# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 71

## 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. 71 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

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 7, 14 and 21 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

21 years.

C

22 years.

D

14 years.

Soln.
Ans: A

The least of the given time periods is 7. So this is the minimum waiting time.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-197.
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### Question 2

What is missing?

A

12.

B

11.

C

2.

D

0.

Soln.
Ans: B

[(6 + 5) - (7 + 4)] = 0, and (7 + 6) - (8 - 4) = 1 ∴ (11 + 2) - (2 + 0) = 11

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-070.
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### Question 3

Statements:All room are table . All table are tyres. All tires are books. All books are rods.

Conclusions:

1. Some rods are table.
2. Some books are tyres.
3. Some tyres are room.
A

All I, II and III follow.

B

Only I and III follow.

C

Only II and III follow.

D

Only I and II follow.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-157.
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### Question 4

If the 3rd of a month is 2 days earlier than Monday, what day will be on the 23rd of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Friday.

C

Monday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: B

2 days earlier than Monday will be Saturday. So day 3 of that month is Saturday. Number of days between 23 and 3 is 20. Since 20 = 2 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Friday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-157.
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### Question 5

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as P, Q, R, S, T 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 - VPF8

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

0P, 3R, 9K, 2P

B

2R, 2P, 8O, 0R

C

1Q, 0Q, 7N, 8O

D

0R, 0S, 6M, 9O

Soln.
Ans: D

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

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-017.
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### Question 6

How many blocks touch block A?

A

2.

B

3.

C

1.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-040.
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### Question 7

"jinx kilo 08 42 90 band gave 25" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. band kilo 08 42 90 jinx gave 25
2. band 08 kilo 42 90 jinx gave 25
3. band 08 gave 42 90 jinx kilo 25
4. band 08 gave 25 90 jinx kilo 42
5. band 08 gave 25 jinx 90 kilo 42
6. band 08 gave 25 jinx 42 kilo 90

If an input is: band 45 37 15 laid inch 18 dare, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

7

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with band 45 37 15 laid inch 18 dare:

1. band 15 37 45 laid inch 18 dare
2. band 15 dare 45 laid inch 18 37
3. band 15 dare 18 laid inch 45 37
4. band 15 dare 18 inch laid 45 37
5. band 15 dare 18 inch 37 45 laid
6. band 15 dare 18 inch 37 laid 45
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-014.
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### Question 8

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 6, 15, 18, 20 and 25 are picked up and a meaningful word is formed out of them, what would be the second letter of that word?

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

E

B

A

C

F

D

C

Soln.
Ans: B

The letters are: A, C, F, O, R, T, Y. The word is FACTORY

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1162.
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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?

A

2

B

3

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-177.
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### Question 10

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

A

1

B

2

C

4

D

3

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-162.
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### Question 11

Statements:Some pen are books. Some books are apples. All apples are bananas.

Conclusions:

1. Some apples are pen.
2. Some bananas are books.
3. Some bananas are pen.
A

Only III follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only either II or III follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-017.
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### Question 12

Statements:

A committee has recommended that English should be taught in both the rural and urban government schools.

Courses of Action:
1. Government should issue instructions to all government schools for teaching English.
2. Government should ensure that at least one well-qualified English teacher should be made available to all government schools.
A

Either I or II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Both I and II follow.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D

Schools cannot (really) teach a subject unless a competent teacher for that subject is available.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-035.
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### Question 13

Statements:Some jug are cup. All cup are ornaments. Some ornaments are treasures. No treasure is picture. All colors are pictures. Some pictures are jug.

Conclusions:

1. Some colors are jug.
2. Some ornaments are jug.
A

Only conclusion II follows.

B

Only conclusion I follows.

C

Either conclusion I or II follows.

D

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-143.
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### Question 14

In a certain code language 'red pink green blue' means '758R', 'white peach khaki maroon' means '234Z', 'blue orange maroon black' means 'Z1R9' and 'cyan sky navy white' means '6%\$3'. Then what is the code for 'blue white'?

A

\$ 6

B

5 2

C

R 3

D

% 7

Soln.
Ans: C

'R' is common to items 1 and 3. So 'R' = 'blue'. Next we can see that '3' is common to items 2 and 4. So '3' = 'white'. Hence 'blue white' should be 'R 3' or '3 R'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-107.
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### Question 15

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

1

D

2

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-249.
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### Question 16

In a certain code language 'he is very smart' means 'vat yar vex yox', 'heroes are always smart' means 'gef yox tok poc' and 'heroes live in mumbai' means 'rag gef gee nis'. Then 'gef yox' is the code for which words?

