Jul 12, 2016

IBPS Clerk Question Paper CWE Preliminary Examination English

IBPS Clerk Question Paper

IBPS Clerk Question Paper

Directions (1-5): 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 grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (5) as the answer.

1. Two festivals in which I participated recently brought this home point to me fairly dramatically.
(1) bring this point
(2) brought this point home
(3) brought home point this
(4) this point brought home
(5) No correction required

2. As if it had a rustic look from outside, inside the house was quite modern.
(1) Though it had
(2) As it had
(3) Even when
(4) But for
(5) No correction required

3. I knew it was bad manners, but I couldn't help interrupting their conversation.
(1) still I could not
(2) but I had to
(3) facing it I couldn't help
(4) still I was required for
(5) No correction required

4. India does not always mean technology, fashion, films or beauty contests.
(1) do not means
(2) do not always means
(3) does it always mean
(4) should not always meant
(5) No correction required

5. I write to share only those few every day moments, which my readers can identify with.
(1) those only to share
(2) to share only this
(3) only to share those
(4) only those to share
(5) No correction required


IBPS Clerical CWE Preliminary & Main Examination Preparation 2016


Directions (6 -15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake / error in it.
The error if any will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of the part with error as your answer. If there is ‘no error‘, mark (5).

6. He contributed a lot (1) / of time and money (2)/ by building a hospital (3) / in his village.(4) /No error (5).
7. All our Zonal Office (l)/ have received instructions (2) / to process loan applications(3) / within thirty days.(4)/ N0 error (5)
8. Years of (1)/ failure has (2)/ sapped him (3) / of his confidence (4)/ No error (5).
9. We are already (1) / written to the IT Department (2)/last week seeking permission (3) / to set up our own website.(4) / No error (5).
10. In order to transfer (1) / branch licenses for one (2) / bank to another you (3) / require special approval from RBI.(4)/ No error. (5)
11. After a fire destroyed the land records (1) / of many villages, the government (2) / has started maintaining (3) / scan copy of land records.(4)/ No error (5)
12. This year the number of (1) / counterfeit bank notes detected (2)/ in bank branches was (3) /highly, thanks to efficient clerical staff. (4)/ No error (5)
13. India has the (1) / third larger number (2)/ of internet users (3)/ in the world today. (4) / No error (5)
14. To be effective it is (1) / very important for employees (2)/ to know how various departments (3)/ in organisation functions. (4) / No error (5)
15. When I graduated (1) / I was the only one (2)/ in my class who (3) / went to abroad to study. (4) / No error (5)

Directions (16- 20) : 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.
The idea behind staging the World Cup in South Africa was to change how the world thought about the country. While to the world, South Africa was ------------ (16) ------------ as a country of wars ----------- (17) famines, South Africans prepared for the ------------ (18) ---------- by building stadiums and airports and ---------- (19) ------------ their homes and cities to visitors. With the ------------ (20) ----------- of hundreds and thousands of fans ----------- (21) ------------ only did the world's perception of South Africa ----------- (22) ------------- as people experienced the hospitality of its -------------- (23) ------------ but more importantly the African people ------------ (24) ---------------- to believe in themselves and in their country’s --------- (25) ----------------. Now there is hope for South Africa to live up to its potential.

16. (1) thought (2) regard (3) consider (4) referred (5) known

17. (1) also (2) resulting (3) and (4) beside (5) creating

18. (1) telecast (2) event (3) issue (4) show (5) war

19. (1) opening (2) showed (3) occupying (4) admitting (5) allowing

20. (1) cost (2) behavior (3) population (4) venue (5) arrival

21. (1) once (2) forever (3) that (4) not (5) yet

22. (1) reversed (2) transformed (3) change (4) exchange (5) subtitle

23. (1) country (2) nation (3) occasion (4) village (5) citizen

24. (1) choose (2) began (3) made (4) start (5) wanting

25. (1) future (2) nature (3) friendship (4) competition (5) freedom

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


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