English Test for IBPS PO Prelims Exam set – 10

Directions(1-5): In each of the questions given below, four words are given in bold. These four words may or may not be in their correct position. The sentence is then followed by options with the correct combination of words that should replace each other in order to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct. Find the correct combination of words that replace each other. If the sentence is correct as it is, select ‘E’ as your option.

  1. (1)used of (2)primary red, blue, and yellow, only (3)secondary colors were (4)Instead on the walls.
    2-4
    2-3
    1-4
    1-3
    No change
    Option C
    ‘used’ and ‘instead’ are to be replaced to make the sentence contextually and grammatically correct

     

  2. A (1)dozen women (2)showed up to the (3)luncheon, but only ten ate after two (4)invitees had left early.
    2-3
    3-4
    1-3
    1-2
    No change
    Option E

     

  3. The (1)toll for a war of any size is (2)hundreds higher than we think, as (3)always of thousands of people die in (4)combat.
    1-4
    2-4
    2-3
    1-3
    No change
    Option C
    ‘hundreds’ and ‘always’ are to be replaced to make the sentence contextually and grammatically correct.

     

  4. Initial (1)reports showed signs of (2)infection while a (3)secondary report (4)showed things were all clear.
    2-3
    3-4
    1-2
    1-4
    No change
    Option E

     

  5. After (1) everyone else in his (2) platoon had died, the soldiers saw the (3)singularity of their (4)enemy following the battle.
    1-3
    2-3
    2-4
    1-4
    No change
    Option E

     

  6. Directions (6-10): In each Question below, a sentence is given with four words given in Bold in the sentence. Among these bold words one may be wrongly spelt. The option of that word is the answer. If all four words are correctly spelt mark e. i.e. ‘All are Correct’ as the answer.

  7. The insstent child continued his begging, asking his mother for money for a new toy car.
    insstent
    continued
    asking
    money
    All are correct
    Option A
    ‘insistent’ is the correct spelling.

     

  8. Police arrested the poor for begging on the street, pnishing them for asking others for a handout.
    arrested
    begging
    pnishing
    others
    All are correct
    Option C
    ‘punishing’ is the correct spelling.

     

  9. If you need advice from an expert, it is in your best interest to consult a professional so you can get the best advice possible.
    advice
    expert
    interest
    professional
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  10. At the garage sale, I had a customer who wnted to scrounge for free items.
    garage
    customer
    who
    wnted
    All are correct
    Option D
    ‘wanted’ is the correct spelling.

     

  11. You should conslt with your parents before making major life choices even as an adult, as they are professionals in regards to life experience.
    conslt
    parents
    before
    experience
    All are correct
    Option A
    ‘consult’ is the correct spelling.

     

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