Jun 22, 2016

Latest SBI PO Preliminary Exam English Question Answer

Latest SBI PO Preliminary Exam English Question Answer

Latest Question Answer for SBI Preparation


Directions (1-5) : In each question below four words numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) have been printed, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the tour words are correctly spelt and are appropriate in the context, mark (5) i.e., ‘All correct‘ as the answer.

1. Kindly note (1) our address (2) and use it in (3) all the farther (4) communication. All correct (5)
2. We are already (1) to fight (2) the battle, (3) let the enemy (4) come. All correct (5)
3. Many people in India cherish (1) a desire to immigrate (2) to developed (3) countries to make (4) a fortune. All correct (5)
4. He took great pains (1) to save (2) many dyeing (3) folk arts and helped the artists to live an honourable (4) life. All correct (5)
5. Arun did his MBA from a prestigious (1) institute (2) by securing (3) first class in this calendar (4) year. All correct (5)


State Bank of India (SBI) Probationary Officers Preparation 2016 - Preliminary & Main Examination

Directions (6-10) : In each of the following questions an idiomatic expression and its tour possible meanings are given. Find out the correct meaning of the idiomatic expression and mark the number of that meaning as your answer on the answer sheet. If you do not find any correct answer, mark (5) i.e. ‘None of these’ as your answer.

6. To strain every nerve
(1) To spoil relationship
(2) To get afraid
(3) To try one’s utmost
(4) To take ill
(5) None of these

7. To have an axe to grind
(1) Pinpoint faults of others
(2) To take revenge
(3) To make unreasonable demands
(4) To have a selfish interest to serve
(5) None of these

8. To take heart
(1) To become hopeful
(2) To love everyone
(3) To prepare for a battle
(4) To withdraw from activity
(5) None of these

9. To draw the line
(1) To decide one’s occupation
(2) To set limits
(3) To prepare for a battle on
(4) To withdraw from activity
(5) None of these

10. To beat about the bush
(1) To punish an innocent person
(2) To hang around
(3) To boast about oneself
(4) To remain idle
(5) None of these

Directions (11-15) : Each question below has two blanks. There are five pairs of words below the sentence. Each pair is numbered. Choose the pair of word which can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same order so as to complete the sentence meaningfully.

11. This book is readable, clear and ......... researched with ........ detailed references.
(1) fabulously, intricate
(2) meticulously, extensive
(3) leisurely, complete
(4) hardly, notional
(5) closely, scattered

12. The interest has ………..... innovation related to several sectors of ……………. pharmaceutical business and industry.
(1) accepted, skeletal
(2) insured, fateful
(3) affected, plummeting
(4) restricted, grown
(5) accelerated, burgeoning

13. The Indian hospitality industry which has been .......... a prolonged slump now entering a new ................. phase ready to enhance profitability.
(1) witnessing, ambitious
(2) observing, listless
(3) demonstrating, efficient
(4) recovering, debt
(5) succumbing, lean

14. The new policy seeks to .................. a process of widespread participation people .............. the way for more effective implementation.
(1) amend, opening
(2) halt, propelling
(3) generate, paving
(4) diagnose, resulting
(5) identify, dithering

15. Journalism is a .............. for truth, a crusade to .............. injustice and wrong doing.
(1) product, limit
(2) boon, justify
(3) travesty, attack
(4) quest, expose
(5) search, optimise

Directions (16-20) : In each question there are two statements which can be combined into a single statement in number of different ways without changing their meaning. Below them are given three probable starters of such combination sentence. One, two, three or none of them may be correct. Decide upon which is / are correct, if any, and answer the question.

16. This judgement has been given by the highest Court in the land. it therefore assumes finality from legal point of view.
(A) Being the judgement of ………….
(B) Inspite of the judgement ....
(C) As it is the judgement of …………
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A and B
(5) Only A and C

17. On this special occasion the Chief Minister of the state would be welcomed first. After that the Prime Minister would be extended “warm welcome.
(A) Although the Prime Minister would ..............
(B) As per the prevalent practice the Prime Minister.........
(C) Inspite of the Chief Minister....
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A and B
(5) Only A and C

18. India is rich in bio-resources. it has no clear legislative framework to regulate access to and use of these resources.
(A) As India is rich....
(B) But, India is rich....
(C) Although India is rich....
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A and B
(5) Only A and C

19. I did not receive any packet from Dipti. I also did not receive any phone call from her.
(A) Neither did I receive...
(B) Clearly l did not...
(C) Because I did not...
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A and B
(5) Only A and C

20. I was to reach home little early but I got delayed. On reaching home I found that guests have left a little while ago.
(A) Hardly had l reached...
(B) As long as l reached....
(C) Besides few minutes....
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A and B
(5) Only A and C

Directions (21-25) : Which of the following phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should) replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? if the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) as the answer.

21. When the boy regain consciousness he wanted to eat something.
(1) If the boy regain
(2) When the boy regained
(3) Despite the boy regain
(4) On the boy regaining
(5) No correction required

22. The social worker wanted to bring about little changes in the lives of the people of that village.
(1) to bring back
(2) to bring up
(3) to bring forth
(4) bringing about
(5) No correction required

23. Roghunath proposes to lay claim for the insurance company as soon as he recovers from the accident.
(1) lay claim to
(2) lay claim on
(3) laying claim towards
(4) lay claim against
(5) No correction required

24. The new concession announced by the Government will have only a marginalised effect on the lives of the people.
(1) marginal effect off
(2) margin of effect on
(3) marginal effect on
(4) marginalising effect in
(5) No correction required

25. The Charitable Hospital works under the auspices from Welfare Trust of an industry.
(1) under the auspices by
(2) by the auspices from
(3) through the auspices from
(4) under the auspices of
(5) No correction required

Questions Answers
1 4
2 1
3 2
4 3
5 5
6 3
7 4
8 1
9 2
10 5
11 2
12 5
13 1
14 3
15 4
16 5
17 2
18 3
19 1
20 4
21 2
22 5
23 1
24 3
25 4

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