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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Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

It has been universally ………. that widespread destruction must be necessary….. with modern warfare.

  

  

  

  

It was us who had left before he arrived.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Then he ———–my hand and kissed it repeatedly found it all immensely —————.

  

  

  

  

  

According to the passage, the two-wheeler industry is not adequately concerned about  

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.  

  

  

  

  

  

The main reason why it will be possible to grow bones now is

  

  

  

  

There is usually _____ all over the world.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The MP rose up to say that, in her opinion, she thought the Women's Reservation Bill should be passed on unanimously.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The art and science of good eating and drinking is now a lost art.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

In Martin Amis’ new novel, the narrator is trapped -- and hurtling towards a terrible secret. Its resolution, and the dreadful revelations it brings, ally to give an excruciating vision of guilt

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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 of the following will be the second sentence after rearrangement ?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

It is crucially / to obtain the Board's approval / for the terms and conditions /of the merger. //

  

  

  

  

  

In most developing countries, research and development efforts are _____by their absence.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Complete and constant openness is a notion that can be…………………..to absurdity. Am I……………..to stop everyone on the street and tell them my reaction to their appearance?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Hawking asks us to accept that one distinct possibility of the future of the universe is that it will return to its beginning - ten million years back.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

It is the………………of selfishness for men, who fully…………..in their own case the great advantages of good education, to deny  this advantages to women.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Contemplating whether to exist with an insatiable romantic temperament, he was the author and largely the subject of a number of memorable novels

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Many people suggest _____________ and still others would like to convince people not to buy pirated cassettes.

  

  

  

  

India demonstrates its supremacy a)/ in space when it successfully b)/ launched its third satellite c)/into orbit yesterday. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

How compensation is usually provided?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Driven by the desire to save trees, a)/ residents of a locality b)/ has started using solar appliances c)/ for their everyday needs. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

Interested in and clever at many things

  

  

  

  

Find the wrongly spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

I think Mukesh had something very useful to say however, he was unable to communicate his viewpoint to skeptical audience.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

After board examination students are _______ up for the various entrance examinations _________ for next month

  

  

  

  

  

Biotic disturbances in the context means

  

  

  

  

 In our country, the challenges are to raise ________ incomes to reduce poverty, and to ______ inefficient public sector enterprises.

  

  

  

  

‘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.”

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

The participants then __________ any relevant ideas they have, one idea per note, and hand them over to the leader.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

An ideal title for the passage would be

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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