A

heroes smart

B

are he

C

live very

D

mumbai is

Soln.
Ans: A

'heroes' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'heroes' = 'gef'. Next we can see that 'smart' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'smart' = 'yox'. Hence 'gef yox' should be 'heroes smart' or 'smart heroes'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-056.
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### Question 17

Statements:

A large number of cases of malarial fever are being reported from one of the wards of a municipality. What should be done?

Courses of Action:
1. The authorities should undertake fumigation of that ward.
2. The authorities should supply mosquito nets to all the residents of that ward.
A

Either I or II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Both I and II follow.

Soln.
Ans: A

Taking one of these actions will reduce the incidence of malarial fever.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-050.
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### Question 18

if Astrobiology : Extraterrestrial life, then Astrology :

A

Prediction.

B

Soothsaying.

C

Star movements.

D

Palmistry.

Soln.
Ans: C

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-195.
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### Question 19

If Earthquake : Earth, then thundering is to?

A

Sky.

B

Air.

C

Sea.

D

rain.

Soln.
Ans: A

Earthquake is a phenomenon of the earth, and thundering of the sky. Both of them make noise, and cause damage.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-068.
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### Question 20

How many pairs of letters are there in the word FASHIONABLES which have as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

A

2

B

5

C

7

D

1

Soln.
Ans: B
1. faShionabLes
2. fasHIonables
3. fashiONables
4. fashioNableS
5. fashionABles
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-367.
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### Question 21

Statement: The prayer of only those is answered who become a better man after praying to God.

Assumptions: .

1. Prayer makes a man more humane.
2. Prayer atones all of our misdeeds.
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: D

Nether of these statements follows.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-123.
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### Question 22

Statement: The school was closed two weeks before the commencement of board exams.

Assumptions:

1. Attendance of students was poor.
2. School wants to give students some time to prepare for exams so that the result of the school is better.
A

Only II is implicit.

B

Either I or II is implicit.

C

I and II are implicit.

D

Only I is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

The very purpose of the preparatory holidays is to give time to students. So II is implicit. There is nothing to suggest that attendance of students was poor, so I is not implicit.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-025.
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### Question 23

Mrs. Karan drives a car 6 km North East and then 6 km South East. Then she moves 2 km South and 4 km West . What is the straight line distance between the point she started and finally reached ?

A

12 km.

B

14 km.

C

4 km.

D

2 km.

Soln.
Ans: D

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-016.
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### Question 24

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: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-002.
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### Question 25

If in a certain code, 'O' is written as 'E', 'A', as 'C', 'M' as 'I', S' as 'O', 'N' as 'P', 'E' as 'M', 'I' as 'A', 'P' as 'N' and 'C' as 'S', then how will ' COMPANIES' be written in that code?

A

SEINCPAMO.

B

SMINCPAMO.

C

SEIACPAMO.

D

SEICNPAMO.

Soln.
Ans: A

Using the coding as given in the question, 'COMPANIES' will be coded as 'SEINCPAMO'.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-040.
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### Question 26

21, 25, 33, 49, 81, (?)

A

97.

B

129.

C

113.

D

145.

Soln.
Ans: D

21 ( + 4), 25 ( + 8), 33 ( + 16), 49 ( + 32), 81 ( + 64), 145.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-012.
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### Question 27

Statements:

The government decide to implement the policy of privatization of public sector units. This led to a strike by the government employees. The strike caused a loss of thousands of crores to the government.

Courses of Action:
1. The participating employees should be suspended.
2. The government should ban the strikes because they lead to monetary loss.
3. The govt. should reverse its earlier decision.
A

Either I or II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

None of these.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-067.
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### Question 28

Statement: Many people fell ill after consuming meal at a wedding reception and were rushed to the nearby govt and private hospitals.

Assumptions: .

1. The relatives of the affected people may refuse to take them to the govt. hospitals.
2. The nearby hospitals may be able to attend to all the affected people.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Assumption (I) is absurd, Assumption (II) is implicit because people went to nearby hospital means hospitals will be able to solve the problem.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-144.
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### Question 29

Statements:All the cups are plates. All the plates are bags. Some bags are trays.

Conclusions:

1. Some cups are trays.
2. Some trays are plates.
3. All the cups are bags.
4. Some trays are bags.
A

Only I and IV follows.

B

Only III and IV follows.

C

Only I and II follows.

D

Only II and III follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-046.
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### Question 30

1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are five rivers. 1 is shorter than 2 but longer than 5. River 3 is longer than river 4 which is shorter than 2 but longer than 1. Which is the shortest river?

A

4.

B

2.

C

5.

D

3.

Soln.
Ans: C
1. 5 < 1 < 2.
2. 1 < 4 < 2 < 3. OR 1 < 4 < 3 < 2.

5 and 1 appear on the left. They are shortlisted as answer. But as per first fact, 5 is the winner.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-032.
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