English Free Practice Quiz 02 – Special IBPS PO Series | Solve Now

The IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam is just around the corner. This is the last stage of preparation for thousands of candidates who would be appearing in the exam. “Practice, Practice and more practice” should be the strategy in the final stretch of IBPS PO 2019 Main Exam preparation. To aid our readers with their practice oriented strategy and help them score 35+ in the English section, we brought the special IBPS PO series for the candidates. This Free English Practice Quiz 02. Solve the 10 English practice questions given here and let us know how you performed in the comments below -:

Free English Practice Quiz 02 -: Questions

Directions for Questions 01 to 05: Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each statement should be placed in the blank space provided so as to make a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence? If none of the sentences is appropriate, mark (5) as the answer.

Q1) Although information technology has entered the homes offices and hearts of many citizens of India, ___________.
(1) India provides the highest number of IT experts to the world every year
(2) Many people in rural areas still remain ignorant of its immense benefits
(3) Government has done its best by funding research in this field appropriately
(4) The face of communication in the years to come would change completely from the
bygone years
(5) None of these

Q2) While the environment-friendly nuclear energy could make a large addition to the energy resources, __________.
(1) Experts have a lot of expectations from this cleaner method of producing energy
(2) The government is determined to extract maximum out of this technology in the near future
(3) International lobby has been pressurizing the developing nations to shift their energy production from coal to nuclear power.
(4) The problem of locating adequate numbers of uranium reserves to run the reactors is yet to be sorted out
(5) None of these

Q3) _______, experts proposed the idea of a common school system.
(1) Overlooking the fundamental right of quality education of every child in India
(2) Since the curricular requirements of a rural child is different from an urban child
(3) Based on the fact that difference in the quality of schools acts as a ground for discrimination
(4) Since a large percentage of Indian children are getting free education
(5) None of these

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Q4) _____, the soil today is nowhere as rich in native minerals as it used to be some centuries ago.
(1) As there is a growing consent among farmers regarding limiting the use of chemical fertilizers
(2) As the chemical inputs in agriculture improved the yield many folds
(3) Owing to the uninhibited use of chemical inputs in agriculture
(4) Awareness among farmers regarding the side-effects of chemical farming grew when
(5) None of these

Q5) As allegations of crores of rupees changing hands to permit illegal mining began to fly thick and fast, ___________.
(1) Government ordered an enquiry which exposed a nexus between mine operators and bureaucrats
(2) It caused great damage to the surrounding ecosystem and the environment in general
(3) The officials have been irresponsible in failing to bring it to the notice of the court in time
(4) The powerful mining lobby had bribed the officials to | obtain permit for mining on ecologically sensitive land
(5) None of these

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Directions for Questions 46 to 50: In each of the given sentences, select the sentence which would either follow or precede the given sentence in grammatically and conceptually appropriate manner. The instruction is given at the end of every statement.

Q6) Unfortunately, however, these slum dwellers are looked upon by the society as an appendix causing ills in the urban society.
Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?
(1) Health officials have been warning the government against the transmission of contagious diseases from the slum areas to other parts of the city.
(2) Slum dwellers not only play a significant role in urban economy but also provide cheap labor for everyday work of the cities.
(3) A recent report suggested that 34 per cent of government land is illegally occupied by the slum dwellers.
(4) The slum dwellers live in sub-human, unhygienic conditions in their tiny shanties and are very often hubs for criminal activities.
(5) None of these

Q7) However, since the beginning of the nineties, free market forces have been allowed to play for ensuring all-round development in Indian markets as well.
Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?
(1) Entry of various market forces increased the competition faced by the indigenous organizations manifold.
(2) The severe shortage of newest technology and products in the late 1980s ended with the entry of foreign players in the Indian market.
(3) A major roadblock faced by the foreign investors was the poor infrastructural facilities which was however overtaken by the prospects seen in the huge market.
(4) India had been following a very selective and conservative economic policy during the late 1980s.
(5) None of these

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Q8) That was mainly because only two per cent of the total farmers could actually comprehend the lengthy procedures to obtain the loan and be benefited from it.
Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?
(1) Many moneylenders have been making the most out of this situation and providing loans to the rest of the farmers at inflated prices.
(2) There is thus an urgent need to make the schemes and policy as simple and farmer-friendly as possible.
(3) A new loan scheme started by the government a couple of months ago proved to be a huge failure and utterly unpopular among the farmers.
(4) This situation can be improved by providing mediators to carry out a follow-up of the lengthy official procedure for the farmers.
(5) None of these

Q9) The foreign embassy has put forward a demand to the government that prosecution may be carried out on a foreign land and not in the country to which the terrorists belong.
Which of the following sentences would immediately follow the above sentence?
(1) Army arrested the terrorists responsible for kidnapping four foreign tourists after a daylong operation.
(2) The foreign ministry has offered all possible help to the government for hunting down the terrorists involved in it.
(3) Government has politely declined the request to handover the arrested terrorists for prosecution outside the country.
(4) The arrested terrorists were sentenced to life imprisonment after being prosecuted by a panel of international judges.
(5) None of these

Q10) This is because most of the institutes for higher learning lack the basic infrastructure, trained staff and equipment necessary for the physically challenged.
Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?
(1) Many physically challenged people have been performing as well as other students perform in their studies.
(2) The percentage of illiterate, physically challenged people in rural areas is considerably more than that in the urban areas.
(3) According to a recent survey, only two out of nearly 200 universities in India have adequate number of books in Braille.
(4) Although government has been making many provisions to improve higher education in India, no attention has been paid to the education of the physically challenged students.
(5) None of these.

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Free English Practice Quiz 02 -: Answer Key

Q1.              Q2.              Q3.              Q4.              Q5.              Q6.              Q7.              Q8.              Q9.              Q10.         
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