English Quiz for SBI exam 2016

Directions (Q. 1–10) : In the following passage some of the words have been left out each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraphs meaningfully complete.

The culture of India is one of the oldest and unique. In India is …(1)… cultural diversity …(2)… the country. The South, North, and Northeast have own …(3)… cultures and almost every state has …(4)… out its own cultural …(5)…. There is hardly any cultural in the world that is as …(6)… and unique as India. India is a vast country, …(7)… variety of geographical features and climatic conditions. India is home to some of the most ancient civilizations, including four major world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. 
A …(8)… of these factors has resulted into exclusive culture-Indian culture. India culture is a …(9)… mixture of varying styles and influences. In the matter of cuisine. For instance, the North and the South are totally different. Festivals in India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. In the …(10)… of music, there are varieties of folk, popular, pop and classical music. The classical tradition of music in India includes the Carnatic and the Hindustani music.

(a) amazing 
(b) plausible 
(c) tenable 
(d) persuasive 
(e) rational

(a) around 
(b) in 
(c) of 
(d)  throughout 
(e) with

(a) explicit 
(b) distinct 
(c) obscure 
(d) profound 
(e) incisive
(a) excavated 
(b) indented 
(c) deep 
(d) root 
(e) carved
(a) niche 
(b) grave 
(c) chase 
(d) model 
(e) profound

(a) especial 
(b) tremendous 
(c) pleasant 
(d) tarnish 
(e) varied
(a) being 
(b) taking 
(c) having 
(d) liking 
(e) using

(a) use 
(b) fetus 
(c) combination 
(d) introduction 
(e) collection
(a) sample 
(b) composite 
(c) sound 
(d) cipher 
(e) ceramic

(a) sense 
(b) realm 
(c) need 
(d) liking 
(e) fondness