Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 38

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. 38 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 4, 5, 9, 14, 19, 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

S

 B

X

 C

E

 D

D

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: D, E, I, N, S, T, Y. The word is DESTINY

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-548.
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Question 2

Seven letters are arranged in a line as follows:

  1. E and F have one letter between them.
  2. G is to the right of A.
  3. B is to the immediate left of F.
  4. There is one letter between D and A.
  5. D is not the neighbor of G.
  6. G and F have two letters between them.

Which letter is second to the left of letter G?

 A

E.

 B

C.

 C

A.

 D

D.

Soln.
Ans: B

Letters from the left to right are: D-C-A-G-E-B-F, so C is second to the left of A.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-095.
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Question 3

How many blocks touch block O?

 A

at least 7.

 B

at least 9.

 C

at least 8.

 D

at least 6.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-084.
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Question 4

If the alphabets at the positions 4, 5, 11, 15, 16, 19 and 20 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

K

 B

S

 C

E

 D

D

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: D, E, K, O, P, S, T. The word is DESKTOP

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-390.
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Question 5

Fury : Ire.

Choose the correct relationship from amongst the following.

 A

Convulsion : Spasm.

 B

Amusement : Happiness.

 C

Joke : Laugh.

 D

Cry : Whisper.

Soln.
Ans: A

"Fury' and 'Ire' represent anger. 'Convulsion' and 'Spam' denote sudden contraction of muscles.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-277.
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Question 6

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

3

 C

2

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-093.
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Question 7

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

Question Image:

Answer Images:

 A
1
 B
2
 C
3
 D
4
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-035.
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Question 8

Study the following series and find the odd man out from the choices below.

9 Q 8 L F 2 R M W O H 7 Z C Y P U 1 I $

 A

L F 7

 B

F M H

 C

L R O

 D

9 L R

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 2 in similar items, except the odd one.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-529.
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Question 9

In a certain language 'erp ton sib' means 'smoking is harmful', 'gov rod ton' means 'avoid harmful habit' and 'rod sib ley' means 'please avoid smoking', which of the following means 'habit' in that language?

 A

ton.

 B

sib.

 C

gov.

 D

rod.

Soln.
Ans: C

Comparing the common words from each coding, it is clear that 'rod' stands for 'avoid', 'ton' stands for 'harmful'.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-120.
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Question 10

Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G ,H, I, J and K are sitting in a row of the class facing the teacher.

  1. D, who is to the immediate left of F, is second to the right of C.
  2. A, is second to the right of E, who is at one of the ends.
  3. J is the immediate neighbor of A and B and third to the left of G.
  4. H is to the immediate left of D and third to the right of I.

Who is sitting in the middle of the row?

 A

G.

 B

I.

 C

B.

 D

C.

Soln.
Ans: B

Positions from left to right are: E-K-A-J-B-I-G-C-H-D-F.

It is clear on the basis of the information that student I is sitting in the middle of the row.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-079.
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Question 11

Statement: "Sometimes a person acting out of conviction, pursuing a dream represents the spirit of an entire generation".

Assumptions: .

  1. One gets conviction out of one's action.
  2. Expectations of different generations are not the same.
 A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Only I is implicit.

 D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

Assumptions I and II are not related to the statement at all. So neither is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-003.
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Question 12

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: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-273.
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Question 13

If LINGER is 123456 and FORCE is 56789, then FIERCE is -

 A

345677.

 B

556789.

 C

345667.

 D

456678.

Soln.
Ans: D

LINGER and FORCE have E and R in common. Comparing their numeric codes, we find that E and R should be 5/6 or 6/5. This means FIERCE should contain, 665 or 556. The other letters in FIERCE are F, I and C. Comparing with FORCE we can can see that there should be two numbers[F and C] from 7,8 and 9. Similarly, we can see that FIERCE should have one number[I] from LINGER, i.e., from 1,2,3,4.

The answer will have 665 + two numbers from 7,8,9 + one from 1,2,3 and 4. Or it will have 556 + two numbers from 7,8,9 + one from 1,2,3 and 4. We can see that 456678 is the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-004.
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Question 14

How many blocks touch block B?

 A

4.

 B

2.

 C

3.

 D

5.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-066.
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Question 15

John is ranked 9th from the top and 7th from the bottom among the students who passed the annual examination. If the total number of failed students is 17, how many students appeared in the exam?

 A

32

 B

26

 C

31

 D

34

Soln.
Ans: A

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 passed is = 9 + 7 - 1 = 15. Those appeared = failed + passed = 15 + 17 = 32.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-601.
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Question 16

If the 14th of a month is 6 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 20th of that month.

 A

Tuesday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Saturday.

