# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 60

## 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. 60 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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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

"50 quid gain race unit 24 54 40" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. gain quid 50 race unit 24 54 40
2. gain quid 50 race unit 40 54 24
3. gain quid 50 race unit 54 40 24
4. gain quid race 50 unit 54 40 24
5. gain quid race 54 unit 50 40 24
6. gain quid race unit 54 50 40 24

If step 2 of an input is: abys race quad 12 85 vain 40 05, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

abys race quad 12 85 vain 40 05

B

abys quad race 12 85 vain 40 05

C

abys quad race vain 85 40 12 05

D

abys quad race 40 85 vain 12 05

Soln.
Ans: D

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 85 race quad 12 abys 05 40 vain:

1. abys race quad 12 85 05 40 vain
2. abys race quad 12 85 vain 40 05
3. abys quad race 12 85 vain 40 05
4. abys quad race 40 85 vain 12 05
5. abys quad race vain 85 40 12 05
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-051.
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### Question 2

Statements:All moons are stars. All stars are spoons. Some spoons are desks. Some desks are chairs.

Conclusions:

1. Some desks are stars.
2. Some spoons are moons.
3. Some desks are moons.
4. Some chairs are spoons.
A

Only III follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

None follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-008.
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### Question 3

Statement: The municipal authority have blocked the movement of traffic in and around the temple on the main festival day.

Assumptions: .

1. Very large number of devotees may visit the temple on the main festival day.
2. People travelling to the areas near the temple may postpone their journey by a day unless they have very urgent work in that area.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Only assumption (I) is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-089.
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### Question 4

If the 9th of a month is 6 days earlier than Monday, what day will be on the 28th of that month.

A

Saturday.

B

Thursday.

C

Monday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: D

6 days earlier than Monday will be Tuesday. So day 9 of that month is Tuesday. Number of days between 28 and 9 is 19. Since 19 = 2 X 7 + 5, so excess days are 5. So we can count the day to Sunday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-145.
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### Question 5

Chop is to Cut as Clever is to.

A

Brave.

B

Slow.

C

Bold.

D

Intelligent.

Soln.
Ans: D

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-232.
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### Question 6

Ozone Depletion is to Global Warming as Misunderstanding is to.

A

Apologize.

B

Divorce.

C

Relationship.

D

Marriage.

Soln.
Ans: B

Cause and effect relationship.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-283.
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### Question 7

Statements:

The young Indians do not want to join the armed forces because of transfer to risky areas. They want to take office jobs.

Courses of Action:
1. Civilian jobs should be cut.
2. The salary of the defense forces should be doubled.
A

Either I or II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Neither I nor II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-076.
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### Question 8

If every letter beginning from O is replaced by consecutive odd number beginning with 3, which number or letter will be 6th to the right of the 13th number or letter counting from the right end?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

13

B

C

C

H

D

D

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-572.
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### Question 9

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 - BACK

 0 1 2 3 4 0 E L A F H 1 Z Y D B I 2 S A B B O 3 E G B O H 4 A A A E B
 5 6 7 8 9 5 I K C H T 6 U C V D K 7 U C P V C 8 K X D K C 9 K O O D U
A

22, 40, 89, 95

B

23, 41, 57, 76

C

32, 02, 76, 22

D

13, 21, 79, 02

Soln.
Ans: A

B occurs at: 13 ;22 ;23 ;32 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;21 ;40 ;41 ;42 ;
C occurs at: 57 ;66 ;76 ;79 ;89 ;
K occurs at: 56 ;69 ;85 ;88 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-172.
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### Question 10

An event occurs at regular intervals of 50 minutes. The last event occured 28 minutes ago The next event is due at 02::40 PM. What is the time now?

A

02::19 PM.

B

02::16 PM.

C

02::14 PM.

D

02::18 PM.

Soln.
Ans: D

The last event took place at 02::40 PM - 50 minutes, i.e., at 01::50 PM, which was 28 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 01::50 PM + 28 mins = 02::18 PM.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-164.
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### Question 11

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: 16-02-09-12-31-23-175.
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### Question 12

How many blocks touch block X?

A

5.

B

2.

C

3.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-027.
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### Question 13

Statement: Many historians hove done more harm than good by distorting truth.

Assumptions: .

1. People believe what is reported by the historians.
2. Historians are seldom expected to depict the truth.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Both I and II are implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Only assumption I is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-195.
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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

1

B

4

C

3

D

2

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-068.
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### Question 15

Statement: The Municipal Corporation has announced 50 per cent reduction in water supply till monsoon arrives in the city.

Assumptions: .

1. People may protest against the unilateral decision of the Municipal corporation.
2. Municipal Corporation may reduce its taxes from the residents as it failed to provide adequate water.
A

Only II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

All people understand the constraints before the municipal corporation. So assumption I is not implicit. As far as II is concerned, there is nothing like that to suggest from the available data.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-150.
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### Question 16

Statements:

Floods have completely washed out a village yesterday. The fury of nature doesn't seem to be subsiding any time soon. Food and clothing are the two immediate problems for the survivors in a relief camp. What should be done?

