English Sentence Rearrangement & Fill In The Blanks New Pattern for SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive 2018 (Day-40)

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

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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) The plan, under the ‘Railwire Saathi’ project, will soon be rolled out across 7,000 stations, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu told.

B) None of these stations will be in big cities and will be mostly in rural and remote areas.

C) The railways have identified large number of sleepy towns in the country for converting their railway stations into digital hotspots, which will not just offer Wi-Fi services to the local population but will also serve as hubs for ordering and receiving goods from ecommerce portals.

D) The department will also seek partnerships with other government departments for more services.

E) These proposed centres will provide digital services including digital banking, Aadhaar generation, issuing government certificates and filing taxes.

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

2.

A) Finland was at risk of becoming the economic stepchild of Europe and South Korea was ravaged by civil war.

B) Now both countries are hailed internationally for their extremely high educational outcomes.

C) Yet over the past half century, both South Korea and Finland have turned their schools around.

D) South Korea stands apart as the most extreme, and arguably, most successful.

E) Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems.

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

3.

A) They don’t mind researching online and read a few articles or watching videos to study.

B) But this is happening on an individual level and that also not in such an intensive manner so there is a need for schools to combine vocational instruction with traditional academics.

C) Every student has a different learning style and unfortunately, most schools fail to see this and hence, each student is judged on the basis of their exam marks.

D) The advent of technology has made the students of this generation pro-active in fine tuning their understanding of certain concepts or subjects via different, innovative mediums.

E) Thinking out-of-the-box is a welcome change and is helpful in getting them ready for the corporate world which is extremely demanding.

  1. BEAC
  2. ABDE
  3. CBEA
  4. DAEB
  5. EDAC

4.

A) The smart meter will help its customers in planning their expenses in much better manner.

B)  The project will help Tata Power-DDL to provide greater service options and accurate information to its customers on their energy consumption patterns, helping them to manage their electricity usage more efficiently.

C)  The total replacement and completion of 18 lakh smart meters will be done by 2025.

D) Smart meters will also help in paving the way for a smart grid, which will act as a backbone towards the Smart City Mission.

E) With an aim to provide smart power services to its consumers, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) is rolling out 2.5 lakh smart meters in the first phase of its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project.

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

5.

A) Even better, the cost of doing business via ecommerce means reduced transaction fees.

B) Products sold via the Internet do not require the expense of a brick and mortar store.

C) Convenience and the ability to shop 24/7 makes online shopping an appealing way to go for many consumers.

D) You still need to pay for web hosting, a shopping cart, a payment processing solution and updates your website, but these costs pale in comparison to signing a lease for and opening a storefront.

E) For ecommerce businesses, there’s no added cost for selling to buyers at all times of the day and night.

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

 

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).

I) In order to start this project, we will have to make heavy investment and it may _________our company.

II) You will have to stop your unnecessary expenditures otherwise they will ________ you.

III)  The teachers have been ________ about the sports day, which will be organized by school next month.

  1. improve/described
  2. augment/imparted
  3. expand/notified
  4. boost/ informed
  5. impoverish / apprised

7).

I) It was difficult to find out that file as the cupboard was _______with so many files and other documents.

II) He has _________ all the formula of the maths exercise and I hope he will do well in his exam tomorrow.

III)  If he does not want to lose his status, dignity and ________, he will have to contest an election.

a) stuffed / gloom

b) packed /obscurity

c) crammed / clout

d) filled up /murk

e) revised /diffuseness

8).

I) This online web-store will _____________ you for the whole amount you have paid, if you return the product within seven days.

II) The school will __________ the teachers for the amount they spend on the students during this tour.

III)  The construction company will have to ________ to the rules if it wants to continue its project of making flyover on this route.

  1. repay /overlook
  2. reimburse / adhere
  3. compensate / scorn
  4. return / disdain
  5. refund / condemn

9).

I) My Mom made me understand that if I want to do well in my studies, I should not _________ before asking questions to the teacher.

II) Although they have grown up but don’t earn and never _______ before asking their father for money.

III)  Any law and regulation will not _______ the NGO’s mission as it has made all the legal arrangements.

  1. hesitate /aid
  2. dally /facilitate
  3. falter /ease
  4. dawdle /aid
  5. dither / impede

10).

I) Mikel tried to ________ the lawyer of opposite party but did not succeed as he was the honest person.

II) In order to get the project sanctioned, minister went to __________ the officials.

III) As per report, some ____________ steps will be taken soon to control the interest rate on home loans.

  1. bribe /illogical
  2. induce /imprudent
  3. corrupt /dim
  4. persuade /reckless
  5. suborn / rational

Answers:

Direction (Q1-5):

1). Correct Answer is: e)

The railways have identified large number of sleepy towns in the country for converting their railway stations into digital hotspots, which will not just offer Wi-Fi services to the local population but will also serve as hubs for ordering and receiving goods from ecommerce portals.

These proposed centres will provide digital services including digital banking, Aadhaar generation, issuing government certificates and filing taxes.

The plan, under the ‘Railwire Saathi’ project, will soon be rolled out across 7,000 stations, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu told.

None of these stations will be in big cities and will be mostly in rural and remote areas.

The department will also seek partnerships with other government departments for more services.

