Jul 20, 2016

IBPS Bank Clerk Exam Model Question Paper CWE English Preliminary

IBPS Bank Clerk Exam Model Question Paper


Directions (1- 5): In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered as (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these four words printed in bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the sentence, mark (5) i.e. ‘All correct’ as your answer.

1. He was a member (1)/ of the orignal (2) / committee which drafted (3)/ these recommendations. (4) / All correct (5)

2. Do not procede (1) / with the transfer (2)/ of funds until you receive further (3) / instructions. (4)/ All correct (5)

3. Our branch is located (1) / in a remote (2)/ area where water is scarcity (3)/ available. (4) / All correct (5)

4. To gain (1) / their support. (2)/ you must convenience (3) / them of the benefits (4) / of the proposal. All correct (5)

5. The deal we negotiated (1) / has not been approved (2) / by RBI and needs (3) / to be revized. (4) / All correct (5)

IBPS Clerical CWE Preliminary and Main Examination Preparation 2016


Directions (6 - 10) : Rearrange the following six sentences. (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph: then answer the questions given below them.
(A) A few minutes later he was hauled back on board the ship, on the captain's orders.
(B) One of the crew began to complain and moan about the situation and no one could silence him.
(C) Marvelling at the change, the passengers asked for an explanation, to which the captain replied, “We never appreciate how well off we are in a situation until we fall into a worse one".
(D) During a voyage a great storm arose.
(E) In exasperation the captain ordered him to be thrown overboard.
(F) To everyone’s surprise, the man immediately went back to his post and silently began to work.

6. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

7. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

8. Which of the (following should be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

9. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

10. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) F

Directions (11 -15): 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 meaningful and grammatically correct. If t he sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

11. Ensure we have the necessary clearance is the responsibility of the legal department.
(1) Ensuring we have
(2) To ensure having
(3) We have been ensured
(4) Ensuring us having
(5) No correction required

12. They have decided to go ahead and implement which was discussed at last month's conference in Chennai.
(1) what we had discussed
(2) whatever discussion
(3) that being discussed
(4) which has been discussed
(5) No correction required

13. To reduce costs, we should replace our current system by much efficient one.
(1) through more efficient
(2) efficiently by
(3) with a more efficient
(4) for better efficiency
(5) No correction required

14. Staff in district office can easily monitor whether the payments are being, made in time.
(1) easily be monitored
(2) monitor easier whether
(3) easy to monitor that
(4) monitor easily
(5) No correction required

15. Most of the managers whom involved in the deal had previously worked for multinational banks.
(1) whose involved
(2) involvement with
(3) involving whom
(4) involved in
(5) No correction required

Direction (16 - 25) : In the following, passage there are blanks. Each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

One rainy day while driving me ho me from school my father stopped to offer a frail old man a lift. Though he was headed in the opposite ------------- (16) ----------------- my father insisted. By the time we ------------- (17) ----------------- home it was late and I was tired and ------------- (18) ----------------- with my father. That night, my father ------------- (19) ----------------- me a bedtime story as usual - A ------------- (20) ----------------- Emperor was once asked “Sire, while you ------------- (21) ----------------- rich and powerful, your teacher doesn't even ------------- (22) ----------------- a piece of land yet you visit him, ------------- (23) ----------------- don’t you summon him to court ?" The Emperor ------------- (24) ----------------- and said. “You are mistaken; my teacher is ------------- (25) ----------------- than I am. My land can be lost in a war but he possesses knowledge which can never be stolen." “The old man was my teacher" my father concluded. I have never forgotten the lesson my father ‘taught’ me that day.
16. (1) route (2) manner (3) direction (4) side (5) way

17. (1) left (2) arrived (3) return (4) gone (5) reach

18. (1) complained (2) annoying (3) hungry (4) upset (5) worried

19. (1) taught (2) described (3) told (4) reads (5) related

20. (1) greedy (2) honest (3) foolish (4) mighty (5) cruel

21. (1) are (2) being (3) were (4) so (5) seem

22. (1) own (2) earn (3) acquire (4) possessed (5) has

23. (1) however (2) but (3) (3) instead (4) when (5) why

24. (1) shouted (2) silent (3) thinks (4) smiled (5) prayed

25. (1) powerful (2) wise (3) wealthy (4) stronger (5) richer

Questions Answers
1 2
2 1
3 3
4 3
5 4
6 5
7 4
8 2
9 1
10 5
11 2
12 1
13 3
14 5
15 4
16 3
17 2
18 4
19 3
20 4
21 1
22 1
23 5
24 4
25 5

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