English: Sentence Fillers — Set 22 (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. India, which along with Bangladesh __ most of the world’s discarded ships, has done well to draft a legislation that sets labour safety and environment benchmarks for shipbreaking.
    i. disassembles
    ii. pitches
    iii. dismantles
    A) Only ii & i
    B) Only iii
    C) Only ii
    D) Only iii & i
    E) All are correct
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    dismantles = take (a machine or structure) to pieces.
  2. A unique contribution of the Uruguay Round negotiations, the appellate body is the court of appeal for issues of law and legal interpretation arising from decisions __ resolution panels.
    i. submitted to the controversy
    ii. rendered by the dispute
    iii. provided with the contention
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option E
  3. Though Indian banks have been __ to Indian clients in the UAE and Bahrain, some part of the loan book has local exposure.
    i. booking entirely
    ii. exacting exclusively
    iii. lending predominantly
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option C
  4. One of the two main concerns expressed by the US is the appellate body’s __ of boundaries leading to judicial activism.
    i. alleged overstepping
    ii. purported obeying
    iii. apparent intrusion
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option A
  5. Washington has not been __ itself with the findings of the appellate body against some of its domestic practices in anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings.
    i. jejune to alienate
    ii. able to reconcile
    iii. contempt to placate
    A) Only ii
    B) Only ii & i
    C) Only i
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) All are correct
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       Option D 

  6. Beijing also has economic and strategic interest in northern Myanmar’s Kachin State, which didn’t participate in the peace __ by the civilian government.
    i. procedure callow
    ii. process initiated
    iii. operation amateur
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of these
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
  7. On November 8, a Rakhine Buddhist insurgent group __ on security forces, in Paletwa, killing nearly a dozen.
    i. surrendered
    ii. ambushed
    iii. snared
    A) Only ii
    B) Only iii
    C) Only ii & iii
    D) Only i
    E) All are correct
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    ambush = make a surprise attack on (someone) from a concealed position.
  8. Myanmar is facing too many mutinies from the ethnic religious and cultural minorities __ the entire border region and Rohingya conflict is one of them.
    i. stretch near
    ii. spread along
    iii. extend furthermore
    A) Only iii & ii
    B) Only iii
    C) Only ii
    D) Only i
    E) All are Correct
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       Option E
  9. America suddenly seems to be __ sense of morality as public figure after public figure, accused of sexual misconduct, tumbles out of the limelight into a black hole, handed quick justice in the public square.
    i. clutched by a exhilarated
    ii. gripped by a renewed
    iii. blasé by a drained
    A) Only ii
    B) Only ii & i
    C) Only i
    D) Only iii & ii
    E) All are correct
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       Option B
  10. Someone pays a bribe to an official,__  and goes to the press, which confirms the details and publishes a story that then goes viral.
    i. records the transaction
    ii. allegories the affair
    iii. notes the negotiation
    A) Only iii
    B) Only ii & i
    C) Only ii
    D) Only iii & i
    E) All are correct
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       Option D

 

 

 

 

 

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