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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

She was overcome with a wave of ______ whenever she thought of her childhood in Bihar

  

  

  

  

A person who is always dissatisfied

  

  

  

  

How compensation is usually provided?

  

  

  

  

University training enables a graduate to see things as they are, to go right to the point, to disentangle a _________ of thought

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The theory of self-destruction:

  

  

  

  

High level of anxiety  

  

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

China has to be prepared to meet many age-related social and financial challenges in the coming years.

  

  

  

  

  

A short walk for pleasure or exercise

  

  

  

  

‘Allah’, he said, rising his face towards the star- spangled black sky, “punish me as much as you like- Mahesh died with thirst on his lips.”

  

  

  

  

  

find the correctly spelt word.

  

  

  

  

Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?

  

  

  

  

The revized (A) rates (B) of interest will be effective (C) immediately. (D) All correct (E)

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Since the advent of cable television, at the beginning of this decade, the entertainment industry took a giant stride forward in our country.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The Chairman had to quickly refute the allegation that his country was trying to _______ the starving people of Zambia with weapons of war _____ their crying need for food and medicine.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The committee has prescribed A)/ a code of conduct B)/ about the recovery agents C)/ appointed by banks. D)/ No error E)

  

  

  

  

  

Bacon believes that the medical profession should be permitted to ease and quicken death where the end would otherwise only delay for a new days and at the cost of great pain:

  

  

  

  

Drawing inferences from real life can be quite erogenous.

  

  

  

  

His mother made great sacrifices to educate him, moving house or three occasions, and severing the  thread on her loom's shuttle whenever Mencius  neglected his lesson to make him understand the need to persevere.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The original inhabitants of a country

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The secretary ship has been _________for a long time as nobody is _________ to undertake duties of the post.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Radar is ______ for 'Radio Detection and Ranging'

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?

  

  

  

  

  

If I won a crore in ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ I would have probably bought a yacht.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A growing number of these expert professionals ________ having to train foreigners as the students end up _____ the teachers who have to then unhappily contend with no jobs at all or new jobs with d rastically reduced pay packets.

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

One of the base laws of nature is that adaptability is the price of survival

  

  

  

  

  

In the question below, there are two blanks provide Pick out the most appropriate pair to fill in the blanks in the same order to complete the sentence meaningfully.  Some plans may give ________ results ________  few other plans may give exponential results.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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________

  

  

  

  

Which of the following is not a likely cause of readiness, shown by people towards adolescents?

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are some reasons of the scarcity of talented teachers?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?

  

  

  

  

Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence aftff rearrangement?  

  

  

  

  

  

hubris sauves demure weird

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The post-monsoon season routinely               such storms at least twice a month.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Quick -breeding and immu ne to most pesticides, cockroaches are so            that even a professional exterminator may fail to_______ them.

  

  

  

  

Since her face was free of __________ there was no way to __________ if she appreciated what had happened.

  

  

  

  

Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

I was feeling rather _______ when I ______ a yellow envelope on the table.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

One who believes that everything is pre-destined

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

At present, there are about four lac…… in Japan who survived the…… of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

RC question: 1/5 We can infer, from the use of the phrase "... rapid democratisation of the world", in the first para, that:

  

  

  

  

For the last half century he ……………himself to public affairs……………. Taking a holiday

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Astronomers find it difficult to study the Dark Age because

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius in batting into the captaincy. To contemplate other options is to contemplate the risk of failure.

  

  

  

  

Statistics in an…………. Tool for researchers that…………..them to make inferences or generalizations about populations from their observations of the characteristics of samples

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

India was up for grabs and the only ———block was the English-who also——-imperial ambitions.

  

  

  

  

  

The article is a continuation of the series on mew projects under planning and implementation in India

  

  

  

  

Leadership is one of the world’s oldest……………..The understanding of leadership has figured strongly in the ………………..for knowledge

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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