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English Quizzes For RBI Assistant Prelims 2022- 19th March

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the given sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow.

(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Q1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence of the rearranged paragraph?
(a) A
(b) F
(c) E
(d) B
(e) D

Q2. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence of the rearranged paragraph?
(a) F
(b) D
(c) E
(d) B
(e) A

Q3. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence of the rearranged paragraph?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) E
(d) B
(e) F

Q4. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence of the rearranged paragraph?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) B
(d) D
(e) F

Q5. What will be the correct sequence of the given sentences?
(a) BEDACF
(b) AFDEBC
(c) ABDECF
(d) FDBEAC
(e) DFCEAB

Directions (6-10): There has been a word omitted from each of 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 (e) none of these are your answer.

Q6. On Tuesday, the Karnataka High Court ________________ the petition on the legalization of cryptocurrency, upholding the ban on virtual currencies.
(a) bartered
(b) gestured
(c) reunited
(d) dismissed
(e) none of these

Q7. Since the beginning of services on this stretch a week ago, MahaMetro has earned a revenue of over Rs 32 lakh and has ______________ services to 2.27 lakh commuters, said officials.
(a) catered
(b) etched
(c) affronted
(d) barged
(e) none of these

Q8. The association representing nearly 6,000 teaching faculty members of grant-in-aid colleges in the state have been complaining of ___________ in salaries for over six months.
(a) invitation
(b) prediction
(c) delay
(d) amusement
(e) none of these

Q9. The tourism company has launched its NFT collection, Virtual Vacations, which aims to bring alive the spectacular beauty and ________________ of India’s myriad landscapes.
(a) diversity
(b) inversion
(c) dominion
(d) glutton
(e) none of these

Q10. The mobile company has released its iOS 15.4 _______________ that will allow users to use Face ID unlock on their devices with face masks on.
(a) anomaly
(b) update
(c) diversification
(d) feasibility
(e) none of these

Directions (11-15): The sentences given below consists of an idiom given in bold. From the given alternatives identify the most suitable option reflecting the meaning of the idiom.

Q11. My boss is just like a broken record the way he says I have to wash my hands before making food.
(a) profitable
(b) face a sudden problem
(c) saying the same thing over and over again
(d) wait and be patient
(e) trying something that is much too difficult for one’s ability

Q12. The race cars were neck and neck until the end.
(a) very close
(b) tease or joke around
(c) to hypocritically criticize
(d) play a secondary role
(e) give recognition

Q13. Since we got computers, the typewriters have been gathering dust.
(a) waste money
(b) to be forgotten or not used
(c) do something risky
(d) easy or not challenging
(e) save money in case something unfortunate happens

Q14. Well, this is just a shot in the dark, but I’m going to say that the answer to the question is 52.
(a) equivalent alternatives
(b) to have an evil plan
(c) to ask someone to shut up
(d) incredibly inexpensive
(e) guess that you make without facts

Q15. I racked my brain but could not think of any way to fix the problem.
(a) make a great effort to think of or remember something
(b) something that you find very easy to do
(c) do something risky
(d) to say that you do not believe something will happen
(e) the outcome will soon be known

Solutions

S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence is FDBEAC.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence is FDBEAC.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. The correct sequence is FDBEAC.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence is FDBEAC.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.

S5. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence is FDBEAC.
(F) Amid mounting calls to prosecute Russian president Vladimir Putin, the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month launched an investigation into the alleged war crimes committed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(D) The West has collectively condemned these alleged war crimes, imposing a gamut of aggressive sanctions in a bid to compel Moscow to reverse course.
(B) Even after condemnation from the West, undeterred Russia continues its attack on Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths and an unprecedented refugee crisis.
(E) “All people who came to our land, all people who gave those orders, all soldiers who were shooting—they are all war criminals,” Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy said in an interview with ABC News.
(A) The US has supported Mr. Zelenskyy and stressed on multiple occasions that war crimes have been committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
(C) But experts say despite the growing list of allegations, a full-blown conviction in a situation like this could prove to be elusive.

S6. Ans (d)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is dismissed and it means order or allow to leave; send away.
Bartered- exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money.
Gestured- a movement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of an idea, opinion, emotion, etc.
Reunited- come together or cause to come together again after a period of separation or disunity.

S7. Ans (a)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is catered and it means to supply what is required or desired catering to middle-class tastes.
Etched- to cut a pattern, picture, etc. into a smooth surface, especially on metal or glass, using acid or a sharp instrument.
Affronted- an action or remark that causes outrage or offence.
Barged- move forcefully or roughly.

S8. Ans (c)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is delay and it means a period of time by which something is late or postponed.
Invitation- a written or verbal request inviting someone to go somewhere or to do something.
Prediction- a thing predicted; a forecast.
Amusement- the state or experience of finding something funny.

S9. Ans (a)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is diversity and it means the state of being diverse; variety.
Inversion- a reversal.
Dominion- power and authority (usu. over a territory).
Glutton(ous)-someone who eats and drinks too much.

S10. Ans (b)
Sol. The appropriate word that will be used to fill the blank is update and it means an up-to-date version, account, or report.
Anomaly- something different from the norm.
Diversification- the act of becoming diverse.
Feasibility- the practicality or possibility of something

S11. Ans (c)
Sol. A broken record- to say the same thing many times, or to repeat something even though everyone knows about it.
Hence, option (c) becomes the most viable answer choice.

S12. Ans (a)
Sol. If two competitors are neck and neck, they are level with each other and have an equal chance of winning.
Hence, option (a) becomes the most viable answer choice.

S13. Ans (b)
Sol. Gathering dust- something that has been left and not used for a long time, or something that has been forgotten.
Hence, option (b) becomes the most viable answer choice.

S14. Ans (e)
Sol. Shot in the dark- a guess or estimate with very little or no assurance as to its accuracy.
Hence, option (e) becomes the most viable answer choice.

S15. Ans (a)
Sol. Rack your brain- to think about something very hard, or to try to remember something.
Hence, option (a) becomes the most viable answer choice.

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