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Lesson Posted on 23 Jul SBI PO/SBI PO Prelims/English Language/Word Association Pair Exam Coaching/Government Exams Coaching/Staff Selection Commission Exam Exam Coaching/IBPS Exam Coaching +5 IBPS CLERICAL IBPS PO/IBPS PO Mains Exam Coaching/Law Entrance Exam Coaching/CLAT Coaching IBPS PO/IBPS PO Prelims Exam Coaching/SBI Exam less

English Vocabulary

Siddhartha Logic

I did masters in Electronics in 2011 later I joined DRDO govt of India where I worked on artificial intelligence....

English Vocabulary 01. Accede (V.) Syn. : consent, comply, agree, acceptAnt. : dissent, defy02. Bring outSyn. : emphasize, highlight, stressAnt. : overlook, ignore 03. Acceptance (N.) Syn. : approval, agreement, acknowledgementAnt. : refusal, rejection04.Access (V.) Syn. : approach, reach, entry, admissionAnt.... read more

English Vocabulary 

01. Accede (V.) 
Syn. : consent, comply, agree, accept
Ant. : dissent, defy
02. Bring out
Syn. : emphasize, highlight, stress
Ant. : overlook, ignore
03. Acceptance (N.) 
Syn. : approval, agreement, acknowledgement
Ant. : refusal, rejection
04.Access (V.) 
Syn. : approach, reach, entry, admission
Ant. : exit, distance
05. Accolade (N.) 
Syn. : commendation, approval, appreciation, praise
Ant. : criticism, condemnation
06. Accomplice (N.) 
Syn. : helper, associate, assistant, confederate
Ant. : opponent, obstructer
07. Accuracy (N.) 
Syn. : precision, exactness, correctness, nicety
Ant. : error, fault
08. Accusation (N.) 
Syn. : indictment, impeachment, charge, blame
Ant. : defence, save
09.Acerbic (Adj.) 
Syn. : curt, rude, bitter, acute
Ant. : mild, modest
10. Acquittal (N.)
Syn. : release, liberation, clearance
Ant. : conviction, punishment.

 

English Idioms and Phrases 

1. (named after)
to give someone (usually a baby) the name of another person

2. (no big deal)
something not difficult or troublesome.

3. (on top of the world)
Feeling wonderful; glorious; ecstatic.

4. (to bear in mind) or (to keep in mind)
To remember a piece of information when you are making decisions or thinking about a matter.

5. (behind someone's back)
Out of one's presence or without someone's knowledge.

6. (build castles in the air)
to daydream; to make plans that can never come true.

7. (drop someone a line)
to send a short letter to someone.

8. (easy come, easy go)
Something that you say in order to describe someone who thinks that everything is easy to achieve, especially earning money, and who therefore does not worry about anything.

9. (every now and then)
Occasionally, from time to time; also, periodically.

10. (to follow someone's footstep)
to do something that was done before.

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Lesson Posted on 19 Jul Language/Spoken English CBSE/Class 4/English/Grammar IBPS PO/IBPS PO Mains/English Language/Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks)

ARTICLES

Hema R.

Experienced Teacher with a passion for moulding and motivating students, imparting value based teaching,...

Articles are words that signal the coming of a Noun. They are categorised as: Indefinite (a, an), and Definite (the) 'a' is used before consonant sounds. 'an' is used before vowel sounds** (**, please note the words vowel sounds is not the same as the vowels a, e, i, o, u..... These are vowels,... read more

Articles are words that signal the coming of a Noun.

They are categorised as:

Indefinite (a, an), and Definite (the)

'a' is used before consonant sounds.

'an' is used before vowel sounds**

(**, please note the words vowel sounds is not the same as the vowels a, e, i, o, u..... These are vowels, and their sounds are not always the same.  To understand the sounds of vowels, refer online resources or get the help of a phonics instructor. )

'the' particularises nouns. 

