Gateway to SBI Mains: English (Mix Quiz)

Dear Readers,
                     Today we are providing you quiz on English which is one of the most important sections of banking exams, in which you can score maximum with ease if you are practising on very regular basis, It is crucial for all the upcoming banking exams, IBPS/SBI/RRB etc.

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 paragraph meaningful.

In these days of economic liberalization, globalization, etc. materialistic values have assumed (1) importance. Money, physical comforts and luxuries are the most sought after aspects. There has been (2) competition. Such competition (3) undue stress. The stress leads to (4) of health of the people. Indian culture has (5) its striking uniqueness, as against the Western culture, in the fact that there is a (6) place for spiritualism in the value system in all walks of life. The spirituality is a very (7) force which helps us in maintaining our physical and mental health. It gives us (8) to cope with the stress. Westerners have now (9) the importance of spirituality and, therefore, they have started (10) us in the matter of spirituality. 
1.
1) usual 
2) little 
3) tangible 
4) least 
5) greater
2. 
1) critical 
2) unhealthy 
3) unequalled 
4) no 
5) absolute 
3. 
1) releases 
2) deserves 
3) generates 
4) demonstration 
5) suppresses
4. 
1) neglect 
2) illness 
3) generation  
4) deterioration 
5) encroachment 
5. 
l) maintained 
2) illustrated 
3) marginalized 
4) bestowed 
5) forsaken
6. 
1) vast 
2) dedicated 
3) formal 
4) clean 
5) distinct
7. 
1) dormant 
2) dedicated 
3) vital 
4) common 
5) dynamic
8. 
l) strength 
2) tips 
3) clearance 
4) sermons 
5) ideals
9. 
1) informed 
2) narrated 
3) intensified 
4) preaching 
5) invented
10. 
1) encouraging 
2) imitating 
3) blaming 
4) preaching 
5) assuming
DIRECTIONS (Q. 11-15): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c)
and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in
the sentence to make it grammatically correct?
If the sentence is correct as it is
given and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.
11. If sense permits, it is safe to use short sentences than long ones.  
1) is safe using 
2) is safe for using
3) is safer to use 
4) has to be safe to use 
5) No correction required 

12.He was absolute ruining by that unlucky business.
1) was absolutely ruined 
2) had absolute in ruining 
3) had been absolutely ruining
4) was absolute in ruining
5) No correction required

13.He told the police that he had been robbed of all his money by a stranger.
1) had been robbed off
2) had to be robbed from 
3) had robbed of 
4) had been rob off 
5) No correction required

14.If the accused was guilty for the crime, he should be punished. 
1) was guilty in 
2) has been guilty for
3) was in guilt of 
4) is guilty of
5) No correction required 

15.Nothing will do him so much good as a change of air.
1) as good as 
2) as much good as 
3) so good as much 
4) so much good for 
5) No correction required

Answers : 


1. (5)
2. (2)
3. (3)
4. (4)
5. (2)
6. (5)
7. (3)
8. (1)
9. (4)
10. (2)
11. (3)
12. (1)
13. (5)
14. (4)
15. (1)