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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-22nd February

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, each sentence consists of a blank that can be filled with any of the given word (s) to make the sentence grammatically correct and contextually meaningful. Choose the most appropriate alternative reflecting the word (s) that fills the blank. If all the given words can fill the blank correctly choose option “All of these” as your answer choice.

Q1. The government recently approved setting up of an independent regulator—the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA)—which will have sweeping powers to act against ________________ auditors.
(A) astray
(B) faulty
(C) blundering
(D) erring

(a) only (A)
(b) only (B)
(c) only (B) and (C)
(d) only (B), (C) and (D)
(e) All of these

Q2. Immediate diagnosis and treatment, maintaining healthy business practices and avoiding recklessness can keep our banking sector _______________ and relevant.
(A) insipid
(B) vigorous
(C) robust
(D) vapid

(a) only (A)
(b) only (C)
(c) Both (B) and (C)
(d) Both (B) and (D)
(e) All of these

Q3. Customers want to take advice but are not willing to pay the ________________ amount to the adviser for the time spent.
(A) commensurate
(B) variable
(C) proportionate
(D) divergent

(a) only (B)
(b) only (C)
(c) only (D)
(d) both (A) and (C)
(e)All of these

Q4. If asset management companies (AMCs) want to get loyal and long-term customers, they would need to put in place some ________________measures to have more advisers.
(A) repulsive
(B) confidential
(C) vulnerable
(D) concrete

(a) only (A)
(b) only (D)
(c) both (A) and (C)
(d) both (B) and (D)
(e) All of these

Q5. If financial markets are even close to efficient, and if everyone knows climate change is about to flood the coasts, then it stands to reason that buyers would be ________________ any real estate in the path of rising sea levels.
(A) shunning
(B) seeking
(C) changing
(D) buying

(a) only (A)
(b) only (D)
(c) both (A) and (C)
(d) both (B) and (D)
(e) All of these


S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct words that would fill the blank aptly are ‘faulty’, ‘blundering’ or ‘erring’.
Astray means away from the correct path or direction.
Faulty means not working or made correctly; having defects.
Blundering means make a stupid or careless mistake; act or speak clumsily.
Erring means be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.

S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct words that provide the absolute meaning to the sentence are ‘robust’ and ‘vigorous’.
Insipid means lacking flavour; weak or tasteless.
Vigorous means strong, healthy, and full of energy.
Robust means strong and healthy; vigorous.
Vapid means offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. ‘commensurate’ and ‘proportionate’ are the most suitable words that fill the blank appropriately making the sentence grammatically correct and contextually meaningful.
Variable means not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change.
Divergent means tending to be different or develop in different directions.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. The most appropriate word that fills the blank providing an absolute contextual meaning is ‘concrete’
Repulsive means arousing intense distaste or disgust.
Confidential means intended to be kept secret.
Vulnerable means exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. The word that fits perfectly in the blank is ‘shunning’.
Seeking means attempt or desire to obtain or achieve (something).

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