Previous-year(Bank)

PREVIOUS YEAR FILLERS ASKED IN BANK EXAMS

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SBI AND IBPS CLERK/ PO EXAM PREVIOUS YEAR FILLERS/FILL IN THE BLANKS  QUESTIONS (2014-2019)

💠Previous years fillers/fill in the blanks questions PART 1

 

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SBI PO 2019-

Directions(1-5)- Choose the alternative that will fit the blank most appropriately and make the sentence
grammatically and contextually correct.

1. The state government has taken positive steps to _______ the education system.
(a) increase
(b)divided
(c)renovated
(d)revamp
(e)dispel

2. Agriculture and education sectors are one of the most_______ sectors in the global market.
(a) benefit
(b)necessity
(c) profit
(d) lucrative
(e) importance

3. Shalini is an aware citizen who has always ________ to contribute to the progress of the country
(a) wished
(b) admiring
(c) prepare
(d) motivating
(e) stimulate

4. In the begining Sonal looked______ and could not find quite the car she dreamt of.
(a) after
(b) around
(c) above
(d) out
(e) down

5. The RBI has played conservative in________ a rate cut of just 25 basis points.
(a) introduce
(b) proposed
(c) improving
(d) decrease
(e) announcing

SOLUTION :-

1. (d) Revamp- to revitalize, to give new and improved form, structure

          Dispel- make a doubt
Revamp is the most appropriate word which fits in the context. 

2. (d) Lucrative- producing a great deal of profit.

To fill the blank of the given sentence, we need an adjective that also fits in the context, lucrative is most apt word here. Rest are nouns, hence we can eliminate rest options easily. 

3. (a)

We need V3 form of a verb to support the structure of present perfect tense, hence option (a) is our obvious choice. 
 Stimulate- to encourage or arouse interest or enthusiasm in something.

4. (b) Look around- to try to find something that you want or need.

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5. (e), go with elimination method
Option (e) is our obvious choice. 


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6-10. Directions: A sentence divided into 5 parts is given, out of that one part is missing and marked by a black. Choose the option as your answer, which when filled in the blank will render the first part of the sentence incorrect.


6. After Sterlite decided to announce its plan to expand the(1)/Tuticorin plant, villagers around it started fresh protests(2)/______________(3)/  police firing on protestors that(4)/ claimed 11 lives and left scores injured.(5)
(a) Even before the announcements were made, which culminated in
(b) While showcasing its agitation through dance and drama, but unfortunately it ended in.
(c) Which lasts not more than 100 days and resulted in
(d) That making continuity for over 100 days, culminating in
(e) None of the above


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7.As far as its applicability to fiduciaries operating(1)/ outside India, the law will apply only to those (2)/doing business in india, or who have (3)/ collected a significant amount of personal data(4)/___________(5)

(a) which could be used to harm either the state or the citizens.
(b) which is helpful in maintaining the legal sanctity of the state
(c) which may or may not jeopardise the sovereignty of the state
(d) which can act as a tool to tarnish the heritage of the state of its global image.
(e) None of the above

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8) We adopted the village of shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh(1)/ to train tribal women in garment- making,(2)/ and thereafter encouraged by the success of this initiative,(3)/___________(4)/ with Chhindpuri, in the same State – Madhya Pradesh(5)

(a) we took another step in that direction
(b) we will go a step ahead
(c) we will aim towards another initiative
(d) another plan will be discussed
(e) None of the above

9)  Documents and research recently revealed that(1)/ ______(2)/ training from Russia and collecting military(3)/ equipment, which some have warned(4)/ could be used to promote separate(5)
(a) Local police in Republika hrvatska are receiving military- style
(b)Local police in Republika hrvatska have been receiving military- style
(c)Local police in Republika hrvatska have necessarily receiving military- style
(d)Local police in Republika hrvatska are in all probability receiving military- style
(e) None of these


10)  The informal food and livestock economy , which falls outside official regulation,(1)/ ________(2)/ opportunities for livelihoods(3)/ and a way to say connected to families(4)/ and communities far away.(5)
(a) acts as a boon for the immigrants as it gives
(b) have been a harbinger of change in the lives of migrants as it provides
(c) play a key role in many migrants’ lives as they offer
(d) has established itself as a game changer in the democratic nation as it lends
(e)None of these

Answers-
6. A
Option A is our obvious choice as the sentence starts with ‘after sterlite decided’ which means it was yet to announce. 
Moreover rest of the options make the statement grammatically and contextually incorrect after filling the blank. 

