__Mini Mock Test for IBPS Exams (Set - 6)__**ENGLISH**

**Directions (1 – 5): Which of the phrases A), B), C) and D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark E) as the answer.**

**1. Seeing that there was an ongoing sale in one of her favourite stores, Seeta**

**made a bee line for**

**it immediately after entering the mall.**

A) made a bee’s line for

B) make bees lined to

C) made a bee line to

D) make bee line to

**2. Sharon made it to work in the**

**nicks of times**

**, or else she would have missed the meeting.**

A) nick of time

B) nicked time

C) nick of timeliness

D) nick and time

E) No correction required

**3. Varun was**

**on cloud nine**

**after having stood first in his class.**

A) in ninth cloud

B) on nine clouds

C) a cloudy nine

D) cloud on nine

E) No correction required

**4. Vithal had a habit of**

**pass the buck**

**when it came to important issues at work.**

A) pass to bucking

B) passing buck

C) passing the buck

D) pass buck

E) No correction required

**5. Puneet**

**raked his brains**

**and tried to find an answer to a tricky question given in the paper but couldn’t find one.**

A) rake his brain

B) racked his brains

C) racked brains

D) raked brain

E) No correction required

**Directions (6 – 10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.**

**6. The water transport project on the west coast is_____to get a shot in the arm with a new plan in which the Road Development Corporation will build the infrastructure and_____a private party to operate the service.**

A) scheduled, let

B) verge, permit

C) set, sanctions

D) slated, allow

E) bound, task

**7. As the weekend finally rolled around, the city folk were only _____ happy to settle down and laugh their cares____.**

A) just, afar

B) too, away

C) extremely, off

D) very, up

E) so, on

**8. The flood of brilliant ideas has not only_____us, but has also encouraged us to_____the last date for submission of entries.**

A) overwhelmed, extend

B) enjoyed, stretch

C) dismayed, decide

D) scared, scrap

E) happy, boundary

**9. _____about prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have decided to_____over to more reliable and eco-friendly systems to run its pumps.**

A) Worried, shift

B) Frantic, move

C) Troubled, jump

D) Concerned, switch

E) Endangered, click

**10. The high cutoff marks this year have____college admission-seekers to either _____for lesser known colleges or change their subject preferences.**

A) cajoled, ask

B) pressured, sit

C) forced, settle

D) strained, compromise

E) entrusted, wait

**QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE**

**1. The population of a country increases by 10% during the first year, 17% during the second year and 20% during the third year. If the present population of the country is 10501920, what was its population three years ago?**

A) 64 lakh

B) 68 lakh

C) 72 lakh

D) 78 lakh

E) 84 lakh

**2. The sum of the ages of a father and his son is 76 years. 13 years ago, the ratio of their ages was 4 : 1. What is the present age of the son?**

A) 18 years

B) 21 years

C) 23 years

D) 25 years

E) 28 years

**3. What will be the percentage profit after selling an item at a certain price if there occur a loss of 28% on selling the article at 3⁄5 of the selling price?**

A) 15%

B) 20%

C) 24%

D) 18%

E) 25%

**4. A person invested 2⁄3 of his capital at 8%, 1⁄6 at 10% and the remaining at 12% rate of interest. If the annual interest he got on all three parts together is Rs 2160, what is the total capital invested?**

A) Rs 36000

B) Rs 30000

C) Rs 24000

D) Rs 21000

E) Rs 18000

**5. The difference between the compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum of money at 10% pa for two years is Rs 67.5. What is the sum?**

A) Rs 6250

B) Rs 6500

C) Rs 6750

D) Rs 7000

E) Rs 7250

**6. A man, a woman or a boy can do a job in 30 days, 60 days and 90 days respectively. How many boys must work with five men and four women to finish the same work in three days?**

A) 3

B) 6

C) 9

D) 12

E) 15

**7. In a party, every person shakes hands with every other person. If there occur a total of 351 handshakes in the party, how many persons were present at the party?**

A) 25

B) 26

C) 27

D) 28

E) 29

**8. A bag contains 10 white, 8 black and 6 blue balls. If two balls are drawn at random, find the probability of both the balls being black?**

