English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 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 PO 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 questions based on new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-15): In each of the following questions five options are given, of which one word is most nearly the same or opposite in meaning to the given word in the question. Find the correct option having either same or opposite meaning.

Q1. Multifarious

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. multifarious-varied; motley; greatly diversified

Q2. Incongruous
(b) unsuited

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. incongruous means not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something. Option B is the correct choice.

Q3. Cumbersome

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. cumbersome-large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.

Q4. Edify

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. edify- instruct; correct morally

Q5. Perpetuity

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Perpetuity means endless time. Antonym is transience.

Q6. Sadistic
(e) Cruel

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. Sadistic-deriving pleasure from inflicting pain, suffering, or humiliation on others. Hence Cruel is the correct choice.

Q7. Enduring

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. enduring-having an existence or validity that does not change or diminish antonym is antiquated

Q8. Recreancy

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Recreancy - Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief, duty, or cause. Option C is the right choice.

Q9. Perspicacity

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol. Perspicacity-the quality of having a ready insight into things; shrewdness.

Q10. Weighty

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Weighty- easy(antonym), weighing a great deal; heavy; of great seriousness and importance.

Q11. Complaisant

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. complaisant means trying to please; obliging
antonyms - antagonistic ,disagreeable ,discontented

Q12. Gratis

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. Gratis- costly(antonym)

Q13. Strut

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. Strut- walk with a stiff, erect, and apparently arrogant or conceited gait.

Q14. Petulant

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. petulant-agreeable is the antonym
where as sulky and peevish are synonyms

Q15. Confound

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol. Confound- cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

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