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English Quizzes For Bank Foundation 2023- 21st January

Directions (1-7): Read the following passage and answer the questions as directed. There are some blanks given in the passage based on which some questions are framed, and some words are highlighted as well to help you answer some of the questions.

Super strong men with muscles can be ______(A) ______. (B) Among fears that without the crowds of featured (1) who usually pull the ropes of the huge chariots of the presiding stall (2) in Puri during Rath Yatra the chariots would deities (3), the traditional servitors, who devotees (4) a Mr. India among them, proved to be enough. None can serve a strong deity without nurturing strength themselves, apparently. (C) While this is a traditional role, strong women — with muscles — have become visible more recently: climbing to the top of world-class competitions through a society of skewed gender values is evident of not just discipline in building up the body but also of unbowed strength of character. No wonder Mary Kom and her ilk are the icons of a new age.

It would be silly to say that strength does not lie in muscle alone, because creating strength of body or mind requires determination, discipline and dedication. Women’s strength — because of their traditional roles — is ____________(D)____________ in numberless ways. Shakespeare, wise to the cunning strengths of women, has Rosalind say in “As You Like It” that a woman who cannot make her fault her husband’s occasion should not nurse a child, for she would bring it up like a fool. That is, a woman’s strength resides in her brain — her quick thinking, her ____________(E)____________ wit — or she would never survive in a man’s world. Education was irrelevant to this strength that kept the world going from behind the scenes, ____________(F)____________ , women became formidable public speakers and protesters, breaching the so-called male bastion of logic to use reasoned argument against injustices that emanated — and still do — from the same bastion.

It is this discourse that Cate Blanchett, the Oscar-winning actor playing the role of a conservative writer in a television series, Mrs America, must have been referring to when she said that she admired the way women spoke in the 1970s. (G) Ms Blanchett tried (1) what she saw as the haranguing (2) of civilized public debate — women may not have agreed with one another but deplored (3) to talk things through — and its replacement by disappearance (4) matches. Ms Blanchett has unerringly homed in on the strongest weapon of any human being, man, woman or otherwise gendered: reason.

Q1. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (A) in the above passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful.
(I) For many, his ____________ contribution is to have lightened the gloom and moral bankruptcy of those years.
(II) By the 1850s, the stethoscope had become virtually the ____________ badge of office of the medical practitioner.

(a) Inefficacy
(b) Inadvertently
(c) Unprecedented
(d) Indispensable
(e)None of these

Q2. The sentence given in (B) has four words given in bold. Amongst the given bold words which of the followings must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful?
(a) Both 2-1 and 3-4
(b) Both 1-4 and 2-3
(c) Both 2-4 and 1-3
(d) 1-3
(e) 2-4

Q3. In the above passage, sentence (C) is italicized. There may or may not be error in one part of the sentence, select the part having error it in.
(a) While this is a traditional role, strong women — with muscles
(b) have become visible more recently: climbing to the top
(c) of world-class competitions through a society of skewed gender
(d) values is evident of not just discipline in building
(e) up the body but also of unbowed strength of character

Q4. Which of the following should fill the blank given in (D) to make it contextually correct and meaningful?
(a) Conspicuous
(b) Manifested
(c) Confuted
(d) Exacerbated
(e)None of the above

Q5. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (E) in the given passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful.
(I) Some of these animals have ____________ spines or stingers that can cause pain or injury.
(II) The dollar was on the ____________ against more growth-sensitive currencies, following upbeat U.S. and European economic data.

(a) Defensive
(b) Offended
(c) Predictive
(d) Productive
(e) Puzzling

Q6. Which of the following phrases should fill the blank (F) to make it contextually and grammatically meaningful and correct respectively?
(a) women have lost the art of debate
(b) a real strong culture of shouting
(c) but when education did come
(d) however, when women actually educated
(e) they haven’t got a sense of self-assessment

Q7. The sentence given in (G) has four words given in bold. Amongst the given bold words, which of the followings must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful?
(a) Both 2-1 and 3-4
(b) Both 1-4 and 2-3
(c) Both 2-4 and 1-3
(d) 1-3
(e) 2-4

Directions (8-15): In each of the questions given below four words are given in bold. These words may or may not be in their correct position. Following each sentence four sequences are provided. Select the sequence of the words which will make the given sentence contextually meaningful.

Q8. Elon Musk celebrate (A) an odd way to deliveries (B) Tesla’s quarterly chose (C) of electric cars that were significantly (D) higher than analysts expected.
(a)ABCD
(b) BACD
(c)CABD
(d) DABC
(e) None of the above

Q9. Parliaments in governments (A) around the world are democracies (B) and questioning their meeting (C) on their responses (D) to the COVID-19 pandemic.

