IBPS SO Mock Test 3

The free IBPS SO Mock Test contains 25 questions covering the three main sections of the IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus.

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Directions (1-3): Read the information given below and answer the following questions

Eight persons Deepali, Ahaana, Sonia, Garima, Harshdeep, Nikita, Jessica and Kriti are sitting around a circular table, facing inside the circle. Each person likes different fruits, viz Mango, Apple, Strawberry, Orange, Guava, Watermelon, Grapes and Banana, but not necessarily in the same order.

The person who likes Banana sits third to the right of Ahaana. Nikita is an immediate neighbour of Ahaana. The one likes Watermelon sits second to the right of Nikita. Jessica sits third to right of Deepali, who belongs neither likes Banana nor Watermelon. Only one person sits between Nikita and the one who likes Grapes. Kriti and Sonia are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Kriti nor Sonia like Banana. The one who likes Apple sits second to the right of Kriti. There are two persons between Harshdeep and the one who likes Guava. Harshdeep does not like Banana. The one who likes Mango is not an immediate neighbour of the one who likes Banana. The person who likes orange sits second to the left of Kriti.

Q 1. How many people sit between Sonia and the one who likes Orange?

  1. Two
  2. Three
  3. One
  4. None
  5. Four

Q 2. Which of the given combinations are incorrect?

  1. Sonia – grapes
  2. Garima – banana
  3. Ahaana – mango
  4. Deepali – strawberry
  5. Harshdeep – orange

Q 3. Who sits second to left of the one who likes watermelon?

  1. Deepali
  2. Nikita
  3. The one who likes orange
  4. Garima
  5. None of the above

Directions (4-5): Study the information given below carefully and answer the below mentioned questions.

In a certain code language ‘table has three seat’ is written as ‘lu ch mi pa’, ‘four is blue seat’ is written as ‘to ra bc lu’, ‘purple and blue table’ is written as ‘sa kl ch bc’, and ‘purple four is good’ is written as ‘kl ct to ra’

Q 4. What is the code for ‘blue purple’?

  1. mi pa
  2. to ra
  3. bc ch
  4. kl mi
  5. bc kl

Q 5. What is the code for ‘four’?

  1. to
  2. ra
  3. kl
  4. either ‘to’ or ‘ra’
  5. ch

Q 6. In a family, there are six members- P, Q, R, S, T and U. P and Q are a married couple, P is a male member of the family. P is brother of R and S is the son of R. Q is the daughter-in-law of U. Husband of U has died. T is the sister of S. How is P related to T?

  1. Aunt
  2. Father
  3. Sister
  4. Uncle
  5. Brother

Q 7. Karan walks 20 m towards the north. He then turned right and walked 30 m. After that, he takes a right turn and walks 35 m. He then turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he walks 15m after taking a left turn. In which direction is Karan standing from the starting point and how many metres away?

  1. 40 m, east
  2. 40 m, west
  3. 35 m, north-east
  4. 42 m, south
  5. 45 m, east

Directions (8-9): The questions given below have three statements, followed by two conclusions. Study the information carefully and then answer the questions based on the statements.

Q 8. Statement: All shoes are pen

Some pens are razor

Some razors are desks

Conclusion I: Some desks are shoes

Conclusion II: Some razors are shoes

  1. Only conclusion I follow
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Both conclusion I and II follow
  4. Either conclusion I or II follows
  5. Neither conclusion I nor II follow

Q 9. Statement: Some tablets are desktops

Some desktops are laptops

All laptops are mobile

Conclusion I: Some tablets are laptops

Conclusion II: Some desktops are mobile

  1. Only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Both conclusion I and II follow
  4. Either conclusion I or II follows
  5. Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Q 10.There are two blanks in the sentence given below. From the options given, choose the most appropriate to complete the sentence.

Recent years have brought minority-owned businesses in the United States _______ opportunities as well as new and ________risks.

  1. preternatural, vast
  2. unprecedented, significant
  3. unparalleled, conventional
  4. idiosyncratic, sententious

Q 11. The five sentences numbered 1-5 need to be arranged in a logical order to form a meaningful paragraph. Read carefully and answer accordingly.

