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English Questions: Fill in the Blanks Set – 5

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

Fill in the Blanks: Check for Logical Consistency, Grammatical Verb forms and vocabulary usage
Level : Easy
Ideal Score : 8/10

Wars usually result from __________ among the parties involved and a failure to __________ them peacefully.

a.disapprovals, recognize

b.mistrusts, dispel

c.hostilities, abdicate

d.variances, resolve

e.frustrations, understand

variances, resolve


For much of history and in many cultures, __________ professional teachers was an __________ available only to a small elite.
a.invigilating, allegation
b.hiring, investment
c.enlisting, option
d.acknowledging, example
e.electing, alternate

enlisting, option


In __________ to enhancing their reputation through strategic use of philanthropy, companies are __________ social initiatives to open new markets.
a.conflict, terming
b.desire, considering
c.addition, sponsoring
d.need, considering
e.demand, quoting

addition, sponsoring


Owing to the acute power shortage, the people of our locality have decided to _______________________.
a.restore to abundant use of electricity for illumination of the locality for the festival season.
b.dispense with other non-conventional energy resources for the better usage of electricity in the locality.
c.off-switch the electrical appliance while not in use
d.resort to use of electricity only when it is inevitable
e.explore other avenues for utilising the excess power

d.resort to use of electricity only when it is inevitable


Federer’s fifth grand slam win prompted a reporter to ask whether he was the best ever. Federer is certainly not lacking in confidence, but he wasn’t about to proclaim himself the best ever. “The best player of this generation, yes” he said, “But nowhere close to ever. Just look at the records that some guys have. I’m a minnow.” ___________________________.
a.His win against Agassi, a genius of the previous generation, contradicts that.
b.Sampras, the king of an earlier generation, was as humble.
c.He is more than a minnow to his contemporaries.
d.The difference between ‘the best of this generation’ and ‘the best ever’ is a matter of perception.
e.None of these

c.He is more than a minnow to his contemporaries.


If there is nothing to absorb the energy of sound waves, they travel on _______________, but their intensity ______________ as they travel further from their source
a.erratically, mitigates
b.eternally, alleviates
c.forever, increases
d.steadily, stabilizes
e.indefinitely, diminishes

e.indefinitely, diminishes


The organisation ______ to popularize Indian classical music among the youth which has lost ______ with its cultural roots.
a.wishes, interest
b.efforts, experience
c.exerts, intrigue
d.need, relation
e.endeavours, touch

e.endeavours, touch


I would like to __________ your attention to the second paragraph of my letter __________ to the terms of sale of the machinery.
a.consider, according
b.draw, pertaining
c.attract, regarding
d.haul, mainly
e.call, indicating

b.draw, pertaining


He __________ the speed with which he completed the work and __________ the method adopted by him.
a.admired, appreciated
b.despised, accused
c.esteemed, accused
d.envied, favoured
e.loathed, rejcted

a.admired, appreciated


Gandhi’s vision of a free India based on religious pluralism, however, was __________ in the early 1940s by a new Muslim nationalism which was __________ a separate Muslim homeland carved out of India.
a.criticised, requiring
b.weaken, expecting
c.conceded, forming
d.challenged, demanding
e.fortified,  supporting

d.challenged, demanding