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SBI PO English Language Sample Paper 1

Directions (Q. 1 – Q. 2): Choose the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word given in bold as used in the passage.
Question 1:

(a) Protect
(b) Grant
(c) Foreign intervention
(d) Refuge
(e) Shield
Question 2:
(a) Complex
(b) Intricate
(c) Worsened
(d) Mixed
(e) Settled
Directions (Q. 3 – Q. 4): Select the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning of the word as used in the passage.
Question 3:
(a) Infuse
(b) Detonate
(c) Spread
(d) Speed
(e) Boost

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Question 4:

(a) Energetic
(b) Sluggish
(c) Fake
(d) Nutter
(d) Ostensible
Directions (Q. 5- Q. 10): Fill up the blanks with the most suitable word or pair of words from the options given to make a meaningful sentence.
Question 5:
When I am autocratic, I am… in the extreme. My direct method is to… power and control.
(a) technical, explore
(b) objective, develop
(c) dominant, impose
(d) possessive, reject
(d) autocratic, engulf
Question 6:

I am not a___ who easily___ under pressure conditions.
(a) being, looks
(b) pessimist, shatters
(c) manager, getting
(d) force, stimulate
(e) discouraging, surrenders
Question 7:
Books___ the dark clouds of gloom and___ our happiness.
(a) disappear, multiply
(b) fight, make
(c) dispel, increase
(d) hit, instill
(e) looks, find
Question 8:
Coercion sometimes leads to the___ but its drawbacks ____ its advantages.
(a) appreciation, magnify
(b) accomplishment, crumble
(c) route, cost
(d) advantage, short
(e) destination, limit
Question 9:
Professionals focus their____ on fulfilling their responsibilities and achieving results, not on_____ particular image.
(a) planning, devilsing
(b) leadership, attributing
(c) abilities, contributing
(d) forces, framing
(e) skills, obtaining

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Question 10:
Building castles in the air means ______ in daydreams.
(a) indulging
(b) developing
(c) bringing
(d) following
(e) absconding
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