Sentence Improvement For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 11th March 2018

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English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

This section can be easy as pie if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in the banking exams. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions.

Direction (1-15): Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q1. Considering he had played football for only two years, he does it well.
(I) Consider he had played
(II) Considering he has played
(III) Had he considered played
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) Only (III) is correct
(d) All are correct
(e) No correction required

Q2. You would find the highest mountain only some miles away from the lowest point on the western hemisphere in Death Valley.
(I) You could find the highest mountain
(II) The highest mountain you can find
(III) You can find the highest mountain
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) Only (III) is correct
(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e) No correction required

Q3. He probably didn't realize that his hostility toward Señor Medena are being transferred to Jonathan as anxiety.
(I) is being transferred
(II) was being transferred
(III) had been transferred
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) Only (III) is correct
(d) All are correct
(e) No correction required

Q4. To the Scots, an aversion of which he could not remember the: commencement, but which, he owned, had been probably originated.
(I) have probably originate
(II) had been probably originate
(III) had probably originated
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) Only (III) is correct
(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e) No correction required

Q5. Because I had to catch the train, and since we were short on time, I had forgot to pack my toothbrush for our vacation. 
(I) I had forgotten to pack my toothbrush for our vacation
(II) I have forgotten to to pack my toothbrush for our vacation
(III) I forgot to pack my toothbrush for our vacation
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)All are correct
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q6. You could check the mileage on your car since you've been driving it so much, and because it's starting to make weird noise.
(I) The mileage of your car should be checked
(II) You would check the mileage of your car
(III) You should check the mileage of the car
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) No correction required
(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e) Only (III) is correct

Q7. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he heard a different drummer.
(I) perhaps it is because he has heard a different drummer
(II) perhaps cause he hears a different drummer
(III) perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) No correction required
(d) Both (II) and (III) are correct
(e) Only (III) is correct

Q8. Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aurelian was to remember that distant afternoon when his father has taken him to discover ice. 
(I) father had taken him to discover ice
(II) father takes him to discover ice
(III) father took him to discover ice
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c) No correction required
(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e) Only (III) is correct

Q9. The path to my fixed purpose is laid on iron rails, on which my soul is grooved to run.
(I) The path to be fixed purpose laid on iron rails
(II) The fixed path to my purpose was laid on iron rails
(III) Fixed purpose of my path is laid on iron rails
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)Only (III) is correct
(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e) No correction required

Q10. After our trip at the beach, school started back, and I was excited to see my friends.
(I) After our trip to the beach
(II) After the trip to beach of ours
(III) After the trip for the beach
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)All are correct
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q11. I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus station, but they had been arrived at the station before noon and left on the bus before I arrived.
(I) they were arrived at the station
(II) they did arrive at the station
(III) they arrived at the station
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)Both (II) and (III)
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q12. The men who rule the world with his pens are more mighty than those who rule the world with their swords.
(I) with their pens are more mighty than
(II) with his pens are mightier than
(III) with their pens are mightier than
(a) Only (III) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)All are correct
(d) Only (I) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q13. Women are also allowed to go for higher studies and it has encouraged women to show their talents which will not only benefit her individually but to the whole world at large.
(I) it will encourage
(II) it had encouraged
(III) it encourages
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)All are correct
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q14. The economic growth has been driven by the expansion of services that have been grow consistently fast than other sectors. 
(I) grow consistent faster than other sectors
(II) growing consistently faster than other sectors
(III) growing consistently fast than other sectors
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)Both (I) and (II)
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required

Q15. The major concern does remains on commitment towards national interest, reduction of interference of unlawful elements in politics, public accountability and growth oriented policies of the government.
(I) The major concern will remain
(II) The major concern remains
(III) The major concern remained
(a) Only (I) is correct
(b) Only (II) is correct
(c)All are correct
(d) Only (III) is correct
(e) No correction required





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