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Monday, 7 May 2018

English Language For SBI Clerk Prelims | 07- 05 - 18

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English Language For SBI Clerk Prelims | 07- 05 - 18
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Q1-10. 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. 

All tankers carrying drinking water should be painted blue to indicate as much, but very few are. This allows operators to claim that the water is meant for other purposes, like for use in construction. Thousands of people in the city, who either do not have Metrowater connections and those who live in neighbourhoods where supply is ____ (1), are forced to consume impure water delivered by tankers. 

If water from a tanker is poured into a clean glass and ____ (2) up to light, chances are it will be off-colour and sediment filled. The water, which usually contains a host of disease-causing ____ (3) including fecal coli forms, is also likely to contain rust from tankers in which it is transported. 

Too few of the hundreds of vehicles in the city have rust-proof coating or anti-corrosive paint ____ (4) of the water tankers to prevent contamination. Residents of some localities allege that private operators use the oil to transport water. 

Water contaminated by rust can be dangerous if a person has a wound in the mouth or food pipe or has a compromised ____ (5) system. Private tankers are supposed to add chlorine in the water and coat the interiors walls with bleach to prevent algae growth. Water suppliers don’t follow these rules. A 12,000-litre water tanker should ____ (6) chlorine and 20g-25g of bleaching powder to prevent growth of algae. Private operators supply water to apartment complexes, hospitals, hotels and other establishments in the city. Several customers complain that the suppliers ____ (7) water from bore wells and open tanks and deliver it to residents without any ____ (8). Suppliers of drinking water must have a food business operator license under the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration) Regulations, 201(1) But the food safety department and corporation have stopped inspections for the license and don’t regularly test water ____ (9). Private operators flout colour coding rules as it’s easier for them to ____ (10) authorities. 

Q1. Choose the correct option for (1) 

1. occasionally 

2. waver 

3. regular 

4. disconnect 

5. infrequent 

Q2. Choose the correct option for (2) 

1. held 

2. filter 

3. carried 

4. poured 

5. rushed 

Q3. Choose the correct option for (3) 

1. adulterated 

2. pollution 

3. filthy 

4. technology 

5. contaminants 

Q4. Choose the correct option for (4) 

1. inside 

2. surface 

3. bottom 

4. top 

5. layer 

Q5. Choose the correct option for (5) 

1. working 

2. digest 

3. immune 

4. diet 

5. thought 

Q6. Choose the correct option for (6) 

1. baffle 

2. deviate 

3. observation 

4. use 

5. release 

Q7. Choose the correct option for (7) 

1. hold 

2. contain 

3. push 

4. hoard 

5. draw 

Q8. Choose the correct option for (8) 

1. purification 

2. allusion 

3. momentum 

4. demand 

5. corruption 

Q9. Choose the correct option for (9) 

1. taste 

2. frequency 

3. samples 

4. discharge 

5. colour 

Q10. Choose the correct option for (10) 

1. prove 

2. perplexed 

3. refuse 

4. dodge 

5. manipulative 


Q.1. (5) 

Q.2. (1) 

Q.3. (5) 

Q.4. (1) 

Q.5. (3) 

Q.6. (4) 

Q.7. (5) 

Q.8. (1) 

Q.9. (3) 

Q.10. (4) 

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