# Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 87

## 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. 87 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

A Circle of diameter 1 meter has more area as compared to a square with a side 1 meter long.

A

Often.

B

Always.

C

Sometimes.

D

Never.

Soln.
Ans: D

If both are drawn on a paper, the circle will be entirely contained inside the square. So the area of the circle will be lesser.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-023.
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### Question 2

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

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-172.
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### Question 3

If the 11th of a month is 3 days earlier than Sunday, what day will be on the 16th of that month.

A

Wednesday.

B

Sunday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: C

3 days earlier than Sunday will be Thursday. So day 11 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 16 and 11 is 5. So we can count the day to Tuesday

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-111.
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### Question 4

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as G, H, I, J, K and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, whereas those of the right matrix are L, M, N, O, P and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - 3JA4

 G H I J K 0 P 3 P N J 1 3 N P M P 2 J N M M 3 3 3 J 3 P J 4 N J M M N
 L M N O P 5 A 6 4 A 4 6 H 4 A H 6 7 A 6 A H 6 8 Q 6 Q 4 4 9 Q Q H H Q
A

0H, 0K, 5O, 6M

B

1G, 4H, 7N, 0H

C

2K, 3K, 7L, 4H

D

3I, 3H, 6N, 7N

Soln.
Ans: A

3 occurs at: 0H ;1G ;2K ;3G ;3I ;
J occurs at: 0K ;2G ;3H ;3K ;4H ;
A occurs at: 5L ;5O ;6N ;7L ;7N ;
4 occurs at: 5N ;5P ;6M ;8O ;8P ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-175.
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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

3

B

2

C

1

D

4

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-011.
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### Question 6

P knows more than E. Q knows as much as E. R knows less than G. E knows more than G. Who is the least intelligent person of all?

A

R.

B

Q.

C

E.

D

G.

Soln.
Ans: A

Facts are:

1. E < P.
2. Q = E.
3. R < G.
4. G < E.

We can examine the left side and shortlist R, G and E. Out of these E and G appear on right side also, so we can strike them away. We are left with R.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-044.
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### Question 7

Statements:Some table are gate. All gate are roads. Some roads are cups. All cups are chains.

Conclusions:

1. Some chains are table.
2. Some cups are table.
3. Some chains are gate.
A

Only II follows.

B

Only III and IV follows.

C

Only IV follows.

D

None follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-198.
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### Question 8

Six persons P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting in a circle facing one another front to front. P is sitting in front of Q. Q is sitting to the right of T and left of R. P is to the left of U and right of S.

Who is sitting between P and R?

A

T.

B

U.

C

Q.

D

S.

Soln.
Ans: D

They are sitting clockwise like this: U-P-S-R-Q-T.

S is sitting between P and R.

Question ID: 16-01-13-09-26-42-037.
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### Question 9

How many blocks touch block P?

A

at least 6.

B

at least 5.

C

at least 3.

D

at least 4.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-020.
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### Question 10

"87 15 19 76 52 06 61 24" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 15 87 19 76 52 06 61 24
2. 15 06 19 76 52 87 61 24
3. 15 06 24 76 52 87 61 19
4. 15 06 24 52 76 87 61 19
5. 15 06 24 52 61 87 76 19
6. 15 06 24 52 61 19 76 87

If step 3 of an input is: 30 31 05 65 50 15 17 60, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

30 60 65 05 50 15 17 31

B

30 31 05 65 50 15 17 60

C

30 31 05 50 15 60 17 65

D

30 31 05 50 15 65 17 60

Soln.
Ans: C

In each step, the numbers whose sum of digits is smallest are being moved to the left. If the sum is equal, then the number on the left is given preference. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 30 31 05 65 50 15 17 60:

• 30 31 05 65 50 15 17 60
• 30 31 05 50 65 15 17 60
• 30 31 05 50 15 65 17 60
• 30 31 05 50 15 60 17 65
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-32-57-047.
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### Question 11

134, 245, 356, 467, (?)

