Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 48

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. 48 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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Question 1

Statement: Government aided schools should have uniformity in charging various fees.

Assumptions: .

  1. The Government subsidy comes from the money collected by way of taxes from people.
  2. The Government while giving subsidy may have stipulated certain uniform condition regarding fees.
 A

Either I or II is implicit.

 B

Only I is implicit.

 C

Only II is implicit.

 D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

There is nothing in the given data that suggests assumption I. Assumption II is valid.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-059.
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Question 2

How many blocks touch block P?

 A

exactly 2.

 B

exactly 3.

 C

at least 2.

 D

at least 3.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-091.
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Question 3

"48 07 oath 44 walk vain 80 lady" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. walk 07 oath 44 48 vain 80 lady
  2. walk 80 oath 44 48 vain 07 lady
  3. walk 80 vain 44 48 oath 07 lady
  4. walk 80 vain 48 44 oath 07 lady
  5. walk 80 vain 48 oath 44 07 lady
  6. walk 80 vain 48 oath 44 lady 07

If an input is: 37 able 88 name 95 face pace 93, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

7

 B

6

 C

8

 D

9

Soln.
Ans: A

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 37 able 88 name 95 face pace 93:

  1. pace able 88 name 95 face 37 93
  2. pace 95 88 name able face 37 93
  3. pace 95 name 88 able face 37 93
  4. pace 95 name 93 able face 37 88
  5. pace 95 name 93 face able 37 88
  6. pace 95 name 93 face 88 37 able
  7. pace 95 name 93 face 88 able 37
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-019.
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Question 4

Study the following diagram and choose the region that best represents the relation: Peons who are government employees but not +2.

 A
e
 B
g
 C
h
 D
f
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-052.
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Question 5

Statements:

The lack of vocational skills is at the root of the un-employment problem facing the Indian youth today.

Courses of Action:
  1. Government should now chalk out a policy for implementing vocational education.
  2. Educational institutions should be provided with government fund to offer vocational courses.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Either I or II follows.

 C

Both I and II follow.

 D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-026.
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Question 6

Statements:S > M < Y = Z > F > T.

Conclusions:

  1. S > F.
  2. Y > T.
 A

Only conclusion I follows.

 B

Either conclusion I or II follows.

 C

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

 D

Only conclusion II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-140.
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Question 7

Statements:

It is proposed to allow foreign companies to manufacture goods in India.

Courses of Action:
  1. This proposal should not be implemented because it could adversely affect indigenous industry.
  2. This proposal should be implemented because local population will get employment and more FDI can be attracted.
 A

Neither I nor II follows.

 B

Only II follows.

 C

Only I follows.

 D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-005.
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Question 8

Volume is to Cubic meter as Frequency is to.

 A

Hertz.

 B

Haze.

 C

Regularly.

 D

Frequently.

Soln.
Ans: A

Physical quantities and their units.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-125.
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Question 9

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: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-123.
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Question 10

"easy 20 87 85 76 unit lady fade" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. easy fade 87 85 76 unit lady 20
  2. easy fade 87 85 lady unit 76 20
  3. easy fade lady 85 87 unit 76 20
  4. easy fade lady unit 87 85 76 20

If an input is: quad 74 face 03 60 lack 48 keys, 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: B

In each step, English words are moving to the left in the order in which they appear in a dictionary. The numbers are moving to the right in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with quad 74 face 03 60 lack 48 keys:

  1. face 74 quad 03 60 lack 48 keys
  2. face 74 quad keys 60 lack 48 03
  3. face keys quad 74 60 lack 48 03
  4. face keys lack 74 60 quad 48 03
  5. face keys lack 74 quad 60 48 03
  6. face keys lack quad 74 60 48 03
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-018.
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Question 11

if Float : Drift, then Fool :

 A

Donkey.

 B

April.

 C

Idiot.

 D

Intelligent.

Soln.
Ans: C

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-062.
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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

4

 B

3

 C

2

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-158.
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Question 13

Which of the following bears the same relation to Happy as is the relation between "Cheap" and "Expensive"?

 A

Sad.

 B

Smiling.

 C

Gloomy.

 D

Sorrow.

Soln.
Ans: A

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-306.
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Question 14

Statement: The mother covered her baby in many layers of woolen clothes.

Assumptions:

  1. It is winter season.
  2. Woolen clothes will protect the child against cold and infections.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Either I or II is implicit.

 C

I and II are implicit.

 D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

It should be winters, that's why the mother is using so many woolen clothes. So I is implicit. She also assumes that by doing so her child would be protected against cold and infections, so II is also implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-187.
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Question 15

Statement: An official who was sitting idle says to a visitor, "I cannot attest your forms today, come after two weeks. I have a lot of work. I am very busy."

Assumptions:

  1. The official wants to help the visitor.
  2. The official is asking for a bribe.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Assumption II is implicit because the official is not doing his duty especially when he is free and is not at all busy, rather he is using delay tactics to create problems for the common man.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-196.
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Question 16

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a circular table.

  1. F is 2nd to the right of G.
  2. E, the neighbor of C, is 4th to the right of G.
  3. D is between E and A.
  4. B is the neighbor of F but not of E.

Who is 4th to the left of G?

 A

D.

 B

C.

 C

E.

 D

A.

Soln.
Ans: B

The seating arrangement in clockwise direction is: G-B-F-C-E-D-A.

