English Questions For IBPS PO Mains and Clerk 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017
English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS RRB PO and 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 RRB Clerk, IBPS RRB PO 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 IBPS RRB PO.

Directions (1-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. Esemplastic:  Coleridge defines imagination as the esemplastic power
(a) unifying
(b) assembly
(c) complex
(d) diverging
(e) yield

Q2. Cataclysm: The revolution could result in worldwide cataclysm
(a) catalyst
(b) miracle
(c) destruction
(d) success
(e) catalogue

Q3.Apartheid: He praised her role in the struggle against apartheid.
(a) party
(b) torn
(c) torn
(d) discrimination
(e) apart

Q4. Ail: This medicine is good for what/whatever ails you.
(a) aid
(b) pail
(c) help
(d) ointment
(e) afflict

Q5. Sententious : He tried to encourage his men with sententious rhetoric
(a) sentence
(b) sanctimonious
(c) complex
(d) redundant
(e) uncertain

Q6. Limpid: Her limpid prose made even the most recondite subjects accessible to all.  
(a) lucid
(b) limp
(c) obscure
(d) vague
(e) strict

Q7. stride: He was standing only a few strides away from me.
(a) miles
(b) distance
(c) steps
(d) days
(e) weeks

Q8. expletive: Expletives were deleted from the transcript of their conversation.
(a) meaningful
(b) explanation
(c) interjection
(d) abusive words
(e) sensible

Q9. hiatus: The band is making an album again after a five-year hiatus.
(a) controversy
(b) continuity
(c) closing
(d) interval
(e) haggle

Q10. Transcendental : In his speeches he manifests a transcendental ability to inspire people from all points on the political spectrum
(a) transform
(b) morpheme
(c) supernatural
(d) inverse
(e) medieval

Q11. Jibe :His story didn’t jibe with the testimony of other witnesses.
(a) differ
(b) disagree
(c) feature
(d) number
(e) accord

Q12. Tractable: This new approach should make the problem more tractable.
(a) obstinate
(b) attractive
(c) tough
(d) complex
(e) manageable

Q13. Divest :The document does not divest her of her right to use the property.
(a) divert
(b) deprive
(c) invest
(d) maintain
(e) hold

Q14. Supplicant :A queue of supplicants was positioned strategically outside his office door, and ran down the hall.
(a) Paradise
(b) vacant
(c) shop keeper
(d) beggar
(e) appropriate

Q15. Quell :the principal held up her hand to quell the students so they could hear the urgent announcement
(a) yell
(b) agitate
(c) check
(d) quack
(e) aggravate

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