Friday, 17 April 2015

SBI PO English Quiz –1

Directions (Q. 1 - 10) : In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

1. It is__________ the political leadership gets the__________ to change for the better.

1) moment, party 2) opportune, leaders 3) wise, strategy

4) ideal, sway 5) time, system

2. Both the countries should not forget their past__________while working towards a progressive

1) hostility, confrontation 2) trial, bond

3) credentials, record 4) euphoria, tomorrow

5) partnership, future

3. Traditional medicine has__________in areas like chronic and degenerative diseases where modern medicine is yet to

1) market, challenge 2) relevance, develop

3) experimented, success 4) flourished, sell

5) vanished, experiment

4. There have been other committees which had__________these problems and had made quite practical __________.

1) scrutinised, institution 2) ventured, impact

3) examined, proposals 4) geared, solutions

5) emphasised, generalisations

5. As a__________of systematic inadequacies, India as a nuclear-weapons state is yet to resolve the__________ of organising its defence forces.

1) consequence, dilemmas 2) flaw, dispute

3) standpoint, chaos 4) crux, essence

5) dictum, pending

6. It is__________ that a party which claims to be the saviour of the poor is__________the cause of rich farmers.

1) whimsical, thwarting 2) paradoxical, espousing

3) detrimental, suppressing

4) agonizing, endangering 5) laudable, uplifting

7. Deepavali should not be an___________where__________and concern go up in smoke.

1) area, care 2) avenue, rituals

3) occasion, caution 4) auspices, peril

5) engine, fuel

8. We should__________ways to utilise the knowledge of our traditional medicine to plug the__________ in modern healthcare.

1) tackle, unawareness 2) implement, efficiency

3) forward, research 4) evolve, loopholes

5) sketch, healing

9. It is really sad that an organization which openly__________the constitution and the national flag and__________the national movement is not being checked.

1) challenges, sustains 2) decries, betrayed

3) disowns, hails 4) reviews, rebuked

5) abolish, thwart

10. Maturity comes to those who__________that the humanity’s charter__________the whole small world.

1) realise, embraces 2) intend, evolves

3) excel, abounds 4) mark, survives

5) recall, imbibes

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