IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice English Questions (Mixed Questions ) Set-3

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 to 5): Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question given below them.

A) Japanese toys, for instance, are in great demand despite the heavy import duty.
B) The toys that they produce are almost without exception, of inferior quality.
C) Their manufacturers here need to be reminded of this.
D) The two toy-libraries in Mumbai also rely largely on foreign-made toys.
E) But making them is no child’s play
F) Toys are meant for children.
G) Not surprisingly, many parents prefer to buy the imported variety even though these are usually much more expensive.

1. Which of the following will be be the THIRD sentence?
1) C        2) B        3) D        4) E        5) G

2. Which of the following will be be the LAST sentence?
1) C        2) D        3) B        4) E        5) G

3. Which of the following will be be the FIRST sentence?
1) E        2) G        3) A        4) F        5) B

4. Which of the following will be be the FOURTH sentence?
1) C        2) E        3) B        4) G        5) D

5. Which of the following will be be the SIXTH sentence?
1) F        2) E        3) C        4) D        5) A

Directions (Q.6-10): In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:

The second encouraging feature of the (6) is that a wide spectrum of parties has supported it, raising the (7) of a growing united front of opposition. And Sonia Gandhi’s (8) in the agitation reflect a potentially interesting emergence in the Congress party, one in which the technocrats approved by international economic interests and domestic elites might cease to be the (9) influence on its political and economic (10). If that were to happen, there may be real prospects for an alliance to emerge against the present government in which the Left parties and the AAP put aside their seemingly unburiable hatchets with the Congress, hatchets that owed to their perfectly justified disgust with the second regnum of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

1) Function
2) Allegation
3) Association
4) Rally
5) Agitation
1) Hope
2) Expectation
3) Price
4) Height
5) Anger

1) Leading
2) Initiatives
3) Expectation
4) Interest
5) Hope

1) Preceding
2) Additional
3) Dominant
4) Aging
5) Decreasing

1) Manifesto
2) List
3) Ground
4) Agenda
5) Background

Directions (Q.11-15): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

11. The domain name system (DNS) is ________ to make internet ________ to human beings.
1) devised, handy
2) drafted, open
3) cast, usable
4) designed, accessible
5) delineated, approachable

12. The RBI has said, the primary responsibility to ________ grievances of customers related to ________ ATM transaction shall be with issuing bank.
1) redress, failed
2) amend, fizzled
3) remedy, fallen
4) ease, aborted
5) aid, futile

13. While quantitative ________ of rates of return to investment in education are unavailable, in view of the ________ youth population of India the social rate of return is likely to be higher.
1) appraisal, prospering
2) assessment, diminishing
3) estimates, burgeoning
4) conclusion, growing
5) evaluation, expanding

14. The time has come for Indian planners to view education _______ as an essential investment for ________ economic growth.
1) cost, ceased
2) disbursement, delayed
3) outlay, quickening
4) expense, running
5) expenditure, speeding

15. In fact, except for duration of compulsory education and hours of _______ for pupils aged 9, India’s performance is ________.
1) direction, dead
2) instruction, lacklustre
3) coaching, nothing
4) lesson, zero
5) training, sombre

1.    1
2.    2
3.    4
4.    3
5.    5
6.    5
7.    1
8.    2
9     3
10.  4
11. 4
12. 1
13. 3
14. 5
15. 2

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