# Repco-Bank Placement-Paper : Sample questions

**Repco Bank Sample questions for aptitude and reasoning to practice**

**1.** Find out the pair of numbers that does not belong to the group for lack of common property –

(a) 16-18

(b) 56-63

(c) 96-108

(d) 86-99** (Ans)**

**Explanations : **All the rest are in the ratio of 8 : 9.

**2.** In the following question, number of letters are skipped in between by a particular rule. Which of the following observes the rule ?

(a) ACZXFG

(b) CFXURI

(c) CFIURX

(d) CXFUIR ** (Ans)**

**3.** Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following ?

1. Sentence

2. Word

3. Chapter

4. Phrase

5. Paragraph

(a) 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

(b) 2, 3, 5, 4, 1

(c) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2** (Ans)**

(d) 1, 3, 2, 4, 5

**4.** Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary –

1. Inhabit

2. Ingenious

3. Inherit

4. Influence

5. Infatuation

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

(b) 5, 4, 1, 2, 3

(c) 4, 5, 2, 1, 3

(d) 5, 4, 2, 1, 3 ** (Ans)**

**5.** Which one of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ?

_ ab _ b _ aba _ _ abab

(a) a bb aa

(b) bb aa b

(c) ab aa b

(d) a aa ba ** (Ans)**

**Explanations : **a ab a b / ** **a aba b / ** **a abab

**Directions** – In Q. 6 to 9, a series is given, with one/two term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

**6.** 14, 19, 29, 49, 89, _?_

(a) 139

(b) 149

(c) 159

(d) 169 ** (Ans)**

**7.** BMRG, DLTF, FKVE, HJXD, ?

(a) JIZC ** (Ans)**

(b) JZIB

(c) GIFB

(d) MOLC

**8.** 121, 144, 289, 324, 529, 576, ?

(a) 961

(b) 841 ** (Ans)**

(c) 900

(d) 729

**9.** 5, 21, 69, 213, 645, ?

(a) 1670

(b) 1941 ** (Ans)**

(c) 720

(d) 1320

**10.** Find out the questioned number –

6 : 5 :: 8 : ?

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 6 ** (Ans)**

(d) 10

**Explanations : ** As, 6 = 3 * 2

⇒ 3 + 2 = 5

Similarly, 8 = 4 * 2

⇒ 4 + 2 = 6

**11.** In a row of trees, a tree is 7th from left end and 14th from the right end. How many trees are there in the row ?

(a) 18

(b) 19

(c) 20 ** (Ans)**

(d) 21

**Explanations : **Total number of trees

= 7 + 14 – 1 = 20

**12.** Shan is 55 years old, Sathian is 5 years junior to Shan and 6 years senior to Balan. The youngest brother of Balan is Devan and he is 7 years junior to him. So what is the age difference between Devan and Shan ?

(a) 18 years ** (Ans)**

(b) 15 years

(c) 13 years

(d) 7 years

**Explanations : **Age of Sathian = 50 years

and age of Balan = 44 years

Age of Devan = 37 years

∴ Reqd. difference = 55 – 37

= 18 years

**13.** Vinod introduces Vishal as the son of the only brother of his father’s wife. How is Vinod related to Vishal ?

(a) Cousin ** (Ans)**

(b) Brother

(c) Son

(d) Uncle

∴ Vishal is Vinod’s cousin

**14.** There are 80 families in a small extension area. 20 per cent of these families own a car each. 50 per cent of the remaining families own a motor cycle each. How many families in that extension do not own any vehicle ?

(a) 30

(b) 32 ** (Ans)**

(c) 23

(d) 36

**Explanations : **No.of the owners of cars

= 20/100 of 80 = 16

∴ No. of the remaining of families = 80 – 16 = 64

No. of the owners of motor cycles = 50/80 of 64 = 32

∴ No. of those families which do not have own any vehicle = 80 – (16 + 32) = 32

**15.** If John celebrated his victory day on Tuesday, 5th January 1965, when will he celebrate his next victory day on the same day ?

(a) 5th January, 1970

(b) 5th January, 1971

(c) 5th January, 1973

(d) 5th January, 1974 ** (Ans)**

**Explanations : ** Total days till 5th Jan., 1974

= 361 + 365 * 6 + 366 * 2

= 361 + 2190 + 732

= 3283 which is complete days.