Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 54 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions on Sentence Fillers and Odd Words 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 Word Usage. 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) With over 130 million Indian consumers making online purchases in 2016 alone—more than the entire population of Japan and a 76% growth over the previous year—the potential benefit of using technology and innovation to reach India’s consumers is simply enormous.
    B) In recent years, both domestic and international firms have found technology and e-commerce to be a valuable path for entering Indian markets to provide new products and services.
    C) Against this background, the question is how Indian regulators can take a dynamic approach to competition regulation in the tech sector to ensure that the benefits of innovation spread to Indian consumers.
    D) India is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world and has a rapidly developing technology sector.
    E) Such intervention can impede innovative efforts by technology firms struggling to compete in the marketplace and reduce the choices available to everyday Indian consumers.
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: DABC. The passage is about use of technology
  2. A) However, at the time of inception, this technique faced much criticism.
    B) Yet, time has broadly validated the technique, reduced costs, and made it safer and more reliable.
    C) The objections ranged from the ethical—disrupting natural life processes—to concerns about the fate of unwanted or unused embryos generated during the process, and possible social stratification due to the then excessive financial costs of the procedure.
    D) This will pose worrying legal questions regarding the definition of parenthood and penalties for unauthorized cell access.
    E) India’s first test-tube baby was born in 1986. In vitro fertilization (IVF), the technique used then, has since gone on to prove a blessing for several infertile couples.
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: EACB.   
  3. A) Its WhatsApp service is preparing to start digital payments in the country, a move that would leverage India’s rush to online transactions after November’s sudden demonetisation
    B) WhatsApp would challenge local players including PayTM, which is backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
    C) After its plan to offer free internet in India was rejected, Facebook Inc. may soon find that the fastest way to consumers’ hearts is through their wallets. Digitally.
    D) More than a third of Indians now access the internet and mobile-phone penetration stands at around 80%, with both figures rising rapidly.
    E) The service would probably tap into India’s Unified Payments System, which is regulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and was set up to facilitate the transfer of funds instantly over mobile devices.
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is:CABE. The passage is about Whatsapp digital payment in India by introduction of wallet.
  4. A) The finding that India is now the world’s third largest user of the Internet, after the US and China, should warm the hearts of smart phone and computer manufactures and give a fillip to Internet service providers as well.
    B) This is not surprising given that a large section of the population is young and getting increasingly digital savvy; some three-fourth of the Net users are in the age group of 35 and below.
    C) A report by global digital measurement and analytics firm comScore has said that the number of Internet users in the country has increased by a respectable 31 per cent since March 2012, and close to 74 million users are now hooked to the Net.
    D) Service providers have still to reach the rural interiors with their dongles etc. If the problems are fixed, we can see another Net revolution, this time in rural India.
    E) The rise in sales of smart phones is but one indication of that. The rapid spread of social media in the country too demonstrates the growing reach of the Internet.
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: ACBE
  5. A) While Governments and NGOs in India are recycling the organic component of solid waste, inorganic waste such as glass and metals are recycled by the informal sector.
    B) But the Government needs to understand the importance of quality operations at all the composting plants, as the organic manure output can be a good avenue for entrepreneurs wanting to market the same.
    C) Organic composting is assuming an ever-increasing significance in today’s world, as the disposal of increasing quantities of urban solid waste becomes a major challenge for municipal authorities.
    D) However, organic composting in India is apparently not going as per plan. The primary cause is the inefficient segregation of inorganic waste such as glass, plastic and metals from organic waste.
    E) The common means of composting being used here is the ‘windrows method’; the Supreme Court’s committee for solid waste management in the country endorses the windrows concept when large quantities of waste have to be handled and put through the composting procedure.
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : The correct sequence is: CAED

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. Incarnate
    A) When the soldier wrote the letter to his wife, he hoped it would incarnate all the love he felt for her.
    B) To the man’s children, their new stepmother seems to incarnate the devil.
    C) The first sale is incarnate and will be cancelled if the seller cannot produce a thousand units within a week’s time.
    D) The backstabbing associated with politics appears to incarnate everything that is wrong with this country.
    E) All are correct
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : incarnate- to stand for something or someone in a noticeable way
  2. Correspond
    A) The first group, which he regards as instinctive in the strict acceptance of the term, seem exactly to correspond to those which fall under the definition given above.
    B) Since Timmy wrote his answers on the wrong spaces, he would correspond the test.
    C) I correspond regularly with my counterpart in the head office in Providence.
    D) The worn out exterior of the old house does not correspond with the modern furnishings inside the dwelling.
    E) All are correct
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : correspond- have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly. OR communicate by exchanging letters.  
  3. Arbitrary
    A) If you don’t explain your marking system to the students, it might be interpreted as being arbitrary and unfair.
    B) The office timings were same for all but the breaks were arbitrary.
    C) The court gave an arbitrary ruling in his favor.
    D) When the teacher decided she needed to arbitrary the misbehaving student, she asked the young man to step into the hall.
    E) All are correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Arbitrary – based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
    OR something decided by preference or convenience
    OR decided by a judge or court rather than being an actual law
  4. Incident
    A) The changes incident to economic development
    B) After the fighting incident, Sudheer was suspended from school.
    C) He was interviewed on television regarding an incident in which he claimed to have seen a UFO.
    D) my period in Egypt wasn’t without incident.
    E) All are correct
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    Option E
    Explanation
    :
    in A) incident- liable to happen because of; resulting from.
    In D) incident- the occurrence of dangerous or exciting things.
  5. Offset
    A) We had to lay off some staff to offset the increase in fuel costs.
    B) These wheels have an offset of four inches
    C) After the earthquake, several places on the ridge were offset by several feet.
    D) To offset the earth, citizens need to keep the grounds clean.
    E) All are correct
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    Option D

 

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8 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 54 (New Pattern)”

  1. Nazriya @ SBI PO

    ty 5/10 :(((

  2. •?((¯°·._.• ąkduuu •._.·°¯))؟•

    8th ques ka answer khan hai ?????? D hoga na

    1. •?((¯°·._.• ąkduuu •._.·°¯))؟•

      6th ka bhi gayab hai 🙂

    2. Suraj

      yes check now 🙂

  3. MiMi

    thnk u sir :))

  4. sachin shukla@Target sbi po

    thanku

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