# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 55

## 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. 55 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

Which letter will be the 5th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word INTELLECTUAL?

A

E

B

L

C

C

D

U

Soln.
Ans: A

The new letter is: NIETLLCEUTLA

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1021.
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### Question 2

Statements:Some plants are jugs. All the plates are jug.

Conclusions:

1. Some jug are plates.
2. Some jug are plants.
A

Only I follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Both I and II follows.

D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-172.
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### Question 3

If Torture : Cruelty, then?

A

Beating : Confession.

B

Shame : Guilty.

C

Home : Wanderer.

D

Forgive : Generosity.

Soln.
Ans: D

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-053.
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### Question 4

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 25 minutes?

A

140°.

B

160°.

C

165°.

D

150°.

Soln.
Ans: D

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 25 mins it will sweep by 6 x 25 = 150°

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-187.
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### Question 5

"a compound sentence is two independent clauses joined by a conjunction" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. independent compound sentence is two a clauses joined by a conjunction
2. independent conjunction sentence is two a clauses joined by a compound
3. independent conjunction sentence compound two a clauses joined by a is
4. independent conjunction sentence compound clauses a two joined by a is
5. independent conjunction sentence compound clauses joined two a by a is
6. independent conjunction sentence compound clauses joined two by a a is
7. independent conjunction sentence compound clauses joined two by is a a
8. independent conjunction sentence compound clauses joined two by is a a

If an input is: feel a bit under the weather, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

7

C

4

D

5

Soln.
Ans: D

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

1. weather a bit under the feel
2. weather under bit a the feel
3. weather under feel a the bit
4. weather under feel the a bit
5. weather under feel the bit a
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-043.
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### Question 6

"life in iceland is difficult because of snow" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. difficult in iceland is life because of snow
2. difficult iceland in is life because of snow
3. difficult iceland because is life in of snow
4. difficult iceland because life is in of snow
5. difficult iceland because life snow in of is

If an input is: not speaking directly about the issue, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

3

B

2

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, the longest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with speaking not directly about the issue:

1. speaking not directly about the issue
2. speaking directly not about the issue
3. speaking directly about not the issue
4. speaking directly about issue the not
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-032.
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### Question 7

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed at the bottom of the image?

A

1

B

3

C

2

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-111.
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### Question 8

"sitting next to sham at the market was a great coincidence" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. a next to sham at the market was sitting great coincidence
2. a to next sham at the market was sitting great coincidence
3. a to at sham next the market was sitting great coincidence
4. a to at the next sham market was sitting great coincidence
5. a to at the was sham market next sitting great coincidence
6. a to at the was sham next market sitting great coincidence
7. a to at the was sham next great sitting market coincidence
8. a to at the was sham next great market sitting coincidence

If step 1 of an input is: i of discuss how all will these elements are important, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

i of how all are will these elements discuss important

B

i of how all are will these discuss elements important

C

i of how discuss all will these elements are important

D

i of how all discuss will these elements are important

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with i of discuss how all will these elements are important:

• i of discuss how all will these elements are important
• i of how discuss all will these elements are important
• i of how all discuss will these elements are important
• i of how all are will these elements discuss important
• i of how all are will these discuss elements important
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-034.
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### Question 9

In the following diagram ,rectangle represents 'Healthy', square represents 'Young' and circle represents 'Men'. Find that area in the diagram which represents men, who are healthy but not young.

A
7
B
2
C
1
D
3
Soln.
Ans: B
Since, the area 2 is within triangle and circle, but outside square, therefore it represents men, who are healthy but not young.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-006.
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### Question 10

Which one of the following is always associates with 'Justice'?

A

Rationality.

B

Smart lawyer.

C

Faith.

D

Politics.

