Friday, 26 May 2017

Sentence Correction English Questions for SBI PO Mains 2017


Dear Students, It's the exams times. You have many exams lined up such as  SBI PO, BOB PO, Dena Bank PORBI Grade- B scheduled in the upcoming days or months. Recently, New Pattern English Questions have been asked  in many exams. So, we are providing these 15 Sentence Correction Questions, where are high in difficulty level, Practice and test your understanding of English language.

Directions (1-15): For each of the following questions, a part or the whole of the original sentence has been highlighted in bold. You have to find the best way of writing the bold part of the sentence. Option A repeats the bold part, if the bold part is grammatically correct then choose option A. 

Q1. The results of the company’s cost-cutting measures are evident in its profits, which increased 5 percent during the first 3 months of this year after it fell over the last two years.
(a) which increased 5 percent during the first 3 months of this year after it fell
(b) which had increased 5 percent during the first 3 months of this year after it had fallen
(c) which have increased 5 percent during the first 3 months of this year after falling
(d) with a 5 percent increase during the first 3 months of this year after falling
(e) with a 5 percent increase during the first 3 months of this year after having fallen


Q2. In an effort to reduce their inventories, Italian vintners have cut prices; their wines have been priced to sell, and they are.
(a) have been priced to sell, and they are
(b) are priced to sell, and they have
(c) are priced to sell, and they do
(d) are being priced to sell, and have
(e) had been priced to sell, and they have

Q3. Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer, produced a body of work both rooted in the stride-piano tradition of Willie (The Lion) Smith and Duke Ellington, yet in many ways he stood apart from the mainstream jazz repertory.
(a) Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer, produced a body of work both rooted 
(b) Thelonious Monk, the jazz pianist and composer, produced a body of work that was rooted both
(c) Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, who produced a body of work rooted
(d) Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk produced a body of work that was rooted 
(e) Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk produced a body of work rooted both

Q4. Dirt roads may evoke the bucolic simplicity of another century, but financially strained townships point out that dirt roads cost twice as much as maintaining paved roads.
(a) dirt roads cost twice as much as maintaining paved roads
(b) dirt roads cost twice as much to maintain as paved roads do
(c) maintaining dirt roads costs twice as much as paved roads do
(d) maintaining dirt roads costs twice as much as it does for paved roads
(e) to maintain dirt roads costs twice as much as for paved roads

Q5. Although early soap operas were first aired on evening radio in the 1920s, they had moved to the daytime hours of the 1930s when the evening schedule became crowded with comedians and variety shows.
(a) were first aired on evening radio in the 1920s, they had moved to the daytime hours of the 1930s
(b) were first aired on evening radio in the 1920s, they were moved to the daytime hours in the 1930s
(c) were aired first on evening radio in the 1920s, moving to the daytime hours in the 1930s
(d) were aired first in the evening on 1920s radio, they moved to the daytime hours of the 1930s
(e) aired on evening radio first in the 1920s, they were moved to the 1930s in the daytime hours

Q6. Nobody knows exactly how many languages there are in the world, partly because of the difficulty of distinguishing between a language and the sub languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried to count typically have found about five thousand.
(a) and the sub languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried to count typically have found
(b) and the sub languages or dialects within them, with those who have tried counting typically finding
(c) and the sub languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried counting it typically find
(d) or the sub languages or dialects within them, but those who tried to count them typically found
(e) or the sub languages or dialects within them, with those who have tried to count typically finding

Q7. The energy source on Voyager 2 in not a nuclear reactor, in which atoms are actively broken apart; rather a kind of nuclear battery that uses natural radioactive decay to produce power.
(a) apart; rather
(b) apart, but rather
(c) apart, but rather that of
(d) apart, but that of
(e) apart; it is that of

Q8. Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about $5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were last year.
(a) Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about $5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were
(b) Heating-oil prices are expected to rise higher this year over last because refiners pay about $5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did
(c) Expectations are for heating-oil prices to be higher this year than last year’s because refiners are paying about $5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did
(d) It is the expectation that heating-oil prices will be higher for this year over last because refiners are paying about $5 a barrel more for crude oil now than what they were
(e) It is expected that heating-oil prices will rise higher this year than last year’s because refiners pay about $5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did

