# IBPS PO Prelims Question Paper-2018 (14-10-2018) Notes | Study IBPS PO Prelims- Study Material, Online Tests, Previous Year - Banking Exams

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1. Direction: Study the information given
below and answer the questions based
on it.
There are 5 people A, B, C, D, and E who
like different colors blue, orange, red,
pink and black not necessarily in the
same order. They all are sitting in a line
facing North.
Two people are sitting between C and A.
E is to the immediate right of the one
who likes red. Only one person sits
between the one who likes red and
black. Black sits at one of the ends. C
sits to the immediate right of B. Only
three people sit between the one who
likes black and pink. A sits at one of the
ends. C does not like red. The one who
likes blue sits somewhere to the right of
orange. B does not like Pink.
Which of the following pairs is sitting at
the ends?
A. A- D B. B-A
C. C-D D. E- B
E. None of these
2. How many people are sitting between D
and A?
A. 3 B. 2
C. 1 D. 4
E. None
3. E likes which of the following colours?
A. Pink  B. Orange
C. Red  D. Black
E. Blue
4. What is the position of A with respect to
D?
A. Second to the left
B. Third to the left
C. Fourth to the right
D. Third to the right
E. Second to the right
5. Find the odd one out.
A. C- red  B. E- pink
C. B- orange  D. D – Blue
E. A- Pink
6. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
A = B; C > D = E; B = C
Conclusions:
I. A < E
II. C = E
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
7. Direction: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
P = Q; S > T; Q = R = S
Conclusions:
I. P < R
II. R > T
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
8. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
G = H < I; J > K; I = J
Conclusions:
I. H < J
II. G > K
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
9. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
Y = W = N; N = M
Conclusions:
I. Y > M
II. Y = M
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1. Direction: Study the information given
below and answer the questions based
on it.
There are 5 people A, B, C, D, and E who
like different colors blue, orange, red,
pink and black not necessarily in the
same order. They all are sitting in a line
facing North.
Two people are sitting between C and A.
E is to the immediate right of the one
who likes red. Only one person sits
between the one who likes red and
black. Black sits at one of the ends. C
sits to the immediate right of B. Only
three people sit between the one who
likes black and pink. A sits at one of the
ends. C does not like red. The one who
likes blue sits somewhere to the right of
orange. B does not like Pink.
Which of the following pairs is sitting at
the ends?
A. A- D B. B-A
C. C-D D. E- B
E. None of these
2. How many people are sitting between D
and A?
A. 3 B. 2
C. 1 D. 4
E. None
3. E likes which of the following colours?
A. Pink  B. Orange
C. Red  D. Black
E. Blue
4. What is the position of A with respect to
D?
A. Second to the left
B. Third to the left
C. Fourth to the right
D. Third to the right
E. Second to the right
5. Find the odd one out.
A. C- red  B. E- pink
C. B- orange  D. D – Blue
E. A- Pink
6. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
A = B; C > D = E; B = C
Conclusions:
I. A < E
II. C = E
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
7. Direction: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
P = Q; S > T; Q = R = S
Conclusions:
I. P < R
II. R > T
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
8. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
G = H < I; J > K; I = J
Conclusions:
I. H < J
II. G > K
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
9. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
Y = W = N; N = M
Conclusions:
I. Y > M
II. Y = M

