English Test for IBPS PO Prelims Exam set – 4

Directions(1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. if there is no error, the answer is (E).

  1. 1)The University Grants Commission /2) (UGC) is needlessly pushing IITs /3) to scrap their four-years /4) undergraduate programmes (FYUP).5)/ No error
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    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option C
    Replace four-years with four-year.

     

  2. 1)The two decisions that Mr. Rohatgi /2)references did not raised questions /3)about the right to /4) privacy as a whole. 5)/ No error
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option B
    Replace raised with raise.

     

  3. 1)It is common for lawyers to use /2)every strategy they can to /3)win cases but the Attorney /4) General is no ordinary lawyer. 5)/ No error
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    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option E

     

  4. 1)It would be important for the more /2)vulnerable States,specially the border /3)States,to establish a counter terrorism /4)grid to deal about a range of threats.5)/ No error
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option D
    Replace ‘about’ with ‘with’.

     

  5. 1)India was the top consumer of /2)the metal in 2014 and the second /3)biggest after China in the /4)first quarter in this year.5)/ No error
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option D
    Replace ‘in’ with ‘of’.

     

  6. Directions(6-10): Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the given idioms/phrases.

  7. Mean business
    Being serious about what you announce
    Being constantly aware of the most recent developments
    Putting up a plan or idea into action
    Adjusting quickly to changes and making fast decisions
    None of the above
    Option A

     

  8. Sail through something
    Works very well or has the desired effect.
    Being successful in doing something without difficulty.
    Clever or expert way of doing something.
    Don’t delay in getting something done.
    None of the above
    Option B

     

  9. Back-room boys
    Desirable position which is well-paid and considered relatively easy.
    People or things which are no longer useful or necessary.
    People who perform important work but have no contact with the public.
    lose the job.
    None of the above
    Option C

     

  10. Eat, sleep and breathe something
    Being so enthusiastic and passionate about something that you think about it all the time
    Clever or expert way of doing something.
    lose the job.
    Examining a group of people and deciding their suitability.
    None of the above
    Option A

     

  11. Fling yourself into
    Controlling your feelings to deal with a situation.
    Using the office photocopier for personal use.
    Being very eager and enthusiastic about the idea of doing something.
    Doing something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.
    None of the above
    Option D

     

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