English Questions for IBPS Exam Set- 19

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  1. 1)/The Indian Army was under pressure 2)/from top decision makers for hit back immediately, 3)/to make a political point of a “strong India which 4)/will not tolerate terrorism”.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    B. 2 – Replace “for” with “to”
  2. 1)/The Nagaland Chief Minister, T.R. Zeliang,2)/ made a telling point in a recent interview when he said that 3)/the Centre had never kept his government in the picture 4)/over the breakdown of the ceasefire with Khaplang.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    C. 3 – Replace “had” with “has”
  3. 1)/Over the ages, outdated and unjust 2)/ laws across the world have always 3)/had to play catch up, as social mores have changed far 4)/more swiftly than formal codes.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    5)/ No error
  4. 1)/It took decades of the struggle before 2)/the American Constitution 3)/was amended in 1920 to 4)/allow women to vote.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    A. 1 – Remove superfluous “the”
  5. 1)/Policymakers have a responsibility to protect 2)/their citizen from violence by putting 3)/in place preventive laws and generating 4)/consequences for perpetrators.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    B. 2- Their ‘citizens’ instead of ‘citizen’
  6. 1)/The forces and demands 2)/that press against the 3)/Indian city daily are formed out with entirely 4)/rudimentary considerations.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    C. 3 – Replace “with” with “of”
  7. 1)/Unlike its medieval conception as 2)/a place bounded by wall and gates, 3)/the new city, once built, will stretch beyond 4)/visibility and physical comprehension.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    B. 2 – Replace “Wall” with “walls”
  8. 1)/Of the many threats to urban life, 2)/nothing is more repressive and mind numbing 3)/than daily living without spontaneity, 4)/imagination and a ready dose of the unfamiliar.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    5)/ No error
  9. 1)/When one in three Indians lives below 2)/the poverty line and 46 per cent of India’s 3)/children are malnourished, any 4)/legislation has to being an enabling one.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    D. 4 – has to ‘be’ instead of has to ‘being’
  10. 1)/The first element is a old 2)/story with a new twist: India 3)/is a rapidly growing economy,starting 4)/from a low economic base.5)/ No error
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5
    Answer
    A. 1 – Replace ‘a’ with ‘an’