# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 47

## 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. 47 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

How many blocks touch block A?

A

4.

B

5.

C

6.

D

3.

Soln.
Ans: A

There are five blocks including A. All others touch A.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-016.
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### Question 2

The following diagram depicts the various views of a cube. Each face has some alphabet. The alphabet on one face of cube 4 is erased. Which alphabet should it be?

A
A
B
C
C
E
D
B
Soln.
Ans: B

The un-wrapped view of the cube is given below which explains everything.

Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-032.
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### Question 3

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 - BALM

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

44, 20, 79, 97

B

41, 01, 88, 22

C

11, 13, 55, 76

D

42, 22, 97, 11

Soln.
Ans: C

B occurs at: 04 ;11 ;41 ;42 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;13 ;20 ;22 ;32 ;
L occurs at: 55 ;65 ;79 ;88 ;97 ;
M occurs at: 76 ;78 ;89 ;96 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-131.
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### Question 4

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed to the right of the image?

A

2

B

1

C

4

D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-231.
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### Question 5

The cricket ball is lighter than the hockey ball and volleyball is lighter than the football. Hockey ball is lighter than the football but heavier than the tennis ball. Which of the following is the heaviest ?

A

Volley ball.

B

Cricket ball.

C

Hockey ball.

D

Football.

Soln.
Ans: D
1. C < H.
2. V < F.
3. T < H < F.

H and F are shortlisted because they appear on the right side in each of the facts given above. But H is defeated in the last fact. So F for football is the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-035.
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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?

A

3

B

1

C

2

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-207.
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### Question 7

How many hours are there between 1::44 A.M. to 3::49 P.M.

A

14::05.

B

16::04.

C

16::07.

D

12::03.

Soln.
Ans: A

Minutes from 1::44 A.M. to 2::00 A.M. are 60 - 44 = 16. Minutes from 2::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 10 = 600 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 3::49 P.M. are 60 x 3 = 180 + 49 = 229 mins. So total minutes are 16 + 600 + 229 = 845 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 14 + 5 Thus, hours are = 14, and minutes = 5

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-074.
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### Question 8

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

A

5

B

6

C

7

D

4

Soln.
Ans: D
1. EmbitterMent
2. eMbittermEnt
3. embiTtermeNt
4. embitTeRment
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### Question 9

If Steel : Alloy, then Zinc is to?

A

Alloy.

B

Metal.

C

Salt.

D

Non-metal.

Soln.
Ans: B

Steel is an Alloy and Zinc is a metal.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-124.
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### Question 10

Statements:Some rooms are trees. All trees are rods.

Conclusions:

1. All rooms are rods.
2. Some rooms are rods.
3. Some trees are rooms.
4. All rods are rooms.
A

Only I and IV follows.

B

All follows.

C

None follows.

D

Only II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-144.
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### Question 11

How many blocks touch block B?

A

at least 12.

B

at least 10.

C

at least 13.

D

at least 11.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-009.
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### Question 12

If ruler : inch, then?

A

Kilometer : meter.

B

sphygmomanometer : mmHg.

C

thermometer : fever.

D

Field : plough.

Soln.
Ans: B

Ruler measures inches, and sphygmomanometer measures mmHg blood pressure.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-028.
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### Question 13

In a certain code language 'country and citizens kind' means '538 758 437 589', 'Paris is the capital' means '841 652 743 476', 'animal kind bird fauna' means '846 349 216 589' and 'france is country of' means '758 536 743 361'. Then what is the code for 'country kind'?

A

846 216

B

758 589

C

743 361

D

476 437

Soln.
Ans: B

'758' is common to items 1 and 4. So '758' = 'country'. Next we can see that '589' is common to items 1 and 3. So '589' = 'kind'. Hence 'country kind' should be '758 589' or '589 758'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-085.
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### Question 14

If Petroleum : Kerosene, then?

A

Coal : Diamond.

B

Juice : Milk.

C

Water : Juice.

D

Soln.
Ans: A

Kerosene is a petrol derivative, and diamond is a coal derivative.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-255.
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### Question 15

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

A

2

B

1

C

3

D

7

Soln.
Ans: C
1. suBjectivIsm
2. subjecTiVism
3. subjectIvisM
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-501.
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### Question 16

In a certain code language 'fierce prey lion fight' means '953 726 182 754', 'kind hearted animal tiger' means '375 615 154 943', 'tiger is very fierce' means '428 375 182 825' and 'lion king of forest' means '864 627 482 953'. Then what is the code for 'tiger fierce'?

A

864 428

B

943 627

C

375 182

D

482 754

Soln.
Ans: C

'375' is common to items 2 and 3. So '375' = 'tiger'. Next we can see that '182' is common to items 1 and 3. So '182' = 'fierce'. Hence 'tiger fierce' should be '375 182' or '182 375'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-097.
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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

2

B

4

C

1

D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-263.
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### Question 18

Pen :: Nib as Class :: ?

A

Student.

B

Exams.

C

Studies.

D

Education.

