English Questions for IBPS RRB/NABARD exams — Set 104

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions a passage is given in which there is a blank. Choose the most logical and appropriate option from the five options given that can be filled in the blank.

  1. Fans of Game of Thrones were upset yesterday after both live streaming services of HBO crashed during the premiere of series seven. Both HBO Now and HBO Go seemed to fell under pressure after millions across the globe tuned in to watch the first episode of the new series, dailymail.com report said.________
    A) However, the issue was resolved in the middle of the show.
    B) Most of them took to Twitter to share their unhappiness and also sought answers.
    C) Fans were then quick enough to praise the premiere, dailymail.com report said.
    D) However, it is still not clear on how many viewers were affected by this, the website report added.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option B

    The passage says about Fans who are upset because the live streaming service got crashed and the channel was under pressure. So ‘C’ cannot be the answer. The episode was not yet started so we can’t presume what happened in the middle. Hence Option ‘A’ is discarded. As Fans were upset so they need something to drain out their anger. Hence they took to social media “Twitter” to share their unhappiness. So, Option B is the right answer.
  2. Mr. Obama’s holidays have been so lavish — mean-spirited critics might call them ostentatious — that there’s grumbling in some liberal precincts that people could get the wrong idea about the leader of “the party of the little guy.” _____________Mr. Obama keynoted the fundraiser aimed at helping pay for rebuilding the Democratic Party.
    A) to party with the beautiful people on Marlon Brando’s private island when
    B) The Washington Post glumly observes when
    C) But none of that was allowed to intrude on the festive air Thursday night when
    D) Mr. Obama has been recharging his batteries
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option C

    The passage says about the lifestyle and privacy of Mr. Obama. So Option C should be the right answer.
  3. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had written a letter to separatists when Home Minister Rajnath Singh came here last year, but they did not come forward. “_______________________”They have to come out of this situation to talk. Dialogue needs an atmosphere, which is not there.
    A) Asked about the draping of slain militants in ISIS flags, Singh said it was a cause of concern.
    B) People who want to talk should come forward
    C) A Parliamentary delegation came here but they shut the doors.
    D) Dialogue with separatists cannot be held at gunpoint, and they should help to create a conducive atmosphere
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option C

    The passage says about Ram Nath Singh’s visit to the affected area. So, parliamentary delegation suits best.
  4. Young adults need insurance — and the insurance market needs young adults. Not only is it risky to forego coverage, but the participation of young people in the insurance market helps keep premiums balanced. _________________________.But it would most certainly encourage more young adults to sign up for coverage by reducing the premiums they would pay.
    A) The Senate’s proposed health-care-reform bill is far from perfect.
    B) If more young, healthy adults entered the insurance pool, premiums would drop for everyone else, too.
    C) The doctor’s proposed heath-care- bill is perfect.
    D) Coverage losses were most prominent among young adults.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
    Option A
  5. Evolution implies a change in one or more characteristics in a population of organisms over a period of time. ____________, where philosophers speculated that all living things are related to one another, although remotely. The Greek philosopher Aristotle perceived a “ladder of life,” where simple organisms gradually change to more elaborate forms.
    A) The concept of evolution is so old as Greek writings
    B) The concept of evolution is as ancient as Greek writings
    C) The concept was as ancient as Greek writings
    D) This concept of evolution was as ancient as Greek writings
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B

    Gramatically, Option B fits in the passage.

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions one sentence is given with a word in bold , choose the most similar meaning of that word and mark it as your answer.

  1. Insipid: Too much sugar tends to make this otherwise delightful fruit pie insipid.
    A) Characterless
    B) Mundane
    C) Limp
    D) Prosaic
    E) Tasteless
    View Answer
    Option E

    Insipid (adj.) – lacking taste or flavor
  2. Laconic: Jessica is so talkative that her sister thought the situation warranted conciseness, and her being laconic.
    A) taciturn
    B) elliptical
    C) kinky
    D) garrulous
    E) Concise
    View Answer
    Option E

    Laconic (adj.) – brief and to the point; effectively cut short
  3. Obsequious: It was evident that the manager was flattering – from his obsequious manner in receiving his boss
    A) Obedient
    B) servile
    C) cringing
    D) submissive
    E) slavish
    View Answer
    Option A

    Obsequious (adj.) – obedient or attentive to an excessive degree
  4. Fortuitous: Mark proved to be fortuitous by selecting all six winning lotto numbers.
    A) lucky
    B) accidental
    C) hapless
    D) delibrate
    E) intentional
    View Answer
    Option B

    Fortuitous (adj.) – happening by accident or chance
  5. Alacrity: Having studied really hard last night, the student took the exam with alacrity.
    A) zest
    B) confidence
    C) accuracy
    D) readiness
    E) agility
    View Answer
    Option D

    Alacrity (noun) – lively and cheerful readiness



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28 Thoughts to “English Questions for IBPS RRB/NABARD exams — Set 104”

  1. Ambika

    very nice questions :))

    1. **PUJA**

      hello mam..
      rrb nd ibps ke liye pm ke alaba aur konsa st lena sahi rahega ?

      1. Ambika

        pm/ob koi bhi le lo ..TB ke bhi achhe mocks hote hain

        1. **PUJA**

          tb ka level kesa hota hey ?? mam one more thing englsh ke sentence improvmnt kese karun sare wrong ho jate hein..

          1. Ambika

            acha hai ,even gradeup ke mocks bhi good

            its ok, keep practising , daily ques karte rho and understand the logic behind the question and read karte rho eng me anything , it ll help 🙂

          2. **PUJA**

            thnku so much mam 🙂
            aap konsa st lete hein ?

          3. Ambika

            abhi to koi nhi de rhi hun
            but pehle sbi pre ke liye grade up/mahindras and practicemock ke buy kiye the

          4. **PUJA**

            mahndra mera b hey lekin bahut wrong qust ata hey

          5. Ambika

            ya but if we are able to find out there errors, it is beneficial for us only :)) U r on right path then

          6. **PUJA**

            yes mam…

        2. anurag agarwal

          Pm kon sa mock he

          1. Ambika

            practice mock

        3. -HOPE-

          ye TB kya h

          1. Ambika

            testbook 😀

  2. Sachin Shukla

    8/10 ty:)))Az

    1. thinker

      Always nice score is bar aap ibps top kroge

  3. Jellyfish

    5/10 ty az

  4. !!! m@umit@ !!!

    Thanx AZ….. Good question ..:))



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  7. _/_

    ty nice quiz !!!!

  8. subhain

    sir/ Ma’m
    please provide direct and indirect speeches questions ho sake toh…

  9. -HOPE-

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  10. Jeetesh Chandra


  11. Marry..

    6/10 thanx AZ

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