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English Language Quiz For SBI PO Prelims 2023 -11th September

Directions (1-10):  The following statements have two blanks which are to be filled with the options given below. Choose the correct combination which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering the meaning of the statement. If none of the combinations makes an impact, choose (E) i.e. “No combination fits” as your answer.

Q1. The Indian political class is overwhelming male, but the worrying thing is that it remains……….. blind to its privilege and entitlement. That reflects in policy as well as the ………. small number of women in Indian political life.

(a) amazingly, decreasingly

(b) unhappily, joyfully

(c) distressingly, woefully

(d) hardly, emotionally

(e) No combination fits

Q2. India cannot have a banking sector which is ……… and a set of bankers who are …….. to lend when the upturn comes.

(a) active, willing

(b) strong, cheerful

(c) unsteady, dislike

(d) hobbled, loath

(e) No combination fits

Q3. If the airlines fail to inform their passengers of the ……….., then such passengers will be entitled for a ………… in addition to the ticket refund.

(a) cancellation, compensation

(b) rejection, consumption

(c) cancel, sum

(d) ticket, feedback

(e) No combination fits

Q4. Going for a run may seem overwhelming or ……….. just to think about before you begin, but if you can ……… up the energy to start jogging, you’ll often find that you become more motivated to finish as you go.

(a) disgusting, surpass

(b) exhausting, muster

(c) tiring, gather

(d) lucrative, compile

(e) No combination fits

Q5. Exercising ………. and getting proper nutrition will help, but these actions only ………… improve sleep intensity.

(a) constantly, slowly

(b) regularly, simply

(c)  irregularly, intentionally

(d) consistently, indirectly

(e) No combination fits

Q6. If you never sit down to think about your values, then you’ll be more ………. to make decisions based on ………… information is in front of you at the time.

(a) convincingly, appropriate

(b) surely, relevant

(c) likely, whatever

(d) likely, provided

(e) No combination fits

Q7. My English teacher is such an ………. scholar that he has translated some of the most difficult and ……….. Old English poetry.

(a) erudite , abstruse

(b) inexperienced, obscure

(c) intellectual, plain

(d) important, simple

(e) No combination fits

Q8. People who give their partner the cold shoulder—………….. ignoring the partner or responding minimally—damage the relationship by making their partner feel ……….. and invisible, as if they’re not there, not valued.

(a) unconsciously, hopeless

(b) emotionally, aimless

(c) horridly, carelesss

(d) deliberately, worthless

(e) No combination fits

Q9. A ………… number of patients die of illnesses in this country either because they don’t get care in time or can’t …….. treatment.

(a) substantial, afford

(b) basic, understand

(c) fundamental, afford

(d) considerable, expense

(e) No combination fits

Q10. Each government institution is devoted to creating a ………. of progress in ways that……….. legitimate institutional goals.

(a) accomplish, hinder

(b) perception, impede

(c) recognition, foster

(d) epitome, administer

(e) No combination fits


S1. Ans.(c)

Sol. distressingly: to cause strain, anxiety and suffering to

    woefully: in a manner expressing sorrow

    these two sentences fit correctly into the statement.

S2. Ans.(d)

Sol .hobbled: restrict the development of

    loath: unwilling or reluctant

S3. Ans.(a)

Sol. compensation: something that counterbalances a loss

S4. Ans.(b)

Sol. exhausting: making one feel very tired

    muster: collect or assemble

S5. Ans.(d)

Sol. consistently: in every case and in every occasion, invaraibly

S6. Ans.(c)

Sol. likely: probable

    the connector ‘whatever’ its appropriately into the statement.

S7. Ans.(a)

Sol. erudite: learned

    abstruse: difficult to understand

S8. Ans.(d)

Sol. deliberately: intentionally, in a careful way

S9. Ans.(a)

Sol. substantial: of considerable importance

    afford: have enough money to pay for

S10. Ans.(b)

Sol. impede: delay or prevent by obstructing them

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What are the sections asked in the SBI PO Prelims Exam?

SBI PO Prelims exam consists of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and English Language