# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 73

## 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. 73 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

"vary abys 54 21 85 hand 06 malt" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. abys vary 54 21 85 hand 06 malt
2. abys 85 54 21 vary hand 06 malt
3. abys 85 hand 21 vary 54 06 malt
4. abys 85 hand 54 vary 21 06 malt
5. abys 85 hand 54 malt 21 06 vary
6. abys 85 hand 54 malt 21 vary 06

If an input is: idea quad 25 sack 48 57 cafe 14, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

cafe 57 idea 48 sack quad 25 14

B

cafe 57 idea sack 48 quad 25 14

C

cafe 57 idea 48 quad 25 sack 14

D

cafe quad 25 sack 48 57 idea 14

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 idea quad 25 sack 48 57 cafe 14:

1. cafe quad 25 sack 48 57 idea 14
2. cafe 57 25 sack 48 quad idea 14
3. cafe 57 idea sack 48 quad 25 14
4. cafe 57 idea 48 sack quad 25 14
5. cafe 57 idea 48 quad sack 25 14
6. cafe 57 idea 48 quad 25 sack 14
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-033.
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### Question 2

If every letter beginning from I is replaced by consecutive odd number beginning with 3, which number or letter will be 4th to the right of the 19th 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

B

B

9

C

17

D

21

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

A B C D E F G H 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1103.
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### Question 3

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: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-176.
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### Question 4

Statements:All houses are moons. Some moons are pens. No pen is paper.

Conclusions:

1. Some paper are houses.
2. Some pens are houses.
3. Some paper are moons.
A

None follows.

B

Only III follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-149.
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### Question 5

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

A

3

B

4

C

6

D

7

Soln.
Ans: D
1. cONtemporary
2. cOntemporarY
3. conteMpOrary
4. conteMporaRy
5. contemPOrary
6. contemPoRary
7. contempOraRy
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1205.
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### Question 6

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. All treasures if they are also cup they are also necessarily ornaments.
2. All jug if they are also coloures they are also necessarily pictures.
A

Either conclusion I or II follows.

B

Only conclusion II follows.

C

Only conclusion I and II follows.

D

Only conclusion I follows.

Soln.
Ans: C

Both the conclusions follow.

Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-163.
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### Question 7

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 - VARY

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

44, 20, 89, 99

B

24, 31, 99, 21

C

21, 14, 75, 57

D

11, 02, 65, 31

Soln.
Ans: C

V occurs at: 11 ;21 ;24 ;41 ;44 ;
A occurs at: 02 ;03 ;14 ;20 ;31 ;
R occurs at: 65 ;66 ;75 ;89 ;99 ;
Y occurs at: 57 ;58 ;67 ;76 ;97 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-191.
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### Question 8

Statements:All the buses are files. Some cars are buses.

Conclusions:

1. All the buses are cars.
2. Some cars are not files.
A

Either I or II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Neither I nor II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-183.
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### Question 9

Statements:

It has been found that some government officers take bribe for doing their duty.

Courses of Action:
1. A trap should be laid and such officers should be caught red handed and punished.
2. No action should be taken till three more complaints are received about a particular officer because some complaints are fake also.
A

Only I follows.

B

Neither I or II follows.

C

Either I or II follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-046.
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### Question 10

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
o l d j x m y i b f

K L M N O P Q R S T
a t z w v q r n k c

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

SOCIAL : vkbdto : : OPERATOR : ?

A

qvnxconv.

B

wvjrekwr.

C

qrmklbqk.

D

vqxnocvn.

Soln.
Ans: A

Codes for first and second, third and fourth, and fifth and sixth letters have been exchanged.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-072.
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### Question 11

"when you complain about a loss from the past" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. you when complain about a loss from the past
2. you when the about a loss from complain past
3. you when the past a loss from complain about
4. you when the past loss a from complain about
5. you when the past loss from a complain about
6. you when the past loss from complain a about
7. you when the past loss from complain about a

If step 1 of an input is: you expression is used when the person this have just been talking about arrives, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

you when used this the expression person is have just been talking about arrives

B

you when used this expression the person is have just been talking about arrives

C

you when used is expression the person this have just been talking about arrives

D

you when used this the talking person is have just been expression about arrives

Soln.
Ans: A

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 you expression is used when the person this have just been talking about arrives:

