Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Sentence Correction Questions for GIC Assistant Manager and BOB PO 2017

english questions SBI PO Pre 2017

Dear Students, 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 (1-15): 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.

Q1. Unlike the conviction held by many of her colleagues that genes were relatively simple and static, Barbara McClintock adhered to her own more complicated ideas about how genes might operate, and in 1983, at the age of 81, was awarded a Nobel Prize for her discovery that the genes in corn are capable of moving from one chromosomal site to another.
(a) Unlike the conviction held by many of her colleagues that genes were
(b) Although many of her colleagues were of the conviction of genes being
(c) Contrary to many of her colleagues being convinced that genes were
(d) Even though many of her colleagues were convinced that genes were
(e) Even with many of her colleagues convinced of genes being

Q2. Galileo was convinced that natural phenomena, as manifestations of the laws of physics, would appear the same to someone on the deck of a ship moving smoothly and uniformly through the water as a person standing on land.
(a) water as a
(b) water as to a
(c) water; just as it would to a
(d) water, as it would to the
(e) water; just as to the

Q3. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.
(a) Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging,
(b) Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply,
(c) Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply,
(d) Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply,
(e) Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging,

Q4. Beyond the immediate cash flow crisis that the museum faces, its survival depends on if it can broaden its membership and leave its cramped quarters for a site where it can store and exhibit its more than 12,000 artifacts.
(a) if it can broaden its membership and leave
(b) whether it can broaden its membership and leave
(c) whether or not it has the capability to broaden its membership and can leave
(d) its ability for broadening its membership and leaving
(e) the ability for it to broaden its membership and leave

Q5. Along with the drop in producer prices announced yesterday, the strong retail sales figures released today seem like it is indicative that the economy, although growing slowly, is not nearing a recession.
(a) like it is indicative that
(b) as if to indicate
(c) to indicate that
(d) indicative of
(e) like an indication of

Q6. Dressed as a man and using the name Robert Shurtleff, Deborah Sampson, the first woman to draw a soldier’s pension, joined the Continental Army in 1782 at the age of 22, was injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she had become too ill to serve
(a) 22, was injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she had become
(b) 22, was injured three times, while being discharged in 1783 because she had become
(c) 22 and was injured three times, and discharged in 1783 because she was
(d) 22, injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she was
(e) 22, having been injured three times and discharged in 1783, being

Q7. Although schistosomiasis is not often fatal, it is so debilitating that it has become an economic drain on many developing countries.
(a) it is so debilitating that it has become an economic
(b) it is of such debilitation, it has become an economical
(c) so debilitating is it as to become an economic
(d) such is its debilitation, it becomes an economical
(e) there is so much debilitation that it has become an economical

Q8. In 1850, Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women, arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights and for changes in the married women’s property laws.
(a) arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights
(b) arguing in a treatise for equal political and legal rights for women
(c) a treatise that advocates women’s equal political and legal rights
(d) a treatise advocating women’s equal political and legal rights
(e) a treatise that argued for equal political and legal rights for women

Q9. In 1527 King Henry VIII sought to have his marriage to Queen Catherine annulled so as to marry Anne Boleyn.
(a) so as to marry
(b) and so could be married to
(c) to be married to
(d) so that he could marry
(e) in order that he would marry

Q10. Dr. Tonegawa won the Nobel Prize for discovering how the body can constantly change its genes to fashion a seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each specifically targeted at an invading microbe or foreign substance.
(a) seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each specifically targeted at
(b) seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically to
(c) seeming unlimited number of antibodies, all specifically targeted at
(d) seemingly unlimited number at antibodies, all of them targeted specifically to
(e) seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically at

Q11. To develop more accurate population forecasts, demographers have to know a great deal more than now about the social and economic determinants of fertility.
(a) have to know a great deal more than now about the social and economic
(b) have to know a great deal more than they do now about the social and economical
(c) would have to know a great deal more than they do now about the social and economical
(d) would have to know a great deal more than they do now about the social and economic
(e) would have to know a great deal more than now about the social and economic

Q12. Scientists have recently discovered what could be the largest and oldest living organism on Earth, a giant fungus that is an interwoven filigree of mushrooms and rootlike tentacles spawned by a single fertilized spore some 10,000 years ago and extending for more than 30 acres in the soil of a Michigan forest.
(a) extending
(b) extends
(c) extended
(d) it extended
(e) is extending

Q13. Laos has a land area about the same as Great Britain but only four million in population, where many are members of hill tribes ensconced in the virtually inaccessible mountain valleys of the north.
(a) about the same as Great Britain but only four million in population, where many
(b) of about the same size as Great Britain is, but in Laos there is a population of only four million, and many
(c) that is about the same size as Great Britain’s land area, but in Laos with a population of only four million people, many of them.
(d) comparable to the size of Great Britain, but only four million in population, and many
(e) comparable to that of Great Britain but a population of only four million people, many of whom

Q14. The plot of The Bostonians centers on the rivalry between Olive Chancellor, an active feminist, with her charming and cynical cousin, Basil Ransom, when they find themselves drawn to the same radiant young woman whose talent for public speaking has won her an ardent following.
(a) rivalry between Olive Chancellor, an active feminist, with her charming and cynical cousin, Basil Ransom,
(b) rivals Olive Chancellor, an active feminist against her charming and cynical cousin, Basil Ransom,
(c) rivalry that develops between Olive Chancellor, an active feminist, and Basil Ransom, her charming and cynical cousin,
(d) developing rivalry between Olive Chancellor, an active feminist, with Basil Ransom, her charming and cynical cousin
(e) active feminist, Olive Chancellor, and the rivalry with her charming and cynical cousin Basil Ransom,

Q15. Quasars, at billions of light-years from Earth the most distant observable objects in the universe, believed to be the cores of galaxies in an early stage of development.
(a) believed to be
(b) are believed to be
(c) some believe them to be
(d) some believe they are
(e) it is believed that they are







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