English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 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 for IBPS RRB Clerk, IBPS RRB PO and other upcoming exams, we will provide you all types of high-level questions to ace the questions based on new pattern English for IBPS RRB PO.

Directions (1-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. Perseverance: His perseverance was rewarded: after many rejections, he finally found a job.
(e) preface

Q2. Imperturbable: Although he seems outwardly imperturbable, he can get very angry at times.
(a) nevertheless
(b) prevailed
(c) endangered
(d) compose d
(e) amplify

Q3. Impudent: The boy was punished for his impudent behavior.
(a) pendant
(b) prevailed
(c) prepared
(d) impertinent
(e) condemned

Q4. Innocuous: Some mushrooms look innocuous but are in fact poisonous.
(a) harmless
(b) cannibal
(c) careless
(d) capable
(e) discord.

Q5. Eschew: We won't have discussions with this group unless they eschew violence.
(a) chew
(b) avoid
(c) estate
(d) explain
(e) pleasant

Q6. Ameliorate: Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought.
(a) amicable
(b) particular
(c) quarrelsome
(d) exhibiting
(e) improve

Q7. Archetype: Some historians tried to say he could not be real, but was an archetype assembled from idealized attributes.
(a) donor
(b) factors
(c) prototype
(d) flattering
(e) impossible

Q8. Insalubrious: He would have let the house, but could find no tenant, in consequence of its ineligible and insalubrious site.
(a) illiterate
(b) brisk
(c) charitable
(d) unpleasant
(e) incapable

Q9. Benevolent: He belonged to several benevolent societies and charitable organizations.
(a) violent
(b) volition
(c) benign
(d) beguile
(e) bereft

Q10. Expound: The article expounds the virtues of a healthy diet.
(a) bitter
(b) integrity
(c) explicit
(d) entirely
(e) present

Q11. Righteous: a righteous man can be trusted to act honorably regardless of the circumstances
(a) veronica
(b) prefunds
(c) upright
(d) equations
(e) impressed

Q12. Abrupt :There was an abrupt change in the weather.
(a) erupt
(b) monopoly
(c) clear
(d) exercise
(e) sudden

Q13. Disparity: This disparity in premium value led to great opportunities.
(a) dependent
(b) particular
(c) shoot
(d) discrepancy
(e) polarity

Q14.Heresy: It's heresy in my family to not love baseball.
(a) excited
(b) blasphemy
(c) point
(d) gainsay
(e) gear

Q15. Affiliate : Their group does not affiliate itself with any political party.
(a) Filler
(b) affix
(c) affluent
(d) fluctuate
(e) branch

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