English Questions For IBPS PO Mains 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the IBPS RRB PO 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 RRB Clerk, IBPS RRB PO 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 RRB PO.

Directions (1-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Q1. Many account holders lost their lives while __________  in serpentine queues for hours together to ________  money, and for no fault on their part.
(a) waiting,  see
(b) standing, count
(c)getting, count
(d) standing, withdraw
(e) finding, receive

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D is the correct choice which gives coherent meaning.

Q2. The coaching industry is a  __________  competitive market and it often happens that they glorify one service over the other and lure aspirants through their commercial advertisements by  __________  a lavish life.
(a) very,  represent
(b)most, present
(c) highly, portraying
(d)big, showing
(e) largely,  give

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Option C is the correct choice which gives coherent meaning.

Q3. The Indian civil service is known for its ___________  and standard and this kind of a stray incident should not __________  the image of the services. 
(a) bright, forgive
(b) integrity, dent
(c) regard,  bend
(d) credit, modified
(e)  mainstream, dirt

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B is the correct choice which gives coherent meaning.

Q4. A bank customer cannot be treated on a par with an _______ creditor of ________  regular business.  
(a) trustworthy, a
(b) Unsecured, a
(c) possible, an
(d) trusted, an
(e) quick, the

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B is the correct choice which gives coherent meaning.

Q5. The customer would need to _________ the level of toxicity of his bank with respect to its losses and accordingly keep switching bank __________ .
(a) check, data
(b) see, account
(c) monitor , accounts
(d)find, bulb
(e) renovate, lights

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Option C is the correct choice which gives coherent meaning.

Q6. Drawing attention to the pitfalls of __________ solely on Uranium as a fuel for nuclear reactors, Indian scientists warned that Uranium will not last for long and thus research on Thorium as its __________ must be revived.
(a) using, substitute
(b) believing, replacement
(c) depending, reserve
(d) reckoning, option
(e) relying, alternative

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. Option E is the correct choice. Relying means depend on with full trust or confidence.
As Uranium has some drawbacks so thorium is viewed as its alternative.

Q7. In an effort to provide __________ for high education to all, most of the universities have been providing education without adequate infrastructure, thus churning our __________ graduates every year.
(a) chances, fresh
(b) platform, capable
(c) opportunities, unemployable
(d) prospects, eligible
(e) policy, incompetent

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Option a, b, d can be eliminated easily as it is clear that the second blank needs a negative word. Option C thus is the correct choice.

Q8. The move to allow dumping of mercury __________ an outcry from residents of the area who __________ that high levels of mercury will affect their health and destroy will affect their health and destroy ecologically sensitive forest area.
(a) resulted, insist
(b) provoked, fear
(c) incited, determined
(d) activated, accept
(e) angered, belief

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B.
Residents of the area are afraid of ill effects of mercury on health.

Q9. __________ has been taken against some wholesale drug dealers for dealing in surgical items without a valid license and maintaining a stock of __________ drugs.
(a) Note, overwhelming
(b) Step, impressive
(c) Execution, outdated
(d) Action, expired
(e) Lawsuit, invalid

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D is the correct choice. Only 'outdated', expired' and 'invalid' are applicable in the second blank. Among the three options, only 'action' is suitable in the first blank because of the use of the words 'has been taken' after the blank. So, Option D is the best answer.

Q10. Even as the __________ elsewhere in the world are struggling to come out of recession, Indian consumers are splurging on consumer goods and to __________ this growth, companies are investing heavily in various sectors.
(a) economies, meet
(b) countries, inhibit
(c) governments, measure
(d) nations, inflict
(e) companies, counter

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Except Option E, all the other words are suitable in the first blank. But for the second blank, Only A is suitable because companies don't try to reduce the growth.

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