SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC || English Language Quiz: 10

SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC || English Language Quiz: 10

Dear aspirants, In this post we are providing a set of English  Quiz  for Exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, RBI, NICL, SBI SO, LIC, IBPS Exams, SBI Exams and other competitive exams.


Q.1-5.In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing and represented by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given to make the passage complete and coherent.

Q.1. Sipping endlessly from that hot mug of tea or coffee might soon be a thing of the past with climate change. Tea is dependent on the distribution of rainfall and its pattern. The impact of global warming is immense and there is a steady decline in productivity,—————————. Tea production is mostly helped by land cover, but climatic factors have been playing spoilsport for a while. Secondary variables such as pests and diseases and management policies too play deterrents.

(1) It has not affected coffee production so far as the crop is largely grown under the shade of trees

(2) On an average, 108 million kg tea is contributed by South Indian tea gardens, as per records

(3) Elsewhere in the world, climate change is likely to drastically affect the production of coffee.

(4) However, all tea-growing regions across the world are experiencing adverse climatic and weather conditions

(5) Where agricultural practices depend on rain-fed conditions


Q.2. Police have started filing FIRs against overloaded heavy vehicles ———————————————. Police have launched this initiative to control accidents caused by heavy vehicles that are found responsible in most road accident cases. Overloaded vehicles lead to destruction of road surfaces which in turn cause traffic jams and accidents. 

(1) Those heavy vehicles were rashly driven and overloaded beyond their capacity

(2) Driving through expressway during night is fraught with danger due to the heavy vehicles

(3) Under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property (PDPP) Act and several sections of the India Penal code (IPC).

(4) The first week of April, cops have been filing FIRs against three-four dumpers on a daily basis.

(5) They indulge in speeding and frequent lane changes to reach their destinations.


Q.3. Bharathi Lions Talking Library is a treasure trove not just for visually-challenged school and college students but also for researchers and professionals. More than 50 visually-challenged people visit the ‘talking library’ every week to get the recorded cassettes or get their notes recorded. ——————————————————————-The library, which opened five years ago, has around 1,300 cassettes on school and college subjects. 

(1) Books recorded at the talking library so that he could listen to them later

(2) Without learning Braille, the students will not be able to understand spellings and the language which will be crucial in their career later

(3) We either recite the contents or depute volunteers for the task

(4) There is a librarian who records it for them or gets someone else to record it for them.

(5) With advent of many technological tools to help the visually-challenged students, experts say, learning of Braille is slowly becoming a passé


Q.4. —————————————————————————————, child counsellors suggest them to mend the same in order to keep a check on their wards behavioral development and outlook towards life in general. With the younger generation spending a good amount of their time on virtual space, parents have much to catch up on their kid’s life. Until and unless that gap between the kid and the parents isn’t bridged, wherein parents are supposed to talk about anything and everything with their children, kids will never ever confide themselves

(1) While teenage girls are easy to communicate with, boys are usually a hard nut to crack.

(2) Citing communication gap as a major reason of divide between children and their parents

(3) They should not impose opposing views directly on to the kids

(4) The idea is to make the kid talk first and then take them on the path of persuasion

(5) We need to be their friends and then engage in an open communication with them


Q.5- 9. Which of the Phrases (1), (2) (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrases printed 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 (5) as the answer.

Q.5. Child marriages in Visakhapatnam are rampant not only in the rural and tribal areas, but not only in the urban areas and the city’s outskirts.

(1) only as in the urban areas

(2) but as in the urban areas

(3) but also in the urban areas

(4) only in the urban areas
(5) No correction required


Q.6. The segregation of garbage has greatly reduced the amount of dry waste that is dumped and most of the garbage is now recycling and disposed of in the proper manner. 
(1) reviewed and recycled of

(2) recycled and disposed of

(3) recycling and disposing of

(4) reviewed and disposed of

(5) No correction required


Q.7. All classes begin and end with moments of silence when children are encouraged to reflect on what has been taught or to simply focus on their breath.

(1) reflect in what have been taught

(2) reflect on that have been taught

(3) reflect under what could being taught

(4) reflect of how has been taught

(5) No correction required


Q.8. Local residents accused police arriving delay on the crime scene. 

(1) of arriving late on the crime scene

(2) off arriving late at the crime scene

(3) on arrived later on the crime scene

(4) arrive late on the crime scene

(5) No correction required


Q.9. During summers it is hard to find laborers to do outdoor work, as most of them preferred indoor jobs like painting, polishing and tile works during summer.
(1) preferred jobs indoor

(2) prefers indoor house jobs

(3) prefer outdoor jobs

(4) prefer indoor jobs

(5) No correction required

Answer: 

Q.1.(5) The paragraph is about the effect of global warming on tea production
Q.2.(3) The paragraph is about the new initiative of police to check overloaded heavy vehicles
Q.3.(4) The paragraph describes the services provided by Bharathi Lions Talking Library for visually-challenged
people
Q.4.(2) The paragraph described child counselors suggestion to bridge the gap between children and their parents
Q.5.(3) ‘Not only ‘- ‘but also’ are conjunctions which come in pair
Q.6.(2) ‘Disposed of’ means ‘discarded’
Q.7.(5) ‘Reflect on’ means ‘think over’
Q.8.(1) ‘Accused’ should be followed by ‘of’
Q.9.(4) ‘Prefer’ means ‘favour’

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