# SBI Clerical Exam Model Paper

Here is a collection of questions with answers for the prepration of **SBI clerical exam**. This **sample model paper** will not only help you prepare for the **SBI clerical exam** but also give you an idea of the type of questions that are usually asked in SBI clerk exam.

## SBI Clerical Exam - Sample Paper

1. The sum of two consecutive numbers is 55, which is the largest number?

(a) 25

(b) 28

(c) 26

(d) 27

Answer: (b) 28

2. The radii of two spheres are in the ratio 2:3. What is the ratio of their surface areas?

(a) 4:9

(b) 2:3

(c) 8:27

(d) 4:6

Answer: (c) 8:27

3. What is the chance of getting a 2 or 4 in rolling a die?

(a) 2/3

(b) 1/6

(c) 1/3

(d) 1/2

Answer: (b) 1/6

4. What is the common ratio of the progression 3√2, 6, 6√2?

(a) 3

(b) 2

(c) √2

(d) √3

Answer: (c) √2

5. Five times an unknown number is 5 less than 50. What is the unknown number?

(a) 10

(b) 11

(c) 9

(d) 5

Answer: (c) 9

6. Water is filled in a cylindrical vessel in such a way that its volume doubles after every five minutes. If it takes 30 minutes for the vessel to be full, then the vessel will be one fourth full in how much time?

(a) 20 minute

(b) 25 minutes

(c) 7 minutes 30 seconds

(d) 10 minutes

Answer: (a) 20 minutes

7. At what rate of simple interest per annum an amount will be doubled in 10 years?

(a) 10%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 16%

(d) 15%

Answer: (a) 10%

8. If 10 cats can kill 10 rats in 10 minutes how long will it take 100 cats to kill 100 rats.

(a) 1 minutes

(b) 10 minute

(c) 100 minutes

(d) 10000 minutes

Answer: (b) 10 minutes

9. The acute angle between the hour hand and minute hand of a clock at 4 PM.

(a) 900

(b) 1200

(c) 1500

(d) 2400

Answer: (b) 1200

10. When a shop keeper sold 2/3 of an item, he got the cost price of the whole lot. What is the percentage of his profit?

(a) 33-1/8%

(b) 66-2/3%

(c) 25%

(d) 50%

Answer: (d) 50%

11. If you add 100 to a certain number, the result will be more than, if you multiply that number by 1000 what is that number?

(a) 1.5

(b) 1.0

(c) 2.5

(d) 2.0

Answer: (b) 1.0

12. If 75 % of a number is added to 75, the result is the number itself, then the number is:

(a) 250

(b) 750

(c) 400

(d) 300

Answer: (d) 300

13. A student has to secure 40 % marks to pass. He gets 150 marks and fails by 30 marks. What is the maximum marks?

(a) 400

(b) 500

(c) 475

(d) 450

Answer: (d) 450

14. A school has enough food for 400 children for 12 days. How long will the food last if 80 more children join them?

(a) 6 days

(b) 7 days

(c) 10 days

(d) 8 days

Answer: (c) 10 days

15. The height of a cone and its base diameter are equal. If the base radius is â€™râ€™ what is its slant height?

(a) 3r

(b) 4r

(c) √5r

(d) √3r

Answer: (c) √5r