SBI Clerk Prelims 22 Feb 2020 – Category Wise Question And Answer Practice Test With Solutions


Q1. Why are mosquitoes considered as one of the deadliest living creatures on earth?

a) Capability to transmit life threatening diseases.
b) Mosquito bites cause fatal reactions in human beings
c) Mosquitoes cannot be killed easily
d) Both (a) and (c)
e) None of the above

a) Capability to transmit life threatening diseases.


Q2. What is one of the methods being developed to control the population of mosquitoes?

a) Spraying of pesticides using established procedures.
b) Introduction of a lethal gene into wild populations of mosquitoes using genetically modified ones.
c) Not letting any stagnant water build-up near homes
d) Both (a) and (b)
e) None of the above

b) Introduction of a lethal gene into wild populations of mosquitoes using genetically modified ones.


Q3. What can be the potential side effect(s) of genetically modified mosquito offspring?

a) Evolution of a breed of mosquitoes which are more difficult to control
b) Increase in the severity of diseases being currently transmitted by mosquitoes.
c) Change in host-insect interactions.
d) Loss of natural populations of mosquitoes
e) (a), (b) and (c)

e) (a), (b) and (c)


Q4. Which of the statements can be considered as true with respect to the passage given?

a) Field trials on Genetically modified mosquitoes showed a reduction of 96% target populations.
b) Oxitec trademarked the GM Friendly mosquitoes in 2015.
c) The female GM mosquito has a self-limiting gene
d) Both (a) and (b)
e) None of the above

e) None of the above


Q5. What is the desired effect of releasing GM mosquitoes containing the ‘Self-limiting Gene’?

a) A substantial reduction in the population of mosquitoes.
b) Birth of mosquitoes without a biting mechanism
c) Decrease in the number of diseases caused due to mosquitoes
d) Increase in the number of male mosquitoes.
e) Both (b) and (c)

a) A substantial reduction in the population of mosquitoes.


Q6. Which of the following word is similar to deadliest as mentioned in the passage given?

a) fatal
b) demeaning
c) fulfil
d) harmless
e) None of the above

a) fatal


Q7. Which of the statements can be considered as true with respect to the passage given?

a) GM mosquitoes are able to introduce some of their genes into the wild population.
b) Mosquitoes having GM genes have been thoroughly researched upon.
c) Oxitec released its friendly mosquitoes in Brazil
d) (a) and (c)
e) All of the above

d) (a) and (c)


Q8. (i) He made hostile efficiency a key part of his budget plan.
(ii) There has been a hostile reaction to the government’s proposed tax increase.
(iii) The security forces exercised great restraint by not responding to hostile attacks and threats.

a) Only (i)
b) Both (i) and (ii)
c) Both (ii) and (iii)
d) Only (iii)
e) All of these

c) Both (ii) and (iii)


Q9. VAGUE

(i) The judges determined that the law was too vague to be fairly enforced.
(ii) The merger of these two companies would vague the world’s biggest accounting firm
(iii) The president had a vague reception in Ohio this morning.

a) Only (i)
b) Both (i) and (ii)
c) Both (ii) and (iii)
d) Only (iii)
e) All of these

a) Only (i)


Q10. ESCALATE

(i) The pedestrian was jaywalking when he escalate the busy street, walking straight into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
(ii) We’ve tried to escalate the most likely problems, but it’s impossible to be prepared for every eventuality.
(iii) The decision to escalate UN involvement has been made in the hopes of a swift end to the hostilities.

a) Only (i)
b) Both (i) and (ii)
c) Both (ii) and (iii)
d) Only (iii)
e) All of these

d) Only (iii)


Q11. Find the sentence containing no error?

a) India’s chocolate market is pegged at ?11,000 crores, of which premium chocolates can be sized anywhere among 10% and 15%.
b) South Korea reported 52 new cases of coronavirus.
c) ITC has plans to work with cocoa farmers directly in future.
d) The company initially invested ?100 crores to set up a greenfield chocolate manufacture facility in Haridwar.
e) All are incorrect

c) ITC has plans to work with cocoa farmers directly in future.


Q12. Find the sentence containing no error?

a) Ratnakar Bank was renamed as RBL Bank by the government
b) The government expects all the mergers of public sector banks, which were announced in 2019, to become effective from April 1.
c) Analysts believe that lower gas prices would be bad with exploration
d) The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation will be regulate the medical devices now.
e) All are incorrect

b) The government expects all the mergers of public sector banks, which were announced in 2019, to become effective from April 1.


Q13. Find the sentence containing no error?

a) Mahindra Renewables will sell its entire stake in 3 subsidiaries to CLP India, a part of Hong Kongbased CLP Group, as nearly ?340 crore.
b) The agreement will be signed to Doha city between Taliban representatives and U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
c) The U.S. intelligence community publicly concluded that Russia intervened in there security matters.
d) The injured animal was nursed back to health by the zookeeper and then released back into the wild.
e) All are incorrect.

d) The injured animal was nursed back to health by the zookeeper and then released back into the wild.


Q14. Find the sentence containing no error?

a) English language have the potential to connect the world without any barriers
b) P.K. Sinha was appointed in the PMO when Nripendra Misra, the then Principal Secretary, resigns.
c) She drink the caramel liquid too fast and was soon too dizzy to stand.
d) You’re coming to the party, isn’t you?
e) All are incorrect

e) All are incorrect


Q15. Find the sentence containing no error?

a) Tamil Nadu is likely to get three textile parks and a technology research centre under schemes that the Union Ministry of Textiles is formulating.
b) What is the uses of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
c) You have brushed your teeth today?
d) Rahul had barely nothing to help the poor children.
e) All are incorrect

a) Tamil Nadu is likely to get three textile parks and a technology research centre under schemes that the Union Ministry of Textiles is formulating.


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