SBI PO 2019 English Language Quiz: 30th March 2019

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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.


Q1. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Ignorant
Naive
Foolish
Astute
Inept
Solution:
'Astute' is the antonym here and it means having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage.
Q2. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Permeable
Impenetrable
Open
Porous
Clear
Solution:
'Impenetrable' is the antonym here and it means impossible to pass through or enter.
Q3. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Negligent
Indifferent
Assiduous
Neglectful
Ignorant
Solution:
'Assiduous' is the antonym here and it means showing great care and perseverance.
Q4. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Discourage
Dissuade
Repel
Cajole
Repulse
Solution:
'Cajole' is the antonym here and it means persuade (someone) to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Q5. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Gullible
Skeptical
Perceptive
Wise
Suspicious
Solution:
'Gullible' is the antonym here and it means easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.
Q6. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Careless
Inattentive
Languid
Unconcerned
Diligent
Solution:
'Diligent' is the antonym here and it means having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.
Q7. In the question five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
Flexible
Surrendering
Yielding
Obdurate
Submissive
Solution:
'Obdurate' is the antonym here and it means stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action.
Directions (8-15): In the passage given below there are blanks which are numbered from 8 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. 


Q8. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.

celebrate
illustrated
illusion
knowing
storied
Solution:
'Storied' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means celebrated in or associated with stories or legends.
Q9. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
notable
distinguishing
strike
pronouncing
event
Solution:
'Notable' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q10. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
aggressive
slaughter
aggression
malice
both (b) and (d)
Solution:
'Aggression' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q11. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
dance
ruling
sing
rule
manage
Solution:
'Ruling' is the correct fit for the blank here.
Q12. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
revive
recover
strengthens
repaired
reviving
Solution:
'Reviving' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means give new strength or energy to.
Q13. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
foray
idle
invaded
irrupted
read
Solution:
'Foray' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means a sudden attack or incursion into enemy territory, especially to obtain something; a raid.
Q14. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
contrived
conspired
manoeuvring
exploited
both (a) and (d)
Solution:
'Manoeuvring' is the correct fit for the blank here and it means a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.
Q15. The BJP is acutely aware that its presence has been patchy across regions and social groups, historically. Its --------8-------- victory in 2014, with 282 seats in the Lok Sabha, came primarily from the States in the north and the west. Barring Karnataka, the BJP has yet to have any --------9--------- presence in the southern States. However, in 2014 the BJP did make inroads into Assam by winning seven of its 14 seats, and it sensed an opportunity to expand its foothold in the State and further into the Northeast. The party has been roping in regional partners and expanding its individual strength in the region with remarkable -----------10---------- since then. It led an alliance to victory in 2016 in Assam, and in 2018 in Tripura it defeated the Left Front, which had been in power for five terms. As of today, four of the eight Chief Ministers in the region are from the BJP and it is a partner in --------11------- coalitions in three. The BJP has labelled its partnerships in the Northeast as a distinct entity, the North East Democratic Alliance, under the NDA umbrella. Last week, the BJP managed to woo back the Asom Gana Parishad that had quit the alliance in January over differences on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Besides -------12------- ties with the AGP, the BJP sealed agreements for the Lok Sabha elections with the Bodoland People’s Front, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, National People’s Party, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha. These cover Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively. The BJP says it aims to win 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the region. The Hindutva party’s --------13-------- into the Northeast in the past often involved legal sophistry and ---------14---------. With its strength saturated in its strongholds, the BJP has --------15--------- to look for fresh terrains to grow but its efforts in the Northeast are -- for more long-term reasons.
fever
necessary
compelled
prior
compulsions
Solution:
'Compulsions' is the correct fit for the blank here.

               





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