English Quiz for SBI exam 2016

Directions (Q.1-10): 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 and make the sentence meaningfully complete.

1. ______________ diseases spread like wild ______________.
(a) Contagious, flames 
(b) Contagious, fire 
(c) Fatal, wind 
(d) Minor, breeze 
(e) major, water 

2.  Riya and Teena decided to take the shortest ______________ to their ______________.
(a) Route, destiny
(b) Root, house  
(c) Route, residence 
(d) Distance, place 
(e) bus, college

3. Rohan ______________ his fault and was ______________.
(a) Agreed, excused 
(b) Refused, Freed 
(c) Denied, sentenced 
(d) Confessed, pardoned 
(e) except, between 

4. She ______________ him because of his ______________.
(a) Love, impertinence 
(b) Hate, rudeness 
(c) Admire, hypocrisy 
(d) Detest, generosity 
(e) abhor, kindness 

5. The Police fired at the ______________ who was armed to the ______________. 
(a) Dacoit, teeth 
(b) Criminal, toe 
(c) Thief, head 
(d) Culprit, nail
(e) gentleman, ground 

6. During the ______________ many houses were ______________ to the ground.
(a) Riots,  Collapsed 
(b) Disturbances, brought 
(c) Fire, razed 
(d) Floods, razed 
(e) shower, decorated 

7. Weather ______________, I shall ______________ the office.
(a) Allowing, reach
(b) Permitting, attend 
(c) Granting, manage 
(d) Favorable, visit 
(e) awesome, complete 
8. If I ______________ a doctor, I would ______________ you free.
(a) Am, see 
(b) Were, treat 
(c) Was, examine 
(d) Be, advise 
(e) being, fire 

9. You will ______________ in business if you get him out of your ______________.
(a) Prosper, presence 
(b) Succeed, way 
(c) Fail, path
(d) Lose, sight 
(e) grow, stomach 

10. Many tourists to India visit the beautiful ______________ of Kashmir ______________ in spring and summer.
(a) Scenery, generally 
(b) Town, frequently 
(c) Lakes, rarely 
(d) Valley, especially 
(e) river, stone 

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