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English Questions for SBI PO and BOB PO 2017

New Pattern English Questions for SBI PO and BOB PO 2017

Dear Students, The SBI PO Mains Exam is scheduled on 4th June 2017. The NIACL Assist. mains exam is scheduled on 23 May 2017. In the English section, there will be  total 40 questions. Questions might be asked from Reading Comprehension , Cloze test ,Phrase replacement and also new pattern questions as well. In this post, we will discuss questions related to 'Fill in the blanks'. These types of questions are based on the vocabulary and phrasal verbs. Students are advised to revise vocabulary and phrasal verbs. We have already provided Important Phrasal verbs for SBI PO and other bank exams as well. 

Directions (1-5): A number of sentences are given below which, when properly sequenced, form a COHERENT PARAGRAPH. Choose the most LOGICAL ORDER of sentence from the choices given to construct a COHERENT PARAGRAPH.

Q1. A. Wind whips off the North Sea, blasting the shelters made of tarps, tents, plastic sheeting and scrap lumber in this sprawling, ramshackle end of the line.
B. The roads in the camp are muddy; the portable toilets are filthy.
C. On the outskirts of the northern French town of Calais, a massive, makeshift refugee camp called “The Jungle” grows daily, swelling with asylum-seekers fleeing war in Afghanistan, Syrai, Iraq, Sudan and beyond.
D. Their countries of origin are a map of the targets of U.S. bombing campaigns.
E. More than 6,000 people in this, France’s largest refugee camp, hope for a chance to make the last, dangerous leg of their journey through the nearby channel tunnel to England.


Q1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q2. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q3. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q4. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q5. Which of the following will be the Fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Directions (6-15): In the following sentence correction questions, a part of the sentence or complete sentence has been highlighted in bold. Out of the given options, select grammatically correct option. The first option repeats the bold part. if there is no correction required, then select option A.

Q6. Rivaling the pyramids of Egypt or even the ancient cities of the Maya as an achievement, the army of terra-cotta warriors created to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife is more than 2,000 years old and took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete.

(a) the army of terra-cotta warriors created to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife is more than 2,000 years old and took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete
(b) Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, was protected in his afterlife by an army of terracotta warriors that was created more than 2,000 years ago by 700,000 artisans who took more than 36 years to complete it
(c) it took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to create an army of terra-cotta warriors more than 2,000 years ago that would protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife
(d) more than 2,000 years ago, 700,000 artisans worked more than 36 years to create an army of terra-cotta warriors to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife
(e) more than 36 years were needed to complete the army of terra-cotta warriors that 700,000 artisans created 2,000 years ago to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife

Q7. When Congress reconvenes, some newly elected members from rural states will try and establish tighter restrictions for the amount of grain farmers are to be allowed to grow and to encourage more aggressive sales of United States farm products overseas.

(a) and establish tighter restrictions for the amount of grain farmers are to be allowed to grow and to encourage
(b) and establish tighter restrictions on the amount of grain able to be grown by farmers and encouraging
(c) establishing tighter restrictions for the amount of grain farmers are allowed to grow and to encourage
(d) to establish tighter restrictions on the amount of grain capable of being grown by farmers and encouraging
(e) to establish tighter restrictions on the amount of grain farmers will be allowed to grow and to encourage

Q8. The yield of natural gas from Norway’s Troll gas field is expected to increase annually until the year 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate at least for 50 years’ production.

(a) 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate at least for
(b) 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, an extraction rate that will allow at least
(c) 2005 and then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, with such an extraction rate at the least allowing
(d) 2005, then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, allowing such an extraction rate for at least
(e) 2005, then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate for at least

Q9. Doctors generally agree that such factors as cigarette smoking, eating rich foods high in fats, and alcohol consumption not only do damage by themselves but also aggravate genetic predisposition toward certain diseases.

(a) not only do damage by themselves but also aggravate
(b) do damage by themselves but also are aggravating to
(c) are damaging by themselves but also are aggravating
(d) not only do damage by themselves, they are also aggravating to
(e) are doing damage by themselves, and they are also aggravating

Q10. In a plan to stop the erosion of East Coast beaches, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed building parallel to shore a breakwater of rocks that would rise six feet above the waterline and act as a buffer, so that it absorbs the energy of crashing waves and protecting the beaches.

(a) act as a buffer, so that it absorbs
(b) act like a buffer so as to absorb
(c) act as a buffer, absorbing
(d) acting as a buffer, absorbing
(e) acting like a buffer, absorb

Q11. The 32 species that make up the dolphin family are closely related to whales and in fact include the animal known as the killer whale, which can grow to be 30 feet long and is famous for its aggressive hunting pods.

(a) include the animal known as the killer whale, which can grow to be 30 feet long and is
(b) include the animal known as the killer whale, growing as big as 30 feet long and
(c) include the animal known as the killer whale, growing up to 30 feet long and being
(d) includes the animal known as the killer whale, which can grow as big as 30 feet long and is
(e) includes the animal known as the killer whale, which can grow to be 30 feet long and it is

Q12. Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco was also of interest to the French throughout the first half of the twentieth century because they assumed that if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure.

(a) if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure
(b) without it their grip on Algeria would never be secure
(c) their grip on Algeria was not ever secure if they did not hold it
(d) without that, they could never be secure about their grip on Algeria
(e) never would their grip on Algeria be secure if they did not hold it

Q13. The first trenches that were cut into a 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, have yielded strong evidence for centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East that were arising simultaneously with but independently of the more celebrated city-states of southern Mesopotamia, in what is not southern Iraq.

(a) that were cut into 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, have yielded strong evidence for centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East that were arising simultaneously with but
(b) that were cut into a 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, yield strong evidence that centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East were arising simultaneously with but also
(c) having been cut into a 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, have yielded strong evidence that centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East were arising simultaneously but
(d) cut into a 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, yield strong evidence of centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East arising simultaneously but also
(e) cut into a 500-acre site at Tell Hamoukar, Syria, have yielded strong evidence that centrally administered complex societies in northern regions of the Middle East arose simultaneously with but

Q14. Once they had seen the report from the medical examiner, the investigators did not doubt whether the body recovered from the river was the man who had attempted to escape from the state prison.

(a) did not doubt whether the body recovered from the river was
(b) have no doubt whether the body recovered from the river was
(c) had not doubted that the body recovered from the river was
(d) have no doubt whether the body recovered from the river was that of
(e) had no doubt that the body recovered from the river was that of

Q15. His studies of ice-polished rocks in his Alpine homeland, far outside the range of present-day glaciers, led Louis Agassiz in 1837 to propose the concept of an age in which great ice sheets had existed in now currently temperate areas.

(a) in which great ice sheets had existed in now currently temperate areas
(b) in which great ice sheets existed in what are now temperate areas
(c) when great ice sheets existed where there were areas now temperate
(d) when great ice sheets had existed in current temperate areas
(e) when great ice sheets existed in areas now that are temperate









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