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SEBI Grade A 2018 - Exam Analysis

Published on Monday, November 19, 2018
SEBI Grade A 2018 - Exam Analysis

Ideal Attempts

Section Ideal Attempt
Quantitative Aptitude 28-30
General Awareness 22-25
Reasoning Ability 22-23
Security market awareness 28-30
English 30-32

Quantitative Aptitude

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation  20 Easy
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Reasoning Ability

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 17 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Logical Reasoning 4 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

English Language

Topic No. of Questions Level
2 Reading Comprehension Passages 17 Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Sentence Completion 5 Moderate
Vocabulary Based Questions 3 Moderate-Difficult
Error Spotting Questions 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Security Market Awareness Questions

  • Limit for Retail investor as per SEBI ICDR law ?What is the Listing agreement ?
  • Time limit for Certificate of deposit?
  • Foreign currency exchangeable bonds (4 questions)
  • ADR
  • Laws related to securities market
  • Functions of depository
  • Duties of depositories
  • LODR (3 questions)
  • Securities and exchange board of india act, 1992
  • History of Securities Act
  • Chairman of Finance commission
  • Revenue expenditure
  • Unpublished price sensitive information
  • Types of money market securities
  • Powers of SAT (Securities appellate tribunal)
  • Minimum investment by Anchor investor
  • Demutualization YTM
  • Financial instruments issued by Government
  • Service sector contributes what %age of GDP
  • SEC - Number of rural illiterate
  • 1 question from merger

General Awareness Questions Asked in SEBI Grade A Exam 2018

Question no. 1

Which country topped Human Capital Index 2018 released by World Bank?
Ans: Singapore (India’s rank 115)

Question no. 2

Which state topped Ease of Living Index rankings under AMRUT (Atal Mission for
Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation).
Ans:Andhra Pradesh 

Question no. 3

The third edition of JIMEX Exercise was held between Indian and

Question no. 4

India and Russia’s bilateral summit was held in
Ans:New Delhi

Question no. 5

Delhi government a twin city agreement with which country for cooperation in the fields of education, healthcare, sports, tourism, transport and environment for a period of three years.
Ans:Russia (Moscow)

Question no. 6

Which Indian airport won the Earth’s champion award?
Ans:Cochin International Airport (is the world’s first solar power airport)

Question no. 7

Moon Jae-in who visited India recently is the president of
Ans:South Korea

Question no. 8

Dushanbe is the capital city of

Question no. 9

Kanha Tiger Reserve is in
Ans:Madhya Pradesh

Question no. 10

DY Patil Stadium is located in
Ans:Navi Mumbai

Question no. 11

Capital of Meghalaya

Question no. 12

Nobel Prize for Economics
Ans:William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer

Question no. 13

Who won the girls’ title in the IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championship?Ans:India’s Keerthana Pandian

Question no. 14

According to Census 2011, what is the literacy percentage in India?

Question no. 15

Which state won National Tourism Awards for the best state for comprehensive development of tourism?
Ans:Andhra Pradesh

Question no. 16

Nasik is located on which river-bank

Question no. 17

The 2018 Jaipur Literature Festival was organised in

Question no. 18

Which movie is chosen for foreign language in Academy Awards 2019
Ans:Village Rockstars (Assamese)

Question no. 19

PhonePe is owned by

Question no. 20

Which App recorded 137 million UPI transactions in September 2018?

Question no. 21

Indra Jātrā, most commonly known as Yenyā is the biggest religious street festival in
Ans:Kathmandu (Nepal)

Question no. 22

AIBA Women's World Championships is being organised in
Ans:New Delhi

Question no. 23

India for Humanity initiative is launched for
Ans:Physically disabled

Question no. 24

Global Skill Centre is located in

Question no. 25

Swachh Gramin Survey was conducted by
Ans:Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Question no. 26

Theme of International Girl Child Day 2018
Ans:2018 theme: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

Question no. 27

November 12 is observed as
Ans:World Pneumonia Day 

Question no. 28

Forbes Rich List 2018 is topped by which Indian
Ans:Mukesh Ambani

Other Questions Related to General Awareness

Jeremy Lalrinnunga belongs to which sports
Weightlifting (He won India’s maiden gold medal at 2018 Youth Olympic Games being held in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina.)
  • Justice BN Krishna Committee
  • One question based on science and technology
  • Gandhi Jayanti based question
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