Mock Paper for SBI PO, Clerk, SO and IBPS Examinations : English 8(Cloze Test)

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 01, 2017 12:57 hrs

SBI will be conducting the written examination for recruitment to the post of Probationary Officers in June, 2015.

Objective tests for 100 marks and will be conducted online in the centres given in the admit card. Duration of the test would be 1 hour and consists of 3 sections.

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning

a group of experts who carefully create mock tests specific to each competitive examination, have come up with sample questions for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, SBI SO, IBPS and other competitive examinations.

Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The constitution of Independent India and various laws ___(1) to meet the constitution obligations have fortified the position of woman vis-a vis the man. But it is ___(2) on paper only. The myth that more and more women are getting higher education and are occupying position of responsibility in all walks of life is falsified  by the ____(3) of dowry deaths and divorce  cases filed in the ___ (4) courts. One look at the national dailies will tell the__(5) tale of Indian women ,women who___(6) a child is bargained for bridal price or when she grows up serves as a supplier of dowry for her husband's family or who as a widow immolates herself on husband's ___(7) to be ___(8) sati.

Our study about woman's place in Indian society is mainly based on urban professional and educated Indian women. Deep in the rural heartland of the country, the rapidly changing world has not even touched the ___(9) of life of a woman.  Most men of orthodox families take ___ (10) in revealing  that their women folk stay in 'purdah' a shield that deprives  a woman of the joys of free nature.

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