# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 70

## 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. 70 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

Statements:All beds are chairs. Some chairs are planes. All planes are ducks. Some ducks are lanterns.

Conclusions:

1. Some lanterns are planes.
2. Some ducks are chairs.
3. Some chairs are beds.
4. Some ducks are beds.
A

Only I and II follows.

B

Only I, II and III follows.

C

Only II and III follows.

D

All I, II, III and IV follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-197.
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### Question 2

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 - XYLO

 0 1 2 3 4 0 W Y X Y Y 1 T Z I X Y 2 W N U M X 3 A Y U F X 4 X R I I S
 5 6 7 8 9 5 L J A O F 6 L Q U Q O 7 Q J N O P 8 N H O O L 9 U J L L H
A

34, 14, 97, 55

B

13, 04, 98, 58

C

40, 03, 55, 13

D

02, 31, 65, 03

Soln.
Ans: B

X occurs at: 02 ;13 ;24 ;34 ;40 ;
Y occurs at: 01 ;03 ;04 ;14 ;31 ;
L occurs at: 55 ;65 ;89 ;97 ;98 ;
O occurs at: 58 ;69 ;78 ;87 ;88 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-002.
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### Question 3

11, 12, 17, 18, 23, 24, (?)

A

29.

B

12.

C

35.

D

30.

Soln.
Ans: A

11 ( + 1), 12 ( + 5), 17 ( + 1), 18 ( + 5), 23 ( + 1), 24 ( + 5), 29.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-052.
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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 - LADY

 0 1 2 3 4 0 V L A L I 1 H Z Z A A 2 K F A H G 3 L A E Q F 4 L O L B E
 5 6 7 8 9 5 B J D G H 6 Y Y Y Y R 7 B D D Y D 8 Z U Z D R 9 G G N Q E
A

01, 31, 76, 02

B

40, 22, 77, 78

C

30, 13, 88, 57

D

42, 02, 57, 40

Soln.
Ans: B

L occurs at: 01 ;03 ;30 ;40 ;42 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;13 ;14 ;22 ;31 ;
D occurs at: 57 ;76 ;77 ;79 ;88 ;
Y occurs at: 65 ;66 ;67 ;68 ;78 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-008.
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### Question 5

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

1

D

2

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-268.
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### Question 6

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.

People who are educated, lazy and honest but not urban. are represented by

A
2
B
13
C
9
D
8
Soln.
Ans: C
It is clear from the given diagram, that people who are educated and lazy and honest but not urban are represented by region 9.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-043.
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### Question 7

Statements:All rooms are tree. All trees are balloons. Some balloons are mirrors. Some mirrors are desks.

Conclusions:

1. Some desks are trees.
2. Some balloons are rooms.
3. Some mirrors are balloons.
A

Only I follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only II and III follows.

D

Only III follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-027.
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### Question 8

Statement: In view of the severe heat wave passing through the state, the govt. has asked all the schools to remain closed for the next fortnight with immediate effect.

Assumptions: .

1. The heat wave may not continue beyond a fortnight.
2. The parents of the students may not allow their wards to attend school even after fortnight.
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: B

Government assumes heat waves may not continue beyond a fortnight. There is nothing in the given data that suggests the assumption II.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-073.
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### Question 9

Which letter will be the 4th to the right of 4th letter from left of the letter which is exactly in the middle of the following series?

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

A

J

B

C

C

Y

D

V

Soln.
Ans: D

The letter will be at net position 4 - 4 to the mid of the series. This position is = (length/2) + 0 = 13 from the start of the series. The length of the series is 25, so its mid is at item 13.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-485.
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### Question 10

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 - OATH

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

43, 41, 56, 95

B

30, 34, 69, 87

C

00, 32, 77, 24

D

14, 24, 87, 43

Soln.
Ans: A

O occurs at: 00 ;12 ;14 ;30 ;43 ;
A occurs at: 13 ;24 ;32 ;34 ;41 ;
T occurs at: 56 ;57 ;69 ;77 ;87 ;
H occurs at: 58 ;59 ;65 ;88 ;95 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-083.
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### Question 11

In the following series how many 8 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not by the number on their right?

