## English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017

English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz Section. The following quiz covers Reading Comprehension (10 Questions), Cloze Test (10 Questions), Sentence fillers (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## English Language Cloze Test Practice Questions

English Language Cloze Test Practice Questions
Direction (1 – 5): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

## Time and Work Practice Problems – Set 3

Time and Work Practice Problems – Set 3
1. Sailesh worked for 2 hr and then Mahendra joined him. Sailesh then worked for four more hours and then left the work. After Sailesh left, Mahendra took another 20 hr to complete the remaining work. If both of them work together they can complete the work in 18 hr. How many hr will Sailesh and Mahendra take respectively to complete the work if they work separately?

## English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017

English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz Section. The following Quiz covers Reading Comprehension (10 Questions), Cloze Test (10 Questions), Error Deduction (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## English Language Reading Comprehension Questions

DIRECTIONS (1 – 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.

## Practice Problems on Partnership – Set 2

Practice Problems on Partnership – Set 2
1. A, B and C started a business. A’s investment is 2 times of B’s investment and B’s investment is 5 times of C’s investment. Find the profit of B in the total profit of Rs. 25600.
a) Rs. 7000
b) Rs. 8500
c) Rs. 7200
d) Rs. 8000
e) None of these

## English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017

English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz section. The following quiz covers Reading Comprehension (10 Questions), Cloze Test (10 Questions), Sentence Rearrangement (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## English Language Double Fillers | IBPS | Insurance Exams

English Language Double Fillers | IBPS | Insurance Exams
Directions (1 – 10): The following sentences each contain two blanks, indicating that something has been left out of the sentence. Each answer choice contains one word or a set of words. Select the word or set of words, that, when inserted in the blank(s), best fits the context of the sentence.

## English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017

English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz section. The following quiz covers Reading Comprehension (10 Questions), Cloze Test (10 Questions), Sentence Fillers (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## English Language Error Deduction Questions - Set 30

English Language Error Deduction Questions
Direction (1 – 15): Please select the most appropriate option, out of the five options given for each of the following sentences, which, in your view, should be grammatically and structurally correct. Please note that the meaning & context of the sentence must not change.

## English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017

English Language Practice Questions | IBPS 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Quiz Section. The following Quiz covers Reading Comprehension (8 Questions), Cloze Test (5 Questions), Phrase Connectors (5 Questions), Synonyms / Antonyms (2 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## Compound Interest Practice Problems – Set 2

Compound Interest Practice Problems – Set 2
1. The population of town is decreasing by a certain rate of interest (Compounded annually). If the current population be 29160 and ratio of in population second year and 3rd year be 10 : 9. When was the population 3 years ago?
a) 40,000
b) 35,000
c) 55,000
d) 33,000
e) 42,000

