Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 56 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions on Odd Sentence and Odd Phrase for Bank Exams. This set contains important New Pattern English Questions for SBI IBPS NIACL, IBPS PO, Clerk , and other upcoming exams. New Pattern English Questions on Odd Sentence and Odd Phrase. Please read the instructions very carefully.

Direction (1-5): Five statements are given below, labelled A, B, C, D and E. Among these, four statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit with the other statements in the passage.

  1. A) A study conducted over the years by scientists from the University of Manchester showed that orangutans, in fact, use complex engineering skills for constructing their nests
    B) The inside of the nest is then filled with slim branches which give it a springy and comfortable centre. All this is constructed in about five minutes.
    C) The best branches are picked, folded, bent and woven together to create an outside base of sturdy and thick green branches.
    D) In open canopy forests the nests were almost always facing north-west and in dense closed canopy forests the males build only where gaps in the canopy had lit the forest floor.
    E) which have to be sturdy enough to hold their weight — in the case of an adult male orangutan, it can be as much as 80kg.
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: AECB. The passage speaks of how an orangutan builds his nest
     
  2. A) No one could decipher or explain the source of this symmetrical and geometric circular design with lines and valleys emanating from the exact centre.
    B) Interestingly, with this change in the ecosystem the total biomass of organisms in the water increases by two to five times, aquifers are recharged, pollutants are filtered and a buffer against both flood and drought is created.
    C) In 1995, a geometric circular structure measuring approximately two metre in diameter was found on the seabed off the coast of Japan.
    D) Once a female puffer fish is suitably impressed with a male’s creative efforts, she lays her eggs in the middle of his nest which he then guards till they hatch.
    E) They ended up calling it the ‘mystery circle’ until it was discovered that the artist behind the structure is a tiny male puffer fish.
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: CAED
     
  3. A) We need millions more each year, and we need them to be good. The numbers range from five million to 11 million per year, depending on how you count it — the higher number including pre-school and post-secondary education too.
    B) There are two clear hurdles in finding so many teachers and trainers. First, the quality of education has been allowed to suffer so badly in the past two decades that it is very difficult to find literate, articulate people even in graduate schools.
    C) Bring in trainers to enthuse Indian teachers and show them different ways of teaching and learning.
    D) Second, the quality of teacher training is poor. Very few of the thousands of teacher- training institutes produce good teachers — many of them cannot even pass the Teacher Eligibility Test.
    E) Do we have enough hands and heads to teach? Are they good enough? The truth is that the number of teachers and trainers in India falls far short of what is required.
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: EABD. Option C is not connected to any other statement.
     
  4. A) Research organisations, NGOs and individuals ,besides Government departments, can help disseminate knowledge, develop and supporting partnerships, and establish economic incentives to support sound environmental decisions.
    B) The recommendations are surprising considering the fact that the entire area of Western Ghats is eco-sensitive and home to many a rare species of flora and fauna.
    C) The effort to conserve the environment by protecting our ecologically-sensitive zones, besides creating new zones, hinges on how the Government and the judiciary help shape people’s attitude towards the environment.
    D) Moreover, in order to ensure effective long-term sustainable management of India’s ecological sensitive areas, an increased understanding of the condition of these areas must be recognised.
    E) Since this is not possible in isolation, the partnership should include the Government on the one hand and local people, NGOs, private and public-sector organisations on the other.
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: CAED
     
  5. A) This causes widespread discontent in the community and severely undermines the constructive cause behind the initiative, which is to save the environment.
    B) Concerns about waste treatment facilities can range widely, and relate to a large variety of issues.
    C) Waste recycling, treatment and processing plants are proactive initiatives undertaken particularly in urban areas, but more often than not the finer aspects of setting up such waste treatment plants are given a miss.
    D) The Government, concerned civic bodies as well as community representatives should take into account the environmental, economic and health impact of commissioning such plants.
    E) to deploy available technology to allow smallest plant footprint as is possible in order to reduce impact on local communities.
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: CABD

Directions (6-10): Which of the words/phrases (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below should replace the words/phrases given in bold in the following sentences to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. Mark (E) as the answer if the sentence is correct and ‘No correction is required’.

  1. Given that India recently cross the threshold of 100 million internet users, the Big Tent Activate Summit in New Delhi on Thursday, which brought together Indian and international leaders to limit how the internet will impact the future of this country, could not have held at a good time.
    A) cross the hurdle, to challenge, held at a better
    B) finished the target, to view, been a better
    C) crossed the threshold, to discuss, come at a better
    D) reached the benchmark, to change, been a good
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
     
  2. While the time seemed to be perfect for an all-round, re-design of the governance structure, it can take a long time to ultimate the desired results.
    A) is believed to be genuine, it could take, to prefer
    B) seems to be right, it will take, to achieve
    C) appears to be highlighted, it will change, for the
    D) is prosperous, it will still take, to benefit
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
     
  3. Ever since the first peace talks was organised between India and Pakistan, the situation to converting the LoC into an International Border has been the most better formula for a resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
    A) concluded, the benefit of , organized structure
    B) was performed, the platform of, defined
    C) was challenged, the task to, definate
    D) took place, the idea of, consistent formula
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
     
  4. When safeguarding information is more important as protecting borders, what we require is a comprehensive defence policy that follows virtual and real warfare.
    A) is , is required, neglects
    B) is as, is needed, disregards
    C) is as, we need, integrates
    D) is critically, can change, guides
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
     
  5. The struggles and achievements of many faceless rural women are ultimately missing from our mainstream media which have highlighting the achievements of women located in urban India.
    A) are largely missing, has been highlighting
    B) are definitely changing, has definitely changed
    C) is genuine, have shown
    D) are performing, have challenged
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A 

 

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