SBI PO SENTENCE CORRECTION QUESTIONS
Instructions (1-5): In each question, there is a pair of words/phrases that highlighted. From the painted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the choices given, choose the best one.
I. So tonight, we are respectfully(a)/ respectively(b) asking the candidates to try to put aside the talking points,” he says.
II. The rivers become so turbid(a)/turgid(b) that they turn a chocolate brown color.
III. It’s taken nearly nine years, but large-scale commercial redevelopment of the World Trade Center site (a)/sight(b) is tantalizingly close to taking off.
Sol.To show respect is to show how you admire something or someone, to show deference or obedience. Therefore, when you do something respectfully, you’re being civil because you do it full of respect.
Correspondingly, on the other hand, means in a manner that treats several things individually, one by one, in a sequence.
turgid- swollen and distended or congested.
turbid- (of a liquid) cloudy, muddy, or thick with suspended matter.
Quote is a verb to mean to quote, to summon officially, to mention formally, or even to compliment. an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed.
site -an area of ground on which a urban, building, or monument is constructed.
sight- the faculty or power of seeing, the action or fact of seeing someone or something
I. I just took my shoes off at midnight and found that I have little, turbid(a)/turgid(b) toes!
II. It is impossible to tell if there is a specific breech(a)/breach(b) of any conflict of interest
III. Eminent(a)/ imminent(b) domain laws generally allow for the repossession of private property if taking it is judged to serve a larger public good.
Sol.breach- A breach is a break — whether it’s a breach in bond or a breach in a block.
A breech, dual “e,” is an opening at back of the gun.
eminent-(of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere.
immanent – existing or operating within; inherent. imminent-about to happen
I. Thinking about the etymology(a)/entomology(b) of these arguments made me think about exactly why we, as designers, were originally inspired by these ideas.
II. Charming and gregarious with a flair(a)/flare(b) for grand gestures, he was haunted by drug addiction.
III. In our textbooks, there are photos of physicians a century ago performing autopsies with their bear(a)/bare (b) hands.
Sol. Entomology-the branch of zoology concerned with the reading of insects.
etymology-study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
Flair is a noun meaning an aptitude or keenness for something or a distinctive style.
Flare -a sudden brief burst of bright flame or light.
bare – (of a person or portion of the body) not clothed or covered.
bear-(of a vehicle or boat) convey (passengers or cargo).
I. Anaklet says we’re going to surprise some guerilla(a)/gorillas (b) eating breakfast.
II .Starbucks announced last summer it would start retailing flavored instance(a)/instant(b) coffee, and here it is.
III. An insidious(a)/invidious(b) new email virus infiltrated high-profile US companies Thursday.
Sol. A gorilla is a type of large African ape. A guerrilla, on the other hand, is a fighter who’s a part of a rebellious group that’s battling a government or additional authority and likes to raid and ambush. instance- an example or single occurrence of something; cite (a fact, case, etc.) as an example.
Instant-happening or coming immediately; prepared quickly and with little effort.
insidious -proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects.
invidious-(of an action or situation) likely to provoke or incur resentment or anger in others.
I. The alternative (a)/alternate(b) jersey will have an interlocking SD on the left chest.
II. The current council will formerly(a)/formally (b) disband within the next few days.
III. Their report was titled(a)/entitled(b): “Euro zone: Thinking the unthinkable?
Sol. Alternate – occur in turn repeatedly, change repeatedly between two contrasting conditions.
Alternative -(of one or more things) available as another possibility or choice. Alternative can be an adjective or noun, too. As an adjective, it describes something available as another choice, including alternative lifestyles. As a noun, it means one of two or more choices.
Former is at the root of formerly, referring to something that occurred earlier. If you changed your name, you’d be referred to as formerly known as whatever-your-name-used-to-be. At the root of formally is formal, an adjective that describes something as following custom, regulations, or ceremonies. You might speak formally during your speech but chat casually with everyone after.
Formally describes something official. entitle-give (someone) a legal right or a just claim to
receive or do something. titled-(of a person) having a title indicating high social or official rank.