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August 26, 2014

IBPS PO & Clerks 2015 Online Practice Tests : English Language


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Useful Tips for IBPS PO V and Clerks V Online Exam :

  • For English section, ability to read quickly and understanding with same pace will benefit you while answering the questions. 
  • Try to complete syllabus at least three weeks before the exam. Practice various online tests during these last three weeks
  • If you manage to save time in this section, you can use that for other difficult sections like Aptitude and Reasoning. 

English Language online Test for IBPS PO V & Clerks V

Directions (1-5) : Read each sentence carefully and detect the error which may be in one of the parts. In-case of 'No Error', 5) will be your answer.

  1. It is expected 1) that the new scheme 2) will catch on by the entry of 3)LIC in this segment. 4)/ No error 5).
  2. Nelson Mandela is 1) widely recognized 2)/ as Mahatma Gandhi 3)/ of South Africa. 4)/ No Error 5).
  3. He thought he 1) could see a lake in 2) the distance but it 3)/ was only an optical allusion. 4)/ No error 5).
  4. On closer 1)/ observation he detected 2)/ a crack in the 3) main support of the bridge. 4)/ No error 5).
  5. It was 1)/ courageous to him 2)/ to wrest the weapon 3)/ from the burglar's hand. 4)/ No error 5).
Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its part in bold. To make the sentence correct, replace the bold part with correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as your answer.
  1. If the complaint is not addressed within thirty days, bring the matter to notice the RBI customer service department.
    1. before noticing
    2. will be noticed by
    3. through the notice of
    4. to the notice of
    5. No correction required
  2. Although micro-finance initiatives are a very recent phenomenon in India, these have significantly impact on millions of house holds across the country.
    1. are significant in impact
    2. have had a significant impact
    3. had significantly impacted
    4. were a significant impact
    5. No correction required
  3. Of many households in need of financial inclusion, banks reach out to a considerable number of households through selfhelp groups. 
    1. households need of
    2. households needed
    3. household that needs
    4. households with needs
    5. No correction required
  4. Increasing investing in technology will certainly help to reduce costs in the long run.
    1. Increased investment in 
    2. An increase investment of
    3. With increase invested in
    4. By increasing investment of 
    5. No correction required
  5. The prices of pulses have risen because production was low compared demand. 
    1. Lower compared to 
    2. Is lower comparable
    3. Will be lower for
    4. Is lower than
    5. No correction required
Directions (1-5) : Fill up the blanks with the most suitable pair of words from the options given to make meaningful sentence.
  1. It is useless to plan a picnic until the weather ___________ more ____________
    1. get, clear
    2. be, moveable
    3. becomes, stable
    4. gets, pleasant
    5. shows, pleasure
  2. Napoleon made a __________ entry __________ Paris.
    1. victorious, to
    2. triumphal, to
    3. proud, in
    4. triumphing, towards
    5. powerful, for
  3. The general was able to ________ his troops by his ______________ words.
    1. inspire, brave
    2. ignite, gentle
    3. power, encouraging
    4. motivate, sentimental
    5. drive, firing
  4. The _________________ performance of players __________ better than the previous one.
    1. former, were
    2. beginning, are
    3. star, was
    4. initial, was
    5. early, is
  5. There ____________ to be some _____________ on traveling in forest in dry weather. 
    1. should, control
    2. ought, restriction
    3. must, law
    4. may, guide
    5. can, expert
Directions (1-5) : Rearrange the following sentences in a way which would make an appropriate and meaningful paragraph. Mark the correct order of the sentences and answer the questions given below.
A) If you have spotted this happening in your family, you would be dong them a favour by intervening.
B) I would advise you to do it in one serious talk with the parents, rather than several gentle and subtle hints, which tend to sound like nagging are easily ignored.
C) There are many parents who are themselves unable to switch off the network, and yet expect their kids to play, study, read, make friends, eat and sleep well.
D) A child exposed constantly to things like laptops, ipods etc instead of playmates, physical games and toys or interactions with people around him, is bound to lose so much.
E) It may appear like interferences but steel yourself and get involved.
  1. Which one of the following is the First sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
  2. Which one of the following is Second sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
  3. Which one is the third sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
  4. Which one is the fourth sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. E
  5. Which one is the last sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
Directions (1-5) : In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the most appropriate word in each case. 

