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ENGLISH QUIZ for All Bank Exams like IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI & LIC 3

ENGLISH QUIZ for All Bank Exams like IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI & LIC 3

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.


Mass migration has produced a huge worldwide economy of its own which has (1) so fast during the past few years that the figures have (2) experts. Last year remittances sent home by migrants were expected to (3) $232 billion according to the World Bank which (4) these figures. (5) though the flow of remittances is to alleviate the plight of the migrant's family it cannot on its own lift entire nations out of poverty. Those who study the (6) of remittances argue that the money allows poor countries to put off basic decisions of economic management like (7) their tax collection systems and building schools. Remittances to poor countries can also (8) the fact that they do not produce much at home. The   challenge is now to find programmes that (9) the benefits of remitted cash while (10) some of its downside. 
1. 
1) accelerated 
2) grew 
3) expand 
4) increase 
5) escalating 

2. 
1) strike 
2) encouraged 
3) astonished 
4) convinced
5) disturb 

3. 
1) rise 
2) represent 
3) project 
4) exceed 
5) recover 

4. 
1) record 
2) tracks 
3) estimate 
4) report 
5) surveys 

5. 
1) Detrimental 
2) Minor 
3) Profuse 
4) Benefited 
5) Vital 

6. 
1) circumstance 
2) profit 
3) impact 
4) status 
5) Nuality 

7. 
1) declaring 
2) established 
3) measuring 
4) reforming 
5) govern 

8. 
1) mask 
2) hid 
3) review 
4) display 
5) supported 

9. 
1) launch 
2) predict 
3) optimum 
4) appreciate 
5) maximize 

10. 
1) augmenting 
2) avoiding 
3) suspend 
4) protects 

5) detracting

Directions (Q. 11-15) In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3)), ,(4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningfully complete.

11. People were ________ of the two brothers because their behaviour seemed________.
1) anxious, notorious 
2) suspicious, unusual
3) unmindful, gentle 
4) aware, dispassionate
5) cautious, generous

12. The army regime has announced firm steps on ________ democracy and fighting ________.
1) clamping, anarchy
2) ruling, voters
3) restoring, terrorism
4) enlightening, anti-corruption
5) waiving, minorities

13. ________the death of one of the contestants, the election to the seat has been________ .
1) Despite, postponed
2) Because of, conducted
3) With, skipped
4) In spite of, stopped
5) Owing to, countermanded

14. The captain of our team was ________ because of the ________ performance of our opponents. 
1) upset, poor 
2) nervous, uneventful
3) happy, excellent 
4) elated, bad
5) annoyed, thorough

15. He objected to the proposal because it was founded on a ________ principle and also was ________ at times. 
1) Faulty, desirable 
2) Imperative, reasonable 
3) Wrong, inconvenient 
4) Sound, acceptable 
5) Conforming, deplorable 

Answers..

1. 1
2. 3
3. 4
4. 2
5. 5
6. 3
7. 4
8. 1
9. 5
10. 2
11. 2
12. 3
13. 5
14. 4
15. 3


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