Official Mock question paper for IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains 2017

Below are given some sample questions for each of these tests. The type of questions are only illustrative and not exhaustive. In actual test you may find questions on some or all these types and also questions on the type not mentioned here.

  • IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims and Mains Reasoning

This is a test to see how well you can think and also to judge your aptitude/ knowledge for working with computer. It contains questions of various kinds. Here are some sample questions. Directions : In each of the following questions, there are five letter groups or words in each question. Four of these letter groups or words are alike in some way, while one is different.

Find the one which is different.

Q.1. (1) black (2) red (3) green (4) paint (5) yellow

Of the five, ‘black, ‘red’, ‘green’ and ‘yellow’ form a group as they are names of colours. ‘paint’ is not the name of a colour. Therefore, (4) is the answer.

Now try to solve the following questions.

Q.2. (1) BC (2) MN (3) PQ (4) XZ (5) ST

Q.3. (1) Mango (2) Apple (3) Orange (4) Guava (5) Rose

Directions: In each of the following questions, there is a question mark in which only one of the five alternatives given under the question satisfies the same relationship as is found between the two terms to the left of the sign :: given in the question. Find the correct answer.

Q.4. Foot : man : : hoof : ?

(1) leg (2) dog (3) horse (4) boy (5) shoe

In the above example, ‘hoof’ has the same relationship with ‘horse’ as ‘foot’ has to ‘man’. Hence the answer is (3).

Q.5. Day : Night : : Kind : ?

(1) Dark (2) Bright (3) Cruel (4) Generous (5) Gratitude

Q.6. Hut : Mansion : : Rabbit : ?

(1) Hole (2) Carrot (3) Elephant (4) Small (5) Rat

Q.7. If the letters in the word TOPS can be rearranged to form a meaningful word beginning with O, the last letter of that word is your answer. If more than one such word can be formed, M is the answer and if no such word can be formed, X is the answer.

(1) T (2) P (3) M (4) S (5) X

Q.8. ‘Some leaders are dishonest. Satyapriya is a leader.’ Which of the following inferences definitely follows from these statements ?

(1) Satyapriya is honest

(2) Satyapriya is dishonest

(3) Some leaders are honest

(4) Leaders are generally dishonest

(5) Satyapriya is sometimes dishonest

Q.9. If ‘A ” B’ means ‘add B to A’, ‘A ’ B’ means ‘subtract B from A’, ‘A # B’ means ‘divide A by B’ and ‘A V B’ means ‘multiply A by B; which of the following gives the average sales of two days where S1 and S2 are the sales of the first and the second day respectively ?

(1) (S1 ’ S2 ) # 2

(2) 2 # (S1 ” S2 )

(3) (S1 ” S2 # 2)

(4) (S1 V S2 ) # (S1 ” S2 )

(5) Other than those given as options

Q.10. Every person above eighteen years of age who is registered as a voter, can vote. To find out whether Madhu, who was born twenty years ago, can vote, which of the following further information is needed ? (I) Madhu’s date of birth (II) Whether Madhu is registered as a voter

(1) Only I

(2) Only II

(3) Either I or II

(4) Neither I nor II

(5) Both I and II

  • IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims and Mains, English:

This is a test of your language(English). Your English language ability would be tested through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of a passage, etc. Study and answer the sample questions given below :

Directions : Pick out the most appropriate word from amongst the words given below each sentence to complete it meaningfully.

Q.11. He quickly glanced ………………………… the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.

(1) at (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) over

Q.12. The counsel urged the court to ……………………… down the obnoxious law.

(1) enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare

Q.13. The local official ……………………… the Minister of the situation.

(1) explained (2) warned (3) apprised (4) told (5) intimated

Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part of the sentence is your answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).

Q.14. I am twenty / two years old / when I first / joined the bank. No error

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) The error is in (1). Therefore the answer is ‘1’.

Q.15. To the Hindus / the Ganga is / holier than / any other river. No error

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) In this question, there is no error; therefore the right answer to this question is ‘5’.

Q.16. Of all the teachers / in our school / our class teacher / were very strict. No error

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Directions : In each of the following questions, select from amongst the five alternatives, the word nearest in meaning to the word given in capitals.

Q.17. LETHAL (1) light (2) dangerous (3) deadly (4) cruel (5) thoughtless

Q.18. CENTENARY (1) a guard (2) a hundred years (3) a very old man (4) hundred runs (5) hundredth anniversary

Q.19. TRIUMPH (1) conquer (2) smash (3) earn (4) brave (5) capture

Directions : In each of the following questions, select from amongst the five alternatives, the word most opposite in meaning of the word given in capitals.

Q.20. LIVELY (1) simple (2) weak (3) dull (4) angry (5) moron

Q.21. INADVERTENT (1) adequate (2) available (3) sluggish (4) negligent (5) intentional

Q.22. INEPT (1) accurate (2) skilful (3) sensible (4) artistic (5) apt In addition, there will be questions based on passage, to test your comprehension.

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