Mixed English Questions Set 71 (New Pattern)

New pattern English Questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO and other bank exams

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 Fill in the blanks. New Pattern Fill in the blanks and Odd Sentence.

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) Mental health insurance is even further from the discussion. There is a shortage of service providers as well as services.
    B) Mental health is a subject often not spoken about voluntarily, except by professionals in the field.
    C) The Cabinet has decided to put in place a health insurance scheme for government employees and retirees.
    D) Several barriers deter the progression of mental health services in low- to middle-income countries like India,
    E) including inadequate funding, concentration of services in urbanized centres, lack of integration with primary care services, and lack of experience and training among mental health professionals.
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    Option C
    : Correct sequence is: BADE. The passage talks about mental health insurance and barriers to it. C) talks about health insurance.
  2. A) The financial crisis of 2008 forced central banks to make controversial decisions, in part because many governments were unable or unwilling to act themselves.
    B) To counter the bust that followed took a long period of near-zero interest rates and schemes such as quantitative-easing (QE).
    C) They rightly put their resources at risk to bail out banks and keep credit markets working.
    D) But the uneven effects on individuals of this newer sort of monetary policy were stark.
    E) It gave substance to the new Labour government’s claims to economic competence.
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    Option E
    : The correct sequence is: ACBD. The passage talks about the financial crisis, the steps taken to mitigate it and its effect. E) is not related to this.
  3. A) Yet given how politicised the net migration figure has become, the data behind it are surprisingly unreliable.
    B) Those in favour argue that since overseas students stay only temporarily, are of little concern to the public and bring particularly clear economic benefits, they should be treated separately from other migrants.
    C) It was not designed to be the basis for measuring immigration but has since become so because Britain does not ask migrants to register after their arrival.
    D) The statistic is based on the International Passenger Survey. The IPS dates back to 1961, when the government established a travel and tourism survey to gather information about the movement of people.
    E) Debate over immigration and how best to control it has become no less feverish since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
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    Option B
    : The correct sequence is: EADC. The passage is about immigration in Britain.
  4. A) For battery-powered models, range is limited and the charging rate remains slow.
    B) Lilium is starting work on a five-seat vehicle and hopes to offer a ride-hailing service.
    C) A prototype of a small electric plane that is capable of flying up to 300 kilometres per hour, made by Lilium, a German startup, completed a successful test over Bavaria on April 20th.
    D) Another German company, e-volo, has been testing a flying vehicle for several years.
    E) It recently showed off the second version of its electric Volocopter, which could be certified for flight as soon as next year.
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    Option A
    : The correct sequence is: CBDE. The passage talks about companies that are going to launch flying cars.
  5. A) Although central banks have great independence now, the tide could turn again.
    B) Central bankers across the world have been criticised for overstepping their brief, having opined about broader issues (the Reserve Bank of India’s Raghuram Rajan on religious tolerance, the Bank of England’s Mark Carney on climate change).
    C) That decision was part of a trend that made central bankers the most powerful financial actors on the planet, not only setting rates but also buying trillions of dollars’ worth of assets, targeting exchange rates and managing the economic cycle.
    D) A suspicion that central banks were likely to favour creditors over debtors was not foolish.
    E) Twenty years ago next month, the British government gave the Bank of England the freedom to set interest rates.
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    Option D
    : The correct sequence is: ECAB. The passage is about freedom given to central bankers.

Direction (6-10): In each of the following questions four statements with a blank in each are given. You have to choose a word from the given option that can fill all the blanks. Mark that option as your answer.

  1. (i) Susan admitted that she never attained her ______ of becoming president of the company.
    (ii) His body responded with a surge of _______ he gritted his teeth against.
    (iii) Under interrogation, the robber admitted that his _____ for expensive clothing led him to shoplift
    (iv) The motivation to succeed comes from the burning _______ to achieve a purpose.
    A) need
    B) longing
    C) fascination
    D) desire
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    Option D
    : desire- a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen.
  2. (i) Do not let your depressive emotions _________ a craving for food when you are not hungry.
    (ii) Tom didn’t have the courage to pull the _______.
    (iii) The animal shelter hopes its new commercial will _______ feelings of generosity from the public.
    (iv) If you apply pressure to this _______ point on the shoulder blade, it will help to release tension in the shoulders and neck.
    A) support
    B) trigger
    C) lever
    D) arouse
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    Option B
    : You cannot pull the support. Lever can fit in only 2nd sentence blank.
    Trigger – a small device that releases a spring when pulled. It also means cause to function or activate.
  3. (i) The rocks _______ down the hillside before coming to a rest in a stream.
    (ii) The young girl _______ into the classroom, laughing with delight.
    (iii) I must have written down your e-mail address wrong. I tried to send you a message, but it _______.
    (iv) Those who put in a dismal performance will be ________ from the tour
    A) recoiled
    B) discharged
    C) bounced
    D) undulated
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    Option C
    : (i) (with reference to an object, especially a ball) move quickly up, back, or away from a surface after hitting it.
    (ii) move in a particular direction in an energetic, happy, or enthusiastic manner.
    (iii) (of an email) be returned to its sender after failing to reach its destination.
    (iv) dismiss (someone) from a job.
  4. (i) I ________ with my boss to have the time off
    (ii) The first package holiday was _______  by Thomas Cook in 1861.
    (iii) The quarrel, partly by the interference of the Crown Prince, was ________ .
    (iv) Vishal Shekar _______ the piece for full string orchestra
    A) organised
    B) arranged
    C) spruced
    D) endured
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    Option B
    : (i) arranged- reach agreement about an action or event in advance.
    (ii) arranged- organised
    (iii) arranged- settle (a dispute or claim).
    (iv) arranged – adapt (a musical composition) for performance with instruments or voices other than those originally specified.
  5. (i) Leaf fall had left the trees _______ .
    (ii) My birthday’s on the 2nd October—I’m gonna get _____ cash
    (iii) That girl is _____ lazy
    (iv) He outlined the _____ essentials of the story
    A) shorn
    B) vacuous
    C) affirm
    D) bare
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    Option D
    : (i) bare- without the appropriate, usual, or natural covering.
    (ii) bare- a large amount or number of
    (iii) bare- very; really (used as an intensifier)
    (iv) bare- without addition; basic and simple.



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    Q5 ans wrong …D is the correct ans.

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