Tips to Attempt English Section Wisely in SBI PO Prelims 2019 (Day-1)

SBI PO preliminary examination is around the corner and students must have started their preparation immediately after the release of its notification. This year there are a few changes introduced in mains examination but there is no major change in prelims. Students get aghast when it comes to English section but the new change in pattern as the introduction of sectional timing gives a huge relief.

There are some important topics to be covered in English section:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Error spotting
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence correction
  • Phrase replacement

Aspirants will have 20 minutes to solve the 30 questions of English section. This section is considered a tough section when we talk about the SBI Exams. One must attempt those questions in which they are sure about and making random guesses will not help you in this section. Avoid guessing answers and attempt questions with utmost accuracy.

Tips to attempt the English section:

  • Fortify your basics and attend mock tests on daily basis. Analyze the complete question paper before answering a question. Prioritize the questions which you have to attempt and which one to skip.
  • Stumbling upon a single question will consume a lot of time, so be heedful while selecting a question which you decide to attend.
  • Analyze the strong and weak areas and work on them accordingly, hone your weak area to ace the competition.
  • Taking a small step every day is better than staying where you are. So, attempt daily quizzes and mock tests to increase your score.

Prepare with the expert faculty of IBPS guide to crack SBI PO, we are here to provide you new pattern questions on English section every Friday.

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences each. In the first column A,B,C and in the second column D,E,F.A sentence in the first column may or may not connect to the sentence in the second column. Identify the correct matching pair and mark your answer.

1)

a) A-E

b) C-F

c) B-D, A-E

d) B-F, C-D

e) None of these

1) Answer:  c)

B-D: They said voting for any political party or candidate was of no use, as problems of the colony have not been solved for years.

A-E: While addressing an election rally at Coimbatore’s Thondamuthur on Thursday, the DMK leader had alleged that AIADMK minister Velumani has allotted government contracts to his own family members and friends.

2)

a) A-E

b) C-F

c) B-E

d) B-D, C-E

e) None of these

2) Answer:  d)

B-D: The shipments of 4G devices surpassed 200 million units in India in 2018, growing by 50% from 2017, and securing a market share of 64%, a report by CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Thursday.

C-E:  We will be testing different options in select countries where members can, for example, watch Netflix on their mobile device for a lower price and subscribe in shorter increments of time.

3)

a) A-F,C-E

b) C-F

c) B-E

d) B-D, C-E

e) None of these

3) Answer:  a)

A-F: Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced their separation in January and posted Twitter messages on Thursday revealing the divorce settlement.

C-E: The mechanism makes a loud noise and rattles a pilot’s control column to warn of an impending aerodynamic stall.

4) 

a) A-F,C-E

b) C-F

c) A-D

d) B-D, C-E

e) None of these

4) Answer:  c)

A-D: As national spokesperson of the All India Petroleum Dealers Association, he is now well-versed with handling bytes and bits, for all forms of popular media consumed in the country.

5)

a) A-F,C-E

b) C-E

c) A-D

d) B-D, C-E

e) None of these

5) Answer:  b)

C-E: It sets a target without a realistic road map, proposes a city-based approach that downplays regional effects, and adopts a something-for-everyone approach rather than prioritizing action.

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