Although students do a lot of exercises pertaining to Articles all through school, there is an element of confusion while using Articles, whether to use them or not..... 

Exercise1

Use a/an to complete the following :

1) ..........American.      2).........European 

3).............university     4)...........  useful book

 

Exercise 2

Insert Articles wherever necessary. 

 

1) ..........milk is white.  ............ cat drank up all ........ milk. 

2) We have........ meeting tomorrow. At ......... meeting, we will be discussing new projects of ...... company. 

3) I met ........ American,........ Indian and ......... European at the Trade Fair yesterday. 

4)......... gold is..... ... valuable metal. 

5)....... Ganges owe through........ Himalayas. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Use of 'THE'

Pooja Kumari

Masters in English literature and Journalism (Diploma Holder) with more than 20 years of experience...

Use of ‘THE’ Sometimes people tend to use ‘THE’ unnecessarily in sentences without any consideration where it is not required, and the meaning of the sentence completely changes because of unnecessary use of articles and preposition so we should not overlook these errors. Let’s... read more

Use of ‘THE’

Sometimes people tend to use ‘THE’ unnecessarily in sentences without any consideration where it is not required, and the meaning of the sentence completely changes because of unnecessary use of articles and preposition so we should not overlook these errors. Let’s see the correct use of ‘THE’ here.

We use ‘THE’ when we speak of a particular person, things already referred to:

The Girl standing there is my sister.

 

Let’s see some cases for correct use of ‘THE’:

  1. With the Name of Oceans, island, gulf, river and mountains:

e.g. The Himalaya, The Persian Gulf, The Andaman Islands, The Ganga river

 

  1. With certain Books:

e.g. The Vedas, The Bible, The Ramayana, The Kuran

 

  1. With Musical instruments:

e.g. The flute, The violin, The Tabla,

 

  1. With Religious Group:

e.g. The Hindus, The Sikhs, The Muslims

 

  1. Before the Names of Newspapers:

e.g. The Hindu, The Times of India, The Economic Times

 

 

  1. Names enforcing Law:

e.g. The Police, The Navy, The Air Force

 

  1. With the name of Political parties:

e.g. The Congress, The B.J.P, The R.J.D

 

  1. With the Name of Clubs, Foundation etc. :

e.g. The Lion’s Club, The Premji Foundation

 

  1. Before Names of an empire, dynasty or historical events:

e.g. The Old Stone Age, The First World War, The Green Revolution

 

  1. Before Common Nouns denoting unique thins:

e.g. The Sun, The Moon, The World, The Stars 

 

  1. Before an Adjective when the noun is understood:

Example:

  • We must not shun the disabled.
  • The poor would favour him.

 

  1. Before the comparative degree:

Example:

  • The more you get, the more you want
  • He is the faster of the two.

 

  1. with the Superlative degree:

Examples:

  • He is the strongest contestant of this Olympic.
  • She is the most beautiful girl in this group.
  • Prizes would be given for the most outstanding performances.

 

  1. With the ordinals:

Examples:

  • She lives in the tenth block.
  • My office is on the third floor
  • I took the first taxi that came in my way

 

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Phrasal Verbs

Haritha P.

An L & D Professional with 12 years of experience in training students , women ,entry level employees...

Put off - To put off is to postpone. Make out - To make out is to resolve. Makeup - To make up is to create something. Hold back - To hold something back is to stop from saying it out Hold up - To hold something up is to delay it. Hold down - To hold something down is to keep it low. Hold on -... read more

Put off - To put off is to postpone.

Make out - To make out is to resolve.

Makeup - To make up is to create something.

Hold back - To hold something back is to stop from saying it out

Hold up - To hold something up is to delay it.

Hold down - To hold something down is to keep it low.

Hold on - To hold on is to wait.

Keep off - To keep something off is to avoid it from going onto a particular area of land.

Get back - To get back is to come back.

