English: Sentence Connectors Set 28 (SBI PO Mains 2017 Pattern)

Directions(1-8): For each statement, there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement. The number of that sentence is the answer. If none of them conveys the meaning of the statement the answer is (5), i.e. ‘None of these’.

  1. Should you need a duplicate licence you must submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.
    Unless you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card you will not get a duplicate licence.
    You should require a duplicate license if you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.
    If you submit your application along with your ration card you do not need duplicate license.
    If you submit an application along with your ration card you will get only a license.
    None of these
    Option A

     

  2. Although the strike of transporters continues, I shall come.
    I shall come if the strike of transporters continues.
    I shall not be able to come if the strike of transporters continues.
    Even though I come, the strike of transporters is going to continue.
    Whether or not the transporters strike continues I shall come.
    None of these
    Option D

     

  3. The Manager would like you to help him locate the default.
    If you help him locate the default, the Manager would like you.
    The Manager desires that you should provide him the necessary assistance to locate the default.
    The Manager feels that if you do not help him the fault will not be located.
    The Manager expects that the default should be located only with your help.
    None of these
    Option B

     

  4. The judge remarked that not all the accused were really guilty.
    The judge remarked that some of the accused were guilty while others were not.
    The judge remarked that all the accused were not innocent.
    The judge remarked that all those accused cannot be necessarily guilty.
    The judge remarked that all those who are accused may contain some who are really guilty.
    None of these
    Option A

     

  5. Unlike the tribals who are very hardworking, the urban communities cannot withstand physical strain.
    The tribals do not like to withstand physical strain as the urban communities do.
    The urban communities are hardworking but they do not like to undertake physical strain.
    The tribals can withstand physical strain whereas urban communities cannot.
    Because the tribals are hardworking they can tolerate physical strain.
    None of these
    Option C

     

  6. You would have won the ‘Best Paper Award’ if you had used transparencies and blackboard in your presentation.
    You lost the ‘Best Paper Award’ because you did not use transparencies in your presentation.
    Using of transparencies and blackboard during presentation always fetches the award.
    Without using transparencies and blackboard in the presentation it is very difficult to win the award.
    ‘Best Paper Award’ is a prestigious one and the presentator should ensure to use transparencies during presentation.
    None of these
    Option C

     

  7. The Minister told his secretary that at present, he was not interested in making any announcement which he couldn’t fulfil.
    The Minister told to his Secretary that presently, he would make that announcement which he would fulfil.
    Secretary advised the Minister that better avoid making any announcement at present.
    At present, making announcement only is not sufficient for the Minister, observed the Secretary.
    The Minister told his Secretary that he would not make any announcement at present, but would fulfil them.
    None of these
    Option A

     

  8. Had all the call letters been sent earlier, more candidates would have appeared in the examination.
    Call letters were sent earlier with a hope that all the candidates would appear in the examination.
    Since the call letters were not sent earlier, fewer candidates appeared in the examination.
    Many candidates did not appear in the examination because call letters were not sent when they should have been sent.
    More number of candidates appeared in the examination because call letters were despatched to them.
    None of these
    Option B

     

  9. Directions(9-10): For each statement, there are three different sentences given below it. Pick out the sentence (s) that most appropriately convey(s) the meaning of the statement. The number of that sentence or combination of sentences is the answer.

  10. I could not observe his unwillingness while donating to charity. (A) I observed his willingness to donate to charity.
    (B) I failed to detect his reluctance, if there was any, while he was donating to charity.
    (C)I noticed his enthusiasm while donating to charity.

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Option B

     

  11. If you hesitate to participate freely and vigorously, your performance will be adversely affected.
    (A) Participate freely and vigorously if you desire to demonstrate your full performance.
    (B) Do not participate with reservations if you want your participation to be affected adversely.
    (C)Your free and vigorous participation is most likely to affect your performance adversely.

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    All of these
    None of these
    Option A

     


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