Sunday, 1 May 2016

English Quiz for SBI Clerk 2016

Directions(Q 1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B),(C),(D),(E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answers the questions given below them.

(A) India’s economic growth in the last four years has largely been driven by the contribution from IT sector.
(B) Apart from Bengaluru, cities like Mysore, Mangaluru and Hubli have contributed significantly.
(C) Tier II and III cities in India are no more dependent on the traditional tools to run business.
(D) Technology has increasingly made its way into small towns and cities and intervened in the conventional ways of doing business.
(E) A report by Nowfloat and Zinnov revealed that 90 percent of small businesses in India are adopting smart technologies for their business.
(F) Karnataka stood first among the States in India, with a $11.6-billion software export in 2006-07. 

1. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) D
3) C
4) D
5) E

2. Which of the following would be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) F

3. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) D
3) C
4) D
5) E

4. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) D
3) C
4) D
5) E

5. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) D
3) C
4) D
5) E

Directions (Q. 6–10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error' the answer is 5).

6. The emergency in many (1)/ districts are visible from several distant areas (2)/, as forests continue to burn (3)/, 10 days after the first fires were seen (4)/.

7. Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel stressed (1)/ the fact that (2)/ the money taken by the leaders was (3)/ ‘bribe’ and not donation (4)/.

8. For the past one week (1)/ people had stop working (2)/ out of their houses (3)/ fearing a sudden attack (4)/.

9. Coal mines constitute (1)/ a major percentage of the (2)/ source which cause damage (3)/ on the environment (4)/.

10. The villagers say (1)/ the number of Shiva lingams will be (2)/ more if the ones on (3)/ the ponds’ embankments, bamboo gardens and agriculture fields are added to(4)/ the list.

Answers:
(1-5): CDEAFB
1: C
2: B
3: D
4: E
5: F
6:  2, is in place of are
7:  3, were in place of was
8:  2, stopped in place of stop
9:  4, 'to the environment' in place of 'on the environment'
10:5, No Error

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