English: Sentence Connectors Set 2

Hello Aspirants
From 2016, SBI and IBPS introduced new questions in English section. Sentence Connectors is one of the topics. 

Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used in the beginning (to start the sentence) to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

  1. Consumers turned cautious following the Centre’s demonetisation move. There was a slowdown in Fast moving consumer goods.
    (i) Fast moving consumer goods companies witnessed……
    (ii) Lately the consumers turned…..
    (iii) Due to Centre’s demonetization…..
    (A) Only (i)
    (B) Only (iii)
    (C) Only (ii)
    (D) Both (i) and (iii)
    (E) All
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    Option D
    Fast moving consumer goods companies witnessed a slowdown as Consumers turned cautious following the Centre’s demonetisation move.
    Due to Centre’s demonetization move there was a slowdown in Fast moving consumer goods as the consumers turned cautious.
  2. Payments banks and small finance banks have differentiated nature of business. RBI had issued a separate operating guidelines for them.
    (i) In view of differentiated nature…….
    (ii) Since RBI has issued……
    (iii) Operating guidelines has been released…..
    (A) Only (i)
    (B) Only (iii)
    (C) Both (i) and (ii)
    (D) Both (i) and (iii)
    (E) Only (ii)
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    Option A
    In view of differentiated nature of business of payment banks and small finance banks RBI had issued a separate operating guidelines for them.
  3. Government introduced inking and stopped over-the-counter exchange of invalid denomination notes within a fortnight. Otherwise money laundering would have reached new heights.
    (i) Even though the government introduced……
    (ii) Even though the money laundering have reached……
    (iii) Had the Government not introduced…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Both (i) and (ii)
    D) Only (iii)
    E) All
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    Option D
    Had the Government not introduced inking and stopped over-the-counter exchange of invalid denomination notes within a fortnight money laundering would have reached new heights.
  4. Dhoni has led his team in most number of matches as a captain. Ricky Ponting is second in the list.
    (i) No other captain has led his team…………
    (ii) Apart from Ricky Ponting………….
    (iii) Being a captain Dhoni………
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (ii)
    D) Both (i) and (iii)
    E) All
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    Option D
    No other captain has led his team in more international matches than Dhoni with Ricky Ponting being the second in the list
    Being a captain Dhoni has led his team in most number of matches while Ricky Ponting is second in the list.
  5. Lenskart plans to set up 8-10 satellite manufacturing units in the country. It will bring down the time of delivery of spectacles.
    (i) By setting up…..
    (ii) To bring down the……
    (iii) Delivery of spectacles…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) All
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option E
    By setting up 8-10 satellite manufacturing hubs in the country, Lenskart will bring down the time of delivery of spectacles.
    To bring down the time of delivery of spectacles Lenskart plans to set up 8-10 satellite manufacturing units in the country.
  6. Rajeev will contribute immensely in accelerating our growth journey . He has a vast experience across a range of developing markets.
    (i) With his contribution……
    (ii) With his vast experience across…….
    (iii) Accelerating our growth journey……..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) Both (i) and (iii)
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    Option B
    With his vast experience across a range of developing markets, Rajeev will contribute immensely in accelerating our growth journey
  7. The government and RBI are focusing on rural areas. It is to ensure that the cash problem is resolved in the rural area.
    (i) The government’s and RBI’s focus on rural areas………
    (ii) To ensure that the …….
    (iii) While the rural area……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) Both (ii) and (iii)
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    Option D
    The government’s and RBI’s focus on rural areas is to ensure that the cash problem is resolved there.
    To ensure that the cash problem is resolved in the rural area the government and RBI are focusing on them.
  8. The government may hike deduction limit on interest paid on home loans. It aims to boost demand in the housing sector.
    (i) Aiming to boost……..
    (ii) Deduction limit aims to………
    (iii) Demand in housing sector……….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None of them
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    Option A
    Aiming to boost demand in the housing sector, the government may hike deduction limit for interest paid on home loans.
  9. Poultry exports to Saudi Arabia contribute less than 1% of India’s Poultry industry. The Impact of Saudi Arabia’s ban may not be significant.
    (i) With poultry exports contributing………..
    (ii) Poultry export may not be significant….…….
    (iii) Saudi Arabia’s banning on poultry export……….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) None
    E) All
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    Option A
    With poultry exports contributing to less than 1% of India’s Poultry industry, the Impact of Saudi Arabia’s ban may not be significant.
  10. Hero MotorCorp reported a 34 per cent drop in two wheeler sales. As a result the stock of the company was down by 1.4 per cent.
    (i) By bringing down the stock by……….
    (ii) The Hero MotorCorp stock was down…………
    (iii) Since the stock…………
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) All
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    Option B
    The Hero MotorCorp stock was down 1.4 per cent, after the company reported a 34 per cent drop in two-wheeler sale.

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