Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 52

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. 52 in this series.

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

Chinese are better gymnasts than Indians.

 A

Never.

 B

Sometimes.

 C

Always.

 D

Often.

Soln.
Ans: D

Their bodies are built like that. Some exceptions can always be expected, though.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-024.
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Question 2

A heavier mobile phone performs better than a lighter mobile phone because it has more electronics components.

 A

Sometimes.

 B

Often.

 C

Never.

 D

Always.

Soln.
Ans: C

The weight could be because of an old style battery. Newer phones are getting better and lighter.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-049.
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Question 3

In a certain code language 'this is a lion' means 'ear lia quu eas', 'lion lives in jungle' means 'zui iiz zut eas' and 'jungle has many trees' means 'zui yum xai wun'. Then 'zui eas' is the code for which words?

 A

a this

 B

in is

 C

lives many

 D

jungle lion

Soln.
Ans: D

'jungle' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'jungle' = 'zui'. Next we can see that 'lion' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'lion' = 'eas'. Hence 'zui eas' should be 'jungle lion' or 'lion jungle'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-144.
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Question 4

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

2

 C

4

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-109.
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Question 5

This is a series of digits that has been written by randomly arranging 19 digits. How many 3 are there that are completely divisible by the second number to their right?

3 5 1 9 6 9 7 4 8 3 2 4 3 1 3 4 6 8 3

 A

4

 B

2

 C

1

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: B

At these locations: 3-5-1 ;3-1-3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1052.
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Question 6

Find out from the given diagram the correct relationship between robber, criminal and judge.

 A
 B
 C
 D
Soln.
Ans: C
Robber is a criminal and judge is a separate item.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-024.
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Question 7

In the given diagram the circle stands for "educated", square for "lazy", triangle for "urban" and the rectangle for "honest" people. Different regions in the diagram are numbered from 2 to 13. Study the diagram and choose the correct answer.

In the above diagram, which of the following statements is true ?

 A
All educated people are urban.
 B
Uneducated people are either honest or lazy.
 C
No person is urban, educated honest and lazy.
 D
Some honest people are also lazy and are educated.
Soln.
Ans: D
All points outside the circle are either in the triangle or outside.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-047.
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Question 8

Which set of numbers is like given set 246, 257, 358?

 A

143, 253, 246.

 B

233, 343, 345.

 C

273, 365, 367.

 D

146, 235, 325.

Soln.
Ans: C

The numerology sums of all the three digits of the terms of the given set are 3, 5 and 7 because 2 + 4 + 6 = 12 → 1 + 2 → 3; 2 + 5 + 7 = 14 → 1 + 4 → 5 and 3 + 5 + 8 = 16 → 1 + 6 = → 7. Similarly sums of all these digits of each term of the set 273, 365, 367, 367 are 3, 5 and 7.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-078.
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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

2

 B

1

 C

4

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-074.
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Question 10

Give below are four views of a cube. Each face is marked with certain symbols. The different views of the cubes have been numbered 1 to 4. Carefully examine each view and answer the question below.

In figure 4, which symbol will appear on the face opposite to the face containing "@" ?

 A
$
 B
%
 C
#
 D
*
Soln.
Ans: B

The spread out of the cube shown below explains it all.

Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-049.
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Question 11

if Ass : Foal, then Bear :

 A

Dog.

 B

Cub.

 C

Kid.

 D

Boar.

Soln.
Ans: B

Animals and their young ones.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-281.
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Question 12

Which letter will be the 8th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word GLITTERINGLY?

 A

L

 B

E

 C

T

 D

I

Soln.
Ans: B

The new letter is: LGTIETIRGNYL

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-690.
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Question 13

if Dull : Stupid, then Emphasize :

 A

Study.

 B

Stress.

 C

Start.

 D

Depict.

Soln.
Ans: B

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-145.
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Question 14

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 - DARK

01234
0EEDYS
1GAEDA
2DLAAB
3DEAIT
4PNDOJ
56789
5KKRKK
6YRTRS
7RKNYH
8OJVZU
9RIBPT
 A

20, 22, 95, 23

 B

02, 23, 66, 42

 C

42, 14, 68, 56

 D

30, 11, 57, 66

Soln.
Ans: C

D occurs at: 02 ;13 ;20 ;30 ;42 ;
A occurs at: 11 ;14 ;22 ;23 ;32 ;
R occurs at: 57 ;66 ;68 ;75 ;95 ;
K occurs at: 55 ;56 ;58 ;59 ;76 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-022.
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Question 15

Eight things A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are arranged in a row.

  1. D is between B and G and F is between A and H.
  2. E is second to the right of A.

Which of the following is C's position?

 A

Between A and E.

 B

Between G and E.

 C

Second to the left of B.

 D

Between E and F.

Soln.
Ans: A

They are arranged left to right like this: F-A-C-E-G-D-B-H.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-054.
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Question 16

Statement: The driver of a huge truck applied the emergency brakes to avoid hitting the auto rickshaw which suddenly came in front of the truck.

Assumptions: .

  1. The auto rickshaw driver may be able to steer his vehicle away from the oncoming truck.
  2. The truck driver may be able to stop the truck before it hits the auto rickshaw.
 A

I and II are implicit.

 B

Only I is implicit.

 C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

 D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Obviously one of the two things will occur, either the auto will get out of the way faster, or the truck will stop before hitting it. One of these things are assumed by the driver, when he decides to slow down his truck.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-140.
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Question 17

In the following figures, circle A represents actors, B represents comedians and C represents singers.

