SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 30

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In the following passage 5 words are numbered with a blank. You have to read the passage and find out if the words need to be replaced. If the words fits fine for the passage, mark option D as your answer.

Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer, counted ___(1)___ (mostly) the top sportsmen in India. Considered to be among the best batsmen in the present era, he also doubles up as an occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is known for his ___(2)___ (contradictory) and powerful batting style and has single-handedly won several matches for India. Virat became fascinated with cricket quite early on in his life and took to the bat when he was just three. His parents recognized his ___(3)___ (potential) and had him enrolled at the West Delhi Cricket Academy when he was nine years old. He developed into a very talented player over the ___(4)___ ( earlier) years and represented his city Delhi at various age-group levels and domestic cricket. His first major success came in 2008 when he captained India Under-19s to victory at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. Soon he was selected to play for the Indian team and established himself as a valuable middle order player. After having gained a reputation as an “ODI specialist”, he has proved his ___(5)___ (courage) in test cricket as well. Currently, he is the captain of the Indian team in Test cricket and vice-captain in limited overs formats. Virat Kohli is married to famous Indian actress Anushka Sharma.

1.(A) as
(B) amongst
(C) undoubtedly
(D) No change

Answer

Option: B

2. (A) fearful
(B) cheerful
(C) dependable
(D) No change

Answer

Option: C

3. (A) phenomenon
(B) matter
(C) marvel
(D) No change

Answer

Option: D

4.(A) ensuing
(B) developed
(C) eventual
(D) no change

Answer

Option: A

5. (A) intellect
(B) mettle
(C) character
(D) no change

Answer

Option: B

In the following passage 5 words are numbered with a blank. You have to read the passage and find out if the words need to be replaced. If the words fits fine for the passage, mark option D as your answer.

Time is more than money,as money spent can be earned again however once time spent can never be earned. There is a common saying that “Time and Tide waits for none”. It is as true as ___(6)___ (importance) of life on the earth. Time runs continuously without ___(7)___(stoppage). It never waits for anyone. So, we should never spend our precious and priceless time without purpose and meaning at any stage of our life. We should always understand the meaning of time and use it accordingly in positive way to fulfill some ___(8)___ (way) . We should learn something from this continuously running time. If it runs regularly without any stoppage, then why we cannot.Time is very precious to all of us. We should value and respect the importance of time every ___(9)___ (bit) moment. We should not waste time at all till the end moment of our life. Time is very strong and powerful than everything in this world. It may ___(10)___ (prosper) a lazy person as well as strengthen a hard working person. It can give lots of happiness, joy and prosperity to one however it may drop everything of one.

6. (A) existence
(B) voidness
(C) pores

Answer

Option: A

7. (A)blockage
(B) hint
(C) interest
(D) No change

Answer

Option: D

8. (A) achievement
(B) purpose
(C) obstacles
(D) no change

Answer

Option: B

9. (A) inch
(B) single
(C) precious
(D) no change

Answer

Option: B

10. (A) thrive
(B) favor
(C) destroy
(D) no change

Answer

Option: C

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