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.
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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 are some reasons of the scarcity of talented teachers?





The primary purpose of the passage is to





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





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





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






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






Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?





RC question: 1/5 We can infer, from the use of the phrase "... rapid democratisation of the world", in the first para, that:





Find out the appropriate words.





And it was Clive who was given the job of ——-the ——–that was to become known as the black hole of Calcutta.






There is usually _____ all over the world.





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





One who believes that everything is pre-destined





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.






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






A person who is skilled in horsemanship





Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?






The novel moves from exotic charm_______ the little people swept up in larger events which inevitably crush them





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





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





I have trouble _____.





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






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






The committee has prescribed A)/ a code of conduct B)/ about the recovery agents C)/ appointed by banks. D)/ No error E)






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






Which of the following is not a likely cause of readiness, shown by people towards adolescents?






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.





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






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






_________ rage is a psychological ______ and should be treated by a psychiatrist





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






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





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





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





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





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.





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





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






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






What did the trustee ask during the selection process?






Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.





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





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





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





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.






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





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





You can try to escape from this trap only _____ of death.





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?






The panorama of the incredibly high Himalayas viewed from ‘Tiger Tops’ impels us to acloser look. Rewritten: One feels .... The next word in the rewritten sentence is -





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





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 feeling of being uncared for and _____ are the greatest ________





Health is too important to be _______





Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage. Banished






We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy




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





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





Drawing inferences from real life can be quite erogenous.





One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute





find the correctly spelt word.





How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?





He is said to be as poor as _____





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






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





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





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






Being ____ of how he wanted his career to progress, he began discussing his ______ with senior colleagues.






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





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





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






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






Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________________ to the most elitist among the intellectual _______________of the world.





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





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)






Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority





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






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





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





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





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






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






___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.






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






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






British Airspace has been focusing on building European links.





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





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.





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






‘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.”






What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.





It was us who had left before he arrived.





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





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






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





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






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





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






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