  1. The once plain walls here have a new aura as frames holding different colours, themes and mediums adorn them.
  2. Restaurants in the city are converting their walls into an exhibition space, displaying the works of different budding artists periodically.
  3. For over two years now, Tangerine restaurant has been promoting works of artists who are looking for a platform for budding artists who need to add to their collection.
  4. The works are exhibited on a no-cost basis, but the selected works do go through “some amount of objective judging”, by Illango’s Artspace.
  5. These are not art galleries or the studio of an art lover, but restaurants that believe that a dash of artwork can do-up their interiors, simultaneously promoting the works of an artist.
  1. 15234
  2. 23541
  3. 12345
  4. 14325

Q 12. There is a highlighted word given below used in four sentences in different ways. You need to choose the sentence in which the usage of word is inappropriate.


  1. You should get years of wear out of that carpet.
  2. You’re wearing off well—only a few grey hairs!
  3. These woollen suits are not designed for wear in hot climates.
  4. She wears her hair long.

Q 13. In the question, a related pair of words followed by four pairs of words are given. You have to choose the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the question pair.

Reptile : Adder

  1. Skeleton : Flesh
  2. Dinosaur : Tyrannosaurus
  3. Plant : Genus
  4. Method : System

Q 14. There are six statements followed by four options in the sets of combinations of three. Pick the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.

  1. Opels are fragile.
  2. Marutis are fragile.
  3. Zens are fragile.
  4. Zens are Marutis
  5. Marutis are Opels.
  6. Opels are stable.
  1. 564
  2. 351
  3. 123
  4. 423

Q 15. In the question given below, the main statement given in bold is followed by four sentences each. Select a pair of sentences that logically relate to the given statement.

When she eats berries she gets rashes.

  1. She ate berries
  2. She did not get rashes.
  3. She did not eat berries
  4. She got rashes.
  1. 41
  2. 23
  3. 32
  4. None of these

Directions (16-17): In the question given below. One word aptly fits in the blank. Read the sentence carefully and then mark your answer:

Q 16. The chief economic advisor of the country recently observed that although the level of Indian economy was still below potential, it seemed to be picking up resiliently in terms of growth and very ________ stated that India was both a story of revival and risks.

  1. Elaborated
  2. Unsystematically
  3. Succinctly
  4. Clumsily
  5. Vaguely

Q 17. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has finally liberalised the norms mentioned for the external commercial borrowing (ECB) that will allow Indian companies to access _______ funds from overseas markets.

  1. Cheaper
  2. Hefty
  3. Expensive
  4. Rich
  5. Ordinary

Directions (18-20): The table below gives details about the number of electronic products sold by five different vendors in Mumbai. Study the table given below carefully and answer the following questions.


Number of Electronic Products



Air Conditioner

Washing Machine


























Q 18. What is the average number of refrigerators sold by all the vendors together?

  1. 43
  2. 45
  3. 25
  4. 35
  5. 44

Q 19. What is the ratio of number of television sets sold by vendor M and N together to the number of washing machines sold by vendor O and P together?

  1. 34:37
  2. 2:3
  3. 5:4
  4. 9:17
  5. 17:19

Q 20. What is the ratio between the number of air conditioners sold by all the vendors together to the number of television sets sold by all the vendors together?

  1. 2:3
  2. 5:4
  3. 7:11
  4. 9:13
  5. 6:7

Q 21. Prakhar is able to do a piece of work in 15 days and Arjun can do the same work in 20 days. If they can work together for 4 days, what is the fraction of work left?

  1. 4/15
  2. 7/17
  3. 2/15
  4. 8/15
  5. None of the above

Q 22. 6 years ago, the ratio of the ages of Rajat and Karan is 7:6. Present age of Kunal is 10 years more than one – sixth of Karan’s present age. Find the ratio of present age of Karan and Kunal if Rajat’s age after 6 years is 40 years.

  1. 3:2
  2. 1:2
  3. 3:4
  4. 2:3
  5. 2:1

Directions (23-24): Given below are two quadratic equations. Solve the equations and mark the correct option:

Q 23.

Equation I: 2x2 + 5x + 3 = 0

Equation II: 5y2 + 6y + 1 = 0

  1. x<y
  2. x>y
  3. x≤y
  4. y≤x
  5. x=y

Q 24.

Equation I: a2 + 12a + 36 = 0

Equation II: b2 + 14b + 40 = 0

  1. x<y
  2. x>y
  3. x≤y
  4. y≤x
  5. x=y or no relation

Q 25. Find the approximate value of:

35.99 + 455.89 ÷ 3 + 42.01 – 109.99 = ?

  1. 110
  2. 56
  3. 98
  4. 120
  5. 155

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