# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 77

## 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. 77 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

Study the following series.

B P S 2 7 5 F Y R T 8 D J Q 9 A % 4 Z N

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

P2, 5Y, TD, ?

A

FB

B

5Y

C

27

D

QA

Soln.
Ans: D

There is a gap of 3 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is two positions to to the right of the first character.

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### Question 2

How many blocks touch block Y?

A

at least 4.

B

at least 5.

C

at least 6.

D

at least 3.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-080.
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### Question 3

Study the following series.

9 B C 4 H 7 6 Q X M F + % U 8 5 G P T S

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

47, QM, +U, ?

A

5P

B

CM

C

H4

D

9C

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 3 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is two positions to to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-425.
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### Question 4

Find the missing number in fig. (A)

A

38.

B

20.

C

25.

D

42.

Soln.
Ans: C

The top most number = sum of 1 and 3 number of 3 row. The middle number of row 3 is equal to the sum of numbers of the second row.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-015.
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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

1

B

3

C

4

D

2

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-115.
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### Question 6

If the second half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 5th to the right of the 15th item from the right side? The series is:

3 5 2 D 4 P 7 I E R C V + X K U A 8 Z Q

A

Z

B

3

C

C

D

A

Soln.
Ans: C

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 15 + 5 = 10 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the left half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is C.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1102.
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### Question 7

Statements:All heroes are commando. All soldiers are commando. All sentries are commando. Some sentries are soldiers.

Conclusions:

1. Some sentries are heroes.
2. All commando are soldiers.
3. Some commando are sentries.
4. Some soldiers are heroes.
A

Only II and III follows.

B

None follows.

C

Only III follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-082.
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### Question 8

When the surface 4 touches the bottom, which surface will be on the top ?

A
5
B
1
C
2
D
None of these
Soln.
Ans: B
Face with number 1 is in the same position. So 3 is opposite to 5, and 2 is opposite 6. Therefore opposite to 4 is 1.
Question ID: 16-02-09-10-50-09-010.
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### Question 9

Mohit started walking from a point X towards south. After walking 40 km, he took a left turn. He then walked 30 km and reached a point Z. What is the distance between X and Z, and Z is towards which direction of X ?

A

60 km, South East.

B

None of these.

C

50 km, South West.

D

50 km, South East.

Soln.
Ans: D

XZ2 = XY2 + YZ2
= (40)2 + (30)2

1600 + 900 = 2500.

XZ = 50 km.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-057.
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### Question 10

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

Question Image:

A
4
B
3
C
2
D
1
Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-029.
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### Question 11

"77 79 68 walk easy quad dame 59" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. walk 79 68 77 easy quad dame 59
2. walk 59 68 77 easy quad dame 79
3. walk 59 quad 77 easy 68 dame 79
4. walk 59 quad 68 easy 77 dame 79

If an input is: damn back idea 80 09 02 yard 39, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

4

C

7

D

5

Soln.
Ans: A

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 damn back idea 80 09 02 yard 39:

1. yard back idea 80 09 02 damn 39
2. yard 02 idea 80 09 back damn 39
3. yard 02 idea 09 80 back damn 39
4. yard 02 idea 09 damn back 80 39
5. yard 02 idea 09 damn 39 80 back
6. yard 02 idea 09 damn 39 back 80
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-031.
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### Question 12

A cyclist started in the morning, and reached a destination 100 km away by the afternoon.

A

Never.

B

Always.

C

Sometimes.

D

Often.

Soln.
Ans: A

Can't happen.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-053.
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### Question 13

Statements:

Indian economy is an agrarian economy, yet the ratio of agricultural exports to the non-agricultural exports is much small as compared to the world average.

Courses of Action:
1. Efforts must made to increase our agricultural production.
2. The exports of non-agricultural commodities should be reduced so that the ratio can be increased.
A

Only I follows.

B

Neither I nor II follows.

C

Either I or II follows.

D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-078.
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### Question 14

Satnam is an Olympic aspirant. He starts jogging from a point P and walked 20 km towards south. He turned left and ran for 30 km. He then turned left and slowly walked for 20 km. He again turned left and jogged for 40 km and reached at a point Q. How far and in which direction is the point Q from the point P ?

A

10 km east.

B

10 km west.

C

20 km west.

D

10 km north.

