Sunday, 17 July 2016

English Quiz for IBPS/SBI Exams

Direction (Q. 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 meaningful.

Since the economic ...(1)... which the Olympics at Montreal was in 1976, every city ...(2)... into meeting the gigantism of the Games, has been extremely ...(3)... about mobilising the finance for the projects and the competitions. Zealously protecting the taxpayer from being drawn into the ...(4)... has been the primary ...(5).... Sydney is no exception, and economists are exploring the depth of their ...(6)... to keep the taxpayer out of the ...(7)... and still find the financial resources. It is estimated that the cost of running the Olympics would be around three billion Australian dollars, and those behind the venture ...(8)... public opinion, yet there are traces of ...(9)... out of a fear of financial disaster-projecting calculations of economic benefits ...(10)... from the games out of tourist inflow and flow of money from multinational sponsors, TV rights and sale of Olympic merchandise.


1. 
1) catastrophe 
2) flop 
3) flaw 
4) dilemma 
5) crusade

2. 
1) enterprising 
2) venturing 
3) flocking 
4) swarming 
5) cutting

3. 
1) weary 
2) circumspect 
3) transient 
4) angry 
5) furious

4. 
1) line 
2) network 
3) surfing 
4) net 
5) acrimony

5. 
1) safeguard 
2) incentive 
3) concern 
4) hosting 
5) bonus

6. 
1) knowledge 
2) ingenuity 
3) economy 
4) bankruptcy 
5) craftmanship

7. 
1) game 
2) venture 
3) games 
4) ambit 
5) spirit

8. 
1) mollify 
2) deceive 
3) soothes 
4) scare 
5) cheer

9. 
1) fight 
2) rebel 
3) assent 
4) elation 
5) dissent

10. 
1) going 
2) blowing 
3) accruing 
4) running 
5) billowing


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