English Reading Comprehension and Phrase Replacement New Pattern with Detailed Explanations (Day-2)

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English Reading Comprehension and Phrase Replacement– SBI Clerk Exam New Pattern

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Directions (1-5): A set of seven sentences is given below. The sentences are labeled as A, B, C, D, E, F and G. Rearrange the following sentences to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions that follow.

  1. Today smart phones carry all the features of digital devices as well as a common phone such as projector video sharing, music player, high megapixel cameras etc.
  2. In business or in pleasure Smart phones expand our capabilities and help us resolve our problems in timely manner.
  3. The technological companies have developed the smart phone because of growing speed of all decision making processes in business and life.
  4. There is no doubt that in future Smart Phone will take over all the other digital devices such as laptops and personal computers.
  5. Due to the popularity of smart phones technology, it is being expected that smart phone sales will continue to grow in next coming years.
  6. The unique combination of features makes Smart phones extremely usable and useful for different purposes.
  7. Smart phones have come to exemplify one of the wisest and the most convenient technological ideas in the history of mankind.

 

  1. Which sentence should be the THIRD in the paragraph?
  1. A
  2. C
  3. G
  4. D
  5. B

 

  1. Which sentence should be the FIRST in the paragraph?
  1. B
  2. F
  3. G
  4. D
  5. A

 

  1. Which sentence should be the FOURTH in the paragraph?
  1. C
  2. E
  3. G
  4. B
  5. D

 

  1. Which sentence should be the FIFTH in the paragraph?
  1. C
  2. G
  3. F
  4. A
  5. B

 

  1. Which sentence should be the LAST in the paragraph?
  1. C
  2. B
  3. F
  4. G
  5. E

 

Directions (6-10):  Read the following phrase carefully and choose the correct sentence which suits for the phrase

6) Add up to

I) All these data and estimates add up to good market strategy and we should follow it from the next year.

II) The cold waves, drizzling and black clouds all add up to storm in the night.

III) Can you please add up to all these amount without calculator?

IV) The funds and collections that I have saved, can add up to Rupees ten thousands only.

  1. Only I &II
  2. Only II
  3. Only III & IV
  4. All except II
  5. All are correct

 

7) Brush aside

I) If you want to achieve your goal, you will have to brush aside your problems.

II) This time officers could not brush aside the case, as they were ordered by their higher authorities to solve the case as soon as possible.

III) Today, I will brush aside your all doubts as I will tell you, the new method of solving this question.

IV) May I request you to brush aside the window with brown colour.

  1. Only I &III
  2. Only III
  3. Only II & IV
  4. All except IV
  5. All are correct

 

8) Make up

I) It is reported that male members make up 30% of the total staff of this organisation.

II) Every day, he comes late and gives excuses but today he could not make up the story and got scolded by boss.

III) It is very surprising that they have decided to make up as they are rivals for long time.

IV) These files make up of fifteen articles on the current issues.

  1. Only I &II
  2. Only IV
  3. Only II & III
  4. All except II
  5. All are correct

 

9) Do over

I) If we throw the party, before that we will have to do over the dining hall of the house.

II) She has to do assignment over as she did not write the conclusion at the end of the questions.

III) Thieves could not do the house over as the cops reached on time and arrested them.

IV) Don’t do over dose of the medicine as it can be harmful.

  1. Only II &IV
  2. Only III
  3. Only I, II & III
  4. All except II
  5. All are correct

 

10) Look over

I) I will look over the repot and then only I can give you the synopsis.

II) Please look over the guidelines before signing the agreement.

III) Don’t look over the TV all the time as you have to study for the exams.

IV) He is sincere officer and will look over the case but he needs clues to solve the case.

  1. Only I & II
  2. Only III
  3. Only I, II & IV
  4. All except III
  5. All are correct

Answers with Explanations:

Directions (1-5):

Direction (1-5)

The correct order of the sentences after rearrangement is GFBCADE

G. Smart phones have come to exemplify one of the wisest and the most convenient technological ideas in the history of mankind.

F. The unique combination of features makes Smart phones extremely usable and useful for different purposes.

B. In business or in pleasure Smart phones expand our capabilities and help us resolve our problems in timely manner.

C. The technological companies have developed the smart phone because of growing speed of all decision making processes in business and life.

A. Today smart phones carry all the features of digital devices as well as a common phone such as projector video sharing, music player, high megapixel cameras etc.

D. There is no doubt that in future Smart Phone will take over all the other digital devices such as laptops and personal computers.

E. Due to the popularity of smart phones technology, it is being expected that smart phone sales will continue to grow in next coming years.

Explanation: This passage is based on the smart phone and its increasing demand in the society. According to the passage, smart phones have been epitomized as wisest and most convenient technological ideas in the history that have been developed by the technological companies. The unique combinations of features of smart phones help us in many ways. In business and in daily life smart phones expand our capacity to solve our problems within time limit.

The technological companies have developed the smart phone with a view to increase the speed of decision making processes in business and in day to day life.

Today’s smart phones have the features of digital devices like projector video sharing, music player, high megapixel cameras and it is expected that future smart phone will replace the digital devices like laptops and pc etc.

It can also be predicted that sales of smart phones will go on increasing in coming years.

  1. Correct Answer is: e)
  2. Correct Answer is: c)
  3. Correct Answer is: A.
  4. Correct Answer is: d)
  5. Correct Answer is: e)

 

Directions (6-10): 

6) Correct Answer is: e)

Explanation: The meaning of the phrase “add up to” is “to make a total of something / to show or indicate something” and the phrase has been applied on all the sentences properly.

7) Correct Answer is: d)

Explanation: The meaning of the phrase “brush aside” is “to dismiss or ignore somebody or something” and it has been used properly in I, II and III sentences.

8)Correct Answer is: e)

Explanation: The phrase “make up” has more than one meaning. These are “to form something or constitute” / to invent a story / to end disagreement with someone” and it has been properly used in all sentences.

9) Correct Answer is: c)

Explanation: The meaning of the phrase “do over” has more than one meaning. These are “do again /decorate / rob or loot” and it has been properly applied on I, II and III sentences.

10) Correct Answer is: c

Explanation: The meaning of the phrase “look over “is “to examine something” and the phrase has been applied properly in I, II and IV sentences.

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