# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 54

## 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. 54 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
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## 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

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and Q, R, S, T, U, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and L, M, N, O, P. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - R4ZE

 0 1 2 3 4 Q 7 R G 4 R R R M 7 7 G S M R M G 7 T 7 4 4 G R U M M 4 4 G
 5 6 7 8 9 L 1 H H 8 E M 1 E E 1 Z N H Z 8 8 8 O 8 E 1 Z Z P H Z H E 1
A

Q4, T2, O8, P8

B

T4, U2, M9, Q4

C

Q1, U3, O9, M9

D

S1, T1, P6, U2

Soln.
Ans: A

R occurs at: Q1 ;Q4 ;R0 ;S1 ;T4 ;
4 occurs at: Q3 ;T1 ;T2 ;U2 ;U3 ;
Z occurs at: M9 ;N6 ;O8 ;O9 ;P6 ;
E occurs at: L9 ;M6 ;M7 ;O6 ;P8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-162.
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### Question 2

Statements:Some table are desks. All desks are pots. All pots are mats. Some mats are buses.

Conclusions:

1. Some buses are desks.
2. Some mats are table.
3. No bus is desk.
4. Some mats are desks.
A

Only I, II and IV follows.

B

Either I or III and II, IV follows.

C

Either I or III and II follows.

D

Only II, III and IV follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-113.
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### Question 3

"58 75 sake 07 78 bake raid page" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 58 07 raid sake page 78 bake 75
2. 58 sake bake raid 75 page 78 07
3. 58 raid 78 bake 07 75 page sake
4. 58 bake page 78 sake 07 75 raid
5. 58 78 75 page raid sake 07 bake
6. 58 page 07 75 bake raid sake 78
7. 58 75 sake 07 78 bake raid page
8. 58 07 raid sake page 78 bake 75

Which of the following steps would read as "93 gate veil 82 77 59 sand band" if the input is "93 veil 59 sand gate band 77 82", and the re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

3

B

4

C

6

D

5

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 becomes 1-4-7-3-8-5-6. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 93 veil 59 sand gate band 77 82:

1. 93 sand 77 59 82 gate band veil
2. 93 59 band 77 veil 82 gate sand
3. 93 77 gate band sand veil 82 59
4. 93 band 82 gate 59 sand veil 77
5. 93 gate veil 82 77 59 sand band
6. 93 82 sand veil band 77 59 gate
7. 93 veil 59 sand gate band 77 82
8. 93 sand 77 59 82 gate band veil
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-020.
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### Question 4

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 - YARD

 0 1 2 3 4 0 Z A N Y W 1 K I A P A 2 G Y A Y C 3 K E Y H A 4 Z N I Y P
 5 6 7 8 9 5 X B O Z R 6 D R K D O 7 U D D M L 8 N V M D R 9 R K R H X
A

43, 34, 59, 95

B

03, 14, 97, 12

C

23, 01, 66, 65

D

21, 12, 95, 23

Soln.
Ans: C

Y occurs at: 03 ;21 ;23 ;32 ;43 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;12 ;14 ;22 ;34 ;
R occurs at: 59 ;66 ;89 ;95 ;97 ;
D occurs at: 65 ;68 ;76 ;77 ;88 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-134.
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### Question 5

Study the following series.

G + J O N 1 I R \$ K U D S T L 5 P A C F

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

NI , ? , US , T5

A

RG

B

RK

C

NO

D

OK

Soln.
Ans: B

There is a gap of 2 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is separated by one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-568.
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### Question 6

A is heavier than E but lighter than F. G is lighter than S and F. W is heavier than C but lighter than G. S is not heavier than F. Who is the heaviest?

A

S.

B

E.

C

A.

D

F.

Soln.
Ans: D

Facts are:

1. E < A < F.
2. G < S and F.
3. C < W < G.
4. S <= F.

By examining the right hand sides we can shortlist F, S and G. But G is defeated in the second fact above, and S is defeated in the last fact. So F is the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-064.
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### Question 7

Study the following series.

5 2 G 6 U % F C 8 K B P V 3 L E R 4 9 M

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

U8 , ? , 8B , BP

A

FK

B

FF

C

KC

D

K8

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 1 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is decreasingly moving one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-191.
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### Question 8

Statements:Some trucks are bikes. Some bikes are flowers. All flowers are jungles. All jungles are tubes.

Conclusions:

1. Some jungles are trucks.
2. Some tubes are bikes.
3. Some jungles are bikes.
4. Some tubes are flowers.
A

Only I, II and III follows.

B

All follows.

C

Only II, III and IV follows.

