Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 78

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. 78 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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Question 1

A person says "My son's father's daughter is my real sister".

 A

Never.

 B

Often.

 C

Always.

 D

Sometimes.

Soln.
Ans: A

Impossible. The relation is daughter.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-039.
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Question 2

If the 4th of a month is 5 days earlier than Tuesday, what day will be on the 19th of that month.

 A

Wednesday.

 B

Friday.

 C

Thursday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: B

5 days earlier than Tuesday will be Thursday. So day 4 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 19 and 4 is 15. Since 15 = 2 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Friday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-094.
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Question 3

Which one number is like the given number set (363, 489, 579)?

 A

382.

 B

562.

 C

281.

 D

471.

Soln.
Ans: D

Sum of digits of all these numbers is 3.In 363 → 3 + 6 + 3 = 12 = 1 + 2 = 3. In 363 → 4 + 8 + 9 = 21 = 2 + 1 = 3. In 363 → 5 + 7 + 9 = 21 = 2 + 1 = 3. Similarly, in 471 → 4 + 7 + 1 = 12 = 1 + 2 = 3

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-019.
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Question 4

An ant was travelling northwards, then it turned towards its left and moved one meter and again turned left and went 2 meters. Now it was 1 meter west of the original starting point. How far did it travel northwards initially ?

 A

3 m.

 B

1 m.

 C

2 m.

 D

5 m.

Soln.
Ans: C

It started at E and travelled northwards for 2 m.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-007.
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Question 5

In the account department of a government department, there are some who are only chartered accountants and some who are only cost accountants. A few of them have both chartered and cost accountancy qualifications. Besides them, there are others who hold management accountancy qualifications. Some of these management accountants have also done either chartered or cost accountancy or both. Which of the following figures represents these facts?

 A
 B
 C
 D
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-016.
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Question 6

Electrician :: Pliers as Actor :: ?

 A

Fashion.

 B

Song.

 C

Dance.

 D

Acting.

Soln.
Ans: D

Professionals and the primary instrument or thing they deal and work with.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-130.
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Question 7

26 is related to 12 in the same way as 19 is related to which number?

 A

56.

 B

9.

 C

78.

 D

13.

Soln.
Ans: B

The second number is equal to the product of the digits of the first number.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-054.
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Question 8

If College : Student, then?

 A

Greece : Rome.

 B

State : Country.

 C

Man : Hospital.

 D

Factory : Apprentice.

Soln.
Ans: D

Students go to college to learn academics, and apprentice go to factories to learn work.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-175.
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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 - EASY

01234
0OMGLK
1MAEAW
2XIEJR
3BLEAE
4EAWXA
56789
5CYCYS
6SSBBM
7TTFYJ
8ZSQGY
9CWSHY
 A

32, 33, 65, 59

 B

22, 13, 66, 44

 C

12, 11, 97, 56

 D

40, 44, 59, 12

Soln.
Ans: C

E occurs at: 12 ;22 ;32 ;34 ;40 ;
A occurs at: 11 ;13 ;33 ;41 ;44 ;
S occurs at: 59 ;65 ;66 ;86 ;97 ;
Y occurs at: 56 ;58 ;78 ;89 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-015.
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Question 10

In a certain code language 'King and God' means '986 724 836', 'God is Good' means '724 586 972' and 'Good for all' means '812 356 972'. Then what is the code for 'God'?

 A

586

 B

724

 C

986

 D

356

Soln.
Ans: B

'God' is common to items 1 and 2. From their codes we can see that '724' is common, and therefore the required answer.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-042.
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Question 11

Statement: More than half of the class will fail this time.

Assumptions: .

  1. The students are not serious enough.
  2. There was no teacher for most of the year.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Either I or II is implicit.

 C

I and II are implicit.

 D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Either of the two assumptions exist.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-093.
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Question 12

Harman is six months younger to Seeta while Balveer is three months younger to Arsh. When Sham was born, Balveer was two months old. Arsh belongs to the age group of five while Harman belongs to the age group of six. Who among the following is youngest ?

 A

Balveer.

 B

Seeta.

 C

Arsh.

 D

Sham.

Soln.
Ans: D

Conditions are:

  1. H < Se.
  2. B < A.
  3. Sh < B.
  4. A < H.

The ordering will be: Sh < B < A < H < Se.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-045.
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Question 13

Statements:

Many engineers and doctors are applying for banking and IAS exams.

