IBPS CLERK Mains 2018 – 10 Days Study Planner – English -Day 10
IBPS CLERK Mains 2018 – 10 Days Study Planner – English -Day 10
Dear Bankersdaily Aspirants,
IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 is coming fast than you think and there are only less days to make your preparation fruitful. The preparation strategy must be fixed in such a way that the actual ones will help to score more marks in the IBPS CLERK mains Exam 2018.
The IBSP CLERK Mains Exam 2018 is scheduled to happen on 20th December 2019.
The key to score more marks lies in scoring in the General Awareness, banking Awareness and English Section. So, one needs to be preparing in such a way that, the aspirant must get maximum marks in the above said section. Practising is the key to score in these topics and aspirants must read at least 6 months Current Affairs to crack the General Awareness Section and Banking Awareness Section.
We have started the IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 – Planner where we are providing practice questions from the above topics which will help the aspirants to increase the solving ability and to learn new questions.
We have also included the New pattern Questions which have been asked in the recent exams like SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB Assistant and others. This will assist the aspirants in analyzing the type of questions and to know the nuances of attending the Different type of questions.
- Section : English Language
- Total Questions: 20
- Total Timing: 15 Minutes
D.1-5) Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A) But in India, insurance is all about the return of money and the internal rate of return.
B) However, according to Ms. Malhotra, the nature of the insurance market in India is also changing with younger people becoming more aware of the need for protection.
C) The insurance market in India is an anomaly in the world.
D) Ms. Malhotra also added, “People are starting to buy these products as soon as they get employed. There’s a sense of responsibility about the self”.
E) The primary purpose of life insurance is to make sure all lives are insured.
F) “People are recognising to take protection products at earlier ages so the median age of consumption of term [insurance] is somewhat coming down,” she also said.
Q.1) Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
Q.2) Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
Q.3) Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
Q.4) Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
Q.5) Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
A) According to the latest World Bank data India became the sixth largest economy with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of USD 2.59 trillion, relegating France to the seventh position.
B) However today 7-8 per cent of economic growth is the norm.
C) In 2017, India has emerged as the sixth largest economy globally, surpassing France.
D) In the first 40 years of independence, the country hardly grew at 3.5 per cent.
E) He also said that the Indian economy can be expected to be a USD 10 trillion economy by 2030.
F) According to Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg the Indian economy is at a “take off” stage.
Q.6) Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
Q.7) Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
Q.8) Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
Q.9) Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
Q.10) Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
D.11-20): Each of the following questions has five sentences. The order of the sentences (A, B, C, D and E) is to be assessed in a logical way and the sequence (a, b, c, d and e) is to be marked as the answer.
Q.11) A) The inflation in the primary article components of the index was not due to food price inflation, which accelerated only marginally.
B) Inflation in the primary articles component of the Index quickened to 5.3% in June from 3.16% in May.
C) The crude petroleum and natural gas segment saw inflation surging to 48.7% in June from 26.9% in the previous month.
D) Instead, the real push upwards in wholesale inflation came from the crude petroleum and natural gas segment.
E) Similarly, the fuel and power segment saw inflation quicken to 16.2% from 11.2% over the same period
Q.12) A) The flag was subsequently retained as that of the Republic of India.
B) Usage of the flag is governed by the Flag Code of India and other laws relating to the national emblems.
C) The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of India saffron, white and India green with the Ashoka Chakra.
D) The original code prohibited use of the flag by private citizens except on national days.
E) It was the official flag of the Dominion of India on 15 August 1947.
Q.13) A) His goal is to mummify his pet shark just like the ancient Egyptians did.
B) But instead of disposing of its body, Arsh buried it in a tray filled with natron.
C) He has learnt the method from the ancient Egyptians.
D) Three months ago, Arsh Ali lost a coveted member of his aquarium, his little pet shark.
E) Natron is a complex salt known for its ability to dry things up.
Q.14) A) But what oil-rich Qatar does have is fabulous wealth, enough to persuade FIFA to allow them to host the tournament.
B) Russia changed negative perceptions about them when they hosted the World Cup but just what will unfold in four years’ time when the tournament goes to Qatar is anyone’s guess.
C) It has little sporting tradition, a population of just over 2.5 millions, never played at the World Cup and is so hot in the customary mid-year window for the tournament that it has been moved towards the end of the year.
D) Even though that selection process has since been clouded by allegations of bribery.
E)The small gulf kingdom, which stretches only 180km from one end to the other, is unlike any previous host.
Q.15) A) Which could avoid minimising risks of picking fish with harmful chemicals.
B) We should also try to understand the false signs for freshness to avoid being tricked.
C) When foreign news sources spoke about mercury levels in fish, it seemed very far away from our shores.
D) Rather than falling prey to fear and issuing a complete ban on this important source of nutrients.
E) But now, formalin, a cancer-inducing chemical used illegally to preserve fish, is in our markets and in the fish we eat.
Q.16) A) A major obstacle in using human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to treat a variety of disease is plastic culture plates.
