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Cloze Test: IBPS PO Main 2019: 22.10.2019

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Question 1

Direction: Given below is a passage in which each line is numbered (1)-(5). Four words in each sentence are highlighted. Find out which word is not grammatically/contextually suitable in each of the numbered sentences.

(1) This is Melrose, the great predator that ate up GKN in an £8bn costlier takeover – financial engineers swallowing up Britain’s third-largest actual engineering company – before carving it up and selling it off. (2) I go to AGMs of company to stare at masters of the universe paying themselves eye-watering, breath-taking sums. (3) But when some eccentric shareholder questions the size of their swag these masters never bat an eyelid, unabashed in their brazen effrontery. (4) I wanted to eyeball Christopher Miller, the executive chairman, who will receive a bonus of more than £40m, backed with three henchmen on similar rates. (5) Pensions & Investment Research Consultants, an independent watchdog against bad governance, had warned shareholders to support Miller’s bonus.
Which of the following words is not appropriate in Sentence 1?

Question 2

Direction: Given below is a passage in which each line is numbered (1)-(5). Four words in each sentence are highlighted. Find out which word is not grammatically/contextually suitable in each of the numbered sentences.

(1) This is Melrose, the great predator that ate up GKN in an £8bn costlier takeover – financial engineers swallowing up Britain’s third-largest actual engineering company – before carving it up and selling it off. (2) I go to AGMs of company to stare at masters of the universe paying themselves eye-watering, breath-taking sums. (3) But when some eccentric shareholder questions the size of their swag these masters never bat an eyelid, unabashed in their brazen effrontery. (4) I wanted to eyeball Christopher Miller, the executive chairman, who will receive a bonus of more than £40m, backed with three henchmen on similar rates. (5) Pensions & Investment Research Consultants, an independent watchdog against bad governance, had warned shareholders to support Miller’s bonus.
Which of the following words is not appropriate in Sentence 2?

Question 3

Direction: Given below is a passage in which each line is numbered (1)-(5). Four words in each sentence are highlighted. Find out which word is not grammatically/contextually suitable in each of the numbered sentences.

(1) This is Melrose, the great predator that ate up GKN in an £8bn costlier takeover – financial engineers swallowing up Britain’s third-largest actual engineering company – before carving it up and selling it off. (2) I go to AGMs of company to stare at masters of the universe paying themselves eye-watering, breath-taking sums. (3) But when some eccentric shareholder questions the size of their swag these masters never bat an eyelid, unabashed in their brazen effrontery. (4) I wanted to eyeball Christopher Miller, the executive chairman, who will receive a bonus of more than £40m, backed with three henchmen on similar rates. (5) Pensions & Investment Research Consultants, an independent watchdog against bad governance, had warned shareholders to support Miller’s bonus.
Which of the following words is not appropriate in Sentence 3?

Question 4

Direction: Given below is a passage in which each line is numbered (1)-(5). Four words in each sentence are highlighted. Find out which word is not grammatically/contextually suitable in each of the numbered sentences.

(1) This is Melrose, the great predator that ate up GKN in an £8bn costlier takeover – financial engineers swallowing up Britain’s third-largest actual engineering company – before carving it up and selling it off. (2) I go to AGMs of company to stare at masters of the universe paying themselves eye-watering, breath-taking sums. (3) But when some eccentric shareholder questions the size of their swag these masters never bat an eyelid, unabashed in their brazen effrontery. (4) I wanted to eyeball Christopher Miller, the executive chairman, who will receive a bonus of more than £40m, backed with three henchmen on similar rates. (5) Pensions & Investment Research Consultants, an independent watchdog against bad governance, had warned shareholders to support Miller’s bonus.
Which of the following words is not appropriate in Sentence 4?

Question 5

Direction: Given below is a passage in which each line is numbered (1)-(5). Four words in each sentence are highlighted. Find out which word is not grammatically/contextually suitable in each of the numbered sentences.

(1) This is Melrose, the great predator that ate up GKN in an £8bn costlier takeover – financial engineers swallowing up Britain’s third-largest actual engineering company – before carving it up and selling it off. (2) I go to AGMs of company to stare at masters of the universe paying themselves eye-watering, breath-taking sums. (3) But when some eccentric shareholder questions the size of their swag these masters never bat an eyelid, unabashed in their brazen effrontery. (4) I wanted to eyeball Christopher Miller, the executive chairman, who will receive a bonus of more than £40m, backed with three henchmen on similar rates. (5) Pensions & Investment Research Consultants, an independent watchdog against bad governance, had warned shareholders to support Miller’s bonus.
Which of the following words is not appropriate in Sentence 5?
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