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

A

3

B

1

C

0

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B

At these locations: 8-8-6 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1145.
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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?

A

1

B

3

C

4

D

2

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-155.
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### Question 13

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 40 minutes?

A

255°.

B

230°.

C

250°.

D

240°.

Soln.
Ans: D

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 40 mins it will sweep by 6 x 40 = 240°

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-011.
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### Question 14

"icon 04 each 14 verb 58 05 gain" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. each 04 icon 14 verb 58 05 gain
2. each 58 icon 14 verb 04 05 gain
3. each 58 gain 14 verb 04 05 icon
4. each 58 gain 14 icon 04 05 verb
5. each 58 gain 14 icon 05 04 verb
6. each 58 gain 14 icon 05 verb 04

If an input is: 20 16 keys 65 lack yard 00 unit, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

7

B

8

C

6

D

9

Soln.
Ans: A

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 20 16 keys 65 lack yard 00 unit:

1. keys 16 20 65 lack yard 00 unit
2. keys 65 20 16 lack yard 00 unit
3. keys 65 lack 16 20 yard 00 unit
4. keys 65 lack 20 16 yard 00 unit
5. keys 65 lack 20 unit yard 00 16
6. keys 65 lack 20 unit 16 00 yard
7. keys 65 lack 20 unit 16 yard 00
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-026.
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### Question 15

Ram is ranked 9th from the top and Rita is ranked 8th from the bottom in a class of 16 students. How many students are there between Ram and Rita?

A

8

B

4

C

1

D

5

Soln.
Ans: C

Sum of positions of an item from top(right) and bottom(left) of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So position of Ram from the bottom is = 16 - 9 + 1 = 8. Number of students between them is: difference of 8 and 10 (minus 1) = 1

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1163.
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### Question 16

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

A

Y

B

D

C

T

D

R

Soln.
Ans: C

The new letter is: EHERIDATIRYL

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-105.
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### Question 17

Pythagoras theorem fails if the triangle is not a right triangle.

A

Sometimes.

B

Always.

C

Never.

D

Often.

Soln.
Ans: B

Pythagoras theorem is valid for right angled triangles only.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-062.
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### Question 18

The question image is embedded and hidden inside which one of the answer images below?

Question Image:

A
1
B
4
C
2
D
3
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-017.
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### Question 19

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 45 minutes?

A

280°.

B

285°.

C

270°.

D

260°.

Soln.
Ans: C

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 45 mins it will sweep by 6 x 45 = 270°

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-127.
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### Question 20

"several sentences of the same length can make for bland writing" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. of sentences several the same length can make for bland writing
2. of the several sentences same length can make for bland writing
3. of the can sentences same length several make for bland writing
4. of the can for same length several make sentences bland writing
5. of the can for same make several length sentences bland writing
6. of the can for same make bland length sentences several writing
7. of the can for same make bland length several sentences writing
8. of the can for same make bland length several writing sentences

If step 1 of an input is: it is of one the easiest ways to spot text that requires variety, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

it is of to the one ways easiest spot text that requires variety

B

it is of to the one ways spot text easiest that requires variety

C

it is of to the one ways spot easiest text that requires variety

D

it is of one the easiest ways to spot text that requires variety

Soln.
Ans: B

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with it is of one the easiest ways to spot text that requires variety:

• it is of one the easiest ways to spot text that requires variety
• it is of to the easiest ways one spot text that requires variety
• it is of to the one ways easiest spot text that requires variety
• it is of to the one ways spot easiest text that requires variety
• it is of to the one ways spot text easiest that requires variety
• it is of to the one ways spot text that easiest requires variety
• it is of to the one ways spot text that easiest variety requires
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-018.
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### Question 21

"23 quid rack 18 05 quad walk 76" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. quad quid rack 18 05 23 walk 76
2. quad 76 rack 18 05 23 walk quid
3. quad 76 quid 18 05 23 walk rack
4. quad 76 quid 23 05 18 walk rack
5. quad 76 quid 23 rack 18 walk 05

