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.
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: Rearrange the following to make a coherent passage:
- In the outrage that followed the rape of two children, in Kathua and Unnao :
P. the sickening details of the two rapes make the outrage understandable
Q. but whether or not it is going to deter potential criminals is an open question
R. death for the crime of raping a child was the loudest demand
S. an ordinance for raping a child under 12 to death penalty was issuedSQPRPQRSRPSQQPRSNone of theseOption C
- Caught on the wrong foot by a sharp surge in cane output and plunging open market prices of sugar:
P. a sharp reduction in GST on ethanol, to tackle the crisis
Q. the government is now cobbling up a rescue package to bail out farmers and the industry from cane arrears
R. But such measures may offer only temporary palliatives without addressing the root cause of the sugar economy’s deteriorating fortunes
S. A Group of Ministers has proposed a cess on sugar, a production subsidy on caneSQPRQSPRPQRSQPRSNone of theseOption B
- Manipur had borne the brunt of Army excesses over the years. In a rare intervention:
P. the legal protection offered by AFSPA cannot be absolute
Q. in a matter concerning internal security, in 2016 the Supreme Court had ruled that the armed forces cannot escape investigation for excesses
R. It ordered a probe into specific cases. In other words, accountability for human rights violations is sacrosanct and
S. committed in the discharge of their duties even in ‘disturbed areas’SQPRQPRSPQRSQSRPNone of theseOption D
- The spotlight in recent days has inevitably shone on the transition after the long Castro legacy in Latin America:
P. In this process, an important aspect about the beginning of a new chapter should not be overlooked.
Q. Mr. Díaz-Canel’s ascent bucks the regional trend where leaders routinely seek recourse
R. to constitutional meddling to secure extensions of presidential tenures.
S. The succession plan was more or less scripted by Mr. Castro at the commencement of his second term in 2013.SQPRRQRPQPRSPQRSNone of theseOption D
- With the Rajya Sabha Chairman rejecting the notice given by 64 Opposition members for the impeachment of the Chief Justice of India,:
P. Section 3 of the Judges (Inquiry) Act, 1968, says
Q. the focus has shifted to the presiding officer’s power to admit or reject a motion
R. the presiding officer may admit or refuse to admit the motion after holding consultations with such persons as he thinks fit
S. the Congress, spearheading the move, is planning to approach the Supreme CourtQSPRSQPRPQRSQPRSNone of theseOption A
- Please turn off the TV.
a. turn off
b. turn it off
c. turn off it
d. turn the TV offOnly aAll a, c & dAll except cBoth a & dAll are CorrectOption C
- I’ll look after your dog while you’re on vacation.
a. look after your dog
b. look your dog after
c. look it after
d. look after itOnly aBoth a & cAll a, b & cBoth a & dAll are CorrectOption A
- They’ll pick up John from the airport.
a. pick up John
b. pick John up
c. pick him up
d. pick up himAll a, b & cOnly dBoth a & bAll except cAll are CorrectOption A
- You need to fill out this form to register for the course.
a. fill out this form
b. fill this form out
c. fill it form out
d. fill it outOnly aOnly b & cAll a, b & cAll except dNone of theseOption A
- You can come over to my house after school.
a. come over to my house
b. come to my house over
c. come here over
d. come over hereOnly aOnly a & dAll except dBoth a & cNone of theseOption A
Direction: Which of the phrases a, b, c, and d given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically or structurally correct? Please note that more than one phrase can be correct so mark accordingly.