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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-17th January

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. There are five phrasal verbs given below each sentence, one out of which can be used in the blank to form a meaningful sentence. Choose the most appropriate idiom among the five options that makes the sentence contextually meaningful.

Q1. The survey found that 49% of people have had to _____________ medical or dental care as a result of their finances.
(a) Set off
(b) Put off
(c) Pass away
(d) Move in n
(e) Mix up

Q2. Investors need to _____________ if they want to earn the best possible rate on their cash balances.
(a) Stick up for
(b) Rule out
(c) Rely on
(d) Shop around
(e) Pick apart

Q3. The 2020 election is going to _____________the 17 percent of registered voters who are undecided.
(a) Appealing to
(b) Boil down to
(c) Break away
(d) Boot up
(e) Break into

Q4. Coaches were busy _____________ their teaching skills under the guidance of an instructor.
(a) Brushing up on
(b) Blocking off
(c) Banking on
(d) Allowed for
(e) Accounts for

Q5. When someone wants to _____________ their ex, they blast them on a podcast, or send out a scathing tweet.
(a) Set up
(b) Put down
(c) Put on
(d) Go out
(e) Get back at


S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Put off’ means ‘to postpone or arrange a later date’.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. ‘Shop around’ means ‘to compare prices’.

S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Boil down to’ means ‘to be summarized as’ or ‘amount to; be essentially a matter of’

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. ‘Brush up on’ means ‘to improve, refresh one’s knowledge of something’

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol. ‘Get back at’ means ‘retaliate or take revenge’.

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When is the IBPS Clerk Mains exam scheduled for?

The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is scheduled for 7 October 2023.