SBI PO English Preparation 2019 (Day-7)

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New Pattern English Language Questions For SBI PO (Day-07)

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Direction (1-10): 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)He said that now attendance of students would be online and it could be updated within 15 days only and thereafter no change would be possible in it.

(B)Giving details, Director, Higher Education Department, A. Sreenivas said that the launch of this app would bring transparency in the Department and college administration, and enable better connectivity between students, parents, teachers and administration.

(C)The students can also get the details of lecturers of government colleges and officers of the Directorate. 

(D)To help students, Haryana Government has started mobile app ‘ShikshaSetu’ which would have all information related to attendance, fee, online admission and scholarships in all government colleges of the state.

(E)The students can also pay their fee online through this app and college administration can also check whose fee is pending and how much fee has been collected, he said.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DBAE

d) CEAD

e) ADBC

2)

(A)It said a study will be conducted of special economic zones and export promotion zones in the country to reassess their role and objectives. 

(B)It will also have details on loans and credit offered by various financial institutions.

(C)The MSME Ministry has proposed to establish a governing council to ensure efficient delivery of all export-related interventions as part of its action plan to boost shipments from micro, small and medium enterprises. 

(D)Because these are an essential constituent of Foreign Trade Policy and it is important to harness their potential. 

(E)The ministry has recommended a detailed analysis of various trade agreements, including FTAs and bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, to identify areas of concern for MSMEs.

3)

(A)BVP Rao earlier served as vice president of the archery association of the northeastern state and he was also earlier associated with Sports Authority of India in various capacities.

(B)B V P Rao has been elected as the President of Archery Association of India(AAI).

(C)The Indian Olympic Association asked the National Sports Federations to constitute Athletes’ Commissions within three months. 

(D)The election was held under the Supervision of former Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi.

(E)Maha Singh was elected as secretary of Archery Association of India.

a)BEAC

b)ADEC

c) DAEC

d)BDAE

e)ADBC

4)

(A)The train service is likely to be launched between New Delhi and Varanasi.  

(B)Indigenously-built India’s first engine-less train breached the 180 kmph speed limit during a test run yesterday.

(C) As per news agency IANS report, Indian railways has planned to launch country’s fastest rail — Train 18 — by the end of this year on December 25.

(D)India’s long wait for world-class fast trains may end this year only.

(E)According to the tentative plan, the train will start from New Delhi station at 6 am, and is expected to reach Varanasi at 2 pm.

a) BEAC

b) DCAB

c) ADEC

d) CEAD

e) ADBC

5)

(A)Minimum number of person required to start a partnership firm is two and maximum limit is 10 in case of banking business and 20 in case of all other types of business. 

(B)A partnership firm is an organization which is formed with two or more persons to run a business with a view to earn profit. 

(C) These firms are governed by the Indian Partnership Act, 1932. 

(D)Business of the firm may be carried on by all the partners or any one of them acting for all. 

(E) Each member of such a group is known as partner and collectively known as partnership firm.

a) EBCA

b) ADEC

c) DAEC

d) CEAD

e) BECA

6)

(A)Sub-brands are typically created as an opportunity to reach new customers and these Sub-brands can then build and sustain relationships with the new customers.

(B)Sub-brands may also require corporate restructuring to accommodate the new brand and its identity.

(C)If you’re in marketing, you may have heard the terms sub-branding and brand extension.

(D)Successful sub-brands help in advertising and increase exposure for the parent brand.

(E)Sub-branding is when a main brand creates a subsidiary or secondary brand. 

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEC

d) CEAD

e) ADBC

7)

(A)She also said the company would continue to improve its tools to prevent circulation of misinformation by discussing it with peers in industry and civil society community.

(B)Facebook India Director (Public Policy) Ankhi Das said a combination of enforcement and technical measures could help stop the spread of fake news.

(C)Facebook-owned WhatsApp was under fire last year over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news that had incited mob fury.

