English Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

 IBPS Clerk Mains English Practice Questions

Direction (1-5): In Question given below, there are two statements, each statement consists of a blank. You have to choose the option which provides the correct set of words that fits in the blanks in both the statements appropriately making them meaningful and grammatically correct.

Q.1  A. He had a ____impression of rain pounding on the packed earth.
B. The judges determined that the law was too ____ to be fairly enforced.


vague-of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

Q.2  A. Failure to wrestle teenagers out of bed before a viewing will also ____potential buyers.
B. Further police activity may _____ victims from being candid with police and in court for fear of future investigation.


Explanation: deter-discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences. Hence the most appropriate word is deter.

Q.3  A. In our culture, girls are brought up to____ to the needs of others.
B. New York is a pragmatic place, where people _____ to think more about the how than the why.
(a) young
(b) entrust
(c) conduct
(d) incite
(e) tend


Tend- regularly or frequently behave in a particular way or have a certain characteristic.


Q.4  A. When price becomes so _____ in consumer thinking, the system gets distorted.
B. Britain is on course for stronger growth in the final quarter after a surge in activity in the _____ services sector.


Explanation: Dominant-having power and influence over others; a dominant trait or gene.

Q.5  A. The only difference was this time we didn’t ____ four goals.
B. He had to ___at the end of his term that he had failed to deliver it.

Explanation: concede- admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.

Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam