Mixed English Questions Set 36 (New Pattern)

This set contains important New Pattern English questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO, Clerk , NIACL Assistant and other upcoming exams. New Pattern Sentence Connectors and Fill in the Blanks.

Directions (1-5): Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used in the beginning (to start the sentence) to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

  1. Changes will be made by India in its overseas investment regime. These changes will scrap the need for approvals in sectors where license are required like defence.
    (i) Changes will scrap…..
    (ii) India will make…..
    (iii) India has made……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii): India will make changes in its overseas investment regime , scrapping the need for approvals in sectors where license are required like defence.
  2. 28 persons were killed in a gun battle last June at Mathura’s Jawaharbagh Park. On Thursday, The Allahabad High Court ordered a CBI probe into this incident.
    (i) The Allahabad High Court…..
    (ii) A CBI Probe…..
    (iii) 28 persons were killed…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii) and (iii)
    C) Only (i) and (ii)
    D) Only (iii)
    E) Only (ii)
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : From (i): The Allahabad High Court on Thursday ordered a CBI Probe into the Mathura’s Jawaharbagh Park incident in which 28 persons were killed in a gun battle last June.
    From (ii): A CBI Probe has been ordered by The Allahabad High Court on Thursday, into the Mathura’s Jawaharbagh Park incident in which 28 persons were killed in a gun battle last June.
  3. MV Natarajan is set to join VLCC Personal Care as Chief Business Officer. He is the former India business head of Mars International′s, a chocolate & confectionery maker company.
    (i) Chocolate and Confectionary……
    (ii) Set to join VLCC…..
    (iii) MV Natarajan…..
    A) From (ii) and (iii)
    B) From (i) and (iii)
    C) From (i) and (ii)
    D) Only (iii)
    E) All
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : From (i): Chocolate and Confectionary maker Mars International′s former India business head MV Natarajan is set to join VLCC VLCC Personal Care as Chief Business Officer.
    From (ii): Set to join VLCC Personal Care as Chief Business Officer, MV Natarajan is the former India business head of Mars International′s, a chocolate & confectionery maker company.
    From (iii): MV Natarajan , former India business head  of chocolate & confectionery maker company, Mars Internationals is set to join VLCC Personal Care as Chief Business Officer.
  4. Sudhin Mathur has been elevated to the post of MD of Motorola Mobility India by Lenovo Mobile Business Group. The company has also inducted him as a full time director on the Motorola Mobility board of India.
    (i) Lenovo Mobile Business Group has…..
    (ii) Despite elevating Sudhin…..
    (iii) Inducting Sudhin as a full…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (ii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i): Lenovo Mobile Business Group has elevated Sudhin Mathur to the post of managing director of Motorola Mobility India and also inducted him as a full-time director on the Motorola Mobility board in India.
  5. Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new car model at a grand ceremony in Delhi. Jaguar Land Rover is owned by Tata Motors.
    (i) Unveiling a new car model…..
    (ii) A new car model…..
    (iii) Tata Motors owned…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (ii)
    D) Both (ii) and (iii)
    E) All
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : From (ii): A new car model has been unveiled by Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover at a grand ceremony in Delhi.
    From (iii): Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new car model at a grand ceremony in Delhi.

Directions (6-10) : In each of the questions below two sentences are given with a blank in each. Each question has 5 options. You have to find the word which can fill all the blanks or maximum blank and mark it as your answer.

  1. (i) The aircraft hadn’t got diplomatic _____ to land in India
    (ii) The permit is withdrawn if the _____ is not obtained within three years.
    A) ties
    B) mechanism
    C) clearance
    D) domain
    E) legal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : clearance- official permission for someone to have access to classified information.
  2. (i) They were the ______for a wave of abuse from the press
    (ii) The showroom met its sales _____ in record time.
    A) center
    B) medium
    C) gain
    D) target
    E) goods
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. (i) To ______ the blow, wages and pensions were increased.
    (ii) Sitting on a soft _____, the meditation instructor demonstrated a chant for her students.
    A) detriment
    B) cushion
    C) mitigate
    D) catch
    E) bed
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (i) cushion- mitigate the adverse effects of; (ii) cushion: a plush pillow or pad that is used for sleeping, sitting or support
  4. (i) The loan contract was filled with legal words meant to _______ trusting borrowers.
    (ii) The spelling changes will deform some familiar words and ________ their etymological origins.
    A) clarify
    B) obfuscate
    C) change
    D) hire
    E) disregard
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : obfuscate- to deliberately make something confusing or difficult to understand
  5. (i) The bear has a keen _____of smell which enables it to hunt at dusk.
    (ii) It is not clear which ______ of the word ‘characters’ is intended in this passage
    A) meaning
    B) sense
    C) urge
    D) interest
    E) like
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) sense- a way in which an expression or a situation can be interpreted; a meaning.

 

 

 

Related posts

/