English: Sentence Connectors Set 32 (SBI PO Mains 2017 Pattern)

Directions: In each question, there are two statements which can be combined into a single statement in a number of different ways without changing their meaning. Below them are given three probable starters of such combined sentence. One, two three or none of them may be correct. Decide upon which is/are correct, if any, and answer the questions.

  1. He has to submit his application. He cannot go on leave otherwise.
    (A) Unless he submits ………..
    (B) Being his application ………..
    (C)As he submits leave ………..

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    Only A and B
    None of the above
    Option A

     

  2. The student was late. He was denied entry into the classroom.
    (A) The student was unable ………..
    (B) The student was out ………..
    (C)Being late, the student ………..

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    Only A and C
    None of the above
    Option C

     

  3. The delivery was a loose one. The batsman hit it for a six.
    (A) A loose delivery was ………..
    (B)As the delivery was ………..
    (C)A loose delivery was scored ………..

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    Only A and B
    None of the above
    Option B

     

  4. He always procrastinates the needful action. It makes others suffer a lot.
    (A) His taking action on time makes
    (B) Others suffer a lot because of
    (C)On account of his delay in taking

    A, B and C
    A and B only
    B and C only
    A and C only
    None of the above
    Option C

     

  5. RBI is concerned about the risk of investing in mutual funds. RBI is likely to ask banks to reduce their investments in mutual funds.
    (A) At the risk of investing ……..
    (B) To reduce investments ………
    (C)Concern for the risk ………

    Only (A)
    Only (B)
    Only (C)
    Only (A) and (B)
    None of these
    Option C

     

  6. Twelve million youth enter the Indian work force every year. Eighty per cent of these youth are unskilled.
    (A) While eighty per cent ……….
    (B) Since twelve million …………
    (C)Of the twelve million ……….

    Only (A)
    Only (C)
    Only (A) and (C)
    All (A), (B) and (C)
    None of these
    Option B

     

  7. Food inflation is touching twenty per cent. The government will have to tighten monetary policy to prevent further rise.
    (A) Although food inflation is ………..
    (B) With the tightening of monetary ………..
    (C)Given that food inflation ………..

    Only (A)
    Only (B)
    Only (C)
    Only (A) and (B)
    None of these
    Option C

     

  8. The government has decided to install renewable energy devices at prominent sites. Citizens will be more aware of their benefits.
    (A) The government’s decision ………..
    (B) Deciding to instal ………..
    (C)By making citizens ………..

    Only (A)
    Only (A) and (B)
    Only (B)
    Only (C)
    None of these
    Option A

     

  9. The company’s sales were low at the beginning of the year. Its sales have picked up in the past few months.
    (A) Though the company’s sales were low ………
    (B) Despite low sales at ………
    (C)However the company’s sales have picked ………..

    Only (A)
    Only (A) and (B)
    All (A), (B) and (C)
    Only (B) and (C)
    None of these
    Option A

     

  10. With his persevering practice of classical, he would have been a famous singer. He lacks melody in his voice.
    (A) Had his voice been melodious ………..
    (B) Though his voice is not melodious ………..
    (C) Since he lacks persevering practice ………..

    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    Only B and C
    None
    Option B

     


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