English Questions for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017

English Questions for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017

Dear Students, It's the exams times. You have many exams lined up such as  Dena Bank PORBI Grade- B scheduled in the upcoming days or months. Recently, New Pattern English Questions have been asked in many exams. So, we are providing these 15 English Questions, which are high in difficulty level, Practice and test your understanding of English language.

Directions (1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. 

Even by the standards of Latin America’s relatively ____1.____politics, there seem to be few parallels in recent memory to the brutally authoritarian rule of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who has plunged a prosperous nation into complete paralysis. But Mr. Maduro seems in no mood to mend his ways, even after the ____2.____move in March to nullify the popularly elected Parliament drew strong rebuke from regional allies as well as the international community. Of course, few believed then that such____3.____of the Supreme Court’s aborted dissolution of the nation’s highest democratic institution would result in a rethink on Mr. Maduro’s overall approach. In a coldly calculated move, the government in April disqualified Henrique Capriles, seen to be a key ____4.____for the 2018 presidential election, from holding public office for 15 years. The move was ____5.____of the bar on another opposition politician by former President Hugo Chávez. The current____6.____, unfazed by the groundswell of resistance against its dictatorial rule, has persisted in deploying the security forces to ____7.____violence and terrorise protesters. Any number of broken families have been witness to the horrors of routine abduction of young activists and murder of opposition leaders in the last few years. Instances are legion of Mr. Maduro’s ____8.____for the rule of law and the will of the people since the victory of the Opposition-dominated National Assembly in the December 2015 general elections.
In fact, a month after those polls, an economic emergency was declared, ____9.____powers in the President’s office. Mr. Maduro’s policy of a ____10.____ clampdown touched a low when a signature campaign to exercise the citizens’ constitutionally enshrined right to recall the President was crushed.

(a) erectile
(b) quintile
(c) volatile
(d) quartile
(e) immobile

(a) controversial
(b) influential
(c) broken
(d) abbatial
(e) denial

(a) accommodation
(b) condemnation
(c) beauty
(d) judgement
(e) verdict

(a) lock
(b) term
(c) role
(d) chief
(e) contender

(a) below
(b) reminiscent
(c) aware
(d) built
(e) fearful

(a) affairs
(b) regime
(c) news
(d) topic
(e) debate

(a) unleash
(b) do
(c) extreme
(d) very
(e) dreadfully

(a) respect
(b) view
(c) point
(d) contempt
(e) order

(a) giving
(b) potential
(c) concentrating
(d) political

(a) minister
(b) ruthless
(c) nation
(d) evoking
(e) revoking

Directions (11-15): In the following questions, choose the grammatically incorrect sentence from among the four options given for each question. 

(a) Mycobacterium bovis is emerging as an important pathogen of free-ranging wildlife in which it is a potential source of infection for domestic animals and a threat to valuable wildlife species.
(b) This review examines the procedures for the detection, diagnosis and management of M. bovis in wildlife populations.
(c) The ante-mortem detection of M. bovis infection in wildlife is difficult, due to the common occurrence of subclinical infections and the deficiencies of the currently available diagnostic tests.
(d) Serological tests are insensitive, while tests measuring cell-mediated immune responses show promise, but has not been sufficiently developed for routine use in most species.
(e) The diagnosis of M. bovis in free-ranging wildlife relies on post-mortem examination supported by histopathology and microbiology.

(a) The diagnosis of M. bovis in free-ranging wildlife relies on post-mortem examination supported by histopathology and microbiology.
(b) A feature of M. bovis infections is the variation in the appearance and distribution of lesions in the different host species.
(c) Bacterial culture remains the gold standard for diagnosis of tuberculosis, while histopathology is limited by the frequent inability for distinguish lesions caused by M. bovis from those produced by other mycobacterial species.
(d) Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fingerprinting and advanced typing techniques are increasingly being used to unravel the epidemiology of mycobacterial infections, including tuberculosis in free-ranging wildlife.
(e) An understanding of the epidemiology is essential if procedures are to be developed for the management of tuberculosis in wildlife.

(a) For most children, particularly younger children, it is difficult to understand the nature of a large number of objects in a group.
(b) They usually cannot relate very well to the concept of an entire species of animals or even to the concept of animals at the level of a living group such as a herd, troop or pack.
(c) On the other hand, children are very good at forming attachment and understanding with a single animal, as is well exemplify by the bond rapidly formed between a child and a family pet.
(d) It is the function of the present invention to allow a child to form a similar, although more vicarious, bond with a specific wild animal.
(e) The invention herein provides the child with information and activities which allow that type of bond to form, in the same manner that a child engages in activities and obtains information about the life of the family pet.

(a) With steady increase in the number of working women, they have gained financial independence, which has given them confidence to lead their own lives and build their own identity.
(b) They are successfully taking up diverse professions to proof that they are second to none in any respect.
(c) But while doing so, women also take care to strike a balance between their commitment to their profession as well as their home and family.
(d) They are playing multiple roles of a mother, daughter, sister, wife and a working professional with remarkable harmony and ease.
(e) With equal opportunities to work, they are functioning with a spirit of team work to render all possible co-operation to their male counterparts in meeting the deadlines and targets set in their respective professions.

(a) While using advances in technology for genetic research, scientists have unexpectedly found new species of animals.
(b) The new species have not previously been classified because it looks the same as other species.
(c) But research reveals that these identical looking animals are so unlike in other ways that they are of separate species.
(d) The scientific literature reported 2,207 discoveries of such cryptic animal species between 1978 and 2006.
(e) Intensively researched or biologically diverse areas are where most cryptic animals have been noticed.


S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. volatile means tending or threatening to break out into open violence, so it fits in the context correctly.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. controversial fits in the context correctly.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. condemnation means an act of expressing an unfavourable or adverse judgment, so it fits in the context correctly.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. contender means the one who struggles in opposition, so it fits in the context correctly.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. reminiscent means awakening memories of something similar, so it fits in the context correctly.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. regime means a mode or system of rule or government, so it fits in the context correctly.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. unleash means to run at will, so it fits in the context correctly.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. contempt is the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, so it fits in the context correctly.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. concentrating fits in the context correctly.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. ruthless means cruel or merciless, so it fits in the context correctly.

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. “has not been” is used for Serological tests, tests being plural will go with "have", not "has".

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol. "for distinguish" makes no sense. "to distinguish" is grammatically correct.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. (c) is gramatically incorrect because you have to use third form of the verb “exemplify”, not first.

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. "to proof them" is wrong as we need to use verb "prove" here, not noun "proof".

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sol. "it looks" does not fit in as species of animals are being talked about. So, we need to consider the plural sense and use "they look" there.

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