# Test of the Day for State Bank of India PO 2018: 1st August 2018

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**SBI Clerk 2018.**From this, you can practice questions with the timer that will help you to improve speed. SBI PO Mains and**SBI Clerk Mains**is one of the biggest opportunity for you guys to grab on, set you own mark and proceed with full confidence. All the very best for your preparations and All the future exams.**Q1. Every year, on which of the following day, the World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)?**

16 May

19 May

31 May

27 May

24 May

Solution:

Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is "Tobacco and heart disease."

**Q2. The Third Home Affairs’ Dialogue between India and U.K. was held recently in ______________.**

Bengaluru

New Delhi

Chandigarh

Guwahati

Pune

Solution:

The Third Home Affairs’ Dialogue between India and U.K. was held in New Delhi. The Government of India Delegation was led by Mr Rajiv Gauba, Union Home Secretary and the Delegation from Home Office of the U.K. was led by its Second Permanent Secretary, Ms. Patsy Wilkinson.

**Q3. As many as 26 countries, including India, has participated in June 2018 in the world’s largest international maritime biennial exercise, named ___________.**

RAMPAGE

PACIRIM

RIMPACIF

RIMPAC

None of the given options is true

Solution:

As many as 26 countries, including India, will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific, RIMPAC military exercise from June 27 to August 2, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The announcement was made by the Pentagon. It is the world’s largest international maritime exercise.

**Q4. The joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN between India and Nepal has begun at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. This is the __________ edition of this exercise.**

9th

10th

11th

12th

13th

Solution:

The joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN-13 between India and Nepal began at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. The military exercise is a biannual event which is conducted alternatively in Nepal and India every six months.

**Q5. NIBM is an Indian institution for research, training and consultancy in banking and finance. What is the meaning of "B" in NIBM?**

Base

Bank

Branch

Banking

Brand

Solution:

National Institute of Bank Management or NIBM is an Indian institution for research, training and consultancy in banking and finance. It is located in Pune.

**Directions (6-10): Study the set of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:**

**427 581 839 275 589**

**Q6. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the second digit of the greatest number is subtracted from the second digit of the lowest number?**

1

2

3

4

5

Solution:

Diff= 7-4=3

**Q7. If in each number, first and the last digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the highest number?**

427

581

839

275

589

Solution:

427 581 839 275 589

724 185 938 572 985

724 185 938 572 985

**Q8. If in each number the second and the third digits are interchanged, then which will be the second lowest number?**

427

581

839

275

589

Solution:

427 581 839 275 589

472 518 893 257 598

472 518 893 257 598

**Q9. If one is subtracted from the last digit of each of the numbers and then the first and the third digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the lowest?**

427

581

839

275

589

Solution:

427 581 839 275 589

426 580 838 274 588

624 085 838 472 885

426 580 838 274 588

624 085 838 472 885

**Q10. If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in ascending order, then which of the following will be the highest number?**

427

581

839

275

589

Solution:

427 581 839 275 589

247 158 389 257 589

247 158 389 257 589

**Directions (11-15): In the passage given below there are blanks which are to be filled with the options given below. Find out the appropriate word in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering the meaning of the statement.**

**Q11. Inequality occurs in many (11) ……………………., only some of which are economic. And when we speak of economic inequality, again the reference is to a very large canvas, which must be (12) ……………………. very severely in the interests of tractability. Accordingly, by “economic inequality”, we shall mainly mean interpersonal inequality in the distribution of incomes. This is as good a place as any to observe that the enterprise of measurement—including that of socio-economic (13) …………………. such as poverty and inequality—has tended to trigger two types of reaction among practitioners. On the one hand, we have the “measurement fetishists”—those who seldom see poverty or inequality as felt, experienced, human conditions beyond the boundaries of equations and formulas. At the other extreme, we have the “measurement nihilists”—those who regard measurement as a cold, calculating, soulless exercise (14) ………………….. by “experts” who trade in (15) ……………………. symbols and unreliable data to construct misleading pictures of reality.**

area

sites

dimensions

phases

types

Solution:

Dimensions- aspects of a given thing.

**Q12. Inequality occurs in many (11) ……………………., only some of which are economic. And when we speak of economic inequality, again the reference is to a very large canvas, which must be (12) ……………………. very severely in the interests of tractability. Accordingly, by “economic inequality”, we shall mainly mean interpersonal inequality in the distribution of incomes. This is as good a place as any to observe that the enterprise of measurement—including that of socio-economic (13) …………………. such as poverty and inequality—has tended to trigger two types of reaction among practitioners. On the one hand, we have the “measurement fetishists”—those who seldom see poverty or inequality as felt, experienced, human conditions beyond the boundaries of equations and formulas. At the other extreme, we have the “measurement nihilists”—those who regard measurement as a cold, calculating, soulless exercise (14) ………………….. by “experts” who trade in (15) ……………………. symbols and unreliable data to construct misleading pictures of reality.**

refrain

allowed

available

unbounded

restricted

Solution:

Restricted- limited within bounds.

