Online Sample Paper for IBPS Bank PO/MT, SO, RRB, Clerical Exams Set 88

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. 88 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
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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

How many blocks touch block B?

A

at least 3.

B

exactly 4.

C

exactly 2.

D

at east 4.

Soln.
Ans: A
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Question 2

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 5, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

U J W Z Z G K V V X R C N Q P O D F T W F M L R E

A

T

B

W

C

P

D

F

Soln.
Ans: C

The series becomes:

E R L M F T D P N R V K Z W U

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-644.
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Question 3

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and J, K, L, M, N, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and O, P, Q, R, S. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - LN91

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

M6, J7, O1, S1

B

J8, M7, S2, M6

C

M5, N6, P4, M7

D

K8, J6, P3, S2

Soln.
Ans: A

L occurs at: J8 ;K7 ;K8 ;M5 ;M6 ;
N occurs at: J6 ;J7 ;K9 ;M7 ;N6 ;
9 occurs at: O1 ;P3 ;P4 ;R2 ;S2 ;
1 occurs at: O3 ;P0 ;Q3 ;R1 ;S1 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-141.
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Question 4

What is missing?

A

15.

B

14.

C

6.

D

9.

Soln.
Ans: C

Sum of all the rows is same: (4 + 9 + 2) = (3 + 5 + 7) = 8 + 1 + 6 = 15.

Question ID: 16-03-11-08-34-58-024.
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Question 5

Statement: Four friends prepared for a bank exam together, none of them cleared it. After that they decided to prepare separately.

Assumptions:

1. They failed because they wasted time in talking rather than concentrating on the preparation.
2. They failed because they did not have enough talent.
A

I and II are implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: C

Assumption I is possible because the reason seems valid. II is also possible, but it can't be said surely unless the result afterwards is known.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-092.
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Question 6

In the given diagram the circle stands for "educated", square for "lazy", triangle for "urban" and the rectangle for "honest" people. Different regions in the diagram are numbered from 2 to 13. Study the diagram and choose the correct answer.

Lazy people who are educated, dishonest and urban are represented by

A
2
B
4
C
9
D
3
Soln.
Ans: D
From the given diagram, It is clear that lazy people who are uneducated dishonest and are urban are represented by 3.
Question ID: 16-01-10-05-42-11-010.
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Question 7

The rows and columns of the left matrix have been labelled as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and L, M, N, O, P, whereas those of the right matrix are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and Q, R, S, T, U. Find the correct row-column pairs out of these matrices that decode to the word - T90J

 5 6 7 8 9 L 9 T 6 6 W M T 3 3 W 9 N 3 9 3 T 6 O 3 T 9 9 W P 6 T W 6 W
 0 1 2 3 4 Q 0 J J R R R I I I 0 R S S I J 0 0 T S R J S S U R I S J 0
A

P6, M9, Q0, S3

B

L6, N6, U4, U3

C

O6, O8, R3, O7

D

M5, O7, S3, L6

Soln.
Ans: B

T occurs at: L6 ;M5 ;N8 ;O6 ;P6 ;
9 occurs at: L5 ;M9 ;N6 ;O7 ;O8 ;
0 occurs at: Q0 ;R3 ;S3 ;S4 ;U4 ;
J occurs at: Q1 ;Q2 ;S2 ;T2 ;U3 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-033.
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Question 8

"07 63 20 73 59 71 41 93" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 20 63 07 73 59 71 41 93
2. 20 41 07 73 59 71 63 93
3. 20 41 07 71 59 73 63 93
4. 20 41 07 71 63 73 59 93
5. 20 41 07 71 63 73 93 59

If step 3 of an input is: 14 52 17 53 87 39 91 18, then what is step 5, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

14 18 17 39 87 53 91 52

B

14 52 17 53 18 91 39 87

C

14 52 17 53 87 39 91 18

D

14 52 17 53 18 39 91 87

Soln.
Ans: B

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 14 52 17 53 87 39 91 18:

• 14 52 17 53 87 39 91 18
• 14 52 17 53 18 39 91 87
• 14 52 17 53 18 91 39 87
Question ID: 16-02-02-11-31-33-027.
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Question 9

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: A
Question ID: 16-02-17-09-00-14-015.
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Question 10

Statements:All bikes are teddy. Some teddy are lakes. All lakes are ponds.

Conclusions:

1. Some ponds are bikes.
2. Some ponds are teddy.
3. Some lakes are bikes.
A

Only I follows.

B

Only II follows.

C

Only III follows.

D

None follows.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-03-03-08-18-41-070.
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Question 11

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?

1 6 2 3 C 4 U P 8 2 5 4 I 5 W R K B Y 7

A

1

B

0

C

4

D

7

Soln.
Ans: C

At these locations: 3-C ;4-U ;4-I ;5-W ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-771.
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Question 12

Nirmal drove a bike 30 km towards East, took a left turn and drove for 20 km. He again took a left turn and travelled for 30 km. How far and in which direction is he from his starting point ?

