Banking Pathway: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1–5): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

1. The US can hardly deny its own _____ role in the _____ of erasing trading quotas.

1) effective, subject 
2) stunning, margin 
3) dubious, matter 
4) diplomat, remark
5) sprouting, practices


2. IT would ____ better and more scientific decision making ____ banks.

1) exaggerate, to 
2) pattern, in 
3) concern, for
4) facilitate, within 
5) crop, inside

3. The ____ of the rural economy is agriculture, which also provides ____ to over half the country's population.

1) opportunity, materials 
2) strength, income 
3) success, grains
4) weakness, food 
5) backbone, sustenance

4. Most nonprofits ____ with lending simply because local laws prohibited nonbanks from ____ deposit accounts.

1) sustained, attracting 
2) started, offering 
3) analysed, boosting 
4) discussed, contracting 
5) issued, expanding

5. While the reaction to major disasters is ______ the response to emergencies like accident is ____ sad.

1) dismal, equally 
2) hesitant, likely 
3) prior, hesitantly
4) needed, unlikely 
5) fuller, doomed

Directions (Q. 6 – 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 meaningfully complete.

For time immemorial women in general have been forced to ...(6)... a secondary place in relation to men. Women have been ...(7)... to the margins in spite of the fact that they are numerically half of the world’s population.

This has ...(8)... in women being unable to take a place of human dignity as free and independent entities ...(9)... with men on an intellectual and professional equal ...(10)....

6. 
1) view 
2) put 
3) propel 
4) occupy 
5) castigate

7. 
1) unhinged 
2) belted 
3) relegated 
4) asked 
5) sung

8. 
1) changed 
2) resulted 
3) acted 
4) obliged 
5) penalized

9. 
1) disciplined 
2) associated 
3) punished 
4) reprimanded 
5) cheered

10. 
1) wavelength 
2) fathom 
3) swing 
4) experience 
5) mark



Answers:

1. 3 
2. 4 
3. 5 
4. 2 
5. 1
6. 4 
7. 3 
8. 2 
9. 2 
10. 1





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