English Sentence Rearrangement and Fill In The Blanks New Pattern for SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive 2018 (Day-33)

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English Sentence Rearrangement and Fill In The Blanks – SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive Exam New Pattern

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Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
General / Financial Awareness Quiz 9.00 PM

 

Direction (Q1-5): Five sentences denoted by A, B, C, D and E have been given. Identify the odd sentence and arrange rest of the four sentences in such a way that they make a meaningful paragraph.

1.

A) “We have reduced these charges taking into account the feedback and sentiments of our customers”, said the managing director of the bank.

B) The lender has 41 crore saving bank accounts, out of which 16 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna/BSBD, and of pensioners/ minors/ social security benefit holders are already exempted from charges on non-maintenance of minimum balance.

C) “The bank has always focused on keeping the interest of its customers first and this is one of our many efforts towards fulfilling customers’ expectation”, he added.

D) This revision will benefit 23 crore bank customers.

E) The charges for non maintenance of average monthly balance(AMB) for customers in metro and urban centers have been reduced from a maximum of Rs50 per month plus (GST), to Rs 15 per month plus (GST).

  1. BEAC
  2. ABDE
  3. DBEA
  4. DECA
  5. EDAC

2.

A) Acquired under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program, one solar charkha costs about Rs 72,000.

B) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) aims to make the lives of its workers much simpler as it introduced the solar powered charkha.

C) India’s oldest industries are switching to renewable resources of energy for good reasons.

D) With the newly acquired solar powered charkha, about 75 to 90 hanks can be produced in the same time frame and the artisan’s daily earnings go up from Rs 140 to Rs 350 which is major morale boost for them.

E) After Railways the latest to join the bandwagon is the Khadi industry.

  1. BEAC
  2. ABDE
  3. CEBD
  4. DECA
  5. BDAE

3.

A) False information about the country’s economy is among the major issues being faced due to black money because government is completely dependent on the tax revenue and evasion of tax to accumulate black money has a major impact on the nation’s fiscal system.

B) Black money is basically the accumulation of income obtained illegally and it is not declared for tax purpose.

C) Although, the government is taking steps to eliminate this problem it cannot achieve success in this direction if the people of the country don’t support.

D) The problem of black money is not new to our country.

E) The problem of black money has given rise to a number of other issues in India.

  1. BEAC
  2. ABDE
  3. DBEA
  4. DECA
  5. BDAE

4.

A) People want to make their homes as comfortable, entertaining and aesthetic as possible by installing heating and cooling systems, buying heavy appliances and fitting lighting systems that suck up a lot of energy.

B) Each day you take a step to save electricity, it translates to more money in your bank account.

C) Large household appliances such as refrigerators and dryers are big consumers of electricity in any home.

D) The subject of saving electricity is becoming bigger and bigger each day due to extraordinary energy bills caused by rapid changes in lifestyles.

E) With the rising costs and shrinking economy more and more people are acting responsible and searching for reasonable ways to save electricity.

  1. BEAC
  2. ABDE
  3. DBEA
  4. DAEB
  5. BDAE

5.

A) The boom in the banking sector has led to release of large amount of funds for education loans.

B) Until a few years ago, higher education and quality education was not affordable to some illustrious students because of the financial constraints.

C) Many nationalized as well as private banks have come up with various educational loan schemes that students can benefit from.

D) Now, education loans are easily available from various banks in India and this change is encouraging more and more students to take up higher education despite their financial shortcomings.

E) There was no alternative but to jump in the job market prematurely which led to untimely end of budding talents.

  1. BAEC
  2. ABDE
  3. BEAD
  4. DECA
  5. BDAE

Directions (Q 6-10): In each of the following sentences there is one blank space. Below each sentence there are four words denoted by a), b), c) and d). Find ONE word that to be fitted in both the sentences I and II and another word that to fit in sentence III and to make it meaning fully complete, In case no word is fit to these sentences, option ‘e’ is the answer.

6. 1) The sales figures of last five months ________ well for the growth of the firm.

