RBI Office Attendant General English Question Papers

Direction (1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that party is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

1. (A) Many multinational companies / (B) have not been as / (C) successful in India / (D) than we expected. / (E) No error
2. (A) He has ruined / (B) his eyesight / (C) by not using / (D) his spectacles regularly. / (E) No error
3. (A) Mostly of the / (B) newly recruited officers / (C) have no experience / (D) in the banking sector. / (E) No error
4. (A) The resignation of / (B) one of our directors / (C) have caused the price / (D) of shares to fall. (E) No error
5. (A) There are many / (B) ways of which/ (C) inflation can / (D) be measured. / (E) No error

Direction (6-10): Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C) and (D) 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 (E) as the answer.

6. Each of the loan must be approved by the Branch Manager.
A. Every loan
B. Each one of the loan
C. Any of the loan
D. All of the loan
E. No correction required

7. The issue was taken before the Municipal Corporation meeting last week.
A. taking place at
B. taken after
C. being taken in D
D. taken up at
E. No correction required

8. He has asked for the names of those employees involved in the project.
A. had asked
B. having asked about
C. was asked that
D. is asking
E. No correction required

9. Considerate the traffic, it is better to leave for the airport an hour early.
A. While considering
B. Consideration of
C. Considering
D. Being considerate to
E. No correction required

10. He is a good leader, knowing that to motivate his employees to achieve.
A. that known when
B. who knows how
C. which knows how
D. knowing what
E. No correction required

Direction (11-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

1. The able bodied men of the tribe gathered to discuss how to climb the mountain.
2. As part of their plundering they kidnapped a baby of one of the families.
3. One day the mountain tribe invaded those living in the valley.
4. “We couldn’t climb the mountain. How could you?”, they asked. “It wasn’t your baby!” she replied.
5. There were two tribes in the Andes-one lived in the valley and the other high up in the mountains.
6. Two days later they noticed the child’s mother coming down the mountain that they hadn’t yet figured out how to climb.

11. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

12. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
A. 6
B. 5
C. 4
D. 3
E. 2

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

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

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

Direction (16-20): In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered as (A), (B), (C) and (D). 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 world is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the sentence mark, (E) i.e. ‘All Correct’ as your answer.

16. The income(A) of many people in rural(B) India is not adequate(C) to satisfy(D) their basic needs. All Correct.(E)
17. He is always(A) prompt(B) in caring(C) out instructions(D). All Correct.(E)
18. The revised(A) rates(B) of interest will be effective(C) immediately(D). All Correct.(E)
19. Such transactions(A) are quiet(B) expensive(C) and time consuming(D) for customers. All Correct(E)
20. The guidelines(A) of the new scheme(B) are expected(C) to be finally(D) soon. All Correct(E)

Direction (21-30): 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/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
I used to look (21) to the holidays. I was usually (22) to my uncle’s house where I (23) his children. I did not get paid a salary for (24). What I received in return however, was far more (25) . My uncle was an avid reader. During the time I spent with his family I had an (26) to read the vast amount of books and magazines that he possessed. This improved my English to some (27). Reading become my new (28). (29) spending my pocket money on a ticket to the cinema I began to (30) books. This has benefited me greatly.

21. A. forward B. towards C. backward D. up E. around
22. A. went B. sent C. visited D. travelled E. gone
23. A. cared B. occupy C. guarded D. taught E. played
24. A. them B. whom C. this D. now E. which
25. A. expensive B. helping C. valuable D. deserving E. demanding
26. A. opportunity B. ability C. use D. encouragement E. achievement
27. A. distance B. extent C. time D. limits E. degrees
28. A. activity B. hope C. hobby D. duty E. worship
29. A. despite B. though C. by D. instead of E. while
30. A. sell B. read C. exchange D. invest E. buy