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English Quiz (fill in the blank ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

English Quiz (fill in the blank ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016_40.1

Directions (Q.1-10): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete. 

Q1. Since tourism does not fall under a single heading in India’s National Accounts Statistics, its contribution has to be ________________.
(a) Appraised 
(b) Guessed 
(c) Conclude 
(d) Estimated 
ANS- D 
Estimated- roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity, or extent of.

Q2. The commodity futures market ________________ the price discovery process and provides a platform for price risk management in commodities.
(a) Distinguishes 
(b) Forwards 
(c) Simplifies 
(d) Facilitates 
ANS- D 
Facilitates -make (an action or process) easy or easier.

Q3. The Indian telecom sector has ________________ tremendous growth over the past decade.
(a) Witnesses 
(b) Worked 
(c) Attended 
(d) Participated
(e) Watched  
ANS- A 
Witnesses- a person who sees an event, typically a crime or accident, take place.

Q4. Today, The Indian telecom network is the second largest in the world ________________ China, which leads this sector 
(a) Beside 
(b) Preceding 
(c) Earlier 
(d) After 
ANS- D 
After- is correct preposition. 


Q5. A liberal policy regime and ________________ of the private sector have played an important role in transforming the agricultural sector. 
(a) Involvement 
(b) Incorporation 
(c) Entry 
(d) Link
ANS- A
Involvement- the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something

Q6. As ________________ to private modes of transport, public transport is more energy efficient and less polluting.
(a) Contrast 
(b) Compared 
(c) Segregate 
(d) Parallel 
ANS- B 
Compared- is the correct word choice. 

Q7. The difference between mass gains and losses, ________________ over one year, is known as the annual mass balance.
(a) Allotted 
(b) Guessed 
(c) Anticipated 
(d) Measured 
ANS- D 
Measured- fits in the context correctly. 

Q8. Metamorphic rocks are ________________ in the Earth where is high temperature and great pressure.
(a) Formed 
(b) Planned 
(c) Molded 
(d) Structured 
ANS- A 
Formed – bring together parts or combine to create (something).

Q9. The Sun and the Moon ________________ to be about the same size when observed from Earth.
(a) Arise 
(b) Develop 
(c) Present 
(d) Appear
ANS- D 
Appear- is correct word in the given context. 

Q10. Reserves of a bank ________________ the health of the institution.  
(a) Announced 
(b) Demonstrate 
(c) Express 
(d) Indicate 
ANS- D
Indicate – point out; show.

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