UCO Bank Clerk Exam General English Sample Questions

Test I : General and Financial Awareness
This test is intended to give an index of your awareness of people and events past and present in different walks of life.
Q.1. Tarapore atomic power plant is located in –––––
(1) Bihar (2) Gujarat (3) Madhya Pradesh (4) Rajasthan (5) none of these
Q.2. The total number of commercial banks nationalised so far is –––––
(1) 7 (2) 14 (3) 20 (4) 24 (5) none of these
Q.3. To combat the menace of money laundering, which of the following financial institutions has introduced the ‘Know Your Customer’ Scheme ?
(1) IDBI (2) RBI (3) NABARD (4) SIDBI (5) none of these
Test II : English Language
This is a test to see how well you know English. Your English language ability would be tested through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of a passage, etc. Study and answer the sample questions given below :
Direction : Pick out the most appropriate word from the words given below each sentence to complete it meaningfully.
Q.4. He quickly glanced ………………………… the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.
(1) at (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) over
The correct answer is “through” which is answer No. 2.
Q.5. The counsel urged the court to ……………………… down the obnoxious law.
(1) enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part of the sentence is your answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘5’.
Q.6. I am twenty / two years old / when I first / joined the bank. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
The error is in (1). Therefore the answer is ‘1’.
Q.7. To the Hindus / the Ganga is / holier than / any other river. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
In this question, there is no error; therefore the right answer to this question is ‘5’.
Directions : In each of the following questions, select from the five alternatives, the word nearest in meaning to the word given in capitals.
(1) light (2) dangerous (3) deadly (4) cruel (5) thoughtless
(1) a guard (2) a hundred years (3) a very old man
(4) a hundred runs (5) a hundredth anniversary
In addition, there will be questions based on a passage, to test your comprehension.

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