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English Quiz for SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 - Set 7

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for upcoming SBI Clerk 2016 and NABARD Assistant Manager 2016 Exam.

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Directions (1-5): Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

1. NABARD has the responsibility of lay down the policies for a RRBs, to oversee their operations, provide refinance facilities, to monitor their performance and to attend their problems.
1) to laid down
2) on laying down
3) on lays down
4) for lay downs
5) No correction required

2. Groundwater and surface water are traditionally concerned of rural communities, as those communities are almost exclusively served by well water.
1) a tradition of concern
2) traditions of concerning
3) traditionally concerns
4) tradition for concerned
5) No correction required

3. The very publicised mid day meal scheme meant to reduce dropout rates in schools seems to be not yielding the desired results.
1) much publicised
2) many publicity
3) too public
4) little publicity of
5) No correction required

4. No like the urban schools and colleges, the schools in rural areas do not encourage the children to excel in extracurricular activities.
1) Similarly to
2) Inspire of
3) Unlike
4) Despite
5) No correction required

5. The government said that the iron levels in groundwater were higher than that prescribe in 254 districts.
1) then those prescribe
2) then that prescribed
3) prescription
4) than those prescribed
5) No correction required

Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘5’. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

6. Inception of regional rural banks can be (1)/ seen as a unique experiment as well as (2)/ an experience in improvement the efficacy of (3) / rural credit delivery mechanism in India. (4) / No error (5)

Solutions - Use ‘improving’ in place of ‘improvement’ 

7. The rural areas, often (1)/ on small family farms, it is (2) / difficulty to improve one’s standard of (3) living beyond basic sustenance. (4) / No error (5)

Solutions - Use ‘difficult’ in place of ‘difficulty’.  

8. People, especially the elderly (1) / are often forced to move to cities (2) / where there are hospitals that can (3) / cater for their health needs. (4) / No error (5)

9. In modern times industrialization of agriculture (1) / has negative affected the economy (2) / of
small and middle-sized farms and has strongly (3) / reduced the size of the rural labour market. (4) / No error (5)

Solutions - Say ‘has negatively affected’. 

10. A national survey of rural health care providers (1) / was undertaken to identify (2) / their perceptions of the (3) / environmental health issues faced their constituents. (4) / No error (5)

Solutions - Add ‘by’ after ‘faced’. 


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