English Language Questions for NIACL Assistant 2017

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english questions for SBI PO

Directions (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 grammatically correct and meaningfully complete.

Q1. There is no __________ the fact that a man of knowledge _________ great power.
(a) justifying, acknowledges
(b) clarifying, exhibits
(c) advocating, projects
(d) denying, wields
(e) proclaiming, develops

Q2. The _________ of opinion which emerged at a recently concluded seminar was that the problem of dowry cannot be ___________ unless the law against it is made more stringent.
(a) divergence, managed
(b) sympathy, projected
(c) consensus, tackled
(d) similarity, curbed
(e) convergence, appreciated

Q3. Leisure must be spent carefully and __________ only, otherwise the devil will take the ________ of you.
(a) positively, care
(b) constructively, better
(c) pro-actively, though
(d) objectively, energy
(e) purposefully, measure

Q4. Nothing is impossible in the world of politics. States which were _________ foes and had their deadly missiles pointed at each other find themselves ________ in military alliances.
(a) implacable, partners
(b) intense, joining
(c) deadly, approaching
(d) known, soliciting
(e) enviable, grouping

Q5. ________ of whether leaders are born or made, it is _________ clear that leaders are not like other people.
(a) Pursuant, manifestly
(b) Sequel, amply
(c) Regardless, unequivocally
(d) Instead, purely
(e) In spite, normally

Directions (6-15): In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered and after each blank a word is given. For each numbered blank four other words have been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case and if the already given word is correct choose option ‘(e) The given word is appropriate’.

Our company has set up a foundation which is …(6)…(involved) to spreading literacy. To …(7)…(contribute) to this cause the foundation has a project called ‘A Library for Every School’ through …(8)…(these) the foundation donates books mainly to government school libraries so that children have easy …(9)…(access) to books on a variety of subjects. In my …(10)…(knowledge) as a Chairperson of the Foundation I travel …(11)…(extensively) in rural areas. All this travelling has …(12)…(made) me to understand what children want to read in different parts of the country. …(13)…(Besides) my travels I frequently stay in the houses of people I meet as …(14)…(often) there are no hotels in small towns and villages that I visit. In India a guest is always treated well; an old Sanskrit saying is Atithi Devo Bhava …(15)…(fearing) that God comes in the form of a guest.

(a) dedicated
(b) responsible
(c) trying
(d) catered
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) awaken
(b) further
(c) aim
(d) perform
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) those
(b) which
(c) whom 
(d) where
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) opportunity
(b) admission
(c) purchase
(d) contact
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) feeling
(b) decision
(c) role
(d) order
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) sometime
(b) somehow
(c) extremely
(d) hastily
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) ensured
(b) provided
(c) enabled
(d) deprived
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) During
(b) Since
(c) From
(d) Through
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) while
(b) usual
(c) neither
(d) either
(e) The given word is appropriate

(a) threatens
(b) meaning
(c) naturally
(d) imply
(e) The given word is appropriate


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