English Quiz for RBI Grade B Phase I & BMSB PO 2016 – Set 9
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Direction (Q. 1 – 10) :- In the following passage, some of
the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the
suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks
with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
When I stand in __________(1) of
a painting or sculpture __________(2) a long time and __________(3) my eyes
constantly receive the painting. Music, and the perception of abstraction in
it, does not work that way. A line of music once sung is __________(4), but is
still alive in my mind. The faculty of hearing completes its work very quickly.
The voice is both a natural instrument and the vehicle of this abstraction.
There is no external transfer of the mind’s abstraction, __________(5) does the
music emanate from an external source. This gives the voice a personal nature
that makes it different from any instrument. This may be the reason why, in
India’s artistic traditions, the voice has been regarded as music’s __________(6)
vehicle. The musician or the listener never sees the physical seat of this
instrument, the voice box. All __________(7) sees is the movement of the lips,
mouth and tongue. _________(8), the music that is born from it conveys an
emotion that __________(9) true in the listener’s or musician’s own being.
While music from the voice is very __________(10), it does not speak
automatically to everyone.