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English Language Quiz For SBI PO Prelims 2023-28th September

Directions (1-5): There has been a word omitted from the following sentences which prevents the particular sentence from becoming meaningful. Choose the option which contains the correct word to be placed in the filler. If no word is likely to fit in the sentence, then choose none of these are your answer.

Q1. Four-time FIFA World Cup champions Italy failed to qualify for 2022 ________________ of the tournament after losing to North Macedonia 0-1 in their qualifiers playoff semi-final.

(a) decoration
(b) edition
(c) intention
(d) invention
(e) None of these

Q2. Ukraine on Thursday claimed to have destroyed Russia’s large landing ship, Orsk, in the Russian-___________________ port city of Berdyansk.
(a) occupied
(b) retrospective
(c) convoluted
(d) pungent
(e) None of these

Q3. After remaining _____________________ for a day, petrol and diesel prices were hiked again across the country on Friday, March 25, 2022.
(a) repulsive
(b) macho
(c) perplexed
(d) unchanged
(e) None of these

Q4. The tropical Indian Ocean has been facing the __________________ of rising temperatures for decades as climate change worsens.
(a) admiration
(b) consolation
(c) brunt
(d) enigma
(e) None of these

Q5. Astronomers from the Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany have identified and studied the different phases in the _______________ of our home galaxy.
(a) creativity

(b) evolution
(c) expenditure
(d) stiffness
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Choose the synonyms for the words given in bold from the given options.
Q6. Bewitching
(a) Commotion
(b) Scorn
(c) Alluring
(d) Precarious
(e) None of these

Q7. Successful
(a) Propitious
(b) Repugnant
(c) Remonstrate
(d) Vacillate
(e) None of these

Q8. Zenith
(a) Stabilize
(b) Renounce
(c) Gallant
(d) Apex
(e) None of these

Q9. Yearn
(a) Crave
(b) Exert
(c) Temporal
(d) Paramount
(e) None of these

Q10. Jubilant
(a) Intricate
(b) Rejoicing
(c) Attribute
(d) Wayward
(e) None of these


S1. Ans (b)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is edition which one of a series of repeated events.
Decoration- the process or art of decorating something.
Intention- a thing intended; an aim or plan.
Invention- the act of bringing ideas or objects together in a novel way to create something that did not exist before

S2. Ans (a)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is occupied which means a place that is being controlled by an army or group of people that has moved into it.
Retrospective- looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.
Convoluted- (especially of an argument, story, or sentence) extremely complex and difficult to follow.
Pungent- having a sharply strong taste or smell.

S3. Ans (d)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is unchanged which means staying the same.
Repulsive- arousing intense distaste or disgust.
Macho- masculine in an overly assertive or aggressive way.
Perplexed- completely baffled; very puzzled

S4. Ans (c)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is brunt which means the worst part or chief impact of a specified action.
Admiration- respect and warm approval.
Consolation- the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.
Enigma- a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand.

S5. Ans (b)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is evolution which means the process of developing by gradual changes.
Creativity- the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness.
Expenditure- an amount of money spent.
Stiffness- inability to move easily and without pain.

S6. Ans (c)
Sol. The synonym of Bewitching (enchanting or delightful) is Alluring. It means powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive.
Commotion- a state of confused and noisy disturbance.
Scorn- a feeling and expression of contempt or disdain for someone or something.
Precarious- not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.

S7. Ans (a)
Sol. The synonym of Successful (achieving or having achieved success; having attained wealth, position, honours, or the like; resulting in or attended with success.) is Propitious. It means giving or indicating a good chance of success; favourable.
Repugnant- extremely distasteful; unacceptable.
Remonstrate- to present and urge reasons in opposition.
Vacillate- waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.

S8. Ans (d)
Sol. The synonym of Zenith (the time at which something is most powerful or successful) is Apex. It means the highest point of achievement; a climax.
Stabilize- to cause something to become fixed and stop changing, esp. in order to keep it from becoming worse, or to become fixed and stop changing.
Renounce- formally declare one’s abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession).
Gallant- (of a person or their behaviour) brave; heroic.

S9. Ans (a)
Sol. The synonym of Yearn (have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from) is Crave. It means feel a powerful desire for (something).
Exert- make a physical or mental effort.
Temporal- lasting only for a time; transitory; temporary.

Paramount- more important than anything else; supreme.

S10. Ans (b)
Sol. The synonym of Jubilant (feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph) is Rejoicing. It means great joy; jubilation.
Intricate- very complicated or detailed.
Attribute- to explain (something) by indicating a cause.
Wayward- difficult to control or predict because of wilful or perverse behaviour.

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