IBPS - English Test

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





The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.





What was the old priests definition of a human being?






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





Interested in and clever at many things





Health is too important to be _______





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






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






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





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






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.





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





Find out the appropriate words.





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





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.





We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.





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





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






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





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.





Find the wrong spelt word in the below





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






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





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





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






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





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






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






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. In considering fiscal sponsorship, it may be very valuable to first discuss this option with a knowledgeable expert and have an attorney review any contract. B. In this contract, all of the ownership of your project may be transferred to the fiscal sponsor, so you need to understand and protect your rights regarding how to get such rights back to a new nonprofit under your management. C. Fiscal sponsorship done right may be a great option, but it is often done wrong – and that may lead to trouble. D. A small investment up front towards establishing and understanding a solid fiscal sponsorship agreement can provide you with the assurance and confidence to concentrate on creating social change rather than dealing with future disputes and investigations.





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





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





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





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






The ______ rationale of civilisation is the _____ of fuller, richer and more abundant life 1] ultimate, promotion 2] ultimatum, induction 3] intimate, conception 4] superior, injection





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






Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________________ to the most elitist among the intellectual _______________of the world.





‘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.”






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





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






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





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





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






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





What will come in Place of (5)?






Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?






A very scrumptious fresh pressed cheese from the Auvergne Mountains is ----------- as one of the best cheese in the whole world. Cantal is a cheese that many believe to be very close to an English cottage cheddar or also called as chester






The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police





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





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.





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





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






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






Let me do this.





The original inhabitants of a country





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






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






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





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






Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?





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





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






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





Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?





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





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






Drawing inferences from real life can be quite erogenous.





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






Rearange the following sentences. A. whether explicitly or implicitly, B. it helps to have some basis by which C. Once you've conducted assessments of your organization, D. To analyse the results.





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





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





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





Which of the following trend might be considered as not healthy for Indian economy?






The company was_________ with a _________ to improve power distribution in rural areas.






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





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






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





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





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





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





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





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





Physical courage is associated with:





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





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






Is alive and insatiably curious





The Vidhan Sabha voted to………the ban ……..drinking.






Radar is ______ for 'Radio Detection and Ranging'





Which one of the following parallels between the plow and bereavement counselling is not claimed by theauthor?





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





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






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





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.






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





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





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





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





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