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Practice set 1 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers, Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020

Practice set 1 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers,  Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020


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Tackling English section with wits can give you an edge over other students. And English is all about practice, so to make your job easier,we have come up with a series of ” TOPICWISE PRACTICE SETS” comprising ‘500 QUESTIONS ‘. In this “PRACTICE SET 1 ” we have provided 10 practice questions from ERROR DETECTION,PHRASE REPLACEMENT, FILLERS (new pattern)’ with detailed solution


🔷Practice set 1 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers,  Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020

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 which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct
sentence. Choose the pair(s) which make(s) a grammatically meaningful sentence.


Q1.  
Column (1)
(A) The rumors of water shortage
(B) The body of camera makes it
(C) There was no caretaker


Column (2)
(D) Highly resistant for outdoor use.
(E) Turned out to be false.
(F) The key stakeholders in the economy


(a) C-F and A-D
(b) B-F
(c) A-F
(d) C-E
(e) B-D and A-E


Q2.
 Column (1)
(A) As the rain water began to collect in pools on the highway
(B) For years, Argentina would dominate in World Cup qualifying matches
(C) Many have accused Hitesh of being a quiet misogynist


Column (2)
(D) One of the European countries during the late stages of the tournament
(E) Recently unearthed letters argue against this belief
(F) It began to hamper the flow of traffic
(a) C-F
(b) B-F
(c) A-F
(d) C-E
(e) None of these




Directions (3-6): In each of the
sentences below, there are 4 words
highlighted in bold which may be
exchanged to form a meaningful and
coherent sentence. Choose the
options for the same. If no exchange
is required, choose option E) as your
answer.


3) India on Thursday said Pakistan is (1) nervous over India’s steps in Jammu
and Kashmir and (2) asserted that
Islamabad thinks it will not be able to (3) development people if there is (4)
mislead in that region.


A) 1-2, 3-4
B) 2-3
C) 3-4
D) 1-4, 2-3
E) No exchange required


4) Ministry of External Affairs (1)
spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said steps
have been taken (2) worked in mind the
best interests of Jammu and
Kashmir. He (3) asserted Pakistan’s
efforts to link peace deal with Kashmir
issue have not (4) keeping.


A) 1-2, 3-4
B) 2-4
C) 3-1
D) 1-4, 2-3
E) No exchange required


5) When we are (1) trash, we have
objects that are (2) die with love. It could
be a favourite pen, dress or book; but
when we (3) steeped, it becomes (4)
alive.


A) 1-2, 3-4
B) 2-4
C) 3-1
D) 1-4, 2-3
E) No exchange required


6) Sheetal (1) inspired these papers with
her own (2) imagination. Reading many
pages of a gardening journal (3)
juxtaposes her to do a (4) narrative of
three works.


A) 1-2, 3-4
B) 2-4
C) 3-1
D) 1-4, 2-3
E) No exchange required



Direction (7-10): Each question
below contains of a statement with a
blank in each statement followed by
four options. Choose the option that
can fill the blanks and mark it as your
answer.


7. Commerce and Industry Minister was
trolled on the internet over an apparent
_________ in explaining that achieving
the target of nearly doubling the size of
the economy to $5 trillion should not be
looked through the prism of maths.
A) Situation
B) Error
C) Gaffe
D) Both b and c
E) None of these



8) Boys are encouraged ____ and outgoing,  girls are encouraged to be homebound and shy.


A) be tough
B) be tougher
C) to be tough
D) to be toughed
E) to have been tough

9) I would always help someone, If they really ____ it. 

a) have needed
b) had needed
c) needed
d) would need
e) will need

10) They work only when they are _____ by other enabling changes, each of which addresses key elements of the poverty syndrome in India.
A)Caught
B)Feared
C)discouraged
D)accompanied
E)Covet



Solutions-



1) (e)
B-D : The body of camera makes it highly resistant for outdoor use.
A-E : The rumors of water shortage turned out to be false.


2) (c)
Only sentence (A) and (F) makes a perfect match. Word ‘highway’ and ‘traffic’ give us a clue. 
None of the two sentences makes the meaningful coherent sense. Had the sentence C and E been connected with
‘but’ it would be a possible match. Hence option (c) is the correct answer choice.



3) C
The correct form of the sentence should
be: India on Thursday said Pakistan is
nervous over India’s steps in Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that Islamabad thinks it will not be able to mislead people if there is development in that region.



4) B
The correct form of the sentence should
be: Ministry of External Affairs’
spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said steps
have been taken keeping in mind the best
interests of Jammu and Kashmir. He
asserted Pakistan’s efforts to link peace
deal with Kashmir issue have not worked.


5) D
The correct form of the sentence should
be: When we are alive, we have objects
that are steeped with love. It could be a
favourite pen, dress or book; but when we
die, it becomes trash.


6)  C
The correct form of the sentence should
be: Sheetal juxtaposes these papers with her own imagination. Reading many pages of a gardening journal inspired her to do a narrative of three works.
Juxtapose – to place side by side for comparison 




7) D
Gaffe – mistake, error

8) C
To be tough

9) C
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10)A

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