Sunday, 19 June 2016

English Quiz for SBI exam 2016

Dear Students, We are providing you English Quizzes based on today's THE HINDU Newspaper. The content and Language of this article will help you in your overall understanding of English language. 



Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. For each blank five words have been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. There is …(1)… that is surprising about India’s recent refusal to allow Google to launch its Street View service, which gives users a 360-degree view of public spaces.
As this newspaper has…(2)…, the proposal was rejected …(3)…objections raised by the Defence Ministry. The decision is said to have …(4)…in the …(5)… of the terror attack on the Pathankot airbase in January, with investigators suspecting that terrorists used Google Maps to study the topography of the targeted area. Barely days after the airbase attack, the Delhi High Court asked the government to examine the issue of sensitive locations such as defence installations and nuclear power plants showing on Google Maps. It isn’t clear if these concerns have been…(6)… . Street View goes a step further than the maps. It displays …(7)… views of public spaces, thanks to images …(8)… by Google’s moving vehicles, adding a layer of depth and reality to the maps. India has …(9)… that its refusal is not final and that such issues could be resolved once the Geospatial Bill, which seeks to regulate map-creation and sharing, comes into force. But it is unclear whether this will help, given that the …(10)…legislation is somewhat overenthusiastic about regulation. 1.
little
few
nor
neither
minute
Solution:
‘there is little that is surprising…’ is the appropriate phrase.

2.
report
say
told
reported
said
Solution:
reported means give a spoken or written account of something that one has observed, heard, done, or investigated.

3.
following
follow
within
because
cause
Solution:
‘following’ is the appropriate answer

4.
had
form
make
become
come
Solution:
‘The decision is said to have come…’ is the correct phrase.

5.
memory
lieu
backdrop
humour
set
Solution:
backdrop means the setting or conditions within which something happens

6.
recalled
addressed
known
showed
had
Solution:
addressed refers to deal with that issue.

7.
panoramic
largest
humongous
extremely
new
Solution:
panoramic means (of a view or picture) with a wide view surrounding the observer

8.
got
captured
made
served
gave
Solution:
‘images captured…’ is the correct phrase.

9.
make
might
hint
revealed
hinted
Solution:
option ‘e’ is the correct answer.

10.
proposing
propose
given
proposed
prepared
Solution:
‘proposed’ is the correct answer.

               









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