DOUBLE BLANKS QUESTIONS PRACTICE SET 1

This post contains the practice set of double blanks questions for SBI PO Associate and IBPS Clerk exam. The English section usually has 5 to 10 questions of double blanks. In our earlier post, we have also shared the tips on how to approach these type of questions.You can read them here:Tips to approach Two blanks questions.

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Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted.Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Double blanks questions Practice set

1. The sun has constantly been ________ and reappearing and that has got the temperature ______.
A.vanishing,control
B.hiding,fluctuating
C.appearing,soaring
D.going,unpredictable
E.disappearing,unusual

2. The teacher called upon the students to _______ interest in science and participate in various orientation programmes in order to _______ their scientific skills.
A.take,learn
B.place,further
C.develop,hone
D.generate,mix
E.envision,share

3. The commissioner may ________ the state government to close five police stations ______ of poor infrastructure and bad location.
A.order, in the light
B.request,because
C.ask,reason
D.plead,due
E.command,in lieu

4. Over one lakh aspirants ______ their luck in various examinations _______ to the city on Sunday, which turned out to be a peaceful day..
A.trying,shocked
B.attempting,gathered
C.challenging,entered
D.seeing,ventured
E.planning,assembled

5. The singer certainly ________ up to the sky high expectations of his audience by ______ them with some of the biggest hits of his career.
A.lived,wooing
B.geared,attracting
C.summed,,enticing
D.met,singing
E.stood,belting

6. Governments do not want to take a decision and resort to soft pedaling,delay tactics and collusion, hoping that the judiciary will _______ in to relive them of the _____ of decision making.
A.come,enlightment
B.vouch,trouble
C.barge,pleasure
D.step,burden
E.vote,task

7. The most important factor is the ________ of a wealthy Indian middle clas which can now _____ to send their children abroad for education.
A.emergence,afford
B.advent,focus
C.decline,manage
D.perception,go

8. Crores of public money is _______ on parks in the city and yet most of them are out of _______ for the public.
A.invested,limits
B.spent,bounds
C.bet,reach
D.put,areas
E.made,boundaries

9. Rules are for those who cannot ________ them and not for the rich and influential who can _______ to ignore them.
A.follow,demand
B.set,opt
C.break,suggest
D.find.ask
E.challenge,choose

10. Experts cannot ________enough on the benefits of ______ more fruit and vegetables in your daily diet.
A.pressure,involving
B.strain,adding
C.emphasize,contributing
D.stress,including
E.state,mixing

11. A pleothra of cultural talent ______ spectators busy at a talent hunt programme where students from various colleges get together to ______ their mettle in various contests.
A.tried,,show
B.kept,prove
C.caught,puzzle
D.held,learn
E.helped,mention

12. The ________ Chinese plastic thread should be banned as it _______ thousands of birds every year during the kite flying season.
A.sale,cripples
B.sell,kills
C.sale,disturbs
D.sell,disables
E.sale,saves

13. Harish ______ with me some basic techniques that one can _____ at home without even owning a drumset.
A.made,shred
B.imparted,try
C.learned,balance
D.fits,rehearses
E.shared,practise

14. In the present case, the facts clearly ______ that the required reasonable degree of care and caution was not _____ by the hospital in the treatment of the patient.
A.reflect,compressed
B.fix,advancement
C.show,proceeded
D.observe,considered
E.indicate,taken

15. Students from the middle east and the African countries have _____ been ______ contributors to the pool of foreign students in the university.
A.traditionally,major
B.conservatively,crucial
C.suprisingly,most
D.intutively, salient
E.annually,lucid

16. The minister ______ about various ______ being provided by officials for the pilgrims including direction wise colour coded passenger enclosures.
A.ceased,functions
B.enquired,facilities
C.relied,opportunities
D.shy,evidence
E.asked,deity

17. It is _______ to drive in the evening and night when the ______ of accidents looms large due to non-functional streetlights.
A.juvenile,planning
B.easy,risk
C.instinctive, fame
D.difficult,threat
E.natural,feature

18. An overcast sky made Sunday less than _____ for city residents, who going by weather experts have more in _______.
A.difficult,fate
B.perfect,store
C.holiday,sky
D.dream,sharing
E.steady,frame

19. Many teachers ______ the lack of professional freedom as the _____ for leaving the job.
A.cited,reason
B.explained.force
C.claimed,understand
D.argued,culprit
E.believe,ground

20. Skeptics would not ______ that the earth actually moves, let alone that it ______ around the sun.
A.permit,orbits
B.accept,revolves
C.experience,circles
D.assume,went
E.challenge,spin