Courses of Action:
  1. Engineers and doctors should not be allowed to apply for banking and IAS exams.
  2. The government should appoint a committee to understand the root cause of this problem, and take suitable measures to address it.
 A

Neither I nor II follows.

 B

I or II follows.

 C

Only I follows.

 D

Only II follows.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-066.
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Question 14

The value of heavier ornament is more than the value of the lighter ornament. Ornament of Braj is heavier than the ornament of Mohit and of more value than the value of the ornament of Rajat. The value of the ornament of Naseeb is of more than the value of ornament of Braj. The ornament of Naseeb is lighter than the ornament of Yogesh. Ornament of Rajat is costlier than the Ornament of Mohit. Who is the poorest?

 A

Nasseb.

 B

Mohit.

 C

Rajat.

 D

Braj.

Soln.
Ans: B

Facts are:

  1. R and M < B.
  2. B < N.
  3. N < Y.
  4. M < R.

By inspecting the left sides above we can shortlist B, N, M and R. By examining the right side we can strike off B, R and N out of this list. So we are left with M for Mohit as the answer.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-052.
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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?

These are the answer Images.

 A

2

 B

4

 C

1

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-033.
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Question 16

What is missing?

 A

50.

 B

25.

 C

125.

 D

625.

Soln.
Ans: C

Moving clockwise we can see that all numbers are cubed, 53 = 125

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-034.
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Question 17

In a certain code language 'dont make noise' means 'xie aea fiq', 'noise pollution bad' means 'xuw aea zum' and 'pollution levels high' means 'mio oiu xuw'. Then 'zum' is the code for?

 A

pollution

 B

bad

 C

noise

 D

make

Soln.
Ans: B

'noise' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'noise' = 'aea'. Next we can see that 'pollution' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'pollution' = 'xuw'. Hence from item 2, 'bad' should be 'zum'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-015.
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Question 18

In a certain code language 'this is a phone' means '8Z65', 'phone are our lifeline' means '36%9' and 'where are the students' means '17@3'. Then '3 6' is the code for which words?

 A

the is

 B

this where

 C

are phone

 D

lifeline a

Soln.
Ans: C

'are' is common to items 2 and 3. So 'are' = '3'. Next we can see that 'phone' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'phone' = '6'. Hence '3 6' should be 'are phone' or 'phone are'

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-49-18-049.
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Question 19

There are five lions. D is in the middle by age. K is youngest of all. E is older than N who is younger than both P and D. Who is the oldest of all?

 A

K or N.

 B

N and P.

 C

P or E.

 D

D or P.

Soln.
Ans: C

Could be this: K - N - D - P - E or K - N - D - E - P.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-048.
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Question 20

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 - KILO

01234
0WGQNI
1VKDIK
2KIYDI
3EKGRK
4YNWHI
56789
5OLOEO
6FUNZE
7LLCMF
8QOFRL
9UXOEL
 A

31, 04, 89, 14

 B

34, 13, 75, 04

 C

11, 24, 56, 89

 D

14, 44, 76, 97

Soln.
Ans: D

K occurs at: 11 ;14 ;20 ;31 ;34 ;
I occurs at: 04 ;13 ;21 ;24 ;44 ;
L occurs at: 56 ;75 ;76 ;89 ;99 ;
O occurs at: 55 ;57 ;59 ;86 ;97 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-053.
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Question 21

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

These are the answer Images.

 A

2

 B

4

 C

3

 D

1

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-187.
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Question 22

Statements:

Syllabi of the various courses in India rarely keep in tune with the current industrial trends and requirements. There is a gap of about five years. Curricula are revised from time to time, but the textbooks teach only the obsolete.

Courses of Action:
  1. During the last semester, experts from the industry should be asked to take classes in our colleges.
  2. During the last semester, students should be asked to visit the industry and learn whatever they can, on their own, and as per their interests.
 A

Only II follows.

