SBI PO Main- English Miscellaneous Quiz – 11th June 2019

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State bank of India’s probationary Officer’s prelims was held on the 8th and 9th of June. Students gave the exam with great enthusiasm and we also hope that you have done well. Prelims will be followed by the mains, and the date is already scheduled for 20 July this year. We know you all are full of optimism and expect your name in the cut-off list of prelims. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 for free to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for SBI PO Examination 2019-20 so that you can make sure that this year’s PO is in your pocket. With this, we wish you all the very best for the results of prelims. Keep the preparation engines running.





Directions (1-5): Answer the following questions after rearranging the following sentences into a coherent paragraph and identify the sentence that doesn’t fit in the context of the paragraph.


(A) The Central Statistics Office numbers, which the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
(B) The bull charge is possibly goaded by expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate cuts around July.
(C) While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not.
(D) As India’s gross domestic product dropped under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
(E) While the finance minister, getting ready to deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the rate of unemployment.
(F) Without trying to find fault with the rescue/retrieval operation, it must be asked if the powers that be in New Delhi have reacted appropriately to the possible loss of 13 lives.
(G) Even so, the celebration at the bourses , the Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.

Q1. Considering the statement (C), “While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not. ” as the fourth statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following statements does not belong to the coherent paragraph?
A
B
D
F
G
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is DBGCAE and F
is  incoherent.
As India’s gross domestic product dropped
under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and
indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices
on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
The bull charge is possibly goaded by
expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate
cuts around July.
Even so, the celebration at the bourses, the
Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the
first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.
While the Sensex has a way of dismissing
numbers; the finance ministry does not.
The Central Statistics Office numbers, which
the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show
economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth
quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and
a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
While the finance minister, getting ready to
deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure
on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of
this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the
rate of unemployment.
.
Q2. Considering the statement (C), “While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not. ” as the fourth statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following pairs is consecutively related with each other?
F-D
C-B
D-E
D-B
Both (a) and (c)
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is DBGCAE and F is incoherent.
As India’s gross domestic product dropped
under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and
indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices
on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
The bull charge is possibly goaded by
expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate
cuts around July.
Even so, the celebration at the bourses, the
Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the
first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.
While the Sensex has a way of dismissing
numbers; the finance ministry does not.
The Central Statistics Office numbers, which
the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show
economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth
quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and
a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
While the finance minister, getting ready to
deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure
on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of
this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the
rate of unemployment.
Q3. Considering the statement (C), “While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not. ” as the fourth statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, what should be the logical and meaningful sequence of the rearranged paragraph after eliminating the incoherent statement?
FCBDAE
DCABGF
BCFEDG
DBGCAE
FCADBE
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is DBGCAE and F is
incoherent.
As India’s gross domestic product dropped
under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and
indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices
on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
The bull charge is possibly goaded by
expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate
cuts around July.
Even so, the celebration at the bourses, the
Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the
first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.
While the Sensex has a way of dismissing
numbers; the finance ministry does not.
The Central Statistics Office numbers, which
the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show
economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth
quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and
a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
While the finance minister, getting ready to
deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure
on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of
this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the
rate of unemployment.
Q4. Considering the statement (C), “While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not. ”as the fourth statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the LAST sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
B
E
G
D
A
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is DBGCAE and F is
incoherent.
As India’s gross domestic product dropped
under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and
indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices
on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
The bull charge is possibly goaded by
expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate cuts
around July.
Even so, the celebration at the bourses, the
Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the
first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.
While the Sensex has a way of dismissing
numbers; the finance ministry does not.
The Central Statistics Office numbers, which
the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show
economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth
quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and
a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
While the finance minister, getting ready to
deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure
on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of
this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the
rate of unemployment

