English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS PO  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, we will provide you all types of high-level questions to ace the, word usage questions based on Phrasal verbs, new pattern English section of banking exams. Download The Most Important Phrasal Verbs from here.

Directions: In the following questions, five sentences are given based on the use of correct phrasal verb. Choose the sentence which doesn’t express the correct meaning of the phrasal verb so used.

Q1. Turn
(a) We turned around in someone’s driveway.
(b) You need to turn your life around before it’s too late.
(c) All the seats were sold and a large crowd had to be turned away.
(d) She turned the offer.
(e) It’s too late to turn back. We have to keep going.

Q2. Stand
(a) I’ll stand behind you no matter what you decide to do.
(b) A group of students stood by and watched the boys fight.
(c) She stood by her husband throughout the trial.
(d) He can’t be here today, so he asked me to stand over.
(e) His bright tie made him stand out.

Q3. Put
(a) He washed, dried, and put away the dishes after dinner.
(b) The books had been put back neatly on the shelf.
(c) She carefully put the vase down on the table.
(d) She has put some money by for emergencies.
(e) We should put this question the voters.

Q4. Give
(a) He virtually gave the election away when he made a racist remark.
(b) He gave back the money he found to the person who’d lost it.
(c) They agreed to give him his old job back.
(d) The strike has been going on for weeks, and neither side seems willing to give in.
(e) The chimneys gave on thick, black smoke.

Q5. Go
(a) It’s going to be cold tomorrow.
(b) When the boy ran out the door, his mother quickly went after him.
(c) Everything seemed to be going against her but she didn’t give up hope.
(d) Despite the weather, the party went as planned.
(e) The government is going after people who cheat on their taxes.

Q6. Write
(a) Her name wasn’t on the ballot, but several hundred voters wrote her in.
(b) The government has agreed to write off the debt.
(c) I asked her to write into the directions to her house.
(d) The teacher wrote up the boy for throwing food at his classmates.
(e) When he graduates, he’ll be able to write his own ticket.

Q7. Add
(a) He bought another rare coin to add onto his collection.
(b) We were short of money. Added to that, we were lost!
(c) They must be lying; their story just doesn’t add up.
(d) The hours that I spend traveling to work really add up.
(e) Her research has greatly added to our knowledge of the subject.

Q8. Pass
(a) Your mom could pass as your sister!
(b) I realized that I was letting life pass me.
(c) The painting is a family heirloom that has been passed down through the generations.
(d) Students should pass their papers in before they leave.
(e) She passed the poem off as her own.

Q9. Break
(a) The prisoner finally broke down under intensive questioning.
(b) The prisoner struggled to break free.
(c) She wanted to break free from the constraints of her middle-class life.
(d) Someone tried to break over our house while we were away.
(e) I was listening to my favorite radio program when a reporter broke in with news about a storm.

Q10. See
(a) She saw him through at the train station.
(b) He saw the project out to its very end.
(c) They went to see the house over.
(d) She saw great musical talent in her son.
(e) I think their plan is crazy, but he apparently sees something in it.

Q11. Look
(a) Looking ahead to next year, we expect to be even more successful.
(b) The company is looking at the possibility of moving to a larger office.
(c) He is looking around to a new car.
(d) Reema is looking at the possibility of moving to a different city.
(e) If you’re planning to invest in your friend’s company, I advise you to look before you leap.

Q12. Wait
(a) The hostess waits on tables/people when the restaurant is crowded.
(b) I’ll be late; don’t wait on
(c) If you have so much work to do, then what are you waiting for?
(d) No one knows what lies in wait for us in the coming year.
(e) We waited out the storm in our hotel room.

Q13. Run
(a) I ran around some old photos from when I was a kid.
(b) He told the boy to run along home.
(c) Don’t let your imagination run away with you.
(d) She ran away with the election.
(e) She ran away with a man old enough to be her father.

Q14. See
(a) She is seeing about getting tickets to the concert.
(b) Can you see on the baby for me?
(c) They don’t see eye to eye on this issue.
(d) She saw great musical talent in her son.
(e) She saw him off at the train station.

Q15. Make
(a) I don’t know what to make of her behavior.
(b) Don’t make them out worse than they are.
(c) I couldn’t quite make out what she said.
(d) After taking the money, the thieves made on toward the main highway.
(e) She has worked very hard to make something of herself.


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