English Quiz for SIDBI Officers Grade A 2016 - Set 1


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Directions (Q. 1-10): In the given passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.


A long time ____(1), in Athens, a middle-aged man had two wives. The first wife was old and the ____(2) one was young. ____(3) loved the man very much and desired to see him like herself. Now the man's hair was ____(4) grey, which the young wife did not like, as it made him ____(5) too old to be her husband. So every night she would ____(6) his hair and pick out the white ones. But the elder wife saw her husband growing grey with great ____(7), for she did not like to be ____(8) for his mother. So every morning she would arrange his hair and pick out as many of the black ones as she could. The ____(9) was that the man soon found himself entirely ____(10).


1. 1) behind 2) before 3) since 4) upon 5) ago



2. 1) second 2) next 3) another 4) alternate 5) future



3. 1) Both 2) Two 3) All 4) Every 5) Each



4. 1) little 2) turning 3) some 4) all 5) entirely



5. 1) behave 2) see 3) look 4) appeared 5) become



6. 1) pluck 2) select 3) assort 4) comb 5) cut



7. 1) pleasure 2) stubbornness 3) height 4) distance 5) alarm



8. 1) called 2) said 3) responsible 4) mistaken 5) seem



9. 1) situation 2) output 3) problem 4) reaction 5) result



10. 1) curled 2) bald 3) grey 4) black 5) hairy





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