English: Sentence Fillers Set 14(IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)

The following sentence fillers/fill in the blanks are based on the pattern that was asked in IBPS PO Prelims on 8th October 2017. 

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 problems relate____________ norms with a view to easing the burden of paperwork and stretched cash flows imposed on smaller businesses and exporters.
    i. To admit and cooperate
    ii. To coverage and compliance
    iii. To be provocative and annoying
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Both ii and iii
    D) Both iii and i
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
  2. While putting off the e-way bill provisions dealing with movement of goods that were making businesses and transporters nervous, the Council is instead considering_______.
    i. An astonishing induction
    ii. A lurching installation
    iii. A staggered introduction
    A) Only  i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 
  3. Lastly, though some of the latest rate revisions may be based on________, it is important to resist giving the impression that some tweaks, even if they are warranted, are based on the Assembly election schedules.
    i. Absolute economic implications
    ii. Impeccable economic rationale
    iii. Flawed economic implications
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of These
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: impeccable= innocent
  4. The problems in the Indian economy right now are as much about corporate governance as they are about ___________the business cycle.
    i. The simplicities of
    ii. The peculiarities of
    iii. The vagaries of
    A) Only ii
    B) Only i
    C) Both ii and i
    D) Both ii and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: vagary = an unexpected and inexplicable change in a situation or in someone’s behaviour.
  5. It was the demons of the last season that _________in captaincy from Dhoni to Australian star Steven Smith ahead of the IPL auctions.
    i. Dissuade a provocation
    ii. instigated a change
    iii. provoked a modification
    A) Only i
    B) Both ii and i
    C) Both iii and i
    D) Both ii and iii
    E)  All are correct
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       Option D 
  6. Once a CC comes in, demand ________from monetary conditions as long as CC is accepted by both the parties.
    i. Is unhinged
    ii. Is deranged
    iii. Is busy
    A) Only i
    B) Both ii and i
    C) Both iii and ii
    D)  Both i and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: unhinged = mentally unbalanced
  7. The telecom industry is _____transition from a largely voice-based business — where penetration levels are already around 70 per cent — to one based on high-speed data and internet services.
    i. At the termination of
    ii. at the cusp of
    iii. On the verge of
    A) Only i
    B)  Onlyii
    C) Both I and ii
    D)  Both ii and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: cusp = initiation
  8. The absence of a rational spectrum trading regime also__________. The Centre levies a charge on usage of spectrum on top of the upfront payment for acquisition of the airwaves through auction.
    i. Behave like a bizzare
    ii. Acts as a dampener
    iii. Acts as a revolutionary spirit
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C)  Both I and ii
    D) Both ii and iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: dampener = a thing that has a restraining or subduing effect.
  9.  While these are indeed valid factors, one wishes the RBI had also given greater weight to _____impulses in the economy.
    i. The sagging growth
    ii. The declining magnification
    iii. The extensive downturn
    A) Both ii and i
    B) Both iii and i
    C) Both ii and iii
    D) All of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option A
    Explanation: sagging = sinking, declining
  10. Polls _____or expensive, but any attempt at reforms must be weighed against whether they strengthen or erode democratic rights.
    i. May be unwieldy
    ii. may be cumbersome
    iii. may be complicated
    A) Only i
    B) Both ii and iii
    C) Both I and ii
    D) None of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option E
    Explanation: cumbersome = large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.

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4 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Fillers Set 14(IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. balakrushna das

    thanks AZ
    NICE QUESTIONS

  2. Chotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    english ka level high hota jaa rha exam me 🙁
    done ..

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