SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 11

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims examination based on cloze test.

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The _______(1) of clean drinking water is a duty that has been _______(2) in the Constitution of India. Article 47 _______(3) this duty, along with _______(4) public health standards, on the State. But due to the _______(5) in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, _______(6) to good-quality water continues to _______(7) a challenge. The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5 billion is required to _______(8) safe water to all Indians. But the growing _______(9) of pollutants – iron, arsenic, fluoride – is _______(10) the problem difficult to solve.

  1. 1) furnishing 2) stock 3) provision 4) plan 5) storage
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Option: 3

  1. 1) enshrined 2) cherished 3) preserved 4) exalted 5) dedicated
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Option: 1

  1. 1) talks 2) discusses 3) converses 4) confers 5) argues
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Option: 4

  1. 1) elaborating 2) improving 3) developing 4) correcting 5) fixing
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Option: 2

  1. 1) slope 2) lapse 3) cut 4) plunge 5) fall
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Option: 5

  1. 1) connection 2) entrance 3) access 4) approach 5) passage
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Option: 3

  1. 1) remain 2) endure 3) prevail 4) survive 5) dwell
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Option: 1

  1. 1) contribute 2) afford 3) add 4) provide 5) equip
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Option: 4

  1. 1) height 2) layer 3) stratum 4) altitude 5) levels
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Option: 5

  1. 1) executing 2) making 3) building 4) composing 5) producing
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Option: 2

 

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