SBI PO Questions 2018

April 25, 2018 1653 anangsha

SBI PO QuestionsSBI PO Questions 2018: The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the official notification of SBI PO recruitment 2018 on April 21. The application process of SBI PO 2018 began on April 21. The last date to fill SBI PO application form is May 13. Candidates who are filling the application form will need SBI PO questions to prepare for differnt stages of the recruitment process for posts of Probationary Officers. SBI PO 2018 questions will help aspirants get an insight into the difficulty level of the examination and the types of questions asked therein. By going through SBI PO previous years' questions, the candidates can know the type of questions that may be asked in the exam. Candidates will be able to work on their analytical thinking abilities and problem solving skills. Also, candidates can understand the exam pattern of SBI PO 2018 by going through previous years' SBI PO question papers. As per last year's SBI PO exam analysis, the exam will be of moderate to difficult level. Also, the exam pattern and the type of questions are expected to remain same with a few minimal changes. SBI PO questions asked in previous years' prelims and mains stages have been provided on the page. Candidates who are preparing for SBI PO recruitment 2018 can check the questions below. Read below to know more about exam pattern and SBI PO questions 2018. 

SBI PO Questions 2018 – Paper Pattern

SBI PO 2018 recruitment process will be held in three stages - Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Group Exercises & Interview. The SBI PO exam pattern for prelims and mains has been explained below. Candidates can check SBI PO exam pattern below and carve out their preparation plan accordingly.

Preliminary exam

  • The preliminary exam of SBI PO 2017 consists of three sections - Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
  • SBI PO prelims will have 100 objective questions and will be held online. 
  • The preliminary exam of SBI PO is only a qualify exam and the marks secured by the candidates will not be used while preparing the final merit list.

Mains exam

  • The mains exam of SBI PO 2017 is further sub-divided into two stages - Objective Test and Descriptive Test.
  • The objective test of SBI PO mains will be of three hours duration whereas the objective test will be of 30 minutes. 
  • The total maximum marks for the objective test are 200 and the same for descriptive test are 50 marks.
  • Both the tests will be conducted in online mode and the candidates will have to answer by typing on the computers.
  • Candidates will first attempt the objective test, followed by the descriptive paper.
  • The SBI PO 2017 objective test of the mains exam will consist of 4 sections – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Economy/Banking Awareness and English Language.
  • The descriptive test will have SBI PO questions on English Language (Letter Writing and Essay) and test the writing skills of candidates.

Exam Pattern of Objective Test of SBI PO Main:

S.No. Name of section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
1 Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total   155 200 3 hours

Questions asked in SBI PO Prelims 2016

Candidates preparing for SBI PO 2018 recruitment can check previous year SBI PO questions.

  1. A certain amount of money has to be divided between two persons P and Q in the ratio 5:7. But it was divided in the ratio 2:5 and thereby Q loses Rs.33. find the total amount.
  2. Ratio of height of cylinders 3:5, ratio of their volume is 27:80. What will be the ration of their radius?
  3. Number series questions:
  4. 4, 3, 4, 7, 15, ? (Ans: 44)

pattern: 4*1-1, 3*1+1, 4*2-1, 7*2+1, 15*3-1

  1. 7, 5, 7, 17, 63, ? (Ans: 309)

Pattern: 7*1-2, 5*2-3, 7*3-4, and so on…

Solution – Ans 309

7 x 1 – 2 = 5

5 x 2 – 3 = 7

7 x 3 – 4 = 17

17 x 4 – 5 = 63

63 x 5 – 6 = 309

  1. 11, 14, 19, 28, 43, ? (Ans: 66)

Pattern: Difference of difference

  1. 50, ?, 61, 89, 154, 280 (Ans: 52)

Pattern: 50+1³+1, ….. 61+3³+1, … and so on

Solution – Ans 52

50..50+(1^3+1) = 52

52+(2^3+1)=61.

