IBPS - English Test

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1. The Test is 1hr duration.
2. The Test Paper consists of 30 questions. The maximum marks are 30.
3. All the questions are multiple choice question type with three options for each question.
4. Out of the three options given for each question, only one option is the correct answer.
5. Each question is allotted 1 mark for each correct response.
6. 0.25 will be deducted for incorrect response of each question.
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______ curtains of lace not only add grace but also _______ robbers from breaking into houses for fear of being seen

  

  

  

  

College-going students should………………the spirit of service from the great men of………………..

  

  

  

  

  

In Martin Amis’ new novel, the narrator is trapped -- and hurtling towards a terrible secret. Its resolution, and the dreadful revelations it brings, ally to give an excruciating vision of guilt

  

  

  

  

Then he ———–my hand and kissed it repeatedly found it all immensely —————.

  

  

  

  

  

It has been universally ………. that widespread destruction must be necessary….. with modern warfare.

  

  

  

  

It is noteworthy to note that India had pioneered the use of non-cash based payment systems.

  

  

  

  

  

One who believes that everything is pre-destined

  

  

  

  

Among the litany of threats that many Israelis face, the potential for a nuclear-armed Iran is perhaps the more scary as this scenario could engulf the region in a violent war. This would likely result in historically unseen amounts of destruction, even for a region whose history is marred by perennial violence.

  

  

  

  

  

Leisure must be carefully and……….only otherwise the devil will get the …………….of you.

  

  

  

  

  

The word ‘emulate,’ as used in the passage, can best be replaced by

  

  

  

  

His irresponsible and ________ behaviour invited ______ observations on his mental ability

  

  

  

  

He objected to the proposal  because it was founded on a………………… principle and also was……….. at times.

  

  

  

  

  

Inquest

  

  

  

  

What impact do planning policies have on the development of slums ?

  

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

Their achievement in the field of literature is described as _________; sometimes it is even called___________.

  

  

  

  

To the embittered ex-philanthropist, all the former recipients of his charity were _________ as stingy with their thanks as they were wasteful of his largesse.

  

  

  

  

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word from the five alternatives provided.  __________ will help you to search for meaning, answers, possibilities and alternatives and will help you to learn.

  

  

  

  

  

In a workplace, just as a _____ tradition ought to be followed to ensure that people of any religion or no religion are not made to feel uncomfortable or out of place, there should also be an atmosphere where women can feel safe and respected and not just _____ because of their gender.

  

  

  

  

What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?

  

  

  

  

  

The thrilling narrative caused the hair on the skin to stand erect.

  

  

  

  

Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because

  

  

  

  

In the first half of the twentieth century intellectual generally assumed  that economic  and sociological modernization was leading  to the decay of religion as a determinant in human existence 

  

  

  

  

Each of the following is cited in the passage as an accomplishment of the Women's Trade Union League EXCEPT

  

  

  

  

British Airspace has been focusing on building European links.

  

  

  

  

You can try to escape from this trap only _____ of death.

  

  

  

  

Wines that yielded a good commercial profit __________ in the same limited areas of France as of now.  

  

  

  

  

The industry is poised1) for a quantum 2) jump as it has ventured into Indian markets which have excellent 3) growth opportunities 4).All Correct 5)

  

  

  

  

  

Problems of the country can only be aggravated by …………. and……….citizens.

  

  

  

  

  

i. Faced with news that his illness was _______, the man decided to enjoy each day to the fullest possible extent. ii. My mind is made up, and my decision is ________. iii. The current stalemate between France and Britain cannot _______ long in view of the common economic considerations. iv. She stood at the departure _________, a forlorn and lost figure in the hurrying crowds.

  

  

  

  

Which of the following will be the second sentence after rearrangement ?

  

  

  

  

  

The _________ of his crime was a heavy blow as not only did his reputation _________ but the business also declined.

  

  

  

  

  

At the rate at which India’s population is growing, it is destined to be on collision course

  

  

  

  

What, according to the author, has always character I zcti the Hindu religion?

  

  

  

  

  

Companies that try to improve employees' performance by _____ rewards encourage negative kinds of behaviour instead of _____ a genuine interest in doing the work well.

  

  

  

  

I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.

  

  

  

  

Akbar, one of the ______ and ______ emperors of India who made a name for himself is acknowledged even today.

  

  

  

  

  

Kidnappers had telephoned the victim’s father from a public booth to conceal his identity.

  

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

A. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. B. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to deide who is charged what price. C. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. D. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

  

  

  

  

To child died from jaundice.

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

According to the passage, the two-wheeler industry is not adequately concerned about  

  

  

  

  

  

The Company has decided (A)/ to allott (B)/ a substantial (C)/ portion (D)/of its profits to research and development. All correct (E).

  

  

  

  

  

I have trouble _____.

