English Test for IBPS PO Prelims Exam set – 20

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 sentence in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

  1. PREMIUM
    (I) Electricity companies pay a premium for renewable energy.
    (II) The woman’s life insurance policy was cancelled after she forgot to pay her premium.
    (III) The list serves as a useful premium of the issues to consider
    Only (I)
    Only (II)
    Only (III)
    Both (I) and (II)
    Both (I) and (III)
    Option C
    Premium: an amount to be paid for a contract of insurance./ a sum added to an ordinary price or charge.

     

  2. HOSTILE
    (I)The hostile environment of free trade talks between the two countries is expected to worsen due to the poor state of their economies.
    (II) Since the millionaire does not have an heir, he is going to leave his hostile to his college alma mater.
    (III) Lance always becomes hostile towards his boss after he has had a bit to drink.
    Only (I)
    Only (II)
    Only (III)
    Both (I) and (II)
    Both (I) and (III)
    Option B
    Hostile: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.

     

  3. ADJUST
    (I) As my ski bindings are loose, I think I should adjust them before I go skiing again.
    (II) I always adjust my rear-view mirror before driving my car.
    (III) An old proverb states that we cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
    Only (I)
    Only (II)
    Only (III)
    Both (I) and (II)
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  4. PREVENT
    (I) If he was trying to prevent her from escaping, he was doing a poor job of it.
    (II) Albert Einstein once observed that you cannot prevent and prepare for war at the same time.
    (III) If you want to prevent tickets for the festival, you will need to bring forty dollars to the gate.
    Only (I)
    Only (II)
    Only (III)
    Both (I) and (II)
    Both (I) and (III)
    Option C

     

  5. EXCESS
    (I) He pared away the excess glue with a razor blade.
    (II) It is important for all people to have excess to quality medical care.
    (III) Almost half of India’s population do not have excess to safe, clean, drinking water.
    Only (I)
    Only (II)
    Only (III)
    Both (II) and (III)
    Both (I) and (II)
    Option D
    Excess: an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable.
    Access: the means or opportunity to approach or enter a place.

     

  6. Directions (6-10): In each of the following Questions a sentence is divided into four parts A, B, C and D. Rearrange the following parts (A), (B), (C) and (D) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful sentence and then answer the questions given below.

  7. (A) concept used when
    (B) philosophy of technology
    (C) technological somnambulism is a
    (D) talking about the
    CADB
    ABCD
    BCDA
    ADCB
    CABD
    Option A

     

  8. (A) with the interim budget out,
    (B) all eyes are now on the Monetary
    (C) policy Committee’s (MPC) decision that
    (D) will be announced on 7 February
    CADB
    ABCD
    BCDA
    ADCB
    CABD
    Option B

     

  9. (A) on consumption
    (B) experts see a risk of inflation
    (C) from the expansionary fiscal
    (D) policy focusing exclusively
    CADB
    ABCD
    BCDA
    ADCB
    CABD
    Option C

     

  10. (A) the Indian Space Research Organisation is all
    (B) spaceport in French Guiana
    (C) GSAT-31 on February 6 from the
    (D) set to launch its 40th communication satellite
    CADB
    ABCD
    BCDA
    ADCB
    CABD
    Option D

     

  11. (A) so-called angel tax may
    (B) soon receive some concession
    (C) start-ups troubled by the
    (D) from the government
    CADB
    ABCD
    BCDA
    ADCB
    CABD
    Option E

     

Related posts

Leave a Comment