 B

Both I and II follow.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: C

One of these can be done, but not both.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-017.
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Question 23

"06 rack face 58 quid 37 59 nail" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. rack 06 face 58 quid 37 59 nail
  2. rack 59 face 58 quid 37 06 nail
  3. rack 59 quid 58 face 37 06 nail
  4. rack 59 quid 58 nail 37 06 face
  5. rack 59 quid 58 nail 37 face 06

If an input is: main 72 dame 18 verb 99 66 balm, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

7

 B

6

 C

5

 D

4

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 main 72 dame 18 verb 99 66 balm:

  1. verb 72 dame 18 main 99 66 balm
  2. verb 99 dame 18 main 72 66 balm
  3. verb 99 main 18 dame 72 66 balm
  4. verb 99 main 72 dame 18 66 balm
  5. verb 99 main 72 dame 66 18 balm
  6. verb 99 main 72 dame 66 balm 18
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-25-037.
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Question 24

Statements:Some table are chairs. All chairs are trees. Some trees are hills. All hills are buses.

Conclusions:

  1. Some buses are trees.
  2. Some trees are table.
  3. Some hills are table.
  4. Some buses are chairs.
 A

Only I, II and IV follows.

 B

Only I and II follows.

 C

Only I, II and III follows.

 D

Only I, II, III and IV follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-164.
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Question 25

Statements:Some table are chairs. Some chairs are pencils. Some pencils are buttons.

Conclusions:

  1. Some buttons are chairs.
  2. Some pencils are table.
 A

Only conclusion II follows.

 B

Only conclusion I follows.

 C

Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

 D

Either conclusion I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-094.
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Question 26

Five men 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 read a newspaper. The one who reads first gives it to 3. The one who reads last had taken from 1. The 5 was not the first or last to read. There were two readers between 2 and 1.

Who read the newspaper at the third number?

 A

4.

 B

3.

 C

5.

 D

2.

Soln.
Ans: C

The facts are:

  1. Start - ? < 3.
  2. 1 < ? - End.
  3. We can lay the sequence as: ? < 3 < 5 < 1 < ? because 5 is not at the start or end.

Since there are two men between 2 and 1, the sequence will have to start with 2. This is the order in which they read the newspaper: 2 - 3 - 5 - 1 - 4.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-011.
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Question 27

Standing on a platform Arjun told Janvi that Chandigarh was more than 10 km but less than 15 km from there. Janvi knew that it was more than 12 km but less than 14 km. If both of them were correct, which of the following could be the distance of Chandigarh from there?

 A

12 km.

 B

13 km.

 C

11 km.

 D

15 km.

Soln.
Ans: B

According to Arjun : 11 12 13 14 but according to Janvi : 13.

∴ Reqd. distance = 13 Km.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-006.
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Question 28

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 - FACE

01234
0NALAL
1AFOFF
2PYPQF
3ZDABN
4ATFSU
56789
5CSCVZ
6PCCOB
7REIVB
8YGEEC
9DEHEJ
 A

42, 01, 57, 13

 B

11, 32, 66, 57

 C

14, 03, 55, 01

 D

13, 10, 67, 88

Soln.
Ans: D

F occurs at: 11 ;13 ;14 ;24 ;42 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;03 ;10 ;32 ;40 ;
C occurs at: 55 ;57 ;66 ;67 ;89 ;
E occurs at: 76 ;87 ;88 ;96 ;98 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-196.
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Question 29

"to in advance join activity popular or trend" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. advance join to in or trend activity popular
  2. join advance in to trend or popular activity
  3. activity join advance in to trend or popular
  4. advance in activity join or popular to trend
  5. in advance join activity popular or trend to
  6. to in advance join activity popular or trend

If an input is: from mouth to something hear horse's straight the, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

 A

hear something to mouth from the straight horse's

 B

something to mouth from the straight horse's hear

 C

to something from mouth straight the hear horse's

 D

to mouth hear something straight horse's from the

Soln.
Ans: D

First, each alternate pair interchanged. In the second step, adjacent ones are interchanged. In the third step a rotation is done from left to right. This sequence is repeated.

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

These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with from mouth to something hear horse's straight the:

  • to something from mouth straight the hear horse's
  • something to mouth from the straight horse's hear
  • hear something to mouth from the straight horse's
  • to mouth hear something straight horse's from the
  • mouth to something hear horse's straight the from
  • from mouth to something hear horse's straight the
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-050.
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Question 30

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

Question Image:

Answer Images:

 A
1
 B
2
 C
3
 D
4
Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-044.
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