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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___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.






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.  






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)






What does the author recommend to ensure that the industrial sector continues to perform better?






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






I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.





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






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





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






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





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





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






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 ________





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.






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





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





A. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. B. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to deide who is charged what price. C. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. D. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.





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






Which of the following trend might be considered as not healthy for Indian economy?






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





Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE





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





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






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





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






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





Fill in the blanks with the appropriate given.  As a _______ of the foreign rule the country was ______ into mass poverty.






There is usually _____ all over the world.





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






High level of anxiety  






Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because





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





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





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






The meeting was held IN CAMERA




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





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





To child died from jaundice.





It has been universally ………. that widespread destruction must be necessary….. with modern warfare.





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






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





It was us who had left before he arrived.





We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy




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





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






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





find the correctly spelt word.





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





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.





The _______ of his interest between music and dance put him in a ______as to which to pursue after completion of school





A small piece of wood





Among the litany of threats that many Israelis face, the potential for a nuclear-armed Iran is perhaps the more scary as this scenario could engulf the region in a violent war. This would likely result in historically unseen amounts of destruction, even for a region whose history is marred by perennial violence.






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





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





In the first half of the twentieth century intellectual generally assumed  that economic  and sociological modernization was leading  to the decay of religion as a determinant in human existence 





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





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





Her face buries itself on his rough shirt and he could feel the fragrance of her hair and the warmth of her as she sobbed against his breast






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





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





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





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





Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?





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





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





Though the country / has got independent / in 1947,many districts / still have no electricity.






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





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






A person who is always dissatisfied





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





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





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






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






clothes are ________ to make them shine





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





One appointment by two parties to settle a dispute





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 revized (A) rates (B) of interest will be effective (C) immediately. (D) All correct (E)






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






I have trouble _____.





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.






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






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





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






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





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





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





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





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






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






Their achievement in the field of literature is described as _________; sometimes it is even called___________.





Find the wrongly spelt word in the below





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





The work assigned to me is not…………  though it is very………..






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





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





Find the wrong spelt word in the below





A man of odd habits





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





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