SBI Clerk Pre Night Class English Questions:10th June

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State Bank of India's most awaited clerk exam is just 11 days away. All the practice and revision is essential for the final touches. English being the subject that gives chills to most of the students need attention on a daily basis. Fight the fear of English with SBI Clerk Crash Course Night Class quiz. These quizzes will enable aspirants to have the experience about what type of question can be asked in the actual examination, and you can be fully prepared for the D- day.  Here is today's quiz on the English Language to help you assess your preparation for SBI Clerk Prelims 2019. Keep Practicing. All the best.





Directions (1-3): Find out the word from the given options which is similar in meaning to the word given in bold in the passage. 

Q1.Bizarre


Normal
Regular
Unusual
Ordinary
Standard
Solution:
Bizarre means very strange or unusual.
Rest all the words are opposite of the given word.

Q2.Affluent
Deprived
Prosperous
Destitute
Needy
Penniless
Solution:
Affluent means having a great deal of money; wealthy.
Prosperous means bringing wealth and success.
Deprived means underprivileged. Destitute means extremely poor and lacking the means to provide for oneself.
Penniless means having no money ; very poor.

Q3.BESET
Torment
Defend
Provide
Shelter
Justify
Solution:
Beset means (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently.
Torment means a cause of severe suffering.
Defend means resist an attack made on (someone or something); protect from harm or danger.
Shelter means shield.
Justify means show or prove to be right or reasonable.

Directions (4-5): Find out the word from the given option which is opposite in meaning to the word given in bold in the passage. 

Q4.Humble


Modest
Meek
Pretentious
Unassertive
Blamed
Solution:
Humble means having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance.
Pretentious means artificial, overambitious.
Modest means unassuming in the estimation of one's abilities or achievements.
Meek means quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive.
Unassertive means (of a person) not having or showing a confident and forceful personality.

Q5.ACCRUING
Augmenting
Accumulating
Amassing
Dispersing
Reckoning
Solution:
Accruing means accumulating or receiving (payments or benefits) over time.
Dispersing means distribute or spread over a wide area.
Augmenting means making (something) greater by adding to it; increase.
Amassing means gathering.
Reckoning means the action or process of calculating or estimating something.

Directions (6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete. 

Q6. One thing that’s great about stories is how quickly they can ________(6)__________ your life. Maybe you start reading one over your lunch break and, if it’s the right one, before that peanut butter cup you brought for dessert even has a chance to finish its melting shape-shift into some kind of sugary cement, the whole world has been destroyed around you and then _________(7)__________, and nothing is quite the same again. This happens whether you like it or not. Great stories practice this violent beauty on you in a variety of ways: some by making an ________(8)____________ world familiar (or vice versa), some with a slow burn , some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Some do it quietly, almost without you even noticing, and some do it with high wire acts of imagination or ________(9)_________ that make you into a breathless witness. The trick, then, is finding the right story, one that is capable of such a thing. This is no easy task. Tastes differ, of course, and it can be confusing to spot the small boat of a great story on the wide sea of fiction. Ultimately what any reader can offer you in terms of _________(10)________ is actually the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself.

Allow
Ruin
Theoretical
Climb
Network
Solution:
The most suitable option here is option (b) which also matches with the context of the passage and the line. Theoretical, climb and network are not in a right form to be used in a given blank. Hence these are grammatically incorrect. Allow does not fit contextually.

Q7. One thing that’s great about stories is how quickly they can ________(6)__________ your life. Maybe you start reading one over your lunch break and, if it’s the right one, before that peanut butter cup you brought for dessert even has a chance to finish its melting shape-shift into some kind of sugary cement, the whole world has been destroyed around you and then _________(7)__________, and nothing is quite the same again. This happens whether you like it or not. Great stories practice this violent beauty on you in a variety of ways: some by making an ________(8)____________ world familiar (or vice versa), some with a slow burn , some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Some do it quietly, almost without you even noticing, and some do it with high wire acts of imagination or ________(9)_________ that make you into a breathless witness. The trick, then, is finding the right story, one that is capable of such a thing. This is no easy task. Tastes differ, of course, and it can be confusing to spot the small boat of a great story on the wide sea of fiction. Ultimately what any reader can offer you in terms of _________(10)________ is actually the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself.
Inspected
Dreamt
Rebuilt
Fooled
Arranged
Solution:
The most appropriate option here is option (c) which suits in the given blank as the author talks about the world stories create that is being destroyed and then rebuilt that is the originally built world is broken and built again.
Inspected means examined (someone or something) to ensure that they reach an official standard. Dreamt means indulge in daydreams or fantasies about something greatly desired.

Q8. One thing that’s great about stories is how quickly they can ________(6)__________ your life. Maybe you start reading one over your lunch break and, if it’s the right one, before that peanut butter cup you brought for dessert even has a chance to finish its melting shape-shift into some kind of sugary cement, the whole world has been destroyed around you and then _________(7)__________, and nothing is quite the same again. This happens whether you like it or not. Great stories practice this violent beauty on you in a variety of ways: some by making an ________(8)____________ world familiar (or vice versa), some with a slow burn , some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Some do it quietly, almost without you even noticing, and some do it with high wire acts of imagination or ________(9)_________ that make you into a breathless witness. The trick, then, is finding the right story, one that is capable of such a thing. This is no easy task. Tastes differ, of course, and it can be confusing to spot the small boat of a great story on the wide sea of fiction. Ultimately what any reader can offer you in terms of _________(10)________ is actually the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself.
Absurd
Revised
Availed
Captured
Great
Solution:
The most suitable option to be filled in the blank is absurd which means illogical. In the statement the author is talking about making illogical world familiar, some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Rest of all the options are irrelevant. Revised means reviewed. Availed means utilized. Captured means taken into one's possession or control by force.

