Saturday, August 6, 2016

English Quiz : Daily Cloze Test from Previous Papers of Bank Exam



Direction (1-10) : In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers again printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately in the context of the whole passage. Find out the appropriate word.

It is pity that we don’t have any good books written on Insurance by Indian authors _1_ to the steady growth of literature on the subject in other countries specially, the U.S.A whose insurance laws and _2_ are very much similar to those of our country. And students studying in our colleges and those of insurance employees appearing for various insurance examinations have to depend _3_ on books written by foreign authors. As these books mainly deals with the problems of insurance industry of foreign countries the _4_ of the insurance scene in India and the various legal _5_ and insurance procedures remains very weak. To _6_ the insurance employees and the college students who have opted for _7_ courses in insurance with different aspects of theory and practice of insurance we should have good and _8_ text books. The book under review written by V.M.R Nair himself an experienced and _9_ expert on insurance law based leading Indian cases will be found very useful by students of insurance sector as a _10_ guide to the principles of insurance.

                                                                                      (Bank of Maharashtra PO Exam, 1994)

1. (a) paving
    (b) Corresponding
    (c) following
    (d) emphasize
    (e) correcting

2. (a) process
    (b) product
    (c) notes
    (d) currency
    (e) procedures

3. (a) slightly
    (b) upon
    (c) still
    (d) at
    (e) until

4. (a) prove
    (b) search
    (c) application
    (d) understanding
    (e) acknowledge

5. (a) law
    (b) aspects
    (c) experts
    (d) books
    (e) loop

6. (a) equip
    (b) arm
    (c) decorate
    (d) promote
    (e) load

7. (a) optional
    (b) expensive
    (c) tough
    (d) deep
    (e) specialized

8. (a) authentic
    (b) voluminous
    (c) many
    (d) prompt
    (e) shining

9. (a) consulting
    (b) qualified
    (c) rich
    (d) merchant
    (e) tired

10. (a) learned
    (b) powerful
    (c) ready
    (d) comprehensive

    (e) prescribed


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