SBI Associate Clerk Exam Paper (All Topics) - Held On 16.01.2011

State Bank of India

Associate Clerk Exam

:: General Awareness ::

Q.1. The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which of the following schemes ?

(1) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme
(2) Rural Health Mission
(3) Indira Aawas Yojana
(4) Jeevan Sathi Yojana
(5) Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana

Q.2. Which of the following places in India does not have a Stock Exchange ?

(1) Kolkata
(2) Ahmedabad
(3) Mumbai
(4) Delhi
(5) Udaipur

Q.3. AIBA women’s World Boxing Championship was organized in September 2010 in –

(1) Rome
(2) New Delhi
(3) London
(4) Vienna
(5) Barbados

Q.4. Which of the following International sports events was organized in Delhi in October 2010 in which several countries participated ?

(1) Asian Games
(2) World Cup Cricket Tournament
(3) Asian Hockey Tournament
(4) Commonwealth Games
(5) None of these

Q.5. Some major banks and financial institutions in various Western countries were to wind up their business and/or declare themselves in financial problems during last few years. This trend is technically known as ___

(1) Devaluation
(2) Deformation
(3) Global Slowdown
(4) Political backdrop
(5) Globalisation

:: General English ::

Direction: In each of the following sentences, an idiomatic expression or a proverb is Highlighted. Select the alternative which best describes its use in the sentence.

Q.6. The term put their plan into execution the very next day.

(1) proposed a plan.
(2) discussed their plan
(3) started thinking about a plan
(4) started carrying on the discussion.
(5) None of these

Q.7. Mrs Nayak opened the discussion on the “alarming rate of poverty in India”.

(1) started the discussion
(2) gave her opininon the discussion.
(3) did not agree on the discussion
(4) welcomed the people to the discussion
(5) None of these

Q.8. The course of events made it necessary for Joseph to start working.

(1) events that were planned.
(2) long list of future events.
(3) A succession of unexpected events.
(4) nature of events that followed after Joseph joined work
(5) None of these

Q.9. The new law on “Right to Food Safety” will come into force next month.

(1) be forced upon the people
(2) be associated from next month onwards.
(3) be implemented next month.
(4) be withdrawn next month.
(5) be widely rejected next month

Q.10. When the girl wanted to stay out past midnight, her father put his foot down.

(1) gave in to her request.
(2) walked away disapprovingly.
(3) obstructed her from leaving the house.
(4) requested her to home on time.
(5) None of these

:: Quantitative Aptitude ::

Q.11. Mr. Khanna took aloan or Rs. 10,000/- on simple interest for two years at the rate 3 p.c.p.a. The total amount that he will paying as interest in 2 years is 3% of his monthly salary. What is his monthly salary?

(1) Rs. 30,000/-
(2) Rs. 16,000/-
(3) Rs. 20,000/-
(4) Rs. 12,000/-
(5) None of these

Q.12. 28% members of a certain group are married. What is the respective ratio between the number of married members to the number of unmarried members?

(1) 7 : 17
(2) 5 : 18
(3) 7 : 18
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

Q.13. The average of five numbers is 49. The average of the first and the second numbers is 48 and the average of the fourth and fifth numbers is 28. What is the third number?

(A) 92
(B) 91
(C) 95
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

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

(1) 720
(2) 120
(3) 5040
(4) 270
(5) None of these

Q.15. If the numerator of a certain fraction increased by 200% and the denominator is increased by 150% the new faction thus formed is 9/10. What is the original fraction?

(1) 3/4
(2) 1/4
(3) 3/5
(4) 2/5
(5) None of these

:: Reasoning Ability ::

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

Five friends P, Q, R, S and T travelled separately to five different cities namely Chennai, Kolkata Delhi, Hyderabad and Mangalore by different modes of transport, i.e. by bus, train, aeroplane, car and boat from Goa.
The person who travelled to Delhi did not travel by boat. R travelled to Mangalore by car and S travelled by boat. Q travelled to Kolkata by aeroplane and T travelled by train. Goa is not connected by bus to Delhi and Chennai.

Q.16. S travelled to _____ by ______ ?

(1) Hyderabad, train
(2) Chennai, boat
(3) Chennai, train
(4) Delhi, boat
(5) Delhi, train

Q.17. Who amongst the following traveled to Delhi ?

(1) T
(2) R
(3) S
(4) P
(5) Q

Q.18. Q : Kolkata in the same way as S : ?

(1) Hyderabad
(2) Chennai
(3) Mangalore
(4) Delhi
(5) Cannot be determined

Q.19. which of the following combinations of place and transport is correct ?

(1) Kolkata – Bus
(2) Delhi – Aeroplane
(3) Manglore – Train
(4) Chennai – Boat
(5) Hyderabad – Car

Q.20. Which of the following combinations is true for P ?

(1) Travelled to Kolkata by bus
(2) Travelled to Delhi by train
(3) Travelled to Chennai by boat
(4) Travelled to Hyderabad by bus
(5) None of these

:: Computer Knowledge ::

Q.21. The term ___ refers to data storage systems that make it possible for a computer or electronic device to store and retrieve data.

(1) retrieval technology
(2) input technology
(3) output technology
(4) storage technology
(5) None of these

Q.22. The term ____ refers to any computer component that is required to perform work.

(1) bootstrap
(2) Kernel
(3) resource
(4) source code
(5) None of these

Q.23. A computer system includes ___.

(1) hardware
(2) software
(3) peripheral devices
(4) All of these
(5) None of these

Q.24. A ____ is a software program used to view Web pages.

(1) site
(2) host
(3) link
(4) browser
(5) None of these

Q.25. ____ is the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium.

(1) Magnetic storage
(2) Optical storage
(3) Solid – state storage
(4) Storage capacity
(5) None of these