New Pattern Double Fillers for IBPS PO/Clerk/Canara Bank 2018: 20 November

New Pattern Double Fillers for IBPS PO/Clerk/Canara Bank 2018: 20 November

Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the pairs of phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrases given in bold and underlined in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.
1. If the weather department’s forecast can be reliable the agriculture sector is similar to last year’s growth rate.
  1. dependable, wearing
  2. proved, following
  3. honoured, going to achieve
  4. trusted, poised to surpass
  5. No correction required
2. Despite policy discrepancy between the Left and the Congress government every five years, in almost every social index, Kerala has been back of other Indian states.
  1. see-saw, ahead
  2. fluctuation, instead
  3. difference, despite
  4. change, behind
  5. No correction required
3. The recent announcement of the GST rate of 18 per cent tax levy for telecommunication services will certainly effect the consumer at all.
  1. affect, hardly
  2. blow, in general
  3. impact, at large
  4. shake, completely
  5. No correction required
4. The much-awaited talks between Air India and Singapore Airlines for a possible commercial agreementhave let down today.
  1. affinity, come down
  2. alliance, broken down
  3. collusion, put down
  4. connection, laid down
  5. No correction required
5. Private sector banks have been busy playing catch up, adding bad loans at a much faster pace than their public sector counterparts over the past three quarters.
  1. close in, buddy
  2. match, friends
  3. game, forgery
  4. back, partner
  5. No correction required
Directions (Q. 6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
6. Royal Bank of Scotland says it is ________ 1400 jobs from its retail banking ________ over the next two years.
        1) cutting, operations          2) sacking, deals
        3) reducing, affairs              4) dismissing, enterprises
        5) lowering, proceedings
7. State-owned Oriental Bank of Commerce ________ fixed deposit rate ________ up to 1 per cent on select maturities.
        1) has, aside                          2) abridged, below
        3) slashed, by                       4) cut, about
        5) hiked, above
8. In an acknowledgement of the ________ dissatisfaction among private developers carrying out infrastructure projects, the government is planning to set up a dedicated institution for dispute ________ in public contracts.
        1) grown, analysis                2) amplified, solving
        3) augmenting, breakdown        4) budding, removal
        5) growing, resolution
9. Notice is ________ given that in ________ of the listing agreement, meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday.
        1) thus, pursuit                     2) hereby, persuance
        3) heresy, view                     4) here, proceedings
        5) therefore, contract
10. Like the hen that laid the ________ egg, the T20 league has only made the players more _______.
        1) costly, courageous          2) diamond, corrupt
        3) silver, enthusiastic           4) golden, greedy
         5) platinum, vulnerable
Answers:
  1. 4
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 2
  5. 5
  6. 1
  7. 3
  8. 5
  9. 2
  10. 4
Puzzle MCQs for IBPS Clerk/Canara Bank 2018: 20 November

