English: Sentence Connectors Questions Set 10 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)

This set contains English questions based on questions asked in SBI PO 2017 Mains Exam. SBI PO Main New Pattern Questions In English Section

Directions: In each question below four statements are given. These four statements are connected in the four options given below in each question. You have to determine in which option the four statements have been most appropriately expressed giving the full meaning of the statements and mark it as your answer.

  1. The ground is soft and marshy; There are many frogs ;Snakes about there; They are enemies of mankind.
    A)  The ground on which there are many frogs and snakes which are enemies of mankind is soft and marshy.
    B) The ground is soft and marshy with many frogs and snakes, the enemies of mankind.
    C) The snakes and frogs are enemies of mankind are on ground that is soft and marshy.
    D) The ground which contains frogs and snakes is soft and marshy , these are enemies of mankind.
    E) None is correct.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    B  is correct. Rest are not grammatically correct.

                  
  2. The man had great strength ;It was about a man ; He was a famous warrior; He told a story ;
    A)  The man told a story about a man that had great strength and he was a famous warrior.
    B) A story was told by a man about a famous warrior who has great strength.
    C) The man who had great strength told a story about a famous warrior.
    D) He told a story about a man who was a famous warrior having great strength .
    E) None is correct.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    D is correct. In A- that is incorrect
    In B – has should be replaced by had
    C is not correct in terms of meaning.
                  
  3. He found my purse; He took nothing out of it ; He deserves my thanks ; He returned it to me
    A) He deserves my thanks for he found my purse but took nothing out of it and returns it to me.
    B) Having found my purse and having returned it to me without taking anything out of it, he deserves my thanks.
    C) He found my purse but took nothing out of it and also returned it to me so he should thank me for this.
    D) having found my purse and having returned it to me by taking anything of it , he deserves my thanks.
    E)  None is correct.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Only B is consistent in terms of tense usage according to the statements given and grammatically correct too.
                  
  4. The corn ripened ;The farmer was filled with joy; The sun shone on the corn ;  It did this in a short time .
    A) The corn was ripened in the sun in a short time since the farmer was joyous.
    B) The farmer filled himself with joy as the corn ripened in short time when sun shone over him.
    C) The  farmer was filled with joy as he ripened his corn in short time and sun shone on the corn.
    D) The corn having ripened in the sun in a short time, the farmer was filled with joy.
    E)  None is correct.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    C is false in terms of meaning . A is ambiguous , B is also false by meaning.
                  
  5. Krishna had the necessary capital; They combined resources; Rama had a wide knowledge of the business;They entered into partnership.
    A) Rama with a wide knowledge of the business and Krishna with the necessary capital, combined resources to enter into partnership.
    B)  Rama having wide knowledge of the business and krishna with necessary capital , combines their resources so as to enter into partners.
    C) Rama with a large knowledge of business and Krishna with big capital , combined there resources to enter into partnership.
    D) combining their wide knowledge of the business and necessary capital , Rama and Krishna entered into a partnership.
    E) None is correct.
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    C grammatically incorrect. B is also incorrect.
                  
  6. I hear rumours about Laxman; He is a good cricketer. He is a good football player; He is not a steady worker; He is an old pupil of mine
    A) I hear about Laxman for he is a  good cricketer and a good football player but not a steady worker ;also he is an old pupil of mine.
    B) Laxman who is a good cricketer and a good football player and not a steady worker ; he is a former pupil of mine.
    C) I hear rumours about Laxman; a good cricketer and a good football player  but he is not a steady worker as he is an old pupil of mine.
    D) I hear rumours about Laxman, an old pupil of mine, a good cricketer and a good football player but not a steady worker.
    E) None is correct.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    C is not correct in terms of meaning.  A and B also wrong.

                  
  7. He paid all the debts; This was a very honest proceeding;It was very creditable to him.; the debts related to his late father.  
    A)  He paid all the debts of his late father , it is a very honest proceeding and creditable to him.
    B) His payment of all his late father’s debts, a very honest proceeding, was very creditable to him. 
    C) His debts payment of all his late fathers , a very honest proceeding, was very creditable to him. 
    D)  His payment of all his late father’s debts, a very honest proceeding, it was very creditable . 
    E) None is correct.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    A not consistent in terms of tense used in statements , C is not clear as meaning is ambiguous , D is also wrong in the last part.
                  
