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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The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE

  

  

  

  

A person who is always dissatisfied

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

A growing number of these expert professionals ________ having to train foreigners as the students end up _____ the teachers who have to then unhappily contend with no jobs at all or new jobs with d rastically reduced pay packets.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The__________ of the country should take a greater interest in promoting the indigenous works that are rooted in the deep traditions of scholarship across the world.

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

  

  

  

  

  

Enraptured by space. Critics have often said that space flight has been an

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

Find the wrong spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

The stock market is probably ________ and the way the markets are plunging says a lot about investor confidence.

  

  

  

  

How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The man was mentally _____after the death of his wife and hence was put in an ______ unfit, hospital

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The victim’s involuntary response to stimulus proved that he was still living.

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The original inhabitants of a country

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Somewhat further in the future lies the auspicious possibility of creating geothermal wells where   none naturally exist. This could be accomplished by ________ 

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

High level of anxiety  

  

  

  

  

  

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 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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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.  

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Before his marriage the Duke had led an austere existence and now regarded the affectionate, somewhat ____ behavior of his young wife as simply ____ .

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.

  

  

  

  

The two candidates share/ a reputation for/ competency as well as/ for good communication skills.

  

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

find the correctly spelt word.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

His face was not made up of ………. and ……… but by the sheer force of thinking.

  

  

  

  

Early _____ of maladjustment to college culture is _ ____ by the tendency to develop friendship networks outside college which mask signals of maladjustment.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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