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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-20th December

Directions (1-5): There are two different sentences with a blank space in each question. Choose the word from the given options which fits into both the blanks appropriately adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

Q1.
(I) For someone to be able to ______________ corruption, someone else must be willing to import it.
(II) The top _______________categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: precious metal and stone (diamonds) ($7.0 billion), machinery ($2.0 billion), optical and medical instruments ($1.3 billion), mineral fuels ($1.2 billion), and electrical machinery ($1.2 billion).
(a)Eliminate
(b)Haul
(c)Generate
(d)Supply
(e)Export

Q2.
(I) China is reporting ___________________in air quality thanks to focused policies combined with strict nationwide enforcement, including source-wise action to reduce emissions.
(II) There was no considerable _______________ in Rohan’s health, but it was impossible to defer the journey to Dublin any longer.
(a)Growth
(b)Improvement
(c)Recovery
(d)Degradation
(e)Alleviation

Q3.
(I) Even though the growth of the Indian solar energy sector has been ______________, it only accounts for around 6% of India’s installed power capacity.
(II) ___________________ results have been reported in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis.
(a) Benevolent
(b) Lament
(c) Narrow
(d) Impressive
(e) Empirical

Q4.
(I) With robots becoming ___________in every aspect of our lives, the marketplace will be filled with cheap goods, but the consuming population can’t acquire them because they don’t have a job.
(II) He aims to make his product ________________by selling it internationally.
(a)Ubiquitous
(b)Regional
(c)Critical
(d)Construed
(e) Hideous

Q5.
(I) The people ____________________in violating the most basic democratic norms in Russia found safe havens in democratic countries – parking their families, purchasing real estate, and, above all, storing their ill-gotten money.
(II) The predator seizes opportunities and controls his victim, in effect making her_____________ in the crime, perhaps through the fear of exposure.
(a)caught
(b)convicted
(c)complicit
(d)attenuate
(e)Hector

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. The blank can be filled with the word ‘Export’ making the sentence meaningful. In the first sentence, express is used as a verb which means to introduce or circulate the idea of corruption to another country whereas in case of second sentence it is used as a noun which is used to show top export categories. Other words are irrelevant and does not fit in the context of the sentence here. Hence option (e) is the correct choice.
Eliminate means to destroy or annihilate something.
Haul means to pull or drag by means of force.
Generate means to give rise to.
Supply means to provide with something needed or wanted.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. Out of all the options provided, the filler can be filled with ‘improvement’ to make it contextually meaningful. In the first sentence, Improvement is used as a noun which means to enhance and, which fits in the context of the sentence as it is reporting enhancement in the air quality which can be verified from the other half of the sentence that shows the steps china has taken to improve its air quality index.
In the second sentence as well, improvement is used to depict the enhancement in context to the health of a person. Therefore, option (b) becomes the most viable option.
Other options are irrelevant in context to the sentence.
Growth means to increase in size or number.
Recovery means to return to the normal state.
Degradation is used to depict depravity or degeneration.
Alleviation means to provide relief.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Out of all the options provided, the blank can be filled with ‘Impressive’ word to make it contextually meaningful. Here the adjective impressive means evoking admiration through size, quality, or skills. In the first sentence, it is used to show contrast in the solar energy sector. In the second sentence, it is used to signify advancement in the medical sector. All other choices fail to make the sentence contextually meaningful. Hence option (d) is the most viable choice.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. Out of all the options provided, the word that can be used to fill the blank is ‘Ubiquitous’ to make it contextually meaningful. Ubiquitous is an adjective which is used to depict the global presence of something. Both the sentences convey the similar meaning i.e., present everywhere. Hence, option(a) is the most viable choice. All other words fail to provide the same meaning and hence are irrelevant.
Regional means pertaining to a local place.
Critical is used for something which is very crucial or very important.
Construed means interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.
Hideous means extremely ugly.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. Out of all the options provided, the word that can be used to fill the blank is ‘complicit’ thereby making the sentence contextually meaningful. ‘Complicit’ is an adjective which means to get involved in something offensive or illegal activity. Both the sentences are depicting the criminal activity therefore to show the involvement we will use ‘complicit’. All other choices fail to convey the same meaning and are irrelevant in context to the sentence. Hence, option(c) is the most viable choice.
Attenuate means to weaken or taper off.
Hector means to bully or intimidate.
Convicted means found guilty.
Caught means to intercept or hold.

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