New Pattern English Questions for SBI PO 2017


As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you in fetching good marks in SBI PO Exam. 

Directions (1-10): For each of the words given below, a contextual usage is provided. From the alternatives given, pick the word that is the most inappropriate as a substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. Rebuff: The party president virtually rebuffed the party’s state unit president.
(a) snubbed
(b) repudiated
(c) spurned
(d) cold shouldered
(e) pampered

Q2. Abrogation: The party supported the abrogation of certain clauses of the constitution.
(a) repudiation
(b) revocation
(c) annulment
(d) desiccation
(e) cancellation

Q3. Vestigial: Any vestigial feeling of affection he had for her was extinguished by her outrageous actions.
(a) flourishing
(b) surviving
(c) lingering
(d) residual
(e) remaining

Q4. Exacerbate: Such nuclearisation would only exacerbate the tension between the two neighbouring countries.
(a) inflame
(b) augment
(c) aggravate
(d) ameliorate
(e) increase

Q5. Enjoins: The doctrine enjoins upon the government to protect the resources for the enjoyment of the general public.
(a) appeals to
(b) entreats
(c) implores
(d) spurs
(e) forces

Q6. Allay: The scheme needs to be popularized through persuasion, allaying the genuine concerns of the affected parties.
(a) alleviating
(b) palliating
(c) clarifying
(d) dispelling
(e) easing

Q7. Equitably: The gift of nature has to be equitably distributed among human beings.
(a) impartially
(b) fairly
(c) dispassionately
(d) equally
(e) justly

Q8. Imperative: Minimizing human exposure to radiation is imperative.
(a) obligatory
(b) compulsory
(c) perfunctory
(d) mandatory
(e) essential

Q9. Embroil: The organization has been embroiled in this controversy since last month.
(a) mired
(b) ensnared
(c) engulfed
(d) involved
(e) entangled

Q10. Moot: The moot questions that now need to be answered is whether this system would help the bank to recover its dues.
(a) unresolved
(b) contestable
(c) debatable
(d) disputed
(e) dubious

Directions (11-15): Four sentences are given with a blank in each. Five words are also given. The blank in each sentence can be filled by one or more of the four words given. Similarly, each word given in the choices can go into any number of sentences. Identify the number of sentences each word can go into and mark as your answer the maximum number of sentences any word can go into.

Q11. A. They had to __________ off the picnic as it was raining.
B. She went to the __________ box to speak to her mother.
C. Can you please __________ a taxi?
D. __________ me up at eight 8 O’clock, I have an appointment at nine.
(a) ring
(b) book
(c) call
(d) phone
(e) arrange

Q12. A. Do you __________ any musical instrument?
B. The team was ready to __________ in the interschool match.
C. Children love to __________ in the park.
D. He tried to __________ for time while his friend got away.
(a) enjoy
(b) compete
(c) stall
(d) play
(e) learn

Q13. A. She works so hard that she often falls asleep __________ the newspaper.
B. She will soon get __________ at them.
C. Anyone who is __________ eighteen can vote in India.
D. Though honest, he is not __________ cheating at cards.
(a) above
(b) over
(c) below
(d) on
(e) back

Q14. A. The children had picnic on the __________ of the river.
B. He keeps all his valuables in the __________ locker.
C. Can I __________ on you to support my claim?
D. The car is running round the __________.
(a) bank
(b) depend
(c) edge
(d) shore
(e) rely

Q15. A. They couldn’t get along, as they were on different intellectual __________.
B. The __________ taking off from the airport was a beautiful sight.
C. It was __________ that he was guilty.
D. There were several policemen in __________ clothes.
(a) planes
(b) plain
(c) clear
(d) civil
(e) levels


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