December 14, 2016

Cloze Test #2 - English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC exams

English for IBPS, RBI, SBI, LIC exams

People are as much attuned to fairness as they are to individual self-interest. Therefore, any institution regulating human behaviour will have to __1__ that the compromises between individual self-interest collective interest and fairness are all within tolerable limits. These trade offs are as __2__ for larger institutions, including the largest of them all, i.e., the state, as they are for the smallest ones like the family. __3__ as parents should not repeatedly favour one child over another, the state cannot repeatedly favour one community or class over the another. The __4__ of fairness is ingrained in our psyches. Since human beings often grab what they can, we need institutions to ensure fair __5__. Of these institutions, the state is the most important, since it is __6__ to ensure that basic human needs re ensured with minimal standards of fairness. A state __7__ of or uninterested in ensuring equity in security, education, food, health and shelter is a state whose legitimacy will be questioned.

Further, the legitimacy of the state is dependent on being as close to a neutral umpire as possible. When the state __8__ partisan, its legitimacy can be questioned. When the state shed's the umpire's clothes and becomes one of the players, the rules of fair play are so badly __9__ that we can only call such an event intolerable __10__.

Cloze Test General English for IBPS PO, Clerk mains, SBI, RBI Assistant Exams
    1. Demand
    2. Ensure
    3. Consider
    4. Regulate
    5. Encompass
    1. Important
    2. Juvenile
    3. Insignificant
    4. Supreme
    5. Part
    1. Presently
    2. Same
    3. So
    4. Like
    5. Just
    1. Opinion
    2. Judgement
    3. End
    4. Drama
    5. Conclusion
    1. People
    2. Dissipate
    3. Outcomes
    4. Affects
    5. Discouragements
    1. Stimulated
    2. Calculated
    3. Considered
    4. Hastened
    5. Designed
    1. Qualified
    2. Riddled
    3. Powerful
    4. Incapable
    5. Shortening
    1. Appears
    2. Allow
    3. Become
    4. Recommends
    5. Visualises
    1. Twist
    2. Stopped
    3. Mended
    4. Broken
    5. Abated
    1. Truth
    2. Fairness
    3. Injustice
    4. Murder
    5. Fortune


  1. Ensure
  2. Important
  3. Just
  4. Judgement
  5. Outcomes
  6. Considered
  7. Incapable
  8. Recommends
  9. Broken
  10. Injustice
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Logical Reasoning for IBPS, SBI, RBI exams #7

Reasoning Ability for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC exams

Directions: Read the following instructions carefully and answer the following questions using your Logical Reasoning. In the following question 5 variants are used - Students, Height, Subject, College and Gender.

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven students studying in three different institutes - X, Y and Z. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. All of them are at different heights. B is taller than E and shorter than G. A is taller than C who is taller than D. F is the tallest. E is taller than only three students. Only two students study Psychology, whereas two of them study Sociology and one each studies Robotics, Anthropology and Public Administration.

C studies in the same college as A, who studies Anthropology in college Y. No girl studies Public Administration or Anthropology. E studies Psychology in college X and his brother F studies Robotics in college z. D studies Public Administration in the same college as B. Neither C nor G studies Psychology. The girl studies Psychology does not study in college Z.

Logical Reasoning for IBPS PO & Clerk, SBI, RBI Assistant, LIC AAO exams


  1. Which of the following pairs of students study Sociology?
    1. BG
    2. FG
    3. AG
    4. CG
    5. None of these
  2. In which college does B study?
    1. X
    2. Y
    3. Z
    4. Data inadequate
    5. None of these
  3. In which of the colleges does the tallest and the shortest study respectively?
    1. Z and X
    2. Z and Y
    3. X and Y
    4. Z only
    5. None of these
  4. What is the field of study of G?
    1. Robotics
    2. Psychology
    3. Anthropology
    4. Sociology
    5. Public Administration
  5. Which of the following three represent girls?
    1. DBC
    2. BCG
    3. DBG
    4. Data inadequate
    5. None of these


  1. 4
  2. 1
  3. 1
  4. 4
  5. 2
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