English Questions For NABARD Grade-A Exam 2017

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English Questions For NABARD Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the NABARD and other bank exams. Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. Through such English Quizzes, we will provide you all types of high-level questions to ace the paragraph summary questions and jumbled paragraph questions, new pattern English section of banking and insurance exams.
Directions (1-5): In question given below there are five sentences. Each sentence has a pair of words/phrases that are highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate words(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then below the group of sentences 5 options are given, with each option having sequence of choices either (a) or (b) and so on. Choose the option which is giving the correct sequence of the choices.
Q1 A. Whole bloc[1]/block[2] of students got together to complain.
B. The chef placed the steak in the hot pan to sear[1]/seer[2] the outside.
C. The area team[1]/teems[2] with entrepreneurs hoping to hit upon the next big thing.

Q2.A. I strolled a discrete[1]/ Discreet[2] distance from her side as we entered the gardens
B.The Principle[1]/principal[2] thing that is lacking is sentence accent and variety in the inflection of phrases.
C. The struggle that followed was, however, destined once more to be a duel[1]/Dual[2] between Russia and Turkey.

Q3 A. Banging the cymbal[1]/ Symbol[2] loudly, the musician marched through the parade to his own beat.
B. I Prey[1]/pray[2] to the gods it does not force me to destroy the histories, so that someday, someone will have the strength I lack.
C. She was still maize[1]/mazed[2] with the drug she had taken

Q4 A. The man who essay[1]/assayed[2] gold was more than a technician.
B.Thousands of troup[1]/troops[2] of enemy soldiers have been observed approaching the capital city.
C.Somehow I get the idea that you will find it harder to be idol[1]/idle[2] than working.

Q5 A.He tried in vain[1]/vein[2] to get the whole world to be won over to liberal toleration within one or two generations.
B. a car collided with a stationary[1]/Stationery[2]  vehicle
C. The research gives insight[1]/incite[2] into the theory of evolution.

Directions (6-10): Four sentences are given with a blank in each. Five words are also given. The blank in each sentence can be filled by one or more of the four words given. Similarly, each word given in the choices can go into any number of sentences. Identify the number of sentences each word can go into and mark as your answer the maximum number of sentences any word can go into.

Q6. A. What is the __________ value of the shares?
B. The __________ was released by the minister.
C. There is no need to __________ rooms, as it is offseason now.
D. The __________ for food items is always good.
(a) book
(b) market
(c) reserve
(d) product
(e) capital

Q7. A. The party was held at the __________ side.
B. They decided to __________ their resources.
C. I was shocked to see him lying in a __________ of blood.
D. The __________ room was over crowded.
(a) waiting
(b) combine
(c) pool
(d) lake
(e) share

Q8. A. I tried to __________ him off with my old PC.
B. The __________ tree is the life of the desert people.
C. What is the __________ today?
D. Do you __________ him regularly?
(a) palm
(b) date
(c) meet
(d) day
(e) see

Q9. A. The two brothers quarreled __________ themselves.
B. The sea lies __________ France and England.
C. This custom still exists __________ certain tribes.
D. The internet is __________ the most remarkable of modern inventions.
(a) between
(b) among
(c) with
(d) along
(e) in

Q10. A. Tickets for the __________ were booked months in advance.
B. They pushed hard but the door wouldn’t __________.
C. Better to keep quiet than __________ your ignorance.
D. “__________ me your tickets,” the inspector demanded.
(a) programme
(b) show
(c) display
(d) give
(e) play

Directions (11-15): In the following, there are sentences or parts of sentence labelled A, B, C, D and E. Choose for your answer the fragment that carries an Error. Ignore punctuation error, if any.

Q11. A. And its equally important to spread the news about companies that treat working parents
B. with fairness and respect, so that we all can try to work at these companies,
C. and send a message to others treating working parents
D. justly is a valuable employee recruitment and retention advantage.
E. No error
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. A. I’ve been in Delhi for four days now
B. and so far the stay had been uneventful,
C. barring a stray incident
D. where I walked into a lamppost and then walked around Connaught Place
E. with a bloody nose.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q13. A. To be a citizen is to possess the rights
B. enshrined in our constitution,
C. and equally, the obligation of duty.
D. When one citizen upholds an individual right for another,
E. he enacts his duty to himself.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. A. This study takes its place alongside earlier research showing
B. that kids who are allowed to serve their own food
C. take smaller portions that they would typically be served
D. and ate 25 percentage less, and that kids tend to eat more
E. when the portions on their plates have been double.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q15. A. Sixty years is too small a period to acquire new civilizational traits.
B. and to mould our DNA. When that happens, we will automatically
C. realize the importance of the rule of law, the true meaning of freedom and democracy
D. and then we will behave like citizens who will not allow anyone
E. to sell their votes, and MPs will not be on sold.
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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