SBI PO Mains 2017: English Quiz – Sentence Connectors – 13


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In each of the given question,
two sentences are given. These sentences are to be combined into a single
sentence without changing their meaning. There probable starters of the
combined sentences are given which are denoted by A, B and C. Any one or more
or none of them may be correct. Find out the correct starter(s) and accordingly
select your answer from the given five answer choices.
1. In the past 20 years or so,
record numbers of legal immigrants.
Some of the immigrants were
convicted of the most minor of crimes, have been deported. This is possible
thanks in large part to the 1996 Immigration Act.
(A) 1996 Immigration act helped
deport many convicts…
(B) In the past 20 years or so,
thanks to 1996 Immigration Act…
(C) Convicts with minor
crimes….
a) A alone
b) B alone
c) C alone
d) Both A and B
e) All of the above
2. He is very hardworking and has
all the talent needed for an actor.
He is still struggling to get a
break.
(A) Dispite being talented and
hardworking…..
(B) He is struggling because…..
(C) Although he has all….
a) A alone
b) B alone
c) Both A and B
d) Both A and C
e) All of the above
3. Here’s something for critics
of globalisation to chew on.
Enrolment in English-medium schools
in India has gone up sharply in just two years. It was 4.3 per cent of total
enrolment in 2003-04 and now its 6.3 per cent in 2005-06.
(A) Enrolments in english
medium….
(B) Last two years…
(C) Critics of globalisation….
a) A alone
b) B alone
c) C alone
d) Both A and B
e) All of the above
4. So many people put in huge
efforts to achieve success. They push their mind and body to staggering limits
to achieve success.
(A) So many people put in…
(B) Pushing their mind….
(C) To achieve success….
a) A alone
b) B alone
c) C alone
d) Both A and B
e) All of the above
5. Tradition is accumulated past
which people get attached to.
People are not living the present.
People have no hope for the future.
A) Tradition is accumulated past
…..
B) People who are not living
…..
C) People have not hope……
a) A alone
b) B alone
c) C alone
d) Both A and B
e) All of the above

Answers & Explanations:

1 D Only A and B are correct.
A) 1996 Immigration act helped
deport many immigrants including some with minor convicted with minor crimes in
the last 20 years… GRAMMAR CORRECT..
B) In the past 20 years or so,
thanks in large part to the 1996 Immigration Act, record numbers of legal
immigrants, even those convicted of the most minor of crimes, have been
detained and deported…. GRAMMAR CORRECT..
C) Not possible.
2 D Only A and C are correct. He
is very hardworking and has all the talent needed for an actor. He is still
struggling to get a break.
(A) Dispite being talented and
hardworking….. he is struggling to get a role… GRAMMAR CORRECT..
(B) He is struggling because…..
GRAMMAR INCORRECT..
(C) Although he has all…. he is
struggling to get a break… GRAMMAR CORRECT..
3 E All three are possible start
of the sentence Here’s something critics of globalisation wont like to see.
Enrolment in English-medium schools in India has gone up sharply in just two
years. It was 4.3 per cent of total enrolment in 2003-04 and now its 6.3 per
cent in 2005-06.
(A) Enrolments in english
medium…. has gone up from 4.3 to 6.3 in 2 years as against the wishes critics
of globalisation. … GRAMMAR CORRECT..
(B) Last two years… enrolments
in english medium has gone up from 4.3 to 6.3 as against the wishes critics of
globalisation… GRAMMAR CORRECT..
(C) Critics of globalisation…
wont like this but enrolment in english medium has gone up from 4.3 to 6.3 as
aga
4 D Only A and B are correct.
(A) So many people put in…
GRAMMAR CORRECT… So many people put in huge efforts by pushing their mind and
body to staggering limits to achieve success.
(B) Pushing their mind….
GRAMMAR INCORRECT … Sentence cannot be formed.
(C) To achieve success….
GRAMMAR CORRECT … To achieve success so many people put in huge efforts by
pushing their mind and body to staggering limits.
5 A Only A is correct. Tradition
is accumulated past which people get attached to. People are not living the
present. People have no hope for the future
A) Tradition is accumulated past
…..GRAMMAR CORRECT … Tradition is accumulated past which people get
attached to because they are not living the present and they have no hope for
the future.
B) People who are not living
…..GRAMMAR INCORRECT … Sentence cannot be formed.

C) People have not
hope……GRAMMAR INCORRECT … Sentence cannot be formed.

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