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 (1-6): 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. Apace: Development on the project continued apace.
(a) ploddingly
(b) swiftly
(c) slow
(d) tardily
(e) delinquently

Q2.Blithe: He showed blithe disregard for the rights of others.
(a) troubled
(b) morose
(c) beneath
(d) sad
(e) heedless

Q3. Fervent: It is his fervent hope that a peaceful solution will soon be found.
(a) favorite
(b) apathetic
(c) frigid
(d) intense
(e) similar

Q4.Wrath: These buildings somehow survived the hurricane's wrath.
(a) gab
(b) glib
(c) glee
(d) anger
(e) sincere

Q5. Tidings : They brought tidings of a great victory
(a) ignorance
(b) trio
(c) news
(d) minute
(e) central

Q6.Tenebrous: It is a tenebrous night with no moon
(a) bright
(b) dark
(c) relevant
(d) dropped
(e) inviting

Directions (7-15): In each of the following questions five options are given, of which one word is most nearly same in meaning to the given word in the question. Find the correct option having the same meaning.

Q7. Sempiternal
(a) eternal
(b) complex
(c) finite
(d) cease
(e) mutable

Q8. Pulchritude
(a) introduced
(b) noble
(c) beauty
(d) power
(e) Defender

Q9. Satire 
(a) suggestion
(b) opposite
(c) grand
(d) ridicule
(e) entered

Q10. Pellucid
(a) pillar
(b) lucid
(c) misty
(d) plight
(e) tinted

Q11. Nescient
(a) heed
(b) taught
(c) ignorant
(d) sentient
(e) cognizant

Q12. Lambent
(a) obscured
(b) murky
(c) flickering
(d) palish
(e) lame

Q13. Stygian
(a) effulgent
(b) dark
(c) resplendent
(d) optimistic
(e) style

Q14. Impuissant
(a) potent
(b) possible
(c) powerless
(d) adequate
(e) imposter

Q15. Dulcify
(a) incite
(b) sweeten
(c) agitate
(d) worry
(e) upset

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