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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

English Language For IBPS PO | 09- 10- 18

Mahendra Guru
English Language For IBPS PO | 09- 10- 18
Dear Aspirants,

As IBPS has released the official notification of the Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts and the exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in October / November 2018. 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 PO 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 PO 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 questions. 

An old woman lived in Uttar Kashi at the foothill of the Himalayas. She had a big farm hence she needed many maid servants to work in it. There being a lot of work on the farm the maid servants were made to rise with the dawn

The old woman had no alarm clock but she had a cock who who crowed at the crack of dawn. No sooner did the old woman hear the cock’s crow than she woke up her servants at four O’clock in the morning. This went on day after day. Her maid servants were lazy and resented the fact that daily their sleep was disturbed. After a long discussion of their problem they came to the conclusion that the cock was the cause of the problem. 

So, they decided to kill the cock. They felt that once the cock was eliminated the old lady would sleep and so they would be left in peace, with nobody to disturb their sleep. Accordingly one night when the old woman was fast asleep, they caught hold of the cock and killed it. The next day their jubilation knew no bounds, for without the cock to wake her up the old lady slept till well after daybreak and so did her maid servants. 

Realising the something was amiss, the old woman went in search of the cock, but she could not find the bird anywhere on the farm. She was heart broken at the loss of her faithful bird. However, undeterred the next morning she resumed her task of awakening her maid servants, Initially she woke them at a reasonable hour out of force of habit. 

But as the days spent by she lost count of time and woke the servants as soon as she was awaken which was generally between two O’ clock to three O’clock in the morning. Sometimes when her insomnia was bad, she even woke them at twelve O’clock in the night. Alas! The maid servants realised their mistake. At least when the cock was alive they were regularly woken up at four O’ clock in morning. They soon realised that wicked deeds bring their own punishment. 

Q.1. Why were the servants made to rise early in the morning? 

(1) The sun rises early in hilly area. 

(2) There was a lot of work to be carried out on the farm. 

(3) The old woman believed that early rising was good for health 

(4) The servants were eager to get up early to finish the work before sunset. 

(5) None of these 

Q.2. What happened a day after the cock was killed? 

(1) The old woman got up after the day break 

(2) The servants got a break from their work on the farm 

(3) The old woman fired her servants for killing the cock 

(4) The old woman resolved to take revenge on the servants 

(5) None of these 

Q.3. Which of the following is NOT TRUE in the context of the passage? 

(1) The old woman had a big farm 

(2) Sleep of servants was always disturbed 

(3) The maid servants’ condition became worst after the death of the cock 

(4) The old woman sometimes used to wake up the servants after sunrise 

(5) The cock was killed by the servants at the night 

Q.4. Why were the maid servants Jubilant? 

(1) The old woman was very unhappy because of the death of the cock 

(2) They were able to get up when ever they wanted 

(3) The old woman was discouraged and demoralized 

(4) There was no interference from the cock in their work 

(5) None of these 

Q.5. Why did the maid servant decide to kill the cock? 

(1) The cock was a nuisance for the crop 

(2) The old woman loved the cock 

(3) The sound of the cock’s crowing was harsh and uncomfortable 

(4) The servants were made to wake up at cock’s crow early in the morning 

(5) None of these 

Q.6. Which one of the following was the mistake realized by the maid servant? 

(1) Having accepted to work on the farm 

(2) Not getting up early 

(3) Not killing the cock earlier 

(4) Informing the old woman about killing of the cock 

(5) None of these 

Q.7. Which of the following statements is True in the context of the passage. 

(1) The old woman lived in plains 

(2) The old woman had an alarm clock to wake her up early in the morning 

(3) The maid servants ultimately repented having killed the cock. 

(4) Some of the maid servant were very unhappy at the killing of the cock 

(5) The maid servants killed the cock while they were working on the farm 

Q.8. Why did the old woman need many maid servants? 

(1) She lived in a hilly and difficult area 

(2) She had nobody else to protect her property 

(3) She had a big farm and maid servants were needed to work on it. 

(4) The woman was very old and needed to be looked after by servants 

(5) None of these 

Q.9. What did the maid servants resent? 

(1) Getting up very early in the morning 

(2) The old woman’s unsympathetic behaviour 

(3) The hard work they had to put up on the farm 

(4) Unco-operative behaviour of the old woman 

(5) None of these 

Q.10. When the cock was alive at which time maid servants used to wake up? 

(1) at four O’clock in the morning 

(2) at half past four in the morning 

(3) at three o’clock in the morning 

(4) at five O’clock in the morning 

(5) None of these 












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