Gateway to SBI Mains: English (Mix Quiz)

Dear Readers,
                     Today we are providing you quiz on English which is one of the most important sections of banking exams, in which you can score maximum with ease if you are practising on very regular basis, It is crucial for all the upcoming banking exams, IBPS/SBI/RRB etc.
Directions (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.

Gandhiji once said, “I would say that if the village perishes, India will perish too. India will be (1) more India. Her own mission in the world will get (2). The (3) of the village is possible only when it is no more (4). Industrialization on a mass scale will (5) lead to passive or active exploitation of the villagers as the problem (6) competition and marketing come in. Therefore, we have to (7) on the village being self contained, manufacturing mainly for use. Provided this character of the village industry is (8) there would be no objection to villagers using even the modern machines and tools that they can make and (9) to use. Only, they (10) not be used as a means of exploitation of others.” 
1. 
1) certainly
2) scarcely
3)much
4) no
5) any

2. 
1) lost
2) extension
3) elevated
4) flourished
5) jeopardy

3. 
1) rehabilitation
2) pruning
3) revival
4) devastation
5) atonement

4. 
1) Denuded
2) exploited
3) contaminated
4) populated
5) ruined

5. 
1) passionately
2) surprisingly
3) scarcely
4) never
5) necessarily

6. 
1) forming
2) enhancing
3) between
4) of
5) with

7. 
1) concentrate
2) ponder
3) imagine
4) ensure
5) decide

8. 
1) regained
2) neglected
3) maintained
4) thwarted
5) abolished

9. 
1) prepare
2) afford
3) hesitate
4) propose
5) plan

10.
1) can
2) could
3) need
4) would
5) should

Directions: (11- 15) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

11. My secretary is so 1)/ careful of her work that 2)/ none has so far found 3)/ any error in her work. 4)/ No error 5)

12. Our conclusion is that 1)/ between Vinayak and 2)/ Lobo, Vinayak is 3)/ the most honest. 4)/ No error 5)

13. The new project group 1)/ would first look into the tender conditions 2)/ of both basic and value-added 3)/ services before submit its bid. 4)/ No error 5)

14. I would have committed 1)/ the same mistake of signing 2)/ the sale deed if my agent 3)/ would not have forewarned me. 4)/ No error 5)

15. The team leaders encourages 1)/ the participants who have 2)/ difficulty in performing 3)/ the assigned task. 4)/ No error 5)

Answers

1. (4)
2. (1)
3. (3)
4. (2)
5. (5)
6. (4)
7. (1)
8. (3)
9. (2)
10. (5)
11. (2) Replace 'of ' with 'in'.
12. (4) There is a comparison between two persons so it should be 'more honest' in place of most honest'.
13. (4) It should be 'submitting' because after preposition the verb generally takes V+ ing. Here 'before' is a preposition hence 'submit' should be 'submitting.'
14. (4) Replace 'would not have' with 'had not.'

15. (1) 'team leaders encourages' should be replaced with 'team leaders encourage.'



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