English Quiz For SBI Exam 2016

Directions (1-10): In the following questions, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (E).

1. Minimum temperatures _____was above_____ normal by 3.1 to 5 degrees Celsius at many places in east Madhya Pradesh 
A. were above
B. will be above
C. should above
D. could above
E. No error

2.For the first time, 131 lithographs of Ravi Varma, most from the private collection of Mr. Shivaswamy, _____will be____ on display for the public. 
A. shall be
B. have been
C. has been
D. would
E. No error

3.He said that _____at most____ five crore cases are filed every year and judges dispose of only two crore.
A. some of
B. minimum
C. maximum
D. at least
E. No error

4.Officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) ____is planning____ to send a fresh  proposal to the Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Ministry
A. planning
B. will be planning
C. are planning
D. was planning
E. No error

5.All private hospitals, nursing homes and clinics in the district remained closed on Saturday in  protest _____for_____ the arrest of two surgeons T. Suresh Kumar and Manoj Kumar
A. to
B. with
C. of
D. against
E. No error

6.The government _____had recently______ decided to initiate proceedings through the court against the news channels on the basis of the findings of a magisterial probe
A. were recently
B. recently
C. has recently
D. have recently
E. No error

7.The Chief Minister said farm ponds ____could be____ dug up on a large scale in the district where the  ground water had depleted to unheard of levels.
A. has
B. can
C. would be
D. should be
E. No error

8.“We will have to depend on rain. Let us hope ____it has___ rain within a fortnight,” said the Mayor
A. it have
B. it will
C. it was
D. it were
E. No error

9.William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the world’s best dramatist of all time and one of the  ___fine poets___ ever.
A. amazing poets
B. good poets
C. best poets
D. Finest poets
E. No error

10.Fifty districts in Uttar Pradesh ___are reeling_____ under severe drought.
A. is reeling
B. was reeling
C. have reeling
D. will be reeling
E. No error

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