WORD USAGE QUIZ BASED ON NEW PATTERN FOR IBPS/SBI/RRB CLERK, PO

Hello, Greetings of the day!!

Dear Students, As we've all seen the drastic change in the pattern of Questions asked in English Section, Gone are the days when we used to predict types and no. of questions asked in the clerk and PO exam..but now every single day Questions are changing. IBPS is surprising all of us by asking CAT Exam pattern Questions. 
So now we've decided to help and guide all of you to Sail through these unpredictable Bank Exams. 
Every day,  we'll provide Quizzes based on the new pattern and some other new type of Questions that also might be asked in the upcoming exams. The best thing you can do is to be well prepared and familiar with all possible type of questions. We'll also post the tricks and approach to nail unexpected pattern questions. 

Directions (1-15): In each of the following questions, a word has been used in sentences in four different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

Q1. Tag
(a) They tagged the telephone trying in vain to reach each other.
(b)The shirt was tagged at Rs. 1500.
(c)He moved on with several people tagging along.
(d)The teacher asked them to add a tag question to every sentence.
(e) None of the above


Q2. Hold 
(a) Can the roof hold all that weight?
(b) The restaurant holds 400 diners.
(c) The rule holds in most cases. 
(d) Let’s hold till we have more data.
(e) None of the above

Q3. Form 
(a) The captain of the team, generally low profile, was in unusual form during the crisis.
(b) The map shows the form of North America with its mountains, rivers, and plains.
(c) Being confined to one’s house under house arrest is a form of punishment.
(d) The inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached.
(e) None of the above

Q4. Refer 
(a)This story refers an incident during the second World War.
(b)He referred the complaint to another department.
(c)Students asked several questions referring to yesterday’s lecture.
(d)The teacher constantly refers the students to their studies.
(e) None of the above

Q5. Set
(a) Let’s set the error down to inexperience.
(b) It is wise to set food and money by in case of a future emergency.
(c) A parent must set a good example for the children.
(d) Evening was wetting as I took the road over the hill.
(e) None of the above

Q6. Insert 
(a) The writer was asked to insert a change in the manuscript.
(b) It is his habit to insert new topics in the discussion.
(c) The country is planning to insert a new satellite into the orbit.
(d) The ceremony was announced through an insert in the newspapers.
(e) None of the above

Q7. Write 
(a) The boy writes Sanskrit with ease.
(b) The ailing old asked his attorneys to write his will.
(c) He was asked to write in a cheque for the amount he owed.
(d) He is type of man who writes his own ticket.
(e) None of the above

Q8. Scale 
(a) Thick scales covered the animal.
(b) The government brought in policies to scale imports.
(c) He scaled the fish by scraping it with a knife.
(d) Hard water scales the boiler. 
(e) None of the above

Q9. Make 
(a) The children intended to make a lot of fun during the picnic.
(b) One should not make a disturbance near hospitals.
(c) The housekeeping department makes beds twice a day.
(d) It was difficult for the family to make ends meet.
(e) None of the above

Q10. Gain 
(a) The clock gains a minute per day.
(b) The day is gaining warmth.
(c) The trekkers gained the peak in the evening.  
(d) The amplifier helped the signal gain intensity.
(e) None of the above

Q11. Show
(a) The excavation showed a staggering number of artefacts. 
(b) When they arrived a waiter showed them to the table.
(c) She didn’t show up for her appointment.
(d) The general meeting of the opposition party turned out to be a show of strength.
(e) None of the above

Q12. Trade 
(a) The shop stocked novelties for the tourist trade.
(b) The brothers found it beneficial to trade places in their business.
(c) At this dealer, one can trade the old car on a new one.
(d) This magazine has limited circulation as it is a trade publication.
(e) None of the above

Q13. Pay 
(a) It is not possible to pay someone like him to do that.
(b) It is futile to think that crime pays.
(c) You could make the call from a pay telephone. 
(d) Such a reckless act will mean that you have to pay the devil.
(e) None of the above

Q14. Act 
(a) Trees act against the wind.
(b) Under cover of darkness the police waited to catch thief in the act.  
(c) His life is hard act to follow.
(d) The legislature did not act on the bill. 
(e) None of the above

Q15. Affect 
(a) The sight affected her to tears.
(b) Our beliefs are affected by our upbringing. 
(c) Drops of water affect roundness.  
(d) He issued a statement to the affect that he would resign.
(e) None of the above





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