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Saturday, 5 May 2018

English Language For SBI Clerk Prelims | 05- 05 - 18

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English Language For SBI Clerk Prelims | 05- 05 - 18
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Q.1-10. 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. 

With the recent rains, snakes have resurfaced in most of the areas across the city and increasing incidents of poisonous snakes being rescued is proving to be a cause for concern. Snakes that used to (1) in holes in sub-soils because of the rainwater have surfaced and it was quite common to see them as in the case of any reptiles. 

Of late, incidents of snakes being (2) to death have come down and people have started calling the Forest Department, snake charmers and professional snake handlers besides NGOs offering such a service. 

This increased awareness has given an (3) that population of snakes were on the rise in human habitations. Very rarely, snakes harm human beings, i.e., when people stamp on it or provoke it. Forest officials say that there are three types of snakes - non-venomous, least venomous and most venomous. Pythons are (4) very rarely in human habitations. With regard to snakes found in human habitations in the recent past, Russell’s Viper, cobras, spectacled cobra, and branded kraits are (5), while rat snakes are non-venomous and green snakes are least venomous. 

With regard to rescue of snakes, there are two things that the public need to be (6) about. People catching/ rescue snakes for a hefty service charge and this was fast becoming a (7) or a racket. There were instances of people demanding hefty sum as service charge. There are also instances of people rescuing snakes for the sake of publicity. 

Given the number of increasing snake rescues, it has been proposed to organize a (8) programme to have more number of forest personnel in the rank of watchers and guards trained in handling snakes to have a force ready in every (9) range to render (10) to the public without fleecing them. 

Q1. Choose the correct option for (1) 

1. alive 

2. maintain 

3. breath 

4. locate 

5. live 

Q2. Choose the correct option for (2) 

1. disheartened 

2. beaten 

3. baffled 

4. broken 

5. conquered 

Q3. Choose the correct option for (3) 

1. impression 

2. reaction 

3. consequence 

4. mark 

5. imitation 

Q4. Choose the correct option for (4) 

1. placed 

2. diagnosed 

3. denied 

4. spotted 

5. identified 

Q5. Choose the correct option for (5) 

1. evil 

2. misguided 

3. fortunate 

4. mean 

5. venomous 

Q6. Choose the correct option for (6) 

1. judicious 

2. cautious 

3. hasty 

4. able 

05. skillful 

Q7. Choose the correct option for (7) 

1. trade 

2. deal 

3. transaction 

4. aptitude 

5. craft 

Q8. Choose the correct option for (8) 

1. instruction 

2. exercise 

3. training 

4. basics 

5. capacity 

Q9. Choose the correct option for (9) 

1. park 

2. forest 

3. shelter 

4. grass 

5. garden 

Q10. Choose the correct option for (10) 

1. assist 

2. work 

3. duty 

4. service 

5. balance 


Q.1. (5) 

Q.2. (2) 

Q.3. (1) 

Q.4. (4) 

Q.5. (5) 

Q.6. (2) 

Q.7. (1) 

Q.8. (3) 

Q.9. (2) 

Q.10. (4)

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