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Exam: SBI Clerk & PO Exam 2018

Day : 24


Timing: 10 minutes

D. (1- 5): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are four words denoted by a), b), c), d) and e). Find out ONE word that fits in both the sentences I and II to make it meaningfully complete.


I) Recent surface excavation and conservation have ___________ a substantial portion of Structure 16’s elaborately carved facade.

II) The member will be aware that in certain circumstances the cost of custody may be ____________ from the airline that brought to New Zealand.

a) regardless

b) recuperated

c) renounce

d) denounce

e) turpitude


I) Many try to break free from their ____________and exhibit what is scientifically called “stereotypical behaviour”.

II) I have long been waiting for the day when, free from the ___________of a foreign language our education becomes naturally accessible to all our people.

a) treasure

b) sarcasm

c) shackles

d) abattoir

e) Nectarine


I) A Reserve Bank of India paper has assessed that the impact of demonetisation on the real economy has been__________ given the information available so far.

II) Permanent laws cannot be made in response to __________trends, especially to create a power that is open to abuse.

a) contempt

b) transient

c) inundate

d) calumnious

e) intangible


I) The 237-page book is a faithful rendering in English of the life of Revathi, from trauma to __________ as told to the author.

II) A ____________of the age-old belief that David can always conquer Goliath with self-belief and commitment.

a) inviolable

b) holocaust

c) triumph

d) hostility

e) havoc


I) In my opinion, doing this would result, first and foremost, in violating the basic principles of the international ____________ criminal system and our own Constitution.

II) ‘It is an indispensable resource for informed professionals who strive to shape the _________ justice system today.

a) dangerous

b) incongruous

c) juvenile

d) jurisprudence

e) jurisdiction

Q. (6-10): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by options (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blank spaces in the sentences in the same sequence to make the sentences meaningfully complete and mark your answer accordingly.

Q. 6)

India has wisely been cautious and even ______ about articulating its interests in the East from an _____strategic perspective.

a) Detach, astute, wise

b) Stringent, eliminate, articulate

c) Reticent, overt, deliberate

d) Redden, mantle, advance

e) Withdraw, shrewd, automatic

Q. 7)

The official explained that Article 35A was a provision that had been _______ in the Constitution through a “presidential order”, and it was not _______ by Parliament.

a) Surpassed, ordered, judged

b) Inserted, delivered, ratified

c) Provided, offered, clarified

d) Giving, accepted, contributed

e) Won, received, presented

Q. 8)

Justin Thomas validated his ______ as one of golf’s great talents when he ______ to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

a) Reputation, blizzards, stormed,

b) Prestige, snatched, camouflage

c) Supremacy, forced, enhanced

d) Eminence, attempted, indicate

e) Esteem, rushed, overt

Q. 9)

If criticism is taken in the right spirit and viewed as an opportunity to _______ oneself, it helps build self-confidence and ______errors.

a) Delight, abandon, ease

b) Temper, discard, reduce

c) Evolve, appreciate, abolish

d) Relinquish, abolish, attenuate

e) Improve, eliminate, renounce

Q. 10)

Attending and _________ in workshops and lectures by authorities on subjects apart from one’s own, provides a broader ________ towards understanding the psychology to teach young adults.

a) Joining, state, position

b) Studying, step, situation

c) Cooperating, attitude, order

d) Engaging, condition, approach

e) Participating, perspective, step

Answer Key

1) b

2) c

3) b

4) c

5) c

6) c

7) b

8) a

9) e

10) e

Day 24  Square/rectangle – 2  Time & Work -2   Double fillers

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