61+(3^3+1)=89

89+(4^3+1)=154

154 + (5^3+1) = 280

  1. A Vassel contain some litters of pure milk. If 25 litter of water added to the vessel, ratio becomes milk to water 12:5, 17 litters of mixture is drawn from the vessel & 10 litters of water is added. Find the new ratio between milk & water.
  2. Ratio between height of 2 cylinder in the ratio 3:5. Their volumes are in the ratio 27:80. Find ratio between their radius.
  3. Sum of money is invested in Scheme A, 15% per annum, After 2 years amount is received, that amount invested in scheme B at 20% per annum for compound interest. If the interest received at the end of 2 years is 1430. Find the sum. (Answer: 5000)
  4. 4.6 connective odd numbers and average difference between average of squares of last three no. & Product of 1st 2 number .Find the (1st) or (last)
  5. 6x2-11x+4=0

30 y2 -23y+3=0 (Ans: Cant be determined)

  1. 7x2+10x+3=0

2y2+11y+14=0 (Ans: x < y)

  1. A box contains 10 red ball 6 green ball if 2 balls are drawn randomly what is the probability of getting non green ball ?
  2. 2 persons are invested in ratio 4:6, after 6 months 2nd person withdraw his amount at the time 3rd person invested 12x. At the end of the year total profit is 33150. Find share of 3rd person.
  3. 3 person age A, B, C. A is 4 years younger than B. B is 12 years younger than C. 4 years hence the ratio between C&A is 9:5, Find the age of B.
  4. B is 20% efficient than A. B started the work & do it for x days. And then B is replaced A . And A completed the remaining work in x+8 days. Ratio of work done by A & B is 2:3. In how many day A & B working together to complete the whole work?
  5. S taller than bothT & Q, but lower than R. R is not tallest T is not Lowest.Q is taller than both U&T.Second highest is 32 cm, T is 13 cm (Answer: U T Q S R P)
  6. Synonyms: Common, Shrink
  7. 6, ?, 123, 162, 188, 201
  8. Eight persons – H, I, J, K, L, M, N and O – are standing in a straight line at equidistant. Some of them are facing north while others are facing south. M is standing third to the right to H. M is standing at one of the extreme ends. L is standing third to the left of H. The immediate neighbours of J face north. N is not an immediate neighbour of H. The persons standing at the extreme ends face the same direction (both are facing either North or South). The immediate neighbours of H face just opposite direction as that of M. The immediate neighbours of O face opposite direction with respect to each other. One of the immediate neighbour of L is K who is facing north. I is standing between J and M. Not more than four persons are facing north.
  9. 5, 3, 3, 5, 15, ? (Slot 2)

Ans: 69

  1. 25, ?, 36, 64, 129, 225

Answer:

  1. Acan fill a tank in 15 min. B can fill in 10 min and C can empty 7 liter in 1 min. So if simultaneously all pipe are then it take for 2 hour. then capacity of tanker.
  2. In a conference 8 people Pappu, Kalu, Chotu, Bikki, Golu, Tina, Reena and Payal from different cities Begusarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur, Mokama, Muzzafarpur, Purnia and Katihar not necessarily in same order sitting around a rectangular table. 3 persons are sitting on each longer side and each on the smaller sides. Bikki is sitting second to the right of the person who is from Katihar. Golu is sitting third to the left of the person who is from Muzzafarpur. Tina and Reena are sitting opposite each other. Chotu is sitting diagonally opposite the person from Purnia. Kalu is sitting opposite the person who is from Begusarai. The person from Bhagalpur is sitting second to the right of the person from Mokama and second to the left of Pappu, who is not sitting near the person who is from Purnia. Reena is sitting on the smaller side and to the right of the person who is from Purnia. Persons from Mokama and Bhagalpur are not on the same side of the table. The person from Bhagalpur is sitting third to the right of the person from Katihar, who is not sitting diagonally opposite the person from Khagaria. The person from Bhagalpur is third to the left of Chotu. Tina sits second to the left of Payal. The person from Khagaria sits opposite to the person from Mokama
  3. In a group of 40 girl , when latha was shifted by 4 places towards her right, then she become 12th from the left end wat was her earlier position from the right end of the row
  4. 17, 19, 25, 37, ……,87

Solution – Ans 57

17 + 1 x 2 = 19

19 + 2 x 3 = 25

25 + 3 x 4 = 37

37 + 4 x 5 = 57

57 + 5 x 6 = 87

  1. 11, 14, 19, 28, 43, ?

