December 30, 2016

English - Vocabulary for IBPS PO & Clerk #4

Vocabulary for IBPS, RBI, LIC, SBI exams


FRIGATE


A naval vessel ranging in size from a destroyer escort to a cruiser, frequently armed with guided missiles

Syn: Boat, Sailboat, Vessel, Ship, Warship

eg: The state defence agency deployed six frigates.


INDIGENOUS


Originating in and characteristic of a particular region; Native

Syn: Native, Inborn, Aboriginal,  Domestic, Homegrown, Inherent, Natural, Original

Ant:  Alien, Foreign

eg: The conversation around who is and who isn't indigenous happens often in the indigenous community.

Vocabulary for IBPS PO & Clerk RBI Assistant, LIC AAO, SBI PO & Clerk, CSAT exams

CORVETTE


A lightly armed fast ship used mostly for convoy escort

eg: The Myanmar navy commissioned its first missile guided corvette.

TANDEM


One following or behind the other; 

Idiom: In Tandem - in association

eg: Economy shrank this year in tandem with Venezuela crisis.


LAVISH


Using or giving in great amounts.

Syn: Profuse, Splendid, Abundant, Copious, Effusive, Excessive, Liberal, Luxurious, Prodigal, Sumptuous, Pamper, Shower, Deluge

Ant: Economical, Scanty, Scarce, Small, Spare, Hoard, Limit

eg: CEO showers employees with lavish Caribbean cruise.


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Scrambled sentences #2 - English for IBPS PO & Clerk

English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC exams

Directions: Rearrange the following six sentences in the proper sequence in order to form a meaningful paragraph.

  1. The old lady however refused to pay him and was taken to the court.
  2. The doctor, confident of his abilities, agreed.
  3. Finally he cured her after all the valuable furniture had been removed from her house.
  4. He then saw her furniture, realised its value and decided to delay till he could steal it.
  5. A blind old lady promised to pay the doctor a large sum of money if she was cured and nothing if she wasn't.
  6. She was asked why she refused to pay by the judge. "I was not cured. I cannot see all my furniture!" was the reply.

General English for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI, SBI, LIC and CSAT exams

  1. Which of the following should be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. E
    5. F
  2. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. E
    5. F
  3. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
  4. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
  5. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. E
    5. F

Answers

  1. E
  2. C
  3. A
  4. B
  5. D
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