SBI Clerk Prelims English Questions (Day-16)
Dear students, The State Bank of India conducts a two-tier examination to recruit Clerks (Junior Associates) at regular intervals. Thus, the English Language plays a crucial role in sailing through all the stages of SBI Clerk exam. Here is a quiz on the English Language to let you practice the latest pattern English Questions for SBI Clerk 2019-20.
Directions (1-8): Choose the word which is the synonym of the given word in each question.
Both (b) and (d)
Irksome: irritating; annoying.
Both (b) and (d)
Regale: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Beguile: charm or enchant (someone), often in a deceptive way.
Both (b) and (c)
Nascent: (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.
Aborning: while being born or produced.
Decline: (typically of something regarded as good) become smaller, fewer, or less; decrease.
Ascend: go up or climb.
Undermine: lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.
Chase: pursue in order to catch or catch up with.
'aggregate' is the synonym for 'whole'.
Efficient: (of a system or machine) achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.
Directions (9-15): Choose the word which is the antonym of the given word in each question.
'attentive' is the antonym for 'lazy'.
Circulate: pass from place to place or person to person.
Rage: violent uncontrollable anger.
'abandon' is the antonym for 'preserve'.
Cope: (of a person) deal effectively with something difficult.
'forfeit' is the antonym for 'acquire'.
'allow' is the antonym for 'restrict'.