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IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Exam: Know Important Topics expected from English Language

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Check Important Topics of English Language that are expected to come in IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims exam. IBPS Clerk exam begins tomorrow on 7th December 2019.

Dec 6, 2019 11:43 IST
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Important English Language Topics
Important English Language Topics

IBPS Clerk Prelims Important Topics 2019: We have shared here the most important topics of the English Language section for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019. These topics have maximum chances to be asked in the IBPS Clerk exam. English Language Section considered as one of the high scoring sections and questions asked from this section test the candidates' knowledge of English Language. If you have practised this section well, then English section can be your strength area in order to fetch a high score.

Rigorous practice and revision can help a candidate in attempting questions from the English Language section in much less time in comparison to other sections. Questions in this section are asked in the form of Reading Comprehension, Antonym & Synonym; Fill in the blanks, Para Jumbles, Sentence Rearrangement, Cloze Test and others. 

Have a look at the major topics covered under the English Language Section of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019.

IBPS Clerk 2019: Most Important Topics of Reasoning Ability Section for Prelims Exam

Topics

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

Moderate-Difficulty

Synonyms & Antonyms

Moderate

Fill in the blanks

Easy-Moderate

Cloze Test

Moderate

Spelling Test

Easy-Moderate

Idioms and Phrases

Easy-Moderate

One-word substitution

Easy-Moderate

Sentence or Phrase Improvement

Easy-Moderate

Sentence correction/ Spotting the error

Easy-Moderate

Active/ Passive & Direct/ Indirect Speech

Moderate

Jumbled Sentence/Sentence Rearrangement

Easy-Moderate

Details about all English Language Topics

Reading Comprehension: In this section, an unseen passage or poem is given in the exam and around 5 to 10 questions are asked from the given passage. Questions can be fillers, antonym & synonym and others.

Antonyms and Synonyms: An Antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word. On the other hand, Synonym means the same or nearly the same as the given or asked a word.

Cloze Test: It contains a passage along with the blanks. Candidates need to fill the blanks with an appropriate answer based on the given passage.

Fill in the blanks/Fillers: You need to fill the blanks with the most appropriate option given among the four options.

Spelling Test/Spell Check: Candidates need to select the correct spelling of the word given in the question.

Idioms and Phrases: Candidates are either asked the meaning of the given idioms and phrases or the other way round.

One-word substitution: You need to select the most appropriate word that replaces the given group of words or sentences without changing the meaning.

Sentence Improvement:  You need to choose the correct word from the given options that improve the meaning of the given sentence. This could be in terms of grammar or vocabulary usage.

Active/ Passive Voice:  A sentence is given in either Active or Passive Voice, candidates need to select the opposite (Active/ Passive) from the four options.

Direct-Indirect Speech: A sentence is given in either Indirect or Direct Speech; you need to choose the best option that expresses the same meaning in the opposite form - Indirect/Direct.

Sentence Rearrangement: Here, various jumbled up sentences are given; candidates need to rearrange the sentences to make them meaningful. This kind of question can be asked in either paragraph form or in the form of sentences.

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