English Quiz

English Quiz for SBI | IBPS – Set 276

1.It is difficult to believe that charging 20% on an outstanding credit card balance isn’t ______!
a) bankruptcy
b) usury
c) Kaleidoscopic
d) None of these

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2.Wedding ceremonies often include the exchange of ______ rings to symbolize the couple’s promises to each other.
a) votive
b) hirsute
c) acrimonious
d) plaintive

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3.Over the years the Wilsons slowly ______ upon the Jacksons’ property, moving the stone markers that divided their lots farther and farther onto the Jacksons’ land.
a) encroached
b) jettisoned
c) teemed
d) None of these

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4.The children were ______ by the seemingly nonsensical clues until Kinan pointed out that the messages were in code.
a) censured
b) striated
c) flummoxed
d) None of these

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5.It is helpful for salesmen to develop a good ______ with their customers in order to gain their trust.
a) platitude
b) rapport
c) Sibilant
d) None of these

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6.Only a small number of people in the audience laughed at the comic’s ______ sense of humor, while the rest found him to be too sarcastic.
a) consequential
b) avaricious
c) mordant
d) None of these

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7.The class endured a loud and lengthy ______ by the teacher on the subject of submitting written work on time.
a) Tiresome
b) tirade
c) guile
d) None of these

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8.After the boisterous customers left the café without tipping, Carlos______ at them through the restaurant’s front window.
a) interjected
b) jostled
c) glowered
d) emulated

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9.The events of the evening ______ without difficulty despite the lack of planning on the part of the host.
a) expired
b) transpired
c) retired
d) ensured

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10.The concert audience was frustrated by the poor ______ of the sounds coming from the speakers.
a) modulation
b) recrimination
c) terminus
d) None of these

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