SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 English Language Questions (Day-01)

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Double Fillers

Directions (1-5): In the questions given bellow a sentence is given with two blanks in each. Corresponding to each question two columns are given with three words in each column. Which combinations of words from two columns will perfectly fit into the blanks to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful.

1) From whom (this ……………………..universe and) these beings are born (at the beginning of a cosmic cycle), by whom, after being born, they …………………….., and into whom they merge at the end (of a cosmic cycle), seek to know That (Reality); that is Brahmn.

A) A-D

B) B-F

C) B-E

D) C-F

E) None of these

2) “While the Secretary ……………………..[that] we value our strategic bilateral relationship, this ……………………..risks serious consequences for Turkey,” Esper told Turkey’s defence minister, HulusiAkar, in a phone call.

A) A-D

B) B-F

C) B-E

D) A-F

E) None of these

3) An official at the Greater London authority formally referred the ……………………..to the IOPC last month because Johnson headed the mayor’s office for ……………………..and crime as part of his role.

A) A-D

B) C-D

C) B-E

D) A-F

E) None of these

4) According to Rabindranath Tagore, brahmavihara ……………………..the transition from egolessness to auniversalisation of consciousness, from ‘limited’ to ‘unlimited love’. A peculiarity of brahmavihara technique of meditation, according to Tagore, is that it is not ……………………..of emotion, but is permeated with selfless love.

A) A-D

B) C-F

C) B-E

D) A-F

E) None of these

5) ……………………..is another issue. A student at a private residential college said, “We had counsellors, but approaching them meant letting everyone know about our anxiety and depression, both of which are sniggered at in India. The advice I got at the counsellingcentre was halfhearted. If the problem involves a relationship, the counsellors become ……………………… I even faced questions about my character.”

A) A-D

B) B-F

C) B-E

D) C-F

E) None of these

Sentence Rearrangement

Directions (6-10):In the questions given below a sentence is divided into five parts are jumbled and one of the part may have a misspelt word or grammatically incorrect word or group of words. Arrange the divided parts into a coherent sentence and identify the part which has an error in it.

6) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement (A)/step and reflect a multi-sectoral urgency within the government to initiate reform(B)/from the rampart of the Red Fort that India will (C)/soon have a Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) is a welcome (D)

A) BCDA, (A) and (C)

B) CDBA, (D) and (B)

C) ACDB, (B) and (C)

D) ACBD, No error

E) None of these

7) Saudi Aramco’s decision to invest over Rs.1 lakh crore to buy a 20% stake in (A)/plans in the ₹4-lakh crore west coast refinery-cum-petrochemical project in (B)/Reliance Industries Ltd.’s (RIL) oil to chemicals business won’t derail its investment (C)/Maharashtra being undertaken along with the oil public sector majors (D)

A) ACBD,No error

B) BCDA, No error

C) CADB, (A) and (D)

D) DABC, (A) and (C)

E) None of these

8) due to public and political protestlast year (A)/identify after the one identified earlier in (B)/however, the location for the project is yet to be (C)/Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra was abandoned (D)

A) ABCD, (B) and (C)

B) BCDA, (D) and (C)

C) BDCA, (A) and (D)

D) CBDA, (A) and (B)

E) None of these

9) The government has announce a (A)/of pending tax dispute cases besides providing (B)/new scheme aimed at eliminate the bulk (C)/partial amnesty to those having tax dues (D)

A) CDBA, (A) and (D)

B) BCDA, No error

C) ACBD, (A) and (C)

D) ABCD, (C) and (D)

E) None of these

10) so that they can focus on GST,” the government said in a statement (A)/ “the government expects the scheme to be availed of by a large number of taxpayers (B)/for closing their pending disputes relating to legacy service (C)/tax and central excise cases that are now subsumed under GST (Goods and Services Tax) (D)

A) ACBD, No error

B) BCDA, No error

C) DCBA, (A)

D) CBDA, (D)

E) None of these

Answers :

Directions (1-5) :

1) Answer: (c)

From the given options only B-E is matched and make a meaningful sentence. The correct answer after matching will be

(B-E): From whom (this manifested universe and) these beings are born (at the beginning of a cosmic cycle), by whom, after being born, they subsist, and into whom they merge at the end (of a cosmic cycle), seek to know That (Reality); that is Brahmn.