Answer the following based on the above diagram:

Actors who are singers but not comedians is represented by

 A
4
 B
3
 C
1
 D
2
Soln.
Ans: A
The region common to A and C i, e., 4.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-039.
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Question 18

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and B, C, D, E, F, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and G, H, I, J, K. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - F15P

01234
B0FW9F
C09199
D0FFW1
EF1190
F0W1WW
56789
GD55JP
HJPJQQ
ID5PDQ
JJQJPQ
K5DP5D
 A

D1, D4, G6, F2

 B

D2, F2, G7, E0

 C

B1, C2, K8, G7

 D

E0, E2, I6, H6

Soln.
Ans: D

F occurs at: B1 ;B4 ;D1 ;D2 ;E0 ;
1 occurs at: C2 ;D4 ;E1 ;E2 ;F2 ;
5 occurs at: G6 ;G7 ;I6 ;K5 ;K8 ;
P occurs at: G9 ;H6 ;I7 ;J8 ;K7 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-059.
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Question 19

If anthropology : man, then anthology :

 A

woman.

 B

dogs.

 C

poems.

 D

nature.

Soln.
Ans: C

Anthropology is a study of man, whereas anthology is the study of poems.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-083.
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Question 20

Dharam remembers that birthday of Jashn is after Jul 10 but before Jul 17, but Dev remembers that it is between 15 and 27 Jul. If it was Monday on Jul 10, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

Saturday.

 B

Sunday.

 C

Monday.

 D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: B

Probable dates according to Dharam are 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; Probable dates according to Dev are 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; The common date is: 16, and the day will be Sunday

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-148.
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Question 21

"37 08 65 17 95 99 22 49" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. 08 37 65 17 95 99 22 49
  2. 08 37 65 17 95 49 22 99
  3. 08 17 65 37 95 49 22 99
  4. 08 17 65 37 22 49 95 99
  5. 08 17 22 37 65 49 95 99
  6. 08 17 22 37 49 65 95 99

If step 3 of an input is: 06 08 62 11 12 52 59 92, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

06 08 59 11 12 52 62 92

 B

06 08 11 59 12 52 62 92

 C

06 08 11 52 12 59 62 92

 D

06 62 08 11 12 52 59 92

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 06 08 62 11 12 52 59 92:

  • 06 08 62 11 12 52 59 92
  • 06 08 59 11 12 52 62 92
  • 06 08 11 59 12 52 62 92
  • 06 08 11 52 12 59 62 92
  • 06 08 11 12 52 59 62 92
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-011.
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Question 22

Komal drove her car for 30 kms in the North direction. Then she turned left and drove for 40 kms. Then she turned left again and drove for yet another 30 kms. Again she turned left and drove her car 50 kms. How far is she from the initial position ?

 A

None.

 B

30 kms.

 C

10 kms.

 D

50 kms.

Soln.
Ans: C

Komal started from 1 and finished at 5 The actual distance between 1 and 5 is only 10 km.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-024.
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Question 23

Statement: "This drink can be had either as it is or after adding ice to it" - an advertisement.

Assumptions: .

  1. People differ in their likes.
  2. Some people will get attracted to the drink as it can be had as it as.
 A

Only II is implicit.

 B

Only I is implicit.

 C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

 D

Both I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Both I and II are implied.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-156.
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Question 24

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 8, 16 and 24 years respectively. If a comet has passed just now, what is the minimum time that we must wait for a comet to appear in the sky?

 A

8 years.

 B

24 years.

 C

16 years.

 D

25 years.

Soln.
Ans: A

The least of the given time periods is 8. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-169.
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Question 25

Statement: The house owners in a street hired a watchman for night surveillance.

Assumptions:

  1. Thefts in the area have grown significantly.
  2. The presence of a watchman will scare away the thieves.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

I and II are implicit.

 D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

They have hired a watchman only because thefts must have increased. So I is implicit. When a watchman is present thieves do not strike, so II is also implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-006.
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Question 26

How many hours are there between 2::40 A.M. to 9::29 P.M.

 A

19::48.

 B

20::51.

 C

16::48.

 D

18::49.

Soln.
Ans: D

Minutes from 2::40 A.M. to 3::00 A.M. are 60 - 40 = 20. Minutes from 3::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 9 = 540 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 9::29 P.M. are 60 x 9 = 540 + 29 = 569 mins. So total minutes are 20 + 540 + 569 = 1129 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 18 + 49 Thus, hours are = 18, and minutes = 49

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-135.
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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?

These are the answer Images.

 A

2

 B

3

 C

4

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-066.
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Question 28

Eight things A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are arranged in a row.

  1. D is between B and G and F is between A and H.
  2. E is second to the right of A.

Which of the following is A's position?

 A

Right of F.

 B

Left of F.

 C

Between E and F.

 D

Cannot be determined.

Soln.
Ans: A

They are arranged left to right like this: F-A-C-E-G-D-B-H.

A is sitting to the right of F.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-110.
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Question 29

If in a certain language P R O S E is coded as P P O Q E, how is 'L I G H T' coded in that code?

 A

J I E H R.

 B

L I G F T.

 C

L G G F T.

 D

L L G F E.

Soln.
Ans: C

First, third and fifth letters are same but in place of second and fourth letters previous two letters are used.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-043.
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Question 30

Sameer remembers that picnic with Venkat is after Aug 18 but before Aug 25, but Dev remembers that it is between 1 and 20 Aug. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

20.

 B

17.

 C

19.

 D

18.

Soln.
Ans: C

Probable dates according to Sameer are 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; Probable dates according to Dev are 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; The common date is: 19.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-118.
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