This passage is about the digitalization of railway stations. According to the passage, the railways have selected some quite and slow cities in the country whose railway stations will be converted into digital hotspot and it will not only provide wifi service to the local population but will also act as the centre for ordering and receiving the goods from ecommerce portal. Digital banking, Aadhaar generation, issuing government certificates and filing taxes are the services will be provided by these selected centers. As per Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, the project ‘Railwire Saathi will be started soon and cover approx 7000 stations in the country. The selected railway stations for the project will be in rural and remote areas.

2). Correct Answer is: c)

Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems.

Finland was at risk of becoming the economic stepchild of Europe and South Korea was ravaged by civil war.

Yet over the past half century, both South Korea and Finland have turned their schools around.

Now both countries are hailed internationally for their extremely high educational outcomes.

 South Korea stands apart as the most extreme and arguably most successful

Explanation: This passage is about the education system in South Korea. According to the passage, fifty years back the education system in South Korea and Finland was very bad.  Finland was about to become a stepchild of Europe and South Korea was ruined by civil war. After past half century, abruptly and unexpectedly, both the countries have changed their education system. Now both the countries are welcomed globally for their very education system.

3). Correct Answer is: d)

The advent of technology has made the students of this generation pro-active in fine tuning their understanding of certain concepts or subjects via different, innovative mediums.

They don’t mind researching online and read a few articles or watching videos to study.

Thinking out-of-the-box is a welcome change and is helpful in getting them ready for the corporate world which is extremely demanding.

But this is happening on an individual level and that also not in such an intensive manner so there is a need for schools to combine vocational instruction with traditional academics.

Every student has a different learning style and unfortunately, most schools fail to see this and hence, each student is judged on the basis of their exam marks.

This passage is based on technology and education. According to the passage, with the invention of technology the students of this generation have become more active to learn different concepts and subjects through different mediums. With the help of internet they search different topics of their subjects and for better understanding they watch videos. Thinking beyond the trend (traditional way of learning) is helping them a lot and making them ready for the professional world. But it totally depends on the individual’s capacity and interest that how does he take the learning process? Schools should combine the professional lessons with traditional academics.

4). Correct Answer is: b)

With an aim to provide smart power services to its consumers, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) is rolling out 2.5 lakh smart meters in the first phase of its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project.

 The project will help Tata Power-DDL to provide greater service options and accurate information to its customers on their energy consumption patterns, helping them to manage their electricity usage more efficiently.

The smart meter will help its customers in planning their expenses in much better manner.

Smart meters will also help in paving the way for a smart grid, which will act as a backbone towards the Smart City Mission.

 The total replacement and completion of 18 lakh smart meters will be done by 2025.

This passage is based on smart electric meters. According to the passage, Tata power Delhi Distribution has made available smart meters for first time in first phase of its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. Through this project, Tata power will be able to provide greater service options to its customers and they will be able to manage electricity usage more efficiently. Customers of smart meter will arrange their expenses in more proper manner. The smart meter will also provide roadway for smart network which will become backbone for smart city mission.

5). Correct Answer is: e)

Convenience and the ability to shop 24/7 makes online shopping an appealing way to go for many consumers.

For ecommerce businesses, there’s no added cost for selling to buyers at all times of the day and night.

Even better, the cost of doing business via ecommerce means reduced transaction fees.

You still need to pay for web hosting, a shopping cart, a payment processing solution and updates your website, but these costs pale in comparison to signing a lease for and opening a storefront.

Products sold via the Internet do not require the expense of a brick and mortar store.

This passage is about the ‘transaction cost of online business ’. According to the passage, ecommerce provides the platform of online shopping. On this platform shopping can be done at any point of time. This facility attracts a lot of consumers to do online shopping. The ecommerce business owners pay less transaction cost as they don’t have to worry about the time when are they selling their products. But still they need to pay different processing charges like web hosting etc. when we compare these processing charges with the cost of opening an offline store, we find that these processing charges are comparatively less.

Directions (Q 6-10):

6). Correct Answer is: e)

The meaning of “impoverish” is “make poor” and it is suitable for i and ii blanks and for the iii blank “apprise” will be used as it means “inform or tell” and after “have” third form of verb will be used that is “apprised”.

7). Correct Answer is: c)

The word “cram” has more than one meaning. These are “fill completely /Study intensively over a short period of time” so it is suitable for i and ii blanks. The meaning of clout is “power” and it is suitable for iii blanks.

8). Correct Answer is: b)

The meaning of the “reimburse” is “to pay back money to someone who has spent it for you or lost it because of you” so it is suitable for i and ii blanks. The meaning of “adhere” is “Closely follow” and it is suitable for third blank.

9). Correct Answer is: e)

The meaning of “dither” is “to hesitate” so it is suitable for i and ii blanks and the meaning of “impede” is “to hinder / hamper” so it is suitable for iii blank.

10). Correct Answer is: e)

The meaning of “suborn” is “bribe or otherwise induce (someone) to commit an unlawful act” so it is suitable for i and ii sentences. The meaning of “rational” is “sensible / Based on or in accordance with reason or logic” so it is suitable for iii sentence.

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TopicDaily Publishing Time
Daily News Papers & Editorials8.00 AM
Current Affairs Quiz9.00 AM
Logical Reasoning10.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20”11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu)12.00 PM
Static GK Quiz1.00 PM
English Language “20-20”2.00 PM
Banking Awareness Quiz3.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise)6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20”7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions)8.00 PM
General / Financial Awareness Quiz9.00 PM

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