## Cloze Test Practice Questions for Bank Exams

Cloze Test Practice Questions for Bank Exams
Directions (1 – 5): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which, fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
After months of colder weather, the days get longer, the buds (1) ............ in the trees, birds sing, and the world (2) ............ a green dress. Spring passes (3) ............ summer. Everyone knows that summer will not (4) ............ . The power of all the wisest men and women in the world cannot keep it for us. The corn becomes ripe, the leaves turn brown and then drop to the ground, (5) ............ the world changes its green dress for a dress of autumn colors.
1. A) fall off B) take up C) put off D) come out E) bring down
2. A) looks after B) puts on C) carries on D) comes round E) deals with
3. A) into B) by C) from D) on E) out of
4. A) forego B) evaluate C) succumb D) last E) evolve
5. A) yet B) therefore C) since D) whereas E) and
Directions (6 – 10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which, fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
The postal service is the government agency (1) ----- handles the mail. Its job is (2) ----- letters and packages to people and businesses all over the world. Its goal is to see that your mail gets to its destination (3) ----- possible. People (4) ----- the postal service to deliver important letters and even valuables, (5) ----- time and to the right person.
6. A) the fact that B) whether C) of which D) that E) in that
7. A) being delivered B) to be delivered C) to have delivered D) having delivered E) to deliver
8. A) less quickly B) too quickly C) so quickly that D) as quickly as E) the most quickly
9. A) back out B) check out C) come in D) figure out E) rely on
10. A) to B) for C) at D) on E) over
Directions (11 – 20): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, four words are suggested, one of which, fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
The water shortage in what was undivided Adilabad district is of comparatively recent origin, if one looks at the (11)_____ of a few surviving open wells, which are over a century old. It makes it clear that the residents of the area, mainly people of tribal origin, like the Raj Gonds, who live between the Penganga and the Godavari, had a close (12)_____ with natural resources.
These wells, known locally as ‘kui,’ (13)_____ water through the year, even in high (14)_____ areas. One example is the well called kantam (perennially full), in Kanchanpalli village, in the Lingapur mandal of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. It (15)_____ the needs of 80 families and over 100 heads of cattle. “It never dries up,” says Athram Bheem Rao, the 62-year-old inheritor of the Gond Raja title.
The sides of the rectangular kui are lined with teak logs, and at the top, thinner logs provide a secure place for the person drawing water to stand. A boom at the side, rather like those one would see at a railway crossing, lowers a pot or bucket attached to a rope into the well.
The water (16)______ is poured into a hollowed-out log, which pipes it into another hollow (17)_____. This collection method ensures that any (18)_____ that comes up settles at the bottom. After taking the water, the locals leave the lower log full for animals to drink.
The Gond people say that the water level in this well increases whenever there is rainfall in the (19)______ areas of the Kadem, a stream about 15 kilometres away. This indicates that an underground stream connects the two; the Gonds call this subterranean stream the Satganga.
Only a handful of such kuis still remain (20)______. One other can be found on the road between Chinna Dhoba and Seetagondi village, Sirpur mandal.
11. (a) validation (b) evidence (c) verification (d) confirmation
12. (a) connect  (b) associate (c) couple (d) affix
13. (a) yield (b) capitulate (c) relent (d) surrender
14. (a) height (b) altitude (c) elevation (d) inclination
15. (a) completes (b) performs (c) fulfils (d) serves
16. (a) pulled (b) drawn (c) fetched (d) yielded
17. (a) log (b) bole (c) stump (d) branch
18. (a) sediment (b) silt (c) deposit (d) alluvium
19. (a) catching (b) harvesting (c) catchment (d) turbulent
20. (a) practical (b) utilitarian (c) functional (d) serviceable
1. D)   2. B)   3. A)   4. D)   5. E)   6. D)   7. E)   8. D)   9. E)   10. D)
11. (b)
Evidence: the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
"the study finds little evidence of overt discrimination"
12. (a)
Connect: associate or relate (something) in some respect.
"employees are rewarded with bonuses connected to their firm's performance"
13. (a)
Yield: produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product).
"the land yields grapes and tobacco"
14. (b)
Altitude: the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.
"flight data including airspeed and altitude"
15. (d)
Serves: perform duties or services for (another person or an organization.
"Malcolm has served the church very faithfully"
16. (b)
Draw: pull or drag (something such as a vehicle) so as to make it follow behind.
"a cart drawn by two horses"
17. (a)
Log: a part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off.
"she tripped over a fallen log"
18. (b)
Silt: fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water and deposited as a sediment, especially in a channel or harbour.
19. (d)
Catchment: the action of collecting water, especially the collection of rainfall over a natural drainage area.
"water catchment continues the whole year round"
20. (c)
Functional: designed to be practical and useful, rather than attractive.
"a small, functional bathroom"

## Allegations and Mixtures Practice Set – 2

Allegations and Mixtures Practice Set – 2
1. In a mixture of milk and water, the proportion of water by weight was 75%. If in the 60 gms mixture 15 gms water was added, what would be the percentage of water in the new mixture?
a) 75%
b) 88%
c) 90%
d) 100%
e) None of these

## Percentages Practice Questions – Set 2

Percentages Practice Questions – Set 2
1. The difference between 20% of a number and 4/5th of the same number is 2499. What is 2/7th of that number ?
a) 2156
b) 1190
c) 1090
d) 1465
e) None of these

## Current Affairs Daily Updates: 21st and 22nd August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 21st and 22nd August 2017
AWARDS AND HONOURS
12-year-old Indian-Origin Crowned Child Genius in United Kingdom
• A 12-year-old Indian-origin boy named Rahul Doshi crowned as the United Kingdom ‘Child Genius’ in a popular television quiz competition days after he became an overnight sensation after answering all questions correctly.
• Rahul Doshi won the Channel 4 show ‘Child Genius’ by beating his nine-year-old opponent, Ronan.

