SBI PO 2015: English Quiz

Directions: Q(1-5) Rearrange following sentences And answer following questions.

A. There is ample justification for the phenomenon of the description.
B. In the present era also, efforts are being made to rejuvenate Pali.
C. A curious researcher can study them provided he has mastery over Pali language.
D. The Indian tradition describes Buddha as an advocate of analytical method.
E. Pali was perhaps the most commonly used language in those days.
F. This justification is found in several discourses.

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

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

3­ Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A 
(b) B 
(c) C 
(d) D 
(e) E

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

5­ Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A 
(b) B 
(c) C 
(d) D 
(e) E

Directions: In each sentence below four words have been printed in bold which arenumbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). One of these words may be misspelt or inappropriate inthe context of the sentence. Find out the wrongly spelt or inappropriate word. The number of that word is the answer. If all four words are correctly spelt than the appropriate the answer is (e) i.e. ’All correct’.

6. ­Mary constantly(a) talks about herself irregardless (b)of other people’s (c) interests (d).All correct(e)

7­. All roads, hotels (a) and restaurants (b) in the surrounding (c) area were devastated (d).All correct (e)

8. ­As soon as Gates presented (a) his proposal (b) Murthy sumoned (c) his advisors (d).All correct (e)

9.­ The committee (a) is stranded (b) unles (c) the storm lets (d) up. All correct (e)

10­. The Minister (a) gave an exeptional (b) speech (c) at the inauguration (d).All correct (e)

Directions (11-15): Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given in bold.

11.The faliure of crops in successive years put the farmer in a tight corner.
(a) in a closed room                      
(b) in a small field
(c) in a difficult situation                
(d) in a meadow
(e) none of these

12.The effort to trace the culprit was a wild gosse chase.
(a) a fruitful hunting                       
(b) futile search
(c) ideal seeking                            
(d) genuine effort
(e) none of these

13.The story does not hold water.
(a) does not deserve appreciation
(b does not fulfil the reqiurements
(c) Cannot be belived
(d) cannot be valued
(e) none of these

14.Raj couldn’t pay the bill, so he asked the owner to put it on the cuff.
(a) on credit                                   
(b) against his credit
(c) in his bank account                 
(d) in his friend’s account
(e) none of these

15.His staement is out and out a lie.
(a) totally                                       
(b) simply
(c) merely                                     
(d) slightly
(e) none of these

ANSWERS:
1.(d)
2.(a)
3.(c)
4.(e)
5.(b) Final sequence is DAFCEB.
6.(b) Proper word is ‘regardless’.
7.(e)
8.(c) Correct spelling is ‘summoned’.
9.(c) Correct spelling is ‘unless’.
10.(b) Correct spelling is ‘exceptional’.
11.c
12.b
13.b
14.a
15.a


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