Monday, 2 October 2017

English Questions For IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017



Dear Students,

English Questions For IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS PO Exam. Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. Through such English Quizzes, we will provide you all types of high-level questions to ace the questions based on new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-10): In the following questions, two sentences are given. There may be an error in the sentence(s).  Select your answer from the given options accordingly.  

Q1. I. The Motor show, which was held in the spacious Glass House, is attended by a large crowd.
II. Someone is knocking at the door.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q2. I. Ankita asked for leave as she was feeling a severe pain in her knee.
II. The beautiful girl was moved by the sight of an old beggar, who was lying on the side of the road.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q3. I. The royal family decided to stay at the hill station for few more days as they were enchanted by the beautiful landscape.
II. The Principal does not seem to be impressed by the arrangements made for the seminar.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q4. I. The little boy watched the bird curiously, when it ate the grains and flowed away.
II. The book by the writer will finish before the end of this year.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q5. I. Ram is the role model for the beginners who hope that they can accomplish well by their sincere efforts.
II. A program should be either informative or is entertaining in order to pull a large crowd.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q6. I. The employee having a taste of success, he determined to put a lot of effort into the project.
II. Misha completed the research project successfully so she was the recipient of a doctorate degree.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q7. I. Much to his chagrin he found his children preferred instant success than long-term benefit.
II. The job of the female marketing employees is similar with that of their male counterparts.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q8. I. No one objected to the notion of shifting to new premises, did they?
II. It never occurred to me that perhaps he was cheating.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q9. I. The disastrous earthquake caused loss of life, property and loss of the hope of survival.
II. When Atul was traveling abroad, he received a message from one of his friends that his film was nominated for the Oscar.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Q10. I. Mark admired the car but not its price.
II. Sam is tall enough to see above the heads of other people.
(a) if there is an error only in the first sentence;
(b) if there is an error only in the second sentence;
(c) if there are errors in both sentences; and
(d) if there is no error in either of the sentences.
(e) If there are more than two errors in either of the sentence.

Directions (11-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q11. Inept: To the most inept of observers, the referendum appeared to be a self-defeating exercise.
(a) competent
(b) incompetent
(c) professional
(d) amateurish
(e) novice

Q12. Nebulous: It is difficult to define the nebulous quality of excellence in institutions of higher education.
(a) definite
(b) clear
(c) vague
(d) visible
(e) lucid

Q13. Acquiescence: With U.N. support, and hence acquiescence from the Arab neighbors, the war against Saddam is likely to be short.
(a) suppress
(b) encouragement
(c) participation
(d) consent
(e) empathy

Q14. Countenance: Mr. Aman would probably not countenance a coup while Mr. Ram remains in office.
(a) organize
(b) insight
(c) oppose
(d) instigate
(e) support

Q15. Insurgents: Will the center consider the constitutional rule broken down only after insurgents rule the streets?
(a) people
(b) rebels
(c) amorous
(d) hoodwink
(e) mobility



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