English Test for SBI PO 2018 Prelim Exam – Set 10

Hello Aspirants

State Bank of India (SBI) is going to conduct examination for its recruitment for the post of Probationary Officers (SBI PO 2018) for a total of 2000 vacancies.

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The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018. Details of the exam are as under:

Practice the questions so as to familiarize yourself with the pattern of questions to be asked in the exam. 


 

Directions(Q.1-5) In each of the following questions, a sentence with four words in bold type is given. One or more than one of these four words may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word(s) which is/are wrongly spelt or inappropriate. If all the words given in bold are incorrectly spelt and also inappropriate in the context of the sentence, mark ‘E’ as your answer.

  1. Four years after it fell due, the Maharashtra government has finally came up(a) with its 20-year development plan for Mumbai. The idea that a cities(b) spaces belong to all its resident(c) must be refelcted(d) in its long-term plans.
    Only a
    Both b & c
    Only d
    All except a
    All of the above
    Option E
    has+v3; a city; city spaces = residents; reflected.

     

  2. India crossed(a) a historic milestone by reaching electricity cables to its last dis-electrified(b) village in Manipur on April 28. So, on paper, all of the 5.97 lakh villages have been electrified; among(c) these, 18,453 were electrified between April 1, 2015, and now(d).
    Only a
    Both b & c
    All except c
    Only d
    All of the above
    Option B
    dis-electrified = unelectrified; among these = of these

     

  3. The current(a) situation in the foreign exchange market is reminiscent(b) of 2013 when worries about the US Federal Reserve tapring(c) its quantitative easing had(d) sent all emerging market currencies spinning lower.
    Only a
    Both b & d
    Only c
    All except d
    All of the Above
    Option C

     

  4. The RBI should, however, adhere to its stated objectives(a) of not interfering in the foreign exchange market, accept(b) to contain excessive volatility. The central bank has been buying dollars through(c) 2017, in a bid to build(d) its forex reserves.
    Only a
    Both a & b
    All except c
    Both c & d
    All of the above
    Option B

     

  5. Electricity has transformed societies(a) and economies the world over, be it post-Depression America, China or more recently(b) South Africa. With “an additional 40 million people gaining access each year since 2011”, as pointed out by the International Energy Agency, the economic prospects(c) and quality of life of millions of Indians have improved(d).
    Only a
    All except b
    Only c
    All are Correct
    All of the above
    Option D

     

  6. Directions(Q.6-10) In each of the following questions, two sentences are given. Either one of these sentences or both the sentences contain error. Find out the sentence(s) which contain error. mark Option accordingly.

  7. I. After achieving the highest-ever freight loading in the last financial year, Indian Railways has got some assured business from the Power Ministry for the next three years.
    II. Demand for power production and consumption is going up.

    if there is an error only in the first sentence
    if there is an error only in the second sentence
    if there are errors in both sentences
    if there is no error in either of the sentences
    if there are more than two errors in either of the sentence
    Option D

     

  8. I. A group of young entrepreneurs in Kerala developed drones that can be rented to farmers
    II. A farmer could complete sowing of seeds in half a day on one-acre plot without going for any refilling as in the case of manual labour.

    if there is an error only in the first sentence
    if there is an error only in the second sentence
    if there are errors in both sentences
    if there is no error in either of the sentences
    if there are more than two errors in either of the sentence
    Option A
    i. has developed (work is donr by somebody, so helping verb is needed.)

     

  9. I. The India Met Department (IMD) has said that the low-pressure area over the North Andaman Sea has weakened in a cyclonic circulation and lay in part over the Arakan coast straddling Western Myanmar.
    II. The IMD has continued to maintain its outlook for violent weather for the East India and the North-Eastern States for two more days.

    if there is an error only in the first sentence
    if there is an error only in the second sentence
    if there are errors in both sentences
    if there is no error in either of the sentences
    if there are more than two errors in either of the sentence
    Option C
    in = into (change of low-pressure area into cyclonic circulation) the East India = East India

     

  10. I. Sugarcane farmers and millers have welcomed the Union Government’s decision to directly pay farmers a portion of the sugarcane price for 2017-18 to offset the mounting arrears by sugar mills.
    II. The Indian Sugar Mills Association said in a statement the relief will work out to about ₹1,550-1,600 crore for the current season.

    if there is an error only in the first sentence
    if there is an error only in the second sentence
    if there are errors in both sentences
    if there is no error in either of the sentences
    if there are more than two errors in either of the sentence
    Option D

     

  11. I. Unprecedented increase in production has severely hit sugar price in the domestic market.
    II. The country’s sugar production had surpassed 31 million tonnes (mt) till April 30, nearly 1.5 mt more than what the sugar industry officially had forecast in March.

    if there is an error only in the first sentence
    if there is an error only in the second sentence
    if there are errors in both sentences
    if there is no error in either of the sentences
    if there are more than two errors in either of the sentence
    Option A
    sugar price = sugar prices; we are talking about domestic market i.e. different states of the country.

     


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