Previous English Questions for Upcoming IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2015-Set-5

    Previous English Questions
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    List of Previous English Questions for the upcoming IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2015 were given below. Candidates those who are preparing for those exams can use these questions to score more marks.

         Directions (Questions 111 – 115):Which of the phrases given against the sentences should replace the word / phrase given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5). Ie (No correction required), as the answer..

    1).Top managers are often stymied by thedifficult of managing conflict.
    a)   Difficulties of managing
    b)   Difficulty for managing
    c)   Difficulty for management
    d)   Difficult of management
    e)   No correction required

    2).Reaching collective decisionsbased on individual preferences is an imperfect science.
    a)   Based for
    b)   based
    c)   in
    d)   based in
    e)   No correction required

    3).Hollywoodbare escaped being totally sidelined by the rise of television?
    a)   Bare escapism
    b)   Barely escapism
    c)   Bare escapes
    d)   Barely escaped
    e)   No corrections required

    4).Taking good decisions andimplement those quicklyare the hallmarks of high – performing organizations
    a)   Implementation quickly
    b)   Implementing quick
    c)   Implementing these quickly
    d)   Quick implementing those
    e)   No correction required

    5).Innovation have always beenthe top corporate agenda?
    a)   Has always
    b)   Had being
    c)   Has always been
    d)   Always been
    e)   No correction required

       Directions (Questions. 116 – 120):Rearrange the six sentences denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F to make a meaningful seven – sentence paragraph together with the first sentence marked as no. I and then answer the given questions.
    (1) So how is global competition changing companies
    (A) For example, a group with a Europe – wide pay freeze may have to be flexible enough to authorize salary increases to specialists and managers in developing countries, who are still able to jump ship for a better offer.
    (B)  Second, the emerging – market companies as well as established multinationals are rivals, – there is no way these can be ignored
    (C)  First, businesses are having to respond  faster than before to pay changes.
    (D)  A case in point today is Africa, where rapid growth in key countries, notably Nigeria, has persuaded many business people that the continent’s time may finally have arrived.
    (E) The sight of well – paid expatriate foreign managers inspires the local Indian executives to ask for more and employers have to respond.
    (F)  So such countries where people move easily like India- are seeing executive pay rising rapidly.

    6).Which of the following should be theLAST (SEVENTH)sentence after rearrangement?
    a)   F
    b)   E
    c)   D
    d)   C
    e)   B

    7).Which of the following should be theFOURTHsentence after the rearrangement?
    a)   A
    b)   B
    c)   C
    d)   D
    e)   F

    8).Which of the following should be theFIFTHsentence after the rearrangement?
    a)   S
    b)   B
    c)   C
    d)   E
    e)   F

    9).Which of the following should be theSECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
    a)   A
    b)   B
    c)   C
    d)   E
    e)   F

    10).Which of the following should theTHIRDsentence after the rearrangement?
    a)   A
    b)   B
    c)   V
    d)   F
    e)   E
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