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 primary purpose of the passage is to

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

I have trouble _____.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Health is too important to be _______

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

  

He objected to the proposal  because it was founded on a………………… principle and also was……….. at times.

  

  

  

  

  

British Airspace has been focusing on building European links.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The author is of the view that civilized behavior is a function of

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?

  

  

  

  

To child died from jaundice.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

hubris sauves demure weird

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

I think Mukesh had something very useful to say however, he was unable to communicate his viewpoint to skeptical audience.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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 secretary ship has been _________for a long time as nobody is _________ to undertake duties of the post.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

It is crucially / to obtain the Board's approval / for the terms and conditions /of the merger. //

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A man of odd habits

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

A person who is always dissatisfied

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The participants then __________ any relevant ideas they have, one idea per note, and hand them over to the leader.

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The _________ of his crime was a heavy blow as not only did his reputation _________ but the business also declined.

  

  

  

  

  

The dream of flying had _________ inventors since the ancient Greeks and Chinese, though most of those who attempted to create wings for themselves were considered ________

  

  

  

  

One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute

  

  

  

  

The Vidhan Sabha voted to………the ban ……..drinking.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

How compensation is usually provided?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The feeling of being uncared for and _____ are the greatest ________

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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