English Test for SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam set – 8

Directions(1-5): In the given question, a part of the sentence is given in brackets. Alternatives to the bracketed part are given which may make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. Choose the correct alternative.

  1. Mental intelligence and common sense are essential for outstanding achievement because they involve (your natural ability to comprehend difficult concepts quicker and to analyse them clearly and incisively.)
    Your natural ability of comprehension of difficult concepts quickly and clear and incisive analysis of it.
    One’s natural ability of comprehension of difficult concepts quickly and analysing them clearly and incisively.
    Your natural ability to comprehend difficult concepts quicker and to analysis them clearly and incisively.
    One’s natural ability to comprehend difficult concepts quicker and to analyse them clearly and incisively.
    One’s abilities to comprehend difficult concepts quickly and to analyse them clearly and incisively.
    Option D

     

  2. (Using it wisely), leisure promotes health, efficiency and happiness among all.
    If used wisely
    Having used it wisely
    Because of usefulness
    Because it is used wisely
    Due to its wise use
    Option A

     

  3. (Unless they reverse the present policies) immediately, the world may suffer permanent damage from the unregulated use of pesticides.
    Unless the present policies are reversed
    Unless present policies will be reversed
    If it will not reverse present policies
    If present policies will not be reversed
    Present policies need to be reversed
    Option

     

  4. It is not clear whether Zika existed (in an countrygenous form or if it was imported. However, surveys for Zika have been in on India since 1950 after the virus was discovered in Uganda in 1947).
    in an indigenous form or if it was imported. However, surveys for Zika have been on in India since 1950 after the virus was
    in an countrygenous form or if it was imported. However, surveys for Zika have been on in India since 1950 after the virus was
    in an indigenous form or if it was exported. However, surveys for Zika have been on in India since 1950 after the virus was
    in an indigenous form or if it was imported. However, surveys for Zika have been in on India since 1950 after the virus was
    in an indigenous form or if it was imported. However, surveys for Zika have been on in India since 1950 after the virus is
    Option A

     

  5. On Saturday, three Chinese navy warships (arrived on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistans shores for a four-day “goodwill and training” visiting, report) Pakistani media and China’s official news agency, Xinhua.
    arrives on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistan’s shores for a four-day “goodwill and training” visit, reported
    arrived on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistan’s shores for a four-day “goodwill and training” visit, reported
    arrived on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistan’s shores four a for-day “goodwill and training” visit, reported
    arrived on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistan’s shores for a four-day “goodwill and training” visit, reported over
    arrived on ‘all-weather friend’ Pakistan’s shoar for a four-day “goodwill and training” visit, reported
    Option B

     

  6. Directions(6-10): In the given question, four words are printed in bold and are numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. Of these, the positions of two of these words may be incorrect and need to be exchanged to make the sentence correct. Find the two words which need to be exchanged. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer is (E), i.e. ‘No correction required’.

  7. Maintaining(1) to commitment(2) integrity(3) in governance and combating corruption should be made a key election manifesto(4) by all parties.
    2-3
    1-2
    1-4
    2-4
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  8. Funding(1) for disclosure of source and amount of norms(2) received by parties(3) should be strengthened.(4)
    1-3
    2-3
    2-4
    1-2
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  9. His quashed(A) was conviction(B) in March 1986 after his counsel(C) argued that the police lies(D) was a tissue of evidence.(E)
    A-C
    B-E
    A-B & D-E
    C-D & A-E
    No exchange required
    Option C

     

  10. With the international(A) in foreign investments(B), the government(C) will be even more a hostage(D) to the whims of the reduction(E) oil price.
    B-E
    C-D & A-E
    B-C & A-D
    A-E
    No exchange required
    Option D

     

  11. It is harder(A) to defeat the chronic low distribution(B) of the state farms(C), and the frailties(D) of the productivity(E) chain.
    B-E
    A-D
    B-D
    B-E & C-D
    No exchange required
    Option A

     

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