If you are yet to appear for SBI-PO Exam tomorrow (21st june, 2015) or next weekend (27th and 28th june 2015), then find out what was asked in the Prelims Today.
Section wise updates for all SBI-PO candidates.
English Language: Total Weightage (30 Marks)
1. 10 Questions were approximately asked from Reading Comprehension section of English. The Reading comprehensions were very lengthy and thus time consuming. 2-3 questions from each RC were based on the information shared in the RC. rest 2 questions were synonyms antonyms type, which were difficult to solve without reading the passage.
2. Questions from ‘Fill in the Paragraph Gaps’ (Cloze Test), Sentence Rearrangement/ Para Jumbles, Sentence Correction, etc. were easy to solve and very scoring.
Logical Reasoning: Total Weightage (35 Marks)
1. One Puzzle was asked from Linear Seating Arrangement and 1 puzzle from Circular Seating arrangement. It will be impossible to attempt all the puzzles; you have to attempt 100 questions in 60 minutes.
2. One block of question was asked from Blood Relations- total 4 questions. In the future SBI-PO Prelims exams, questions on blood relations could be combined with Inequality to increase the difficulty level; so go well prepared.
3. Syllogism + Inequality questions carried 10 marks. This was a scoring area if you have practiced enough. Here is a sample question in case you don't know what we are talking about:
Directions- P © Q means P is not smaller than Q
P % Q means P is not greater than Q
P # Q means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
P @ Q means P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q
P $ Q means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statement to be true, find which of the two conditions I and II given below them is /are definitely true ? Give answer.
a) If only conclusion I is true
b) If only conclusion II is true
c) If either I or II is true
d) If neither I or II is true
e) If both I and II is true
Question) Statements: F % T, T @ J, J # W.
Conclusions: 1) J @ F. 2) J # F.
Quantitative Aptitude: Total Weightage (35 Marks)
1. There were total 10 questions on Data Interpretation (2 blocks). The questions were very calculation based but scoring.
2. 5 Series based questions were asked in SBI-PO Prelims 2015, but none of them can be called difficult. All were either easy or moderate.
3. Over 10 questions were asked from Simplification, Probability and Permutation & Combination.
Based on the overall difficulty level of the exam and the challenge to attempt 100 questions in 60 minutes, the expected cut-off could be somewhere around 45-50. SBI-PO exam candidates are advised to try and score over 55 marks out of 100 to stay on the safer side. The sectional cut-off is expected to be around 10-12.
All Those appearing for SBI-PO Prelims exam next week can attempt a FREE SBI-PO Mock Test on the same pattern as the exam conducted today.