LIC AAO : English Quiz

Dear Readers,

We are providing you this English Quiz keeping in mind the upcoming LIC AAO Exam pattern and syllabus. LIC AAO Exam is not going to be easy one so practice these Quizzes on daily basis.

Directions (1 – 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, are suggested, one of which best fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Twenty years …… (41)…… now, nearly 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. The impact of urbanisation might not all be positive on India’s as urban expansion is happening at a much …… (42)….. rate than infrastructure expansion.
Sustainability issues need to be …… (43) ….. so that economic development is not at the …… (44)…. of public health. Some urban services that ought to be in …… (45)….. in a city like Water, electricity transport, etc. need special consideration.
TERI has put together a detailed report that ….. (46) …. Sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities.
….. (47)…. public transport is a major reason for the proliferation of private vehicles on the road. Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas is on the..… (48)….with more cases of asthma being ….. (49)…because of pollution. The future of cities of Indian dreams depends on ….. (50)….. we can build better cities today.

1.(a) on 
(b) till
(c) since
(d) from
(e) after

2.(a) quick 
(b) faster
(c) slower
(d) changed
(e) speed

3.(a) understand 
(b) speculated
(c) believed
(d) imagined
(e) considered

4.(a) expense 
(b) payment
(c) rate
(d) costs
(e) charge

5.(a) location 
(b) abundance
(c) large
(d) functional
(e) vicinity

6.(a) requests 
(b) bring
(c) emphasises
(d) speculates
(e) postulates

7.(a) Sufficient 
(b) Good
(c) Competent
(d) Absence
(e) Inadequate

8.(a) grow 
(b) multiplication
(c) expansion
(d) rise
(e) inflation

9.(a) reported 
(b) produced
(c) develop
(d) composed
(e) resulted

10.(a) weather
(b) if
(c) whether
(d) unless
(e) provided


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