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 Sentence Improvement questions based on new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed in the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

  Credit rating agencies may be in for a tough ride as the Securities and Exchange Board of India __(1)___ to tighten the screws on them. The market regulator has released a consultation paper
__(2)___ feedback on a new set of rules __(3)____  to improve “market efficiency” and enhance “the governance, accountability and functioning of credit rating agencies”. Among them are provisions to restrict cross-shareholding __(4)___  rating agencies without regulatory approval to 10%, and increase the minimum net worth requirement for ___(5)____  and new agencies from 5 crore to 50 crore. Another mandates at least five years’ experience for promoters of rating agencies. SEBI has proposed disclosure norms to ___(6)___ investor awareness about the operations of rating agencies. The spin-off of non-core operations of rating agencies will allow SEBI to focus on regulating just their credit rating operations. SEBI has spelt out its rationale for proposing each of the rules. SEBI’s __(7)__ concern, apart from improving the information available to investors, seems to be to prevent rating agencies from resorting to collusion in __(8)___ decisions. This effort is in ___(9)__ with SEBI’s crackdown on the agencies after the default in 2015 of a highly-rated debt __(10)__  by Amtek Auto.



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Direction (11-15): 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.

Q11. Come
(a)The top and bottom come away if you pull hard enough.
(b)My nephew came down with chicken pox this weekend.
(c)I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet.
(d)The art of origami comes from Asia.
(e)The woman came forward with her husband's finger prints.

Q12. hold
(a)Please hold on while I transfer you to the Sales Department.
(b)Hold onto your hat because it's very windy outside.
(c)A man in a black mask held the bank up this morning.
(d)I had to hold my dog back because there was a cat in the park.
(e)Jamie held on his tears at his grandfather's funeral.

(a)Please turn the TV down while the guests are here.
(b)I turned the job down because I don't want to move.
(c)Your mother wants you to turn the TV off and come for dinner.
(d)It's too dark in here. Let's turn some lights in.
(e) Can you turn the music up? This is my favourite song.

Q14. Fall
(a)He stood up quickly and his chair fell over.
(b)The supermarkets are falling over themselves to attract customers to their shops.
(c) I fell out with my sister because she broke my necklace
(d)Jerry hasn't spoken to his brother for years. They had a falling-out over money.
 (e) My hair fell about when I was ill

Q15. SET
(a) There are roadworks on the motorway so you'd better set off early.
(b)He came home with lipstick on his collar and this set off a huge argument.
(c) She set herself against the prevailing beliefs of the time.
(d)The smoke from the fire set at the smoke alarm.
(e) I'm looking forward to setting off on my summer holiday

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