25 July 2016

SBI and IBPS - PO Mains English Language Model Questions

Directions (Q. 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 part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).

1. The contractor stated (1)/ that three fourth of the work is completed (2)/ and remaining work (3)/ will be completed in four months. (4)/ No error (5).

2. I who is your teacher (1)/ should be treated with great respect (2)/ by you to become a model (3)/ to other students. (4)/ No error (5).

3. Since the task could not be finished (1)/ within the stipulated time (2)/ you, he and I are blamed (3)/ by the Director for insincerity. (4)/ No error (5).

4. Ravi being an officer concerned Ravi (1)/ is responsible for (2)/ the delay in getting (3)/ the schemes implemented. (4)/ No error (5).

5. We have come to know (1)/ that there are 2200 vacancies for the posts of probationary officers (2)/ as per the notification published (3)/ in the last issue of The Hindu. (4)/ No error (5).

Directions (Q. 6-10): Which of the following phrases 1), 2), 3), 4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is mark (5) as the answer.

6. One of the soldier is gallant and valiant.
1) One of the soldiers is
2) One of the soldier will be
3) One among the soldier is
4) One soldier among is
5) No correction required

7. The Director wants to know the content of the letter.
1) to have known the content of the letter.
2) knew the contents of the letter.
3) to known the content of the letter.
4) to know the contents of the letter.
5) No correction required

8. It being a holiday, we went on an outing yesterday.
1) It was being a holiday
2) Being a holiday
3) It had been a holiday
4) It would be a holiday
5) No correction required

9. Ravi's house is larger than Kiran's.
1) large than Kiran.
2) larger than Kiran.
3) larger than that of Kiran.
4) larger than those of Kiran.
5) No correction required

10. He speaks too clearly and writes too neatly, so the job has been given to him.
1) speaks very clearly and writes very neatly
2) speaks so neatly and very clearly
3) speaks very neat and writes very clear
4) speaks enough neatly and writes clearly enough
5) No correction required


1-2; It should be "three fourths".
2-1; Replace 'is' with 'am'.
3-3; Replace "you, he and I" with "I, you and he".
4-1; It should be "Being an officer concerned Ravi"
5-4; Replace "last" with "latest".
6-1; 7-4; 8-5; 9-3; 10-1.
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