English Questions For IBPS PO 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 with 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.Doughty: She has been for many years a doughty campaigner for women's rights.
(a) level
(b) consideration
(c) timid
(d) persistent
(e) ambiguity
Q2. Persecute: Ever since the news broke about her divorce, she has been persecuted by the tabloid press
(a) neglect
(b) aid
(c) oppress
(d) delight
(e) ignore

Q3. Harry: There’s something uplifting about hearing a string instrument when I’m feeling ragged or harried.
(a) reassure
(b) devastate
(c) assist
(d) happy
(e) order

Q4. Tread: I had white rugs on the floor, but people were scared to tread on them in case they marked.
(a) touch
(b) gap
(c) thread
(d) gait
(e) trend

Q5. Indictment: It is a terrible indictment on those in charge that this poor man and his family suffered so much for so long.
(a) exoneration
(b) acquittal
(c) praise
(d) allegation
(e) introduce

Q6. Entourage: The star arrived in London with her usual entourage of dancers and backing singers.
(a) task
(b) leader
(c) retinue
(d) encourage
(e) encounter

Q7. unprecedented: The scheme has been hailed as an unprecedented success.
(a) poor
(b) extraordinary
(c) standard
(d) usual
(e) president

Q8.Subversion: He was arrested in parliament on charges of subversion for organizing the demonstration.
(a) version
(b) overthrow
(c) alter
(d) division
(e) note

Q9. Goad: He wondered if the psychiatrist was trying to goad him into some unguarded response. 
(a) charged
(b) disgust
(c) divert
(d) restraint
(e) provoke

Q10.Grandiloquent:  Her speech was full of grandiloquent language, but it contained no new ideas.
(a) pompous
(b) natural
(c) unpoetic
(d) direct
(e) plain

Q11.Guileless: she was an easygoing, guileless young woman who was comfortable just being herself
(a) refined
(b) artless
(c) critical
(d) wary
(e) guidance

Q12. Rumination: The question got us ruminating on the real value of wealth.
(a) incentive
(b) reaction
(c) deliberation
(d) disbelief
(e) reflection

Q13. connoisseur: As any connoisseur of good food knows, this kind of copying happens all the time
(a) smart
(b) philistine
(c) grounding
(d) ignoramus
(e) specialist

Q14. yield: Burning waste yields energy that can be used for electric power or heating.
(a) field
(b) debt
(c) precision
(d) bills
(e) render

Q15.Perspicuity -This he did with infinite talent and with a perspicuity beyond all praise.
(a) prepare
(b) lucidity
(c) ambiguity
(d) exactness
(e) perception
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