Get by - To get by is to manage to do something with great difficulty.

Get in - To get in is to enter a place

Get out - To get out is to leave a place.

Call in – call (him/her/them) in

Call (me) up –  call on phone/ in person

Call out – announce/say out loud

Come across –  meet/see

Came up/come up –  think/ thought of

Coming through – passing by

Screw up - When something screws up somebody, it confuses or hurts them.

Scratch out - To scratch out is to make a living with great difficulty.

Seal off - To seal off an area is to block it or prevent access to it.

Set off - To set off is to start a journey.

Shake off - To shake something off is to get rid of it.

Spruce up - To spruce up is to smarten up.

Splash out - To splash out is to spend a lot of money on something

Stick around - To stick around is to stay in the same place for a long time.

Dish out - To dish out is to give something (usually criticism) in large amounts

Spew out - To spew something out is to produce a lot of it.

Spark off - To spark something off is to make it happen.

Dish out - To dish something out is to give something (usually something bad) freely and in large amounts.

Shoot off - To shoot off is to leave in a hurry.

Mug up - To mug up is to study hard.

Shake off - To shake something off is to get rid of that.

Standby (somebody) - To stand by someone is to support them when they need you.

Stand (somebody) up - To stand somebody up is to arrange to meet somebody and not go.

Stand in for - To stand in for somebody is to do their job temporarily.

Stand out - this is an inseparable phrasal verb. When something stands out, it becomes clearly noticeable/special.

Stand down - To stand down is to resign

 

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Know about Computer Networking:

Devansh Sharma

Know about Computer Networking: Parts of Computer: Monitor CPU (Central Processing Unit) Keyboard Mouse Speakers Printer NIC(Network Interface Card) Parts of Network: Router Gateway/ISP Switches Computers/PCs/Nodes Firewall Cabling IP Addresses read more

Know about Computer Networking:

 

Parts of Computer:

  • Monitor
  • CPU (Central Processing Unit)
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Speakers
  • Printer
  • NIC(Network Interface Card)

 Parts of Network:

  • Router
  • Gateway/ISP
  • Switches
  • Computers/PCs/Nodes
  • Firewall
  • Cabling
  • IP Addresses

 

 

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How to clear Bank Exams like IBPS, SBI and RBI.

Siddhartha Logic

I did masters in Electronics in 2011 later I joined DRDO govt of India where I worked on artificial intelligence....

Take a mock test online:The test will make you aware of the pattern being followed in different sections, level of difficulty and your current status. To know ‘Where do I stand?’ is extremely crucial before you put in your time and efforts preparing for a competitive exam.Go slow but go in... read more

Take a mock test online:

The test will make you aware of the pattern being followed in different sections, level of difficulty and your current status. To know ‘Where do I stand?’ is extremely crucial before you put in your time and efforts preparing for a competitive exam.

Go slow but go in depth.

Once you’re done with the analysis part, you should then work on the fundamentals.

A. Quantitative Aptitude

Learn Speed Maths tricks, do a lot of mental Math in everyday’s life and make yourself able to calculate fast.

Get an in-depth understanding of chapters such as Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio, Profit and Loss and Data Interpretation. Once you become sure about the concepts and your ability to solve them fast try bringing command over other chapters. Now you can solve these with my methods formula free.

B. Reasoning Aptitude

The topics like Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Puzzle Test, etc. carry high weight-age as far as an IBPS PO exam is concerned and with one year in hand, you can bring an absolute command over these topics provided you know the approach. Do not get worried about the verbal reasoning topics as they take only 1 or 2 months’ preparation to gain command over.

C. English Language

For last few years the level of difficulty in this particular section has been increasing and to clear the cut-off, you must be a good reader of English Language. Make a habit of reading different pieces of writings; News Articles, Journals, Magazines, etc. Besides, you’ll to work on your grammar as well.

