IBPS - English Test

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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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

Edward was understandably upset that he had lost the position, but he was ____ by the conviction that he had done nothing to ____ the dismissal.

  

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

It is certain that human beings ______ latent power of which they are only ______ aware.

  

  

  

  

  

The primary purpose of the passage is to

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

  

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Rahul Bajaj did a great job by taking his company to a dominant position but it is time he let go of the reins.

  

  

  

  

The internet represents that awkward _______ in all communication systems; while it _______ to bring us together, it keeps us apart. 

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?

  

  

  

  

The Internet is a medium where users have nearly __________ choices and ______ constraints about where to go and what to do

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

It is necessary to ascertain that we can do to attract investment to the manufacturing sector.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Use of resources that should have

  

  

  

  

Having laid the magazine on the desk, she went out the door.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

There is usually _____ all over the world.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

The columnist was almost__________ when he mentioned his friends but he was unpleasant and even ____ when he discussed people who irritated him

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What was the duty of the virgins in the Temple of Vesta?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Trisha could not solve the problem at all and was at her wit’s ending.

  

  

  

  

  

The internet represents that awkward _______ in all communication systems; while it _______ to bring us together, it keeps us apart

  

  

  

  

Physical courage is associated with:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

A person who is skilled in horsemanship

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

I have trouble _____.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

‘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.”

  

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which one of the following is not part of the author's characterisation of the conservative trend in Indianabstractionism?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

It was us who had left before he arrived.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

As public resources are _________ there is a need for _____ of the private sector in development.

  

  

  

  

  

If you are trying to make a strong impression on your audience, you can not do so by being understated, tentative, or __________.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

In the first half of the twentieth century intellectual generally assumed  that economic  and sociological modernization was leading  to the decay of religion as a determinant in human existence 

  

  

  

  

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 ________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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