IBPS Clerk Previous Question Papers : English Practice Set - 8


 Directions: In each of these question, two sentences (I) and (II) are given. Each sentence has a blank in it. Five words 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in the context of each sentence. The number of that word is the answer.

1. I. The truck stopped______________.
    II. We take a __________ walk every day.
   
    1) suddenly        2) long           3) short
    4) distant            5) near

2.  I.I got the grains___________ in the machine.
     II.I do not have any _____________ for doubting him.
          
    1) done               2) basis          3) ground
    4) crushed          5) tune
  
3.  I. We were asked to design a _____________ of the dam.
     II. This Institute is a ____________ of modern thinking.
          
    1) picture           2) type            3) function
    4) fabric             5) model.

4.  I. Keep a ___________grip on the railing.
     II. He was _________asleep.
     1) fast                2) firm            3) deep
     4) strong            5) sure
  
5.  I. He asked me to ______over the fence. 
     II. We should keep the valuables in the____________.
     1) vault              2) cross           3) safe
     4) tie                  5) locker

Directions: Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark 5) as answer.

6. Most of time strangers have helped in critical situations.
     1) Many a time            2) At time           3) More of time
    4) At odd period          5) No correction required

7. The reality is that India needs a strong, efficient and competitive aviation sector.
    1) what India needs     2) that India need  3) therefore India need
    4) needs India              5) No correction required

8. I have known this industry since the last two decades.
1) since last two decade           2) ever since the last two decades                               3) for the last two decades                       4) from the last two decades     
5) No correction required

9. Today’s children have far most knowledge and far less patience compared to our generation.
1) much most knowledge            2) far most knowledgeable         
3) by far higher knowledge        4) far more knowledge               
5) No correction required

 10. Of late, Bonsai tresses have attracted the attention of one and all.
    1) some and all            2) many and all         3) everyone and all
    4) none and all            5) No correction required

ANSWERS:

1) 3                     2) 3                      3) 5         4) 1               5)1
6) 1                     7) 5                      8) 3         9) 4             10) 5



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