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 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, word usage questions based on Phrasal verbs, new pattern English section of banking exams. The Most Important Phrasal Verbs -Part II pdf download from here.

Direction (1-15): In each question, the word at the top is used in five different ways, numbered to (a) to (e), Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

Q1. Laugh
(a) The landlord wanted more money, but I laughed him away.
(b) The other team laughed us away from the field.
(c) Although his feelings were hurt, he just laughed the incident off as if nothing had happened.
(d) He laughed off the incident.
(e) It's not easy to laugh an insult.
Q2. Look 
(a)If you're planning to invest in your friend's company, I advise you to look as you leap.
(b)I haven't looked at the newspaper today.
(c)He looks after his aging parents.
(d)The kids looked around the shops while we unpacked.
(e) He is looking around for a new car.

Q3. Write
(a)I sent him a letter, but he never wrote me back.
(b)I want all of you to write on your ideas.
(c)Her name wasn't on the ballot, but several hundred voters wrote her in.
(d)Legislators wrote a clause into the law that exempts nonprofit agencies.
(e) The government has agreed to write off the debt.

Q4. Work
(a)Don't work yourself up again.
(b)He saw a psychologist to help him work through his depression.
(c)He looked like someone had worked him over pretty good.
(d)We'll work the details in later.
(e) She works out at the gym twice a week.

Q5. Get
(a)a book about how to get forward in the business world
(b)We get along well enough, but we're not really close friends.
(c)The valve is hard to get at unless you have a special tool.
(d)When did you get back from your vacation?
(e) He's doing very well in his history classes, but he's barely getting by in math.

Q6. Open
(a)One of my favorite comedians is opening for the band on their current tour.
(b)He began to open about an hour into our date.
(c)He finally began opening up to her.
(d)He opens his home to anyone who needs a place to stay.
(e) A man opened fire in a crowded mall.

(a)There are some diseases your doctor will want to rule out before making a diagnosis.
(b)He applied for the job, but his lack of experience quickly ruled him out.
(c)The bad weather ruled over a picnic.
(d)The board ruled that her behavior was cheating.
(e) The Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional.

(a)I realized that I was letting life pass me by.
(b)She will pass down her diamond ring to her niece.
(c)What passes for entertainment around here?
(d)Students should pass their papers in before they leave.
(e)She passed the poem over as her own.

Q9. Opt
(a)The company offered a new health insurance plan so that more workers would opt out.
(b)Most employees participated in the pension plan, but a few opted out.
(c)We opted not to buy the extra insurance.
(d)She was offered a job but opted to go to college instead.
(e)A few employees opted out of the pension plan.

Q10. Send
(a)Someone should send for a doctor.
(b)Send for our free product catalog.
(c)Police were sent off to restore order.
(d)I sent off the package yesterday.
(e)He had his baggage sent on ahead

Q11. Make
(a)They didn't have much money but they somehow managed to make do.
(b)After he left the office he made straight at home.
(c)The ship made it to port.
(d)His girlfriend caught him making it with another girl.
(e)I can't make anything of it at all.

Q12. Hold
(a)She wanted to introduce herself to him but she held back out of shyness.
(b)He held several thousand dollars in case of an emergency.
(c)They are holding firm on their refusal to proceed.
(d)He held off as long as he could.
(e)The steps are slippery; you'd better hold on to the railing.

Q13. Hang
(a)She says she'll hang in until she makes the business work.
(b)He had a terrible cold that hung on all spring.
(c)The gang hangs out at the corner store.
(d)Let me talk to her before you hang to the phone.
(e) After all this time, you're just going to hang it up?

Q14. Move
(a)I remember when our neighbors first moved in.
(b)He was 20 when he moved in of his parents' house.
(c)It's been a lovely evening, but it's time we were making a move.
(d)We'd better move it if we don't want to be late.
(e)The project is finally starting to move ahead.

Q15. Pay
(a)She has to pay back the $100 she borrowed.
(b)I went to the bank to pay in a cheque.
(c)Each month she pays into an account that can be used for medical expenses.
(d)It's great to see that all of our hard work has finally paid up.
(e)The prize money will be paid out over the course of five years.

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