English: Sentence Fillers — Set 18 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)

Directions: In each question a sentence is given followed by a blank. Each blank is followed by three options and you have to determine which option can be used in place of blank to make it a meaningful sentence and mark it as your answer.

  1. The recently-concluded 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was a/an _______political theatre which showcased President Xi Jinping’s primacy, his vision and his status as the helmsman of the party and the nation.
    i. evidently improvised
    ii. intricately choreographed
    iii. labyrinthinely mimed
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only i & ii
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: intrcate = very complicated or detailed.
  2. Mr. Xi has become the only leader after Mao to have his ___ ideological contribution written into the party charter while in office.
    i. anonymous
    ii. unidentified
    iii. eponymous
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C
    Explanation: eponymous= (of a person) giving their name to something.
  3. In his speech, Mr. Xi spoke of China as a “strong country” or “great power” as many as 30 times, ____ about the country’s great power ambitions.
    i. jettisoning the earlier coyness
    ii. disposing the subsequent  assurance
    iii. chucking the previous modesty
    A) Only i
    B) Only i and ii
    C) Only ii and iii
    D) Only i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation:
  4. By broadening banking services to unbanked and/or underbanked people, bank managers can not only take early advantage of _____potential of customers and create a ‘lock-in’ effect but also aid an inclusive development agenda while allocating resources into more productive areas.
    i. endeavoring the untouched
    ii. exploiting the untapped
    iii. maneuvering the pristine
    A) Only i
    B) Only i and ii
    C) Only ii and iii
    D) Only i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E
  5. The government ___ the criticism made in Parliament when the law was being debated.
    i. haughtily rejected
    ii. proudly incorporated
    iii. uppishly disclaimed
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only ii and iii
    D) Only i a nd iii
    E)  All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: haughtily = done in a proud or boastful manner
  6. Now, students at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H) are ______in the wake of Apple’s campus placement drive, as per a report in TOI.
    i. awfully jubilant
    ii. extremely elated
    iii. highly blissful
    A) only i
    B) Only i and iii
    C) Only ii and iii
    D) Only i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E
  7. Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani _____after government assigns commando for protection.
    i. unleashes taunt
    ii. fetters taunt
    iii. confines commendation
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only i and ii
    D) Only ii and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option A 
  8. Since the launch of the programme by the prime minister in October 2014, there has been an ______ in the construction of toilets, with five crore built in three years.
    i. stggerring spurt
    ii. overwhelming spurt
    iii. astonishing acceleration
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii and iii
    C) Only ii
    D) Only i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 
  9.  A video clip of the public reception given to Mr. Ravi drew some___.
    i. stingy remarks
    ii. uncharitable comments
    iii. altruism silences
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only i and ii
    D) Only i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 
  10. In recent years, Supreme Court has grappled with the disturbing phenomenon of criminals________.
    i. getting into the optional ruckus
    ii. entering the electoral fray
    iii. entering the voting brawl
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C)Only i and ii
    D) only ii nad iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Fillers — Set 18 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. Always smile

    hmm difficult:(

  2. the walking dead

    5-10:)

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