Apr 8, 2016

Model Question Paper – SBI Jr Associate Preliminary 2016

Model Question Paper

Model Question Paper on English for SBI Junior Associate Preliminary Examination Preparation 2016


Q. 1-4: Each sentence below has a blank/s, each blank indicates that something has been omitted. Choose the word/s that best it/s the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. The state-of-the-art school is ............... with a medical clinic and fitness center.
A. establish
B. illustrative
C. having
D. equipped
E. compromising

2. Many leading members of the opposition party ..................... .. to justify the party's decision.
A. having tried
B. has tried
C. have been trying
D. tries
E. is trying

3. The charity ................ .. most of its money through private donations.
A. receives
B. borrows
C. uses
D. proposes
E. invests

4. The Bhagavad Gita is a part of the Mahabharata, but it stands ............. .. and is ................. .. in itself.
A. dependent, incomplete
B. together, justified
C. separate, dignified
D. apart, complete
E. united, connected



In each question below, four words printed in bold type are given. These are numbered (A), (B), (C) and (D). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that in inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. It all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then mark (5) i.e. ‘All Correct’ as your answers.

5. (A) Employees must familiarise /(B) themselves with the health / (C) and safety / (D) mannual of the organisation./(E) All Correct.

6. (A) The political/(B) environment is no/(C) condusive to economic/(D) reforms./(E) All Correct.

7. (A) ship was at sea for many days and/(B) finally/(C) anchored near the (D) costline./ (E) All correct.

8. (A) Some of our regular listenors have/(B) complained about the new/(C) programmes schedule./(E) All Correct.

9. (A) The report found that the (B) safety equipment had been very/(C) poorly/(D) maintained./(E) All Correct.

Q 10-14: Rearrange that following six sentences/ group of sentences/( 1 ), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below

1. The merchant greedily counted his gold and said, "The purse I dropped had 200 ‘pieces of gold in it. You've already stolen more than the reward! Go away or I will tell the police."
2. The judge, looking towards the merchant said, "You stated that the purse you lost contained 200 pieces of gold. Well, that's considerable cost. But the purse this beggar found had only 100 pieces of gold".
3. Being an honest man, the beggar came forward and handed the purse to the merchant saying, "Here is your purse. May have my reward now?"
4. "This purse therefore cannot be the one you lost." And, with that, the judge gave the purse and all the gold to the beggar.
5. A beggar found a leather purse that someone had dropped in the marketplace. On opening it, he discovered that it contained 100 pieces of gold. Then he heard a merchant shout. "A reward! A reward to the one who finds my leather purse".
6. "I am an honest man," said the beggar defiantly "Let us take this matter to the court. The judge patiently listened to both sides of the story.

10. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
A. 5
B. 4
C. 2
D. 3
E. 6

11. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A. 1
B. 4
C. 6
D. 2
E. 3

12. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
A. 1
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6
E. 3

13. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
A. 5
B. 2
C. 4
D. 3
E. 6

14. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentences after the rearrangement?
A. 4
B. 6
C. 2
D. 5
E. 3

Q. 15-19: 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 Bhagavad Gita is a poem of 700 verses which is a part of the Mahabharata. It is the only philosophical song existing, in all languages. Its popularity and influence have never waned. It --------- (15) --------------- light and guidance to the troubled mind in times of crisis. It is in the ---------- (16) ------------ of a dialogue between Arjuna and Krishna on the battlefield. Arjuna's mind is troubled at the horror of the killing of his friends and relatives. He cannot conceive any gain. Arjuna is the ----------- (17) ------------ of the tortured spirit of man tom by conflicting obligations and, moralities.
The dialogue proceeds and takes us to the higher level of individual duty and social behaviour, application of ethics to practical life and social outlook that should govern all. An attempt is ------------- (18) ------------ to reconcile the three paths of human advancement the path of knowledge the path of action and the path of faith. But more ------------ (19) ------------ is laid on faith. There is a call of action to meet the obligations of life, keeping in view the spiritual background and the large purpose of the universe.

15.
A. shines
B. enforce
C. secures
D. seeks
E. provides

16.
A. constitution
B. part
C. formation
D. form
E. programme

17.
A. dream
B. source
C. figures
D. symbol
E. conceived

18.
A. made
B. established
C. coined
D. given
E. generated

19.
A. significant
B. declaration
C. emphasis
D. blessings
E. important

Answers will be published later.

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