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English Quizzes Quiz For IRDA AM 2023-13th May

Directions (1-5): In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then try to decipher its meaning. Choose the option which gives the correct meaning of the phrases.

Q1. Give the benefit of the doubt
(a) to criticize someone without confirming
(b) to appreciate even after the lots of mistakes
(c) to believe someone without any proof
(d) to praise the wrongdoings of someone
(e) to raise the several questions

Q2. Keep something at bay
(a) keep someone away from the material benefits of the world
(b) keep someone alone
(c) keep something away
(d) beat someone to death
(e) to make someone depressed

Q3. Let sleeping dogs lie
(a) to not to disturb the things which can get you into trouble
(b) to let the animals be at peace
(c) to be a vegetarian
(d) to not to speak on the issue on which you have little knowledge
(e) to not to disturb someone who is sleeping

Q4. Make a long story short
(a) talkative
(b) not complete
(c) come to the point
(d) lack of knowledge
(e) to lie

Q5. Off one’s rocker
(a) intelligent
(b) crazy
(c) talented
(d) brave
(e) naïve

Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q6. To arrive at a decision (A) / all the interested parties (B) / should be invited and (C) / involved in the discussion. (D) / No error (E)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q7. Although he is my bosom friend, (A) / I cannot ask him for (B) / money without any (C) / vividly reason. (D) / No error (E)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q8. While Pujara hasn’t scored a Test century since January 2019, (A)/ Rahane has faired worst, despite a series (B)/ changing century in Melbourne on India’s (C)/ victorious tour down under in 2020-21. (D)/ No error (E)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q9. To provide additional capital support (A)/ to entrepreneurs across the country (B)/, government will create (C)/ a equity fund for start-ups. (D)/ No error (E)
(a) E
(b) B
(c) D
(d) C
(e) A

Q10. Bullish on the future of green mobility, (A)/ Ashok Leyland plans to set up a new (B)/ manufacture facility in the (C)/ country to roll out electric vehicles. (D)/ No error (E)
(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) C
(e) E


S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Meaning: Believe someone’s statement, without proof

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Meaning: Keep something away

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Meaning: Do not disturb a situation as it is – since it would result in trouble or complications

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Meaning: Leave out details

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Meaning: In a confused or befuddled state of mind

S6. Ans. (e)
Sol. The sentence is grammatically correct.

S7. Ans. (d)
Sol. ‘vivid reason’ will be used in place of ‘vividly reason’ because ‘vividly’ is an adverb while ‘vivid’ is an adjective and ‘reason’ is a noun for which adjective is used to express its qualities.

S8. Ans (b)
Sol. The error lies in the part B of the sentence.
Fared needs to replace faired.
‘Fare’ used as a verb which means to perform in a specified way in a particular situation or over a particular period.

S9. Ans (c)
Sol. The error lies in the part D of the sentence.
An is the correct choice of article to be used with the word ‘equity’.

S10. Ans (d)
Sol. The error lies in the part C of the sentence.
Manufacturing will replace manufacture.

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How many sections are there in the IRDAI exam?

There are 4 sections in the IRDAI assistant manager online preliminary exam. They are Reasoning, English Language, General awareness, Quantitative aptitude.