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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-18th January

Directions (1-3): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. There are five phrasal verbs given below each sentence, one out of which can be used in the blank to form a meaningful sentence. Choose the most appropriate idiom among the five options that makes the sentence contextually meaningful.

Q1. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa seeks to _____________ illegal conduct endangering passengers at its train stations.
(a) Fill out
(b) Ease off
(c) Drop out
(d) Dress up
(e) Clamp down on

Q2. A housing development slated for Rosemount’s UMore Park has _____________ after the financing company and developer bowed out of the 1,500-home project.
(a) Getting on with
(b) Fallen through
(c) Get up
(d) Dozed off
(e) Nodding off

Q3. Britain’s biggest grocer is hoping to _____________ a billion pieces of plastic from its products
(a) Get rid of
(b) Hold on
(c) Join in
(d) Hang up
(e) Hand in

Directions (4-5): In the following questions, a word is given in bold followed by three sentences. Choose the appropriate option mentioning the sentence(s) that uses the highlighted word in a grammatically correct and contextually meaningful manner.

Q4. Undaunted

(I) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wanted a Brexit deal and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit.(II) The novel has a ready audience in its large number of readers but also baggage of undaunted.
(III) In the film, Theodore’s mother points at a withering leaf in a undaunted and tells him that the artist is trying to communicate something, perhaps about morality.

(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Q5. Appease

(I) The independent nation-states have all imagined themselves to be the inheritors, in the high Himalayas, of the geopolitical appease of their colonial predecessors.
(II) Appease your ancestors by availing IRCTC’s Gaya Tarpan Package with Varanasi Darshan.
(III) There is a long, complex and surprisingly unpredictable history to the appeasement of Pax Britannica’s border lines along India’s northern mountains.

(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Q4. Undaunted
(I) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wanted a Brexit deal and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit.
(II) The novel has a ready audience in its large number of readers but also baggage of undaunted.
(III) In the film, Theodore’s mother points at a withering leaf in a undaunted and tells him that the artist is trying to communicate something, perhaps about morality.
(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Q5. Appease
(I) The independent nation-states have all imagined themselves to be the inheritors, in the high Himalayas, of the geopolitical appease of their colonial predecessors.
(II) Appease your ancestors by availing IRCTC’s Gaya Tarpan Package with Varanasi Darshan.
(III) There is a long, complex and surprisingly unpredictable history to the appeasement of Pax Britannica’s border lines along India’s northern mountains.
(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. ‘Clamp down on’ means ‘To act strictly to prevent something’.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Fall through’ means ‘to fail; doesn’t happen’.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. ‘Get rid of’ means ‘to eliminate’.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. The term ‘undaunted’ means ‘not intimidated or discouraged by difficulty, danger, or disappointment’.

S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. The term ‘appease’ means ‘assuage or satisfy (a demand or a feeling); gratify, satisfy, fulfil’ or ‘pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands’.

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