Prepare for the SBI Clerk exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here are a few questions from previous years’ SBI Clerk exam question papers, with the answers, so that you are ready to take the exam. Go through the list of questions (with answers) that we’ve selected from previous years’ SBI Clerk exam papers, and then attempt our quiz at the bottom.


1. Find the word which is either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context?

All the competitors (1) complete (2) the race (3) with just one execpsion (4).

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) All correct

Ans: 4

2. Find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in these sentences?

A family has to (1) execute all tasks related to (2) manage the wealth of (3) the upper-rich family (4).

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) All correct

Ans: C

Quantitative aptitude

3. In the following number series, what should come in the place of the missing number?

4 19 49 ? 229

(A) 79

(B) 109

(C) 65

(D) 165

(E) None of these

Ans: B

4. The price of an article is first increased by 20% and later was decreased by 25% due to reduction in sales. Find the net percentage change in the final price of the article?

(A) 20%

(B) 18%

(C) 38%

(D) 10%

(E) None of these

Ans: D

5. What would be the area of a rectangle whose area is equal to the area of a circle of radius 7cm?

(A) 77 cm2

(B) 154 cm2

(C) 184 cm2

(D) 180 cm2

(E) 150 cm2

Ans: B

Logical reasoning

6. 37 girls are standing in a row facing the school building. Ayesha is fifteenth from the left end. If she is shifted six places to the right, what is her position from the right end?

(A) 16th

(B) 21st

(C) 20th

(D) 18th

(E) None of these

Ans: E

7. In a certain code language PAPER is written as PERPA and SUBJECT is written as JECTSUB. What should be the code for COUNCIL?





(E) None of these

Ans: A

General awareness

8. As per census 2011, the total Urban Population of India is 377.1 million. The State having the highest urban population of 50.8 million (13.5% of country’s urban population) is:

(A) Uttarakhand

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Maharashtra

(E) Gujarat

Ans: D

9. A bond issued at a price less than its face value and payable on its due date at its face value bearing no ROI (Rate of Interest) is called:

(A) Preference Bond

(B) Zero Coupon Bond

(C) Convertible Bond

(D) Perpetual Bond

(E) Sovereign Bond

Ans: B

10. What is the name of the longest free way bridge of Mumbai?

(A) Taj Express Way

(B) Eastern Freeway

(C) South Freeway

(D) Both Taj Express and Eastern Way

(E) None of these

Ans: B