English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 – 2

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The following set has 10 questions with 8 minutes in time.

The following set of quiz is created as per the standards of upcoming IBPS Clerk Prelims exam.

Quiz Name: English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims

Time: 8 Minutes

Difficulty Level: Moderate

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English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018

Which of the phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘e’ i.e. ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

 

  1. I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet.

(a) came towards

(b) came behind

(c) came upfront

(d) came along

(e) No correction required

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Option: E

 

 

 

  1. I am counting at you to make dinner while I am out.

(a) counting in

(b) counting over

(c) counting on

(d) counting out

(e) No correction required

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Option: C

Counting on someone – rely or depend on someone.

 

 

  1. My doctor wants me to cut over on sweets and fatty foods.

(a) cut up

(b) cut back

(c) cut out

(d) cut along

(e) No correction required

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Option: B

Cut back – an act of reducing something.

 

 

 

  1. A large number of ATM cards have never being used even once by the Jan Dhan account holders.

(a) never being used

(b) never will be used

(c) never been using

(d) never been used

(e) No correction required

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Option: D

‘Being’ is used as a verb for continuous tense when the sentence is written in passive voice, but the sentence is not in continuous tense here, it is Present Perfect. So, replace ‘being’ with ‘been’ and use 3rd form of verb – ‘used’.

 

 

 

 

  1. My boyfriend didn’t want to go to the ballet, but he finally agreed in.

(a) rested in

(b) drove in

(c) gave in

(d) gave away

(e) No correction required

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Option: C

Give in – cease fighting or arguing; admit defeat

 

 

 

 

In each question below, a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered as (a), (b), (c) and (d). One of these four words printed in bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the sentence, mark (e) i.e., All correct’ as your answer.

 

  1. The city’s fashion-conscious ladies (a)/ came together at a city hotel to check out an exibition (b)/ by various (c)/ designers (d)/ and labels. All correct (e)
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Option: B

 

 

  1. The ministry’s proposal (a)/ for an autonomous (b)/ overarching authority (c)/ for higher education and research was finally approval. (d)/ All correct (e)
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Option: D

 

 

  1. Silense (a)/ is to retreat (b)/ in wordless prayer, gazing (c)/ out the window of your heart, and going for slow meandering (d)/ walks in a garden. All correct (e)
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Option: A

 

 

  1. A majority of Army tanks continue to grope (a)/ in the dark, stricken (b)/ as they are with an ecute (c) case of night blindness. (d)/ All correct (e)
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Option: C

 

 

  1. Back home, the ever affable (a)/ Bollywood singer shares the excitement (b) of having (c)/ performed (d)/ at the Royal Hall in London. All correct (e)
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Option: E

 

 

 

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