Q9. One thing that’s great about stories is how quickly they can ________(6)__________ your life. Maybe you start reading one over your lunch break and, if it’s the right one, before that peanut butter cup you brought for dessert even has a chance to finish its melting shape-shift into some kind of sugary cement, the whole world has been destroyed around you and then _________(7)__________, and nothing is quite the same again. This happens whether you like it or not. Great stories practice this violent beauty on you in a variety of ways: some by making an ________(8)____________ world familiar (or vice versa), some with a slow burn , some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Some do it quietly, almost without you even noticing, and some do it with high wire acts of imagination or ________(9)_________ that make you into a breathless witness. The trick, then, is finding the right story, one that is capable of such a thing. This is no easy task. Tastes differ, of course, and it can be confusing to spot the small boat of a great story on the wide sea of fiction. Ultimately what any reader can offer you in terms of _________(10)________ is actually the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself.
Acceptance
Consolation
Intellect
Emerging
Growth
Solution:
Option (c) is the most suitable choice to be filled in the given blank. Intellect means the faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, especially with regard to abstract matters.
Consolation means the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.
Emerging means becoming apparent or prominent.
Growth means extension.

Q10. One thing that’s great about stories is how quickly they can ________(6)__________ your life. Maybe you start reading one over your lunch break and, if it’s the right one, before that peanut butter cup you brought for dessert even has a chance to finish its melting shape-shift into some kind of sugary cement, the whole world has been destroyed around you and then _________(7)__________, and nothing is quite the same again. This happens whether you like it or not. Great stories practice this violent beauty on you in a variety of ways: some by making an ________(8)____________ world familiar (or vice versa), some with a slow burn , some with a voice that colonizes your thoughts. Some do it quietly, almost without you even noticing, and some do it with high wire acts of imagination or ________(9)_________ that make you into a breathless witness. The trick, then, is finding the right story, one that is capable of such a thing. This is no easy task. Tastes differ, of course, and it can be confusing to spot the small boat of a great story on the wide sea of fiction. Ultimately what any reader can offer you in terms of _________(10)________ is actually the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself.
Simplicity
Enhancing
Dramatize
Guidance
Escape
Solution:
‘Guidance’ can only be used in the given blank. As the reader can only offer guidance which is the same thing that any good writer can offer you with the story itself. Rest of all the options are irrelevant. Simplicity means the quality or condition of being easy to understand or do.
Dramatize means exaggerate the seriousness or importance of (an incident or situation).
Escape means an act of breaking free from confinement or control.

Q11. In this question, there is a statement which is correct grammatically .Mark that option as your answer. All of the options can also be correct, In that case, mark option (E) as your answer.
I could clearly seen the site since it was dark.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in.
India is so poor that it cannot afford lose Mondays on account of strikes.
He is usual tense but today he appears rather restless.
All are correct.
Solution:
Option (b) is the only choice among all the given options which is grammatically correct. In option (a) ‘see’ will be used instead of ‘seen’. In option (c) “afford to lose” should be used because after afford/like/want we use to-infinitive. In option (d) ‘usually’ will be used instead of ‘usual’.

Q12. In this question, there is a statement which is correct grammatically .Mark that option as your answer. All of the options can also be correct, In that case, mark option (E) as your answer.
To a large extent, many cooperative societies need advice and guidance.
The investigation was confine to manufacturing firms in the area.
They quickly come back with pitchers laden with water.
This is another kind of signing behavior.
All are correct
Solution:
Only option (a) is the one which is grammatically correct among all the given options. In option (b) , ‘confined’ will be used instead of ‘confine’ as the sentence is referring about the event happened in past. Option (c) will also take the past form of ‘come’ that is ‘came’. In option (d), this is another kind of sign behavior is an appropriate usage and not ‘signing’ behavior.

Q13. In this question, there is a statement which is correct grammatically .Mark that option as your answer. All of the options can also be correct, In that case, mark option (E) as your answer.
India national pastime is cricket.
Christopher Reeve confirm a faith in life that will not be easily forgotten.
Forecasting the weather has always been a difficult business.
He himself didn’t have many hope of recovery.
All are correct
Solution:
Option (c) is the most appropriate answer as it is the choice which is grammatically correct. In option (a) , it must be “India’s national pastime is cricket.” Option (b) will take a past form of verb ‘confirm’. So it will be ‘confirmed’. The correction for option (d) will be ‘He himself didn’t have much hope of recovery”.

Q14. In this question, there is a statement which is correct grammatically .Mark that option as your answer. All of the options can also be correct, In that case, mark option (E) as your answer.
We seldom examined the basic character of its anatomy.
The process continued for millions of year.
The decline in write skills can be stopped.
Financial services is up against tight liquidity and falling markets.
All are correct.
Solution:
Option (a) is the best answer choice which is grammatically correct. In option (b), ’years’ will be used instead of ‘year’. The correction for option (c) is “The decline in writing skills can be stopped”. In option (d) as financial services is used and not financial service, ‘are’ will be used and not ‘is’.

Q15. In this question, there is a statement which is correct grammatically .Mark that option as your answer. All of the options can also be correct, In that case, mark option (E) as your answer.
Learning is an important for both people and organisations.
Good advertising can make people buy your products even they sucks.
Making people laugh is trickable.
The delegation of any power, to any person, is never absolute.
All are correct.
Solution:
Option (d) is the only option which is grammatically correct. In option (a), article ‘an’ will not be used before important, so it will be learning is important. Option (c) will be ‘making people laugh is tricky.’ In option (b), even if will be used and not just even.

               






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