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English Knowledge is an important section in the employment-related competitive exams in India. In particular, exams like SBI, IBPS and other bank-related employment exams have English Language questions along with Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The English Language section has questions related to Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Grammar, Sentence Improvement, etc. This article presents the IBPS RRB Fill in the blanks Quiz 2 sample questions and answers. This IBPS RRB Fill in the blanks Quiz 2 is important for exams such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer, IBPS RRB Office Assistant, IBPS SO, SBI PO, SO, Clerk.

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Directions(1-5): Fill in the blanks from the options given.
1. Higher input costs have squeezed profits for companies and further_______ these worries, the yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries hit 3% for the first time in more than four years, indicating that companies would require more cash to service company their debt.
    A. Ameliorating B. Aggravate C. Compounding D. Relieving E. Both B and C

Answer: Option C
Explanation: Aggravate is correct in terms of meaning (to worsen) but incorrect grammaticallyas aggravating should have been used. Compounding means to make (something bad) worse and is a perfect fit.
2. The Reserve Bank of India has further liberalised the norms for external commercial borrowing (ECB) that will allow Indian companies to access _______ funds from overseas markets.
    A. Cheaper B. Dearer C. Expensive D. Poor E. Ordinary

Answer: Option A
Explanation: Dearer and expensive are opposite of what is needed. Poor and ordinary are both irrelevant here.
3. The government _______ up to Rs 1.03 lakh crore in GST collection in April, indicating stabilization of the new indirect tax regime which was rolled out on July 1 last year.
    A. Moped B. Collected C. Mopped D. Both A and B E. Both B and C

Answer: Option E
Explanation: Moped means to feel dejected and apathetic. Collected and mopped both mean the same and fit in well.
4. With the increasing adoption of digital payments and reliance on electronic banking ecosystem, India must have a data localization mandate to avoid data _______.
    A. Safety B. Pilferage C. Thief D. Reduction E. Substantiate

Answer: Option B
Explanation: Thief is incorrect as it is the action of stealing i.e. theft that is to be avoided here. Reduction clearly does not fit in while substantiating means to provide evidence to support and does not fit in the blank. Only pilferage meaning leakage fits in well.
5. Paytm has said that no payment system should be allowed to roll out services unless they ______ with the regulations.
    A. Refer B. Flout C. Adhere D. Comply E. Abide

Answer: Option D
Explanation: Adhere is always followed by to and is thus incorrect here. Similarly, abide is to be followed by ‘by’ which is not the case here. This can also be eliminated. Flout meaning to defy is the opposite of what is needed. Refer does not make sense in the statement. Only Comply which means to follow/abide by/adhere to is correct.
Directions(1-5): Fill in the blanks from the options given.
1. The judge _______________ him because he was found _____________ on the basis of the evidence.
    A. acquitted, criminal B. punished, guilty C. sentenced, innocent D. suspended, involved E. pardoned, innocent

Answer: Option B
2. If you do not ______________, all your monthly expenses would ____________ your income.
    A. spend, gain B. save, outwit C. economise, exceed D. think, swallow E. realize, enhance

Answer: Option B
3. We upset ourselves by responding in an ________________ manner to someone else’s actions.
    A unabashed B irrational C arduous D arguable E invalid

Answer: Option B
4. How do you expect us to stay in such a ___________ building even if it can be hired on a nominal rent ?
    A. scruffy B. desperate C. fragmanted D. robust E. damaging

Answer: Option A Scruffy- shabby and untidy or dirty.
5. Had the driver been ____________ the accident could have been ___________.
    A. alert, averted B. negligent, avoided C. expert, escaped D. drunken, averted E. precautious, prohibited

Answer: Option A
Directions(1-5): In the given sentences a blank is given indicating that something is missing. From the given four options, (A), (B), (C), (D), a combination of words would fit the blank thereby making it grammatically and contextually correct. Select that option as the answer. If all the given combinations fit perfectly, then select ‘All fit’ as the answer.
1. States need to ________ competition and give a boost to all key stakeholders in education in the driver’s seat to improve their learning levels.
I. peddle II. induce III. coerce IV. foster
    A. I, IV B. II, III C. II, IV D. I, III E. All fit

Answer: Option C
Explanation: Induce – bring about or give rise to.
2. A healthy planet is public good and governments and people are __________ to use it well.
I. indentured II. obligated III. grateful IV. bound
    A. I, III B. II, IV C. I, IV D. II, III E. All fit

Answer: Option B
Explanation: Obligated – an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.
3. Terrorism has no place in a civilised world and is contrary to all religious __________.
I. scruples II. tenets III. principles IV. thesis
    A. I, III B. II, III C. II, IV D. I, IV E. All fit

Answer: Option B
Explanation: Tenets – a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.
4. In a business-as-usual scenario, the world will ________ its energy related resources in less than a fifty years to trigger a crisis it isn’t able to cope with.
I. dispel II. exhaust III. evaporate IV. dissipate
    A. I, III B. II, IIII C. II, IV D. I, IV E. All fit

Answer: Option C
5. Despite alternative sources of energy flourishing, Oil, for the time being is not ________.
I. fungible II. extractable III. substitutable IV. infrangible
    A. I, III B. II, III C. I, IV D. II, IV E. All fit

Answer: Option A
Explanation: Fungible – Able to be substituted for something of equal value or utility

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