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A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
10. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
J = K; L > M; K = N = L
Conclusions:
I. J < N
II. N > M
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
Direction (11-15): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
There are 9 persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G,
H and I. Each of them have their
birthday in one of the three months -
February, July and September of the
same year. But not necessarily in the
same order. They are also born on three
different dates 4, 21 and 28.
Three persons were born between F and
G. F is born before G. A is born
immediately before or after G. I is born
in a month which has less than 30 days
and the date is a multiple of 3. There
was only one person born between I and
F. B and H were born in the same month.
H was born on a date which is a multiple
of 14. E and D were born on the same
date. E was born before D. The number
of persons born between F and G is the
same as that of E and A.
11. How many persons were born between
E and H?
A. 3 B. 6
C. 4 D. 2
E. 5
12. Which group of persons were born in the
month of July?
A. C,F,A B. F,B,G
C. A,G,D D. F,B,H
E. None of these
13. G was born on which of the following
dates?
A. 21 February B. 4 February
C. 21 September D. 4 September
E. None of these
14. Find the odd one out.
A. BH B. FB
C. GA D. EI
E. CD
15. Which of the following is the correct
combination of month date and persons?
A. July - F – 21
B. February – B - 4
C. September – A – 4
D. July – B - 28
E. February – E - 21
16. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word, using the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th
letters of the word ‘ AB S O R PT IO N ’ , then
what is the last letter of the word
formed? If no such word be formed,
mark the answer as ‘ Y’ . If more than one
word can be formed mark the answer as
‘ X’.
A. B B. E
C. G D. X
E. Y
17. Direction: The question below consists
of a question and statements given
below it. You have to decide whether the
data provided in the statements are
the statements and give the answer.
Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R have
different ages. Who among the following
is the youngest person?
I. N is elder to R. M is elder to O and Q.
P is elder to M.
II. M is elder to O but younger to N and
P. R is elder to N. O is not the youngest
person.
A. Data in statements I sufficient to
answer the question while the data in
statement II are not required to answer
the question.
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1. Direction: Study the information given
below and answer the questions based
on it.
There are 5 people A, B, C, D, and E who
like different colors blue, orange, red,
pink and black not necessarily in the
same order. They all are sitting in a line
facing North.
Two people are sitting between C and A.
E is to the immediate right of the one
who likes red. Only one person sits
between the one who likes red and
black. Black sits at one of the ends. C
sits to the immediate right of B. Only
three people sit between the one who
likes black and pink. A sits at one of the
ends. C does not like red. The one who
likes blue sits somewhere to the right of
orange. B does not like Pink.
Which of the following pairs is sitting at
the ends?
A. A- D B. B-A
C. C-D D. E- B
E. None of these
2. How many people are sitting between D
and A?
A. 3 B. 2
C. 1 D. 4
E. None
3. E likes which of the following colours?
A. Pink  B. Orange
C. Red  D. Black
E. Blue
4. What is the position of A with respect to
D?
A. Second to the left
B. Third to the left
C. Fourth to the right
D. Third to the right
E. Second to the right
5. Find the odd one out.
A. C- red  B. E- pink
C. B- orange  D. D – Blue
E. A- Pink
6. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
A = B; C > D = E; B = C
Conclusions:
I. A < E
II. C = E
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
7. Direction: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
P = Q; S > T; Q = R = S
Conclusions:
I. P < R
II. R > T
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
8. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
G = H < I; J > K; I = J
Conclusions:
I. H < J
II. G > K
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
9. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
Y = W = N; N = M
Conclusions:
I. Y > M
II. Y = M

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A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
10. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
J = K; L > M; K = N = L
Conclusions:
I. J < N
II. N > M
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
Direction (11-15): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
There are 9 persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G,
H and I. Each of them have their
birthday in one of the three months -
February, July and September of the
same year. But not necessarily in the
same order. They are also born on three
different dates 4, 21 and 28.
Three persons were born between F and
G. F is born before G. A is born
immediately before or after G. I is born
in a month which has less than 30 days
and the date is a multiple of 3. There
was only one person born between I and
F. B and H were born in the same month.
H was born on a date which is a multiple
of 14. E and D were born on the same
date. E was born before D. The number
of persons born between F and G is the
same as that of E and A.
11. How many persons were born between
E and H?
A. 3 B. 6
C. 4 D. 2
E. 5
12. Which group of persons were born in the
month of July?
A. C,F,A B. F,B,G
C. A,G,D D. F,B,H
E. None of these
13. G was born on which of the following
dates?
A. 21 February B. 4 February
C. 21 September D. 4 September
E. None of these
14. Find the odd one out.
A. BH B. FB
C. GA D. EI
E. CD
15. Which of the following is the correct
combination of month date and persons?
A. July - F – 21
B. February – B - 4
C. September – A – 4
D. July – B - 28
E. February – E - 21
16. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word, using the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th
letters of the word ‘ AB S O R PT IO N ’ , then
what is the last letter of the word
formed? If no such word be formed,
mark the answer as ‘ Y’ . If more than one
word can be formed mark the answer as
‘ X’.
A. B B. E
C. G D. X
E. Y
17. Direction: The question below consists
of a question and statements given
below it. You have to decide whether the
data provided in the statements are
the statements and give the answer.
Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R have
different ages. Who among the following
is the youngest person?
I. N is elder to R. M is elder to O and Q.
P is elder to M.
II. M is elder to O but younger to N and
P. R is elder to N. O is not the youngest
person.
A. Data in statements I sufficient to
answer the question while the data in
statement II are not required to answer
the question.