A

20 km South.

B

20 km North.

C

80 km North.

D

80 km South.

Soln.
Ans: B

So, Nirmal is 20 km in North from starting point.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-064.
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Question 13

How many blocks touch block S?

A

at least 3.

B

exactly 2.

C

exactly 3.

D

at least 2.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-059.
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Question 14

Chrysology :: Precious metals as Climatology :: ?

A

Forests.

B

Glaciers.

C

Dams.

D

Climate.

Soln.
Ans: D

Topics of study and what that study is called.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-272.
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Question 15

If the 9th of a month is 2 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 26th of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Friday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: A

2 days earlier than Saturday will be Thursday. So day 9 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 26 and 9 is 17. Since 17 = 2 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Sunday

.
Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-177.
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Question 16

A lion always has -

A

Prey.

B

Strength.

C

Royal Looks.

D

Speed.

Soln.
Ans: C

A lion is a king of jungle because of its looks, tiger might be otherwise equally strong.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-057.
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Question 17

Confine :: Restrict as Constant :: ?

A

Variant.

B

Fixed.

C

Variable.

D

Moving.

Soln.
Ans: B

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-291.
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Question 18

Statements:

The number of hospital beds per 1000 persons is lower in India as compared to those in some under developed countries.

Courses of Action:
1. The costly medicines should be provided at subsidized rates in India.
2. Government should work for getting more FDI in health sector.
A

Neither I nor II follows.

B

Either I or II follows.

C

Only II follows.

D

Only I follows.

Soln.
Ans: C

For improvement of this ration, incentives should be given to private players so that more and more hospitals can be opened.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-22-17-053.
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Question 19

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 - VERB

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

43, 42, 56, 66

B

13, 00, 55, 69

C

34, 30, 69, 43

D

12, 33, 96, 30

Soln.
Ans: A

V occurs at: 11 ;12 ;13 ;34 ;43 ;
E occurs at: 00 ;22 ;30 ;33 ;42 ;
R occurs at: 55 ;56 ;69 ;86 ;96 ;
B occurs at: 66 ;77 ;79 ;89 ;99 ;

Question ID: 16-02-09-02-33-00-091.
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Question 20

Standing at a railway station Sara remembers that distance of New Bombay is more than 9 KM but less than 14 KM, but Venkat knows that it is between 7 and 11 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

12 KM.

B

10 KM.

C

11 KM.

D

9 KM.

Soln.
Ans: B

Probable distances according to Sara are 10; 11; 12; 13; Probable distances according to Venkat are 8; 9; 10; The common distance is: 10.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-170.
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Question 21

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

A

P.

B

E.

C

Q.

D

G.

Soln.
Ans: A

Facts are:

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

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

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-33-47-002.
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Question 22

A lunch always has -

A

Dining table.

B

Crockery set.

C

Food.

D

Soup.

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-08-10-17-01-086.
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Question 23

Which letter will be the 4th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word ABSTRACTIONISM?

A

I

B

S

C

C

D

T

Soln.
Ans: A

The new letter is: BATSARTCOIINMS

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-898.
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Question 24

Which of these is not a leap year?

A

2060.

B

2300.

C

2002.

D

2122.

Soln.
Ans: A

The year 2060 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.

Question ID: 16-03-09-10-38-14-147.
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Question 25

Statement: Everybody has placed their bet money on team A in the match, but no one has put money on team B.

Assumptions:

1. Match will be fixed now.
2. Team A is stronger than Team B.
A

Either I or II is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: B

Form the given data the straight assumption all bet placing individuals have is that team A is stronger.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-040.
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Question 26

Statement: "To keep myself up-to-date, I always listen to 9.00 p.m. news on radio" - a candidate tells the interview board.

Assumptions: .

1. The candidate does not read newspaper.
A

Neither I nor II is implicit.

B

Both I and II are implicit.

C

Only I is implicit.

D

Only II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: A

The candidate is saying he always listens to the 9 PM news, and is giving a reason for it. But he is not saying that doesn't refer to other sources for news, or that one is better than the other.

Question ID: 16-02-08-10-13-19-157.
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Question 27

if Beat : Defeat, then Begin :

A

First.

B

Make.

C

Start.

D

Before.

Soln.
Ans: C

The words are synonyms.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-256.
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Question 28

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

A

4

B

3

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: C
Question ID: 16-02-09-12-31-23-107.
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Question 29

How many blocks touch block E?

A

1.

B

3.

C

2.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-02-10-11-35-27-019.
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Question 30

if 567 : 450, then 230 :

A

765.

B

210.

C

140.

D

234.

Soln.
Ans: C

The numerology sum of 567 is 5 + 6 + 7 = 18 = 1 + 8 = 9, which is same as that of 450. The numerology sum of 230 is same as for 140.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-48-54-150.
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