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 phrase should replace the phrase in bold to make it grammatically correct?

After the success of our project, we have been receiving more requests than we do not have the resources to handle them.

(a) many requests but

(b) most of the requests

(c) more requests that

(d) too many requests

(e) No correction required

Ans: A

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

We shall have to await (1) and see if these measures (2) are sufficient (3) to address (4) the problem.

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) All correct

Ans: E

3. Which pair of words can be filled in the blank?

Generally, ___ students ___ those who are mediocre

(a) humble, surmount

(b) meritorious, surpass

(c) bright, overestimate

(d) intelligent, surrender

(e) studious, respect

Ans: B


4. A man can row upstream at 7 kmph and downstream at 10 kmph. Find man’s rate in the still water and the rate of current?

(a) 6.5 and 1.2 kmph

(b) 8.5 and 1.5 kmph

(c) 1.5 and 1.6 kmph

(d) 7.5 and 1.8 kmph

(e) None of the rest

Ans: B

5. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of the son is:

(a) 14

(b) 18

(c) 20

(d) 22

(e) None of the rest

Ans: D


6. If first day of a leap year is Wednesday, then what day of the week was it on 31st December in that year?

(a) Thursday

(b) Saturday

(c) Monday

(d) Friday

(e) None of the rest

Ans: A

7. Select the pair that has the same relationship as the original pair of word

Pen: Write

(a) Knife: Plate

(b) Chair: Table

(c) Oar: Row

(d) Worker: Factory

(e) None of the rest

Ans: C


8. Customization is useful for:

(a) Designing customer-specific product

(b) Call centres

(c) Publicity

(d) Motivating the staff

(e) None of the rest

Ans: A

9. Thomas Edison was from which country?

(a) USA

(b) Canada

(c) Russia

(d) Australia

(e) None of the rest

Ans: A

10. Bancassurance can be sold to:

(a) All banks

(b) All insurance companies

(c) Insurance agents

(d) All existing and prospective bank customers

(e) None of the rest

Ans: D