Option A: (A-D) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option B: (B-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option D: (C-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

2) Answer: (d)

From the given options only A-F is matched and make a meaningful sentence. The correct answer after matching will be

(A-F): “While the Secretary reaffirmed [that] we value our strategic bilateral relationship, this incursion risks serious consequences for Turkey,” Esper told Turkey’s defence minister, HulusiAkar, in a phone call.

Option A: (A-D) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option B: (B-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option C: (B-E) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

3) Answer: (b)

From the given options only C-D is matched and make a meaningful sentence. The correct answer after matching will be

(C-D): An official at the Greater London authority formally referred the allegations to the IOPC last month because Johnson headed the mayor’s office for policing and crime as part of his role.

Option A: (A-D) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option C: (B-E) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option D: (A-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

4) Answer: (c)

From the given options only B-E is matched and make a meaningful sentence. The correct answer after matching will be

(B-E): According to Rabindranath Tagore, brahmavihara enables the transition from egolessness to auniversalisation of consciousness, from ‘limited’ to ‘unlimited love’. A peculiarity of brahmavihara technique of meditation, according to Tagore, is that it is not devoid of emotion, but is permeated with selfless love.

Option A: (A-D) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option B: (C-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option D: (A-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

5) Answer: (a)

From the given options only A-D is matched and make a meaningful sentence. The correct answer after matching will be

(A-D): Anonymity is another issue. A student at a private residential college said, “We had counsellors, but approaching them meant letting everyone know about our anxiety and depression, both of which are sniggered at in India. The advice I got at the counsellingcentre was halfhearted. If the problem involves a relationship, the counsellors become judgemental. I even faced questions about my character.”

Option B: (B-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option C: (B-E) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Option D: (C-F) is incorrect because it does not make any meaningful sentence.

Directions (6-10) :

6) Answer: (c)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement (A)/from the ramparts of the Red Fort that India will (C)/soon have a Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) is a welcome(D)/ step and reflects a multi-sectoral urgency within the government to initiate reform. (B)

Part (B) has an error, “reflects” in the place of “reflect”.

Part (C) has an error, “ramparts” in the place of “ rampart”.

7) Answer: (a)

Saudi Aramco’s decision to invest over ₹1 lakh crore to buy a 20% stake in(A)/Reliance Industries Ltd.’s (RIL) oil to chemicals business won’t derail its investment(C)/ plans in the ₹4-lakh crore west coast refinery-cum-petrochemical project in (B)/Maharashtra being undertaken along with the oil public sector majors.(D)

No error.

8) Answer: (d)

However, the location for the project is yet to be (C)/identified after the one identified earlier in(B)/ Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra was abandoned (D)/due to public and political protests last year.(A)

Part (A) has an error, use “protests” in the place of “protest”.

Part (B) has an error, use “identified” in the place of “identify”.

9) Answer: (c)

The government has announced a(A)/ new scheme aimed at eliminating the bulk (C)/of pending tax dispute cases besides providing(B)/ partial amnesty to those having tax dues.(D)

Part (A) has an error, use “announced” in the place of “announce”.

Part (C) has an error, use “eliminating” in the place of “eliminate”.

10) Answer: (b)

“The government expects the scheme to be availed of by a large number of taxpayers (B)/for closing their pending disputes relating to legacy service (C)/tax and central excise cases that are now subsumed under GST (Goods and Services Tax) (D)/so that they can focus on GST,” the government said in a statement.(A)

No error.

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