Gateway to SBI Mains: 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 social (1) of the Web lifestyle and work style are enormous. A lot of people (2) that computers and the Internet will depersonalize experience, creating a world that is less warm. But these are unfounded as we know that some people were (3) afraid that the telephone would reduce face-to-face contact and will (4) society to fall apart. But the (5) actually came true. Just as phone and e-mail have increased contact between people living in different communities and between people on the go, the PC and the Internet give us (6) way to communicate. They do not take any away. In reality, the ability to use the Internet to redefine (7) in our communities is strengthening personal and cultural (8). The Web lifestyle is about broadening (9), not narrowing them. Community building is going to be one of the biggest growth areas on the Web. It dramatically increases the number of communities you can bond to because of its ability to (10) groups of like-minded people independent of geography or time zones.

1) groups
2) needs
3) factor
4) teaching
5) implications

1) accept
2) dare
3) fear
4) teaching
5) reject

1) strongly
2) initially
3) always
4) reject
5) possibly

1) let
2) initially
3) develop
4) destroy
5) destroy

1) opposite
2) found
3) finding
4) different
5) negative

1) cheaper
2) economical
3) another
4) second
5) many

1) groups
2) ethics
3) culture
4) bonds
5) boundaries

1) distances
2) connections
3) differences
4) implications
5) suggestions

1) horizons
2) values
3) nations
4) means
5) status

1) reduce
2) focus
3) prepare
4) connect

5) develop

DIRECTIONS (Q. 11-15): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.

11.He is unique as he behaves with the same courtesy of the poor as of the rich
1) for the poor as for
2) with the poor as of
3) with the poor as with
4) to the poor as to
5) No correction required

12.The judge asked the accused why was he looking so depressed.
1) why was he looking so depress
2) why he looked depressing
3) why he was looking so depressed
4) that why he looked so depressed
5) No correction required

13.They could not admire his bright performance because of they dislike him.
1) because of their dislike
2) because they dislike
3) because of their disliking of
4) as they have disliked
5) No correction required

14.As the time were hard for all, the country was generally making progress.
1) Though the times were
2) Since the time was
3) Since the times were
4) Because the time ,was
5) No correction required

15.Our hope was that he would not enter college till he had had some grounding in science.
1) had some ground of
2) had had some ground for
3) had to have some ground of
4) had been having some ground in
5) No correction required


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