SBI Clerk Prelims English Mini Mock 5: 19th February 2020 Miscellaneous Practice Based Questions

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Directions (1-7): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q1. The theory was that the life in the (A)/workhouse had to be worse than life (B)/outside the workhouse, otherwise it (C)/would be overrun with the poor (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

Q2. A friend of my wife (A)/came to me last (B)/week and asked (C)/me for some help (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

Q3.This is the truck (A)/whose design was appreciated (B)/by everyone in the (C)/ forum held (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

Q4. Govind felt sadly (A)/ to learn that (B)/ his sister had (C)/failed the GATE exam (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

Q5. Mrs Merina would rather (A)/ spend a quiet evening (B)/than attending (C) /a party (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

Q6. The relatively new idea of using satellite (A)/surveillance to document not only the (B)/ attacks but also identify the perpetrators would (C)/have seemed like the perfect solution to make the horror stop (D)/ No Error (E)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) No Error

Q7. The statute of limitations on the sexual harassment allegations (A)/had expired by the time Gonzalez’s letter (B)/sent and the city attorney’s office (C)/declined to investigate the claims (D)/ No Error (E)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) No Error

(Directions 8-11): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) A full health history will reveal your age, gender, the places where you have lived, your family relationships and aspects of your lifestyle.
(B) Even if you remove your name, date of birth and NHS number to “anonymise” yourself,
(C) Used in combination with other available information, this may be enough to verify that this medical history relates to you personally and to target you online.
(D) Health data paints a rich picture of our lives.
(E) Consequently, whenever the NHS shares health data, even if it is anonymised, we need to have confidence in who it goes to and what they can do with it.

Q8. Which of the following should be the first sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) E
(e) C

Q9. Which of the following should be the third sentence after rearrangement?
(a)A
(b)D
(c)E
(d)B
(e)C

Q10. Which of the following should be the fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) F
(d)C
(e) A

Q11. Which of the following should be the last sentence after rearrangement?
(a)E
(b)C
(c)B
(d)A
(e)D

(Directions 12-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) In that outbreak in 2003 China suffered a sharp hit to its growth, followed by a strong rebound.
(B) The outbreak in China of covid-19, a respiratory disease, invites a comparison to the last one, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
(C) Although covid-19 has now claimed more lives than SARS,
(D) Investors remain optimistic that its economic effects will follow a similar path.
(E) When shocks hit the global economy, Wall Street looks to history to see what will happen next.

Q12. Which of the following should be the first sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) E
(e) C

Q13. Which of the following should be the third sentence after rearrangement?
(a)A
(b)D
(c)E
(d)B
(e)C

Q14. Which of the following should be the fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) F
(d)C
(e) A

Q15. Which of the following should be the last sentence after rearrangement?
(a)F
(b)D
(c)B
(d)A
(e)E

Solutions

S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (A) of the given sentence. ‘The life’ is incorrect as when life is used in a general case, ‘the’ is never used before them. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (A) of the given sentence. ‘wife’ is incorrect, it must have an apostrophe, So the word ‘wife’ will be changed to ‘wife’s. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (B) of the given sentence. ‘whose design’ is incorrect, it must be changed to ‘the design of which’ as whose is never used for non-living things. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (A) of the given sentence. ‘sadly’ is incorrect, it must be changed to ‘sad’ as sad (Adjective) is used with verbs of sensation. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (C) of the given sentence. ‘attending’ is incorrect, it must be changed to ‘attend’ as ‘would rather’ is followed by V1 form and after ‘than’ the form V1 will come. Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S6. Ans. (b)
Sol. Here, the error lies in part (B) of the given sentence. Not only will be used before document because but also is used before identify. Not only-but also/ either-or/ neither-nor etc. are used to connect two subject/objects/verbs/gerunds etc. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S7. Ans. (c)
Sol. The error lies in part (C). Was will be used before Sent. Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S8. Ans. (b)
Sol.  (D) Health data paints a rich picture of our lives.
(B) Even if you remove your name, date of birth and NHS number to “anonymise” yourself,
(A) a full health history will reveal your age, gender, the places where you have lived, your family relationships and aspects of your lifestyle.
(C) Used in combination with other available information, this may be enough to verify that this medical history relates to you personally and to target you online.
(E) Consequently, whenever the NHS shares health data, even if it is anonymised, we need to have confidence in who it goes to and what they can do with it.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be DBACE. This makes option (b) correct.

