English Practice Questions for Bank Exams, IPPB, RBI Assistants

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English Practice Questions for Bank Exams, IPPB, RBI Assistants 

Directions (1 – 10): Pick the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete in the context to the sentence.
1. An important ______ of Indian business has been its short-term focus
a) draw
b) neglect
c) venture
d) figure
e) failing
2. The Internet may not _______ everything we do, but it has already revolutionized business and will continue to do so.
a) mark
b) prove
c) change
d) help
e) stop
3. These two examples _______ that Indian companies are capable of acquiring a global mind-set.
a) need
b) write
c) generate
d) illustrate
e) follow
4. There is an old idea in economics that if a rich and a poor country are ______ by trade, their standard of living should converge in the long-run.
a) mixed
b) linked
c) away
d) similar
e) meeting
5. All countries have consumer price indices, some more reliable than others, some quite out of date, but all concerned with __________ overall price changes.
a) Controlling
b) measuring
c) publishing
d) reducing
e) teaching
6. Changes in sales, for example, need not be analysed with respect to other _______, because the sale of a product may ‘naturally’ have its own patterns, trends, seasonal or cyclic fluctuations.
a) variables
b) tools
c) statistics
d) regions
e) countries
7. In his first public comments, the President said with concern that the leak of classified information from the battlefield “could potentially ___________ individuals or operations”.
a) strengthen
b) kill
c) jeopardize
d) disturb
e) identify
8. By the government’s _________ some relief from raging price rise can happen anytime in the nest six months.
a) notice
b) reckoning
c) plan
d) suggestion
e) posting
9. Anger, the psychology say, has as much to do with cooperation as with conflicts, and emotions are used to _________ others into cooperating in the long run
a) prod
b) bringing
c) take
d) invite
e) ask
10. What started as a matter of national pride seems to be coming in for _________ from various quarters for a budget that has quadrupled.
a) shame
b) feedback
c) loss
d) flake
e) increase
Answers:
1)e   2)c   3)d   4)b   5)b   6)a   7)c   8)b   9)b   10)d