Mini Mock Test for IBPS Exams (Set - 8)

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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 LANGUAGE
Directions (1 – 5): Each question below has two blanks, indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
1. Drawing attention to the pitfalls of _ ___ solely on Uranium as a fuel for nuclear reactors, Indian scientists warned that Uranium will not last for long and thus research on Thorium as its____ must be revived.
A) using, substitute
B) believing, replacement
C) depending, reserve
D) reckoning, option
E) relying, alternative
2. In an effort to provide ____ for higher education to all, most of the universities have been providing education without adequate infrastructure, thus churning out ____ graduates every year.
A) chances, fresh
B) platform, capable
C) opportunities, unemployable
D) prospects, eligible
E) policy, incompetent
3. The move to allow dumping of mercury ____ an outcry from residents of the area who ____ that high levels of mercury will affect their health and destroy ecologically sensitive forest area.
A) resulted, insist
B) provoked, fear
C) incited, determined
D) activated, accept
E) angered, believe
4. ____ has been taken against some wholesale drug dealers for dealing in surgical items without a valid licence and maintaining a stock of _____ drugs.
A) Note, overwhelming
B) Step, impressive
C) Execution, outdated
D) Action, expired
E) Lawsuit, invalid
5. Even as the _____ elsewhere in the world are struggling to come out of recession, Indian consumers are splurging on consumer goods and to ___ this growth, companies are investing heavily in various sectors.
A) economies, meet
B) countries, inhibit
C) governments, measure
D) nations, inflict
E) companies, counter
Directions (6 – 10): Part of the given sentence is underlined. Choose the answer choice which is the best version of the underlined part. Choice (A) is unchanged. Select the version which is most effectively expressed – clear and unambiguous as well as correct grammar.
6. In the initial stages of learning a new language we learn more through listening and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books.
A) and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books. 
B) and attempting to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books. 
C) and attempts to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books. 
D) and attempts at copying speech patterns than through reading grammar books. 
E) and attempts at copying speech patterns and not grammar books.
7. Between you and I, I doubt that he will come.
A) and I, I doubt that he will come. 
B) and I, I doubt that he would come. 
C) and me, I doubt that he will come. 
D) and me, I doubt that he would come. 
E) and me, I doubt whether he will be coming.
8. Work that is not finished is not work at all, it is merely a botch, a failure.
A) all, it is merely a botch, a failure. 
B) all, it is a botch merely, and a failure. 
C) all; it is merely a botch, a failure. 
D) all; the work merely is a botch and a failure. 
E) all; the work being merely a botch, a failure.
9. Pollution and degradation of the environment is, according to the commission’s report, a matter of universal concern.
A) is, according to the commission’s report, a matter of universal concern. 
B) is, according to the report by the commission, a matter of universal concern. 
C) is, according to the report of the commission, matters of universal concern. 
D) are, according to the commission’s report, universally a matter of concern. 
E) are, according to the commission’s report, a matter of universal concern.
10. Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement as for their being practical work clothes.
A) Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement as for their being practical work clothes. 
B) Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement but for their being practical work clothes. 
C) Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement but for being practical work clothes 
D) Denim jeans were originally worn not as a fashion statement as for them being practical work clothes. 
E) Denim jeans were originally worn not as a fashion statement but as for them being practical work clothes.

