English Practice Questions For IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

Dear Aspirants,

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the 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 and other upcoming exams, we will provide you with all types of high-level questions to ace the questions based on new pattern IBPS Clerk Mains.

DAY-10 Fillers

Direction(1-7)  In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space, followed by some choices of words given in options. You have to determine which of these words fits well in all making them meaningful and grammatically correct. Word can be modified according to the tense of the sentence keeping the meaning of root word intact. 

(I)he made ___________ of corruption against the administration
(II)The police are investigating ___________  that the mayor has accepted bribes.
(III)You’re making a serious _______ . Do you have any proof?
(I)Down the road, he could see a bus coming from the opposite _________.
(II)Excuse me. Could you please give me _________ to the movie theater?
(III)These discoveries have given a new _________  to their research.

(I)In this ________ , we were able to save enough money for a new car.
(II)It was her energetic and friendly ________ that got her the job.
(III)This church was built in the ________ of the English Gothic style.

(I)She retired from the company after 34 years of ________ .
(II)The lawyers offer their ______  for free to those who cannot afford to pay.
(III)Students go to health ________  for medical attention.

(I)This scandal has brought the whole enterprise into lasting ________.
(II)The prosecution ___________  the witness by showing that she had lied in the past.
(III) To our _______ , we failed to offer help when it was most needed.

(I)I appreciate your _______, but there’s really nothing you can do to help.
(II)She can handle the problem alone. There’s no need for you to _____ yourself.
(III)The governor needs to address voters’ ______  over the economy.

Directions (7-10): In the following sentences each contains two blanks, indicating that something has been left out of the sentence. Each answer choice contains one word or a set of words. Select the word or set of words, that, when inserted in the blank(s), best fits the context of the sentence.

Q7.Unlike the 2009 Green Movement, which was largely a product of the urban middle class youth in Tehran, the recent unrest in Iran _____  to reflect the economic grievances of the lower and working classes, alienated from institutional politics and ________  heavily from the consequences of an unjust and unequal management of the Iranian economy. 
(a)walk, appreciating
(b)try, helping
(c)look, making
(d)seems, suffering
(e)customise, causing

Q8.The usually quiet City streets were alive with singing ____ wending their way towards the Central Station throughout the _______.  
(a) crowds, night
(b)birds,  manner
(c)songs, week
(d)people, losses

Q9. The sudden increase in _________ for the stock causes its _______ to shoot up temporarily in the absence of additional supply. 
(a)amount, size
(b)money, aim
(c)demand, price
(d)supply, style
(e)rush, outcome

Q10. The happy event was looked anxiously forward to by the ______ of Madras who had three months ago bid them farewell with anger on their brow and tears in their _______.
(a)man, dreams
(b)people, eyes
(c)crowd, pupil
(d)mob, glass

Direction(11-15): In Question given below, there are two statements, each statement consists of a blank. You have to choose the option which provides the correct set of words that fits in the blanks in both the statements appropriately making them meaningful and grammatically correct.

Q11. A. He had a ____impression of rain pounding on the packed earth.
B. The judges determined that the law was too ____ to be fairly enforced.

Q12. A. Failure to wrestle teenagers out of bed before a viewing will also ____potential buyers
B. Further police activity may _____ victims from being candid with police and in court for fear of future investigation.

Q13. A. In our culture, girls are brought up to____ to the needs of others.
B. New York is a pragmatic place, where people _____ to think more about the how than the why.
(a) young
(b) entrust
(c) conduct
(d) incite
(e) tend

Q14. A. When price becomes so _____ in consumer thinking, the system gets distorted.
B. Britain is on course for stronger growth in the final quarter after a surge in activity in the _____ services sector.

Q15. A. The only difference was this time we didn’t ____ four goals.
B. He had to ___at the end of his term that he had failed to deliver it.

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