Q9. The recent surge in the number of airplane flights has clogged the nation’s air-traffic control system, to lead to 55 percent more delays at airports, and prompts fears among some officials that safety is being compromised.
(a) to lead to 55 percent more delays at airports, and prompts
(b) leading to 55 percent more delay at airports and prompting
(c) to lead to a 55 percent increase in delay at airports and prompt
(d) to lead to an increase of 55 percent in delays at airports, and prompted
(e) leading to a 55 percent increase in delays at airports and prompting

Q10. The peaks of a mountain range, acting like rocks in a streambed, produce ripples in the air flowing over them; the resulting flow pattern, with crests and troughs that remain stationary although the air that forms them is moving rapidly, are known as “standing waves.”
(a) crests and troughs that remain stationary although the air that forms them is moving rapidly, are
(b) crests and troughs that remain stationary although they are formed by rapidly moving air, are
(c) crests and troughs that remain stationary although the air that forms them is moving rapidly, is
(d) stationary crests and troughs although the air that forms them is moving rapidly, are
(e) stationary crests and troughs although they are formed by rapidly moving air, is

Q11. One of the primary distinctions between our intelligence with that of other primates may lay not so much in any specific skill but in our ability to extend knowledge gained in one context to new and different ones.
(a) between our intelligence with that of other primates may lay not so much in any specific skill but
(b) between our intelligence with that of other primates may lie not so much in any specific skill but instead
(c) between our intelligence and that of other primates may lie not so much in any specific skill as
(d) our intelligence has from that of other primates may lie not in any specific skill as 
(e) of our intelligence to that of other primates may lay not in any specific skill but

Q12. Unlike Schoenberg’s 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartok founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.
(a) Schoenberg’s 12-tone system that dominated
(b) Schoenberg and his 12-tone system which dominated
(c) Schoenberg, whose 12-tone system dominated
(d) the 12-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated
(e) Schoenberg and the 12-tone system, dominating

Q13. Even though Clovis points, spear points with longitudinal grooves chipped onto their faces, have been found all over North America, they are named for the New Mexico site where they were first discovered in 1932.
(a) Even though Clovis points, spear points with longitudinal grooves chipped onto their faces, have been found all over North America, they are named for the New Mexico site where they were first discovered in 1932.
(b) Although named for the New Mexico site where first discovered in 1932, Clovis points are spear points of longitudinal grooves chipped onto their faces and have been found all over North America. 
(c) Named for the New Mexico site where they have been first discovered in 1932, Clovis points, spear points of longitudinal grooves chipped onto the faces, have been found all over North America.
(d) Spear point with longitudinal grooves that are chipped onto the faces, Clovis points, even though named for the New Mexico site where first discovered in 1932, but were found all over North America.
(e) While Clovis points are spear points whose faces have longitudinal grooves chipped into them, they have been found all over North America, and named for the New Mexico site where they have been first discovered in 1932.

Q14. Ranked as one of the most important of Europe’s young playwrights, Franz Xaver Kroetz has written 40 plays; his works – translated into more than 30 languages – are produced more often than any contemporary German dramatist.
(a) than any
(b) than any other
(c) than are any
(d) than those of any other
(e) as are those of any

Q15. The stars, some of them at tremendous speeds, are in motion just as the planets are, yet being so far away from Earth that their apparent positions in the sky do not change enough for their movement to be observed during a single human lifetime.
(a) The stars, some of them at tremendous speeds, are in motion just as the planets are, yet being
(b) Like the planets, the stars are in motion, some of them at tremendous speeds, but they are
(c) Although like the planets the stars are in motion, some of them at tremendous speeds, yet
(d) As the planets, the stars are in motion, some of them at tremendous speeds, but they are
(e) The stars are in motion like the planets, some of which at tremendous speeds are in motion but






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