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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Solved Questions SBI Clerk 2012 (English): Part 2

Direction(16-20) : Each sentence below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
16. The students ____ not reach on time ___ of the transport strike.
(1) can - as
(2) could - because
(3) may - account
(4) will - despite
(5) should - for

17. They were _____ to vacate that house as ____ as possible.
(1) asked - soon
(2) ordered - easy
(3) shown - early
(4) told - later
(5) found - fast

18. The teacher _____ the concept by ____ practical examples.
(1) showed - telling
(2) gave - speaking
(3) liked - citing
(4) found - looking
(5) explained - quoting

19. The manager told us _____ Ramesh was very anxious ______ the meeting.
(1) about - in
(2) that - before
(3) like - during
(4) the - for
(5) said - after

20. She did not tell ____ that she ____ attended the party.
(1) someone - have
(2) no one - has
(3) him - not
(4) her - can
(5) anyone - had
Direction(21-25) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic 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'. (Ignore errors of punctuation if any.)

21. The shepherd counted / his sheep and found / that one of / them is missing. 
                 (1)                                    (2)                       (3)              (4) 
No Error
     (5)

22. The teacher were / impressed by her performance / and asked her to /
                    (1)                               (2)                                 (3)
participate in the competition.    No Error
                   (4)                            (5)

23. She asked her / son for help her /find a place to bury / the gold ornaments.
              (1)                      (2)                   (3)                            (4)
No Error
   (5)

24. The painter was / ask to paint a / picture of the king, / sifting on his throne.
                (1)                  (2)                      (3)                              (4)
No Error
   (5)

25. The story was / about how an / intelligent man had saving / himself from being robbed.
               (1)                 (2)                          (3)                                      (4)
No Error
    (5)
 
Direction(26-30) : Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct? ff the sentence is correct as it is and `No correction is required', mark (5) as the answer.
26. They are yet to decided about buying the new furniture.
(1) still decide
(2) yet to decision
(3) yet to decide
(4) still decided
(5) No correction required

23. Rohan's mother was feed up of his laziness.
(1) fed up in
(2) fed off
(3) feeds up of
(4) fed up of
(5) No correction required

28. She was just looking outside the window when a beautiful bird caught the eye.
(1) catch the eye
(2) eye catching
(3) caught her eye
(4) catch her eyes
(5) No correction required

29. They sent out the invitations last evening.
(1) send out
(2) sending out
(3) sent at
(4) sending in
(5) No correction required

30. He had to bear the brunt of his father's mistakes.
(1) bear the burnt
(2) bear the burns
(3) bear a brunt
(4) bear and burn
(5) No correction required

Answers

16. (2) 17. (1) 18. (5) 19. (2) 20. (5) 21. (5) 22. (1) 23. (2) 24. (2) 25. (3) 26. (3) 27. (4) 28. (5) 29. (5) 30. (2)
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