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English Language Quiz For Bank Foundation 2023-25th December

Directions (1-5): In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space. Below each such sentence, there are four options with one word each. Fill up the blank with the word that makes the sentence grammatically and contextually correct. If none of the given words is your answer, choose option (e) as your answer choice.

Q1. The buzz around ‘Mission Shakti’ should be an —————————- to review India’s defence strategy.

(a) chance
(b) awful
(c) abysmal
(d) opportunity
(e) None of the above

Q2. After ‘Mission Shakti’ — India’s anti-satellite test — there is a feeling that India needs this form of ——————- for its security.

(a) dissuaded
(b) deter
(c) deterrence
(d) guarded
(e) None of the above

Q3. To be visibly strong in order to deter any enemy from ————————– is a concern that goes back to pre-historic times for India.

(a) attacking
(b) harmed
(c) attacked
(d) fight
(e) None of the above

Q4. For more than 100 years now, scientists and writers of science fiction alike have ———————- the illusion that some day humankind will have a weapon so terrible that the fear of its impact will end war for all times.

(a) advancing
(b) fostered
(c) back
(d) redeeming
(e) None of the above

Q5. Globally, the annual expenditure on armaments is now ————————– to stand at about $1.7 trillion.

(a) foretold
(b) forecast
(c) estimate
(d) estimated
(e) None of the above

Solutions:

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘Opportunity’ is the correct word here and makes the sentence contextually and grammatically correct.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘Deterrence’ is the correct word here and makes the sentence contextually and grammatically correct. It means the act of deterring, especially deterring a nuclear attack by the capacity or threat of retaliating.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘Attacking’ is the correct word here and makes the sentence contextually and grammatically correct.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘Fostered’ is the correct word here and makes the sentence contextually and grammatically correct. It means to promote the growth or development of; further; encourage.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘Estimated’ is the correct word here and makes the sentence contextually and grammatically correct. It means to make an estimate.

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