English Questions For IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 (SOLUTION)

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 English Questions for RBI Assistant and IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017

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Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed in the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Noise pollution is the disturbing noise with ____(1)_____  impact on the activity of human or animal life. It may be ___(2)____  by poor urban planning. Side by side industrial and ___(3)___  buildings result in noise pollution in residential areas. Noise from roadways and other urban factors can be _____(4)_____  by urban planning and better design of roads. Noise can also have a ___(5)_____  effect on wild animals. Acoustic overexposure can lead to temporary or permanent loss of hearing. An impact of noise on wild animal life is the reduction of usable habitat that noisy areas may cause, which in the case of ___(6)____  species may be part of the path to extinction.
Noise pollution may have caused the death of certain species of whale that beached themselves after being ___(7)_____  to the loud sound of military sonar. Up until the 1970s, governments viewed noise as a ‘nuisance’ and not as an environmental ____(8)_______ . Noise laws and ordinances do not even exist in some countries. An ordinance may only contain a general prohibition against making noise that is a nuisance, or it may set out specific guidelines for the level of noise ____(9)_____  at certain times of the day and for certain activities. Noise pollution is as harmful as air pollution. The government of our country should look into the matter and draft a _____(10)______  to deal with this form of pollution.




(a) mentioned
(b) reiterated
(c) mitigated
(d) matched
(e) increased

(a) big
(b) large
(c) aiding
(d) detrimental
(e) assisting

(a) existing
(b) endangered
(c) noticeable
(d) safe
(e) extinct

(a) saved by
(b) favored by
(c) caught by
(d) meeting
(e) exposed

(a) scenario
(b) factor
(c) relation
(d) problem
(e) view

(a) entertaining
(b) allowed
(c) mitigated
(d) restrained
(e) given

(a) committee
(b) paper
(c) policy
(d) view
(e) group


S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Most appropriate choice is option C.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Correct choice is option B. Caused by means make (something, especially something bad) happen.

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Most appropriate choice is option D. Logically it gives most coherent sense.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. mitigated-make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful. Most appropriate choice is option C.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.  detrimental-tending to cause harm.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. endangered-(of a species) seriously at risk of extinction.

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. Most appropriate choice is option E.
Exposed- make (something) visible by uncovering it, reveal the true, objectionable nature of (someone or something).

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Correct choice is option D .

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. The most appropriate choice is Option B.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. The most logical choice is option C. "policy" is the correct word. Draft- a preliminary version of a piece of writing, a written order to pay a specified sum.


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