English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018

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English Questions For Syndicate Bank and Canara Bank PO 2018


This section can be easy as pie if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in the banking exams. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions.

35 Days Study Plan For SBI Clerk- Day 2 

Directions (1-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. Batten: As the economy grows worse, investors need to batten down the hatches and prepare for tough times ahead.
(a)bereave
(b)forfeit
(c)oust
(d)fix
(e)drain

Q2. ConsecrateThe little company of seven determined to consecrate their union by vows.
(a)enter
(b)smear
(c)desecrate
(d)dedicate
(e)rehearse

Q3. BurlySeveral burly guards bowed to Sirian and Rissa and trailed them into the street.
(a)scrawny
(b)sturdy
(c)frail
(d)twiggy
(e)lean

Q4. Inured: Does violence on television inure children to violence in real life?
(a)disdain
(b)familiarize
(c)laxity
(d)scorn
(e)slight

Q5. ChimeraShe notes that in Greek mythology, that third was known as a chimera.
(a)delusion
(b)dope
(c)verity
(d)papability
(e)gospel

Q6. Jingoism: When the war began many people were caught up in a wave of el
(a)aloofness
(b)stoicism
(c)apathy
(d)torpor
(e)nationalism

Q7. CovenantThe restrictive covenants of the building development prohibit the construction of buildings over 30 feet tall.
(a)writ
(b)refusal
(c)contract
(d)rebuff
(e)repulse

Q8. Hubris: His failure was brought on by his hubris.
(a)haughtiness
(b)homage
(c)compliance
(d)prizing
(e)liking

Q9. DoughtyBut it's been put back together with doughty resolution, notably up on the volcanic bump of the old town
(a)skittish
(b)prissy
(c)coy
(d)prim
(e)brave

Q10. FulminateI couldn't even think up of a word bad enough to insult her with, I was fulminating with so much rage
(a)rail
(b)berate
(c)bluster
(d)fuming
(e)menace

Q11. Delves-The boy delved in his trouser pockets and his face fell.
(a)eschew
(b)examine
(c)scorn
(d)evade
(e)evade

Q12.  Embellished: White walls are embellished with black grass wallpaper and surface details are defined in marble, natural stone and tiles
(a)place
(b)cover
(c)mar
(d)decorate
(e)revealed

Q13. Juggernaut: With the reveal of its best-selling innovation, the software company has become a juggernaut in the tech industry
(a)refers
(b)nomadic
(c)grudge
(d)powerful
(e)grievance

Q14. Irascible: It is a very quick and highly irascible beast and even known to turn on its pursuer.
(a)gelid
(b)frore
(c)algid
(d)hawkish
(e)grouchy

Q15. ImbueHis war experiences imbued him with a strong sense of patriotism.
(a)cloaca
(b)instil
(c)culvert
(d)conduit
(e)aperture



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