English Quiz IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 – Set 2

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Directions (Q. 1-5):
Which of the phrases given against the sentence should replace the word/phrase
given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence
is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5), i.e. (No
correction required), as the answer.
1. Top managers are often stymied by the difficult of managing conflict.
1) difficulties of managing
2) difficulty for managing
3) difficulty for management
4) difficult of management
5) No correction required

2. Reaching collective decisions based on individual preferences is an imperfect science.
1) based for
2) based
3) in
4) based in
5) No correction required
3. Hollywood bare
escaped being totally sidelined by
the rise of television.
1) bare escapism
2) barely escapism
3) bare escapes
4) barely escaped
5) No correction required
4. Taking good decisions and implement those quickly are the hallmarks of high-performing
1) implementation quickly
2) implementing quick
3) implementing these quickly
4) quick implementing those
5) No correction required
5. Innovation have
always been
the top corporate agenda.
1) has always
2) had being
3) has always been
4) always been
5) No correction required
Directions (Q. 6-10):
Rearrange the six sentences denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F to make a meaningful

seven sentence paragraph together with
the first sentence marked as no. 1 and then answer the given
(1) So how is global competition changing companies?
(A) For example, a group with a Europe-wide pay freeze may
have to be flexible enough to authorise salary increases to specialists and
managers in developing countries, who are still able to jump ship for a better offer.
(B) Second, the emerging-market companies as well as established
multinationals are rivals, – there is no way these can be ignored.
(C) First, businesses are having to respond faster than before
to pay changes.
(D) A case in point today is Africa, where rapid growth in
key countries, notably Nigeria, has persuaded many business people that the
continent’s time may finally have arrived.
(E) The sight of well-paid expatriate foreign managers inspires
the local Indian executives to ask for more and employers have to respond.
(F) So such countries where people move easily – like India
– are seeing executive pay rising rapidly.
6. Which of the following should be the LAST (SEVENTH) sentence after the rearrangement?
1) F 2) E 3) D 4) C 5) B
7. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) F
8. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) E 5) F
9. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) E 5) F
10. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E

Solutions – 1CAFEBD 


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