SBI Associate Clerk Exam Paper (All Topics) - Held on 14-10-2012

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State Bank of India

Associate Clerk Exam


:: General Awareness ::

1. Shri Mukul Roy who was inducted in the Union cabinet belongs to which of the following political parties?

(1) Communist Party (M)
(2) Samajwadi Party
(3) Al India Trinamool Congress
(4) Congress (I)
(5) Janata Dal

2. Providing bank finance to Self Help Groups (SHGs) is considered a part of ________ .

(1) Micro Credit
(2) Agricultural Finance
(3) Mobile Banking
(4) Rural Banking
(5) None of these

3. Which of the following is a function of the Reserve Bank of India?

(1) Issuing Kisan Credit Cards
(2) Issuing Aadhar Cards
(3) Acting Banker’s Bank
(4) Deciding the slabs of personal income tax
(5) Issue National Savings Certificates

4. ‘The only was Greece/can survive is to dramatically boost trade with Turkey” was the headline in a major newspaper. Why Turkey has to advice Greece imports.

(1) Greece is passing through an economic crisis. Turkey wants to help it by more imports.
(2) Turkey, which is a powerful nation, has attacked Greece to settle a long pending border dispute with it.
(3) Greece and Turkey are partners in a plan launched by the IMF to rescue Greece from economic crisis.
(4) Turkey’s survival depends on Greece.

5. Who among the following represented India in Conventional Indo-Russia Meet, organized in December 2011?

(1) Mrs. Pratibha Patil
(2) Smt Sonia Gandhi
(3) Mr. S M Krishna
(4) Mr. P Chidambaram
(5) None of these

:: General English ::

Direction : Each sentence below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6. They _______ invited all the members of the association _______ the inauguration.

(1) had, by
(2) has, at
(3) can, it
(4) have, for
(5) want, by

7. They _______ their best, but were _______ to retrieve any data from that computer.

(1) gave, sorry
(2) showed, able
(3) thought, happy
(4) sent, unsuccessful
(5) tried, unable

8. The ______ of rural schools is poor as ______ to their urban counterparts.

(1) functions, like
(2) progress, unlike
(3) condition, compared
(4) state, matched
(5) situation, contrast

9. She would prefer _______ travel early rather _______ during peak hours.

(1) for, to
(2) to, than
(3) in, so
(4) not, if
(5) at, about

10. Her purse was ______ at the bus stop so she ______ a complaint at the nearest police, station.

(1) taken, did
(2) stolen, field
(3) given, gave
(4) left, register
(5) sneaked, put

:: Quantitative Aptitude ::

Direction : Study the following information and answer the questions that follow.

A sum of Rs. 7740 is to be divided amongst A, B and C in the ratio 7 : 5 : 8.

11. What is the different between C’s and B’s shared?

(1) Rs. 387
(2) Rs. 774
(3) Rs. 1021
(4) Rs. 591
(5) Rs. 1161

12. What is the sum of B’s and A’s share?

(1) Rs. 4931
(2) Rs. 4644
(3) Rs. 5580
(4) Rs. 5805
(5) Rs. 5031

13. How much is A’s share?

(1) Rs. 2709
(2) Rs. 3096
(3) Rs. 1935
(4) Rs. 2851
(5) Rs. 3190

14. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘FRANCE’ be arranged?

(1) 2400
(2) 720
(3) 2005
(4) 5040
(5) None of these

15. How much will a sum of Rs. 7250 amount to in a span of 2 years at 6 per cent per annum rate of compound interest (rounded off the nearest integer)?

(1) Rs. 8176
(2) Rs. 8146
(3) Rs. 8216
(4) Rs. 8170
(5) Rs. 8190

:: Reasoning Ability ::

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. P sits third to left of M. P is an immediate neighbour of both O and S. Only one person sits between O and Q. R is an immediate neighbour of O. Only one person sits between R and N.

16. Who among the following sits exactly between R and N?

(1) L
(2) M
(3) P
(4) O
(5) P

17. Who sits third to the left of N?

(1) M
(2) Q
(3) L
(4) S
(5) O

18. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong that group?

(1) MS
(2) OM
(3) OQ
(4) RP
(5) SO

19. M is related to R in a certain way based on the given seating agreement. In the same way, P is related to M. Who among the following is L related to, following the same pattern?

(1) N
(2) Q
(3) O
(4) P
(5) S

20. What is the position of L with respect to P in the above arrangement?

(1) Fifth to the left
(2) Immediate left
(3) Fifth to the right
(4) Immediate right
(5) Second to the right

:: Computer Knowledge ::

21. Find the fastest memory?

(1) Hard disk
(2) DVD ROMs
(3) Cache memory
(4) Static RAM
(5) None of these

22. Which of the following is optional memory to run the computer system?

(1) RAM
(2) ROM
(3) Cache
(4) Secondary Memory
(5) RAM and ROM

23. Translator programme used in Assembly Language is called

(1) compiler
(2) interpreter
(3) translation
(4) translator
(5) assembler

24. Name of the part of the CPU which helps coordinate the activities of other components of the computer.

(1) Mother board
(2) Coordination board
(3) Control unit
(4) Arithmetic Logic Unit
(5) Memory

25. Which of the following is a high speed memory to make adjustment with speed gap between processor and main memory

(1) Cache
(2) PROM
(3) EPROM
(4) SRAM
(5) None of these