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English Language Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 2018

Directions (1-5):In each of the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentences, there are five options and the blanks are to be filled with the pair of words given below to make the sentences correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.

Q1. Parliament today serves less as a locus for …………………….. and discussion and more as one for ………………. and discord.
 depression, divulge
 debate, din
 Both (a) and (b)
 applause, callow
 amusement, tranquil

Q2. Much like fingerprints, a person’s DNA profile is …………………. (except in the case of identical twins) and can, therefore, help in ………………….. the identity of, say, a suspect.
 perpetual, make
 stagnant, reducing
 unique, establishing
 different, enforcing
 Both (a) and (b)

Q3. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on the West Bengal government for its …………………… towards air pollution. It is ……………………….that the state has completely failed to honour the NGT’s directive that was advanced two years ago.
 callousness, disgust
 indifferent, disgrace
 huddle, shame
 indifference, deplorable
 Both (a) and (b)

Q4. We Indians tend to …………………… English perhaps because we tend to go through the …………….. of education.
 deflating, callous
 evolve, belittle
 Both (a) and (b)
 disparage, rigours
 amaze, miser

Q5. More than 900 days ago, a slim majority of the British public voted to leave the EU. Many of those voters were …………….. by a bold statement ………………………… on the side of a bus, promising riches for the NHS and with it, a boost to the nation’s health.
 annoyed, place
 tempted, emblazoned
 tempted, inscribe
 Both (a) and (b)
 maintained, illuminate

Directions (6-10): In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space. Below each such sentence, there are five options with one word each. Fill up the blanks with the word that makes the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.

Q6. During the hottest months of summer, one of my favorite escapes is a ……………… to the air-conditioned mall to do a little window shopping.
 illusion
 striking
 labyrinth
 foray
 Both (b) and (c)

Q7. I really hope the fog does not …………….. my view of the coastline.
 develop
 enshroud
 brittle
 beleaguer
 Both (a) and (b)

Q8. After quickly writing her paper, the young college student wanted to ………………..her essay by proofreading and editing it.
 rectification
 grapple
 deprecate
 tweak
 Both (b) and (c)

Q9. While trying to ………………… the weeds in his outdoor space, the gardener became sick from the fumes.
 slaughtering
 extraction
 exterminate
 Both (a) and (b)
 maze

Q10. With the budget deadline just around the corner, Congress does not have time to ………………. petty issues.
 Both (b) and (c)
 strident
 deter
 ponder
 strive

Directions (11-15): In each of the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, there are five options and each blank is to be filled with the same word given below to make the sentence correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.

Q11.
(i) Since I forgot my lines, I tried to …………………… the role during the audition.
(ii) Jane did not have enough eggs for the recipe so she decided to ……………………. by adding another ingredient.
 Both (b) and (c)
 preparation
 arise
 improvise
 unarrange

Q12.
(i) I must …………….. my weekly salary in a way that allows me to pay all my bills.
(ii) The plan is to ………………. a portion of our earnings to our vacation fund so we can take a cruise next year.
 allocate
 issue
 disburse
 devotion
 Both (b) and (c)

Q13.
(i) Eating pizza right before a workout will definitely work to ……………… your efforts.
(ii) Mixing certain drugs may cause one to …………….. the other, making it effectively worthless.
 dull
 stultify
 deprive
 peril
 Both (b) and (c)

Q14.
 (i) The teacher was injured when she tried to ……………… in the fight between the two male students
(ii) The police will …………………. if the protestors pose a threat to customers going in and out of the store.
 dwindle
 layer
 intervene
 languid
 Both (a) and (b)

Q15.
 (i) ………………………… of the windows was needed in the old historic house which would prevent the rooms from being drafty.
(ii) Usually Sam spent Saturday working on the ………………… of his 1970 Mustang convertible trying to make it the showpiece it once was.
 Recapture
 Restoration
 Aperture
 Stratum
 Both (a) and (b)












SOLUTIONS

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

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