Banking Pathway 2015 : 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 first proposal I submitted for my dissertation at UCLA was to write a theory of personality. My chairman, a kindly man, smiled (1) and told me that perhaps this was a bit ambitious for a young graduate student. 
(2), I accepted his verdict and changed my topic, but not my desire. It (3) later, when I had a chance to
begin to (4) a theory in my research on group dynamics for the Navy during the Korean War. As I (5) on the reasons for the persistence of my interest in the overarching theory, I had an (6) memory. When I was around eight years old, I was a (7) baseball fan, as was my father. My hero was Lou Gohrig. I would approach my father in an attempt to prove to him how good Gohrig really was: “He hit 363, had 49 home runs, batted in 165 runs. He's terrific!” My father’s response caught me off guard: “Yes, but he can’t field.” I wasn’t prepared for that. From then on, my way of (8) with my father’s responses was to make sure I knew everything about any topic I wanted to talk to him about. Partly as a (9), I became a holist. I had to make sure I had (l0) for everything. 

1. 
1) usually 
2) profusely 
3) benignly 
4) abruptly 
5) decidedly

2. 
1) Indolently 
2) Skilfully  
3) Enchanted 
4) Constrained  
5) Chagrined

3. 
1) lamented 
2) resurfaced  
3) appreciated 
4) provided  
5) projected

4. 
1) inject 
2) involve 
3) exhibit 
4) formulate 
5) establish

5. 
1) pondered 
2) evaluated  
3) developed 
4) perfected 
5) appreciated

6. 
1) interesting 
2) obvious 
3) engulfing 
4) esteemed 
5) evolving

7. 
1) precarious 
2) haunting 
3) deliberate 
4) pervasive 
5) rabid

8. 
1) patience 
2) alliance 
3) influence 
4) coping 
5) questioning

9. 
1) custom 
2) capacity 
3) defence 
4) preference 
5) posterity 

10. 
1) consideration 
2) accounted 
3) longing 
4) regard 
5) established 

Directions(11- 15): 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 questions given below them.

(A) It takes its recourse to progressive march towards perfection.
(B) But, one may conclude, while science is inclined towards reason, spiritualism is the essence of religion.
(C) In religion deviation from the set course is permissible, though some more rationalistic religious leaders also allow questioning and their satisfactory answers.
(D) Many people believe that science and religion are contrary to each other.
(E) The tools of religion, on the other hand, are faith, intuition, and the spoken word of the enlightened.
(F) The method of science is observation, experiment and experience. 
(G) There is no doubt that the methods of science and religion are different.

11. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
1) F 
2) E 
3) D 
4) B 
5) G

12. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
1) B 
2) A 
3) D 
4) F 
5) C

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

14. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
1) C 
2) B 
3) D 
4) F 
5) A

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

Answers..

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

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