English Test for IBPS Clerk 2018 Main Exam Set – 28

Direction (1-10): In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts a, b and c. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

  1. A Labour government coming to power under these circumstances would be like a street cleaner having to gathering the horse dung after a Tory hunt has passed down the high street./ It wouldn’t be long infront the public started blaming Labour rather than the “Tory Brexit”. / One of the delusional ideas still whirring around Westminster is that, having “done Brexit”, we can rapidly get back to addressing our real problems, such as housing, health and education.
    a. A Labour government coming to power in these circumstances would be like a street cleaner having to gather the horse dung after a Tory hunt has passed down the high street.
    b. It wouldn’t be long before the public started blaming Labour rather than the “Tory Brexit”.
    c. One of the delusional ideas still whirring around Westminster is that, having “done Brexit”, we can rapidly come back to addressing our real problems, such as housing, health and education.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option A

     

  2. The next bad decision comes moments later, when I remembered that yoghurt help cooling down your mouth when you’ve been eating hot food./ I was urgently easing the affected area into a family-sized tub of natural yoghurt when my girlfriend and several of her colleagues walked in. / This was supposedly to be my night of triumph, and now here was my girlfriend giving me that wethering “I left you alone for 10 minutes, why are your balls in the Yeo Valley” look.
    a. The next bad decision came moments later, when I remembered that yoghurt helps cool down your mouth when you’ve been eating hot food.
    b. I was urgently easing the effected area onto a family-sized tub of natural yoghurt when my girlfriend and several of her colleagues walked in.
    c. This was supposed to be my night of triumph, and now here was my girlfriend giving me that withering “I left you alone for 10 minutes, why are your balls in the Yeo Valley” look.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only b
    None of these
    Option C

     

  3. For those not in the know, Hinch is an Essex hairdresser catapulted to fame through her highly watchable Instagram stories showing her … cleaning. /Her followers have skyrocketed over a few months to 1.4 million people. This “Hinch army” faithfully watch her clean her immaculate house as she shares her domestic tips, / which include giving names to all her products and working through a list of chores (mostly accompanied by a snatch of high-octane music) and always – always – ending the day with putting the sink to bed at night. It doesn’t sound like much, but trust me, it’s addictive.
    a. For those who not in the know, Hinch is an Essex hairdresser catapulted to fame through her highly watchable Instagram stories showing her … cleaning.
    b. Her followers have skyrocketed over a few months to 1.4 million people. This “Hinch army” faithfully watched her cleaning her immaculate house as she shares her domestic tips,
    c. which it includes giving names to all her products and working through a list of chores (mostly accompanied by a snatch of high-octane music) and always – always – ending the day with putting the sink to bed at night. It doesn’t sound like much, but trust me, it’s addiction.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only b
    None of these
    Option E

     

  4. But if you’ve ever had a sense that things are falling apart faster than they were, invariably just after the warranty run out, then you may have a point. /A 2015 study showing that between 2004 and 2012, the proportion of household appliances that died within five years of purchased had doubled. /This speeded-up cycled of stuff breaking down, is chucked away and being to be replaced isn’t just expensive, it’s environmentally unsustainable too, as every new appliance carries a hidden price tag thanks to the climate change gases released during the making of it.
    a. But if you’ve ever had a sense that things are falling apart faster than they used to, invariably just after the warranty runs out, then you may have a point.
    b. A 2015 study showed that between 2004 and 2012, the proportion of household appliances that died within five years of purchase had doubled.
    c. This speeded-up cycle of stuff breaking down, being chucked away and having to be replaced isn’t just expensive, it’s environmentally unsustainable too, as every new appliance carries a hidden price tag thanks to the climate change gases released during the making of it.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    All of these
    None of these
    Option D

     

  5. Three years ago, shortly after I arrived back in Britain after 12 years in the US, my gas meter was stolen. / When the new one arrived it with bore a note, insisting that it should not be stolen. It reminded me of the poster on the window of the Boys and Girls club at the atop of my street in Chicago that read: /“Stop killing people.” Some things, should not need to be said.
    a. Three years ago, shortly after I arrive back in Britain after 12 years in the US, my gas meter is stolen.
    b. When the new one arrived it bore a note, insisting that it should not be stolen. It reminded me of the poster in the window of the Boys and Girls club at the top of my street in Chicago that read:
    c. “Stop killing people.” Some things, should not needed to be said.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only b
    None of these
    Option D

