Sentence Correction For SBI PO 2017

New-Pattern-English-Questions


Dear Students, SBI PO exam will be a challenge given the difficulty level of English Section. SBI introduced New Pattern English Question based on the CAT exam last year this year we can expect more new type of questions, So we are providing new pattern quizzes that will help you understand the new pattern.

Directions (1-15): The following questions of sentence correction, a part of the sentence is given in bold.  Out of the given options, find out the grammatically correct statement that can replace the bold part in the given questions.

Q1. Retail sales rose 0.8 of 1 percent in August, intensifying expectations that personal spending in the July-September quarter more than doubled that of the 1.4 percent growth rate in personal spending for the previous quarter.
(a) that personal spending in the July-September quarter more than doubled that of
(b) that personal spending in the July-September quarter would more than double
(c) of personal spending in the July-September quarter, that it more than doubled
(d) of personal spending in the July-September quarter more than doubling that of
(e) of personal spending in the July-September quarter, that it would more than double that of

Q2. The commission has directed advertisers to restrict the use of the word “natural” to foods that do not contain color or flavor additives, chemical preservatives, or nothing that has been synthesized.
(a) or nothing that has been
(b) or that has been
(c) and nothing that is
(d) or anything that has been
(e) and anything

Q3. Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon that are fungi, in the form of carbon dioxide, and converting it into energy-rich sugars.
(a) Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon than are fungi,
(b) Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon than fungi,
(c) Plants are more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon,
(d) Plants, more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon,
(e) Plants acquire carbon more efficiently than fungi,

Q4. The lroquois were primarily planters, but supplementing their cultivation of maize, squash, and beans with fishing and hunting.
(a) but supplementing
(b) and had supplemented
(c) and even though they supplemented
(d) although they supplemented
(e) but with supplementing

Q5. As contrasted with the honeybee, the yellow jacket can sting repeatedly without dying and carries a potent venom that can cause intense pain.
(a) As contrasted with the honeybee,
(b) In contrast to the honeybee’s,
(c) Unlike the sting of the honeybee,
(d) Unlike that of the honeybee,
(e) Unlike the honeybee,

Q6. Neuroscientists, having amassed a wealth of knowledge over the past twenty years about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood, are now drawing solid conclusions about how the human brain grows and how babies acquire language.
(a) Neuroscientists, having amassed a wealth of knowledge over the past twenty years about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood, are
(b) Neuroscientists, having amassed a wealth of knowledge about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood over the past twenty years, and are
(c) Neuroscientists amassing a wealth of knowledge about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood over the past twenty years, and are
(d) Neuroscientists have amassed a wealth of knowledge over the past twenty years about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood,
(e) Neuroscientists have amassed, over the past twenty years, a wealth of knowledge about the brain and its development from birth to adulthood,

Q7. None of the attempts to specify the causes of crime explains why most of the people exposed to the alleged causes do not commit crimes and, conversely, why so many of those not so exposed have.
(a) have
(b) has
(c) shall
(d) do
(e) could

Q8. In a previous designs, the weight of the discus used in track competition is concentrated in a metal center, but now it is lined with lead around the perimeter, thereby improving stability in flight and resulting in longer throws.
(a) In a previous design, the weight of the discus used in track competition is concentrated in a metal center, but now it is
(b) According to a previous design, the weight of the discus used in track competition was concentrated in a metal center, but not it is
(c) Once designed with its weight concentrated in a metal center, the discus used in track competition is now
(d) The discus used in track competition, once designed with its weight concentrated in a metal center, but now
(e) The discus used in track competition was once designed having its weight concentrated in a metal center and now

Q9. In virtually all types of tissue in every animal species, dioxin induces the production of enzymes that are the organism’s trying to metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical that is irritating it.
(a) trying to metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical that is irritating it
(b) trying that it metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical irritant
(c) attempt to try to metabolize, or render harmless, such a chemical irritant
(d) attempt to try and metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical irritating it
(e) attempt to metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical irritant

Q10. Based on accounts of various ancient writers, scholars have painted a sketchy picture of the activities of an all-female cult that, perhaps as early as the sixth century B.C., worshiped a goddess known in Latin as Bona Dea, “the good goddess.”
(a) Based on accounts of various ancient writers,
(b) Basing it on various ancient writers’ accounts,
(c) With accounts of various ancient writers used for a basis,
(d) By the accounts of various ancient writers they used,
(e) Using accounts of various ancient writers,

Q11. Emily Dickinson’s letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson were written over a period beginning a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother and ending shortly before Emily’s death in 1886, outnumbering her letters to anyone else.
(a) Dickinson were written over a period beginning a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother and ending shortly before Emily’s death in 1886, outnumbering
(b) Dickinson were written over a period that begins a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother and ended shortly before Emily’s death in 1886, outnumber
(c) Dickinson, written over a period beginning a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother and that ends shortly before Emily’s death in 1886 and outnumbering
(d) Dickson, which were written over a period beginning a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother, ending shortly before Emily’s death in 1886, and outnumbering
(e) Dickinson, which were written over a period beginning a few years before Susan’s marriage to Emily’s brother and ending shortly before Emily’s death in 1886, outnumber

Q12. Paleontologists believe that fragments of a primate jawbone unearthed in Burma and estimated at 40 to 44 million years old provide evidence of a crucial step along the evolutionary path that led to human beings.
(a) at 40 to 44 million years old provide evidence of
(b) as being 40 to 44 million years old provides evidence of
(c) that it is 40 to 44 million years old provides evidence of what was
(d) to be 40 to 44 million years old provide evidence of
(e) as 40 to 44 million years old provides evidence of what was

Q13. Building on civilizations that preceded them in coastal Peru, the Mochica developed their own elaborate society, based on cultivating such crops like corn and beans, the harvesting of fish and shellfish, and exploiting other wild and domestic resources.
(a) based on cultivating such crops like corn and beans, the harvesting of fish and shellfish, and exploiting
(b) based on the cultivation of such crops as corn and beans, the harvesting of fish and seafood, and exploitation of
(c) and basing it on the cultivation of crops like corn and beans, harvesting fish and seafood, and the exploiting of
(d) and they based it on their cultivation of crops such as corn and beans, the harvest of fish and seafood, and exploiting
(e) and they based it on their cultivating such crops like corn and beans, their harvest of fish and shellfish, and they exploited

Q14. The end of the eighteenth century saw the emergence of prize-stock breeding, with individual bulls and cows receiving awards, fetching unprecedented prices, and excited enormous interest whenever they were put on show.
(a) excited
(b) it excited
(c) exciting
(d) would excite
(e) it had excited

Q15. For members of the seventeenth-century Ashanti nation in Africa, animal-hide shields with wooden frames were essential items of military equipment, a method to protect warriors against enemy arrows and spears.
(a) a method to protect
(b) as a method protecting
(c) protecting
(d) as a protection of
(e) to protect



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