# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 43

## 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. 43 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

Study the following series.

8 9 R % H \$ I 1 T 2 J X O L A 5 D G M @

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

%H , ? , 2O , OD

A

2\$

B

R%

C

IT

D

%\$

Soln.
Ans: C

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: 16-02-10-11-59-51-678.
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### Question 2

In the following series which item is 4th to the right of the 7th item from the right side? The series is:

4 @ T A X D J H B 6 U L P N I F 9 Y O W

A

J

B

F

C

T

D

Y

Soln.
Ans: D

We have to find 7 - 4 = 3rd item from the right side which is: Y.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-368.
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### Question 3

"30 19 68 01 07 34 54 26" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 01 19 68 30 07 34 54 26
2. 01 19 26 30 07 34 54 68
3. 01 07 26 30 19 34 54 68
4. 01 07 19 30 26 34 54 68
5. 01 07 19 26 30 34 54 68

If an input is: 10 34 57 62 28 04 93 01, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

9

B

8

C

7

D

6

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the smallest numbers are being moved to the left, and in the next step largest to the right side. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 10 34 57 62 28 04 93 01:

1. 01 34 57 62 28 04 93 10
2. 01 34 57 62 28 04 10 93
3. 01 04 57 62 28 34 10 93
4. 01 04 57 10 28 34 62 93
5. 01 04 10 57 28 34 62 93
6. 01 04 10 34 28 57 62 93
7. 01 04 10 28 34 57 62 93
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-035.
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### Question 4

The following are three views of the same cube. Instead of having 6 unique digits, it has 5 unique digits only, so one of the digits is repeated. Study these views and determine what digit is opposite the digit 6 on view (3).

A
4
B
1
C
3
D
2
Soln.
Ans: D

We can see that the above cube is like this.

Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-050.
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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 - ACS9

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

I8, M7, N0, M5

B

K8, I5, P3, M7

C

J6, K6, Q2, N0

D

M5, J7, Q4, O1

Soln.
Ans: D

A occurs at: I8 ;J6 ;K8 ;K9 ;M5 ;
C occurs at: I5 ;I7 ;J7 ;K6 ;M7 ;
S occurs at: N0 ;P3 ;Q1 ;Q2 ;Q4 ;
9 occurs at: N4 ;O1 ;Q0 ;Q3 ;R3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-119.
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### Question 6

Find the missing number in fig. (D)

A

14.

B

12.

C

35.

D

34.

Soln.
Ans: A

The top most number = sum of 1 and 3 number of 3 row. The middle number of row 3 is equal to the sum of numbers of the second row.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-004.
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### Question 7

A democracy cannot be a democracy without -

A

People.

B

Parliament.

C

Government.

D

Politicians.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-061.
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### Question 8

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 - ACHE

 0 1 2 3 4 0 C X C S R 1 C T Y A F 2 J Y T A C 3 P X A V A 4 P C W A D
 5 6 7 8 9 5 G O E P H 6 E O H R E 7 H N E Z E 8 H O S N R 9 H O V Y N
A

43, 10, 95, 13

B

13, 02, 67, 69

C

34, 24, 59, 10

D

23, 00, 85, 95

Soln.
Ans: B

A occurs at: 13 ;23 ;32 ;34 ;43 ;
C occurs at: 00 ;02 ;10 ;24 ;41 ;
H occurs at: 59 ;67 ;75 ;85 ;95 ;
E occurs at: 57 ;65 ;69 ;77 ;79 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-160.
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### Question 9

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

 I J K L M 5 G D 7 G G 6 F 7 G F 4 7 7 D 7 F 4 8 4 F D D F 9 7 4 4 G D
 N O P Q R 0 Z Z C 8 Z 1 T 8 C C T 2 C C T U 8 3 U U 8 U Z 4 U T 8 Z T
A

9J, 5L, 1R, 4O

B

6M, 9L, 4O, 9K

C

9K, 5I, 4R, 0R

D

8I, 5M, 1N, 9L

Soln.
Ans: C

4 occurs at: 6M ;7M ;8I ;9J ;9K ;
G occurs at: 5I ;5L ;5M ;6K ;9L ;
T occurs at: 1N ;1R ;2P ;4O ;4R ;
Z occurs at: 0N ;0O ;0R ;3R ;4Q ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-149.
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### Question 10

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

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

J8, J7, H2, M6

B

M6, L7, G3, E2

C

J6, L5, F3, H2

D

L8, M8, F2, J7

Soln.
Ans: B

Z occurs at: J6 ;J8 ;K8 ;L8 ;M6 ;
A occurs at: J7 ;L5 ;L7 ;L9 ;M8 ;
C occurs at: F2 ;F3 ;G0 ;G3 ;H2 ;
I occurs at: E2 ;E3 ;G2 ;I2 ;I4 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-062.
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### Question 11

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as G, H, I, J, K and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, whereas those of the right matrix are B, C, D, E, F and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - IM5S

 G H I J K 5 M V B I J 6 B V M M I 7 J V V J I 8 M B I B M 9 I J V B J
 B C D E F 0 N S S O S 1 O O S N 8 2 5 O N O 8 3 5 8 N 5 8 4 N 5 5 S 8
A

7K, 5G, 3E, 4E

B

6K, 6I, 4D, 7K

C

8I, 8G, 2B, 4D

D

5J, 6J, 4C, 6I

Soln.
Ans: A

I occurs at: 5J ;6K ;7K ;8I ;9G ;
M occurs at: 5G ;6I ;6J ;8G ;8K ;
5 occurs at: 2B ;3B ;3E ;4C ;4D ;
S occurs at: 0C ;0D ;0F ;1D ;4E ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-133.
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### Question 12

Statements:

These days a lot many petty vendors sit on footpaths. They pose an obstacle for the walking people.

