Sunday, June 12, 2011

SBI Interview : Hobbies


Hobbies are one of the interview questions that have a chance for asking. Hobbies are asked as personal question. The question on hobbies are a chance to gain more marks during interview. In early days the common hobbies include reading, gardening,stamp collection, coin collection etc. But now we say modern hobbies like chatting, browsing, blogging etc. Normally the answer - 'I have no hobbies; I have only pass time.' is not generally used, because this may create the impression that the candidate is a lazy guy. So mention a few hobbies. Try to say modern hobbies and a traditional hobby. By the term modern hobby, I mean hobbies like chatting, blogging, browsing, data mining, Instant messaging etc. By traditional hobbies I mean gardening, travelling, collection of stamp,coins, currencies etc. I will give you a few hobbies and expected questions about that hobby.

1. Browsing

  • Which is your favorite website?
  • Why do you like that website?
  • Who is the founder of that website?
  • What is the purpose/content of that website?

2. Blogging

  • What do you meant by blogging?
  • Who is the service provider of your blog?
  • In which domain you are hosting your blog?
  • Is it a free domain or paid domain?
  • Which is the company that owns blogspot?
  • Name some websites the hosts blogging?
  • What is the theme of your blog?
  • What is the main content of your blog?
  • How frequent do you post in your blog?
3. Books

  • Which is your favorite book?
  • What is the theme of the book?
  • What type of book is it?
  • Which is the last book you have read?
  • Please say something about the favorite/last read book.
Please check out the authors of the famous books and the authors who won Nobel prize and Man Booker Prize last year. Also the Books by Indians honored internationally has to be learnt.

4.Watching Movies

  • Which is your favorite movie?
  • Who is the main actor/actress?
  • Who is the stooge?
  • What type of movie is it?
  • Why did you like that movie?
  • Who is the director/producer of the movie?
  • Can you narrate the story in a few words?
Also note the latest winners of the Oscar awards.


The above given is only common hobbies. After reading these questions you were able to estimate what type of questions will be asked to you based on your hobby. So prepare for that and attend the interview with confidence. 


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