SBI Clerk Online Model Mock Test Set - 3

Dear Readers
As you all know, next most important exam in banking is SBI clerk- 2016 which is going to held in month of May. We will start focusing on SBI Clerk & IBPS PO 2016 Exam. Thus, we are providing you Model Mock Test For SBI Clerk – 2016. This will help you to get a perfect score in the SBIClerk-2016 Exam.

Reasoning Ability:

Directions (Q. 1-5): These questions are based on the following information.

In a certain code ‘Sachin is good man’ is written as ‘pa le ta hi’, ‘man always rich’ is written as ‘ne hi ki’, ‘rich is good’ is written as ‘pa ne le’ and ‘be good always’ is written as ‘ki zi pa’.
1. Which of the following can be coded as ‘pa taki le’?
A)  Always good rich is
B)  Rich is man always
C)  sachin is always good
D)  Sachin is rich always
E)  None of these
2. Which of the following is the code for ‘always’?
A)  le
B)  hi
C)  ne
D)  ki
E)  zi
3. How will ‘rich is man’ be written in this code?
A)  le hi ne
B)  le ta ne
C)  pa ne zi
D)  ki hi ne
E)  ne ta zi

4. Which of the following may represent ‘be’?
A)  le
B)  ne
C)  pa
D)  ta
E)  zi
5. What does ‘le’ represent in the code?
A)  Sachin
B)  good
C)  always
D)  rich
E)  is
6. In a certain code ‘PLANT’ is written as ‘[email protected]*©’ and ‘YIELD’ is written as ‘β64@%’. How is ‘DELAY’ written in that code?

A) β4*2%
B) [email protected]%
C) [email protected]
D) [email protected]
E) None of these

7. If ‘A’ is coded as 1, ‘B’ as 3, ‘C’ as 5 and so on, which of the following is the numerical value of the word ‘FAZED’ ?
A) 81
B) 79
C) 77
D) 80
E) None of these

Answers with Explanations:
Hint(1-5) 
hi-men
ne-rich
pa-good
ta-sachin
ki-always
zi-be
le-is

1.(C)
2.(D)
3.(A)
4.(E)
5.(E)
6.(D)

7.(B)
F-11,A-1,Z51,E-9,D-7 =79

Quantitative Aptitude:

1. A man sold an item for RS 6,750 at a loss of 25%. What will be the selling price of same item if he sells it at a profit of 15% ?
A)   RS 10,530
B)   RS 9,950
C)   RS 10,350
D)   RS 11,340
E)   None of these
2. The sum of the circumference of a circle and the perimeter of a rectangle is 132 cm. The area of the rectangle is 112 sq cm and breadth of the rectangle is 8 cm. What is the area of the circle ?
A)   616 sq cm
B)   540 sq cm 
C)   396 sq cm
D)   Cannot be determined  
E)   None of these
3. The cost of 5 kg of apple is equal to the cost of 12 kg of rice. The cost of 3 kg of flour is equal to one kg of rice. The cost of one kg. of flour is RS 17.50. What is the total cost of 3 kg of apple, 2 kg of rice and 4 kg of flour together ?
A)   RS 543 
B)   RS 527
C)   RS 563
D)   RS 553 
E)   None of these
4. Thirty-five per cent of 740 is 34 more than a number. What is two-fifth of the number ?
A)   45 
B)   90 
C)   180
D)   120 
E)   None of these
5. The ratio between the angles of a quadrilateral is 6 : 3 : 4 : 5. The smallest angle of a triangle is one-fourth the largest angle of the quadrilateral. Largest angle of the triangle is 10° more than second largest angle of the triangle. What is the second largest angle of the triangle ?
A)  80°  
B)  60° 
C)  70°
D)  Cannot be determined 
E)  None of these

6) A boat goes 48 km downstream in 20 h. it takes 4 h more to cover the same distance against the stream. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
A) 2.2 km/h
B) 2 km/h
C) 4 km/h
D) 4.2 km/h
E) None of these
Answer with explanations:

1. C)       
C.P. of the item = ( 6750 ×100 )/75 = Rs 9000
So, Reqd. S.P. of the item = (9000 × 11E)  /100=Rs 10350


2. A) 
Length of the rectangle = 112/8 = 14 cm, so  perimeter= 44 cm,
Circumference= 132-44=88 cm,
R = (88 × 7 )/(2 ×2B)    = 14cm

3. D) 

4. B)
Number = 740 × 35/100 - 34 = 225
2/5  of the number=90

5. C) 
The largest angle of the quadrilateral (6 ×360)/(6+4+3+E)   = 120 degrees
Smallest angle of the triangle = 120 × 1/4 = 30 degrees
If second largest angle of the triangle = (x + 10)
So 30+ x+ x+10 = 180 , x = 70 degrees

6. A)
Speed downstream = 48/20 = 2.4 km/h
Speed upstream = 48/24 = 2 km/h
Speed of boat in still water
                                 = ½(2.4+B) 
                                 = 2.2 Km/h

English Language:


Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words are given in Italic bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.

