Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 2015.
Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, each blank
indicating that something has beenomitted.
Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the
sentence as a where.
1. A media-based
approach has been _____ to identify the factors that are _____ for the problems
facedby the rural areas.
2) placed- accountable
3) approved - made
4) identified - liable
5) adopted - responsible
2. Farm living is
dependent on _____ environmental conditions, and in times of drought, flood orpestilence, survival becomes extremely
1) irregular - simple
2) sedentary - dangerous
3) erratic - easy
4) unpredictable - problematic
5) impulsive - tough
3. It is also a _____
of industrialization that farms become more mechanized, putting many labourersout of _____.
1) result - work
2) point - city
3) idea - labour
4) consequence - bounds
5) cause - employment
4. Since their
inception, Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) have taken _____ roots and have become a
sort of_____ part of the rural
credit structure in India.
1) many - frivolous
2) to - vital
3) several - small
4) all - essential
5) deep - inseparable
5. Any new proposal
in the education sector should _____ the changes for the rural poor to have a_____ education at par with their urban
counter parts in their villages themselves.
1) increase - well
2) improve - good
3) search - standard
4) glorify- better
5) lessen – regular
Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper
sequenceto form a meaningful
paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Therefore, it is important to
source a large part of economic growth in agriculture in rural non-agricultural
activities and in productive expansion of the informal sector which all have
high employment elasticity, as well as in an export strategy based on labour
(B) It is important because it
creates more resources and has the potential of creating more space for the
involvement of the poor.
(C) If the growth is sourced upon
those sectors of the economy or those activities that have a natural tendency
to involve the poor in their expansion, such growth helps poverty eradication.
(D) Economic growth is important.
(E) But this involvement depends
on the sources of growth and the nature of growth.
6. Which of the
following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
7. Which of the
following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
8. Which of the
following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
9. Which of the
following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
10. Which of the
following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?