IBPS - English Test

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






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





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





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





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.





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





Amorphousness is to Definition as Lassitude is to…………?





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





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






Is alive and insatiably curious





The author is of the view that civilized behavior is a function of





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






Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE





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






I. The report ended on a --- note. II. They must take --- steps to deal with the problem.






What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?






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.





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





High level of anxiety  






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





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:





How compensation is usually provided?





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





In the following question, some sentences are given which are on the same themDecide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.





___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.






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





It was us who had left before he arrived.





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





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






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






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






The …………………violence that our own town is witnessing ha turned it into the most ……..……town of our country.






The word ‘emulate,’ as used in the passage, can best be replaced by





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






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





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





The theory of self-destruction:





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






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






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





He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.






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





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











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






Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because





Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.





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





A short walk for pleasure or exercise





Interested in and clever at many things





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





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






A man of odd habits





Which of the following would have been true if biological linkages structured human society?






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





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





If you want this chickoo tree, to bear good fruit next year, you will have_____ it.





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






Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?






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






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






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





Physical courage is associated with:





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.





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





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.






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





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





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)






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.





Every …………………step man takes in any field of life, is first taken along the dreamy…………..of imagination.






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





The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police





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






Find the wrongly spelt word in the below





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.





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






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






a. understandably, high profile business barons have begun lobbying for a change in SEBI’s takeover code.b. This flies in the face of the logic.c. Promoters are not required to hold 100 percent equity in a company to control it.d. One of the suggestions is that raiders should be asked to make an open offer for 100 percent of the target’s equity, not just 20 percent.e. Why should raiders be asked to do so?f. Besides, it would become prohibitively expensive for potential predators to dislodge managements, regardless of their performance, and be a body blow to shareholders democracy.






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






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





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






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.





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






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





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






The primary purpose of the passage is to





He is much too _______ in his writings; he writes a full page when a single sentence would suffice.





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





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





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.





Which of the following statements reflects or captures the author's view on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence?





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





British Airspace has been focusing on building European links.





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





The soldiers deployed in the town were instructed to exercising restraint and handle the situation peacefully.






The WHO has …………..the government for taking prompt……………action






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.





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





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