English Questions for RBI Assistant and IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017

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 English Questions for RBI Assistant and IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017
English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS SO 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 Clerk, IBPS SO 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 Clerk.

Directions (1-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most nearly the same or opposite in meaning to the given word in the question. 

Q1. Concomitant:Quality and equity in education must be conceived as concomitant.
(a) attitude
(b) complete
(c) commitment
(d) concert
(e) subsequent

Q2. Supersede: Company officials say they hoped to see a national sales tax law in place that will supersede state laws.
(a) trust
(b) verdict
(c) replace
(d) possess
(e) success

Q3. Wheedle: On one level, I expected incessant flattery in attempts to wheedle equipment or even money from American forces.
(a) raised
(b) wheel
(c) panel
(d) dissuade
(e) power

Q4. Tutelage: The company is relying on the tutelage of its new CEO to increase profits.
(a) peace
(b) ignorance
(c) struck
(d) sluggish
(e) dignity

Q5. Veritable: The heavy rain had reduced this low-lying ground to a veritable quagmire, making progress very difficult even for one as unburdened as he was.
(a) actual
(b) enact
(c) leaders
(d) threat
(e) trust

Q6. Asunder- The government was torn asunder by scandal.
(a) forget
(b) trust
(c) together
(d) complaint
(e) recovery

Q7. Swerve-He lost control of the car and swerved toward a tree.
(a) confuse
(b) deviate
(c) confession
(d) poll
(e) release

Q8. Pallid- The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.
(a) burden
(b) pale
(c) Level
(d) premature
(e) category

Q9. Surly- the surly receptionist told us we’d have to wait outside in the rain
(a) common
(b) trend
(c) extent
(d) polite
(e) plan

Q10. Pique- A talented youngster who smashes his guitar in a fit of pique finds it magically reassembled just in time for a crucial concert.
(a) priority
(b) major
(c) resentment
(d) outdoor
(e) factor

Q11.Resurgent –Resurgent growth is reviving one of the past decade’s hottest trades.
(a) disruptive
(b) attempt
(c) content
(d) concern
(e) dormant

Q12. Retinue-This is a welcome one-up advantage that the Indian foreign services retinue will do well to capitalise on.
(a) create
(b) staff
(c) glory
(d) deliver
(e) intend

Q13. Superannuated-The Indian fleet has less than 30 superannuated medium-size anti-sub helicopters, the first of which was bought in 1971.
(a) relative
(b) negotiate
(c) antiquated
(d) extort
(e) invest

Q14. Prowess-India’s skilled manpower and Finland’s high-end tech prowess should be leveraged under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
(a) argue
(b) dreaming
(c) uncertain
(d) expertise
(e) convey

Q15. Misconstrue-They must not misconstrue individual mistakes as political issues and put pressure on the courts.
(a) exhibition
(b) leadership
(c) demand
(d) code
(e) comprehend


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