(D)The company has learnt lessons from incidents of the mob violence triggered due to fake news and misinformation in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, she added.

(E)Facebook on Wednesday said it would focus more on local expertise and knowledge to deal with the menace of fake news and misinformation.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEC

d) CAEB

e) EBDA

8)

(A) For metro, urban and semi-urban branches, the bank has doubled the minimum quarterly average balance.

(B)The minimum quarterly average balance for BoBadvantage savings accounts for urban and metro branches will be increased from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 from 1 February 2019 and for semi-urban branches, the minimum balance will be Rs 1,000.

(C)Till now, the customers had to maintain Rs 500 in their Baroda advantage savings accounts in semi-urban branches, urban and metro branches.

(D) “With effect from 1 February, 2019 the minimum quarterly average balance in Baroda advantage savings account will be updated,” Bank of Baroda (BoB) said in a tweet.

(E)However, there is no change for such accounts in its rural branches.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEC

d) CAEB

e) ADBC

9)

(A)“Hence, it has become imperative for the company to pass on some impact of the above additional cost to customers through a price increase across various models in January 2019,” the statement said.

(B)India’s largest carmakerMaruti Suzuki has announced a price hike of up to Rs 10,000, owing to the adverse impact of increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates.

(C)Earlier, Toyota Kirloskar Motor had announced that it would increase prices of vehicles across models by up to 4% from 1 January 2019.

(D)The cost of company’s vehicles has been impacted adversely due to increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates,” Maruti Suzuki India said in a regulatory filing last month.

(E)Currently, Maruti Suzuki cars start from the entry-level Alto 800 to the premium crossover S-Cross priced between 2.53 lakh and 11.45 lakh.

a) BEAC

b)BDAE

c) DAEC

d) CAEB

e) ADBC

10)

(A)For a nation to progress, apart from agriculture, development of small-scale, medium scale and large scale enterprises were also essential.

(B)SIDBI acts as the Principal Financial Institution for Promotion, Financing and Development of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector in the country.

(C)India was an agriculture-based country and majority of the population was living in the rural areas and depended on agriculture for a living.

(D)This resulted in setting up the Small Industries Development Bank of India in the country.

(E)The MSME sector, the focused business domain for SIDBI, has been an important pillar of the Indian Economy.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEC

d) CADB

e) ADBC

Answers:

Directions (1-10):

1) Answer: c)

(D)To help students, Haryana Government has started mobile app ‘ShikshaSetu’ which would have all information related to attendance, fee, online admission and scholarships in all government colleges of the state.

(B)Giving details, Director, Higher Education Department, A. Sreenivas said that the launch of this app would bring transparency in the Department and college administration, and enable better connectivity between students, parents, teachers and administration.

(A)He said that now attendance of students would be online and it could be updated within 15 days only and thereafter no change would be possible in it.

(E)The students can also pay their fee online through this app and college administration can also check whose fee is pending and how much fee has been collected, he said.

(C)The students can also get the details of lecturers of government colleges and officers of the Directorate.

This passage is about the mobile app ‘ShikshaSetu’. According to the passage, Haryana government has launched the mobile app ‘ShikshaSetu’ to help the students by providing the information related to attendance, fee, online admission etc through this app. The Director of higher education department said that this app will bring transparency in the Departments and college administration and will also improve connectivity between students, parents, teachers and administration. He also mentioned about the online attendance of the students.  Through this app, students can pay their fee online and pending fee can be checked by the college administration.

2) Answer: d)

(C)The MSME Ministry has proposed to establish a governing council to ensure efficient delivery of all export-related interventions as part of its action plan to boost shipments from micro, small and medium enterprises.

(E)The ministry has recommended a detailed analysis of various trade agreements, including FTAs and bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, to identify areas of concern for MSMEs.

(A)It said a study will be conducted of special economic zones and export promotion zones in the country to reassess their role and objectives.

(D)Because these are an essential constituent of Foreign Trade Policy and it is important to harness their potential.

