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English Language Quiz For Bank Foundation 2024-16th March

Directions (1-5): Given below are a set of phrasal verbs and their meanings. Choose the option that best describes the meaning of the phrasal verb given in bold in the statements below.

Q1. It is the first draft – one which the officials probably expected Ministers to beef up and argue about.
(b) Improve

Q2. I have a tendency to space out at the end of a hard day.

Q3. He’s always banging on about football.

Q4. Haven’t you finished? You’ve been beavering away on that report all morning.
(b)Working Hard

Q5. If it’s ok, I’d like to chime in, because I think it’s a good idea.
(a) Pretend


S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. Beef up means to add strength or substance to something. Hence option (b) is the right choice. For example,
Let’s beef this music up with a little more on the drums. They beefed up the offer with another thousand dollars.
Decay means cause to rot or decompose.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. Option (d) is the right choice. “Space out” here in the context of the sentence means getting frail, weak and distracted.
Confident means feeling or showing confidence in oneself or one’s abilities or qualities.
Complex means consisting of many different and connected parts.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. Banging on about is a phrasal verb which means to keep talking about something.
Blabbering means talkative excessively. Hence option (a) is the answer.
Revolving meanstreat as the most important element.
Targeting means select as an object of attention or attack.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. Beavering away means working hard. Hence option (b) is the answer.
Neglecting means fail to care for properly.
Assuming means supposing to be the case, without proof.
Storing means keep or accumulate (something) for future use.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. Chime in means interject a remark.
Intervene means take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events. Hence option (c) is the answer.
Pretend means behave so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not.
Withdraw means remove or take away (something) from a particular place or position.

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