English Quiz for Bank Exams 2016 - Set 9


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


1. As the boat ______, all those on board fortunately managed to reach the bank of the river ______, with the help of the life boats.
1) capasized, drowned
2) fell, harmlessly
3) dropped, uninjured
4) deceased, unhurt
5) sank, safely


2. Ashima ______ her team with a lot of skill and the ______ increase in the sales by the team is a measure of her success.
1) dominates, poor
2) condemns, sudden
3) manages, significant
4) directs, worthless
5) overpowers, exceptional


3. On being asked for the passport, he ______ to his dismay that he had ______ to bring it along with him to the airport.
1) shocked, failed
2) realized, forgotten
3) pleaded, neglected
4) understood,lost
5) recognized, missed



4. Helen quickly ______ the career ladder and is now the ______ managing director, the company has ever appointed.
1) jumped, shortest
2) entered, oldest
3) started, junior most
4) climbed, youngest
5) ascended, inexperienced


5. A famous economist says that the government should do more to ______ jobs in the area in order to curb the ______ rate of unemployment.
1) create, rising
2) need, increasing
3) employ, high
4) invent, growing
5) generate, slowing


Directions (Q. 6–10) : Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow:
(A) In fact according to mainstream economists it is inevitable and a necessary evil in any economy.
(B) It is thus important for every nation to maintain this reserve of labour force to maintain an optimal level of unemployment.
(C) Unemployment is popularly believed to be an index which measures the economic condition of a nation.
(D) This is because it helps avert inflation by providing a reserve army of labour which keeps wages in check.
(E) The problem, however, only emerges when governments indirectly facilitate unemployment in order to curb inflation through various policies and frameworks, depriving a large population of its fundamental rights.
(F) But contrary to popular belief unemployment is not always disadvantageous to the economy of a state.


6. Which of the following sentences should be the SIXTH (LAST) after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B 3) C
4) E 5) F


7. Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B 3) C
4) D 5) E


8. Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B 3) C
4) E 5) F


9. Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B 3) D
4) E 5) F


10. Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) E 3) D
4) F 5) C




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