D

Only I, III and IV follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-021.
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### Question 9

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as N, O, P, Q, R and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, whereas those of the right matrix are I, J, K, L, M and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - VGS8

 N O P Q R 5 G G G A B 6 V N N N B 7 A G A B B 8 N A A V V 9 G N V B V
 I J K L M 0 8 T T 7 T 1 Y S 7 Y 7 2 Y 7 8 S T 3 Y 7 8 S S 4 8 8 T S Y
A

8R, 5P, 3M, 2K

B

6N, 5N, 2L, 7O

C

9P, 7O, 1J, 8R

D

9R, 9N, 3L, 1J

Soln.
Ans: A

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

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-128.
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### Question 10

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

Answer the following based on the above diagram:

Comedians who are neither actors nor singers.

A
5
B
2
C
1
D
3
Soln.
Ans: A
5 belongs to comedians exclusively.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-046.
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### Question 11

Statements:All the singers are boys. All the boys are nice.

Conclusions:

1. All the singers are nice.
2. Some boys are singers.
A

Neither I nor II follows.

B

Both I and II follow.

C

Only I follows.

D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-090.
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### Question 12

In the following series which item is 4th to the left of the 10th item from the right side? The series is:

X A \$ N L Y V @ 9 G Z 8 T 7 + K 2 E H B

A

8

B

V

C

\$

D

Z

Soln.
Ans: B

We have to find 10 + 4 = 14th item from the right side which is: V.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-151.
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### Question 13

Aman is taller than Sharan. Sharan is not as tall as Aman but taller than Akbar. Sarabjeet is not as tall as Sharan but taller than Akbar. Who is the tallest of all?

A

Sarabjeet.

B

Akbar.

C

Aman.

D

Sharan.

Soln.
Ans: C
1. S < A.
2. Ak < S < A.
3. Ak < Sa < S.

From the three facts, only A and S appear on the right side, so they are shortlisted as tallest. But from the first fact, A wins.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-006.
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### Question 14

Statements:All cats are dogs. All dogs are tigers. Some tigers are lions. Some lions are monkeys.

Conclusions:

1. Some tigers are dogs.
2. Some monkeys are cats.
3. Some tigers are cats.
4. Some monkeys are dogs.
A

All I, II, III and IV follows.

B

Only II, III and IV follows.

C

Only I, II and III follows.

D

Only I and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-174.
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### Question 15

In a group of five boys, Karan is second in height, Param is taller than Mohit. Raj is the tallest and Narinder is taller than Param. If they are arranged in ascending of heights, who is at third position?

A

Mohit.

B

Param.

C

Mohit or Raj.

D

Raj.

Soln.
Ans: B

The facts are:

1. Start - ? < K.
2. M < P.
3. ? < R - End.
4. P < N.

Start - M < K < P < N < R - End.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-085.
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### Question 16

In the following series which item is 6th to the left of the 7th item from the right side? The series is:

Z A O W + 6 T E Q H L U Y 3 \$ F R V 2 S

A

\$

B

O

C

E

D

V

Soln.
Ans: C

We have to find 7 + 6 = 13th item from the right side which is: E.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-108.
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### Question 17

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 K, L, M, N, O. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - J491

 0 1 2 3 4 F L L J W W G 4 J W X W H J X 4 X X I J L W 4 4 J 4 X L J L
 5 6 7 8 9 K B N 1 Z 1 L 9 9 9 B N M N 1 1 Z Z N Z N Z 9 B O N B B 1 9
A

G1, G0, L6, M6

B

I0, I3, L5, H2

C

F2, H2, O9, G1

D

J3, J0, L7, O9

Soln.
Ans: A

J occurs at: F2 ;G1 ;H0 ;I0 ;J3 ;
4 occurs at: G0 ;H2 ;I3 ;I4 ;J0 ;
9 occurs at: L5 ;L6 ;L7 ;N8 ;O9 ;
1 occurs at: K7 ;K9 ;M6 ;M7 ;O8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-050.
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### Question 18

Bloodless :: Cold as Branch :: ?

A

Department.

B

Leaf.

C

Building.

D

Office.

Soln.
Ans: A

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-165.
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### Question 19

An event occurs at regular intervals of 30 minutes. The last event occured 23 minutes ago The next event is due at 09::30 AM. What is the time now?

A

09::20 AM.

B

09::25 AM.

C

09::23 AM.

D

09::22 AM.

Soln.
Ans: C

The last event took place at 09::30 AM - 30 minutes, i.e., at 09::00 AM, which was 23 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 09::00 AM + 23 mins = 09::23 AM.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-139.
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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?