Puzzle MCQs for IBPS Clerk/Canara Bank 2018: 20 November

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
A banking institute organised mock test for different subjects—Maths, English, Reasoning, GS, Computer and Marketing—on six days of a week, not necessarily in the same order. The exams start from Monday with a holiday on any day of the week. One full day is devoted to one exam.
The exam of Maths is scheduled immediately after the exam of English. The exam of GS is scheduled on Wednesday but not after the exam of Marketing. The exam of Reasoning is scheduled on Friday. There is only one exam between the exams of Computer and Maths. There is only one day when no paper is scheduled but that is not Saturday. The exam of Marketing is scheduled just before the holiday.
1.How many exams are schedueld between the exams of Reasoning and Marketing?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) Four
2.Which day is a holiday?
1) Saturday
2) Tuesday
3) Friday
4) Sunday
5) Thursday
3.On which of the following days is the exam of Maths scheduled?
1) Monday
2) Tuesday
3) Wednesday
4) Friday
5) None of these
4.Which of the following combinations is correct?
1) Tuesday – English
2) Saturday – Reasoning
3) Friday – Maths
4) Monday – Computer
5) Wednesday – GS
5.Which two exams are scheduled on the second and fifth day respectively?
1) Reasoning, English
2) Computer, Maths
3) Marketing, GS
4) Maths, Reasoning
5) None of these
Directions (Q. 6-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
There are seven Indian cricketers, namely Sachin, Sehwag, Dhoni, Kohli, Raina, Yuvraj and Dravid. Each of them belongs to a different state, viz Maharashtra, Jharkhand, UP, Punjab, Delhi, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Moreover, each of them also has a liking for different foods, namely Chicken Tikka, Veg Biryani, Fish Curry, Chicken Biryani, Mutter Paneer, Mutton Curry and Afghani Chicken, not necessarily in the same order.
•Sachin, who likes Fish Curry, is neither from Maharashtra nor from Punjab.
•Raina is not from Jharkhand and does not like Chicken Tikka. Yuvraj, who hails from Tamil Nadu, does not like Veg Biryani.
•Kohli, who likes Afghani Chicken, is not from Karnataka. The one who is from Jharkhand is fond of Mutton Curry.
•Dhoni likes Mutter Paneer and is from UP while Sehwag, who likes Veg Biryani is from Delhi.
6.Raina likes which of the following foods?
1) Mutton Curry
2) Veg Biryani
3) Chicken Biryani
4) None of these
5) Can’t be determined
7.Who among the following belongs to Karnataka?
1) Raina
2) Dravid
3) Sachin
4) None of these
5) Can’t be determined
8.Kohli belongs to which of the following states?
1) Jharkhand
2) Karnataka
3) Maharashtra
4) Punjab
5) Can’t be determined
9.Which of the following statements is/are false?
1) Sachin belongs to Karnataka and likes Fish Curry.
2) Dravid likes Mutton Curry.
3) Dhoni is from Jharkhand.
4) None is true
5) None is false
10.Who among the following belongs to Punjab?
1) Dravid
2) Raina
3) Kohli
4) None of these
5) Can’t be determined
11.Chicken Tikka is the favourite food of who among the following?
1) Dravid
2) Yuvraj
3) Raina
4) None of these
5) Can’t be determined
Answers :-
  1. 1
  2. 4
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 4
  6. 3
  7. 3
  8. 5
  9. 3
  10. 5
  11. 2
Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 20 November 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 20 November 2018

1. The Neuve-Chapelle Memorial, the place associated with India's role in the First World War, is situated in
1) France
2) Israel
3) UK
4) Germany
5) Spain
2. The Science and Technology Minister recently launched the Global Cooling Prize. In the present Union Cabinet, this Ministry is held by
1) DV Sadananda Gowda
2) Thawar Chand Gehlot
3) Prakash Javadekar
4) Radha Mohan Singh
5) Dr Harsh Vardhan
3. The National Press Day is observed every year on which date?
1) 01 Nov
2) 06 Nov
3) 16 Nov
4) 26 Nov
5) 30 Nov
4. India and which country recently held their 9th Annual Defence and Security Dialogue after one-year gap? 
1) Bangladesh
2) Australia
3) Canada
4) China
5) US
5. The govt of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed $169-mn loan pact to provide water and sanitation services in
1) Karnataka
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Telangana
5) Madhya Pradesh
6. _____ has signed three loan agreements with the govt to provide debt of $574 mn for on-lending, electricity transmission and water supply infrastructure projects.
1) World Bank
2) IMF
3) ADB
4) NDB
5) AIIB
7. The officials of India, US, Japan and which country met at Singapore recently and held consultations on regional and global issues of common interest?
1) South Korea
2) Singapore
3) Myanmar
4) Australia
5) Canada
8. The Women and Child Development Ministry (WCD) has nominated three people to be members of the National Commission for Women. The present chairman of NCW is
1) Kamlesh Gautam
2) Soso Shaiza
3) Chandramukhi Devi
4) Lalitha Kumaramangalam
5) Rekha Sharma
9. Asian Development Bank has signed a $300-mn loan pact with India to support lending by India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd. The present chairman of ADB is
1) KV Kamath
2) Takehiko Nakao
3) Jin Liqun
4) Jim Yong Kim
5) Ron Chernow
10. India’s first specialized hospital for elephants was formally opened in which of the following cities recently?
1) Mathura
2) Hyderabad
3) Jaipur
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Kolkata
Answers:
  1. 1
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 2
  6. 3
  7. 4
  8. 5
  9. 2
  10. 1