Person C is fourth to the left of G.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-112.
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Question 17

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

E + B S R U A @ V O J I Q % 9 $ K H X 8

 A

Q K

 B

@ I

 C

9 X

 D

9 H

Soln.
Ans: D

There is a gap of 3 in similar items, except the odd one.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-832.
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Question 18

Statement: "Know everything about your future." - read an astrologer's advertisement.

Assumptions:

  1. People want to know their future.
  2. The astrologer is making a false claim.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

I and II are implicit.

 C

Only II is implicit.

 D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

The advertisement is there because people want to know their future. So I is implicit. But there is no evidence to suggest whether the astrologer is genuine or fake. So II is not implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-166.
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Question 19

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 - INCH

01234
0INIQQ
1INYNJ
2ZQDNS
3IWRQX
4URNZI
56789
5BHBZH
6CCMHW
7HDCCZ
8BCMQG
9HDJRS
 A

44, 11, 86, 66

 B

10, 42, 77, 59

 C

00, 01, 66, 10

 D

02, 13, 78, 01

Soln.
Ans: B

I occurs at: 00 ;02 ;10 ;30 ;44 ;
N occurs at: 01 ;11 ;13 ;23 ;42 ;
C occurs at: 65 ;66 ;77 ;78 ;86 ;
H occurs at: 56 ;59 ;68 ;75 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-104.
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Question 20

In a code language, 'EXPLANATION' is written as 'EYQMAOAUIOO'. Using the same code, 'OBVIOUSLY' will be written as.

 A

OCWIOVTMZ.

 B

PCWJPVTMZ.

 C

OCWIOVTMZ.

 D

OCWIOUTMZ.

Soln.
Ans: D

In the code, consonants of the original word has been moved one step forward, while vowels have been kept intact. Hence, OBVIOUSLY = OCWIOUTMZ.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-065.
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Question 21

In a certain code language, 'een kum cip' means 'grave and concern'. 'lli cid os' means 'every body else' and 'rut kum so' means 'body and soul'. Which of the following would mean 'every concern'?
 A
lli een
 B
cip een
 C
cid cip
 D
Cannot be determined
Soln.
Ans: D
The code for 'concern'---> either 'een' or 'cip' and code for 'every' ---> either 'lli of cid'.
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-098.
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Question 22

Study the following diagram and choose the region that best represents the relation: Peons who are +2 but not government employees.

 A
f
 B
e
 C
h
 D
g
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-026.
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Question 23

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

2

 C

1

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-029.
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Question 24

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 - NAME

01234
0AAWRN
1WZGNT
2UXWAA
3UGLWN
4NNFAF
56789
5QXXJR
6RIEEJ
7MMEEM
8MIJBW
9ETDMD
 A

04, 01, 79, 85

 B

40, 43, 85, 41

 C

34, 24, 75, 43

 D

41, 23, 98, 95

Soln.
Ans: D

N occurs at: 04 ;13 ;34 ;40 ;41 ;
A occurs at: 00 ;01 ;23 ;24 ;43 ;
M occurs at: 75 ;76 ;79 ;85 ;98 ;
E occurs at: 67 ;68 ;77 ;78 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-148.
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Question 25

"82 rack vain obey 20 yagi 04 30" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. obey rack vain 82 20 yagi 04 30
  2. obey rack vain 82 20 yagi 30 04
  3. obey rack vain 82 30 yagi 20 04
  4. obey rack vain 82 yagi 30 20 04
  5. obey rack vain yagi 82 30 20 04

If an input is: 83 pace balm game 99 12 lack 36, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

balm pace 83 game 99 36 lack 12

 B

balm game lack pace 99 83 36 12

 C

balm game 83 pace 99 lack 36 12

 D

balm pace 83 game 99 12 lack 36

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, English words are moving to the left in the order in which they appear in a dictionary. The numbers are moving to the right in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 83 pace balm game 99 12 lack 36:

  1. balm pace 83 game 99 12 lack 36
  2. balm pace 83 game 99 36 lack 12
  3. balm game 83 pace 99 36 lack 12
  4. balm game 83 pace 99 lack 36 12
  5. balm game lack pace 99 83 36 12
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-023.
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Question 26

Sukhwant is shorter than Neetika. Paramjeet is taller than Sukhwant. Hamesh is taller than Neetika but shorter than Ajay. Neetika is taller than Paramjeet.

Who is the tallest?

 A

Paramjeet.

 B

Ajay.

 C

Sukhwant.

 D

Neetika.

Soln.
Ans: B

The facts are:

  1. S < N.
  2. S < P.
  3. N < H < A.
  4. P < N.

The ordering will be: S < P < N < H < A.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-014.
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Question 27

What is missing?

 A

45.

 B

41.

 C

40.

 D

32.

Soln.
Ans: A

15 x 2 - 3 = 27, 31 x 2 - 6 = 56 and 45 x 2 - 9 = 81.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-035.
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Question 28

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

1

 C

3

 D

2

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-221.
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Question 29

Statements:All the desks are cups. All the cups are inks.

Conclusions:

  1. All the desks are inks.
  2. Some inks are desks.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Neither I nor II follows.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Both I and II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-160.
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Question 30

An engagement has -

 A

Engagement Ring.

 B

Guests.

 C

Couple.

 D

Venue.

Soln.
Ans: C

An engagement is because of the couple that is getting engaged.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-040.
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