**Q13. Inequality occurs in many (11) ……………………., only some of which are economic. And when we speak of economic inequality, again the reference is to a very large canvas, which must be (12) ……………………. very severely in the interests of tractability. Accordingly, by “economic inequality”, we shall mainly mean interpersonal inequality in the distribution of incomes. This is as good a place as any to observe that the enterprise of measurement—including that of socio-economic (13) …………………. such as poverty and inequality—has tended to trigger two types of reaction among practitioners. On the one hand, we have the “measurement fetishists”—those who seldom see poverty or inequality as felt, experienced, human conditions beyond the boundaries of equations and formulas. At the other extreme, we have the “measurement nihilists”—those who regard measurement as a cold, calculating, soulless exercise (14) ………………….. by “experts” who trade in (15) ……………………. symbols and unreliable data to construct misleading pictures of reality.**

faulty

phenomena

elementary

content

schedule

Solution:

Phenomena- a thing or being, event or process, perceptible through senses.

**Q14. Inequality occurs in many (11) ……………………., only some of which are economic. And when we speak of economic inequality, again the reference is to a very large canvas, which must be (12) ……………………. very severely in the interests of tractability. Accordingly, by “economic inequality”, we shall mainly mean interpersonal inequality in the distribution of incomes. This is as good a place as any to observe that the enterprise of measurement—including that of socio-economic (13) …………………. such as poverty and inequality—has tended to trigger two types of reaction among practitioners. On the one hand, we have the “measurement fetishists”—those who seldom see poverty or inequality as felt, experienced, human conditions beyond the boundaries of equations and formulas. At the other extreme, we have the “measurement nihilists”—those who regard measurement as a cold, calculating, soulless exercise (14) ………………….. by “experts” who trade in (15) ……………………. symbols and unreliable data to construct misleading pictures of reality.**

training

regulating

guiding

conducted

exercising

Solution:

Conducted- the act or method of direct or controlling.

**Q15. Inequality occurs in many (11) ……………………., only some of which are economic. And when we speak of economic inequality, again the reference is to a very large canvas, which must be (12) ……………………. very severely in the interests of tractability. Accordingly, by “economic inequality”, we shall mainly mean interpersonal inequality in the distribution of incomes. This is as good a place as any to observe that the enterprise of measurement—including that of socio-economic (13) …………………. such as poverty and inequality—has tended to trigger two types of reaction among practitioners. On the one hand, we have the “measurement fetishists”—those who seldom see poverty or inequality as felt, experienced, human conditions beyond the boundaries of equations and formulas. At the other extreme, we have the “measurement nihilists”—those who regard measurement as a cold, calculating, soulless exercise (14) ………………….. by “experts” who trade in (15) ……………………. symbols and unreliable data to construct misleading pictures of reality.**

gloomy

fainted

mazing

mundane

arcane

Solution:

Arcane- understood by only few; obscure.

**Directions (16-20): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow: Number of students (In thousands) enrolled in three different districts in six different years**

**Q16. What was percentage increase in enrollment in the number of students in District-Z in year 2012 as compared to that of the previous year?**

115.5

112.5

15.5

12.5

17.5

**Q17. What was the difference between the number of students enrolled in all the three districts in the year 2013 together and the number of students enrolled in District-Y over all the years together?**

12000

11000

1100

1400

1600

Solution:

Number of students enrolled in all the three districts in the year 2013

= (8 + 6 + 7)

= 21 thousand

Number of students enrolled in District-Y over all the years together

= (5 + 4 + 7 + 6 + 4 + 7)

= 33 thousand

∴ Required difference = (33 – 21)

= 12,000**Q18. What was the approximate average number of students enrolled in District-X over all the years together?**

5999

5666

5444

53333

6999

Solution:

Average number of students enrolled in District-X over all the years together

**Q19. In which year was the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together second highest?**

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Solution:

The highest number of students may be in year 2012 or 2013 from the graph.

∴ Students enrolled in 2012

= (6 + 7 + 9) = 22 thousand and students enrolled in 2013

= (8 + 6 + 7) = 21 thousand

∴ second highest enrolled students are in 2013

∴ Students enrolled in 2012

= (6 + 7 + 9) = 22 thousand and students enrolled in 2013

= (8 + 6 + 7) = 21 thousand

∴ second highest enrolled students are in 2013

**Q20. Total number of students enrolled in the District-X and District –Y together in the year 2015 was what percentage of the total number of students enrolled in District-X in the year 2013?**

150

120

250

220

240

Solution: