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October 17, 2014

English Language Practice Test for IBPS PO V & Clerks V Online Exams


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Directions (1-5) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of the part is the answer. If there is "No error", the answer is 5.
  1. The priest then request (1)/ all the wealthy people to (2)/ donate at least some money (3)/ for repairing the temple. (4)/ No error (5).
  2. His brother is (1)/ not only a good (2)/ guitarist but also (3)/ a good singer. (4)/ No error (5).
  3. His teacher was pleasantly (1)/ surprised when she learnt (2)/ that despite the all problems (3)/ he participated in the meeting. (4)/ No error (5).
  4. Ajay handed over (1)/ the keys to the watchman (2)/ before leaving the office (3)/ by the day. (4)/ No error (5).
  5. The manager says (1)/ that his P.A. has (2)/ noted down (3)/ all the details. (4)/ No error (5).
Direction (1-10) : Which of the phrases 1),  2),  3), and 4)  given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentences to make the sentences grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is and "No correction is required", mark (5) as the answer. 
  1. The painter never let anyone sneaks a peek at his work before it was finished.
    1. sneak a peeks
    2. sneak a peek
    3. sneak and peek
    4. sneaking and peeking
    5. no correction required 
  2. Came what may, she never deceived anyone.
    1. come whatever may
    2. come what may
    3. come whatever may be
    4. came what may be
    5. no correction required 
  3. Ravi won the race fair and square
    1. fare and square
    2. fairly and square
    3. fair square
    4. fair not square
    5. no correction required  
  4. He decided to play in time in the hope that the prices would decrease.
    1. play the time
    2. played for the time
    3. play for time
    4. play the timing
    5. no correction required 
  5. Instead of going through the preliminaries we must get to the heart in the matter. 
    1. heart for the matter
    2. heart that mattered
    3. heart of matters
    4. heart of the matter
    5. no correction required  
Directions (1-5) : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions given below. 
  • (A) The Indian princes aped their masters.
  • (B) Hunting acquired a snob value, like golf.
  • (C) It was during the British Raj that hunting assumed enormous proportions.
  • (D) It was given a respectable name of "sport" and the animal shots were "game".
  • (E) Hunters measured the pelts of big cats, the horns of gaur and the tusks of elephants and competed to get the largest.
  • (F) To break the monotony of their lives, Britishers took to hunting in a big way.
  1. Which of the following sentence is the FIRST after rearrangement ?
    1. E
    2. A
    3. B
    4. D
    5. C
  2. Which of the following is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. D
    2. B
    3. C
    4. A
    5. F
  3. Which of the following is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. F
    2. B
    3. C
    4. E
    5. A
  4. Which of the following is the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. D
    2. E
    3. C
    4. A
    5. F
  5. Which of the following is the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?
    1. E
    2. D
    3. F
    4. B
    5. C
Directions (1-5) : In each of these questions two sentences I and II are given. Each sentence has a blank in it. Five words 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in the context of each sentence. The number of that word is the answer. 3

