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## SBI PO Prelims 2017- Complete Solved question papers

State Bank of India- SBI had conducted the Probationary Officer selection Preliminary ExamÂ  (Phase I ) on various dates in the month of April and May 2017. We are providing the SBI PO Prelims exam 2017 solved question papers (Memory Based) with exam analysis and cut off marks.

#### Analysis of SBI PO Prelims exam 2017 based on all session question papers

• English Language:
Easy: Sentence Correction, Climioze test (5 Marks Each)
Average Good Attempt: 15+
Time taken to complete paper; 15 Minutes

• Quantitative Aptitude
Easy: Number Series, Simplification, Data Interpretation, Variable Comparisons (20 Marks)
Moderate: Data Interpretation (Some sessions), Miscellaneous questions like Time speed, Interest Calculation, Ratios etc (5 Marks)
Average Good Attempt: 15+
Time taken to complete paper; 25 Minutes

• Reasoning:
Easy: Variable Arrangements, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Part of Analytical Reasoning (Total 15 Marks)
Moderate: Part of Analytical Reasoning , Inequalities, Puzzles (15 Marks)
Average Good Attempt: 20+
Time taken to complete paper; 20 Minutes

#### Questions from the English Language Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

Directions (1-6) : Which of the phrases (1),(2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

1. In the modern day, it is common to say you are bored to death if someone or something is incredibly uninteresting.
(1) bored of death
(2) bored from death
(3) bored till death
(4) bored until death
(5) No correction required

2. We advised them to going to a hill station during the summer vacation.
(1) for going to
(2) that they go to
(3) to go to
(4) that they should have to go to
(5) No correction required

3. They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of the building.
(1) for their attempt
(2) in their attempting
(3) with their attempt
(4) on their attempt
(5) No correction required

4. In Indian democracy, It is necessary for the citizens to beware of all the political facts about every political party.
(1) be aware of
(2) be aware for
(3) beware for
(4) be aware to
(5) No correction required

5. Were going to have to put down our summer vacation until July because of the bad weather conditions.
(1) put off
(2) put across
(3) put out
(4) put back
(5) No correction required

6. We called on but we weren’t able to find the car part we needed to fix the gear system.
(1) called off
(2) called back
(3) cined around
(4) called up
(5) No correction required

#### Questions from the Quantitative Aptitude Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

Directions (1-5) : What will come in place of the question mark (?) in each of the following number serits ?

1. 14, 8, 9, 14.5. 30, ?
(1) 75
(2) 76
(3) 60
(4) 65
(5) 80

2. 20, 29, 54, 103, 184, ?
(1) 310
(2) 350
(3) 305
(4) 315
(5) 320

3. 7, 8, 18. 57, ?, 1165
(1) 250
(2) 234
(3) 230
(4) 232
(5) 235

4. 5, 7. 18. 47. 103. ?
(1) 195
(2) 210
(3) 200
(4) 190
(5) 220

5. 77, 85, 69, 101, 37. ?
(1) 180
(2) 165
(3) 170

(4) 120
(5) 175

#### Questions from the Reasoning Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

1. Five persons namely A, B, C. D and E are going to the school on different days of the week, starting from Monday to Friday. Two persons are going between C and B. C is going before Wednesday. D is going to the school immediately after E. A is not going on Friday. Then who among the following persons is going to school on Wednesday?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) A

2. Q is the daughter of A. J is the brother of Q. J is the son of R. J is the father of S. If it is given that A is mother of Q, then what is the relation of R with respect to S?
(1) Father
(2) Mother-in-law
(3) Mother
(4) Father-in-law
(5) Grandfather

3. In a certain code language ‘economics growth registered’ is written as ‘ve jo qi’, ‘growth is expected’ is written as ‘qi lo mn’, and ‘registered expected number’ is written as ‘lo ve pr’, then what is the code for “economic” ?
(i) lo
(2) pr
(3) qi
(4) ve
(5) jo

4. If 2 is subtracted from each odd digit in the number 7493652 and 3 is added to each even digit in number then which of the following digit is repeated in the new number so obtained?
(1) 9, 4
(2) 6, 5
(3) 5, 4
(4) 5, 9
(5) 5. 7