Mock Paper for SBI PO 2014: English 2

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Mock Paper for SBI PO 2014: English

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Question 1

Question
1. Why has the European Union called for dramatic cuts in carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions ?
Answer
  • As global warming is not an issue of concern
  • As the temperatures may rise almost by an additional one degree and this may lead to severe climate change
  • As the NCAR has forced the European Union to announce the cuts
  • As all the nations have decided to cut emissions of carbon dioxide
  • None of these

Question 2

Question
2. What would not be one of the impacts of cutting greenhouse gas emissions ?
Answer
  • Temperatures will stop soaring
  • Ice in the Arctic sea would melt at a slower pace
  • The rise in sea level would be lesser
  • All of the above would be the impact
  • None of these

Question 3

Question
3. What would be the impact of holding the carbon dioxide level at 450 ppm at the end of this century ? 1. Global temperatures would increase by 0•6 degrees Celcius. 2. Arctic warming would be reduced by half. 3. Thermal expansion will stop completely.
Answer
  • Only 1
  • Only 1 and 2
  • Only 2 and 3
  • All the three 1, 2 and 3
  • None of these

Question 4

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4. What does the scientist Warren Washington mean when he says "we could stabilize the threat of climate change" ?
Answer
  • Climate change can be stopped completely
  • Climate change can be regularized
  • Climate change and its effects can be studied extensively
  • The ill-effects of the change in climate can be minimized
  • None of these

Question 5

Question
5. Why did Washington and his colleagues conduct a series of studies ?
Answer
  • Because they realized that the temperature increase was almost about 1 degree
  • So that they could stabilize the climate change
  • So that they could help the European Union in cutting the carbon dioxide emissions
  • Because they found out that the greenhouse gas emissions could be cut by 70%
  • None of these

Question 6

Question
6. What would be the impact of unchecked greenhouse gas and carbon dioxide emissions ?
Answer
  • The temperature would rise from the current temperature by 2•2 degrees Celsius
  • The sea-level would rise by about 5•5 inches
  • The arctic ice would stabilize by 2100
  • The arctic ice would reduce by one-fourth
  • None of these

Question 7

Question
7. What can be the most appropriate title of the above passage ?
Answer
  • A study of the rise in water level
  • A study of rise in temperatures
  • A study of the effects of greenhouse gas emissions
  • A study of the Arctic region
  • A study of change in seasons

Question 8

Question
8. Which of the following statements is true in context of the passage ?
Answer
  • At present the carbon dioxide emission is about 284 ppm
  • The carbon dioxide emissions will be about 450 ppm at the end of this century if unchecked
  • The carbon dioxide emission was about 380 ppm during the pre-industrial era
  • The carbon dioxide emissions will be about 750 ppm at the end of this century if unchecked
  • None of these

Question 9

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Directions-(Q. 9–10) Choose the word which is MOST SIMILAR in MEANING to the word printed in bold as used in the passage. Q.9. predominantly
Answer
  • clearly
  • aggressively
  • mainly
  • firstly
  • faintly

Question 10

Question
Q.10. massive
Answer
  • tall
  • tough
  • total
  • little
  • severe
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