Soln.
Ans: B

Suppose, Satnam starts from P, and jogs 20 km towards south and reaches E. At E, he turns left and runs 30 km, and reaches F. At F, he turns left and walks 20 km, and reaches G. At G, he finally turns to left and jogs 40 km and reaches Q. then,

PQ = QG - PG = QG - EF = 40 - 30 = 10 km.

Hence, Satnam is 10 km far from the point P.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-062.
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### Question 15

"Fire" is related to "Ashes" in the same way as "Explosion" is related to.

A

Sound.

B

Debris.

C

Destruction.

D

Damage.

Soln.
Ans: B

Fire burns to ashes, and explosion leads to debris.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-270.
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### Question 16

Statement: The policeman stopped a motorcyclist and asked him to produce his driving license.

Assumptions: .

1. The motorcyclist has caused certain violations.
2. The policeman thinks that the motorcyclist is a minor by age.
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: C

One of these things is possible, either the challan is being issued for some violations, or the policeman wants to ascertain whether the motorcyclist is eligible for driving.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-171.
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### Question 17

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 - JINX

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

20, 41, 78, 69

B

22, 44, 99, 20

C

34, 43, 77, 99

D

21, 23, 88, 44

Soln.
Ans: A

J occurs at: 20 ;21 ;22 ;32 ;34 ;
I occurs at: 01 ;23 ;41 ;43 ;44 ;
N occurs at: 77 ;78 ;88 ;97 ;99 ;
X occurs at: 58 ;59 ;67 ;69 ;75 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-007.
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### Question 18

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and A, B, C, D, E, whereas those of the right matrix are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and F, G, H, I, J. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - L7GW

 0 1 2 3 4 A K 7 4 7 2 B 2 2 7 L 4 C L L 7 4 K D K L 2 K L E 2 4 7 K 4
 5 6 7 8 9 F 6 U G W G G G 6 W G G H A A 6 6 W I 6 U A W W J A A U U U
A

C1, A1, G8, D1

B

B3, C2, G9, A1

C

D1, A3, F7, F8

D

D4, B2, G5, G8

Soln.
Ans: C

L occurs at: B3 ;C0 ;C1 ;D1 ;D4 ;
7 occurs at: A1 ;A3 ;B2 ;C2 ;E2 ;
G occurs at: F7 ;F9 ;G5 ;G8 ;G9 ;
W occurs at: F8 ;G7 ;H9 ;I8 ;I9 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-093.
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### Question 19

Which of the following bears the same relation to Nosology as is the relation between "Nephrology" and "Kidney"?

A

Sinus.

B

Ears.

C

Classification of Diseases.

D

Nose.

Soln.
Ans: C

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-162.
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### Question 20

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as E, F, G, H, I and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, whereas those of the right matrix are J, K, L, M, N and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - K5E7

 E F G H I 5 R K U 5 5 6 K U S S R 7 5 U 5 R K 8 S U R S K 9 R K S U 5
 J K L M N 0 2 P N 2 N 1 2 7 N N N 2 P 7 7 E 7 3 P P 2 E P 4 E E 7 E 2
A

7I, 5I, 3M, 7E

B

9F, 9I, 4K, 2L

C

5F, 7G, 4M, 4J

D

8I, 7E, 4J, 9F

Soln.
Ans: B

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

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-003.
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### Question 21

How many blocks touch block C?

A

at least 5.

B

at least 3.

C

at least 4.

D

at least 2.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-089.
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### Question 22

"sack urea walk obey 58 09 42 89" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. walk urea sack obey 58 09 42 89
2. walk 89 sack obey 58 09 42 urea
3. walk 89 urea obey 58 09 42 sack
4. walk 89 urea 58 obey 09 42 sack
5. walk 89 urea 58 sack 09 42 obey
6. walk 89 urea 58 sack 42 09 obey
7. walk 89 urea 58 sack 42 obey 09

If an input is: urea 90 lady 43 yagi 96 game 69, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

5

C

4

D

7

Soln.
Ans: B

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged in decreasing order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with urea 90 lady 43 yagi 96 game 69:

1. yagi 90 lady 43 urea 96 game 69
2. yagi 96 lady 43 urea 90 game 69
3. yagi 96 urea 43 lady 90 game 69
4. yagi 96 urea 90 lady 43 game 69
5. yagi 96 urea 90 lady 69 game 43
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-41-042.
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### Question 23

If Studious : Erudite, then?