D. General Awareness

Preparing for this section seems most cumbersome to most of the students as one has to store a lot of events, dates, names in one’s mind with daily happenings at the National and International arena. But I would advise you not to do a thorough study for this section as it will consume a lot of your precious time.

E. Computer Knowledge

You need not be a Computer wizard to clear this section to follow our computer section and once yo

you are done with its contents, practise a lot of sample questions either online or offline.

Enrol on a Test Series

Once you are done with the concept building and practice part the time comes when you need to validate your performance in a real-time test scenario. Enrol on a quality test series and save three days for 1 test. The first day when you take the test and next two days to analyse your performance, of your strong or weak areas or to rectify past mistakes. It’s highly important not to repeat mistakes in future exams else it may cost you dear specifically in IBPS PO exams, and your rank may suffer a great deal if you attempt questions wrongly.

Finally, I would like to state that, if you start preparing for the IBPS PO exam, you have great chances of cracking it. Because you start early, you always have the upper hand over your peers but make sure you study what’s relevant and important to you as we always stress,“Cracking a competitive exam is more about strategy than sheer hard-work.”

Best of luck!

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Series

Resoluter Learning Solutions

Guidance for SSC, Banking, Railways, Management Entrances & other Competitive Examination: IBPS PO /...

INTRODUCTION Questions on series are now extremely common in all the Prelims and Mains exams. They are generally of three types – number, letter and alphanumeric – but the most commonly asked questions are on number series. NUMBER SERIES You are given a sequence of numbers that... read more

INTRODUCTION
    


Questions on series are now extremely common in all the Prelims and Mains exams. They are generally of three types – number, letter and alphanumeric – but the most commonly asked questions are on number series.


NUMBER SERIES
    


You are given a sequence of numbers that follow a common pattern. You need to understand this pattern and either identify the next term (more common) or find a missing term. There are infinite number of ways to create a number series by using one or more patterns. However, with practice you can start identifying the more common patterns such as difference, product, ratio, squares, cubes, powers factorials etc. Some basic series are:


Even Numbers: 2, 4, 6, 8…

Odd Numbers: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 …

Prime Numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 …

Composite Numbers: 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15 …

Squares: 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, ….

Cubes: 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, 216, …

Factorials: 1, 2, 6, 24, 120, 720, ….


Note that ‘1’ is neither prime nor composite. Depending on the numbers used, a series can be increasing, decreasing or alternate. The common patterns used to create number series are:


DIFFERENCE BASED
    


This is the most basic and common form of series. If possible, this is the first thing you should check when you try to find a pattern in the series. You should take the difference between consecutive terms of a series. This difference can be constant (e.g. +5, −3 etc) or have some pattern of its own. This can be one of the patterns explained above e.g. if the series is: 32 33 41 68 132, take the difference to get 1 8 27 64. Since these numbers are clearly a series of perfect cubes, the next number in this sequence is 125. Hence, the next number in the original series is 132 + 125 = 257. Occasionally, you might not get a pattern after a first level of difference. Ten, you should take a difference of these differences and check.

 

Directions for examples 1 to 5: Find the missing term to complete the given series.


Example 1:

58, 70, 84, 100, ___


(1) 112(2) 119(3) 116(4) 118(5) 122


Solution:

Consider the difference between consecutive terms: 12, 14, 16, …

Observe that the difference is a series of consecutive even numbers.

Hence, next difference = 18 and next number = 100 + 18 = 118

Hence, option 4.


Example 2:

    

3, 9, 18, 30, ___


(1) 33(2) 36(3) 45(4) 39(5) 42


Solution:

This is an example of multiple patterns applying to the same set of numbers. In each case, the answer turns out to be the same.


Logic 1: Take the difference of consecutive terms i.e. 6, 9, 12, ….

The difference is a series of consecutive multiples of 3.

Hence, next difference = 15 and next term = 30 + 15 = 45

Hence, option 3.