2) Debt funding and huge loan amounts do not ________ well for the future of the company.

 3) In some part of this town Autos and Taxies are  _________by solar batteries.

  1. claim/ influenced
  2. row/ convinced
  3. maintain /required
  4. bode/ propelled
  5. argue/ induced

7. 1) All the players were _______ to talk to the coach before starting to their evening practice session.

2) After visiting the flood locations the minister immediately _________ the authorities to distribute the food packets in all flood affected areas.

 3) Decreasing demands of the product ________sales manager to change the marketing strategy.

  1. needed/ concentrated
  2. aligned / focused
  3. supported / speeded
  4. desired/ forced
  5. enjoined / prompted

8. 1) Her plan of shopping and outing this weekend was_______ by sudden arrival of guests.

2) “The team of the cops _________ the prisoners and they could not run away but from the security point of view, they will be shifted to other locations soon”, said the senior officer.

 3) The police _________ the fake currency notes and illegal weapons  from the location but could not detain anybody.

  1. annoyed / clutched
  2. thwarted / impounded
  3. frustrated/ confiscated
  4. irritated / seized
  5. disturbed / locked away

9. 1) I did not even ________ that this monetary incentive plan will work and our employees will start working hard to get more and more incentive.

2) Its my birthday today and I can easily ________ that everybody in my house must be preparing for celebration.

 3) He has knowledge, experience and talent also but due to the _________ of financial resources, he is not able to start his own business.

  1. foresee / surfeit
  2. see / glut
  3. envisage / paucity
  4. visualize/ surplus
  5. predict / overload

10. 1) Everybody wants to know that from where do the terrorists get such a _________weapons ?

2) Before the elections he was ________ minister of the party but after the results he is very much worried about his future.

 3) This scheme will definitely __________ the pain of people who are living below poverty line.

  1. strong / intensify
  2. powerful /magnify
  3. burly /inflate
  4. potent / alleviate
  5. sturdy / overstate

Answers:

Direction (Q1-5):

1.Correct Answer is: e)

The charges for non maintenance of average monthly balance(AMB) for customers in metro and urban centers have been reduced from a maximum of Rs50 per month plus (GST), to Rs 15 per month plus (GST).

This revision will benefit 23 crore bank customers.

“We have reduced these charges taking into account the feedback and sentiments of our customers”, said the managing director of the bank.

“The bank has always focused on keeping the interest of its customers first and this is one of our many efforts towards fulfilling customers’ expectation”, he added.

The lender has 41 crore saving bank accounts, out of which 16 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna/BSBD, and of pensioners/ minors/ social security benefit holders are already exempted from charges on non-maintenance of minimum balance.

Explanation: this passage is based on the information related to the amendment in the rule of Average Monthly Balance (AMB). According to the passage, the charges for non maintenance of a AMB have been reduced by the bank from Rs 50 to Rs 15. This amendment or alteration will benefit 23 crore bank customers. “the charges have been reduced after considering the feeling of the customers and their response” said the managing director of the bank. In addition to this he said, “Bank always give priority to its customers and this is one of our many endeavors to fulfill the customers’ hope”.

2.Correct Answer is: c)

India’s oldest industries are switching to renewable resources of energy for good reasons.

After Railways the latest to join the bandwagon is the Khadi industry.

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) aims to make the lives of its workers much simpler as it introduced the solar powered charkha.

With the newly acquired solar powered charkha, about 75 to 90 hanks can be produced in the same time frame and the artisan’s daily earnings go up from Rs 140 to Rs 350 which is major morale boost for them.

Acquired under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program, one solar charkha costs about Rs 72,000.

Explanation: this passage is based on the introduction of solar charkha in khadi industry. According to the passage, India’s many industries have been turning to the renewable resources of energy. After Railways recently the kadi industry has the joined the trend. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) wants to make the life of its worker easier that is why it has introduced the solar powered charkha. With the help of this charkhas 75 to 90 coils can be produced in same time frame and on the other hand due to the use of solar powered charkhas the daily earnings of the artisans have also increased from Rs 140 to Rs 350 which is major cause to encourage them.

