English Questions For SBI PO and Bank Of Baroda PO Exam 2017

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

Directions (1-10): In each of the questions, a word has been used in sentences in four different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

Q1. Die
(a) The rumours will soon die down
(b) Sadly this tradition died out in the early 1800s.
(c) The strong colour will die out with washing.
(d) As we moved away from the sea, the sound of the waves died down.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q2. Do
(a) I spent a month doing up the flat and I think it’s quite nice now.
(b) The death penalty has been done away in many countries.
(c) Do your best and leave the rest to God.
(d) When you do something up, you fasten it.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q3. Drop
(a) Ben finally dropped off to sleep after midnight.
(b) I thought I’d drop in and say hello.
(c) We will drop you off at the next stop.
(d) The fielder dropped off the catch.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q4. Eat
(a) She really enjoys eating out.
(b) Eat out your vegetables!
(c) The journalist had to eat up his words when the true story came out.
(d) We won’t eat in tonight.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q5. Fall
(a) She felled down and hurt her knees
(b) It’s great to have a friend to fall back on.
(c) Why does he always fall for the wrong women.
(d) The building is falling apart.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q6. Help
(a) This syrup will help ease your pain.
(b) I can’t help the colour of my skin.
(c) Ranjit may help him with the beer in the fridge.
(d) Do you really expect me to help you in this?
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q7. Reason
(a) Your stand is beyond all reason.
(b) Has she given you any reason for her resignation?
(c) There is no reason why you should behave like this.
(d) How do you deal with a friend who doesn’t listen to a reason?
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q8. Paper
(a) Your suggestions look great on the paper, but are absolutely impractical.
(b) Do you know how many trees are killed to make a truckload of paper?
(c) So far I have been able to paper over the disagreements among my brothers.
(d) Dr. Malek will read a paper on criminalization of politics.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q9. Business
(a) I want to do an MBA before going into business.
(b) My wife runs profitable business in this suburb.
(c) If we advertise we will get twice as much business as we have now.
(d) How you spend your money is as much my business as yours.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Q10. Bundle
(a) He made a bundle in the share market.
(b) It was sheer luck that brought a bundle of boy-scouts to where I was lying wounded.
(c) The newborn baby was a bundle of joy for the family.
(d) Mobile operators are offering a bundle of additional benefits.
(e) All the sentences are correct

Directions (11-15): A number of sentences are given below which, when properly sequenced, form a COHERENT PARAGRAPH. Four sentences are LOGICAL connected, one sentence is out of the context. Find the ODD SENTENCE.

Q11. A. Only now and again sadness fell upon me, and I started up from my dream and felt a sweet trace of a strange fragrance in the south wind.
B. My basket was empty and the flower remained unheeded.
C. On the day when the lotus bloomed, Alas, my mind was straying, and I knew it not!
D. That vague sweetness made my heart ache with longing and it seemed to me that is was the eager breath of the summer seeking for its completion.
E. The 21st century children are immune to such virus.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. A. The people of India are giving in nature , sometime they steal because of poverty.
B. Take the fresco at Mahabalipuram called ‘Arjuna’s Penance’.
C. The magnificent figures in the main frieze and narrative, carved out of the rock, are themselves a mix of the divine and the humorous.
D. But, most tellingly, not far from the main frieze, are the figures of two monkeys, one picking lice from the other’s hair.
E. It’s an astonishing example of how this country’s traditions of miniaturist converge with its epic stories.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q13. A. Gandhi was jailed many times for his protest again the British.
B. This is precisely the greatness of any classical work; that is can lend itself for any interpretation at any given era, far removed from its own time, because of its eternal appeal.
C. This total assimilation is reflected in his translation.
D. Although Gandhi was commissioned to do the translation, the Tirukkural was in his genes, inherited from his maternal grandfather who had translated it 1930.
E. He was so ‘smitten’ by this celebrated work, having read and re-read it several times over, that it became a part of his intrinsic cultural psyche.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. A. McCorvey’s case came to be adopted by people far more powerful than she.
B. They made her the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit seeking to legalize abortion.
C. The case ultimately made it to the U.S. Supreme Court, by which time Mc Corvey’s name had been disguised as Jane Roe.
D. The defendant was Henry Wade, the Dallas County district attorney.
E. On January 22, 1973, the court advised in the favor of The UNICEF, allowing legalized education for children throughout the country.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q15. A. Forgetfulness means that you are a genius according some famous people in the field of psychology.
B. You then forget the essential fact that, underneath the level of physical appearances and separate forms, you are one with all that is.
C. It is this screen of thought that creates the illusion of separateness, the illusion that there is you and a totally separate “other.”
D. It comes between you and yourself, between you and your fellow man and woman, between you and nature, between you and God.
E. Identification with your mind creates an opaque screen of concepts, labels, images, words, judgments, and definitions that blocks all true relationship.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E


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