Courses of Action:
1. The vendors should be driven away, and their goods should be seized by the government.
2. The vendors should be asked to sit far apart so that the walkers can walk in a criss-cross. This will also help more vendors to join and enhance competition.
A

Neither I nor II follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Either I or II follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: A

The problem is of obstruction. Footpaths are not a market place. The vendors should be relocated to a suitable place where the buyers can go and make purchases.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-006.
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### Question 13

If ELCSUM is the code for MUSCLE, which of the following word has the code LATIPAC?

A

CONFESS.

B

CAPITAL.

C

CONDUCE.

D

CAPRICE.

Soln.
Ans: B

Letters of the words have been reversed.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-116.
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### Question 14

If Bit : Byte, then?

A

day : night.

B

minute : hour.

C

sun : planet.

D

computer : hard disk.

Soln.
Ans: B

A byte is made up of bits, and hour is made of minutes.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-219.
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### Question 15

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

Question Image:

A
4
B
2
C
1
D
3
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-037.
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### Question 16

Biology is to Physical life as Bromatology is to.

A

Rivers.

B

Food.

C

Lifestyle.

D

Glaciers.

Soln.
Ans: B

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-035.
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### Question 17

How many blocks touch block A?

A

2.

B

4.

C

1.

D

3.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-060.
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### Question 18

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

A

E

B

D

C

M

D

I

Soln.
Ans: D

The new letter is: OCPMELIXIFDE

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-923.
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### Question 19

This is a series of digits that has been written by randomly arranging 19 digits. How many 7 are there that are completely divisible by the second number to their right?

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

A

2

B

3

C

0

D

1

Soln.
Ans: D

At these locations: 7-1-7 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-661.
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### Question 20

Six papers A, B, C, D, E and F are to be conducted on five consecutive days.

1. There are two papers between C and D and one paper between A and C.
2. There is one paper between F and E and E is to be conducted before F.
3. B is to be conducted before A, but not necessarily immediately before.
4. B is not the first paper.

On which day is paper E planned?

A

6th.

B

3rd.

C

5th.

D

7th.

Soln.
Ans: B

The sequence from first to last is: D-B-E-C-F-A.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-103.
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### Question 21

Statement: In Chandigarh people prefer to buy Volkswagen cars instead of Honda cars as Volkswagen has German technology which is very advanced.

Assumptions: .

1. Cars with German technology are perceived to be better than other cars in Chandigarh.
2. Had German technology been present in Honda cars also. its sales would have crossed Volkswagen's sales.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

From the statement, it is clear that people in Chandigarh prefer German technology. Hence, only (I) is implicit in the statement.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-133.
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### Question 22

Four positions of a cube are shown below. Which letter will be on the face opposite to the face with 'A' ?

A
D
B
F
C
B
D
C
Soln.
Ans: A
The letters of the adjacent faces to the face with letter A, are B, F, C and E. Hence D is the letter of the face opposite to the face with letter A.
Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-044.
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### Question 23

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.

If the positions of P and R changed, who will be sitting between S and U?

A

R.

B

P.

C

Q.

D

T.

Soln.
Ans: A

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

R will be sitting between S and U.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-063.
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### Question 24

Five men 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 read a newspaper. The one who reads first gives it to 3. The one who reads last had taken from 1. The 5 was not the first or last to read. There were two readers between 2 and 1.

2 passed the newspaper to whom?

A

5.

B

2.

C

3.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

1. Start - ? < 3.
2. 1 < ? - End.
3. We can lay the sequence as: ? < 3 < 5 < 1 < ? because 5 is not at the start or end.

Since there are two men between 2 and 1, the sequence will have to start with 2. This is the order in which they read the newspaper: 2 - 3 - 5 - 1 - 4.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-054.
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### Question 25

Which of the following bears the same relation to Tiger as is the relation between "Boar" and "Sow"?

A

Cat.

B

Lioness.

C

Prey.

D

Tigress.

Soln.
Ans: D

Animals and genders.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-048.
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### Question 26

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 10 minutes?

A

50°.

B

70°.

C

60°.

D

75°.

Soln.
Ans: C

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 10 mins it will sweep by 6 x 10 = 60°

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-084.
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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
4
C
3
D
2
Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-004.
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### Question 28

Rakesh remembers that birthday of Kirat is after Sep 16 but before Sep 22, but Sham remembers that it is between 1 and 18 Sep. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

15.

B

17.

C

18.

D

16.

Soln.
Ans: B

Probable dates according to Rakesh are 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; Probable dates according to Sham are 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; The common date is: 17.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-165.
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### Question 29

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
u a 2 v b w y

H I J K L M N
t 4 x s 3 5 z

O P Q R S T
6 c d 8 q e

U V W X Y Z
r h 9 i p 7

If MAY is 3z7ai7, then TIE is.

A

qrtxbw.

B

qrtxwv.

C

qrtxwb.

D

qrtxvw.

Soln.
Ans: D

For each of the letters of the word MAY, adjacent codes have been used. For example, M is coded into two characters, the left side is written first, then the right side.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-134.
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### Question 30

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 7th to the right of the 12th item from the right side? The series is:

Z + S 1 K J 7 P H M 3 A X 6 Q I G E F O

A

I

B

Z

C

J

D

H

Soln.
Ans: A

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 12 + 7 = 15 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the right half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is I.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-294.
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