English Quiz for Upcoming Bank Exams 2017 – Set 6 | Based on SBI PO Prelims 2017


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[Directions Q.1 to 5]: In the following passage there are words,
each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage
and against each, four words, are suggested, one of which may replace the word
appropriately. Mark e) if no replacement required.
The young prince was also           frustrated    
(1)
to see
his father sad for him, and he was fed-up with his life. One night, he     eloped       (2) outside the palace and went to another
kingdom. He started living in a temple, and ate from whatever alms he collected
from kind people.
This new country was ruled by a king, who had
two young daughters. They were raised with the best of learning. Every morning
they would bow at their father’s feet to seek his          permission          (3).
One of the daughters said, “O Father, all
joys of the world is bestowed upon us, with your blessings”, and the other
daughter would say, “O King, one only gets the fruits that are destined
for one’s actions!”.
The       sadness     
(4)
of the
second daughter made the king very angry and one day, he summoned his
ministers, “Let her enjoy the fruits that are destined for her actions!
Take her and marry her off to anybody you meet outside the palace.”
The ministers did so, and were          trying    (5) to find anybody when they saw the
young prince who was living in the temple. The two were married.
1. (a) sad  (b)
happy     (c)annoyed  (d) anguished   (e) No change required
2. (a) crept  (b)    ran 
(c)    walked 
(d)    jumped  (e)   No change required
3. (a)  revenge  (b) help  
(c)   blessings    (d) aid     
(e)    No change required.   
4. (a) comments  
(b)  words  (c)  
stories      (d)    tales    
(e)    No change required
5. (a)    able    (b) 
interested  (c)   unable 
(d)   tired  (e)   No
change required.
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[Directions Q.6 to 10]: Which of the
phrases given against the 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, mark (e), i.e. ( No
correction required), as the answer.
6. It is argued that increases in energy costs is resulted in cost-push inflation.
a) are resulting in
b) is resulting in
c) are resulting at
d) do result at
e) No correction required
7. There would be the
ways less sensible
to spend it.
a) sensible way least
b) the sensible ways less
c) the less ways sensible
d) less sensible ways
e) No correction required
8. He wants to use
stimulus of
advance his long term priorities.
a) to use stimulus for
b) to use the stimulus to
c) to stimulus for using
d) to stimulus for making
e) No correction required
9. PM’s goal to
exploiting
this crisis in the best sense of the word, to start pursuing his
vision of a greener, fairer, more competitive, more sustainable economy.
a) goal to exploit
b) goal not to exploit
c) goal is to exploit
d) goals are exploiting
e) No correction required
10. We must remember the substance of which life is
made.
a) would remember
b) shall remind
c) have remember
d) hardly remind
e) No correction required

Answers:
1. (e)  Because the rest options do not fit the structure.
2. (a) Crept means moving slowly.
3. (c).Blessings fits well here.
4. (a) Option fits well.
5. (c) Option fits well.
6. a
7. d
8. b
9. c
10. e

Winner:
Vëñkåtå Kïräñ Išûñúrï  – 10/10
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