(Papers) SEBI : Sample Question Paper-1

(Papers) SEBI : Sample Question Paper-1


This is a test to see how well you know English. Your English language ability would be tested through questions on grammar & vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, comprehension of a pas- 
sage etc.

Read sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘No error’.
(Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
Q.1. The regaining of freedom / as we well know has given rise for / many dormant issues / (1) (2) (3) and conflicts in our society. No error.
(4) (5)

Q.2. From the words given below the sentence, pick the word which would complete the sentence correctly and meaningfully.

Continuous unemployment has induced in the people a kind of _____ which is most depressing.
(1) laziness
(2) encouragement 
(3) satisfaction
(4) anger
(5) awakening

Q.3-5. In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. The true (3) of rights is duty. If we all (4) our duties, rights will not be (5) to seek. If leaving duties unperformed we run after rights, they will evade us like an elusive person. The more we pursue
them, the farther will they fly.
Q.3. (1) end (2) source (3) joy (4) purpose (5) power
Q.4. (1) deny (2) devote (3) discharge (4) imagine (5) fulfill
Q.5. (1) far (2) close (3) easy (4) against (5) common


This is a test to see how well you can think. It contains questions of various kinds. Here are some sample questions.
Q.1. If the letters in the word TOPS can be rearranged to form a meaningful word beginning with O, the last letter of that word is your answer. If more than one such word can be formed, M is the answer and if no such word can be formed, X is the answer.
(1) T
(2) P
(3) M
(4) S 
(5) X

Q.2. Some leaders are dishonest. Satyapriya is a leader. Which of the following inferences definitely follows from these two statements ?
(1) Satyapriya is honest
(2) Satyapriya is dishonest
(3) Some leaders are honest
(4) Leaders are generally dishonest
(5) Satyapriya is sometimes dishonest

Q.3-5. Read the information given below and answer the questions.
Six plays A, B, C, D, E and F of a famous playwright are to be staged one on each day from Monday to Saturday. The schedule of the plays is to be in accordance with the following.
(1) A must be on the immediately previous day of the on which E is staged.
(2) C must not be staged on Tuesday.
(3) B must be on a day which immediately follows the day on which F is staged.
(4) D must be staged on Friday only and should not be immediately preceded by B.
(5) E must not be staged on the last day of the schedule.

Q.3. Which of the following is the schedule of plays, with the order of their staging from Monday ?
(1) E A B F D C 
(2) A F B E D C
(3) A F B C D E
(4) F A B E D C
(5) Other than those given as options

Q.4. Play C cannot definitely be staged on which of the following days in addition to Tuesday ?
(1) Monday
(2) Wednesday
(3) Thursday
(4) Friday
(5) Saturday

Q.5. Play D is between which of the following pairs of plays ?
(1) C and E
(2) E and F
(3) A and E
(4) B and E
(5) C and F


Q.1. Tarapore atomic power plant is located in –––––
(1) Bihar
(2) Gujarat
(3) Madhya Pradesh 
(4) Rajasthan
(5) Other than those given as options

Q.2. The total number of commercial banks nationalised so far is –––––
(1) 7
(2) 14
(3) 20 
(4) 24
(5) Other than those given as options

Q.3. Indian Institute of Science is located at –––––
(1) Ahmedabad
(2) Jaipur
(3) Jamshedpur
(4) Mumbai
(5) Bangalore

Q.4. Which of the following financial institutions has introduced the ‘Know Your Customer’ guidelines for Banks ?
(1) IDBI
(2) RBI
(4) SIDBI 
(5) Other than those given as options


Questions may be based on following areas :

  1. Constitution of India
  2. Companies Act, 2013
  3. RTI Act
  4. Consumer Protection Act
  5. Negotiable Instruments
  6. Contract Act


  1. Database Concepts
  2. Programming Concepts (Java / C++ / VB / SQL)
  3. Networking Concepts (LAN/WAN etc.)
  4. Information Security Concepts
  5. Data warehousing / Data Analytics Concepts


  1. राजभाषा नीति 
  2. हिंदी भाषा ज्ञान 
  3. हिंदी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद 
  4. अंग्रेजी से हिंदी अनुवाद 


This is a test designed to see how fast and accurately you can deal with numbers viz. computation, quantitative reasoning, interpretation of data etc.
Q.1. Sohanlal purchased 120 reams of paper at Rs.100 per ream. The expenditure on transport was Rs.480. He had to pay an octroi duty of 50 paise per ream and the coolie charges were Rs.60.  What should be the selling price of each ream if he wants a profit of 20% ?
(1) Rs.126
(2) Rs.115.50
(3) Rs.105
(4) Rs. 120
(5) Other than those given as options

Q.2. The interest on a certain deposit at 9% per annum is Rs.405 in one year. How much will be the additional interest in one year on the same deposit at 10% per annum ?
(1) Rs. 40.50 
(2) Rs. 450
(3) Rs. 855 
(4) Rs.45
(5) Other than those given as options
Also, there may be some questions based on graphs and tables.

Q.3.-5. Directions : Given below is a table showing percentages out of a total of 700 employees ranking six attributes that help promotion. Rank I is the highest. Study the table carefully and answer questions that follow :

Attribute % of Employees Giving Different Ranks
Seniority 32 17 22 19 5 5
Perseverance 14 19 17 9 27 14
Efficiency 15 19 21 14 14 17
Intelligence 10 14 10 14 17 35
Honesty 24 17 7 9 27 16
Sociability 5 14 23 35 10 13

Q.3. Which attribute for promotion has received the highest rank ?
(1) Perseverance
(2) Seniority
(3) Honesty
(4) Sociability
(5) Efficiency

Q.4. How many employees gave rank III to intelligence ?
(1) 119
(2) 98
(3) 77
(4) 70
(5) 10

Q.5. Which attribute is considered the least important for promotion ?
(1) Honesty
(2) Intelligence
(3) Perseverance 
(4) Efficiency
(5) Sociability