SBI PO / Ibps Exam - English Quiz - 2

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  • 1. 

    He ................ all his money ........................ .

    • A.

      Squandered, Wisely

    • B.

      Deposited, Prudence

    • C.

      Expanded, Notoriously

    • D.

      Earned, Decent

    • E.

      Spent, Foolishly

    Correct Answer
    E. Spent, Foolishly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Spent, Foolishly". This means that he used up or used all of his money in a foolish or unwise manner.

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  • 2. 

    It was my .....................  that ............ to the serious problem.

    • A.

      Desire, brought

    • B.

      Negligence, Led

    • C.

      Fault, Lauded

    • D.

      Mistake, Subjected

    • E.

      Decision, put

    Correct Answer
    B. Negligence, Led
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Negligence, Led." This means that the person's negligence or lack of attention led to the serious problem.

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  • 3. 

    If you are  ......... you can ............. any task effectively.

    • A.

      Interested, avoid

    • B.

      Diligent, perform

    • C.

      Busy, accomplish

    • D.

      Expert, prepare

    • E.

      Able, neglect

    Correct Answer
    B. Diligent, perform
    Explanation
    Being diligent means being careful and conscientious in one's work. If someone is diligent, they will put in the necessary effort and attention to detail to perform a task effectively. The word "perform" in the answer choice reinforces this idea, as it suggests actively carrying out or executing a task. Therefore, if someone is diligent, they will be able to perform any task effectively.

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  • 4. 

    Because he was ............. he left the party earlier and ............ home.

    • A.

      Tired, brought

    • B.

      Precarious, approached

    • C.

      Preoccupied, sent

    • D.

      Ill, contacted

    • E.

      Unwell, returned

    Correct Answer
    E. Unwell, returned
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "unwell, returned". This means that the person left the party earlier because they were not feeling well and went back home.

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  • 5. 

    The present system is ............. and needs .................... .

    • A.

      Adequate, betterment

    • B.

      Wrong, improve

    • C.

      Defective, reforming

    • D.

      Good, no change

    • E.

      Excellent, improvement

    Correct Answer
    D. Good, no change
    Explanation
    The present system is good and does not require any changes.

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  • 6. 

    An impartial person ....................... others without any ............. .

    • A.

      Like, reservation

    • B.

      Judges, bias

    • C.

      Blames, prudence

    • D.

      Praises, point

    • E.

      Wishes, malice

    Correct Answer
    B. Judges, bias
    Explanation
    An impartial person, such as judges, evaluates others without any bias. Bias refers to a preference or prejudice towards a particular person or group, which can influence judgment or decision-making. In this context, judges are expected to be fair and objective in their assessments, without allowing any personal biases to affect their judgment.

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  • 7. 

    A dull student sometimes gets ............ marks than does a ......................... students.

    • A.

      Better, mediocre

    • B.

      Good, better

    • C.

      More, brilliant

    • D.

      Less, wiser

    • E.

      Excellent, brilliant

    Correct Answer
    C. More, brilliant
    Explanation
    A dull student sometimes gets more marks than does a brilliant student. This suggests that there may be instances where a student who is not very academically inclined can still perform better than a highly intelligent student. This could be due to various factors such as effort, study habits, or test-taking skills. The comparison between "more" and "brilliant" implies that the dull student's marks exceed those of the brilliant student.

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  • 8. 

    Many people coming from villages ....................... themselves so .................... that they don't go back.

    • A.

      Enjoy, immensely

    • B.

      Earn, well

    • C.

      Feed, much

    • D.

      Strain, well

    • E.

      Make, well

    Correct Answer
    A. Enjoy, immensely
    Explanation
    The phrase "enjoy, immensely" fits the sentence because it suggests that people coming from villages enjoy their new lives in the city so much that they do not want to return. The word "immensely" emphasizes the level of enjoyment they experience.

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  • 9. 

    As I was his .................... companion, he naturally ............... all his comments to me.

    • A.

      Genuine, told

    • B.

      Fond, contested

    • C.

      Extreme, positioned

    • D.

      Sole, addressed

    • E.

      Best, executed

    Correct Answer
    D. Sole, addressed
    Explanation
    The sentence suggests that the speaker was the only companion of the person mentioned. Because of this, the person naturally directed all their comments to the speaker. Therefore, the correct answer is "sole, addressed."

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  • 10. 

    He expressed .......... for his hasty ................. .

    • A.

      Regret, action

    • B.

      Pleasure, speech

    • C.

      Repentance, movement

    • D.

      Anguish, provocation

    • E.

      Displeasure, win

    Correct Answer
    A. Regret, action
    Explanation
    The sentence states that "He expressed regret for his hasty action." This means that the person feels sorry or remorseful for doing something quickly and without thinking.

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