B) The team led by Dr. Abhijit Majumder from the institute’s Department of Chemical Engineering found hydrogel plate made of polyacrylamide was a perfect replacement for conventionally used plastic culture plates.
C) Unlike the plastic plates, the hydrogel ensured that stem cells multiplied and retained the stem cell-like nature (stemness) for up to 51 days.
D) This obstacle has been successfully overcome by a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
E) When grown on plastic culture plates, the mesenchymal stem cells become large and flat, and also irregular in shape.
Q.17) A) Most modern organisations implement some form of the BSC for performance management.
B) However, very few of them are realising the true benefits of the tool.
C) Its holistic focus, simple design and widespread acceptance make it a tool for corporates, NGOs and even governments.
D) Results are often relegated to Excel sheets in unused folders, and the blame for that lies squarely with poor design.
E) Twenty-six years after it was conceptualised, the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) continues to be a staple in the manager’s arsenal.
Q.18) A) Unlike the Sundarbans in West Bengal and Bhitarkanika mangroves in Odisha.
B) The Forest department, with the UNDP-GEF-EGREE Foundation, has launched a multi-purpose operation to increase honeybee population in the Coringa mangroves.
C) Coringa, the second largest mangrove in the country, has been lagging in terms of honey production.
D) Owing to deforestation coupled with the use of pesticides in the abutting farms and fish tanks.
E) It will train women in villages abutting the mangroves in bee keeping.
Q.19) A) During the general election, Americans go to their polling place to cast their vote for President.
B) But the tally of those votes—the popular vote—does not determine the winner.
C) In the event no candidate receives the majority, the House of Representatives chooses the President and the Senate chooses the Vice President.
D) Instead, Presidential elections use the Electoral College.
E) To win the election, a candidate must receive a majority of electoral votes.
Q.20) A) The report says 14 of the 18 countries in the world where the number of people in extreme poverty is rising are in Africa.
B) This report also comes as concerns mount that the growth in poverty is outpacing efforts to eradicate it in African countries.
C) According to the report, energy-rich Nigeria overtook India in May to become the country with the world’s highest number of people – 87 million – living in extreme poverty, in comparison with India’s 73 million people.
D) The Democratic Republic of the Congo, currently ranked third, is also expected to overtake India soon.
E) Nigeria, one of Africa’s two wealthiest economies, has overtaken India as home to the world’s greatest concentration of extreme poverty.
This passage says about insurance industry in India. So, sentence ‘C’ must be the first and other statements are related to the insurance. Sentence ‘E’ talks about the primary use of insurance, so it is linked with sentence ‘C’. In sentence ‘A’, the word ‘but’ denotes that a contrast is shown. Sentence ‘B’ mentions the opinion of Ms. Malhotra. Sentence ‘F’ is the opinion of Malhotra the word ‘also’ is an indicator. Linking words :Statement F-earlier age , statement ‘D’-as soon as they get employed.
This passage says about Indian economy. So, sentence ‘C’ must be the first and other statements are related to the Indian economy. Sentence ‘A’ gives the statistical data, so it is linked with sentence ‘C’. Sentence ‘D’, gives information about the Indian economy in the initial stages. Sentence ‘B’ should follow D because the word ‘however’ is in contrast to the opinion expressed in D. Two sentences are remaining, of the two E follows F, because in the sentence E the word ‘also’ used shows it must be the last sentence of the paragraph.
The paragraph is about inflation. So only sentence B can be the introduction sentence. Sentence A provides further information about the type of inflation. So sentence B must follow A. Of the given options only b has the sentences in the required order.
Keyword – B-A: the primary article components
The paragraph is about national flag of India. Sentence B speaks about the Flag Code of India and sentence D speaks further about the code. So these two sentences must be consecutive. So only option d is possible.
In this paragraph it can be seen that sentence D is the introductory one. The word ‘but’ in sentence B provides contrast to the generally followed custom.
So these two sentences must be consecutive. So only option a is possible.
Linking words – E -C: The small gulf kingdom – It has little sporting tradition. Here the pronoun ‘it’ refers to the gulf kingdom
Here Sentence C is the introductory sentence giving the main idea of the paragraph. Sentence E speaks about the affected fish in the market and the word ‘but’ shows contrast. So these two sentences must be consecutive. So only option b is possible.
The paragraph is about use of human mesenchymal stem cells to treat various diseases and its obstacles. So the initial line of the paragraph must be sentence A. In that case only option e is plausible.
In sentence D the word ‘results’ show that this line acts as the conclusion to the paragraph. So only option a is the possible answer.
Here sentence C speaks about the low production of honey in coringa and in sentence D the reason for this is specified. Therefore these two sentences must be consecutive. Hence option d is the right answer.
In this case sentence B gives information how the President of US is elected and in sentence D further information is given saying Electoral Votes is the method by which US president is elected. So sentence D must follow sentence B. Therefore only option a is the correct answer.
In this paragraph sentence B appears to be the conclusion summarizing the complete paragraph. So only option a is the possible answer.