English Quiz for IBPS Clerk & RBI Assistant Prelims 2017 – 2

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for IBPS Clerk & RBI Assistant Prelims 2017.

Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following eight sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) Because these behaviours become permanent.
(B) Many times people justify lying by saying, “This is only a small lie.”
(C) We end up showing cowardice.
(D) “When the big one comes, ‘I’II tell the truth.”
(E) Similarly, we practice cowardice often enough, consoling ourselves that when the big moment comes, I will show courage.
(F) Why?
(G) But when the big occasion does come, what happens?
(H) In reality, when we practice telling enough small lies, when the big one comes we end up telling a bigger lie.
1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) G 2) C 3) A 4) H 5) B

2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) D 3) B 4) C 5) G
3. Which of the following should be the SEVENTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 2) H 3) F 4) G 5) A
4. Which of the following should be the LAST (EIGHTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) B 3) H 4) F 5) D
5. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) H 2) A 3) F 4) B 5) C

Solutions –  BDHFAEGC

Directions (Q. 6-10): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as your answer (ie No correction required).
6. It is historically false to ascribe to Patel achievements which were not his and absolve him from responsibility which indisputably fell on him.
1) absolving him from
2) absolve him of
3) absolving him with
4) absolve him by
5) No correction required
7. Government’s plan to construct law for communal violence runs into trouble as political parties and civil society groups question its provisions and timing.
1) frame law for
2) make law about
3) enact law against
4) form law at
5) No correction required
8. Though Police has been unable to nail the accused, its investigations have completely ruled out the possibility of outsiders have killed Kamal and domestic help Uday.
1) being kill
2) has killed
3) having killed
4) was killed
5) No correction required
9. The murder of five girls has puzzled police, who is now investigating into all angles in the case.
1) who are now investigating
2) who is now investigating
3) who is now investigating about
4) which is now investigating regarding
5) No correction required
10. India declared a five-day state mourning as a marks of respect to Nelson Mandela.
1) sign of regards
2) a mark for respect
3) an emblem of honour
4) a mark of respect
5) No correction required


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