SBI PO English Preparation 2019 (Day-27)

SBI PO 2019 Notification is about to come and it is the most awaited exam among the aspirants. We all know that new pattern questions are introducing every year in the SBI PO exam. Further, the questions are getting tougher and beyond the level of the candidate’s expectations.

Our IBPS Guide is providing High-Level New Pattern English Language Questions for SBI PO 2019 so the aspirants can practice it on a daily basis. These questions are framed by our skilled experts after understanding your needs thoroughly. Aspirants can practice these high-level questions daily to familiarize with the exact exam pattern. We wish that your rigorous preparation leads you to a successful target of becoming SBI PO.

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Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a word given in bold in each. Choose a word from the five options given below which can replace the BOLD word without changing the meaning of the sentence

1) The Sen brothers seem to lampoon successful people out of envy.

a) applaud

b) ridicule

c) approve

d) plead

e) praise

2) By trying to show off and asking those glib questions, Sheena is just making herself look more ignorant.

a) stuttering

b) affectionate

c) slick

d) Both (a) and (b)

e) inarticulate

3) Rakesh likes to pretend as if he didn’t hear his mother ask him to go to the shop..

a) truth

b) approve

c) certain

d) feign

e) Both (a) and (b)

4)  Ivan would never hire an applicant if they had unreliable transportation.

a) forthright

b) durable

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) unpredictable

e) miserable

5) Hopefully Dr. Raghavan’s quest for truth will lead them to find me innocent.

a) retreat

b) indulge

c) influence

d) enquiry

e) Both (a) and (b)

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a word given in bold in each. Choose a word from the five options given below which is opposite in meaning to the word given in BOLD

6) Although the police had no proof, they were quick to surmise Mr. Roy had got his own daughter kidnapped

a) deduce

b) hypothesize

c) fancy

d) know

e) presume

7) The recent cyclone in Bengal left visible damage to houses across the state

a) cripple

b) aid

c) impair

d) defile

e) All of these

8) Rather than impute Rasika, Hansika will accept blame for a crime she did not commit.

a) exonerate

b) attribute

c) accuse

d) blame

e) ensure

9) While Susmita failed to include the main points in her answer, the teacher still gave her extra marks for her zeal.

a) devotion

b) ardor

c) diligence

d) inactivity

e) fervor

10) Day after day, the factory workers had to toil hard without payment.

a) strive

b) laze

c) plug

d) drudge

e) drive


1) Answer:  b) 

Lampoon: publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm. Ridicule: subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behaviour.

2) Answer:  c) 

Glib: (of words or a speaker) fluent but insincere and shallow. Slick: smooth and superficially impressive but insincere or shallow.

3) Answer:  d) 

Pretend: give the appearance of feeling or possessing (an emotion or quality); simulate  Feign: pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).

4) Answer:  d) 

Unreliable: not able to be relied upon. Unpredictable: not able to be predicted; changeable

5) Answer:  d)

Quest: a long or arduous search for something. Enquiry: an act of asking for information.

6) Answer:  c) 

Surmise: suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

7) Answer:  b) 

Damage: inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function. Aid: help or support (someone or something) in the achievement of something.

8) Answer:  a) 

Impute: represent (something, especially something undesirable) as being done or possessed by someone; attribute  Exonerate: (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.

9) Answer:  d) 

Zeal: great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective   Inactivity: the state of being inactive; idleness.

10) Answer:  b) 

Toil: work extremely hard or incessantly. Laze: spend time in a relaxed, lazy manner.

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