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B. Data in statements II sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in
statement I are not required to answer
the question
C. Data in statements either I or II are
D. Data in neither statement I nor
statement II or statement are sufficient
E. Data in both statement I and II
together are necessary to answer the
questions.
18. Direction: The question consists of a
question and two statements numbered
I and II given below. You have to decide
whether the data provided in which of
the statements are sufficient to answer
the options based on this.
In which of the following direction is
point L with respect to point P?
I. Point Q is west of point P. Point S is
west of point R. Point R is west of point
M. Point L is south of point M.
II. Point Q is west of point P. Point R is
south of point Q. Point M is south-east of
point Q. Point T is east of point M.
A. The data in statement I alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement II alone are not
B. The data in statement II alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement I alone are not
C. The data either in statement I alone
or in statement II alone are sufficient to
D. The data in both the statements I
and II together are not sufficient to
E. The data in both the statements I
and II together are necessary to
19. Select the odd
word/letters/number/number pair from
the given alternatives.
A. ZVR B. MIE
C. TXP D. RNJ
E. UQM
Direction (20-24): Study the following
questions given below.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting
around a circle and facing the center.
They played different number of
matches which are 12, 16, 24, 32, 38
and 40, but not necessarily in the same
order.
Only one person is sitting between the
one who played the highest and the
lowest number of matches. F is sitting to
the immediate left of the one who played
the highest number of matches. The
same number of persons are sitting
between the one who played the highest
number of matches and the one who
played 2nd highest matches. (if counted
from any side of the highest number of
match player). The number of matches
played by B is equal to the difference
between the number of matches played
by F and the one who played the highest
number of matches. B played more
number of matches than F. B is not the
neighbor of the who played the highest
number of matches. E has played more
number of matches than B but less than
D and E is not an immediate neighbor of
both B and D. A is not the neighbor of D
and C. D has played 38 matches.
20. Who has played the highest number of
matches?
A. C B. B
C. A D. D
E. F
21. Which of the following pairs is the
neighbour of B?
A. D and A B. F and D
C. C and A D. F and E
E. None of these
22. Who is sitting 2nd to the right of the one
who played 32 matches?
A. D
B. The one who played 16 matches
C. The one who played 24 matches
D. A
E. None of these
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1. Direction: Study the information given
below and answer the questions based
on it.
There are 5 people A, B, C, D, and E who
like different colors blue, orange, red,
pink and black not necessarily in the
same order. They all are sitting in a line
facing North.
Two people are sitting between C and A.
E is to the immediate right of the one
who likes red. Only one person sits
between the one who likes red and
black. Black sits at one of the ends. C
sits to the immediate right of B. Only
three people sit between the one who
likes black and pink. A sits at one of the
ends. C does not like red. The one who
likes blue sits somewhere to the right of
orange. B does not like Pink.
Which of the following pairs is sitting at
the ends?
A. A- D B. B-A
C. C-D D. E- B
E. None of these
2. How many people are sitting between D
and A?
A. 3 B. 2
C. 1 D. 4
E. None
3. E likes which of the following colours?
A. Pink  B. Orange
C. Red  D. Black
E. Blue
4. What is the position of A with respect to
D?
A. Second to the left
B. Third to the left
C. Fourth to the right
D. Third to the right
E. Second to the right
5. Find the odd one out.
A. C- red  B. E- pink
C. B- orange  D. D – Blue
E. A- Pink
6. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
A = B; C > D = E; B = C
Conclusions:
I. A < E
II. C = E
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
7. Direction: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
P = Q; S > T; Q = R = S
Conclusions:
I. P < R
II. R > T
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
8. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
G = H < I; J > K; I = J
Conclusions:
I. H < J
II. G > K
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
9. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
Y = W = N; N = M
Conclusions:
I. Y > M
II. Y = M

