English Test for SBI PO 2018 Prelim Exam – Set 41

Hello Aspirants

State Bank of India (SBI) is going to conduct examination for its recruitment for the post of Probationary Officers (SBI PO 2018) for a total of 2000 vacancies.

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The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018. Details of the exam are as under:

Practice the questions so as to familiarize yourself with the pattern of questions to be asked in the exam. 


 

Directions: In the passage given below there are 5 blanks. Every blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), and (D). You have to tell which word is APPROPRIATE according to the context. If all are appropriate then mark your answer as “E”.

The (1) delay by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in closing the National Stock Exchange colocation facility case appears (2) to affect the credibility of the entire stock market ecosystem. With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) suspecting that some SEBI officials may have received bribes for making regulations that were (3) to OPG Securities, the broker who was primarily responsible for engineering the irregularity, time is running out for the regulator. Unless it passes an order soon, there could be (4) cast on the reasons behind the delay. Eyebrows are already being raised about the manner in which the regulator has been dragging its feet on a matter that first came to light in 2015. That’s when a whistleblower (5) that a handful of brokers were logging in to the NSE’s colocation servers ahead of the others, enabling speedier execution of their automated algo trades.

  1. moderate
    inordinate
    inadequate
    temperate
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  2. apt
    slight
    set
    seem
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  3. conducive
    adverse
    baneful
    inimical
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  4. assents
    praises
    consents
    aspersions
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  5. disguised
    revealed
    privy
    cloaked
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  6. Directions: Which of the WORD A, B, C, and D given below DEFINES the phrase printed in Capital letters in the sentence. If all defines the phrase then mark E as the answer.

  7. I need to BONE UP ON my French grammar for the test.
    blighted
    adulterate
    refine
    vitiate
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Study hard for a goal or reason.

     

  8. I BOTCHED UP the whole project and it had to be cancelled.
    fail
    bungle
    recoil
    abort
    All are Correct
    Option B
    Ruin or spoil something.

     

  9. You should BRACE UP and stop worrying.
    disperse
    deteriorate
    enliven
    enervate
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Feel more confident or optimistic about something.

     

  10. No one thought she’d manage to do it, but she BROUGHT it OFF in the end.
    restrict
    fetch
    accomplish
    dampen
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Succeed with something difficult.

     

  11. You had better BUCK your ideas UP, or you’ll fail the course.
    depress
    fortify
    chasten
    dismay
    All are Correct
    Option B
    Smarten up, improve

     


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