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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-19th December

Directions (1-5): In the following given passage, certain words are highlighted which may or may not be fit in the sentence either grammatically or contextually. Each word is numbered followed by four possible replacements. If none of the possible replacements could replace the highlighted word, mark your answer, “None of the above”.

The government has acted with reasonable possible (1) to create the post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), who will head the Department of Military Affairs (DMA). It was only four months ago, on August 15, that the Prime Minister pointing (2) the importance of creating this post, whereas two Defence Ministers came and went after Manohar Parrikar promised that this move was very much on the government’s agenda. To be fair, the lately (3) has been more a result of fears in the minds of the three services — the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force — of how such a development could impact on the role and functioning of the three arms of the armed forces, in terms of restriction (4) their importance. There must have been a parallelism (5) thought in the bureaucracy how such a shift would affect them too. This move will install the CDS, in the rank of a four star general, as Secretary, DMA.

Q1.
(a) Enthusiastic
(b) Alacrity
(c) Eager
(d) Zealous
(e) None of the above

Q2.
(a) Stressed
(b) Forcibly
(c) Pressurized
(d) Compelling
(e) None of the above

Q3.
(a) Postponed
(b) Adjourned
(c) Suspend
(d) Delay
(e) None of the above

Q4.
(a) Curb
(b) Prevailed
(c) Curtailing
(d) Continue
(e) None of the above

Q5.
(a) Similarity
(b) Parallel
(c) Matching
(d) Comparing
(e) None of the above

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. Alacrity can replace the highlighted word numbered (1). Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Stressed can replace the highlighted word numbered (2). Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Delay can replace the highlighted word numbered (3). Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice

S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. curtailing can replace the highlighted word numbered (4). Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. Parallel can replace the highlighted word numbered (5). Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-19th December |_30.1

English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-19th December |_40.1

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