IBPS - English Test

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

  

  

  

  

Saussure’s conception of language as a communication between addresser and addressee, according tothe author, is exemplified by the

  

  

  

  

Which of the following is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word HASSLE-FREE used in the passage?

  

  

  

  

  

The soldiers deployed in the town were instructed to exercising restraint and handle the situation peacefully.

  

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

One who believes that everything is pre-destined

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.

  

  

  

  

How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The theory of self-destruction:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

‘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.”

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The columnist was almost__________ when he mentioned his friends but he was unpleasant and even ____ when he discussed people who irritated him

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because

  

  

  

  

Biotic disturbances in the context means

  

  

  

  

There is usually _____ all over the world.

  

  

  

  

hubris sauves demure weird

  

  

  

  

Health is too important to be _______

  

  

  

  

The primary purpose of the passage is to

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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 -

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Wines that yielded a good commercial profit __________ in the same limited areas of France as of now.  

  

  

  

  

It is certain that human beings ______ latent power of which they are only ______ aware.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The word ‘emulate,’ as used in the passage, can best be replaced by

  

  

  

  

In a workplace, just as a _____ tradition ought to be followed to ensure that people of any religion or no religion are not made to feel uncomfortable or out of place, there should also be an atmosphere where women can feel safe and respected and not just _____ because of their gender.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

How compensation is usually provided?

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

__________ that in this apparent mess , two things not be interfered with.

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

British Airspace has been focusing on building European links.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The best general characterization of the European philosophical tradition as it has developed upto now, with all its variety, is that it consists of a ________ Plato

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

When somebody talks or acts ______, we say he is mentally ______

  

  

  

  

A country, tribe or family ruled by a man or male heirs is called______

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The WHO has …………..the government for taking prompt……………action

  

  

  

  

  

A person who is always dissatisfied

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find the wrong spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Physical courage is associated with:

  

  

  

  

The meeting was held IN CAMERA

  

  

  

A friendship founded on business is best than a business founded on friendship

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following would have been true if biological linkages structured human society?

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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