ENGLISH QUIZ: Syndicate, LIC AAO, IBPS SO



Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. Many teachers…………the lack of professional freedom as the…………for leaving the job.
(1) cited, reason 
(2) explained, force
(3) claimed, understanding
(4) argued, culprit 
(5) believe, ground

2. Skeptics would not…………that the Earth actually moves, let alone that it…………around the Sun.
(1) permit, orbits 
(2) accept, revolves 
(3) experience, circles 
(4) assume, went 
(5) challenge, spins

3. Unpredictable…………of the child could not lead the consultants to any………… .
(1) performance, setting
(2) belief, judgement 
(3) operation, purpose
(4) behavior, conclusion
(5) react, decision

4. A public servant who is guilty will not…………punishment and no…………person will be punished.
(1) be, sincere
(2) flee, guilty 
(3) defend, common
(4) avoid, uniformed 
(5) escape, innocent 

5. Few professions can…………the sheer variety and constant…………of being a doctor. 
(1) like, struggle 
(2) share, enthusiast 
(3) match, challenge 
(4) draw, work-load
(5) justify, exception 

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in tit. 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) i.e., ‘No error’. (Ignore the error of punctuation, if any.)

6 The revised government’s (1)/ guidelines have reduced (2)/ the number of mergers (3)/ taking place among banks. (4)/ No error (5)

7. I do not know (1)/ who of the (2)/ new trainees should (3)/ be confirmed. (4)/ No error (5)

8. To promote India as (1)/ a tourist destination (2)/ the government has organized (3)/ many cultural programmes. (4)/ No error (5)

9. Banks in India (1)/ cannot open ATMs (2)/ except obtaining (3)/ approval from RBI. (4)/ No error (5)

10. Today the success of (1)/ companies depends on the (2)/ quality of their products and (3)/ efficient managing staff. (4)/ No error (5)

Answers
1. 1
2. 2
3. 4
4. 3
5. 3
6. 1
7. 2
8. 3
9. 3


10.4

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