English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 – 1

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Quiz Name: English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims

Time: 8 Minutes

Difficulty Level: Moderate

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English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018

At least 149 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Yemen’s vital port city of Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday, as international pressure __(1)(attached)__ for a ceasefire. Government loyalists backed by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea city, whose port is a lifeline to 14 million Yemenis who face mass starvation. A source in the pro-government __(2)(bunch)__ said the insurgents had pushed back a large-scale assault on the rebel-held port. Government forces, led on the ground by Emirati-backed troops, have made their way into rebel-held Hodeida after 11 days of clashes, reaching residential neighbourhoods in the east on Sunday and __(3)(suppressing)__ fears of street fights that would further endanger civilians trapped in the city.

Residents and government military sources have reported rebel snipers stationed on rooftops in civilian streets in eastern Hodeida, a few miles from the port on the western edge of the city. Mariam Aldogani, Save the Children’s field coordinator in Yemen, said that the people in Hodeida are living in a “state of fear”. “There is ongoing fighting, and the situation is very bad,” she told AFP over the weekend by phone, as strikes were heard in the background.

The Hodeida offensive has sparked international outcry __(4)(unprecedented)__ in nearly four years of conflict between Yemen’s Huthis, who are linked to Iran, and the Saudi-backed government. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday urged Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a major ally of Washington, to engage in __(5)(controversial)__ talks. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he will press King Salman and Prince Mohammed to support UN efforts to end the conflict, the Foreign Office said.

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  1. (A) Mounted

(B) Valued

(C) Given

(D) Deployed

(E) NO change

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Option: A

 

  1. (A) Division

(B) Severance

(C) Coalition

(D) Hookup

(E) No change

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Option: C

 

  1. (A) Stoping

(B) Sparking

(C) Halting

(D) Laming

(E) No change

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Option: B

 

  1. (A) Normal

(B) Predicted

(C) Unworthy

(D) Indistinct

(E) No change

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Option: E

 

  1. (A) Hush

(B) Contested

(C) Peace

(D) Tranquil

(E) No Change

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Option: C

 

  1. The prime minister, who is running for a third consecutive term in office, has been accused of cracked down on her opponents ahead of the poll, with thousands of BNP activists detained in recent months.

(A) Has accused for cracking down.

(B) has been accused of cracking down

(C) has accused of cracking in

(D) has been accused of cracked in

(E) No change

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Option: B

 

  1. Veteran opposition leader Khaleda Zia remains beyond bars serving a decade-long jail term for corruption charges her supporters say were politically motivated.

(A) remains behind bars serving

(B) remains behind bars server

(C) remains beyond bars server

(D) remains beyond bars to serve

(E) No change

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Option: A

 

  1. The United States, where for years provided military training and aerial refueling for the Saudi-led coalition, on Saturday announced it would end its inflight refueling support for the alliance.

(A) where in years providing military training

(B) which in years province military training

(C) where for years to provide military training

(D) which for years provided military training

(E) No change

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Option: D

 

  1. The report particularly sheds light on the “pretty” low (22 per cent) users of smart mobile phones together with the 25 per cent who have feature phones with internet capability.

(A) who has featured phones

(B) who have featured phones

(C) who had feature phones

(D) who had featured phones

(E) No change

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Option: E

 

  1. Nearly 600 people have been killed since clashes erupted in Hodeida on November 1, ending a temporary suspension in a government offensive to take the city that began in June.

(A) ended in a temporary suspense for

(B) ended a temporary suspension in

(C) ending for a temporary suspension for

(D) ending in a temporary suspense in

(E) No change

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Option: E

 

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