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November 17, 2016

Bank Exams English Language Practice Test

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Directions (Q.1-5) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). 
  1. As Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi took up (1)/ truth and non-violence as weapons (2)/ and achieved Independence in 1947, (3)/ he is respectfully called as Mahatma. (4)/ No error (5). 
  2. I hate addictions (1)/ as for example smoking (2)/ and dissuade (3)/ people to refrain from it. (4)/ No error (5). 
  3. All the candidates thronged the office, (1)/ shouted slogans vociferously (2)/ and demanded the management to inform (3)/ them as to why they have not been selected. (4)/ No error (5). 
  4. She sings like her mother sings (1)/ hence, (2)/ she has won appreciation of many directors (3)/ who have come forward to give her chance to sing for heroines in movies. (4)/ No error (5). 
  5. The candidate has been popular with people (1)/ for his unselfishness and honesty (2)/ so his supporters (3)/ hope he may win the election. (4)/ No error (5). 
Directions (Q.1-5): Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) as the answer. 
  1. His house is as equally beautiful as that mine. 
    1. very equally 
    2. so equally 
    3. as though equally 
    4. so as equally 
    5. No correction required 
  2. This is an interesting book, I am reading now
    1. which I am reading now 
    2. as I read now 
    3. what I am reading now 
    4. for I am reading now 
    5. No correction required 
  3. He is very noble but helps the poor
    1. though helps the poor 
    2. and helps the poor 
    3. for helps the poor 
    4. except helps the poor 
    5. No correction required 
  4. I fear head office might not accept our demands. 
    1. I only fear head office might 
    2. I fear head office may
    3. I feared head office might 
    4. I fear that head office might 
    5. No correction required 
  5. His success is not remarkable as the success of my brother. 
    1. is very remarkable as
    2. is not as remarkable as 
    3. is not more remarkable than 
    4. is so remarkable as 
    5. No correction required 
Directions (Q.1-5): In each of the following sentences there are two blanks. Below each sentence, there are five pairs of words denoted by the numbers (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can filled be up in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully correct. 
  1. A person who is not  __________  is __________    with his job. 
    1.  tyrant, lucrative
    2.  disputatious, contented 
    3. stimulating, stimulate 
    4. cowardly, praises 
    5. covetous, restrain 
  2. As she is a  __________  , she is not  __________  by people. 
    1. radiant, praised 
    2. obvious, visible 
    3. harridan, esteemed 
    4. restraint, predicted 
    5. exalted, explained 
  3. As it is a __________    all the workers are in __________  
    1. conundrum, pandemonium 
    2. anxiety, difficulty 
    3. peril, delighted 
    4. virtue, vehemence 
    5. focus, emotion 
  4. Maintaining surrounds __________    is a mark of   __________ 
    1. grubby, indolence 
    2. tidy, piety 
    3. soporific, rancour 
    4. explicit, hesitation 
    5. profound, contradiction 
  5. An additional cause for Venice's __________    is the __________    of underground water table due to industrialisation. 
    1. sinking, draining 
    2. crowding, pooling 
    3. gathering, withering 
    4. drowning, springing 
    5. deviation, pollution 
Directions (Q.1-5): Four words are given in each of the questions of which two are most nearly the same/ opposite in meaning. Find the number of the correct letter combination. 
  1.  
      • A) Gifted 
      • B) Imitated
      • C) Gratis 
      • D) Handsome
    1. A-B 
    2. B-C
    3. A-C
    4. C-D 
    5. B-D
  2.  
      • A) Incapacity
      • B) Accelerated
      • C) Absurd 
      • D) Rational
    1. B-A 
    2. C-A
    3. A-D
    4. C-D
    5. B-D
  3.  
      • A) Apathetic 
      • B) Bashful
      • C) Demure
      • D) Queer
    1. C-D 
    2. A-B
    3. B-C
    4. D-A
    5. A-C
  4.  
      • A) Bold 
      • B) Applaud
      • C) Bewilder 
      • D) Castigate
    1. A-D 
    2. A-C
    3. C-D
    4. D-B 
    5. B-A
  5.  
      • A) Sardonic
      • B) Derisive
      • C) Native 
      • D) Inimicable
    1. B-D 
    2. C-B
    3. B-A
    4. C-A 
    5. D-C
Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following sentences in proper order and then answer the questions given below them:
  • (A) It finally tells us that our personal limits can, therefore be transcended. 
  • (B) It tells us that we need not fear. 
  • (C) The real value of Karate, Aikido, Kung Fu and the other martial arts has little to do with physical feats such as breaking bricks or fighting. 
  • (D) When that happens, it engenders the feeling of attainment with universal forces, of identification with the mysterious power of life itself. 
  • (E) The real value of martial arts study lies in what it tells us about ourselves. 
  • (F) It further tells us that our energy and awareness, our capacity for courage and compassion, are for greater than we have been led to believe. 
  1. Which is the FIRST sentence after rearrangement? 
  2. Which is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ? 
  3. Which is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ? 
    1. C
  4. Which is the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ? 
  5. Which is the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ? 
Directions (Q. 1-10 ) : In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These blanks 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. Goal setting is not an ..(1).. exercise. It requires considerable desire and dedication to sit down and work your way through ..(2).. step. It also takes ..(3).. belief in the value of your goal and in your ..(4).. to reach it. Goal setting is a thinking exercise that activates natural success system ..(5).. you. It engages your inner power and resourcefulness much like a car's transmission engages the ..(6).. when it is shifted out of neutral. A big, challenging goal causes creative juices in you to ..(7).. . You will renew energy, dedication and enthusiasm as you head down the path you have ..(8)... When you think of big goals, you automatically expect ..(9).. results. Remember, the size of your goal is determined by the ..(10).. of your belief.
  1.  
    1. easy 
    2. difficult
    3. clear
    4. worthwhile
    5. pertinent
  2.  
    1. entire
    2. each
    3. the whoe
    4. absolute
    5. pair
  3.  
    1. sincere
    2. half-heared
    3. lukewarm
    4. light-hearted
    5. ridiculous
  4.  
    1. willingness
    2. ability
    3. desire
    4. ambition
    5. deliberation
  5.  
    1. of
    2. inside
    3. among
    4. within
    5. relevant
  6.  
    1. engine
    2. rear
    3. ignition
    4. wheels
    5. top
  7.  
    1. blow
    2. emerge
    3. flow
    4. active
    5. accent
  8.  
    1. chosen
    2. got
    3. invented
    4. marked
    5. beguiled
  9.  
    1. large
    2. big
    3. enormous
    4. huge
    5. magnanimous
  10.  
    1. ability
    2. size
    3. scope
    4. famous
    5. square
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