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.

The weaker sections of the rural population are mostly from the socially and economically backward and (1) sections of the village community. Because of their (2) and financial difficulty, they are not readily (3) to change their work habits and adopt modern technology. (4) sure about the traditional methods, they are (5) to take to (6) equipment and techniques which require some time to get accustomed for (7) work. 
After holding a number of group meetings with rural people (8) to different vocations and spread over the entire country, we can safely say that persons in the villages are not (9) for training to improve upon their traditional and hereditary (10) of working. 

1. 
1) depressed 
2) different 
3) rich 
4) privileged
5) forward  

2. 
1) ability 
2) dependence 
3) illiteracy 
4) number
5) majority

3. 
1) discarding 
2) feeling 
3) bending 
4) undertaking 
5) willing

4. 
1) Making 
2) Having 
3) Quite 
4) Being 
5) Not 

5. 
1) forced 
2) reluctant 
3) bound
4) prepared
5) curious 

6. 
1) farming 
2) traditional
3) improved 
4) powerful 
5) old

7. 
1) routine 
2) monotonous 
3) excessive
4) wasteful 
5) effective 

8. 
1) accruing 
2) helping 
3) enabling  
4) belonging
5) referring

9.
1) eager 
2) capable 
3) indifferent
4) antagonistic 
5) unwilling

10.
1) theories 
2) techniques 
3) desires 
4) hours 
5) policies


Directions (Q.11-15): In each one of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks .n the sentence in the same sequence to make it, meaningfully complete.

11. He________ for having caused _____________ to the residents.
1) questioned, authenticity
2) apologized, impatience
3) regretted, inconvenience
4) wondered, disappointment  
5) pressurized, discomfort

12. The new__________ in the defence field are quite__________ and hence appreciable.
1) ideas, novel  
2) studies, substandard
3) incentives, diplomatic
4) appointments, sensitive
5) inventions,. admirable

13. He admitted having __________ about the __________ of the documents.
1) questioned, authenticity
2) regard, truth 
3) aware, possession
4) predicted, correctness  
5) enquired, preparation

14. Despite __________ of resources, the financially underprivileged students __________ in their endeavour.
1) plenty, failed 
2) availability, gave  
3) want, surrendered
4) lack, succeeded  
5) extremity, excelled

15. The work assigned to me is not __________ though it is very __________.
1) voluminous, careful
2) challenging, easy
3) impossible, stupendous
4) exceptional, ordinary
5) meagre, difficult

Answers

1. (1)
2. (3)
3. (5)
4. (4)
5. (2)
6. (3)
7. (5)
8. (4)
9. (1)
10. (2)
11. (3)
12. (5)
13. (5)
14. (4)

15. (3)


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