English Quiz for IBPS PO / Clerk

English Quiz for IBPS PO / Clerk

Directions (Q. 1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, please give 5) as your answer (ie No correction required).
1. The third consecutive victory of the BJP in Gujarat is marking a high watermark for the political landscape of India.
1) is marks of a high watermark for
2) marks of a high waterlevel in
3) marks a high watermark in
4) mark a high watermark for
5) No correction required
2. While we achieved competency in playing cricket, our skills to commentating for the game are dismal.
1) to commentator for the
2) in commentating regarding the
3) of commentating about the
4) in commentating on the
5) No correction required
3. Of late, Indian television has seen more experts than there is news to report.
1) experts more than there is news
2) more news than experts in
3) more expertise than the news
4) more expert news than
5) No correction required
4. Power always demands its source to keep it going, hence power brought earning for more money.
1) brought yearning for most
2) brings yearning for lost
3) brings in yearning for more
4) bring in yearning of more
5) No correction required
5. Twitter is most addictive than cigarettes and liquor.
1) is more addicting than
2) is more addictive than
3) is mere addictive rather than
4) is more addiction for
5) No correction required
Directions (Q. 6-10): The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.
6. Experts recommend more _____ financial planning to keep returns ahead of inflation.
(A) feasible
(B) diversified
(C) practical
(D) special
(E) tough
(F) variegated
1) (B) and (D)
2) (A) and (C)
3) (D) and (F)
4) (E) and (F)
5) (B) and (F)
7. The government is unlikely to accept Verma panel’s________ to disqualify candidates against- whom charges are framed by courts for offences punishable with at least five years, imprisonment.
(A) ideas
(B) suggestion
(C) recommendation
(D) report
(E) conclusion
(F) reply
1) (A) and (B)
2) (B) and (E)
3) (B) and (C)
4) (D) and (E)
5) (C) and (F)
8. Amid growing ________ for a cut in interest, RBI’s macro-economic review obliquely hinted that central bank had limited room to slash lending costs.
(A) clamour
(B) tension
(C) demand
(D) anxiety
(E) problem
(F) unrest
1) (A) and (C)
2) (B) and (C)
3) (C) and (D)
4) (D) and (E)
5) (E) and (F)
9. Delhi Development Authority has at least 500 flats lying vacant that have been ________ under various housing schemes.
(A) repaired
(B) surrendered
(C) built
(D) cancelled
(E) sanctioned
(F) auctioned
1) (A) and (C)
2) (A) and (D)
3) (B) and (E)
4) (B) and (D)
5) (E) and (F)
10. As of now, the project is still in the _______ stage.
(A) beginning
(B) reformative
(C) initial
(D) growing
(E) development
(F) primary
1) (C) and (E)
2) (E) and (F)
3) (B) and (E)
4) (D) and (E)
5) (C) and (F)
Answers :-
  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 3
  5. 2
  6. 5
  7. 3
  8. 1
  9. 4
  10. 5
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