Tuesday, 5 July 2016

English Quiz for SBI exam 2016




Directions (Q.1-5 ): In each one of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks, to make the sentence meaningfully complete. 

Q.1 They often made statements ------had only a remote connection to --------realities, and made promises they had either no wish or power to implement.
who, spatial
which, ground
where, ground
whose, abnormal
which, extraterrestrial
Solution:
( ‘which’ will be used for ‘statement’. ‘ground realities’ is correct phrase.)

Q.2 There are also fears of thousands of job------ particularly in the financial--------.
advantage, bandwagon
gains, section
losses, sector
analyses, ghetto
hullabaloo, noise
Solution:
(according to context’ job losses’ and financial sector’ is correct usage)

Q.3 The British government seems in no -------to initiate the divorce-------.
anarchy, cosmopolitan
haphazard, lullaby
sudden, project
hurry, process
fast, process
Solution:
(‘in no hurry’ is correct expression.)

Q.4 Some commentators ---------interpreted the results of the -----------as a vote against globalization, pointing out that an integrated Europe has failed to raise living standards in much of Europe.
has, plebiscite
had, suicide
having, odyssey
obituary, admonish
have, referendum
Solution:
(plural from of the verb ‘have’ will be used for plural Noun. Referendum-a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.)

Q.5 But the post-referendum ---------show clearly that xenophobia was the dominant reason explaining the vote in --------of Brexit.
surveys, favor
exam, opposite
analyses, performance
antidote, anecdote
hyperbole, support
Solution:
(survey-examine and record the area and features of (an area of land) so as to construct a map, plan, or description.)

Directions(Q-6-10): In these questions, identify the mis-spelt word and mark it in answer sheet. 
Q6.
Prioratise
Picturize
Visualize
Individualize
stabilize
Solution:
( the correct spelling is – prioritize. It means – to determine the order for dealing with (a series of items or tasks) according to their relative importance)

Q7.
Mendacious
Obnoxcious
Pernicious
Ferocious
pertinent
Solution:
( the correct spelling is - obnoxious- extremely unpleasant.)

Q8.
Pennetrate
Irritate
Hesitate
Perforate
officious
Solution:
( the correct spelling is - penetrate-gain access to (an organization, place, or system), especially when this is difficult to do.)

Q9.
Stationery
Dictionery
Revolutionary
Voluntary
odyssey
Solution:
( the correct spelling is - dictionary-a reference book on a particular subject, the items of which are typically arranged in alphabetical order.)

Q10.
Temperature
Temperament
Tempastuous
Temptation
tension
Solution:
( the correct spelling is - tempestuous-characterized by strong and turbulent or conflicting emotion.)

               





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