IBPS Clerk 2015- English Quiz

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice English questions set Mixed Questions for  IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these Mixed Questions and share time taken to solve these Mixed Questions and share your attempt.

English Questions- phrase replacement


In English section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in preliminary exam.


Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

The study of accountancy is (1) in demand in the view of (2) of greater complexity in our business organization. Formerly a (3) of day-to—day income and expenditure was more than (4). A business organization today has to (5) a clear account of the (6) it uses, the amounts that are owing to it, the amount that it owes to others, the profit or loss it has made and the (7) it employs. Without a scientific (8) of accounting no businessman can be fully (9) of his real (10) position and run his organization.

1.
1) progressing
2) getting
3) powering
4) moving
5) growing

2.
1) demand
2) growth
3) status
4) position
5) slackness

3.
1) mixture
2) map
3) measure
4) record
5) transaction

4.
1) sufficient
2) anticipated
3) expected
4) required
5) necessary

5.
1) gather
2) observe
3) maintain
4) organize
5) assimilate

6.
1) manpower
2) infrastructure
3) money
4) resources
5) capabilities

7.
1) capital
2) strength
3) authority
4) strategies
5) principles

8.
1) way
2) plan
3) system
4) goal
5) purpose

9.
1) Ignorant
2) alert
3) prepared
4) vigilant
5) aware

10.
1) administrative
2) financial
3) capacity
4) business
5) hierarchical

Directions(11- 15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

11. The management is 1)/ not willing to 2)/ make no concession 3)/ to the employee’s demands. 4)/ No error 5)

12. The company has launched 1)/ a creative marketing campaign 2)/ to reach for 3)/ its rural customers. 4)/ No error 5)

13. After her retiring 1)/ she established many 2)/ institutions to train 3)/ underprivileged but talented children. 4)/ No error 5)

14. Against his family’s wishes 1)/ Rajesh plans to 2)/ take up a job 3)/ as a journalist. 4)/ No error 5)

15. The candidate has appealed 1)/ donations from younger voters. 2)/ who will be used 3)/ to defray campaign expenses. 4)/ No error 5)

Answers..

1. (5)
2. (1)
3. (4)
4. (1)
5. (3)
6. (3)
7. (1)
8. (3)
9. (5)
10. (2)
11. (3); substitute 'any' for 'no'
12. (3); delete 'for'
13. (1); replace 'retirement' with 'retiring'
14. (1); use singular 'wish'

15. (3); substitute 'which' for 'who


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