English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 34

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has a blank/ two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word/ set of words from the five options for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. The ceremony was transmitted ____ by satellite to ____ 50 countries.
(a) open; above
(b) online; around
(c) streaming; almost
(d) live; over
(e) latest; approximately

2. The police reforms will ensure greater ____ and ____.
(a) law; care
(b) security; safe
(c) transparency; accountability
(d) trepidation; tumult
(e) flexibility; reach

3. She had set a ____ for him and he had walked straight into it.
(a) goal
(b) objective
(c) vision
(d) mission (e) trap

4. A restaurant has to ____ the tricky path between maintaining ____ and keeping prices down.
(a) treat; quantity
(b) meet; demand
(c) tread; quality
(d) expect; stock
(e) maintain; inventory

5. The aircraft is designed to ____ turbulent conditions.
(a) withstand
(b) resist
(c) change
(d) modify
(e) oversea

Directions (Q. 6 - 9): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c), and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? Mark (e) No correction required as your answer, if there is no error.

6. The city's crime rate is a serious turn down to potential investors.
(a) Turn on
(b) turn in
(c) turn off
(d) turn up
(e) no correction required

7. The rise in violent crime will may go unchecked.
(a) must go
(b) would go
(c) must not go
(d) shall go
(e) No correction required

8. Planes passed overhead with unceasing regularity.
(a) over sky
(b) over and above
(c) outcast
(d) over flown
(e) No correction required

9. My son's 13 but he's younger for his age.
(a) youngest
(b) youth
(c) older
(d) young
(e) No correction required

Directions (Q. 10-12): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A. Both humans and animals learn to live and live to learn.
B. According to scientific research animals not only learn from their own mistakes, but they can learn by observing their peers messing up.
C. Making mistakes is a fundamental part of every cognitive process, whether solving a math problem, making important decisions, or trying to convey meaning in a foreign language.
D. In the animal world, avoiding blunders may dramatically improve one's chances of survival.
E. Human beings, however have a unique skill: the ability to process and mistakes.
F. Making mistakes and learning from them is not simply a human skill.

10. What is the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) E (e) F

11. What is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) F (e) E

12. What is the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) E (e) F


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