Bank sample Question Papers

General English for Bank Exams

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English for Bank PO

Question 1
Directions: Rearrange the following six sentences (1), (2), (3), (4). (5) and (6) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. Being generous by nature, the king offered them ä meal and treated them kindly.

B. In appreciation the king ordered a stew to be prepared for the feast in honour of the farmer.

C. The king welcomed them too and placed before each a bowl of water saying, This is the stew of the hare!"

D. A few days later, a few people came to the court claimihg to be neighbours of the farmer."

E. A poor farmer presented a fine hare to the king.

F. Not long afterwards a large number of people appeared at the palace and introduced themselves as neighbours of the farmer.

Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?

A
D
B
A
C
C
D
F
E
B
Question 2
Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement ?
A
E
B
B
C
D
D
C
E
F
Question 3
Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ?
A
B
B
A
C
D
D
E
E
C
Question 4
Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

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A
D
B
A
C
C
D
E
E
B
Question 5
Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
A
B
B
E
C
D
D
F
E
C
Question 6
Directions: Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence meaningful and grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

Ensure we have the necessary clearance is the responsibility of the legal department.

A
Ensuring we have
B
We have been ensured
C
Ensuring us having
D
To ensure having
E
No correction required
Question 7
They have decided to go ahead and implement which was discussed at last month's conference in Chennai.
A
what we had discussed
B
No correction required
C
that being discussed
D
which has been discussed
E
whatever discussion
Question 8
To reduce costs, we should replace our current system by much efficient one.

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A
efficiently by
B
through more efficient
C
No correction required
D
for better efficiency
E
with a more efficient
Question 9
Staff in the district offices can easily monitor whether the payments are being made in time.
A
easy to monitor that
B
No correction required
C
monitor easily
D
easily be monitored
E
monitor easier whether
Question 10
Most of the managers whom involved in the deal had previously worked for multinational banks.
A
No correction required
B
involvement with
C
whose involved
D
involving whom
E
involved in
Question 11
Directions: Which of the following is most opposite in meaning to the word given in bold as used in the passage.

REHEARSED

A
forced
B
repeated
C
effortless
D
fake
E
unplanned
Question 12
A
obstacle
B
oblige
C
distracted
D
determined
E
reluctant
Question 13
BRUTALLY
A
cruelly
B
gently
C
rarely
D
harmfully
E
partly
Question 14
Directions:  Choose the  word/group  of words which  is most similar in meaning to the word/ group of words printed in bold as used in the passage.

WORTH

A
importance
B
costing
C
appeal
D
merit
E
significance
Question 15
TOUCHED
A
called
B
patted
C
felt
D
tapped
E
moved
Question 16
Directions: Which of the phrases (A). (B), (C) and (D) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (E) as the answer.

Banks Charge differently rate of interest depending on the size of the loan.

A
the different rate of interest
B
differently what rate of interest
C
No correction required
D
difference in rate of interests
E
different rates of interest
Question 17
It is necessary that we take any steps to reduce pollutions soon.
A
we should take every
B
us to take any
C
we have taken no
D
No correction required
E
we take some
Question 18
It is too early to say how the impact the new tax will have op Investors.
A
how much impacts
B
No correction required
C
what are the impacts of
D
that the impact
E
what impact
Question 19
Kindly ask his advice regarding the various health Insurance policies presently available.
A
regarding his advice
B
about his advice
C
No correction required
D
that he should advise
E
him to advise that
Question 20
Unfortunately many of our towns and cities do have more good transportation Systems.

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A
not have good
B
No correction required
C
not having better
D
not have much good
E
have a good
Question 21
Directions: Choose the word or group of words which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in the passage

PLANNED

A
automatic
B
deliberate
C
organised
D
informal
E
cancelled
Question 22
CELEBRATE
A
moum
B
reject
C
insult
D
dishonour
E
infamous
Question 23
BEFRIENDED
A
killed
B
recoiled
C
ignored
D
accepted
E
mistrusted
Question 24
PETTY
A
important
B
vast
C
huge
D
tremendous
E
frugal
Question 25
A
loving
B
careless
C
common
D
heartless
E
unique
Question 26
DISGUST
A
compensate
B
discourage
C
incompetent
D
charm
Question 27
DISHONEST
A
distribute
B
hideous
C
reliable
D
disapproval
Question 28
Directions: In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, five pairs of words are given. Find out the correct pair of words and fill in the blanks.

The world is ___ the way it is, because it is what we wanted to experience at some level of ___.

A
famous, search
B
perfect, consciousness
C
wonderful, brightness
D
okay, intelligence
Question 29
The church of England has ___ that it can’t allow a multi-faith ceremony __ for Prince Charles.

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A
asserted, coronation
B
projected, wedding
C
decided, functional
D
ordered, birth
Question 30
The ___ are the poorest and most ___ people in our cities.
A
workers, happy
B
homeless, vulnerable
C
poor, helpless
D
rural, hardworking
Question 31
Reform will not only help the U.N. ____, but also contribute to ___ stability in Asia.
A
ascend, social
B
revitalise, geopolitical
C
revolutionise, political
D
regenerate, economic
Question 32
Feeling the ___ of the higher power is an ____.
A
presence, ecstasy
B
emotions, theme
C
value, dream
D
absence, innocence
Question 33
One of the ___ secrets Gandhi gave us is that strength does not come from bone and muscle, it comes from an ___ will.
A
straight, ironical
B
magnificent, indomitable
C
wonderful, ideal
D
simple, inner
Question 34
Inner-faith requires that there is both ___ and ____ among religions.
A
trust, respect
B
value, esteem
C
harmony, co-operation
D
establishment, survival
Question 35
If disasters and ___ are the wake up call for a world that it has gone ___, then we are now in the position to acknowledge it to manifest the world we desire to experience.
A
wars, insane
B
peace, mad
C
famines, out
D
mishaps, trivial
Question 36
Pure vowels are also known as ___

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A
Triphthongs
B
Phonemes
C
Monophthongs
D
Diphthongs
Question 37
The word ‘inactive’ is a/an ___
A
Adverb
B
Noun
C
Adjective
D
Preposition
Question 38
The word ‘irrelevance’ is a ____
A
Preposition
B
Noun
C
Conjunction
D
Verb
Question 39
Directions: In these questions, A part of the sentence is bold part of which may need improvement. Alternatives are given at (a), (b) and (c) below which may be a better option. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (d).

He work hard will succeed.

A
No improvement
B
Who will work hard
C
Who will be working hard
D
Who works hard
Question 40
It is high time you started revising your lessons.

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A
Will start
B
Start
C
Had started
D
No improvement
Question 41
With these extra people you can work easily with this job.
A
No improvement
B
Cope
C
Deal
D
Improve
Question 42
I visited my aunt just before a week.
A
A week before
B
No improvement
C
A week earlier
D
A week ago
Question 43
Foreigners often come a cross with serious difficulties in studying English.
A
Come across
B
Have to come across with
C
Come cross with
D
No improvement
There are 43 questions to complete.

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