English Quiz for IBPS Clerk 2015 - Set 1


Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the first set of English Quiz for IBPS Clerk 2015.


Directions (Q. 1-10): Each question below has a blank/ two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word/ set of words from the five options for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.


1. His career was cut short when he _______ to cancer.
1) Affect
2) effect
3) diagnosed
4) succumbed
5) suffered


2. The party suffered a _______ defeat in the general election.
1) vast
2) majority
3) devastate
4) possible
5) humiliating


3. Keep your answers as _______ as possible.
1) success
2) verbatim
3) succinct
4) modulate
5) length




4. I agreed _______ what she said in substance, though not _____ every detail.
1) In, with
2) to, in
3) with, with
4) for, at
5) from, for




5. Climate change is still ____ much a subject ____ debate.
1) Mostly, to
2) many, from
3) much, form
4) very, for
5) pretty, from




6. Elections are essential for the ____ of parliamentary decisions.
1) Continuous
2) monitoring
3) vital
4) approval
5) surveillance




7. Barons had to swear an oath of ____ to the king.
1) Allegiance
2) administration
3) silence
4) request
5) promiscuous




8. Always chew food well before ____ it.
1) Thrusting
2) putting
3) eating
4) swallowing
5) digesting




9. The ____ was released to await trial but had to _________ her passport.
1) defendant, surrender
2) plaintiff, give in
3) dependent, submit
4) accused, give of
5) convict, abide




10. When you first meet her, she gives a _______ impression of warmth and friendship.
1) Supper
2) superfluous
3) superficial
4) superlative
5) superiority





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