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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

I have bought this house in 1970 for Rs.Two lakhs.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word from the five alternatives provided.  __________ will help you to search for meaning, answers, possibilities and alternatives and will help you to learn.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Physical courage is associated with:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The theory of self-destruction:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

China has to be prepared to meet many age-related social and financial challenges in the coming years.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Statistics in an…………. Tool for researchers that…………..them to make inferences or generalizations about populations from their observations of the characteristics of samples

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

As public resources are _________ there is a need for _____ of the private sector in development.

  

  

  

  

  

He has asked for the names of those employees involved in the project

  

  

  

  

  

What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.

  

  

  

  

The industry is poised1) for a quantum 2) jump as it has ventured into Indian markets which have excellent 3) growth opportunities 4).All Correct 5)

  

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Giving unfair ………….to one’s relatives in the matter of appointments and such other benefits is……..

  

  

  

  

  

What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?

  

  

  

  

  

We have in America a ______ speech that is neither American, Oxford English, nor colloquial English, but ______ of all three.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

At present, there are about four lac…… in Japan who survived the…… of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Bacon believes that the medical profession should be permitted to ease and quicken death where the end would otherwise only delay for a new days and at the cost of great pain:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

Quick -breeding and immu ne to most pesticides, cockroaches are so            that even a professional exterminator may fail to_______ them.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

How compensation is usually provided?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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 world is fast moving into a period of ‘civilization clash’ in which the primary identification of people and countries will not be _________ as during the Cold war , but________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

"— 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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Astronomers find it difficult to study the Dark Age because

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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 according to the author is-the most welcome thing?

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

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