Mini Mock Test for IBPS Exams (Set - 4)

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To boost your preparation here we are introducing Mini Mock Test Series with 10 questions from each subject viz., English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning covering different levels of questions. Here we won’t provide you the solutions. Assess on your own with the key provided below. Share your answers in the comment section below it will help others, and if one faces any difficulty in solving the questions comment your doubt below we will respond you very soon. All the best for your preparation!!!

ENGLISH
Directions (1 – 4): In each of the questions, choose the meaning of phrase/idiom (given in bold).
1. President Saddam Hussein’s effort to annex Kuwait was nothing short of setting the Thames on fire.
a) A try to achieve an impossible distinction
b) To destroy the country for nothing
c) To show his power and might
d) To make a situation worse
e) None of these
2. One should not stay idle at home; but be up and doing.
a) Sleeping
b) Active
c) Working
d) Reading
e) None of these
3. Mr Arjun Singh snapped his fingers at Narasimha Rao and got himself in hot water.
a) To support
b) To disregard
c) To deprive
d) To interfere
e) None of these
4. We are afraid you may not be led astray in by Arvind’s bad company.
a) Get into trouble
b) Misguided
c) Killed
d) Lose the job
e) None of these
Directions (5 – 8): In each question, there are pairs of words/phrases that highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one.
5. So a blue-ribbon panel has made clear suggestions, and two respected senators have proposed them as law-this seems nitpicking (A)/straightforward (B) enough.
But the suggestions involve an intensive (A)/extensive (B) shake-up that will be far from easy to make reality. Most notably, the 9/11 commission proposed two new entities.
The first is a National Counterterrorism center, building (A)/countering (B) on the Terrorist Threat Integration Center that was established after the September 11th attacks.
Whereas the current center amounts to a clearing house for terrorism-related information, the proposed one would set operational (A)/functional (B) priorities for fighting terrorism and be responsible for the results.
a) ABBA
b) BBAA
c) BAAA
d) BAAB
e) BBBB
6. Pointless regulations foster (A)/abet (B) graft.
The more meddlesome (A)/irksome (B) the rule, the greater the incentive to bribe officials not to enforce it.
An excellent new study by the World Bank, “Doing Business in 2005”, shows that red tape is one of the chief obstacles (A)/stepping stones (B) to growth in almost all poor countries.
The World Bank estimates that if a country in the worst-regulated quartile were to join the best quartile, it would promote (A)/boost (B) its annual growth rate by 2.2 percentage points.
a) BAAA
b) ABBA
c) BABA
d) ABAB
e) AAAA
7. The change in personnel-rarely a good sign-seemed to presage (A)/prequel (B) a change in strategy.
Mr. Kerry made two phone calls soliciting (A)/seeking (B) advice from Mr Clinton, who was lying in a hospital’s bed awaiting quadruple bypass surgery.
Mr Clinton apparently (A)/probably (B) told Mr Kerry to concentrate more on the economy and to step up his attacks on Mr Bush.
That has not stopped John Edwards being warned (A)/praised (B) on the campaign trail by loyalists “They’re going to run you right over and make you look like idiots.
a) ABAB
b) BBAA
c) AAAA
d) AABA
e) BBBB
8. In other words, there is probably much more to gain from promoting (A)/slashing (B) red tape than from begging for more aid.
Especially since donors, unlike air travelers in Angola, are not exactly queuing up (A)/ freewheeling (B) to open their wallets.
Mr. Putin said after Beslan that “we showed ourselves to be weak, and the weak get beaten.” The implication (B)/ indication (B) is that he will now be even tougher in Chechnya.
Not only is that likely to entertain (A)/stir up (B) more terrorism; it also ignores one of the conflict’s main drivers, which is cast.
a) AABA
b) AABB
c) BABA
d) BAAB
e) BBBB
Directions (9 – 10): In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined/bold. Beneath each sentence, five different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the five.
9. Carbon-14 dating reveals that the artifacts recovered at Mesopotamia are nearly 2,000 years as old as any of their supposed European predecessors.
a) supposed older than any of their
b) as old as their supposedly
c) as old as their supposed
d) older than any of their supposed
e) None of the above
10. Unlike a typical automobile loan, which requires a fifteen to twenty-percent down payment, the easy drive loan customer is not required to make an initial deposit on the new vehicle.
a) with easy drive loan buying there is no requirement of
b) easy drive loan customers are not required to make
c) for the easy drive loan customer there is no requirement of
d) an easy drive loan does not require the buyer to make
e) None of the above
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
Directions (1 – 5): In each of the following questions, a series of numbers which contains a wrong number is given. Find out the wrong number in each case.
