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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In this context, the _______________ of the British labor movement is particularly_______________.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Been working on space we would have done anything of  great human value In fact, research and exploration have a

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The underlying physica1 principles that control the midair gyrations of divers and gymnasts are the same as the body orientation controlling astronauts in a weightless environment

  

  

  

  

  

In the below mentioned question, a sentence has been broken into different parts. These parts have been numbered Choose the correct order of these parts from the given alternatives. 1. The day before, 2. I had dropped my daughter off 3. At pre-school and told her I was 4. Flying to the East coast so 5. I wouldn’t see 6. Her that night

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Part of the confusion in our societies…………from our pursuit of efficiency and economic growth, in the …………….that these are the necessary ingredients of progress.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word HASSLE-FREE used in the passage?

  

  

  

  

  

The branch of Medical science which deal a with the problems of the old

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____.

  

  

  

  

Saussure’s conception of language as a communication between addresser and addressee, according tothe author, is exemplified by the

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following is the correct order in which the Hindu religion texts came into being  (in increasing order of antiquity)?

  

  

  

  

Artistes usually look for established companies that will promote them not as singers, but as a __________.

  

  

  

  

Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius to that effect. To contemplate any other option is to contemplate the risk of failure

  

  

  

  

Although the fire was very small everyone _______ and reshed out of the cinema hall ______ complete chaos.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

High level of anxiety  

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Dieters who regain weight usually think flattening their fummies means giving up all their favourite fattening foods. In fact most diet winners still eat doughnuts and pizza but they do so with equanimity.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following according to the author is-the most welcome thing?

  

  

  

  

  

The theory of self-destruction:

  

  

  

  

A species does not lose the right to exist _______ because it does not provide eco-system service that is useful to humans.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

It may someday be worthwhile to try to recover uranium from seawater, but at present this process is prohibitively expensive

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The main reason why it will be possible to grow bones now is

  

  

  

  

The__________ of the country should take a greater interest in promoting the indigenous works that are rooted in the deep traditions of scholarship across the world.

  

  

  

  

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 ________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

What does the author recommend to ensure that the industrial sector continues to perform better?

  

  

  

  

  

Hawking asks us to accept that one distinct possibility of the future of the universe is that it will return to its beginning - ten million years back.

  

  

  

  

Unable to contain their _______ and amazement at the end of the performance, the audience burst into _______, and showed no signs of stopping

  

  

  

  

The novel moves from exotic charm_______ the little people swept up in larger events which inevitably crush them

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Driven by the desire to save trees, a)/ residents of a locality b)/ has started using solar appliances c)/ for their everyday needs. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

The _________ of opinion which emerged at a recently concluded seminar was that the problem of dowry cannot be _______ unless the law against it is made more stringent.

  

  

  

  

The government's policy asking banks offering no frills accounts has encouraged many villagers to open bank accounts.  

  

  

  

  

  

The judge ruled that the evidence was inadmissible on the grounds that it was not___to the issue at hand

  

  

  

  

A man of odd habits

  

  

  

  

 Mountains and hills are a……………. sight. I have always………….. to see them

  

  

  

  

  

four words or phrases are underlined. You should choose the one word or phrase which would be not appropriate in standard written English. She nearly blushed until she waspink.  

  

  

  

  

  

Like and strong firm, the organisation has a powerful corporate culture based on shared _________ and common ____________

  

  

  

  

It was us who had left before he arrived.

  

  

  

  

We can …… a good world by keeping a truly scientific mind which……precise, clear and unprejudiced.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Trisha could not solve the problem at all and was at her wit’s ending.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

Find the wrongly spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

find the correctly spelt word.

  

  

  

  

When somebody talks or acts ______, we say he is mentally ______

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ rationale of civilisation is the _____ of fuller, richer and more abundant life

  

  

  

  

Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.

  

  

  

  

The marriage of the princess with the commoner caused a furore among the royalty

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

These stories are just a few of the _______, sometimes extraordinary ones in this volume, in which people face unbelievable odds and __________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Kerala is a beautiful state -- -- -- -- -- on the Malabar Coast. It is recognized for its natural exquisiteness. Geologically, it lies among Lakshadweep Sea and Western Ghats, which causes the weather of the state to be equatorial tropic. On the other hand, the climatic conditions differ according to the geographic position.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Foreign businesses in developing countries have usually problems with lack of infrastructure and rigid laws.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

And it was Clive who was given the job of ——-the ——–that was to become known as the black hole of Calcutta.

  

  

  

  

  

Physical courage is associated with:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

These stories are just a few of the _______, sometimes extraordinary ones in this volume, in which people face unbelievable odds_and __________

  

  

  

  

Which amongst the following options is a dynamic way of attracting people and is adopted by companies?

  

  

  

  

The author acknowledges that Mondrian's pieces may have ended up looking like a scrabble board because

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

The sentence which concludes the first paragraph, "Now they knew better", implies that

  

  

  

  

"— their sterile purity jealously protected from the seductive advances of private enterprise" the author here is referring to

  

  

  

  

______ curtains of lace not only add grace but also _______ robbers from breaking into houses for fear of being seen

  

  

  

  

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