English Quiz based on Close Test for Banks and SSC exam

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Directions (1-10): In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. For each blank five words have been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) is a 21-member grouping of economically important Pacific Rim countries that is in its 26th year of operations. Its overall (1) is to liberalise economic activity internally and across borders, (2) informal — meaning, no formal agreements-engagement at various levels, (3) the summit. The next summit of the grouping is (4) for November this year at Manila. While China had invited India to the Apec meet in Beijing last year, the government (5) to skip the event. That (6) not so much India’s lack of interest in joining Apec as lack of preparedness to attend the meet in a meaningful fashion. India must be better prepared and actively seek membership.

There are multiple reasons for (7) Apec’s geographical limits. For India, it is a (8) of being a part of the free trade area of the Asia Pacific that Apec (9) and the powerful Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that the US has been pursuing aggressively, (10) being a lever for pushing domestic reform.


Q1. (a) catchword

(b) fuss

(c) ruckus

(d) intent

(e) maxim

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1. (d)


  1. (a) without

(b) through

(c) in

(d) means

(e) over

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2. (b)


Q3. (a) for

(b) together with

(c) comprising

(d) beside

(e) including

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (e)


Q4. (a) slated

(b) reserved

(c) locked

(d) decided

(e) fixed

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (a)


Q5. (a) give up

(b) selected

(c) chose

(d) neglected

(e) elected

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5. (c)


Q6. (a) returned

(b) resonated

(c) replied

(d) reflected

(e) took

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6. (d)


Q7. (a) bridging

(b) stretching

(c) inflating

(d) drawing

(e) pulling out

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7. (b)


Q8. (a) end

(b) route

(c) step

(d) process

(e) means

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8. (e)


Q9. (a) pursues

(b) runs away

(c) oppresses

(d) stalks

(e) persists

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (a)


Q10. (a) likewise

(b) else

(c) besides

(d) secondly

(e) further


Answer & Explanation
Ans.10. (c)

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