SBI PO English Language Quiz: 24th April

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English Quiz For SBI PO Exam 2019

The State Bank of India conducts a three-level examination to recruit Probationary Officers every year. Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for your success as it helps you save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for SBI PO Examination 2019-20.




Directions (1-10): In the passage given below there are blanks which are numbered from 1 to 10. They are to be filled with the options given below the passage against each of the respective numbers. Find out the appropriate word in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering its meaning. 

Q1. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.

bouncing
bounce
rebound
glanced
None of the above
Solution:
'Rebound' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means recover in value, amount, or strength after a decrease or decline.
Q2. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
grew
grow
growth
risen
None of the above
Solution:
'Grew' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q3. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
accelerate
acceleration
speeding
pace
None of the above
Solution:
'Pace' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means move or develop (something) at a particular rate or speed.
Q4. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
slower
slow
great
low
None of the above
Solution:
'Slower' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q5. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
momentum
momentous
reason
weight
None of the above
Solution:
'Momentum' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means the impetus and driving force gained by the development of a process or course of events.
Q6. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
stimulation
stimulate
invigorating
vivifying
None of the above
Solution:
'Stimulate' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means to encourage development of or increased activity in (a state or process).
Q7. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
developing
extend
enlarge
expansion
None of the above
Solution:
'Expansion' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q8. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
boosting
boost
risen
foregoing
None of the above
Solution:
'Boosting' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q9. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
contrast
comparing
compared
differentiate
None of the above
Solution:
'Compared' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q10. China’s economy is showing signs of a --------1--------. According to figures released by its National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, the Chinese economy -------2------- at 6.4% in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period last year. While this rate of growth is equal to the --------3------- registered in the December quarter and faster than economists’ expectations of a 6.3% expansion, it is still --------4--------- than the growth rate of 6.8% recorded in the same period last year. Retail sales and factory output also showed strong growth -----------5----------. The latest growth figure is seen as a sign that the Chinese government’s efforts over the last few quarters to ---------6--------- what is the world’s second largest economy are beginning to have a positive effect. Total social financing grew by almost 40% to 8.2 trillion yuan in the first quarter of the year, pointing to a credit ---------7--------- that will boost growth in the coming quarters. With trade tensions with the United States subsiding significantly for now, export growth may accelerate, further --------8-------- the Chinese economy. Chinese exports reached a five-month high in March, rising 14.2% when -------9------- to the same month last year. The Chinese stock market has also been ---------10--------- by the early signs of an economic turnaround and increased liquidity, with the CSI 300 index rising by over a third in value since the beginning of the year.
heartening
animate
rally
buoyed
None of the above
Solution:
'Buoyed' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means cause (a price) to rise to or remain at a high level.

Directions (11-15): In the passage given below there are blanks which are numbered from 11 to 15. They are to be filled with the options given below the passage against each of the respective numbers. Find out the appropriate word in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering its meaning. 

Q11. Every life experience is ---------11--------- to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the internal ----------12---------- of simply being, a state of inner tranquility or peace. We reach this internal experience by transforming the habitual activity of our mind to develop stillness. Lasting tranquility or calmness of mind cannot be ---------13--------- only by changing the external circumstances of our lives. Inner tranquility lies in being undisturbed despite external circumstances. Therefore, the role of external situations in bringing tranquility to the mind is at best ----------14---------- — if things that disturb us are removed, we are temporarily more at peace. But when circumstances change, so will our mind, and we will soon find ourselves ----------15---------- once more.

rational
internally
externally
internal
None of the above
Solution:
'Internal' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q12. Every life experience is ---------11--------- to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the internal ----------12---------- of simply being, a state of inner tranquility or peace. We reach this internal experience by transforming the habitual activity of our mind to develop stillness. Lasting tranquility or calmness of mind cannot be ---------13--------- only by changing the external circumstances of our lives. Inner tranquility lies in being undisturbed despite external circumstances. Therefore, the role of external situations in bringing tranquility to the mind is at best ----------14---------- — if things that disturb us are removed, we are temporarily more at peace. But when circumstances change, so will our mind, and we will soon find ourselves ----------15---------- once more.
experienced
experience
witnessed
witness
None of the above
Solution:
'Experience' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q13. Every life experience is ---------11--------- to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the internal ----------12---------- of simply being, a state of inner tranquility or peace. We reach this internal experience by transforming the habitual activity of our mind to develop stillness. Lasting tranquility or calmness of mind cannot be ---------13--------- only by changing the external circumstances of our lives. Inner tranquility lies in being undisturbed despite external circumstances. Therefore, the role of external situations in bringing tranquility to the mind is at best ----------14---------- — if things that disturb us are removed, we are temporarily more at peace. But when circumstances change, so will our mind, and we will soon find ourselves ----------15---------- once more.
gone
reached
go
went
None of the above
Solution:
'Reached' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q14. Every life experience is ---------11--------- to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the internal ----------12---------- of simply being, a state of inner tranquility or peace. We reach this internal experience by transforming the habitual activity of our mind to develop stillness. Lasting tranquility or calmness of mind cannot be ---------13--------- only by changing the external circumstances of our lives. Inner tranquility lies in being undisturbed despite external circumstances. Therefore, the role of external situations in bringing tranquility to the mind is at best ----------14---------- — if things that disturb us are removed, we are temporarily more at peace. But when circumstances change, so will our mind, and we will soon find ourselves ----------15---------- once more.
temporarily
virtually
consonant
transient
None of the above
Solution:
'Transient' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Q15. Every life experience is ---------11--------- to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the internal ----------12---------- of simply being, a state of inner tranquility or peace. We reach this internal experience by transforming the habitual activity of our mind to develop stillness. Lasting tranquility or calmness of mind cannot be ---------13--------- only by changing the external circumstances of our lives. Inner tranquility lies in being undisturbed despite external circumstances. Therefore, the role of external situations in bringing tranquility to the mind is at best ----------14---------- — if things that disturb us are removed, we are temporarily more at peace. But when circumstances change, so will our mind, and we will soon find ourselves ----------15---------- once more.
disturbed
disturbance
disorderly
organization
None of the above
Solution:
'Disturbed' is the correct fit for the blank here.

               






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