IBPS - English Test

Test Instructions :

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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Fill in the blanks with the appropriate given. Fortunately no one was hurt _______ the accident being ______

  

  

  

  

  

Many people suggest _____________ and still others would like to convince people not to buy pirated cassettes.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which of the following arguments of Ms Aung Suu Kyi is not true?

  

  

  

  

Early _____ of maladjustment to college culture is _ ____ by the tendency to develop friendship networks outside college which mask signals of maladjustment.

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

You may wonder how the expert on fossils remain is able to trace descent through teeth, which seem ________ pegs upon which to hang whole ancestries.

  

  

  

  

The feeling of being uncared for and _____ are the greatest ________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

How many times have I asked myself: when is the world going to start to make sense? There is a monster out there, and it is rushing towards me over the uneven ground of consciousness.

  

  

  

  

Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Complete and constant openness is a notion that can be…………………..to absurdity. Am I……………..to stop everyone on the street and tell them my reaction to their appearance?

  

  

  

  

  

The ideas that these companies used seem so clear with _________ that their rivals will now _______ themselves for not thinking of them first

  

  

  

  

Neutrons stars are believed to be the highly compressed remnants of exploding stars (supernovas) and thus _______ of one of the most _______ processes in nature.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.

  

  

  

  

A.They think that India will disintegrate like the SovletUnion or Yugoslavia. B. What will be the exact shape of India in 2000 A.D can only be a matter of surmise. C On the contrary, the blind patriots for see a very bright future for India. D.The prophets of doom say that the future c doomed.

  

  

  

  

  

Though the country / has got independent / in 1947,many districts / still have no electricity.

  

  

  

  

  

Before his marriage the Duke had led an austere existence and now regarded the affectionate, somewhat ____ behavior of his young wife as simply ____ .

  

  

  

  

  

High level of anxiety  

  

  

  

  

  

I think Mukesh had something very useful to say however, he was unable to communicate his viewpoint to skeptical audience.

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The world is fast moving into a period of ‘civilization clash’ in which the primary identification of people and countries will not be _________ as during the Cold war , but________

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

India demonstrates its supremacy a)/ in space when it successfully b)/ launched its third satellite c)/into orbit yesterday. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

Whatever be the experience of the other funds, the Unit Trust of India decision will put pressure on them to convert their closed schemes into open ones. Investors must evaluate future offerings from the other funds on that basis.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

A———of guides surrounded me, all offering their services to ———me around the temple.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

In order to remain relevant, which of the following should be the focus of employment exchanges?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Trained employees increase ______ and ______ of their industry and take it to a higher position.

  

  

  

  

  

Overall, the recent policy changes by the government only amount to a _________ in the sugar industry. 

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The art and science of good eating and drinking is now a lost art.

  

  

  

  

When the mob turned…………. The police opened fire to control the………… situation.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.

  

  

  

  

A controversial plan to build an immense dam in Brazil's rainforest was stalled when it........ a formidable bloc of in ecologists and indigenous tribes alike.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

A person who is skilled in horsemanship

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find the wrong spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

__________ that in this apparent mess , two things not be interfered with.

  

  

  

  

One who believes that everything is pre-destined

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Health is too important to be _______

  

  

  

  

After board examination students are _______ up for the various entrance examinations _________ for next month

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

To child died from jaundice.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Her face buries itself on his rough shirt and he could feel the fragrance of her hair and the warmth of her as she sobbed against his breast

  

  

  

  

  

The original inhabitants of a country

  

  

  

  

To feeding, clothing and housing people, There is, however, no proof that if we had

  

  

  

  

Our…………..to understand the process of learning underlying behavior change are……………..by the fact that any given behaviour is determined jointly by many processes.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

It was us who had left before he arrived.

  

  

  

  

The _______ of his interest between music and dance put him in a ______as to which to pursue after completion of school

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

 Success in business requires two  things; a winning competitive…………. And superb organizational…………

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Harassment is just plain…………There is never a valid reason or a good……………for it.

  

  

  

  

  

Somewhat further in the future lies the auspicious possibility of creating geothermal wells where   none naturally exist. This could be accomplished by ________ 

  

  

  

  

Giving unfair ………….to one’s relatives in the matter of appointments and such other benefits is……..

  

  

  

  

  

Let me do this.

  

  

  

  

His face was not made up of ………. and ……… but by the sheer force of thinking.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____.

  

  

  

  

Customer __________ and service ___________ ensure that you always reach your destination on time when you fly by Indian Airlines.

  

  

  

  

 In our country, the challenges are to raise ________ incomes to reduce poverty, and to ______ inefficient public sector enterprises.

  

  

  

  

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