English Questions For SBI PO and NIACL Assistant Exam

Dear Readers,

Just a few days are left for SBI PO and NIACL Assistant Examination. It is time to pace up your preparation with New Pattern Questions of English section for SBI PO Prelims and NIACL Assistant Prelims 2017. These English questions will also help you in preparing for BOB PO and NIACL AO 2017 recruitment examinationWe have also provided study notes for the grammatical part. 

Directions (1-5): In each question, the word at the top is used in four different ways. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

Q1. Break
(a) My boyfriend and I broke up before I moved to America. 
(b) We broke bread during the Thanksgiving dinner.
(c) The prisoners broke out of jail when the guards weren’t looking.
(d) I broke up in a rash after our camping trip.
(e) None of these 

Q2. Do
(a) Do your best, it always works.
(b) My teacher wants me to do my essay over because she doesn’t like my topic.
(c) Do your coat over before you go outside. The snow is falling heavily!
(d) It’s time to do away with all of these old tax records.
(e) None of these 

Q3. Get
(a) I tried to get my point across to the judge but she wouldn’t listen.
(b) We worked so hard this year that we had to get away for a week.
(c) My grandfather can get away fine in his new wheelchair.
(d) This weather is getting me down.
(e) None of these 

Q4. Hang
(a) Hang in there. I’m sure you’ll find a job very soon. 
(b) Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
(c) Instead of going to the party we are just going to hang up at my place.
(d) He didn’t say goodbye before he hung up.
(e) None of these 

Q5. Keep
(a) Keep on stirring until the liquid comes to a boil.
(b) Medicines should always be kept out from children.
(c) Try to keep the wet dog out of the living room.
(d) If you keep those results up you will get into a great college.
(e) None of these 

Directions (6-15): Each question gives a sentence with a part of the sentence underlined/Bold that may contain an error. Five alternative substitutes are given for the underlined portion. Identify the choice that replaces the underlined part to form a logical and grammatically correct statement and mark its number as your answer.

Q6. Was the letter written with pencil or with ink?
(a) with pencil or with ink
(b) with a pencil or with an ink
(c) in pencil or in ink
(d) with lead or with pen
(e) with a pencil or with a ink?

Q7. Having completed the exams, the picnic was undertaken.
(a) the picnic was undertaken
(b) the children went on a picnic
(c) the picnic was an excursion
(d) the children on a picnic go
(e) the children went to a picnic

Q8. Many of the refugees will die before the government sends aid.
(a) the government sends aid
(b) the government will send aid
(c) the government will have sent aid
(d) the government will be sending aid
(e) the government are sending aid

Q9. The train leaves the station five O’clock in the morning.
(a) five O’clock in the morning
(b) by five O’clock at the morning
(c) beyond five O’clock at the morning
(d) at five O’clock in the morning
(e) on five O’clock in the morning

Q10. He has no other hobby but that of collecting stamps.
(a) no other hobby but
(b) no hobby otherwise
(c) no other hobby then
(d) no other hobby unless
(e) no other hobby than

Q11. Neither the teacher not the students admitted their mistake.
(a) admitted their mistake
(b) admitted to his mistake
(c) admitted to one’s mistake
(d) admitted to them mistake
(e) admitted to its mistake

Q12. My father and myself did the entire household work.
(a) My father and myself
(b) My father and I
(c) My father and me
(d) Me and my father
(e) Myself and my father

Q13. Renu was speaking the truth, isn’t it?
(a) isn’t it?
(b) was she?
(c) didn’t she?
(d) wasn’t she?
(e) doesn’t she?

Q14. You will have learnt a lot by the time you leave school.
(a) You will have learnt a lot
(b) You shall learn a lot
(c) You will learn a lot
(d) You will be learning a lot
(e) You would have learnt a lot

Q15. Five years have passed since my friend died.
(a) Five years have passed
(b) Five years passed
(c) Five years had passed
(d) Fiver years was passed
(e) Five years are passing


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