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English Language For SBI Clerk Prelims | 02- 04 - 18

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Q.1-5. 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 have been suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Without science, there is no future for any society. Even with science, ...(1)... it is controlled by some spiritual impulses, there is no future. One great thing about science is that it does not accept anything on mere ...(2)... everything has to be proved beyond any doubt. All acceptance comes after experiment which has no room for any ...(3)… This is the reason why development of science and technology has revolutionised human life all over the world. There are very few spheres of human activity which have not experienced the impact of such development. However, despite its manifold ...(4)… science has not been able to solve any of man's moral or spiritual problems. Society is still groping in the dark to find out what its future will be. The need, therefore, is to make science ...(5)... for the ultimate truth.

Q.1. Choose the correct option for (1)
1. unless

2. without

3. if

4. before

5. because

Q.2. Choose the correct option for (2)
1. principles

2. conjecture

3. experiment

4. research

5. experience

Q.3. Choose the correct option for (3)

01. accepted

02. demonstrated

03. proof

04. performed

05. understood

Q.4. Choose the correct option for (4)

01. limitations

02. benefits

03. shortcomings

04. researches

05. inventions

Q.5. Choose the correct option for (5)

01. usefully

02. worthy

03. ready

04. search

05. Fit
Q.6-10. In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered as well as filled with a word which may be appropriate in context of the passage or maybe not. If the word highlighted is incorrect and needs improvement then choose any one option suggested given below. But if the given word is correct and requires no change then mark (5) i.e. no change required as your answer.

 State dominance in commercial activities has left the government with a direct stake in too many businesses. To enable the creation of a happen (6) market in these areas, it is important to have a policy and regulatory approach which does not discriminate (7) on the basis of ownership. This principle, which has been applied to Air India’s disinvestment process, should be extended to other sectors. Separately, a change in FDI procedures also highlights weaknesses in India’s manufacturing ecosystem. The mandatory domestic sourcing norms have been diluted to notify (8) FDI. It is a reminder of inefficiencies that plague the manufacturing sector. The true potential of FDI liberalisation can be harnessed only when Indian suppliers play a greater role.

 The current FDI package thus needs to be harnessed (9) with measures which strengthen Make in India. In terms of job creation and transforming India’s economic landscape, this is the most important task that remains to be carried out. Its success will depend not just on Centre removing all the entry and operational barriers to manufacturing, but also getting states to create a more limits (10) atmosphere on the ground so that India can be competitive internationally. These steps will not only catalyse more FDI but will also play a significant role in deepening India’s linkage to global supply chains. This combination will create a virtuous cycle, placing the economy on a high growth trajectory.

Q-6. Choose the correct option for (6).

01. local

02. tinker

03. competitive

04. heckle

05. no change required

Q-7. Choose the correct option for (7).

01. fellow

02. sequel

03. wary

04. suffer

05. no change required

Q-8. Choose the correct option for (8).

01. encourage

02. quarrel

03. emit

04. remit

05. no change required

Q-9. Choose the correct option for (9).

01. deployed

02. supplemented

03. remorse

04. sure

05. no change required

Q-10. Choose the correct option for (10).

01. menace

02. conducive

03. peculiar

04. pious

05. no change required


1. (1)

2. (2) conjecture(N.)- speculation

3. (3)

For other options:

Demonstrate(V.)- display

4. (2)

For other options:

Shortcoming(N.)- weak point

5. (5)

6. (3)

For other options:


Tinker(V.)- fiddle with

7. (5)

For other options:

Sequel(N.)- follow up

Wary(Adj.)- careful

8. (1)

For other options:


Emit(V.)- diffuse

9. (2)

For other options:

Harness(V.)- utilize


10. (2)

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