English Test for IBPS PO Prelims Exam set – 11

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a word has been used in sentences in THREE different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentences in which the usage of the word is CORRECT or APPROPRIATE.

  1. PARODY
    (i) When I heard the parody of the love song, I could not stop laughing.
    (ii) Because the director does not have a good sense of humor, he was not amused by the witty parody of his film.
    (iii) The detective could parody information out of the quietest suspects.
    Only (i)
    Only (iii)
    Both (i) and (ii)
    Both (ii) and (iii)
    None of these
    Option C
    Parody means a humorous impression of a creative work

     

  2. TRIUMPH
    (i) Earning a high school diploma was a huge triumph for the young man with a learning disability.
    (ii) The stingy old man would triumph in every penny he saved.
    (iii) The country’s military triumph finally brought peace to the war-torn area.
    Both (i) and (ii)
    Only (ii)
    Only (iii)
    Both (i) and (iii)
    None of these
    Option D
    Triumph means a very great success, achievement, or victory

     

  3. ISOLATE
    (i) While the girl was sick with the flu, her parents had to isolate the other children into different bedrooms so they wouldn’t fall ill.
    (ii) The quick-thinking general tried to isolate the enemy troop in the woods and cut them off from all supply sources.
    (iii) A festive isolate bash is scheduled for my boss’s departure at the end of the month.
    Both (i) and (ii)
    Only (ii)
    All are correct
    Only (iii)
    None of these
    Option
    Isolate means to keep a person or animal separate from other people or
    animals by putting them in a different place.

     

  4. RISIBLE
    (i) If you stick with the most risible elements of your speech, your audience will be so relaxed from laughing that you’re bound to win their support.
    (ii) When there is an emergency, people will usually risible as fast as their feet will take them so they can help the victim.
    (iii) The track team must run as quickly as they can risible the track to the finish line.
    Only (ii)
    Only (i)
    Only (iii)
    All are correct
    None of these
    Option B
    Risible means lacking in quality or usefulness that it deserves to be laughed at.

     

  5. WHOLESOME
    (i) Though he put on a wholesome persona, the mayor was really a gambler who stole money from the city.
    (ii) If I imbibe too much soda, I find that I am troubled with wholesome bouts of hiccuping.
    (iii) This movie is a wholesome family entertainment.
    Only (i)
    Only (ii)
    Only (iii)
    Both (i) and (iii)
    None of these
    Option D
    Wholesome means something likely to benefit you physically, morally, or emotionally.

     

  6. Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below an incomplete sentence which must be filled/completed with one of the sentences/words given below i.e. one of the sentences/words can be fit into the given blanks. Choose the correct option and complete the given sentences.

  7. Learning to abbreviate long words —————————-reporter type more quickly.
    will help those court
    will helped the court
    will helping the court
    will help the court
    None of the above
    Option D
    We will use ‘will’, as the sentence is in simple future tense.

     

  8. After the earthquake, ———————-huge deprivation of food and water in Haiti.
    there was a
    their was a
    there were a
    their were a
    None of the above
    Option A

     

  9. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are fast emerging ————————-several specific requirements.
    as an options for
    as a option for
    as an option for
    as the option for
    None of the above
    Option C
    Since the word ‘option’ starts with a vowel, we will use the article ‘an’ with it.

     

  10. Since Tony could see shapes and objects in the bright lights, he was classified———————.
    as only partially blindness
    as them partially blind
    as the only partially blind
    as only partially blind
    None of the above
    Option D

     

  11. To compress the crimpled rug, ———————several heavy books on the edges.
    the maid lead
    the maid laid
    an maid laid
    a maid laid
    None of the above
    Option B

     

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