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English Language Quiz For IBPS PO Mains

Directions (1-5): In the following passage against each number four words are put in bold which may or may not fit into the sentence contextually. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five options are given. Find out the most appropriate alternative reflecting the word which doesn’t fit into the sentence appropriately and thus fail to give a contextual meaning to the paragraph. If no such error is there mark (e) i.e. “All are correct” as your answer choice.

Q1. (1)The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at enhancing its re-election chances next year. (2) First, the Supreme Court inserted itself on a matter that was best left to the society to resolve, if some genuinely retract for the blessings of Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala and were denied the opportunity to do so. (3) The spat in the Central Bureau of Investigation is unedifying and seems to have many layers. To end the week, a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chose to administer a strong dose of advice to the government on how to conduct itself vis-à-vis the central bank.(4) Perhaps, he laid it on a bit too thickly. As we survey the world, it is not clear as to who is in need of greater disciplining—governments, financial markets or central banks or all three. Viral Acharya draw our attention to the case of the American president criticising the Federal Reserve chairperson for raising interest rates. (5) However, he forgot to point out that, instead of disciplining him for interfering with the much-rejected and least questioned central bank independence, financial market types are joining the president, swallowing their revulsion towards his politics and policies.

 excused
 conspiracy
 enhancing
 chances
 All are Correct

Q2. (1)The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at enhancing its re-election chances next year. (2) First, the Supreme Court inserted itself on a matter that was best left to the society to resolve, if some genuinely retract for the blessings of Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala and were denied the opportunity to do so. (3) The spat in the Central Bureau of Investigation is unedifying and seems to have many layers. To end the week, a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chose to administer a strong dose of advice to the government on how to conduct itself vis-à-vis the central bank.(4) Perhaps, he laid it on a bit too thickly. As we survey the world, it is not clear as to who is in need of greater disciplining—governments, financial markets or central banks or all three. Viral Acharya draw our attention to the case of the American president criticising the Federal Reserve chairperson for raising interest rates. (5) However, he forgot to point out that, instead of disciplining him for interfering with the much-rejected and least questioned central bank independence, financial market types are joining the president, swallowing their revulsion towards his politics and policies.
 inserted
 best
 resolve
 retract
 All are Correct

Q3. (1)The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at enhancing its re-election chances next year. (2) First, the Supreme Court inserted itself on a matter that was best left to the society to resolve, if some genuinely retract for the blessings of Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala and were denied the opportunity to do so. (3) The spat in the Central Bureau of Investigation is unedifying and seems to have many layers. To end the week, a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chose to administer a strong dose of advice to the government on how to conduct itself vis-à-vis the central bank.(4) Perhaps, he laid it on a bit too thickly. As we survey the world, it is not clear as to who is in need of greater disciplining—governments, financial markets or central banks or all three. Viral Acharya draw our attention to the case of the American president criticising the Federal Reserve chairperson for raising interest rates. (5) However, he forgot to point out that, instead of disciplining him for interfering with the much-rejected and least questioned central bank independence, financial market types are joining the president, swallowing their revulsion towards his politics and policies.
 spat
 unedifying
 end
 dose
 All are Correct

Q4. (1)The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at enhancing its re-election chances next year. (2) First, the Supreme Court inserted itself on a matter that was best left to the society to resolve, if some genuinely retract for the blessings of Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala and were denied the opportunity to do so. (3) The spat in the Central Bureau of Investigation is unedifying and seems to have many layers. To end the week, a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chose to administer a strong dose of advice to the government on how to conduct itself vis-à-vis the central bank.(4) Perhaps, he laid it on a bit too thickly. As we survey the world, it is not clear as to who is in need of greater disciplining—governments, financial markets or central banks or all three. Viral Acharya draw our attention to the case of the American president criticising the Federal Reserve chairperson for raising interest rates. (5) However, he forgot to point out that, instead of disciplining him for interfering with the much-rejected and least questioned central bank independence, financial market types are joining the president, swallowing their revulsion towards his politics and policies.
 thickly
 disciplining
 draw
 raising
 All are Correct

Q5. (1)The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at enhancing its re-election chances next year. (2) First, the Supreme Court inserted itself on a matter that was best left to the society to resolve, if some genuinely retract for the blessings of Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala and were denied the opportunity to do so. (3) The spat in the Central Bureau of Investigation is unedifying and seems to have many layers. To end the week, a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chose to administer a strong dose of advice to the government on how to conduct itself vis-à-vis the central bank.(4) Perhaps, he laid it on a bit too thickly. As we survey the world, it is not clear as to who is in need of greater disciplining—governments, financial markets or central banks or all three. Viral Acharya draw our attention to the case of the American president criticising the Federal Reserve chairperson for raising interest rates. (5) However, he forgot to point out that, instead of disciplining him for interfering with the much-rejected and least questioned central bank independence, financial market types are joining the president, swallowing their revulsion towards his politics and policies.
 disciplining
 interfering
 rejected
 swallowing
 All are Correct

