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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-05th February

Directions (1-5): Select the phrase/connector (STARTERS) from the given three options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the sentences.

Q1. (I) Scriptures have given to us the concept of Purushartha Chatushtaya.
(II) The ultimate objective for Purushartha Chatushtaya is every human being should strive to attain self-realization.

(i) Despite scriptures have given…
(ii) Hence, scriptures have given…
(iii) Scriptures have given…

(a) Only (iii)
(b) Both (i) and (iii)
(c) Only (ii)
(d) Only (i)
(e) None of these

Q2. (I) At the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, 125 years ago, Swami Vivekananda delivered his landmark address.
(II) Vivekananda’s address was about the need for harmony of religions.

(i) At the National Parliament…
(ii) Because Vivekananda’s address was …
(iii) Despite Vivekananda’s address was …

(a) Both (i) and (ii)
(b) Only (ii)
(c) Both (i) and (iii)
(d) Only (i)
(e) None of these

Q3. (I) The surface of our planet appears to be firm and stationary.
(II) There is convincing evidence that the materials that form the solid rock on the surface of the earth are moving.

(i) Even though the surface of our planet…
(ii) Additionally, the evidence is unconvincing…
(iii) Notwithstanding that the surface…

(a) only (i)
(b) only (ii)
(c) both (i) and (iii)
(d) both (ii) and (iii)
(e) none of these

Q4. (I) It’s a case where there are significant adverse effects and an offender who continually ignores the council’s requests.
(II) This has been a difficult and significant case that the council has been working on for a number of years

(i) However, it’s a case where…
(ii) since an offender who…
(iii) Whereas this has been difficult…

(a) only (i)
(b) only (ii)
(c) both (i) and (iii)
(d) both (ii) and (iii)
(e) none of these

Q5. (I) Most of the players of Eagles received their rings during a ceremony on Wednesday.
(II) The Eagles made sure Dorenbos was remembered and gave him a ring on Thursday.

(i) Even though most of…
(ii) But Eagles received…
(iii) While most of the players…

(a) only (i)
(b) only (ii)
(c) both (i) and (iii)
(d) both (ii) and (iii)
(e) none of these

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. Among the given alternatives, the alternative “Scriptures have given…” is the most relevant and could successfully form a grammatically correct and contextually meaningful sentence. The other two alternatives are irrelevant and out of context.
‘Scriptures have given to us the concept of Purushartha Chatushtaya, the ultimate objective of which is every human being should strive to attain Self-realisation.’

S2. Ans. (e)
Sol. Both the given sentences are individual coherent sentences, independent of each other. Hence, none of the given starters can be used to form a single coherent sentence without altering the meaning of the sentence.

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Both the starters “Even though the surface of our planet…” and “Notwithstanding that the surface…” can be used to frame a meaningful sentence without altering the exact meaning of the given sentences. However, it is not possible to construct a contextual sentence using the second starter as it would alter the intended meaning.

(i) Even though the surface of our planet appears to be firm and stationary, there is convincing evidence that the materials that form the solid rock on the surface of the earth are moving.
(iii) Notwithstanding that the surface of our planet appears to be firm and stationary, there is convincing evidence that the materials that form the solid rock on the surface of the earth are moving.

S4. Ans. (e)
Sol. Both the given sentences are individual coherent sentences, independent of each other. Hence, none of the given starters can be used to form a single coherent sentence without altering the meaning of the sentence.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. Among the three starters, both “Even though most of…” and “While most of the players…” starters can give a meaningful sentence without altering the intended meaning of the given two statement.
(i) Even though most of the players of Eagles received their rings during a ceremony on Wednesday, they made sure Dorenbos was remembered and gave him a ring on Thursday.
(iii) While most of the players of Eagles received their rings during a ceremony on Wednesday, they made sure Dorenbos was remembered and gave him a ring on Thursday.

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