English Questions For IBPS RRB PO 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 RRB Mains 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, new pattern English section of banking exams.

Directions (1-10): 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.

Something has happened in the last twenty years that surely must ……1……(revive) anything that has happened before. Some historians are already saying that thrust ……2…… (to)space represents a vital turning point in history. Moon flights are considered ……3……(some) less than steps in human evolution ……4……(submerge) to the time when life on earth emerged from the sea and established itself on land. Of course, not everyone ……5……(should) enraptured by space. Critics have often said that space flight has been an ……6……(friendly) use of resources that should have ……7……(think) to feeding, clothing and housing people. There is, however, no proof that if we had …….8……(neither) been working on space we would have done anything of great human value. In fact, research and exploration have a ……9……(big) spin-offs, quite apart from the fact that they demonstrate that ……10……(someone) is alive and insatiably curious.

(a) terminate
(b) transcend
(c) precede
(d) recede
(e) no change

(a) on
(b) upon
(c) in
(d) into
(e) no change

(a) nothing
(b) certainly
(c) sufficiently
(d) probably
(e) no change

(a) exceeding
(b) contrasting
(c) comparable
(d) matching
(e) no change

(a) was
(b) has been
(c) had been
(d) being
(e) no change

(a) economical
(b) extravagant
(c) appropriate
(d) benevolent
(e) no change

(a) devoted
(b) allotted
(c) reserved
(d) gone
(e) no change

(a) not
(b) occasionally
(c) seldom
(d) possibly
(e) no change

(a) renowned
(b) renounced
(c) remarkable
(d) relevant
(e) no change

(a) one
(b) man
(c) human
(d) individual
(e) no change

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. transcend-surpass (a person or achievement).

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol.thrust into  means drive, propel.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.nothing less than.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol.comparable is the correct option

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. has been (Paragraph is in present tense)

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. extravagant-exceeding what is reasonable or appropriate; excessive or elaborate.
Hence Option B is the correct choice.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. gone

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. not

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. remarkable-worthy of attention; striking.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. man
Option B is the correct choice because 'man' here means generalize form of human. Hence the, most appropriate choice.

Directions (11-15): Please select the most appropriate option, out of the five options given for each of the following sentences, which, in your view, should be grammatically and structurally correct. Please note that the meaning & context of the sentence must not change. 

(a)A few mens are true from fault
(b)A few men are true from fault.
(c)Few men are true from fault.
(d)Few  men is true of fault
(e)None is true.

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. Few has negative meaning
A few means ‘SOME AT LEAST’
The few means ‘WHATEVER THERE IS’.

(a)He had long been associated to the organization before he retired.
(b)He had long been associated for the organization before he retired.
(c)He has long being associated with the organization before he retire.
(d)He had long been associated with the organization before he retired.
(e)None is true.

S12. Ans.(d)
Sol. He had long been associated with the organization before he retired.

(a)He came to saw us Each day.
(b)He came to see us Each and every days.
(c)He came to see us Each day.
(d)He came to see us Every day.
(e) None is true.

S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘Each’ is used to indicate a limited number and ‘EVERY’ to denote an unlimited number in selection or choice.

(a)There is few sugar in your tea than in mine.
(b)There is less sugar in your tea than in mine.
(c)There is fewer sugar in your tea than in mine.
(d)There is fewer sugar at your tea than in mine.
(e)None is true.

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol.  fewer is for things you count, and less is for things you don’t count.

(a)If you agree with me please support me.
(b)If you were agree at me please support me.
(c)If you agree with me please supported me.
(d)If you agree to me please support me.
(e)None is true.

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. Agree with (person)
Agree to (idea)

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