Bangladesh Bank Assistant Director-2014

PART ONE : Multiple Choice Questions

(One mark for each correct answer and 0.25 to be deducted for each wrong answer)

Direction: Choose the one which best replaces the highlighted phrase.

1.  No sooner had he entered the room when the lights went out and everybody began to scream.

A. when the lights went out
B. than the lights went out
C. and the lights went out
D. then the lights went out

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Option-B

Than the lights went out

2.  They feel very proudly that their team had won the match

A. feels very proudly
B. felt very pride
C. felt very proud
D. no improvement

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Option-C

felt very proud

3.  The man who has committed such a serious crime must get the mostly severe punishment

A. got the mostly severel
B. get the most severe
C. have got the most severely
D. no improvement

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Option-B

get the most severe

4.  The orator had been left the auditorium before the audience stood up.

A. had been left
B. was left
C. had left
D. no improvement

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Option-C

had left

5. Before I could stop him, the boy was throwing the box down the stairs.

A. were throwing
B. threw
C. did through
D. no improvement

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Option- B

threw

Direction: Select from the word that most closely opposite to the word given in capital letters

6. GRANDIOSE

A. pretentious
B. brilliant
C. egoistic
D. modest

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Option- D


modest-বিনয়ী

grandiose means: জাঁকাল

7. DISCORDANT

A. harsh
B. different
C. harmonious
D. separate

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Option-C

harmonious

8. INSOUCIANCE

A. indifferent
B. composure
C. interest
D. slumber

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Option- C

Interest

9. USURP

A. rise rapidly
B. use fully
C. produce quickly
D. own rightfully

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Option-D

own rightfully

10. DELETERIOUS

A. impulsive
B. salubrious-স্বাস্থ্যপ্রদ
C. pathetic
D. inclusive

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Option-B

: salubrious-স্বাস্থ্যপ্রদ

synonyms: healthy, health-giving, healthful, beneficial, wholesome, salutary

Direction: select from the alternatives the word that conveys the same meaning as the word given in capital letters

11.  HALCYON

A. luminous
B. gentle
C. motionless
D. peaceful

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Option-D

: peaceful

12.  OBDURATE

A. careless
B. contrary
C. callous
D. stubborn

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Option-D

stubborn-একগুঁয়ে

13. INDOLENT

A. casual
B. lethargic
C. boring
D. disinterested

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Option-B

lethargic-অলস

synonyms: sluggish, inert, inactive, under active, slow, torpid, lifeless, languid, listless, lazy, idle, indolent, shiftless, slothful, apathetic, weary, tired, fatigued

14. VENERATE

A. defame
B. respect
C. abuse
D. accuse

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Option-B

respect

15. ENIGMATIC

A. pithy
B. puzzling
C. complicated
D. illusive

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Option-B

puzzling

meaning of ENIGMATIC-হেঁয়ালিপূর্ণ

synonyms: mysterious, inscrutable, puzzling, mystifying, baffling, perplexing, impenetrable, unfathomable, sphinxlike, Delphic, oracular, cryptic, elliptical, ambiguous, equivocal, paradoxical, obscure, oblique, secret

Direction: Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase

16. I have a bone to pick with you in this matter.

A. an angry
B. selfish motive
C. selfless motive
D. desire

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Option-D

Desire

Definitions of desire

noun

a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen.

“a desire to work in the dirt with your bare hands”

synonyms: wish, want, aspiration, fancy, inclination, impulse, yearning, longing, craving, hankering, hunger, eagerness, enthusiasm, determination, yen, itch, jones

verb

strongly wish for or want (something).

“he never achieved the status he so desired”

synonyms: want, wish for, long for, yearn for, crave, hanker after, be desperate for, be bent on, covet, aspire to, fancy, have a yen for, have a jones for, yen for, hanker after/for

17. They set the two friends by the ear and then enjoyed the fun.

A. made friends
B. to provoke to quarrel
C. to bring in agreement
D. none of these

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Option-B

to provoke to quarrel

18. The Bill was passed by the Parliament in the teeth of opposition.

A. in the face of
B. by the force of
C. cooperation
D. assistance

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Option-A

in the face of

19. Harassed by repeated acts of injustice, he decided to put his foot down.

A. not to yield
B. resign
C. withdraw
D. none of these

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Option-A

not to yield

20. He was in a brown study and did not seem to catch my point.

A. in his study room
B. absorbed in reading
C. absent-minded
D. in a state of shock

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Option-C

absent-minded