English Language Quiz: 14 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

English Language Quiz: 14 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

Q.1-5.In each of the following questions, two sentences (A) and (B) are given. Each sentence has blank in it. Five words (1),(2), (3), (4) and (5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in context of each sentence. Number of that word is the answer.
Q.1. (A) Customers like Arabian ————— as these are soft and melt in the mouth like an ice cream
(B) The —————of the final examination have been announced by the University.
(1) Nights
(2) Fruits
(3) Results
(4) Dates
(5) Food

Q.2. (A) The nurseries used to be —————by the farmers who had wells ahead of season but not many could do this time because of the drought condition
(B) The prices of seasonal fruits have been ————by the retailers owing to increase in petrol and diesel price.
(1) Raised
(2) Calculated
(3) Kept
(4) Lowered
(5) Developed

Q.3. (A) The anti-corruption ————————could not pick up momentum as many government officers feared of being a victim of it.
(B) The parking policy is a much-needed intervention and will go a long way in smoother—————-of vehicles
(1) Bureau
(2) Bill
(3) Finish
(4) Quality
(5) Movement

Q.4. (A) Social networking sites like Facebook made it possible for us to ————our views and reach out to people. 
(B) The quality of ———— is deteriorating day by day especially, in urban areas.
(1) Express
(2) Water
(3) Air
(4) Relationship
(5) Work

Q.5. (A) Two-wheeler drivers and even pedestrians have fallen on the busy ————due to the broken debris
(B) The teacher asked the students to ————— their capacity in order to revise the course in a short time as the exams were round the corner.
(1) Road
(2) Traffic
(3) Explore
(4) Watch
(5) Stretch

Q.6-10.In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered (1),(2),(3) and (4).One of these four words printed in bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in context of the sentence. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the sentence, mark (5) and All correct and as your answer.

Q.6. Contrary(1) to tall claims of police and exercise(2) department, underage(3) bar-goers get easy access to alcohol without showing any identity proof(4) All correct(5)

Q.7. Girls undertaking(1)training will be given tips(2)on self-defense(3)tricks, which would make them mentally strong and also help them physically fight assaulters(4)All correct(5)

Q.8. There have been allegations(1)of politicians patronizing(2)illegal colonys (3)and,directly or indirectly, having financial interests(4)in them All correct(5)

Q.9. Panicky(1)citizens ran(2)home and shops and business establishments(3)downed shutters as the protests spreads(4)All correct(5)

Q.10. If teachers, who usually work as booth-level(1)officers,are exempted(2)from election duties, then pole-related(3)work may not be completed smoothly and within the stipulated(4)time All correct(5)

Q.1.(4) In the first case ‘Dates’ refers to the ‘eatable items’
In the second case ‘dates’ refers to the ‘dates of the month’
Q.2.(1) In the first case ‘raised’ means ‘developed’
In the second case ‘raised’ means ‘increased’
Q.3.(5) In the first case ‘movement refers’ to ‘campaign’
In the second case ‘movement’ refers to ‘movement of vehicles’
Q.4.(3) In the first case ‘air’ refers to ‘spread’
In the second case ‘air’ means ‘the air present in the atmosphere’
Q.5.(5) In the first case ‘stretch’ means ‘road’
In the second case ‘stretch’ means ‘expand’
Q.6.(2) ‘Excise’ is the correct word to be used-which means ‘tax on goods’
Q.8.(3) ‘Colonies’ is the correct spelling.
Q.9.(4) ‘Spread’ should replace ‘spreads’-the verb should agree the noun ’protests’ which should have plural verb
Q.10.(3) ‘Poll-related’ is the correct spelling.

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