Mixed English Questions for SBI PO Set 50 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions on Odd Sentence and Word Usage 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 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) It cannot help when there is a “solvency problem”, i.e. the income stream simply cannot service the debt even over a longer period.
    B) The traditional strategy for dealing with NPAs has been to reschedule the loans.
    C) Most of the large NPAs reflect solvency problems.
    D) Some think that the problem can be overcome by setting up an independent “oversight body” to approve the debt reduction terms.
    E) However, this helps only where projects suffer from a short-term “liquidity problem”.
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    Option D
    : Correct sequence is: BEAC. Option D does not fits with any sentence
  2. A) Across the income spectrum, rental housing allows greater labour mobility.
    B) Home ownership requires fixed monthly payments, for an illiquid asset that is subject to market risk and constrains mobility for those who can least afford to be unemployed
    C) Rental housing is a critical component of the housing response in urbanizing countries.
    D) This flexibility as well as price is absent in the Indian rental market.
    E) For low-income households that often work in the informal sector, rental housing better suits their income volatility and risk profile.
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    Option D
    : The passage is about taking a home on rent. Option D talks about some flexibility which is absent in Indian rental market. But nothing such has been mentioned in any of the sentence. So it stands out.
    Correct Sequence is: CAEB
  3. A) Three-dimensional or 3D printing is not fast, not fast at all; at some of the displays it was taking anywhere between 30 minutes and an hour to produce small components.
    B) But this is just the start, and speeds will gradually increase.
    C) Three-dimensional printing works in several ways, but the basic method is to enter a technical drawing of a product into the printer and then specify the colour or colours you wish the product to be produced in.
    D) Manufacturing jobs have not kept pace with population growth, and even in old-school manufacturing such as steel plants, increasing automation mean fewer people can produce more steel.
    E) These components could have been produced in a few minutes using regular tools available currently.
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    Option D
    : The correct sequence is: CAEB. The passage is about 3-D printing and its slow speed
  4. A) Burgeoning population and overburdened municipal infrastructure are ensuring that the top cities of India are very productive in one area — waste generation in epic proportions.
    B) The total municipal solid waste generated in urban India is 68.8 million tonnes per year or 188,500 tonnes per day
    C) If the trend continues, urban India will generate 160.5 million tpy (440,000 tpd) by 2041.
    D) A miserable waste management strategy and clueless Government translates to overflowing landfill sites with more unsorted waste getting added every hour.
    E) Another problem with waste-to-energy technology currently is due to the low calorific value, as Indian waste is never segregated, it is wet and often mixed with hazardous material and as a result this waste does not burn well at all.
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    Option E
    : Correct Sequence is: ADBC
  5. A) However, increasing pollution levels in these development zones are exceeding the limits and causing irreversible damage to the environment.
    B) The panel should jointly supervise industrial operations and prevent violation of pollution norms.
    C) Industrial areas throughout the country are synonymous with economic growth and employment.
    D) The problems generated by ill-conceived and inefficiently-managed industrial areas take many forms, be it pollution of ground water, air pollution, noise pollution or exposure of the local people to the disposed industrial waste which are in the form of toxic carcinogens such as organochlorines and other persistent organic pollutants in the industrial effluents.
    E) The problem is more pronounced in older industrial areas across India where inefficient planning coupled with lack of standard waste disposal facilities, is taking a heavy toll on the environment.
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    Option B
    :   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. Reform
    A) The 1960s were years of protest and reform.
    B) Tom decided to stop drinking and reform his behavior.
    C) The Bill will reform the tax system
    D) The boy decided to reform the tree and make it a plant
    E) All are correct
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    Option D
    : Reform- make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
  2. Roots
    A) Roots like beet and carrot cannot be transplante
    B) But Mr Doran said the financial problems of many wineries are so deep-root that only industry-wide changes could save them.
    C) It’s always nice to return to my roots
    D) The roots of the equation differ by an integer
    E) All are correct
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    Option B
    : In A) roots- plants
    In B) deep-rooted
    In C) family, ethnic, or cultural origins.
    In D) a value of an unknown quantity satisfying a given equation.
  3. Forged
    A) The boy forged the girl to marry him.
    B) He forged a great suit of black armour
    C) The two women forged a close bond
    D) The signature on the cheque was forged.
    E) All are correct
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    Option A
    : In B) forged- make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and hammering it
    In C) forged- create (something) strong, enduring, or successful
    In D) forged- produce a fraudulent copy or imitation of (a document, signature, banknote, or work of art).
  4. Deal
    A) The government had been unable to deal with the economic crisis.
    B) The government was ready to do a deal with the opposition.
    C) She teaches relaxation techniques to help patients deal with the pain of their illness.
    D) The obvious inadequacy of this government’s attempts to deal with poverty in our society is a disgrace.
    E) All are correct
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    Option E
    : Deal- take measures concerning (someone or something), especially with the intention of putting something right. OR an agreement entered into by two or more parties for their mutual benefit, especially in a business or political context
  5. Grasp
    A) The child slipped from her grasp
    B) He knew success was within his grasp
    C) Without a grasp in hand, the designer had to rely on her memory to recreate the dress.
    D) She has a thorough grasp of her work.
    E) All are correct
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    Option C
    : In A) grasp- a firm hold or grip.
    In B) grasp- a person’s power or capacity to attain something


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