IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018: Day 1 English Section Practice Set

Day 1: English Most Important practice Sets for IBPS Clerk  Prelims 2018 :

1. He had telephoned yesterday to (1) / ask how much of the youth (2)/ who attend our classes would be (3)/ interested in working for a textile company (4)./ No error.(5)
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2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5

2.Airline managements should note (1)/ that the ultimate passenger unfriendliness (2)/ is to have their planes crash (3)/ due to the adopted of unsafe procedures. (4)/ No error. (5)
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2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5

3.He lent me some (A)/ money on the condition (B)/ that I should return the same (C)/ before November. (D)/No Error (E)
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. E

4.The reports prompted the chairman of (A)/ the organizing committee to address a hurried press conference (B)/ where he reprimanded the media (C)/for conducting a “prejudiced campaign”.(D)/No error(E).
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. E

5.(1) There is no doubt that some people are selfish / (2) and greedy, but there / (3) are lot of more people in the world/(4) who are selfless and generous. / (5) No error
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5. 5

6.Even if we will be able (A)/ to evade a confrontation (B)/ over this this time, (C)/ it will burst on our faces three months later. (D)/ No error (E)
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. E

7.The remaining two-third of the population (A)/ should also be brought (B)/ to that level (C)/ and the wealth must be equally distributed. (D)/ No error (E)
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D
5. E

8. Many multinational companies (1)/ have not been as (2) /successful in India (3) /than we expected. (4)/ No error (5)
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2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5

9. In spite of the best governmental efforts, (1)/emission of greenhouse gases (2)/ and noxious chemicals (3)/ remain a cause of worry. (4)/No error (5)
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4. 4
5. 5

10. The opposition leader tried (1)/ to bolster his position (2)/with the voters by pressing (3)/corruption charges against rivals. (4)/No error (5)
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2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
5. 5

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1. Solution:B
Use ‘many’ in place of ‘much’. For countable nouns many is used.

2. Solution:D
Use ‘adoption’ in place of ‘adopted’. Here, a noun is required.

3. Solution:C
Use ‘it’ in place of ‘the same’.

4.Solution:E
No correction required.

5.Solution:C
Insert ‘a’ before ‘lot’

6.Solution:A
Replace will be by are.

7.Solution:A
Replace two-third by two-thirds.

8. Solution:D Replace ‘than’ with ‘as’ .

9.Solution 😀
Substitute remains.

10.Solution:C
Substitute “among the voters …”.