Questions asked in IBPS PO Mains Exam 18th Nov 2018

Questions asked in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018



Input : 62  31  23  48  73  54  17  42

TStep- I: 124  93  69  96  219  108  51  84

Step- II: 217  24  165  315  327  159  135

Step- II: 14  8  30  15  42  45  15

Step- IV: 7  4  15  7.5  21  22.5  7.5

Ste[ IV, is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.

As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input:

Input : 25 22  93  56  17  74  39

Q1. Which element is 2nd to the right of the one which is 4th to the left element in Step I?

Q2. What is the sum of the numbers at both the ends in step III of the given arrangement?

Q3. What is the products of the numbers which is 3rd from the right end and 3rd from the left end in final step of the given arrangement?

Q4. What is the difference between the element which is sixth from left in Step IV and First from right in Step II?


Six people Tarun, Charu, Visakha, Monika, Anko and Viraj are born in different years with the current base is taken as 2018. None of them is older than 90 years old. They like different fruits Apple, Orange, Grapes, Cherry, Mango, Banana.                                                                      Note- The last two digits or reverse of the last two digits of the year in which a person is born can be the age of some other person. (Like A is born in 1943 and age of B is denoted by the last two digits of the birth year of A. Then B's age will be either 34 or 43).                    Tarun was born in the year 1983. The difference of age between Tarun and Charu is 21 years. Visakha age is sum of the digits of the year in which Charu was born. The one who likes mango is 5 years elder to Visakha. Anko age is either the last two digits or reverse of the last digits of the year in which the person who likes mango was born. Only one person is elder to Anko and Visakha likes Apple. The one likes cherry is just younger to Anko. The difference between Viraj's and the one who likes cherry is 24 years. The one who likes banana was born in an even year. The one who likes orange is younger to the one who likes grapes both in odd in odd number of years. Monika is younger than Viraj.

Q1. Who among the following is the eldest?

Q2. Who among the following likes Banana?

Q3. Which of the following combination is true?

Q4. Which of the following statement is correct?

Seating Arrangement

Six persons sit around a triangular table such that three of them sit at the corners and the rest on the middle of the side. The one who sits at the corner face away from the center and the one who sits at the middle of the side face towards the center. They also like different animals i.e. fish, dog, rabbit, pigeon, duck, and cat. The one who likes fish sits at the corner. The one who likes cat sits immediate right to the one who likes duck. C sits 2nd right to B, who likes rabbit. D faces the center and sits 3rd right to the one who likes pigeon. E sits immediate right to D. F sits at one of the corners but does not like pigeon and cat. A is one of the person. E does not like Duck.

Q1. Who among the following sits 2nd to the right of the one who is 3rd left of A

Q2. Who among the following like ducks?

Q4. Direction: A, B, C, and D are standing at the corners of a rectangle such that B is to the south of A and C is to the north of D. D is 200m towards west of B and A is 2000 m away from B. E, F, G, and H are also sitting on the corners of a rectangle such that E is 1500 m to the west of G. H is 1200m south of G and in the east of F. Rectangle EFGH intersects line joining AB and CD at K, L and I, J respectively. It is given that K is 900 m towards east of E and J is 400 m towards north of D

Q. find the minimum distance between B and E?

Alphanumaric Series



Q. Below are given three quantities. You have to find the value of all the three quatities and then find the relation based on the codes. The following codes represent the following:

@ for >

$ for <

& for >=

! for <=

# for F (If value cannot be determined)

For eg. If Q1 = 4; Q2 = 3 and Q3 = 9 means Q1>Q2>Q3, Then choose @$

Q1: 5m9n7 /(m5n2) where m<0 and n<0

Q2: 4x6y5 /(x2y) /(5xy2) where x>0 and y<0

Q3: 6p9q7 /(p5q2) where p<0and q<0.

a. @,&

b. #,$

c. @,#

d. @,!

e. &,$

Quantitative Aptitude

Number Series

Q1. 4,  2,  2,  3,  6,  15,..................2835

      If 2835 is nth term then find the value of n.

Q2. 1,  3,  9,  31,  129

      5,  --,   --,   --,   ?


Q1. A container has a 200 milk and 100 ml water. Some part of the milk is removed and replace with some of the water. What is the value of these two quantity.

Q2. Two trains A and B are travelling with a speed of 72 kmph and 54 kmph respectively. They take 20 seconds to cross each other completely while travelling from opposite directions. Moreover, the length of the train A is 160m less than the length of train B. Which of the following we can find from the given information.

A. Length of train A

B. Time taken by Train B to cross a man standing on the route.

C. Time taken by Train B to cross a platform of length 250m

D. Initial Distance between the two trains.

E. Time taken by train A to cross a man in Train-B

Q3. A's investment is half of the initial investment of B. B withdraws money after 4 months. C join the business after B and left but not in the same month. C joins with an amount X. If profit of A and C is same and B'S initial investment was 2400, then which of the following is the possible value of X?

