Mixed English Questions Set 74 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions: Odd Sentence & Sentence Connectors

This set contains important New Pattern English Questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO Clerk, NIACL  and other upcoming exams. New Pattern English Questions on Odd Sentence and Sentence Connectors. New Pattern English Sentence Connector Odd Sentence for SBI PO, IBPS PO and other exams.

Direction (1-5) : The following questions contain five sentences as options. Find one sentence which does not relate to the central theme of the passage made by remaining four sentences.

  1. A) The Competition Act mandates all acquisitions of shares, voting rights, control or assets, mergers and amalgamations by domestic and foreign firms above a certain threshold to seek clearance from the CCI, primarily to ensure that these transactions do not create large firms that can exert market power.
    B) The ministry of corporate affairs’ notification in March this year on thresholds for mergers and amalgamations is a shift in methodology from the principle of “attributability” to that of “size of business”.
    C) One set of mergers involved reshuffling of portfolios by business houses to strategize on their core business—divesting unrelated activities inherited from the license raj framework.
    D) The defining principle now for merger control is no longer attributable to the total business of the firms merging or being acquired but to the target business of the deal.
    E) This shift in methodology has tremendous implications—not only for firms that come under the purview of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) but also in terms of the perspective on large size and market power.
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : The correct Sequence is: BDEA. The passage talks about a new Act that has made some changes in merger rules in general. Option C) talks about a particular mergers.
  2. A) Government regulations have unintended consequences. This is an axiom of policymaking. The Narendra Modi administration’s recent moves in healthcare demonstrate how failing to anticipate these consequences results in poor policies.
    B) The government’s response—throwing the regulatory rulebook at the companies—was as ham-handed as the price controls had been.
    C) Following the imposition of price controls on coronary stents in February, the inevitable happened. Companies like Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd and Medtronic India Pvt. Ltd moved to withdraw some models of their stents from the Indian market.
    D) Given the public health system’s poor presence in the latter categories, the policy also set out the objective of “strategic purchase” of services not only from public facilities and not-for-profit private facilities, but also from for-profit private facilities.
    E) Now, with reports that the government is considering expanding the scope for price control in various ways—bringing medical devices directly under the Drug Price Control Order (DPCO), 2013, and provisions for reducing drug prices even when they are below the ceiling price—its broader approach to healthcare warrants scrutiny.
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The correct Sequence is: ACBE. Option D) talks about a latter category. But which category? Nothing such is mentioned
  3. A) Some of the evidence is not available in a suitable form, but, primarily, policymakers have multiple goals other than research effectiveness to focus on.
    B) There is provision for every family to be provided with a health card that will link it to the primary care facility and make it eligible to receive a defined package of services anywhere in the country.
    C) It does this by making provisions for comprehensive primary care via the conversion of 150,000 sub-centres (the first contact point between the primary healthcare system and the community) in Indian villages to “Health and Wellness Centres”.
    D) The Union cabinet recently approved the National Health Policy, 2017. In a welcome move, the policy includes progressive steps towards universal and affordable access to healthcare services for the underprivileged.
    E) While this is a positive step, the government will require a robust mechanism to implement and monitor the mammoth mission.
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : The correct Sequence is: DCBE. The passage is about national health policy. Option A) mentions some evidence. Nothing such has been mentioned in the passage.
  4. A) So when you start leveraging smart applications on the phone that collect and analyze more and more data of your daily life—where you go, when and whom you meet, what you eat, how much you walk, how much you sleep—the mobile device actually starts to know you much better than your best friend of many years or perhaps even your spouse. And that’s when you get into the crosshairs of an attacker.
    B) Indeed, there is a possibility that such a device can be reprogrammed to deliver a fatal jolt of electricity directly to the organ it is monitoring.
    C) Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are used by just about everyone today to collaborate and communicate. Most individuals routinely spend up to 4 hours a day on these devices.
    D) Such a profusion of applications allows a hacker gain access to your mobile device and thus your private data.
    E) Unlike the law enforcement authorities, hackers really do not need to brute-force your personal identity number (PIN) or clone your fingerprints—they can simply enter via the smart application on your phone
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : The correct Sequence is: CADE. The passage is about how hackers can easily use smartphone to hack information of people using smartphones.
  5. A) The complex relationship that sport and religion have had over the centuries continues to this day. Last week, the International Basketball Federation or Fiba, the world governing body for basketball, ratified a new rule allowing players to wear headgear.
    B) While interpreting religious texts is a tricky business, more often than not the ambiguities of the text are exploited to cover for patriarchy and parochial politics.
    C) The decision has been welcomed by many Islamic and Sikh groups as the new rule will allow players to wear hijab and turbans during the game.
    D) An impetus to such demands was provided by Ibtihaj Muhammad, the US fencer who became the first American athlete in Olympic history to wear a hijab in the Rio games of 2016.
    E) The demand to change the rules in various sports to accommodate different cultures has been growing for some years now.
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : The correct Sequence is: ACED. The passage is about religion and sports.

Directions (6-10): 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. He has stolen the purse. There is no doubt about this.
    (i) There is……
    (ii) Stolen the…..
    (iii) Being stolen…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i) There is no doubt about his having stolen the purse.
  2. He took the law in his own hands. He was not justified in doing so.
    (i) Justified in….
    (ii) He was not….
    (iii) Taking his own…
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (i) and (ii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii) He was not justified in taking the law in his own hands.
  3. Napoleon was one of the greatest of generals. This is universally acknowledged.
    (i) Napoleon can…
    (ii) Napoleon is….
    (iii) Greatest of….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) All of these
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : from (ii) Napoleon is universally acknowledged to have been one of the greatest of generals.
  4. His Majesty desired to kill Gulliver secretly. Various means were employed for this purpose.
    (i) Desired to…..
    (ii) Employed for….
    (iii) Various means….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (i) and (ii)
    E) None of the above.
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : From (iii) : Various means were employed by his majesty to kill Gulliver secretly.
  5. Cinderella hurried away with much haste. She dropped one of her little glass-slippers.
    (i) Hurrying away….
    (ii) Hurried after…..
    (iii) Much haste…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) From (ii) and (iii)
    E) None of the above.
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i) Hurrying away with much haste, Cinderella dropped one of her little glass-slippers.  

 

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