Saturday, August 6, 2016

English Quiz : Daily Cloze Test from Previous Papers of Bank Exam

Direction (1-10) : In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers again printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately in the context of the whole passage. Find out the appropriate word.

SBI PO, 1992

The _1_ of resources in India’s health programmes have never, as far as can be _2_, been the subject of published research of high quality and hence the unsatisfactory _3_ of the forgoing account of the government sector. Nevertheless India’s health _4_ shares several features of the _5_ of health services in other developing countries whose professional medical structures and _6_ of health facilities are _7_ from a colonial past. These features include a _8_ share of health budgets _9_ to major hospitals in urban centers and a consequent relative _10_ of the rural health Infrastructure.

1. (a) expenditure
    (b) scarcity
    (c) preponderance
    (d) allocation
    (e) misappropriation

2. (a) utilized
    (b) restored
    (c) affordable
    (d) inevitable
    (e) ascertained

3. (a) motive
    (b) nature
    (c) evidence
    (d) program
    (e) measure

4. (a) development
    (b) view
    (c) system
    (d) arrangement
    (e) method

5. (a) pattern
    (b) performances
    (c) differences
    (d) fate
    (e) beauty

6. (a) length
    (b) maturity
    (c) expiry
    (d) distribution
    (e) range

7. (a) imported
    (b) launched
    (c) discovered
    (d) restrained
    (e) inherited

8. (a) complete
    (b) good
    (c) large
    (d) strong
    (e) full

9. (a) allocated
    (b) taken
    (c) arranged
    (d) attribute
    (e) contributed

10. (a) default
    (b) lapses
    (c) performances
    (d) neglect
    (e) failure

Answers :

1. D

2. E

3. B

4. C

5. A

6. E

7. E

8. C

9. A

10. D