English Questions For SBI and Dena Bank PO Exam 2017


Just a few days are left for SBI PO Examination. It is time to pace up your preparation with New Pattern Questions of English section for SBI PO Prelims 2017. These English questions will also help you in preparing for BOB PO 2017 recruitment examination. We have also provided study notes for the grammatical part. You can practice New pattern English and Old pattern Questions as well.

Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions a capitalized pair of words is given, followed by five numbered pairs of words. Four of the numbered pairs exhibit the same relationship between the words as the capitalized pair of words. Identify the numbered pair which does not exhibit the same relationship as the capitalized pair and its mark its number as your answer.

Q1. NUT : KERNEL
(a) fruit : seed
(b) husk : grain
(c) egg : yolk
(d) brick : house
(e) brain : cranium

Q2. EPIC : HEROISM
(a) tragedy : sorrow
(b) comedy : humour
(c) satire : lampoon
(d) poetry : verse
(e) critic : review

Q3. PRACTISE : PERFECTION
(a) piety : devotion
(b) perseverance : success
(c) charity : munificence
(d) saint : ascetic
(e) skill : craftsmen

Q4. ORNITHOLOGY : BIRDS
(a) anthropology : mankind
(b) numismatism : coins
(c) botany : plants
(d) zoology : animals
(e) taxonomy : taxes

Q5. EMBROIDER : CLOTH
(a) paint : canvas
(b) garden : lawn
(c) carve : wood
(d) write : paper
(e) chisel : stone

Q6. PROLIFERATE : REPRODUCE
(a) conspicuous : showy
(b) evoke : summon
(c) concoct : prepare
(d) fertile : sterile
(e) humble : modest

Q7. EPIC : HEROIC
(a) archaic : antiquated
(b) soporific : lethargic
(c) erotic : familiar
(d) ironic : sarcastic
(e) fashion : vogue

Q8. MASCULINE : FEMININE
(a) optimistic : pessimistic
(b) friendly : hostile
(c) defendant : plaintiff
(d) perfunctory : indifferent
(e) goose : gander

Q9. PRICES : INFLATION
(a) overpopulation : poverty
(b) awards : recognition
(c) boil : freeze
(d) language : grammar
(e) laziness : failure

Q10. WORD : DICTIONARY
(a) book : stationery
(b) zoology : plants
(c) milk : dairy
(d) chocolate : confectioner
(e) cakes : bakery

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following FIVE sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) He was familiar with Hesiod’s Theogony, a poetic treatment of the origin of the gods and the cosmos, and he knew something of the beliefs of the barbarians.
(B) But for the opinions of mankind he had little, if any, respect.
(C) Xenophanes knew perfectly well that “mortal men believe that gods are begotten, and that they have the dress, voice, and body of mortals.”
(D) “If oxen, horses, or lions had hands with which to sketch and fashion works of art as men do,” he remarked, “then horses would draw the forms of god like horses, oxen like oxen, and they would each make their god’s bodies similar in frame to the bodies that they themselves possess.”
(E) Indeed, he observed, “the Ethiopians claim that their gods are snub-nosed and black; the Thracians, that theirs are blue-eyed and red-headed.”

Q11. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q12. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q13. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A

Q14. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q15. Which of the following will be the Fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) A







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