English Language Quiz 78 for IBPS PO

Direction (Q. 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 with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete. When I stand in (1)  of a painting or sculpture  (2) a long time and  (3) my eyes constantly receive the painting. Music, and the perception of abstraction in it, does not work that way. A line of music once sung is   (4) , but is still alive in my mind. The faculty of hearing completes its work very quickly. The voice is both a natural instrument and the vehicle of this abstraction. There is no external transfer of the mind's abstraction,  (5)  does the music emanate from an external source. This gives the voice a personal nature that makes it different from any instrument. This may be the reason why, in India's artistic traditions, the voice has been regarded as music's  (6)  vehicle. The musician or the listener never sees the physical seat of this instrument, the voice box. All   (7) sees is the movement of the lips, mouth and tongue.   (8) , the music that is born from it conveys an emotion that  (9) true in the listener's or musician's own being. While music from the voice is very  (10), it does not speak automatically to everyone.

1. 1) front 2) lack 3) lieu 4) view 5) avert

2. 1) since 2) from 3) for 4) fix 5) erect

3. 1) let 2) dim 3) tired 4) affluence 5) besiege

4. 1) brutal 2) joyous 3) adjure 4) sweet 5) gone

5. 1) Elongate 2) neither 3) impolite 4) Hiatus 5) ineffable

6. 1) Sedulous 2) prime 3) innocuous 4) insolent 5) uncontrolled

7. 1) in 2) rebellious 3) aloof 4) one 5) sacred

8. 1) Even 2) then 3) yet 4) when 5) still

9. 1) preserves 2) feasible 3) rings 4) conceives 5) lacking

10. 1) miraculous 2) obeisance 3) indigenous 4) intimate 5) freakish

 

Answers :-

1.1 ,    2.3 ,    3.1 ,    4.  5 ,    5.2 ,    6.2 ,    7.4,     8.3 ,    9.3 ,   10.4

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