If step 3 of an input is: cage 98 fade 73 oath 58 keys 49, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

cage 98 49 fade oath 58 keys 73

B

cage 98 fade 49 oath 58 keys 73

C

cage 98 fade 73 oath 58 keys 49

D

cage 98 fade 73 keys 58 oath 49

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 cage 58 49 fade oath 98 keys 73:

1. cage 98 49 fade oath 58 keys 73
2. cage 98 fade 49 oath 58 keys 73
3. cage 98 fade 73 oath 58 keys 49
4. cage 98 fade 73 keys 58 oath 49
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-040.
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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

1

B

4

C

2

D

3

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-077.
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### Question 23

Six girls are sitting in a circle. A is facing B. B is to the right of E and left of C. C is to the left of D. F is to the right of A. Now D exchanges his seat with F, and E with B.

Who will be sitting opposite of A?

A

D.

B

F.

C

B.

D

E.

Soln.
Ans: D

The final seats clockwise after exchanges are: D-A-F-C-E-B.

E is sitting opposite to A.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-022.
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### Question 24

Statements:

Farmers have started growing export quality rice, and stopped growing rice for local consumption because they earn more by exporting their yield.

Courses of Action:
1. Export of rice should be stopped.
2. Government should give adequate remuneration and incentives to farmers for growing the rice for local needs. This will create a level playing field and solve the problem.
A

Only I follows.

B

Both I and II follow.

C

Either I or II follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C

The government can decide on one of these courses of action. Sometimes the exports are also stopped or made dearer. Sometimes the MSP is also raised, but not raised too much as that would lead to inflation. There are not cut and dried formulas for deciding what to do. But governments in India have resorted to one of these courses of action.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-028.
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### Question 25

"gave 52 vase bank 98 63 emit 83" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. gave bank emit vase 83 98 63 52
2. gave vase 63 emit 52 83 98 bank
3. gave emit 98 63 bank 52 83 vase
4. gave 63 83 98 vase bank 52 emit
5. gave 98 52 83 emit vase bank 63
6. gave 83 bank 52 63 emit vase 98
7. gave 52 vase bank 98 63 emit 83
8. gave bank emit vase 83 98 63 52

Which of the following steps would read as "maps 99 visa 49 26 warn quiz 69" if the input is "maps 26 99 69 quiz visa 49 warn", and the re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

3

B

5

C

4

D

2

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 maps 26 99 69 quiz visa 49 warn:

1. maps 69 49 99 warn quiz visa 26
2. maps 99 visa 49 26 warn quiz 69
3. maps 49 quiz visa 69 26 warn 99
4. maps visa warn quiz 99 69 26 49
5. maps quiz 26 warn 49 99 69 visa
6. maps warn 69 26 visa 49 99 quiz
7. maps 26 99 69 quiz visa 49 warn
8. maps 69 49 99 warn quiz visa 26
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-022.
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### Question 26

Six alphabets A, B, K, D, E and P are arranged in a row. B is between D and P. A does not stand next to either P or D. K does not stand next to D. E stands between A and K.

P stands between.

A

D and B.

B

A and K.

C

E and A.

D

B and K.

Soln.
Ans: D

The letters are arranged from left to right: A-E-K-P-B-D.

P stands between B and K.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-043.
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### Question 27

Standing at a railway station Amit remembers that distance of Bangalore is more than 10 KM but less than 16 KM, but Rohit knows that it is between 13 and 15 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

13 KM.

B

15 KM.

C

14 KM.

D

16 KM.

Soln.
Ans: C

Probable distances according to Amit are 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; Probable distances according to Rohit are 14; The common distance is: 14.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-150.
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### Question 28

Study the following series.

K H 7 E O G J Z C A 4 F P 5 V + \$ N W 3

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

7E , GZ , ? , F+

A

CK

B

CF

C

7C

D

HJ

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 increasingly moving one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-002.
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### Question 29

If CLOCK is coded as KCOLC, how will STEPS be coded?

A

SPSET.

B

SEPTS.

C

SPETS.

D

SPEST.

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are reversed.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-126.
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### Question 30

Accept :: Decline as Accurate :: ?

A

Error.

B

Inaccurate.

C

Right.

D

Correct.

Soln.
Ans: B

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-254.
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