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Friday, March 30, 2012

SBI Clerk Last Year Solved Paper for General English

Model Question Paper for General English

Direction(1-5):Read the following passage Carefully and answer the questions given below it.Certain words are printed in bold to help you to locate them while answering some of the questions.

The window offering anew view of the house opposite.The two families dinot not speak to eachother because of the properity dispute.oneday Ruchira's textbook lay untouched as the young girl's gazer on the happenings in the house opposite.There were two new faces in the neighbouring house-hold of an elderly window and a girl,aged sixteen.sometimes the elderly lady would sit by the window doing young girl's hair.on other days she was absent.

The New young neighbours daily routine could be seen through the window-she cleared the paddy:split nuts, put the cushions in the sun to air them.In the afternoons while the men were all at way some of the wome slept and other played cards.The girl sat on the terrace and read.Sometime they wrote.One day there was a hinderance.She was writing when the elderly woman snatched the unfinished letter from her hands.There after the girl was not to be seen on the terrace.Sometime during the Sounds came from the house indicating that a massive argument was going on inside.

A few days passed.One evening Ruchira noticed the girl standing on the terrace in tears.evening prayer was in progress.As she did daily, the girl bowed several time in prayer.Then she went down stairs that night Ruchira wrote a letter.She went down and posted it that very instant.But as she laid on the bed that night.She prayed fervently. that her offer of friendship wouldn't reach its destination.Ruchira then left for Madhupur and returned when it was time for college to start.She found the house opposite in darkness,locked.They had left.

When she stepped into her Room she found the desk piled with letters one had a local stamp it with her name  and address in unfamiliar handwriting.She quickly read it.they Continued to Write each other for the next twenty years.

1) Why did Ruchira Write a letter to her new neighbour ?
1) She wanted to offer her,her help
2) She wanted to be friends with her.
3) To apologize for her family's behavior towards her family.
4) To encourage her to Continue learning to read and write
5) None of these

2) Which of the following can be said about Ruchira ?
a) She used to spy on her neighbors because she didnot trust them.
b) She was at home because she was studying.
c) She didn't Speak to her neighbors because they didn't own property.
1) None
2) Only B
3) Both A and B
4) Only C
5) Both A and C

3) How did the new young neighbour Spend her days?
1) She was busy Writing letters to Ruchira.
2) She used to day dream about her Past experience.
3) She would attend to the need of widow.
4) She spent her time learning to read and write
5) None of these

4) Why was the young neighbour prevented from sitting on the Terrace?
1) She used to while away her time instead of working.
2) The old women could not longer keep an eye on her.
3) She had not finished writing the letter she was asked to
4) She had been writing a letter which she was not supposed to.
5) As a Punishment for being disrespectful and arguing with her elders.

5) Which was the major argument in the House about ?
1) There was too many People living there, which resulted in arguments
2) The Young girl was insisting on attendind college.
3) The Young girl had been wasting her time instead of working.
4) The old woman didnot guard the young girl closely
5) None of these.

Direction(6-7): Choose the word which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in the passage.
6) Spend
1) Pay
2) Bought
3) Devote
4) Settle
5) Empty

Ans 3

7) Lying
1) Sleeping
2) Dishonest
3) Relaxing
4) Remaining
5) Untruthful 

Ans 4

Direction(8-9): Choose the word which is most opposite in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in the passage.

8) Dismay
1) Joy
2) Interest
3) Desire
4) Humour
5) Luck 

Ans 1 

9) Tended
1) Negligible
2) Watched
3) inclined
4) Ignored
5) Spoil

Ans 4

Direction(10-14): Which of the phrases 1, 2, 3 and 4 given below each sentence should replace the phrase Printed in Bold letter to make it Grammatically Correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no Correction is required, mark 5 as the answer.

10) Starting out my own business at this time would affect the financial Stability of my family.
1) Staring up my
2) For Starting With
3) To Start out mine
4) By Starting my
5) No Correction required

Ans 5 

11) Use a Tactice for mixing the inferior with good quality rice is dishonest and you will pose your liencse.
1) Using Tactics as
2) Using a Tactics like
3) To use Tactics
4) Used to Tactics like
5) No Correction required

Ans 1 

12) The company will invest more six hundred crores in the next five Years to expand its operations in Britian.
1) will further invest
2) have invested  more than
3) have invested above
4) will be invested above
5) No Correction required

Ans 1 

13) Several of our Projects have delayed because the equipment we ordered was delivered late.
1) have been delayed then
2) delayed because of
3) are delayed since
4) were delayed with
5) No Correction required

Ans 3 

14) The committee has ruled out the Possible raising taxes for this financial year.
1) Possible raised
2) Possible rise of
3) Possibility to raise
4) Possibility of raising
5) No Correction required

Ans 4 


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