Tuesday, 6 June 2017

English Questions for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017

English Questions for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017

Dear Students, Sentence Correction is a topic quite dreaded by candidates taking the bank exams. Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. Through such quizzes, we will provide you all types of high-level questions to ace the Sentence Correction section of bank exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following questions a part of the sentence is highlighted in bold. five options are given for each question, you need to find the grammatically correct replacement from the given options.  

Q1. Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.
(a) have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
(b) has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever
(c) have been developed for fulfilling your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
(d) has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
(e) has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

Q2. Nutritionists suggest that we should replace chips and sweetened soft drinks with healthier raw veggies, fruits, whole-grain biscuits and low-fat cheese.
(a) we should replace chips and sweetened soft drinks with healthier raw veggies, fruits, whole-grain biscuits and low-fat cheese.
(b) one replaces chips and sweetened soft drinks for healthier raw veggies, fruits, whole-grain biscuits and low- fat cheese.
(c) we replace chips and sweetened soft drinks with healthier raw veggies, fruits, whole-grain biscuits and low-fat cheese.
(d) us replace chips and sweetened soft drinks with healthier raw veggies, fruits, whole-grain biscuits or low-fat cheese.
(e) we replace chips as well as sweetened soft drinks with healthier raw veggies including fruits, whole-grain biscuits and low-fat cheese.

Q3. Watching the TV or working on the computer leads to overeating.
(a) Watching the TV or working on the computer leads to overeating
(b) Watching the TV or working on the computer lead to overeating
(c) To watch the TV and to work on the computer leads to overeating
(d) Watching the TV and working on the computer leads to overeating
(e) Watching the TV or to work on the computer leads to overeating

Q4. Trend Global is a company that will give its staff a 10 per cent pay hike, allows scooter rides in campus and even a massage facility.
(a) will give its staff a 10 per cent pay hike, allows scooter rides in campus and even a massage facility
(b) gives its staff a 10 per cent pay hike, allows scooter rides in campus and even offers a massage facility
(c) is giving its staff a 10 per cent pay hike in addition to allowing scooter rides in campus and is even offering a massage facility
(d) gives its staff a 10 per cent pay hike, allow scooter rides in campus and even offer a massage facility
(e) will give its staff a 10 per cent pay hike, allow scooter rides in campus and even offers a massage facility

Q5. Upset over the high-handedness of the security agencies, the Police Chief expressed his displeasure to the government.
(a) Upset over the high-handedness of the security agencies, the Police Chief expressed his displeasure to the government.
(b) Upset over the high-handedness of the security agencies, the displeasure of the Police Chief was expressed to the government.
(c) Being that he was upset over the high-handedness of the security agencies, the Police Chief expressed his displeasure to the government.
(d) Upset from the high-handedness of the security agencies, the Police Chief expressed his displeasure to the government.
(e) The high-handedness of the security agencies upsetting him, the Police Chief expressed his displeasure to the government.

Directions (6-10): In each question, there are five sentences or parts of sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage (including spelling, punctuation and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option.

Q6. A. I’ve had a intense year.
B. Due to the book launch and movie release, I’ve been out there on display,
C. focusing too much on the external world.
D. Its time to look within, get in touch with myself again and create something new.
E. As part of that, I have to stop the blog, interacting with media and other events.
(a) A only 
(b) A and B
(c) A and E
(d) C only
(e) B and C

Q7. A. Now setting up Microsoft Project Manager to work with your company’s existing
B. IT infrastructure can be a complicated task.
C. Systems will have to replace to make them compatible, space has to be allocated 
D. for new hardware and there are considerable cost in implementing a desirable system.
E. A data center has to be setup and your IT department has to complete all this in addition to their normal duties.
(a) A only
(b) B only
(c) B and E
(d) C only
(e) B and D

Q8. A. We are heading into an age in which jobs are 
B. likely to be invented and made obsolete faster and faster.
C. The chances of today’s college kids working in the same jobs for the same companies for their whole careers is about zero.
D. In such a age, the greatest survival skill you can have is the ability to learn how to learn.
E. The best way to learn how to learn is to love to learn, and the best way to love to learn is to have teachers who inspire.
(a) A only
(b) A and B
(c) A, B and E
(d) B and C only
(e) C and D

Q9. A. A New Zealand company called HortResearch is a world renowned fruit science company,
B. and they develop a unique and innovative fruit and food products for sustainability.
C. One of their previous innovative technologies were in developing a bio sensor to measure the hormone levels in saliva.
D. This can be monitored in real time and also adopted to sports.
E. Right now, it is investigating technologies for measuring biochemical indicators of stress and performance in real time.
(a) A only
(b) A and B
(c) A and E
(d) E only
(e) A, C and E

Q10. A. Maragadavalli was running her father’s household ever since her mother had died when she was 13.
B. It took a long time for her family to settle down after that, and she was 26 by the time she had got married.
C. With 13 years of running a household under her belt, she married into a family meticulously run by mother-in-law.
D. She liked the fact that there were servant maids to help with the housework.
E. She had very less to do around the house except cut vegetable and wait for her husband to come back from work.
(a) A only
(b) A and D
(c) A and E
(d) D only
(e) A, C and E

Directions (11-15): In the following, there are sentences or parts of sentence labelled A, B, C, D and E. Choose for your answer the fragment that carries an Error. Ignore punctuation error, if any. 

Q11. A. And its equally important to spread the news about companies that treat working parents
B. with fairness and respect, so that we all can try to work at these companies,
C. and send a message to others treating working parents
D. justly is a valuable employee recruitment and retention advantage.
E. No error
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. A. I’ve been in Delhi for four days now
B. and so far the stay had been uneventful,
C. barring a stray incident
D. where I walked into a lamppost and then walked around Connaught Place
E. with a bloody nose.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q13. A. To be a citizen is to possess the rights
B. enshrined in our constitution,
C. and equally, the obligation of duty.
D. When one citizen upholds an individual right for another,
E. he enacts his duty to himself.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. A. This study takes its place alongside earlier research showing
B. that kids who are allowed to serve their own food
C. take smaller portions that they would typically be served
D. and ate 25 percentage less, and that kids tend to eat more
E. when the portions on their plates have been double.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q15. A. Sixty years is too small a period to acquire new civilizational traits.
B. and to mould our DNA. When that happens, we will automatically
C. realize the importance of the rule of law, the true meaning of freedom and democracy
D. and then we will behave like citizens who will not allow anyone
E. to sell their votes, and MPs will not be on sold.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E



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