Mixed English Questions Set 41 (New Pattern)

This set contains important New Pattern English Questions for Bank PO, SBI PO 2017, IBPS PO, Clerk , NIACL Assistant and other upcoming exams. New Pattern English 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) Dismissed out of hand in the go-go 1980s as a contributor to the previous decade’s stagnation, it is increasingly viewed as a means to stem working-class voters’ defection to right-wing populist parties.
    B) But developing a modern and effective industrial strategy will be no easy feat.
    C) Industrial policy is making a comeback in many advanced economies.
    D) Another component that is missing from current discussion of industrial policy in Europe is a clear timeline.
    E) The European Union has been trying to define a consistent framework for addressing the topic since 2014, when it published an analysis of industrial policy’s advantages and disadvantages.
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    Option D
    : The Correct order is: CABE . Option D doesnot fits as it as that another component, which means already some component should have been mentioned. But nothing such is mentioned in the passage.
  2. A) When the roads are smooth, wide and empty, drivers are likely to speed.
    B) Making roads better should reduce the number of accidents.
    C) Despite measures being taken by the government on improving roads, there has been a continuous increase in road crash deaths since 2007, with a brief annual reduction in 2012.
    D) Between 2010 and 2015, incidence of road accidental deaths increased by an annual average rate of 1.2%.
    E) Yet that’s exactly the opposite of what’s happening in India.
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    Option A
    : The correct order of sentence is: BECD
  3. A) It encourages candidates without privilege but who possess one competence or another—administrative, political, speech-making and storytelling, to name just a few—to join the fight and aspire to win.
    B) An “appointocracy”, on the other hand, encourages a culture of access-seeking and sycophancy.
    C) In nature, competition occurs between animals that occupy the same geographical territory.
    D) A culture of free and fair competition is a remarkable thing.
    E) Over time an organization that follows that model comes to be dominated by “yes-men”.
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    Option C
    : Correct sequence is: DABE
  4. A) The State of the Global Air report released late last month in Boston estimates that India had suffered about 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 because of air pollution.
    B) Most rivers are polluted, with the story of the Ganga known to all. Water bodies in many cities have disappeared and been paved over.
    C) A false dichotomy has been set up between protecting the environment and pushing for economic development.
    D) This shocking estimate has been challenged by the environment minister
    E) but the fact of the matter remains that, despite many efforts to stem the rot, India’s environment is in bad shape and certainly worse than what it was 40 years ago.
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    Option C
    : The correct sequence is: ADEB
  5. A) As more Indians move from the countryside to cities, it will become more challenging to meet the aspirations of a rapidly urbanizing country.
    B) Indian agriculture will need to become more climate resilient to continue delivering crop yields as the climate heats up.
    C) What is already a hard way to make a living is becoming harder still due to the rapid depletion of water resources and climate change.
    D) Their livelihoods depend on agriculture.
    E) In addressing rapid urbanization, one should not forget that most Indians still live in rural areas.
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    Option A
    : The correct order is: EDCB

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. Vodafone’s investors has recommended an exit from India, but the company did choose the middle path by going along a merger with Idea Cellular and retaining a small stake in the combination entity.
    A) had recommended, chosen, with, combined entity
    B) have recommended, took, for, combination entity
    C) have been recommending, has chosen, by going for, combined entity
    D) recommends, had chosen, along, entity
    E) No correction required
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    Option C
  2. Government has to proactively go along the state governments and local bodies apart from the Supreme Court and high courts for necessity reforms.
    A) pursue, and, reforming
    B) pursue with, as well as, necessary reforms
    C) argue with, as long as, reforms
    D) burden, since, development
    E) No correction required
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    Option B
  3. Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) that are light regulate and face fewer bad loans are filling their corner suites fast as they are expanding in the smaller towns and cities in India.
    A) lightly regulate, filling, are expanding from
    B) lightly regulation, exempting, expands by
    C) lightly regulated, filling, expand into
    D) regulated, filled, expands
    E) No correction required
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    Option C
  4. If Chinese consumers lose faith in local Internet companies, the government’s efforts to promote technology and innovation are certain to struggle.
    A) lost faith, in promote, certainly to
    B) have faith, in promoting, certain with
    C) losing faith, for promotion, are certain to
    D) lost faith, in the promotion of, certainly
    E) No correction required
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    Option E
  5. Some observers of Indian politics have mortified that BJP that won the UP polls last week with a promise of delivering economic development and jobs now appears to backtracking.
    A) has mortified, on a note, to be backtrack.

    B) are mortified, on a promise, to be backtracking.
    C) can mortify, for a promise, taken a back.
    D) can mortified, among promises, to be trackingback
    E) No correction required
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    Option B
    : mortified- to feel very embarrassed or ashamed.
    backtracking- reverse one’s previous position or opinion.


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  5. shreya ..

    they wanted to ________ all these books, but they could not find ________ time to do so.

    A. cove, almost
    B. peruse, necessary
    C. dispose, some
    D. read, sufficient
    E. buy, some

    sir , why in this we can’t use d option as answer ?? here answer is b

    1. Soumyadip.

      d and b both can be the ans.I also noticed that

    2. Suraj

      yes as soumyadip said,, both b) and d) can fill the blanks correctly

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