  

  

  

  

Bureaucrats may also be well advised to deal with Service Headquarters as representatives of the government and not behave as their bosses

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

  Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

  

  

  

  

  

The man was mentally _____after the death of his wife and hence was put in an ______ unfit, hospital

  

  

  

  

_________ is necessary to distinction and uniformity in education tends to produce _________ in adult life.

  

  

  

  

Despite taking steps to / encourage foreign investment / there has been any / substantial improvement in our economy.

  

  

  

  

  

Power to expression has the ability to overcome, neutralise, change or strengthen the transient impression formed on others by one’s initial facial appearance.

  

  

  

  

  

He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.

  

  

  

  

  

According to the first paragraph of the passage, which of the following statements is NOT false

  

  

  

  

We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy

  

  

  

The two candidates share/ a reputation for/ competency as well as/ for good communication skills.

  

  

  

  

  

Once a week Deesa led Moti Guj, the elephant, down to the river. P. After inspection the two would stand up. Q. Then Deesa looked at his feet and examined his whole body for sores. R. The animal knew it was time to return. S. The elephant lay down on his side, while Deesa rubbed him with a coir scrubber. Both the elephant and the trainer would return home.

  

  

  

  

The ancient Egyptians believed ______________so that when these objects were magically reanimated through the correct rituals, they would be able to function effectively.

  

  

  

  

Private: -- -- -- -- --

  

  

  

  

  

A friendship founded on business is best than a business founded on friendship

  

  

  

  

  

Amorphousness is to Definition as Lassitude is to…………?

  

  

  

  

We have in America a ______ speech that is neither American, Oxford English, nor colloquial English, but ______ of all three.

  

  

  

  

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate given.  As a _______ of the foreign rule the country was ______ into mass poverty.

  

  

  

  

  

Attracted by the rich pickings, expensive private schools are blooming all over the place.

  

  

  

  

We had concluded that Jim had died in a railway accident, when a week later, he stood in front of us as large as _______

  

  

  

  

Astronomers find it difficult to study the Dark Age because

  

  

  

  

This government may promise autonomy to the navaratnas but there is no telling what the subsequent one will do.

  

  

  

  

The victim’s involuntary response to stimulus proved that he was still living.

  

  

  

  

In the context of the passage, according to the author, a life in the military develops arrogance inman and deforms him because

  

  

  

  

For taking retirement, he has made _____ his business to his two son

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

I have bought this house in 1970 for Rs.Two lakhs.

  

  

  

  

This is a group insurance policy, in favour of the workers, _____ accident or injury.

  

  

  

  

What was the duty of the virgins in the Temple of Vesta?

  

  

  

  

  

Sunil was buying tickets at the counter when suddenly he noticed a lady's purse lying on the floor.

  

  

  

  

Being ____ of how he wanted his career to progress, he began discussing his ______ with senior colleagues.

  

  

  

  

  

_________ rage is a psychological ______ and should be treated by a psychiatrist

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

The Internet is a medium where users have nearly __________ choices and ______ constraints about where to go and what to do

  

  

  

  

The body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order was like a formidable castle of steel

  

  

  

  

As public resources are _________ there is a need for _____ of the private sector in development.

  

  

  

  

  

Which one of the following is not part of the author's characterisation of the conservative trend in Indianabstractionism?

  

  

  

  

High level of anxiety  

  

  

  

  

  

It is necessary to ascertain that we can do to attract investment to the manufacturing sector.

  

  

  

  

  

Genuine Italian stilettos are still manufactured by a very well master craftsman in together Maniago and the Campobasso area. While the contemporary alloys ----------- in many of the blades permit for more sturdy edges; much of the grinding and edge modification is always done by hand.

  

  

  

  

  

Choose the word that is the same in meaning as the word "aboiind" as used in the passage.

  

  

  

  

  

The dream of flying had _________ inventors since the ancient Greeks and Chinese, though most of those who attempted to create wings for themselves were considered ________

  

  

  

  

 Which of the following may be the closest in meaning to the statement "restored India to Indian history"?

  

  

  

  

Whom does the author primarily hold responsible for India not being to overcome the obstacles on the path of prosperity?

  

  

  

  

Rahul Bajaj did a great job by taking his company to a dominant position but it is time he let go of the reins.

  

  

  

  

Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________ to the most elitist among the intellectual ___________ of the world

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

If you are on a three-month software design project and in two weeks you've put together a programme that solves Part of the problem, show it to your boss without delay.

  

  

  

  

 Shivalal ……. classical music. He always prefers Bhimsen Joshi to Asha Bhonsale, and Pandit Jasraj to Kumar Sanu.

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

It is the………………of selfishness for men, who fully…………..in their own case the great advantages of good education, to deny  this advantages to women.

  

  

  

  

  

A 1972 agreement between Canada and the United States reduced the amount of phosphates that municipalities had been allowed to dump into the Great Lakes.

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following statements reflects or captures the author's view on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence?

  

  

  

  

His absence at the crucialmeeting cannot be ____ as he ____ the country at important international fora.

  

  

  

  

  

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