Q4. MRP of an article is 60% more than its Cost price, and it was sold at X% discount and it generated .......% profit. If it was sold at 2x% discount it, generated.......% profit

(Multiple option can be correct)

A. 36, 12

B. 60, 20

C. 44, 28

Q5. A person covered distance "D" in T hours trevelling with speed of S kmph. He travelled D distance with (S-20) kmph in T + 2 hours. Also in T-2 hours, he can cover D distance with speed of S+10. What can we find with the help of the above information.

1.The distance "D"

2. The time "T"

Q6 In a bag there are total 15 balls of three color, Red, Blue, and Green. THe number of different colored balls are not the same. The difference of red color and green color ball is equal to difference of green and blue ball. Then what can be the number of blue ball if the possibility to chose a blue color ball is always greater than 0.2.

(Multiple option can be correct)

A. 4

B. 7

C. 5

D. 8

Q7. A series have 5 positive two digit numbers. Sum of the first, second and third number is 127, Second was half of the first number. Fourth number is 62. Third number(A) is equal to average of first and last term and B is the average of all the five numbers.

FInd A and B.


Data Interpretation

Q1 If the ratio of population of city A in 2000, 2008 and 2012 is 2 : 3 : 4 and average number of literate people is 1410. THen the total population of CIty A in year 2000 is ?

Q2. If population of village A increases by a constant number from year 2008 to 2010 and from 2010 to 2012 also and the hence illiterate population of A in 2008 and 2010 becomes equal then find the percentage of population of A in 2008 w.r.t 2012.


General Awareness

Q1. Which bank has announced the launch of its multi-option payment acceptance device "MOPAD"- SBI

Q2. I Am Not Afraid Of English'' Campaign Launched in- Haryana

Q3 Govt banks on new MicroDot technology to check- vehicle thefts

Q4. Which state get cheapest drinking water- Bihar

Q5. The government will take steps to boost exports of agriculture commodities which have the potential of reaching- $100 billion

Q6. Electoral Bond shall be valid for ________ days from the date of issue- 15 days

Q7. Under which ministry the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) launched- Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS)

Q8. Train 18, India's first indigenously built engine-less train has Developed by- Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF).

Q9. Which app launched by BSNL recently?- Wings

Q10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 10th edition of Defence Expo (DefExpo 2018) in- Chennai

Q11. Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport located in- Agartala (Tripura)

Q12. Which city has India's first government-run e-waste recycling plant?- Bengaluru

Q13. One question were related to committee head of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Q14. Which state adopted "one person one car"- West Bengal

Q15. An emerging market economy describes a __________ that is progressing toward becoming more advanced, usually by means of rapid growth and industrialization- nation's economy

Q16. Top 5 states comprising 70% exports is- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka

Q17. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is running “Ganga VriksharopanAbhiyan” in five main stem Ganga basin states- Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Q18. Centre signs $200 mn loan agreement with World Bank for- POSHAN Scheme

Q19. A dedicated portal of the ECI'S Systematic Voters Education, the pursuit of its mission 'leave no voter behind,' with the special focus on- Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

Q20. Which High Court declares animals to be 'legal persons'- Uttarakhand High Court

Q21. Indian naval ship _________  became the first-ever warship to enter the port of Sabang in Indonesia- INS Sumitra

Q22. Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) initiative launched by- Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Q23. RBI’s New Rules To Push Another Rs ------------------ Loans Into Insolvency, Says Credit Suisse- Rs. 1.5 Lakh Crore

Q24. Which bank is ranked the number 1 PSU bank in digital transactions in India- PNB

Q25. The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks authorized to deal in foreign exchange (Authorised Dealer-I Banks) to share data with the- Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

Q26. Who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the 'British Indian of the Year' in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field- Ishwar Sharma

Q27. PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. this scheme aims to strengthen the country's- Panchayati Raj system

Q28. The government announced a scheme for informants of benami transactions under which an individual can get a reward of up to ________  for providing information to the tax authorities. “Under the Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme 2018.- Rs 1 Crore

Q29. UN member countries are expected to present their Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the implementation of- SDGsQ

Q31. Which state has been adjudged first among states for its performance under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritav Abhiyan (PMSMA) in the country- HP

Q32. RBI sets up the task force on 'Public Credit Registry' Headed by- YM Deosthalee

Q33. Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 calls on the global community to take action against- Poverty

Q34. Karur Vysya Bank is an Indian old private-sector bank, headquartered in- Tamil Nadu

Q35. Digital India's allocation to how many crores for the fiscal year 2018-19- Rs. 3073 crore

Q36. Busiest Airport 2017 by terms of traffic in the world- Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Georgia)

Q37. ___________ and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development have joined hands to provide collateral free credit in Telangana- SBI

Q38. The Medini Puraskar Yojna, which aims at promoting the original writing of books in- Hindi

Q39. Which PSBs has signed an agreement with CDSL- Bank of Baroda

Q40. Kharchi Puja is a Hindu festival from- Tripura

Descriptive Test

This section was 25 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Letter Writting (150 words)

a) Write a letter to the editor on types of pollution and how to reduce it.

b) Write a letter to your neighbor thanking them for their help in the hour of need.

Essay Writting (200 words)

a) Advantages of learning foreign languages.

b) Does India needs a universal health care system.

c) Fake-News.

d) Magazines and Journals have switched to digital media.

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