SBI PO Exam Analysis & Review 2018 Day 1 – 1st July 2018 (1st Shift)

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SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 (Shift 1) – Good Attempts

SBI PO Prelims Exam Shift Timing 2018

SBI PO Exam is scheduled on 1st, 7th & 8th July 2018. Below are the shift timing for each day.

Shift Time
1st 9 A.M. to 10 A.M.
2nd 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
3rd 2 P.M. to 3 P.M.
4th 4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.

The exam was doable. The questions were asked in a new way but the basic concepts remains the same. So, those who are having exam in the upcoming shifts should read the instructions carefully before solving the questions.

Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning Ability 22-27 Moderate
Numerical Ability 26-29 Easy-Moderate
English Language 22-25 Moderate
Total 63-65 Moderate

Reasoning Ability – SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 1

Topics No. of Qs Remarks
Puzzle  15 Qs (3 sets) based on Linear Arrangement, Box Based, Selection based Lengthy & time consuming
Coding Decoding  5  Easy
Blood Relations  1   Easy
Direction & Distance  1   Easy
Machine input output  5  Easy
Inequality  3  –
Total  35  Moderate

Numerical Ability – SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st Shift

Topics Covered No. of Qs Remarks
Approximation 5 Easy
Number Series 5 (wrong term) Easy to Moderate
Data Interpretation 10 (2 Sets, One was on Pie Chart & other on Bar Graph) Easy
Case-let DI 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 (based on Quantity 1 & Quantity 2) Moderate
Simple & Compound Interest 1 Easy to Moderate
Miscelleneous 1 Moderate
Partnership 2 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 1 (in Data Sufficiency format) Easy
Total 35 Moderate

English Language – SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Shift 1

Topics Covered  No. of Qs  Remarks
Reading Comprehension 6-7 (based on topic “old age people in Japan”)  Easy – Moderate
Error Spotting 3-4  Moderate
Para-jumbles 5  Easy
Sentence Connector 5  Easy – Moderate
Sentence Starter 5  Moderate
Phase Replacement 5  Moderate
 Total 30   Moderate

Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims 1st July 2018 (1st Shift)

We will be keep updating the questions asked as we receive feedback from our students.

Q1) Number Series – Find the wrong term in the given series:

  1. 5.9, 6, 6.1, 6.4, 7.9, 18.5, 112.9
  2. 26, 27, 34, 58, 106, 186, 306
  3. 291, 147, 75, 39, 22, 12, 7.5
  4. 1, 3, 9, 31, 129, 652, 39.3
  5. 330, 80, 280, 120, 250, 130, 240

Q2) Synonym of “Hurt“.

Q3) Synonym of “Drain“.

Q4) Linear Arrangement Puzzle – 14 People sitting in two row. 7 Persons were sitting in row 1 and facing north whereas other 7 Persons were facing to south.