Ibps - English - Fill In The Blanks

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

A.  for

B.  over

C.  off

D.  out

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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.  

A.  Nearly

B.  Until

C.  Was

D.  Pink

E.  None of the above

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

A.  desirous ______ indolent

B.  aspiring ______ sluggard

C.  slothful ______ active

D.  simple bold ______ bold

E.  ambitious ______ energetic

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clothes are ________ to make them shine

A.  whitened

B.  bleached

C.  washed

D.  rubbed

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There is usually _____ all over the world.

A.  people from all walks of life

B.  a standard means of written English

C.  a standard form of written English

D.  English spoken as a native language

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The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

A.  famous, apprehended

B.  notorious, nabbed

C.  crafty, admonished

D.  renowned, caught

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

A.  wisdom ______ development

B.  accomplishment ______ dignity

C.  motivation ______ upgradation

D.  performance ______ productivity

E.  achievement ______ presentation

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

A.  excitement, cheers

B.  frustration, song

C.  envy, flames

D.  delight, tears.

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

A.  wrong, excuse

B.  murder, command

C.  falsehood, remedy

D.  killing, magic

E.  offence, strategy

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

A.  puerile,positive

B.  favourable, childish

C.  careful, glowing

D.  adult, adulatory

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The problem of housing shortage…………with the population explosion has also been…………………by this policy.

A.  coped, highlighted

B.  dispensed, acknowledged

C.  compounded, addressed

D.  threatened, manifested

E.  projected, discussed

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

A.  satisfaction……levels

B.  commitment…………standards

C.   profiling……..mindedness

D.  preference……….orientation

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When we call others dogmatic, what we really object to is _________ .

A.  their giving the dog a bad name

B.  their holding dogmas that are different from our own.

C.  the extremism that goes along with it.

D.  the subversion of whatever they actually believe in concomitantly

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

A.  Diaphanous, in habit

B.  Lacy, prevent

C.  Dilatory, instigate

D.  Desultory, in genue

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

A.  nature, determined

B.  scope, preceded

C.  implications, followed

D.  limitations, moderated

E.  attempts, complicated

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In most developing countries, research and development efforts are _____by their absence.

A.  obvious

B.  conspicuous

C.  clear

D.  minimised

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

A.  For

B.  On

C.  In

D.  Against

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The best general characterization of the European philosophical tradition as it has developed upto now, with all its variety, is that it consists of a ________ Plato

A.  series of footnotes to

B.  set of prologues to

C.   series of chapters on

D.  string of commentaries on

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

A.  ultimate, promotion

B.  ultimatum, induction

C.  intimate, conception

D.  superior, injection

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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.

A.  LITERATI

B.  LITERATE

C.   LITERATURE

D.  LITERAL

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If misery is the effect of ill fortune, it ought to be pitied, if of…………….to be…………

A.  virtue, criticized

B.  calamity, reverenced

C.  virtue, protected

D.  vice, reverenced

E.  virtue, reverenced

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We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.

A.  there was a multitude on the first floor

B.  we had not bargained about the multitudes at the first floor

C.  we had not bargained for the multitudes on the first floor

D.  we had not bargained for the multitudes in the first floor

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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.

A.  resulted, hostilities

B.  gained, supporters

C.  attracted, opponents

D.  lead, protesters

E.  drew, proponents

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He is said to be as poor as _____

A.  Job

B.  A church- mouse

C.  Croseus

D.  A scarecrow

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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.  parody, demand

B.  height, appreciate

C.  height, assimilate

D.  degree, appreciate

E.  level, advance

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The lack of social _______ on many issues makes it impossible to equate ethics with the societal expectations.

A.  Consensus

B.  Unanimity

C.  Compromise

D.   Conciliation

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

A.  causes, cataclysmic

B.  products, violent

C.  examples, equivocal

D.  justifications, harsh

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

A.  adores

B.  apprehends

C.  encompasses

D.  cultivates

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However,activity based……that makes learning a joy needs more time……per topic.

A.  training……fixing

B.  education……allotment

C.  teaching……schedule

D.  educating……taking

E.  schooling……giving

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___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

A.  Cynicism

B.  Sarcasm

C.  Pessimism

D.  Mockery

E.   Acerbity

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