English Test for SBI PO Prelims Exam Set – 08

Directions(1-5): In each of the following questions there are sentences. There is an error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains error parts as your answer. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  1. (A) Compensation to victims are a relatively less recognised component of criminal justice. /(B) In a system that focusses mainly on the accused, /(C) an order of compensation is a recognition of the state’s obligation /(D) to victims of crime, especially horrific acts.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option A
    are = is

     

  2. (A) The oil market is in ferment once again with a great deal of uncertainty over supplies. /(B) On Monday /(C) the United States announced that it would not extend beyond May 1 the 180-day waiver it has granted to eight countries, /(D) including India, to purchase oil from Iran.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option C
    has = had

     

  3. (A) The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that /(B) killed over 250 people have raised concerns about /(C) the Islamic State’s expansion into the South Asian region. The group, which controlled huge /(D) swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, are now practically on the run.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    are = is

     

  4. (A) Journalist Lyra McKee’s gruesome murder in Londonderry last week has brought into focus the fragile Irish peace process, more than 20 years after /(B) Britain and Ireland signed the historic Good Friday accord. The attack, carried out by the so-called New IRA, opposed to the 1998 deal, /(C) also underscores the political stalemate /(D) following the collapse of power-sharing institutions in Northern Ireland.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     

  5. (A) It is reassuring that there will be no parallel inquiries into the two sets of allegations that have rocked the Supreme Court. /(B) Justice (retired) A.K. Patnaik, who has been tasked with probing an alleged conspiracy against the Chief Justice of India, /(C) has made the right decision by choosing to wait for the end of the in-house inquiry into a former woman /(D) employee’s complaint of sexual harassment by the CJI and the subsequent victimisation, before starting his work.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    the subsequent victimisation = subsequent victimisation

     

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

    A. Even so, India has abandoned its sharp rhetoric against the BRI this time compared to 2017, and China issued statements saying it would not allow the decision to affect the bilateral relationship.
    B. While Mr. Xi’s words on transparency and inclusivity will be welcomed in India, they don’t address New Delhi’s main concern over the BRI, of sovereignty.
    C.. India’s objection to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is that it runs through parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, and this has led to the Modi government’s decision to stay away from the summit.
    D. This was an indicator that both would rather be guided on the issue by the Wuhan spirit than by the deep differences they continue to have over the BRI project.
    E. India’s other concern over the BRI’s inroads in South Asia will also grow: at the summit, China listed the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and the Nepal-China Trans-Himalayan Multi-dimensional Connectivity Network, and the CPEC as focus areas.

  7. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B
    B-C-E-A-D

     

  8. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C
    B-C-E-A-D

     

  9. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option E
    B-C-E-A-D

     

  10. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option D
    B-C-E-A-D

     

  11. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A
    B-C-E-A-D

     


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