English Quizzes For SBI PO Offers 2022- 24th November | Rare Techy
Guide (1-5): Read each sentence to see if it contains a grammatical error. The error, if any, will be part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore punctuation errors, if any.)
It’s true (1)/ I saw (2)/ Illusionist (3)/ at my friend’s house. (4)/ Without Error. (5)
The life of the blind (1)/ is really bad (2)/ because they cannot see (3)/ what is happening around them. (4)/ Without Error. (5)
Each of the students (a)/ whom I have chosen to participate (b)/ in the cultural programs that will be held (c)/ at the town hall, up to the mark (d)/ No Error (e)
Teachers face (a)/ the same problems in their daily life (b)/ as ordinary people (c)/ of our society. (d)/ No error (e)
He not only (a)/ comes here to buy but also to (b)/ look at (c)/ the very beautiful shopkeeper’s daughter (d)/ No error. (is)
Rules (6-15): The following section contains blanks, each of which is numbered. These numbers are printed below the section and against each, five words/phrases are suggested, one of which best fits the gap. Find the appropriate word/phrase in each case.
that one …(6)… India is not shown as an economic powerhouse …(7)… The quality of life enjoyed by its 1.2 billion citizens according to the Human Development Index …(8)… India is very low among 182 countries.
In our performance world, measurement problems have arisen …(9)… the importance of what we measure affects what we do. In fact, the French president created an international commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Development for his cause. …(10)… and others with the current state of statistical information about the economy and society.
The big question concerns …(11)… Gross Domestic Product (GDP) provides a good measure of living standards. In many cases GDP statistics appear …(12)… that the economy is much better than most citizens realize.
Furthermore, the focus on GDP creates contradictions – while political leaders are told to maximize it, citizens demand that …(13)… to increase safety, reduce air, water and noise pollution, this should actually be given …(14)… GDP growth.
Statistics are …(15)… sum up what’s going on in our complex society, so obviously we can’t reduce everything to one number-GDP.
(a) acquisition (b) understanding (c) conversion
(d) title (e) tax
(a) quality (b) spirit (c) span
(d) joy (e) loss
(a) scoring (b) qualifying (c) consideration
(d) sort (e) count
(a) big (b) meaningless (c) small
(d) substantially (e) immovable
(a) faith (b) faith (c) disbelief
(d) agreement (e) obedience
(a) as long as (b) because (c) lives
(d) whether (e) that
(a) suggest (b) think (c) point
(d) check (e) suggest
(a) respect (b) debt (c) attention
(d) expenses (e) compensation
(a) less (b) reach (c) decrease
(d) to shrink (e) to open
(a) challenging (b) explaining (c) revealing
(d) the purpose of (e) delivery
S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. Instead of “one of my friend’s house” use “one of my friend’s house” as after “one of” if two nouns are used then we represent the possession or ownership of one of these nouns by using ‘of’ and not s . ‘.
S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Use “Blind life” instead of “Blind life” because in the case of The+ Adjective in the Plural Noun scenario we don’t use s’ because we use the prefix ‘of’ to indicate the relationship.
Example- Hobbies of the rich.
S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Use ‘e’ instead of ‘he’, as after ‘each of’ we always use a singular verb.
S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. Use ‘does’ instead of ‘does’ because the subject of ‘an ordinary person’ is 3rd person.
S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. “Not only” should be used before purchase as “but” is used before “to have”.
S6. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Perception’ is ‘the way something is seen’.
S7. Ans. (a)
S8. Ans. (d)
S9. Ans. (a)
Sol. Of these adjectives, big, small and intransitive, the last two have negative meanings which are not wanted here. Hence, option (a).
S10. Ans. (c)
Sol. Here, a negative meaning work is required.
S11. Ans. (d)
S13. Ans. (c)
S14. Ans. (a); ‘Decreasing’ is ‘gradually shrinking or weakening (in itself)’ ‘Decreasing’ means ‘shrinking or weakening’.
S15. Ans. (d)