English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 10 – Mixed Problems

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz based on Fill in the Blanks and Sentence Improvement.

Directions—(Q. 1–5)
Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has

been omitted. Choose the set of words
for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a
1. Governments do not
want to take a decision and resort to soft-pedaling, delay tactics and collusion,

hoping that the judiciary will ____ in
to relieve them of the ____ of decision making.
(A) come, enlightenment
(B) vouch, trouble
(C) barge, pleasure
(D) step, burden
(E) vote, task
2. The most important
factor is the ____ of a wealthy Indian middle class which can now ____ to send

their children abroad for education.
(A) emergence, afford
(B) advent, focus
(C) decline, manage
(D) rise, wish
(E) perception, go
3. Crores of public
money is ____ on parks in the city and yet most of them are out of ____ for the

(A) invested, limits
(B) spent, bounds
(C) bet, reach
(D) put, areas
(E) made, boundaries
4. Rules are for
those who cannot ____ them and not for the rich and influential who can ____ to
(A) follow, demand
(B) set, opt
(C) break, suggest
(D) find, ask
(E) challenge, choose
5. Experts cannot ____
enough on the benefits of ____ more fruit and vegetables in your daily diet.
(A) pressure, involving
(B) strain, adding
(C) emphasize, contributing
(D) stress, including
(E) state, mixing
Directions—(Q. 6–10)
Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should

replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically
correct ? If the
sentence is correct
as it is given and ‘No correction is required’, mark (E) as the answer.
6. Never the one to
mince words when it comes speaking his mind,
the captain criticised the hectic
of his team.
(A) comes to speaking
(B) comes and speaks
(C) comes to speak
(D) come for speak
(E) No correction required
7. Indians are far more transparent than the Americans.
(A) farther
(B) further more
(C) greater
(D) many more
(E) No correction required
8. He will not be
joining the rat race, which starts around this time every year as the board exams
draw a
(A) draw to close
(B) drawing a closure
(C) draw to a close
(D) draw a closer
(E) No correction required
9. Lights will go out
around the world with hundreds of people sets to
take part in the Earth Hour
change campaign.
(A) set to take part
(B) set to be part
(C) sets for taking part
(D) set for part
(E) No correction required
10. With nasty viral
infections do the rounds in the city, you
should give all it takes to protect yourself.
(A) coming rounds
(B) round about
(C) doing the rounds
(D) done rounding
(E) No correction required


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