English Practice Questions For IBPS SO Prelims 2017

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English Practice Questions For IBPS SO Prelims 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS SO and IBPS Clerk Mains 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, IBPS SO 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 SO and IBPS Clerk Mains.

Directions (1-10): Which of the following words given below each question would provide the most appropriate meaning of the phrase given in bold in the following sentences?

Q1. My mother brought up that little matter of my prison record again.
(a) recognise
(b) mention
(c) view
(d) make
(e) carry

Q2. My sister finds out that her husband has been planning a surprise party for her.
(a) say
(c) discover
(d) see
(e) describe

Q3. I forgot to buy groceries so I had to make do with what was left in the fridge.
(a) mention
(b) search
(c) find
(d) manage
(e) discover

Q4. Peter told his boss that he wouldn’t quit. He’s in it for the long haul.
(a) receive 
(b) shouting
(c) prolonged
(d) reference 
(e) difficult 

Q5. Jason called the wedding off because he wasn't in love with his fiancé.
(a) referred 
(b) cancel
(c) call
(d) summon
(e) preponed

Q6. He's lucky to be alive. His shop was done over by a street gang.
(a) push
(b) ransack
(c) hide
(d) seek
(e) abandon 

Q7. Most of my make-up wore off before I got to the party.
(a) shine 
(b) glitter 
(c) touch up
(d) fade away
(e) beautify 

Q8. The Freedom of Information Act was Watered down by the Government and didn't give ordinary people much access to official data files.
(a) presented 
(b) layout 
(c) weaken 
(d) downward 
(e) received 

Q9. I take after my mother. We are both impatient.
(a) engage 
(b) resemble 
(c) care
(d) ask
(e) fight

Q10. I don't think he will give in to your requests if you keep pestering him.
(a) capitulate
(b) listen
(c) deny
(d) assist
(e) overpower

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