Bank PO Exams General English – Part 2
General English is a very vital part of all bank exams in India. Verbal questions are part of the syllabus for SBI Probationay Officer Exams, Punjab National Bank PO Exams, Allahabad Bank PO Exams, Punjab and Sind Bank PO Exams.
These questions can also be used for all competitive exams related to bank, especially for bank clerical exams, Bank IT officer exams, HR manager exams.
Read the following passage and answer the questions given below.
The strength of the electronics industry in Japan is the Japanese ability to organise production and marketing rather than their achievements in original research. The British are generally recognised as a far more inventive collection ofjndividuals, but never seem able to exploit what they invent. There are many examples, from the TSR Z hovercraft,
high speed train and Sinclair scooter to the Triumph, BSA and Norton motorcycle which all prove this sad rule. The Japanese were able to exploit their strengths and marketing and
development many years ago, and their success was atfirst either not understood in the West or was dismissed as something which could have been produced only at their low price. They were sold because they were cheap copies of other people’s ideas churned out of a workhouse which was dedicated to hard grind above all else.
1. The main theme of this passage is
1. Electronics industry in Japan
2. Industrial comparison between Japan and Britain
3. The importance of original research in industry
4. The role of marketing efficiency in industrial prosperity
2. The TSR Z hovercraft, high speed train, Sinclair Scooter, etc are the symbols of
1. Japanese failure 2. Japanese success 3. British failure 4. British success
3. The sad rule mentioned in this passage refers to
1. The lack of variety in Japanese inventions
2. The inability of the Japanese inventive like the British
3. The poorer marketing ability of the British
4. The inability of the British to be industrious like the Japanese
4. According to the passage, prosperity in industry depends upon
3. Official patronage
5. It is evident from this passage that the strength of a country’s industry depends upon
2. Dedicated workforce
3. Original research
4. International cooperation
Choose the word which is MOST nearly the SAME in meaning as the word
1) hidden 2) enrolled 3) simple 4) exact 5) stronghold
1) plush 2) web 3) alienate 4) straighten 5) endure
Choose the word which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning of the word
1) obscurely 2) surely 3) indefinitely 4) certainly 5) roughly
1) exceptional 2) unusual 3) dull 4) exact 5) plain
Fill in the blank with correct option.
10. She had just _________ down when the telephone rang.
1.laid 2.lain 3.lay 4 4.laining
11. building comprises _________ sixty
1.off 2.to 3.with 4.of
12. Sunita decided to set _________ some time every day for pr1yers.
1.up 2.in 3.on 4.aside
13. I _________ him last night.
1.met 2.have met 3.has met 4.was met
14. My uncle _________ yet.
1.does not arrive 2.did riot arrive 3.not arrived 4.has not arrived
15. The shop _________ at ten o’clock each morning.
1. is opening 2.opens 3.open 4.opening
16.President Saddam Hussain has lived _________ the gun all his life.
1.with 2.for 3.by 4.on 5.through
17.The mother was anxious _________ the safety of her son.
1.at 2.about 3.for 4.upon 5.with
Choose the one which expresses the meaning of the italicized word of the sentence.
18. He would have been successful, but for his lack of temerity.
1.audacity 2.sincerity 3.confidence 4.strength
19. He is quite meticulous in his dealings with others.
1. reserved 2. haughty 3. indifferent 4. very careful
20. Millionaires become eccentric in their old age.
1. irritable 2. peculiar 3. dull 4. miserable
Answers for Bank PO Exams Gereral English – Part 2