New Pattern English Questions for SBI PO 2017

  

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Directions (1-15): A word has been used in the in four different ways in the sentences that follows. Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

Q1. Insert 
A. The writer was asked to insert a change in the manuscript.
B. It is his habit to insert new topics in the discussion.
C. The country is planning to insert a new satellite into the orbit.
D. The ceremony was announced through an insert in the newspapers.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q2. Write 
A. The boy writes Sanskrit with ease.
B. The ailing old asked his attorneys to write his will.
C. He was asked to write in a cheque for the amount he owed.
D. He is type of man who writes his own ticket.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q3. Scale 
A. Thick scales covered the animal.
B. The government brought in policies to scale imports.
C. He scaled the fish by scraping it with a knife.
D. Hard water scales the boiler. 
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q4. Make 
A. The children intended to make a lot of fun during the picnic.
B. One should not make a disturbance near hospitals.
C. The housekeeping department makes beds twice a day.
D. It was difficult for the family to make ends meet.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q5. Gain 
A. The clock gains a minute per day.
B. The day is gaining warmth.
C. The trekkers gained the peak in the evening.  
D. The amplifier helped the signal gain intensity.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q6. Show
A. The excavation showed a staggering number of artefacts. 
B. When they arrived a waiter showed them to the table.
C. She didn’t show up for her appointment.
D. The general meeting of the opposition party turned out to be a show of strength.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q7. Trade 
A. The shop stocked novelties for the tourist trade.
B. The brothers found it beneficial to trade places in their business.
C. At this dealer, one can trade the old car on a new one.
D. This magazine has limited circulation as it is a trade publication.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q8. Pay 
A. It is not possible to pay someone like him to do that.
B. It is futile to think that crime pays.
C. You could make the call from a pay telephone. 
D. Such a reckless act will mean that you have to pay the devil.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q9. Act 
A. Trees act against the wind.
B. Under cover of darkness the police waited to catch thief in the act.  
C. His life is hard act to follow.
D. The legislature did not act on the bill. 
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q10. Affect 
A. The sight affected her to tears.
B. Our beliefs are affected by our upbringing. 
C. Drops of water affect roundness.  
D. He issued a statement to the affect that he would resign.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q11. Bark
A. The street was noisy with the vendors barking their wares.
B. The rhinoceros is famous for its very thick bark.
C. You seem to be barking up the wrong tree in blaming your neighbour.
D. The bark of the cinnamon tree is used as a spice.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q12. Cover
A. It appears as if the ruling coalition is trying to cover the scandal.
B. The new book on the history of science covers a lot of ground.
C. I am unwilling to cover for her in the meeting.
D. The project was a cover for intelligence operations.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q13. Inform 
A. The policy is based on the principles that inform bilateral relations.
B. As an expert musician, he is well informed with the keyboard.
C. Compassion for fellow beings informs all her novels.
D. The Prime Minster was informed about the crisis in the party.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q14. Give 
A. She gave birth last Thursday.
B. The students gave the SBI PO Exam last Sunday.  
C. The professor freely gave of his time to the students.
D. As the time passed, optimism gave place to worry.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.

Q15. Pass 
A. The throne passed to the king’s son.
B. The court passed on the legality of the wiretapping.
C. My experience of the Himalayas passed all expectations.
D. He is not the one to pass an opportunity for promotion.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of the above is correct usage.



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