Mixed English Questions Set 33 (New Pattern)

This set contains important New Pattern English questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO, Clerk , NIACL Assistant and other upcoming exams. New Pattern Sentence Connectors and Word Usage Questions.

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. A short film and documentary competition will be held by The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh. The aim is to bring back Indianness to Indian cinema.
    (i) The Swayamsewak Sangh……
    (ii) With an aim……
    (iii) Held by The…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : From (i) : The Swayamsewak Sangh will hold a short film and documentary competition to bring back Indianness to Indian cinema.
    (ii) With an aim to bring back Indianness to Indian cinema,a short film and documentary competition will be held by The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh  
  2. On Tuesday the US President Donald Trump will sign a historical agreement. The agreement is aimed at boosting government support for the nation′s historically black colleges.
    (i) Signing a historical agreement……
    (ii) US President….
    (iii) With an aim….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Both (i) and (iii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : From (ii) : US President Donald Trump will sign a historic agreement on Tuesday aimed at boosting government support for the nation′s historically black colleges.
    From (iii) With an aim to boost the government support for the US historically black colleges, US President Donald Trump will sign a historical agreement on Tuesday.
  3. Warren Buffet who is admired across the globe by the analyst community said that investors should stick with low cost index funds. Warren Buffet is also admired by the retail investors.
    (i) The analyst community said that……
    (ii) Warren Buffet is also admired ….
    (iii) Warren Buffet who is…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : From (iii) Warren Buffet who is admired not only by the analyst community but also retail investors said that investors should stick with low cost index funds.
  4. We do not need so many public sector banks. The system will be better if they are consolidated into fewer but healthier banks.
    (i) If they are consolidated…..
    (ii) So many public…..
    (iii) Fewer but healthier banks…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (iii)
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii): So many public sector banks are not needed as the system will be better if they are consolidated into fewer but healthier banks.
  5. As the gold prices moved upwards over the past one week, gold buying has picked up in India. India is the second largest consumer of gold.
    (i) Gold buying has picked……
    (ii) India is the second……
    (iii) Moved upwards over…….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (iii)
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i): Gold buying has picked up in India, the second largest consumer of gold, as prices moved upwards over the past one week.

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions, a word has been used in sentences in four different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

  1. Close
    A) Please close the door properly.
    B) His house is close to my office.
    C) His close was full of clothes.
    D) He stood very close to the fire.
    E) All correct
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : close=>closet.
  2. Outline
    A) As the outline was not visible clearly the boy could not paint the sketch well.
    B) The Prime Minister will outline his plans to reduce unemployment at the conference tonight.
    C) Can you please outline the case briefly?
    D) She was wearing a black dress outline with gold lace.
    E) All correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : outline=>outlined
  3. Charge
    A) You can charge me any amount, but please get my work done.
    B) The police charge him with an assault case.
    C) You should charge the battery of your car after every three years.
    D) I don’t advise anyone to charge that barricade.
    E) All correct
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) charge=>charged
    (iii) charge means attack.
  4. Present
    A) 49 students were present in the class.
    B) He did not expect to find himself in the present situation.
    C) The present article cannot answer every question
    D) They are happy and at peace, refusing to think beyond the present
    E) All correct
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : In (iii) Present means – now being considered or discussed
  5. Record
    A) You should maintain a record of the things that you do everyday.
    B) Virat Kohli′s record of 4 consecutive double hundred in test match is unbeatable.
    C) She has to go to the studio next week to record a new album.
    D) The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death
    E) All correct
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : record=>recorded

 

 

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