Model Questions for IBPS PO PRELIM Exam : English Language Set-22


Model Questions for IBPS PO PRELIM Exam : English Language Set-22


Directions: Each question below has two blanks. There are five pairs of words below the sentence. Bach pair is numbered. Choose the pair of words which can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same order so as to complete the sentence meaningfully.

1. This book is readable, clear and researched with ________ detailed references.

(1) fabulously, intricate
(2) meticulously, extensive
(3) leisurely, complete
(4) hardly, notional
(5) closely, scattered

2. The interest has _________ innovation related to several sectors of pharmaceutical business and industry.

(1) accepted, skeletal
(2) insured, fateful
(3) affected, plummeting
(4) restricted, grown
(5) accelerated, burgeoning

3. The Indian hospitality industry which has been _____ a prolonged slump is now entering a new phase ready to enhance profitability.

(1) witnessing, ambitious
(2) observing, listless
(3) demonstrating, efficient
(4) recovering, debt
(5) succumbing, lean

4. The new policy seeks to ________ a process of widespread participation of ________ people for more effective implementation.

(1) amend, opening
(2) halt, propelling
(3) generate, paving
(4) diagnose, resulting
(5) identify, dithering

5. Journalism is a ______ for truth, a crusade to ______ injustice and wrong-doing.

(1) product, limit
(2) boon, justify
(3) travesty, attack
(4) quest, expose
(5) search, optimise

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Directions: In each of these questions, a sentence with two words/group of words in bold is given. ‘One of them or both may have certain error. You have to find out the correct word or group of words from among the three choices (A), (B) and (C) given which can replace the wrong word/group of words to make the sentence grammatically correct. If he sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) ie, NCR (No Correction Required) as your answer.

6. Our firm determination had due impact on them and they will be changed their decision.

(A) having __ have changed
(B) emphasised __ will be changed
(C) had changed

(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) Either A or C
(5) NCR

7. Deep breathing exercises are found to be of extreme helpful to patients suffering from high blood pressure.

(A) Deeply breathing __ extremely helpful
(B) Deep breathing ___ of extreme help
(C) Deep breathing __ extremely helpful

(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) neither B or C
(5) NCR

8. By the time they reach the station, the train had been departed.

(A) reached __ has
(B) reach __ had
(C) reached __ had

(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) Either A or B
(5) NCR

9. These days, customers have been receiving better services from bank employees.

(A) received __ by
(B) been received __ from
(C) received __ from

(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) Either A or C
(5) NCR

10. It was heartening news that you narrowly escaped being run over by a speeding car yesterday.

(A) narrowed __ run over
(B) narrowly __ run across
(C) narrowed down __ running over

(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) None of these
(5)NCR,

Answer:

1. (2) 2. (5) 3. (1) 4. (3) 5. (4) 6. (3) 7. (4) 8. (3) 9. (5) 10. (5)

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