English Test for SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam set – 2

Directions(1-5): Out of the three statements given below, one or more may be grammatically correct. Identify the correct statement (s) and choose the appropriate option as your answer.

  1. I. Amid the tense situation between India and Pakistan, Bollywood is ready to capitalise on the million emotions the nation is experiencing.
    II. Amid the tense situation between India and Pakistan, Bollywood is ready to capital on the million emotions the nation is experiencing.
    III. Amid the tense situation between Bollywood, India and Pakistan are ready to capitalise on the million emotions the nation is experiencing.
    Only I
    Only II
    Only III
    Both I and II
    All of these
    Option A

     

  2. I. Almond milk is low in sugar content, which makes it a perfect drink for those who are suffering from diabetes.
    II. The low sugar content of almond milk makes it a perfect drink for diabetic patients.
    III. Almond milk is a perfect drink, which makes it low in sugar content, for those who are suffering from diabetes.
    Only I
    Only II
    Only III
    Both I and II
    All of these
    Option D
    Both sentences I & II state that almond milk’s low sugar content makes it perfect for diabetic patients, and not the other way around as stated by sentence III.

     

  3. I. After the patriotic movie has collected good revenues at the box office, Bollywood was ready to cash in on the emotions attached with the rising tension between India and Pakistan.
    II. After the patriotic movie collects good revenues at the box office, Bollywood will be ready to cash in on the emotions attached with the rising tension between India and Pakistan.
    III. After the patriotic movie collects good revenues at the box office, Bollywood is ready to cash in on the emotions attached with the rising tension between India and Pakistan.
    Only I
    Only II
    Only III
    Both I and II
    All of these
    Option B

     

  4. I. The entertaining biopic benefitted from an extremely riveting story and an enthralling performance by Cumberbatch.
    II. Cumberbatch gave an enthralling performance in the entertaining biopic that benefitted from an extremely riveting story.
    III. Benefitted by an extremely riveting story, the biopic is an excellent example of Cumberbatch’s enthralling performance.
    Only I
    Only II
    Only III
    Both I and II
    All of these
    Option E

     

  5. I. Weight loss, improved vision and stronger muscles are just some of the health benefits of including almond milk in your daily diet.
    II. Weight loss, improved vision and stronger muscles is just some of the health beneifts of including almond milk in your daily diet.
    III. Weight loss, improved vision and stronger muscles are just some of the health benefit of including almond milk in your daily diet.
    Only I
    Only II
    Only III
    Both I and II
    All of these
    Option A

     

  6. Directions(6-10):Two sentences with one blank in each, followed by five alternatives, are given. Choose that option as the answer which can fill both the blanks of both the sentences appropriately.

  7. A) He tried his ______ best to score distinction in this exam.
    B) It pays to keep ______ head in an emergency.
    cool
    utmost
    very
    possible
    level
    Option E
    Out of given options, only option (E) fits at both the places in the context of both sentences since “level” stands for a position on a scale of amount, quantity, extent, or quality.

     

  8. A) The system is working with ______ to getting things done.
    B) ______ must be commanded and not demanded.
    Status
    Relation
    Attitude
    Respect
    Honour
    Option D
    In the first blank, it refers to a phrase based on the word
    ‘respect’, provided in the options. The correct usage of the phrase is: ‘with respect to’
    The word ‘respect’ fits in the blank perfectly.

     

  9. A) Tackling SRK and his army of fans through the bear trap and emerging with the trophy is a different _____ of fish.
    B) The question of whether these would be the ‘best’ candidates for the job is a different ___ of fish.
    species
    plenty
    type
    school
    kettle
    Option E
    “Different kettle of fish” is an idiom which refers to an alternative or a different thing altogether.
    Out of all options, the word ‘kettle’ fits in both the blanks.

     

  10. A) Governments in these countries should create an education system since ______ good schools, the bulk of people entering the world force will not have the skills they need.
    B) We cannot process colour, details of rapid changes in our surroundings __________ the cone- shaped cells packed around the centre of the retina.
    without
    lack
    absence
    missing
    efficient
    Option A

     

  11. A) The best way to treat eye _________ is to first make sure your glasses are up to date.
    B) Heavy workload ________ the employee’s mind and declines their performances.
    race
    strain
    kind
    brand
    effort
    Option
    Strain means a force or influence that stretches, pulls, or puts pressure on something, sometimes causing damage.
    It fits into both the sentences appropriately.

     

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