English Language Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 13th January 2019


English Language Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains 

IBPS Clerk Mains exam is round the corner.  Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for your success by helping you 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 IBPS Clerk Mains Exam. Also, few questions in the Quiz may be based on short Reading Comprehensions based on IBPS PO Mains pattern so as to make you aware of the latest exam pattern. 

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Direction (1-10): Which of the following phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence meaningfully correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence.

Q1. The system that was put in place during the early years of the Republic deserves serious re-evaluation in an era when technology has paved the way for deploy a better equipped arsenal.
(a) the way for deploying a better equipped arsenal.
(b) the way for deployed a better equipped arsenal.
(c) the way for the deploying a better equipped arsenal.
(d) the way for deploying a better equipping arsenal.
(e) No change required

Q2. Given the deep inequalities prevalent in excess to education and jobs based on caste and socio-economic status, affirmative action (or positive discrimination) makes a lot of sense.
(a) prevalent in accessing to education and jobs
(b) prevalent in access to education and jobs
(c) prevalent in excess of education and jobs
(d) prevalent in accessing for education and jobs
(e) No change required

Q3. The Bill promises 10% reservation to individuals classified as economically backward. However, while a number of criteria were discussed in the parliamentary debate, despite the Bill is quite silent on this.
(a) rather the Bill is quite silent on this.
(b) moreover the Bill is quite silent on this.
(c) the Bill is quite silent on this.
(d) hence the Bill is quite silent on this.
(e) No change required

Q4. One of the first decisions of the newly elected Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan has been to scrapping the minimum educational qualification criteria for candidates contesting local body elections.
(a) to scrapped the minimum educational qualification criteria for
(b) to scrapper the minimum educational qualification criteria for
(c) to scrap of the minimum educational qualification criteria for
(d) to scrap the minimum educational qualification criteria for
(e) No change required

Q5. Denying the right to contest effectively restricts the right of a citizen to vote for a candidate of her choice since more than half the population is restrict from contesting.
(a) since more than half the population is restricted from contesting.
(b) since more than half the population is restricting from contesting.
(c) since more than half the population is restricted from contest.
(d) although more than half the population is restricted from contesting.
(e) No change required

Q6.  In a country like India with unequal access to education, it is cruel to blame citizens for the failure of the state to fulfil its constitutional obligations.
(a) it is cruelling to blame citizens for the failure
(b) it is cruel to blaming citizens for the failure
(c) it is cruel to blame citizens off the failure
(d) it is cruel to blame citizens for the fail
(e) No change required

Q7.  There are several reasons why China’s achievement in landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon could have trigger a rivalry with the U.S. in outer space.
(a) could trigger a rivalry off the U.S. in outer space.
(b) could trigger a rivalry with the U.S. in outer space.
(c) could triggered a rivalry with the U.S. in outer space.
(d) could triggering a rivalry with the U.S. in outer space.
(e) No change required

Q8. China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover scripted history on January 3 when it made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon and sent back close-up images of the previously unexplored region, a giant leap for cosmic exploration and a major boost to the Communist nations quest to became a space superpower.
(a) to the Communist nations quest for become a space superpower.
(b) to the Communist nation’s quest to becoming a space superpower.
(c) to the Communist nation’s quest to become a space superpower.
(d) to the Communist nations questing to become a space superpower.
(e) No change required

Q9. China has named the lunar rover, successfully deployed on Thursday to carry out a string of experiments on the far side of the moon, as ‘Yutu-2’.
(a) on the far side of the moon, describing ‘Yutu-2’.
(b) on the far side of the moon, like ‘Yutu-2’.
(c) on the far side of the moon, for ‘Yutu-2’.
(d) on the far side of the moon, specific ‘Yutu-2’.
(e) No change required

Q10. On October 26, 2018, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the Chief Justice of India, was confronted with a straightforward legal question: whether the decision taken by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Central government to divested Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma of his powers and functions was legally valid.
(a) to divesting Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma of his powers and functions was legally valid.
(b) to divest Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma of his powers and functions was legally validate.
(c) to divest Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma of his powers and functions was legal valid.
(d) to divest Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma of his powers and functions was legally valid.
(e) No change required

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below, there is a word given in bold which is followed by five options. In each of the options, a pair of words is given which is either the pair of synonyms or antonyms or synonym & antonym of the word given in bold. Choose that pair as your answer.

Q11. FORMIDABLE
(a)Smashing: Shivering
(b)Brooding: Dreadful
(c)Vague: Precise
(d)Ambiguous: Equivocal
(e)Superficial: Bewildered

Q12. BUCOLIC
(a)Flimsy: Insignificant
(b)Fickle: Wavering
(c)Pastoral: Rural
(d)Mediate: Intermediate
(e)Encountered: Anticipated

Q13. PARSIMONIOUS
(a)Opulent: Extensive
(b)Invigorated: Exorbitant
(c)Gloomy: Bright
(d)Extravagant: Frugal
(e)Sonorous: Melodious

Q14. ESCHEW
(a)Confront: Intervene
(b)Visualize: Surplus
(c)Involvement: Insufficiency
(d)Noisy: Lavish
(e)Solitude: Sullen

Q15. RUMINATE
(a)Contempt: Denigration
(b)Evade: Dodge
(c)Abscond: Escape
(d)Contemplate: Ponder
(e)Uninspiring: Demotivating



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