Set-21 Fill in the blanks For SBI PO and SBI Clerk 2019 | Must Go Through These Questions

Dear Aspirants,
We are providing the most important Fill in the blanks Questions for SBI PO 2019, SBI Clerk 2019 and all other competitive bank and insurance exams. These questions have very high chances to be asked in SBI PO 2019, SBI Clerk 2019.
Get the Best Test Series for SBI PO 2019 at the most affordable price (Based on Real Exam Pattern) – Click Here
Download the Best GK Gaming App for Current Affairs and GK (Bank+SSC)– Click here (App No 1)  (App No 2)

Directions (1-5): In the following question, an incomplete sentence is given which can be completed by substituting the expressions provided below each sentence. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which complete(s) the sentence in accordance to the correct grammatical structure and make(s) the sentence contextually meaningful. If none of the expressions fit into the sentence, choose option (e) i.e., “None of the above” as your answer.

1. International Women’s Day, as the name implies, ________________________________________________
(I)is dedicated to celebrating womanhood.
(II)is devoted to women’s social, political, cultural, economic achievements.
(III)is celebrated to mark the significant contributions made by the women to society.
(IV)emphasizes the importance of gender equality.

2. The age of online journalism needs digital evolution ____________________________________________
(I)embracing multi-media and latest technologies.
(II)to welcoming it as happy evolution to a better world.
(III)of burying the mind to reality that will never help.
(IV)since the Industrial Revolution, the computer and Internet revolution.

3. Delirium, or an acute state of confusion, occurs commonly in the elderly, usually due to________________________________________________
(I)underlying physical illnesses or disorders, and is linked to caregiver distress and hospitalisation.
(II)careful assessment which includes information from caregivers and family members.
(III)perceptual abnormalities such as visual or auditory hallucinations.
(IV)much more reassurance, particularly where the cause is a minor infection.

4. Privatisation also means selling off public assets at cut-rate price, and usually ________________________________________________
(I)operating its own public enterprises is cheaper and more effective in the long run.
(II)further gifting buyers with tax breaks, incentive packages and profit guarantees.
(III)is the purest expression of modern con artistry.
(IV)is incomparably more efficient and humane than the American private system.

5. Worldwide naturally occurring dietary sources of Vitamin D are limited and __________________________________________
(I)the role of other nutrients, especially calcium, in determining requirements and biological functioning of Vitamin D.
(II)the effects of Vitamin D deficiency, in various cells and tissues.
(III)but a significant proportion of the population is still Vitamin D deficient.
(IV)most individuals obtain their Vitamin D from cutaneous sun exposure.

Directions (6-10):There are two different sentences with a blank space in each question. Choose the word from the given options which fits into both the blanks appropriately adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

6.
(1) A sense of dignity and self-respect goes missing in the national trait of ________________ some so-called ‘celebrity’.
(2) When we reached the summit, we could hear the magpies calling out, but, to do them justice, they were not _______________ us then.

7.
(1) Gender stereotyping in the classroom particularly among younger children, has an adverse impact on the learning abilities and _______________ of both boys and girls.

(2) Social institutions and mores were adapted to reflect the preferences, inclinations, values, goals and _______________ of the new elite.

8.
(1) The ________________ of cryptocurrencies has been growing rapidly in India due to benefits in terms of anonymity, accessibility, speed, and cost.
(2) His ________________ with the people was unbounded, but in the midst of it all he begged to be removed to London.

9.
(1) The Supreme Court rightly notes that the tribunal’s view ignores the basic principle _____________ to drinking water.
(2) It was a list of questions, all of them apparently _______________ to her mental health.

10.
(1) With the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies continuing to grow, more people are hearing about the _______________ technology known as blockchain.
(2) Although the architecture of the blockchain is far more complex than these aggregators, the ___________ principle is not that different.

 

 

Check your Answers below:

 

 

 

Directions (1-5): In the following question, an incomplete sentence is given which can be completed by substituting the expressions provided below each sentence. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which complete(s) the sentence in accordance to the correct grammatical structure and make(s) the sentence contextually meaningful. If none of the expressions fit into the sentence, choose option (e) i.e., “None of the above” as your answer.

1. Question

International Women’s Day, as the name implies, ________________________________________________
(I)is dedicated to celebrating womanhood.
(II)is devoted to women’s social, political, cultural, economic achievements.
(III)is celebrated to mark the significant contributions made by the women to society.
(IV)emphasizes the importance of gender equality.