An idol-maker had to deliver a Ganesh idol to a customer. He placed it on his donkey's back and they began their journey. The idol-maker was extremely     1       at his job and this particular         2           was one of the best he had ever made. Who ever saw it stopped to bow down and      3      . The donkey      4       they were bowing to him. He was enormously pleased and flattered. He did not wish to go away from the place where he was held in such high     5      and so he stopped         6       . His master coaxed him to start walking again, but he did not       7     . Finally his master lifted the Ganesh idol on to his own head and      8       his journey. The donkey stood where he was, head held high, and feeling very happy until he suddenly became       9      that no one was watching him. The people were now following his master and bowing to the Ganesh idol. The donkey realized his       10        and feeling ashamed of himself, ran to rejoin his master. 
    1. adventurous
    2. tactful
    3. fond
    4. skilled
    5. elaborate
    1. piece
    2. imitation
    3. feature
    4. art
    5. design
    1. appreciation
    2. praises
    3. pray
    4. mediate
    5. contemplate
    1. wished
    2. knew
    3. enjoyed
    4. thought
    5. said
    1. preference
    2. esteem
    3. spirit
    4. altitude
    5. favour
    1. stedily
    2. willingly
    3. abruptly
    4. smoothly
    5. quietly
    1. succeed
    2. win
    3. avail
    4. yield
    5. justify
    1. cancelled
    2. disregarded
    3. began
    4. resumed
    5. stopped
    1. aware
    2. obvious
    3. tired
    4. reluctant
    5. doubtful
    1. outcome
    2. foolishness
    3. fantasy
    4. behavior
    5. conduct
Meanings to Important words
  1. Illusion = A wrong idea
  2. Allusion = Something that is said that brings attention
  3. Wrest = Get by force
  4. Address (v) = To do something to solve a problem
  5. Triumphal (adj) = (only before noun) Done or made in-order to celebrate a victory
  6. Triumph (V) = To gain victory or success
  7. Ignite (V) = Inspire
  8. Ought to = should
  9. Subtle (adj) = Not easily understood
  10. Nagging = feeling worried all the time
  11. Exposed = Facing harmful situation
  12. Idol-maker = One who makes a statue that is worshiped as a god
  13. Flattered = Praised, felt proud
  14. Coax = To persuade or convince to do something
  15. Altitude = The height of an object above sea level
  16. Resume = To continue to do something
  17. Fantasy = An imaginary situation which may not happen

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  2. Awesome work ... Thank you so much.

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  4. i m unable to downlod it please tell me how to do dis?

  5. thank you please post english papers more

  6. thank you @Gr8AmbitionZ and shivani mam

  7. simply great!!!!!

  8. Please give me link from where i could find my marks in SSC CGL Re Exam...

  9. i can ans oly 10 ques mam :( what can i do ??

  10. No need to be tensed. Just buy an English Grammar book of your mother tongue and practice it for 20 days. You will definitely see the result. All the best.

  11. is the captcha loading? I have been trying from the last 2 hours and the captcha is does not appear there.

  12. SENTENCE ARRANGEMENT KA KOI TRICK HAI KYA???ALWAYS I GET WRONG ANSWER WHEN I SOLVE..............................................

  13. All correct.. bingo

  14. i hav also same pblm mam... i loose last year rrb nd po bcz of english only.....pls provide more like this mam...thanku

  15. mem i m very nervous at the tym of english exam in ibps so give me some advise

  16. hai me too placed at nellore

  17. Hello madam plz tell us abt syllogism of possibility

  18. can u explain this..

    statements are::


    PLZ.. ANSWER..

  19. Super..will be very useful for bank exams.

  20. i have dought in rule 10
    u said that not is not used with till
    but it is used
    eg:please wait here till I do not come here
    plz clear my dought

  21. yes rule is correct once u understand the meaning then will clear u r dought

  22. Hello,
    Can any one say how to solve the below syllogism

    All purple items are green.
    All yellow items are green.
    All purple items are yellow.

    The example posted here are of 2 Premise. How to solve if there are 3 Premise, 4 Premise? Is there any short cuts to solve?

  23. Hi Sana,

    have you got answer for this question?


  25. 1. some koels are crows = true
    2 no conclusion conclusion
    4 no conclusion


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