Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in Word Usage, which is BASED ON SOME NEW PATTERNS which have been asked in many banking exams recently.
Directions : For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.
- Frozen: become or cause to become blocked, covered, or rigid with ice.
5) destituteAnswer : 1
Frozen – (of water) turned into ice, or (of food) preserved by freezing.
- Persisting: continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
5) stealAnswer : 1
Persisting : If an unpleasant feeling or situation persists, it continues to exist.
- Intensify : become or make more intense.
5) deflatedAnswer : 2
Intensify – to become greater, more serious, or more extreme, or to make something do this.
- Revenue: income, especially when of an organization and of a substantial nature.
5) computableAnswer : 2
Revenue: the income that a government or company receives regularly.
- Impose: force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.
5) accountableAnswer : 1
Impose – to officially force a rule, tax, punishment, etc. to be obeyed or received.
- Obsolete: no longer in use or no longer useful.
5) exhibitionistAnswer : 1
Obsolete – no longer produced or used; out of date.
- Tedious : tiresome because of length or dullness.
5) separateAnswer : 3
Tedious : too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous.
- Inclusive: including all the services or items normally expected or required.
5) measurableAnswer : 2
Inclusive – An inclusive price or amount includes everything.
- Reckon: establish by calculation.
5) calculableAnswer : 3
Reckon – to think or believe.
- Nascent : (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.
5) censureAnswer : 3
Nascent – only recently formed or started, but likely to grow larger quickly.