English Language Quiz 3

English Language Quiz 3 consists of 10 new pattern questions asked in SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk exams. Candidates can practice such new pattern questions to get familiar with the actual type of questions asked in IBPS, SBI, and other insurance exams:

Question 1: In the following question, a sentence is divided in few parts and one of these parts may have an error. Find out the part of the sentence, which has error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence has no error, mark Correct Sentence as your answer.

a. Then they get a call from
b. a colleague to say that
c. something has come before and they
d. decide the meeting to be conducted
e. Correct Statement


c. something has come before and they
Explanation in detail:
(c) is not correct as the phrasal verb ‘come before’ means ‘be more important than’, this makes the sentence meaningless. The correct phrase should be ‘come up’ which means ‘happen’.

Question 2: In the following question, a sentence is divided in few parts and one of these parts may have an error. Find out the part of the sentence, which has error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence has no error, mark Correct Sentence as your answer.

a. There is a boy in the
b. meeting who just keeps
c. rabbiting out above some
d. topic that no one else is interested in
e. Correct Statement


e. Correct Statement
Explanation in detail:
The given statement is grammatically correct and meaningful.

Question 3: In the following question, a sentence is divided in few parts and one of these parts may have an error. Find out the part of the sentence, which has error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence has no error, mark Correct Sentence as your answer.

a. Health care infrastructure needs
b. to be ramped up for the next
c. two months with focus on isolation
d. beds with oxygen, ventilators and ICU beds
e. Correct Statement


e. Correct Statement
Explanation in detail:
The given statement is grammatically correct and meaningful.

Directions 4-8: In each of the questions given below, a set of five sentences is given, which are jumbled randomly. Rearrange the sentences in the right order and answer the given questions:

A. It continued raining for many days.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
D. Soon the rains came.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.

Question 4: Which among the following is the 5th sentence after rearrangement?

a. D
b. B
c. C
d. A
e. E


c. C
Explanation in detail:
The correct sequence of sentences after rearrangement is DFEACB.
D. Soon the rains came.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
A. It continued raining for many days.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
D is the beginning sentence as it introduces about the rain. As rain is followed by thunder, so the next sentence will be F. Due to rain, thunder and lighting, all the animals and birds stayed in their homes, so F is followed by E, which is followed by A. Then, A is followed by C, which tells about the monkey getting wet in the rain. The last sentence will be F, as it discusses above the monkey.

Question 5: Which among the following is the 1st sentence after rearrangement
?

a. B
b. E
c. A
d. C
e. D


e. D
Explanation in detail:
The correct sequence of sentences after rearrangement is DFEACB.
D. Soon the rains came.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
A. It continued raining for many days.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
D is the beginning sentence as it introduces about the rain. As rain is followed by thunder, so the next sentence will be F. Due to rain, thunder and lighting, all the animals and birds stayed in their homes, so F is followed by E, which is followed by A. Then, A is followed by C, which tells about the monkey getting wet in the rain. The last sentence will be F, as it discusses above the monkey.

Question 6: Which among the following is the last sentence after rearrangement?

a. C
b. D
c. A
d. B
e. E


d. B
Explanation in detail:
The correct sequence of sentences after rearrangement is DFEACB.
D. Soon the rains came.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
A. It continued raining for many days.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
D is the beginning sentence as it introduces about the rain. As rain is followed by thunder, so the next sentence will be F. Due to rain, thunder and lighting, all the animals and birds stayed in their homes, so F is followed by E, which is followed by A. Then, A is followed by C, which tells about the monkey getting wet in the rain. The last sentence will be F, as it discusses above the monkey.

Question 7: Which among the following is the 3rd sentence after rearrangement?

a. E
b. A
c. D
d. B
e. C


a. E
The correct sequence of sentences after rearrangement is DFEACB.
D. Soon the rains came.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
A. It continued raining for many days.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
D is the beginning sentence as it introduces about the rain. As rain is followed by thunder, so the next sentence will be F. Due to rain, thunder and lighting, all the animals and birds stayed in their homes, so F is followed by E, which is followed by A. Then, A is followed by C, which tells about the monkey getting wet in the rain. The last sentence will be F, as it discusses above the monkey.

Question 8: Which among the following is the 2nd sentence after rearrangement?

a. C
b. A
c. D
d. F
e. E


d. F
Explanation in detail:
The correct sequence of sentences after rearrangement is DFEACB.
D. Soon the rains came.
F. It was followed by thunder and lighting.
E. All the animals and birds stayed in their homes.
A. It continued raining for many days.
C. One day, a monkey wet in the rain came into the forest.
B. He sat on a branch, shivering with cold, water dripping from its body.
D is the beginning sentence as it introduces about the rain. As rain is followed by thunder, so the next sentence will be F. Due to rain, thunder and lighting, all the animals and birds stayed in their homes, so F is followed by E, which is followed by A. Then, A is followed by C, which tells about the monkey getting wet in the rain. The last sentence will be F, as it discusses above the monkey.

Question 9: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word that best suits the sentence.
Keep an eye out for pigeons and songbirds ____ in the garden.

a. danced
b. flirting
c. sung
d. roams
e. None of the above


b. flirting
Explanation in detail:
The appropriate word is “flirting”, as the verb here must be in the form verb + ing.

Question 10: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word that best suits the sentence.
It took me some time to _____ what wildlife gardening was about.

a. searching
b. understood
c. perceived
d. realise
e. None of the above


d. realise
Explanation in detail:
There is infinitive verb (to + verb) form used here.

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