IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice English Questions (Mixed Questions ) Set-2

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 (1 – 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.  

Greenhouse gases are only (1) of the story when it comes to global warming. Changes to one part of the climate system can (2) additional changes to the way the planet absorbs or reflects energy. These secondary changes are (3) climate feed backs, and they could more than double the amount of warming caused by carbon dioxide alone. The primary feedbacks are (4) to snow and ice, water vapour, clouds, and the carbon cycle.

Perhaps the most well (5) feedback comes from melting snow and ice in the Northern Hemisphere. Warming temperatures are already (6) a growing percentage of Arctic sea ice, exposing dark ocean water during the (7) sunlight of summer. Snow cover on land is also (8) in many areas. In the (9) of snow and ice, these areas go from having bright, sunlight-reflecting surfaces that cool the planet to having dark, sunlight-absorbing surfaces that (10) more energy into the Earth system and cause more warming.

1.(1) whole
(2) part      
(3) material
(4) issue  
(5) most

2.(1) Raise
(2) brings      
(3) refer      
(4) stop
(5) cause

3.(1) Sensed
(2) called      
(3) nothing
(4) but
(5) term

4.(1) Due
(2)  results      
 (3) reason
(4) those      
(5) because

5.(1) Done
(2) known      
(3) ruled      
(4) bestowed
(5) said

6.(1) Mastering
(2) sending      
(3) melting
(4) calming
(5) increasing

7.(1) Make – shift
(2) ceasing      
(3) troubled
(4) perpetual
(5) absent

8.(1) Dwindling
(2) manufactured
(3) descending
(4) generating
(5) supplied

9.(1) Progress      
(2) reduced
(3) existence
(4) midst
(5) absence

10.(1) Repel
(2) waft      
(3) monitor
(4) bring
(5) access

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. My secretary is so 1)/ careful of her work that 2)/ none has so far found 3)/ any error in her work. 4)/ No error 5)

12. Our conclusion is that 1)/ between Vinayak and 2)/ Lobo, Vinayak is 3)/ the most honest. 4)/ No error 5)

13. The new project group 1)/ would first look into the tender conditions 2)/ of both basic and value-added 3)/ services before submit its bid. 4)/ No error 5)

14. I would have committed 1)/ the same mistake of signing 2)/ the sale deed if my agent 3)/ would not have forewarned me. 4)/ No error 5)

15. The team leaders encourages 1)/ the participants who have 2)/ difficulty in performing 3)/ the assigned task. 4)/ No error 5)

Answers
1.(2)
2.(5)
3.(2)
4.(1)
5.(2)
6.(3)
7.(4)
8.(1)
9.(5)
10.(4)
11. (2) Replace 'of ' with 'in'.
12. (4) There is a comparison between two persons so it should be 'more honest' in place of most honest'.
13. (4) It should be 'submitting' because after preposition the verb generally takes V+ ing. Here 'before' is a preposition hence 'submit' should be 'submitting.'
14. (4) Replace 'would not have' with 'had not.'
15. (1) 'team leaders encourages' should be replaced with 'team leaders encourage.'

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