New Pattern English (Word Replacement) Questions for LIC AAO 2019 and SBI PO 2019 | Word Replacement Questions PDF at Smartkeeda

Direction: A sentence is given below with three words highlighted in bold. Select the option that gives the correct set of words. In case the sentence is correct, select ‘no improvement required’.
1
Insomnia is becoming a very stern disease these days because of the improving levels of stress among the young generation due to like of employment opportunities.
» Explain it
B
The original sentence is incorrect. A disease cannot be described as stern. Also, improving stress levels is the opposite of what is needed here. Like also does not make any sense. 

Option A: Static and Impending (something about to happendo not go with the context.
 
Option B: The words are correct in the context

Option C: All the words are irrelevant. Implode means to collapse or cause to collapse violently inwards.

Option D: All the words are incorrect. Improvising means to create spontaneously or without preparation.
 
Correct: Insomnia is becoming a very serious disease these days because of the increasing levels of stress among the young generation due to lack of employment opportunities.
 
Hence, Option B is the correct choice.
2
He was not at all ready to except that his father was no more although he was all adverse to his advise regarding any matter during his lifetime.
» Explain it
C
The original sentence is not correct since the highlighted words are not making sense as a coherent sentence.

Option A: All the words are incorrect. Adduce refers to cite something as evidence and does not fit in meaningfully.
Option B: Imply and Attrition (reducing something's strength) are not correct in the present context
Option C: All the words are correct. Averse refers to being against something.
Option D: Accustom and antiquity are not correct.
 
Correct: He was not at all ready to accept that his father was no more although he was all averse to his advice regarding any matter during his lifetime.
 
So, Option C is the correct choice.
3
Economic reforms need to break the grip of defamed capitalism through more competitive markets, a reinstated fundamental right to property, greater reliance by rules rather than discretion, and a change in the way government contracts are given
» Explain it
C
The original statement is incorrect as the none of the words make sense and render the statement meaningless.

Option A: Extolled means to praise enthusiastically and is the opposite of what is needed here. 
 
Option B: Of and traded both are incorrect.

Option D: Scored is incorrect as the third word here.

Option C: All the words are a perfect fit in the statement.

Correct: Economic reforms need to break the grip of stigmatized capitalism through more competitive markets, a reinstated fundamental right to property, greater reliance on rules rather than discretion, and a change in the way government contracts are awarded.
 
Hence, option C is correct.
4
The imposition of policies must begin from block level, with incentives and tax brakes that could aid manufacturers in their slow shift to alternatives for plastic.
» Explain it
D
The original statement is incorrect as the none of the words make sense and render the statement meaningless.

Option A: Registration is wrong here.

Option B: Leisurely is incorrect here.

Option C: Monumental is wrong here.

Option D: All the words are a perfect fit in the statement.

Correct: The implementation must begin at the back end, with incentives and tax benefits that could aid manufacturers in their gradual shift to alternatives for plastic.

Hence, option D is correct.
5
The global start-up scenery is still controlled by the West, though a discernible phase is underway.
» Explain it
D
The original statement is incorrect as the none of the words make sense and render the statement meaningless.

Option A: Setting is incorrect.

Option B: Picture and period both are incorrect.

Option C: Terrain and managed both are incorrect.

Option D: All the words are a perfect fit in the statement.

Correct: The global start-up landscape is still dominated by the West, though a discernible shift is underway.

Hence, option D is correct.