English: Sentence Fillers — Set 19 (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 last time India fought a major battle was the Kargil conflict in 1999 in which the Navy played a silent role while the Army and Air Force__  intruders from Indian soil.
    i. discordant to dislodge
    ii. collaborated to evict
    iii. colluded to banish
    A) only iii
    B) only ii & iii
    C) only ii
    D) only iii & i
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
  2. . In a conflict situation, what would unfold are short and __ which call for agility and swift action by the three services in unison.
    I. tardy frays
    ii. swift skirmishes
    iii. sluggish scuffles
    A) only i
    B) only Ii
    C) only iii
    D) only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option B 
  3. While the Council’s keenness to address __, many issues remain to be sorted out — rules, fitment, and compliance headaches.
    I. anomalies is laudable
    ii. aberances is exemplary
    iii. experiences is worthy
    A) only ii & i
    B) only iii & i
    C) only ii & iii
    D) only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option A 
  4. The present climate of mistrust must be __ by addressing grievances and conducting advocacy exercises.
    I. halted
    ii. stopped
    iii. nipped in the bud
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only iii
    D) only ii & i
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 
  5. The Ministry of External Affairs now has a States division, which keeps in touch with the States to assist them in building bridges with the countries in which they have a special interest on account of proximity or the __from that State.
    I. aspect of diaspora
    ii. presence of diaspora
    iii. mien of diaspora
    A) only ii & i
    B) only iii & ii
    C) only iii
    D) only iii & i
    E)  All are correct
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       Option E 
  6. The now infamous __  in Indian real estate, marked by a great deal of unsold inventories, was also predicated on false hopes of adequate demand for housing.
    I. furnishing satiate
    ii. hoard plethora
    iii. supply glut
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only iii
    D) only iii&i
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 
  7. As a concept, social rental housing needs __ even though rental housing for commercial purposes is well entrenched in metropolises, where millions of educated internal migrants, students, etc.
    I. greater stimulus
    ii. greater impetus
    iii. major thrust
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only iii & ii
    D) only ii &i
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 
  8. There is now the awful possibility that the killer may be able to use failures in the investigation to__ .
    I. scrutinize fairness
    ii. elude integrity
    iii. evade justice
    A) only iii & i
    B) only ii
    C) only ii & iii
    D) only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 
  9.  olice with only rudimentary training in modern investigation, using beatings and threats as their main truth-seeking tools, have a long record of securing wrongful convictions, as well as letting the guilty walk free, sometimes wearing the__.
    I. aura of agony
    ii. halo of martyrdom
    iii. nimbus of torment
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only iii
    D) only iii & ii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 
  10. Men like Rafiuddin play a __in their safe arrival in Bangladesh.
    I. trivial character
    ii. critical role
    iii. crucial job
    A) only ii
    B) only iii & i
    C) only ii & iii
    D) only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 

 

 

 

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  1. the walking dead

    6-10:)

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