English Practice Set-2 For LIC, SO and Railways

Dear Bank Aspirants we are providing practice English questions set for LIC AAO and Syndicate manipal PO exam. Try to solve these Mixed Questions and share time taken to solve these Mixed Questions and share your attempt.

English Questions- phrase replacement

In English section  Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in  exam.

(Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in,the blanks with the help of the alternatives given below.

A (1) by a US telephone company (2) that, (3) to popular lore, women do not talk more than men, a/an (4) which might (5) suitably brief (6) from feminists who have something to say about men commenting at (7) on the opposite sex’s supposed loquacious. According to the (8), teen agers of the other gender tend to talk the most, both on and off the phone (9) by newly-wed and retired people. Housewives, it would seem, are a comparatively taciturn lot, (10) the report is silent about whether this is due to choice or necessity.

1. 1) survey
2) research
3) project
4) revelation
5) denial

2. 1) announces
2) orders
3) describes
4) suggests
5) declares

3. 1) according
2) notwithstanding
3) despite
4) with regard
5) contrary

4. 1) invention
2) finding
3) fact
4) intuition
5) myth

5. 1) receive
 2) perceive
 3) conceive
4) criticise
5) form

6. 1) criticism
2) acknowledgement
3) respite
4) thrashing
5) encounter

7. 1) large
2) short
3) length
4) brief
5) turns

8. 1) invention
2) discovery
3) project
4) book
5) study

9. 1) led
2) seconded
3) followed
4) contrasted
5) regarded

10. 1) although
2) though
3) even though
4) hence
5) still

Directions (Q. 11-15): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

11. The government is planning to set ________ family welfare centres for slums in cities.
1) another
2) with
3) for
4) in
5) up

12. Economic independence and education have ________ women more assertive.
1) prepared
2) made
3) marked
4) resulted
5) adjusted

13. In the modern world, the ________ of change and scientific innovation is unusually rapid.
1) supplies
2) context
3) pace
4) fantasy
5) requirement

14. The unprecedented economic growth of China has ________ worldwide attention.
1) perceived
2) proposed
3) neither
4) astonished
5) attracted

15. Each business activity ________ employment to people who would otherwise be unemployed.
1) taking
2) finds
3) creates
4) provides
5) given

Answers
1. 1
2. 4
3. 5
4. 2
5. 1
6. 2
7. 3
8. 5
9. 3
10.
11. -5
12. -2
13. -3
14. -5
15. -4



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