19th May: English Practice Quiz for NIACL and SBI PO Mains

Mentor for Bank Exams
English Practice Quiz for NIACL and SBI PO Mains
Directions (1 – 10): Choose the appropriate phrase/connector/conjunction from the given three options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences I and II which are given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.
1. I. There was a meteor shower in space. 
II. The crew did not know how to avoid the meteors.
(i) And
(ii) Since
(iii) But
a) (i), (ii) & (iii)
b) Only (iii)
c) Only (ii)
d) (ii) & (iii)
e) Only (i)
2. I. Rabbits make good pets.
II. They don’t make too much noise and they are clean.
(i) For
(ii) Because
(iii) So
a) (ii) & (iii)
b) Only (iii)
c) Only (ii)
d) Only (i)
e) (i), (ii) and (iii)
3. I. Manufacturers once took advantage of Hartford's access to the Connecticut River.
II. They also enjoyed Hartford's well-educated workforce.
(i) And
(ii) Or else
(iii) Yet
a) (i), (ii) & (iii)
b) (i) & (ii)
c) Only (i)
d) (ii) & (iii)
e) Only (iii)
4. I. Mithun’s car didn’t start this morning.
II. He got a jump start from his neighbor and was able to make it to his appointment on time.
(i) However
(ii) Because
(iii) So that
a) (i) & (ii)
b) Only (ii)
c) (i), (ii) and (iii)
d) Only (iii)
e) Only (i)
5. I. Pooja seems to be a workaholic.
II. She spent the holiday in her office finishing the report.
(i) In fact
(ii) After all
(iii) Nevertheless
a) Only (i)
b) (i) & (ii)
c) Only (ii)
d) (ii) & (iii)
e) (i), (ii) & (iii)
6. I. Veni carefully reviewed the credit cards offers she had received this month.
II. She chose the one with the best terms and completed the application.
(i) Otherwise
(ii) Then
(iii) Even though
a) (i) & (ii)
b) Only (iii)
c) (i), (ii) and (iii)
d) (ii) & (iii)
e) Only (ii)
7. I. Abhimanyu worked in sales for five years, and he worked another three in accounting.
II. He is eligible for a management position.
(i) In addition
(ii) Therefore
(iii) According to
a) (i) & (ii)
b) Only (iii)
c) Only (i)
d) Only (ii)
e) (ii) and (iii)
8. I. Akil’s wife was due to give birth to their first child in the next several days.
II. He still worked overtime.
(i) But
(ii) While
(iii) As soon as
a) (i), (ii) & (iii)
b) (i) & (ii)
c) Only (i)
d) Only (ii)
e) Only (iii)
9. I. The last storm to come through the area ripped some of the siding off George’s garage.
II. He visited the hardware store and invested in storm-proofing materials.
(i) If
(ii) So
(iii) Because
a) (i) & (iii)
b) Only (ii)
c) Only (i)
d) Only (iii)
e) (i), (ii) and (iii)
10. I. Plans for renovating downtown into an upscale shopping center were finalized.
II. Discussions began on budgeting city funds for the project.
(i) Consequently
(ii) Therefore
(iii) Unless
a) (i) & (ii)
b) Only (ii)
c) (i) & (iii)
d) Only (iii)
e) (i), (ii) and (iii)
Answers:
1. b) There was a meteor shower in space, but the crew did not know how to avoid the meteors.
2. d) Rabbits make good pets, for they don’t make too much noise and they are clean.
3. c) Manufacturers once took advantage of Hartford's access to the Connecticut River and the city's well-educated workforce.
4. e) Mithun’s car didn’t start this morning; however, he got a jump start from his neighbor and was able to make it to his appointment on time.
5. a) Pooja seems to be a workaholic; in fact, she spent the holiday in her office finishing the report.
6. e) Veni carefully reviewed the credit cards offers she had received this month; then, she chose the one with the best terms and completed the application.
7. d) Abhimanyu worked in sales for five years, and he worked another three in accounting; therefore, he is eligible for a management position.
8. c) Akil’s wife was due to give birth to their first child in the next several days, but he still worked overtime.
9. b) The last storm to come through the area ripped some of the siding off George’s garage, so he visited the hardware store and invested in storm-proofing materials.
10. a) Plans for renovating downtown into an upscale shopping center were finalized; therefore discussions began on budgeting city funds for the project.
(Or)
Plans for renovating downtown into an upscale shopping center were finalized; consequently discussions began on budgeting city funds for the project.