English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims 2016 - Set 5

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

A Kolkata-based company recently said it’s _____(1) to repay a loan of around crore to a consortium of public sector banks, claiming it _____(2) a loss of around rs. 2000 crore because its vendors took it for a _____(3). The banks promptly _____(4) a corporate investigator to get to the bottom of the matter and it _____(5) out to be a _____(6) of fraud. “The forensics report clearly _____(7) that the vendors were all the owner’s relatives and the money was_____(8) off. This was a clear case of fraud,” said one of the bankers on condition of _____(9). Indian banks are increasingly hiring consultancies to do corporate investigations and forensic audit oftheir non-performing loans, after a _____(10) on their wrist by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF).

1. 1) ready 2) thinking 3) unable 4) eager 5) useless

2. 1) earned 2) suffered 3) affected 4) relieved 5) met

3. 1) business 2) pleasure 3) journey 4) run 5) ride

4. 1) hired 2) drafted 3) placed 4) promised 5) obtained

5. 1) left 2) brought 3) came 4) turned 5) seemed

6. 1) story 2) result 3) case 4) reason 5) medium

7. 1) examined 2) expressed 3) claimed 4) believed 5) revealed

8. 1) siphoned 2) taken 3) jumped 4) pumped 5) put

9. 1) prosperity 2) obscurity 3) invisibility 4) anonymity 5) clarity

10. 1) beat 2) rap 3) pat 4) whack 5) blow


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