English Quiz For SBI Exam 2016


Directions (1-10) :In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. 

A decade ago, a financial crisis………(1)……….Bangkok. During the next fifteen months it swept………..(2)………..Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Seoul. As Asian countries borrowed and spent beyond their means………….(3)…………of thousands lost their jobs………….(4)………… half-built buildings throughout Asian cities…………(5)………..as reminders of the shattered hopes of not only distinguished entrepreneurs but also………..(6)…………workers. Asia has come a long way during the past ten years —vast economic imbalances no longer…………(7)…………However, market crashes are…………(8)…………even today and Asia’s best insurance policy to………….(9)………….with any future crisis is to build…………(10)…………financial systems.
1.
(a) occurred
(b) hit
(c) striking
(d) fuelled
(e) suffered
2.
(a) in
(b) upward
(c) forward
(d) from
(e) through
3.
(a) tens
(b) few
(c) approximate
(d) several
(e) lives
4.
(a) Dense
(b) Haunted
(c) Abandoned
(d) Buried
(e) Vacate
5.
(a) seen
(b) pointed
(c) showed
(d) stood
(e) forgotten

6.
(a) undeserving
(b) incompetent
(c) greedy
(d) cheap
(e) ordinary
7.
(a) seen
(b) valid
(c) exist
(d) present
(e) there
8.
(a) undertaken
(b) possible
(c) threat
(d) reality
(e) capable
9.
(a) cope
(b) combat
(c) justify
(d) avert
(e) accommodate
10.
(a)perfectly
(b) popular
(c) formidably
(d) resilient
(e)foreign