(B)It will also have details on loans and credit offered by various financial institutions.

This passage is about the establishment of regulatory council. According to the passage, MSME Ministry has suggested to set up the regulatory council for well-organizing the export related activities as a part of its action plan to increase the shipments from micro, small and medium enterprises. It has also advised to study the various trade agreements to find out the areas of concern for MSME. It also mentioned that the role and objectives of special economic zones and export promotion zones in the country will be re-evaluated as these are important elements of the Foreign Trade Policy.

3) Answer: d)

(B)B V P Rao has been elected as the President of Archery Association of India(AAI).

(D)The election was held under the Supervision of former Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi.

(A)BVP Rao earlier served as vice president of the archery association of the northeastern state and he was also earlier associated with Sports Authority of India in various capacities.

(E)Maha Singh was elected as secretary of Archery Association of India.

(C)The Indian Olympic Association asked the National Sports Federations to constitute Athletes’ Commissions within three months.

This passage is about the president of archery association of India. According to the passage, B V P Rao has been selected for the post of president of archery association of India. The election was held under the direction of former Chief Election Commissioner. Earlier BVP Rao worked as the vice president of archery association of northeastern state. For the post of secretary of Archery Association of India,Mahasingh has been selected.

4) Answer: b)

(D)India’s long wait for world-class fast trains may end this year only.

(C) As per news agency IANS report, Indian railways has planned to launch country’s fastest rail — Train 18 — by the end of this year on December 25.

(A)The train service is likely to be launched between New Delhi and Varanasi.

(B)Indigenously-built India’s first engine-less train breached the 180 kmph speed limit during a test run yesterday.

(E)According to the tentative plan, the train will start from New Delhi station at 6 am, and is expected to reach Varanasi at 2 pm.

This passage is about India’s fastest train. According to the passage, India’s wait for the fastest train of the country may end this year. Reports say that as per plan of Indian railway,country’s fastest rail — Train 18 –will be launched at the end of this year. The train in its test run has breached the 180 kmph speed limit.

5) Answer: e)

(B)A partnership firm is an organization which is formed with two or more persons to run a business with a view to earn profit.

(E) Each member of such a group is known as partner and collectively known as partnership firm.

(C) These firms are governed by the Indian Partnership Act, 1932.

(A)Minimum number of person required to start a partnership firm is two and maximum limit is 10 in case of banking business and 20 in case of all other types of business.

(D)Business of the firm may be carried on by all the partners or any one of them acting for all.

This passage is about partnership firm. According to the passage, the organization which is formed with two or more personswith a view to run business and earn profit is known as partnership firm. Individually each member is called partner and collectively the organization is called partnership firm. The partnership firms are regulated by partnership act 1932. There should be at least two persons to start partnership firm and maximum limit of the partners in the partnership firm is 20.

6) Answer: d)

(C)If you’re in marketing, you may have heard the terms sub-branding and brand extension.

(E)Sub-branding is when a main brand creates a subsidiary or secondary brand.

(A)Sub-brands are typically created as an opportunity to reach new customers and these Sub-brands can then build and sustain relationships with the new customers.

(D)Successful sub-brands help in advertising and increase exposure for the parent brand.

(B)Sub-brands may also require corporate restructuring to accommodate the new brand and its identity.

The passage is about the sub-branding or brand extension. According to the passage, if the person is associated with marketing, he must have heard the term sub branding. When main brand creates its secondary brand it is known as sub-branding. An opportunity to reach new customers can be created through sub branding which can build and maintain relations with new customers. Ideal sub-brands increase the market experience for parent/main brand.

7) Answer: e)

(E)Facebook on Wednesday said it would focus more on local expertise and knowledge to deal with the menace of fake news and misinformation.

(B)Facebook India Director (Public Policy) Ankhi Das said a combination of enforcement and technical measures could help stop the spread of fake news.

(D)The company has learnt lessons from incidents of the mob violence triggered due to fake news and misinformation in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, she added.

