English Questions For IBPS RRB PO Exam 2017

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English Questions For IBPS RRB PO Exam 2017

English Section is going to be very challenging and tricky. You need to learn and practice all types of questions including New Pattern English questions. Today, in this post, we are providing Cloze Test. Attempt this quiz and assess your understanding of English language For IBPS RRB PO 2017.

Directions (1-5): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.

Q1. Seeing that there was an ongoing sale in one of her favorite stores, Seeta made a bee line for it immediately after entering the Mail.
(a) made a bee’s line for
(b) make bees lined to
(c) made bee – line to
(d) make bee – line to
(e) No correction required

S1. Ans.(e)
Sol. No correction required here.
made a bee line for-to move quickly and directly toward something

Q2. Sharon made it to work in the nicks of times, or else she would have missed the meeting.
(a) nick of time
(b) nicked time
(c) nick of timeliness
(d) nick and time
(e) No correction required

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Option A is the correct choice.
nick of time means just in time; at the last possible instant; just before it's too late.

Q3. Varun was on cloud nine after having stood first in his class.
(a) in ninth cloud
(b) on nine clouds
(c) a cloudy nine
(d) cloud on nine
(e) No correction required

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol.  No correction required here
on cloud nine-extremely happy.

Q4. Vithal had a habit of pass the buck when it came to important issues at work.
(a) pass to bucking 
(b) passing buck
(c) passing the buck
(d) pass buck
(e) No correction required

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. passing the buck-to pass the blame (to someone else); to give the responsibility (to someone else).

Q5. Puneet raked his brains and tried to find an answer to a tricky question given in the paper but couldn’t find one.
(a) rake his brain
(b) racked his brains
(c) racked brains
(d) raked brain
(e) No correction required

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol.  No correction required here.
raked his brains me to try very hard to think of something.

Directions (6-15): Read the following passage carefully and answer the following questions given below it.

Paragraph 1: The stunning Baltimore Oriole is a common summer visitor to Eastern and mid Western deciduous woodlands, neighborhoods and gardens. Baltimore Orioles winter in the tropics. About 7 inches in length, the male Baltimore Oriole has a black head, throat, back and wings. Its breast, stomach and rump are bright orange. It also has an orange patch on the top of each wing and white wing bars. The tail is mostly black with orange fringes. The female is dull orange throughout. 

Paragraph 2: Baltimore Orioles range throughout the Eastern and mid Western United States and can be found as far West as the Dakotas. At the Western edge of their range, Baltimore Orioles may breed /with the Bullock's Oriole (They were once considered the same species under the name Northern Oriole). Baltimore Orioles build unusual pouch like nests that hang down from branches. 

Paragraph 3: They usually nest high in the trees, but often come down to lower heights, flashing bright orange and black feathers to delighted observers. Active and acrobatic by nature, Baltimore Orioles may even feed upside down at times. Baltimore Orioles eat insects and berries. They can easily be attracted to gardens by nailing orange wedges to tree branches. Baltimore Orioles are also known to feed at hummingbird feeders and sapsucker wells. 

Q6. The Baltimore oriole spend winters in the
(a) dakotas
(b) carolinas
(c) tropics.
(d) deserts
(e) None of these

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Refer  Paragraph 1

Q7. What is the colour of the female Baltimore Oriole?
(a) Bright orange
(b) Light orange
(c) Dull orange
(d) White
(e) None of these

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Refer Paragraph 1

Q8. Which of the following does not attract the Baltimore Oriole?
(a) Oranges
(b) Hummingbird feeders
(c) Sapsucker wells
(d) Sunflower seeds
(e) None of these

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Sunflower seeds

Q9. The Baltimore Oriole can be found as far West as
(a) North and South Dakota
(b) The Carolina
(c) California
(d) Baltimore
(e) None of these

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Refer Paragraph 2

Q10. Which of the following is incorrect about the Baltimore Oriole?
(a) They feed upside down sometimes
(b) They may breed with the Bullock's Oriole
(c) The Baltimore Oriole is uncommon in the US
(d) The Baltimore Oriole has a black throat
(e) None of these

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Baltimore Oriole is uncommon in the US

Q11. Where would I probably not find a Baltimore Oriole?
(a) High in the trees
(b) In gardens and neighbourhoods
(c) Deciduous woodlands
(d) The Sahara desert
(e) None of these

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Sahara desert.

Q12. The nest of the Baltimore Oriole
(a) is in a tree cavity
(b) stands upon a branch of a tree
(c) hangs from a branch of a tree
(d) Is usually low in the branches
(e) None of these

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol. hangs from a branch of a tree
(Refer  Paragraph 2)

Q13. The other name of Baltimore Oriole was
(a) Bullock's Oriole
(b) Baltimore's Oriole
(c) Northern Oriole
(d) Southern Oriole
(e) None of these

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. Northern Oriole (Refer  Paragraph 2)

Q14. Which of these colours is not found on a Baltimore Oriole?
(a) Purple
(b) Orange
(c) White
(d) Black
(e) None of these

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol. Purple
Refer  Paragraph 2

Q15. Which of the following is the closest in size to a Baltimore Oriole?
(a) The size of a half-scale
(b) A little more than a half-scale
(c) A-little less than a half-scale
(d) A foot ruler
(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. A little more than a half-scale