English: Sentence Connectors Set 22 (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. However,
    a. she will sleep on fine cotton linens if there are no other options.
    b. Janice gave me an interesting excuse for coming home late
    c. I think she left the truth out of her story.
    d. even though the actress prefers sheets,

    a & d
    b & c; d & a
    c & a
    a & b; c & d
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  2. Thus,
    a. the young woman could fluently speak English.
    b. it is a tradition that if the groundhog sees his shadow on Groundhog’s Day
    c. after studying at the international school for two years
    d. we will have six more weeks of winter

    d & a
    d & b
    c & a
    a & b
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  3. Instead,
    a. I put my headphones on and listened to some smooth jazz.
    b. drain the blood from men’s veins and put in water
    c. then there will be no more war
    d. I didn’t want to take a side in the argument

    a & b; c & d
    a & c
    d & a
    d & a; b & c
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  4. Therefore,
    a. there were few cars on the road at that hour
    b. the storm made the forest pitch dark
    c. they made good time driving to the airport
    d. searching was useless until it abated

    a & b; c & d
    b & d
    c & a; b & d
    c & d
    All are Correct
    Option B
    tells about consequence

     

  5. Besides,
    a. they won’t ever chew on your electric cords.
    b. not eating much,
    c. the Bezukhov family,
    d. Nicholas’ old friend the retired General Vasili Dmitrich Denisov was staying with the Rostovs this fifth of December.

    a & d
    b & d; c & a
    c & d; b & a
    c & d
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Used to add one more piece of information. Followed by a noun phrase.

     

  6. Furthermore,
    a. the observations on American wasps render it probable
    b. he was a man of great ambition, persuasive eloquence and wide generosity
    c. qualities which especially appealed at that time to the classes from whom he was to draw his support
    d. that the earlier accounts of the instinctive behaviour of such wasps are exaggerated

    a & d; b & c
    b & d
    d & c; a & b
    c & a
    All are Correct
    Option A
    Use “furthermore” to add more information in your sentence.

     

  7. Primarily,
    a. but to make the speaker’s wish and idea intelligible to himself
    b. the verbal employment of vocatives and of the second person may have little or no personifying force, serving
    c. local winds form an important feature in nearly all the coast climates of the Mediterranean, especially in winter, where they are
    d. caused by the rapid change of temperature from the sea to the snow-clad hinterlands

    a & b
    b & a; d & c
    c & d
    c & d; a & b
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  8. Indeed,
    a. to this character the fungus owes its generic name (Marasmius) as well as one of its most valuable qualities for the table, for examples may be gathered from June to November, and if carefully dried may be hung on strings for culinary purposes and preserved without deterioration for several years
    b. never got audited, still less accepted, still less paid and settled
    c. many persons assert that the rich flavour of these fungi increases with years
    d. my accounts, which I can swear to have kept faithfully, I have

    a & c; b & d
    b & d; c & a
    c & d; a & b
    d & b; a & c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    often used to emphasize something

     

  9. Actually,
    a. a polite term for taking land from one person and giving it to another
    b. I’ll hack you with my saber! he shouted,
    c. drawing his saber from its scabbard and flourishing it
    d. a third radical method of redistribution is called land reform, which is

    d & a
    c & b
    c & d
    b & a
    All are Correct
    Option A
    We can use actually to emphasise a contrast with what is expected to be true or real

     

  10. Rather,
    a. it had always been my dream to get one
    b. a woman talking to a stranger chained to her basement wall
    c. I thought it was a good idea to get a ferret.
    d. his voice was quiet and confident, and she felt like a visitor in his throne room

    b & c; a & d
    a & b; c & d
    c & a; d & b
    c & d
    All are Correct
    Option C

     



 

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