English Quiz For SBI Exam 2016

Directions (1-10) : In these questions, Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences:

1.An organ of body cut off by surgery 
(a) amputation
(b) imitation
(c) adaptation
(d) impartial
(e) intimitation 

2.An object through which light passes but people cannot see across clearly 
(a) heavy 
(b) cloudy
(c) opaque 
(d) translucent
(e) transparent

3.That which lasts forever or is never-ending 
(a) cessation
(b) terminable
(c) eternal 
(d) limited
(e) long standing 

4.Lasting only for a very short time 
(a) transient 
(b) enduring
(c) enticing
(d) lasting
(e) short-lived

5.A person who is very fond of sensuous enjoyment 
(a) flat
(b) hedonist
(c) underdeveloped
(d) acetic
(e) pervert

6.A person with refined taste in food and wine 
(a) puritan 
(b) ascetic
(c) novice
(d) epicure
(e) glutton

7.One who hates mankind 
(a) Philanthropist 
(b) misanthrope
(c) humanitarian 
(d) optimist
(e) misogamist

8.To sail round the world 
(a) circumnavigate
(b) assist
(c) permit
(d) land
(e) travel

9.Short speech or poem given at the end of a play or book 
(a) epilogue 
(b) preface
(c) debut
(d) climax
(e) dialogue 

10.Person more like a woman than a man 
(a) masculinity
(b) extroverted
(c) effeminate
(d) unpretentious
(e) pessimistic

Directions (11-15):In these questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Five alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the five alternative:

11.I can dare say that she takes _________ her mother. 
(a) to 
(b) down
(c) after 
(d) in
(e) with

12.You should never lack confidence _________ yourself, otherwise life will become hell for you. 
(a) on 
(b) upon 
(c) on 
(d) in
(e) with

13.All of us are devoted __________ one another. 
(a) of 
(b) at 
(c) to 
(d) for
(e) in 

14.We should always stick to our decisions otherwise people will mock __________ us. 
(a) on 
(b) at 
(c) upon 
(d) over
(e) down

15.I cannot put up __________ this insult. 
(a) on 
(b) upon 
(c) with 
(d) at 
(e) in

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