1. 1, 6, 13, 24, 33, 46, 61
A) 6
B) 13
C) 24
D) 33
E) 46
2. 8, 8, 9, 9, 11, 10, 13, 11, 18
A) 8
B) 9
C) 10
D) 11
E) 13
3. 3, 5, 13, 43, 175, 891, 5353
A) 43
B) 175
C) 891
D) 5353
E) None of these
4. 5, 10, 10, 10, 15, 10, 40, 10, 80
A) 5
B) 10
C) 15
D) 40
E) 80
5. 6, 9, 15, 19, 29, 47, 81
A) 9
B) 15
C) 19
D) 29
E) 47
6. An article was sold for certain price and there was a gain of 50%. If it would have been sold for Rs. 80 Less, there would be neither gain nor loss. Find the C.P.?
A) Rs. 100
B) Rs. 130
C) Rs. 160
D) Rs. 150
E) Can't be determined
7. A man is walking around a rectangular park at a speed of 7 km/h. and completes one round in 20 minute. What is the perimeter of the park?
A) 110 km.
B) 140 m.
C) 2.33 km.
D) 1.35 km.
E) 110 m.
8. In how may ways 'RECEPTION' can be written so that vowel and consonant come alternately?
A) 120
B) 60
C) 420
D) 1400
E) 2880
9. The perimeter of the square is same that of a rectangle. If side of square is 14 m, what is the length of rectangle?
A) 14 m.
B) 28 m.
C) 7 m.
D) 14 cm.
E) Can 't be determined
10. The radius of a circular garden is 13 m. there is a path 2 m. wide outside it. Find the area of the path outside-
A) 707 m^2
B) 531 m^2
C) 100 m^2
D) 176 m^2
E) 150 m^2
REASONING
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are seven sportspersons associated with three clubs Madrid, Arsenal and Chelsea. There are three males and four females. There are at least one male and one female in each club. Three of them are associated with only football and two each with only hockey and only cricket.
U and her sister S are associated with cricket. But these two persons are associated with different clubs. R is associated with club Arsenal and he is not associated with the club(s) of either V or Q. P is not associated with football. And he is the member of club Chelsea, only with U. All the persons associated with football are not the members of the same club. T is fortunate because she and her friend S are associated with the same club
1. T is associated with which of the following games?
A) Hockey
B) football
C) Cricket
D) Either Hockey or Football
E) None of these
2. If R is associated with hockey then which of the following groups represents those persons who are associated with football?
A) VQS
B) TVS
C) TVQ
D) can’t say
 E) None of these
3. If one of the clubs consists of members associated with a single game then which of the following correctly represents the club and the game respectively?
A) Club Madrid, Football
B) Club Arsenal, Cricket
C) Club Madrid, Hockey
D) Can’t be determined
E) None of these
4. With which club are three of them associated ?
A) Club Madrid
B) Club Arsenal
C) Club Chelsea
D) can’t be determined
E) None of these
5. Which of the following represents the three male persons of the group?
A) PRV
B) PRQ
C) PRV or PRQ
D) Can’t be determined
E) None of these
6. If it is possible to make a meaningful English word with the fourth, sixth, ninth and tenth letter of the word RECIPROCAL, the third letter of that word is your answer. If more than one English word can be formed, 'M' is the answer and if no such word can be formed, your answer is 'N'
A) A
B) I
C) N
D) M
E) R
7. In a row of boys facing south, Abhay is seventh from the left end and Javed is eighth from the right end. In the same row, Anu is seventh to the right of Abhay and ninth to the left of Javed. How many boys are there in the row?
A) 30
B) 31
C) 32
D) 33
E) None of these
8. In a certain code language TIRED is written as VFIGA. How is BREAD written in that code language?
A) DOCCA
B) DVOAC
C) ACVOD
D) CPVCA
E) DOVCA
9. Among five friends Anu, Bhanu, Chandu, Deepu and Esha, all of them are of different heights. Also, they are arranged in ascending order of their heights. Esha is taller than only Chandu. Deepu is between Bhanu and Anu, who is not the tallest. Who among them is the second shortest?
A) Deepu
B) Bhanu
C) Anu
D) Chandu
E) None of these
10. One evening when D was coming from school, she saw her brother S coming from opposite direction. They met at a point and talked to each other. D noticed that the shadow of S was falling to her right. Which direction was S moving in?
A) North
B) East
C) South
D) West
E) Can’t be determined