Reasoning MCQs for IBPS Clerk/Canara Bank 2018: 20 November

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the questions below one statement is followed by blank spaces which are followed by a conclusion which can be drawn from either the statement given in the question or from the statement given in the question and an additional statement which may fit in the blank space. You have to study the question and the alternatives which provide a statement and decide which of the answers best fit between the given statement and conclusion.
1. Statement I: The Government has decided to effect a significant increase in the procurement price of Kharif crops with immediate effect.
Blank Space:  ________________________________
                                   ________________________________
Conclusion: The farmers’ income will not get adversely affected this Kharif season.
(a)  Statement II: The production of Kharif crops this season has surpassed the production level of all the earlier years.
(b)  Statement II: The production of Kharif crops has declined considerably from that of the previous year.
(c)  Statement II: The production of Kharif crops this year has remained unchanged in comparison with those of the previous years.
1)  Only (a)
2)  Only(b)
3)  Only(c)
4)  Any one of the above statements will fit
5)  No additional statement is required to draw the conclusion
2. Statement I: A very large number of students of this college have secured more than 99 per cent aggregate marks in the final degree examination conducted recently.
Blank Space:  ________________________________
                                   ________________________________
Conclusion: The question papers set by the university this year for all the colleges under its jurisdiction were comparatively much easier than the earlier years.
(a)  Statement II: Students from other colleges under the university also have secured unusually higher percentage of marks.
(b)  Statement II: The university does not have required number of teachers to evaluate the answer papers.
(c)  Statement II: Students appeared in the previous year’s examination secured comparatively less marks.
1) Only (a)
2) Only (b)
3) Only(c)
4) Any one of the above statements will fit
5) No additional statement is required to draw the conclusion
3. Statement I: The agitating workers had taken out a peaceful procession in front of the factory gate to register their protest.
Blank Space:  ________________________________
                                   ________________________________
Conclusion: The Govt. has suspended the Police Officer-in-Charge of the picket and initiated an inquiry into this incidence of police atrocity.
(a)  Statement II: The workers had applied for a mass casual leave on the day of the incidence.
(b)  Statement II: The agitating workers did not allow the policemen to enter the factory premises.
(c)  Statement II: The police resorted to indiscriminate lathi charge on the agitating workers of the local factory.
1)  Only (a)
2)  Only(b)
3)  Only(c)
4)  Any one of the above statements will fit
5)  No additional statement is required to draw the conclusion
4. Statement I: The foreign direct investment in India has remained very low particularly in the infrastructure sector comparative to that in China.
Blank Space:  ________________________________
                                   ________________________________
Conclusion: The Government has now set up a board of experts which is given full authority to approve proposals of foreign direct investment in the infrastructure sector within reasonable time.
(a)  Statement II: The delay in approvals by the Government for the foreign direct investment proposals is inordinate because of complex approval system.
(b)  Statement II: The people engaged so far in the approval system did not have the expertise to take quick decision.
(c)  Statement II: The processing time in China to approve the foreign direct investment proposal is comparatively very low.
1)  Only (a)
2)  Only(b)
3)  Only(c)
4)  Any one of the above statements will fit
5)  No additional statement is required to draw the conclusion
5. Statement I: Every year during monsoon large number of people in the city suffer from various waterborne diseases and many of such people even succumb to these diseases.
Blank Space:  ________________________________
                                   ________________________________
Conclusion: The civic authority has failed to put in place an effective mechanism to immune people from such waterborne diseases.
(a)  Statement II: People are careless particularly in monsoon season about the quality of their food and drink.
(b)  Statement II: The sewage system in the city has become very old resulting into mixing with rainwater during monsoon.
(c)  Statement II: The Government has been cautioning people every year to be careful about the waterborne diseases.
1)  Only (a)
2)  Only (b)
3)  Only(c)
4)  Any one of the above statements will fit
5)  No additional statement is required to draw the conclusion

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 3
  5. 2