Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 57 (New Pattern)

English New pattern Questions on Sentence Fillers and Sentence Correction for Bank Exams. This set contains important New Pattern English Questions for SBI IBPS NIACL, IBPS PO, Clerk , and other upcoming exams. New Pattern English Questions on Sentence Fillers and Sentence Correction. Please read the instructions very carefully.

Direction (1-5): In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing and represented by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.

  1. (…………………………………………………………………………….). Hedge-fund and private-equity managers have become billionaires thanks to their ability to claim a chunk of their funds’ annual return. The irony is that many of these fortunes have been built at a time when investors no longer have to pay high fees to earn the market return for equities or government bonds.
    A) Since the starting of mutual funds they are considered a high risk investment by middle class people.
    B) Even great investors think that low-cost tracker funds make sense.
    C) Some of the greatest fortunes in the modern world have been accrued by those who look after other people’s money
    D) It is the duty of the government to protect the interest of its people and help them in managing their funds.
    E) As investors wake up to the maths, active fund management is starting to face the kind of pressure seen in other industries, like newspapers, record labels and taxi companies, which are losing their role as gatekeepers.
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      Option C
    : The oassage talks about managers who have become billionaires by investing others money and charging some fees from them in return. So Option C correctly introduces the passage.
  2. ELECTRONIC cigarettes made their American debut seven years ago. People have bickered about them ever since. (………………………………………………………………………). Others fret that they will promote nicotine addiction and reduce the stigma of smoking, which in America now ranks somewhere between theft and public indecency.
    A) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rules for e-cigarettes.
    B) Different studies find that e-cigarettes contain different amounts of nicotine and other toxins.
    C) For now, makers of e-cigarettes are puffing ahead
    D) The FDA did not propose banning flavours or advertising, but may do so in future.
    E) Some praise e-cigarettes—which deliver a vapour with nicotine, but no tobacco—for helping traditional smokers to quit
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    Option E
    : The next statement after the balnk says Others Fret that…… Means the previous sentence talks about those category of people who are happy with it. Also nicotine has been mentioned in the next statement after the blank, so it is also mentioned in Option E. So option E best fits the blanks
  3. (……………………………………………………………………………………..): the highest death toll from a single incident on the world’s highest mountain. All the dead were climbing guides and porters ferrying gear from the base camp on the Nepali side of the mountain to a higher altitude. The ice avalanche, on the Khumbu Icefall at 5,800 metres (19,000 feet), struck “like lightning”, a survivor said. This treacherous stretch, which porters must cross and recross ferrying food and gear, has become even less stable as the glacier there has shrunk.
    A) The death caused due to sudden slipping of people from the highest peak in the world is a thing to worry about.
    B) A Huge lump of ice and snow that broke off the western shoulder of Mount Everest shattered into lethal pieces and buried 16 Nepalis on April 18th, creating a painful new record
    C) The highest mountain peak is no less than a dangerous site.
    D) After the disaster, Sherpas gathered at base camp to protest over conditions and demand greater compensation for victims’ families.
    E) The government quickly gave in, keen to avoid a public-relations disaster similar to last year’s, when a high-altitude-brawl erupted between Sherpas and Western climbers.
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    Option B
    : The next statement after the blank says: the highest death toll. Also the 3rd sentence mentions ice avalanche. So Option B fits the blank.
  4. A MERE 5% of the chief executives of the world’s biggest companies are women.(…………………………………………………………………………………………..): 38% of the female CEOs who left their jobs over the past ten years were forced to go, compared with 27% of the men. This is the latest finding from the research on the top management at the world’s 2,500 largest public companies that Strategy& (the clumsy new name for Booz & Company, a consulting firm) has been conducting since 2000.
    A) This high number shows the growing power of women in this global economy
    B) A clue as to why women are more likely to be fired than men is provided by another statistic in the study.
    C) This would reduce both the pressure to raid rival firms and the chances of women failing when they at last reach the top.
    D) And they are more likely to be sacked than their more numerous male colleagues
    E) So the next time you read in newspaper that a woman has been appointed as the CEO of a firm don’t be surprised
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    Option D
    : The next statement after the blank says that 38% of the female were forced to leave the job. So option D) is best suited.
  5. TURKEY’S prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, faces public fury after the country’s worst-ever industrial accident. At least 282 miners died after an explosion at the Soma mine in the western province of Manisa on May 13th.(………………………………………………….. ). More than 350 were saved. Taner Yildiz, the energy minister, declined to say exactly many people were inside the mine when the accident happened.
    A) Rescue workers battled to rescue hundreds more feared to be trapped in galleries where fires continued to rage
    B) The labour ministry gave the Soma mine a clean bill of health in March.
    C) The disaster may yet unleash more mass protests of the kind that rocked Turkey last summer.
    D) The trade unions and the pro-Kurdish People’s Democracy Party separately called for a nationwide strike on May 15th.
    E) Mr Erdogan has launched what he admits is “a witch hunt”, demoting and reshuffling hundreds of Gulenists within the bureaucracy.
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    Option A
    : The next statement after the blank says that more than 350 people were saved. SO sentence A, which talks about rescue work, fits the blank

Directions (6-10): Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

  1. If infrastructure development in India is to be speeded up, the government will have to make huge investments.
    A) should have been speeded up
    B) is to be sped up
    C) is to speed up
    D) is to be sped faster
    E) No Change Required
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    Option E
  2. The results of Class IX are better than those of any other class in the school.
    A) best among any other
    B) better than all other
    C) better than that of any other
    D) better than any other
    E) No Change Required
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    Option E
    : those (plural) should be used for results
  3. Only people who are good at these kind of activities will be considered for the appointment.
    A) these kind of activity
    B) this kinds of activity
    C) these kinds of activities
    D) the kind of activities like these
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
  4. Law-breakers should severely punished when they are found out.
    A) should be severe punished
    B) should have severely punished
    C) shall have severe punished
    D) should be severely punished
    E) No Change Required
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      Option D
  5. Unemployment as a consequence of globalization has been the subject of heating and frequently changing controversy.
    A) heated and frequent changed
    B) heated and frequent changes
    C) heated and frequently changing
    D) heat and frequent changes in
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C


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8 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 57 (New Pattern)”

  1. Shaktimaan_Thesuperhero


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  4. jaga

    1st time …first 5 questions ka ans correct hua ..

    sir pls explain q10..
    thank u suraj sir 🙂

    1. Suraj

      jo do words hai, ek heat ek frequent.. inko controversy ke sath macth kr k dekho, example
      heated controversy and frequently changing controversy.. ye to correct answer hai
      wronf options ko check kr k dekho,, Option D) heat controversy,, this is wrong..issi tarah A and B) me dekho,, ya to kisi me heat ka form ya to freuent ka form galat use hau hai

      1. jaga

        thank u sir 🙂

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