SBI PO Prelims 2022: English Language Quiz 4

SBI PO Prelims 2022: English Language

The most important topic in competitive exams is the English language section. It can be easy to score in English language subjects if the candidate has a good grasp of the English language and strong vocabulary. In this article, we have come up with the SBI PO 2022 English Language Quiz to enhance your preparation. A detailed explanation of each will be provided in this SBI PO 2022 English Language Quiz. All types of Questions for prelims and mains are included in this SBI PO 2022 English Language Quiz. This SBI PO 2022 English Language Quiz is completely FREE.

Directions (1-5): In the following passage, some blanks are given. Against each blank a number is assigned. For each blank four alternatives are provided. You have to choose the appropriate alternative for each blank. If none of the given alternatives fit the given blank, then choose option (e), ‘None of these’ as your answer.

 

A report titled India 2030 – Exploring the Future, by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India and global property consultant CBRE has said that India’s _____(1)_______ is urban, but the transition will not be easy. The report is in line with what the _______(2)_______ data have been showing. According to the 1901 census, the population in urban areas was 11.4%. This _______(3)_______ to 28.53% (2001 census) and 31.16% (2011 census). The urbanisation process will not be without its own set of challenges in India’s cities: Poverty, lack of affordable housing, traffic congestion and overcrowding, environmental degradation, and air pollution.

However, this is also a/an _______(4)________ for the country to design a fresh and proactive approach to mitigate the strains that will develop as cities expand, and to maximise the potential economic opportunity that well-managed cities can offer. This is because the choices that India makes to manage the process of _______(5)______ will have profound consequences for its people and economic future. For starters, India must end the debate whether urbanisation is a positive or negative phenomenon, and whether the future lies in its villages and cities. This, as a McKinsey report on urbanisation says correctly, is a false dichotomy because villages and cities are interdependent and symbiotic.

(a) exaggeration

(b) future

(c) consensus

(d) freedom

(e) None of these.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. From the given options, only option (b) fits the given blank to make a contextually meaningful sentence. As the phrase following the blank mentions ‘transition, we can get the hint of something that is about to happen. Hence, the correct answer choice is option (b)

Consensus means a general agreement.

(a) joining

(b) excluding

(c) adjoined

(d) census

(e) None of these.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp. Taking hint from the next line in which it is mentioned, ‘According to the 1901 census’ it can be seen that the appropriate filler for the given blank would be ‘census’ because given sentence is talking about the report which is in accordance with census data of 1901. Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (d).

(a) diverted

(b) reduced

(c) increased

(d) climbing

(e) None of these.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Exp. To get to the required answer refer to the percentage of the urban population, earlier it was 11.4% and now it is 28.53%. So, the appropriate filler would be ‘increased’, also, ‘climbing’ would make the given sentence grammatically incorrect. Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (c)

(a) opportunity

(b) bane

(c) challenge

(d) reversion

(e) None of these.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. a

Exp. Going through the whole passage it can be seen that the first paragraph is discussing about the challenges to be faced by India. Also, taking hint from the use of ‘However’ which is used at the beginning of the contrasting statement it can be clearly seen that the appropriate filler for the given blank would be ‘opportunity’. Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (a)

(a) creation

(b) divestment

(c) management

(d) urbanisation

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp. Going through the given sentence it can be seen that given sentence is talking about the choices and its consequences. Also, taking hint from the next line in the passage which is discussing about the abolition of the debate about Urbanisation. So, the correct filler for the given blank would be ‘urbanisation’. Hence, the correct answer choice for the given blank would be option (d)

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The US President has also hinted that at some point India, Iran, Russia and Turkey will have to come together to contribute in the war against terrorism in Afghanistan.

(B) President Donald Trump has indicated a shift in its Afghanistan policy by announcing that the US will always have “somebody there”.

(C) All these remarks have come at a time when the US is negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, using Pakistan’s mediation.

(D) Trump now says US forces will not completely withdraw from Afghanistan, even as ending America’s longest war was one of his campaign promises in the last presidential elections.

(E) The dynamic emerging from the region, after partial withdrawal of US troops, will demand new thinking among policy makers in New Delhi. [/su_spoiler]

 

  1. What should be the Last sentence of the sequence?

(a) D

(b) E

(c) B

(d) A

(e) C

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. Going through the given sentences, it can be seen that (A) and (C) cannot be the first sentence in the arrangement because of the use of ‘also’ and ‘all these’ from which it can be implied that there must be some sentence before them. Also, (D) cannot be the first sentence because of the use of ‘now’ from which we can infer that Mr. Trump must have made some statement earlier. So, from the remaining two (B) will be the first sentence in arrangement because in sentence (E) there is mention of ‘partial withdrawal’ which is discussed in sentence (D). Now the second sentence in the arrangement will be (D) because in the first sentence there is mention of shift in Afghanistan policy of US and that shift is highlighted in (D). Next in the arrangement will be (A) as can be seen from the use of ‘also’ which means it is adding further information to the proposed changes of US policy, this then will be followed by (C) as can be seen from the use of ‘all these remarks’ which are mentioned in preceding sentences. Last sentence in the arrangement will be (E) which is discussing about the appropriate course of action which New Delhi should take due to these changes in the region. So, the correct arrangement will be BDACE. Hence, the correct answer choice is (b)

