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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-07th February

Directions (1-3): Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which one sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the one that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.

Q1. In recent times, several government and private sector services have become digital. Some of them are only available online. __________________________________________ where social and economic backwardness is exacerbated due to information poverty, lack of infrastructure, and lack of digital literacy. According to the Deloitte report, ‘Digital India: Unlocking the Trillion Dollar Opportunity’, in mid-2016, digital literacy in India was less than 10%. We are moving to a global economy where knowledge of digital processes will transform the way in which people work, collaborate, consume information, and entertain themselves. This has been acknowledged in the Sustainable Development Goals as well as by the Indian government and has led to the Digital India mission.

(a) The construction has no permission and there were no dwellers on the property.
(b) This leads to a new kind of inequality, digital inequality
(c) Such a decision would lead to a quantum jump in investments and employment generation.
(d) There are alerts ahead of festivals where the probability of terror attacks is higher.
(e) None of these.

Q2. In the early 19th century Joseph Fourier, a French pioneer in the study of heat, showed that ____________________________________________ if exposed directly to outer space. By 1860 John Tyndall, an Irish physicist, had found that a key to this warming lay in an interesting property of some atmospheric gases, including carbon dioxide. They were transparent to visible light but absorbed infrared radiation, which meant they let sunlight in but impeded heat from getting out. By the turn of the 20th century Svante Arrhenius, a Swedish chemist, was speculating that low carbon- dioxide levels might have caused the ice ages and that the industrial use of coal might warm the planet.

(a) America has stood out, to date, for being the largest contributor to climate change and for its leaders’ reluctance to do much about it.
(b) a lack of “climate leadership” from many of the biggest emitters,
(c) World’s poorest communities have done the least to cause climate change
(d) The atmosphere kept the Earth warmer than it would be
(e) None of these.

Q3. In North Jakarta, not far from a quayside where workers unload frozen mackerel, ___________________________________________. The warehouse was flooded in 2007, after torrential rains and a tidal surge submerged half the city under nearly four meters of water, displacing half a million people and causing $550m in damage. The building has remained inundated and abandoned ever since—barring the hardy soul who seems to be camping on the first floor, aided by a rowing boat. Floods have always plagued Jakarta, but in recent years they have become more severe.

(a) The suspect was allegedly planning to launch an attack against police in the greater Jakarta area soon.
(b) The oil spill was caused by a gas well kick – the release of gas caused by low pressure in a wellbore – on July 12 that worsened two days later.
(c) a derelict building stands a meter deep in murky water
(d) these efforts will not be enough to keep a lid on temperatures in the longer term
(e) None of these.

Directions (4-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If the sentence is error-free then choose “No error”. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q4. We had (A)/ helped him (B)/ if he had (C)/ requested us earlier. (D)/ No error. (E)

(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) No Error

Q5. We have observed that (A)/ many good programmes (B)/ suffer of shortage (C)/ of funds and other resources. (D)/ No error. (E)

(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) No Error

Solutions

S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct answer choice is option (b). The sentence is talking about the Digital Inequality.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct answer choice is option (d). The paragraph tells that the atmosphere of earth makes it hot. While going through the paragraph only option (d) fits the passage.

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct answer choice is option (c). The paragraph tells about the Flood happened in North Jakarta. While going through the paragraph only option (c) fits the passage.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. ‘we would have’ will be used in place of ‘we had’ as for unreal situation of past ‘Subject + would/ could/ might/ should + have + V3’ is used.
Ex. I would have helped you if you had come earlier.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. ‘from’ will be used in place of ‘of’ as preposition ‘from’ is used after ‘suffer’.
Ex. He is suffering from fever.

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The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is scheduled for 7 October 2023.