

O6, N5, P2, K9

B

M9, M5, Q0, R0

C

O5, N7, S4, Q2

D

K5, K9, Q2, M9

Soln.
Ans: B

Y occurs at: K5 ;K8 ;M9 ;O5 ;O6 ;
A occurs at: K9 ;M5 ;M6 ;N5 ;N7 ;
M occurs at: P2 ;Q0 ;Q2 ;R4 ;S4 ;
U occurs at: P1 ;P4 ;R0 ;R1 ;R3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-181.
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### Question 30

Statement: If it is easy to become an accountant, then I don't want to be an accountant.

Assumptions: .

1. An individual aspires to be professional.
2. He desires to achieve a thing which is hard earned.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Only II is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-017.
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