Daily English Questions 20th February 2019

Daily English Questions 20th February 2019

February 20, 2019 0 By Anonymous

Daily English Questions 20th February 2019

Directions (1-5):Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete

1. The domain name system (DNS)___________is to make internet___________to human beings. 
1) devised, handy
2) drafted, open
3) cast, usable
4) designed, accessible
5) delineated, approachable
2. The RBI has said, the primary responsibility to___________grievances of customers related to___________ATM transaction shall be with issuing bank. 
1) redress, failed
2) amend, fizzled
3) remedy, fallen
4) ease, aborted
5) aid, futile
3. While quantitative___________of rates of return to investment in education are unavailable, in view of the___________youth population of India the social rate of return is likely to be higher. 
1) appraisal, prospering
2) assessment, diminishing
3) estimates, burgeoning
4) conclusion, growing
5) evaluation, expanding
4. The time has come for Indian planners to view education___________as an essential investment___________for economic growth. 
1) cost, ceased
2) disbursement, delayed
3) outlay, quickening
4) expense, running
5) expenditure, speeding
5. In fact, except for duration of compulsory education and hours of___________for pupils aged 9, India’s performance is___________   
1) direction, dead
2) instruction, lacklustre
3) coaching, nothing
4) lesson, zero
5) training, sombre.
Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
6. Private schools do their bit to _____ the right values among students and _____ them to the needs of the underprivileged.
1) encourage, shift
2) focus, generate
3) inculcate, sensitise
4) harness, inspiring
5) incorporate, gear
7. We cannot ______ to let the two nuclear weapon states _____ their dispute through war.
1) afford, settle
2) allow, aggravate
3) approve, resolve
4) witness, claim
5) apprehend, sideline
8. Man can _____ a happy life if he knows the principles that _____ the universal laws.
1) practise, govern
2) reflect, preach
3) avail, create
4) lead, regulate
5) enjoy, commands
9. The State must be ______ to ______ the nutrition of every citizen.
1) held, pay
2) bound, ensure
3) geared, prepare
4) responsible, address
5) subjected, fulfil
10. Our public distribution system, however flawed and corrupt, it still a ____ for the ____ of millions across the country.
1) necessity, growth
2) demand, livelihood
3) system, welfare
4) favourite, lot
5) lifeline, survival
Directions (Q. 11-15): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and ‘No correction’ is required mark 5) as the answer.
11. India since independence has made a significant progress in rural development with an integrated approach to improve the quality for life of the rural poor and by
ensuring equity and effective people’s participation.
1) to improved quality of life
2) to life for improving the quality
3) towards improving the quality of life
4) of life to improve the quality of
5) No correction required
12. It is the implementation of integrated Rural Development (IRD) programme that is posing most formidable managerial challenges when financial and even materialinputs are not serious constraints.
1) when financial or material
2) when financial, material and even
3) when even financial or material
4) even when financial and material
5) No correction required
13. Expanding coverage to a large number of Indians is a desirable policy goal with the potential of improving health and lowering financial hardships faced by millions
of Indians.
1) of improving health and lowered
2) of improved health and lower
3) of improved health by lowering
4) of improving health or lowered
5) No correction required
14. A person qualified enough to be a secondary school teacher is most likely to look after other full-time employment, and it naturally follows that the teacher
shortage is the worst at the college level.
1) most likely to look into
2) more likely to look for
3) unlikely to look out
4) much likely to look at
5) No correction required
15. Asset allocation involves division of an investment portfolio into different asset categories, such as stock, bonds and cash.
1) dividing an investment portfolio among
2) dividing an investment portfolio of
3) distribution of an investment portfolio for
4) collection of an investment portfolio through
5) No correction required


  1. 4
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 5
  5. 2
  6. 3
  7. 1
  8. 4
  9. 2
  10. 5
  11. 3
  12. 4
  13. 5
  14. 2
  15. 1