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English Miscellaneous Quiz For IBPS PO Prelims

Directions (1-5): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The interim results of Sunday’s presidential election in the Maldives have given the joint opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih a ……(1)….. victory in the direct contest with the ….(2)….., Abdulla Yameen. The final results will be published by the election commission by September 30 and the current government will, according to procedure, hand over ….(3)…..on November 17. But it is immediately clear that Maldivian voters have ……(4)……in change, with 58% of the voters choosing Mr. Solih. …..(5)……of political affiliation, Maldivians have much to celebrate with the successful completion of the election.

 Q1.
 desired
 hopefully
 soft
 stilly
 resounding

Q2.
 healthy
 latter
 incumbent
 culprit
 obligatory

Q3.
 charge
 throne
 keys
 victory
 obligation

Q4.
 dealt
 signalled
 indemnify
 ushered
 Both (a) and (d)

Q5.
 Regardless
 Desired
 Amongst
 Handled
 Generated

Direction (6-10): Read each of the following sentences to find out if there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of this part is your answer. If there is no error in the statement, mark option (e) as your answer.

Q6. Even as we have grown accustomed to election time being turned into silly (A)/ season by rival political parties scrambling for attention, (B)/ nothing could have prepared us for the latest missive from the University Grants Commission (UGC), (C)/ a body originally conceived to nurturing our institutions of higher education. (D)/ No Error (E)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q7. At first glance, Thimphu, the capital of the (A)/ Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, has an air of sincerity (B)/ about it. It is an earnest place, in law-abiding, (C)/ good-natured, unhurried, smiling souls. (D)/ No Error (E)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q8. As I walk around, I notice how many stray dogs there (A)/ are on the streets. They lie about, lazing and (B)/ sleeping during the day and I am cautioned (C)/ that they do not like you patting them. (D)/ No Error (E)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q9. Reading a book for a book club encourages people to read deeper (A)/ and more analytically. Discuss content and character (B)/ helps you to be more confident and persuasive (D)/ even in professional discussions. (D)/ No Error (E)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Q10. A dual career is demanding and there (A)/ can be many variables, which will support you (B)/ and as many that make it tough for you (C)/ to follow through and excel in both spaces. (D)/ No Error (E)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 E

Directions (11-13): Choose, out of the given five options, (in each question) the word which is not the synonym of the given bold word.

Q11. ENCHANT
 Beguile
 Captivate
 Enthral
 Irk
 Fascinate

Q12. MAZE
 Perplexity
 Distraction
 Tangle
 Certainty
 Whirl

Q13. INUNDATE
 Deluge
 Submerge
 Engulf
 Underwhelm
 Swamp

Directions (14-15): Choose, out of the given five options, (in each question) the word which is not the antonym of the given bold word.

Q14. ABOMINATE
 Relish
 Hallow
 Both (b) and (d)
 Loathe
 Cherish

Q15. RIFE
 Swarming
 Barren
 Stark
 Fraught
 Both (a) and (d)











SOLUTIONS

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

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