English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 34

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has a blank/ two blanks, each blank
indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word/ set of words from
the five options for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a
1. The ceremony was
transmitted ____ by satellite to ____ 50 countries.
(a) open; above
(b) online; around
(c) streaming; almost
(d) live; over
(e) latest; approximately
2. The police reforms
will ensure greater ____ and ____.
(a) law; care
(b) security; safe
(c) transparency; accountability
(d) trepidation; tumult
(e) flexibility; reach
3. She had set a ____
for him and he had walked straight into it.
(a) goal
(b) objective
(c) vision
(d) mission (e) trap
4. A restaurant has
to ____ the tricky path between maintaining ____ and keeping prices down.
(a) treat; quantity
(b) meet; demand
(c) tread; quality
(d) expect; stock
(e) maintain; inventory
5. The aircraft is
designed to ____ turbulent conditions.
(a) withstand
(b) resist
(c) change
(d) modify
(e) oversea
Directions (Q. 6 – 9):
Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c), and (d) given below each sentence should replace
the phrase underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? Mark (e)
No correction
required as your
answer, if there is no error.
6. The city’s crime
rate is a serious turn down to potential investors.
(a) Turn on
(b) turn in
(c) turn off
(d) turn up
(e) no correction required
7. The rise in
violent crime will may go unchecked.
(a) must go
(b) would go
(c) must not go
(d) shall go
(e) No correction required
8. Planes passed overhead
with unceasing regularity.
(a) over sky
(b) over and above
(c) outcast
(d) over flown
(e) No correction required
9. My son’s 13 but
he’s younger for his age.
(a) youngest
(b) youth
(c) older
(d) young
(e) No correction required
Directions (Q. 10-12):
Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a
sequence to form a meaningful
paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A. Both humans and animals learn to live and live to learn.
B. According to scientific research animals not only learn
from their own mistakes, but they can learn by observing their peers messing
C. Making mistakes is a fundamental part of every cognitive
process, whether solving a math problem, making important decisions, or trying
to convey meaning in a foreign language.
D. In the animal world, avoiding blunders may dramatically
improve one’s chances of survival.
E. Human beings, however have a unique skill: the ability to
process and mistakes.
F. Making mistakes and learning from them is not simply a
human skill.
10. What is the FIFTH
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) E (e) F
11. What is the THIRD
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) F (e) E
12. What is the LAST
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) E (e) F


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