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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-01st November

Directions (1-5): A word has been given in each question and has been used in the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used in a contextually and grammatically correct manner.

Q1. ANECDOTE

(i) Their grandmother had an anecdote for every one of her children and grandchildren.
(ii) Although it was entertaining, the anecdote about Hazel that was floating around school was simply untrue.
(iii) The world has never been the same since the anecdote of the light bulb.

(a) both (ii) & (iii)
(b) only (iii)
(c) both (ii) & (i)
(d) only (ii)
(e) All of these

Q2. VIRTUE

(i) An attractive person without virtue does not deserve admiration.
(ii) He had the guts to tell his parents about his virtue to Columbia but decided against it.
(iii) Her virtue to leave her house resulted in her missing the train.

(a) only (i)
(b) both (i) & (iii)
(c) both (ii) & (iii)
(d) only (iii)
(e) All of these

Q3. COGNITIVE

(i) The cognitive test featured a series of questions that centre on reasoning and problem-solving.
(ii) Brain games are a fun way to keep the cognitive juices flowing.
(iii) Highly cognitive, the young boy showed an advanced level of intelligence.

(a) only (ii)
(b) only (ii)
(c) both (iii) & (ii)
(d) both (i) & (iii)
(e) All of these

Q4. OBSTINATE
(i) Many candies use obstinate flavours to make them taste fruity.
(ii) Obstinate policy is how the government uses money to influence the economy.
(iii) The scientist had an obstinate view when it came to embracing new methods.

(a) both (ii) & (i)
(b) only (iii)
(c) only (i)
(d) both (iii) & (ii)
(e) All of these

Q5. PERMEATE

(i) My uncle’s cigarette smoke is starting to permeate my furniture and make my entire house smell bad.
(ii) The shaman attempted to permeate a demon.
(iii) The office politics that permeate my workplace often prevent projects from being completed on time.

(a) both (i) & (iii)
(b) only (iii)
(c) only (ii)
(d) only (i)
(e) All of these

Solutions

S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. Among the given sentences, anecdote has been used correctly in statements (ii) and (i).
Hence, option (c) is the most suitable answer choice.
ANECDOTE: a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Among the given sentences, virtue has been used correctly only in statements (i).
Hence, option (a) is the most suitable answer choice.
VIRTUE: a good moral quality in a person, or the general quality of goodness in a person.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol. Among the given sentences, cognitive has been used correctly in all the statements.
Hence, option (e) is the most suitable answer choice.
COGNITIVE: involving intellectual activities such as reasoning and thinking.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. Among the given sentences, obstinate has been used correctly only in statements (iii).
Hence, option (b) is the most suitable answer choice.
OBSTINATE: relating to having a stubborn, headstrong attitude or opinion.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. Among the given sentences, permeate has been used correctly in statements (i) and (iii).
Hence, option (a) is the most suitable answer choice.
PERMEATE: to spread through something and be present in every part of it.

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