SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 7

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims examination based on error corrections & vocabulary.

 

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-5): In the following questions, a set of five words is given. Four of the words are related in some way, the remaining word is not related to the rest. You have to pick the word which does not fit in the relation.

  1. (a) Disdain (b) Disloyalty (c) Infidelity (d) Unfaithfulness (e) Unreliability
Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Disdain means disrespect, to consider unworthy of one’s consideration or respect. all the others are synonyms meaning unfaithfulness.

  1. (a) Astute (b) Crafty (c) Wily (d) Naive (e) Shrewd
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Naïve means unsophisticated simple. All the others are synonyms meaning clever, shrewd.

  1. (a) Discern (b) Recognise (c) Discriminate (d) Differentiate (e) Eviscerate
Answer & Solutions

Option: E

Explanation: Eviscerate means deprive of essential contents. All the others are synonyms meaning infer.

  1. (a) Bewildered (b) Perplexed (c) Confused (d) Reserved (e) Flummoxed
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Reserved means to keep to oneself. All the others are synonyms meaning confused.

  1. (a) Pageant (b) Pretense (c) Exhibition (d) Lurid (e) Plush
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Lurid means unpleasantly bright in color, shocking, sensational, horrifying. All the other words have positive connotations related to beauty pageant or contest.

 

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 6-10) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical 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, mark (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

  1. Politicians and actors (a)/are shining on the Indian (b)/ electoral firmament (c)/ for a long time. (d)/ No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Are shining in the.

  1. Almost all school teachers insist that (a)/ a student’s mother (b)/ is responsible for their student’s conduct (c) / as well as his dress. (d)/ No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: C

  1. In the forthcoming elections (a)/ every man and woman (b)/ must vote for the candidates (c)/ of their choice. (d)/ No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

  1. It is essential that diseases like tuberculosis (a)/ are detected and treated (b)/ as early as possible in order to (c)/ assure a successful cure. (d)/ No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Ensure a successful cure.

  1. The Mumbai Police have found (a)/ the body of a man (b)/ who they believe to be (c)/ the prime suspect in a murder case. (d)/ No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Whom in place of Who.

 

Regards

Team EP

 

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!