English language is the first section in any banking exam of SBI, IBPS, Po and clerk & IBPS RRB. In all banking exams, there is sectional cutoff for this section. So irrespective of your education background, you should give important to this section and try to clear the cutoff. There will be around 30 questions from english language section. The syllabus is almost the same for every banking exam.
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Directions : The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick up two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Drugs worth Rs. 3 lakh were ___ from the apartment by the police. (A) manufactured (B) ruptured (C) seized (D) confiscated (E) bought (F) compared
a) (A) and (D)
d) (E) and (F)
A man reportedly_____ two passports with the same photograph but under different names was arrested by the commissioner’s Task Force. (A) possessing (B) examining (C) surrendering (D) mastering (E) holding (F) fixating
a) (B) and(C)
c) (A) and (E)
d) (A) and (D)
The Hollywood star and the Bollywood heroine are being ____ as the next big onscreen couple. (A) labelled (B) explained (C) worshiped (D) touted (E) exclaimed (F) shouted
a) (B) and (D)
b) (A) and (C)
c) (B) and (F)
d) (A) and (D)
e)(C) and (D)
An organization ______ to the mission of road safety has prepared an action plan for reducing accidents and related injuries and fatalities. (A) specified (B) inaugurated (C) committed (D)kickedoff (E) succumbed (F) dedicated
a) (C) and (F)
b) (A) and (E)
c) (C) and (E)
d) (D) and (F)
e)(A) and (C)
The ability of a woman to do well does not_____ on whether it is a man’s world or not, because everyone has his/her own opportunities. (A) trust (B) depend (C) reckon (D) live (E) rest (F) believe
a) (D) and (E)
b) (B) and (C)
c) (A) and (F)
d) (B) and (E)
e)(C) and (D)
1) Answer (E)
Seized means “take hold of suddenly and forcibly”. Confiscated means “take or seize (someone’s property) with authority.”
Both seized and confiscated can be used in the given context
2) Answer (C)
Both possessing and holding can be used interchangeably when describing use of passport. The other options are either in appropriate to be used for passports or are conveying an entirely different meaning.
3) Answer (D)
Both labelled and touted can be used in the given context. Exclaimed, worshipped, explained, and shouted are absolutely inappropriate in the given context.
4) Answer (A)
Both committed and dedicated can be used in the given context
Inaugurated, specified, succumbed and kicked off are not appropriate to be used in the given scenario.
5) Answer (D)
Both depend and rest can be used in the given context.