I. Students played the lesser parts and sang in ____________
II. He was greeted with a rousing ___________ of "Happy Birthday".
  1. music
  2. beat
  3. chorus
  4. tune
  5. fear
I. The accident took place when the driver was _________ a roundabout. 
II. India is _________ currency swap deal with the U.S.
  1. challenging
  2. speeding
  3. bargaining
  4. negotiating
  5. deciding
I. They wanted the army ___________ to a police force.
II. He was __________ to begging for a living. 
  1. converted
  2. elevated
  3. equivalent
  4. reduced
  5. sufficient
I. There was nothing at all in this _________ place to distract him.
II. He always was a __________ man.
  1. miserable
  2. single
  3. comfortable
  4. beautiful
  5. handsome
I. His eyes were always _________ when he looked at her.
II. They have only a __________ idea of the amount oil available.
  1. clear
  2. transparent
  3. opaque
  4. vague
  5. acceptable
Directions (1-10) : Each sentence below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
  1. They _________ invited all the members of the association ____________ the inauguration. 
    1. had, by
    2. has, at
    3. can, in
    4. have, for
    5. want, by
  2. They ___________ their best, but were __________ to retrieve any data from that computer. 
    1. gave, sorry
    2. showed, able
    3. thought, happy
    4. sent, unsuccessful 
    5. tried, unable
  3. The _________ of rural schools is poor as ___________ to their urban counterparts. 
    1. functions, like
    2. progress, unlike
    3. condition, compared 
    4. state, matched
    5. situation, contrast
  4. She would prefer ___________ travel early rather ___________ during peak hours. 
    1. for, to
    2. to, than
    3. in, so
    4. not, if
    5. at, about
  5. Her purse was ________________ at the bus stop so she __________ complaint at the nearest police station. 
    1. taken, did
    2. stolen, filed
    3. given, gave
    4. left, register
    5. sneaked, put
  6. The artist had to __________ a lot before __________  recognized for his talent.
    1. struggle, being
    2. toil, he
    3. practice, performing
    4. effort, he was
    5. strive, the
  7. Most of the members of the committee _________ in favour of the ________ of a new dam in that village. 
    1. was. building
    2. are, proposing
    3. were, construction
    4. not, assembly
    5. still, breaking
  8. She ___________to learn basic German as she will be ____________ for Germany next month.
    1. likes, reaching
    2. wants. leaving
    3. intends, visiting
    4. tries, touring
    5. knows, going
  9. They _____________ a sound infrastructure in order to __________ with the new challenges. 
    1. want, handle
    2. got, meets
    3. have, give
    4. need, cope
    5. had, reach
  10. As soon as she ______________ the branch office, she was asked to ________ to the head-office, immediately. 
    1. came, go
    2. went, attend
    3. reached, report
    4. found, look
    5. saw, remind
Directions (1-10) : In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. 

Once upon a time a foolish brahmin            1          to Birbal with a strange request. He wanted to be         2          as a pandit. Now, the term pandit                3                to a man of knowledge. But unfortunately this poor brahmin was uneducated. Birbal tried to explain the difference to him saying that it was not corerct to call an uneducated a pandit and because of this very reason it would be improver to call him so. But the brahmin had his heart            4                on this title. Birbal came up with a brilliant solution and said that as the brahmin was uneducated man he should             5              abuses and stones at any one who dared to address him by the very same title. Then Birbal called all his servants and ordered them to call this brahnin a pandit. The brahmin was very pleased. But the moment the servants started calling out to him as "Pandit", he pretended to be very angry and             6              abusing them loudly. Then he picked up a few stones and hurled them in their direction. All this shouting and screaming              7            a crowd. When people realized that this brahmin was erupting every time when someone called him "Pandit", they all  started to             8         him. Over the next couple of days, he would constantly hear the word 'Pandit'  wherever he went. Very soon, the whole town started referring to him as 'Pandit' much to this              9            The foolish brahmin never realised why people were calling him a 'pandit'. He was extremely pleased with the result. He           10            Biral from the bottom of his heart. 
    1. came
    2. got
    3. reached
    4. visited
    5. asked
    1. call
    2. referring
    3. addressed
    4. knows
    5. written
    1. is
    2. given
    3. told
    4. refers
    5. said
    1. give
    2. set
    3. put
    4. steal
    5. broken
    1. hurl
    2. give
    3. stick
    4. keep
    5. say
    1. telling
    2. finish
    3. hit
    4. push
    5. started 
    1. drew 
    2. selected
    3. get
    4. saw
    5. scared 
    1. remember
    2. help
    3. watch
    4. tease
    5. hurl 
    1. plight
    2. delight
    3. happiness
    4. toughness
    5. indifference 
    1. supported 
    2. praised
    3. requested 
    4. commanded
    5. thanked
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  1. Mam post quiz related to science for cgl 2014

  2. its so easy,post difficult rc

  3. This is of clerical level. If you want more difficult level then practice PO level sets.

  4. plz post english set for cgl.......................

  5. please kindly let me know the section wise cut off marks in ibps cwe iii 2013

  6. The correct answer to Question 5 of the fill in the two blanks should be
    I His eyes are always VAGUE when he looked at her.
    II They have only a VAGUE idea of the amount of oil available.
    The suggested answer 'acceptable' does not seem right.
    Question 8 in the next section should be - She WANTS to learn basic German as she will be LEAVING for Germany next month.
    In the Birbal passage the 4th answer should be SET not PUT.

  7. Its easy and not of PO Level....
    Please post some quiz of PO level and Paragraph on Economy because economy paragraph is given in every PO exam...

  8. Yeah...I also agree to that...those answers are not correct

  9. pls post english practise sets related to economy for ibps po


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