English Quiz for SBI exam 2016

Directions (1-10) : In the following questions, a part of the sen­tence is printed in bold. Below are giv­en alternatives to the bold part at (a), (b), (c) (d) and (e) which may improve the sen­tence. Choose the correct alternative.

Q1. The story does not hold water.
(a) Does not deserve appreciation
(b) Does not fulfill the requirements
(c) Cannot be believed
(d) Cannot be valued
(e) has not any value

Q2. If you are fair and square in your work you will definitely prosper.
(a) Active 
(b) Honest
(c) Business like
(d) Authoritative
(e) foolish person

Q3. There is no love lost between any two neighbouring countries in the world.
(a) Stop loving
(b) Not on good terms
(c) Forming a group
(d) Have good understanding
(e) partner in business

Q4. My neighbour had to pay through his nose for a brand new car.
(a) Pay huge loans 
(b) Pay a reasonable price
(c) Pay an extremely high price
(d) Make a quick buck
(e) to lost money

Q5. Very ambitious people do not like to rest on their laurels.
(a) To be unhappy 
(b) To be motivated
(c) To be impatient
(d) To be complacent
(e) to be nervous

Q6. Ramesh takes after his father.
(a) Follows 
(b) Imitates
(c) Obeys
(d) Resembles
(e) destructive 

Q7. They made no bones about acknowledging their debt to his genius.
(a) Did not have any hesitation in
(b) Did not have any faith in
(c) Demanded compensation for
(d) Had problems is
(e) eat bones of bird

Q8. During the last moments of his life, the criminal made a clean breast of everything he had done.
(a) Showed his breast 
(b) Fought like a hero
(c) Confessed without reserve
(d) Faced bravely
(e) slept like a dog

Q9. I did not mind what he was saying, he was only talking through his hat.
(a) Talking nonsense 
(b) Talking ignorantly 
(c) Talking irresponsibly
(d) Talking insultingly
(e)  talking sleepy

Q10. The green-eyed monster strikes a woman the moment she sees her husband talking to another pretty woman.
(a) Anger
(b) Hatred
(c) Envy
(d) Jealousy
(e) lovely

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