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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-19th January

Directions (1-5): 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.

Q1. Genuflect

(I) Naturalization requires one to abjure genuflect to a foreign country, but America allows dual citizenship.
(II) Many of the attendees at the rally would have taken the genuflect of allegiance to become U.S. citizens
(III) Catholics genuflect to the tabernacle because it holds the Real Presence of Jesus Christ, their Lord, and king.

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

Q2. Impeachment
(I) She served as a emocratic staff member for the panel during the impeachment investigation of President Richard M. Nixon
II) The House Judiciary Committee has begun an inquiry to determine whether to recommend the impeachment of President Trump.
(III) The government’s statistical machinery has begun work on revising the indices that impeachment the trends in consumer prices experienced in rural India.
(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Q3. Clout

(I) The Centre is geared up to notify updated MGNREGA wages in the clout fiscal year itself rather than wait for the onset of 2020-2021.
(II) EU finance ecolabels face delays as states seek more clout over greenwashing.
(III)  Republicans in the state are trying to put up a challenge to the clout of the Latino-dominated union

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

Q4. Dither
(I) The global economy risked entering a new, lasting low-growth phase if governments continued to dither over how to respond.
(II) The global dither that regulated trade is gone and we are in a new era of less certain, more bilateral and sometimes assertive trade relations
(III) Julian Fellowes returns to form with a cinematic event that will put fans in a royal dither while also providing the farewell they demanded.

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

Q5. Delineate
(I) America has a fraught history of delineate with suspected disloyalty among its people.
(II) Adulation and delineated in the U.S. will amplify Mr. Modi’s support in India.
(III) The committee had delineated the map containing the boundary of Chilika where no coastal aquaculture was permissible.
(a) Both (II) and (III)
(b) Both (III) and (I)
(c) Only (III)
(d) Both (I) and (II)
(e) None of these

Solutions

S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. The term ‘genuflect’ means ‘lower one’s body briefly by bending one knee to the ground, typically in worship or as a sign of respect; show deference or servility.’

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. The term ‘impeachment’ means ‘the action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something’.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. The term ‘clout’ means ‘influence or power, especially in politics or business.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. The term ‘dither’ means ‘be indecisive’.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. The term ‘delineate’ means ‘describe or portray (something) precisely’ or ‘indicate the exact position of (a border or boundary)’.

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