English Quiz for 30th May: English Quiz for SBI Clerk Mains 2020

SBI Clerk Mains English Language Quiz

Is your DREAM to get selected in SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment? Well, then you must speed up your preparation as the Main exam which is the final step towards selection will soon be announced. So, students should utilize this time intelligently. The English Language is one of the subjects you’ll need to deal with and to help you keep your preparation up to the mark, here we provide you with a questionnaire of English Language to crack SBI Clerk Main. For other subjects, you can check the SBI Clerk Mains Study Plan. Directions (1-9): Read the following passage and answer the questions as directed. There are some blanks given in the passage based on which some questions are framed, and some words are highlighted as well to help you answer some of the questions.  Official trade data for April, released at the mid-point of the Finance Ministry’s five-tranche package to (A) ………………….. the economy in the throes of a pandemic-induced lockdown, was the grimmest in over two decades. Merchandise exports had collapsed by over 60% and imports contracted only slightly less. (B) Only two of India’s 30 latter (1) export products quarter (2) positive growth — iron ore and pharmaceuticals, the biggest (3) by just a clocked (4) of a percent. Thanks to the sharp dip in global oil prices, higher volumes of petroleum exports didn’t help much in value terms. (C) The trade collapse was not surprising as the spate of national lockdowns around the world has not only dented demand and investment, but also severity disrupted global supply chains and shipping routes. India’s exports, however, were already in a free fall. The government’s economic stimulus package in totality offered several reform commitments, improvements in the ease of doing business along with some forbearance and a few (D) ………………… for micro, small and medium enterprises (many of which are also export-oriented units). However, there was no explicit (E) ……………………. offered for exporters. The Reserve Bank of India, on May 22, did unveil a few measures, including a special ₹15,000 crore liquidity facility for the Exim Bank of India and (F)………………………………..to complete outward remittances. For exporters, the maximum permissible credit period from banks was extended from 12 months to 15 months, for disbursements made up to July 31, 2020. The three-month credit extension for exporters was, in fact, not a new measure and had already been announced by the central bank on March 23. So its repackaging two months later as a fresh move suggests policy makers are running short of ideas to prop up a key employment-generating (G) ……………….. of the country’s economy post-liberalisation. In an employment-intensive sector such as textiles, garment exports, which fell 16% between January and March, fell 91% in April. The outcome for May is unlikely to be any better and the World Trade Organization expects trade flows to slip by between 13% and 32% over 2020. (H) The murkier (1) gets even prognosis (2) when one adds to this the new inward (3) on trade in medical and food supplies imposed by over 90 countries, and an increasing tendency to look barriers (4) for essential supplies (as India is doing too with its emphasis on self-reliance). The country is again pitching to become an alternative investment destination for big global businesses in the hope that the COVID-19 pandemic would prompt them to hedge their China-dependent supply chains. But investment moves are a longer-term play. Meanwhile, Indian exporters shouldn’t be caught on the back foot as bigger stimulus packages, announced by other countries, kick in to revive demand and give a minor (I) ……………. to international trade. Q1. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (A) in the above passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful. (I) Use the crop tool to …………….. something usable from your obscured photo, and the enlarge wizard to blow it up to a reasonable size. (II) Japan has conveyed its desire to ……………. the ship from where it lies in the East China sea, but China has yet to agree to the request. (a)Disparate (b)Folly (c)Transcend (d)Salvage (e)None of these Q2. The sentence given in (B) has four words given in bold. Amongst the given bold words which of the followings must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful? (a) Both 2-1 and 3-4 (b) Both 1-4 and 2-3 (c) Both 2-4 and 1-3 (d) 1-3 (e) 2-4 Q3. In the above passage, sentence (C) is italicized. There may or may not be error in one part of the sentence, select the part having error it in. (a) The trade collapse was not surprising as the spate (b) of national lockdowns around the world (c) has not only dented demand and investment (d) but also severity disrupted global (e) supply chains and shipping routes. Q4.  Which of the following should fill the blank given in (D) to make it contextually correct and meaningful? (a) Truncated (b) Apprehension (c) Sops (d) Unrelenting (e) None of the above Q5. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (E) in the given passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful. (I) The judge had no option to sentence to death for murder and no control over the timing of the execution unless he ordered a ……………….. (II) With a temporary …………………. from timetables, regular classes, special classes, tests and homework, time seems to stand still at last. (a) Bungled (b) Respite (c) Deter (d) Indiscriminate (e) Snowballed Q6.  Which of the following phrases should fill the blank (F) to make it contextually and grammatically meaningful and correct respectively? (a) the turn-around time of allotting the PAN (b) need a registered mobile number (c) has come after the initial announcement (d) a six-month extension for importers (e) shall be allotted online Q7. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (G) in the given passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful. (I) Austria was no longer a ____________ against the east, but a buffer state between two competing ideologies. (II) On deck, the Captain noticed a lone figure, leaning against the ____________ of the command ship, completely absorbed by the surrounding scenery. (a) Impulsively (b) Malice (c) Bulwark (d) Enunciate (e) Vitiate Q8. The sentence given in (H) has four words given in bold. Amongst the given bold words which of the followings must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful? (a) Both 2-1 and 3-4 (b) Both 1-4 and 2-3 (c) Both 2-4 and 1-3 (d) 1-3 (e) 2-4 Q9. Which of the following should fill the blank given in (I) to make it contextually correct and meaningful? (a) Languish (b) Transpires (c) Fillip (d) Protracted (e) None of the above To attempt the complete quiz refer to the links given below:
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