7. A
Option A is our obvious choice. 
Fiduciaries – plural of fiduciary, a trustee (one  who holds a thing in trust for another) 
8. A
Option A makes the statement grammatically and contextually correct. 
9. B
‘POLICE’ a collective noun takes plural verb. Here one may be confused between option A and option B. 
Keep in mind ‘any research or document’ talk about a period of time, hence ‘have been’ will be used not ‘are’. 
10.a, option a is our obvious choice. 
Go with elimination method. 


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SBI PO 2017

Direction : In the given question, two statements with two blanks in each are followed by five options with two words in each. Select the correct option as your answer.


1. A.When deciding the term of the loan, base your _____on the loan’s total cost and not ____ payments.
    B. The ____to pay the workers on a monthly basis is very beneficial for small firms to keep a check on their _____profit.

(a) monthly, advance
(b) decision, monthly
(c) determine, yearly
(d) mention, pay
(e) None of these

2.  A. A wood window will require maintenance and re-painting to ______appearance and _____of the wood against rot and insects.
     B. Even though they were tired mentally and physically, the soldiers continued to _____their duty to serve their country with_____ and honour.
(a) lurk, germane
(b) maintain,fulfil 
(c)garnish, integrity
(d)profess, Heft
(e) None of these

Solution :
1)b
2)b

IBPS PO Mains 2017

Direction(1-3): In the given question, statements with two blanks are given, each blank can be filled with more than one option. Find the combinations which can most suitably complete the sentence.

1. Economic globalization is the increasing economic ____of national economies across the world through a rapid increase in cross- border movement of goods, services , technology and capital. Whereas the globalization of business is centred around the _____of international trade regulations as well as tariffs, taxes, and other impediments that suppresses global free trade, economic globalization is the process of increasing economic integration between countries, leading to the emergence of a global market place or a single world market.
A. Interdependence
B. Rivalry
C. Diminution
D. Tyranny
E. Specious

(a) A-D
(b) B-C
(c) A-C
(d) C-E
(e) No combination fits


2. Meditation(a type of Yoga)  is a practice where an individual operates or trains the mind or _____a mode of consciousness to allow the mind to engage in peaceful thoughts. Meditation has been practiced since ______in numerous religious traditions and beliefs. Since the 19th century, it has spread from its Asian origins to Westerns cultures where it is commonly practised in private and business life.
A. conjures
B. practices
C. induces
D. arcane
E antiquity


(a) A-C
(b) B-D
(c) B-E
(d) A-E
(e) C-E


3. Many believe that the same technology that has _____ our world might also imprison us if we don’t seriously examine its effects on us personally and collectively. The impact of cell phone use is more than a passing phenomenon and something worthy of _____ academic study. The impact of smart phone is still debated and various people put forward various opinions.


A impacted
B liberated
C Oppressed
D legitimate
E comprehensive


(a) A-D
(b) B-D
(c) C-E
(d) C-D
(e) None of the above

Answers-
1.C
2.E
3.B


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IBPS PO Pre 2019-

Direction(1-5): Choose the alternative that will fit the blank most appropriately and make the sentence
grammatically and contextually correct


1. The AAP decided to stage ______ agitations across the country against the government’s policies that have allegedly led to economic slowdown.
(a) weight
(b) fabulous
(c) massive
(d) generous
(e) None of these


2. The minister was trolled on the internet over an apparent _____in explaining that achieving the target of nearly doubling the size of the economy to $5 trillion should not be looked through the prism of maths.
(a) Situation
(b) error
(c) gaffe
(d) both b and c
(e) none of these

3. Twitter and Whatsapp had strongly _____to Aadhar linkage , saying it would affect the privacy of its users.
(a) appreciated
(b) objected
(c) agreed
(d) recommending
(e) none of these

4. The Supreme Court is looking into effective _____ by social media companies like Facebook and twitter with the provisions of the Information Technology Act to help detect cyber- crimes.
(a) complaint
(b) defiance
(c) violation
(d) compliance
(e) none of these


5. Vikram lost its Earth link when it was 2.1 kms and 3 minutes from what would have been a ____ first ever touchdown close to the lunar south pole.
(a) historic
(b) celebrated
(c) memorable
(d) famed
(e) all of the above

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Answers-

1.C Massive- huge, fits in the context correctly.

2.D gaffe- mistake
3.B objected- to disagree with something or someone
4.D compliance – obeying rules or command
5.E all the options fit in sentence correctly.

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