English: Sentence Connectors Set 20 (IBPS PO Mains 2017 Pattern)

Directions: In the questions given below few sentences are given which are grammatically correct and meaningful. Connect them by the word given above the statements in the best possible way without changing the intended meaning. Choose the answers accordingly from the options to form a correct and coherent sentence(s).

  1. Likewise:
    a. there were no people in the closed store when it was robbed
    b. urged upon her brother the necessity of the retirement of the unpopular minister
    c. the security camera had stopped working
    d. the duchess, herself aggrieved by the dictatorial manners of the cardinal

    Only a & d
    Only c & a; d & b
    Only c & a
    Only b & d; a & b
    None of these
    Option B
    likewise is used when you are comparing two methods, states, or situations and saying that they are similar.

     

  2. Furthermore:
    a. we thus see how the power of the house of Omayya developed itself, and how there arose against it an opposition, which led in the first place to the murder of Othman and the Caliphate of Ali
    b. during the whole period of the Omayyad caliphs, repeatedly to dangerous outbreaks, culminating in the great catastrophe which placed the Abbasids on the throne
    c. this passage offers important corroboration of the Icelandic accounts of the Vinland voyages, and is
    d. interesting “as the only undoubted reference to Vinland in a medieval book written beyond the limits of the Scandinavian world”

    Only b & d ; c & a
    Only b & a ; d & c
    Only c & a
    Only d & c
    None of these
    Option D
    Furthermore is used to introduce a piece of information or opinion that adds to or supports the previous one.

     

  3. Still:
    a. with Mademoiselle Bourienne’s help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat
    b. less how to leave one; that is, how to say something particularly agreeable before going away
    c. her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen
    d. Stout, about the average height, broad, with huge red hands; he did not know, as the saying is, how to enter a drawing room

    Only b & d
    Only a & b
    Only c & d
    Only a & c
    None of these
    Option A
    If a situation that used to exist still exists, it has continued and exists now.

     

  4. As long as:
    a. I will tolerate this situation
    b. John Lindsay once suggested that there are some politicians who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression
    c. you are around to give me moral support
    d. it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit

    Only b & c
    Only c & d
    Only c & a
    Only d & a
    None of these
    Option C
    If you say that something is the case as long as or so long as something else is the case, you mean that it is only the case if the second thing is the case.

     

  5. Subsequently:
    a. unfortunately the last two years of Roca’s term of office were marked by two grave errors
    b. played in encouraging the national aspirations of the Bulgarians
    c. caused widespread suffering and distress throughout the country
    d. a serious breach with Russia followed, which was widened by the part which the prince

    Only b & d
    Only c & a
    Only a & c; d & b
    Only d & b
    None of these
    Option C
    You use subsequent to describe something that happened or existed after the time or event that has just been referred to.

     

  6. Although:
    a. but the extracts from Miss Sullivan’s letters and from her reports
    b. something I said made her think she detected in my words a confession that I did remember Miss Canby’s story of “The Frost Fairies,” and she laid her conclusions before Mr.Anagnos
    c. they are clear and accurate, have not the beauty which distinguishes Miss Keller’s English
    d. I had told her most emphatically that she was mistaken

    Only b & a
    Only b & d
    Only a & c
    Only c & d
    None of these
    Option B
    use although to introduce a subordinate clause which contains a statement which contrasts with the statement in the main clause.

     

  7. Hence:
    a. the difficulty of eradicating them when once established.
    b. any portion of the underground rhizome when broken off is capable of producing a new plant
    c. the recurrence of these signs on another occasion suggested a favourable answer to the question put to the priests.
    d. if, for example, on a certain occasion when the liver of a sacrificial animal was examined, certain events of a favourable character followed, the conclusion was drawn that the signs observed were favourable

    Only a & b
    Only d & c
    Only c & a
    Only b & d
    None of these
    Option B
    use hence to indicate that the statement you are about to make is a consequence of what you have just said.

     

  8. Thus:
    a. by this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore
    b. for brewing certain essentials are demanded as regards stability, clarification, taste and smell; whereas, in distilleries, the production of alcohol and a high multiplying power in the yeast are required
    c. their selection for a particular purpose depends upon some special quality which they possess
    d. the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.

    Only a & d
    Only c & b; a & d
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    None of these
    Option B
    use thus to show that what you are about to mention is the result or consequence of something else that you have just mentioned.

     

  9. Consequently:
    a. I had little difficulty in making the Greek words surrender their treasures after I had passed the borderland of grammar.
    b. I was familiar with the story of Troy before I read it in the original
    c. no one found more opportunities for attacking, no one captured or killed more Frenchmen
    d. he was made the buffoon of all the Cossacks and hussars and willingly accepted that role.

    Only b & a; c & d
    Only a & b; c & d
    Only d & c
    Only b & d
    None of these
    Option A
    Consequently means as a result.

     

  10. Even so:
    a. An immediate interest cut might give a small boost to the economy.
    b. time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.
    c. Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day.
    d. any recovery is likely to be very slow.

    Only c & d
    Only b & d
    Only a & b
    Only c & b
    None of these
    Option D
    even so is used to introduce a surprising fact which relates to what you have just said.

     



 

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  1. Always smile:)

    2nd question me a and b ku nai jhoga?

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