Prepare for the SBI PO exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here are a few questions from previous years’ SBI PO 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 PO exam papers, and then attempt our quiz at the bottom.


1. Which of the options should replace the phrase in bold, in the sentence below, to make it grammatically correct?

It is necessary that we take any steps to reduce the pollution.

(A) we should take every

(B) we have taken no

(C) us to take any

(D) we take some

(E) No correction required

Ans: D

2. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context.

An economy relies (1) on its access (2) to dependable (3) and affordable (4) sources of energy.

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) All correct

Ans: E

Quantitative aptitude

3. 444 / (16 x 15) = ?

(A) 41.625

(B) 222

(C) 18.5

(D) 185

(E) None of the others

Ans: E

4. What should come in the place of the question mark is the following number series?

3 ; 7 ; 13 ; ? ; 31 ; 43

(A) 18

(B) 19

(C) 23

(D) 21

(E) None of the others

Ans: D

5. Shyam invests an amount of Rs. 5690 at the rate of 5% per annum for 3 years. What approximate amount of compound interest will he obtain at the end of 3 years?

(A) Rs. 854

(B) Rs. 799

(C) Rs. 843

(D) Rs. 787

(E) Rs. 897

Ans: E

Logical reasoning

6. Which of the following options does not belong to the group?






Ans: D

7. Which of the following will be the next letter in the series?

B ; C ; E ; H ; L ; ?

(A) Q

(B) P

(C) O

(D) Can’t be determined

(E) None of these

Ans: A

8. Nail is related to nail cutter in the same way hair is related to:

(A) Oil

(B) Comb

(C) Scissors

(D) Hair-cut

(E) Colour

Ans: C

General awareness

9. Invisible export means export of:

(A) Services

(B) Prohibited goods

(C) Restricted goods

(D) Goods as per OGL list

(E) Other than those given as options

Ans: A

10. Which of the following refers to the rectangular area for displaying information?

(A) Desktop

(B) Dialogue box

(C) Menu

(D) Window

(E) Icon

Ans: D