English Quiz 14th June- English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims 2020

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Directions (1-5): In the question given below few sentences are given which are grammatically correct and meaningful. Connect them by the word given above the statements in the best possible way without changing the intended meaning. Choose the best possible combination as your answer accordingly from the options to form a correct, coherent sentence.

Q1. ALTHOUGH

(A) I spend much of lunch surreptitiously looking up on my phone for translations for “once upon a time” and “total eclipse of the heart”.

(B) According to the language app on my phone, I am 61% fluent in Italian, but it doesn’t feel that way when I am dispatched to book a table in a mountaintop restaurant.

(C) Sitting on a lift on a bright, cold morning, I look below at all the people carving elegant turns through last night’s new-fallen snow, and I think: idiots

(D) It is against the rules to use your phone at lunch.

(a)  C-B

(b) D-A

(c) C-D

(d) B-D

(e) Both B-A and C-D

Q2. NOTWITHSTANDING

(A) Australia’s central bank chief Philip Lowe reinforced that a return of rapid wage growth remains a distant prospect despite strengthening business investment and a hiring bonanza.

(B) The governor kept interest rates unchanged at 1.5 percent on Tuesday, as expected.

(C) The Reserve Bank of Australia has opted to be a steadying influence on the economy, keeping rates at a record-low for 18 months to encourage firms to expand and take on new employees, a strategy that’s paying some dividends.

(D) Interest rates were unchanged by the governor as with the improving labor market, wage growth remains low.

(a) only B-D

(b) only A-C

(c) Only C-D

(d) Only A-D

(e) Both B-D and C-D

Q3. AS MUCH AS

(A) Chaplin co-founded the distribution company United Artists, which gave him complete control over his films.

(B) Chaplin was scouted for the film industry and began appearing in 1914 for Keystone Studios.

(C) Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who become known for his shooting in the era of silent films.

(D) Charlie Chaplin became famous for his shooting for almost fifty times the amount of film footage necessary in order to satisfy his artistic vision.

(a) only A-B

(b) Only B-C

(c) Only C-D

(d) Both A-B and C-D

(e) Both B-C and A-D

Q4. RATHER THAN

(A) David Vincent Akins who was convicted last week of four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child opted to let a judge render his punishment.

(B) Akins was arrested in 2016 after his former landlord reported finding child pornography on his computer.

(C) David Vincent Akins who is 38-year-old adjudged for sexual assault of a child decided not to be judged by a jury.

(D) A Texas man was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences after being convicted of filming the rape of a 3-month-old child.

(a) only A-B

(b) Only A-C

(c) Only A-D

(d) Only B-D

(e) Only C-D

Q5. HOWEVER

(A) India and Pakistan have not played a full bilateral series since 2007-08.

(B) Pakistan toured India for a short limited-overs series in 2012-13.

(C) Kohli has played Pakistan in 12 one-day internationals and maintains a healthy average of 45.90 scoring 459 with the help of two centuries and a fifty.

(D) MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Dinesh Karthik are only other active players to have played in or against Pakistan in Test cricket.

(a) Only A-B

(b) Only B-C

(c) Only C-D

(d) Only A-D

(e) Both A-B and C-D

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