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English Quiz for Canara Bank PO - 2018

Direction (1-15): Which of the following phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence meaningfully correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark “No Change required” as your answer.

Q1. The Governor’s reasons for dissolution are not only disingenuous, they are downright dangerous.

 are only not disingenuous
 are not only disingenuously
 is not only disingenuous
 are not to be disingenuous
 No Change required

Q2. The Kartarpur agreement has been widely welcome by India-Pakistan experts, but the hope that peace initiatives on Kashmir will follow could be misplaced.
 has been widely welcoming
 has been wide welcomed
 have been widely welcomed
 has been widely welcomed
 No Change required

Q3. The Bomdila incident is not the first instance of the civil administration and the military have locked horns.
 having locked horns.
 having lock horns.
 has locked horns.
 of locked horns.
 No Change required

Q4. Boismier tries to conjure the landscape here when the mammoths and rhinos roamed, centuries before humans changed them all.
 before humans change it all
 before humans changed it all
 before humans changed these all
 before humans changing it all
 No Change required

Q5. Among the more recent developments for insomniacs has been a flurry of mobile phone apps that claim to helping lull us to sleep with specially designed combinations of nature sounds, white noise, hypnotherapy and music.
 that claims to help lull us to sleep
 that claiming to help lull us to sleep
 that claim to help lull us to sleep
 that claim to helps lull us to sleep
 No Change required

Q6. Although she wouldn’t recommend mountain climbing or trekking without the necessary preparation, her adventure was sans any such.
 her adventure were sans any such
 her adventure was sanned any such
 her adventure was sans without any such
 her adventure was sans with any such
 No Change required

Q7. There are one or two of us, punctuality-fiendly, who always check into the railway station an hour or earlier before our train departs.
 There are one or two of we, punctuality-fiends
 There are one or two for us, punctuality-fiends
 There are one or two of us, punctuality-fiends
 There is one or two of us, punctuality-fiendly
 No Change required

Q8. M.C. Mary Kom enhanced her already legend status when she defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in the 48 kg segment of the Women’s World Boxing Championship in Delhi on Saturday.
 enhanced her already legendary status
 enhance her already legendary status
 enhanced her already legendary statuses
 enhance her already legend status
 No Change required

Q9. She has busted gender stereotypes, and overcome the odds posed by the lack of resources and poor infrastructure that holded back so much athletic talent in India.
 hold back so more athletic talent in India.
 hold back so much athletic talent for India.
 holds back so much athletic talent in India.
 hold back so much athletic talent in India.
 No Change required

Q10. Terrorism is hardly a post-modern phenomenon. Several of the terror attacks in the 21st century, however, reflect a paradigmatic change in the tactics of asymmetric warfare, and the practice of violence.
 reflects a paradigmatic change in the tactics of asymmetric warfare
 reflecting a paradigmatic change in the tactics of asymmetric warfare
 reflect a paradigmatic changed in the tactics of asymmetric warfare
 reflect a paradigmatic changing in the tactics of asymmetric warfare
 No Change required

Q11. The Indian government has set up a committee with more than 100 members to coordinate celebrations of Gandhi’s anniversary, cram with political bigwigs from various parties, a few academics and Gandhian workers.
 cramming with political bigwigs from various parties
 crammed with political bigwigs from various parties
 crammed with politically bigwigs from various parties
 crammed with political bigwigs about various parties
 No Change required

Q12. The Kartarpur corridor will drastically cutted down the journey pilgrims have to make from more than 200 km to just 6 km.
 cut down the journey pilgrims has to make
 cut down the journey pilgrims having to make
 cut down the journey pilgrims have to making
 cut down the journey pilgrims have to make
 No Change required

Q13. On Wednesday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will laying the stone for construction of the corridor on the Pakistani side, about 4 km from the border.
 will lay the stone for construction of the
 will have lay the stone for construction of the
 will lay the stone for construction in the
 will lays the stone for construction of the
 No Change required

Q14. Visitors at the newly inaugurated Signature Bridge are risk their lives to strike poses for the social media, with the policemen facing a tough time trying to stop them, said a policeman on duty at the bridge on Sunday.
 are risking their lives to striking poses for the social media
 are risking there lives to strike poses for the social media
 are risking their lives to strike poses for the social media
 are at risk their lives to strike poses for the social media
 No Change required

Q15. Each of us carries a picture of what we are, a model of ourselves that guides us through the world, shapes our motivations and makes us behave one way rather than another.
 shaping our motivations and making us behave
 shaped our motivations and made us behave
 shapes our motivate and makes us behave
 shaped our motivations and making us behave
 No Change required











SOLUTIONS

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

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