• you expression is used when the person this have just been talking about arrives
• you when is used expression the person this have just been talking about arrives
• you when used is expression the person this have just been talking about arrives
• you when used this expression the person is have just been talking about arrives
• you when used this the expression person is have just been talking about arrives
• you when used this the talking person is have just been expression about arrives
• you when used this the talking person just have is been expression about arrives
• you when used this the talking person just is have been expression about arrives
• you when used this the talking person just is have expression been about arrives
• you when used this the talking person just is have expression been arrives about
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-021.
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### Question 12

In a certain code, 'bright fresh sunny day' means 'nic nib niz nih', 'scent of fresh flower' means 'nid niz nil nib', 'bright light of trucks' means 'nil nim nih nir', 'trucks loaded with flowers' means 'nif nin nid nim'. What will be the code for 'nid''?
A
flowers
B
with
C
of
D
Soln.
Ans: A
In second and fourth sentences, common word is 'flowers' and common code is 'nid'.
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-084.
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### Question 13

"95 38 04 82 90 80 21 12" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 04 38 95 82 90 80 21 12
2. 04 38 12 82 90 80 21 95
3. 04 12 38 82 90 80 21 95
4. 04 12 38 82 21 80 90 95
5. 04 12 21 82 38 80 90 95
6. 04 12 21 80 38 82 90 95
7. 04 12 21 38 80 82 90 95

If an input is: 27 84 81 19 95 96 79 48, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

8

B

7

C

9

D

6

Soln.
Ans: B

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 27 84 81 19 95 96 79 48:

1. 19 84 81 27 95 96 79 48
2. 19 84 81 27 95 48 79 96
3. 19 27 81 84 95 48 79 96
4. 19 27 81 84 79 48 95 96
5. 19 27 48 84 79 81 95 96
6. 19 27 48 81 79 84 95 96
7. 19 27 48 79 81 84 95 96
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-032.
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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

2

C

3

D

1

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-110.
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### Question 15

How many hours are there between 5::38 A.M. to 4::36 P.M.

A

10::58.

B

11::59.

C

11::57.

D

8::56.

Soln.
Ans: A

Minutes from 5::38 A.M. to 6::00 A.M. are 60 - 38 = 22. Minutes from 6::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 6 = 360 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 4::36 P.M. are 60 x 4 = 240 + 36 = 276 mins. So total minutes are 22 + 360 + 276 = 658 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 10 + 58 Thus, hours are = 10, and minutes = 58

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-198.
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### Question 16

Which of the following bears the same relation to Conceal as is the relation between "Common" and "Rare"?

A

Hide.

B

Show.

C

Deceipt.

D

Reveal.

Soln.
Ans: D

The words are antonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-265.
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### Question 17

Statements:Some stars are fruits. All fruits are trees. All trees are leaves. Some leaves are branches.

Conclusions:

1. Some branches are fruits.
2. Some leaves are stars.
3. Some leaves are fruits.
A

All I, II and III follows.

B

Only II and III follows.

C

Only I and III follows.

D

Only I and II follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-185.
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### Question 18

In a certain code 'gnid gnod gnad' means 'Attacking the enemy', 'gnip gnop gnod' means ''Enemy is retreating', 'gnid gnip gnom' means 'Attacking and retreating'. Which code stands for And?
A
gnip
B
gnid
C
gnom
D
gnop
Soln.
Ans: C
From the third sentence, it is clear that 'retreating' stands for 'gnip'. so 'and' should be 'gnom'
Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-036.
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### Question 19

Statement: Take admission to our college we have a good placement record.

Assumptions: .

1. If you take admission in our college, you have good chances of getting a placement.
2. Our fees is higher than other colleges.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Either I or II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Only I is implicit, nothing can be said about II because the college statement makes no mention of it.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-109.
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### Question 20

Shubham is ranked 6th from the top and Sunita is ranked 14th from the bottom in a class of 19 students. How many students are there between Shubham and Sunita?

A

11

B

9

C

8

D

14

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 Shubham from the bottom is = 19 - 6 + 1 = 14. Number of students between them is: difference of 14 and 5 (minus 1) = 8

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-316.
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### Question 21

If BROWN is coded as ZPMUL, then VIOLET will be coded as -

A

TGMJCR.

B

TGMJCQ.

C

TGMJCP.

D

TGWCQ.