(a)ACBD
(b)BCAD
(c)CBAD
(d)DBAC
(e) None of the above

Q10. China’s growing territorial aggression (A) on the LAC signals the end (B) of Beijing’s peaceful rise and its regional (C) desire to maintain traditional (D) status quo with India.
(a)ABDC
(b)BADC
(c)CADB
(d)DACB
(e) None of the above

Q11. While explained (A) the draft Constitution, B.R. Ambedkar preferred (B) why the drafting committee had introducing (C) a parliamentary form over the presidential (D) system of governance.
(a)ACDB
(b) BACD
(c)CABD
(d) DABC
(e) None of the above

Q12. The acknowledge (A) G-11 grouping would richest (B) India’s place amongst the world’s recognize (C) nations, and proposed (D) its global voice.
(a) ABDC
(b) BDCA
(c) CDBA
(d) DCBA
(e) None of the above

Q13. As per WHO alternative (A), the death of every COVID-19 patient is to be counted (B) as a COVID death unless there is a clear definitions (C) cause of death that cannot be related. (D)
(a)ADBC
(b)BDAC
(c)CDAB
(d)DCAB
(e) None of the above

Q14. When it comes to making results (A)) to manufacturing products that are sustainable and commitments (B) to the planet, some companies talk a big friendly (C) but deliver less-than-stellar game (D)
(a)ACDB
(b)BCDA
(c) CBDA
(d)DBCA
(e) None of the above

Q15. Lemonade is not heavily (A) yet “by design,” as it is still marketing (B) investing in growth and spending (C) a good deal of money on profitable (D) to attract new customers.
(a)ABDC
(b)BADC
(c)CADB
(d)DACB
(e) None of the above

Solutions

S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. “Indispensable” should come at the place marked as (A) in the above passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful. Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful. Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.
Indispensable: absolutely necessary.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. 1-4 and 2-3 must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful. The sentence after rearrangement is,
Among fears that without the crowds of devotees (1) who usually pull the ropes of the huge chariots of the presiding deities (2) in Puri during Rath Yatra the chariots would stall (3), the traditional servitors, who featured (4) a Mr. India among them, proved to be enough.
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. “evidence” should replace “evident” in option (d).
Evidence: noun
Evident: Adjective
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. “Manifested” should fill the blank given in (D) to make it contextually correct and meaningful. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.
Manifested: be evidence of; prove.
show (a quality or feeling) by one’s acts or appearance; demonstrate.
Conspicuous: clearly visible.
Confuted: prove (a person or an assertion or accusation) to be wrong.
Exacerbated: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. “defensive” options should come at the place marked as (E) in the given passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful. Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful. Hence, option (a) is the correct answer choice.
Defensive: used or intended to defend or protect.
very anxious to challenge or avoid criticism.

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. “but when education did come” phrases should fill the blank (F) to make it contextually and grammatically meaningful and correct respectively. Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S7. Ans. (c)
Sol. 2-4 and 1-3 must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful. The sentence after rearrangement is,
Ms Blanchett deplored (1) what she saw as the disappearance (2) of civilized public debate — women may not have agreed with one another but tried (3) to talk things through — and its replacement by haranguing (4) matches.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is CABD. The sentence after rearrangement is,
Elon Musk chose (C) an odd way to celebrate (A) Tesla’s quarterly deliveries (B) of electric cars that were significantly (D) higher than analysts expected.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S9. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is BCAD. The sentence after rearrangement is,
Parliaments in democracies (B) around the world are meeting (C) and questioning their governments (A) on their responses (D) to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S10. Ans. (a)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is ABDC. The sentence after rearrangement is,
China’s growing territorial aggression (A) on the LAC signals the end (B) of Beijing’s peaceful rise and its traditional (D) desire to maintain regional (C) status quo with India.
Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S11. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is CABD. The sentence after rearrangement is,
While introducing (C) the draft Constitution, B.R. Ambedkar explained (A) why the drafting committee had preferred (B) a parliamentary form over the presidential (D) system of governance.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S12. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is DCBA. The sentence after rearrangement is,
The proposed (D) G-11 grouping would recognize (C) India’s place amongst the world’s richest (B) nations, and acknowledge (A) its global voice.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S13. Ans. (e)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is CBAD. The sentence after rearrangement is, As per WHO definitions (C), the death of every COVID-19 patient is to be counted (B) as a COVID death unless there is a clear alternative (A) cause of death that cannot be related. (D)
Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S14. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is BCDA. The sentence after rearrangement is,
When it comes to making commitments (B) to manufacturing products that are sustainable and friendly (C) to the planet, some companies talk a big game (D) but deliver less-than-stellar results. (A)
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S15. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence of the highlighted words is DACB. The sentence after rearrangement is,
Lemonade is not profitable (D) yet “by design,” as it is still heavily (A) investing in growth and spending (C) a good deal of money on marketing (B) to attract new customers.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

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