S9. Ans. (a)
Sol.  (D) Health data paints a rich picture of our lives.
(B) Even if you remove your name, date of birth and NHS number to “anonymise” yourself,
(A) A full health history will reveal your age, gender, the places where you have lived, your family relationships and aspects of your lifestyle.
(C) Used in combination with other available information, this may be enough to verify that this medical history relates to you personally and to target you online.
(E) Consequently, whenever the NHS shares health data, even if it is anonymised, we need to have confidence in who it goes to and what they can do with it.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be DBACE. This makes option (a) correct.

S10. Ans. (d)
Sol.  (D) Health data paints a rich picture of our lives.
(B) Even if you remove your name, date of birth and NHS number to “anonymise” yourself,
(A) a full health history will reveal your age, gender, the places where you have lived, your family relationships and aspects of your lifestyle.
(C) Used in combination with other available information, this may be enough to verify that this medical history relates to you personally and to target you online.
(E) Consequently, whenever the NHS shares health data, even if it is anonymised, we need to have confidence in who it goes to and what they can do with it.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be DBACE. This makes option (d) correct.

S11. Ans. (a)
Sol.  (D) Health data paints a rich picture of our lives.
(B) Even if you remove your name, date of birth and NHS number to “anonymise” yourself,
(A) a full health history will reveal your age, gender, the places where you have lived, your family relationships and aspects of your lifestyle.
(C) Used in combination with other available information, this may be enough to verify that this medical history relates to you personally and to target you online.
(E) Consequently, whenever the NHS shares health data, even if it is anonymised, we need to have confidence in who it goes to and what they can do with it.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be DBACE. This makes option (a) correct.

S12. Ans. (d)
Sol. (E) When shocks hit the global economy, Wall Street looks to history to see what will happen next.
(B) The outbreak in China of covid-19, a respiratory disease, invites a comparison to the last one, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
(A) In that outbreak in 2003 China suffered a sharp hit to its growth, followed by a strong rebound.
(C) Although covid-19 has now claimed more lives than SARS,
(D) Investors remain optimistic that its economic effects will follow a similar path.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be EBACD. This makes option (d) correct.

S13. Ans. (a)
Sol. (E) When shocks hit the global economy, Wall Street looks to history to see what will happen next.
(B) The outbreak in China of covid-19, a respiratory disease, invites a comparison to the last one, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
(A) In that outbreak in 2003 China suffered a sharp hit to its growth, followed by a strong rebound.
(C) Although covid-19 has now claimed more lives than SARS,
(D) Investors remain optimistic that its economic effects will follow a similar path.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be EBACD. This makes option (a) correct.

S14. Ans. (d)
Sol. (E) When shocks hit the global economy, Wall Street looks to history to see what will happen next.
(B) The outbreak in China of covid-19, a respiratory disease, invites a comparison to the last one, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
(A) In that outbreak in 2003 China suffered a sharp hit to its growth, followed by a strong rebound.
(C) Although covid-19 has now claimed more lives than SARS,
(D) investors remain optimistic that its economic effects will follow a similar path.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be EBACD. This makes option (d) correct.

S15. Ans. (b)
Sol. (E) When shocks hit the global economy, Wall Street looks to history to see what will happen next.
(B) The outbreak in China of covid-19, a respiratory disease, invites a comparison to the last one, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
(A) In that outbreak in 2003 China suffered a sharp hit to its growth, followed by a strong rebound.
(C) Although covid-19 has now claimed more lives than SARS,
(D) Investors remain optimistic that its economic effects will follow a similar path.
Therefore, the correct sequence of the rearranged sentences will be EBACD. This makes option (b) correct.

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