English Test for SBI PO 2018 Prelim Exam – Set 16

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. 


 

Questions(1-5)In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Job performance is ______ by a number of factors. Motivation alone does not lead to increased performance. Ability and technology moderates the relationship between motivation and performance. The higher the levels of ability and motivation the ______ the level of performance will be. However, increasing motivatio beyond an ______ level tends to ______ a dysfunctional result because it is ______ by an increased level of anxiety.

  1. affected
    effected
    influenced
    measured
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  2. higher
    larger
    lower
    smaller
    All are correct
    Option A

     

  3. certain
    desired
    increased
    optimal
    All are correct
    Option D

     

  4. deduce
    introduce
    produce
    reduce
    All are correct
    Option C

     

  5. abandoned
    accompained
    affiliated
    amalgamated
    All are correct
    Option B

     

  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. A period of six years have elapsed since I last saw her.
    ii. The angry bird flap her wings, flies a short distance and returns.

    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
    the = an; have = has

     

  8. i. He had already sent me message that his arrival was scheduled for Thursday.
    ii. Science and technology and its fallouts do not complete human culture.

    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. message should be preceeded by article “a/the”

     

  9. i. His father is disgusted against him for his addiction to drink.
    ii. John is still getting over his divorce, so he’s been a little distant at work.

    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. disgusted with him

     

  10. i. It took her a long time to get off the death of her husband.
    ii. It is best to be silent than to speak in anger.

    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
    get off = get over means feel better after something it is better (as the sentence is followed by “than”)

     

  11. i. The traders have received good number of orders for the local finger turmeric.
    ii. Some traders have received fresh demand for the local finger turmeric.

    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

     


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