English Language Quiz 50 for IBPS PO

Direction (1-10) : In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks wit h appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully : My friend Joya became addicted of drugs when she was 1  19 years old. She was stealing money from her parents to buy drugs. The 2 of lying, stealing and addiction led to a breakdown. When I counselled her, she told her parents about her drug use and tried hard to 3. But she couldn’t. By December 2012, joya had 4 to a daily habit also taking in the college. But school staff 5 her plans, and called joya’s parents to come and pick her up. Just two months shy of graduating, she was expelled from the college. Being her friend I  6  clicked with the staff. But they didn’t give her a last chance .They weren’t just 7  on her grades. They were focused on her sobriety, too. Then Joya was given a job on her father’s recommendation in his company to keep her busy while her parents looked for ways to help her. We also found a treatment centre for her.  8 then she had quit using again, and felt good about enrolling at treatment centre. She 9 to  5 10 with her addiction. She knew that one of the most important lessons was making a commitment to honesty – with herself, and with others. Joya learned she had to be honest with herself. Finally that day came when she got self control on her habit of addiction completely. Now she is more confident and living a healthy life.

1. 1) of 2) just 3) unless 4) only if 5) while

2. 1) combination 2) ascetic 3) mnemonic 4) impudent 5) respectful

3. 1) apposite 2) apt 3) quit 4) pertinent 5) exit

4. 1) returned 2) amalgamated 3) combined 4)  supposed 5) used

5. 1) confered 2) countrified 3) discovered 4) bestowed 5) consulted

6. 1) immediately 2) summarily 3) eventually 4) never 5) before

7. 1) bucolic 2) focused 3) neglected 4) adjusted 5) dispersed

8. 1) since 2) while 3) ever 4) before 5) by

9. 1) promoted 2) ceased 3) left 4) continued 5) progressed

10. 1) retreat 2) strife 3) truce 4) conflict 5)

 

Answers :-

 

1.  2  ,   2.  1   ,   3.  3   ,   4.  1   ,   5.  3   ,   6.  1   ,   7.  2  ,    8.  5   ,   9.  4   ,   10.  5

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