English Questions For IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant Prelims 2017

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English Questions For IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant Prelims 2017

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

Directions (1-5):  In the questions given below, find out which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required mark (e) as the answer. 

Q1. Please bear in me while I fill out the paperwork. 
(a) bear under
(b)bear over
(c) bear with
(d) bear down on
(e) No improvement

Q2. While we were discussing the situation, Terri broke up to give her opinion. 
(a) break down
(b) break out
(c) break off
(d) broke in
(e) No improvement

Q3. She turned down the new job in New York, because she didn't want to move. 
(a) turn into
(b) turn in
(c) turn off
(d) turn  out
(e) No improvement

Q4. I hadn't seen my cousin for years, and all of a sudden, he showed off at my workplace yesterday!
(a) showed down
(b) showed up
(c) show out
(d) showed about
(e) No improvement

Q5. I think you should stand out your older brother and tell him to stop pushing you around.
(a) stand for
(b) stand down
(c) stand up to
(d) stand by
(e) No improvement

Directions (6-15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part will be the answer. If there is no error, mark (e) as the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q6. Challenges aside, the last one year have seen many (a)/ transformations in the industry namely – initiation (b)/ of consolidation, higher data usage,  revamp of (c)/ pricing plans, and greater focus on quality, technology, and content.  (d)/No error(e).

Q7. India is undergoing a (a)/technology disruption phase where (b)/ telecom operators is modernising (c)/ networks to keep up with rapid data growth. (d)/No error(e).

Q8. Most operators are now grappling (a)/ with the challenge (b)/of having to think (c)/ totally different about the network.  (d)/No error(e).

Q9. In India, many cable (a)/ operators is (b)/offering broadband (c)/ services and will  offer digital content. (d)/No error(e)

Q10. With the opening up of the (a)/ Indian economy for private investment, PSEs have (b)/ become the happy hunting ground for talent (c)/ the new investors seek to build there businesses with.  (d)/No error(e)

Q11. For India's growing startup ecosystem,(a)/ while on one hand there is a lot of untapped money sloshing around (b)/ to find its place, on the other hand the number of investment opportunities (c)/ in high-quality  entrepreneurs has dramatically increased the last few years. (d)/No error(e)

Q12. Despite employment growth, hours(a)/ per worker have continued to (b)/ decline and involuntary part-time employment has (c)/ increased in more then two-third of countries. (d)/No error(e)

Q13. A weak first half has led to high (a)/credit risk, with (b)/ pockets of stressed debt that(c)/  may require inorganic funding,  said analysts of ICRA. (d)/No error(e)

Q14. Somebody who has come from a (a)/small town, grown into the party with all the support (b)/ of the leadership,  and if given such responsibility, it just (c)/ make you feel sometimes that cosmic grace is there . (d)/No error(e)
Q15. While AI is still a nascent subject (a)/to most in India, much countries including (b)/ China have begun investments in the area (c)/  to strengthen research in it.  (d)/No error (e).



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