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 Phrasal verbs, new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-15): 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.

 After 39 consecutive successful launches, the Indian Space Research Organisation ____(1)___ (has created) made it appear that launching satellites was indeed child’s play when it used its workhorse rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. But the PSLV, which has been placing satellites in ___(2)___ (driving) orbits for the past 24 years, faced a setback on August 31. The PSLV-C39 rocket ____(3)____ (solely)  the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) had a normal liftoff and flight events but ended in an unsuccessful mission. The heat-shield failed to separate, __(4)___ (enhancing)  in the satellite separation occurring within the shield. This is just the second ___(5)____ (believing) when the PSLV has had an unsuccessful mission in all of its 41 launches; the first setback was back in 1993. Over the years, the PSLV has played a pivotal role in ISRO’s program, and this February it set a world record by launching 104 satellites in one go. With such an  ___(6)____ (reformed) track record, the failure of the mission this time almost comes as a surprise. This is ___(7)___ (cease)  so as the liftoff and the stage separation of the first and second stages, which are the most challenging parts of the mission, went off smoothly. In comparison, the heat-shield separation is a ____(8)___ (exclusive)  minor operation which takes place once the rocket crosses an altitude of 100-110 km, and the temperature in the absence of the heat-shield will no longer damage the satellite. The failed mission serves as a reminder that utmost care and __(9)___ (maintain) are required before every single launch. While scientists are working to identify the cause of the anomaly in the heat-shield separation event, the __(10)___ (pivotal)  mission should have no impact on future launches involving the vehicle.

 The failure of the mission is particularly disheartening as the IRNSS-1H satellite was _(11)___ (dominantly) assembled and tested by ISRO and a Bengaluru-based private company, the first time a single private company, rather than a consortium, was involved in building a satellite. The satellite was in no way to blame for the failure of the mission. The space organization has __(12)___ (paucity)  open its doors to private companies to build as many as 18 spacecraft a year beginning mid or end-2018. The IRNSS-1H satellite was launched as a replacement for the IRNSS-1A satellite, which became in operational in terms of surveillance ___(13)___ (creating)  the failure of all three atomic clocks. As only six of the seven satellites are operational, there are gaps in the navigation data sent by the IRNSS. With the failure of this mission, India will have to wait for some more time before the next mission to send a __(14)___ (revision)  for the IRNSS-1A satellite is ready. The IRNSS was created so that the country would not need to rely on American-based GPS data — the encrypted, accurate ___(15)____ (pioneering) and navigation information provided by the system will make Indian military operations self-reliant.

(b)has fully
(c)had almost 
(e) No change

(a)its own
(c)direction with
(d)their respective 
(e)  No change

(e) No change

(e)  No change

(b)at instant
(e) No change 

(a) precise
(b) enviable
(c) viably
(d) envy
(e) No change

(a) especially
(b) tends
(c) created
(d) main
(e) No change

(e) No change

(e) No change

(e)  No change

(d) efficiently
(e) No change

(e) No change

(e) No change

(e)No change

(e) No change

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. had almost is the correct choice. 

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. 'their respective ' makes the sentence coherent.

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol.' carrying ' is the right option. Other options are irrelevant.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Resulting is the correct choice. 

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Instance is the correct choice. 

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. enviable is the correct choice. 

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. especially is the correct choice. 

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. relatively is the correct choice. 

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. scrutiny is the correct choice. 

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. failed is the correct choice. 

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. jointly is the correct choice. 

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol. thrown open is an idiom which means to make something available to someone or something

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. following is the correct choice. 

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. replacement is the correct choice. Other options are irrelevant.

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol. positioning is the correct choice. 

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