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.

Direction (1-5): The following question consists of a sentence which is divided into three parts which contain grammatical errors in one or more than one part of the sentence, as specified in bold in each part. If there is an error in any part of the sentence, find the correct alternatives to replace those parts from the three options given below each question to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the given sentence is grammatically correct or does not require any correction, choose (e), i.e., “No correction required” as your answer.

Q1. Conservation of forest land is broadly divided into two approaches: participatory, whom see the relationship between(I)/ humans and the environment as important, and exclusionary, which separates one from the other (II)/. India has adopted the latter. The resultant resentment for those deprived of homes and livelihoodness (III)/ is understandable. And when wild animals stray out of the buffer zone, they can end up end­angering lives and crops. This is set against the crucial objective of preserving wildlife and biodiversity.

(I) which sees the relationship between
(II) which separate one to the other
(III) of those deprived of homes and livelihoods
(a)Only (I)
(b)Only (III)
(c)Both (I) and (III)
(d)Both (II) and (III)
(e)No correction required

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.I and III are incorrect.

Q2. The Indian economic model being a bit of a paradox.(I)/ India has sometimes resembled the successful economies of East Asia in terms of high domestic savings, close integration with the global economy and (II)/ macroeconomic stability. And it is sometimes close to (III)/ volatile countries of Latin America in terms of weak domestic savings, macroeconomic instability and growing oligarchic power.

(I) has been a bit of a paradox
(II) with the global economics and
(III) has sometimes resembled the
(a)Only (I)
(b)Only (III)
(c)Both (I) and (III)
(d)Both (II) and (III)
(e)No correction required

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.I and III are incorrect.

Q3. About 390 million people, from over 125 countries, accounting for over half the global population(I)/, presently lie in the path of dengue. It includes the Americas as well, sharing 14 per cent of the global (II)/ dengue burden, with majority occurring in Brazil and Mexico. But Asia tops the list worldwide. Over 70 per cent of the global dengue infection is concentrated in (III)/ Asia, with India contributing to as much as 34 per cent.
(I)  accounts for over half of the global population
(II) sharing 14 per cent for the global
(III) of the global dengue infection has been concentrated on

(a)Only (I)
(b)Only (III)
(c)Both (I) and (III)
(d)Both (II) and (III)
(e)No correction required

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Only (I) is incorrecct

Q4. It is no secret that large Indian companies are heavily in debt. Many have struggled to service their bank loans. However, the bigger picture offers some hope. Corporate financials seem to be improving if you look at the savings of private (I)/ non-financial corporations in the national income accounts. One important reason for this is that there are not enough new investment projects to (II)/ absorb cash flows, but it is still worth remembering that the corporate investment boom in the first decade of this century was similarly preceded by a rise in corporate savings (III)/, as companies chose to rebuild their balance sheets.

(I) improve if you look at the savings of private firms
(II) that there are not much of the new investment projects for
(III) was similarly preceding by a rising in corporate saving
(a)Only (I)
(b)Only (III)
(c)Both (I) and (III)
(d)Both (II) and (III)
(e)No correction required

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. No correction required

Q5. Gross domestic savings have been falling as a percentage of GDP. The two main reasons the gross domestic savings rate has came down as that there has been much (I)/ deterioration in both household savings and government savings. The former have especially (II)/ interesting. One possible reason is that households have reduced savings to (III)/ maintain consumption levels despite lower income growth.

(I) has come down are that there has been a
(II) The former is especially
(III) is that households has reduced savings for
(a)Only (I)
(b)Only (III)
(c)Both (I) and (III)
(d)Both (II) and (III)
(e)No correction required

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Only (I) is incorrecct

Directions (6-15): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentences to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and there is no correction required mark (e) as the answer.

Q6. The lawyers looked over the papers carefully before questioning the witness.
(a) looked for
(b) look after
(c) look up to
(d) look forward to
(e) No improvement

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. looked over -a quick inspection of something; a survey.

Q7. He's doing very well in his history classes, but he's barely getting at in math.
(a) getting in
(b) getting off
(c) getting by
(d) get over
(e) No improvement

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. get by - to do enough or to do well enough to avoid failure
get back - to return to a place after going away
get in -to enter a place
get into (something)- to talk about (something)

Q8. All the extra work I've been doing has gotten me up the habit of exercising.
(a) get back
(b) gotten  out of
(c) get into
(d) got in
(e) No improvement

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. get round to something-finally find time to do
get over something-overcome a problem
get together-meet (usually for social reasons)
get up -get out of bed
get back-return

Q9. The professor passed the textbooks out before class.
(a) past out
(b) pass away
(c) passed up
(d) pass by
(e) No improvement

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol. pass something out -give the same thing to many people
pass out-faint
pass something up-decline (usually something good)
pass away-die

Q10. He held several thousand dollars back in case of an emergency.
(a) held off
(b) hold on
(c) hold about
(d) held around
(e) No improvement

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. hold back-to stop yourself from doing something
hold (something) back or hold back (something)-to not allow
(something) to be seen or known by someone to keep (something)
hold firm- to refuse to change what you have been doing or believing
hold off-to wait to do something

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