Logic 2: Each term can be written as:

3 = 3 × 1; 9 = 3 × 3; 18 = 3 × 6; 30 = 3 × 10

Observe that the multiples of 3 in the above series themselves form a series 1, 3, 6, 10. The difference between consecutive terms of this new series is 2, 3, 4 and so on.

 

 

Hence, the next difference should be 10 + 5 = 15. Thus, the required multiple of 3 is 15.

Required term = 3 × 15 = 45

Hence, option 3.


Logic 3:

3 = 3 × 1

9 = 3 + 3 × 2

18 = 9 + 3 × 3

30 = 18 + 3 × 4

The pattern is (Previous term) + (3 × Position of term in the sequence)

Therefore, the next term should be 30 + 3 × 5 = 45

Hence, option 3.


Note:

Though the answer can be obtained through various patterns, you should always select the pattern that you first think of in the exam. Sometimes, the different patterns possible give different answers. In that case, you should look at the options and select the pattern whose answer is given in the options.


Example 3:

    

336, 305, 268, 227, 184, ___


(1) 137 (2) 163(3) 146(4) 133 (5) 129


Solution:

Consider the difference between consecutive terms: −31, −37, −41, −43.

If you ignore the minus sign, the differences form a series of consecutive primes.

Since the next prime is 47, the required difference = −47.

Hence, required term = 184 – 47 = 137

Hence, option 1.

 


Example 4:

    


1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ___


(1) 9(2) 10(3) 12(4) 13(5) 15


Solution:

Observe that, starting from the third term, each term is the sum of the 2 terms immediately preceding it.

Hence, the required term = 5 + 8 = 13.

Hence, option 4.

 

Note:
The series given in this example is a special series known as the Fibonacci Series in which the sum of two successive terms is the next term.

 

PRODUCT BASED
    


Just like difference based series, product based series either have a common ratio between terms or the ratio also shows some pattern. Common patterns are powers, factorials and multiples. A common feature of such series is that the value of consecutive terms increases/decreases quite sharply. However, first level subtraction often helps in identifying the underlying pattern.


PRODUCT

The series may be based on simple application of factors or multiples.


Example 6:

    

Find the missing term. 2, 12, 30, 56, ___


(1) 77(2) 90(3) 79(4) 72(5) 92


Solution:

Each number can be expressed as a product of consecutive numbers:

1 × 2 = 2; 3 × 4 = 12; 5 × 6 = 30; 7 × 8 = 56

Hence, required term = 9 × 10 = 90

Hence, option 2.


Alternatively,

Consider the difference between consecutive terms: 10, 18, 26.

These differences form a series increasing by 8. Hence, next difference =

26 + 8 = 34.

Hence, the required term = 56 + 34 = 90.

Hence, option 2.


Example 7:

    

Find the missing term. 24, 12, 12, 18, 36, ___


(1) 90(2) 92(3) 78(4) 67(5) 77


Solution:

Consider the ratio between consecutive terms: 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2.

Since the ratio keeps increasing by 0.5, the next ratio is 2.5.

Hence, required term = 36 × 2.5 = 90

Hence, option 1.


POWER

These include questions where the pattern is related to squares, cubes or higher powers. Here, the value of the term increases even more sharply.


Example 8:

    

Find the missing term. 2, 6, 30, 260, ___


(1) 420(2) 500(3) 3140(4) 610(5) 3130


Solution:

The sharp increase in value indicates that the pattern may be based on powers.

The given series can be expressed as (11 + 1), (22 + 2), (33 + 3), (44 + 4)


Therefore, the required term = 55 + 5 = 3130

Hence, option 5.


Example 9:

    

Find the missing term. 11, 24, 39, 416, ___


(1) 626(2) 525(3) 552(4) 523(5) 5025


Solution:

Here, the numbers do not show an obvious pattern either using differences or simple products. If we split each number in 2 parts, we see that one part is the square of the other part.

