The Institute of Bankers Pakistan IBP Sample Paper for SBP-BSC – YPIP 6th Batch




Read the following passage carefully and answer questions 1 to 3

Unfortunately, cost of printing of new notes is excessively high and unproductive, and has to be

borne by the national exchequer as frequently as the fibrous currency notes become unusable.

Fibrous currency also suffers from other multiple drawbacks, as listed below, owing to which

several countries have replaced them.


Useful life of paper currency notes is quite short. These soon get soaked, soiled and smeared.

These are also easily worn out and deformed. In countries with humid climate, or where cash

transactions outnumber other modes of financial transactions, the process of decay becomes much



Counterfeiting of paper currency is comparatively easy. With the advancement in technology, it has

become further easier to print fibrous forged notes. On top of it, certain situations stimulate forgery.

For example, demand for counterfeited currencies increase tremendously in the wake of political

turbulence across the world. For instance, after the American onslaught in Afghanistan, truckloads

of counterfeited US Dollars, Afghanis, and Pak Rupees were reported to be in circulation on either

side of the Pak – Afghan border.

Q1. The expenditure involved in printing new currency notes is ____________.

  1. exclusive and high
  2. very high and unproductive
  3. unacceptable and useless
  4. multi-dimensional

Q2. According to paragraph 2, paper currency notes soon get ____________.

  1. rotten and disfigured
  2. wet, earthen and spoilt
  3. soaked, soiled and smeared
  4. faulty, foamed and fumed

Q3. With new technological development, it has become ____________.

  1. much simpler to print forged currency
  2. not as easy to print forged notes
  3. a more complicated process to go for anything new
  4. essential to produce more currency notes

In the following questions, part of the sentence is italicized and underlined.

Choose the correct alternative from the following options to correct the sentence:

Q4. When were you finished writing the report of the meeting?

  1. have you finished
  2. are you finishing
  3. will you finish
  4. do you finish

Q5. The police turning the stolen property to the owner.

  1. turned up
  2. turned out
  3. turned over
  4. turned down

Q6. I can’t start your computer. I must known the password to start it.

  1. must have got to know
  2. must have to known
  3. must have had to know
  4. must know

Q7. He passed the examination because he would work very hard.

  1. was hardworking for it
  2. had worked hard for it
  3. worked hardly for it
  4. is working hard for it

Select the correct explanation for the idiom

Q8. Can’t judge a book by its cover

  1. Cannot say that the book is interesting by looking at cover
  2. Cannot judge the quality or character of someone or something just by

looking at them

  1. Cover-up someone or something
  2. To hide something from someone

Select the correct synonym for the given word


  1. Conclude
  2. Remove
  3. Divide
  4. Disperse

Select the correct antonym for the given word


  1. Transform
  2. Modify
  3. Preserve
  4. Continue

Select an answer from the following options which can be substituted for the given


Q11.   A person having a high level of knowledge or skill in a particular subject.

  1. Expert
  2. Intellectual
  3. Snob
  4. Literate


Q12.   Complete the following sequence: 2, 4, 8, 16, ___

  1. 40
  2. 24
  3. 30
  4. 32

Q13.   If x = 4 then find x + x2+ x3.

  1. 16
  2. 24
  3. 84
  4. 64

Q14.   If 300 is 25% of x, then x will be 25% of

  1. 300
  2. 4,800
  3. 1,500
  4. 900

Q15.   The heights of students in a school are 64, 110, 125, 75 and 91 cm. Find

the average height of the students.

  1. 64
  2. 93
  3. 91
  4. 125

Q16.   A young lady has Rs. 640 in the divisions of ten-rupee notes, five-rupee

notes, and one-rupee notes. The quantity of notes of every group is equal.

What is the quantity of notes that she has in each denomination?

  1. 40
  2. 50
  3. 30
  4. 20

Q17.   If all days in a week are alphabetically sorted in reverse order, which day

would lie in the middle?

  1. Thursday
  2. Sunday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Saturday

Q18.   If 5 books cost Rs. 150, what would be the cost of 15 books?

  1. Rs. 400
  2. Rs. 430
  3. Rs. 450
  4. Rs. 460


Q19.   The currency of Thailand is __________.

  1. Baht
  2. Ringgit
  3. Yuan
  4. Rial

Q20.   Which famous boxer died recently in June, 2016?

  1. Rocky Marciano
  2. Joe Louis
  3. Muhammad Ali
  4. Sonny Liston

Q21.   Which archaeological site is located in Sindh?

  1. Harappa
  2. Ranigat
  3. Mehrgarh
  4. Mohenjo-Daro

Q22.   The country’s three stock exchanges KSE, ISE, LSE were merged in 2015

to form _______________.

  1. Country Stock Exchange
  2. State Stock Exchange
  3. Central Stock exchange
  4. Pakistan Stock Exchange

Q23.   Khewra Salt Mine, Pakistan’s largest salt mine, is located in ___________.

  1. Punjab
  2. Sindh
  3. Baluchistan
  4. Khyber Pakhtunkhaw

Q24.   The Pakistan Army launched a country wide military operation against

terrorism by the name of ______________.

  1. Zarb-e-azam
  2. Al-Mizan
  3. Raah-e-Raast
  4. Zarb-e-azb

Q25.   GDP is a monetary measure of the value of all goods and services

produced in a period. GDP stands for:

  1. Grand Delta Parity
  2. Gross Development Power
  3. Gross Domestic Product
  4. General Domestic Product


Question Number Key

1 B

2 C

3 A

4 C

5 C

6 D

7 B

8 B

9 A

10 C

11 A

12 D

13 C

14 B

15 B

16 A

17 B

18 C

19 A

20 C

21 D

22 D

23 A

24 D

25 C

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