THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS PAKISTAN
SAMPLE PAPERFOR 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.
SHORT LIFE SPAN
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
EASY TO COUNTERFEIT
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 ____________.
Q2. According to paragraph 2, paper currency notes soon get ____________.
Q3. With new technological development, it has become ____________.
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?
Q5. The police turning the stolen property to the owner.
Q6. I can’t start your computer. I must known the password to start it.
Q7. He passed the examination because he would work very hard.
Select the correct explanation for the idiom
Q8. Can’t judge a book by its cover
looking at them
Select the correct synonym for the given word
Select the correct antonym for the given word
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.
ANALYTICAL SKILLS AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
Q12. Complete the following sequence: 2, 4, 8, 16, ___
Q13. If x = 4 then find x + x2+ x3.
Q14. If 300 is 25% of x, then x will be 25% of
Q15. The heights of students in a school are 64, 110, 125, 75 and 91 cm. Find
the average height of the students.
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?
Q17. If all days in a week are alphabetically sorted in reverse order, which day
would lie in the middle?
Q18. If 5 books cost Rs. 150, what would be the cost of 15 books?
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, CURRENT AFFAIRS AND PAK ECONOMY
Q19. The currency of Thailand is __________.
Q20. Which famous boxer died recently in June, 2016?
Q21. Which archaeological site is located in Sindh?
Q22. The country’s three stock exchanges KSE, ISE, LSE were merged in 2015
to form _______________.
Q23. Khewra Salt Mine, Pakistan’s largest salt mine, is located in ___________.
Q24. The Pakistan Army launched a country wide military operation against
terrorism by the name of ______________.
Q25. GDP is a monetary measure of the value of all goods and services
produced in a period. GDP stands for:
Question Number Key