SBI PO 2015: English Quiz

Hello Readers,
                         Today's quiz covers three important topics that are for sure expected in Bank Exams. If one gets a good grip of these topics, then they can have an advantage over others. It is very important for you to understand what to pick and what not to. So do it properly within 10 mins and see how much you are scoring. It doesn't matter how much you do, but what matters is in how much time you do. All The Best.

Directions (Q.1 to 5): Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question given below them.
A) Japanese toys, for instance, are in great demand despite the heavy import duty.
B) The toys that they produce are almost without exception, of inferior quality.
C) Their manufacturers here need to be reminded of this.
D) The two toy-libraries in Mumbai also rely largely on foreign-made toys.
E) But making them is no child’s play
F) Toys are meant for children.
G) Not surprisingly, many parents prefer to buy the imported variety even though these are usually much more expensive.

1. Which of the following will be be the THIRD sentence?
1) C        2) B        3) D        4) E        5) G

2. Which of the following will be be the LAST sentence?
1) C        2) D        3) B        4) E        5) G

3. Which of the following will be be the FIRST sentence?
1) E        2) G        3) A        4) F        5) B

4. Which of the following will be be the FOURTH sentence?
1) C        2) E        3) B        4) G        5) D

5. Which of the following will be be the SIXTH sentence?
1) F        2) E        3) C        4) D        5) A

Directions (Q.6-10): 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/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:

The second encouraging feature of the (6) is that a wide spectrum of parties has supported it, raising the (7) of a growing united front of opposition. And Sonia Gandhi’s (8) in the agitation reflect a potentially interesting emergence in the Congress party, one in which the technocrats approved by international economic interests and domestic elites might cease to be the (9) influence on its political and economic (10). If that were to happen, there may be real prospects for an alliance to emerge against the present government in which the Left parties and the AAP put aside their seemingly unburiable hatchets with the Congress, hatchets that owed to their perfectly justified disgust with the second regnum of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

1) Function
2) Allegation
3) Association
4) Rally
5) Agitation
1) Hope
2) Expectation
3) Price
4) Height
5) Anger

1) Leading
2) Initiatives
3) Expectation
4) Interest
5) Hope

1) Preceding
2) Additional
3) Dominant
4) Aging
5) Decreasing

1) Manifesto
2) List
3) Ground
4) Agenda
5) Background

Directions (Q.11-15). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will he 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. According to him (1)/ two factors which are (2)/ needy for success (3)/ are discipline and diligence.(4)/ No Error (5)

12. He wants to (1)/ set up a laboratory (2)/ to undertake research (3)/ into a vaccine for cancer.(4)/ No Error (5)

13. The crucial point to (1)/ be discussed at the (2)/ meeting is how to (3)/ well implement the policy.(4)/ No Error (5)

14. Experts have recommended that (1)/ the Govt. reconsidered (2)/ restrictions imposed on foreign (3)/ Investment in real estate.(4)/ No Error (5)

15. There is lots of (1)/ supports from the employees (2)/ for the proposal to (3)/ merge with the parent company. (4)/ No Error (5)

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

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