English Cloze Test New Pattern for SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive 2018 (Day-41)

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English Cloze Test – SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive Exam New Pattern

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Direction (1-10): In a passage given below there are 10 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit to the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the word given in the bold after the blank is your answer i.e   “No change requires”.

The almond is the edible seed that _(1)_[expands]__on the tree Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. Almonds were initially found in North Africa, West Asia and in the Mediterranean regions. They __(2)_[would]_rich in vitamins and minerals, and are high in dietetic fiber and monounsaturated fat, which _(3)_[constitutes]__the heart healthy. The benefits of almonds are almost endless. Almonds are a good resource of monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, which _(4)_[carry]_in lowering the LDL (bad) cholesterol. Eating almonds as part of our regular diet can help raise HDL cholesterol, or “good” cholesterol, levels.  The fiber present in almonds helps in detoxifying the body. It enables food to move through the digestive system more efficiently. This process cleanses the digestive system. The National Cancer Institute _(5)_[shall]_released a study stating that high-fiber diets lower the risk of colon cancer. Studies demonstrate that almonds have the ability to decrease the after-meal escalation in blood sugar. Therefore, they _(6)_[deter]__in stabilizing blood sugar levels and offer protection from diabetes. Almonds are usually difficult for most people to digest because of an enzyme-inhibiting substance in their brown coating. Many people are unaware that the brown peel of almonds contains tannin, which _(7)_[hampered]_nutrient absorption. Once the almonds are soaked, the peel _(8)_[emerges]_off easily, allowing the nuts to release nutrients. Soaked almonds also help in digestion. It releases the enzyme lipase, which is beneficial for fat digestion.

To sprout almonds you _(9)_[throw]_ almonds overnight for 10 to 12 hours, After 10 to 12 hours you remove the almonds from the water, rinse them, and place them on a wet towel for 12 hours. After 12 hours you will see white spots at the tip of the almond indicating that it has_(10)_[advanced]_. It generally takes between one and three days for the almonds to sprout.

 

1)

  1. enlarges
  2. inflates
  3. grows
  4. swells
  5. No change required

2)

  1. shall
  2. has
  3. is
  4. are
  5. No change required

3)

  1. generates
  2. makes
  3. builds
  4. produces
  5. No change required

4)

  1. hinder
  2. maintain
  3. obstruct
  4. facilitate
  5. No change required

5)

  1. has
  2. will
  3. had
  4. would
  5. No change required

6)

  1. encumber
  2. assist
  3. impede
  4. thwart
  5. No change required

7)

  1. sustains
  2. relieves
  3. serves
  4. inhibits
  5. No change required

8)

  1. arrives
  2. comes
  3. appears
  4. approaches
  5. No change required

9)

  1. drop
  2. fall
  3. float
  4. soak
  5. No change required

10)

  1. developed
  2. progressed
  3. sprouted
  4. cultivated
  5. No change required

Answers:

1) Correct Answer is: c)

According to the sentence “grows” will be used as the meaning of “grow” is “grow up /raise”.

2)Correct Answer is: d)

According to the sentence “are” will be used as rule of conditional grammar has been applied.

3)Correct Answer is: b)

According to the sentence “makes” will be used as the meaning of make is “create /form/compose”.

4)Correct Answer is: d)

According to the sentence “facilitate” will be used as it means “help / make possible”.

5)Correct Answer is: a)

According to the sentence “has” will be used as the subject is singular.

6)Correct Answer is: b)

According to the sentence assist will be used as it means “to help /aid”.

7)Correct Answer is: d)

According to the sentence “inhibits” will be used as the meaning of “inhibit” is “slow down”

8)Correct Answer is: b)

According to the sentence “comes” will be used as the meaning of “come off “is “become detached”.

9)Correct Answer is: d)

According to the sentence “soak” will be used as it means “immerse / douse / drench”.

10)Correct Answer is: c)

According to the sentence “sprouted” will be used as the meaning of “sprout” is “grow / bud/ shoot /blossom”.

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Topic Daily Publishing Time
Daily News Papers & Editorials 8.00 AM
Current Affairs Quiz 9.00 AM
Logical Reasoning 10.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
Static GK Quiz 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Banking Awareness Quiz 3.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise) 6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
General / Financial Awareness Quiz 9.00 PM

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