English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 – 8


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018. The following set is based on error correction.

English in Bank PO and Clerk exam has always been an important topic. A lot of aspirants do feel it difficult to score good in English. As a result, many tend to avoid English all together.

For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018, today we have shared error correction questions based on phrasal error, idiomatic error, grammatical error and spelling error questions.


The following set has 10 questions with 5 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: 5 Minutes

Difficulty Level: Difficult

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English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 – Error Correction

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in the underlined parts. The error can be grammatical/spelling/phrase not appropriate in the given sentence. Mark the part with the error and if there is no error, mark (e).


(1) She was mad that he broke (a)/ her vase, but it (b)/was an accident, and (c)/ there’s no use crying on spilt milk anyway, so she forgave him (d)/No error (e).

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Option: (d) ’ Crying over spilt milk’ in place of ‘crying on spilt milk’.


(2) Construction of the main stadium (a)/ has been delayed (b)/and the original logo for the games(c)/ had to be scrapped after plagiarism accusations (d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (e) No error


(3) Note that regardless of your industry, (a)/ while talking in a casual tone, (b)/ professionalism (c)/ is expected (d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (b) ‘When talking’ in place of ‘while talking’.


(4) An investor whom (a)/ has some money has (b)/two options: to spend it right (c)/ now or to save it (d)/No error (e).

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Option: (a) ’Who’ in place of ‘whom’.


(5) Spreadsheets commonly (a)/ offer (b) /functions to compute (c)/ present value (d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (e) No error


(6) Djokovic have six victories (a)/this year, two in Grand Slam (b)/ events at (c)/the Australian and French opens.(d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (a) ‘Has six’ in place of ‘have six’.


(7) When pigs cry (a)/ she will (b)/ tidy up(c)/ her room (d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (A)’Pigs fly’ in place of ‘pigs cry’. When pigs fly is an idiom indicating an impossible event.


(8) I wanted to intervene when (a)/they were yelling on each other, (b)/ but that would have (c)/just added fuel to the fire.(d)/ No error (e).

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Option: (b) ’Yelling at each other’ in place of ‘yelling on each other’.


(9) The second issue of Zap (a)/ appeared in June of contributions (b)/from Wilson (c) /and poster artists Victor Moscoso and Rick Griffin (d)/No error (e).

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Option: (b)’June with contributions’ in place of ‘June of contributions’.


(10) The Union Finance Minstry (a)/ of India (b)/ comprises of (c)/five departments (d)/No error (e).

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Option: (a) ‘Ministry’ in place of ‘minstry’.



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