SBI PO Prelims English Preparation Questions 2019 (Day- 49)

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Directions (1-10): You need to determine which of the five given words should fill the blank in each sentence to make it grammatically and meaningfully correct.

1) The doctors advised him to get his family members tested, a desirable _______ when a patient tests positive for HCV.

a) Practice

b) Process

c) Step

d) Way

e) Path

2) Various exit polls that came out after polling closed at 6 p.m. _______ a cliffhanger, with the ruling Congress and the BJP running neck-and-neck and the JD(S) at the third place, with the potential to be the king-maker.

a) Suggested

b) Predicted

c) Wished

d) Told

e) Suggest

3) Chairing the meeting of the Unified Headquarters, _______ all security agencies including the Army and CRPF, in Srinagar, Ms. Mufti stressed the need to “scale down” the offensive, according to official sources.

a) Comprise

b) Include

c) Comprising

d) With

e) Along with

4) Corneal transparency is determined by the orderly alignment of collagen fibres in a particular direction and regular _______ between the fibres so light does not get diffracted and instead passes through the cornea.

a) Gap

b) Space

c) Spacing

d) Separate

e) Intersection

5) Of particular interest in understanding _______ is the mid-Holocene, a period nearly 7,000 years back, during which rapid and significant changes took place that are supposed to have affected the cultural practices of early humans, such as agriculture.

a) Agriculture

b) Climate

c) Human

d) Animal

e) Surrounding

6) Shraddha T Band, first author of the paper, who is now a post-doctoral fellow in Academia Sinica in Taiwan, asserts how _______ of the pale monsoon helped them understand various climate parameters modulating the monsoon dynamics at different timescales.

a) Develop

b) Construction

c) Reconstruction

d) Build

e) Set up

7) They moved out of protected grasslands and into low-intensity agricultural fields along large rivers – which were _______ with grasslands, had no roads and very few people – to escape the floods common during this time.

a) Separated

b) Continued

c) Dispersed

d) Interspersed

e) Landscaped

8) Some of the tagged birds spent more than half a year in such fields, adds Jha. Hence, _______ these fields – by ensuring safe agricultural practices – could be as important as protecting the birds’ grassland habitats.

a) Conserving

b) Reserving

c) Safeguard

d) Protect

e) Isolate

9) Inside the tank, a source hydrophone produced acoustic waves between 7,000 Hz and 12,000 Hz, and several receiver hydrophones around the tank monitored _______ acoustic waves.

a) Produced

b) Introduced

c) Created

d) Separated

e) Reflected

10) Functional analysis _______ that genes that played important roles in early development, cell proliferation and differentiation showed changes in their sequences.

a) Revealed

b) Showed

c) Identified

d) Described

e) Invent

Answers:

1) Answer: a)

In the given question, while all the options are grammatically correct, only (A) i.e , only ‘Practice’ fits in contextually. Hence, The doctors advised him to get his family members tested, a desirable practice when a patient tests positive for HCV is correct.

2) Answer: b)

In the given sentence, only ‘Predicted’ make it grammatically as well as contextually correct. While option (E) is grammatically wrong, options (A), (C) (D) are contextually wrong. Hence, Various exit polls that came out after polling closed at 6 p.m. predicted a cliffhanger, with the ruling Congress and the BJP running neck-and-neck and the JD(S) at the third place, with the potential to be the king-maker is correct.

3) Answer: a)

In the given sentence, only ‘Comprising’ make it grammatically as well as contextually correct. While options (A) (B) are grammatically wrong, options (D) (E)  are contextually wrong. Hence, Chairing the meeting of the Unified Headquarters, comprising all security agencies including the Army and CRPF, in Srinagar, Ms. Mufti stressed the need to “scale down” the offensive, according to official sources is correct.

4) Answer: c)

In the given sentence, only ‘Spacing’ make it grammatically as well as contextually correct. While option (A) (B)(D)are grammatically wrong, option (E)  is contextually wrong. Hence, Corneal transparency is determined by the orderly alignment of collagen fibres in a particular direction and regular spacing between the fibres so light does not get diffracted and instead passes through the cornea is correct.

5) Answer: b)

In the given question, while all the options are grammatically correct, only (B) i.e , only ‘Climate’ fits in contextually. Hence, Of particular interest in understanding climate is the mid-Holocene, a period nearly 7,000 years back, during which rapid and significant changes took place that are supposed to have affected the cultural practices of early humans, such as agriculture is correct.

6) Answer: c)

In the given question, while all the options are grammatically correct, only (B) i.e , only ‘Reconstruction’ fits in contextually. Hence, Shraddha T Band, first author of the paper, who is now a post-doctoral fellow in Academia Sinica in Taiwan, asserts how reconstruction of the paleomonsoon helped them understand various climate parameters modulating the monsoon dynamics at different timescales is correct.

7) Answer: d)

In the given question, while all the options are grammatically correct, only (B) i.e , only ‘Interspersed’ fits in contextually.Hence,They moved out of protected grasslands and into low-intensity agricultural fields along large rivers – which were interspersed with grasslands, had no roads and very few people – to escape the floods common during this time is correct.

8) Answer: a)

In the given sentence, only ‘Conserving’ make it grammatically as well as contextually correct. While option (D) (E) are grammatically wrong, options (B) (C)  are contextually wrong. Hence, Some of the tagged birds spent more than half a year in such fields, adds Jha. Hence, conserving these fields – by ensuring safe agricultural practices – could be as important as protecting the birds’ grassland habitats is correct.

9) Answer: e)

In the given question, while all the options are grammatically correct, only (B) i.e , only ‘Reflected’ fits in contextually. Hence, inside the tank, a source hydrophone produced acoustic waves between 7,000 Hz and 12,000 Hz, and several receiver hydrophones around the tank monitored reflected acoustic waves. the correct.

10) Answer: a)

In the given sentence, only ‘Revealed’ make it grammatically as well as contextually correct. While option (E) is grammatically wrong, options (B)(C)(D)  are contextually wrong. Hence,Functional analysis revealed that genes that played important roles in early development, cell proliferation and differentiation showed changes in their sequences is correct.

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