English Language Questions Quiz Set 12 for IBPS/SBI/SSC

English Language Questions Quiz Set 12 for IBPS/SBI/SSC

Directions (Q. 1-7): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words/phrases are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find but the appropriate word/phrase in each case.

The world is going a deep recession .At such a time, one thing we need in abundance is jobs for the semi- skilled and unskilled. This is the only way in which equal of wealth can take place. The healthcare industry is poised to occupy this position. The IT industry hires people from the upper-middle strata and rick families, usually engineers, (1) the health care industry hires nurses, to the tune of eighty percent of the jobs created, from the lower economic strata. Global health care is a $ 4.5 – trillion industry (2) only to the agro industry. Even then health care (3) only eight percent of world’s population. Policy makers should (4) at health care industry as not only an industry which addresses pain but also as one which can (5) the economy. The last century was driven by machines that addressed human toil and it is strongly (6) that this century will be driven by health care. This, however, will only happen if policy makers make a conscious effort to (7) the right policies in place soon

1. 1) whereas 2) unlike 3) besides 4) although 5) despite

 

2. 1) encouraging 2) second 3) lesser 4) beating 5) greater

 

3. 1) affords 2) cures 3) visits 4) reaches 5) provides

 

4. 1) look 2) plan 3) weigh 4) admire 5) consider

 

5. 1) persuade 2) ascertain 3) influence 4) impede 5) estimate

 

6. 1) thought 2) credited 3) identified 4) believed 5) supposed

 

7. 1) derive 2) frame 3) figure 4) consider 5) put

Directions (Q.8-12): Which of the phrases 1),2)3) and 4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence meaningful and grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required mark 5) as the answer

8. If the complaint is not addressed within thirty days bring the matter to notice the RBI customer services department

1) Before noticing

2) Will be noticed by

3) Through its notice of

4) To the notice of

5) No correction required

 

9. Although microfinance initiatives are a very recent phenomenon in India, these have significantly impact on millions of households across the country

1) Are significant in impact

2) Have had a significant impact

3) Had significantly impacted

4) Were a significant impact

5) No correction required

 

10. Of the 21 crore households in need of financial inclusion, banks reach out to around 5 crore households through self-help groups

1) Households needy of

2) Households needed

3) Household that needs

4) Household with needs

5) No correction required

 

11. Increasing investing in technology will certainly help to reduced costs in the long run

1) Increased costs in the long run

2) An increase investment of

3) With increase invested in

40 By increasing investment of

5) No correction required

 

12. The prices of pulses have risen because production were low compared demand

1) Lower compared to

2) Is lower comparable

3) Will be lower for

4) is lower than

5) No correction required

Directions (Q.13-15): In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered as 1), 2),3) and 4) . One of these four boldly printed words may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the 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 boldly printed words are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the sentence, mark 5), i.e.’ all correct’, as your answer.

13. In order to curtail the substantial export of iron ore

1) 2)

Recently the government has imposed an export tax. all correct

3) 4) 5)

 

14. several medium and small sized companies successfully

1) 2) 3

Survived the global financial crisis of 2008./ all correct

4 5

 

15. One of the tangible benefits of appearing for a loan under

1) 2) 3)

This scheme is the interest rate concessions./All correct

4 5

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