New Pattern English Questions for SBI PO 2017


As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you in fetching good marks in SBI PO Exam. 

Directions (1-7): In each of the following questions a related pair of words or phrases is followed by four pairs of words or phrases. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship that is least similar to the one expressed in the question pair.

(a) cheat: counterfeit
(b) sophism: deception
(c) eidolon: ghost
(d) phantom: reality
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) calumny: slander
(b) fallacy: verity
(c) exhortation: discourage
(d) solvency: debts
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) apple: red
(b) pear: blue
(c) turquoise: orange
(d) rose: green
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) wire: sound
(b) artery: blood
(c) lamp: oil
(d) canal: water
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) routine: extraordinary
(b) culture: refinement
(c) callow: mature
(d) tame: wild
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) antimacassar: chair
(b) carpet: floor
(c) frame: picture
(d) paint: signboard
(e) None of the above is correct

(a) nefarious: villainous
(b) heinous: flagitious
(c) deciduous: evergreen
(d) synonymous: equal
(e) None of the above is correct

Directions (8-15): In each question, there are four sentences. Each sentence has pairs of words/phrases that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then choose the best option.

Q8. (i) The vacuum cleaner came with several complementary [A]/complimentary [B] attachments for cleaning different surfaces.
(ii) In an age infatuated of machines, life becomes amoral [A]/immoral [B], without moral bearings, devoid of moral categories.
(iii) The trainer mounted the horse and rode for some distance in order to dispel [A]/expel [B] the fears of the child.
(iv) It was as if she had seen a ghost that her face had a deadly [A]/deathly [B] pallor.
(a) ABAB
(b) AAAB
(c) BAAA
(d) BAAB
(e) BBBB

Q9. (i) When he was upset, one could see his juggler [A]/jugular [B] veins standing out in his neck.
(ii) At this junction [A]/juncture [B] students are required to make careful decisions about their future course.
(iii) He made a few unexceptionable [A]/unexceptional [B] propositions, all quite relevant to the discussion.
(iv) As an architect she was involved in the development of urbane [A]/urban [B] housing projects in the city.
(a) ABAB
(b) ABBA
(c) BAAA
(d) BBAB
(e) AAAA

Q10. (i) The speaker could not shout over the babble [A]/bauble [B] of the crowd and he was not heard.
(ii) She felt bad [A]/badly [B] about having to lie to her friend; but she had no choice.
(iii) The farmers were loading bails [A]/bales [B] of hay onto the truck.
(iv) The students waited for the answer to a question that has vexed them for many days with baited [A]/bated [B] breath.
(a) ABAB
(b) AABB
(c) BABB
(d) BAAB
(e) BBBB

Q11. (i) On television, we have been witnessing the baneful [A]/baleful [B] results of war as Israel attacks Hamas in Gaza.
(ii) The wrestler appeared to be tall and burly [A]/burley [B] as he stood by the TV announcer.
(iii) Clouds smoke billowed [A]/bellowed [B] into the air as the fire engulfed the building.
(iv) The old patriarch uttered a malediction [A]/benediction [B] against the rival clan.
(a) BAAA
(b) AAAA
(c) ABAB
(d) AAAB
(e) BBBB

Q12. (i) Sudha Murthy’s beneficent [A]/beneficial [B] activities have resulted in many organizations that help the poor.
(ii) She could not think of any earthly [A]/earthy [B] reason to go out with him in such heavy rain.
(iii) His egoism [A]/egotism [B] prevented him from making practical decisions.
(iv) To go out of the building, you are requested to use the egress [A]/ingress [B] behind the building.
(a) AABA
(b) BBBA
(c) BABB
(d) BBAA
(e) AAAA

Q13. (i) She demonstrated immanent [A]/imminent [B] good sense in her dress and behaviour.
(ii) The thunder was heard immediately [A]/imminently [B] after they saw lightning.
(iii) He went to the diary [A]/dairy [B] section to pick a few packets of milk.
(iv) Her nervousness was obvious with her forehead damp [A]/dank [B] with perspiration.
(a) ABBA
(b) BBBA
(c) AABA
(d) BBAB
(e) BBBB

Q14. (i) In the internet age there is no dearth [A]/death [B] of uncensored, firsthand information.
(ii) He would often digress [A]/regress [B] into his past and talk at length about his childhood.
(iii) His small physique worked against him minimizing [A]/diminishing [B] his authority as a CEO.
(iv) She had a very official [A]/officious [B] manner, always offering her services even when she was not asked nor needed.
(a) ABAB
(b) ABBB
(c) BABA
(d) BAAB
(e) BBBB

Q15. (i) The newlywed couple was facilitated [A]/felicitated [B] by their friends before they left the town.
(ii) If my girlfriend invited me to dinner I would feign [A]/fain [B] do it for sure.
(iii) We hung [A]/hanged [B] the painting on the wall.
(iv) The law has a structure [A]/stricture [B] against sale and possession of guns.
(a) BBAB
(b) ABAB
(c) BBAB
(d) AAAB
(e) AAAA



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