Each term is of the form nn2.


Hence, the 5th term should be 552 i.e. 525.

Hence, option 2.


FACTORIAL

This involves the fastest growth in values since the factorials of the first 7 natural numbers are 1, 2, 6, 24, 120, 720 and 5040.


Example 10:

    

Find the missing term. 1, 1, 4, 36, ___


(1) 36(2) 51(3) 576(4) 81(5) 225


Solution:

The pattern seen in the above series is (n!)2.

Each term can be expressed as: (0!)2, (1!)2, (2!)2, (3!)2 and so on.

Therefore the required term should be (4!)2 = (24)2 = 576.

Hence, option 3.


Consider ratio between consecutive terms: 1, 4, 9. These are squares of consecutive natural numbers.
Hence, next ratio = 16 and required term = 36 × 16 = 576

Hence, option 3.


ALTERNATING SERIES
    


An alternating series is a combination of two or more series. Each series can have different patterns applied to it and then combined to form a series. In a combination of 2 series, alternate terms follow the same pattern. An alternating series can be a combination of more than 2 series as well. If you are asked to find two or more values, it is very likely to be an alternating series.


Example 11:

    

Find the missing term. 0, 3, 3, 4, 6, 5, 9, 6, ___


(1) 9(2) 5(3) 4(4) 10(5) 12


Solution:

Since the values increase and decrease, you should check for alternate series.

Taking alternate terms together, we get (0, 3, 6, 9, ?) and (3, 4, 5, 6). One is a series of consecutive multiples of 3 while the other is a series of consecutive integers.

Hence, the required number is the next multiple of 3 i.e. 12.

Hence, option 5.


Example 12:

    

Find the missing term. 1, 2, 7, 12, 21, 70, 43, _____


(1) 124(2) 224(3) 184(4) 150(5) 212


Solution:

Since the values increase and decrease, you should check for alternate series.

Taking alternate terms together, we get (1, 7, 21, 43) and (2, 12, 70, ?).

The first series is of the form [n + (n – 1)2]; where n is the series of consecutive odd numbers starting from 1.

The second series is of the form [n + (n – 2)3]; where n is the series of even numbers starting from 2.

The required number is part of the second series.

Hence, required number = 8 + (8 – 2)3 = 8 + 63 = 8 + 216 = 224

Hence, option 2.


MISCELLANEOUS
    


These can involve a combination of patterns or series and cannot be directly classified.


Example 13:

    

Find the missing term. 10, 103, 18, 187, ___


(1) 979(2) 26(3) 9(4) 251(5) 34


Solution:

The difference of consecutive terms does not form a logical series.

Here, look at the actual digits of each term. The sum of digits of each term is:

10: 1 + 0 = 1

103: 1 + 0 + 3 = 4

18: 1 + 8 = 9

187: 1 + 8 + 7 = 16

Thus, the sum of digits for each term is the square of consecutive natural numbers.

Hence, the next term should have sum of digits = 52 = 25.

Only 979 satisfies this condition.

Hence, option 1.


Example 14:

    

Find the missing term. 0, 1, 0, 8, 2, 7, 6, ___


(1) 2(2) 3(3) 4(4) 5(5) 8


Solution:

It is a series of cubes of natural numbers but each digit of the number is written as a separate term. Here, each cube has been expressed as a two digit number split into two parts i.e. 1 as 01, 8 as 08 and so on.

The next cube is 43 = 64. Since ‘6’ is already present, the next term = 4.

Hence, option 3.

