IBPS CLERK PRELIMS STUDY PLANNER 2018 – New Pattern Phrasal Replacement – Day 8

Dear Banking Aspirants,

IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam – 2018 – Study Planner. English is one of the sections which haunts the aspirants because many aspirants chances to go to the next level in the Banking Exams are hindered due to this section. According to recent statistics, only 30% of the aspirants score above 10 marks in the Preliminary Examination in English Section and many aspirants struggle to get the required cutoff marks.

We have already provided 7 days of English Language Quizzes in our Bankersdaily website to enhance the preparation of the aspirants. Attend the Quizzes daily without any fail to score more marks in the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2018. We have only less number of days to finalize the preparation strategy to crack the Preliminary Examinations.

After the SBI PO, SBI CLERK & IBPS PO Exams IBPS Clerk will be the most expected one to crack the banking job for many aspirants. Since IBPS has also changed the exam pattern similar to SBI, we are providing practice sets on the basis of IBPS CLERK 15 Days Study Planner.

Students are advised to practice the questions regularly and crack the IBPS Clerk 2018 which will be held shortly. Since this will be the dream job for most of the aspirant’s everyone should work hard and act smart to achieve their own destination.

We at Bankersdaily will be providing daily questions for the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2018 through this IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 – Study Planner to assist the aspirants in their preparation. All the Three sections Quants, Reasoning and English Langauge questions will be available regularly in Bankersdaily.

Quizzes will be released every day by the timing given below:

  • Quantitative Aptitude – 8:00 P.M
  • Reasoning Ability – 8:15 P.M 
  • English Language – 8:30 P.M

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D.1-5) A sentence or a part of the sentence is highlighted. Four alternatives marked as (a), (b), (c) and (d) are given as substitutions for the highlighted part, one of which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, choose the option “No improvement is required” i.e. (e).

Q.1) Certain officials has bolstered been the welfare system, building more houses and making Germany safe at home and abroad.

a) has bolster been

b) is bolstered

c) were bolstering

d) have been bolstered

e) No improvement is required.

Q.2) Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand reality.

a) characterized on

b) characterized along

c) characterizing by

d) characterizing in

e) No improvement is required.

Q.3) The mistress of the household is Katharina, who lead a quiet life to leisure at a civilised remove from the world outside.

a) who leading a quiet all life from

b) who lead a quiet life to

c) who led a quiet all life for

d) who leads a quiet life of

e) No improvement is required.

Q.4) Tariff rates fell precipitously from the 1940s to the 1980s, by which time the duties imposed on most goods traded between rich economies had fallen to negligible levels.

a) Tariffs rates fall precipitously

b) Tariff rate is precipitously felled

c) Tariffs rates precipitously fall

d) Tariff rate was felled precipitously

e) No improvement is required.

Q.5) The shift to container shipping, which made transit by sea much faster and more reliable, was largely under the early 1980s.

a) was largely over by

b) were ended largely

c) was largely around at

d) were largely over off

e) No improvement is required.

D.6-10): In the following questions, a phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options (a,b,c,d,e). Choose the most appropriate option that would make the sentence grammatically and meaningfully correct. If the statement is correct as it is, choose ‘e’-No correction is required.

Q.6) “The times when we could completely auction off others are, to an extent, over,” Ms. Merkel said on Sunday at a campaign event in Munich.

a)rely on

b) watch out

c) look for

d) show up

e) No improvement is required.

Q.7) The city police have set up a special team to come across the man who drove away the private security vehicle, which was carrying cash to replenish ATMs.

a) abide by

b) search on

c) find out

d)track down

e) No improvement is required.

Q.8) The joint panel was proposed by Myanmar to take off the Rohingya who had come to Bangladesh, fleeing the violence in the Rakhine State since August 25.

a) take out

b) take down

c) take back

d) take after

e) No improvement is required.

Q.9) His training as a civil engineer made him particularly suitable to jazz out the kind of information that was wanted.

a) blow up

b)ferret out

c) call out

d) bank on

e) No improvement is required.

Q.10) The party is advertising that the prospective donors can get the AAP donation cheque picked off from their homes.

a) picked at

b) picked out

c)picked up

d) picked on

e) No improvement is required.

Aspirants can check the Answers for the above Questions here.

Q.1) c) Sentence is in active voice and subject is plural.

Q.2) e).

Q.3) d) Sentence is in present tense (leads but not led). Subject is singular (leads). ‘of’ is correct preposition.

Q.4) e) No improvement is required.

Q.5) a) Preposition is required here (by), Singular subject takes singular verb.

Q.6) a) rely on – to depend on or trust someone or something.

Q.7) d) track down – to find something or someone after looking for them in a lot of different places.

Q.8) c) take back – to return something.

Q.9) b) ferret out – to find out a piece of information or find someone or something, after looking in many places or asking many questions.

Q.10) c) picked up – to get or bring someone or something from somewhere.

Aspirants can check the Day 5 – IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2018 from the below-given links 

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – Aptitude – Day 7 – Approximation

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – Reasoning – Day 7 – Direction Test

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2018 Planner – English Language – Day 7 – Reading Comprehension

Aspirants can check the Whole planner of IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2018 from the below-given link. 

IBPS CLERK prelims Exam 2018 – Planner 

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