English : Cloze Test for SBI PO – Set 22

This set contains Cloze Test based on latest pattern as asked in recent bank exams.

In the passage given below there are 5 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required”.

MOST books about the environment take the West as their starting point. This is understandable. For decades America was the world’s biggest polluter, (1)_________ [leading] more to the problem than any other country, (2)________ [similarly] Europe—at least in its politicians’ minds—has model environmental laws and holds plenty of righteous talks to negotiate new solutions.

But Europe and America are becoming supporting actors in the world’s climate-change drama. The lead players are China and India. China is the world’s largest emitter, contributing nearly a quarter of current global emissions. With India it (3)______ [justified] for 83% of the worldwide increase in carbon emissions in 2000-11. Though global warming (4)______ [adjusted] with industrialised countries it must end—if it is to end—through actions in developing ones. All the more reason to welcome “Greenprint”, the first book on climate change to concentrate on this growing part of the problem. Written by Aaditya Mattoo, an economist at the World Bank, and Arvind Subramanian, a senior fellow at the Centre for Global Development, the book (5)_____ [predicts] an unflinching look at what one might realistically expect emerging markets to do.

  1. A) aggravating
    B) contributing
    C) creating
    D) justifying
    E) No change required
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    Option B
  2. A) identically
    B) uniformly
    C) so
    D) whereas
    E) No change required
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    Option D
    Explanation: Difference between America and Europe has been talked about. so whereas
  3. A) eligible
    B) thought
    C) accounted
    D) seeming
    E) No change required
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    Option C
  4. A) began
    B) set up
    C) establish
    D) inaugurated
    E) No change required
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    Option A
  5. A) hits
    B) offers
    C) actions
    D) keeps
    E) No change required
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    Option B

In the passage given below there are 5 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required”.

THE arrest of a former bank boss is just what many people in the rich world would like to see. In Vietnam it is becoming a regular (6)______ [rule] . On January 23rd the government announced that it had arrested Pham Thanh Tan, until recently the head of state-owned Agribank, the country’s largest. His is the fifth arrest of a senior Agribank executive in as many months; the previous four face charges of embezzlement and theft (7)_____ [having] about $7m.

Back in August the arrest of the head of another big bank, Asia Commercial Bank, led to a (8)______ [plunge] in the stockmarket and a bank run. Six months on the markets barely reacted to Mr Tan’s arrest. So (9)_____ [regulated] have investors become to bad news from the banking sector that they just ignored it.

Five years ago Vietnam was riding high as the sexiest of the Asian tigers. In the past couple of years, however, the country’s growth has slowed. The souring debts of state-owned enterprises, together with a burst property bubble, have left the country’s ill-managed and secretive banks in a (10)_____ [growth] . Many got into trouble by making reckless loans during the good times, often to cronies of the ruling Communist Party. The executives arrested so far have been charged either with graft, plain mismanagement or, in Mr Tan’s case, “irresponsibility causing serious consequences”.

  1. A) pass
    B) doing
    C) occurrence
    D) incidental
    E) No change required
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    Option C
  2. A) almost
    B) totalling
    C) undisputed
    D) positive
    E) No change required
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    Option B
  3. A) catch
    B) spread
    C) credit
    D) succumbed
    E) No change required
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    Option E
    Explanation: plunge – jump or dive(movement in downwards direction). Here it means moved downwards.
  4. A) inured
    B) predictable
    C) relevant
    D) reliable
    E) No change required
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    Option A
    Explanation: inured – accustom (someone) to something
  5. A) doubt
    B) mess
    C) heal
    D) solution
    E) No change required
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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12 Thoughts to “English : Cloze Test for SBI PO – Set 22”

  1. DJ Waley Babu? ?Ritesh

    9/10

    9th wrong
    Thanks Suraj 🙂

  2. Sur(*-*)

    Thank you:) timing for live eng ddq?

    1. Suraj

      8 PM,
      CA at 10 PM

  3. ^^^Jaga^^^....

    Also 9 correct …no 8 wrong.

  4. Learnu banegi PNB PO :))

    Sir, Just a request, if possible
    Please time bhi bound kr dijiye for quiz…
    like—10 min for the quiz…it will help us in solving every quiz in time bound situation.

  5. Learnu banegi PNB PO :))

    8/10…

  6. Divaker

    please post rc on daily basis if possible it at your end

    1. Suraj

      will try to increase the frequency :))

      1. Divaker

        thnx if i clear sbi po this year credit goes to this awesm platform

        1. Suraj

          just keep learning regularly and give regular st and more important is analyse it and correct ur mistakes.. u will surely clear sbi po…

          1. Divaker

            which one is best st m giving mahendras

          2. Suraj

            try pm/ob along with mahendra

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