Mixed English Questions Set 75 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions: Sentence Connectors & Word Usage

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

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. He set traps every night. He cleared his house of rats.
    (i) Clearing his….
    (ii) By setting…..
    (iii) Out of rats….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii) By setting traps every night he cleared his house of rats.
  2. He is very honourable. He will not break his words.
    (i) He is honourable…..
    (ii) Not breaking…..
    (iii) Break his…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (ii) and (iii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i) He is honourable enough not to break his words.
  3. He solved the problem. Its solution took him no time.
    (i) There was no…..
    (ii) He solved…….
    (iii) Being no time……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (ii) and (iii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : From (ii) He solved the problem in no time.
  4. You deceived him. That was his complaint.
    (i) His complaint….
    (ii) Deceiving him….
    (iii) Deceive him….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (i) and (ii)
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : From (i): His complaint was that you deceived him.
  5. I am very sorry. I cannot adequately express my sorrow.
    (i) Being sorry…..
    (ii) Expressing my sorrow…..
    (iii) I cannot…..
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Only (i) and (ii)
    E) Only (ii) and (iii)
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : From (iii): I cannot adequately express how sorry I am.

Direction (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. Dare
    A) She dared me to jump off the roof of the house, so I did.
    B) He wouldn’t dare tell his wife about having had an affair or she’d leave him.
    C) She was daring him to disagree.
    D) When I could no longer dare my blaring alarm clock, I drug myself out of the bed.
    E) All are correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : A) dared- a challenge, especially to prove courage.
    B) dare- have the courage to do something.
    C) daring- defy or challenge (someone) to do something.
    In D) dare should be replaced with ignore
  2. Decay
    A) Since my husband prefers a decayed lifestyle, he does not interact through social media at all.
    B) The dentist said my tooth is so decayed that he may have to pull it.
    C) The gas radon is produced by the decay of uranium in rocks and soil
    D) The required time constant for current decay is 1 ms.
    E) All are correct
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : B) decayed- decompose
    C) decay- the change of a radioactive substance, particle, etc. into another by the emission of radiation
    D) decay- gradual decrease in the magnitude of a physical quantity.
    In A) decayed is used as an adjective which is wrong
  3. Delay
    A) Experts say that the common cold will delay a child’s growth for the duration of the illness.
    B) Thomas Jefferson once stated that delay is preferable to error.
    C) Urijit R. Patel may decide to delay the next cut in interest rates
    D) As an intermediate cyclist, I hate delaying with Rohit because he is a beginner who barely keeps up
    E) All are correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : C) postpone
    D) does not makes any sense.
  4. Depend
    A) Differences in earnings depended on a wide variety of factors.
    B) His tongue depended from open jaws
    C) We can depend on her to deliver a quality product.
    D) The amount of time needed to cook a salmon depends on the thickness of the fish.
    E) All are correct
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : In b) depended means hang down
  5. Desperate
    A) There is a desperate shortage of teachers.
    B) We strolled through her garden hand in hand, totally desperate by the tulips and roses
    C) People in the war-torn country are desperate for food and medical supplies.
    D) Amit was desperate for a home-cooked Indian meal.
    E) All are correct
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : A) desperate- (of a situation) extremely serious or dangerous.
    C) desperate- having a great need or desire for something.
    D) desperate- desire
    B) we cannot be desperate by a rose

 

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