Soln.
Ans: A

Pen contains nib, and classroom contains students.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-203.
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### Question 19

Standing at a railway station Dev remembers that distance of Rajpura is more than 5 KM but less than 11 KM, but Amit knows that it is between 8 and 10 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

8 KM.

B

7 KM.

C

9 KM.

D

10 KM.

Soln.
Ans: C

Probable distances according to Dev are 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; Probable distances according to Amit are 9; The common distance is: 9.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-066.
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### Question 20

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 - GAIN

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

30, 33, 77, 85

B

02, 24, 85, 43

C

34, 32, 99, 24

D

43, 40, 57, 88

Soln.
Ans: D

G occurs at: 02 ;10 ;30 ;34 ;43 ;
A occurs at: 24 ;32 ;33 ;40 ;44 ;
I occurs at: 57 ;66 ;77 ;85 ;99 ;
N occurs at: 55 ;56 ;69 ;87 ;88 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-184.
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### Question 21

Statements:

Pollution levels in the city have reached critical levels. The pollution is mainly caused by industrial and automobile exhaustion.

Courses of Action:
1. More cities should be developed.
2. The automobiles should be allowed to run only for a few hours.
3. The government should not allow new factories to open, and the registration of new vehicles should be banned.
A

Only III follows.

B

All follow.

C

None follows.

D

Only II follow.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-077.
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### Question 22

How many hours are there between 10::34 A.M. to 8::19 P.M.

A

11::46.

B

8::44.

C

11::44.

D

9::45.

Soln.
Ans: D

Minutes from 10::34 A.M. to 11::00 A.M. are 60 - 34 = 26. Minutes from 11::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 1 = 60 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 8::19 P.M. are 60 x 8 = 480 + 19 = 499 mins. So total minutes are 26 + 60 + 499 = 585 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 9 + 45 Thus, hours are = 9, and minutes = 45

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-134.
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### Question 23

Statement: A recruitment company makes an interview offer to someone it had rejected three months ago. There is no database to keep record of that.

Assumptions: .

1. It is possible to devise a system which would indicate those applicants who were rejected earlier.
2. This company considers three months time too short a period to reconsider a candidate for an interview.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

Only II is implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Even though modern computer systems can of course device a system which would indicate those applicants who were rejected earlier, but this fact is not deducible in any way from the given statement. So all we can say is that only II is obvious.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-022.
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### Question 24

"10 65 31 09 57 75 81 06" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 10 31 65 09 57 75 81 06
2. 10 31 06 09 57 75 81 65
3. 10 31 06 09 81 75 57 65
4. 10 31 06 09 81 65 57 75

If step 4 of an input is: 03 05 23 60 16 72 38 36, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

03 05 23 60 36 38 72 16

B

03 05 23 38 36 60 72 16

C

03 05 23 60 16 38 72 36

D

03 05 23 60 16 72 36 38

Soln.
Ans: D

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 03 05 23 60 16 72 38 36:

• 03 05 23 60 16 72 38 36
• 03 05 23 60 16 72 36 38
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-017.
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### Question 25

If Inspiration : Poetry, then.

A

Motivation : Success.

B

Music : Notes.

C

Brush : Painting.

D

Dirt : Disease.

Soln.
Ans: A

Poetry comes from inspiration, and success from motivation.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-117.
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### Question 26

If GYMNASIUM is written as NTJRBMNXH using the same code, COMPLAINT can be written as.

A

FTYZAAJJK.

B

EJNNDOPQT.

C

UMJZMONND.

D

DNNOMZNMU.

Soln.
Ans: C

In the code, odd letters of the original word have been moved one step forward. while even letters have been moved one step backward and the word so formed is written in reverse order. Hence, COMPLAINT = UMJZMONND.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-146.
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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
2
D
3
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-049.
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### Question 28

Statements:

The Punjab State government has issued a notification that mining of sand should be stopped within 25 Kilometers of the Chandigarh city. This will adversely affect the supply of sand and gravel for the ongoing construction activity in the adjoining areas. The prices of sand will also increase.

Courses of Action:
1. The notification should be withdrawn.
2. More cities should be developed outside the 25 Km area, and people of Chandigarh should be given incentives for shifting to the new cities.
A

Only II follows.

B

Neither I or II follows.

C

Either I or II follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-014.
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### Question 29

if Better : Worse, then Big :

A

Tiny.

B

Small.

C

Little.

D

Large;

Soln.
Ans: B

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-066.
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### Question 30

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

 0 1 2 3 4 F 6 I T 6 6 G 5 T N I 5 H N N 6 5 T I I 6 I N T J N I T 5 5
 5 6 7 8 9 A Q 9 R Q K B R O 9 R K C R 9 K O O D O O Q Q 9 E R 9 K K Q
A

F3, I4, A7, F4

B

H2, J2, B8, I4

C

I1, G1, B5, A7

D

F4, F2, E5, E8

Soln.
Ans: D

6 occurs at: F0 ;F3 ;F4 ;H2 ;I1 ;
T occurs at: F2 ;G1 ;H4 ;I4 ;J2 ;
R occurs at: A7 ;B5 ;B8 ;C5 ;E5 ;
K occurs at: A9 ;B9 ;C7 ;E7 ;E8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-111.
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