SBI PO 2015 : English Quiz

Directions (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 are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. 

(1) over the world, rights related to information technology that are already legally recognized are daily being violated, (2) in the name of economic advancement, political stability or for personal greed and intersects. Violations of these rights have (3) new problems inhuman social system, such as the digital divide, cybercrime, digital security and privacy concerns, all of which have (4) people’s live either directly or indirectly. 
It is important that countries come with the guidelines for action to (5) the incidences of malicious attacks on the confidentially, integrity and availability of electronic data and systems, computer related crimes, content- related offences and violations of intellectual property rights. (6), threats to critical infrastructure and national intersect arising from the use of the internet for criminal and terrorist activities are of growing (7). The harm incurred to businesses, governments and individuals in those countries in which the internet is used (8) is gaining in (9) and importance, while in other countries, cybercrime threatens the application of information and communication technology for government services, health care trade, and banking, As users start losing (10) in online transactions and business, the opportunity costs may become substantial.

1. 1) Entire
2) Lot
3) Great
4) All
5) Much 

2. 1) scarcely
2) whether
3) and  
4) risen
5) hardly 

3. 1) created
2) bent
3) pressured
4) advanced
5) cropped 

4. 1) distanced
2) affected
3) exaggerated
4) advanced
5) cropped 

5. 1) engage
2)  conflict
3) war
4) combat
5) struggle 

6. 1) But
2) More
3) Addition
4) Beside
5) Further 

7. 1) concern
2)  nature
3) pattern
4) important
5) matter 

8. 1) really
2)  figuratively
3) widely
4) never
5) tandem 

9. 1) fear
2) days
3) positively
4) width
5) scope 

10. 1) tracks  
2) measure
3) confidence
4) mind
5) grip   

Directions (11-15):  Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a power sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them. 

(A) It is not wonder that a majority of these excluded and low-achievers come from the most deprived sections of the society. 
(B) They are precisely those who are supposed to be empowered through education. 
(C) With heighted political consciousness about the plight of these  to-be-empowered people, never in the history of India has the demand for inclusive education been as fervent as today. 
(D) They either never enroll or they drop out of schools as different stages during these eight years.
(E) Of the nearly 200 million children in the age group complete eight years of elementary education. 
(F) Of those who do complete eight years of schooling the achievement levels of a large percentage, in language and mathematics, is unacceptably low. 

11. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement? 
1) A  
2) B  
3) C  
4) D  
5) F

12. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A  
2) B  
3) C  
4) D  
5) E

13. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) F  
2) E  
3) D  
4) C  
5) B

14. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A  
2) B  
3) C  
4) D  
5) E

15. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F  
2) E  
3) D  
4) B  
5) A

Answers:
1. 4
2. 2
3. 1
4. 2
5. 4
6. 5
7. 1
8. 3
9. 5
10. 3
11. 5
12. 5
13. 3
14. 1
15. 4


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