English Language Questions Quiz Set 5 for IBPS/SBI/SSC

English Language Questions Quiz Set 5 for IBPS/SBI/SSC

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question, an incomplete stem of sentence is given. It is followed by five parts of a sentence numbered (1),(2),(3),(4) and (5) to complete the incomplete stem. Pick out the most appropriate part to complete the sentence meaningfully

1. Last night some people had their dinner in a good hotel…….. But there were many people who suffered from food poisoning.

i) The host paid lavish tips to the waiters

ii) The hotel management, however, was careless about the hygienic conditions in the hotel

1) Only (i) 2) Only (ii) 3) Either (i) or (ii) 4) both (i) and (ii)

5) None of these

 

2. Certain mammals live in ocean……. . Their giant size is matter of curiosity for all of us.

i) Whale is an example of such mammals

ii) They look like fish and some of them like Whales are of enormous size

1)Only (i) 2) Only (ii) 3) Either (i) or (ii) 4) Both (i) and (ii)

5) None of these

 

3. She is very much fond of children …….. The fact that she enjoys teaching them can be attributed to this factor.

i) Though she doesn’t get opportunity to interact with them, she observes them carefully

ii) She glows with happiness while teaching them and some emotional bond is generated between her and the children

1) Only I 2) only ii 3) either (i) or (ii) 4) both (i) and (ii) 5) None of the above

 

4. Eradication of illiteracy has been one of the primary objectives of planning in India ……….. Unless we have strong will power for taking such a vital step, the realization of the objective is not possible.

i) Every student should come forward on his own for educating at least twelve illiterate persons in a year

ii) Non-availability of funds and lack of manpower are the major problems

1) Only I 2) Only ii 3) either i or ii

4) Both i and ii 5) none of the above

 

5. India has made rapid strides in promoting cultivation of potato ….. Development of 26 high –yielding varieties in the last one decade has changed the scenario of potato production considerably

i) During the last three decades, use of nine hybrid varieties has increased the yield

ii) Besides, use of pesticides has reduced the loss in yield

1) Only i 2) Only ii 3) Either (i) or (ii)

4) Both (i) and (ii) 5) none of these

 

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each question, an incomplete stem of sentence is given. It is followed by five parts of a sentence numbered (1),(2),(3),(4) and (5) to complete the incomplete stem. Pick out the most appropriate part to complete the sentence meaningfully

6. Although initial investigations pointed towards him

1) The preceding events corroborated his involvement in the crime

2) The additional information confirmed his guilt

3) The subsequent events established that he was guilty

4) The subsequent events proved that he was innocent

5) He gave an open confession f his crime

 

7. It is not easy to remain tranquil when those around you

1) Behave in a socially acceptable manner

2) Exhibit pleasant mannerism

3) Are losing their heads

4) Agree to whatever you say

5) Exhibit generous and magnanimous gestures

 

8. Since it is already midnight, we

1) Had better leaving 2) ought to have leave

3) Should take our leave4) might as well as leave

5) Must have been leave

 

9. The employer appeared to be in such an affable mood that Rohit

1) Decided to ask for a rise in his salary

2) Was scared to talk to him about his leave

3) felt very guilty for his inadvertent slip

4) Promised him that he would not commit mistake again

5) Was pained to press his demand for a new flat

 

10. The officer who had neglected to file his income tax returns had to

1) Return the files 2) pay a fine 3) be rewarded

4) Play mischief 5) give warning

Directions (Q. 71-75): In each question below, two sentences or parts of sentences are given with two blank spaces between them. From the three parts/sentences denoted by (A),(B) and (C) given below each, find out which two can fill up the blanks improper sequence (i.e. the order in which these are given in the answer options) to make the sentence/group of sentences meaningfully complete.

11. Four years ago, I had a major surgery. (---------) (----------). I was too ill.

A) It left me disabled.

B) My attempt to go back to work could not succeed

C) I had fully recovered except for some minor weakness

1) Only B and A 2) Only C and A 3) Only B and C

4) Only A and B 5) Only A and C

 

12. Based on scientific research, scientists conclude that (------------)

(--------), they will live even more than a hundred years.

A) Keep them active all through

B) Exercise more, Ensure proper vitamin intake

C) Human species, if they regulate their diet,

1) Only (A) and (B) 2) Only (A) and (C) 3) Only (C) and (A)

4) Only(C) and (B) 5) Either (C) and (A) or (C) and (B)

 

13. The Central Government’s plans to (--------) (---------) despite the fact that the opposition parties united front had mobilized support of general public at the outskirts of Mumbai

A) Defy the curfew imposed to prevent the proposed rally from protesting against the hike in petrol prices

B) Curb the rally called for by the opposition succeeded due to ruling party’s announcement to

C) Cancel all the trains entering Mumbai,

1) Only (A) and (B) 2) Only (B) and (A) 3) Only (B) and (C)

4) Only (A) and(C) 5) either (B) and(C) or (A) and (C)

 

14. The economic gloom was exacerbated yesterday by Greek Prime Minister’s surprise announcement (----------) (----------), and vote might put the torturously conceived package in jeopardy.

A) That was struck last week

B) That he would recommend the parliament to strike down the obnoxious deal

C) That his country would hold a referendum on the European debt deal

1) Only C and A 2) Only B and A 3) Only A and C

4) Either C and A or B and A 5) None of these

 

15. The world’s most powerful nations were warned (-------) (----------) and trigger mass social unrest.

A) That could cost millions of jobs around the globe

B) That international economy was on the brink of a deep new economic crisis

C) That the only solution was pumping a huge amount of money in the economy

1) Only C and A 2) Only B and A 3) Only B and C

4) Only C and B 5) None of these

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