     

  6. Jeremy Corbyn called for a general election in a speech in Wakefield on Thursday morning. That’s what oppositions do, so what’s new? / The government’s essential, all-consuming, defining policy of our era is about to be voted up in parliament. The shadow of the loss of 5,000 Jaguar Land Rover jobs sharpens the immediacy of the nightmare – with Brexit said to be partly to blame. / As Corbyn declared: “A government which cannot get its business through the House of Commons is no government at all.”
    a. Jeremy Corbyn called in a general election in a speech in Wakefield on Thursday morning. That’s what oppositions do, so what’s new?
    b. The government’s essential, all-consuming, defining policy of our era is about to be voted down in parliament. The shadow of the loss of 5,000 Jaguar Land Rover jobs sharpens the immediacy of the nightmare – with Brexit said to be partly to blame.
    c. As Corbyn declared: “A government that cannot get its business through the House of Commons is no government at all.”

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option B

     

  7. As I do most years, I was watching the Golden Globes red carpet show last week. I like red carpet shows. / Among other things, I liked the parade of pretty frocks and the awkwardness of one group of adults milling around shouting the names of another group of adults nearby. / This year, however, the entertainment was impaired by the sense that – as the parenting manuals like to say – I was showcasing bad behaviour for my daughters.
    a. As I do most years, I watched the Golden Globes red carpet show last week. I like red carpet shows.
    b. Among other things, I like the parade of pretty frocks and the awkwardness of one group of adults milling around shouting the names of another group of adults nearby.
    c. This year, however, the entertainment has been impaired by the sense that – as the parenting manuals like to say – I was showcasing bad behaviour for my daughters.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option A

     

  8. County lines are predicated on an exploitation of people, not places. Leveraging young people’s boredom, / poverty and lack of future prospects, gang elders cynically lure children into the drug trade with false promises of more money and status that rarely materialise, then entrap them through debt bondage and other coercive means. / County lines have been linked with an increase in stabbings involving known drug dealers as victims or suspects, partly because grievances in illicit drugs markets cannot be settled through legal channels.
    a. County lines are predicated in an exploitation of people, not places. Leverage young people’s boredom,
    b. poverty and lack of future prospects, gang elders cynically lure children into the drug trade with false promises of more money and status that rarely materialise, than entrap them through debt bondage and other coercive means.
    c. County lines have been linked with an increase in stab involving known drug dealers as victims or suspects, partly because grievances in illicit drugs markets cannot be settled through legal channels.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only b
    None of these
    Option E

     

  9. The fee rise was an open cheque. Universities slammed on the accelerator and drove fees for virtually all courses up to the £9,000 cap. / They made unconditioned offers and hurled money at providing lifestyle value. The chief drew to students was the smart residences now towering over cities, notably across the north of England, many financed from overseas tax havens. / Dubiously productive masters degrees were heavily marketed, and applicants were admitted from abroad with much questions ask.
    a. The fees rise were an open cheque. Universities slamming over the accelerator and drove fees for virtually all courses up to the £9,000 cap.
    b. They made unconditional offers and hurled money at providing lifestyle value. The chief draw to students was the smart residences now towering over cities, notably across the north of England, many financed from overseas tax havens.
    c. Dubiously productive masters degrees were heavily marketed, and applicants were admitted from abroad with few questions asked.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option B

     

  10. I am committed to getting up at 4.30am each morning this year because I want to be more productive / (including writing two books – a novel and nonfiction, getting fit, creating a small startup NGO, meditating each day, maintaining my friendships remotely via regular WhatsApp, / performing a random act of kindness for strangers once every three days, working at the Guardian, making the major of my food from scratch, swimming in the ocean, keeping two journals.
    a. I am committing to getting up at 4.30am each morning this year because I wanted to be more productive
    b. (including writing two books – a novel and nonfiction, getting fit, creating a small startup NGO, meditated each day, maintained my friendships remotely via regular WhatsApp,
    c. performing a random act of kindness for strangers once every three days, working at the Guardian, making the majority of my food from scratch, swimming in the ocean, keeping two journals.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option D

     


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