Sentence Rearrangement based on new pattern
As we all are aware of the fact that IBPS has introduced New Pattern English Questions in recent Bank PO exams. So here we are with Sentence Rearrangement topic based on the new pattern as asked in recent exams. This pattern is more time taking than the previous one. New Pattern Sentence Rearrangement English SBI PO
Direction: In each of the following questions few statements are given. You have to arrange them and choose the correct arrangement from the given options.
- a) Now a distinguished observer of the universe and a proponent of underlying laws that govern it, Stephen Hawking has pointed out in a BBC programme that human beings need to colonise a planet soon and they must start in the next 100 years if the species is to be kept alive.
b) Science fiction has traditionally used its imagination to show earthlings in a struggle with beings from another planet.
c) Only recently in movies has the tide been turned towards making an attempt to colonise other planets, mainly Mars.
d) This is because humanity is in danger of extinction because of climate change, overpopulation, chemical and nuclear wars.
- (a) This particular worldwide security threat, which hasn’t yet run its course, was dismantled by a UK security expert who activated an address that the “kill switch” in the ransomware was compelled to search for.
(b) ranging from the UK National Health Service to a French carmaker with an alliance plant in Chennai, the German railways, the Andhra Pradesh police and entire Russian systems.
(c) A massive cyberattack brought computers to a halt on Friday and Saturday, the malware affecting over one lakh computers and systems in nearly 150 nations worldwide,
(d) Such ransomware attacks are commonplace, with an estimated 600 million attacks likely recorded in 2016 alone.
- a) This sector employs 42.5 lakh Indians directly, and has created over twice as many jobs indirectly in other fields.
b) Automation would then replace entry-level jobs, denying jobs to college-leavers, and lead to the retrenchment of mid-level professionals who couldn’t remain relevant via constant reskilling.
c) The landscape of the $150-billion IT sector, one of India’s largest job-providers, is changing fast, owing to technological advances in automation and robotics.
d) But it is gradually moving away from the linear growth model, with rise in revenue matching net employee addition, to a non-linear one where income growth is independent of additional hiring.
- a) All jobs that don’t require exceptional thought processes and those that could be accomplished by analysing data with a simple algorithm could be replaced.
b) A study by Oxford University suggested that 100 professions or occupations are at risk of being eliminated by automation in the future.
c) It is a matter of concern as with growing population, the demand for jobs is also on rise.
d) People whose jobs require them to come up with solutions on a case- by-case basis can rest assured that their jobs will not be replaced.
- a) India’s IT sector must make the Digital India programme its pivot for India-focused opportunities, whose solutions could be profitably deployed in a large number of developing countries.
b) With around 16 lakh graduates entering the job market every year amid slow job creation due to global protectionism and automation threats, the urgent issue for the Indian government is to redesign its job creation strategy.
c) As former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan once said, it’s time for the government and Indian industry to focus on “Make for India”, rather than the export-driven “Make in India”.
d) The focus on the export-led model alone may not work.
- c) In the United States, the world’s most advanced nation, there has been a strange issue that is being discussed. It is being written about in books, and there are talks on it (which one can access on YouTube), but there is yet no action on it, though this is expected soon.
b) The issue is that of artificial intelligence becoming smarter than man.
d) To us in India this does not seem like something to think about much. Computers are to us devices that we have control over. Our laptop or mobile phone is to us a tool and our servant. It is not our master.
a) However in America, some of the smartest people working on technology are thinking about and discussing what will happen when artificial intelligence, meaning computer programs, overtakes man in the ability to think.
- a) The incident involving a Jet Airways expat pilot who allegedly not only harassed a woman passenger but also apparently assaulted her and let loose racist abuse at Indians in general, and a physically challenged passenger in particular, is disgraceful.
b) But when such a nasty trait is publicly displayed by a foreigner working in India for an Indian airline, it shows how acute the problem of racism is in our country. The airline expressed regret and de-rostered the pilot, but only belatedly after cricketer Harbhajan Singh tweeted on it.
c) But it’s clear a fuller remedy is needed: this problem simply can’t be tolerated where the customer and the staff interact face to face.
d) Racism of all kinds may be inherent in a variety of people.
Direction (8-10): Rearrange the given sentence to form a meaningful passage and answer the questions that follow.
a) Why are fewer Americans paying for the sports leader? One big reason is that fewer people are subscribing to pay-television overall—a phenomenon known as “cord-cutting”.
b) This has turned off customers and potential customers. Sports fans can get highlights free on social media; non-sports fans can get their fix from Netflix and Amazon.
c) For much of this century ESPN, the television sports network, has been Disney’s cash machine, collecting billions more dollars from American subscribers each year than the company gets from its blockbuster “Star Wars”, Marvel and Pixar films combined.
d) As the bundle of channels offered to homes has grown fatter, it has also become more expensive—the typical pay-TV bill in America has nearly doubled in a decade to more than $100 a month.
e) But for the past six years, fewer and fewer people have been paying for ESPN: the network’s subscribers base has declined from a peak of 100m households in 2011 to less than 88m now.
f) ESPN is by far the most expensive channel in the bundle—the network gets paid $7.86 per subscriber, according to Kagan, a research firm, while no other basic cable channel commands even $2 per subscriber.
- Which of the following is the third sentence after rearrangement?
- Which of the following is the fifth sentence after rearrangement?
- Which of the following is the second sentence after rearrangement?