Directions (6-10): In the following passage against each number four words are put in bold which may or may not fit into the sentence contextually. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five options are given. Find out the most appropriate alternative reflecting the word which doesn’t fit into the sentence appropriately and thus fail to give a contextual meaning to the paragraph. If no such error is there mark (e) i.e. “All are correct” as your answer choice.

Q6. Every government faces challenges and (6) there are some more prominent than others. Job creation is perhaps the most prominent of them all. In the face of improving agriculture opportunities, tough industrial competition, rising protectionism and reshoring, the inevitable realities of artificial intelligence, digitalization and automation will keep the productivity clock ticking. (7) The trade-off is that some of these technologies will replace some mental tasks, some physical ones and some that are both. (8) So we are in a way on the projecting of decision-making about providing meaningful and sustainable jobs to millions of India’s youth over the next many years. (9) The pressure is giant, but even in a relatively benign environment, India registered a sustained period of jobless growth. (10) There is enough evidence now to show that starting from the reform years in the 1990s down until now, decades of jobless growth has become a norm.
 prominent
 improving
 reshoring
 inevitable
 All are Correct

Q7. Every government faces challenges and (6) there are some more prominent than others. Job creation is perhaps the most prominent of them all. In the face of improving agriculture opportunities, tough industrial competition, rising protectionism and reshoring, the inevitable realities of artificial intelligence, digitalization and automation will keep the productivity clock ticking. (7) The trade-off is that some of these technologies will replace some mental tasks, some physical ones and some that are both. (8) So we are in a way on the projecting of decision-making about providing meaningful and sustainable jobs to millions of India’s youth over the next many years. (9) The pressure is giant, but even in a relatively benign environment, India registered a sustained period of jobless growth. (10) There is enough evidence now to show that starting from the reform years in the 1990s down until now, decades of jobless growth has become a norm.
 trade-off
 technologies
 mental
 physical
 All are Correct

Q8. Every government faces challenges and (6) there are some more prominent than others. Job creation is perhaps the most prominent of them all. In the face of improving agriculture opportunities, tough industrial competition, rising protectionism and reshoring, the inevitable realities of artificial intelligence, digitalization and automation will keep the productivity clock ticking. (7) The trade-off is that some of these technologies will replace some mental tasks, some physical ones and some that are both. (8) So we are in a way on the projecting of decision-making about providing meaningful and sustainable jobs to millions of India’s youth over the next many years. (9) The pressure is giant, but even in a relatively benign environment, India registered a sustained period of jobless growth. (10) There is enough evidence now to show that starting from the reform years in the 1990s down until now, decades of jobless growth has become a norm.
 projecting
 providing
 sustainable
 many
 All are Correct

Q9. Every government faces challenges and (6) there are some more prominent than others. Job creation is perhaps the most prominent of them all. In the face of improving agriculture opportunities, tough industrial competition, rising protectionism and reshoring, the inevitable realities of artificial intelligence, digitalization and automation will keep the productivity clock ticking. (7) The trade-off is that some of these technologies will replace some mental tasks, some physical ones and some that are both. (8) So we are in a way on the projecting of decision-making about providing meaningful and sustainable jobs to millions of India’s youth over the next many years. (9) The pressure is giant, but even in a relatively benign environment, India registered a sustained period of jobless growth. (10) There is enough evidence now to show that starting from the reform years in the 1990s down until now, decades of jobless growth has become a norm.
 giant
 benign
 sustained
 growth
 All are Correct

Q10. Every government faces challenges and (6) there are some more prominent than others. Job creation is perhaps the most prominent of them all. In the face of improving agriculture opportunities, tough industrial competition, rising protectionism and reshoring, the inevitable realities of artificial intelligence, digitalization and automation will keep the productivity clock ticking. (7) The trade-off is that some of these technologies will replace some mental tasks, some physical ones and some that are both. (8) So we are in a way on the projecting of decision-making about providing meaningful and sustainable jobs to millions of India’s youth over the next many years. (9) The pressure is giant, but even in a relatively benign environment, India registered a sustained period of jobless growth. (10) There is enough evidence now to show that starting from the reform years in the 1990s down until now, decades of jobless growth has become a norm.
 enough
 starting
 down
 norm
 All are Correct

Directions (11-15): In the following passage against each number four words are put in bold which may or may not fit into the sentence contextually. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five options are given. Find out the most appropriate alternative reflecting the word which doesn’t fit into the sentence appropriately and thus fail to give a contextual meaning to the paragraph. If no such error is there mark (e) i.e. “All are correct” as your answer choice.