Ans: 4
All the given options provide the sentence a meaningful context. All these expressions complete the sentence coherently and follow the required grammatical structure. Hence option (d) is the correct choice.
2. Question

The age of online journalism needs digital evolution ____________________________________________
(I)embracing multi-media and latest technologies.
(II)to welcoming it as happy evolution to a better world.
(III)of burying the mind to reality that will never help.
(IV)since the Industrial Revolution, the computer and Internet revolution.

Ans: 1
Only the first expression gives a meaningful sense to the sentence. Other options are either grammatically unsuitable or contextually meaningless. Hence option (a) is the correct choice.
3. Question

Delirium, or an acute state of confusion, occurs commonly in the elderly, usually due to________________________________________________
(I)underlying physical illnesses or disorders, and is linked to caregiver distress and hospitalisation.
(II)careful assessment which includes information from caregivers and family members.
(III)perceptual abnormalities such as visual or auditory hallucinations.
(IV)much more reassurance, particularly where the cause is a minor infection.

Ans: 2
Both the first and the third expressions give a meaningful completion to the sentence. Other two options are contextually meaningless. Hence option (b) is the correct choice.
4. Question

Privatisation also means selling off public assets at cut-rate price, and usually ________________________________________________
(I)operating its own public enterprises is cheaper and more effective in the long run.
(II)further gifting buyers with tax breaks, incentive packages and profit guarantees.
(III)is the purest expression of modern con artistry.
(IV)is incomparably more efficient and humane than the American private system.

Ans: 1
Only the second expression completes the sentence meaningfully and coherently. Other options are contextually incorrect. Hence option (a) is the correct choice.
5. Question

Worldwide naturally occurring dietary sources of Vitamin D are limited and __________________________________________
(I)the role of other nutrients, especially calcium, in determining requirements and biological functioning of Vitamin D.
(II)the effects of Vitamin D deficiency, in various cells and tissues.
(III)but a significant proportion of the population is still Vitamin D deficient.
(IV)most individuals obtain their Vitamin D from cutaneous sun exposure.

Ans: 2
Only the fourth expression gives the exact meaning to the sentence. Other options are not befitting to the meaning of the sentence. Hence option (b) is the correct choice.

Directions (6-10):There are two different sentences with a blank space in each question. Choose the word from the given options which fits into both the blanks appropriately adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

6. Question
(1) A sense of dignity and self-respect goes missing in the national trait of ________________ some so-called ‘celebrity’.
(2) When we reached the summit, we could hear the magpies calling out, but, to do them justice, they were not _______________ us then.
Ans: 1
The word “ mobbing ” means crowding round (someone) or into (a place) in an unruly way . Thus, the word fits perfectly into both the blanks and gives a meaningful sense to both the sentences which is not the case with the other given words. Hence option (a) is the correct choice.
Retreat means move back or withdraw.
Insert means place, fit, or push (something) into something else.
Shun means persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.
7. Question
(1) Gender stereotyping in the classroom particularly among younger children, has an adverse impact on the learning abilities and _______________ of both boys and girls.
(2) Social institutions and mores were adapted to reflect the preferences, inclinations, values, goals and _______________ of the new elite.
Ans: 3
The word “ worldview ” means a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world . Thus, the word fits perfectly into both the blanks and gives a meaningful sense to both the sentences which is not the case with the other given words. Hence option (c) is the correct choice.
Intention means a thing intended; an aim or plan.
Regulation means a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
8. Question

(1) The ________________ of cryptocurrencies has been growing rapidly in India due to benefits in terms of anonymity, accessibility, speed, and cost.
(2) His ________________ with the people was unbounded, but in the midst of it all he begged to be removed to London.

Ans: 2
The word “ popularity ” means the state or condition of being liked, admired, or supported by many people . Thus, the word fits perfectly into both the blanks and gives a meaningful sense to both the sentences which is not the case with the other given words. Hence option (b) is the correct choice.
Confidence means the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.
Consideration means careful thought, typically over a period of time.
Custom means a thing that one does habitually.
9. Question

(1) The Supreme Court rightly notes that the tribunal’s view ignores the basic principle _____________ to drinking water.
(2) It was a list of questions, all of them apparently _______________ to her mental health.

Ans: 5
Option (e) is the correct choice for the given question.
Pertaining to means having to do with; belonging to
Reckon means establish by calculation.
10. Question
(1) With the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies continuing to grow, more people are hearing about the _______________ technology known as blockchain.
(2) Although the architecture of the blockchain is far more complex than these aggregators, the ___________ principle is not that different.
Ans: 3
Option (c) is the correct choice for the given sentences.
Underlying is a present participle of underlie.
It means real but not immediately obvious.
Ample means enough or more than enough; plentiful.
Substantial means of considerable importance, size, or worth.