New pattern Word usage Questions-2

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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. Download The Most Important Phrasal Verbs from here.

Direction (1-5): In each question, the word at the top is used in five different ways, numbered to (a) to (e), Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

Q1. Turn 
(a) She turned out the lights and went to bed.
(b) The neighbour's dog turned on me when I tried to stroke it.
(c) I turned the TV off and went to bed
(d) Tadpoles turned into frogs.
(e) They offered her the job, but she turned it out.

Q2. Walk
(a) She walked away with the first  prize.
(b) He walked me through the procedures.
(c) The film was a bore so I walked out halfway through.
(d) I saw the accident but just walked on as I didn't want to have to give a statement.
(e) A man walked up to and asked me the time

Q3. Start
(a) They started off the meeting with an attack on our performance
(b) It's time to start on that bottle of wine
(c) It's a mess- I think we should just start over.
(d) He started on at me for being late.
(e) We started out early in the morning

Q4. Throw
(a) She threw down her job to go traveling
(b) The prawns she ate at lunch made her throw up and she had to go home early.
(c) The committee threw the proposal out.
(d) I threw on a jacket and rushed outside.
(e) May I throw in with you? My companions left me behind.

Q5. Move
(a) She's tired of living there and is moving through.
(b) They moved her up to senior management.
(c) She moved on to another company where the salary was considerably better.
(d) They moved into the house as soon as it was ready.
(e) The house was empty for ages, but some new tenants moved in a few weeks ago.


S1. Ans.(e)
Sol. Turn down- Reject an offer, invitation, etc..
Turn out- Stop a light
Turn on- Attack.
Turn off -Stop a machine.
Turn into- Become.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol. Walk up -Go to someone. (A man WALKED UP and asked me the time)
Walk through- Explain or demonstrate something carefully to someone.
Walk out- Leave a place angrily or because you are not satisfied
Walk off with- Win easily.
Walk on Continue walking

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Start off- Make something start.
Start on- Begin to use or consume.
Start over- Begin something again.
Start on at- Criticize or nag.
Start out -Begin a journey.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Throw up- Leave a job or position suddenly. (She THREW UP her job to go traveling.)
Throw up- Leave a job or position suddenly.
Throw up- Vomit.
Throw out- Reject, expel, get rid of, produce head, fumes.
Throw on- Put clothes on quickly
Throw in -Add something to a deal, join, accompany

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Move out- Leave a place you live or work in. (Move out Leave a place you live or work in.)
Move up- Move to make space; Move to a higher level
Move on Change the subject or your job.
Move into Start living in a place.
Move in- Start living in a place.

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