Q11. It has long been assumed that the poor live in unhygienic conditions, do not have access to proper healthcare …………….(11)……….. A recent article in Scientific American by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biological sciences, neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University, provides an interesting ……………….(12)…………….. suffer from ill-health. According to Sapolsky, ill-heath ……….(13)……………….. access to healthcare and living in disease-prone neighbourhoods. …………….(14)………………… in countries do not guarantee better heath. If access to healthcare was truly responsible for the improvement in health parameters, then the countries that have high per capita spends on healthcare should …………..(15)…………. But that is not the case. The latest studies show that socioeconomic inequality is the major determinant of ill-heath among the poor.
 and the medicines are quite expensive.
 the largest per capita health expenditures in the world
 and are therefore prone to diseases
 have powerful effects on one’s stress, cognitive performance, and emotions.
 None of the Above

Q12. It has long been assumed that the poor live in unhygienic conditions, do not have access to proper healthcare …………….(11)……….. A recent article in Scientific American by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biological sciences, neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University, provides an interesting ……………….(12)…………….. suffer from ill-health. According to Sapolsky, ill-heath ……….(13)……………….. access to healthcare and living in disease-prone neighbourhoods. …………….(14)………………… in countries do not guarantee better heath. If access to healthcare was truly responsible for the improvement in health parameters, then the countries that have high per capita spends on healthcare should …………..(15)…………. But that is not the case. The latest studies show that socioeconomic inequality is the major determinant of ill-heath among the poor.
 new perspective as to why the poor in the world
 inequality-induced stress on the human body
 experiments where people’s sense of their socioeconomic status was lowered by design
 perception of human health
 None of the Above

Q13. It has long been assumed that the poor live in unhygienic conditions, do not have access to proper healthcare …………….(11)……….. A recent article in Scientific American by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biological sciences, neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University, provides an interesting ……………….(12)…………….. suffer from ill-health. According to Sapolsky, ill-heath ……….(13)……………….. access to healthcare and living in disease-prone neighbourhoods. …………….(14)………………… in countries do not guarantee better heath. If access to healthcare was truly responsible for the improvement in health parameters, then the countries that have high per capita spends on healthcare should …………..(15)…………. But that is not the case. The latest studies show that socioeconomic inequality is the major determinant of ill-heath among the poor.
 goes in line with lacking
 goes beyond lack of
 is a result of improvement of
 Both (a) and (b)
 None of the Above

Q14. It has long been assumed that the poor live in unhygienic conditions, do not have access to proper healthcare …………….(11)……….. A recent article in Scientific American by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biological sciences, neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University, provides an interesting ……………….(12)…………….. suffer from ill-health. According to Sapolsky, ill-heath ……….(13)……………….. access to healthcare and living in disease-prone neighbourhoods. …………….(14)………………… in countries do not guarantee better heath. If access to healthcare was truly responsible for the improvement in health parameters, then the countries that have high per capita spends on healthcare should …………..(15)…………. But that is not the case. The latest studies show that socioeconomic inequality is the major determinant of ill-heath among the poor.
 Largest per capita health expenditures
 As inequality continues to increase
 Higher availability of food resources
 Higher average income levels
 None of the Above

Q15. It has long been assumed that the poor live in unhygienic conditions, do not have access to proper healthcare …………….(11)……….. A recent article in Scientific American by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biological sciences, neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University, provides an interesting ……………….(12)…………….. suffer from ill-health. According to Sapolsky, ill-heath ……….(13)……………….. access to healthcare and living in disease-prone neighbourhoods. …………….(14)………………… in countries do not guarantee better heath. If access to healthcare was truly responsible for the improvement in health parameters, then the countries that have high per capita spends on healthcare should …………..(15)…………. But that is not the case. The latest studies show that socioeconomic inequality is the major determinant of ill-heath among the poor.
 have more chances to become prone to diseases
 have a desired ratio health and expenditures
 have higher incidence of health issues
 have lower incidence of heath issues
 None of the Above










SOLUTIONS

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

5 Banking and SSC : English Language Quiz For IBPS PO Mains Directions (1-5): In the following passage against each number four words are put in bold which may or may not fit into the sentence contex...

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