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English Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 2018

Directions (1-5): In the passage given below there are blanks which are to be filled with the options given below. Find out the appropriate word in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering the meaning of the statement.
Bombay Black — the debut collection of Chamar Studio’s __(1)__ line of handbags, wallets and belts — is crafted using recycled rubber tyre sheets. Mumbai-based founder and artist Sudheer Rajbhar previously used the material (which is fire and waterproof) in an installation piece that was __(2)__ on the demolition of slums in the city. “I used the rubber sheets to make bags filled with letters and pieces of debris I had collected from the __(3)__ slums around town,” he shares. “I was in Dharavi one day when I realised that the beef ban (the 2015 Maharashtra state law __(4)__ the slaughter of cows) had created a __(5)__ of leather in the community; almost all tanneries had shut shop to become godowns, and the artisans — mostly Dalit — were out of work.”

Q1.
 moralist
 minimalist
 minimalism
 maximalist
 maximum

Q2.
 related
 stand
 rotated
 revolved
 centered

Q3.
 cleared-up
 cleared-down
 cleared-away
 cleared-by
 cleared-off

Q4.
 stating
 making
 allowing
 prohibiting
 creating

Q5.
 allowance
 deficiency
 shortage
 supply
 scarce

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below an incomplete sentence which must be filled/completed with one of the sentences given below .i.e. one of the sentences can be fit into the given blanks. Choose the correct option and complete the given sentences.

Q6. Portion control was something I was not even ___________. My world began and ended with food.
 aware off
 aware of
 aware in
 aware to
 aware by

Q7. My friends from that time still remember that after dinner we’d all _____________ in some one person’s room and my deal was that they were welcome to eat it as long as they opened that nail-fracturing tin, swept up the crumbs and ensured not a drop of oil fell anywhere.
 hang off
 hang in
 hang up
 hang down
 hang around

Q8. It is in times of plenty that water must be stocked up for times of shortage. Every building, especially those not connected to the city ___________, can become their own water suppliers and waste-water managers.
 commodities
 utilities
 community
 societal
 area

Q9. Fortunately, one had the opportunity to witness this at another venue that was more ___________ to a production that seeks to understand a well-known and course-changing incident from the Mahabharata.
 conducive
 conduction
 productive
 relation
 inductive

Q10. Examining development information for 26 additional species of clownfish, researchers observed that at least nine species have more stripes as juveniles than they do as adults, which prompted researchers to investigate the development of stripes across the ___________ of clownfish.
 origin
 inception
 revolution
 evolution
 extension

Directions (11-15): In each of the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, there are five options and each blank is to be filled with the same word given below to make the sentence correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.

Q11. (I) Lightening flashed in the east and thunder rumbled a __________ threat.
(II) His name is permanently associated with a __________ publication, written in 1568.
 lately
 belated
 posthumous
 antemortem
 postmortem

Q12. (I) Matter was a potentially ____________ element.
(II) Grindal himself was, however, inclined to be ___________ from different motives.
 cooperative
 amiable
 yielding
 recalcitrant
 polite

Q13. (I) Speaking generally, it is ____________ that the water supply of Jerusalem in ancient times was better than it is at present.
(II) It is ____________ that very little of this moral legislation was enforced in practice, though special efforts were made under the government of the major-generals.
 probability
 credibly
 potentially
 probable
 predict

Q14. (I) The __________ of war, now that is inevitable.
(II) Darian had quieted as the scenes of his violent __________ played through her dreams.
 formation
 creation
 nativity
 birth
 demise

Q15. (I) He still knew the undergraduates individually, and watched their progress with a ___________ eye.
(II) You will have to be ____________ in your work in order to earn an A in this class.
 unready
 vigilant
 unconscious
 prepared
 dazed










SOLUTIONS

1.B
2.E
3.E
4.D
5.C
6.B
7.E
8.B
9.A
10.D
11.C
12.D
13.D
14.E
15.B

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