Courses of Action:
1. Relief teams and NGOs should be called to help the needy.
2. The people in the neighboring villages should be taken to safer places.
A

Neither I nor II follows.

B

I and II follow.

C

Only II follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-031.
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### Question 17

Among five friends, Malkeet is older than Ravi but not as old as Lakbeer. Lakbeer is older than Nirmal and Karamjeet. Nirmal is younger than Ravi but not the youngest. Who is the youngest in age ?

A

Nirmal.

B

Ravi.

C

Malkeet.

D

Karamjeet.

Soln.
Ans: D
1. R < M < L.
2. N(K) < L.
3. N < R.

Since N is not the youngest, the second fact above becomes K < N < L. The arrangement becomes:

K < N < R < M < L.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-063.
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### Question 18

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

A

2

B

3

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-255.
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### Question 19

A

75.

B

46.

C

86.

D

60.

Soln.
Ans: C

(30 - 24) x 8 = 48 and (23 - 12) x 8 = 88 ∴ (92 - 86) x 8 = 48.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-056.
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### Question 20

Statements:Some fruits are trees. Some fruits are flowers. All the flowers are poets.

Conclusions:

1. Some flowers are trees.
2. Some poets are fruits.
3. All the fruits are poets.
4. Some poets are trees.
A

Only I and II follows.

B

Only II and IV follows.

C

Only I and III follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-137.
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### Question 21

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as F, G, H, I, J and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, whereas those of the right matrix are K, L, M, N, O and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - MCR0

 F G H I J 0 M 9 C 9 C 1 9 M J M J 2 I J I J C 3 M J C C 9 4 9 I I M I
 K L M N O 5 K R 7 7 7 6 K 0 R 0 7 7 5 R R K 0 8 K 0 5 K 7 9 R 5 5 5 0
A

3F, 3I, 5L, 6N

B

0F, 3H, 6M, 3F

C

1G, 0H, 7M, 6M

D

4I, 0J, 7L, 3H

Soln.
Ans: A

M occurs at: 0F ;1G ;1I ;3F ;4I ;
C occurs at: 0H ;0J ;2J ;3H ;3I ;
R occurs at: 5L ;6M ;7L ;7M ;9K ;
0 occurs at: 6L ;6N ;7O ;8L ;9O ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-105.
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### Question 22

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

A

2

B

3

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-108.
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### Question 23

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

A

3

B

4

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-090.
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### Question 24

This is a series of digits that has been written by randomly arranging 19 digits. How many 5 are there that are completely divisible by the second number to their right?

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

A

2

B

4

C

1

D

3

Soln.
Ans: C

At these locations: 5-9-5 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-573.
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### Question 25

If 'Men are very busy' means '1234' , 'Busy persons need encouragement' means '4567', 'encouragement is very important' means '3589' and 'Important persons are rare' means '2680', then what is the code for encouragement ?
A
5
B
6
C
8
D
9
Soln.
Ans: A
In the second and third sentences, common word is encouragement and common number is '5'.
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-137.
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### Question 26

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 - PACE

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

00, 13, 69, 98

B

33, 22, 77, 00

C

02, 03, 87, 22

D

11, 24, 85, 77

Soln.
Ans: A

P occurs at: 00 ;02 ;10 ;11 ;33 ;
A occurs at: 03 ;13 ;22 ;23 ;24 ;
C occurs at: 69 ;77 ;79 ;85 ;87 ;
E occurs at: 57 ;65 ;66 ;95 ;98 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-060.
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### Question 27

Statements:

Of recent, the air fares have gone down. Those who would otherwise travel by upper class train now prefer to go by air. Naturally, it saves them time, at no extra cost.

Courses of Action:
1. Train fares for upper class should be slashed so that those who would travel by lower classes begin to travel by upper class.
2. The upper class bogies should be reduced without cutting the fares. This will cut the losses.
A

Only I follows.

B

Either I or II follows.

C

Neither I or II follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-022.
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### Question 28

Statement: The civic body put up a huge notice board on the beach located at an isolated part of the city as "Many picnickers died while swimming in the sea during the past few months".

Assumptions: .

1. Picnickers may ignore the notice and continue venturing into the sea.
2. Picnickers may read and be careful while venturing into the sea.
A

Only I is implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

The notice board is put with the assumption in mind that picnickers would read it and observe care. So only II is implicit. There is nothing that suggests that assumption I is OK.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-176.
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### Question 29

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 2, 4 and 6 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

7 years.

B

6 years.

C

4 years.

D

2 years.

Soln.
Ans: D

The least of the given time periods is 2. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-130.
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### Question 30

Statement: For any kind of problem with your mobile phone, contact our help desk immediately.

Assumptions: .

1. Help desk has a solution to all kinds of problems related to mobile phones or will guide accordingly.
2. Unless the problem is reported immediately it cannot be solved.
A

Only II is implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

If you have any problem with a phone, we can help you out now. If the problem is not reported now(there could be other places where the help can be obtained.) It doesn't mean that the problem cannot be solved. So only I is implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-072.
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