English Quiz for Bank Exams -3 (Mains)

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English Quiz for Bank Exams

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-3) : Below is given a single word with options to its meaning in different contexts. You have to select all those options which are synonyms of the word when the context is changed. Select the correct alternative from (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) which represents all those synonyms.

 

 

  1. CROP

(1) Cut short (2) A group

(3) A ground (4) Cultivate

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1, 3 and 4

(d) 1, 2 and 3

(e) All (1),(2) ,(3) and (4)

Answer

Option: D

Explanation: Crop means to cut short/to cultivate/a specific group of products, thoughts, people, etc., appearing at one time or in one season a crop of new publications.

 

 

  1. GLANCE

(1) A quick look (2) Scan

(3) Review (4) Reflect

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1, 2 and 4

(c) 2, 3 and 4

(d) 2, 3 and 4

(e) All of (1),(2),(3) and (4)

Answer

Option: E

Explanation: Glanced can be used for a quick look/scan /to review /reflect.

I glanced through the report.
His hard work glanced in his achievements.

 

  1. EXPLOSIVE

(1) Violent (2) Sudden

(3) Volatile (4) Destroying

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 2, 3 and 4

(e) All of (1),(2),(3) and (4)

Answer

Option: E

Explanation: Explosive nature (Violent) / Bomb exploded and building came crashing.

 

 

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 4-6) : The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given five or as answer choices you have to pick up two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

 

 

  1. This report ……………the involvement of Ex- Minister in the scam.

(1) Exposed (2) Revealed

(3) Disclosed (4) Proved

(5) Debunked

(a) Only 2

(b) Only 1

(c) Only 1and 4

(d) Only 4

(e) 1, 2, 3 and 5

Answer

Option: E

Explanation: Scam has come in open and hence a word showing this will fit in the blank. This word can be exposed/revealed/ disclosed or debunked. Proper combination is to be marked.

 

  1. Those who …………… freedom to others deserves it not for themselves.

(1) Observe (2) Deny

(3) Obstruct (4) Allow

(5) Facilitate (6) Reserve

(a) Only 2 and 3

(b) Only 1

(c) Only 1and 4

(d) Only 4

(e) 3 and 4

Answer

Option: A

Explanation: Deny /Obstruct the freedom is right for the context.

 

 

  1. Let us remember that the politics of ………………… of certain sections of society is not right for future of country.

(1) Satisfaction (2) Appeasement

(3) Tightening (4) Mingling

(5) Maintaining (6) Improvising

(a) Only 2

(b) Only 1 and 2

(c) Only 1and 4

(d) Only 4

(e) 3 and 4

Answer

Option: A

Explanation: Sentence imply that government should not try to appease or satisfy some specific sections of the society.

 

Directions (Qs. 7-10): Please select the most appropriate option, out of the five options given for each of the following sentences, which, in your view, should be grammatically and structurally correct. Please note that the meaning & context of the sentence must not change.

 

  1. (a) If I have enough money I would have backpack around Europe. But unfortunately I was broken.

(b) If I have had enough money, I would have done backpack around Europe. But, unfortunately I am broke.

(c) If I had enough money I would backpack around Europe. But, unfortunately I am broke.

(d) If I have enough money I would backpack around all over the Europe. But unfortunately I am broke.

(e) None is true.

Answer

Option: C

Explanation: If I had enough money I would backpack around Europe. But, unfortunately I am broke.

 

  1. (a) The judges finally distributed the awards among the most active children talking at length among themselves.

(b) The judges finally distributed the awards talking at length among themselves.

(c) The judges, talking at length among themselves finally distributed the awards among the most active children.

(d) The judges distributed finally talking at length among themselves the awards among the most active children.

(e) None is true.

Answer

Option: C

Explanation: The judges, talking at length among themselves finally distributed the awards among the most active children.

 

  1. (a) I have been ill for fortnight and the Management and the school sports committee as well prefer to elect me the Captain of school team. Initially I thought that it is only in a fun but I was wrong.

(b) I had been ill for the fortnight and the Management and the school sports committee preferred to elect me the Captain of school team. Initially I thought that it was only in a fun but I was wrong.

(c) I have been ill for a fortnight and the Management as well as the school sports committee prefers to elect me Captain of school team. Initially I thought that it was only in fun but I was wrong.

(d) I was ill for fortnight thus the Management as well as the school sports committee preferred to elect me the Captain of school team. Initially I thought that it was only in a fun but I was wrong.

(e) All are true

Answer

Option: C

Explanation: I have been ill for a fortnight and the Management as well as the school sports committee prefers to elect me Captain of school team.

 

  1. (a) If you try to understand the concept in the class you will not only remember it but also will not be able to put to use while solving even the difficult exercises.

(b) If you tried to understand the concept of the whole class, you will not only remember it, but also can put to use while solving even the difficult exercises.

(c) If you tried to understand the concept in the class, you would not only remember it but also can put it to use while solving even the difficult exercises.

(d) If you tried to understand the concept in the class, you would not only remember it but also could put it to use while solving even the difficult exercises.

(e) None is true.

Answer

Option: B

Explanation: If you tried to understand the concept of the whole class, you will not only remember it, but also can put to use while solving even the difficult exercises.

 

 

 

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