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
1. A and B working together can complete a piece of work in 12 days, while B and C can complete the same work in 16 days. A and B started working together but after 5 days A was replaced by C; after 5 more days B left the work. The remaining work was then completed by C in 13 days. In how many days would C alone be able to complete the whole work?
A) 16 days
B) 24 days
C) 32 days
D) 36 days
E) 48 days
2. The ratio of investments by 2 partners Prince and Deepak is 5 : 6 and the ratio of their profits is 4 : 3. If Deepak invested his money for 10 months, then for how many months did Prince invest his money?
A) 12
B) 10
C) 9
D) 8
E) 16
3. Ram invested Rs. 7,000 at the rate of 20% per annum and Rs. 8,000 at the rate of 26% per annum. What is the ratio of the respective amounts received by each of them at the end of one year?
A) 5 : 6
B) 6 : 5
C) 4 : 5
D) 5 : 4
E) None of these
4. In two alloys, aluminium and iron are in the ratio of 4 : 1 and 1 : 3. After mixing together 10 kg of the first alloy, 16 kg of the second and several kilograms of pure aluminium, an alloy was obtained in which the ratio of aluminium to iron was 3 : 2. Find the weight of the new alloy.
A) 15 kg
B) 25 kg
C) 65 kg
D) 95 kg
E) 35 kg
5. A shopkeeper purchased 6 kg rice at Rs. 12 per kg and mixed it with 2 kg white grains at Rs. 14 per kg. The mixture needs to be grinded before selling. Grinding of the mixture cost 20 paise per kg. At what price (in Rs. per kg) should the shopkeeper sell the mixture so as to gain 20% on the whole transaction?
A) Rs. 14.25
B) Rs. 13.20
C) Rs. 14.72
D) Rs. 15.24
E) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): In each of the given questions, find the wrong term in the series.
6. 13, 40, 121, 364, 1072, 3280
A) 13
B) 40
C) 364
D) 1072
E) 3280
7. 4, 23, 60, 121, 212, 338
A) 23
B) 121
C) 212
D) 338
E) 4
8. 97, 77, 60, 45, 32, 21
A) 97
B) 77
C) 60
D) 45
E) 32
9. 157, 126, 97, 74, 57, 38
A) 157
B) 126
C) 97
D) 74
E) 57
10. 56, 38, 83, 57, 112, 76
A) 56
B) 38
C) 83
D) 57
E) 112

REASONING ABILITY
Directions (1 – 5): Given an input line the machine rearranges them step-by-step as per the illustration given below:
Input: show must 73 85 go 69 on 32
Step I 32 show must 73 85 go 69 on
Step II 32 go show must 73 85 69 on
Step III 32 go 69 show must 73 85 on
Step IV 32 go 69 must show 73 85 on
Step V 32 go 69 must 73 show 85 on
Step VI 32 go 69 must 73 on show 85
Step VII 32 go 69 must 73 on 85 show
Step VII is the last step and the arrangement in Step VII is the final arrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
1. What will be the fourth step for the following input?
Input: just in time for 36 48 14 59
A) 14 for 36 in just time 48 59
B) 14 for 36 just in time 48 59
C) 14 for 36 in 48 just time 59
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of the above
2. If the second step for an input is ’17 do foreign 95 74 heights mountain 29′, what will be the fifth step?
A) 17 do 29 foreign heights 74 95 mountain
B) 17 do 29 foreign 74 mountain heights 95
C) 17 do 29 foreign 74 heights 95 mountain
D) There will be no such step
E) None of the above
3. First step of an input is ’34 fire dress well 63 43 prime 52′. Which step is the last but one?
A) IV
B) III
C) VI
D) VII
E) V
4. If the third step of an input is ’14 but 26 not just 63 fundamental 47′, which of the following is definitely the input?
A) 26 14 but not just 63 fundamental 47
B) 63 26 but 14 not just 63 fundamental 47
C) fundamental 26 14 but not just 63 47
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of the above
5. If the second step of an input is ’23 fine 49 sixty rely 38 56 next’, how many more steps will be required to complete the arrangement?
A) 2
B) 5
C) 6
D) 4
E) None of the above
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
Seven members A, B, C, D, E, F and G represent seven different states-Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Maharashtra in seven different games Hockey, Chess, Cricket, Badminton, Table-Tennis, Golf and Billiards. The order of persons, states and games is not necessarily the same.
D represents Kerala in Chess. E represents Golf team but not from Maharashtra or Uttar Pradesh, A represents Madhya Pradesh for Badminton. C represents Odisha but not for Cricket or Table-Tennis. The one who represents Bihar, represents Table-Tennis. The one who represents Hockey represents Uttar Pradesh. F represents Maharashtra for Cricket. G does not represent Bihar.
6. Who represents Uttar Pradesh?
1) G
2) F
3) B
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of the above
7. Who represents Bihar?
1) G
2) E
3) B
4) B or E
5) None of these
8. Who represents Billiards team?
1) G
2) F
3) C
4) B
5) None of these
9. E represents which state?
1) Bihar
2) Kerala
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Tamil Nadu
5) None of these
10. Which of the following combinations of game and state is correct?
1) Odisha-Chess
2) Odisha-Billiards
3) Tamil Nadu-Cricket
4) Maharashtra-Chess
5) None of these