The subject “Good Governance” is both topical and timely. It is an axiom of political science that a State comes into being for life but it exists for good life. The duty of the state is not only to protect life and liberty but goes further, to enable the people to live in a measure of physical and mental comfort. Democracy is a government by the citizens themselves. The people should realise that they are responsible for choosing the right and proper persons to represent them in national affairs. In colonial administration the government was different from the people. Those governments ruled but without the consent and concurrence of the people. This old concept still persists in the masses today. They do not realise that the general election is the occasion for them to choose a government for themselves. On the contrary, the masses feel that the franchise is a patronage to be conferred on their kith and kin, or the local candidate, or one of their caste and religious fraternity. In mature democracies, a person who changes his party affiliation or crosses the floor, seldom gets re-elected by the electorate. They do not trust him to stand firm by the policies and programmes proposed by him. In India a person who was in the Congress Government and immediately thereafter in the Janata Government and then in Chandrashekhar Government was re-elected and came once again into the Congress Government!


The electorate votes for a criminal or a corrupt candidate, and bemoans that the country has a bad government. The electorate does not realise that even as it contributes to its own household expenditure, it has to contribute to the country’s governance. It is easily misled by the unscrupulous promises of political parties of free food, free clothes, free electricity, free everything. Even enlightened people plead for tax concessions, subsidies and incentives oblivious of the fact that they are met by borrowings which in turn impose burdens indirectly on themselves. Besides, in a true democracy, the people voluntarily observe the laws, rules and regulations as they are forged by themselves in the interest of good governance. It is only because 90% of the people abide by the laws and 10% transgress them that the state is able to maintain order and harmony. If the situation were reversed with 90% transgressing the law and 10% abiding by it, there can be no organised society, no peace and harmony. Some of the advanced countries, notably Switzerland, have perhaps the highest degree of compliance. A mere board stating that the road is closed will be complied with by almost 100% of the people.

1. Which of the following is supposed to be the most relevant duty of the state?
A)   to ensure sovereignty of the region
B)   to ensure prosperity of the region
C)   to look after the welfare of its people
D)   to develop better terms with other nations
E)   None of these


2. Why does a person changing his party find it hard to get re-elected in mature democracies?
A)   Because political parties suspect his fidelity.
B)   Because he loses his image in the political circle.
C)   Because his eligibility for fighting elections gets questioned.
D)   Because he has to depend upon the stand of his new party.
E)   None of these

3. In a country like India, who is mainly responsible for good or bad governance?
A)   The system of electing our representatives
B)   The political parties
C)   The voters
D)   The political party in power
E)   None of these


4. What makes Switzerland a successful democracy?
A)   Clear instructions regarding public concerns marked on boards, even on roadsides
B)   High rate of literacy among the populace
C)   Law-abiding citizens
D)   Governance with a mission
E)   None of these

5. Which of the following suggestions may not be necessary to make India a mature democracy?
A)   The voters should elect candidates with clean image.
B)   The voters should not entertain candidates who frequently change their party and ideology.
C)   The voters should shun their narrow interests while voting for their candidates.
D)   The people should respect the law of the land.
E)   None of these

6. With which stream does the author seem to be related?
A)   Sociology
B)   History
C)   Political Science
D)   Constitution of India
E)   None of these

Directions (7-8): Choose the word which is the same in meaning as the word given in bold as used in the passage.

7. CONCURRENCE
A)   satisfaction
B)   agreement
C)   participation
D)   loyalty
E)   dependence

8. FRATERNITY
A)   society
B)   groups
C)   background
D)   ethnicity
E)   brotherhood

Directions (9-10): Choose the word which is the opposite in meaning as the word given in bold as used in the passage.

9. SELDOM
A)   hardly
B)   unopposed
C)   generally
D)   majority
E)   convincingly

10. OBLIVIOUS
A)   arguing
B)   veteran
C)   expert
D)   aware
E)   orator

Answers With Explanation:

1. C; to enable the people to live in a measure of physical and mental comfort.

2. E; because the electorate loses faith and trust in him and his ideologies.

3. C; It is the voters who elect good or bad representatives and they get the same kind of governance.

4. C; Majority of the people in Switzerland respect the law of the land.

5. E; all the given points are relevant for making India a mature democracy.

6. C

7. B

8. E

9. C

10. D


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