## Ratio and Proportion Practice Problems – Set 2

Ratio and Proportion Practice Problems – Set 2
1. If sum of two numbers is 1210 and if 4/15 of one number is 2/5 of the other. Then one of the two numbers is:
a) 284
b) 362
c) 482
d) 726

## LCM and HCF Practice Problems – Set 2

LCM and HCF Practice Problems – Set 2
1. A student can divide her books into groups of 5, 9 and 13. what is the smallest possible number of the books ?
a) 487
b) 585
c) 635
d) 705

## Practice Problems on Trains – Set 1

Practice Problems on Trains – Set 1
1. A train of length 150 meters can cross a bridge in 30 seconds when travelling at a speed of 40km/hr. Then what is the length of the bridge?
a) 180m
b) 182
c) 183
d) 185

## Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 18th August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 18th August 2017
1. Which of the following ministry has launched the ‘Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali’ campaign in New Delhi?
A) Ministry of Home
B) Ministry of Finance
C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
D) Ministry of Environment

## Practice Problems on Numbers – Set 1

Practice Problems on Numbers – Set 1
1. The difference between a number and its three- fifth is 50. What is the number ?
a) 50
b) 75
c) 100
d) 125
e) None of these
Explanation: Let the number be x.
Then, x-3/5x = 50 <=> 2/5x = 50 <=> x = (50*5/2) = 125

## Simplifications Practice Questions – Set 2

Simplifications Practice Questions – Set 2
Directions (1 – 10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?
1. 48% of 4800 + 24% of 1260 =?
a) 2606.66
b) 2556.65
c) 2566.56
d) 2286
e) None of these

## Simplifications Practice Questions – Set 1

Simplifications Practice Questions – Set 1
Directions (1 – 10): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?
1. 1/6 of (92)% of 1 1/23 of (650) = 85 + ?
a) 18
b) 21
c) 19
d) 28
e) None of these

## Practice Problems on Averages – Set 5

Practice Problems on Averages – Set 5
1. The average salary of all the employees in a small organization is Rs 8,000. The average salary of 7 technicians is Rs 12,000 and the average salary of the rest is Rs 6,000. The total number of employees in the organisation is?
a) 20
b) 21
c) 22
d) 25
e) 26

## Current Affairs Daily Updates: 19th August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 19th August 2017
APPOINTMENTS
Putin appoints Nikolay Kudashev as Russia’s New Ambassador to India
• Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed career diplomat Nikolay Kudashev as Russia’s new ambassador to India.
• The appointment of Kudashev comes nearly seven months after the death of Russia’s previous ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin.

## English Language Quiz for IBPS Exams 2017

English Language Quiz for IBPS Exams 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz section. The following quiz covers Reading Comprehension (5 Questions), Cloze Test (5 Questions), Sentence fillers (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## Percentages Practice Questions – Set 1

Percentages Practice Questions – Set 1
1. In an election between two candidates, 75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% of the votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the total valid votes. Find the total number of votes enrolled in that election.
a) 9000
b) 15680
c) 16800
d) 17200
e) None of these

## Problems on Ages Practice Quiz – Set 2

Problems on Ages Practice Quiz – Set 2
1. Ram is two years older than Shyam who is twice as old as Mohan. If the total of the ages of Ram, Shyam and Mohan be 27, the how old is Shyam ?
a) 7 years
b) 8 years
c) 9 years
d) 10 years
e) None of these

## Boats and Streams Practice Problems – Set 2

Boats and Streams Practice Problems – Set 2
1. A boat covers a distance of 30 km downstream in 2 hours while it takes 6 hours to cover the same distance upstream. How much time the boat will take to cover 90 km in still water?
(a) 6 hrs
(b) 9 hrs
(c) 15 hrs
(d) 16 hrs
(e) 22 hrs

## Current Affairs Daily Updates: 18th August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 18th August 2017
APPOINTMENTS
Mamta Suri takes charge as Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board
• Mamta Suri takes charge as the Executive Director of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
• Earlier, Dr. Suri was serving as the Chief General Manager of the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India.
• IBBI is a regulator over the Insolvency Professionals, Insolvency Professional Agencies, and Information Utilities.

## English Language Quiz for IBPS Exams 2017

English Language Quiz for IBPS Exams 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams English Language Quiz section. The following quiz covers Reading Comprehension (5 questions), Cloze Test (10 Questions), Combining Sentences (5 questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

## Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 17th August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 17th August 2017
1. Neymar has become a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International on Monday. He hails from which country?
A) Portugal
B) Nigeria
C) Brazil
D) USA
Explanation: Brazilian star Neymar has become a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International on Monday, pledging to work for millions who are 'less visible' but deserve equality. Neymar was announced as a goodwill ambassador outside the United Nations in Geneva.

## Mensuration Practice Quiz – Set 1

Mensuration Practice Quiz – Set 1
1. The area of rectangular field is 460 square metres. If the length is 15 per cent more than the breadth, what is the breadth of the rectangular field?
(a) 15 metres
(b) 26 metres
(c) 34.5 metres
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

## Current Affairs Daily Updates: 17th August 2017

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 17th August 2017
APPOINTMENTS
Karur Vysya Bank appoints P R Seshadri as MD and CEO
• Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) appointed Shri P R Seshadri as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.
• He replaced K Venkataraman.
• He is appointed for the period of three years.