English: Sentence Connectors Set 26 (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. Although:
    a. the records describe conditions which were highly likely to have been polio
    b. I guess deep down, I’m looking forward to the wedding
    c. there are a million things I have to do first
    d. it was recognized as the flu

    Only d & b
    Only a & d
    Only c & b
    Only d & a
    None of these
    Option D

     

  2. Despite:
    a. he was one of those, who, liking work, knew how to do it
    b. the pictures of her and Jonny on the walls and all her things sprinkled around the room
    c. she couldn’t explain the sense that she didn’t belong
    d. he was one of those whose indolence would sometimes spend a whole night at his writing table

    Only a & c
    Both b & a; c & d
    Both c & b; a & d
    Only b & d
    None of these
    Option C

     

  3. Whereas:
    a. now there was a prospect of peace and rest
    b. to the mass of the people the restoration of the old governments undoubtedly brought a sense of relief, for the terrible drain in men and money caused by Napoleon’s wars had caused much discontent
    c. they had fought for freedom in order to liberate themselves not only from the yoke of Napoleon but also from the tyranny of their own governments
    d. he expected them to remain submissively under the patriarchal institutions which their native rulers imposed on them

    Only a & b
    Only c & a
    Only c & d
    Only d & c
    None of these
    Option C

     

  4. However:
    a. it is a lesser twin of Walden
    b. the engineers said the bridge was now safe
    c. in these as in other respects
    d. no one wanted to risk crossing the bridge

    Only c & a
    Both b & d; c & a
    Only a & d
    Only b & c
    None of these
    Option B

     

  5. Furthermore:
    a. this house is on the best street in the neighborhood
    b. the house has easy access to the highway
    c. during the whole period of the Omayyad caliphs, repeatedly to dangerous outbreaks, culminating in the great catastrophe which placed the Abbasids on the throne
    d. 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

    Only a & b
    Only d & c
    Option “a” & “b”
    Both a & c; d & b
    None of these
    Option C

     

  6. While:
    a. she went to the house to fetch it
    b. finally, when the poor see their income shrink
    c. I promised to keep still
    d. the income of the rich rises, they will buy into the system less

    Only d & b
    Only b & d
    Only a & b
    Only c & d
    None of these
    Option B

     

  7. Besides:
    a. I don’t want to come out now
    b. he didn’t want to be a snitch
    c. I must work
    d. Kevin was his friend

    Only b & d
    Both d & b; a & c
    Only d & b
    Only c & d
    None of these
    Option A

     

  8. Consequently:
    a. most of the computer users’ keyboard skills are inefficient
    b. I spent most of my money in the first week
    c. most computer users have never received any formal keyboard training
    d. I had very little to eat by the end of the holiday

    Only a & d
    Only b & c
    Both a & d; c & b
    Both b & d; c & a
    None of these
    Option D

     

  9. So:
    a. As the life is
    b. you must lie on bed
    c. you make your bed
    d. As the end is

    Only d & a
    Only b & c
    Only c & b
    Only a & c
    None of these
    Option B

     

  10. Since:
    a. I was actually present when it happened
    b. Britain last hosted the event
    c. Britain has not lifted the trophy
    d. I can testify to the foregoing

    Both a & c; b & d
    Both a & d; b & c
    Both d & a; c & b
    Both a & b; d & c
    None of these
    Option C

     


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