(A)She also said the company would continue to improve its tools to prevent circulation of misinformation by discussing it with peers in industry and civil society community.

(C)Facebook-owned WhatsApp was under fire last year over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news that had incited mob fury.

This passage is about the fake news on facebook. According to the passage, on Wednesday Facebook said that it would focus on local knowledge to handle the problem of fake news and misinformation on its platform. Facebook India Director said that the spreading of fake news can be controlled by the combination of ‘compliance with a law’ and technical measures. The director also mentioned that the incidents of the mob violence triggered due to the fake news in Myanmar and Sri Lanka have taught lessons to the company. “The discussions with the associates and civil society community would help the company in improving its tools to prevent circulation of misinformation,” director added.

8) Answer: c)

(D) “With effect from 1 February, 2019 the minimum quarterly average balance in Baroda advantage savings account will be updated,” Bank of Baroda (BoB) said in a tweet.

(A) For metro, urban and semi-urban branches, the bank has doubled the minimum quarterly average balance.

(E)However, there is no change for such accounts in its rural branches.

(C)Till now, the customers had to maintain Rs 500 in their Baroda advantage savings accounts in semi-urban branches, urban and metro branches.

(B)The minimum quarterly average balance for BoBadvantage savings accounts for urban and metro branches will be increased from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 from 1 February 2019 and for semi-urban branches, the minimum balance will be Rs 1,000.

This passage is about the minimum quarterly average balance in Baroda advantage savings account. According to the passage, the minimum quarterly average balance in Baroda advantage savings account will be revised with effect from 1 February, 2019, Bank of Baroda said in a statement. Minimum quarterly average balance has been doubled for metro, urban and semi-urban branches. In its rural branches, no changes will be implemented for such accounts. Till now, the minimum quarterly average balance in Baroda advantage savings account was Rs 500 which customers had to maintain.

9) Answer: b)

(B)India’s largest carmakerMaruti Suzuki has announced a price hike of up to Rs 10,000, owing to the adverse impact of increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates.

(D)The cost of company’s vehicles has been impacted adversely due to increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates,” Maruti Suzuki India said in a regulatory filing last month.

(A)“Hence, it has become imperative for the company to pass on some impact of the above additional cost to customers through a price increase across various models in January 2019,” the statement said.

(E)Currently, Maruti Suzuki cars start from the entry-level Alto 800 to the premium crossover S-Cross priced between ₹2.53 lakh and ₹11.45 lakh.

(C)Earlier, Toyota Kirloskar Motor had announced that it would increase prices of vehicles across models by up to 4% from 1 January 2019.

This passage is about increase in the price of cars. According to the passage, due to the adverse impact of increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates, India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has announced a price hike of up to Rs 10,000. The company said in a statement that the increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates have impacted adversely on cost of vehicles. “Therefore

it has become essential for the company to pass on some impact of the additional cost to customers through a price increase across various models in January 2019,” it added. Currently, Maruti Suzuki carscome in price rangefrom₹2.53 lakh to₹11.45 lakh.

10) Answer: d)

(C)India was an agriculture-based country and majority of the population was living in the rural areas and depended on agriculture for a living.

(A)For a nation to progress, apart from agriculture, development of small-scale, medium scale and large scale enterprises were also essential.

(D)This resulted in setting up the Small Industries Development Bank of India in the country.

(B)SIDBI acts as the Principal Financial Institution for Promotion, Financing and Development of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector in the country.

(E)The MSME sector, the focused business domain for SIDBI, has been an important pillar of the Indian Economy.

This passage is about the Small Industrial Development Bank of India. According to the passage, majority of Indian population was living is rural areas and depended on agricultural activities for livelihood. But for the proper development of the country,development of small-scale, medium scale and large scale enterprises was also essential.  Due to this reason Small Industrial Development Bank of India(SIDBI) came into existence. SIDBI plays the role of Principal Financial Institution and helps in promoting, financing and developing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector in the country.

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