3.Correct Answer is: a)

Black money is basically the accumulation of income obtained illegally and it is not declared for tax purpose.

The problem of black money has given rise to a number of other issues in India.

 False information about the country’s economy is among the major issues being faced due to black money because government is completely dependent on the tax revenue and evasion of tax to accumulate black money has a major impact on the nation’s fiscal system.

Although the government is taking steps to eliminate this problem it cannot achieve success in this direction if the people of the country don’t support.

The problem of black money is not new to our country.

Explanation: This passage is based on the black money. According to the passage, black money is that part of income which is earned from illegal sources and People hide it from the government for the purpose of tax evasion. Due to the problem of black money many other problems have come up. The black money gives the false information about the country’s economy as the government is totally depend on tax revenue  and tax evasion gives an adverse effect on fiscal system of economy. Although the government has been trying hard to eliminate this problem but it cannot achieve success without the support of the people of the country.

4.Correct Answer is: d)

The subject of saving electricity is becoming bigger and bigger each day due to extraordinary energy bills caused by rapid changes in lifestyles.

 People want to make their homes as comfortable, entertaining and aesthetic as possible by installing heating and cooling systems, buying heavy appliances and fitting lighting systems that suck up a lot of energy.

With the rising costs and shrinking economy more and more people are acting responsible and searching for reasonable ways to save electricity.

Each day you take a step to save electricity, it translates to more money in your bank account.

Large household appliances such as refrigerators and dryers are big consumers of electricity in any home.

Explanation: This passage is about the electricity and its consumption. According to the passage, with changing life style of the people the electricity consumption has increased and saving the electricity has become an important issue today. People want to make their home more and more comfortable and due to this they install best and latest electricity appliances in their home which consume lot of electricity. With rising cost and shrinking economy people have become aware to save electricity and they are acting reposible and they look for different methods to save electricity. More you save the electricity more you save the money.

5.Correct Answer is: c)

Until a few years ago, higher education and quality education was not affordable to some illustrious students because of the financial constraints.

There was no alternative but to jump in the job market prematurely which led to untimely end of budding talents.

The boom in the banking sector has led to release of large amount of funds for education loans.

Now, education loans are easily available from various banks in India and this change is encouraging more and more students to take up higher education despite their financial shortcomings.

Many nationalized as well as private banks have come up with various educational loan schemes that students can benefit from.

Explanation: this passage is based on the education loan. According to the passage, few years ago, the quality education or higher education was not that economical and due to the financial problems many outstanding students did not use to complete their studies. They did not use to have any alternative except to start working somewhere. With the expansion of the banking sector large amount of funds have been allocated for the education loan. Now the education loan can be taken from the various bank in India and due to this many students are able to continue their education.

Directions (Q 6-10):

  1. Correct Answer is: d)

Explanation: The meaning of “bode well/ ill” is “be a sign/portent of particular outcome” and it is appropriate for i and ii blanks. “propel” is “to drive or push something forward” and it is suitable for the iii blank.

  1. Correct Answer is: e)

Explanation: The meaning of “enjoin” is “Instruct or urge (someone) to do something” and it is suitable for i and ii blanks and the meaning of “prompt is “to make someone decide to say or do something” so it is suitable for iii blank.

  1. Correct Answer is: b)

Explanation: The meaning of “thwart” is “to stop something from happening or someone from doing something” and it is suitable for i and ii blanks and meaning of “impound” is “Seize and take legal custody of something because of an infringement of a law” and it is suitable for iii blank.

  1. Correct Answer is: c)

Explanation: The meaning of “envisage” is “to imagine or expect something in the future” and it is appropriate for i and ii blank and the meaning of “paucity” is “scarcity” and it is suitable for iii blank.

  1. Correct Answer is: d)

Explanation: The meaning of “potent” is “powerful” and it is suitable for i and ii blanks and the meaning of alleviate is “lessen /reduce” and it is suitable for iii blank.

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