IBPS - English Test

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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.
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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






Find the wrong spelt word in the below





High level of anxiety  






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





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.





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





They are making the new ball ————a lot this morning.






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





Overall, the recent policy changes by the government only amount to a _________ in the sugar industry. 





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.  






i. The rains were in time, the harvest was bountiful and the children knew no ______. ii. After dinner, he went for a stroll, as was his _________ . iii. I am sure he ________ compromise on his ideals. iv. Waste not, _______ not.





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.





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





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





Arrange the below given sentences A, B, C, D between sentences 1 and 6, to form a logical sequence of six sentences. 1. If the plan is being rolled out with no input, then it is crucial for the department heads to consider the expected response from their teams, and to ensure the potential issues. A. If unexpected issues are raised, it is critical to research these issues and respond to them. B. Information that provides confidence in this result is essential to provide, and an inclusive, enthusiastic, confident tenor of the meeting is important. C. However, the key is to effectively demonstrate how the plan is in the interest of each department, in particular, the growth of the company D. However, it is much more than one roll out meeting, or several roll out meetings. 6. Implementation includes the informal discussions in the hall, during chance encounters, in regular meetings.





What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.





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






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





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






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





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






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






Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.





Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE





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





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





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.






Private: -- -- -- -- --






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.





hubris sauves demure weird





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





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





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






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





 Success in business requires two  things; a winning competitive…………. And superb organizational…………






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





Equal in rank, merit or quality





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





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





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.






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





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





Despite taking steps to / encourage foreign investment / there has been any / substantial improvement in our economy.






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.






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





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






Physical courage is associated with:





Is alive and insatiably curious





_________ is necessary to distinction and uniformity in education tends to produce _________ in adult life.





Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________ to the most elitist among the intellectual ___________ of the world





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.





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






The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results





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





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






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





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






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






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






A person who is skilled in horsemanship





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






It may someday be worthwhile to try to recover uranium from seawater, but at present this process is prohibitively expensive






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.





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





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






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





We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy




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






I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.





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






Find the wrongly spelt word in the below





Saussure’s conception of language as a communication between addresser and addressee, according tothe author, is exemplified by the





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





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





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





What was the old priests definition of a human being?






It is noteworthy to note that India had pioneered the use of non-cash based payment systems.






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.






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






Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being_____to the most elitist among the intellectual _____of the world





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






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






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





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






We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.





Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.





Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT





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





Leisure must be carefully and……….only otherwise the devil will get the …………….of you.






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






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.





It was a _____ worth celebrating with a bonfire 1] bonanza 2] disaster 3] carnival 4] affair





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





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.





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





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





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





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





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





What does the author recommend to ensure that the industrial sector continues to perform better?






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