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.


In our system, a vast gap (1) the life children lead at school and what they experience outside. The space where they are (2) to learn about life is so far removed from (3) that we might as well ask (4) to buy space-suits for their little ones, instead of school uniforms. (5) they read, listen to and copy from the blackboard is so meticulously deodorized and (6) that it carries no resonance of experienced reality and (7) in life. The school day becomes a (8) of didactic songs and memorised information. Special (9) are marked by elaborate acts of sycophancy and preaching. School authorities (10) stop talking about values, but ignore the cynicism felt by the young over the high levels of chicanery and verbosity they find in adult talk. 

1. 
1) occurs
2) separates 
3) bridges 
4) escapes 
5) finds 

2. 
1) about 
2) worried 
3) compelled 
4) supposed 
5) deprived 

3. 
1) reality 
2) school 
3) fantasy 
4) imagination 
5) existence 

4. 
1) teachers 
2) principals 
3) schools
4) coaching classes 
5) parents

5. 
1) When  
2) How 
3) What 
4) Whether
5) Whenever

6. 
1) sanctified 
2) written 
3) emphasised 
4) memorised 
5) imbibed 

7. 
1) demand 
2) culture 
3) miseries 
4) joy 
5) applicability

8. 
1) programme 
2) ritual 
3) consult 
4) tradition
5) store 

9. 
1) persons 
2) leaders 
3) locations
4) occasions
5) indications 

10. 
1) always 
2) deliberately 
3) seldom 
4) relentlessly
5) invariably 

Directions (Q. 11-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them. 
(A) Happiness, if at all found, is accompanied with sorrow. 
(B) This attitude helps us to cope up with our unhappiness. 
(C) The world is full of miseries, problems, risks and discomfiture. 
(D) It also helps us to be sympathetic to others who are more unhappy. 
(E) Therefore, it seems to be wise to compare our lot with the lot of those who are less fortunate. 
(F) None can find here perfect happiness

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

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

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

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

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

5) F

Answers..

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

15. (4) 

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