  8. He opened his letters; He read them carefully; He dictated answers to them; He sent for his clerk.
    A) He opened the letters ,read them carefully dictated answers to them and sent for his clerk.
    B)  Having opened and having read them carefully, he sent for his clerk to dictate answers to him.
    C) He sent for his clerk the letters and dictated him to open to letters and read carefully. 
    D) Having opened and having read them carefully, he sent for his clerk to dictate answers to them.
    E) None is correct.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    D is correct only.
                  
  9. There was a man hiding in my garden; He was a Pathan; He was armed with a gun; My notice was drawn to him.
    A)  My notice was drawn to a man , he was a pathan and armed with a gun too and hides in my garden .
    B) A man with a gun was hiding in my garden , being a pathan my notice was drawn to him.
    C) My notice was drawn to a Pathan, hiding in my garden and armed with a gun.
    D) There was a man hiding in my garden since he was a pathan and armed with a gun , my notice was drawn to him.
    E) None is correct.
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    A does not give the clear meaning of the sentences ; B say my notice was drawn to him for he was a pathan but the sentences do not mean like this so it is also wrong;  D also unclear.
                  
  10. Their father had a large sum of money; He divided it equally; between them by his will; Her daughters were eagerly sought in marriage.
    A) The father having divided a large sum of money equally between his daughters, they were eagerly sought in marriage. 
    B)  The father having divided a large sum of money equally between his daughters, were eagerly sought in marriage. 
    C) The girls’ father had a large sum of money so he divided them equally between them by his will and they were eagerly sought in marriage
    D) The father  divided a large sum of money equally between his daughters, so all were eagerly sought in marriage. 
    E) None is correct.
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    All statements except A are unclear and do not give the accurate meaning.
                  

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35 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Connectors Questions Set 10 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)”

  1. Shubham Gupta

    explain 10th

    1. Ambika

      yes what is your doubt ??

      1. Shubham Gupta

        mam question kya kh rha h

        1. Ambika

          yes wo line miss ho gyi wese par ques ye keh rha ki father ne apni will ko daughters me baant diya and iss vjah se ( money ki vjah se ) unki marriage boht achhe se hui

      2. Shubham Gupta

        will wali sentence kha gya??

        1. Ambika

          yes that i ll edit ty 🙂

  2. Dipayan Nag

    Excellent.Thank u Sir

    1. Ambika

      ty 🙂
      keep visiting

  3. Sachin Shukla

    8/10 thankuuu:)))all about ur understanding…with grammar knowledge..

  4. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks

  5. ~~Sb acha hoga Ab ~~√

    thanks

  6. Pooja?P.O. ??2017????

    Thnku mam

  7. ครђ

    Thanks Ambika Ma’am 🙂

  8. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    8/10
    In Q 9 i think Options much more suitable then C bcoz dhekhte he to nhi identify kr sktha ki vo patahn h so first option jyda btr h
    if i wrng explain this ques for me :))
    thnxxx

    1. Alice

      option A is grammatically incorrect!
      hides =hiding
      use of too is redundant

      1. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

        ohk got it otherwise that is correct if we ignore this error ??

        1. Alice

          The logic is correct bt statement needs to be re-framed in other way

  9. MiMi

    thnk u @disqus_sqmL5JaJJZ:disqus ..sis 7q ka anse option a kyun nhi ho sakhta?

    1. Ambika

      past tense me baat ho rhi hai na …debts past me pay kiye and proceeding bhi past me hi thi to tense use karte hum jo wo same hona chhaiye ..consistent grammar

  10. Jellyfish

    4/10 bad score
    Pls tell me how to deal with these types of questions

    1. Ambika

      first understand the meaning of all 4 sentences then try to relate them ..think what could be the meaning of all together then chose the option

      1. Abhijeet Jha

        Very hard questions plz explain

        1. Ambika

          u have to understand first ..what is the relation between all the 4 sentences ..then try to link them in correct form

  11. jaga

    Q5 KA ANS OPTION D HO SAKTAHAI?

      1. Ambika

        sepcific nhi hai ki kiska knowledge hai and kiska capital so nhi ho sakta..

    1. Ambika

      sepcific nhi hai ki kiska knowledge hai and kiska capital so nhi ho sakta

  12. DR. Jhatka

    thanku mam 🙂

  13. Karunya Thiru

    plz explain how to deal with this type of questions

  14. Kajal Khanna

    Please explain Q8?

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