SBI Clerk Pre Night Class English Questions:20th June

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SBI Clerk English Questions: 20th June

State Bank of India's most awaited clerk exam is just 6 days away. All the practice and revision is essential for the final touches. English being the subject that gives chills to most of the students need attention on a daily basis. Fight the fear of English with SBI Clerk Crash Course Night Class quiz. These quizzes will enable aspirants to have the experience about what type of question can be asked in the actual examination, and you can be fully prepared for the D- day.  Here is today's quiz on the English Language to help you assess your preparation for SBI Clerk Prelims 2019. Keep Practicing. All the best.

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Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below. 

(A) Some of my most cherished memories are of my puppies fighting with cushions, the sun playing hide ’n’ seek with the clouds, or me racing for that last bite of the dessert.

(B) Photos are a return ticket to memories otherwise lost. Much like a forgotten song on the radio or a specific scent, photographs help us travel back in time.
(C) They help me smile on a bad day and laugh out loud on a good one. One thing they most certainly do is turn your home into a cosy haven of love and joy.
(D) These moments stay captured through the lens of my old Polaroid. I’ve framed them, stuck them on the refrigerator and inside cupboard doors.
(E) The most beautiful things in life are rarely just things. Instead, they are people, places, memories, and pictures – odd selfies and awkward angles included.
(F) I call myself a ‘click-happy’ person. My thumb is permanently placed on the click button, lest the crazy grin on my son’s face disappears.


Q1. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?



D
F
A
E
C
Solution:
The correct sequence to form meaningful paragraph is EBFADC.
Q2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
D
F
B
E
Solution:
The correct sequence to form meaningful paragraph is EBFADC.
Q3. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
E
B
D
C
F
Solution:
The correct sequence to form meaningful paragraph is EBFADC.
Q4. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
A
D
F
E
C
Solution:
The correct sequence to form meaningful paragraph is EBFADC.
Q5. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?

E
D
B
C
F
Solution:
The correct sequence to form meaningful paragraph is EBFADC.
Directions (6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete. 


Q6. Anti-slavery advocate Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, __(6)__was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the centre spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back. Introduced alongside a __(7)__of changes to the $5 and $10 notes as well, the redesign gives the Treasury “a chance to open the aperture to reflect more of America's history”, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said. A new $10 bill will add images of five female leaders of the women's __(8)__ movement, including Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to the back, while keeping founding father Alexander Hamilton on the front. The reverse of a new $5 note will show former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., officials said. Former President Abraham Lincoln will remain on the front. Mr. Lew said the designs should be unveiled __(9)__2020 and go into circulation “as quickly as possible,” although he declined to say when. He said the $10 bill was scheduled to go out first, citing security needs. The long-awaited decision to __(10)__ the seventh president of the United States with Tubman followed months of outreach by the Treasury regarding which woman should be featured on a bill.

which
that
who
what
she
Solution:
"who" is grammatically and contextually correct.
Q7. Anti-slavery advocate Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, __(6)__was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the centre spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back. Introduced alongside a __(7)__of changes to the $5 and $10 notes as well, the redesign gives the Treasury “a chance to open the aperture to reflect more of America's history”, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said. A new $10 bill will add images of five female leaders of the women's __(8)__ movement, including Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to the back, while keeping founding father Alexander Hamilton on the front. The reverse of a new $5 note will show former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., officials said. Former President Abraham Lincoln will remain on the front. Mr. Lew said the designs should be unveiled __(9)__2020 and go into circulation “as quickly as possible,” although he declined to say when. He said the $10 bill was scheduled to go out first, citing security needs. The long-awaited decision to __(10)__ the seventh president of the United States with Tubman followed months of outreach by the Treasury regarding which woman should be featured on a bill.
slew
wind
event
time
adaptation
Solution:
"slew" is grammatically and contextually correct.
Q8. Anti-slavery advocate Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, __(6)__was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the centre spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back. Introduced alongside a __(7)__of changes to the $5 and $10 notes as well, the redesign gives the Treasury “a chance to open the aperture to reflect more of America's history”, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said. A new $10 bill will add images of five female leaders of the women's __(8)__ movement, including Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to the back, while keeping founding father Alexander Hamilton on the front. The reverse of a new $5 note will show former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., officials said. Former President Abraham Lincoln will remain on the front. Mr. Lew said the designs should be unveiled __(9)__2020 and go into circulation “as quickly as possible,” although he declined to say when. He said the $10 bill was scheduled to go out first, citing security needs. The long-awaited decision to __(10)__ the seventh president of the United States with Tubman followed months of outreach by the Treasury regarding which woman should be featured on a bill.
suffering
suffer
suffered
sufferance
suffrage
Solution:
"suffrage" is grammatically and contextually correct.
Q9. Anti-slavery advocate Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, __(6)__was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the centre spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back. Introduced alongside a __(7)__of changes to the $5 and $10 notes as well, the redesign gives the Treasury “a chance to open the aperture to reflect more of America's history”, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said. A new $10 bill will add images of five female leaders of the women's __(8)__ movement, including Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to the back, while keeping founding father Alexander Hamilton on the front. The reverse of a new $5 note will show former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., officials said. Former President Abraham Lincoln will remain on the front. Mr. Lew said the designs should be unveiled __(9)__2020 and go into circulation “as quickly as possible,” although he declined to say when. He said the $10 bill was scheduled to go out first, citing security needs. The long-awaited decision to __(10)__ the seventh president of the United States with Tubman followed months of outreach by the Treasury regarding which woman should be featured on a bill.

at
by
in
on
until
Solution:
"by" is grammatically and contextually correct.
Q10. Anti-slavery advocate Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, __(6)__was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the centre spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back. Introduced alongside a __(7)__of changes to the $5 and $10 notes as well, the redesign gives the Treasury “a chance to open the aperture to reflect more of America's history”, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said. A new $10 bill will add images of five female leaders of the women's __(8)__ movement, including Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to the back, while keeping founding father Alexander Hamilton on the front. The reverse of a new $5 note will show former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., officials said. Former President Abraham Lincoln will remain on the front. Mr. Lew said the designs should be unveiled __(9)__2020 and go into circulation “as quickly as possible,” although he declined to say when. He said the $10 bill was scheduled to go out first, citing security needs. The long-awaited decision to __(10)__ the seventh president of the United States with Tubman followed months of outreach by the Treasury regarding which woman should be featured on a bill.
put
change
print
replace
honor
Solution:
"replace" is grammatically and contextually correct.
Directions (11-15): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given in which a word is given in bold. Which of the following words given in the options have the opposite meaning to the word given in bold. 


Q11. Actions done with malice have no good intention.

benevolence
animosity
grudge
hatred
Both (A) and (B)
Solution:
Malice: the desire to harm someone; ill will.
Benevolence: the quality of being well meaning; kindness.
Q12. This big handsome galoot comes along and opens his lavish home to you.
lush
costly
opulent
meagre
showy
Solution:
Lavish: sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious.
Meagre: (of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality.
Q13. After being on an airplane for nearly twenty-four hours, Henry is a bit jaded and never wants to travel again.
exhorted
drowsy
weary
refreshed
Both (B) and (D)
Solution:
Jaded: bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.
Q14. Raising money for worthy causes, Paul is a benevolent person.
gracious
altruistic
humane
Both (B) and (C)
unkind
Solution:
Benevolent: well-meaning and kindly.
Q15. His acquaintance with literature was wide, his own style lucid and decisive.
explicit
ambiguous
direct
coherent
cogent
Solution:
Lucid: expressed clearly; easy to understand.
Ambiguous: not clear or decided.
               




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