English Quiz for IBPS PO Mains - Set 5

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Directions (Q. 1-0): Each sentence below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentences as a whole.

1. Now that the apex court has issued a diktat to ___________ transgenders as the third gender, society would do well to be ___________ and ensure that they get the benefits of schooling and employment.
1) admit, merciful
2) recognise, compassionate
3) place, sympathetic
4) wake, humane
5) see, benevolent

2. The concept of inclusiveness ___________ at multiple levels which are deeply ________ with each other.
1) functions, entangled
2) acts, entrapped
3) does, hooked
4) behaves, engrossed
5) works, enmeshed

3. Environment protection and the struggle _________ natural resources have long been of major ________ for indigenous peoples all over Latin America.
1) for, matter
2) about, interest
3) against, worry
4) over, concern
5) with, thing

4. The middle class with some surplus money is ___________ satisfied with its wants and would not ___________ the same to be curbed.
1) seldom, like
2) hardly, prefer
3) rarely, think
4) sometimes, hesitate
5) scarcely, seek

5. The famous ‘Tryst with Destiny; speech by India’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, recognised that freedom and power bring _________ and that it would be necessary to strive to fulfil the __________ made.
1) obligation, oath
2) responsibility, pledges
3) duty, now
4) burden, promise
5) liability, word

6. As per the present definition, the factory inspector ___________ all factories located in an area to ____________ a day other than Sunday as the weekly holiday.
1) permits, attend
2) allows, observe
3) assures, believe
4) admits, accept
5) grants, adhere

7. The family members of the victim said that the victim was being _________ into _________ her complaint.
1) protected, accepting
2) disturbed, locating
3) allowed, maintaining
4) forced, preparing
5) threatened, withdrawing

8. The new management is pro-cleanliness and will __________ all the employees who spit or smoke in the office _________.
1) penalise, hours
2) punish, environment
3) warn, surrounding
4) fine, premises
5) pardon, area

9. Sixty-six years after India attained Independence, the government has finally _____________ to change the measure to estimate the output of a steam-engine horsepower that is being __________ since the British Raj.
1) thought, operated
2) decided, used
3) planned, provided
4) caused, handled
5) reasoned, postponed

10. With women participation __________ sharply in the labour force over the past decade, there is a need to improve __________ for them.
1) dipping, opportunities
2) redacting, ways
3) withdrawing, convenience
4) stressing, circumstances
5) steeping, excuses


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