IBPS - English Test

Test Instructions :

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What impact do planning policies have on the development of slums ?

  

  

  

  

  

Poetry is the language of the imagination and the ………………it relates to whatever gives……………pleasure or pain to the human mind

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____

  

  

  

  

A man of odd habits

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The original inhabitants of a country

  

  

  

  

We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Radar is ______ for 'Radio Detection and Ranging'

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Let me do this.

  

  

  

  

A.They think that India will disintegrate like the SovletUnion or Yugoslavia. B. What will be the exact shape of India in 2000 A.D can only be a matter of surmise. C On the contrary, the blind patriots for see a very bright future for India. D.The prophets of doom say that the future c doomed.

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

Anticipate that rates of growth and levels of economic activity will remain low.In all the has been written about world

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Inquest

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

Drawing inferences from real life can be quite erogenous.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

To child died from jaundice.

  

  

  

  

Astronomers find it difficult to study the Dark Age because

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

If I won a crore in ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ I would have probably bought a yacht.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Harassment is just plain…………There is never a valid reason or a good……………for it.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

‘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.”

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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 

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The work assigned to me is not…………  though it is very………..

  

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.

  

  

  

  

According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

India was up for grabs and the only ———block was the English-who also——-imperial ambitions.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

An ideal title for the passage would be

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.

  

  

  

  

The salaries and the perks of the employees in this institution are not in according with the rest of the industry.

  

  

  

  

  

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