English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims 2016 – Set 9


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Directions (Q.1-5) : In each
of the following questions four words are given of which two words are most
nearly the same or opposite in meaning. Find the number of correct letter
combination.
1. (A) dominate (B) radical
(C) determined (D) monopolise
(1) A – B (2) B – C
(3) A – D (4) B – D
(5) C – D
2. (A) critical (B) equitable
(C) impartial (D) unearth
(1) A – B (2) B – C
(3) A – D (4) B – D
(5) C – D
3. (A) shining (B) raise
(C) flourish (D) thrive
(1) A – B (2) B – C
(3) C – D (4) B – D
(5) A – C
4. (A) Affable (B) rude
(C) pacify (D) cajole
(1) A – B (2) B – C
(3) C – D (4) A – D
(5) B – D
5. (A) energetic (B) partial
(C) diffuse (D) dispassionate
(1) A – B (2) B – C
(3) C – D (4) A ____________ D
Directions (Q.6-10) : Pick out
the most effective pair of words from the given pair of words make the
sentences meaningfully complete.
6. Weather officials have ______
below-normal rains this year. If the predictions come true, farm output could ______
as most of India’s farmlands depend on rainwater for irrigation.
1) forecasted-shrank
2) forecast-shrank
3) forecast-shrink
4) predicted-expand
5) predictions-wan
7. It is the role of the state to
______ crime and protect people and property. If the state is unable to prevent
a crime it falls upon the state to ______ the victim.
1) prevent-support
2) preventing-encourage
3) prevent-supporting
4) forbid-discourage
5) forbid-discouraging
8. A person who is clean and tidy
in how he dresses up commands better ____________ from those around him than
those “who have a ____________ and unkempt appearance.
1) respectful – slovenly
2) respect – slovenly
3) respected – untidy
4) respect – tidy
5) respect – careful
9. Today we have achieved a
milestone by completing 60 years of independence. It’s now the time for
everyone or every Indian to undergo ____________ of the achievements we already
made and also those that are to be still____________.
1) self-introspection-achiever
2) self-examination-achieve
3) introspection-achieved
4) search-found
5) cross-inspection – made
10. Education is an essential
means of ____________ women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence
necessary to fully____________ in the development process.
1) empower- include
2) empowering – participate
3) empowered – participating
4) empowerment – participate

5) strengthening – participate

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