English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 (Word Based)

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English Questions For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 (Word Based)


This section can be easy as pie if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in the banking exams. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions.

Directions (1-5): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

Q1. Equivocate
(a) Prevaricate   
(b) intimate  
(c) strangulate  
(d) implicate 
(e) agree

Q2. Nom de plume
(a) Pen-name    
(b) dessert  
(c) desert 
(d) deserting 
(e) bellicose

Q3. Platitude
(a) Philanderer 
(b) punctilious 
(c) pyrotechnic 
(d) Truism  
(e) adage

Q4. Rendezvous 
(a) Merry-making  
(b) appointment 
(c) incorrigible 
(d) emissary 
(e)missionary

Q5. Recondite
(a) Erudite 
(b) reconstitute 
(c) abstruse 
(d)epitomize 
(e) rat race

Directions (6-10): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

Q6. Promiscuous
(a) Chaste 
(b) dissipated 
(c) immoderate 
(d) masque
(e) Dissolute

Q7. Juxtaposed
(a) Exposed 
(b) revealed 
(c) distanced 
(d) martyred
(e) appose

Q8. panegyrical
(a) adulatory  
(b) eulogistic 
(c) paramour 
(d) disparaging 
(e) tergiversation

Q9. Recapitulate
(a) epitomize 
(b) recount 
(c) protract 
(d) wrap up 
(e) finish

Q10. boorish
(a) coarse 
(b) sophisticated 
(c) churlish 
(d) unladylike 
(e) boring

Directions (11-15): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.

Q11. She ___ that she had acted irresponsibly. 
(a) Refuted 
(b) refused 
(c) denied 
(d) declined 
(e) postponed

Q12. He treated me ____
(a) good 
(b) nice 
(c)well 
(d) fine 
(e) bad

Q13. The largest teaching union yesterday ____to the Government, threatening strikes if their demands are not met.
(a) threw down the gauntlet   
(b) reconciled themselves 
(c) subjected 
(d) suited
(e) reproached

Q14. The only _______  in an otherwise perfect wedding day was the fact that the bride tripped when walking down the aisle.
(a) fool’s paradise 
(b) cut no ice 
(c) fly in the ointment 
(d) fancy price 
(e) blind alley

Q15. She thought he'd ____ of the garden. 
(a) Midas touch  
(b) make a hash  
(c) nig-nag 
(d) run amuck 
(e) blue book





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