# IBPS Clerk :: English Language :: Test 30

## Home IBPS Clerk / English Language Test 30 Questions and Answers

1 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(3)$
talks
discusses
converses
confers
argues
2 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(4)$
elaborating
improving
developing
correcting
fixing
3 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(5)$
slope
lapse
cut
plunge
fall
4 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(6)$
connection
entrance
access
approach
passage
5 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(7)$
remain
endure
prevail
survive
dwell
6 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(8)$
contribute
afford
provide
equip
7 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(9)$
height
laver
stratum
altitude
levels
8 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

The $(1)$ of clean drinking water is a duty that has been $(2)$ in the Constitution of India. Article 47 $(3)$ this duty, along with $(4)$ public health standards, on the State. But due to the $(5)$ in the quality of both surface and groundwater sources, $(6)$ to good-quality water continues to$(7)$ a challenge.

The Planning Commission has said that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, ending in 2017, an investment of $26.5$ billion is required to $(8)$ safe water to all Indians. But the growing $(9)$ of pollutants - iron, arsenic, fluoride - is $(10)$the problem difficult to solve.
$(10)$
executing
making
building
composing
producing
9 . In each of these questions, two sentences (I) and (II) are given. Each sentence has a blank in it. Five words 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in the context of each sentence. Number of that word is the answer
I. Future generations will be left with a ______ of pollution and destruction.

II. They each received a ______ of \$ 10000
legacy
sum
fortune
amount
inheritable
10 . In each of these questions, two sentences (I) and (II) are given. Each sentence has a blank in it. Five words 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits at both the places in the context of each sentence. Number of that word is the answer
I. He was ______ in bringing about an end to the conflict.

II. Mr Hari Prasad Chaurasia is an exponent of ______ music.
instrument
insturmental
keen
instructor
popular