Thursday, 13 April 2017

English Questions For SBI PO and Bank Of Baroda PO Exam 2017

 

Just a few days are left for SBI PO and NIACL Assistant Examination. It is time to pace up your preparation with New Pattern Questions of English section for SBI PO Prelims and NIACL Assistant Prelims 2017. These English questions will also help you in preparing for BOB PO and NIACL AO 2017 recruitment examination. We have also provided study notes for the grammatical part. You can also practice New pattern English Questions

Q1. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c, and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Heavy rain brought by cyclone Phailin, which hit the state coast led to floods in the city.
(b) Mohapatra said the government had provided relief to the flood-hit by road services and stooped air dropping operations.
(c) The Cyclone has claimed 21 lives.
(d) As thousands of marooned people cried for food, the State Government in tandem with Central agencies stepped up relief & rescue operations.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q2. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Basic problems of an economy are solved by a controlled and regulated price mechanism.
(b) In mixed economy, private and public sectors coexist.
(c) In mixed economy, basic economy problems are solved by both, by price mechanism and economic planning.
(d) It is an economy characterized by existence of certain features of both capitalistic and socialistic economy.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q3. Four statements are given below, labeled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Fifteen or twenty years ago, there were few summer camps for children.
(b) Some camps are also operated by welfare societies, boy scouts and girl guides.
(c) Because even those were expensive; only the wealthy could afford to send their son and daughter to them.
(d) Within the past ten years, however, the numbers of camps have greatly increased.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q4. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) The rainforest contains more than half of Earth’s plant and animal species, even though rain forests cover only about 6% of the earth’s surface.
(b) Many of the plants and foods in your home originated in the rainforests.
(c) Common house plants, such as bromeliads, African violets, periwinkle and the Christmas cactus, began in the rain forest.
(d) More than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are thought to be potential of tropical are thought to be potential cures for cancer.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q5. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Drivers chew some intoxicant, smoke, use pills and consume special drinks mainly to drive more, sleepless and deliver fast.
(b) A recent survey has found that truck and other vehicle drivers working overtime use intoxicants and suffer from health problems including sleeplessness and stress.
(c) Around 27% of the drivers surveyed admitted that they consumed alcohol while driving, another 10% said they chewed tobacco and 26% smoked beedi, the survey in the states revealed.
(d) The survey was conducted as part of a project by the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) and Centre for Disease Control and Prevention of the US across states including Rajasthan Maharashtra and the NCR.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q6. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) The book ‘Knowing Christ Today’ by Dallas Willard deals with the disastrous effects of divorcing the teachings of Jesus Christ and his people from the domain of human knowledge.
(b) Its aim is to reposition the substantial teachings of Christianity (“Mere” Christianity) as a body of knowledge in the contemporary world.
(c) It is Dr. Willard’s hope that this book will put those who practice Christian discipleship in a different and much stronger position, and that it will be helpful for all areas of education, but especially for Christian schools, colleges and universities.
(d) In the process, it explains what knowledge is, as compared to belief, commitment and profession, and clarifies the difference it makes whether or not an area of thought and practice is regarded as an area of knowledge.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q7. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) The “Dare to Lead” conference was attended by more than 150 women executives spanning across various industries and touched upon issues pertaining to the challenges faced by women in the corporate world.
(b) An Executive Debani Ghosh said that women have to stop putting themselves down; no one else can banish their insecurities for them.
(c) Be confident in your competence that you don’t need to play the gender card anymore, equality can only be demanded if women themselves stop expecting any special treatment.
(d) From the shop-flower to board room women have proven that they are skilled.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q8. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Writers do not always express in direct words what they want to say; they depend on the common sense of the reader to be able to form total impression of whole writing.
(b) In a comprehension exercise you may be asked all types of questions designed to test your knowledge of the passage.
(c) You may be asked to give the facts and interpretation of these facts.
(d) You may be asked to express the meaning of word or phrase as it is used in the passage.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q9. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) It is tough to find another sports person who holds so many records, Given that cricket is a sport driven by numbers.
(b) He has made his fans fall in love with numbers because he kept clocking them one after the other, with each figure seeming more incredible.
(c) I remember the time when he suffered the tennis elbow; it was a big concern for us as he had missed many matches.
(d) 100 hundreds in international cricket, 15,847 test runs, first to score a double hundred in ODIs, most runs in World Cup the list goes on and on for him.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q10. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) A prototype of a thermoelectric refrigerant based on Peltier effect has been developed in an Indian company which does not require a compressor, expansion valves, absorbers or solution pumps necessary while using refrigerant liquid.
(b) The team worked on the idea for one-and-a-half years at the college’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre.
(c) They are now ready with a prototype labelled ‘Photovoltaic-driven refrigerator-cum-warmer.’
(d) The device can achieve 200 degrees Celsius in a few seconds and cool down to 8 degrees Celsius in 40 minutes.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q11. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) The NSA says its online surveillance programs have played an instrumental role in thwarting terrorism.
(b) Even when it’s encrypted, online data can still be heisted, but the information looks like gibberish without the decoding keys.
(c) Facebook also has said it’s cloaking its social networking network with greater encryption, but hasn’t publicly set a timetable for getting all the added protection in place.1
(d) The increased use of encryption technology is aimed at stymieing government surveillance that may be occurring without the companies’ knowledge.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Q12. Four statements are given below, labelled a, b, c and d. Of these, three statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit the sequence.
(a) Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency which is an open source peer-to-peer electronic mode of payment.
(b) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is, and rightly so, keeping an eye on the growing popularity of Bitcoin and is adopting a wait-and-watch approach.
(c) With many establishments in the United States, China and not to mention online sites accepting Bitcoin, pressure will increase for its transaction in India.
(d) But it is doubtful as to how long it can stay on the sidelines and observe the developments without intervening.
(e) All sentences are logically connected

Directions (13-15): In the following given sentences, Find out the error, if any.

Q13. Had the opportunity been given to him he will have proved successful.
(a) Had the opportunity
(b) been given to him
(c) he will have
(d) proved successful.
(e) No Error

Q14. The Chairman approved the recommendations of the committee with partial modification.
(a) The Chairman approved
(b) the recommendations
(c) of the committee
(d) with partial modification.
(e) No Error

Q15. The person whom you met yesterday is one of my best friend.
(a) The person whom
(b) you met yesterday
(c) is one of
(d) my best friend.
(e) No Error





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