English Quiz for RBI Grade B Phase I & BMSB PO 2016 – Set 18

Hello and welcome to exampundit . Here is a set of English Quiz for upcoming RBI Grade B Phase I and BMSB PO 2016 Exams.

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 whole.
1. After carefully ________ the situation, the farmer sympathised ________ the mule.
1) scrutinising, on
2) assessing, with
3) observing, through
4) fighting, by
5) ignoring, for
2. Once there lived a cunning fox who always ________ to ________ others with his awful acts.
1) wished, cheating
2) desired, betrayed
3) thought, fooling
4) tried, deceive
5) longed, beaten
3. I ________ a friend named Raj who ________ a horse ranch in the city.
1) has, buys
2) need, holds
3) possess, runs
4) have, owns
5) got, sells
4. As night ________ in the heights of the mountains, Ramesh could not ________ anything.
1) fell, see
2) darkened, view
3) rose, admire
4) dive, perceive
5) became, get
5. Before making payment, a banker has to ________ that the invocation of the guarantee has been ________ made.
1) ensure, properly
2) assure, really
3) affirm, generally
4) see, never
5) confirm, previously
Directions (Q. 6-10): Which of the words/phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, select ‘No correction required’ as the answer.
6. In a field one summer’s day a grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heartfelt content.
1) hearty contend
2) hearts contention
3) heart’s content
4) heart contents
5) No correction required
7. The donkey’s master came up from behind him and gave him a soundly thrashing for the fright he had caused.
1) sounding thrash
2) sound thrash
3) sound thrashing
4) sounding thrashing
5) No correction required
8. You should accustom yourself for walking straight forward without twisting from side to side.
1) at walks that are
2) for walking that is
3) for walk of
4) to walking
5) No correction required
9. When the crow put its beak into the mouth of the pitcher he found that only very little water was left in it.
1) none of
2) so little
3) so much less
4) some few
5) No correction required
10. Inspite scoring very high in the exam, Arun failed to secure admission in the college of his choice.
1) Since
2) Despite
3) But
4) Even
5) No correction required


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