English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 9th March 2018

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English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

This section can be easy as pie if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in the banking exams. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions.
Directions (1-10): In the passage given below there are blanks which are to be filled with the options given below. Find out the appropriate pair of words in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering the meaning of the statement. Both the pair must fill the blank.

As awareness on (1)...... of tiger spreads, there are always (2)......stories that we come by. Here’s one such. For years, Mogiyas, the traditional hunter-gatherer (3)...... in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, had been (4)...... to poachers. For the tribe, it was very (5)...... since the “reward” one tiger skin ran to several thousand rupees. However, this came to an (6)...... end when more than a decade ago the Rajasthan police (7)...... poaching gangs following a tip off from a non-government organisation (NGO). The number of tigers in the region went up (8)...... in the following years. However, there was still the question of continuing to keep the tribe off tigers - which essentially meant providing the children a chance at a life away from poaching. The same NGO stepped in with support from the Forest Department. It set up an educational (9)...... and encouraged the Mogiya children to go school, all the while helping them learn (10)...... skills such as block printing and stitching from experts in the area.


(d)Cock and Bull/unbelievable









Q11.(A)Each bus is equipped with four panic buttons that cover the entire length of the vehicle.
(B)On-board announcements and LED display boards will announce that the bus is equipped with the alarm system.
(C)Meanwhile, the conductor will identify the location of the button being pressed and intervene.
(D)On hearing the alarm, the driver would stop the bus.
(E)If any of the buttons is pressed, a loud beeping alarm will be activated for 40 seconds, during which time it cannot be deactivated,” the official explained.


Q12.(A)He triumphed over front-runners The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
(B)This is the first Oscar win for the actor-turned-director, who was also nominated in the Best Director category for the horror film about a young African-American, who visits his girlfriend’s parents for the weekend and realises there is something wrong going on there.
(C)Other nominees in the category were The Big Sick and Lady Bird.
(D)He also thanked the film’s team, his wife, mother and “to everybody who went and saw this movie.
(E)Mr. Peele was a surprise winner at the otherwise predictable award ceremony.


Q13.(A)It was an image of a cow’s face with black spots and it made her instantly fall in love with the animal.
(B)Some of them were a collage of photographs, and some involved a digitally printed cow on a photograph of a landscape.
(C)She loves digital printing and thinks that a cow is the most wonderful creature.
(D)Her obsession with cows started with a photograph that her husband George showed her long ago.
(E)She loves it when she spots cows on the streets.Bina’s works have digitally printed cows, standing out on a background painted by Bina, in both acrylic and oil paints.

Q14.(A)The students sat with bated breath. The atmosphere was electrifying as the students waited for the Bharatanatyam performance to begin.
(B)She was accompanied by Preethy Maheshwar (vocal support), Nithyakalyani Vaidyanathan (nattuvangam), Sakthivel Muruganandam (mridangam) and N. Sigamani (violin).
(C)And this time it was the classical Bharatanatyam dancer, Priyadarshini Govind.
(D)It was that time of the year when, My School Satya Surabi, Attuvampatti, Kodaikanal, a school founded to educate disadvantaged rural children of the Palani Hills, hosted a dance performance, sponsored by SPIC MACAY, a Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth.
(E)The compact hall was filled to its maximum capacity, with students from Saantham School, Bhavan’s Vidyashram, Praak Foundation, Kodaikanal Public School and My School Satya Surabhi.

Q15.(A)Nominal income of the agriculture sector has hardly grown in the last three years.
(B)In our zest for stock markets and global business, we should not forget the farmers.
(C)They had brought this fact to the notice of our government in the Gujarat elections.
(D)It was expected that there would be a strong focus in the Budget on rural and the agriculture sector.
(E)Interestingly, higher income in the hands of farmers would boost consumption as well as demand for rural housing.

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