English: Sentence Fillers — Set 21 (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 Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s proposal to raise the cap on the __ held by a mobile operator is a well thought out move, given the massive increase in data usage.
    I. amount of progression
    ii. quantum of spectrum
    iii. proportion of series
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only iii
    D) only i & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 

  2. The average data usage per subscriber per month is __ from 6 GB to 11 GB in the next few years.
    I. expected to shoot up
    ii. to dwindle
    iii. anticipated to rise
    A) only ii
    B)  only ii & iii
    C) only i & iii
    D) only i
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 

  3. Any limitations due to spectrum cap may also __ in future auctions.
    I. stimulating the coercing force
    ii. muffle the commanding severity
    iii. dampen the bidding intensity
    A) only ii
    B) only ii & iii
    C) only iii & i
    D) only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option B 

  4. For a country that is home to 19 per cent of the world’s children, that is a __ statistic.
    I. unwitting and crushing
    ii. befuddling and amazing
    iii. sobering and heart-breaking
    A)  only i & iii
    B) only ii
    C) only iii
    D) only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 

  5. The __ crimes against children demonstrates that our collective approach to child safety in schools remains ad hoc, laissez-faire and poorly monitored, highlighting the lack of both soft and hard preventive infrastructure.
    I. deluge of ruthless
    ii. spate of brutal
    iii. trickle of benevolent
    A) only iii
    B) only i & ii
    C)  only ii & iii
    D) only ii
    E)  All are correct
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       Option B 

  6. Whenever there is __ of violence against children, NGOs, parents, school associations and representatives of the Government get locked into defensive or confrontational positions.
    I. a horrendous occurence
    ii. a gruesome incidence
    iii. a macabre prevalence
    A) only i
    B)  only i & iii
    C)  only ii & iii
    D)  only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 

  7. Protecting children is a common shared responsibility; it cannot be done in __ by either the school or parents or government.
    I. seclusion
    ii. insulation
    iii. isolation
    A) only ii
    B) only i
    C) only iii
    D) only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 

  8. The new pink note in that sense is a __ of the new thought around money.
    I. befitting expression
    ii. befitting concealment
    iii. becoming locution
    A) only i
    B) only ii & iii
    C) only i & iii
    D) only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 

  9. Rightly so, it borrows the pink colour from Maa Lakshmi’s lotus but it does so through a readjustment of__.
    I. complexion and intensity
    ii. hue and saturation
    iii. colour and chroma
    A) only i
    B) only ii
    C) only ii & iii
    D) only i & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option E 

  10. The __ with ‘demonetisation’ is an indicator that the new note needs to evaporate before it plants itself firmly anywhere.
    I. farewell inevident
    ii. achievement synchronous
    iii. arrival coinciding
    A) only i & ii
    B) Only ii
    C) only ii & iii
    D) Only iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option C 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Fillers — Set 21 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. gomathy priya

    ty mam:)

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