SBI PO 2015: English Quiz

Hello Readers,
                         Today’s quiz covers three important topics that are for sure expected in Bank Exams. If one gets a good grip of these topics, then they can have an advantage over others. It is very important for you to understand what to pick and what not to. So do it properly within 10 mins and see how much you are scoring. It doesn’t matter how much you do, but what matters is in how much time you do. All The Best.


Directions (Q.1 to 5): Rearrange the
following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper
sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question given below
them.
A) Japanese toys, for instance, are in great demand despite the heavy
import duty.
B) The toys
that they produce are almost without exception, of inferior quality.
C) Their
manufacturers here need to be reminded of this.
D) The two
toy-libraries in Mumbai also rely largely on foreign-made toys.
E) But making
them is no child’s play
F) Toys are
meant for children.
G) Not surprisingly, many parents prefer to buy the imported variety
even though these are usually much more expensive.
1. Which of the following will be be the THIRD
sentence?
1) C        2) B        3) D        4)
E        5) G
2. Which of the following will be be the LAST
sentence?
1) C        2) D        3) B        4)
E        5) G
3. Which of the following will be be the FIRST
sentence?
1) E        2) G        3) A        4)
F        5) B
4. Which of the following will be be the FOURTH
sentence?
1) C        2) E        3) B        4)
G        5) D
5. Which of the following will be be the SIXTH
sentence?
1) F        2) E        3) C        4)
D        5) A
Directions
(Q.6-10): 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/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out
the appropriate word/phrase in each case:

The second encouraging feature of the (6) is
that a wide spectrum of parties has supported it, raising the
(7) of a
growing united front of opposition. And Sonia Gandhi’s
(8) in the
agitation reflect a potentially interesting emergence in the Congress party,
one in which the technocrats approved by international economic interests and
domestic elites might cease to be the
(9) influence on its political and
economic
(10). If that were to happen, there may be real prospects for
an alliance to emerge against the present government in which the Left parties
and the AAP put aside their seemingly unburiable hatchets with the Congress,
hatchets that owed to their perfectly justified disgust with the second regnum
of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

6.
1) Function
2)
Allegation
3)
Association
4) Rally
5)
Agitation
7.
1) Hope
2)
Expectation
3) Price
4)
Height
5) Anger

8.
1)
Leading
2) Initiatives
3)
Expectation
4) Interest
5) Hope

9.
1)
Preceding
2)
Additional
3) Dominant
4) Aging
5) Decreasing

10.
1)
Manifesto
2) List
3) Ground
4) Agenda
5) Background
Directions
(Q.11-15). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical
error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will he in one part of the
sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the
answer is ‘5’. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

11.
According to him (1)/ two factors
which are (2)/ needy for success (3)/ are discipline and diligence.(4)/ No
Error (5)

12. He wants to (1)/ set up a laboratory (2)/ to
undertake research (3)/ into a vaccine for cancer.(4)/ No Error (5)

13. The crucial point to (1)/ be discussed at
the (2)/ meeting is how to (3)/ well implement the policy.(4)/ No Error (5)

14. Experts have recommended that (1)/ the Govt.
reconsidered (2)/ restrictions imposed on foreign (3)/ Investment in real
estate.(4)/ No Error (5)

15. There is lots of (1)/ supports from the employees (2)/
for the proposal to (3)/ merge with the parent company. (4)/ No Error (5)

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