English Questions For IBPS RRB PO 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 RRB Mains 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, new pattern English section of banking exams.

(Direction 1-5): In each of these items a word or a phrase listed (a),(b),(c),(d) and (e). Choose the most appropriate word/phrase closest in the meaning to the bold word or phrase.

Q1. There is not a single word that is redundant in the report.
(b)not needed
(e) captivating

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.not needed
redundant-being over what is needed
captivating-capable of attracting and holding interest; charming.
Flowery-(of speech or writing) full of elaborate or literary words and phrases.
bombastic-high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.

Q2.The country’s economy is beginning to look up now.
(a)look clear
(b)go down
(d)remain static
(e) pondering

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.improve- to improve in prospects or conditions
pondering-think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion.

Q3. It needs an expert to decipher the secret message sent to the Army Officers during the war.
(e) crypt

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. decode-convert (a text written in code, or a coded signal) into normal language.

Q4. Bana in Sanskrit, Lilli English, and Prasad in Hindi are celebrated for their florid style.
(e) round

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. ornate-excessively intricate or elaborate.

Q5. The eyewitness testimony was incontrovertible.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Unquestionable-not able to be denied or disputed.

Directions (6-15): In the passage given below there are 15 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Each blank has five alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), (D) and (E). Choose the most appropriate option.

The word ‘ticket’ is ……6…… to every language in India. ……7…… those who are actively ……8…… in the political process ……9…… a ticket as permission to ……10…… an election as candidate ……11…… a political party. The ……12…… if elected, sits in the ……13…… assembly or any other ……14…… for which he/she contests, as ……15…… of that party.

(a) general
(b) peculiar
(c) common
(d) familiar
(e) said

(a) So
(b) But
(c) And
(d) Since
(e) also

(a) involved
(b) scene
(c) leading
(d) attracted
(e) seen

(a) look
(b) interpret
(c) interfere
(d) interrupt
(e) preserve

(a) come in
(b) campaign
(c) vote
(d) contest
(e) represent

(a) inside
(b) of
(c) for
(d) to
(e) as

(a) leadership
(b) party
(c) candidate
(d) ticket
(e) president

(a) legislative
(b) legal
(c) political
(d) electoral
(e) chamber

(a) body
(b) election
(c) party
(d) institute
(e) combined

(a) candidate
(b) participant
(c) representative
(d) interpreter
(e) represent

S6 Ans.(c)
Sol. common
Peculiar- different to what is normal or expected; strange.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. 'So' gives the sentence coherent meaning.

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. involved
Option C is the right choice.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Option A 'look' is the correct choice.Other options are irrelevant

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. contest-a competition for a political position.

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. for
'candidate for' is the correct expression.

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol.The 'candidate' if elected.

S13. Ans.(a)

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol. institute

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol. representative

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