English Quiz For NIACL AO Prelims
NIACL AO Exam is on its way and a lot of aspirants are heading towards new hopes with this upcoming opportunity. Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for their success by helping them save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for upcoming NIACL AO Exam.
Directions (1-7): In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space. Below each such sentence, there are five options with one word each. Fill up the blanks with the word that makes the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Q1. The Army has ---------- over 2,500 tourists stranded near the 17th Mile area in east Sikkim, close to the India-China border, because of heavy snowfall, officials said on Saturday.
Q2. A high-performance magnetic tunnel junction that makes use of wavelike properties that are known and ---------- in optics has been proposed by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
Q3. A magnetic tunnel junction has two layers of ferromagnetic material ----------- by an insulating barrier.
Q4. Astronomy enthusiasts and sky gazers will be able to -------------- five eclipses in 2019, two of which will be visible in India.
Q5. Helium – the second most --------- element in the universe – is hard to come by on Earth in its gaseous state, because it is so light that it can escape easily.
Q6. The new e-commerce policy betrays a --------- view of online and offline retail.
Q7. The Meghalaya mining disaster has --------- a series of administrative lapses.
Directions (8-15): In each of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentences, there are five options and the blanks are to be filled with the pair of words given below to make the sentences correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.
Q8. American stocks suffered their worst Christmas-eve loss in market ----------- with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing a ----------- 650 points on Monday, a drop of almost 3% within a single trading session.
Q9. Mr. Trump has been keen on projecting the stock market’s performance as a -------- of how well the U.S. economy is doing under his --------------.
Q10. Laws seeking to regulate online activity, ------------ on social media, will have to be tested ---------- two fundamental rights: free speech and privacy.
Q11. With just months to ------ for the general election, the government looks all ----- to open the credit taps of the economy.
Q12. One good way to end any year is to look ------- at all the things you hated and make a list of the stuff that you reckon won’t ever be ---------- back.
Q13. Global retailer Walmart ---------- out a whopping $16 billion to acquire a -------------- stake in online e-commerce platform Flipkart, to take on rival Amazon.
Q14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday -------------- renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the Tri-color ------------ by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose here.
Q15. The Ross Island was ----------- as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island --------- now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep, Mr. Modi said during a speech.