English Questions For IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 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 (1-5): In each question below four words which are numbered (a), (b), (c), (d)  and (e) have been printed in bold, of which one word may be wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. The number of that word is the answer.

Q1. Distribution utiliteis do not want (a)/more low value, domestic customers (b)/because subsidy compensation (c)/from state governments are patchy (d)/ and there is no profit to be made.(e)/

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.Correct choice is - utilities

Q2. Poor or profligate (a)/households are (b)/often forced to(c)/ borrow for meeting (d)/ current expanditure. (e)/

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol. Correct choice is expenditure

Q3.  True leadership, in this game, will (a)/ be to remain below the global radar (b)/of carbon emmission targets but (c)/ substantially above the domestic radar(d)/  of expectations on economic growth and jobs. (e)/

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Correct choice is emission

Q4. The economy of the Darjeeling hills has (a)/ taken a severe hit with both the (b)/ tea and tourism industries (c)/ having suffered huge (d)/ losses and strugglling to chart a way out. (e)/

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. Correct choice is  struggling

Q5. We feel that(a)/  with money, (b)/ we can own anything (c)/  or put a price tag (d)/ on anybodys services. (e)/

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. Correct choice is anybody’s

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. My mother brought around that little matter of my prison record again.
(a) brought down
(b) brought upon
(c) brought off
(d) brought up
(e) No Improvement

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. bring up-mention a topic

Q7. My sister find out that her husband had been planning a surprise party for her.
(a) found up
(b) found out
(c) found around
(d) found over
(e) No Improvement

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. find out-discover. But as the sentence is in past tense hence Option B is correct.

Q8. The lawyers looked away the papers carefully before questioning the witness.
(a) looked after
(b) look up
(c) looked over
(d) looked onto
(e) No Improvement

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol.look over- examine, check

Q9. We asked the boss to put around the meeting until tomorrow.
(a) put out
(b) put off
(c) put on
(d) put down
(e) No Improvement

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. put off- postpone

Q10. Jason called the wedding out because he wasn't in love with his fiancé.
(a) called on
(b) called away
(c) called off
(d) called up
(e) No Improvement

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. call something off -cancel

Q11. He's lucky to be alive. His shop was done at by a street gang.
(a) done over
(b) done out
(c) done in
(d) done with
(e) No Improvement

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol. do somebody/ something over- beat up, ransack

Q12. Most of my make-up wore in before I got to the party.
(a) wore off
(b) wore down
(c) wore over
(d) wore up
(e) No Improvement

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol. wear off-fade away

Q13. The Freedom of Information Act was Water upon by the Government and didn't give ordinary people much access to official data files.
(a) Water cut
(b) Water on
(c) Water over
(d) Water down
(e) No Improvement

S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. Water down- Make something weaker and less effective.

Q14. I take after my mother. We are both impatient.
(a) take on
(b) take aside
(c) take out
(d) take off
(e) No Improvement

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol. take after somebody- resemble a family member

Q15. Elizabeth needs a new pair of shoes because she has grown out at her old ones.
(a) grown upon in
(b) grown out of
(c) grown to for
(d) grown into about
(e) No Improvement

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. grow out of something get too big for

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