Mixed English Questions Set 45 (New Pattern)

This set contains important New Pattern English for Bank exams SBI PO, IBPS PO, Clerk , NIACL Assistant and other upcoming exams. New Pattern English Odd Sentence and Odd Words. 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) An energy revolution is the need of the day.
    B) Solar energy offers a clean, climate-friendly, widely abundant and inexhaustible energy resource to mankind, relatively well-spread over the globe.
    C) The average life-span of any coal-based thermal plant or nuclear power plant is 40 to 50 years.
    D) A huge electricity deficit is prevailing all over the country with conventional sources of energy miserably failing to meet the minimal power demand.
    E) It can come through the hands of decentralised renewable energy, which is feasible and the most viable solution to the country’s power woes.
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    Option C
    : The correct sequence is: DAEB. The theme of the passage is renewable energy. We can connect the sentence in the sequence given DAEB. C does not fit anywhere.
  2. A) Thanks to a lack of long-term river conservation or water management policy,
    B) And, those which still flow fine are wracked by pollution, and often resemble giant drains.
    C) The state of India’s main rivers reflects the callousness and ineptitude with which we approach the issue of managing our natural resources.
    D) several rivers across the country have either dried up or resemble rivulets.
    E) As a result, there is a huge gap between the amount of sewage that is being generated all along the Ganga basin and the amount of waste being treated by the installed sewage treatment plants.
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    Option E
    : The correct sequence is: CADB. Sentence E doesnot fits with any other statement.  
  3. A) especially as disagreements centre more on the instruments needed to achieve certain objectives rather than the objectives themselves.
    B) And even within that debate on instruments, the focus is on questions of shade and emphasis, rather than ideological divides.
    C) Today, one of the major challenges regarding planning processes in India is the interfacing of contextual concerns with national perspective
    D) We seem to put much weightage on the approval that our action would merit from others.
    E) It is, therefore, natural that the debate on the future of the nation is becoming increasingly personality based rather than issue based.
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    Option D
    : The correct sequence is: CABE
  4. A) With near full enrollment reported in primary schools in India, the discourse has moved to retention and quality of education delivered.
    B) How would a parent or a university candidate know what their educational options are and which ones are the best fit.
    C) The two are obviously connected. If students receive quality education that continues to provide them value and retain their interest, then they will tend to continue in education.
    D) The value to higher education as reflected in salary levels is clearly proven in India, even though it is not so clear in many other countries.
    E) Those who leave education at or after primary school are sadly often stuck at lower income (and health) levels than those who are able to complete higher standards.
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    Option B
    : The correct sequence is: ACED
  5. A) That’s where the problem begins, because some of the components of e-waste contain materials such as lead, cadmium, mercury, polychlorinated bi-phenyls, etched chemicals and brominated flame retardants which are hazardous in nature
    B) The Government needs to further sharpen its approach and encourage initiatives from various quarters such as resident welfare associations, and other bodies to help promote the cause.
    C) According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi, e-waste comprises wastes generated from used electronic devices and household appliances which are not fit for their original intended use and are destined for recovery, recycling or disposal.
    D) All our homes throw up these gadgets, which either gather dust or land up with the scrap dealer.
    E) Such wastes encompass a wide range of electrical and electronic devices such as computers, cellular phones, personal stereos, including large household appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners etc.
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    Option B
    : The correct sequence is: CEDA

Direction (6-10): In each of the questions given below two words are highlighted. You have to decide which two words from the options should be used to replace these highlighted words and mark it as your answer. If no change is required mark option E) as your answer.

  1. The friend dreamed that one day he would be able to loosen himself from his unjust prison sentence.
    A) prisoner, limit
    B) shackled, restrain
    C) mate, shackle
    D) inmate, liberate
    E) No change required
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    Option D
  2. Alok needs to flip through the papers at his desk if he wants to find a legal of his college Degree.
    A) validate, loophole
    B) snap, group
    C) sift, copy
    D) view, global
    E) No change required
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    Option C
    : sift-to examine something carefully in order to locate an object of value
  3. If the forces in the world that relate to sustainability are going to be material to a business, it’s management’s job to take a longer view and figure out what to do about them.
    A) important, change
    B) critical, valid
    C) damage, challenge
    D) suitable, correct
    E) No change required
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    Option E
  4. Water scarcity and drought is becoming a real world problem for many Indian cities and is going to allow the future pushing experts to present environmental and development policies.
    A) change, allow
    B) shape, revisit
    C) cast, refer
    D) figure, challenge
    E) No change required
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    Option B
  5. Drought is a climatic weather which causes serious hurdle for ordinary citizens and makes daily living complicated
    A) feature, concerns
    B) trait, battle
    C) aspect, outcry
    D) challenge, retention
    E) No change required
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    Option A


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  1. K!nG Iz B!nG

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    last year CGL and banking vocabs taken from real paper sent by ssc cgl to candidates:-
    1)ineffable:-too good or beautiful to describe in words;unutterable;indescriable (inexpressible)
    An ineffable beauty descends upon the canyon as the sun begins to set
    2)Espionage-the activity of secretely getting important political or military information;spying
    3)Apathy:-lack of interest,enthusiasm or concern,indiffrence,impassivity
    There is a widespread apathy among the electrorate
    4)Elegance:-the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner;gracefulness;stylishness
    graceless is the antonym
    His writing combines elegance and wit
    5)scandalized:-to do something that people find very shocking;outrage;horrify disgust
    the whole community was scandalized by her second marriage
    6)Insolent:-extremely rude and showing a lack of respect ;disrespectful;arrogant
    Mannerly is the antonym
    Her insolent behaviour cost her job
    7)Butt in-Interrupt or intrude on a conversation or activity ;break in ;interject in (idioms)
    He kept on butting in with silly comments.
    8)Throw cold water-to be unethusiastic or discourage
    our boss never likes to throw cold water on our suggestions
    9)Mare’s nest-a discovery that seems interesting but is found to have no value;a very complicated situation;worthless thing (SSC CGL TIER II 01.12.2016)
    The announced cure for the disease was merely another mare’s nest
    9)Palm off-to persuade somebody to accept something that has no value
    answer is :- to dispose off with the intent to deceive
    Make sure he doesn’t try to palm you off with faulty goods
    10)Do a roaring trade-do very good business
    Highly successful is the answer
    It was a hot sunny day and the icecream sellers were doing a roaring trade
    11)Fickle:-changing frequently;especially as regards one’s ;loyalties or affections;changeable;variable
    Firm is the antonym which means not likely to change strongly fixed
    The weather here is notoriously fickle
    12)Cloak-and-dagger-an activity that involves mystery and secrecy
    13)Malleable-that can be hit or pressed into different shapes easily without breaking;easily influenced or changed;compliant
    Intractable is the antonym which means very difficult to deal with;obdurate;uncontrollable
    14)Be down with;-to have or catch an illness
    suffering from is the answer
    He is down with fever
    15)Cut the mustard-to perform well
    I did not cut the mustard as a hockey player
    16)Consummate-highly skilled
    17)Venerate-to have and show a lot of respect for somebody /something that is considered to be holy ;
    revere is synonym
    He venerates the the Hindu scriptures

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