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IBPS PO Pre : Mini Practice Set – 23(September 25, 2018)

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Dear Aspirants,

We have already launched an exclusive series of Posts under the head, “Mini Practice Set: IBPS PO Pre”. This section will definitely aid your preparation for the upcoming IBPS PO Pre Exam. So, utilize it at the most. All the Best!

Here, the Mini Practice Set-23 for IBPS PO Pre.

Directions (Q. 1–5) : Each questions cosists of four statements followed by five conclusion 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are given. Consider the given statements to true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions definitely does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements togather and mark that conclusion as you answer.

1. Statements: All trains are tickets.
Some tyres are tubes.
Some trains are tyres.
No tube is a table.

Conclusions : 1) Some tyres are not table.
2) All tickets being tubes is a possibility.
3) No train is a table.
4) Some tables are tubes.
5) All trains being tyres is a possibility.

2. Statements: No Car is a Cart.
No Cup is a Coat.
All Cars are Coats.
Some carts are covers.

Conclusions: 1) All coats can never be a cup.
2) Some carts are not car.
3) All cups being cart is a possibility
4) No car is a cup.
5) All covers are coats.

3. Statements: No district is a state
All countries are districts.
All states are cities.
Some villages are cities.

Conclusions: 1) All countries may be states.
2) All districts being countries is a possibility.
3) Some states are villages.
4) All villages being districts is a possibility.
5) Some cities are not district.

4. Statements: All fruits are vegetables
No vegetable is a banana
Some bananas are mangoes
No potato is a fruit

Conclusions: 1) Some mangoes are not vegetable.
2) Some vegetables are not potatoe.
3) No mango is a banana.
4) No fruit is a banana.
5) Some mangoes are not banana.

5. Statements: No pen is a copy.
No copy is a book.
All books are covers.
Some covers are pages.

Conclusions: 1) No book is a pen.
2) Some books are definitely copies.
3) Some pages being copies is a possibility.
4) All pens being covers is a possibility.
5) Some pages are definitely covers.

Direction (Q. 6-10) : Please select the most appropriate option, out of the five options given for each of the following sentences, which, in your view, should be grammatically and structurally correct. Please note that the meaning and context of the sentence must not change.

6. 1) Lately ATMs and banks have not been dispensing ` 2000 denomination notes notes.
2) Some bank officials are openly telling customers they have been advised not to dispense them.
3) The scale of ever-greening by private sector banks is shocking.
4) This has set off rumours regarding the validity of this denomination.
5) The Government should issue a clarification on the status of the currency.

7. 1) Bankers cannot do anything about the failure of the unit which results in erosion of the repaying capacity of borrowers.
2) This move may close the only exit door available to retail investors for their investments will yield no return if companies under the legal scanner are proven insolvent and the stocks get book- valued at near-nil prices.
3) Banks are not even able to proceed against wilful defaulters with the judicial system.
4) The RBI and the government are not willing to provide the list of wilful defaulters.
5) What is required is pressure on borrowers to pay back.

8. 1) The NPA of the merged SBI has galloped to nearly `2 lakh crore, which is more than than the total assets of any mid-sized bank.
2) The concept of big global banks does not suit our economy; the right hand doesn’t know whats the left is doing, and assessment and monitoring become difficult.
3) The Government and RBI had representatives on the boards of PSBs besides various monitoring methods.
4) The government was sparing with details
5) If this failed to check the rise in bad loans in smaller banks, their efficacy in bigger entities is questionable.

9. 1) India’s improved scorecard in the Wrold Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ index has come as a shot in the arm for the beleaguered Modi government that has been in the dock for the economic slowdown
2) Private investment is one of the engines of economic growth and job creation.
3) Businesses, both domestic and foreign, tend to flock to counries and regions which erect the least number of hurdles for setting up new ventures.
4) While the battle is gigantic and longdrawn, it can still be won.
5) India’s federal structure demands that the States also play a meaningful role in removing roadblocks to faster economic devlopment.

10. 1) This refers to an ancient practice wherein the guilt or innocence of people accused of crimes was decided by forcing them to undergo painful and dangerous ordeals.
2) The accused was declared to be either innocent or guilty based on whether he or she survived the ordeal without dying or being severely hurt.
3) Efforts to bring a standalone law against torture had lapsed.
4) It was believed that the innocent undergoing the ordeal would be saved by god.
5) Some social scientists have argued that trial by ordeal actually served a useful purpose in a society where most people believed in god; that is, when the ordeals were simply staged to trick the guilty into abstaining from them, thus proving their guilt.

Directions(11–15) : The following questions are accompanied by three statements I, II and III. You have to determine which statement(s) is/are sufficient/necessary to answer the questions.

11. What was the profit earned on the cost price of Sugar by selling an article?
Statement I : He sold it for `6240
Statement II : He earned a profit of 4% on the labelled price in buying that article.
Statement III : He got 20% concession on labelled price to buying that article.

1) Only I and III 2) Only I and II 3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III together 5) None of these

12. There are two windows and one door in a room. What will be the cost of papering the walls of that room, whose length, width and height are 6m, 5m and 8m respectively?
Statement I : The area of the windows is 1.50 m², which is half of the area of the door.
Statement II : The cost of papering the walls is `45 per square metre.
Statement III : Windows and the door have dimensions 1.5m × 1m and 2m × 1.5m respectively.

1) Only I and II 2) Only II and III 3) Only I and III
4) Only II 5) Either I and II together or II and III together.

13. How much time will the train M take to cross another train N running in opposite direction?
Statement I : Length of two trains together is 450m.
Statement II : Train M crosses a signal pole in 9 sec.
Statement III : The ratio of the speed of the trains M and N is 5 : 4.

1) Only I and III 2) Only I and II 3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III together 5) All the given statements are insufficient.

14. Rajesh’s age is 3/7 of Tinku’s age. Find the age of Rajesh.
Statement I : 5 years ago the ratio of the age of Tinku to that of Rajesh was 16 : 33.
Statement II : Rajesh is 22 years older than Tinku.
Statement III : 4 years hence the ratio of Rajesh’s age to Tinku’s would be 4 : 3.

1) Either I or III 2) Either II or III and I 3) Any one of them
4) All I, II and III together 5) Any two of them

15. Satyam, Shivam and Sundaram together start a business with a total investment of `90,000. At the end of a year, total profit is `18000. What is Satyam’s share in the profit?
Statement I : Satyam’s contribution is thrice that of Sundaram.
Statement II : Satyam’s constitution is 1.5 times of Sundaram’s.
Statement III : Shivam’s constitution is twice that of Sundaram.

1) Only I and II 2) Any two of three 3) All I, II and III together
4) Only II and III 5) Only I and III

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 1
  4. 3
  5. 2
  6. 3
  7. 2
  8. 4
  9. 4
  10. 3
  11. 4
  12. 5
  13. 5
  14. 3
  15. 2
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