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IBPS PO Pre : Mini Practice Set – 24 (Solution Updated)(September 27, 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-24 for IBPS PO Pre.

Directions (Q. 1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight friends K, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R work in eight different banks viz— SBI, BOI, RBI, BOB, PNB, Allahabad Bank, ICICI Bank and UCO Bank but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them has a different hobbies viz— Fishing, Hunting, Metal Detecting, ICE Hockey, Power Lifting, Rock Climbing, Scouting and Disc Golf but not necessarily in the same order.
The one who likes Rock Climbing works in SBI. Neither O nor Q works in SBI. L works in BOI but he does not like Scouting or Hunting. N likes Fishing while K likes ICE Hockey. M likes Hunting and the one who works in ICICI Bank does not like Fishing. The one who works in BOI likes Disc Golf. R likes Metal Detecting. The one who works in PNB and the one who works in Allahabad Bank like Scouting and ICE Hockey respectively. The one who works in BOB and the one who works in RBI like Hunting and Power Lifting respectively. Neither O nor P likes Power Lifting.

1. Which of the following combinations is/are true?

1) K – BOI – Hunting 2) O – PNB – Metal Detecting.
3) N – UCO Bank – Fishing. 4) All are true
5) None is true

2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1) N – Power Lifting 2) O – Fishing 3) P – Hunting
4) L – Scouting 5) R – Scouting

3. Which of the following statements is/are not true?

1) The one whose hobby is Fishing, works in UCO Bank.
2) R does not work in ICICI Bank.
3) M’s hobby is Fishing.
4) Both 2) and 3)
5) Both 1) and 2)

4. Who works in BOB?

1) N 2) O 3) P 4) Q 5) None of these

5. Whose hobby is Power Lifting?

1) The one who works in RBI. 2) The one who works in SBI.
3) The one who works in BOB. 4) The one who works in UCO Bank.
5) None of these

6. Two pipes x and y can fill a tank in 15 and 12 hours respectively. Pipe y alone is kept open for 3/4 of time and both pipes are kept open for remaining time. In how many hours, the tank will be full ?

1) 15 2) 12 3) 8 4) 10 5) None of these

7. Each of the two horses is sold for `480. The first one is sold at 20% profit and the other one at 20% loss. What is the percent gain or loss in this deal ?

1) 5% loss 2) 8% loss 3) 4% loss 4) 2% loss 5) None of these

8. In a company there are 75% skilled workers and remaining ones are unskilled. 80% of skilled workers and 20% of unskilled workers are permanent. If number of temporary workers is 175, then what is the number of total workers ?

1) 600 2) 400 3) 500 4) 450 5) None of these

9. A contractor employed 50 labours on a job. He was paid `550 for the work. After retaining 20% of this sum, he distributed the remaining amount among the labours. If the number of male to female labours was in the ratio 3 : 2 and their wages are in the ratio 4 : 5, what wages did a female labour get ?

1) `12 2) `10 3) `8 4) `15 5) None of these

10. 40 kg of an alloy A is mixed with 60 kg of alloy B. If alloy A has lead and tin in the ratio 3 : 2 and alloy B has tin and copper in the ratio 1 : 4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy is :

1) 28 kg 2) 32 kg 3) 36 kg 4) 40 kg 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 11 –20): In the following passage some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The Modi government’s decision to keep the (11) with GST despite all odds is a watershed moment. The single biggest tax reform in the history of the nation has in one stroke (12) the need for a host of taxes that we had to put up with. The move not only ushers a new dawn in Indian taxation history but also makes India (13) the league of advanced economies that (14) on “one nation, one tax”. The GST, besides, (15) India’s economy and its people into a common market will also (16) in greater (17), (18) corruption, bring down prices and (19) the way we approach and pay our taxes. However, the Government needs to (20) concerns of small businesses.

11. 1) right 2) trend 3) union 4) fiction 5) tryst
12. 1) announced 2) evolved 3) performed 4) eliminated 5) dragged
13. 1) shun 2) build 3) join 4) retrieve 5) create
14. 1) keep 2) thrive 3) fall 4) blow 5) depend
15. 1) arbitrating 2) alluring 3) persisting 4) unifying 5) bungling
16. 1) guide 2) achieve 3) bring 4) explore 5) clarify
17. 1) transparency 2) awareness 3) belief 4) brilliance 5) success
18. 1) grow 2) slather 3) revamp 4) draw 5) curb
19. 1) turn 2) dangle 3) simplify 4) facilitate 5) led
20. 1) provide 2) improve 3) revamp 4) address 5) build

Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 1
  6. 4
  7. 3
  8. 3
  9. 2
  10. 1
  11. 2
  12. 3
  13. 2
  14. 2
  15. 5
  16. 2
  17. 3
  18. 3
  19. 4
  20. 1

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