Soln.
Ans: A

Justice is delivered only by rational thinking.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-082.
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### Question 11

"pace 70 41 06 67 vice walk xylo" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. pace 70 vice 06 67 41 walk xylo
2. pace 70 vice 67 06 41 walk xylo
3. pace 70 vice 67 walk 41 06 xylo
4. pace 70 vice 67 walk 41 xylo 06

If an input is: game 34 obey cage 99 37 cafe 96, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

6

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in ascending order, and numbers are in descending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with game 34 obey cage 99 37 cafe 96:

1. cafe 34 obey cage 99 37 game 96
2. cafe 99 obey cage 34 37 game 96
3. cafe 99 cage obey 34 37 game 96
4. cafe 99 cage 96 34 37 game obey
5. cafe 99 cage 96 game 37 34 obey
6. cafe 99 cage 96 game 37 obey 34
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-053.
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### Question 12

"87 54 77 94 92 11 50 46" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 11 54 77 94 92 87 50 46
2. 11 54 77 46 92 87 50 94
3. 11 46 77 54 92 87 50 94
4. 11 46 77 54 50 87 92 94
5. 11 46 50 54 77 87 92 94

If an input is: 81 20 62 66 44 93 64 95, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

6

C

4

D

5

Soln.
Ans: D

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 81 20 62 66 44 93 64 95:

1. 20 81 62 66 44 93 64 95
2. 20 44 62 66 81 93 64 95
3. 20 44 62 66 81 64 93 95
4. 20 44 62 66 64 81 93 95
5. 20 44 62 64 66 81 93 95
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-037.
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### Question 13

If 'PAPER' is written as 'OZODQ' how 'PENCIL' can be written in that code?

A

OFOBHM.

B

ODMBHK.

C

QFODJM.

D

ODMDJM.

Soln.
Ans: B

Each letter has been coded one letter back in the alphabetical series.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-101.
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### Question 14

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed at the bottom of the image?

A

4

B

3

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-023.
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### Question 15

A house always has -

A

Verandah.

B

Light.

C

Water.

D

Residents.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-010.
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### Question 16

In a certain code language 'this is rose garden' means '\$Z@3', 'garden has many flowers' means '74@1' and 'flowers are very colorful' means '81%2'. Then '@ 1' is the code for which words?

A

has are

B

rose very

C

garden flowers

D

colorful is

Soln.
Ans: C

'garden' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'garden' = '@'. Next we can see that 'flowers' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'flowers' = '1'. Hence '@ 1' should be 'garden flowers' or 'flowers garden'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-065.
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### Question 17

As furniture : bench, then stationery : ?

A

office.

B

chair.

C

room.

D

pen.

Soln.
Ans: D

Bench is a piece of furniture, and pen is an item of stationery.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-180.
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### Question 18

Kirat remembers that birthday of Radhika is after Apr 8 but before Apr 12, but Amit remembers that it is between 3 and 10 Apr. If it was Saturday on Apr 3, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Wednesday.

B

Saturday.

C

Thursday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: D

Probable dates according to Kirat are 9; 10; 11; Probable dates according to Amit are 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; The common date is: 9, and the day will be Friday

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-045.
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### Question 19