A

3

B

4

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-148.
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### Question 21

"india is known for its cultural diversity" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. known is india for its cultural diversity
2. known its india for is cultural diversity
3. known its is for india cultural diversity
4. known its is india for cultural diversity
5. known its is india for diversity cultural

If step 2 of an input is: weather under bit a the feel, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

weather under the a bit feel

B

weather under the feel bit a

C

weather a bit under the feel

D

weather under bit a the feel

Soln.
Ans: B

In each step, the words that appear later in a dictionary are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with weather under bit a the feel:

• weather under bit a the feel
• weather under the a bit feel
• weather under the feel bit a
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-038.
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### Question 22

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and D, E, F, G, H, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and I, J, K, L, M. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - TXA7

 0 1 2 3 4 D D X D E T E E T B T T F D B D X E G T B B B E H E X D X X
 5 6 7 8 9 I Z 7 A Z K J 6 6 K Z A K 7 Z K 7 A L A 7 K 7 6 M K A Z 6 6
A

E4, F3, L5, K8

B

E3, H1, K9, E4

C

G0, H4, I7, K9

D

E1, D1, M6, H1

Soln.
Ans: A

T occurs at: D4 ;E1 ;E3 ;E4 ;G0 ;
X occurs at: D1 ;F3 ;H1 ;H3 ;H4 ;
A occurs at: I7 ;J9 ;K9 ;L5 ;M6 ;
7 occurs at: I6 ;K5 ;K8 ;L6 ;L8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-135.
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### Question 23

Statements:All fruits are tables. Some tables are houses. All houses are wheels.

Conclusions:

1. Some wheels are tables.
2. Some tables are fruits.
3. Some wheels are fruits.
A

All I, II and III follows.

B

Only II and III follows.

C

Only I and II follows.

D

Only I and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-118.
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### Question 24

A jet is initially flying towards East. Then it turns to its right and flies for 50 km. Then it turns to its left and travels for 50 km. After this it turns to its right and flies for 50 km. Again it turns to its right and flies for 100 km. Finally it turns to its right again and flies a distance of 100 km. Now in what direction is it from the starting point ?

A

West.

B

North.

C

South.

D

East.

Soln.
Ans: A

As the jet initially faces towards East and turns to its right, therefore, it starts to fly in the direction of South. The movements are as follow.

Hence it will be in the direction of West from the starting point.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-041.
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### Question 25

Statements:All keys are locks. All locks are trucks. All trucks are bus.

Conclusions:

1. Some bus are locks.
2. Some trucks are keys.
3. Some bus are keys.
A

Only I and II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

All I, II and III follows.

D

Only I and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-108.
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### Question 26

In the following series which item is 6th to the left of the 13th item from the right side? The series is:

J + W G S I T 8 N F E R P B O V 4 H X 9

A

W

B

9

C

+

D

T

Soln.
Ans: C

We have to find 13 + 6 = 19th item from the right side which is: +.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-465.
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### Question 27

Statement: The government gave a newspaper appeal - Walk to your office, or use a bicycle.

Assumptions:

1. The government wants to reduce pollution.
2. People will start walking and using bicycles.
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: B

The obvious purpose is to control the pollution. So I is implicit. And, II is also implicit because the government appeals are read by the people, many of them obey it also. The government has issued the appeal with this assumption in mind.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-198.
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### Question 28

"abys 16 57 hair keys jail 06 37" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. keys 16 57 hair abys jail 06 37
2. keys 06 57 hair abys jail 16 37
3. keys 06 jail hair abys 57 16 37
4. keys 06 jail 16 abys 57 hair 37
5. keys 06 jail 16 hair 57 abys 37
6. keys 06 jail 16 hair 37 abys 57

If an input is: 33 jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 yagi, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

5

C

4

D

6

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in descending order, and numbers are in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 33 jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 yagi:

1. yagi jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 33
2. yagi 33 39 71 xylo able 64 jaws
3. yagi 33 xylo 71 39 able 64 jaws
4. yagi 33 xylo 39 71 able 64 jaws
5. yagi 33 xylo 39 jaws able 64 71
6. yagi 33 xylo 39 jaws 64 able 71
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-003.
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### Question 29

In a certain code language 'spare the rod spoil' means '419 952 962 543', 'spoil child bad future' means '836 581 543 754', 'future good better always' means '673 581 817 168' and 'children play always evening' means '319 168 125 981'. Then '543 168' is the code for which words?

A

play better

B

spoil always

C

good the

D

children evening

Soln.
Ans: B

'spoil' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'spoil' = '543'. Next we can see that 'always' is common to items 3 and 4. So 'always' = '168'. Hence '543 168' should be 'spoil always' or 'always spoil'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-005.
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### Question 30

Statements:All rooms are mens. All mens are jungles. All jungles are mountains.

Conclusions:

1. Some mountains are mens.
2. Some jungles are rooms.
3. Some mountains are rooms.
A

Only II and III follows.

B

Only I and II follows.

C

Only I and III follows.

D

All I, II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-005.
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