English Test for SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam set – 10


Directions:(1-5)In the questions given below,there are six jumbled sentences marked A-F. Rearrange all the sentences to make a meaningful and coherent paragraph and answer the questions that follow.

A.The other interesting fact, revealed last month in two articles in Nature, one of the world’s leading scientific journals, is that the Gulf Stream is slowing down.

B.This could be very bad news for Western Europe.

C.Here are two interesting facts.

D.On two days in February, it was actually warmer at the North Pole than it was in Zurich, Switzerland.

E.One is that the winter temperatures in the Arctic this year were the highest ever recorded.

F.Climate is non-linear: It stays the same for a long time, then suddenly reaches a tipping point and the whole thing flips into a different configuration.

  1. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option E
    The correct sequence of sentences is FCEDAB.

     

  2. Which of the following will be the SECOND statement after the rearrangement?
    B
    C
    A
    F
    D
    Option B
    The correct sequence of sentences is FCEDAB.

     

  3. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
    A
    B
    D
    E
    F
    Option C

     

  4. Which if the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
    F
    E
    C
    A
    B
    Option D

     

  5. Which of the following will be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
    B
    D
    F
    E
    C
    Option A

     

  6. Directions(6-10):In each of the following questions,a statement is given with a single blank.Choose the most suitable option which fits the blank in the most meaningful and appropriate way.

  7. The Nipah virus made its first _____________ appearance in Malaysia in 1998.
    Store
    Documented
    Restricted
    Responsive
    Described
    Option B
    Documented – recorded

     

  8. Sources said the vehicle was heading for a different assignment, but was caught in the _________ of protesters’ fury.
    Midst
    Problem
    Phase
    Point
    Process
    Option A
    Midst – in the middle of something.

     

  9. The Citizenship Bill, 2016, is unlikely to be _________ in the monsoon session of Parliament as the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) intends to have wider consultations.
    Asked
    Show
    Tabled
    Discuss
    Believed
    Option C
    Tabled – proposed

     

  10. It is hard to imagine this Canadian poet and novelist ______________ to fashion trends because there is such defiance about her.
    Defending
    Overcome
    Succumbing
    Degrade
    Faking
    Option C
    Succumbing – surrendering to something

     

  11. It is better to decide your future goals based on your interests,instead of _____________ others.
    Thinking
    Taking
    Deviating
    Imitating
    Overcoming
    Option D
    Imitate – to copy

     

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