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 H I J
n l d j x k y i c f

K L M N O P Q R S T
a t z w v q r o p b

U V W X Y Z
m h s g u e
```

HEART : cklpm : : NERVOUS : ?

A

wxohvmp.

B

yiqovcn.

C

wlntrid.

D

vkpsqhc.

Soln.
Ans: D

Each letter has been coded one position in forward direction.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-058.
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### Question 20

Out of the following diagrams which best explains the relation between: India, Punjab, Haryana.

A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Soln.
Ans: C
Punjab and Haryana are two independent states within India.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-023.
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### Question 21

"13 name 79 31 dame xylo pack 91" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. dame name 79 31 13 xylo pack 91
2. dame 91 79 31 13 xylo pack name
3. dame 91 name 31 13 xylo pack 79
4. dame 91 name 79 13 xylo pack 31
5. dame 91 name 79 pack xylo 13 31
6. dame 91 name 79 pack 31 13 xylo
7. dame 91 name 79 pack 31 xylo 13

If an input is: sack cafe kids 58 27 24 30 game, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

4

C

5

D

6

Soln.
Ans: D

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in ascending order, and numbers are in descending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with sack cafe kids 58 27 24 30 game:

1. cafe sack kids 58 27 24 30 game
2. cafe 58 kids sack 27 24 30 game
3. cafe 58 game sack 27 24 30 kids
4. cafe 58 game 30 27 24 sack kids
5. cafe 58 game 30 kids 24 sack 27
6. cafe 58 game 30 kids 27 sack 24
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-049.
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### Question 22

If Seeta is more beautiful than Lovely but not so beautiful as Neetu which one of the following statements is correct ?

A

Neetu is not more beautiful than Seeta.

B

Neetu is more beautiful than Lovely.

C

Lovely is more beautiful than Neetu.

D

Seeta is the most beautiful.

Soln.
Ans: B

Arrange in order first. Use abbreviations like I have done -

L < S < N.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-009.
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### Question 23

Statements:Some trees are fruits. All fruits are branches. All branches are nets. Some nets are dresses.

Conclusions:

1. Some dresses are fruits.
2. Some nets are trees.
3. Some branches are trees.
4. Some dresses are trees.
A

Only II, III and IV follows.

B

Only I and IV follows.

C

Only I and II follows.

D

Only II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-095.
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### Question 24

A King always has a -

A

Queen.

B

Kingdom.

C

Minister.

D

Sword.

Soln.
Ans: B

A king can exist without all, except a kingdom.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-047.
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### Question 25

Which will be the mirror image of this image if a mirror is placed at the bottom of the image?

A

4

B

3

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-289.
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### Question 26

"89 69 56 66 06 50 61 99" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 50 69 56 66 06 89 61 99
2. 50 06 56 66 69 89 61 99
3. 50 06 61 66 69 89 56 99
4. 50 06 61 56 69 89 66 99
5. 50 06 61 56 66 89 69 99
6. 50 06 61 56 66 69 89 99

If step 3 of an input is: 20 13 23 60 42 97 48 25, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

20 13 23 60 48 97 42 25

B

20 13 23 60 42 97 48 25

C

20 25 23 60 48 97 42 13

D

20 13 23 60 42 25 48 97

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 20 13 23 60 42 97 48 25:

• 20 13 23 60 42 97 48 25
• 20 13 23 60 42 25 48 97
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-004.
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### Question 27

If 22nd January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Monday, then what will be the day of week on 26th February of that year?

A

Saturday.

B

Thursday.

C

Friday.

D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: D

Count the days from months between January 22 and February 26 like this: January days = 31;Add 26 days of February. Subtract 22 days of January. So total days = 35. Since 35 = 5 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Monday + 0 = Monday.

.
Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-126.
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### Question 28

"89 70 ware 82 keys 38 tale sack" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. ware 70 89 82 keys 38 tale sack
2. ware 38 89 82 keys 70 tale sack
3. ware 38 tale 82 keys 70 89 sack
4. ware 38 tale 70 keys 82 89 sack
5. ware 38 tale 70 sack 82 89 keys
6. ware 38 tale 70 sack 82 keys 89

If step 3 of an input is: vice 36 verb 87 71 tail 97 sack, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

vice 36 97 87 71 tail verb sack

B

vice 36 verb 71 87 tail 97 sack

C

vice 36 verb 71 tail 87 sack 97

D

vice 71 97 87 36 tail verb sack

Soln.
Ans: B

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 verb 71 97 87 36 tail vice sack:

1. vice 71 97 87 36 tail verb sack
2. vice 36 97 87 71 tail verb sack
3. vice 36 verb 87 71 tail 97 sack
4. vice 36 verb 71 87 tail 97 sack
5. vice 36 verb 71 tail 87 97 sack
6. vice 36 verb 71 tail 87 sack 97
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-028.
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### Question 29

If every letter beginning from position 4, counted from left, is replaced by X, how many X will be there in the resulting sequence?

Q N V Y I C R A V U M L J B G P R X P M Y K S N Z

A

22

B

5

C

7

D

3

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

Q N V X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-270.
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### Question 30

Statements:All calculators are mirrors. All mirrors are tables. Some tables are machines.

Conclusions:

1. Some machines are mirrors.
2. Some tables are calculators.
3. Some mirrors are calculators.
A

Only I and II follows.

B

Only I, II and III follows.

C

Only I and III follows.

D

Only II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-011.
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