A

Virtuous : Judge.

B

Enterprising : Rich.

C

Ignorance : Illiterate.

D

Cupidity : Poor.

Soln.
Ans: B

Studious persons become erudite. Erudite is someone who has a lot of knowledge. Similarly, enterprising persons become rich.

FYI cupidity is greed for money.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-080.
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### Question 24

Eight friends A, B, C , D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle facing the centre. B is sitting between G and D. H is third to the left of B and second to the right of A. C is sitting between A and G and B and E are not sitting opposite to each other.

Who is third to the left of D?

A

A.

B

None of these.

C

F.

D

E.

Soln.
Ans: C

They are sitting like this clockwise: G-B-D-E-H-F-A-C.

F is third to the left of D.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-083.
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### Question 25

"69 game nail 43 icon 02 fade 23" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. fade game nail 43 icon 02 69 23
2. fade 69 nail 43 icon 02 game 23
3. fade 69 game 43 icon 02 nail 23
4. fade 69 game 43 icon 23 nail 02

If step 5 of an input is: abet 49 abys 27 kids 17 lady 23, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

abet 49 abys 27 kids 17 lady 23

B

abet 49 17 abys 23 27 lady kids

C

abet abys 17 49 23 27 lady kids

D

abet 49 abys 27 kids 23 lady 17

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 lady abys 17 49 23 27 abet kids:

1. abet abys 17 49 23 27 lady kids
2. abet 49 17 abys 23 27 lady kids
3. abet 49 abys 17 23 27 lady kids
4. abet 49 abys 27 23 17 lady kids
5. abet 49 abys 27 kids 17 lady 23
6. abet 49 abys 27 kids 23 lady 17
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-011.
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### Question 26

Five boys ran a frog race -

1. Amar ranked higher than Satpal.
2. Satpal ranked higher than Prince.
3. Amar ranked lower than Narinder.
4. Kulbeer ranked between Amar and Satpal.

Who is the winner?

A

Kulbeer.

B

Amar.

C

Satpal.

D

Narinder.

Soln.
Ans: D

The facts are:

1. S < A.
2. P < S.
3. A < N.
4. S < K < A.

Just look at the right sides to shortlist your answer. It could be A, S or N. We can rule out A and S because they appear on left sides also. The answer is N for Narinder.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-038.
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### Question 27

"Electric resistance" is related to "Ohm" in the same way as "Capacitance" is related to.

A

Kilograms.

B

Coulomb.

C

Ampere.

D

Soln.
Ans: D

Physical quantities and their units.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-303.
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### Question 28

"40 34 yard 08 cage 98 ware each" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. cage 34 yard 08 40 98 ware each
2. cage 08 yard 34 40 98 ware each
3. cage 08 each 34 40 98 ware yard
4. cage 08 each 34 ware 98 40 yard
5. cage 08 each 34 ware 40 98 yard
6. cage 08 each 34 ware 40 yard 98

If step 1 of an input is: icon main 43 37 22 yard malt 45, then what is step 3, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

icon main 43 37 22 yard malt 45

B

icon 22 main 37 malt yard 43 45

C

icon 22 main 37 malt 43 yard 45

D

icon 22 main 37 43 yard malt 45

Soln.
Ans: D

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 37 main 43 icon 22 yard malt 45:

1. icon main 43 37 22 yard malt 45
2. icon 22 43 37 main yard malt 45
3. icon 22 main 37 43 yard malt 45
4. icon 22 main 37 malt yard 43 45
5. icon 22 main 37 malt 43 yard 45
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-043.
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### Question 29

If in a code language SYSTEM is written as SYSMET, and NEARER as AENRER, then FRACTION will be coded as -

A

CARFNOIT.

B

ARFITCNO.

C

ARFITOON.

D

NOITCARF.

Soln.
Ans: A

Letters of first half of the word are reversed and then the letters of the second half of the word are reversed.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-064.
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### Question 30

Buses arrive at a station at regular intervals of 35 minutes. The last bus arrived 12 minutes ago The next event is due at 11::40 AM. What is the time now?

A

11::19 AM.

B

11::15 AM.

C

11::13 AM.

D

11::17 AM.

Soln.
Ans: D

The last event took place at 11::40 AM - 35 minutes, i.e., at 11::05 AM, which was 12 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 11::05 AM + 12 mins = 11::17 AM.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-101.
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