English Questions for IBPS RRB exams — Set 100

Directions (1-5): In each question below two sentences are given with two blanks in each. Each question is followed by four options with two words in each. You have to select that option as your answer which can fill both the blanks respectively of both the sentence I and II.

  1. I. Miller is _________in her __________of the governor.
    II. ___________ in his dedication to diversity and individualisation, Dato’ Choo has started his own business, been designer to the stars and is renowned for his ________ of education.
    A) unrelenting , flattering
    B) Staggering , expertise  
    C) unwavering,support
    D) unshaken, experience  
    E) None of these.
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      Option  C
    Explanation: Unwavering determined /unshakeable
                  
  2. I.  We are doing this work in the context of__________ in the_________, social and cultural spheres.
    II. Referring to the _______in India, including the recent introduction of GST, he stated that it is necessary to work together for sustained global _________recovery.
    A) changes , political  
    B) reforms , economic
    C) problems , economic
    D) situations , civilian
    E) None of these.
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      Option  B
    Explanation: Reforms – changes
                  
  3. I. I have always been delighted at the _______of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, _________perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
    II.  I didn’t find the _________of a house _________ no electricity very alluring.
    A) chance , with
    B) scenery , without
    C) thought , by
    D) prospect ,with
    E) none of these.
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      Option D
    Explanation:prospect – possibility /likelihood
                 
  4. I.  He ________ which was ______ of character for him.
    II. We have had cases where the customer ______ he had never shared his credentials but it turned ________ that the electronic payment was made by family members using the customer’s credential
    A) said ,about
    B) swore , out  
    C) criticized , out
    D) represented , against
    E) None of these.
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      Option B
    Explanation: swore – vow /affirm
                  
  5. I.  He is as nervous and ________ as the rest of us , ________  his apparent nonchalance.
    II. Archaeologists from Leicester University announced to an _________ press room that they had discovered the remains of King Richard III ________a car park in the centre of the city of Leicester.
    A) excited , over
    B) inspired  , outside
    C) excited , beneath
    D) outraged , under
    E) None of these.
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      Option C
    Explanation: beneath – under
                  

 

Directions (6-10): For each of the words given below, a contextual usage is provided. From the alternatives given, pick the word that is the most inappropriate as a substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

  1. Alacrity: No wonder that theism is abandoned with such alacrity by so many of these new philosophers.
    A) agility
    B) speed
    C) smartness
    D) supineness
    E) eagerness
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      Option D
    Explanation: alacrity means liveliness and eagerness so it can be agility ( alertness) ; eagerness ; smartness ; and speed but not supineness that means apathy.
                  
  2. Flabbergasted :  She was too flabbergasted to speak.
    A) stupefied
    B) thunderstruck  
    C) incurious
    D) aghast
    E) baffled
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation: flabbergasted means  struck dumb with astonishment and surprise so it can mean stupefied ( astonished) ; thunderstruck ( dumbfounded) ; aghast ( amazed) and baffled ( amazed ) but not incurious
     

    8.Intrepid : The intrepid manager had to content himself with numbering his reserve teams.
    A) audacious
    B) chicken – livered
    C) stalwart
    D) plucky
    E) dauntless
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      Option B
    Explanation: Intrepid means invulnerable to fear or intimidation so it can be audacious ( brave) ; plucky ( bold) ; stalwart ( brave hearted) and dauntless ( daring) ; chicken livered means coward.
                  
    9.
    Insular : Truth does far less harm than insular complacency.
    A)  tolerant
    B) provincial  
    C) private
    D) sectarian
    E) parochial
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation: insular means having a narrow view of the world so it can be parochial ( restricted) ; sectarian ( exclusive ) ; private ; provincial ; but not tolerant
                  
    10.
    Furtive:The teacher was suspicious of the student’s furtive behaviour during the exam.
    A) sly
    B) skulking  
    C) above board
    D) sneaky
    E) surreptitious
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      Option C
    Explanation: Furtive means secret or sordid ; it can be sly (sneaky )  ; skulking(    secret) ;surreptitious ( secret/dishonest ) but not above board that means honest.                               