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A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
10. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
J = K; L > M; K = N = L
Conclusions:
I. J < N
II. N > M
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
Direction (11-15): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
There are 9 persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G,
H and I. Each of them have their
birthday in one of the three months -
February, July and September of the
same year. But not necessarily in the
same order. They are also born on three
different dates 4, 21 and 28.
Three persons were born between F and
G. F is born before G. A is born
immediately before or after G. I is born
in a month which has less than 30 days
and the date is a multiple of 3. There
was only one person born between I and
F. B and H were born in the same month.
H was born on a date which is a multiple
of 14. E and D were born on the same
date. E was born before D. The number
of persons born between F and G is the
same as that of E and A.
11. How many persons were born between
E and H?
A. 3 B. 6
C. 4 D. 2
E. 5
12. Which group of persons were born in the
month of July?
A. C,F,A B. F,B,G
C. A,G,D D. F,B,H
E. None of these
13. G was born on which of the following
dates?
A. 21 February B. 4 February
C. 21 September D. 4 September
E. None of these
14. Find the odd one out.
A. BH B. FB
C. GA D. EI
E. CD
15. Which of the following is the correct
combination of month date and persons?
A. July - F – 21
B. February – B - 4
C. September – A – 4
D. July – B - 28
E. February – E - 21
16. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word, using the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th
letters of the word ‘ AB S O R PT IO N ’ , then
what is the last letter of the word
formed? If no such word be formed,
mark the answer as ‘ Y’ . If more than one
word can be formed mark the answer as
‘ X’.
A. B B. E
C. G D. X
E. Y
17. Direction: The question below consists
of a question and statements given
below it. You have to decide whether the
data provided in the statements are
the statements and give the answer.
Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R have
different ages. Who among the following
is the youngest person?
I. N is elder to R. M is elder to O and Q.
P is elder to M.
II. M is elder to O but younger to N and
P. R is elder to N. O is not the youngest
person.
A. Data in statements I sufficient to
answer the question while the data in
statement II are not required to answer
the question.

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B. Data in statements II sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in
statement I are not required to answer
the question
C. Data in statements either I or II are
D. Data in neither statement I nor
statement II or statement are sufficient
E. Data in both statement I and II
together are necessary to answer the
questions.
18. Direction: The question consists of a
question and two statements numbered
I and II given below. You have to decide
whether the data provided in which of
the statements are sufficient to answer
the options based on this.
In which of the following direction is
point L with respect to point P?
I. Point Q is west of point P. Point S is
west of point R. Point R is west of point
M. Point L is south of point M.
II. Point Q is west of point P. Point R is
south of point Q. Point M is south-east of
point Q. Point T is east of point M.
A. The data in statement I alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement II alone are not
B. The data in statement II alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement I alone are not
C. The data either in statement I alone
or in statement II alone are sufficient to
D. The data in both the statements I
and II together are not sufficient to
E. The data in both the statements I
and II together are necessary to
19. Select the odd
word/letters/number/number pair from
the given alternatives.
A. ZVR B. MIE
C. TXP D. RNJ
E. UQM
Direction (20-24): Study the following
questions given below.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting
around a circle and facing the center.
They played different number of
matches which are 12, 16, 24, 32, 38
and 40, but not necessarily in the same
order.
Only one person is sitting between the
one who played the highest and the
lowest number of matches. F is sitting to
the immediate left of the one who played
the highest number of matches. The
same number of persons are sitting
between the one who played the highest
number of matches and the one who
played 2nd highest matches. (if counted
from any side of the highest number of
match player). The number of matches
played by B is equal to the difference
between the number of matches played
by F and the one who played the highest
number of matches. B played more
number of matches than F. B is not the
neighbor of the who played the highest
number of matches. E has played more
number of matches than B but less than
D and E is not an immediate neighbor of
both B and D. A is not the neighbor of D
and C. D has played 38 matches.
20. Who has played the highest number of
matches?
A. C B. B
C. A D. D
E. F
21. Which of the following pairs is the
neighbour of B?
A. D and A B. F and D
C. C and A D. F and E
E. None of these
22. Who is sitting 2nd to the right of the one
who played 32 matches?
A. D
B. The one who played 16 matches
C. The one who played 24 matches
D. A
E. None of these

