English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 - Set 10

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required,’ mark 5) as the answer.

1. He behaved though it was his fault, but we knew he was not responsible for it.
1) even though, it was
2) though it was not
3) as if it was
4) despite it was not
5) No correction required

2. She never felt that it was not of her business to get involved in somebody else’s family matter.
1) were not of her business
2) was none of her business
3) was of not her business
4) was not of her businesses
5) No correction required

3. Being born in a certain family is not in our control.
1) Be born
2) Taking born
3) By birth
4) Being borned
5) No correction required

4. I was taken back by his sudden comment on this issue.
1) would be taken back by
2) was taken backwards by
3) was taken back for
4) was taken aback by
5) No correction required

5. In a matter of seconds, we come to know of what is happening anywhere in the world.
1) came to know of
2) come to be known of
3) come to know off
4) are coming to know of
5) No correction required

Directions (Q. 6-10) : In each of these questions, two sentences (I) and (II) are given.
Each sentence has a blank in it. Five words 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in the context of each sentence. Number of that word is the answer.

6. I. He is_______ with whatever little he has.
II. They kept the _______ of the communication a secret.
1) happy 2) matter 3) gist 4) content 5) sense

7. I. It is hard lo believe the _______ of operations involved in this activity.
II. The map is drawn to a _______ of 1 inch to 50 km.
1) magnitude 2) size 3) scale 4) proportion 5) significance

8. I. Heavy snow did _______ the rescue efforts.
II. The food was kept in a _______.
1) delay 2) bundle 3) basket 4) hamper 5) holder

9. I.  They left _______ after breakfast.
II. It is difficult to find a _______ person for this job.
1) right 2) immediately 3) suitable 4) best 5) soon

10. I.  He would always do _______ was told by his superiors.
II. He appeared on stage _______ a narrator of the drama.
1) as 2) what 3) about 4) whatever 5) always


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