 

 

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41 Thoughts to “English Questions for IBPS RRB exams — Set 100”

  1. MiMi

    thnk u mam :))

  2. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

    Ty

  3. deteminedd

    3/10 🙂

  4. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

    Hugh MacLeod’s cartoon is a pitch-perfect symbol of an ______ school of management based on the ______ that organizations don’t suffer pathologies; they are intrinsically pathological constructs.

    unorthodox, axiom

    heterodox, adage

    sceptical, idolatrous

    agnostic, pagan

    iconoclastic, profane

  5. Shubham Gupta

    thanks mam 🙂

    1. Player

      did you get this question…..in B “swore” is in present & after that ….there is “was ” is in past ??
      I. He ________ which was ______ of character for him.
      II. We have had cases where the customer ______ he had never shared his credentials but it turned ________ that the electronic payment was made by family members using the customer’s credential
      A) said ,about
      B) swore , out
      C) criticized , out
      D) represented , against
      E) None of these.

      1. Shubham Gupta

        swore is 2nd form bro

        1. Player

          ok …don’t get the meaning of 1st one

          1. Ambika

            It means swearing is not in his nature and by swearing , he did an uncommon thing, out of character means opposite of one’s normal characteristics.

          2. Player

            thanku :))

  6. yuvi

    thanku mam..8/10

  7. kumkum ahuja

    thank u az team 🙂

  8. Sachin Shukla

    9/10 ty:)

    1. EKTA

      kese itna achha score kar lete ho tum…i got only 4 crct

      1. Sachin Shukla

        Dear yee ek din ka result nahii h 3-4mahine se mai english pe bahot jadaa focus kr raha like daily paper padhna..daily quiz karna..kuchh grammar rules padhna etc..

  9. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

    From the given options, choose the one that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.
    _____________________________. The name `China’ comes from the Sanskrit Cina (derived from the name of the Chinese Qin Dynasty, pronounced `Chin’) which was translated as `Cin’ by the Persians and seems to have become popularized through trade along the Silk Road from China to the rest of the world. The Romans and the Greeks knew the country as `Seres’, “the land where silk comes from”. The name `China’ does not appear in print in the west until 1516 CE in Barbosa’s journals narrating his travels in the east (though the Europeans had long known of China through trade via the Silk Road). Marco Polo, the famous explorer who familiarized China to Europe in the 13th century CE, referred to the land as `Cathay’. In Mandarin Chinese, the country is known as `Zhongguo” meaning `central state’ or `middle empire’.
    1)Written records of the history of China can be found from as early as 1500 BC under the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC).
    2)Peking Man, a skull fossil discovered in 1927 CE near Beijing, lived in the area between 700,000 to 200,000 years ago and Yuanmou Man, whose remains were found in Yuanmou in 1965 CE, inhabited the land 1.7 million years ago.
    3)What is now China was inhabited by Homo erectus more than a million years ago
    .4) China was divided for short periods of its history, with different regions being ruled by different groups.
    5) China is a country in East Asia whose culture is considered the oldest, still extant, in the world.

      1. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

        Yes 5 agar detail sol chaiye to btna

  10. Player

    “beneath” his apparent nonchalance.—meaning ???

    1. Ambika

      means he appeared calm and composed on face but under this causality he was very nervous in his heart

  11. Arjun [ sbi pending ]

    oh sab yha pe h

  12. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

    ????
    A started a company and B and C joined him later during the first year.The respective ratio of their investment was 4:2:3 and the period for which they invested was in the ratio 2:3:1.At the start of the second year A increased his investment by 50% while investments of B and C remained same and also for the same number of months as in the first year.If the total profit at the end of 2 years was Rs 47500 what was C’s share in the total profit???(SBI PO PRE 2017 GLEAN BY ME)

      1. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

        7500

      1. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

        :))

        1. SRIVASTAVA SBI IN NABARD P

          🙂

          1. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            :))

  13. Jellyfish

    Thx 6/10

  14. A G (THE great )

    610

  15. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    5/10
    thnxx

  16. ครђ

    Nice set…Thanks Ambika Ma’am 🙂 🙂

  17. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

    Thanku AZ nice set 🙂

  18. Diya

    supineness meaning?

  19. NAZRIYA

    6/10 ty ambii

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