IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice English Questions (Phrase replacement- 20 questions)

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice English questions set Phrase replacement- 20 questions for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these spotting error and share time taken to solve these Phrase replacement 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. In next post we will provide  Comprehension practice set.

Directions(1 – 5): Which of the phrases (A), (B) , (C) , (D) , given below type to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct mark (E) i.e., ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

1.The moment they saw me, they were delight.
A. had delighted
B. were delighted
C. are delighted
D. have been delighted
E. No correction required

2. He should not had done it.
A. had not
B. should had not
C. should not have
D. should have
E. No correction required

3. No sooner do the bells ring than the curtain rose.
A. did the bell ring
B. did the bells ring
C. had the bell rang
D. had the bell rung
E. No correction required

4.The moment the manager came to know fraudulent action of his assistant, he order immediately dismissed him.
A. immediately ordered his dismissed
B. ordered his immediate dismissal
C. immediately order dismissal of his
D. ordered for immediately dismissal of him
E. No correction required

5. The meeting was attended to by all invitees.
A. all attended to by
B. attended by all
C. fully attended to by
D. like attending to all
E. No correction required
6.If he has to spend five hours in the queue, it was really a wastage.
A. is a really wastage
B. is real a wastage
C. has really a wastage
D. is really a wastage
E. No correction required

7. The world has seen small real attempt at population and resource planning.
A. few
B. little
C. less
D. a few
E. no correction required

8.My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.
A. stood at ends
B. stood on ends
C. stood to ends
D. stands on ends
E. No correction required
9.The long or short of it is that I do not want to deal with that new firm.
A. The long and short of it
B. The long and short for it
C. The long or short for it
D. The shot and long for it
E. No correction required

10.Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?
A. why did not you speak
B. that why did you not speak
C. why you did not speak
D. why did you not spoke
E. No correction required
11. The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.
A. cook favour
B. seek favour
C. extract favour
D. display favour
E. No correction required
12 I have got some tea, but I do not have a sugar.
A. some
B. got
C. more
D. any
E. No correction required

13. Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.
A. Had I been realised
B. If I would have realised
C. When I realised
D. Had I had realised
E. No correction required

14. Most of the Indian workers are as healthy as, if not healthier than, British workers.
A. as if healthy as not healthier
B. healthier but not as healthy
C. as healthy, if not healthier
D. so healthy, if not healthier
E. No correction required

15. The tea-estate administration is in such mess there is no leader to set the things right.
A. in such a mess here
B. in a such mess that here
C. in such a mess that there
D. with such a mess that there
E. No correction required

Directions(16 – 20): Which of the phrases (1), (2) , (3) , (4) , given below type to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct mark (5) i.e., ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

16. For being skilful and experience, he is a valuable employee.
(1) Because he is skill
(2) On account he is skilled
(3) With his skill
(4) Beside having skill
(5) No correction required

17. Today there are few countries whose growth rate is equally that of China.
(1) equalize on
(2) equivalent to
(3) equals with
(4) on equality with
(5) No correction required

18. The government is willing for finance part of the project.
(1) willingly finance to
(2) financially willing
(3) willing to finance
(4) willingness in financing
(5) No correction required

19. We must keep in pace changing technology to succeed.
(1) keep pace with
(2) kept pace on
(3) in keeping pace
(4) keep pacing
(5) No correction required

20. The company does not have many choice, except to pay the fine.
(1) any choice of 
(2) Much choice
(3) more choices
(4) other choice
(5) No correction required

11. 3
12. 3
13. 3
14. 1
15. 4



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