Q5. Considering the statement (C), “While the Sensex has a way of dismissing numbers; the finance ministry does not. ”as the fourth statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
D
A
B
F
G
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is DBGCAE and F is
incoherent.
As India’s gross domestic product dropped
under six per cent, surrendering its top GDP growth position to China and
indicating a clearly underperforming economy, the country’s benchmark indices
on the bourses seem to be reaching for the skies.
The bull charge is possibly goaded by
expectations of a magic stimuli from the Reserve Bank of India by way of rate
cuts around July.
Even so, the celebration at the bourse , the
Sensex closing above 40,000 and Nifty above 12,000 for the first time on the
first working day of the week , was not just a little confusing.
While the Sensex has a way of dismissing
numbers; the finance ministry does not.
The Central Statistics Office numbers, which
the new finance minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, will have to deal with, show
economic growth slowing to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the fourth
quarter of 2018-19, courtesy a disastrous showing by the agriculture sector and
a far-from-happy performance by manufacturing.
While the finance minister, getting ready to
deliver her first budget speech on July 5, will address the causes of failure
on the economic front, the Prime Minister must personally address the impact of
this unhappy state of affairs on many things, not the least of which is the
rate of unemployment.
Directions (6-10): In the following questions, four sentences are given as A,B,C and D. You have to identify the correct sentence/s for each of the following questions. 

Q6. 
A. Because she was nice to all her fellow students, my cousin Sally was voted the most amiable female at her school. 
B. Our conversation came to an abrupt end when George burst into the room. 
C. Since my sister has chosen to abstaining from eating red meat, I will not be serving any beef dishes at my party. 
D. Accepting her award on stage, the girl beamed at her mother and father cheering in the crowd.
C only
B and C
A and C
A, B and D
Only A
Solution:
Sentences A,B and D are correct. In C, 'abstaining' is incorrectly used and instead 'abstain' must be used here.
Q7. 
A. The bald eagle got its name from the white feathers on top of its head that make it appear hairless. 
B. All these offers for credit cards are the bane of my goal to live within my means. 
C. The students barely have any homework since their teacher thinks that afterschool activities is a total waste of time. 
D. In basic training, the soldiers learning some of the simplest military tasks.
A, B and C
A and B
A, C and D
All of the above
None of the Above
Solution:
Both A and B are correct. In C, 'activities' is plural and so 'are' should be used in place of 'is'. In D, 'learning' is incorrectly used.
Q8. 
A. For the position of advertising vice-president, we are look for a person with the right calibre of marketing experience. 
B. Since one of my tires looks a little flat, I’m going to take my car to the shop so that a mechanic can calibrate the tire pressure. 
C. While I carry my identification and cash in my pocket, my sister can’t leave home without her capacious purse that weighs a ton. 
D. The solid wood dresser was much too heavy for one person to carry, so Rex asked his brother to help move it.
B and C
A only
A and D
None of above
B, C and D
Solution:
B, C and D are correct. In A, 'look' is incorrect and instead 'looking' should be used here.
Q9. 
A. The family members couldn’t all agree on a vacation spot, so they let grandpa chosen. 
B. If you were asked to choose the most memorable part of your favourite song, you would likely mention the chorus, since it is repeat enough to easily remember in the first place. 
C. Because of the man wanted to circumvent the immigration laws, he snuck into the country inside of a shipping truck. 
D. Production companies release movie trailers, so people will be intrigued and clamour to watching the entire film.
A only
C only
D only
C and D
None of above
Solution:
None is correct
Q10. 
A. If Kim wants to make her flight on time, she will need to dash to the airport as fast as possible. 
B. In a daze, I wandered through the hallways of the hospital, bumping into everyone that passed me by. 
C. As part of his stock manipulation, the company owner tried to debase the stock so people would quickly sell it. 
D. Because I sought to deceive my mother by printing my own report card, I was grounded for two months.
A only
B, C and D
All of the above
A, C and D
A and B
Solution:
All of the Above
Directions (11- 15): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.


A. The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and coalition partner Komeito have together secured a two-thirds majority in the lower house of the Diet, despite the shadow of scandal over Abe ahead of the election.

B. Abe’s election promises precisely such redemption.

C. As the balance of power in the world at large, and in Asia-Pacific in particular, reconfigures, it is important that Japan, one of the world’s most powerful nations, be released from hobbling constraints.

D. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s gamble has paid off.

E. Japanese voters decided to choose security over Hope, a much-hyped new party that hoped to give Abe a run for his money.


Q11. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
B
D
A
F
C
Solution:
The sequence after rearrangement of the sentences is DAECB.
Q12. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
A
D
B
E
C
Solution:
The sequence after rearrangement of the sentences is DAECB.
Q13. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
B
E
A
C
D
Solution:
The sequence after rearrangement of the sentences is DAECB.
Q14. Which of the following should be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
D
E
A
B
C
Solution:
The sequence after rearrangement of the sentences is DAECB.
Q15. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
C
A
B
D
E
Solution:
The sequence after rearrangement of the sentences is DAECB.
               




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