English: Sentence Fillers — Set 23 (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. In case a bitcoin holder has made cash transaction for cryptocurrencies on exchanges, he has to submit _____ along with details of the platforms.
    a. approximates of conveyance
    b. details of transfer
    c. elements of transference

    Only b
    Only c
    Only a and b
    Only c and a
    All are correct
    Option A
    Explanation: to validate a cash transfer, one need to submit the details; not elements or approximates. Hence,only B is correct
  2. Whether it’s the ______ chinar trees, the purple haze of the saffron fields in Pampore or the dusky Jhelum river that silently snakes past in the opposite direction, nature is in bloom during the autumn months in Kashmir.
    a. pomp of the brawny
    b. austerity of hefty
    c. grandeur of the burly

    Only a
    Only a and c
    Only b and c
    Only c
    All are correct
    Option B
    Explanation: hefty means bulky; on the other hand chinar trees are not only bulky, but also well shaped, strong and beautifully structured. So, a and c are apt.
  3. According to research _______of forestry at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir, that demand was met by Allah Baksh, a native of Sialkot (which is today in Pakistan).
    a. conducted by the faculty
    b. followed by the faculty
    c. managed by the faculty

    None of these
    Only c
    Only b and c
    Only a and c
    All are correct
    Option D
  4. The patchy electricity in the area _____this industry—with just two hours each day, they have to rely on diesel generators that escalates costs further.
    a. seldom ails
    b. constantly afflicts
    c. invariably torments

    Only a
    Only b and c
    Only c
    Only a and b
    All are correct
    Option B
    Explanation: constantly & invariably are synonyms. The sentence says, that the industries have to depend upon diesel, so electricity must be harassing them. Hence option B is correct.
  5. Cancer, the itinerant crab, ____ around so it can set up a home wherever need be.
    a. carries its shell
    b. bears its burden
    c. censors its cases

    Only a
    Only b
    Only a and c
    Only b and c
    All are correct
    Option A
    Explanation: shell is not a burden for a crab, not a burden.
  6. The leverage _____ is low enough to still be attractive even as Congressional Republicans successfully pass a tax bill with a cap on interest deductions.
    a. imperative for a redemption
    b. required for a buyout
    c. indispensable for a takeover

    Only a and b
    Only c and b
    Only b
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option E
  7. The dominance of oil, natural gas and coal in the global energy mix is being questioned by intensifying carbon policies, technological ____ and, to an extent, changing energy geopolitics.
    a. disruptions in mobility
    b. affrays in agility
    c. ruptures in fluidity

    Only b and c
    Only b
    Only c
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option E
  8. While the slump in oil prices did not spell good news for global upstream firms and many _____ and production efforts, it worked differently for Indian government-owned upstream companies, which hit the gas on exploration, production and asset acquisition.
    a. detailed their scrutiny
    b. curtailed their exploration
    c. expanded their inquiry

    Only b and a
    Only B
    Only c
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option B
    Explanation: curtail means to reduce; as the oil prices are decreasing, so firms will reduce their labour.
  9. Indian stakeholders need to adopt an aggressive but _____ to fully harness the opportunity created as a result of changing dynamics in the global oil and gas sector.
    a. prudent procedure
    b. cautious approach
    c. sassy depart

    Only b
    Only c
    Only a and b
    Only b and c
    All are correct
    Option C
  10. Given that it is not so _____in the cash market for bitcoins—bitcoin exchanges are not too reliable, and many investors find it hard to keep their wallets and their private keys safe—many may prefer using futures without actually owning bitcoins.
    a. gentle to partake
    b. easy to participate
    c. laborious to enter

    Only a
    Only a and c
    Only b and c
    Only a and b
    All are correct
    Option D


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