Sunday, 8 May 2016

English Quiz for SBI PO 2016 and NABARD

Directions (1 – 10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

As the highway sector shows ...(1)... of ...(2)... and private investment interest in projects on PPP mode gathers ...(3)..., the government is confident of achieving the target of building 30 km per day. In fact, per day construction of highways was close to 16 km until August-end against last year’s record of 13 km. The government has set a target of constructing 30 km of roads per day, increasing it from the current 13 km per day.


Investor interest in roads and highways sector has ...(4)... in recent months after the government resolved four major issues ...(5)... for ...(6)... projects or slow progress. Land acquisition has been ...(7)... and in the first five months of this financial year 4,272 sq km have been acquired. ...(8)... the monitoring and ...(9)... resolution of issues pertaining to individual projects is another major ...(10)... for faster completion of projects.

1. 
1) dreams 
2) perseverance 
3) focus 
4) signs 
5) guts

2. 
1) success 
2) revival 
3) accommodation 
4) uniformity 
5) warfare

3. 
1) pace 
2) abundance 
3) expectations 
4) breed 
5) participation

4. 
1) seized 
2) accrued 
3) grown 
4) worth 
5) enabled

5. 
1) strengthen 
2) realm 
3) predicted 
4) organized 
5) responsible

6. 
1) stalled 
2) prevented 
3) followed 
4) concentrated 
5) arrived

7. 
1) argued 
2) expedited 
3) advanced 
4) discovered 
5) remained

8. 
1) Getting 
2) Anything 
3) Regarding 
4) Considering 
5) Surrounding

9. 
1) Pragmatic 
2) mere 
3) reckoned 
4) hailing 
5) quick

10. 
1) stare 
2) beam 
3) road block 
4) stop 
5) hide


Answers:

1. 4 
2. 2 
3. 1 
4. 3 
5. 5
6. 1
7. 2 
8. 4 
9. 5 
10. 3



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