English Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 16th December 2018

English Language Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims

IBPS SO Exam is a g and a lot of aspirants are heading towards new hopes with this upcoming opportunity. Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for their success by helping them save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for upcoming IBPS SO Exam.

Directions (1-5): In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space. Below each such sentence, there are five options with one word each. Fill up the blank with the word that makes the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.

Q1. Our eyes could serve as a window to how -------------------- we are, say scientists who found that pupil dilation can be used to indicate the mental workload of a person when they multitask.
(a) nervousness
(b) kind
(c) stressed
(d) unapologetic
(e) abash

Q2. With their tall turbines and rotating blades, wind farms ----------- take the lives of bats and birds.
(a) abet
(b) reluctantly
(c) give
(d) often
(e) none of the above

Q3. Arsenate is the most -------------- form of arsenic and is structurally similar to phosphate.
(a) vastly
(b) abundant
(c) rising
(d) vacant
(e) less

Q4. Because people left the village before the volcano -----------------, the lava destroyed only a solitary community.
(a) erosion
(b) evaporated
(c) erupted
(d) evolved
(e) none of these

Q5. Moving through the congested city, the cars honked their horns ------------- as pedestrians darted across the roadway.
(a) softly
(b) violent
(c) shouted
(d) none of these
(e) loudly

Directions (6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

In India, the quantity of “e-waste” or electronic waste has now become a major problem. Disposal of e-waste is an -------6------global environmental and public health issue, as this waste has become the most rapidly growing segment of the formal municipal waste stream in the world. E-waste or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) are loosely discarded, surplus, ------7------, broken, electrical or electronic devices. In India most of the waste electronic items are stored at households as people do not know how to discard them. This ever-increasing waste is very complex in nature and is also a rich source of metals such as gold, silver, and copper, which can be -------8------- and brought back into the production cycle. So e-waste trade and recycling alliances provide employment to many groups of people in India. Around 25,000 workers including children are involved in crude dismantling units in Delhi alone where 10,000–20,000 tones of e-waste is ------9------ every year by bare hands. Improper dismantling and processing of e-waste render it perilous to human health and our ecosystem. Therefore, the need of proper e-waste management has been realized. It is necessary to review the public health risks and strategies to -------10------- this growing menace.

(a) declining
(b) emerging
(c) evolve
(d) grow
(e) none of the above

(a) obsolete
(b) useful
(c) devastated
(d) helpful
(e) none of the above

(a) destroyed
(b) recovered
(c) ignored
(d) guaranteed
(e) none of the above

(a) grown
(b) carry
(c) formulate
(d) handled
(e) none of the above

(a) fought
(b) agreed
(c) combat
(d) violent
(e) none of the above

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below, a sentence is given which is divided into FIVE parts such that the parts are jumbled and they do not make a meaningful sentence. Rearrange the following parts to form a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence and choose the correct rearrangement from the options given below each question.

Q11. of agricultural systems because they provide (A) /timber, food and fuel, make soils more (B)/ trees are valuable and profitable parts (C)/ services that agriculture depends upon (D)/ fertile, and protect the ecosystem (E)/

Q12.the last ice-age than previously believed, and(A)/ greater role in driving climate change during (B) / in the future, a study has found (C)/ may disrupt tropical climate again (D)/ the Indian Ocean played a far (E) /

Q13.the pace at which Greenland (A)/ faster, according to a study using (B)/ is losing ice is getting (C)/ by the European Space Agency (ESA) (D)/a 25-year record of satellite data (E)/

Q14.  seems to have created a flutter, with (A)/ secretary Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (B)/everything from his education to his behavior (C)/the appointment of former economic affairs (D)/ and performance as a bureaucrat being discussed (E)/

Q15. the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), has finalized (A)/the schedule of the Dalai Lama for his winter initiations (B)/ the Bodh Gaya Temple management Committee to (C)/ at Bodh Gaya and urged the Gaya district administration and (D)/ ensure proper security arrangements for him during his stay (E)/

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