English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS RRB Mains 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, word usage, new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-10): In the passage given below there are 15 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Each blank has five alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), (D) and (E). Choose the most appropriate option.

The Government seems to be in right earnest to ensure more ……(1)…… in governance. The Prime Minister’s announcement that his Government is ……(2)…… drafting legislation to ……(3)…… the citizen’s right to information in indeed welcome. Though the talk on the right to information is not new, we may ……(4)…… the Bill to be brought early this time. The previous Government had set up a high-level committee to ……(5)…… a draft bill. But nothing has been heard about the matter since, ……(6)…… the committee did quite some work. The issue, however, has come to such a pause that a solution cannot be ……(7)…… further. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, a foreign judge once said, while ……(8)…… the unwarranted secrecy in an administrative system. When those are authority know that people have the right to ask questions and the Government is under the ……(9)…… to provide them with answers ……(10)…… of authority, or of public finances, for personal or party ends is less likely to happen.

(a) strictness
(b) rudeness
(c) leniency
(d) economy
(e) transparency

(a) personally
(b) busy
(c) not
(d) reluctantly
(e) absolutely

(a) presumption
(b) absolve
(c) curb
(d) question
(e) establish

(a) expect
(b) wait
(c) try
(d) frustrate
(e) appeal

(a) level
(b) regard
(c) prepare
(d) enacted
(e) unearth

(a) even
(b) as
(c) because
(d) until
(e) though

(a) found
(b) expect
(c) delayed
(d) looked
(e) longed

(a) nurturing
(b) criticising
(c) demanding
(d) appreciating
(e) upholding

(a) pretention
(b) affect
(c) substance
(d) obligation
(e) property

(a) misuse
(b) governance
(c) dishonour
(d) curbing
(e) breach

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) But I always felt somewhere in my mind that I loved acting.
(B) He never wanted me to be an actor, as he didn’t look upon theatre or acting as a respectable vocation.
(C) Firstly, there was no tradition of theatre in my family.
(D) I am talking specifically of acting, not theatre in general.
(E) My parents were old-fashioned.
(F) I will answer all your queries a little elaborately.
(G) Let alone theatre, arts in general had no place of respect in my family.
(H) My father was a government servant.

Q11. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(a) G
(b) C
(c) H
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) D
(d) C
(e) F

Q13. Which of the following will be the SIXTH sentence?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) A
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(a) D
(b) E
(c) A
(d) B
(e) G

Q15. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(a) H
(b) E
(c) G
(d) C
(e) A


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