English Quiz for Upcoming Bank Exams 2017

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Directions (1 – 3) : The following questions consist of a
single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denoted by A, B,
C, D, E and F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two
correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.
1. ___ before the clock struck 8 on Saturday night, India
Gate was swamped with people wearing black tee-shirts and holding candles.
A. Minutes B. Time
C. Later D. Quickly
E. Since F. Seconds
(A) B and E (B) A and C
(C) A and F (D) B and D
(E) C and E
2. The States should take steps to___ the process of teachers’
appointments as the Centre has already sanctioned six lakh posts.
A. fasten B. move
C. hasten D. speed
E. early F. quicken
(A) D and F (B) A and C
(C) C and F (D) D and E
(E) B and D
3. A senior citizen’s son____ threatened her every day and
physically harmed her, forcing her to transfer her property to him.
A. superficially B. mistakenly
C. allegedly D. miserably
E. doubtfully F purportedly
(A) C and F (B) A and E
(C) C and E (D) D and F
(E) A and C
Directions (4 – 7): Read each sentence to find out whether
there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any,
will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If
there is “No Error” the answer is ‘E’. (Ignore errors of punctuation if any.)
4. The Government has asked individuals (A) / with income of
over Rs. 10 lakhs to (B)/ electronic file tax returns for the year 2011 -12,
(C)/ something which was optional till last year. (D)/ No Error (E)
5. Despite of curfew (A) / in some areas, minor (B)/ communal
incidents were reported (C)/ from different areas of the walled city. (D)/ No
Error (E).
6. This comes (A) / at a time (B)/ when fund allocation (C)/
is been doubled. (D)/ No Error (E)

7. As the prison will get (A) / an official telephone
facility soon, the prisoners (B)/ won’t have to make calls in discreet manner
(C)/ through smuggled mobile phones. (D)/ No Error (E)


  1. C
  2. C
  3. A
  4. C
  5. A
  6. D
  7. A

Shalini – 7/7
Saurabh Gaur – 5.75/7


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