English Questions For RBI Assistant Mains 2017

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English Questions For RBI Assistant Mains 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the RBI Assistant Prelims and IBPS 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 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 RBI Assistant Mains.

Directions (1-10): In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in the context of the given sentence.

Q1. Break a leg Sam, I’m sure your performance will be great.
(a)be watchful
(b) be angry
(c) go fast
(d) good luck
(e) fight

Q2. The lawyers looked over the papers carefully before questioning the witness.
(a) search
(b) glare
(c) found
(d) examine
(e) design

Q3. We asked the boss to put off the meeting until tomorrow.
(a) keep
(b) postpone
(c) call
(d) review
(e) refer

Q4. I bit off more than I could chew by taking on that extra class.
(a) got angry
(b) spend money
(c) got hungry
(d) overdid
(e) lavish

Q5. If you think you can make the team, then give it a shot.
(a)shoot them
(b) go for a shoot
(c) try it
(d)review it
(e) speed up

Q6. The old man went on about his school days for nearly an hour.
(b)called up
(c) rehash
(d) rehabilitate
(e) gave training

Q7. After her holiday, it took Kate a few hours to get back up to speed on the recent developments in her company.
(e) define

Q8. The politician passed the buck onto someone else instead of accepting responsibility for the problem.
(a) summon
(b) go to river
(c) pass off
(d) pass on
(e) revamp

Q9. People were up in arms over the government’s plan to raise the retirement age.
(a) provoking
(b) angry
(c) buttering

Q10. After breaking his leg, Darryl’s dream to play professional hockey went up in smoke.
(b)smoke up
(d)fall flat

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