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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-09th January

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 statement sentences.

Q1.
(1) There was cultural opposition in India to Borlaug’s methods and seeds.
(2) The famine was so bad by 1965 that the government stepped in and urged the project forward.

(i) The fact that there was…
(ii) Although there was …..
(iii)Despite the famine…

(a)only (i)
(b)only (ii)
(c)only (iii)
(d)all of these
(e)none of these.

Q2.
(1) There are things in the book difficult for the feeble human mind to grasp.
(2) It is an admirable book which calms and elevates the soul.

(i)Whereas it is an admirable book….
(ii)Though there are things in the book…
(iii)While there are things in the book…

(a)both (i) and (iii)
(b)both (ii) and (iii)
(c)both (i) and (ii)
(d)only (i)
(e)only (ii)

Q3.
(1) Occasional accidents in an industry dealing in explosive materials may seem inevitable.
(2) The probability of such mishaps can certainly be reduced by adopting safe work practices.

(i) Although occasional accidents…….
(ii) Even though occasional………
(iii) Until the probability of…………

(a) Only (ii)
(b) Both (i) and (iii)
(c) Only (i)
(d) Only (iii)
(e) Both (ii) and (i)

Q4.
(1) Many of the major CO2 emitting nations had achieved significant reductions in 2016.
(2) It is imperative for all countries to accelerate their emissions reduction if the Paris goals are to be met.

(I)Although many of the major…
(II)To accelerate the emission of CO2…
(III)While many of the major…

(a)Only (I) is correct
(b)Only (II) is correct
(c)Only (III) is correct
(d)Both (I) and (III) are correct
(e)All are correct

Q5.
(1) Indira Gandhi set up a new Department of Environment on returning to power in 1980.
(2) A reputed botanist T.N. Khooshoo was hired as its secretary.

(I)On returning to power in 1980…
(II)Since a reputed botanist…
(III)Being hired as the Secretary…

(a)Only (I) is correct
(b)Only (II) is correct
(c)Both (II) and (III) are correct
(d)Both (I) and (II) are correct
(e)All are correct

Solutions

S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. See the second option (ii) Although there was cultural opposition in India to Borlaug’s methods and seeds, the famine was so bad by 1965 that the government stepped in and urged the project forward.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. (ii)Though there are things in the book difficult for the feeble human mind to grasp, it is an admirable book which calms and elevates the soul.
(iii)While there are things in the book that are difficult for the feeble human mind to grasp, it is an admirable book which calms and elevates the soul.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol. Both (i) and (ii) starters can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

S4. Ans. (d)
Sol. Both the starters mentioned in the first and third options can be used to make a proper and meaningful sentence respectively.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. Only the first starter can help in framing a suitable and logical sentence. The other two starters are incorrect as they cannot frame the sentence which connects the two statements in the same meaningful way.
(I) On returning to power in 1980, Indira Gandhi set up a new Department of Environment, for which a reputed botanist T.N. Khooshoo was hired as its secretary.

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