Jun 15, 2016

Model High Level English Questions SBI PO Preliminary Exam

Model High Level English Questions SBI PO Preliminary Exam

SBI PO English Question Paper Model

Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The Government seems to be in right earnest to ensure more ----------- (1) ----------------- in governance. The Prime Ministers announcement that his Government is -------- (2) ------------ drafting legislation to ---------- (3) ------------- the citizen's right to information is indeed welcome. Though the talk on the right to information is not new, we may ---------- (4) ------------ the Bill to be brought early this time. The previous Government had set up a high level committee to ------------ (5) ------------- a draft bill. But nothing has been heard about the batter since, ---------- (6) ------------ the committee did quit some work. The issue, however, has come to such a pause that a solution cannot be ------------- (7) --------------- further. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, a foreign judge once said, while ------------ (8) ------------------ the unwarranted secrecy in an administrative system. When those is authority know that people have the right to ask questions and the Government is under the ---------- (9) -------------- to provide them with answers ---------- (10) ------------of authority, or of public finances, for personal or party ends is less likely to happen.

1. (1) strictness (2) rudeness (3) leniency (4) economy (5) transparency

2. (1) personally (2) busy (3) not (4) reluctantly (5)absolutely

3. (1) presumption (2)absolve (3) curb (4) question (5) establish

4. (1) expect (2) wait (3) try (4) frustrate (5) appeal

5. (1) level (2) regard (3) prepare (4) enact (5) unearth

6. (1)even (2) as (3) because (4)until (5) though

7. (1) found (2) expect (3) delayed (4) looked (5) longed

8. (1) nurturing (2) criticizing (3) demanding (4) appreciating (5) upholding

9. (1) pretention (2) affect (3) substance (4) obligation (5) property

10. (1) misuse (2) governance (3) dishonor (4) curbing (5) breach

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


Directions (11-18) : In each question, one of the five parts of the sentence is shown with an asterisk (*). The other four parts of the same sentence are denoted by (A), (B), (C) & (D). Find out the correct sequence of these lettered parts which when read together with the asterisked part in its proper position, makes the sentence meaningfully complete. Please note that more than one sequence may also be correct. Therefore, indicate your answer only alter judging all the answer choices provided.

11. * are not keeping
A. good health lately
B. you should know
C. why you
D. the reason
(1) Only BDC*A
(2) Only DBCA it
(3) Only BADC at
(4) Only C *DBA
(5) Only BD*AC

12. * thiefs
A. to guard his house
B. and keep away
C. some fierce dogs
D. he keeps
(1) Only *CBAD
(2) Only DCAB*
(3) Only D*ABC
(4) Only AD*BC
(5) None of these

13. * his business
A. was a heavy blow to
B. his crime
C. the discovery of
D. his reputation and
(1) Only C*ADB
(2) Only BADC*
(3) Only CBAD*
(4) Either *ACDB or C*ABD
(5) None of these

14. * the book.
A. in his own words
B. he had read
C. the entire story
D. carefully and could tell
(1) Only B*DCA
(2) Only BACD*
(3) Only ABD*C
(4) Only AB* DC
(5) None of these

15. * it have been
A. he is
B. one of the greatest
C. of novelists
D. universally acknowledged to
(1) Only A*BCD
(2) Only BC*AD
(3) Either A*BCD or AD*BC
(4) Only AD*BC
(5) None of these

16. * it to visit me
A. he never came
B. in spite of
C. inviting him
D. my continually
1) Only AC*BD
2) Only BCD*A
3) Only A*BCD
4) Only C *BDA
5) None of these

17. * believed it
A. with my own eyes
B. I would
C. had l not seen this
D. not have
(1) Only B*DAC
(2) Only BD*CA
(3) Only CABD*
(4) Both BD*CA and CABD*A
(5) None of these

18. * it is
A. understand why
B. his own sons
C. he distrusts
D. difficult to
(1) Only *DACB
(2) Only A*BDC
(3) Only BA*DC
(4) Only CB*DA
(5) None of these

Directions (19-23): Rearrange the following seven sentences A, B, C, D, E, F and G in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them:

A. The history of that system is, however, a warning than a stimulus to reorganise a similar scheme.
B. However, we can’t resign ourselves merely because there are no data.
C. One of the commonest risk which agricultural life is exposed to in this country is famine or failure of crops.
D. There are, however, no reliable data on which such a scheme of insurance can be based.
E. A kind of Famine Insurance System was attempted by the British Government of India in the last century.
F. Still, the need for such a scheme to cover the losses due to famine, cattle plague crop pests, etc. can’t be undermined.
G. It is obviously because of failure of rain and the consequence is starvation.

19. Which of the following should be the fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

20. Which of the following should be the sixth sentence in the paragraph?
(1) E
(2) D
(3) B
(4) C
(5) A

21. Which of the following should be there in the third position in the paragraph?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

22. Which of the following should be the first sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) D
(4) C
(5) E

23. Which of the following should be the second sentence alter rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) G
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

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

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