LIC AAO and SO: English Quiz

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We are providing you English Quiz for practice of  LIC AAO and other Banking Exams. Daily practice of these Quizzes will help you to Solve reasoning section of bank exam within time limits. Solve this Quiz within 10 minutes.


Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
  1. The domain name system (DNS)___________is to make internet___________to human beings. 
1) devised, handy 
2) drafted, open 
3) cast, usable 
4) designed, accessible 
5) delineated, approachable 

2. The RBI has said, the primary responsibility to___________grievances of customers related to___________ATM transaction shall be with issuing bank. 
1) redress, failed 
2) amend, fizzled 
3) remedy, fallen 
4) ease, aborted 
5) aid, futile 

3. While quantitative___________of rates of return to investment in education are unavailable, in view of the___________youth population of India the social rate of return is likely to be higher. 
1) appraisal, prospering 
2) assessment, diminishing 
3) estimates, burgeoning 
4) conclusion, growing 
5) evaluation, expanding 

4. The time has come for Indian planners to view education___________as an essential investment___________for economic growth. 
1) cost, ceased 
2) disbursement, delayed 
3) outlay, quickening 
4) expense, running 
5) expenditure, speeding 

5. In fact, except for duration of compulsory education and hours of___________for pupils aged 9, India’s performance is___________   
1) direction, dead 
2) instruction, lacklustre 
3) coaching, nothing 
4) lesson, zero 
5) training, sombre.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and ‘No correction’ is required mark 5) as the answer.

6. India since independence has made a significant progress in rural development with an integrated approach to improve the quality for life of the rural poor and by 
ensuring equity and effective people’s participation. 
1) to improved quality of life 
2) to life for improving the quality 
3) towards improving the quality of life 
4) of life to improve the quality of 
5) No correction required 

7. It is the implementation of integrated Rural Development (IRD) programme that is posing most formidable managerial challenges when financial and even material inputs are not serious constraints. 
1) when financial or material 
2) when financial, material and even 
3) when even financial or material 
4) even when financial and material 
5) No correction required 

8. Expanding coverage to a large number of Indians is a desirable policy goal with the potential of improving health and lowering financial hardships faced by millions 
of Indians. 
1) of improving health and lowered 
2) of improved health and lower 
3) of improved health by lowering 
4) of improving health or lowered 
5) No correction required 

9. A person qualified enough to be a secondary school teacher is most likely to look after other full-time employment, and it naturally follows that the teacher 
shortage is the worst at the college level. 
1) most likely to look into 
2) more likely to look for 
3) unlikely to look out 
4) much likely to look at 
5) No correction required 

10. Asset allocation involves division of an investment portfolio into different asset categories, such as stock, bonds and cash. 
1) dividing an investment portfolio among 
2) dividing an investment portfolio of 
3) distribution of an investment portfolio for 
4) collection of an investment portfolio through 
5) No correction required 

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

10.1

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