English Questions for IBPS RRB/NABARD exams — Set 105

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. The court, however, in declaring this case as “hard”, was effectively telling us that its abilities were somehow hamstrung by the nature of the dispute, that despite …………….. why it might be difficult for it to intervene. Unfortunately, this assertion flies in the face of American philosopher-jurist Dworkin’s ideas which the court sought to invoke.
    A) the court’s mistake here goes to the root of why it got its decision in Binoy Viswam as it did
    B) the strength of the petitioners’ arguments there existed principled reasons
    C) the hospital where the rest of her family was admitted, she was told that one child
    D) the lorry driver whose negligence had caused the accident.
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
      Option  B
    The given state tells about court, being the supreme authority of justice, is hesitating to take some action. then there must be some valid reasons for it. so option B is correct.
  2. The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s bid to effectively regulate the mutual fund (MF) distributors and investment advisers has now entered a decisive stage. Based on the comments and feedback to the consultation paper released last October on the amendment to Investment Advisers Regulation, 2013, the……..
    A) roles of investment advisers and distributors be assigned to two different sets of people
    B) investor is unsure about the product choice
    C) market regulator is now proposing few more changes
    D) fund they are investing in. SEBI’s intention to monitor
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
      Option A
    Since the preceding statement indicates amendment about  “distributors and investment advisors” so Option A fits better.
  3. At the end of the day, implementation of the insolvency code may bring in the desirable results. This is because, ………., the top 100 accounts alone account for 25.6 per cent of the NPAs of scheduled commercial banks.
    A) but also leaves many things unexplained
    B) while the RBI has identified a dozen top entities which have to be brought to book
    C) but also to enable them to actively promote growth
    D) there is still no clarity on concepts such as creation of a bad bank
    E) None of these.
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      Option B
  4. After showing signs of nervousness, the stock market seems to have taken the transition to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in its stride. One reason for the lack of reaction to this watershed event, ……………, could be that the market has had an extended time to analyse and factor in the GST impact on India Inc’s finances.
    A) the temptation may be strong for them to quietly soak up GST
    B) pegs down tax rates on a range of manufactured products
    C) where buyers need to cough up taxes on behalf of unregistered suppliers
    D) which is bound to cause near-term disruption to businesses,
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
      Option D
    We are talking about Stock-market’s reaction on GST, so one thing is sure that is cause disruptions based on the decisions of Govt., banks and MNCs. Hence, Option D is correct.
  5. Key to note is that the nuclear neighbours have been relatively successful at maintaining peace along their 3,500km border stretching from Ladakh in the west to Uttarakhand, Himachal and Arunachal Pradesh in the east. The last time troops fired at each other was in 1975 and, since then, ………. — though there have been many such skirmishes.
    A) the world and that China has consolidated its position on the global stage and will be calling the shots
    B) the situation is the fact the confrontation is on the China-Bhutan border and the Indian Army regards the Doklam plain
    C) the stand-off shave gone little beyonds cuffles and destroying frontline bunkers
    D) the ongoing stand-off with China without damaging its strategic or economic interests
    E) None of these.
    View Answer
      Option C
    In the passage, Nuclear neighbour is CHina and the latest Sikkim-China issue is being discussed here. the preceding sentence says that both the countries were at peace for a long time. that’s is the reason india(most of the times) never thought of deploying enough security on the sino-india border. but now, after Sikkim issue, China is troubling border securities. So, Option C is apt.  

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. abet: The photo editing software is sure to abet my odds of winning the photo competition.
    A) impede
    B) goad
    C) instigate
    D) spur
    E) encourage
    View Answer
      Option E
    abet :-
    encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime.
  2. abjure: While the military leader claimed to abjure unnecessary violence, he was quick to send his soldiers off to battle.
    A) renounce
    B) surrender
    C) waive
    D) withdraw
    E) yield
    View Answer
      Option A
    abjure :- solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
  3. abscission: Abscission of a leaf occurs at the base of the petiole, allowing the entire leaf to shed.
    A) cutting
    B) removal
    C) separation
    D) ablation
    E) extirpation
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      Option C
    abscission :- the natural detachment of parts of a plant, typically dead leaves and ripe fruit.
  4. abstemious:Gerald was abstemious at dinner and only ate a little of the food on his plate.
    A) disciplined
    B) hungry
    C) chaste
    D) austere
    E) appetite
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      Option E
    abstemonious :- indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink.
  5. allure: The allure of the singer’s sultry voice pulled Frank into the nightclub.
    A)  bait
    B) draw
    C) coax
    D) tempt
    E) ask
    View Answer
      Option D



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12 Thoughts to “English Questions for IBPS RRB/NABARD exams — Set 105”

  1. Marry..

    abstemious== appetite (same) how ????ye to opp h na

    1. Srishti

      choose the most similar meaning of that word and mark it as your answer.


  2. Marry..

    6/10 chaste=पवित्र..

  3. Jeetesh Chandra




  5. ?Suhana?

    7/10..tq AZ

  6. Jellyfish

    7/10 ty az

  7. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)


  8. IBPS RRB PO-2018

    7/10 ty:))

  9. Lee64

    Thnks AZ

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