Mixed English Questions Set 24 (New Pattern)

This set contains New Pattern English Questions for various upcoming exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO, Clerk and insurance exams. Questions from Sentence Connectors and Fill in the Blanks.

Directions (1-5): Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used in the beginning (to start the sentence) to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

  1. In a bid to add more teeth to its financial operations platform, Bharti Airtel has bought a stake in Seynse Technologies. Seynse Technologies is a fintech company worth Rs 100 crore.
    (i) Seynse Technologies is……..
    (ii) Bharti Airtel has……..
    (iii) Fintech company worth……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii) Bharti Airtel has bought a stake in Seynse Technologies ,a fintech company worth Rs 100 crore, in a bid to add more teeth to its financial operations platform.
  2. Bharti Realty is planning to focus on asset-light model of Real Estate Asset Management (REAM) for its future growth instead of buying land parcels on out-right basis. Bharti realty is the real estate development arm of telecom to retail major Bharti Enterprises.
    (i) Bharti Realty…..
    (ii) For its future growth……
    (iii) Planning to focus……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : From (i): Bharti Realty, the real estate development arm of telecom to retail major Bharti Enterprises, is planning to focus on asset-light model of Real Estate Asset Management (REAM) for its future growth instead of buying land parcels on out-right basis.
    From (ii) : For its future growth Bharti realty, the real estate development arm of telecom to retail major Bharti Enterprises , is planning to focus on asset-light model of Real Estate Asset Management (REAM) instead of buying land parcels on out-right basis .
  3. The first locally made bioresorbable cardiac scaffold has been approved by India’s drug regulator. It is a tube device clearing blockages in arteries that carry blood to the heart.
    (i) The first locally……
    (ii) India’s drug regulator……
    (iii) A tube device…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) All
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : From (i) : The first locally made bioresorbable cardiac scaffold, a tube device clearing blockages in arteries that carry blood to the heart , has been approved by India’s drug regulator.
    From (ii) : India’s drug regulator has approved the first locally made bioresorbable cardiac scaffold, a tube device clearing blockages in arteries that carry blood to the heart.  
  4. Vivek′s fame and fortune was virtually guaranteed by his exploits. Vivek disappointed the entire world by inexplicably failing to publish his journals.
    (i) Disappointing the entire world…..
    (ii) Failing to publish…..
    (iii) His fame and fortune……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : From (iii) : His fame and fortune virtually guaranteed by his exploits, Vivek disappointed the entire world by inexplicably failing to publish his journals.
  5. NALCO saw its stock price more than double over the last one year. This comes as the base metal prices improved.
    (i) As the base metal….
    (ii) Over the last one year……
    (iii) Seeing its stock price……..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : From (i) : As the base metal prices improved, NALCO saw its stock price more than double over the last one year.
    From (ii) : Over the last one year  NALCO saw its stock price more than double as the base metal prices improved

Directions (6-10): Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

  1. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has done well to _____ a Bill that guarantees to fully ________states for five years for any revenue loss during transition to the new tax _____ .
    A) pass, transform, system
    B) introduce, observe, law
    C) clear , compensate , regime
    D) justify, validate , authority
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    Option C
  2. Last week, Bengal ______ the 2017 edition of its Global Business Summit where businessmen and politicians ______ and brainstorm about investing in sectors as _____ as healthcare, finance and tourism in the state.
    A) participated, meet , low
    B) inaugurated , gathered , vast
    C) held , meets, cool
    D) hosted , gather , diverse
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    Option D
  3. A consequence of the 8th November announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replace high denomination currency notes is the _______ interest in figuring out ways in which India can quickly _______ from an economy that predominantly uses cash for retail transactions to one which ______ on cashless methods.
    A) valid , transform, laws
    B) widespread , transition , relies
    C) lack of, validate, backs
    D) overflown , transit, holds
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    Option B
  4. The government is _______ to be considering a social security scheme in which it would ______ either a universal basic income or a dole restricted to the most ________.
    A) reported , introduce , vulnerable
    B) made , inculcate , rich
    C) thought , back, required
    D) proposed , change, affluent
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    Option A 
  5. It is _____ welcome that the Centre and the states have reached agreement on the _____ issue of dual control of administering the goods and services tax (GST), opening up the _______ of introducing the new, paradigm-shifting tax regime on July 1 this year.
    A) almost , perplexed , wind
    B) mostly , critical , range
    C) highly , over-rated , proposed
    D) indeed , vexed , possibility
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    Option D

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