Soln.
Ans: A

Each letter of the word BROWN has been coded two letters behind in the alphabetical order.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-109.
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### Question 22

1. Ten cages numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are situated adjacent to one another in two different rows of 5 cages each.
2. Ten animals M, N, O, P, Q, R, S T, U and V are housed in these cages.
3. Cages with odd numbers are situated opposite to the cages with even numbers, and no two cages with even numbers and no two cages with odd numbers are adjacent to each other.
4. Cage No. 8 is occupied by N and it is to the extreme left of one row.
5. Cages 4 and 6 are not in the row of cage no. 8 and any of the cages numbered 4, 6, 2 are not in the middle of the row.
6. T lives in cage no. 5 and its cage is not situated in the row in which cage no. 6 is situated.
7. O is housed in an odd numbered cage and resides in the row in which the N resides but both are not adjacent to each other.
8. Q's and R's cages are adjacent to cage no. 6 However, R's cage is not adjacent to cage no 4.
9. M's and V's cages are in the same row.
10. P's cage is even numbered and is diagonally opposite to cage no. 1.
11. Cage no. 6 is second from one of the ends of its own row.
12. No two cages have consecutive number on them and S's cage is neither opposite to Q's cage nor adjacent to it.

Which cage is opposite to cage number 2?

A

4.

B

3.

C

9.

D

1.

Soln.
Ans: B

Arrangement is like this:

```1(S)---4(M/V)---9 (Q)---6(M/V)---3(R)
=====================================
8(N)---5(T)-----10(U)---7(O)-----2(P)
```
Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-068.
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### Question 23

Directions: In the following question, two columns I and II have been given. In column I few words are given and in column II their codes have been given using a particular rule. The order of the smaller letter have been placed in jumbled up form. You have to decode the language and choose the alternative which is equal to the letter asked in the question.

```Column I Column II
(1)DESIGN (A) unlbjz
(2)INFORM (B) cbxnqa
(3)MOTHER (C) agzwxc
(4)RIGHTS (D) bjucgw
(5)TAILOR (E) wcpyba
(6)GARDEN (F) vzcjlk
```

What is the code for the letter O?

A

a.

B

v.

C

c.

D

n.

Soln.
Ans: A

From statements (3) and (5), it is clear that TOR= awc. From statement (2), OR= ac. From statement (6), R=c. Hence O=a.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-026.
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### Question 24

Statements:Some rooms are garden. Some garden are horses. Some horses are tents. Some tents are buildings.

Conclusions:

1. Some buildings are tents.
2. Some tents are garden.
3. Some horses are rooms.
A

Only III follows.

B

None follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-028.
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### Question 25

How many blocks touch block J?

A

at least 4.

B

exactly 3.

C

exactly 4.

D

exactly 5.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-013.
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### Question 26

1, 2, 6, 24, (?)

A

95.

B

120.

C

60.

D

150.

Soln.
Ans: B

1 (1 x 1 + 1), 2 (2 x 2 + 2), 6 (6 x 3 +6), 24 (24 x 4 +24), 120.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-013.
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### Question 27

Statement: The sarpanch of the village called a meeting of all the heads of the families to discuss the problem of acute shortage of drinking water in the village.

Assumptions: .

1. The sarpanch had earlier called such meetings to discuss about various problems.
2. Most of the heads of families may attend the meeting called by the sarpanch.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Neither I nor II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: D

Although statement I is implicit from our general knowledge that villagers do have problems and they keep meeting from time to time, yet the given facts alone are not sufficient to conclude this. As far as II is concerned, yes, that's implicit because people are facing a problem, and Sarpanch knows that the people are willing to come. He is telling them the time of the meeting.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-175.
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### Question 28

Standing at a railway station Jashn remembers that distance of Ramgarh is more than 11 KM but less than 17 KM, but Rekha knows that it is between 14 and 16 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

16 KM.

B

15 KM.

C

17 KM.

D

14 KM.

Soln.
Ans: B

Probable distances according to Jashn are 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; Probable distances according to Rekha are 15; The common distance is: 15.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-041.
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### Question 29

5, 6, 10, 19, 36, 60, (?)

A

90.

B

109.

C

96.

D

110.

Soln.
Ans: C

5 + (1)2 gives 6, 6 + (2)2 gives 10, 10 + (3)2 gives 19, 19 + (4)2 gives 35, 35 + (5)2 gives 60, 60 + (6)2 gives 96, 96

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-095.
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### Question 30

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

Question Image:

A
1
B
3
C
4
D
2
Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-043.
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