English Test for SBI PO Prelims Exam Set – 02

Directions(1-5): Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. When the school-leaving certificate remains the most important outcome for a student in the end of a dozens of years of study, governments have a duty to ensure that it is accurate.
    at the end of a dozens of years from
    at the end of a dozen years of
    at the ending a dozen years of
    it the end of a dozen years from
    No Correction Required
    Option B

     

  2. What is extraordinary about Sunday’s Ukrainian presidential runoff is that it turned over to be so predictable.
    turned upon
    turned off
    turned out
    turned in
    No Correction Required
    Option C

     

  3. On Monday the United States announced that it would not extend beyond May 1 the 180-day waiver it has granted for eight countries, including India, to purchase oil from Iran.
    is granted to
    these have granted to
    it have granted for
    it had granted to
    No Correction Required
    Option D

     

  4. The manner in which the Supreme Court responded on the judicial side to allegations of sexual harassment made by a former employee against the Chief Justice of India is a textbook example of how not to deal with such a complaint.
    responded on
    responded to
    responded over
    responded at
    No Correction Required
    Option A

     

  5. Faced with the U.S.’s intransigent demand that all countries put a full stop to oil imports from Iran or face sanctions, the Indian government has indicated it will ‘zero out’ oil imports after the May 2 deadline.
    had indicated
    has indicated that it
    indicated it
    indicated that
    No Correction Required
    Option E

     

  6. Directions(6-10): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below.

    A. It is imperative that all school boards learn from Telangana’s mistakes.
    B. This distressing annual phenomenon is witnessed in many States, but governments have not addressed it with any degree of alarm.
    C. Independent verification, review of results and future preparedness are now being pursued, but many families have lost loved ones and others have been deeply traumatised.
    D. The tragic consequence of examination muddles is a spate of student suicides.
    E. Students should be counselled at school that marks in the final examination are not the sole determinants of success.
    F. But the agency contracted to do the processing had encountered problems with data even during the collection of fees, which should have led to rigorous scrutiny of the technology.
    G. Among the issues raised after the Telangana fiasco is whether the private agency selected to process the results could handle the scale of the operation.
    H. There was also a lack of understanding among examiners, since some errors were traced to wrong entries in machine-readable forms.
    I. This year, over 8.7 lakh candidates took the Intermediate examination, and the inquiry has determined that there was no significant variation in the pass percentage in some of the difficult subjects, compared with 2018.

  7. Which of the following sentences should be the (LAST) after rearrangement?
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F
    Option D
    G-I-F-H-C-A-D-B-E

     

  8. Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
    E
    F
    G
    H
    I
    Option C
    G-I-F-H-C-A-D-B-E

     

  9. Which of the following sentences should be the SEVENTH after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B
    G-I-F-H-C-A-D-B-E

     

  10. Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
    G
    H
    I
    A
    B
    Option C
    G-I-F-H-C-A-D-B-E

     

  11. Which of the following sentences should be the EIGHTH after rearrangement?
    B
    C
    F
    G
    H
    Option A
    G-I-F-H-C-A-D-B-E

     


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