Twisted Ones English Questions For IBPS RRB PO Exam 2017

English Questions For NABARD Exam 2017

English Section is a topic that is feared by most of the candidates appearing in the NABARD and other bank exams. 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 cloze test, new pattern English section of banking and insurance exams.

Directions (1-10): Four sentences are given with a blank in each. Five words are also given. The blank in each sentence can be filled by one or more of the four words given. Similarly, each word given in the choices can go into any number of sentences. Identify the number of sentences each word can go into and mark as your answer the maximum number of sentences any word can go into.

A.The best ____ for a camera is a tripod
B.The dome was ____ by a hundred white columns
C. He can't be forced to pay ___ for a wife abroad
D. There has been a surge in ____ for decentralization

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Support

A. If you had ____ government procurement, corruption would go away.
B. His meaning in leaving the conversation is ___: he doesn't want to talk about his combat experiences.
C. He stood on the balcony, visible beyond the ____ curtains rustling in the moving haze
D. The residents will see through any ____  attempt to buy their votes
(e) combine

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. transparent.

A. These are then linked together in a set logical sequence to teach the ____ continuity of movement.
B. This applies whether you are an absolute ____or experienced sailor
C. Although our son is only a ___ at swimming, he is making excellent progress
D. The book guides the _____ through the basics
(e) beginner

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. beginner.

A. Migrating birds and fish have a ____ homing instinct.
B. His imagery made a ____ impression on the critics
C. The country needs a ____ intelligence service to counter espionage and foreign extremists.
D. The ____ wind hurled down bits of the roof.
(d) Prudent
(e) Furious

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. strong.

A. The new proposal would create a _____ pool of cash.
B. He had to call upon his inner _____ of strength to keep going.
C. The crime of the corrupt officials must be exposed without any ____.
D. The painting failed to reach to its _____ and was withdrawn from the sale.
(e) reserve

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. reserve

A. Some critics question its sustainability and others view it as a sop to _____ the poor.
B. He had to _____ angry spectators
C. A UN force has been sent in to try and _____ the area worst affected by the civil war.
D. Government forces have found it difficult to ____ the rebels.
(e) balance

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. pacify.

A. A young actor known for his _____ good looks
B. It was clean ______ fun.
C. Our stated aim is to give the guitar playing reader a ______ understanding of every featured instrument.
D. A shift to simple _____ living could bring long life to much more.
(e) wholesome

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. wholesome

A. We are now taking a more ___ view.
B.  I am cautiously ____ that a new government will be concerned and aware about the environment.
C. Earlier sales forecasts were overly _____.
D. He remained strongly _____that an agreement could be reached.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. optimistic

A. The next government will play a ___ role in seeking multilateral nuclear disarmament.
B. I don't associate him with ______ sports.
C. He completely departed from the text and extemporized in a very ____ fashion.
D. He was a man of strong mind, honorable spirit, and affectionate disposition, _____ both in speech and in writing.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. energetic

A. the audience was full of _____ for the whole production
B. He referred to your work in terms of high ______.
C. Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and ______ that as common sense?
D. He was effusive in his _______ for the general.

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. praise

Directions (11-15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

(a)He has taken care to
(b)compliance with norms
(c)so he expects the proposal 
(d)to be approved without delay.
(e)no error

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Use ‘comply’ in place of ‘compliance’. Compliance is not a verb. It is a noun.

(a)Our equipments gets damage
(b)very often in summer
(c)because there are
(d)frequent power cuts
(e) no error

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol. Use ‘damaged’ in place of damage.

(a)A non-banking financial company is
(b)a financial institution similarly to a bank
(c)but it cannot issue
(d)cheque books to customers 
(e) no error

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. Use ‘similar’ in place of ‘similarly’.

(a)Ancient artifacts are
(b)a part of the global heritage
(c)and should not be 
(d)sold to the highest bidder
(e)no error

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol. No error

(a)Owing the new policy
(b)we feel that the targets 
(c)set for this year
(d)may not be achieved.
(e)no error

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. Use ‘owing to the’ in place of ‘owing the’,  owing to means due to.

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