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
    Explanation
    : 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
    Explanation
    : 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
    Explanation
    : 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
    Explanation
    : 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
    Explanation
    : 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
    Explanation
    : 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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