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23. Which of the following is true regarding
C?
A. He has played the highest number of
matches
B. F is the immediate neighbor of C
C. D is sitting to the immediate left of C
D. He has played the least number of
matches
E. None is true
24. Which of the following combinations is
true?
A. F-12 B. C-38
C. B-24 D. E-40
E. F-24
Direction (25-29): Study the following
given.
In a certain code language,
‘ ma xi mu m dollar in ma r ke t ’ is written as
‘ z o pi ab t o ’ ,
‘ sha r e in market l e ss ’ is written as ‘ v o to
je p i ’ ,
‘ ma ki n g maximum less n o w ’ is written
as ‘ su je zo ka ’ ,
‘ n o w the market g ai n s’ is written as ‘ d o
pi yo su’.
25. Which of the following does ‘ vo ’ stand
for?
A. less B. in
C. share D. market
E. either in or less
26. What is the code for ‘ m aki n g ’ ?
A. ka
B. su
C. je
D. cannot be determined
E. yo
27. Which of the following is the code for
‘ g ai n s’ ?
A. su B. pi
C. yo  D. do
E. either yo or do
28. Which of the following can be the code
for ‘ t h e maximum you s h ar e ’ ?
A. do yo zo vo  B. vo wiz zo do
C. vo zo wi bu D. yo jo vo wi
E. None of These
29. ‘ t o ka pi ab ’ is a code for which of the
following?
A. share maximum in market
B. now share maximum gains
C. the gains in market
D. the gain in less
E. None of These
Direction (30-34): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I
are kept one above another not
necessarily in the same order. There are
three boxes between H and G and
neither of them is at the top or the
bottom position. There are two boxes
between F and C and box F is above box
C. Box C is above box G. Two boxes are
there between G and C. The number of
boxes between A and H is the same as
that of A and G. Box D is above box E
and there is more than one box in
between D and E. Box E is not at the
bottom position. Two boxes are there
between E and I.
30. Which of the following boxes is at the
top?
A. Box C B. Box F
C. Box D D. Box E
E. Box B
31. How many boxes are there between box
C and box E?
A. None B. 1
C. 2 D. 3
E. 4
32. What is the position of box H from the
top?
A. 1
st
B. 2
nd

C. 3
rd
D. 4
th

E. 5
th

33. Which of the following boxes is not below
C?
A. Box A B. Box E
C. Box G  D. Box D
E. Box B
34. Which of the following boxes is just
above box B?
A. Box G B. Box E
C. Box A D. Box H
E. Box D
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1. Direction: Study the information given
below and answer the questions based
on it.
There are 5 people A, B, C, D, and E who
like different colors blue, orange, red,
pink and black not necessarily in the
same order. They all are sitting in a line
facing North.
Two people are sitting between C and A.
E is to the immediate right of the one
who likes red. Only one person sits
between the one who likes red and
black. Black sits at one of the ends. C
sits to the immediate right of B. Only
three people sit between the one who
likes black and pink. A sits at one of the
ends. C does not like red. The one who
likes blue sits somewhere to the right of
orange. B does not like Pink.
Which of the following pairs is sitting at
the ends?
A. A- D B. B-A
C. C-D D. E- B
E. None of these
2. How many people are sitting between D
and A?
A. 3 B. 2
C. 1 D. 4
E. None
3. E likes which of the following colours?
A. Pink  B. Orange
C. Red  D. Black
E. Blue
4. What is the position of A with respect to
D?
A. Second to the left
B. Third to the left
C. Fourth to the right
D. Third to the right
E. Second to the right
5. Find the odd one out.
A. C- red  B. E- pink
C. B- orange  D. D – Blue
E. A- Pink
6. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
A = B; C > D = E; B = C
Conclusions:
I. A < E
II. C = E
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
7. Direction: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
P = Q; S > T; Q = R = S
Conclusions:
I. P < R
II. R > T
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
8. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
G = H < I; J > K; I = J
Conclusions:
I. H < J
II. G > K
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
9. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
Y = W = N; N = M
Conclusions:
I. Y > M
II. Y = M

