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.


If an (1) is genius, he (2) the penalty of genius. If he has only talent, various cares and worries make life extremely (3). He takes great pains (4) compose. He meets with continuous (5) at his inability to reveal (6). Also he is often (7), with the difficulty of (8) the public ear. A literary life (9), therefore, mostly an unhappy (10).  


1.
1) individual
2) ideal
3) invention
4) event
5) author


2. 
1) tolerates
2) prevents
3) suffers
4) imposes
5) inflicts


3. 
1) miserable
2) impatient
3) comfortable
4) happy
5) bearable


4.
1) about
2) with
3) in
4) to
5) and


5. 
1) admiration
2) disappointment
3) disapproval
4) criticism
5) satisfaction


6. 
1) public
2) them
3) himself
4) literature
5) others


7. 
1) down
2) engaged
3) busy
4) leading
5) faced


8. 
1) entering
2) sounding
3) awakening
4) gaining
5) listening


9. 
1) is
2) governs
3) leads
4) begins
5) wishes


10. 
1) thing
2) one
3) ending
4) event
5) incidence

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. In order to make human life happy, 1) / man should live 2) / as far as possible 3) / in perfect harmony with nature. 4) / No error 5)
12. You have heard 1) / of Socrates, I suppose. 2) Undoubtedly he was one 3) / of the greatest man of the world. 4) / No error 5)
13. As you know 1)/ by my visiting card 2) / I am now 3)/ in Mumbai. 4) / No error 5)/ 
14. With a fresh coat 1) / of paint 2) / the school can 3)/ look much nice. 4) / No error 5)
15. I asked the salesman 1) / if I could exchange 2) / the faulty camera 3)/ with another one. 4) / No error 5)

Answers..


1. 5
2. 3
3. 1
4. 4
5. 2
6. 3
7. 5
8. 4
9. 1
10. 2
11. 1; delete human.
12. 4; replace man with men
13. 2; replace by with from
14. 4
15. 5