03 October 2015

English Language for Bank PO Exams - Fill in the Blanks

Directions (Q. 1-4): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each pair of blanks that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. July and August are the months of the 'silly season' for the newspapers in the UK; with everyone on a summer holiday the papers are ........... to look for silly stories to ........... the pages.
1) needed, darken 2) forced, complete
3) compelled, fill 4) required, full 5) ready, arrange

2. The Supreme Court of India recently ......... up with two ........... on electoral laws.
1) appeared, views 2) gave, circular
3) came, rulings 4) sent, laws 5) brought, advice

3. The value of the rupee ........... the dollar has been declining ........... August 2011.
1) and, upto 2) against, until
3) and, for 4) vs, in 5) vis-a-vis, since

4. The recent decision in the Novartis Glivec case continues a long-established tradition ........... India contesting a Northern agenda on patent ............
1) of, laws 2) in, acts
3) about, regulation 4) against, rule 5) for, legislation

Answers:

1-3; 2-3; 3-5; 4-1.

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