SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 13

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims examination based on sentence connectors.

 

In each question, there are two statements which can be combined into a single statement in a number of different ways without changing their meaning. Below them are given three probable starters (A), (B) and (C) of such a combined sentence. One, two, three or none of them may be correct. Decide upon which is/are correct, if any, and mark the option which denotes your answer on the answer sheet. If none of the three starters is suitable mark (e) i.e.; ‘None’ as your answer.

1. Twelve million youth enter the Indian workforce every year. Eighty percent of these youth are unskilled.

(A) While eighty percent…………………….

(B) Since 12 million…………………………

(C) Of the twelve million……………………

1) Only (A)

2) Only (C)

3) Only (A) and (C)

4) All (A), (B) and (C)

5) None

Answer

Option: 1

 

 

2. Food inflation is touching 20 per cent. The government will have to tighten monetary policy to prevent further rise.

(A) Although food inflation is…………………

(B) With the tightening of monetary………….

(C) Given that food inflation…………………..

1) Only (A)

2) Only (B)

3) Only (C)

4) Only (A) and (B)

5) None

Answer

Option: 3

 

3. The government has decided to install renewable energy devices at prominent sites.

Citizens will be more aware of their benefits.

(A) The government’s decision………………

(B) Deciding to install………………………..

(C) By making citizens……………………….

1) Only (A)

2) Only (A) and (B)

3) Only (B)

4) Only (C)

5) None

Answer

Option: 2

 

4. The company’s sales were low at the beginning of the year. Its sales have picked up in the past few months.

(A) Though the company’s sales were low……………………….

(B) Despite low sales at…………………

(C) However the company’s sales have picked……………….

1) Only (A)

2) Only (A) and (B)

3) All (A),(B) and (C)

4) Only (B) and (C)

5) None

Answer

Option: 1

 

5. RBI is concerned about the risk of investing in mutual funds. RBI is likely to ask banks to reduce their investments in mutual funds.

(A) At the risk of investing

(B) To reduce investments

(C) Concern for the risk

1) Only (A)

2) Only (B)

3) Only (C)

4) Only (A) and (B)

5) None

Answer

Option: 4

 

 

6. He had accumulated wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. This was revealed when the income tax officials raided his house.

A. On revealing the accumulated wealth, the income tax officials raided

B. His accumulated wealth which was disproportionate to his known sources of income was revealed to him by the income

C. On raiding his house, the income tax officials accumulated

(1) None

(2) Only A

(3) Only B

(4) Only C

(5) All the three

Answer

Option: 5

 

7. He is very rich and has all the luxuries at his disposal. He is not contented.

A. Despite being very rich

B. He is not contented because he is

C. Although he has all

(1) Only A

(2) Only B

(3) Only C

(4) Both A and B

(5) Both A and C

Answer

Option: 1

 

8. Cheteshwar Pujara reached his 10th Test century in style. Pujara reached century with a six over deep midwicket. This was Pujara’s third successive century in as many Tests.

A. Cheteshwar Pujara reached his 10th….

B. 3rd Test of Chetashwar Pujara…

C. Although it was his 6 Chetashwar Pujara…

(1) Only A

(2) Only B

(3) Only C

(4) Both A and B

(5) Both A and C

Answer

Option: 4

 

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