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A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
10. Directions: In each of the following
questions assuming the given
statements to be true, find out which of
the following two conclusions definitely
follow.
Statements:
J = K; L > M; K = N = L
Conclusions:
I. J < N
II. N > M
A. Only Conclusion I is true
B. Only Conclusion II is true
C. Either Conclusion I or II is true
D. Neither Conclusion I nor II is true
E. Both Conclusions I and II are true
Direction (11-15): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
There are 9 persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G,
H and I. Each of them have their
birthday in one of the three months -
February, July and September of the
same year. But not necessarily in the
same order. They are also born on three
different dates 4, 21 and 28.
Three persons were born between F and
G. F is born before G. A is born
immediately before or after G. I is born
in a month which has less than 30 days
and the date is a multiple of 3. There
was only one person born between I and
F. B and H were born in the same month.
H was born on a date which is a multiple
of 14. E and D were born on the same
date. E was born before D. The number
of persons born between F and G is the
same as that of E and A.
11. How many persons were born between
E and H?
A. 3 B. 6
C. 4 D. 2
E. 5
12. Which group of persons were born in the
month of July?
A. C,F,A B. F,B,G
C. A,G,D D. F,B,H
E. None of these
13. G was born on which of the following
dates?
A. 21 February B. 4 February
C. 21 September D. 4 September
E. None of these
14. Find the odd one out.
A. BH B. FB
C. GA D. EI
E. CD
15. Which of the following is the correct
combination of month date and persons?
A. July - F – 21
B. February – B - 4
C. September – A – 4
D. July – B - 28
E. February – E - 21
16. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word, using the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th
letters of the word ‘ AB S O R PT IO N ’ , then
what is the last letter of the word
formed? If no such word be formed,
mark the answer as ‘ Y’ . If more than one
word can be formed mark the answer as
‘ X’.
A. B B. E
C. G D. X
E. Y
17. Direction: The question below consists
of a question and statements given
below it. You have to decide whether the
data provided in the statements are
the statements and give the answer.
Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R have
different ages. Who among the following
is the youngest person?
I. N is elder to R. M is elder to O and Q.
P is elder to M.
II. M is elder to O but younger to N and
P. R is elder to N. O is not the youngest
person.
A. Data in statements I sufficient to
answer the question while the data in
statement II are not required to answer
the question.

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B. Data in statements II sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in
statement I are not required to answer
the question
C. Data in statements either I or II are
D. Data in neither statement I nor
statement II or statement are sufficient
E. Data in both statement I and II
together are necessary to answer the
questions.
18. Direction: The question consists of a
question and two statements numbered
I and II given below. You have to decide
whether the data provided in which of
the statements are sufficient to answer
the options based on this.
In which of the following direction is
point L with respect to point P?
I. Point Q is west of point P. Point S is
west of point R. Point R is west of point
M. Point L is south of point M.
II. Point Q is west of point P. Point R is
south of point Q. Point M is south-east of
point Q. Point T is east of point M.
A. The data in statement I alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement II alone are not
B. The data in statement II alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement I alone are not
C. The data either in statement I alone
or in statement II alone are sufficient to
D. The data in both the statements I
and II together are not sufficient to
E. The data in both the statements I
and II together are necessary to
19. Select the odd
word/letters/number/number pair from
the given alternatives.
A. ZVR B. MIE
C. TXP D. RNJ
E. UQM
Direction (20-24): Study the following
questions given below.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting
around a circle and facing the center.
They played different number of
matches which are 12, 16, 24, 32, 38
and 40, but not necessarily in the same
order.
Only one person is sitting between the
one who played the highest and the
lowest number of matches. F is sitting to
the immediate left of the one who played
the highest number of matches. The
same number of persons are sitting
between the one who played the highest
number of matches and the one who
played 2nd highest matches. (if counted
from any side of the highest number of
match player). The number of matches
played by B is equal to the difference
between the number of matches played
by F and the one who played the highest
number of matches. B played more
number of matches than F. B is not the
neighbor of the who played the highest
number of matches. E has played more
number of matches than B but less than
D and E is not an immediate neighbor of
both B and D. A is not the neighbor of D
and C. D has played 38 matches.
20. Who has played the highest number of
matches?
A. C B. B
C. A D. D
E. F
21. Which of the following pairs is the
neighbour of B?
A. D and A B. F and D
C. C and A D. F and E
E. None of these
22. Who is sitting 2nd to the right of the one
who played 32 matches?
A. D
B. The one who played 16 matches
C. The one who played 24 matches
D. A
E. None of these

