English Language Quiz 15 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-2): Which of the following word/group of words is MOST NEARLY THE SAME in meaning as the
word printed in bold as used in the passage?

1. squander
1) use economically 2) spend wastefully 3) siphon judiciously 4) donate generously 5) donate with ulterior motive

2. modest
1) humble 2) sufficient 3) meagre 4) sober 5) unpretentious

Directions (Q. 3-5): Which of the following word/group of words is most OPPOSITE in meaning as the word given in bold as used in the passage?

3. myth
1) reality 2) mystery 3) misery 4) misconception 5) exaggeration

4. extensive
1)  intensive 2) abominable 3) inherent 4) rampant 5) negligible

5. prolonged
1) immediate 2) shortened 3) brevity 4) short-lived 5) narrow

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, please give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required).

6. Gadgets today are moving beyond the talk-chart-sms-email routine and opening out new works and play opportunities for the Indians.
1) opening for new works 2) opening up new work 3) opening a new work 4) opening a few work 5) No correction required

7. Even text books have gone the e-way, fitted with features that keep an eye to deadlines and map a child’s learning pattern.
1) keeps an eye to 2) keep an eye of 3) keep an eye on 4) keep an eye for 5) No correction required

8. The seniormost Cabinet ministers have been occupying with their personal agenda, rather than collective responsibility or national policy.
1) have been being occupied with 2) have to be occupying with 3) had been occupied by 4) have been occupied with 5) No correction required

9. The railways have become synonymous with neglect.
1) The railways have become synonymous for 2) The railways has become synonymous with
3) The railway have become synonymous of 4) The railways is being synonym of
5) No correction required

10. After all, her father is a friend of me.
1) a friend of I 2) a friend of myself 3) a friend of mine 4) a friend of my 5) No correction required


Answers :-

1. 2 ,     2. 3 ,     3. 1,      4. 5,      5. 4,     6. 2,      7. 3,      8. 4,     9. 5,      10. 3



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