Solution – Ans 66

3…5…9…15…23

2…4….6…….8

Answer 43+23= 66

  1. 26 144 590 1164 ?

Solution – Ans 1182

26 x 6 – 12 = 144

144 x 4 + 14 = 590

590 x 2 – 16 = 1164

1164 x 1 + 18 = 1182

  1. Another session, the very same day, analyzed how exactly the opposite is true and how new technologies actually cause stress and suffering, because of a concept referred to as "Infobesity." During this session, Delphine Remy-Boutang - the founder and CEO of The Social Bureau - and Christophe Aguiton - researcher at the Orange Labs - argued that due to the acceleration of our lives led by the acceleration of technology, we have changed the way we consume and generate information. People are trying to live 10 lives at once and a lot of stress and anxiety occurs from that. The two speakers even argue that we are suffering from digital bulimia, meaning that we take in a lot of information at once, without really processing it for ourselves, and in turn create a lot of new information. Thus, as Christophe Aguiton says, "We are at the same time creators and victims of information overload."
  2. Eight persons - H, I, J, K, L, M, N and O - are standing in a straight line at equidistant. Some of them are facing north while others are facing south. M is standing third to the right to H. M is standing at one of the extreme ends. L is standing third to the left of H. The immediate neighbours of J face north. N is not an immediate neighbour of H. The persons standing at the extreme ends face the same direction (both are facing either North or South). The immediate neighbours of H face just opposite direction as that of M. The immediate neighbours of O face opposite direction with respect to each other. One of the immediate neighbour of L is K who is facing north. I is standing between J and M. Not more than four persons are facing north
  3. A mixture of two types of rice costing rs 32 per k.g.and 48 rs per kg mixed in ratio 5:7 if 24 kg. Of mixture is replaced by 8kg. Of first type rice the ratio in the mixture become 6:7 find the investment of first type of rice originally??

5:7 h.. let 5x nd 7x

24 m 5:7 5*2=10 1st type or 7*2=14 2nd type rice

so now

5x-10+8/7x-14=6/7

x=10

means 5x nd 7x= 50 nd 70 kgs

1 kg 1st type== 32rs

50kg= 50*322nd puzzle todays shift

  1. In a conference 8 people Pappu, Kalu, Chotu, Bikki, Golu, Tina, Reena and Payal from different cities Begusarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur, Mokama, Muzzafarpur, Purnia and Katihar not necessarily in same order sitting around a rectangular table. 3 persons are sitting on each longer side and each on the smaller sides. Bikki is sitting second to the right of the person who is from Katihar. Golu is sitting third to the left of the person who is from Muzzafarpur. Tina and Reena are sitting opposite each other. Chotu is sitting diagonally opposite the person from Purnia. Kalu is sitting opposite the person who is from Begusarai. The person from Bhagalpur is sitting second to the right of the person from Mokama and second to the left of Pappu, who is not sitting near the person who is from Purnia. Reena is sitting on the smaller side and to the right of the person who is from Purnia. Persons from Mokama and Bhagalpur are not on the same side of the table. The person from Bhagalpur is sitting third to the right of the person from Katihar, who is not sitting diagonally opposite the person from Khagaria. The person from Bhagalpur is third to the left of Chotu. Tina sits second to the left of Payal. The person from Khagaria sits opposite to the person from Mokama= 1600
  2. Sum of money is invested in Scheme A, 15% per annum, After 2 years amount is received, that amount invested in scheme B at 20% per annum for compound interest. If the interest received at the end of 2 years is 1430. Find the sum.

33. 6 consective odd numbers an average difference between average of squares of last three no. & Product of 1st 2 number .Find the (1st) or (last).

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