English Quiz for SBI exam 2016

Direction (1- 5):In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

1. Mr. Srinivasan is________ to become Chairman of the group ________ the retirement of his father.
a) set, following 
b) voted, subsequent
c) Selected, despite 
d) Approved, because
e) decided, after

2. ________ to your error the ________ consignment has been delayed by a week.
a) According, important 
b) Duly, urgent
c) Owing, entire 
d) Added, crucial
e) Admitting, special

3. On account of the ________ in sales the software firm has achieved an eight per cent ________ in net profit.
a) surge, fall 
b) increase, rise
c) decline, slope 
d) hike, loss
e) growth, advance

4. We are proud to say that today ________ 26 per cent of our total accounts are ________ by women and senior citizens.
a) approximate, held
b) nearly, authorized
c) over, maintain
d) above, open
e) around, operated

5. The company has ________ special training to employees on ________ to trade online.
a) announced, benefits 
b) offered, course
c) imparted, risks 
d) sanction, skills
e) provided, how

Directions (6-10): Find the word closest in the meaning to the word given in the Question.

A) Frightful 
B) Stable 
C) Sincere 
D) Companion 
E) stalemate

 A) Misrule 
B) Power 
C) Madness 
D) Cruelty 
E) fidget 

 A) Generous 
B) Spendthrift 
C) Miserly 
D) Irritable 
E) immense 

 A) Compromise 
B) Fearful 
C) Defame 
D) Cheerful 
E) supreme 

 A) Unreliable 
B) Current 
C) Provisional 
D) Final 
E) initial 

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