Mixed English Questions Set 84 (Based on SBI PO Mains 2017)

The set contains English questions based on questions asked in SBI PO 2017 Mains Exam. 

Direction (1-5): In each question a sentence is given followed by a blank. Each blank is followed by three options and you have determine which option can be used in place of blank to give a meaningful sentence and mark it as your answer.

  1. With law and order control mechanisms left in tatters by the previous Samajwadi Party regime in Uttar Pradesh, ________________________.
    (A) the BJP Government faces a daunting challenge.
    (B) it is a wake up call for the central Government.
    (C) the BJP needs to rebuild the confidence of public .
    A) Only (A)
    B) Only (B) and C)
    C) Only (C)
    D) Only (A) and (C)
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The statement says that law and order conditions were not good in Up during previous govt, so now the new govt faces a challenge. Also the new govt needs to rebuild the confidence in public. But it cannot be said that it’s a wake up call for central govt because we do not know that who is at centre, whether the govt is same in UP or centre or not. Do not apply your knowledge about any topic, just go with the logic.
  2. The RBI on Monday said its prompt corrective action (PCA), initiated in case of some public sector banks with high NPAs, is a supervision tool _________________.
    (A) and prohibits banks for expanding their business.
    (B) and does not constrain normal banking operations for the public.
    (C) that will allow banks to raise public funds.
    A) Only (A)
    B) Only (B)
    C) Only (C)
    D) Only (B) and (C)
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Since it’s a supervision tool, it cannot be said that it will create a negative impact i.e. prohibiting banks for expanding their business.
  3. Indian banks’ exposure to troubled telecom companies is not large enough to pose a systemic threat ______________________________________.
    (A) and their earnings are unlikely to be sufficient to cover interest costs and capex over the coming year.
    (B) but telecom companies are giving huge returns to the investors so there is not much problem for banks.
    (C) but defaults could add to problems at banks with weak balance sheets.
    A) Only (A)
    B) Only (B)
    C) Only (A) and (C)
    D) Only (C)
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. It is unusual for tens of thousands of people to_______________________.
    (A) Gather together to hear a former President — and not of their country — speak.
    (B) Come on roads and protest against not –so – important issues.
    (C) Come together to celebrate the state festival with pomp and show.
    A) Only (A)
    B) Only (B)
    C) Only (A) and (B)
    D) All (A), (B) and (C)
    E) Only (A) and (C).
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A and B seems to be unusual. But C is an usual thing that tens of thousands of people can do
  5. Pharmacies across the country went on a one-day strike this week to highlight their concerns ______________________________.
    A) about the threat from e-pharmacies.
    B) about the cost that will be imposed by new regulations on the sale of medicines.
    C) about the accessibility of drugs to a wider population.
    A) Only (A)
    B) Only (B)
    C) Only (A) and (C)
    D) Only (A) and (B)
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The accessibility of drugs to a wider population is not a concern of pharmacies.

Direction (6-10): 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. He copied from the next boy; This was a mean and dishonest action; it brought disgrace upon him; he was punished for it
    A) He was punished for copying from other boy as it brought disgrace upon him and also it was a mean and dishonest action.
    B) His mean and dishonest action of copying from next boy brought disgrace upon him and he was punished for that.
    C) He was punished for bringing disgrace upon him by copying from the next boy as this was his mean and dishonest action.
    D) The mean and dishonest action brought disgrace upon him of copying from next boy so he was punished for it.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. He receives much gratitude. He performs kindly actions. He is not harsh in the execution of his duty. He does not oppress the poor.
    A) He receives much gratitude so that he performs kindly actions and not harsh in the execution of his duties and not oppresses his poor.
    B) He is not harsh in his actions and does not oppress the poor so he recieves much gratitude and he performs kindly actions.
    C) He performs kindly actions and also not harsh in execution of his duty as he does not oppress the poor so he receives much gratitude.
    D) He receives much gratitude for he performs kindly actions, never harsh in the execution of his duty and doesn’t oppress the poor .
    E) None of these.
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    Option D
  3. He goes to school; He wishes to learn; He wants to grow up honest and clever; he wants to grow healthy.
    A) He goes to school because he wants to grow healthy and he wants to grow clever and honest and wants to learn.
    B) He wishes to learn so he goes to school so that he can grow up honest, clever and healthy.
    C) He goes to school because he wants to learn as well as grow honest, healthy and clever.
    D)He goes to school because he wants to learn and grow honest, healthy and clever.
    E) None of these.
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    Option C
  4. Gandhi chaired the meeting; he talked about demonetization; he talked about the failures;
    Said demonetization affected the country’s growth.
    A) Gandhi talked about the demonetization saying it has affected the country’s growth.
    B) Gandhi who chaired the meeting talked about the failure of demonetization saying it has affected the country’s growth.
    C) Gandhi who was chairing the meeting talked about the failures of demonetization since it affected the country’s growth.
    D)Gandhi said about the failures of demonetization that it has affected the economy and he was chairing the meeting.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. The government will appoint CEO; Jaitley said this; it will give veto to the government; every decision would be with a positive vote of the government .
    A) Jaitley said the CEO will be appointed by the government and every decision would be with a positive vote of the government, thereby giving a veto to the government.
    B) The government will appoint CEO as Jaitley has said this and it will give veto to the government and also the decision would be with a positive vote of the government.
    C)The government will get veto as it appoints CEO and every decision would be with positive vote of the government.
    D) Jaitley said that the decision of appointing CEO would be a positive vote of the government and will help it to get the veto.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option A

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13 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions Set 84 (Based on SBI PO Mains 2017)”

  1. Sachin Shukla

    thank you Az :)))

  2. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks

  3. Marry..

    thanx—–4/10

  4. Mera bhi din ayega :)))

    Ty mam

  5. vidya

    very nice questions thanks u mam updated with more:-)

  6. Inaayat

    7/10 ty 🙂

  7. Navya

    ma’am 2nd one ans A or D ?/

    1. Its D

      See in explanation
      supervision tool, so cannot be said negative

  8. swati

    THANKS AZ

    ……

  9. Sudipta Basak

    Mam can not understand questions 3.
    Plz detail explain..

    1. Ambika

      It is saying that the banks which are giving support to troubled telecom companies may not be large enough that they pose complete system’s risk but banks with weak balance sheets may be affected if there is non- compliance in payments .

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