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Saturday, 15 September 2018

English Language For IBPS RRB PO/Clerk | 15- 09- 18

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English Language For IBPS RRB PO/Clerk | 15- 09- 18

Dear Readers,

As IBPS has released the official notification of the Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (CRP RRBs VII) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II And III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and the exam is going to be held in the month of August 2018 and September 2018 for both the posts. Looking at the notification, we have now started subject-wise quizzes for the exam. It will include quizzes of all the subjects- Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning and Computer. All these quizzes will be strictly based on the latest pattern of the IBPS RRB exam and will be beneficial for your preparations. So, keep following the quizzes which will provide you a set of 10 questions daily. 



Here, we are providing you important questions of English Language for IBPS RRB 2018 exam.

Q.1-10.Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words have been printed in bold to help you locate’ them while answering some of the questions. 

TV transmission is one of those marvels of modern science which have revolutionized the life of every man, woman and child in all countries of the world. Since the number of TV fans already running into billions is multiplying daily, it is but natural to assume that this mass propaganda-cum-entertainment medium has an iron grip on the imagination as well as thinking faculties of those who remain glued to the small screen for hours together. As it is no easy matter to wean drug-addicts from the embrace of hashish, marijuana or cocaine or cigarette smokers from that of nicotine, it is a task almost incapable of accomplishment by ordinary mortal to break the habit of spending long hours before TV screen. The intimate association of viewers with TV programmes therefore, is moulding and shaping their life in a thousand different ways. These programmes include feature films which instruct them not only what they should eat, drink and wear, and how they should reshape their dining , drawing and bathrooms. But also how to commit murders, and robberies and make the most effective use of instruments of villainy, violence and crime to rise from rags to riches. No other mass media is as effective a catalyst of change in the life of modern man as is TV today. During the last half century it has almost reshaped our civilization and ushered us into a world that is far removed from that of our ancestors who lived on this planet during the time of the first world war. TV has become that chamber or corner of the human brain which harbous thoughts or ideas which is the seat of individuality and which enables man to exercise his judgement. In other words, media lords , exercising their enormous money- power, have spread their tentacles over the thinking, feeling and reasoning faculties of the vast army of TV viewers. 

To instruct, to delight and to make readily and instantly available information material concerning events happening in different parts of the worl d are the major objectives of television networks. The benefits of different programmes telecast by them reach all sections of society. But the greatest beneficiaries are Politicians, particularly the ruling elite who own or control them. Capturing world markets and governments and for tightening their hold on the levers of power. 

Q.1. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage ? 

(1) Some T.V. programme are just moulding and shaping life of people. 

(2) T.V. programmes include feature films which instruct people how to commit murders. 

(3) T.V. transmission has revolutionized the life of everyman. 

(4) Both 1 & 3 

(5) Both 2 & 3 

Q.2. Which of the following is not true according to the passage ? 

(1) T.V. programmes include feature film which instruct people what they should eat drink and wear. 

(2) During the last half century T.V. has almost reshaped our civilization. 

(3) Movie has become chamber or corner of human brain. 

(4) Both 1 & 2 

(5) None of these 

Q.3. Which of the following is not a major objectives of Television networks ? 

(1) To instruct 

(2) To delight 

(3) To make readily and instantly available information. 

(4) To lead astray 

(5) None of these 

Q.4. Which of the following can not be inferred from the passage ? 

(1) The number of T.V. fans are running in to billions and multiplying daily. 

(2) Politicians are exercising their enormous money power. 

(3) Movies affect our life style. 

(4) Both 1 & 3 

(5) None of these 

Q.5. Which of the following can be a suitable title for the passage? 

(1) T.V. transmission 

(2) The impact of television on modem life. 

(3) Short coming of television programmes 

(4) T.V. programmes & movies 

(5) Television 

Q.6-10. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME is meaning as the word printed in bold as used in the passage. 

Q.6. Marvel 

(1) Admire 

(2) Revolution 

(3) Amuse 

(4) Surprise 

(5) Addiction 

Q.7. Embrace 

(1) Addict 

(2) Accept 

(3) Enclose 

(4) habit 

(5) include 

Q.8. Villainy 

(1) Crime 

(2) Action 

(3) Henious 

(4) Vicious 

(5) Abhor 

Q.9-10. Choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word printed in bold as used in the passage. 

Q.9. Different 

(1) Same 

(2) Altered 

(3) Various 

(4) Contrasting 

(5) Changed 

Q.10. Delight 

(1) Upset 

(2) Dissatisfaction 

(3) Thrill 

(4) Pleasure 

(5) please 

ANSWERS 

Q.1.(5) 

Q.2.(3) 

Q.3.(4) 

Q.4.(2) 

Q.5.(2) 

Q.6.(4) Marvel means surprise. 

Q.7.(4) In context of the passage embrace means habit (addiction) but embrace literal meaning is not habit. 

Q.8.(1) villainy means Vicious act so answer is crime. 

Q.9.(1) same 

Q.10.(1) upset 


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