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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-14th January

Directions (1-5): In each of the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentences, there are five options with a pair of words each. Fill up the sentences with the pair of words that make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct. If none of the options could fill in the given blanks, mark your answer, “None of these”.

Q1.
(I) India is a major power with great power ambitions and may even be an _________________ power in some respects.
(II) ____________ demand for energy and surplus production mainly by the U.S. had lowered oil prices, which was good news for India, given its huge imports.

(a) Inherited, Sufficient
(b) Indispensable, Slack
(c) Key, Loose
(d) Important, Shield
(e) None of these

Q2.
(I) Early ideas of how science and technology could aid the development of the new nation were _______________ at the coming together of scientists.
(II) No state can lower traffic _______________ below the level prescribed under the new Motor Vehicles Act.

(a) Reared, Lose
(b) Nurtured, Forfeit
(c) Grown, Punishments
(d) Incubated, Penalties
(e) None of these

Q3.
(I) Bank of Maharashtra has reduced its _______________ cost of funds based lending rates (MCLR) by up to 45 basis points across various tenors
(II) If fuel prices keep rising due to the US-Iran conflict and if the rupee ________________ further, then the economy could be in for a fix.

(a) Marginal, Depreciates
(b) Peripheral, Demean
(c) Bordering, Belittle
(d) Closest, Depreciate
(e) None of these

Q4.
(I) AAP will be able to ________________ even the staunch supporters of the BJP and the Congress to vote for him in Delhi because “our work speaks for itself”.
(II) India needs to go beyond BPOs — things that the ______________ had done well in last two decades.

(a) Hearten, Empire
(b) Encourage, Kingdom
(c) Persuade, Country
(d) Motivate, Realm
(e) None of these

Q5.
(I) Russia and China might __________________ object to American attacks, but they are no more likely to join the fight.
(II) ICICI Mutual Fund has advised investors to consider ____________ mutual fund schemes as it feels the current crisis is an individual case.
(a) Strenuously, Debt
(b) Actively, Liability
(c) Passively, Burden
(d) Unresponsively, Affliction
(e) None of these

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Indispensable, Slack’ is suitable to fit in the given the blanks consecutively. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. ‘Incubated, Penalties’ is suitable to fit in the given the blanks consecutively. Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. ‘Marginal, Depreciates’ is suitable to fit in the given the blanks consecutively. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. ‘Persuade, Country’ is suitable to fit in the given the blanks consecutively. Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. ‘Strenuously, Debt’ is suitable to fit in the given the blanks consecutively. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.  

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