Fillers for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 Exam

English Practice Time

 

Directions (1-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence. 

Q.1  Centre should …………… ministries whose functions …………… with the state ministries to save money, deliver efficiency and avoid duplication of work.
(a) finish, differ
(b) establish, contradict
(c) constitute, matches
(d) abolish, overlap
(e) block, vary
 

 

Q.2  Many people …………… genetically modified food but the reality is that all the food that we eat has been genetically modified naturally by thousands of years of ……………
(a) praise, manipulation
(b) grow, mismanagement
(c) criticize, farming
(d) avoid, experience
(e) condemn, abuse

 

Q.3  Given that only seven percent of the country’s labour force is in the organized sector, training options …………… for the unorganized sectors should also be ……………
(a) available, enhanced
(b) absent, improved
(c) lacking, sustained
(d) existing, restricted
(e) offered, limited

 

 

Q.4  Government initiatives and participation of many industrial houses in …………… loans to the villagers have led to the …………… of the farmers.
(a) providing, plight
(b) disbursing, betterment
(c) denying, revitalization
(d) subsidizing, suffering
(e) taking, advancement

 

 

Q.5  Indians will …………… one-fourth of total work force in the next five years but India needs to introspect whether its education system is …………… for these demographic dividends. 
(a) become, adequate
(b) consist, incompetent
(c) constitute, unequipped
(d) represent, sound
(e) comprise, prepared
 
 

 

Q.6  What goes into making a marriage can only be ……………. By trial and error and couples are best left to ……………. Out what works. 
(a) discovered, translate
(b) regulated, find
(c) learnt, figure
(d) seen, thrash
(e) experienced, judge

 

 

Q.7  The producer is known to ……………. With new stars and fresh talent and though there have been a few hits and misses, this filmmaker totally ……………. For the new breed.
(a) try, demands
(b) experiment, vouches
(c) sign, goes
(d) produce, promises
(e) work, supports

 

 

Q.8  The Government stated that it had the ……………. Right to use as much force as was necessary to regain control of areas ……………. by terrorists. 
(a) free, marked
(b) practical, left
(c) fundamental, infest
(d) basic, undertaken
(e) legitimate, dominated

 

 

Q.9  Obesity and alcohol ……………. Together to ……………. The risk of liver disease in both men and women. 
(a) act, increase
(b) result, aggravate
(c) taken, arrest
(d) put, heighten
(e) mix, lower

 

 

Q.10  There were screams, chills and thrills ……………. at the discotheque the other night as the director along with the producers hosted a party to ……………. The success of their latest horror flick. 
(a) combined, downplay
(b) alike, mourn
(c) experiences, mark
(d) galore, celebrate
(e) risen, generate

 

 

Answers:

1.(d), 2.(c), 3.(a), 4.(b) 5.(a), 6.(c), 7.(b), 8.(e), 9.(a), 10.(d)