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English Questions: Fill in the Blanks Set – 55

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in Here we are creating question sample in FILL IN THE BLANK, which is BASED ON IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.

  1. One of the objectives of social banking under which private sector banks were nationalised in 1969 and 1980 was to ensure banking_________in rural areas and to avoid a nexus between industry and banking.
    1) excretion
    2) evacuation
    3) exertion
    4) concretion
    5) penetration
    Answer –5)
    Explanation : penetration

  2. Privatising loss-making PSBs will have a__________effect on the staff and management of such banks.
    1) deterrent
    2) catalyst
    3) reluctant
    4) incentive
    5) encouragement
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : deterrent

  3. In a digital India, and with widespread availability of credit rating, bank accounts, Aadhaar information and mobile phones, technology can help in eliminating human__________in sanctioning and extending credit to the borrower.
    1) sustenance
    2) shield
    3) intervention
    4) aid
    5) resistance
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : intervention

  4. The government_________revenues through dividends and profits, while on the other it would need to provide resources through enhanced expenditure to bail out loss-making banks from a pool of resources__________from a small subset of population — taxpayers.
    1) advice, created
    2) strategy, dispersed
    3) surpass, separated
    4) foregoes, garnered
    5) conquer, scattered
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation :  foregoes, garnered

  5. We have never_________as much interest over the appointment of a head coach as we have in the past fortnight.
    1) refuted
    2) witnessed
    3) announce
    4) renounced
    5) disavow
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : witnessed

  6. As the race_________down to a two-man competition between Ravi Shastri and Anil Kumble, the meaningful discussions transitioned to a campaign instead.
    1) longed
    2) benumbed
    3) stiffened
    4) bite
    5) boiled
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : boiled

  7. Real issues_________the performance of the team were easily forgotten because of this controversy.
    1) ignoring
    2) scribbling
    3) creating
    4) concerning
    5) neglecting
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : concerning

  8. They classified styles as Authoritarian, Personable, Casual,________and Businesslike. When we look at the Indian context, John Wright and Gary Kirsten were the Businesslike coaches.
    1) Intense
    2) calm
    3) define
    4) mild
    5) moderate
    Answer – 1) 
    Explanation : Intense

  9. The_________is on bringing in more Ministers to give an edge to the Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat Assembly election campaigns in the months ahead, and careful arithmetic in________Dalit, OBC and tribal leaders is evident.
    1) unimportance, depredation
    2) anguish, expelling
    3) upheld, rejecting
    4) emphasis, inducting
    5) insignificance, blackball
    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation : emphasis, inducting 

  10. This has been a highly controlled exercise, one that will________his grip on power, a prospect that will worry his political rivals as well as some within his own party, a cadre-based organisation on which he has firmly stamped his authority.
    1) swagger
    2) disjoin
    3) consolidate
    4) divide
    5) disperse
    Answer – 3) 
    Explanation : consolidate