Miscellaneous Questions for SBI PO/Clerk, IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC, Insurance and others

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Directions (1-2): In the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your answer.

Column (1)
(A) Captain Ahab was an intrepid captain whose
(B) Shankar says the most inept things such as
(C)The man’s driver’s license was nullified after his tenth car accident

Column (2)
(D) which meant he would never be allowed to fly to abroad.
(E) reckless and fearless style ultimately lead to his downfall.
(F) telling a girl he liked that she was much prettier when she wore makeup.

(a) A-F, C-E and B-D
(b) A-E
(c) A-E and B-F
(d) C-D
(e) None of these

Column (1)
(A) Many golf courses are designed with great care
(B) The servile waiter did not give the couple a moment’s peace all through the meal
(C) The mayor’s constituents are no longer

Column (2)
(D) happy with her performance and plan
(E) every year, he set a new all-time record
(F) so the chief of police did everything he could to repudiate the rumors.

(a) A-F, C-E and B-D
(b) A-E
(c) A-E and B-F
(d) C-D
(e) None of these

Directions (3-4): In the following question, the sentence given with blanks to be filled in with appropriate words. Select the correct alternative out of the five and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Q3. Air pollution in Delhi is being recognised as one of the biggest public policy challenges India has faced in recent times. Everybody agrees that there is need for __________  action and immediate intervention. However, we see few signs of such an intervention on the ground. The primary reason for our inability to respond swiftly and in a coordinated manner is the multiplicity of actors involved and the lack of __________on roles.

(a) crucial, obscurity
(b) instant, importance
(c) drastic, clarity
(d) extreme, ambiguity
(e) harsh, equivoque

Q4. The Russian cyberattack has been_____________   as the most destructive and costly in history”. It is hard not to wonder whether the Kremlin has outlived its utility in relation to the White House. If not a faint echo of the Cold War, the climate is frosty again. This is the quirky ___________  to geopolitics.

(a) destined, commencement
(b) accused, abrogation
(c) compelled, reversal
(d) condemned, facet
(e) detested, denouement

Q5. In the following sentences, a phrase is given in bold. There might or might not be a grammatical error(s). Given below are the options which might correct the incorrect phrase. Find out the most appropriate option which can make the sentence grammatically correct. If there is No correction required in the highlighted phrases, choose (e) as you answer.

Q5. Many hostels restricts the number of day-scholar who could come inside the premises.
(a) restricts the number of day-scholar
(b) restriction for number of day-scholars
(c) restricted the number for day-scholars
(d) restricts number of day-scholars
(e) No correction required


S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. Option (c) is the most suitable choice to be selected as the answer.
Intrepid– fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).
Inept– having or showing no skill; clumsy
C-E can’t be true as nullifying someone’s driving license has nothing to do with someone flying abroad or anywhere. Hence option (c) is the correct answer choice.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. Option (d) is the most suitable choice to be selected as the answer.
Servile– having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others
Repudiate– refuse to accept; reject
None of the other given pair make any sense except C and D.
Hence option (d) is the correct answer choice.

S3: C
Drastic and clarity are the correct words.

S4: D
Condemned and facet are the correct words.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol.  the correct phrase that should replace the highlighted part is the option 3, which indicates the action of past, and this is the most viable option to choose.


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