SBI Clerk Pre-English Language Quiz – 27

SBI Clerk Pre-English Language Quiz

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Directions (1-7): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Karl Heinrich Marx (1818-1883) was the last of the great evaluator (1) in the Western intellectual service (2). His ideas exerted (3) a decisive influence on all aspects of human target (4), and transformed the study of history and society. They significantly changed anthropology, the arts, cultural studies, history, law, literature, philosophy, political economy, political theory and sociology by determining (5) a link between economic and intellectual life.

By developing a theory (6) of praxis, i.e. unity of thought and action, Marx brought about a sea change in the entire scheme of the social sciences. However, from its very inception Marxism had to promote (7) criticism and critical acclaim.

  1. (a)heroes




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. critics

  1. (a)tradition




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. a

Exp. tradition

  1. (a)threw




(e)No correction.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp. No correctio

  1. (a)wish




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Exp. endeavor

  1. (a)installing




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp. establishing

  1. (a)process




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp. methodology

  1. (a)relish




(e)No correction

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp. Countenance

Directions (8–10) : Which of the words/phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below should replace the words/phrases given in bold in the following sentences to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer.

  1. The water crisis has its origin in extensive deforestation, proliferation of bore wells, violent urbanisation, and unplanned development, which has vented havoc with the hydrological cycle, leading to the erosion of many rivers.

(a)Bases, limited, unleashed, affliction

(b)Roots, rampant, wreaked, deterioration

(c)Center, widespread, perpetrate, contamination

(d)Cause, robust, produced, spoilage

(e)No correction required

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Sol. Wreak means cause (a large amount of damage or harm).

Rampant means (especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.

Vent means the release or expression of a strong emotion, energy, etc

  1. The fact that cases pile up in the courts of law has emboldened the terrorists. Some of the offences for which military courts can try civilians are: attacking military officers or installations; kidnapping for ransom; possessing and storing explosives and firearms, creating terror and insecurity in Pakistan and waging war against the State.

(a)Dissuaded, coronations, compensation, engaging

(b)Kindled, deputations, deliverance, ceasing

(c)Incited, induction, tamper, enduring

(d)Fortified, devolution, money, executing

(e)No correction required.

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Sol. Embolden means give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.

Installation means a military or industrial establishment.

Waging means carry on (a war or campaign).

Tamper means a machine or tool for tamping down earth or ballast.

  1. There have been claims by various media that North Korea has not yet created nuclear shield small enough to fit in a missile. But there have been other expert-based reports suggesting that North Korea already has abbreviated warheads, with some estimates introducing this number at around 20.

(a)Diverse, barrier, diminished, eclipsing

(b)Several, weapon, stretched, concluding

(c)Numerous, warheads, miniaturized, capping

(d)Populous, missile, abridged, oppressing

(e)No correction required

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Sol. Warhead means the explosive head of a missile, torpedo, or similar weapon.

Miniaturize means make on a smaller or miniature scale.

Abridge means shorten (a book, film, speech, etc.) without losing the sense.





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