English Quiz for Upcoming IBPS Bank Exams - Set 50 | Vocabulary & Error

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Language Quiz for the upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-5): In the following questions, a set of five words is given. Four of the words are related in some way, the remaining word is not related to the rest. You have to pick the word which does not fit in the relation.

1. (a) Disdain (b) Disloyalty (c) Infidelity (d) Unfaithfulness (e) Unreliability

2. (a) Astute (b) Crafty (c) Wily (d) Naive (e) Shrewd

3. (a) Discern (b) Recognise (c) Discriminate (d) Differentiate (e) Eviscerate

4. (a) Bewildered (b) Perplexed (c) Confused (d) Reserved (e) Flummoxed

5. (a) Pageant (b) Pretense (c) Exhibition (d) Lurid (e) Plush


DIRECTIONS (Qs. 6-10) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error if any, will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, mark (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

6. Politicians and actors (a)/are shining on the Indian (b)/ electoral firmament (c)/ for a long time. (d)/ No error (e)

7. Almost all school teachers insist that (a)/ a student's mother (b)/ is responsible for the student's conduct (c) / as well as his dress. (d)/ No error (e)

8. In the forthcoming elections (a)/ every man and woman (b)/ must vote for the candidates (c)/ of their choice. (d)/ No error (e)

9. It is essential that diseases like tuberculosis (a)/ are detected and treated (b)/ as early as possible in order to (c)/ assure a successful cure. (d)/ No error (e)

10. The Mumbai Police have found (a)/ the body of a man (b)/ who they believe to be (c)/ the prime suspect in a murder case. (d)/ No error (e)



1. (a) Disdain means disrespect, to consider unworthy of one's consideration or respect. all the others are synonyms meaning unfaithfulness.
2. (d) Naïve means unsophisticated simple. All the others are synonyms meaning clever, shrewd.
3. (e) Eviscerate means deprive of essential contents. All the others are synonyms meaning infer.
4. (d) Reserved means to keep to oneself. All the others are synonyms meaning confused.
5. (d) Lurid means unpleasantly bright in color, shocking, sensational, horrifying. All the other words have positive connotations related to beauty pageant or contest.
6. (b) Are shining in the.
7. (c)
8. (d)
9. (d) Ensure a successful cure.
10. (a) The Mumbai police has found.



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