A

579.

B

568.

C

578.

D

478.

Soln.
Ans: C

134 (+ 111), 245 (+ 111), 356 (+ 111), 467 (+ 111), 578.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-031.
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### Question 12

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: C
Question ID: 16-02-17-08-58-40-002.
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### Question 13

Examine the following series of digits and alphabets. How many pairs are such that the first item is a number but the second is an alphabet?

Z W U 1 G X 8 I A 9 4 V 2 L 1 4 M P 7 N

A

6

B

0

C

3

D

7

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 1-G ;8-I ;4-V ;2-L ;4-M ;7-N ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-452.
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### Question 14

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 - MAIN

 0 1 2 3 4 0 M A Q Y D 1 R M Y A D 2 S J G A F 3 M V A A M 4 M P U P V
 5 6 7 8 9 5 P I N T N 6 X I N S I 7 S Z I T E 8 Z L N I X 9 Z T F Q N
A

00, 23, 66, 13

B

11, 33, 77, 56

C

34, 32, 69, 87

D

40, 13, 56, 34

Soln.
Ans: C

M occurs at: 00 ;11 ;30 ;34 ;40 ;
A occurs at: 01 ;13 ;23 ;32 ;33 ;
I occurs at: 56 ;66 ;69 ;77 ;88 ;
N occurs at: 57 ;59 ;67 ;87 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-158.
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### Question 15

Statements:All stars are moons. No moon is ring. Some rings are doors. All doors are windows.

Conclusions:

1. Some windows are stars.
2. Some windows are rings.
3. No windows is star.
4. Some rings are stars.
A

Only II follows.

B

Only I follows.

C

Either I or III and II follows.

D

Only III follows.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-102.
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### Question 16

If 12th May of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Wednesday, then what will be the day of week on 18th August of that year?

A

Sunday.

B

Monday.

C

Saturday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: D

Count the days from months between May 12 and August 18 like this: May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31;Add 18 days of August. Subtract 12 days of May. So total days = 98. Since 98 = 14 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Wednesday + 0 = Wednesday.

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Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-033.
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### Question 17

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as A, B, C, D, E and 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, whereas those of the right matrix are F, G, H, I, J and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - T4EP

 A B C D E 5 4 T T F S 6 4 F 4 S N 7 N S N 4 T 8 F N F F T 9 T S 4 S N
 F G H I J 0 E L 9 E 9 1 P L L P P 2 J J L 9 J 3 J P 9 J E 4 9 L P E E
A

5B, 7D, 0I, 1F

B

9A, 5A, 4I, 5B

C

7E, 6C, 0F, 5A

D

5C, 6A, 4J, 4I

Soln.
Ans: A

T occurs at: 5B ;5C ;7E ;8E ;9A ;
4 occurs at: 5A ;6A ;6C ;7D ;9C ;
E occurs at: 0F ;0I ;3J ;4I ;4J ;
P occurs at: 1F ;1I ;1J ;3G ;4H ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-129.
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### Question 18

"54 80 21 59 13 44 31 30" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 13 80 21 59 54 44 31 30
2. 13 30 21 59 54 44 31 80
3. 13 21 30 59 54 44 31 80
4. 13 21 30 31 54 44 59 80
5. 13 21 30 31 44 54 59 80

If step 3 of an input is: 02 30 52 61 87 77 74 91, then what is step 4, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

02 61 52 30 87 77 74 91

B

02 30 52 61 87 77 74 91

C

02 61 52 30 91 77 74 87

D

02 30 52 61 74 77 87 91

Soln.
Ans: D

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 02 30 52 61 87 77 74 91:

• 02 30 52 61 87 77 74 91
• 02 30 52 61 74 77 87 91
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-036.
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### Question 19

9, 11, 20, 31, (?), 82.

A

51.

B

41.

C

71.

D

60.

Soln.
Ans: A

Every number is equal to sum of the previous two numbers.

