English Quiz for SBI PO/ Clerk 2018: 11 May

English Quiz for SBI PO/ Clerk 2018: 11 May

English Quiz for SBI PO/ Clerk 2018: 11 May

Directions (Q. 1-5): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.
For a change, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (1) as market agents (2) it to, and did not change its policy rate from its current level of 8 per cent. Except that it has made its policy rate more of a signalling instrument and less of a means of accessing money from the RBI at that rate. The amount that banks can borrow from the RBI at the repo rate, which is set by the central bank, has been halved while the amount that banks can borrow (3) term repos, where the rate is market-determined via auctions, has (4) been raised. Similar market orientation has been (5) for liquidity as well. The RBI, under governor Raghuram Rajan, would like to act out the distinction between regulator and administrator.
1. 1) behaved       2) conducted         3) convinced        4) approached      5) talked
2. 1) disliked            2) rejected             3) expected          4) familiar              5) habitual
3. 1) by                      2) upon                   3) with                 4) on                        5) through
4. 1) either                2) proportionately                              3) definitely
4) permanently                                    5) never
5. 1) promoted        2) objected             3) pushed             4) promised           5) called
Directions (Q.6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
6. 1) Air India has rehired more than 75% of the cabin crew members / 2) who retired in the past six months or so / 3) apparently because a larger number of employees / 4) at the state-run airlines are often unavailable for duty. / 5) No error
7. 1) Communications & IT minister downplayed steps / 2) taken by telecom operators to self-regulate services, / 3) saying it’s the consumers who need to testify / 4) if these initiatives were working or not. / 5) No error
8. 1) The rule of thumbs is that / 2) if a stock or an index is trading above / 3) its 200-day moving average (DMA), it is considered / 4) a bull trend and vice versa. / 5) No error
9. 1) A lawsuit against Facebook has been filed in a US court, / 2) alleged that the social networking giant may / 3) have violated federal privacy laws / 4) by scanning private messages. / 5) No error
10. 1) Tsai Ing-wen has been sworn as the / 2) new president of Taiwan, thereby / 3) becoming the island’s / 4) first female leader. / 5) No error

Answers:

  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 2
  5. 4
  6. 3; Replace ‘larger’ with ‘large’
  7. 5
  8. 4; Replace ‘bull’ with ‘bullish’
  9. 2; Replace ‘alleged’ with ‘alleging’
  10. 1; Insert ‘in’ after ‘sworn’
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