English Language Questions Quiz Set 7 IBPS/SBI/SSC

English Language Questions Quiz Set 7 IBPS/SBI/SSC

Directions (Q. 1-2): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase 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.

1. The campaign is significant because not just the youths are directly appealing to the world but because their efforts challenge the chimera of normalcy in the area

1) Not just because 2) just not because

3) Not just 4) Because Just

5) No correction required

 

2. The doctor’s association has threatened to go on indefinite strike support of their teachers

1) On supporting to 2) to supporting

3) For support 4) In support of

5) No correction required

Directions (Q.3-7): In each of the following questions four words are given, of which two words are most nearly the same or opposite in meaning. Find the two words which are most nearly the same or opposite in meaning and indicate the number of the correct letter combination, by darkening the appropriate oval in your answer sheet.

3. (A) consent (B) nascent(C) emerging (D) insecure

1) A-C 2) B-D 3) B-C 4) A-D 5) A-B

 

4. (A) elated (B) eccentric(C) explicit (D) abnormal

1)1-B 2) B-D 3) A-C 4) B-D 5) A-D

 

5. (A) abundance (B) incomparable (C) projection (D) plethora

1) A-C 2) A-B 3) C-D 4) B-D 5) A-D

 

6. (A) purposefully (B) inaccurately(C) inadvertently (D) unchangeably

1) A-C 2) A-B 3) B-C 4) B-D 5) A-D

 

7. (A) germane (B) generate (C) reliable (D) irrelevant

1) B-D 2) B-C 3) A-B 4) C-D 5) A-D

Directions (Q.8-15): Read the following passage carefully and fill in the numbered blanks by choosing appropriate words from the choice given at the end of the passage.

Day by day, her influence and dignity (8). First of all, she received the title of Noor light of the Harem,’ but was afterwards distinguished (9) that of Noor Jahan Begam, Light of the world ‘. All her relations and connections were raised to honour and wealth. No grant of lands was conferred upon (10) except under her seal. In addition to giving her the titles that other kings bestowed, the emperor granted Noor Jahan the rights (11) sovereignty and government. Sometimes, she would sit in the balcony of her place, while the nobles would present themselves and listen to her dictates, (12) coin was struck in her name, with the superscription:”by order of the Jahangir, gold has a hundred splendours added to it by receiving the impression of the name of Noor Jahan, the Queen Begam,” On all farmans also receiving (13) imperial signature, name of Noor Jahan, the Queen Begam was jointly attached. At last, her authority reached such a pass that the king was such only in name, repeatedly. He gave out (14) he had bestowed the sovereignty on Noor Jahan Begam and would say,”I require nothing beyond a sir of wine and half a sir of meat”. It is impossible to describe the beauty (15) wisdom of the queen. In any matter that was presented to her if a difficulty arose, she solved it. Whoever threw him upon her protection was preserved from tyranny and oppression; and if ever she learnt that any orphan girl was destitute and friendless, she would bring her marriage, and give for a wedding portion. It is probable that during her reign, not less than 500 orphan girls were thus married and portioned.

8. 1) enhanced 2) increased 3) heightened

4) Magnified 5) none of these

 

9. 1) by 2) for 3) of 4) in 5) none of these

 

10. 1) any 2) anyone 3) someone 4) no one 5)none of these

 

11. 1) to 2) for 3) beside 4) of 5) none of these

 

12. 1) a 2) the 3) an 4) no 5) no word needed

 

13. 1) the 2) an 3) of 4) no word needed 5) none of these

 

14. 1) what 2) which 3) that 4) no word needed 5) none of these

 

15. 1) and 2) as well as 3) also 4) as 5) none of these

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