English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims 2022- October 29

Itinerary (1-15): In each of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Under each sentence there are five options and each blank must be filled with the same word given below for the sentence to be correct. Complete the sentences with the correct word.

Q1. (I) Another smaller ………… is to the east with a door also from Roman times.
(II) The main ruin is a rectangular wall……….., 238 ft.
(a door
(b) vent
(c) pregnant
d) asylum
(e) crate

Q2. (i) This opens up a whole new list of subtopics, like was it just a……….. abuser or someone he knew?
(II) The mines of Nevada are mainly clustered around the town of Eureka, where the ore is found in scattered “pockets” at ……….. through the limestone.
(a) methodical
(b) specific
(c) systematic
(d) random
(e) planned

Q3. (I) He had to return it as promised, even knowing it was a rule………..
(II) He felt that the behavior of the mother suggested that she was up to a story………..
(a) sincere
(b) honest
(c) genuine
(d) factual
(e) wrong

Q4. (I) It will take more than one year to complete the …………. task of rebuilding the museum.
(II) Since the changes are not …………, it should only take Sarah a day or two to rearrange the kitchen.
(a) diversified
(b) monolithic
(c) hectic
(d) stubborn
(e) random

Q5. (I) We deduced that he had a ……….. complex by his apparent need to seduce anything that walked around.
(II) He has a terrible reputation as ………..
(a) honest
(b) Romeo
(c) enemy
(d) Casanova
(e) dishonest

Q6. (i) Yet he became deeply attached to his wife, and actually turned out to be almost as……….. as his father.
(II) He is considered by many to be a very ………. joint.
(a) fearful
(b) without love
(c) uxory
(d) hateful
(e) contempt

Q7. (I) The real estate agent was hoping ………. buyers by decorating the house with fancy furniture.
(II) The scammer worked for ……….. the innocent couple with promises of easy money.
(a) scold
(b) seduce
(c) entertain
(d) shout
(e) amuse

Q8. (I) My mom always wears long skirts for……….. what she calls her “lumpy knees”.
(II) When we go deer hunting, we dress in ………… in order to blend in with the scenery of nature.
(a) disclose
(b) conceal
(c) hide
(d) coverage
(e) camouflage

Q9. (I) We send our most sincere ……….. to their family, friends and community.
(II) Brandon Westlake offered his concern …………, having apparently heard the news of the eavesdropping dominoes.
(a) grief
(b) emotions
(c) condolences
(d) lament
(e) to sympathize

Q10. (i) The copper tray hit the bottom of the box with a thud, spitting ash into the air of the office………….
(II) She quickly put the plates in the dishwasher and drained the water ………… from the frying pan.
(a) stinks
(b) contaminated
(c) perished
(d) stale
(e) pale

Q11. (I) They are exceedingly thin, but being buried in the concrete no danger of their ………….. by rusting is to be feared.
(II) On one occasion he and his company were in danger of …………. of need, and even Tze-lu’s courage gave way.
(a) tangible
(b) perish
(c) touchable
(d) drinkable
(e) finish

Q12. (I) When she is angry at dinner, my mother kills the flavor of the meal with her …………. the silence.
(II) Video technology has made it so that even people who are on a separate continent can seem……….. to each other.
(a) absolute
(b) change
(c) influence
(d) visible
(e) palpable

Q13. (I) During the seven years of our record, there is a very obvious oscillation in temperature …………
(II) It is also planned to remove the ………… of persons exercising similar functions and receiving different remuneration.
(a level
(b) increase
(c) hatred
(d) ascend
(e) abnormality

Q14. (I) He aims to manufacture his product ………… by selling it internationally.
(II) They are …………. environmental contaminants of considerable persistence.
(a) ubiquitous
(b) omniscient
(c) omnipotent
(d) effective
(e) dominate

Q15. (I) When I was growing up, I thought of my dad as a ………… man who rarely spent time with me.
(II) After doing a little research, the subject of metaphysics was no longer so ………… for me.
(a) maze
(b) latent
(c) enigmatic
(d)geeky
(e) strange

Solutions

S1. Rep.(c)
Floor. pregnant– something enclosed .ie inserted into a letter or package

S2. Rep.(d)
Floor. Random– course without defined direction

S3. Rep.
Floor. fake– forgery or forgery; not authentic

S4. Rep.(b)
Floor. monolithic– of or resembling a monolith (having a massive, immutable structure that does not allow for individual variation)

S5. Rep.(d)
Floor. casanova– a man considered romantic and gallant, especially one who gives loving attention to women; a libertine man and womanizer

S6. Rep.(c)
Floor. uxory– too devoted or submissive to his wife

S7. Rep.(b)
Floor. seduce– cheat

S8. Rep.
Floor. camouflage– a costume or blanket

S9. Rep.(c)
Floor. condolences– comfort, support or sympathy

S10. Rep.(d)
Floor. vitiated– not fresh

S11. Rep.(b)
Floor. perish– extremely cold; use of environmental or bodily conditions

S12. Rep.
Floor. palpable– that can be touched, smelled or seen

S13. Rep.
Floor. anomaly– a deviation from a rule or from what is considered normal

S14. Rep.(a)
Floor. omnipresent– be everywhere at once; ubiquitous, widespread; widespread

S15. Rep.(c)
Floor. enigmatic– difficult to understand

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