 

 

 

Tips: 

  • For solving problems on numbers series, first observe the difference between the numbers. The difference may be constant or may form a pattern.
  • If the first level of subtraction does not show a pattern, subtract the differences from each other again. This may show a pattern. Continue till a consistent pattern is found.
  • If the difference between consecutive terms is very large and there is no constant pattern in the difference, it may be a product series. In a product series, the terms increase/decrease at a greater rate compared to a difference based series. Multiplicative series are generally based on pure multiplication, powers or factorials.
  • First check if the terms show some relationship with the multiple or factor of some number or group of numbers (such as even multiples of prime numbers).
  • If no factor/multiple based relationship is found, check if the numbers lie close to squares or cubes or higher powers of any number.
  • Remember the factorials of the first 7-8 numbers and see if the terms lie close to the factorials.
  • If the terms increase and decrease alternately, it may be an alternate series with two different patterns. If a question has more than 1 blank, in most cases it implies a combination of 2 or more series. If nothing works out, check the relationship between the digits of the terms, especially if some terms are very small in value and some are very large or if the terms seem to be random.
  • If the middle term is missing, check the pattern between the 1st and 2nd term, as well as the 4th and 5th term to see if there is an alternating pattern. Then use the answer option to see which alternative suits the best.
  • In letter series, always write down the position of the letters in the alphabet and then find the relationship.
  • In alphanumeric as well as letter series, focus on one element at a time e.g. first letter, first number. Based on its pattern, you may be able to eliminate some options.
  • If you are unable to get the pattern for a series based question in approximately one minute, leave it for the time being. Do not spend too much time on it.
  • If two patterns are visible for a given series, check if the answer by both is the same or different. If it is different, check which answer is given in the options. If very rare cases where both are given, you can either of the two as the answer.

 

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Prepositions: Self Evaluation

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English worksheet worksheet: Give suitable prepositions: 1. The principal served a notice ____________me. (A) on (B) in C) at (D) by. 2. He served me ___________ a notice. (A) for (B) to (C) with (D) on. 3. You are prevented _______ entering the class. (A) for (B) to (C) in (D) from. 4.... read more

English worksheet worksheet:

Give suitable prepositions:

1. The principal served a notice ____________me.

(A) on (B) in C) at (D) by.

2. He served me ___________ a notice. 

(A) for (B) to (C) with (D) on.

3. You are prevented _______ entering the class.  

(A) for (B) to   (C) in (D) from.

4. You are forbidden __________ enter the class. 

(A) from (B) in(C) to (D) by.

5. They protested __________ the new tax. 
(A) against (B) from (C) in (D) for.

6. You should refrain _________ bad company.

(A) to (B) from(C) against (D) on.

7. He was relieved _________ his duties. 

(A) of (B) from (C) in (D) with

8. I repent ____________ my quarrel with you. 

(A) in (B) of (C) at (D) to

9. The thieves robbed me __________ my purse. 

(A) from (B) of (C) in (D) towards

10. I am sick _________ this idle life. 

(A) of (B) in (C) on (D) with

 

Answers:

1. A.

2. C.

3. D.

4. C.

5. A.

6. B.

7. A.

8. B.

9. B.

10. A.

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Lesson Posted on 23/12/2017 Tuition/BSc Tuition/BSc Mathematics Tuition/BA Tuition/Bio-Mathematics IBPS PO/IBPS PO Prelims/Reasoning Ability/Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities

Learn Table Writing Using This Method

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Table Of 23: 2 3 4 6 6 9 8 8+1= 12 10 10+1= 15 12 12+1= 18 14 14+2= 21 16 16+2= 24 18 18+2= 27 20 20+3= 30 read more

Table Of 23:

2 [2 3 ]  3
4 [4 6] 6
6 [6 9 ] 9
8 8+1=[9  2 ]  12
10 10+1=[11  5 ] 15
12 12+1=[13  8 ]  18
14 14+2=[16  1 ] 21
16 16+2= [18 4 ] 24
18 18+2=[20 7]  27
20 20+3=[23 0]  30
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Hi I am targeting IBPS clerk exam for this year. Need suggestion for English section preparation. Which Web Site is best to prepare for exam. Also, Let me know what are ways we can prepare for english. Please let me know any books for reference. read less

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