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Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in Here we are creating question sample in Fill in the Blanks, which is common for all the IBPS,SBI,RRB,LIC,SSC CGL,LDC exam and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

In the following passage, there are ten blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested. Select the one that fits the bank appropriately.

The planing commission is neither a constitutional nor statutory body,but over the years it has..(1)..tremendous power of distance planning which is..(2) a country as diverse and complex as India. Let us neither reinvent nor..(3)..such body. Let us,instead, make a clean break and replace it with a think tank which supports high quality..(4)..research to support policy making in India.
The fundamental reason for this is that basic research is like defence: a pure public good which the private sector can supply only in..(5)..ways. the government,therefore, should provide the necessary support for this. The reason India need such a think tank is that despite..(6)..federalism and over liberalisation, the government will..(7)..a dominant and critical player in the Indian economy over the next several decades. Though the most..(8)..function of the planning commission -planning and enforcement of the five year plans-can be..(9) the states and other ministries, policymaking will remain integral to the function of the government at the centre and state levels and must be..(10)..with the central mission of evolving into a centre excellence for policy research.

  1. a. Collected
    b. seized
    c. accomplished
    d. acquired
    e. realized
    d. acquired

  2. a. interfering
    b. unsuitable
    c. desperate
    d. clashing
    e. contrary
    b. unsuitable

  3. a. devastate
    b. reshuffle
    c. disorient
    d. restructure
    e. revamp
    d. restructure

  4. a. separate
    b. individual
    c. restricted
    d. sound
    e. independent
    e. independent

  5. a. defined
    b. different
    c. limited
    d. fixed
    e. no
    c. limited

  6. a. magnified
    b. enhanced
    c. embellished
    d. adorned
    e. aggrandised
    b. enhanced

  7. a. remain
    b. hover
    c. tarry
    d. lodge
    e. endure
    a. remain

  8. a. visible
    b. discernible
    c. revealed
    d. patent
    e. manifested
    a. visible

  9. a. vacillated
    b. shuffled
    c. displaced
    d. shifted
    e. given
    d. shifted

  10. a. secured
    b. targeted
    c. destroyed
    d. concealed
    e. established
    e. established