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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-13th December

Directions (1-5): In each of the given questions, a pair of words has been given which is then followed by three statements. Find the statements where both of the words fit grammatically and contextually in the given statements.

Q1. TRIBUTE: HOMAGE
(A) When the singer accepted his award, he paid ________________ to all of his musical inspirations by thanking them in his speech.
(B) Only Kate could see her fanciful friend, but it was hard for her to accept that he was just a figure of her _________________.
(C) Bodybuilding for several months led the once ________________ woman’s physique to look macho and virile.

(a) All of the above
(b) Only B
(c) Both A & B
(d) Both B & C
(e) Only A

Q2. STRENOUS: VIGOROUS
(A) We ran out of time and had to use a _________________ solution that failed to fix the problem.
(B) The latest research shows that exercise doesn’t have to be ______________ in order to improve your health.
(C) Writing a novel under a tight deadline is a very ______________ task.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Both A & B
(d) Both B & C
(e) All of the above

Q3. MURDERED: ASSASSINATED
(A) He was propelled into the prime minister’s job after Rajiv Gandhi was ___________________ in 1991.
(B) The politician was ________________ by his opponents.
(C) The hikers __________________ to take the longer path instead of, the shorter one with more boulders and valleys.

(a) Both A & B
(b) Only B
(c) All of the above
(d) Only A
(e) Both B & C

Q4. DELECTABLE: TASTY
(A) The editor will not publish the writer’s _______________ article.
(B) For a light and ________________ dessert, try sticky rice and tropical fruits.
(C) A very rich and _______________ variety is made of equal parts whole milk and buttermilk heated together to just under the boiling point.

(a) All of the above
(b) Both B & C
(c) Only C
(d) Only B
(e) Both A & B

Q5. NOSTALGIC: SENTIMENTAL
(A) She saved her wedding gown for ________________ reasons.
(B) Jan becomes _________________ whenever she thinks about her deceased parents.
(C) Students living in hostels often feel ________________.

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Both A & C
(d) Both B & C
(e) All of the above

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. Both Tribute and Homage are synonym to each other which mean an expression of great respect and honor.
So, from the given sentences, only the blank of sentence (A) can be filled with given words.
Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (e).

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. Both Strenuous and Vigorous are synonyms to each other which mean strong, healthy, and full of energy.
So, from the given sentences, blanks in (B) and (C) can be filled with the given words.
Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (d).

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. Both Murdered and Assassinated are synonyms to each other which mean the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.
So, from the given sentences, blanks in (A) and (B) can be filled with the given words. Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (a).

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. Both Delectable and Tasty are synonyms to each other which means (of food or drink) delicious. So, from the given sentences, blanks in (B) and (C) can be filled with the given words.
Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (b).

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol. Both Nostalgic and Sentimental are synonyms to each other which mean of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia.
So, from the given sentences, blanks in all of the sentences can be filled with the given words.
Hence, the correct answer choice would be option (e).

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