English Quiz for IBPS CLERK MAINS|28th December 2018

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Directions (1-5): Which of the options given below each sentence should replace the part of the sentence given in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q1. She didn’t have enough strength so she pass out at the end of the weightlifting event.

(a) pass in

(b) pass off

(c) passed down

(d) passed out

(e) No Correction Required

Q2. The chief minister had to climb on over his budget proposals because there was so much opposition from many members of his own party.

(a) climb off

(b) climb down

(c) climb through

(d) climb in

(e) No correction required

Q3. He is finding it very difficult to get down since his son was born.

(a)get by

(b)get through

(c)get on

(d)get up with

(e) No correction required

Q4. News is coming across of a accident on the highway, where extreme weather conditions has been causing difficulties for the drivers.

(a)coming through

(b)coming on

(c)coming in

(d)coming down

(e) No correction required

Q5. This drug has long term effects on a child as he could easily grow through a particular behavior with proper guidance at an early stage of development.

(a)grow out

(b)grow down

(c)grow off

(d)grow out of

(e) No correction required

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) and in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

(A)The progress possible in the future is often overlooked for gains in the present.

(B) There is always a basic tension between the policy imperatives of long-term future and those of the immediate present.

(C) Planning for the future calls for proactive thinking while dealing with the present needs only reactive responses.

(D)Whether it is in matters of dealing with national security, floods and droughts, infrastructural development, clean politics and what not, the minds of our political class are fixated on the past and rarely the future.

(E)Even as leaders in developed countries are assessing the international system, our own politicians are engaged in reviving past tensions and quarrels.

(F)Formulating plans for the future needs a strong sense of values, priorities, creativity, all of which call for an intellectual equipment of a higher caliber.

Q6. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?

(a) D             (b) F                (c) A              (d) E      (e) C

Q7. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?

(a) A                    (b) D           (c) F               (d) B      (e) E

Q8. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?

(a) E                   (b) B             (c) D              (d) C      (e) F

Q9. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?

(a) A                (b) B                     (c) F              (d) E     (e) C

Q10. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?

(a) E                     (b) D             (c) B              (d) C     (e) F


1. Ans. (d)

‘passed out’ is the correct use. “passed out” means “to become unconscious for a short time, for example when ill, badly hurt, or drunk”.

2. Ans. (b)

‘climb down’ is the correct use. “climb down” means “withdraw from a position taken up in argument or negotiation”.

3. Ans. (a)

‘get by’ is the correct use. “get by” means “manage with difficulty to live or accomplish something”.

4. Ans. (a)

‘coming through’ is the correct use. “coming through” means “if something such as a signal or a message comes through, you receive it”.

5. Ans. (d)

‘grow out of’ is the correct use. “grow out of” means “become too mature to retain”.

For questions (6-10): The correct sequence is EDACFB.

6. Ans.(e)

7. Ans.(b)

8. Ans.(a)

9. Ans.(b)

10. Ans.(e)

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