English Test for SBI PO 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 52

Hello Aspirants

State Bank of India (SBI) is going to conduct examination for its recruitment for the post of Probationary Officers (SBI PO 2018) for a total of 2000 vacancies.

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The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018. Details of the exam are as under:

Practice the questions so as to familiarize yourself with the pattern of questions to be asked in the exam. 


Directions: In the passage given below there are 5 blanks. Every blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), and (D). You have to tell which word is APPROPRIATE according to the context. If all are appropriate then mark your answer as “E”.

A discordant note has been ___1___ in the already polarised public discourse by the movement of a motion for ___2___ of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Mishra by the Congress-led Opposition. The binaries were formed the moment Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad led a delegation of seven parties to submit the notice of impeachment and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ___3___ it a “revenge petition” for not having got the judiciary to implicate BJP President Amit Shah in the death of CBI court Judge BH Loya. This is a moment when integrity of democratic institutions is being ___4___ to its limits with every Constitutional method, be it the movement of a no-confidence motion against the government in the Lok Sabha or different litigations in the apex court. The circumstances and substance of the motion for impeaching the Chief Justice of India do not inspire ___5___ that this too is not a method to merely score political points rather than cleansing and ensuring accountability in the highest court of the land.

  1. support
    All are Correct
    Option B


  2. advocacy
    All are Correct
    Option C


  3. disguised
    All are Correct
    Option D


  4. relaxed
    All are Correct
    Option D


  5. confidence
    All are Correct
    Option A


  6. Directions: In each of the following questions there are parts of the sentence. There is an error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains error parts as your answer. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  7. We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
    on the eve of the examination
    that I found it very easy
    to work it out.
    No error.
    Option A
    We discussed the problem so thoroughly After the words such as describe or discussion there is no need using of word “about”.


  8. It is time
    we should accept all our people as equals
    and as partners in the task of
    building a strong and united nation.
    No Error
    Option B
    we should accept all our people as equal


  9. Looking back, I find that among
    the many impressions ofthe people of India,
    absorbed while I lived among them,
    are their reverence for great men and women.
    No Error
    Option A
    find = found


  10. Locke’s treatises on government toleration and education
    show a mind fully awake in
    the possibilities of
    social reconstruction.
    No Error
    Option B
    show a mind fully alert to awake is to wake up and the first meaning of alert is to get attentive.


  11. A small baby breathes about
    45 times per minute while
    a child of about six years breathes
    about 25 times per minute.
    No Error
    Option E


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