English Questions For IBPS PO Mains 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.

Direction (1-15): In each question, the word at the top is used in five different ways, numbered to (a) to (e), Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

Q1. Early
(a) She arrived early to help with the preparations.
(b) Early in his career he moved to the city.
(c) They were trailing by a touchdown early in the fourth quarter.
(d) The early part of the book is better than the later part.
(e) They decided to make a early night of it.

Q2. Time
(a) The two events were separated by time and space.
(b) I did some work on my house during my vacation time.
(c) He told us the story about the time he bought his first car.
(d) He is someone you can depend in times of crisis.
(e) There comes a time when children leave their parents and start families of their own.

Q3. Back
(a) Please move to the back of the elevator to make room for others.
(b) She was carrying her little daughter on her back.
(c) The book has fallen down the back of the couch.
(d) The thought of retiring and moving out into the country has been about the back of her mind for many years.
(e) She went behind his back and spoke directly to his supervisor.

Q4. Stand
(a) It’s time for everyone who cares about this issue to stand up and be counted.
(b) The army is preparing to make a stand against the enemy.
(c) We can stand tall and take pride in what we’ve accomplished.
(d) The trees’ red leaves stood out against the gray sky.
(e) He asked me to stand out for him while he was away.

Q5. Watch
(a) They have a rookie on the team who is fun at watch.
(b) People are watching this presidential race very carefully/closely.
(c) Watch what you’re doing! You almost hit me.
(d) Can you watch the dog for us this weekend?
(e) You will want to watch that it doesn’t happen again.

Q6. Think
(a) I was just thinking what it would be like to be a doctor.
(b) I didn’t think anything of his wearing a long coat since it was cold outside.
(c) Though the singer was very popular, she didn’t think much on him.
(d) We should have thought ahead and brought an umbrella.
(e) Thinking back to my childhood, I remember summers at the beach.

Q7. Need
(a) High school dropouts need not to apply.
(b) You can always call me at home if the need arises.
(c) She struggles to meet the daily needs of her children.
(d) I need some advice. What do you think of this dress?
(e) They’re buying a house that needs a lot of work.

Q8. Require
(a) What will be required of me if I accept the job?
(b) He is very sick and require constant care.
(c) The law requires everyone to pay the tax.
(d) The game requires great skill and coordination.
(e) It requires great strength to lift 500 pounds.

Q9. Accept
(a) He behaved badly, and now he has to accept the consequences.
(b) She’s still trying to get her manuscript accepted for publication.
(c) The new family was quickly accepted into the community.
(d) To be a successful investor you has to accept some risk.
(e) The club accepted her as a member but rejected her sister.

Q10.  Rise
(a) The land rises as you move away from the coast.
(b) The book has rosen to the top of best-seller lists.
(c) My anger rose as I thought about what she had said.
(d) She quickly rose from the chair and began to walk away.
(e) We watched as the moon rose in the eastern sky.

Q11. Lay
(a) When will they lay the foundation for the addition?
(b) The mountainside has been lain bare by loggers.
(c) She laid the baby in his crib for a nap.
(d) We need to lay our differences aside so that we can learn to work together.
(e) At noon, we laid down the rakes and rested for a while.

Q12. Carry
(a) For two months, I carry the book around with me everywhere I went.
(b) She intended the play to carry audiences toward a sense of peace and understanding.
(c) We installed gutters that will carry water away from the house.
(d) Be proud of yourself. Walk tall and carry your head high!
(e) He’s a player that’s capable of carrying a team on his own.

Q13. Hold
(a) How long can you hold your breath underwater?
(b) The roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.
(c) They have fulfilled all their obligations under the treaty.
(d) All the children in the class are down the age of 14.
(e) Under the terms of the lease, rent will be due on the first of each month

Q14. Jump
(a) The team jumped from last place to first place.
(b) She jumped when she heard a loud knock late at night.
(c) The movie jumps ahead/forward to when she was in college.
(d) When the boss walks in, everybody is supposed to jump.
(e) She was quick to jump about her rival’s poor record as governor.

Q15. Pull
(a) The cat will scratch you if you keep pull its tail.
(b) We tried pushing and pulling but couldn’t get the couch to move.
(c) Horses pull carriages around the park.
(d) She dropped in a quarter and pulled the slot machine’s lever.
(e) At my age, it can be hard to pull yourself up from the couch.

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