English Language Quiz 102 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following paragraph there are blanks each of which has been numbered. Find the most appropriate words out of the corresponding alternatives suggested and fill up the blanks. From the US to South Korea, people  (1)the world twined their attention to the daytime sky in Asia, to catch the rare transit of Venus. The next one won’t be for  (2)105 years. For astronomers, the transit was also an event they hoped would spark curiosity about (3)universe and our place in it. Sul Ah Chim, a researcher at the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute in South Korea, said hehoped people see life from a  (4)perspective, and ‘not get caught up in their small, everyday problems”. When you think about it fro m the (5)of the universe, 105 years is  (6)very short period of time and the Earth is only  (7)small, pale, blue spot, Those in  (8)areas of North and Central America saw the start of the transit  (9)sunset while those in western Asia, the eastern half of Africa and most of Europe could catch the transit’s end once the sun (10).

1. 1) around 2) above 3) alike 4) ahead 5) all

2. 1) another 2) other 3) second 4) further 5) next

3. 1) whole 2) the 3) complete 4) its 5) a

4. 1) larger 2) greater 3) more 4) big 5) broad

5. 1) view 2) reference 3) respect 4) context 5) contact

6. 1) a 2) an 3) the 4) often 5) on

7. 1) an 2) the 3) a 4) and 5) that

8. 1) most 2) wide 3) big 4) all 5) the

9. 1) till 2) still 3) its 4) of 5) until

10. 1) came up 2) went 3) risen 4) got up 5) shown

 

Answers ;-

1.1 ,    2.1 ,    3.2 ,    4.1 ,    5.4
,    6.1 ,    7.3 ,    8.1 ,    9.  5 ,    10.  1

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