9, 11, 20, 31, 51, 82.

9 + 11 = 20.

20 + 11 = 31.

31 + 20 = 51.

51 + 31 = 82.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-051.
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### Question 20

Which of the following bears the same relation to Anaesthesiology as is the relation between "Allergology" and "Allergies"?

A

Drugs.

B

Tablets.

C

Anaesthesia.

D

Diet.

Soln.
Ans: C

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-176.
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### Question 21

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

A

3

B

2

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: D
1. InexplicAbly
2. iNexplIcably
3. inExplIcably
4. inexplicABly
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-225.
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### Question 22

The following sequence is first reversed, then every letter beginning from position 4, counted from the left of the new sequence, is replaced by its successor in the English alphabet, and any Z after this position is replaced by A, then, how many Q will be there in the resulting sequence?

Q A C W C R V O T N J F L W R U O K X F B T G R Z

A

2

B

5

C

0

D

6

Soln.
Ans: C

The series becomes:

Z R G U C G Y L P V S X M G K O U P W S D X D B R

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-098.
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### Question 23

Statements:

The question paper carried faulty questions. The pass percentage has gone down. What should be done?

Courses of Action:
1. Scores of all students should be scaled up in proportion to the faulty questions.
2. The exam should be conducted again, but this time the question paper should be prepared carefully.
A

Both I and II follow.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only I follows.

D

Either I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: A

Depending on the level of the exam, whether it was a board exam, or a class test, one of the above courses of action can be followed.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-075.
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### Question 24

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 9, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

B R H T V V D T W N G M A L P N A T Z C Y F B S P

A

T

B

P

C

A

D

Y

Soln.
Ans: C

The series becomes:

P S B F Y C Z T A P A G W D V H B

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-727.
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### Question 25

Statement: The worker was wearing gloves.

Assumptions: .

1. It is winters.
2. He is an electrician.
A

Only I is implicit.

B

I and II are implicit.

C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

It cannot be said surely that it is winters because workers wear gloves when dealing with hazardous chemicals and electricity. Similarly, it is not possible to say for sure that he is working only with electricity.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-004.
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### Question 26

Statement: "The engineering graduates are not employable" - a common problem expressed by top IT companies of India.

Assumptions:

1. The engineering degree should be made of five years, from the present duration of four years.
2. The engineering education needs orientation.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

Only I is implicit.

C

Only II is implicit.

D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Only II is implied.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-015.
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### Question 27

If RATION is coded in a certain language as RTANIO, how will TRIBAL be coded?

A

TIRALB.

B

TIRLBA.

C

TIRABL.

D

TRIALB.

Soln.
Ans: B

Second and third letters of the word RATIONAL are reversed and the sixth letter comes to fourth place in the coded word. T-R-I-B-A-L becomes T-I-R---, then it becomes T-I-R-L-B-A.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-035.
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### Question 28

Which of the following bears the same relation to Disappear as is the relation between "Diminish" and "Decrease"?

A

Vanish.

B

Light.

C

Appear.

D

Visibility.

Soln.
Ans: A

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-174.
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### Question 29

The triangle, square and circle shown below respectively represent the rural, hardworking and educated people. Which one of the areas marked 1-7 is represented by the rural educated who are not hard-working ?

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below.

A
1
B
4
C
3
D
2
Soln.
Ans: BD
As area 3 is included in both the triangle and the circle and is outside the square, therefore it represents rural educated people, who are not hardworking. Hence, the answer is 4.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-019.
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### Question 30

In a certain code, 'FORGET' is written as 'DPPHCU' . How would 'DOCTOR' be written in that code?

A

EMDRPP.

B

BPAUPS.

C

BPARPP.

D

BPAUMS.

Soln.
Ans: D

Each odd letter of the word FORGET is written two steps back and even one step ahead alternatively in alphabetical order starting from the first letter. Hence DOCTOR would be coded as BPAUMS.

Question ID: 16-02-22-07-53-39-024.
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