Mixed English Questions Set 16 (New Pattern)

This set contains New Pattern English Questions for various upcoming exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO, Clerk and insurance exams. Sentence Connectors and Cloze Test set.

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. An FIR was ordered by Election Commission of India(ECI) against the editor of Dainik Jagran. The FIR ordered as he published the exit polls on the website just ahead of the phase 2 of polls in Uttar Pradesh.
    (i) The editor of Dainik Jagran…….
    (ii) Publishing the exit polls……
    (iii) The Election commission of India (ECI) ordered…….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) All
    E) Both (i) and (iii)
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    Option E
    Explanation: From (i) The editor of Dainik Jagran published the exit polls on the website just ahead of the phase 2 of polls in Uttar Pradesh as a result of which an FIR was ordered against him by the ECI.
    From (iii) The Election commission of India (ECI) ordered an FIR against the editor of Dainik Jagran for publishing the exit polls on the website just ahead of the phase 2 of polls in Uttar Pradesh.
  2. Larsen & Toubro and European firm MBDA have entered into a joint venture. The Joint Venture will supply missiles and missile systems to the Indian armed forces.
    (i) Larsen & Tourbo has entered…….
    (ii) Entering into a joint venture…….
    (iii) Supply missile and missile systems……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) None
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option A
    Explanation: From (i) Lasen & Toubro has entered into a Joint Venture with European firm MBDA to supply missile and missile systems to the Indian armed forces.
  3. By the use of technology Motilal Oswal Financial Service is doing a complete revamp of its human resource processes. The revamp includes a mobile app which enables employees to mark their attendance through cell phones.
    (i) Enabling employees to mark their……
    (ii) Motilal Oswal Financial Service is doing……
    (iii) Human resource processes……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) All
    E) Both (i) and (ii)
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    Option B
    Explanation: From (ii) Motilal Oswal Financial Service is doing a complete revamp of its human resource processes by the use of technology that includes a mobile app which enables employees to mark their attendance through cell phones.
  4. The government may revive the seeds bill after assembly election in 5 states are overs. The seed bill seeks to regulate seeds and plant material to ensure quality.
    (i) After assembly elections in……
    (ii) Reviving the seeds bill…….
    (iii) Regulating seeds and plant…….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) None
    E) All
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    Option A
    Explanation: From (i) : After assembly elections in 5 states are over the government may revive the seeds bill that seeks to regulate seeds and plant material to ensure quality.
  5. India’s road accounts for the highest number of fatalities in the world. In a bid to make India’s road safer transport minister has asked all major automakers to adopt strict measures.
    (i) All major automakers have been asked…….
    (ii) In a bid to make India’s road…….
    (iii) Adopting strict measures…..
    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) All major automakers have been asked by the transport minister to adopt strict measures in a bid to make India’s road safer, which accounts for the highest number of fatalities in the world
    From (ii) In a bid to make India’s road safer ,which accounts for the highest number of fatalities in the world, transport minister has asked all major automakers to adopt strict measures.

Direction (6-10) : In the passage given below there are 5 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e. “No change required”.

THE city of Beijing got worldwide attention last weekend as its (6)_______ [situation] for air pollution soared to unconscionably high levels, even for the usually smog-smothered residents of the Chinese capital. By mid-week readings had (7)______ [dominated] from “beyond index” to merely “hazardous”. But by then Shanghai was grappling with its own bout of abnormal pollution.

China’s crisis in air quality is indeed a national one. This month dozens of other cities, from Shandong province in the east to Guizhou in the south-west, recorded pollution (8)________[appear] . Experts (9)______ [disown] this to an exceptionally cold winter that has caused more burning of coal and other fuels than usual, to temperature inversions over some places, and to unfortunate wind patterns in others.

Even in the absence of such spikes, air quality in much of China routinely fails to meet basic standards laid down by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The smallest and most dangerous particles are called PM2.5 because they measure 2.5 microns or less in diameter, fine enough to enter deep into the lungs and into the bloodstream. The WHO (10)______ [deems] 25 micrograms of such matter per cubic metre of air to be an achievable and acceptable level. In Beijing, readings hit nearly 1,000 micrograms.

  1. A) method
    B) highest
    C) readings
    D) demand
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
  2. A) receded
    B) increased
    C) accelerated
    D) bounced up
    E) No Change Required
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    Option A
    Explanation: receded- diminished. The statement says that the pollution changed from this to merely this. Merely indicates that it has reduced. So receded is the word.
  3. A) discomfort
    B) scale
    C) width
    D) spikes
    E) No Change Required
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      Option D 
  4. A) virtue
    B) aspect
    C) attribute
    D) trait
    E) No Change Required
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      Option C
  5. A) accounted
    B) opinions
    C) withholds
    D) denies
    E) No Change Required
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      Option E
    Explanation: deems – considers

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