 D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: C

6 days earlier than Saturday will be Sunday. So day 14 of that month is Sunday. Number of days between 20 and 14 is 6. So we can count the day to Saturday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-096.
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Question 17

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 13, 14, 15, 16 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

O

 B

C

 C

S

 D

M

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: A, C, M, N, O, P, Y. The word is COMPANY

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1212.
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Question 18

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

 A

5

 B

3

 C

7

 D

0

Soln.
Ans: B
  1. CommendatioN
  2. cOmMendation
  3. commendatiON
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-011.
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Question 19

Six girls are sitting in a circle. Somia is sitting opposite to Rakhi. Poonam is sitting right of Rakhi but left of Deepa. Mona is sitting to the left of Rakhi. Kamini is sitting right of Somia and left of Mona. Now Deepa and Kamini, Mona and Rakhi mutually exchange their positions.

Who will be sitting left of Deepa?

 A

Poonam.

 B

Somia.

 C

Rakhi.

 D

Mona.

Soln.
Ans: B

Clockwise final positions: D - S - K - P - M - R.

Somia will be sitting just left of Deepa.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-020.
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Question 20

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

3

 B

1

 C

2

 D

4

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-052.
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Question 21

If 1st January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Thursday, then what will be the day of week on 1st June of that year?

 A

Friday.

 B

Saturday.

 C

Wednesday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: D

Count the days from months between January 1 and June 1 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31; So total days = 151. Since 151 = 21 X 7 + 4, so excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Thursday + 4 = Monday.

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-188.
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Question 22

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as C, D, E, F, G and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, whereas those of the right matrix are H, I, J, K, L and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - 1M0T

CDEFG
0M1MM3
1R1M1M
23J1RR
33R31R
4JJ3JJ
HIJKL
5THT0H
6HT6H0
7Q6T06
8H60QQ
90Q6TQ
 A

3F, 0C, 5K, 0E

 B

0D, 0F, 7K, 7J

 C

1D, 1E, 6L, 9H

 D

2E, 0E, 9H, 0D

Soln.
Ans: B

1 occurs at: 0D ;1D ;1F ;2E ;3F ;
M occurs at: 0C ;0E ;0F ;1E ;1G ;
0 occurs at: 5K ;6L ;7K ;8J ;9H ;
T occurs at: 5H ;5J ;6I ;7J ;9K ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-037.
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Question 23

"they were the first to observe and write about a supernova" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. a were the first to observe and write about they supernova
  2. a to the first were observe and write about they supernova
  3. a to the and were observe first write about they supernova
  4. a to the and were they first write about observe supernova

If step 3 of an input is: compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction, then what is step 7, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction

 B

compound a sentence is two independent clauses joined by a conjunction

 C

compound sentence is two independent clauses joined a by a conjunction

 D

compound sentence is two a independent clauses joined by a conjunction

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction:

  • compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two a independent clauses joined by a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two independent a clauses joined by a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two independent clauses a joined by a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two independent clauses joined a by a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two independent clauses joined by a a conjunction
  • compound sentence is two independent clauses joined by a a conjunction
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-012.
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Question 24

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

Question Image:

Answer Images:

 A
3
 B
2
 C
1
 D
4
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-004.
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Question 25

If the seventh day of a month is three days earlier than Friday, what day will be on the 19th day of the month?

 A

Wednesday.

 B

Monday.

 C

Friday.

 D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: D

There days earlier than Friday will be Tuesday. Since 7th day of the month is Tuesday, so14th day of the month is Tuesday. Hence, 19th day of the month will be Sunday.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-034.
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Question 26

Birds cry at regular intervals of 20 minutes. The last bird cried 12 minutes ago The next event is due at 03::35 PM. What is the time now?

 A

03::29 PM.

 B

03::23 PM.

 C

03::27 PM.

 D

03::25 PM.

Soln.
Ans: C

The last event took place at 03::35 PM - 20 minutes, i.e., at 03::15 PM, which was 12 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 03::15 PM + 12 mins = 03::27 PM.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-065.
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Question 27

Statements:Some pencils are boots. All boot are pins. Some pins are needles. All needles are chains.

Conclusions:

  1. Some chains are pins.
  2. Some needles are boots.
  3. Some pins are pencils.
 A

Only III follows.

 B

Only I follows.

 C

Only II follows.

 D

Only I and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-037.
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Question 28

How many blocks touch block S?

 A

1.

 B

3.

 C

4.

 D

5.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-082.
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Question 29

Statements:

A lot many cases of train robberies have been reported this year.

Courses of Action:
  1. More armed police should be deployed on the running trains.
  2. Passengers should be taught self-defense.
 A

Only II follows.

 B

Only I follows.

 C

Neither I nor II follows.

 D

I and II follow.

Soln.
Ans: B

Option II is not practical. Is it possible?

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-056.
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Question 30

Kalpana is ranked 12th from the top and 12th from the bottom among the students who passed the annual examination. If the total number of failed students is 17, how many students appeared in the exam?

 A

40

 B

35

 C

43

 D

39

Soln.
Ans: A

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 passed is = 12 + 12 - 1 = 23. Those appeared = failed + passed = 23 + 17 = 40.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1126.
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