Tuesday, 14 June 2016

English Quiz of SBI exam 2016




Directions (Q.1-10): In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:
 Barack Obama and Mitt Romney …1… their final cases to Americans …2… election eve on Monday, capping a grueling, negative, multi-billion dollar campaign and handing …3… fates to voters. “It all comes down to you, it is out of my hands now, it is in yours,” a hoarse, moist-eyed Obama told a 20,000-strong …4….. in Iowa, concluding his reelection bid in the state that nurtured his White House …5… from 2007. Romney …6… an exclamation …7… on his campaign …8… his own, rowdy late night rally, in …9… indoor sports arena …10… New Hampshire.

1.
generate
practice
made
comprise
start
Solution:
('made their final case' is correct expression)

2.
on
in
at
into
off
Solution:
(we use preposition 'on' for time, here 'evening' is used)

3.
that
their
them
those
there
Solution:
(here possessive adjective "their" is correctly used with noun 'fate')

4.
gather
combination
unit
crowd
mob
Solution:
('20000 -strong crowd' is correct expression)

5.
dream
impression
rainbow
unworthy
folly
Solution:
('dream' aptly fits here)

6.
focus
promote
put
apply
simplify
Solution:
('put' an exclamation mark' is correct phrase)

7.
mark
spot
symbol
check
cross
Solution:
('exclamation mark' is correct phrase)

8.
between
with
from
separate
among
Solution:
('with' is correct preposition here.)

9.
on
a
in
an
into
Solution:
(Article 'an' is aptly used before 'indoor' )

10.
into
in
on
upto
at
Solution:
(preposition 'in' is showing place here.)

               






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