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. 1-10): 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 meaningful.

The growth story in any developing country cannot be (1) without (2) its impact on the poverty and employment situation. The Planning Commission has (3) that India should strive for ‘more inclusive growth’. The number of people living below the poverty line has (4) from 36 per cent in 1993-94 to 22.0 per cent in 2004-05. Again, the issue is to bring more and more people out of poverty by (5) them productive employment opportunities. The Approach Paper to 11th Five Year Plan suggests that doubling the growth of agricultural GDP to 4 per cent per annum will (6) rural employment conditions, by raising real wages and reducing underemployment. However, even if this is attained, an overall growth of 9 per cent will further increase income (7) between agricultural and non- agricultural households, (8) around 10 million workers currently in agriculture find remunerative non- agricultural employment. This (9) a major challenge not only in terms of generating non-agricultural employment but also in (10) its required location and type.
1.
1) completed 
2) retold
3) achieved
4) constructed 
5) narrated
2.
1) Generating  
2) assessing 
3) Realising
4) counting
5) finding
3.
1) Desired 
2) estimated 
3) Focused
4) verified
5) stressed
4.
1) Uplifted 
2) degraded 
3) Vanished
4) decreased
5) enhanced
5.
1) Absolving 
2) providing 
3) Nurturing
4) ignoring
5) refusing
6.
1) Impact 
2) diversify 
3) lay
4) aggravate
5) improve
7.
1) Opportunity 
2) assessment 
3) Disparity
4) parity
5) tax
8.
1) Unless 
2) for 
3) in spite of 
4) despite
5) by
9.
1) Addresses 
2) meets 
3) Poses
4) recognises
5) solves
10.
1) Exploring
2) acquitting 
3) Reciprocating
4) matching

5) solving

Directions (11- 15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.) 

11. If you had read 1) / the relevant literature carefully 2)/ you would have answered 3)/ most of the questions correctly. 4) No error 5)

12. The house where the dead man was found 1) / is being guarded by police 2)/ to prevent it from being entered 3)/ and the evidence interfered with. 4) / No error 5)
13. As I reached the hospital 1) / I had found, a great rush of visitors 2)/ whose relatives had been admitted there 3) / for one or the other ailment. 4) / No error 5)
14. One should study the history 1) / of his country because it alone can satisfy 2)/ one’s natural curiosity to know 3) / what happened in the past. 4)/ ()5)
15. It is interesting to note l)/ that the greatest lines in poetry are simple 2)/ and yet there is with them some quality 3) / which makes them outstandingly great. 4) / No error 5) 

Answers..
1. 1
2. 2
3. 5
4. 4
5. 2
6. 5
7. 3
8. 1
9. 3
10. 1
11. 5
12. 4
13. 2
14. 5
15. 4