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23. Which of the following is true regarding
C?
A. He has played the highest number of
matches
B. F is the immediate neighbor of C
C. D is sitting to the immediate left of C
D. He has played the least number of
matches
E. None is true
24. Which of the following combinations is
true?
A. F-12 B. C-38
C. B-24 D. E-40
E. F-24
Direction (25-29): Study the following
given.
In a certain code language,
‘ ma xi mu m dollar in ma r ke t ’ is written as
‘ z o pi ab t o ’ ,
‘ sha r e in market l e ss ’ is written as ‘ v o to
je p i ’ ,
‘ ma ki n g maximum less n o w ’ is written
as ‘ su je zo ka ’ ,
‘ n o w the market g ai n s’ is written as ‘ d o
pi yo su’.
25. Which of the following does ‘ vo ’ stand
for?
A. less B. in
C. share D. market
E. either in or less
26. What is the code for ‘ m aki n g ’ ?
A. ka
B. su
C. je
D. cannot be determined
E. yo
27. Which of the following is the code for
‘ g ai n s’ ?
A. su B. pi
C. yo  D. do
E. either yo or do
28. Which of the following can be the code
for ‘ t h e maximum you s h ar e ’ ?
A. do yo zo vo  B. vo wiz zo do
C. vo zo wi bu D. yo jo vo wi
E. None of These
29. ‘ t o ka pi ab ’ is a code for which of the
following?
A. share maximum in market
B. now share maximum gains
C. the gains in market
D. the gain in less
E. None of These
Direction (30-34): Study the
information given below and answer the
questions based on it.
Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I
are kept one above another not
necessarily in the same order. There are
three boxes between H and G and
neither of them is at the top or the
bottom position. There are two boxes
between F and C and box F is above box
C. Box C is above box G. Two boxes are
there between G and C. The number of
boxes between A and H is the same as
that of A and G. Box D is above box E
and there is more than one box in
between D and E. Box E is not at the
bottom position. Two boxes are there
between E and I.
30. Which of the following boxes is at the
top?
A. Box C B. Box F
C. Box D D. Box E
E. Box B
31. How many boxes are there between box
C and box E?
A. None B. 1
C. 2 D. 3
E. 4
32. What is the position of box H from the
top?
A. 1
st
B. 2
nd

C. 3
rd
D. 4
th

E. 5
th

33. Which of the following boxes is not below
C?
A. Box A B. Box E
C. Box G  D. Box D
E. Box B
34. Which of the following boxes is just
above box B?
A. Box G B. Box E
C. Box A D. Box H
E. Box D

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35. How many such digits are there in the
number 58674139 that will remain in
the same position when the digits are
rearranged in descending order from left
to right within the number?
A. One B. Three
C. Two D. Five
E. None of these
following questions:
There are four organisations 1, 2, 3 and
4. The total number of employees in
each of the first three organisations is
12. The number of males in all the
organizations are the same. There are
50% females out of the total number of
employees in all the organisation
together. The total number of males in
all organisations is 32.
Find the ratio of the number of males in
Organisation 1 to number of females in
Organisation 4.
A. 4:7 B. 2:5
C. 5:2 D. 7:4
E. None Of these
37. Find the number of females in
Organisation 4.
A. 8 B. 12
C. 28  D. 20
E. None Of these
38. What percent of females in Organisation
2 is of females in Organisation 4?
A. 40 % B. 20 %
C. 28 %  D. 25 %
E. None Of these
39. If 50% of males and females in
organization 3 are illiterates, find the
literate employees in Organisation 3?
A. 2 B. 4
C. 8  D. 6
E. None Of these
40. Find the no. of males in Organisation 2?
A. 10 B. 8
C. 4  D. 12
E. None Of these
Direction (41-45): Study the following
questions given below:

41. What will be the difference between the
interests earned by person C and person
A?
A. Rs.504 B. Rs.404
C. Rs.1728 D. Rs.1228
E. None of these
42. Which of the following can be the ratio
of the amounts of the persons B and D?
A. 405:406 B. 406:405
C. 496:465  D. 465:496
E. None of these
43. If the amount received by person A is
given to person G at 20% simple interest
for 2 years, then what is the interest (in
Rs.) received by person A from person G
at the end of two years?
A. 4916.4 B. 4161.6
C. 4126.6  D. 4216.6
E. None of these
44. Interest received by person C is what
percent of the interest received by
person B?
A. 48% B. 50%
C. 68% D. 45.33 %
E. None of these
45. What is the approximate amount
A. 11698.6  B. 12686.4
C. 14386.6  D. 15486.4
E. None of these
following information carefully and

46. What is the difference between the
average number of question attempted
in the mock test and the average
number of questions attempted in actual
test by A, C and E?
A. 35  B. 31
C. 45 D. 38
E. None of these
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