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ENGLISH QUIZ for All Bank Exams like IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI & LIC 11

ENGLISH QUIZ for All Bank Exams like IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI & LIC 11

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.


At just (1) midnight on July 1, 1997 in a glittering and poignant ceremony, Hong Kong passed from being a jewel of the British empire to a (2) of a new global power. Hong Kong people (3) their city's handover from the UK to China with (4) feelings: apprehension over the future, joy at a fresh start, sadness at seeing the British go, pride over returning to their motherland. On the eve of the handover, the stock market index, a key barometer of Hong Kong's wealth, (5) at a record 15,200 points and today it (6) near the 21,000 mark. Being a part of a booming China almost guarantees that Hong Kong will remain (7). But mainland China is a (8) as well as a partner. China's new ports, for example, will siphon trade (9) from Hong Kong and its lower labour costs will impact the jobs. However, there is little doubt that Hong Kong is fortunate to have become a part of China at a time when mainland China can provide (10) opportunity. 
1.
1) recorded 
2) near 
3) close 
4) past 
5) quite 

2.
1) component 
2) premises 
3) captive 
4) merger 
5) list 

3.
1) encounter 
2) decided 
3) viewed 
4) restrained 
5) told 

4.
1) flexible 
2) emotional 
3) mixed 
4) changed 
5) negative 

5.
1) plunged 
2) rose 
3) valued 
4) climbed 
5) stood 

6.
1) follows 
2) pauses 
3) fell
4) hovers 
5) measure 

7.
1) marginalised 
2) prosperous 
3) orderly 
4) friendly 
5) poor 

8.
1) competitor 
2) representative 
3) adversary 
4) colleague 
5) member 

9.
1) against 
2) away 
3) illegally 
4) moving 
5) through 

10.
1) full 
2) risky 
3) lucky 
4) unfair 
5) immense

Directions (Q. 11-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) Basic human needs also include a sense of belongingness, a feeling of control over one's life.
(B) Motivation and inspiration energise people into action.
(C) Ability to live up to one's ideals besides all these is also a fundamental need. 
(D) This is done not by pushing them in the right direction as control mechanisms.
(E) Such feelings touch us deeply and elicit powerful response.
(F) But it is done by satisfying basic human needs for achievement,

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

12. Which of the following should be the SECOND statement after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

13. Which of the following should be the FOURTH statement after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

14. Which of the following should be the FIFTH statement after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

15. Which of the following should be the SIXTH statement after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

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


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