  1. What should be the FOURTH sentence of the final sequence?

(a) E

(b) C

(c) B

(d) F

(e) A

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. Going through the given sentences, it can be seen that (A) and (C) cannot be the first sentence in the arrangement because of the use of ‘also’ and ‘all these’ from which it can be implied that there must be some sentence before them. Also, (D) cannot be the first sentence because of the use of ‘now’ from which we can infer that Mr. Trump must have made some statement earlier. So, from the remaining two (B) will be the first sentence in arrangement because in sentence (E) there is mention of ‘partial withdrawal’ which is discussed in sentence (D). Now the second sentence in the arrangement will be (D) because in the first sentence there is mention of shift in Afghanistan policy of US and that shift is highlighted in (D). Next in the arrangement will be (A) as can be seen from the use of ‘also’ which means it is adding further information to the proposed changes of US policy, this then will be followed by (C) as can be seen from the use of ‘all these remarks’ which are mentioned in preceding sentences. Last sentence in the arrangement will be (E) which is discussing about the appropriate course of action which New Delhi should take due to these changes in the region. So, the correct arrangement will be BDACE. Hence, the correct answer choice is (b)

  1. What should be the FIRST sentence of the final sequence?

(a) E

(b) D

(c) B

(d) F

(e) A

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Exp. Going through the given sentences, it can be seen that (A) and (C) cannot be the first sentence in the arrangement because of the use of ‘also’ and ‘all these’ from which it can be implied that there must be some sentence before them. Also, (D) cannot be the first sentence because of the use of ‘now’ from which we can infer that Mr. Trump must have made some statement earlier. So, from the remaining two (B) will be the first sentence in arrangement because in sentence (E) there is mention of ‘partial withdrawal’ which is discussed in sentence (D). Now the second sentence in the arrangement will be (D) because in the first sentence there is mention of shift in Afghanistan policy of US and that shift is highlighted in (D). Next in the arrangement will be (A) as can be seen from the use of ‘also’ which means it is adding further information to the proposed changes of US policy, this then will be followed by (C) as can be seen from the use of ‘all these remarks’ which are mentioned in preceding sentences. Last sentence in the arrangement will be (E) which is discussing about the appropriate course of action which New Delhi should take due to these changes in the region. So, the correct arrangement will be BDACE. Hence, the correct answer choice is (c)

 

  1. What should be the SECOND sentence of the sequence?

(a) E

(b) D

(c) B

(d) F

(e) A

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. Going through the given sentences, it can be seen that (A) and (C) cannot be the first sentence in the arrangement because of the use of ‘also’ and ‘all these’ from which it can be implied that there must be some sentence before them. Also, (D) cannot be the first sentence because of the use of ‘now’ from which we can infer that Mr. Trump must have made some statement earlier. So, from the remaining two (B) will be the first sentence in arrangement because in sentence (E) there is mention of ‘partial withdrawal’ which is discussed in sentence (D). Now the second sentence in the arrangement will be (D) because in the first sentence there is mention of shift in Afghanistan policy of US and that shift is highlighted in (D). Next in the arrangement will be (A) as can be seen from the use of ‘also’ which means it is adding further information to the proposed changes of US policy, this then will be followed by (C) as can be seen from the use of ‘all these remarks’ which are mentioned in preceding sentences. Last sentence in the arrangement will be (E) which is discussing about the appropriate course of action which New Delhi should take due to these changes in the region. So, the correct arrangement will be BDACE. Hence, the correct answer choice is (b)

  1. What should be the THIRD sentence of the sequence?

(a) E

(b) D

(c) B

(d) F

(e) A

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp. Going through the given sentences, it can be seen that (A) and (C) cannot be the first sentence in the arrangement because of the use of ‘also’ and ‘all these’ from which it can be implied that there must be some sentence before them. Also, (D) cannot be the first sentence because of the use of ‘now’ from which we can infer that Mr. Trump must have made some statement earlier. So, from the remaining two (B) will be the first sentence in arrangement because in sentence (E) there is mention of ‘partial withdrawal’ which is discussed in sentence (D). Now the second sentence in the arrangement will be (D) because in the first sentence there is mention of shift in Afghanistan policy of US and that shift is highlighted in (D). Next in the arrangement will be (A) as can be seen from the use of ‘also’ which means it is adding further information to the proposed changes of US policy, this then will be followed by (C) as can be seen from the use of ‘all these remarks’ which are mentioned in preceding sentences. Last sentence in the arrangement will be (E) which is discussing about the appropriate course of action which New Delhi should take due to these changes in the region. So, the correct arrangement will be BDACE. Hence, the correct answer choice is (e).

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