Quest for Clerk: English Quiz



Directions (Q. 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 are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.


The (1) functioning of the world economy should be (2) to (3) instead of (4) if with a war-like (5) created by the US and Britain which is (6) for. Iraq has (7) (8) lessons after a decade of economic (9) and (10) of so many lives.

1. 
1) crystal 
2) speed
3) accelerated
4) smooth 
5) lubricated

2.
1) made 
2) directed
3) governed 
4) assisted
5) allowed

3. 
1) roll 
2) continue
3) turn
4) energise 
5) hold

4.
1) destroying 
2) concerning
3) shadowing
4) drying 
5) facing

5.
1) dictatorship 
2) hostility
3) scenario
4) destruction 
5) gravity 

6.
1) condemned
2) rebuked
3) unmindful
4) uncalled
5) silly 

7.
1) sought
2) learnt
3) availed
4) resulted
5) slapped

8.
1) bitter
2) hot
3) sour
4) enough
5) severe

9.
1) block 
2) sanctioning 
3) penalty 
4) showdown 
5) embargo

10.
1) injury
2) damages
3) claim
4) loss
5) killing



Answers

1.4
2.5
3.2
4.1
5.3
6.4
7.2
8.1
9.5
10.4