A)1⁄3

B)1⁄12

C)7⁄69

D)9⁄69

E) None of these

**9. 7 men and 11 women can earn Rs 9512 in 8 days. 8 men and 5 women can earn Rs 5700 in 6 days. In how many days will 6 men and 7 women earn Rs 3552?**

A) 4 days

B) 6 days

C) 8 days

D) 9 days

E) None of these

**10. Two trains start at the same time from two stations A and B and proceed towards each other at the speed of 90 kmh–1 and 65 kmh–1 respectively. When they meet, it is found that one train has travelled 225 km more than the other. What is the distance between station A and B?**

A) 1125 km

B) 1215 km

C) 1305 km

D) 1395 km

E) 1435 km

**REASONING**

**Directions (1 – 3): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**A polling was held in a particular constituency last month. Rakesh, who is a voter of that constituency, walked 40 metres towards east from his home and took a right turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres. Finally he took a right turn and reached the polling station, which was 10 metres away.**

**There was a long queue at the polling station and when Rakesh reached there it was 4’o clock. He was a little worried about whether he would be able to cast his vote or not as it was taking two-and-a half minutes for every voter to complete the whole procedure before casting a vote.**

**1. In which direction was the polling station located from the starting point?**

A) South

B) Southeast

C) Northeast

D) Northwest

E) East

**2. What was the total distance covered by Rakesh to reach the polling station?**

A) 100 m

B) 40 m

C) 80 m

D) 60 m

E) 50 m

**3. If there were 22 people ahead of Rakesh, at what time did he cast his vote**

A) 55 minutes past 4’o clock

B) 50 minutes past 4’o clock

C) 52 minutes past 4’o clock

D) 58 minutes past 4’o clock

E) 56 minutes past 4’o clock

**Directions (4 – 6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**A group of seven students M, N, O, P, Q, R and S went to Shimla to celebrate Christmas. All of them went to the church for prayer and sat in a row facing north, but not necessarily in the same order. Q sat on the immediate left of O and second to the right of R. M was fourth to the right of R, but not an immediate neighbour of P or Q. N was an immediate neighbour of R. There were two persons sitting between M and N. P was sitting at the extreme right of the row.**

**4. Which of the following pairs sat at the ends of the row?**

A) R and P

B) R and M

C) R and S

D) P and S

E) P and Q

**5. How many persons sat between S and Q?**

A) Three

B) One

C) Four

D) Two

E) None of these

**6. Which of the following pairs sat between O and R?**

A) M, Q

B) Q, N

C) Q, O

D) R, Q

E) S, M

**Directions (7 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**T-20 World Cup is being organised by Bangladesh. Different teams are participating in the T-20 World Cup. There are some new teams which are also participating in this T-20 for the first time. Seven new teams which are participating for the first time are – Afghanistan, Nepal, UAE, Bangladesh, Netherlands, Hongkong and Ireland. They will be playing there practice matches at different places, namely Mirpur, Chittagong, Sylhet, Dhaka, Begra, Khulna and Fatullah, but not necessarily in the same order, on different days of the week, starting from Monday.**

**Afghanistan will be playing at Chittagong, but neither on Friday nor on Monday.****The host country will be playing on Thursday at Begra.****There is a gap of one day between Afghanistan and Bangladesh match.****Hongkong will be playing the match before Ireland but after Netherlands at Sylhet on Wednesday.****Ireland will be playing on the last day of the week.****Nepal will be playing at Fatullah.****No match will be played at Mirpur on Monday.****The match at Khulna will be played on the last day of the week.****The match at Dhaka will be played on Tuesday.****No match will be played at Fatullah on Tuesday and Friday.**

**7. Nepal will be playing the match on which day of the week?**

A) Friday

B) Tuesday

C) Saturday

D) Wednesday

E) Monday

**8. Which team will be playing the match between Saturday and Thursday?**

A) Ireland

B) UAE

C) Bangladesh

D) Netherlands

E) Afghanistan

**9. Which of the following combinations is true?**

A) Bangladesh – Thursday – Begra

B) Netherlands – Wednesday – Mirpur

C) Ireland – Saturday – Khulna

D) UAE – Monday – Chittagong

E) Nepal – Friday – Dhaka

**10. Which team will be playing in Dhaka?**

A) Nepal

B) Bangladesh

C) Netherlands

D) Hongkong

E) Ireland