English Quiz for SBI PO | IBPS – Set 160

1.For a country known for its engineering talents and a city with two hundred years of history, the_________ was unnecessary and entirely due to a failure of political leadership.
a) Issue
b) Persists
c) Tragedy
d) Reason

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Answerc) Tragedy

2.In what is normally a well-run state with a good CEO /Chief Minister, there was no long-range thinking, no renewal of an old__________, no stress testing of the rescue systems.
a) Infrastructure
b) Design
c) Fashioned
d) Place

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Answera) Infrastructure

3.Anger, the psychologists say, has as much to do with cooperation as with conflicts, fend emotions are used to___________others into cooperating in long run.
a) Prod
b) bringing
c) take
d) invite

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Answera) Prod

4.In the first public comments , the president said with concern that the leak of classified information from the battlefield could potentially_____________individuals or operations.
a) Strengthen
b) kill
c) jeopardize
d) disturb

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Answerc) jeopardize

5.North Korea often fires short-range missiles _____ tensions rise on the Korean peninsula. Pyongyang gets particularly upset ____ the annual U.S.-South Korea drills, which, it says, are preparations for an invasion.
a) were,for
b) for,on
c) to,at
d) when,about

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Answerd) when,about

6.Thirteen banks, led by State Bank of India (SBI), ______ by Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi and advocate Robin Ratnakar David, told a Bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman _____ the liquor baron is said to have left the country on March 2, the day they approached the DRT.
a) represented,that
b) that,for
c) shown,at
d) won,as

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Answera) represented,that

7.The National Green Tribunal (NGT) which _______ a fine of Rs. 5 crore on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AoL) Foundation on Wednesday, before giving the go-ahead for its World Culture Festival on the flood plains of the Yamuna, said it was unable to ________ the event.
a) publish,make
b) impose,watch
c) processed,make
d) imposed, prohibit

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Answerd) imposed, prohibit

8.Earlier, Former India captain Sourav Ganguly and his Pakistan counterpart Inzamam-ul-Haq have called for the ______ of bilateral series as it will improve ______ between the two nations.
a) relations,conditions
b) conditions,which
c) posses,passes
d) resumption,relations

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Answerd) resumption,relation

9.The Haryana government will install an early earthquake_______system at New Secretariat Building ____ Sector 17, Chandigarh on March 14.
a) warning,out
b) warning,so
c) with,at
d) warning,in

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Answerd) warning,in

10.North Korea has a large stockpile of short-range missiles and _____ developing long-range and intercontinental missiles as well. The missiles fired ___ Thursday flew about 500 km (300 miles) off its east coast city of Wonsan and were likely from the Soviet-developed Scud series, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said.
a) for,set
b) is,on
c) was,at
d) will,since

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Answerb) is,on