Dear Readers, Bank Exam Race for the Year 2019 is already started, To enrich your preparation here we have providing new series of Practice Questions on English language – Section. Candidates those who are preparing for NIACL AO 2019 Exams can practice these questions daily and make your preparation effective.
Direction (1-10): In the Questions given below, there are two statements, each statement consists of a blank. You have to choose the option which provides the correct set of words that fits in the blanks in both the statements appropriately making them meaningful and grammatically correct.
a) Replacing the wooden _________ with a stone one made the pillar sturdier and less susceptible to weathering.
b) Placing the sculpture on the __________, the architect stepped back and marveled at his work.
a) Because I am not a computer programmer, I find most programming languages __________.
b) Most of the medical research on the subject seems __________ to the average man.
a) The local news was noticeably ____________ and apologized to viewers for the countless on-air technical difficulties
b) When the guilty verdict was read, the defendant lowered her head to the ground, visibly __________.
a) I have some ___________ doubts about whether Simon is really capable of doing this job
b) Her privacy could be invaded at any time by a __________ photographer.
a) When the judge heard the defendant’s _________ lie, he became very angry
b) If you want to show your respect for a police officer, it is not wise to offer him a _________bribe.
a) In the game, people are asked to identify the _________ differences between the similar pictures.
b) If one does not look too closely, one can easily miss the __________ flaws in the imperfect painting
a) I kept saying to them that she was going to get __________ at the stage door.
b) Ministers visited schools to inform and discuss the proposals with staff and students; some were ________ when leaving the schools’ premises.
a) Management is _________ aware of the resentment that their decision may cause.
b) Another scandal would be __________ embarrassing for the government.
a) A few men were responsible for inciting a __________ after they accused the government of wrongdoings.
b) Unknown if a __________ would erupt from the innocent verdict of the defendant, police were stationed around the courthouse.
a) The priest listened calmly as the arguing couple told him about the ___________ in their marriage
b) When the political ________ ended, the two parties were able to reach an agreement on the legislative bill.
1) Answer: b)
The meaning of “plinth” is “a block of stone or wood that is used as the base of a pillar or statue”
2) Answer: a)
The meaning of “abstruse” is “difficult to understand”
3) Answer: c)
The meaning of “contrite” is “feeling or showing remorse or regret”
4) Answer: b)
The meaning of “lurking” is “remain hidden”
5) Answer: e)
The meaning of “blatant” is “completely obvious, especially in an offensive manner”
6) Answer: d)
The meaning of “subtle” is “hard to notice or see”
7) Answer: b)
The meaning of “mobbed” is “crowd surround someone or into a place in an unruly way.”
8) Answer: a)
The meaning of “acutely” is “completely or extremely”
9) Answer: b)
The meaning of “brawl” is “a fight, usually with a large number of people involved”
10) Answer: c)
The meaning of “strife” is “struggle or conflict”