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Dear Students, As we've all seen the drastic change in the pattern of Questions asked in English Section, Gone are the days when we used to predict types and no. of questions asked in the clerk and PO exam..but now every single day Questions are changing. IBPS is surprising all of us by asking CAT Exam pattern Questions. 
So now we've decided to help and guide all of you to Sail through these unpredictable Bank Exams.
Every day,  we'll provide Quizzes based on the new pattern and some other new type of Questions that also might be asked in the upcoming exams. The best thing you can do is to be well prepared and familiar with all possible type of questions. We'll also post the tricks and approach to nail unexpected pattern questions.

Directions (1-15): Find the meaning of the underlined/BOLD word in the following sentence.

Q1. His arrogant statement needlessly vitiated the atmosphere and effectively sabotaged the peace parleys.
(a) devastated
(b) energized
(c) spoilt
(d) engrossed
(e) electrified

Q2. In our system of education, homework is imperative.
(a) impalpable
(b) unnecessary
(c) a handicap
(d) authorized
(e) compulsory

Q3. Confidence in government hospitals has eroded considerably in the past decade.
(a) worn away
(b) been lost
(c) corroded
(d) withered
(e) reduced

Q4. Ram works as a laundry boy and hates the drudgery of his routine.
(a) routineness
(b) upheavals
(c) tiresomeness
(d) values
(e) tension

Q5. Apart from its regular array of activities there is an exhibition-cum-sale of different kinds of sarees at the exhibition.
(a) order
(b) stream
(c) varieties
(d) range
(e) horde

Q6. Home appliances manufacturer Bajaj electrical Limited is looking for acquisitions in the domestic market.
(a) obtainment
(b) apprentice
(c) attrition
(d) attention
(e) attestation

Q7. Some important statistics further corroborate the susceptibility of Indians towards heart diseases.
(a) support
(b) reduce
(c) weaken
(d) protect
(e) assess

Q8. The hero is known for his liking for foot-tapping tunes and sonorous music.
(a) lingering
(b) loud
(c) imposing
(d) throbbing
(e) mellifluous

Q9. The veteran politician still believes in the old method of being reticent and maintaining silence on controversial issues.
(a) calm
(b) empathetic
(c) reserved
(d) apathetic
(e) apprehensive

Q10. The unruly mob was temerarious enough to say that they had provoked violence.
(a) foolish
(b) open
(c) rash
(d) good
(e) clever

Q11. Leaders are expected to behave within the framework of law and have no immunity if they transgress law.
(a) desert
(b) transform
(c) question
(d) deride
(e) violate

Q12. The ruling party was spreading canards and lies against the opposition parties.
(a) rumors
(b) slander
(c) blunders
(d) insult
(e) confusion

Q13. The nostalgia for childhood lingers in most of us and sharpens as we age.
(a) belongingness
(b) affinity
(c) longing
(d) attraction
(e) admiration

Q14. The young director has elicited excellent performance from his cast.
(a) motivated
(b) removed
(c) forced
(d) extracted
(e) kindled

Q15. Shopping is a leisure activity that everybody enjoys indulging in.
(a) wasting
(b) dwelling
(c) popularizing
(d) messing
(e) gratifying


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