Banking Pathway 2015 : English (Mix Quiz)

Dear Readers,
                     Today we are providing you quiz on English which is one of the most important sections of banking exams, in which you can score maximum with ease if you are practising on very regular basis, It is crucial for all the upcoming banking exams, IBPS/SBI/RRB etc.

Directions (Q. 1- 5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below it.

(A) To address these issues Indian corporates are increasingly turning eco-friendly.
(B) At present, however, there are only a dozen green buildings in the private sector.
(C) However, though an eco-friendly building may cost more upfront, it is cost-friendly building may cost more upfront, it is cost-effective because of lower operating costs in the long run.
(D) Today there is growing concern about global warming, energy and water crises.
(E) The reason is the construction cost of an eco- friendly building is 15% to 20% more than putting up a conventional building.

(F) Planting trees, using energy-saving lighting systems and constructing eco-friendly green buildings are some of the measures they are taking.

1. Which of the following will be the FIRST Sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

2. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

3. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) D
(3) C
(4) E
(5) F

4. Which of the following will be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
(1) C
(2) D
(3) E
(4) F
(5) A

5. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

Directions (6- 10): Which of the phrase (1), (2), (3), (4) given below each sentences should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) is ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

6. In spite of trying his best, Karthik delivered whatever he had promised.
(1) was unable to deliver what
(2) delivered none of
(3) could not deliver
(4) cannot deliver however
(5) No correction required

7. It was very hot last year that the roads used to be empty in the afternoon.
(1) being so hot
(2) was so hot
(3) had been very hot
(4) was much hotter
(5) No correction required

8. The salaries we pay our employees are equal the ones that commercial banks pay theirs.
(1) are equally like
(2) were alike
(3) is similar to
(4) are equivalent to
(5) No correction required

9. To develop their problem solving skills trainees are encouraged to analyse situations and came to its own solutions.
(1) come up with their
(2) came forward with their
(3) come down with its
(4) come with its
(5) No correction required

10. Overcoming obstacles in the course of her job giving her a lot of self-confidence.
(1) is given her
(2) she has been given
(3) will give her
(4) by giving her

(5) No correction required

Directions (Q. 11-15) In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3)), ,(4) and (5). 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.
11. There is a common talk today that women have made the_______in many professions; that they have total freedom of opportunity, But the majority of women are still left_______at their goals and ambitions through an almost unbreakable glass ceiling.
(1) entry, inward
(2) grade, gazing
(3) progress, trying
(4) mark, projecting
(5) achievement, wondering
12. Inferring attitudes from expressed opinion has many_______People may______their attitude and express socially acceptable opinions.
(1) limitations, conceal
(2) advantages, show
(3) drawbacks, support
(4) benefits, avoid
(5) reasons, acknowledge
13. We should move towards a system where the banks can_______capital in the market with_______safeguard so that they continue to be public sector banks.
(1) improve, proper
(2) strengthen, durable
(3) raise, adequate
(4) stimulate, effective
(5) provide, delicate
14. Human Resource Management is an________of mind rather than a_________of techniques.
(1) outstanding, proposes
(2) attempt, mix
(3) evolution, measure
(4) attitude, set
(5) expertise, collection
15. Statistics is an________tool for researchers that_________them to make inferences of observations of the characteristics of samples.
(1) outstanding, proposes
(2) invaluable, proceeds
(3) invaluable, displays
(4) important, proclaims
(5) indispensable, enables
1.  4; DAFBEC
2. 1
3. 5
4. 1
5. 4
6. 1
7. 3
8. 4
9. 1
10. 3
11. 2
12. 1
13. 3
14. 5
15. 5