English MCQs for SBI PO Prelims

Directions (Q. 1-8): In each question, one of the five parts of the sentence is shown  with an asterisk (*). The other four parts of the same sentence are denoted by (A), (B), (C) & (D). Find out the correct sequence of these lettered parts which when read together with the asterisked part in its proper position, makes the sentence meaningfully complete. Please note that more than one sequence may also be correct. Therefore, indicate your answer only after judging all the answer choices provided.

1. * are not keeping

A. good health lately           B. you should know          C. why you            D. the reason

1) Only BDC*A         2) Only DBCA*        3) Only BA DC*          4) Only C*DBA

5) Only B D*AC

2. * thiefs

A. to guard his house      B. and keep away           C. some fierce dogs          D. he keeps

1) Only *CBAD         2) Only DCAB*        3) Only D*ABC         4) Only AD*BC

5) None of these

3. * his business

A. was a heavy blow to     B. his crime         C. the discovery of             D. his reputation and

1) Only C*ADB          2) Only BADC*            3) Only CBAD*          4) Either *ACDB or C*ABD

5) None of these

4. * the book

A. in his own words       B. he had read        C. the entire story           D. carefully and could tell

1) Only B*DCA        2) Only BACD*          3) Only ABD*C             4) Only AB*DC

5) None of these

5. * have been

A. he is          B. one of the greatest       C. of novelists           D. universally acknowledged  to

1) Only A*BCD    2) Only BC*AD   3) Either A*BCD or AD*BC     4) Only AD*BC

5) None of these

6. * to visit me

A. he never came          B. in spite of        C. inviting him           D. my continually

1) Only AC*BD              2) Only BCD*A             3) Only A*BCD                4) Only C*BDA

5) None of these

7. * believed it

A. with my own eyes                B. I would            C. had I not seen this              D. not have

1) Only B*DAC          2) Only BD*CA                    3) Only CABD*

4) Both BD*CA and CABD*                5) None of these

8. * it is

A. understand why         B. his own sons             C. he distrusts       D. difficult to

1) Only *DACB      2) Only A*BDC              3) Only BA*DC              4) Only CB*AD

5) None of these


 1. 1             2. 2              3. 3                4. 1                     5. 4              6. 5; A*BDC         7. 4                 8. 1


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