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English Quiz for SBI PO/Clerk Mains:

Directions (1-5): Read each of the sentences to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of this part is your answer. If there is no error, mark option (e) as your answer.

Q1. Peter Malan never misses (A)/ an opportunity to remind his friends about the(B)/ time he got one over the(C)/ world’s best batsman. Never mind (D)/ that it happen a decade ago(E).
 A
 B
 D
 E
 No Error

Q2. No international side travels (A)/ well these days but for a team(B)/ with aspirations of being(C)/ the best in the world(D)/, this is no excuse(E).
 A
 D
 B
 E
 No Error

Q3. While the Milky Way has about 150 globular(A)/ clusters, their number could go(B)/ up to a few thousands in other(C)/ galaxies. They are (D)/ dense packed with stars(E).
 E
 C
 A
 D
 No Error

Q4. An illustrious young dancer of the Vazhavoor School of Bharatanatyam, and winner of the(A)/ Ustad Bismillah Khan Puraskar from the(B)/ Sangeet Natak Akademy, Lavanya Ananth’s(C)/ recite was suffused(D)/ with grace and intensity(E).
 A
 B
 D
 E
 No Error

Q5. The Indian women’s hockey team would be(A)/ aiming to make amends when it(B)/ take on a lower-ranked Ireland in its(C)/ second game of the(D)/ World Cup, here on Thursday(E).
 A
 C
 D
 E
 No Error

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) With rubber soles have contributed to our lack of direct skin connection with the earth’s surface.
(B) Electrons from the earth may be the best source of antioxidants for our bodies and they have zero negative secondary effects, because our bodies have evolved over eons of
(C) Modern lifestyle factors such as life in high-rise buildings sleep on elevated cots (as different from beds spread on the floor) and the wearing of shoes
(D) Physical contact with the ground. Our modern lifestyles have broken this natural connection with the ground and
(E) Taken our immune system by surprise, depriving it of its primordial source of energy.

 Q6. Which will the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q7. Which will the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q8. Which will the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q9. Which will the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q10. Which will the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below an incomplete sentence which must be filled/completed with one of the sentences given below .i.e. one of the sentences can be fit into the given blanks. Choose the correct option and complete the given sentences.

 Q11. ________________ that overweight people have to wear lighter fabrics like georgette. The collection will be my way of saying size doesn’t matter.
 It's very much accepting
 It’s a wrong notion
 It's the rule of the society
 It's completely denied
 None of the above

Q12. An online piece of art depicts a woman, clad in a burqa. Her only visible features: arresting dark eyes flanked by long lashes, and a brown hand ______________
 reflects the ridicule
 scintillating the enthusiasm
 encouraging friendship
 flashing the victory sign
 None of the above

Q13. I always ___________________ because I’m always surrounded by family and they don’t let me go anywhere on my own.
 pretend to be a straight cultured girl
 try to be out of the box
 remain attached to the others
 remain senseless to the emotions
 None of the above

Q14. Garga was one of Indian cinema’s ____________ historian and archivists, and a celebrated writer, photographer and filmmaker.
 empowering
 dominating
 pioneering
 spontaneous
 None of the above

Q15. The encouraging response generated by our tea-lounge at Margaret’s Hope, another Darjeeling estate, has ___________ us to embark on this endeavor.
 encouraged
 allowed
 enable
 empowering
 None of the above










SOLUTIONS

1.D
2.E
3.A
4.C
5.B
6.A
7.C
8.E
9.D
10.B
11.B
12.D
13.A
14.C
15.A

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