SBI PO 2019 Prelims Exam Analysis First Shift – 8th June 2019

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 1st Shift : Dear Aspirants, Today State Bank of India has conducted the Prelims Examination for the Recruitment of Probationary officer for the Year 2019. The Exam will be conducted in total 4 Slots. As the first Shift of SBI PO Prelims Exam is over now, here we are giving you the detailed Analysis of the first shift for SBI PO Prelims Exam 2019. Memory Based questions asked in SBI PO 2019 Prelims Exam 1st Shift. 

 

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SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Pattern :

The examination is consisting of three section namely Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. Total Marks allotted for the paper is 100 marks. Negative marking of 0.25 will be applied on each wrong answer. 

SBI PO 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern
SubjectsQuestionsMarksTime Allotted
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
English Language303020 minutes

Read the examination review given below of First Slot for SBI PO Prelims 2019 which is conducted from 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.

 

Reasoning Ability : [Moderate-Difficult]

Puzzles – (20 Questions)

  • Puzzle based on Blood Relation (8 persons facing north selling candy)
  • Floor Puzzle -  10 people living on 10 floors
  • Box Puzzle -  6 Box & 6 colors
  • Triangle Based Puzzle - Some facing Inside & Some facing Outside
  • Linear Arrangement - (9 People sitting in a row some facing North & South )

Alphabetical Series - 2 Questions

Syllogism - 4 Questions

Blood Relation -  3 Questions

Directions Sense - 3 Questions

Coding decoding - 1 Question

 

Memory Based Triangular Puzzle asked in SBI PO Prelims 2019 : 

Que. Six People are seating around a triangular table. Some of them are facing towards the center & some facing outside. A Faces outside. M is the Immediate neighbor Of A. O And N Are Immediate Neighbours. 2 Person sit between M And B. B Sits To The Immediate right Of N.

 

English Language :  [Moderate]

Reading Comprehension – 1 Set (7-8 Questions) [Based on Renewable sources of energy with a special focus on solar panels]

  • Note : Synonym and Antonyms were also asked in Reading comprehension [Meaning of "Account for" & "Fair"]

Spotting Errors - 5 Questions

Fill in the Blanks - 5 Questions (Passage was given)

Match the Column - 3 Questions

Cloze Test – 7 Questions [Based on Artificial Intelligence]

Phrase Replacement (Sentence Correction) – 10 Questions 

 

Quantitative Aptitude :  [Moderate]

Number Series (Missing) – 5 Questions

Caselet - 5 Questions

Data Interpretation – 2 Sets (10 Question) [Pie+Tabular (5 stores sales on different days were given) and Bar graph(based on data given about wheat & bread)]

Quadratic Equations - 5 Questions

Miscellaneous  – 10 Questions  (based on Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Probability , Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership, Average, Boats & Stream etc. )

 

Memory Based Word Problems asked in SBI PO 2019 Prelims :

Q.1 The ratio of speed of a boat and current is 10 :1. The ratio of time taken of distance "D" in downstream and D -45 is 3 :2. Find distance D.

Q.2 A invest "X" and after 6 month B invest " X + 4000". The ratio of annual total profit and B profit is 7 : 3. Find the value of X.

Q.3 Book A is sold at 12% profit & both book have same cost price, of overall profit is 15%, and if Book B sold at Rs.90 more then the find Cost price of book A. 

Q.4 40 men can complete a work in 48 days, 64 men start work and work for x days, after that 32 more men joined them and and complete the remaining work in 16(2/3) days, find the value of X.

Q. 5 Mixture A has 24% water, 50 litre mixture is removed, then milk becomes 78 litre more in remaining mixture. Find the initial milk. 

 

Number Series Asked in First Shift :

1 ) 200, 197, 185, 163, 130, ?

2 ) 5, 30, 150, 600, ?

3 ) 104, ?, 96, 120, 88

4 ) 222, 110, 54, 26, ?

5 ) 15, 8, 9, 15, 32, ?

 

Solution : 

1 )  -3......-12......-22.....-33 (Double difference)

9.......10.......11

2 ) x6....x5.....x4....x3

3 ) +8....-16....+24....-32

4 ) Each number : (divide by 2 ) - 1

5) x0.5+0.5.....x1+1.....x1.5+1.5

 

Note : Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims exam 2019 is Moderate-Difficult.

1 ) No major changes was seen in the in the English section. Rest topic were same as compare to previous bank exams.

2 ) Reasoning is of Moderate level and out of 4 Puzzles & 1 Question based on seating arrangement, two puzzles were doable but time taking. Rest topics are doable which were based on coding decoding, Inequality, Direction sense, blood relation etc.

3 ) Quantitative Aptitude was the easiest section in all the three sections and of Easy to Moderate level. Number Series and Quadratic equation are the topics in which candidate can secure full marks. No questions asked from Approximation & Simplification.

As the cut off is applied on both Sectional and overall, So candidates must secure the minimum marks in all the three section in order to qualify the prelims examination. Cut off will be decided by the SBI later.

 

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